Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island

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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. To visit Driftwood Beach and get the most from your holiday in Jekyll Island, create itinerary details personal to you using our Jekyll Island trip generator.
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  • Totally cool. Whole trees were blown up on the beach. Great views with excellent sun bathing if desired. This site is just one of the many sights to see on Jekyll Island. 
  • We were staying at the Jekyll Club Resort and rented bikes to travel around the island. It is an easy and beautiful bike ride over to the beach. It is near the Beachview Villas if you are looking for ...  more »
  • Never miss a visit to Driftwood Beach when staying at Jekyll Island. Always a tranquil stroll. There is ample beach to share with others strolling along the driftwood trees, on foot, bicycle,stroller ...  more »
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  • It was nothing like the beaches back home. I don't think I would want to swim in the water here, but it's a great place to find shells and sand dollars. Seeing all the driftwood was a really cool experience too. I definitely would make sure I brought my camera if I were going here.
  • Love coming out here nice hike on the beach and good photo opportunities among the driftwood.
  • This place was so cool! I definitely recommend stopping here. Try and go at lower tide, it gives you more beach to walk on. It gets kinda busy here, but it's a huge stretch of beach. When I was there, I saw three different weddings taking place over the course of about an hour.. oh and if you have one of those small hammocks, bring it! There are some great places to hang them it, just try not block entire areas off. It is a public beach after all.
  • This place is so beautiful and interesting! It's not a beach you'd lay around on for a sun tan. Not on the east side anyways. North end would be better for sun tanning but it was such a fun place to hangout and take tons of pictures.
  • Something amazing out here in this beach.. The best part of Jekyll Island.. Love to visit the place again and again.. Thats like a serious Driftwood now :-)