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  • EcoLodge
  • EcoResort
  • EcoTours

Prized for its pristine natural beauty, gracious hospitality and secluded worlds-away appeal, Little St. Simons Island is a private barrier island just off the Georgia coast. One of the crown jewels of Georgia’s famed Golden Isles, Little St. Simons Island offers 7 miles of deserted beaches and 10,000 acres of undeveloped wilderness for exploration and relaxation. Privately owned, Little St. Simons Island has retained the charm and unhurried pace of coastal living. Moss draped live oaks and glistening marshes surround cozy accommodations in six charming cottages for no more than 32 overnight guests. The island is a paradise for nature lovers and offers a host of recreational, naturalist-led experiences including birding, boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, bicycling, interpretive tours, beach combing, fishing and swimming. Accessible only by boat, this extraordinary natural sanctuary-among the last of its kind anywhere- welcomes your discovery.

Q Waste Management

Compost vegetable scraps and paper to grow soil for our garden
Recycle plastic, aluminum, glass
Provide guests with reusable water bottles
Reuse paper for notepads
Recycle batteries, tires, oil
Repurpose wood and building materials
Living shoreline- upcycled materials from old bulkhead, recycled oyster shells
Recycle old linens and towels to use as rags.
Participate in “Clean the Earth” a program that recycles unused bath soap and distributes it in third world countries

Q Energy Usage

Switched to long-lasting compact fluorescent light bulbs in most light fixtures.
Many buildings have had icynene spray insulation added
Installed geothermal climate control in several of the buildings
Use an electric lawnmower
Maintenance and Housekeeping adjust heat/ac and turn off lights in vacant guest rooms
Boardwalk lights on timers.
Turn off pool filters from 6 pm to 6 am
Have added skylights in many buildings.
Installed on-demand tankless water heaters in many of our buildings.
Use a solar powered 12V electric fence in garden.
Replace appliances with Energy Star-rated machines when they reach the end of their lifespan.

Q Food Sourcing

Serve fresh vegetables and fruit from our organic garden.
Tupelo honey directly from apiary
Bird-friendly coffee distributed from Americus, GA
Oysters and clams from McIntosh County (same watershed)
Sweetwater (local Georgia beer) kegerator reduces waste in terms of bottles

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