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Old Love

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Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom. No pets allowed.

9 N. Lovell Avenue Tybee Island, GA 31328 United States

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9 N. Lovell Ave., Tybee Island, GA, 31328

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CLASSIC 1930's beach cottage on Tybee's original cottage row. Tin roof, bead board walls, pocket windows, and picket-fenced yard.

Less than 100 steps (99 1/2 to be precise!) from the beach. Very private beach access. Quaint, quiet retreat on a private road within walking distance to great restaurants, shopping.

Perfect romantic getaway for a couple, girls retreat or adult vacation. Modern kitchen and bathroom; cable television with DVD player; iPOD sound system. We love, love, love this cottage!!! The colors and décor are adorable and bright and really make this cottage the perfect place to enjoy some time at the beach! Come make some special beach memories at Old Love Cottage!

Please note- the back queen bedroom (with TV, A/C) is a separate cottage and not connected to the main cottage. The bathroom is located in the main cottage. The washer and dryer are located outside the main cottage. Due to the age and size of the historic cottage, adults are welcome.

CAUTION: This cottage and separate queen bedroom suite, while adorable, are vintage buildings and as such have different levels with outdoor steps leading inside. WATCH YOUR STEP!! The back bedroom suite has a step down into the suite from the steps leading up to the suite.

Complimentary off-street parking for 2 cars..

Please note: Minimum Age Requirement: Must be 25 years of age to rent this property.
STVR License #STR2021-00706

Rooms and Amenities
Property Type Cottage, 1 story, Built in 1921
Unit Code 024 Old
Beds 1 queen bed, 1 full bed
Bathrooms 1 bathroom
Rooms Sleeps 4, Bathroom Specifics ~ tub/shower combo, 5 dining seats
Floor Area 700 square feet
Pets No pets allowed.
Standard Amenities outdoor shower, churches, festivals, library, live theater, marina, museums, playground, restaurants, Television, Air Conditioning, Clothes Dryer, Hair Dryer, Heating, Internet, Iron & Board, Linens Provided, Living Room, Towels Provided, Washing Machine, Coffee Maker, Dishes & Utensils, Kitchen, Oven, Refrigerator, Stove, Toaster, antiquing, beachcombing, bird watching, eco tourism, photography, scenic drives, sight seeing, ATM/bank, fitness center, groceries, laundromat, massage therapist, medical services, Near The Ocean, Lawn / Garden, Outdoor Grill, basketball court, cycling, deepsea fishing, fishing, pier fishing, sailing, surf fishing, surfing, swimming, tennis, children welcome, non smoking only, pets not allowed, wheelchair inaccessible, Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Living Central Air, Hair Dryer, Linens, Washer & Dryer, Outdoor shower
Business Nearby ATM, Nearby Post Office, Nearby local grocery store, Nearby Pier
Entertainment Cable Television, CD Player, DVD, High Speed Internet and WiFi, Television, Complimentary WIFI
Kitchen Basic Coffee Service, Coffee Maker, Cookware, Full Kitchen, Kitchen Spices and other treats, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Stove, Toaster, Utensils, Mermaid Morning Bliss Coffee
Outdoor Beach Walking, Beachcombing, Bird Watching, Charcoal Grill, Fenced in Yard, Garden Seating, Off Street Parking, Outdoor shower w/ Hot and Cold, Patio, Walkway to Water
Family Beach , Books for all
Convenience Medical Services Nearby, Nearby Grocery, Shopping, Playground nearby
Culture 20 minutes to Historic Savannah, Battlefields, Lighthouse, Military Base, Museums
Geographic Exceptional Sunrises, Exceptional Views, Near Beach, 6 minute stroll to beach
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100 % of our reviewers would recommend this vacation rental.

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  • Our Old Love Getaway

    Stayed 7 days ending in August, 2021

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    Sanda E from Columbus, Oh recommends this vacation rental

    Perfect! Walked almost everywhere we went.

    • Manager Responded on 9/14/2021

      Perfect ! Our favorite word. Come stay with us again Carol and the Mermaids l

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  • July 2021

    Stayed 9 days ending in August, 2021

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    a guest from Waverly, Ohio recommends this vacation rental

    Beautiful

    • Manager Responded on 8/21/2021

      Thank you for the review ! Hope you enjoyed your stay and will come again Carol and the Mermaids

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  • Old Love Cottage Review

    Stayed 7 days ending in July, 2021

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    Matthew S from TOBACCOVILLE, NC recommends this vacation rental

    Great location and cute cottage, could have been cleaner: crumbs and dust visible, floors sticky. Dishes and coffee maker reservoir dirty. Key lock on watchtower door loose on wall and cumbersome to lock/unlock

    • Manager Responded on 7/29/2021

      Thank you so much for your honest feedback of your stay. We always strive to have our homes the absolute best they can be and our housekeeping professionals work hard towards that goal. We also strive to have all our homes pre arrived for quality assurance to make sure things like this don't' happen. We will make sure that we learn from this and hopefully next time your stay is mermaid perfect. Diane and the mermaids.

