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So Different From You Average Beach

We checked out Driftwood Beach. I have been there before and the hurricanes the past couple of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jim C
myrtle beach, sc, United States
Amazing and unique beach

We very much enjoyed our sunset walk in this beach. The fallen oaks spread all over the beach were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kansas City, Missouri
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Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Jekyll Island is a photographer's dream! Many unique and beautiful driftwood trees dot the coastline. It's a quiet beach that's easy to walk and enjoy. There are plenty of shore birds and greenery to enjoy as well. There are picnic tables and clean restrooms near...More

59  Thank GAPhotoGal
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

A few old pieces of driftwood. Dead jellyfish everywhere. My husband got eaten up by Mosquitos like never before. Awful. We will never go again.

5  Thank MarianS390
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We checked out Driftwood Beach. I have been there before and the hurricanes the past couple of weeks have changed it but not ruined it. Always fascinating. If you go to Jeckyll, check it out.

1  Thank Jim C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We very much enjoyed our sunset walk in this beach. The fallen oaks spread all over the beach were hauntingly beautiful. Great place to take pics and look for shells and little critters in tide pools. Sunset is best seen on the other side of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know how this natural Debi's accumulated but it is such a beautiful example of nature's art. A must see if you are in the area but please do not litter the area or affect any other change.

Thank Susie J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Driftwood Beach is located just passed the Holiday Inn On Lekyll Island… Park it’s a little parking area or next to the road, take it easy stroll to the beach which is covered in hundred-year-old trees that have been ravaged by time and driftysand so...More

Thank CLEken
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Driftwood Beach approximately 3 years ago and enjoyed its uniqueness. Unfortunately one or more of the recent hurricanes have rearranged Driftwood Beach to the point where there is very little Driftwood left in the previous area. It appears as if some of this...More

Thank ribby42
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rode bikes on the beach at low tide. Very beautiful and unique. Check the tidal chart before you go because at high tide the beach is covered.

Thank KatrinaD567
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was suggested that I visit Jekyll Island and Driftwood beach. I went directly from paying the fee to enter the State Park which I learned was the entire island, to the beach. Parking can be an issue, but I was there off season. The...More

1  Thank val m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to see this special beach. Beautiful pictures can be taken there. The trails to the beach are not always marked you have to pay attention to find them.

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared with your camera for amazing picture opportunities! Went during sunset for rainbow colored skies. HOWEVER, the gnats are ferocious!! Thought we were prepared as we sprayed down prior to with extra strength deet spray, it was no match for the ferocious/relentless gnats. Stayed...More

2  Thank HunBabe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we visited a hurricane the year before had cleared out the smaller driftwood. Mostly bigger trees & stumps left. It was still an awesome place to visit. Loved walking the beach.

Thank Tonia E
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Cynthia D
9 August 2018|
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Response from Susan H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe they are allowed on certain parts of the beach.
Crystal N
3 May 2018|
Response from myohmyitsrhy |
Street parking outside the entrance is fine
Crystal N
3 May 2018|
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Response from BECKY S | Reviewed this property |
There are two areas for parking right by the pathways that lead to the beach. We went during Spring Break and had no issues finding a spot.