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The Cloister is Expanding

We are adding 63 rooms, a pool and a junior ballroom on the outer edges of the Cloister property.


Horseback Riding

Coastal horseback riding with an expert guide is a not-to-be-missed Sea Island experience. The rides are delightful and invigorating, and help to connect guests with Sea Islands beautiful natural surroundings. Experience a profound sense of freedom and adventure. For both skilled and novice riders, Sea Island offers tailored experiences.

Saddle and Paddle:

Ride horseback through the maritime forest and dunes on the beach, then experience a guided nature tour to the secluded Southern tip of Sea Island and enjoy scenic and majestic views from your kayak. 

Sea Island’s Signature Beach Horseback Riding:

Horseback rides along the south end of Sea Island beach are a unique way to explore the ocean beach habitat of the Georgia coast, and are available for riders over age 10.

Ring Rides

For our younger guests ages 3 and up offer children a chance to meet the horses along with a 20-minute ring ride.

Tiny Tykes Stables Tours

Give riders, ages 3-6, hands-on learning experiences as they meet, greet and ride the stable horses. Parents are encouraged to join in. Tours are available Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Reservations are required by 6 pm the day prior.

Private Lessons

Available for riders of all ages using English or western saddles. Jumping lessons are offered for the more experienced rider.

Saddle Up Horsemanship Clinic

A beginner horsemanship experience for ages 7-12 including hands-on horse care, grooming and riding. Clinics are offered Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Reservations are required by 6 pm the day prior.

Private Family Horsemanship Experience

A 90-minute hands-on lesson that includes grooming, tacking, a private family trail ride and tour of the barn.


Equestrian activities require advance reservations, and are easily booked by calling (912) 434-4760.