Frequently Asked Questions

Tybee Island has one grocery store, IGA Tybee Market. This grocery store is located mid island. 

There are also 2 Publix Grocery stores and a Kroger Grocery store that is less than a 15 minute drive from Tybee. 

Kroger: Address495 Johnny Mercer Blvd, Savannah, GA 31410

Publix: Address4717 Hwy 80 E Ste B, Savannah, GA 31410

Publix: Address155 Johnny Mercer Blvd, Savannah, GA 31410


The North end of Tybee is the quieter, more family oriented and most laid back part of the island.  It is less congested and has more of a “neighborhood environment.”  The South end of Tybee is busier with more shops, restaurants and nightlife close by.  The Pier and Pavilion are on the South end of Tybee and there is a large sand bar that extends on low tide on the Southern tip of Tybee.

Tybee Island is accessible by road on U. S. Hwy 80 that begins in San Diego, California.  Tybee Island is just 18 miles or 25 minutes to Historic Savannah, Georgia.  Tybee Island is considered to be Savannah’s Beach.

Oceanfront Cottage Rentals, LLC allows an online “hold” until your reservation is confirmed.  Our friendly reservation staff will call you or you may call us to finalize your reservation.  Our knowledgeable staff wants to make sure that the home you select is perfect for your stay.  We will discuss the amenities of the each home, its location, the number of Guests planning to come and make sure that the home is a perfect fit for your upcoming trip.  We try to lend our local knowledge of the island and personal understanding of each home to make sure section is perfect. Call or Email us now! We look forward to helping you!

The homes of Oceanfront Cottage Rentals, LLC have all the linens, towels, hand towels, bath matts, wash cloths and kitchen towels you would expect to find based on the number of people who will be staying in the home.  Please bring your beach towels! See our Rental Policies for more information!

Yes, Tybee Island is known for great restaurants.  Sundae’s Café has won many awards as one of the finest restaurants in Chatham County, AJ’s Dockside Restaurant is equally wonderful.  Coco’s Sunset Grill is a great place for sunsets and wonderful seafood.  Tybee has approximately 30 excellent restaurants at all price points and many are reasonably priced for families. Check out the full list of Tybee Restaurants on our Where to Eat section.

The South end of Tybee along Tybrisa is known for music and dancing.  Huc A Poo’s frequently has bands and live music, as well.

You are welcome to park your additional vehicle in the Oceanfront Cottage Rentals office parking area free of charge. 

We will have a maintenance personnel place a decal on the inappropriately parked car, which warns them that they may be towed. We have no control over people who illegally park in a designated parking spot.