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  • Old Love Cottage

    Stayed 7 days ending in July, 2021

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    christine P from Moore, OK recommends this vacation rental

    This is our 3 time staying with Mermaid cottages and they never disappoint. Old Love was just perfect. It was decorated beautifully and was clean when we arrived. The location was perfect and an easy walk to the beach. Tammy with Mermaid Cottages was so helpful. We had several family members staying at 2 different cottages at the beach and Tammy helped with all of our needs and was quick to respond. We can't wait to come back!

    • Manager Responded on 7/26/2021

      We are happy you enjoyed your stay with Mermaid. Please come again soon. Carol and the Mermaids

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  • Cute Seaside cottage

    Stayed 6 days ending in July, 2021

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    Michelle R from Alliance, OH recommends this vacation rental

    Old love cottage is a darling little cottage! My family truly enjoyed it and how close it was to the sea. My husband and I would love to come back and stay with just the two of us❤. Mermaid Cottages are always so accomodating and gracious.

    • Manager Responded on 7/4/2021

      That is one of my favorite cottages. Hope to see you back soon Carol and the Mermaids

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  • perfect location

    Stayed 2 days ending in June, 2021

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    Zina F from Grayson, GA recommends this vacation rental

    We enjoyed Old Love!

    • Manager Responded on 6/15/2021

      We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Please come again Carol and the Mermaids

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  • Love cottage

    Stayed 3 days ending in June, 2021

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    Jordan C from Miles City, Mt recommends this vacation rental

    This rental was amazing. Everything we wanted and way more. I have recommended to everyone i know.

    • Manager Responded on 6/7/2021

      Thank you for recommending Mermaid Cottages ! A very nice compliment. Carol and the Mermaids

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  • We believe in Mermaids!

    Stayed 4 days ending in May, 2021

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    Gwendolyn K from Salineville, Ohio recommends this vacation rental

    My hubby and I stayed here for our 40th wedding anniversary. It was perfect, from the darling cottage, to our short walk to to the beach, our Tybee Island experience was everything we dreamed of. We had everything we needed for an amazing time away! Thank you to all the Mermaids that made this trip possible. I didn't want to leave!

    • Manager Responded on 5/24/2021

      5/24/21 Thank you for your nice review. We are so happy you could spend your 40th anniversary with us. Would love to see you back for your 41st or sooner. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Loved Old Love!

    Stayed 3 days ending in May, 2021

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    a guest from Fayetteville, AR recommends this vacation rental

    Old Love was too cute! Great location and sooo close to the beach. Had everything we needed.

    • Manager Responded on 5/16/2021

      5/16/21 Thank you for your great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to Old Love Cottage and hope to see you again. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Much needed Getaway

    Stayed 5 days ending in May, 2021

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    Nancy B from Farmington Hills, MI recommends this vacation rental

    My second time booking a Mermaid property and I am always happy with my stay. Old Love Cottage is like heaven on earth. It is so cozy and comfortable. The history of the Old Love Cottage makes it even more special. My daughter came over from Atlanta to stay for the weekend and she slept in the second building on property and said she felt like she was in a tree house. She didn't want to leave. Easy access to the beach, 99 steps, so great for early morning walks. I was ready to move in myself and never leave. The Mermaids are excellent to work with and available if you need anything. Thanks Tammy :) I would recommend any of the Mermaid Properties. I will be back soon!

    • Manager Responded on 5/22/2021

      5/22/21 Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you found Old Love as cozy as we do. Expecting to see you back to visit us again. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • A Magical Cottage ��

    Stayed 3 days ending in April, 2021

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    Pamela M from Madison, Georgia recommends this vacation rental

    This is truly a magical place. From the moment you step inside you are greeted with fresh flowers, cozy atmosphere and music softly playing. The perfect cottage for a couple or just you and a friend.
    Location is great with the beach and restaurants a short walk away. The Mermaids are all so friendly, cheerful and accommodating. Be sure to book with them directly for the best experience.
    Definitely going back in the Fall and next year. A perfect way to spend my birthday.

    • Manager Responded on 5/2/2021

      5/2/21 thak you for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time here and old love cottage. Looking forward to your next visit. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Our New Love for Old Love

    Stayed 4 days ending in April, 2021

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    a guest from EVANS, GA recommends this vacation rental

    We had a wonderful time in Old Love. Being, just steps away from the private path way to the beach made the morning and afternoon walks to the beach enjoyable. The Cottage was exactly as the pictures posted and the sweet welcome card and coffee was just an added touch to make us feel right at home. We mainly walked everywhere and rented bikes the last two days to explore the island, so a car is not really needed once you park, unless you want to explore further places. The cottage was so well decorated, and would recommend this lovely cottage for anyone who wants a simple, relaxing, trip to Tybee. You can't beat the location, if you want to be away from the crowd.

    • Manager Responded on 4/13/2021

      4/13/21 Thank you for your great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the cottage and closeness to the beach. We would love you to come back and visit with us again. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Birthday Celebration Beach Vacation

    Stayed 7 days ending in April, 2021

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    Landy W from Fort Smith, AR recommends this vacation rental

    The Old Love cottage is a perfect cottage for a honeymoon but it is also great for a girls trip with two of your best friends! I had celebrated my birthday 11 years ago on Tybee Island and stayed in a Mermaid Cottage rental then. My sister & my best friend had birthdays the same week. Since we have traveled together before we knew that we were compatible roommates - so the small cottage worked out well for us. We loved the decor of the rental - just like the photos on the website. The location was amazing - we walked out the door and the path to the beach was right there! Also, one block from the cottage were some excellent restaurants!

