LITTLE ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga., Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island received three notable acknowledgements in the 2016 Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards including: No. 1 Top Resorts in The American South: Readers Choice Awards 2016; No. 5 of the Top 10 Best Resorts in the U.S.; and No. 49 of the Top 50 Best Resorts in the World.
According to Condé Nast Traveler, "more than 300,000 travelers took part in the 29th annual Readers' Choice Awards survey—yet another new record." They went on to say that, "most notably, they declared a passion for the authentic, the personalized, the unexpected," all of which The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island offers its guests.
"It is a distinct honor to be one of the top properties in the world as recognized by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler," said Scott Greene, General Manager of The Lodge at Little St. Simons Island. "While there are numerous awards given in our industry, there is something extremely special about being recognized by the readers—our guests—of the premier travel publication. These awards are a reflection of our exceptional staff who provide guests with an extraordinary experience, one that makes Little St. Simons Island a remarkable and memorable destination."
Accessible only by boat, Little St. Simons Island is a privately owned barrier island on the Georgia coast. Accommodations on the 11,000-acre island are in The Lodge's unique guest cottages limited to 32 overnight guests. The all-inclusive resort offers the rare opportunity to enjoy expert-led nature excursions and outdoor recreation, set against a wilderness backdrop that has remained nearly unchanged for more than a century.
"We encourage guests to explore the island's trails, creeks and seven miles of unspoiled beach and take advantage of the extraordinary opportunity to observe wildlife and enjoy nature," continued Greene. "Our guided excursions, charming accommodations, and delicious farm-to-table meals complimented by Southern hospitality are the essence of a visit to Little St. Simons Island and what sets us apart from other destinations."
For reservations, contact Little St. Simons Island at 888-733-5774 or visit http://www.littlestsimonsisland.com.
About The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island
Prized for its pristine natural beauty, gracious hospitality and secluded worlds-away appeal, Little St. Simons Island is a barrier island just off the Georgia coast. One of the crown jewels of Georgia's famed Golden Isles, Little St. Simons Island offers seven miles of private beaches and more than 11,000 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 gracious 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, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, bicycling, beachcombing and interpretive tours. Accessible only by boat, this extraordinary natural sanctuary–among the last of its kind anywhere– welcomes your discovery.
The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island is an ideal getaway for individuals, groups, families and family reunions, retreats and business meetings. All meals, beverages including house beer & wine, unlimited use of island recreational gear, and daily-offered interpretive island excursions are included in the overnight rates. The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island has received much acclaim including: "No. 1 Resort in the Mainland U.S." by Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards 2007, "Gold List" by Condé Nast Traveler 2013, Outside Magazine 2013 "Adventure Bucket List, "Top Hotel in the South" by Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards 2014," 2015 TripAdvisor - "Certificate of Excellence, and "No. 1 of the Top 20 Resorts in The South" by Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards 2015 & 2016.
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