Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island

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#1 of 8 in Beaches in Georgia
On the north end of Jekyll Island, Driftwood Beach resembles a graveyard for trees. Oak and pine roots protrude from these shores due to the gradual erosion of the north shore. In some cases, entire full-sized trees have washed ashore. The intricate designs of wave-worn driftwood make for an excellent photo-op. Driftwood Beach is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Jekyll Island Edition.
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  • We visited the restaurant twice during our stay and both times we had different type of scampi dishes. The menu is quite extensive The service is spot on and the food is of a very good quality. The st...  more »
  • 1 to 2 hours could be spent there. Unfortunately the driftwood begins to pile up behind the bend so it is difficult to progress at some point. Still worth seeing!  more »
  • Much different then Pre-Irma. The ocean is still accessible on foot. We liked the Beach before & realize Mother Nature was here but the whole island has recovered or in the process of recovering.  more »
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  • Beautiful beach, the drift wood trees are the attraction it is hauntingly beautiful. Great dog beach or to go sunning. There are no life guard stands (we were there before memorial day) so swim at your own risk because I did not we signs saying that you could not.
  • I was super stoked to go to this beach after hearing about it for months but was really disappointed. The sand was very muddy and felt like walking on dog poop. People were fishing right next to parked boats and people swimming on the shoreline. The water was very murky looking and for some reason.. no one was in the water. Probably the worst beach experience I have had.
  • Absolutely beautiful. I thought it wasnt going to be that impressive...was I wrong. It blew my mind how beautiful this place is. A huge advantage for people that love art in many forms of nature. Not much shade in the beach so make sure to take something for the shade.
  • Was there two weeks ago and loved the experience. So beautiful and easy to get to.
  • A piece of history through this breathtaking beach. Each driftwood seems to tell a story through the weathered creavace​s and branches hidden in the sand.

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