    • Manager Responded on 4/7/2021

      4/7/21 Thank you for our nice review. We are so glad you were able to celebrate your birthdays with us and enjoyed the cottage. Hope you can come back for another celebration. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Will Be A Repeat Customer~

    Stayed 5 days ending in March, 2021

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    LaKeisha H from Sharpsburg, GA recommends this vacation rental

    This cottage is the most adorable place! We felt safe and were just steps away from an uncrowded beach. It was everything we needed and more! The owner was so sweet and checked in on us often during our stay. This will be the only location we will be renting when we visit Tybee Beach in the future.

    • Manager Responded on 3/28/2021

      So happy you enjoyed your stay and Old Love. Please sure to come stay with us again Carol and the Mermaids

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  • Simply Awesome

    Stayed 3 days ending in March, 2021

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    a guest from Cumming , Ga recommends this vacation rental

    Our time spent on Tybee was great, this little cottage is comfortable, clean and has everything that you could need. It is in a great location, if you want peace and quiet and EASY access to great food and the Beach.

    • Manager Responded on 3/16/2021

      So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Tybee and with Mermaid. Hope you will stay again Carol and the Mermaids

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  • Wonderful Cottage by the sea

    Stayed 7 days ending in March, 2021

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    Connie H from Crozet , Va recommends this vacation rental

    Such a charming little cottage. I instantly fell in love as soon as I open the door .

    • Manager Responded on 3/6/2021

      3/7/21 Thank you for your nice review. So glad you enjoyed the cottage and hope to see you back for another visit. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Lovely, relaxing time

    Stayed 3 days ending in January, 2021

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    a guest from Savannah, Georgia recommends this vacation rental

    Definitely recommend these cottages! They are so lovely sometimes you have to remind yourself to walk over to the beach and not just chill out in the home :)
    The restaurant right across the street (Salt something) was great and an easy walk over.

    • Manager Responded on 1/29/2021

      Thank you for the nice review. Please come stay with us again. Carol and the Mermaids

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  • The Perfect Getaway

    Stayed 3 days ending in November, 2020

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    a guest from Murfreesboro, TN recommends this vacation rental

    My husband and I absolutely loved this cottage. The convenience to the beach was everything you could imagine. We loved the 1930s feel while having the comforts of today's technology. A must stay!

    • Manager Responded on 12/10/2020

      12/10/20 Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the cottage and hope to see you back for another visit. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • November 2020 Stay

    Stayed 2 days ending in November, 2020

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    Lesley J from Lithonia, Georgia recommends this vacation rental

    I had the pleasure of staying at Old Love Cottage. I had trouble figuring out the lockbox so I called Guest Services. The young lady was so helpful and walked me through it. It was the most pleasurable, relaxing time I have had in a while. The cottage is beautiful and the joy I had sitting on the beach watching the waves is indescribable. This was my first visit to a Mermaid Cottage, but it won’t be the last. I enjoyed lunch at Salt Island and dinner at Sundae Cafe. I’m going home singing the praises of Mermaid Cottages and recruiting family and friends for a return visit. I will definitely be back with or without them.

    • Manager Responded on 11/25/2020

      11/25/20 Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience and Old Love. We sure hope you can come back for another visit. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Off Season - Tybee Time

    Stayed 4 days ending in November, 2020

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    a guest from Wilmington , Ohio recommends this vacation rental

    Best location ever. We’ve stayed with Mermaid many times, but this location was the best. So convenient for beach access. We walked on the beach each morning and evening. You can easily walk up to Sundae Cafe too for a carryout piece of key lime pie! Goes great with the Mermaid coffee!

    Staff was super attentive and the cottage was extremely clean.

    Street was “no outlet” so it was quiet and peaceful. You could hear the waves sometimes! We will be back!

    • Manager Responded on 11/16/2020

      11/16/20 Thank you for your great review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you back again. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Old Love Autumn Getaway

    Stayed 7 days ending in November, 2020

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    a guest from Baltimore, MD recommends this vacation rental

    Place is charming, a real vintage feel, throw back to simpler days past. Can't beat the location. Only thing I didn't like was that the windows don't seem to open, so I couldn't hear the surf when I was going to sleep or waking up.

    • Manager Responded on 11/12/2020

      11/12/20 Thank you for your nice review. We are so glas you enjoyed your visit, but sorry about the windows. Hope you will come back and see us again. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • old Love Cottage

    Stayed 4 days ending in October, 2020

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    a guest from Woodbury, TENNESSEE recommends this vacation rental

    This was my 3rd stay here at Old Love. It is very tiny but you can not beat the charm and location.

    • Manager Responded on 11/3/2020

      11/3/20 Thank you for your nice review. It is evident that you love Old Love and hope you will come back for another visit. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Our Wedding Week Stay

    Stayed 7 days ending in October, 2020

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    nicholas r from Guston, KY recommends this vacation rental

    We are so glad we chose Mermaid Cottages Old Love cottage for our stay in Tybee Island ! We and our girls loved everything about it, so cute and cozy! The girls especially loved the outdoor shower , and preferred it to the one indoors 😂 The short walk to the beach was great, and the close proximity to great food and drinks made it the perfect location for us. All of this made for a wonderful stay , but the customer service we received from Mermaid Cottages from booking to checking out, and during our stay was amazing . So easy and pleasant to deal with. Definitely recommend! Thank you Mermaid Cottages !!

