10 Picture Perfect Pet-Friendly Airbnbs on Tybee Island

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A short 20-minute drive from downtown Savannah drops you off at the breathtaking Tybee Island. Famous for it’s charming town center, wide sandy beaches, and lush, tropical foliage, Tybee Island is the perfect setting for a weekend getaway or weeklong excursion.

Between the beaches, museums, and retail shops, Tybee Beach has something for every type of traveler. And that includes your furry best friends too! While dogs aren’t allowed on Tybee Beach itself, they are more then welcome to walk to nature trails or accompany you to outdoor restaurants.

To make your trip more comfortable, we’ve compiled this list of our top 10 pet-friendly rentals on Tybee Island. Some of these homes have spacious enclosed backyards, while others are located in close proximity to pet-friendly parks and trails. Either way, we hope you find your future accommodation with one of the rentals below!

1. Coastal Island Cottage that Sleeps 14

Coastal Island Cottage that Sleeps 14 Tybee Island Pet Friendly
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Fees: $100 per pet per stay.
Policies: Pets must be approved beforehand.
Fence: No

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Although you’re within walking distance to downtown Tybee Island, this home feels completely secluded and private, so you’ll have no problem getting a good nights’ sleep and waking up completely refreshed. Right off the backyard is a boggy marsh, where you’ll often see birds, wildlife, and even kayakers stopping by to say hello. And of course, the soft sand beaches are also just across the street.

The home is quite spacious, with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. In total, you can sleep up to 14 people, although most people will have to share a room. However, the tall ceilings and open floor plan makes this home extremely livable even with such a large group.

2. Fenced Mid-Island Beach Home with a Built-In Bar

Mid-Island Home With Fenced Yard and Firepit
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Fees: $100 per stay for the first pet. $50 per stay for any additional pet.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: Yes

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Boasting all the comforts of home, this colorfully quirky home has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and a large enclosed backyard with more than enough room to play fetch with Fido. The home itself is decorated with retro, mid-century touches, like the wooden sideboards, patterned textiles, and brightly painting living spaces.

One of the coolest features of the home is the kitchen. Not only is it stocked with everything you need to cook and clean, but it also has a massive wooden bar right in the middle of it! There’s a flat-screen TV, dartboard, and plenty of bar seating where you can watch the game or kick back with an ice cold beverage.

3. Luxury Home with Private Beach Entrance & Elevator

Luxury Home with Private Beach Entrance & Elevator in Tybee Island
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Fees: None listed.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: No

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Surrounded by lush palms and green foliage, this massive 3-story home is the ideal getaway for a weeklong trip to Tybee Island. Located on the northern tip of the island in a quiet community, you’ll be able to access the beach via two different private entrances, each with are just a short walk from the home. You’ll also be a few hundred feet from other Tybee Island attractions like the historic Tybee Lighthouse and laidback North Beach Grille.

The entire home has been outfitted with luxury furnishes and high-quality appliances, so you’ll feel like you’re staying in a five-star hotel rather than a house on the beach! You’ll probably be spending most of your time on one of two wraparound decks, where you’ll be able to lounge in the sun in complete privacy.

4. Beach House Perfect for Large Groups with Pets

Beach House Perfect for Large Groups with Pets Tybee Beach
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Fees: None listed.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: No

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This 3,000 square foot 1940s style beach house is spacious enough to host up to 16 guests, but cozy enough where everyone will still have their own bit of privacy. The 4 bedroom 4 bathroom house also features two full kitchens, a den with a fireplace, and a living area on each floor. On the outside, you’ll find a huge deck with a grill, a rooftop deck, and a spacious yard with an outdoor shower.

Location-wise, you’re just a short walk from the beach,, which means you can spend every day sunbathing or swimming if you so choose! Keep in mind that the photos are a little old as the owners have refurbished the entire home with new appliances and furniture.

5. Charming Beach House Located 1 Block From Beach

Charming Beach House Located 1 Block From Beach Pet Friendly Tybee Island
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Fees: $150 per stay depending on the pet.
Policies: Pets must be approved beforehand.
Fence: No

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Dating back over 100 years, this historic beach house is full of life and color. From the coastal themed linens to the brightly colored cushions, you’ll feel like you’re on a tropical vacation from the second you step foot inside. We love that the owners also preserved some of the original features of the home, including the shiplap walls and soaring 27-foot ceilings.

