St. George Scuttlebutt

The latest news, happenings, and Island tales, here on our Forgotten Coast blog

Kayak and sailboat on beach.

Spring Break is a fantastic opportunity to take advantage of schools being out to string together quite a few days for an adventure. But many of us across the country wince at the thought of trying to relax with toes in the sand and the sounds of the surf in our ears during Spring Break. […]

Beach houses on St. George Island

A pair of signature Resort Vacation Properties homes, located inside the gated St. George Plantation, are among the highlights of this year’s St. George Island Tour of Homes. They are “Chasing the Sun” and “Camelot.” According to the St. George Lighthouse Association, which sponsors the tour, its homes “showcase the distinct architecture, décor, landscape and […]

Red flag on beach.

When you arrive on St. George Island, the one thing you can be sure of is that everyone wants you to have the best, most fulfilling vacation ever. From the shop owners to the park rangers and your fellow visitors, when we’re all happy, life is wonderful. And nothing can turn a good day bad […]

Sunset photo off the coast.

Look around the homes of most St. George Island vacationers, and you’d be hard pressed not to find a sunset family photo, framed and prominently on display. It’s only the most seminal image of any beach vacation, after all. And considering our island has some of the most amazing vistas, who wouldn’t want to preserve […]

Oysters prepared for shucking.

We hear it all the time, from locals and visitors alike: “Apalachicola Bay oysters are the best.” It’s not an opinion to Forgotten Coast diners — and those around the country, for that matter — it’s a fact. Compared to the bivalve competition, the award-winning oysters are cleaner and meatier, with a naturally mellow flavor […]

Friends watching football game in a bar.

Fall and winter mean many things on St. George Island and throughout America, and one of the highest on that list is football. College and pro football make the end of the year — and the beginning of next — absolutely magical for many. Game-day viewing is a favorite activity for our guests, which is […]