    • Manager Responded on 11/3/2020

      11/3/20 Thank you for your great review. We are so glad you enjoyed the cottage and Tybee. We would love you to come back for another visit. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Loved the Old Love Cottage!

    Stayed 2 days ending in October, 2020

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    Jenna B from OFallon, IL recommends this vacation rental

    I had a great experience with Mermaid Cottages and the Old Love Cottage! The communication before and during my stay was outstanding - not too much, not too little. The cottage itself was so cute - great decorations, comfy bed, clean, awesome location. Highly recommend!!

    • Manager Responded on 10/18/2020

      Thank you for nice review. We aim to please. Carol and the Mermaids

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  • Steps from the beach

    Stayed 4 days ending in September, 2020

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    Don W from Charlotte , NC recommends this vacation rental

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Old Love Cottage. It is a perfect place for a couple to get away to the beach. It is well appointed and clean and comfortable. You are basically on the beach without paying for beachfront property. You are walking distance to many great restaurants and conveniences. This will be our place to stay when ever we return to Tybee Island.

    • Manager Responded on 10/19/2020

      Old Love really is a wonderful little cottage and we hope you're already making plans to come and see us again, and soon! ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • Wonderful stay right on the beach

    Stayed 6 days ending in September, 2020

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    Taylor B from Savannah, Georgia recommends this vacation rental

    Very cute cottage steps from the beach! The extra bedroom in the back with the queen bed is really unique. Outdoor shower was a lot of fun. Well decorated and has a lot of the tools you need to enjoy your stay. Steps from Tybee restaurants including Salt, Island, Fish & Beer which is delicious.

    • Manager Responded on 10/10/2020

      Thank you for nice review. Please come stay with Mermaids again. Carol and the Mermaids

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  • Couples Getaway

    Stayed 3 days ending in August, 2020

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    Michele C from Traverse city, Mi recommends this vacation rental

    The perfect little home for a couple to experience Tybee Island! The home had everything that was needed. It was super close to the beach...the only bummer part was the jellyfish. Didn't realize that the jellyfish were everywhere in the water when we vacationed at Tybee Island. We really wanted to enjoy the beach and the ocean, but could not due to the jellyfish.
    The home had amazing airconditioning!!!! Which was awesome, because it was super hot when we were there. Shower had great water pressure and so warm when needed. The outdoor shower was great to cool off, when it was so warm outside. The beds were so comfortable and we felt very relaxed in the home! The home was within walking distance to some of the great restaurants and little gift/shopping stores.
    We also took a day and drove to some of the other islands to experience the beauty in the area!

    • Manager Responded on 10/4/2020

      Michele, We love to hear when our guest experience and enjoy the best of the cottages! That is awesome. Old Love does have that beach charm for a great beach experience. So sorry your timing visiting was the same as our unwelcome visitors, the Jellyfish! They can be very aggravating and we are happy to see them leave when they do. We hope to see you back soon for more Old Love and Tybee time, Mermaid Denise and the Mermaid Pod!

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  • My wonderful week at Old Love Cottage

    Stayed 6 days ending in August, 2020

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    Sanda E from Columbus, Oh recommends this vacation rental

    My husband and I had an absolutely wonderful week at Old Love Cottage. We parked our car when we got there and only used it one time the whole week.

    • Manager Responded on 10/11/2020

      10/11/20 Thank you for your nice review. We are so happy you enjoyed Old Love and hope you come back for another visit. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Adorable Cottage!

    Stayed 7 days ending in July, 2020

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    Amy B from Cleves, OH recommends this vacation rental

    Charming cottage that really made our vacation swim thing special. Fully stocked with everything we could have needed. Love staying here.

    • Manager Responded on 7/31/2020

      7/31/20 Thank you for your nice review. We are so glad you enjoyed the cottage and hope to see you back for another visit. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Just as described

    Stayed 4 days ending in June, 2020

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    Brandon B from Siler city, NC recommends this vacation rental

    House was clean and perfect! We had a wonderful stay!!

    • Manager Responded on 7/14/2020

      We are always glad to have Happy Guests. Please come stay again. Carol and the Mermaids

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  • Wonderful experience

    Stayed 2 days ending in June, 2020

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    Laci W from Guntersville, AL recommends this vacation rental

    The cottage is beautiful. We have a wonderful experience with no problems at all. The property manager was wonderful anytime I had questions. We loved everything about this place. I think our favorite was the outside shower! WOW!! The only downfall would be that I forgot to take a magnet with their info on it from the fridge when I left. 😊

    • Manager Responded on 6/18/2020

      So glad to hear you had a great experience staying with the Mermaids. Please come stay again Carol and the Mermaids

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  • Mermaid delight

    Stayed 5 days ending in May, 2020

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    Toni H from Altona, IL recommends this vacation rental

    Cottage was just as advertised. Cute, beachy, clean, and well located to the beach! We loved our stay..Everything we needed was their, they called to make sure everything was ok, they had forgotten to leave us the mermaid coffee starter kit, which was not a big deal, but they sent someone over with it right away- it was very good!