The home has 4 bedrooms, although there are enough beds and blow-up mattresses to accommodate 12 people. Best of all, you’re so close to South Beach (just one block!) that you can feel the fresh sea breeze right from the comfort of your outdoor porch. Of course, you can always head directly there for an afternoon of swimming, boating, or sunbathing.

6. Nearby Whitemarsh Island Home with Fenced Yard

Nearby Whitemarsh Island Home with Fenced Yard Pet-Friendly
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Fees: None listed.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: Yes

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This 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home is the perfect place to stay if you and your pet want to explore everything that Georgia has to offer. Not only are you 11 miles from the pet-friendly Forsyth Park in Savannah (which is one of the most idyllic places for an afternoon walk), but you’re also 10 miles to South Beach and 7 miles to the historic town center.

However, you can also enjoy the great outdoors from your private fenced-in backyard. There’s also a large deck with a dining and lounge area, so you can relax with a glass of Chardonnay and a good book while your four-legged friend roams free.

7. Pet & Family-Friendly Home With Screened Porch

Pet & Family-Friendly Home With Screened Porch Tybee Island
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Fees: None listed.
Policies: No pets on the furniture. Pets must be crated if left unattended.
Fence: No

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Located in a quiet residential neighborhood of Tybee Island, this beach side retreat is a great option for families with kids or pets. The screened-in porch allows your child or pup to be outside without you having to worry about them leaving your line of sight or even escaping into the street. The owners have also provided beach toys, cribs, and high chairs to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

The home has 3 rooms and 2 bathrooms, as well as an open floor plan with a living room, dining room set, and fully-equipped kitchen. If you are headed towards the beach for a day of sun and surf, then you’ll be happy to know that it’s only a quick 10-minute walk until you reach the shores.

8. Pet-Friendly Tybee Island Rental with Fenced Yard

Pet-Friendly Tybee Island Rental with Fenced Yard & Gameroom
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Fees: $50 per stay.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: Yes

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With a large grassy fenced-in yard and a sun-soaked outdoor deck, this 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home is the perfect place to stay for both pets and their owners. Spend the day grilling or relaxing in the sun with your furry best friend by your side. Or you can head inland to grab some lunch at the Crab Shack, a gourmet seafood restaurant located within walking distance from the home.

Besides the outdoor space, one of the best features of this home is the lower level rec room. There’s a full-size pool table, a separate living room for hanging out in, and several bicycles that you can use to explore the area.

9. Fenced South Tybee Island Cottage

Fenced South Tybee Island Cottage Pet Friendly
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Fees: $200 pet fee per stay.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: Yes

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As you pull up to this vacation home, you’ll first notice the bright turquoise paint and adorable white picket fence outside. This remodeled home from 1958 has been updated with modern touches while still maintain much of it’s old-school heritage. There are 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and one large gathering space with an open living room, dining room, and kitchen.

There are plenty of fun activities to do nearby. The beach is a short 10-minute walk from the home, while the Tybee Beach Pier is just a few blocks down the road. You’ll also find numerous cafes, bars, and restaurants in case you’d rather skip the cook duties for one evening!

10. Charming Beach Home With Fenced Yard and Firepit

Fenced South Tybee Island Cottage
Photo: Airbnb

Fees: Message for Fees.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: Yes

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If you’re looking for a home in a quiet location that’s still close to all the action, then look no further than this quaint 1-story rental, which is located just off Butler and 9th Street, Tybee Island’s famous shops and restaurants are just 500 feet away, although you wouldn’t be able to tell because of the lush surroundings and fenced-in front and backyard. You really have the best of both worlds.

There are 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, so it can accommodate 10 guests. And since there aren’t any stairs, it’s suitable for older seniors, handicapped guests, or small children. We love the backyard area, which has a large fire pit, a porch, and an outdoor bar. There are even bikes you can use to head into town or down to the beach available for you to use during your stay.

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Liz is a Arizona native and mom two young children and one not so young Boston Terrier, Leroy. Leroy has been the center of her families beautiful life, which includes tons of travel and road trips. She is also a loving doggy aunt to Winston, Bullseye and Maple, a Boston Terrier, English Bully and Wheaten Terrier.

 

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