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Private Island with Active Bald Eagle Nest

33 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Darien House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths (Sleeps 12)

Thank you for inquiring about Eagle Island. My name is Andy Hill. I am the owner and director of Guest Services for Eagle Island, and I am honored that you have chosen us as a potential vacation destination. At Eagle, we specialize in customizing our private island into your private island. I will work with you to provide a simple relaxing weekend or a full-blown extravaganza. It is all in what you want your secluded paradise to be. Upon arrival on Eagle Island, Guest Services will conduct a brief orientation and then depart, leaving you and your guest(s) alone to explore and enjoy your very own private, ten-acre island! After all, privacy is our priority. Eagle Island is accessible only by boat and boasts all the modern conveniences and accessories including a state-of-the-art chef's kitchen stocked with kitchen wares, Direct TV, wireless internet, bed and bath linens, a commercial ice machine, and an outdoor fire pit.

A six-person hot tub is ingeniously located in front of an outdoor fireplace on the 1500-square-foot, wraparound, screened porch. Eagle Lodge comfortably sleeps twelve guests. There are two bedrooms with a queen bed in each; the loft has a queen bed. There is a 700 square foot master suite located on ground level with a queen bed and two sets of bunk beds, one queen set and one single set (four beds total).

Activities : Kayaking, Boating, Horseshoes, Hiking, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing (active bald eagle nest), Ping-Pong, Fishing off dock, Charter Fishing Trips available, Crabbing, Our most favorite activity is simply relaxing and enjoying the company you are with on your own private island!

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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based on 33 traveler reviews

Private Island with Active Bald Eagle Nest
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews

Fabulous get away

  • 5 of 5

So enjoyed our family get away. Lots of adventure and wildlife.

Never a dull moment.

Would I come again, you ask??? You know it !!!!!

Had a fabulous time - better than I had hoped

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Private Islands of Georgia thanks you for your business. Eagle Island always has a lot of adventure and wildlife for guests to enjoy. As you are aware we offer three other islands that help make up the Private Islands of Georgia, Mayhall Island, Little Mayhall Island, Grassie Field Island, for you to walk and explore. Mayhall is 20 acres and has two separate boardwalks at the northend each 500', going over to Little Mayhall and Grassie Field. You can kayak or boat over to Mayhall for your adventure. Hope to see you soon.
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Wonderful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We went for spring break. We have 3 teenagers and it was a great getaway. Andy and his crew were very accommodating, helping us get settled and stocking the food we ordered online. Eagle Island is so unique! We went to Sapelo everyday, enjoyed the boat ride there and every day was different. Saw so much nature, bald eagle, alligator, dolphins, sea ray, osprey, even a wild boar! Will definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for a great review. The Private Islands of Georgia offer so many outdoor activities for the family...boating, nature, and a private beach on Sapelo Island. The Harris Teeter grocery service we provide is a favorite for all guests. When you arrive, all of your food is stocked, and your beverages are iced down and ready to enjoy. See you again soon, Captain Andy
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Richmond Hill, GA

Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated my husband's birthday on Eagle Island and it was perfect! Andy and his staff attend to every detail. We took advantage of a side trip to Sapelo and had an amazing time. Nowhere else can you get a private island experience quite like this! This was our second trip to Eagle and definitely not our last!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a return trip to Eagle Island. Taking exceptional care of our guests is very important to us at the Private Islands of Georgia. I hope all of our Eagle Island guests will either rent the pontoon or bring their own boat so that they can explore the Georgia coast. I will spend hours with you in the boat introducing you to the local waterways. See you next year! Captain Andy
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Florence, SC

Secluded Private Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Second year at "Eagle". This place is unbelievable. Could not wait to get back here. Ten acres of island seclusion and privacy. Rustic/modern lodge with large wrap-around decks up and down. Every convenience you could ask for from outdoor kitchen to hot tub on the deck to quiet mornings or evenings on the dock. Never used the indoor showers! Dual head outdoor shower is awesome (no towels needed!)! Andy is a great host and he and Craig are always available to make sure you have anything you need. Brought our own boat this year and it was great. Andy helped us launch at Darien docks. Toured Sapelo Island in one of Andy's two trucks he keeps on the island. Spent the afternoon on a 9 mile deserted beach. Took trip to St. Simons for lunch one day. At the island we ate every meal outdoors on the porch or on the dock. Fresh crabs, shrimp, and fish abound. The days are long and the evening are filled with absolute silence...unless you count the nightly frog serenades or a rain on the metal roof from an evening thunder shower. Never saw another soul the whole week we were there. Perfect place to get away from everyone and everything and just relax. I would recommend this place to couples who are looking for an escape and to families who are looking to spend some quality time together. The lodge will comfortably accommodate 14. We will be back annually and hopefully more frequently. We now look forward to this trip every year. Thanks Andy for making this treasure available to those who are lucky enough to find you!