    • Manager Responded on 6/1/2020

      Our mission is to make sure our guests are happy So glad you were. Carol and the Mermaids

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  • Great cottage

    Stayed 2 days ending in March, 2020

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    a guest from AMORY, MS recommends this vacation rental

    Small cottage but so cute and great for our stay. Loved being able to walk to the beach too!

    • Manager Responded on 3/29/2020

      3/29/20 Thank you for your nice review. So glad you enjoyed the cottage and the walk to the beach. Hope to see you again. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Cute Cottage!

    Stayed 5 days ending in November, 2019

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    a guest from Tulsa, OK recommends this vacation rental

    Such a cute little cottage! Perfect for a couple or small family.

    • Manager Responded on 12/1/2019

      12/1/19 Thank you for your nice review. We are so glad you enjoyed the cottage and hope you come back for another visit. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Home away from home

    Stayed 7 days ending in September, 2019

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    a guest from Knoxville, TN recommends this vacation rental

    We really enjoyed the cottage, felt like Grandma's house at the beach. The outdoor shower was refreshing and close proximity to beach was a plus. Many feral cats in the area that left poop in our backyard. It would be helpful to have a shovel at the cottage for clean up. We spotted a few roaches in the cottage. Overall we enjoyed our stay with Mermaid Cottages.

    • Manager Responded on 10/4/2019

      10/4/19 Thank you for the honest review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, but sorry for the unwanted visitors. We do have the house sprayed, but with the hot weather, they don't want to stay outside . Please come back for another visit. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Old Love-2019

    Stayed 10 days ending in September, 2019

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    Whitney S from Fishes, Indiana recommends this vacation rental

    What a great vacation!!!
    We celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary with our second trip to Tybee, and our second stay with the Mermaids.
    Our house was well stocked with what we needed. And, when I needed a basket for laundry transport to/from the house and clothesline.....Mermaid Jennifer and Alfie made it happen!
    We enjoyed the short walk to the beach, the lovely outdoor seating area, the detached bedroom, AND the outdoor shower (it was VERY windy during our stay, so the outdoor shower was a great addition!)
    Old Love is the perfect getaway for a couple of (old) love birds.
    We visited Savannah a few times, the lighthouse, and Fort Pulaski.
    Usually, I’m ready to go home after vacation. Not THIS time.......I was honestly plotting how we could get someone to transport our dog to us, so we could stay longer.
    Well played, Mermaids!

    • Manager Responded on 9/27/2019

      9/27/19 Wow! What a wonderful review. We strive to make your vacation perfect and it sounds like we came close. You should plan on coming back for your next anniversary. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Cutest little cottage

    Stayed 2 days ending in August, 2019

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    Jennifer H from Henderson , Tennessee recommends this vacation rental

    We had a great stay. The cottage was so cute and not but a little walk away from the beach. I would definitely stay here again!

    • Manager Responded on 9/13/2019

      9/13/19 Thank you for the lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed the cottage and hope to see you again. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Best of the Best!

    Stayed 6 days ending in August, 2019

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    Deneen J from Memphis , Indiana recommends this vacation rental

    Lovely cottage, clean, homey, screams, “you’re at the beach”, time to relax and chill! We did just that. Just steps from the beach. Easy access to the rest of Tybee and very easy access to and from Savannah.

    It is a wonderful process to check in and out. Every thing is ready for you. Well stocked with all you need to enjoy your time at Tybee.

    Leave a good tip when you leave....they have worked hard to meet your needs and provide you a lovely place to call home while on vacation!

    We had a wonderful week celebrating our 25th Wedding Anniversary! We were sad to leave....cannot wait to visit again!

    • Manager Responded on 9/7/2019

      Hope you have 25 more years ! So glad you enjoyed your stay. Carol and the Mermaids

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  • OLD LOVE GENERATES NEW LOVE

    Stayed 4 days ending in August, 2019

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    Molly L from Atlanta, Georgia recommends this vacation rental

    Difficult to find a small cottage on Tybee for just 2 people but Mermaid Cottages always comes through for us with lovely, clean, historic cottages close to or on the beach. We will definitely revisit OLD LOVE because that elevated, detached bedroom at the back of the property is heaven for sleep. The Mermaids have it together and never miss a beat on making it real for us.

    • Manager Responded on 9/7/2019

      Thank you for great review! Also loved to hear you will be back to stay with us again. Carol and the Mermaids

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  • Old Love Cottage Tybee

    Stayed 3 days ending in August, 2019

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    a guest from Covington, IN recommends this vacation rental

    It was a very cute cottage. It was clean, and the decor was adorable. It was farther from the beach than we had thought it would be. It is a nice island, with a nice beach. The also provided a special blend of complimentary coffee. which was a nice touch.

    • Manager Responded on 8/23/2019

      We're happy you had a good time! The beach is just steps from the cottage ~ the actual ocean can be further out with the tides, and of course the shoreline changes all the time ~ but the distance from the cottage to the beach itself is always 99 1/2 steps! :) We can't wait for you to come again. ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • Love the Love Cottage!!

    Stayed 7 days ending in June, 2019

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    a guest from malverne, NY recommends this vacation rental

    Perfect little cottage for my hubby and me plus teen daughter. We didn’t use the back house but loved the main cottage. Super clean upon arrival. Outdoor shower a hit. Truly 99 steps to a very quiet beach.

