At St. George Island, you are treated with a rare Florida experience—beautiful, easily accessible beaches in a natural, high-rise-free environment. Building on St. George has been carefully planned to protect the natural beauty of our white sand beaches. On St. George, you will see wildlife such as dolphins, birds, and sea turtles. At the eastern tip of St. George Island sits the pristine Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park, where visitors can relax on the beach, grill the catch of the day at the many well-equipped shelters, or hike one of many trails that weave through the park.
The St. George Plantation is a gated community on the Island, and is a natural gem unto itself. This community offers many amenities including an Olympic sized pool, tennis courts, bike paths, and an air strip. The Plantation's homes are set on picturesque lots, from wooded interior settings, to beachfront properties, to bay side and canal front lots—there is a location to suit any buyer.
St. George Island is often described as safe, uncrowded and all-around family friendly. Bike and walking paths run the length of the island. At the Lighthouse Park, families enjoy playgrounds and basketball courts, and our pet-friendly beaches allow the whole family to spend time together—including canine companions. The serene beauty of our coastline often entices couples, who love our wedding-friendly shores.
Our proximity to the Apalachicola Bay and Gulf of Mexico has its culinary perks as well. On St. George, you will find world-class seafood, whether you dine in or out. The island hosts a variety of restaurants and local vendors sell their catch fresh each day. Fishing is a local pastime, and it's no secret why—anglers can fish from beach, pier, kayak, charter boats and much more. Those interested in water sports will find a variety of activities at their disposal, from surfing to sailing and everything in between.
For many, it is the community of St. George that draws them in. Local events such as the annual Chili Cook-off are diligently attended. Though St. George Island is a vacation destination, many of its visitors come back year after year, ensuring you will meet plenty of familiar faces.