The Martins

Florence, SC

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Simons Island, GA

Weekend Wonder on Eagle Island

  • 5 of 5

Three couples from Virginia, North Carolina and nearby St. Simons Island descended on this beautiful island early Saturday afternoon. Owner Andy Hill met us with his excellent co worker Mike and drove us to Eagle Island. We dropped off our bags and boated out to Sapelo Island. Had a great tour there of the homes and beach and caught up on Georgia history seeing the 18th century ballast rocks from the European ships which came here to pick up the fine Georgia lumber. Sapelo is a jewel.

Eagle Island has every comfort. Two kichens! One outdoors to assist in any low country crab boils you may have planned. Fresh blue is easily caught off the dock. The wrap around screened in porch with a killer sleeping sofa and hammock is great. The bedrooms upstairs and down are very comfortable and the AC cranks up just right on a hot summer weekend.

Altogether a terrific getaway that is elegant, simple, and luxurious all at the same time. Make sure you visit May Hall Island and be prepared for an incredible house there, too.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your positive review. So that future guests understand, the Private Islands of Georgia are eight private islands on the Georgia Coast, and Eagle Island is one of the eight islands. We offer Eagle Island guests access to May Hall Island, which is 20 acres. On the north end of May Hall Island a 500' boardwalk connects May Hall Island to Little May Hall Island (9 acres) and a second boardwalk connecting May Hall Island to Grassiefield Island (17 acres). Guests can walk all three islands and enjoy the privacy of a maritime forest. We also provide access to Sapelo Island with its pristine beaches and usually you never see anyone else on the beach. Thank you for visiting Private Islands of Georgia.
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Private Island with all the comforts

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of six for two nights. The house was really well equipped, including a good sound system and wi-fi. We rented the pontoon boat and made a day of going over to the beach on Sapelo. Great fresh crab feast on our return, all pulled from the traps off the dock.. Brought dogs, they had at least as good a time as we did. The house can manage as many as 12 (room for six in the basement) but may work best for 3-4 couples. There's a semi-resident (4') alligator who visits the pond out back and good fishing from the dock. A unique and fun place to spend a few days.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you and your dogs enjoyed your visit to Eagle Island. The blue crabs have been plentiful, and are excellent at the dinner table. As you know, we provide two crab traps and bait for the traps, so all guests can enjoy the blue crabs at Eagle Island. Thanks for visiting, and we hope to see you again soon!
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Eagle Island, Coastal, Georgia, USA (about an hour from Savannah, GA or Jacksonville, FL Airport)


Rates & Availability

Darien House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
3-12 Guests/2 Guests SEE NOTES
Aug 5 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Standard pricing
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Boat Rental - PLEASE ASK $0
Cleaning Fee-SEE NOTES $0
Tax Rate 5.0%

These rates apply year round.
2 Guests .... Weekday $475/night (Sunday thru Thursday) ... Weekend $575/night (Friday & Saturday) ... $ 2,900/week (6 nights)
3-12 Guests ... Weekday $600/night (Sunday thru Thursday) ... Weekend $700/night (Friday & Saturday) ... $3,300/week (6 nights)
Two Night Minimum.
There is a 5% Hotel/Motel tax on all rentals
Cleaning Fee $95 fee for 2 guests, $125 for 3 guests or more.
Rates include Round-Trip Boat Transportation to/from the island.
Until confirmed, rates subject to change.

50% deposit of base lodging fees required to hold dates. Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be in writing. To qualify for a refund, a cancellation notice must be received a minimum of 30 days prior to check-in date. Upon receipt of written notification, a 10% administrative fee will be deducted and the balance of the deposit will be refunded. No refunds without a 30 day notice.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Darien House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 4 twin/ single , bunk beds 1 set full size, 1 set twin size
    Bedroom 3 Loft - 1 queen
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
There is a fireplace located inside the lodge in the living room. Another is located on the screened porch in front of the hot tub. And there is a fire ring outside near the pond. Large Commercial Ice Maker, Private Six Person Hot Tub, Outdoor Shower, Wireless Internet, Relaxation! Catering Available

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