    • Manager Responded on 7/19/2019

      Deirdre, We are delighted to receive your 5-star review! Thank you so much. We look forward to providing an excellent vacation experience for you and your family again soon!. Alfie & The Mermaids

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  • Awesome Cottage

    Stayed 4 days ending in June, 2019

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    Shelli F from Canton, Ohio recommends this vacation rental

    99 steps to the beach and
    friendly neighbors who once owned this cottage and shared the history of it with us.

    • Manager Responded on 7/2/2019

      Ohhhhhh my gosh! We love that!! We're all about history on Tybee with our Mermaid cottages; I'm glad you got the deal from the source! Come snd see us again soon! ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • Classic Beach Cottage

    Stayed 4 days ending in May, 2019

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    Mark A from Riverside, RI recommends this vacation rental

    Location. location. location.
    This is a great spot to hang out at the beach. Very clean. Mermaids were awesome. We had a great time. We would definitely rent here again.

    • Manager Responded on 6/17/2019

      6/17/19 Thank you for the great review. Agree, it is a perfect location. So glad you enjoyed your trip and hope to see you on your next visit this way. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • We are in Love!

    Stayed 3 days ending in May, 2019

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    Linda L from Scranton, KS recommends this vacation rental

    Perfect weather. Loved our Mermaid Cottage and will definitely return. Everyone was so accommodating and the cottage had everything you could possible need. Private. Close to the beach. Quiet.

    • Manager Responded on 5/30/2019

      5/30/19 Thank you for a great review. We agree, very private and close to beach. Don't forget to visit us for your next vacation. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Girls Trip

    Stayed 3 days ending in April, 2019

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    Gretchen T from Ceresco , NE recommends this vacation rental

    Amazing. The location is perfect. The cottage is cozy. Hope to come back again.

    • Manager Responded on 5/6/2019

      Didn't you love just taking 99 1/2 steps to get your toes in the water? You'll have a hard time getting your 10,000 steps in at Old Love, but it's totally worth it! :) Come again soon! ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • Old love was a perfect get away!

    Stayed 7 days ending in April, 2019

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    Patrick C from phillipsburg, NJ recommends this vacation rental

    The cottage was just as perfect as the photos. The description was accurate and the staff was very friendly. The beach access was right out the door, which was perfect for walking out to catch a beautiful sunrise. Tybee island cute little island with so many great restaurants, all accessable by bike. Everyone was so friendly, we can't wait to come back!

    • Manager Responded on 4/21/2019

      We can't wait for you to come back, either! We love anyone that loves Old Love. <3 #vacationperfect Come and see us again soon, please! ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • Wonderful Getaway Cottage

    Stayed 6 days ending in November, 2018

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    Robert O from Decatur, IL recommends this vacation rental

    We loved this ultra-quaint island cottage. A short walk to the beach, excellant dining, supplies, the lighthouse, etc., etc. Clean, quiet, nicely decorated, and all you need to get your stay started. Also, everything — Savannah included — is a short drive away, if walking’s not your thing.

    • Manager Responded on 11/26/2018

      11/26/18 Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving and will come back for another visit. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Old Love Cottage/Mermaid Cottages

    Stayed 7 days ending in October, 2018

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    a guest from Rockchester Hill, MI recommends this vacation rental

    Mid Oct trip to Tybee....what a wonderful little sweet and quaint. One of the very best vacation experiences, it is all in the details. The Old Love Cottage was a perfect location, immaculate, well stocked, there was nothing wanting, and the Mermaids were attentive but not intrusive...just the perfect balance. I hated to leave, but look forward to returning, and working with the Mermaids in the future.

    • Manager Responded on 11/3/2018

      11/3/18 Thank you for your wonderful review, we agree, perfect little cottage. Please come back and visit us again. Judy and the Mermaids

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  • Old Love Cottage

    Stayed 7 days ending in September, 2018

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    a guest from Sundance, WY recommends this vacation rental

    Perfect little cottage in a perfect location. We had so much fun! Hoping to get back to this magical place as soon as possible!

    • Manager Responded on 10/2/2018

      Don't you just love Mermaid Magic? I know I do!! You have your very own personal vacation home anytime with us. Can't wait to see you again! ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • Loved our stay!

    Stayed 3 days ending in September, 2018

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    Melissa H from Dardenne Prairie, MO recommends this vacation rental

    This unit was steps from the beach. Very clean and everything we needed was there. We would definately stay here again. Diane was great!

    • Manager Responded on 10/2/2018

      We hope you WILL come and stay with us again! We are loyal to our Head Mermaid Diane and we LOVE loyal guests. Can't wait to see you again~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • Girls trip

    Stayed 4 days ending in August, 2018

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    Sandra G from Lutz, FL recommends this vacation rental

    We could not have asked for better accommodations. The cottage was absolutely adorable and perfectly decorated. We loved the outside seating area and shower, which we used everyday. There was three of us and we were all completely comfortable. Literally only a few steps to the beach. We enjoyed our morning coffee watching the beautiful sunrises.

    Diane went out of her way make sure we had everything we needed and checked in on us during our stay.

    We can’t wait to go back again!

