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Lesson in Sea Island Georgia Real Estate History

The Cloister Hotel Sea Island GAIt doesn’t matter if you are just visiting Sea Island, Georgia, or if you are fortunate enough to own real estate there, you will never lack for entertainment or inspiration. From three of the country’s top resorts and spas to championship golf courses and a rich history full of the country’s most elite and powerful as guests, there is always something to occupy your mind and body.

The Cloister on Sea Island and The Lodge at Sea Island Golf Club are the main attractions in this southern paradise resort island. It all began in 1926 when a powerful auto baron, Howard Coffin began to collect properties along coastal Georgia.

He purchased rreal estate on Sea Island and when oceanfront properties began to draw buyers from across the world he built The Cloister Hotel in 1928 and history was born.

Since its inception it has dazzled guests with its amenities and attractions. While other five star establishments claim movie stars and musicians as their most famous guests, The Cloister houses presidents and dignitaries from all across the globe. So stress free and beautiful are the surroundings, many guests come to visit and end up buying property to live on.

While the spas and resorts are fantastic, and there is no denying the splendor of the championship golf and tennis facilities, there are so many other things to do. Nature lovers get a rare treat here with guided tours through the marshes. Kayak and sailboat rentals allow for solo explorations as well. Horseback riding on the beach at sunset has never been more romantic than it is on Sea Island.

The Georgia Room is the locals secret treasure and guest soon find out why when they experience the always fresh southern cuisine. It is Georgia’s only Forbes Five-Star awarded restaurant.

Rentals are always available if you know where to look and we are here to help. We pride ourselves on being able to tune into our clients and instinctively find the things you need in a new home or rental. Sea Island is our pride. Let us share it with you. Give us a call today.

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