the entire time I was there I was clouded out of a sunset, So knowing that I wasn't going to get the sunset I went to see what high tide looks like on the island. It was brutal.
During high tide the entire beach disappears and water crashes up onto the sand dunes and barrier rocks. I captured this about 45 minutes after sunset. the color comes from the city lights just behind the buildings.
Image is about 1 minute long. I had to hold the tripod down when a wave would come in, always fun. Driving through the tree tunnel on Clam Creek Road takes you to the #fishing pier. A beautiful spot for a #sunset photo on the northern tip of Jekyll Island.
#beach #island #statepark #goldenhour I'm at St Simons Island for a couple days. I came across these birds, no idea what kind they are. Sunrise on Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island. Captured at high tide when the oceans covers up the beach and tries to get over the sand dunes. The beach on the north end of Jekyll Island is known as Driftwood Beach, due to all of the remnants of trees that died when the beach eroded. It resembles something of a tree graveyard. It's a wide, open beach and great for a long beach walk. It's also a popular spot for weddings.
#jekyllisland #georgia #beach #driftwood #blackandwhite At St Simons Island. Great place to view some birds in the winter and great beaches! Driftwood Beach Looking up the marsh as sun sets. The oldest standing church building on St Simon Island, Georgia. It was built in 1880 to serve the workers at the lumber mills located on the former Hamilton Plantation property. Beach on North East side of jekyll island GA. Driftwood beach is a piece of artwork. Completed in 1872 this is one of only five surviving light towers in Georgia. The St. Simons Lighthouse is one of only five surviving light towers in Georgia. An operational navigation aid for traffic entering St. Simons Sound, it casts its light as far as 23 miles out to sea. Unlike many other operational lighthouses, the St. Simons Lighthouse invites visitors to climb the 129 steps to experience views of neighboring Jekyll Island, the mainland (Brunswick), and the south end of St. Simons Island. It was built in 1872 and first automated in 1954. The museum on the grounds is quite informative. Driftwood Beach Adorable costal town!! Worth a trip for a weekend get away 🎣🍷❤️ How can something destructive like the slow erosion of giant trees from highland to the coast be actually so scenic. Well you just need a point of view. The Avenue of Oaks. Planted in 1826 to provide an entrance to what was than a prosperous cotton plantation known as Retreat Plantation they now line the entrance road to a private community and golf course. Big tree! One of two remaining slave cabins on what was the Hamilton Plantation. Since 1931 they have been used by the local garden club. A great spot to visit at sunset. The tree spirits of St. Simons Island are many many weathered faces carved in the oak trees of the island. A result of artist Keith Jennings leaving his mark on the island, the carvings depict the spirit of the sailors who lost their lives at sea while sailing on ships made from St. Simons Oak. This one depicted in the picture is one of the recent artworks, just next to the visitors center. When in St. Simons, looking for the tree spirits that are publicly accessible (many are on private property) is a fun past time. #TakeAHike Takes a little bit of a walk to get here, but driftwood beach is not to be missed. A keepers view Lone tree. Jekyll Island Fishing Pier. Came to visit here post hurricane Matthew. Silhouette at this cool beach. Horse and rider at the beach. NOV 2017 Some things are worth waking up early for... 11/17 A beautiful location with decent restaurants. #stsimonsisland Sidney Lanier Bridge. NOV 2017
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Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Business center
Laundry facilities


With direct access to the beach, this St. Simons Island resort is in the historical district and within 1 mi (2 km) of Demere Park, Neptune Park, and Maritime Center at the Historic Coast Guard Station. Saint Simons Island Pier and St. Simons Lighthouse Museum are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Resort Features

Spend the day playing on the nearby beach, relaxing by one of The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort's 5 outdoor swimming pools, or practicing your swing at the onsite golf course.

Room Amenities

All 197 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, LCD TVs with cable channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers. Guests will also find pillowtop beds, DVD players, and room service.

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like umbrellas and sun loungers. Summer fun is a breeze at The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, where you can play a round of golf at the golf course and cool off in one of the 5 outdoor swimming pools.

Dining options at the resort include a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Mediterranean resort also offers a children's pool, outdoor tennis courts, and a fitness center. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort has designated areas for smoking.

  • Picnic area 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 5 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Computer station 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Total number of rooms - 197 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Conference space 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Year Built 1935 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • DVD player 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Phone 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

ECHO - This beachfront restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A golf course and outdoor tennis courts are featured at the resort. 5 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing on site 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Spa Services

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 3 
  • Reflexology 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Sports massage 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
No rollaway/extra beds available

Hotel Name

  • King Prince Beach St Simons Island
  • King Prince Beach Resort St Simons Island
  • King Prince Beach

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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