Eagle Island - a place where you can lose yourself and find your soul
Eagle Island ~ a place where you can lose yourself and find your soul ~
A 5-moon experience for those who aspire to a bit of heaven on Earth
EAGLE ISLAND is far “from reality – near perfection”. It is one of America’s most secluded private islands on the Atlantic coast. A 10-minute boat ride from Darien, Georgia (a small fishing town 60 miles south of Savannah), Eagle Lodge is an extraordinary vacation hideaway for nature lovers, sportsmen, girls’ escapes, honeymooners and families. Completely outfitted with luxurious amenities, the Lodge comes with an uninhabited 10-acre private island, which offers all the wilderness and mystique one could expect of a Southern coastal island.
Eagle Lodge sits alone – surrounded by wildlife and plants in their natural environment, offering peace, quiet and complete seclusion if vacationers want it. Thousands of acres of Georgia coastal marsh separate the island off from the rest of the world, although the wild beaches of Sapelo Island are only a short boat ride away and the Darien docks are nearby if dining at a restaurant is the day’s plan. The full kitchen is alluring since guests bring food, beverages and an enthusiasm for preparing freshly caught crab and fish from the island’s private dock.
Sleeping arrangements accommodate up to 8 writers, 2 bathrooms, hot tub, fireplaces, outdoor summer kitchen, luxury Lodge kitchen and 1,500 sq. ft. of screened porch – satellite TV and wireless internet IF YOU MUST STAY IN TOUCH with the ‘real world’. Here you can explore the dazzling and miraculous Georgia salt marsh eco system on a kayak, take coastal cruises or watch a full moon rising. Eagle Island is only accessible via boat; owner Andy Hill provides round-trip transportation with each visit. Here the world is truly ‘your oyster’!
Eagle Island is a “5-Moon Getaway” – No agenda, No clock, No deadlines, Yes fun ~ Privacy is our Priority.
The Nature Conservancy named this region of the Georgia Coast one of ’75 Last GREAT PLACES Left in the World’.
Private Islands of Georgia
(office) 202 Marina Drive
St. Simons Island, Ga. 31522
Leigh Cort Publicity is organizing (3) media trips at the end of 2010. Some dates include a FULL MOON; all are a 3-night stay at Eagle Lodge.
• October 12, 13, 14 (checkout 15th) Boating and Fishing Publications
• November 2,3,4 (checkout 5th) Glamping (glamorous camping)
• December 6,7,8 (checkout 9th) Adventure journalists within 2 hour drive
USA TODAY (Oct. 2008) announces that Outside Magazine identified Eagle Island as one of the best adventure hideouts in their Top 50 Places to Get Away From It All.
WHAT WRITERS HAVE SAID THIS YEAR:
“When you are on Eagle Island, you’re surrounded by water, woods, and the sounds of nature. There are no distractions from television, the internet, or the outside world, unless you bring them with you. The rest of your life is a world away when you’re on Eagle Island. If you’re a writer, it’s the perfect place to focus on words.” Maggie Fitzroy, ShoreLines
Privacy and seclusion are guaranteed at Eagle Island, making it an ideal writer's retreat. Alison Trinidad, Managing Editor - Jacksonville Magazine
The Private Islands of Georgia provided a perfect combination of luxury vacationing and rugged, dirt under your fingernails experiences. As a journalist, I left with a wealth of knowledge about not only Eagle Island and Lodge, but the surrounding communities and landscape. I felt as if I was let in on a best kept secret. The experience was by far unlike any other. Amanda Dove Wells, MyScoop.com and MississippiMagazine.com – Jackson, Mississippi
To get away from everyday stressors is important. Creative types, be they writers, artists, photographers, chefs or dancers, need time for inspiration. Eagle Island offers such a place, a lonely spot that abounds with a wilderness spirit and calm serenity. Debi Lander – Jacksonville, FL.
"If you want to experience what it is like to live in a mansion on your own private island, go Eagle!" Dennis Byron, Exec. Editor – J’Adore Magazine - Atlanta
“Eagle Island is place of peace and solitude. Leave the mainland and in 15 minutes you've arrived in another world without clocks ~ where time is measured by the tides and movement of the sun through the sky. Without distractions of the outside world, the creative juices can begin flowing” Warren Resen ~ Farmer & Rancher Magazine
"Eagle Island is a focusing point. Where else can you study a nesting pair of American Bald Eagles from the comfort of a hot tub, by a roaring fire, as you watch the sun rise over the marsh and the moon set into the towering oak hammock that surrounds you? And the only sounds are Nature and you. That’s what makes Eagle Island an ideal writer's retreat”.
Amy Laboda ~ Editor in Chief, Aviation for Women Magazine
“With its isolation from the outside world, yet its access to telecommunication, Eagle Island makes a perfect writer’s retreat. You can relax and do all sort of research, yet shut it off and let the sounds of nature soothe your mind”. Jane Garvey ~ Georgia Magazine
"With a combination of solitude, nature, and modern conveniences, Eagle Island is an excellent environment for writers." Kay and David Scott ~ Georgia Journalists
“I can't think of a better retreat for a writer - or any artist. I can envision any number of great writers such as Faulkner, Capote, Hemingway, and of course, local favorite Pat Conroy loving Eagle Island for the serenity it provides among the marshes, as well as the remote, focused setting. It's both close and distant - the ever-changing natural beauty of the grasses and waters surrounding it adds a rich layer of inspiration everywhere you look - any time of day. It’s got all the comforts writers require - a dock, access to a boat and a beach, a wrap-around porch with swings and rockers, a fireplace and a giant kitchen with a corkscrew. I’d be there to recharge my system once a month if I could” Jan Norris ~ Cookbook Author/Editor
Solitude, beauty, isolation, the rhythms of nature, enough silence to hear a breeze freshening, comfort and internet connections make Eagle Island one writer's antidote to the demands of every day life. All of that plus camaraderie and hilarity ensue when more than one writer retreats there. Judy Wells – Wells Words - travelonthelevel
“I think Eagle Island is a writer's dream come through. It is quiet, serene and a great place to be to contemplate, to see nature at first hand, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, no phones and no tv. What a place to be in. I love it and cherish the time I spent there” Edwin Ali ~ www.jetsetter.com
“From crab boils to kayaking, hammocks to bonfires...Eagle Island is the epitome of comfort and seclusion” Andrea Janise, Food & Lifestyle Journalist - Atlanta, GA
"The serenity of a hammock in the woods, the solitude of a bench sitting by the pool, the comforting warmth of fireplaces are all options available to writers seeking to invoke the muse. Eagle Island is away from the maddening crowd but has the space for groups of 8-10, offers wireless connectivity, provides a state of the art kitchen. Eagle Island is perfect for a community of writers retreating for creativity and productivity." Jennifer Beaumont – Odyssey Couleur
“An ethereal experience whether one is seeking serenity or adventure. LowCountry charm of the highest order.” Barbara Ryan, Publisher ST MARYS MAGAZINE
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