    • Manager Responded on 9/15/2018

      We love welcoming girls trips to our cottages! So glad you had such a great visit! Diane and the mermaids

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  • Absolutely wonderful

    Stayed 4 days ending in August, 2018

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    Colleen W from Maple Shade, NJ recommends this vacation rental

    After a 15 hour drive home from the cottage, I wish I could go back. I love this cottage so much. It's exactly was I dream of owning someday. I love the old charm. The house was very clean and adorably decorated and we loved staying there. The location was excellent. I hope to come back soon. Everything was made so easy from Mermaid Cottages.

    • Manager Responded on 9/6/2018

      So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Please come back and see us soon Carol and the Mermaids !!

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  • Fantastic Beach Cottage

    Stayed 4 days ending in July, 2018

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    Brenda K from Kennesaw, GA recommends this vacation rental

    This little beach cottage is a slice of heaven with everything you would need to relax and enjoy a beach get away. The house is older but well kept and decorated - it feels like stepping back in time in a good way.

    • Manager Responded on 8/9/2018

      Thank you so much for staying with us!!! the mermaids

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  • Great Cottage close to the Beach!

    Stayed 8 days ending in July, 2018

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    Michael A from Jonesborough, TN recommends this vacation rental

    As that sign says "99 1/2 steps to the beach". This cottage was just right for the two of us, but could work for a family of 4 or 5. We used the out side shower after each trip to the beach. We love these old style beach cottages just makes our vacation more enjoyable.

    • Manager Responded on 8/7/2018

      we're so glad you had a great visit! Love, the mermaids

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  • Home away from home.

    Stayed 7 days ending in June, 2018

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    a guest from Canton, GA recommends this vacation rental

    Great place to stay.

    • Manager Responded on 7/4/2018

      We love the review, but we think you meant for 1's to be the best ( but 5's are the best!) We hope to see you next visit! The mermaids

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  • A perfect place to escape.

    Stayed 2 days ending in May, 2018

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    Eric A from Jackson, MS recommends this vacation rental

    This was our second stop on our honeymoon to force relaxation and be close to the beautiful Tybee Island beach. The home was well-maintained and updated with modern amenities. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the at-home feel of the cottage and look to return for a second stay.

    • Manager Responded on 6/6/2018

      I really like that little cottage. So glad ya'll did also. mermaid Carol

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  • Old Loved it

    Stayed 3 days ending in May, 2018

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    Clayton S from Normal, IL recommends this vacation rental

    This was the perfect little cottage on the beach for my wife and I to get away to for a long and wonderful weekend. Everything was clean and well appointed as we have grown to expect from Mermaid, and the location right by the beach can't be beaten. I will note that it does not have a beach view due to the dunes and other houses, but with it being such a close walk that hardly matters. We were able to walk to restaurants, grilled a meal, and spent most of our time enjoying the uncrowded beach.

    • Manager Responded on 5/30/2018

      thank you for staying with us!!! the mermaids

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  • Exceeded my expectations!!

    Stayed 5 days ending in March, 2018

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    Jennifer B from Warner Robins, GA recommends this vacation rental

    My family had a great time!! Cottage was perfect; clean, organized, and family friendly for sure. Beach access was amazing too! We have friends that live on the island, so we had them over and had a BBQ in the backyard. Great times and we'll definitley be back again!! Needed assistance and they were quick to respond and help us. We also left a couple of items and had no issues having them shipped back for us. Zero complaints, except that I wish we could have stayed longer. Love Tybee!!!

    • Manager Responded on 4/1/2018

      Thank you for such a lovely review! We look forward to welcoming you back to Tybee soon! The Mermaids of Tybee Island

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  • Old Love Cottage

    Stayed 2 days ending in February, 2018

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    a guest from Morristown, Tennessee recommends this vacation rental

    This place is my sacred place! I come here to relax and get away and I’m my most happiest at this Cottage on Tybee Island!!

    • Manager Responded on 3/14/2018

      You're not the only one who's told us that ~ we even had a guest this last year commission a local artist to paint her a portrait of Old Love so she could 'take it home with her'. We love our Old Love, glad you do too. ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • LOVED the Old Love Cottage

    Stayed 2 days ending in December, 2017

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    Shannon R from Bloomington, Minnesota recommends this vacation rental

    When we arrived a light was on as well as a lit Christmas tree. It was beautiful! The cottage was so cute!

    • Manager Responded on 1/15/2018

      Thank you so much for spending the holidays with us! The Mermaids #mermaidtribe

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  • Loved staying at &#x201C;Old Love&#x201D;

    Stayed 6 days ending in December, 2017

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    Sherri B from Erie, CO recommends this vacation rental

    I arrived to a pretty Christmas tree, the lights on and soothing music. Perfect start to my relaxation vacation! Diane was very pleasant and responsive. The cottage really is only a few steps to the beach. Everything I needed was in the cottage and the bed in the main house was very comfy. I liked my getaway so much I had a local island artist create an oil painting of the cottage on canvas as a keepsake, and a reminder to myself to breath and relax a little in the course of my busy life.

    • Manager Responded on 1/1/2018

      Wow! What a wonderful experience ~ I wish I was there too! :) You'll have to send us a picture of your picture because that sounds aMaZinG! Please come and stay with us again as we love our happy guests. ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • Surpise engagement weekend!!!

