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Property Details

Updated: May 25, 2015
House, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-18)


This unique Tybee Island home, just minutes from historic Savannah, is perfect for family gatherings with six bedrooms, five baths, two kitchens, a large screened porch, a great room with TV/DVD/cable and loads of board games for kids and adults alike! You can bake up a storm in the fully-equipped gourmet kitchen (all you supply is the food).

Bringing baby along?

Ask about our complimentary baby package including crib, highchair, and stroller to make your traveling a little lighter! We also install a baby gate at the stairs. For your convenience and enjoyment we offer beach chairs,beach umbrellas, cooler on wheels, beach games and beach towels. We even have a beach wagon to cart it all!

This island paradise boasts six nicely appointed rooms each with its own theme and charm. Upstairs you will find the Sandcastle Suite featuring a queen-size bed, full private bath, and a walk-in closet. Just across the hall is the Regatta Room in bright nautical colors with a queen-size bed and an attached bath.

Down the hall is the Captain's Quarters with a queen-size bed, a full-size sleeper sofa, a large private bath with jacuzzi tub and shower. The other rooms include Lighthouse Point (queen-size bed), Mermaid Lagoon (queen-size bed with private bath), and the super kid-friendly Surf Shack featuring two twins, a pull-out twin,its own TV, VCR, and game spot.

Yellow Fin is located a block from the beach and within walking distance to shopping and dining. The only grocery store on the island, Tybee Market, is a 1/2 block down the street!

And don't forget that historic Savannah is just minutes away. For your convenience we have lists of restaurants, places to go and things to see on Tybee Island and in Savannah to make your planning just a little easier. We include ideas for what to do on Tybee when it is raining and the best places for kids on Tybee.

This isn't just another beach house, this is a HOME with a lot of attention to detail and little extras that you just don't find everywhere. We have a large family and know what it is like to vacation far from home and we try hard to anticipate what you will need in your 'home away from home'. Call or send an email now and reserve this incredible house for your next getaway and enjoy a fun-filled, sun-filled time on Tybee Island, Georgia's coastal jewel!

Quick Review

-6 bedrooms (4 with their own bath!)

-5 bathrooms

-2 fully equipped kitchens

-ceiling fans in every bedroom, living area and 2 on the screened in porch

-central air conditioning on both floors

-free use of boogie boards, beach chairs, umbrellas and beach towels

-outdoor shower for rinsing off the sand

-3 tvs and vcr and a dvd in the greatroom

- sleeps up to 18 (5 queen beds, 3 twin beds, 3 queen sleeper sofas and 1 full sleeper sofa)

- parking for up to 9 vehicles

-fenced in yard

Please click on floorplans to see the layout!

Keywords: beach house

More Details
  • Sleeps 18
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

We are comprised of three sisters, Susan, Karen and Renee, and our respective families. Our parents rented a home at Tybee every summer and we grew up surfing the waves, strolling the beaches and crabbing on the back river. In 2005, we got together and decided to purchase a beach house of our own. We named the LLC, Charlie's Dream, after our father who had passed away years earlier but had longed to own his own piece of Tybee. Our dream with Yellowfin, has always been to enjoy wonderful family times there but to also open it up to other families so they could make there own special Tybee memories. Our grandmother lived on Tybee when the only access was by train or boat. Our grandfather was actually stationed at Fort Screven on Tybee's North end decades ago. Susan's daughter, Jennifer, was married on the beach the summer of 2001 and Renee's husband proposed to her in the one spot he knew meant more than any other...Tybee Island. It has been a magical place for us for generations and we hope at our beach home, Yellowfin, you can capture some of that same magic with your family!

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Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful time we had at this beautiful beach house.

Many memories war made on this Thanksgiving trip. #Thankful!

Thank you so much for sharing your home!

Many Blessings to you and yours!
Nov 2013
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6 Reviews

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The **Ultimate** Family Beach House W/ Lots of Extras!!
Tybee Island Coastal Georgia
Savannah/South Carolina

Labor Day Retreat

  • 5 of 5
Our group of 18 friends really enjoyed our time at Yellow Fin! The house gave us plenty of friendly gathering space as well as enough room for private time. We will certianly consider it again for our gatherings!
  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
The **Ultimate** Family Beach House W/ Lots of Extras!!
Tybee Island Coastal Georgia
Chapel Hill, NC

Wonderful Family Gathering Place

  • 5 of 5
We are packing our bags to leave and are sad to go because we had such a wonderrful time! Yelllow Fin was perfect for our mini family reunion. The house was exactly as described and was extremely clean and well maintained. The owner was very attentive to our needs and was very easy to work with. The house is a short walk to a quiet beach, restaurants, churches and shopping. Savannah is a short ride away for tours of historic homes, horse-drawn carriage rides or fabulous southern food. This spot has something for everyone! We really enjoyed our stay here!
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
The **Ultimate** Family Beach House W/ Lots of Extras!!
Tybee Island Coastal Georgia
Mattoon, IL USA

