Area & Activities


Embrace Jekyll Island from our four-star hotel

Impeccably situated along Georgia's beautiful coastline, The Westin Jekyll Island is close to the area's premier points of interest. Business guests can easily access the adjacent Jekyll Island Convention Center, while those visiting our hotel for leisure will love our location near historic Brunswick, Georgia and Jekyll Island's iconic Driftwood Beach.

Jekyll Island Fun Facts

Learn about Jekyll Island fun facts before visiting The Westin Jekyll Island Hotel and experience all the unique island has to offer.

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Conservation

Doing our part to protect the environment.

Being green is important to Jekyll Island and the whole staff at The Westin Jekyll Island. With 65% of the Island undeveloped, we are committed to keeping the island beautiful and all of our local species protected.

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Bike Rentals

Explore Jekyll Island’s 20+ miles of bike paths, weaving  through a broad range of scenery.

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Exterior from Ocean

Paddle Boarding

Learn from professional paddle boarder Jason Latham.  Novice, Intermediate or advanced lessons.  Tour beaches, marshes or rivers.

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Summer Waves Water Park

Just a short drive from The Westin Jekyll Island is Summer Waves Water Park, an 11-acre park that promises fun for family members of any age.
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Jekyll Island Beach Village

The Westin Jekyll Island hotel is in the heart of the new Jekyll Island Beach Village.
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Driftwood Beach

Located on the north end of Jekyll Island, Driftwood Beach continually amazes guests with its beautiful driftwood and ocean views.
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Family and children's activities

1.6 km

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

Phone: +1 912-635-4444

Offering the public a chance to learn about sea turtles and see rehabilitation in action with a host of interactive exhibits and experiences.

7.7 km

Golden Isles Carriage and Trail at Three Oaks Farm

Phone: +1 912-635-9500

Enjoy a tour of the Historic District on Jekyll Island in a beautiful horse-drawn carriage or a romantic private carriage ride. Experience a trail ride on the beach or a visit to our petting zoo.

1.6 km

Summer Waves Water Park

Relax with lazy laps around Turtle Creek or take in high-speed thrills down Pirate’s Passage, there’s no limit to the special memories you’ll make. Summer Waves offers a variety of ways to beat the heat this season.

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4-H Tidelands Nature Center

Tidelands offers kayak tours, coastal ecology programs, Island nature walks and summer and school group programs as well as an exhibit gallery featuring live coastal species, including sea turtles, fish, invertebrates, horseshoe crabs, snakes, alligators and more.

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

Georgia’s only sea turtle education and rehabilitation facility. The Center offers the public a chance to learn about sea turtles and see rehabilitation in action with a host of interactive exhibits and experiences. Year-round indoor and outdoor programs are also available for guests of all ages.

Fishing & Boating

Whether deep at sea, at a dock or on the shore, Jekyll Island has plenty of fishing opportunities for all types of anglers.
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Bird Watching

Jekyll Island boasts some of the most diverse and plentiful bird watching in the country. The island is an important site along the Atlantic Migratory Flyway. From Painted Buntings to Piping Plovers, Jekyll Island is a haven for birds and bird lovers.

Horseback Riding

Offers family-friendly activities including horseback riding on Driftwood Beach, narrated horse-drawn carriage tours of the Historic District and a large petting zoo. Camps, events, rentals and wedding carriage services are also available.

Jekyll Island Golf Club

The history, the challenges, the serenity and the courses – these are the things that go into making golf “the greatest game there is.”
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Kayaking & Paddle Boarding

Tidelands offers kayak tours, coastal ecology programs, Island nature walks and summer and school group programs as well as an exhibit gallery featuring live coastal species, including sea turtles, fish, invertebrates, horseshoe crabs, snakes, alligators and more.

Local attractions

Jekyll Island Golf Club

Riverview Drive

1.6 km from hotel

Horseback Riding

364 Riverview Drive

1.6 km from hotel

Miniature Golf

N Beachview Drive

1.6 km from hotel

Jekyll Island Dolphin Tours

365 Riverview Drive

2.1 km from hotel

Summer Waves Water Park

210 S Riverview Drive

1.6 km from hotel

The Emerald Princess Casino

101 Emerald Princess Drive

11.3 km from hotel

Mosaic, Jekyll Island Museum

100 Stable Road

1.9 km from hotel

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

214 Stable Road

1.6 km from hotel

Bird Rambles Nature Tours

21 Pier Road

1.6 km from hotel

4-H Tidelands Nature Center

100 S Riverview Drive

1.6 km from hotel

Jekyll Island Tennis Center

400 Captain Wylly Rd

1.6 km from hotel

Jekyll Market

111 Main Street

1.6 km from hotel

Jekyll Island Arts Association

321 Riverview Drive

1.6 km from hotel

Horton House

Riverview Drive

3.2 km from hotel

Fitness nearby

4.8 km

The Club

  • Cardiovascular Equipment
  • Free weights
  • Fitness classes: Fee

Spa nearby

3.2 km from hotel

Appointment is required

Phone:+1 912-222-9491

Services, treatments and amenities

  • Facials
  • Hair & scalp treatments
  • Massages
  • Men's services
3.2 km from hotel

Appointment is required

Phone:+1 912-635-2921

Services, treatments and amenities

  • Manicures/pedicures
31.2 km from hotel

Appointment is required

Phone:+1 478-290-5163

Services, treatments and amenities

  • Facials
  • Makeup Services
  • Manicures/pedicures
  • Massages

Local sightseeing

Tour Of The Golden Isles

St. Simons Island

GH Tours Inc

Phone: +1 912-635-2697

Guided Tram Tour

Historic District

Landmark Tour

Phone: +1 912-635-4036

Tour Jekyll Island Land & Sea

Jekyll Island

Lighthouse Trolley's Land and Sea Tours

Phone: +1 912-638-3333

Segway Tours

Jekyll Island Trails

Segway Tours

Phone: +1 912-635-9704

More activities

Boating (1.6 km) Bowling (33.8 km) Fly-fishing (25.7 km) Hiking (1.6 km) Kayaking (1.6 km) Tennis (1.6 km) Volleyball (1.6 km) Nature preserve, trail (1.6 km)
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