Where is Sea Island GA? Sea Island is a coastal privately owned resort island located along the Atlantic Coast of Georgia halfway between Jacksonville FL and Savannah GA.
According to Georgia Tourism Board, Sea Island is a great getaway for golf, shooting school, horseback riding and spa services- a place to have a digital detox, recharge and relax with your partner or family. It is a highly awarded resort and was named Travel + Leisure’s 2013’s No.1 and No. 2 resorts and the No. 4 hotel spa. Forbes gave the island Five-Star experiences in the accommodation (The Cloisters), golf (The Lodge at Sea Island Golf Club), spa (The Spa at Sea Island) and restaurant (Georgian Room) categories.
USA Today listed Sea Island as one of America’s 10 best golf destinations. The Sea Island Golf Club has three 18-hole championship courses with The Seaside Course serving the PGA Tour’s McGladrey Classic event. The McGladrey Classic is hosted by Sea Island’s resident, Dave Love III. It is part of the FedExCup.
Sea Island has been attracting professional and amateur golfers from all over the world for decades. Golf enthusiasts can either choose to visit during the PGA McGladrey Classic or anytime of the year with family and friends. Sea Island offers several packages for visitors to use any of the three golf courses.
If you like to have unlimited golf and cart, try the Unlimited Golf package where you can play all day on any of the courses. Package includes accommodation and forecaddie services.
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For those who want to improve their game Sea Island Golf Performance Center offers a holistic and comprehensive instruction. The facility hires four of Golf Digest’s top 100 golf instructors and has their own golf fitness expert and sports psychologist. They believe in a holistic and comprehensive approach to improving the game. It is not just about the swing, it is about the mindset and total wellness of mind and body.
They have club fitters to help you find the most suitable equipment for your game. The center has a state-of-the-art indoor video studio to show your performance and improvements.
Information: Sea Island Golf Performance Center
Besides golf, Sea Island has plenty of activities for those who love water sports and nature activities. Water sports include stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing, horseback riding, surfing and fishing.
Guided Hobie Cat Tours are available along the coast and shallow salt marshes. Tours may include nature walks, shelling and lessons on history, geography and wildlife of Sea Island. If you prefer to watch the sunset, take a two-hour Guided Hobie Cat Sunset Cruise and watch the sunset from your boat by the water.
Another popular activity since 1929 in Sea Island is shooting. The Shooting School has one of the oldest original buildings on Sea Island. Young and mature visitors are introduced to tradition and fun of clay target games at the Shooting School.
While you are visiting Sea Island make sure you schedule a clay target shooting lesson at the Shooting School. This facility has three NSCA-certified instructors and one National Skeet Shooting Association (NSSA) certified instructor. The Annie Oakley Shooting Hour is designed for women and the Air Rifle Bull’s-eye Hour is for children ages 6-12.
Sea Island’s Spa and Fitness Center is a 65,000 square feet facility with indoor pools, fitness center, salon and treatment centers and area for yoga and other fitness classes. It also offers couple’s suite massages, mother-to-be massages, Balinese massages, Stone massage and spa and massage packages for men, kids and teens.
For healthy and gourmet dining experiences check out Sea Island’s Georgian Room, Dave’s Love Grill and Southern Tide.
The average temperature is 65-89 degrees and Sea Island is where you can find salt marshes, dunes, antebellum oaks and rivers lie in harmony with five glorious miles of private beach.
Whether you are thinking of going in summer, fall or winter, Sea Island has the perfect weather just for you to enjoy golf and the great outdoors.