Curry Family

  • 5 of 5
My family and I stayed here in the summer of 2010. The description was very accurate. My son and his wife got married on the beach...what an awesome view! What a beautiful home also...couldn't have asked for anything more (had everything we could have needed). The house is very clean, roomy and cozy...we had 15 people stay (3 of them were children). We went parasailing while we were there...absolutely loved it. We also went into Savannah and ate at Paula Deen's Restaurant...delicious! We loved shopping in the little shops uptown in Tybee, and also enjoyed the historical ride through Savannah. We made lots of memories and would love to come back soon. I would definitely recommend this property to friends and relatives. Thank you for the opportunity for our entire family to be able to stay together under one roof! Nina Curry and Family
  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
The **Ultimate** Family Beach House W/ Lots of Extras!!
Tybee Island Coastal Georgia
Chicago, IL

  • 5 of 5
Yellow fin is a great place to stay. Being in close proximity to the beach and the complete amenities, your family will have a wonderful vacation. We had our 2006 family reunion/vacation here and left with great memories thanks in part to the accommodations. Nice spacious floor plan!
  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2007
  • Stayed: Mar 2007
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
The **Ultimate** Family Beach House W/ Lots of Extras!!
Tybee Island Coastal Georgia
Charleston, South Carolina

  • 5 of 5
Our Family Gathering was a real success thanks to the wonderful accomodations at "Yellowfin". This is so much more than a rental at the beach. The owners have gone out of their way to make this fantastic house a home. All of the rooms are tastefully appointed and so many extras are included that you just feel at home. We had family members that travelled from 8 different states to spend the week at Tybee Island. Many had never heard of the Island and none but myself had ever seen the house. Everyone was so impressed with the appearance and layout of "Yellowfin" that they said it was the best place we have ever gathered as a family. Thank You for making our group venture such a memorable event.
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2006
  • Stayed: Aug 2006
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
The **Ultimate** Family Beach House W/ Lots of Extras!!
Tybee Island Coastal Georgia
Athens, GA

  • 5 of 5
What a beautiful home! We had a fabulous time! Thanks for making such a wonderful home away from home.
We plan to come back and recommend to our family and friends!
Thank you,
The emloyees of Heyward Allen Toyota
Athens, GA
Date of stay: April 2005
  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2005
  • Stayed: Nov 2005
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway



From $450 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
May 23 2015 - Aug 6 2015
7 night minimum stay
Mid/High Season B
Nov 1 2015 - Nov 23 2015
3 night minimum stay
Nov 24 2015 - Nov 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
Low Season A
Dec 2 2015 - Dec 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
Christmas New Years Holiday
Dec 22 2015 - Jan 4 2016
4 night minimum stay
Low Season B
Jan 5 2016 - Mar 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
St. Patrick's Week
Mar 12 - Mar 19
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Exit Cleaning Fee $300.00
  • Tax Rate 13.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Updated: May 25, 2015


From the Owner

When we gather as a family at Yellowfin, we love to cook family meals. The kitchen is huge and one of my favorite things in the house is the large green tile counter in the kitchen/dining area. It is our buffet table for meals and it is where the kids eat their breakfast. Like the kitchens at home, it tends to be the room we gather in. We also love to gather at the tables on the screened porch and play card games and board games or just catch up with one another. The children and their friends like to stow away in the downstairs surf shack and Lighthouse room as far away from the adults as they can get. It is always fun to see the pictures they take when nobody is looking. If the lemon tree has fruit, they like to pick lemons, make lemonade and set up a stand. When the children were a little younger, it was nice having the fenced yard. Sometimes they didn't want to be inside and they don't want to spend every moment at the beach. In the fenced side yard they have played frisbee, tag, volleyball and more. Renee's girls are now 13 and 15 and will spend plenty of time at the beach but also love walking down Tybrisa and going in the shops. We always go to AJ's Dockside on the back river at least once while we stay and the kids insist we get ice cream at Tradewinds. You have to try their Savannah Mud! We enjoy riding bikes on the island, visiting the lighthouse and feeding the alligators at the Crab Shack. If the adults are wanting a special dinner out, I would have to suggest the Sundae Cafe. It is actually my favorite restaurant on Tybee or Savannah! The food is delicious every single time.

Property Type

  • house


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • jetted tub


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...


  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 3000 sq. ft.


  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bathroom 5


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Convertible bed(s)
  • King size beds (2) New King beds in Master bedroom and 2nd bedroom, Queen size Beds (3) Queen beds in 3rd upstairs bedroom and 2 downstairs bedrooms., Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1)


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Air Central Air Conditioning, High Speed wireless internet, 2 Full Kitchens, Microwaves, coffeepots, Dishwashers, Refrigerators, Ice Makers, Jacuzzi Tub in Master Bath, Grill (BBQ), fenced-in yard, bikes, beach chairs, umbrellas, cooler

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