    Stayed 2 days ending in November, 2017

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    Justin P from Coker, AL recommends this vacation rental

    I surprised my girlfriend with a trip to Tybee Island (this has been on her bucket list for a while). She was so surprised she cryed at the site of Tybee Island sign. She was so excited to see us pull up to mermaid cottage and began to cry again because she was so happy and excited to be staying in the cottage. I perposed to her on the beach right in front of the lighthouse and she said YES!!!!! It was a PERFECT weekend. One that changed our lives forever!! We will always have a special place for Tybee Island!!

    • Manager Responded on 12/4/2017

      Tears of happiness are OK at Old Love ~ that's what new loves are for. Come and stay at Old Love any time ~ you now have a vacation home on Tybee. BTW ~ high five on the happy tears!! ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • Sandy Summer Dreams

    Stayed 3 days ending in October, 2017

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    Yvonne M from Waltham, MA recommends this vacation rental

    This cottage was fantastic. Great water pressure in the shower, comfy chairs in the common space, fun decorations and a relaxing atmosphere. Loved hearing the rain storm on the tin roof, and being able to hear the surf as well as the wind in the palms. Efficient spaces and eclectic vibe.

    • Manager Responded on 12/4/2017

      Oh, you stayed in a GREAT cottage! We love our Old Love and we hope you found a new love in Old Love yourself. We love that! ;) Come stay again any time! We'd love that as well. ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • Honeymoon Week!

    Stayed 6 days ending in September, 2017

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    Emily W from Hershey, PA recommends this vacation rental

    It was fantastic! Clean, had linens and everything so we didn’t need to bring our own. Only down fall was the mosquitos, which isn’t their fault. Just being spray!

    • Manager Responded on 9/26/2017

      You got to spend a week with your New Love at Old Love. How fitting! I bet there were a lot of kisses in those 99 1/2 steps to the beach. Congratulations! ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • A Perfect little Cottage Retreat

    Stayed 3 days ending in August, 2017

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    a guest from Indian Harbour Beach, Fl recommends this vacation rental

    This sweet cottage was just what we were looking for to rest and get away to celebrate our 20 yr wedding anniversary. Cozy,clean and comfortable with all the amenities we might need and only steps to the quiet beach.

    • Manager Responded on 8/18/2017

      We're so happy you got to celebrate an 'old love' in Old Love. We hope it made it feel like new love! :) Come again for your 21st! ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • In love with Old Love

    Stayed 4 days ending in August, 2017

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    Irene J from green bay, Wisconsin recommends this vacation rental

    What an idyllic little getaway right on the ocean! We loved every minute in the cottage and the nearby extra bedroom. Can't wait to come back!

    • Manager Responded on 9/10/2017

      You now have a new love to come to any time you need to get away! We're so happy you loved Old Love! ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • Charming and Enchanting Cottage at the Beach

    Stayed 4 days ending in July, 2017

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    a guest from Ames, IA recommends this vacation rental

    This cottage is packed with character and charm, from the décor to the colors outdoors. The place is full of fun beach decorations -- plus just walk down the short little path and you are right on the beach! The shed in the backyard had some beach chairs and beach toys too, which was a wonderful bonus. The outdoor shower for washing off sand and the laundry machines were great conveniences. The back additional mini-cottage is a very nice plus as well -- we could each watch different tv shows at the same time! On top of the cottage itself being so great, the Mermaids are top-notch at providing quality service. They are so helpful and professional. And the housekeeper had the cottage in immaculate condition! I highly recommend the Old Love Cottage. Young and old alike will love it.

    • Manager Responded on 8/5/2017

      Did you count the steps? Wasn't it exactly 99 1/2 steps? ;) We're so happy you enjoyed it ~ it's a great cottage in a great location and we hope you'll make it your personal vacation home. ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • Moms getaway

    Stayed 3 days ending in July, 2017

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    Carrie S from Yorkville, IL recommends this vacation rental

    We loved this cottage...perfect for a relaxing girls getaway!

    • Manager Responded on 8/16/2017

      What?!? You had a Girls' Weekend and you didn't call us Mermaids to come and hang out with y'all?? ;) We're so happy you enjoyed Old Love. It's been a favorite for us Mermaids for a long time! ~ Jennifer & the Mermaids

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  • Will stay again, hopefully soon!

    Stayed 5 days ending in June, 2017

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    Brandon S from Guntown, MS recommends this vacation rental

    Old Love is the ideal stay on Tybee. Yes, it is literal steps to the beach, great for enjoying the ocean, strolling the sands or rising early to watch the sun come up.

    It is a small space with every amenity you need. The back building is great for either a second couple or kids. The property is spotless and super comfortable. If you want to stay in and relax with TV, do that too (plenty of TV and streaming options).

    On top of that, the customer service is 5-star. Walk across the street to Chu's if you need a convenience store or right beside Chu's, eat at Sundae Cafe. Three beach stores are right down the road.

    As good as advertised and a stay you'll always remember. We hope to be back ASAP!

    • Manager Responded on 6/25/2017

      Yep! It sounds like you truly discovered the extra perks that come with a stay at Old Love! Mermaid Denise is just a call away and hopes to hear back from you too ASAP, that you are ready to come again, your Mermaid family.

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  • Love Old Love!

    Stayed 7 days ending in May, 2017

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    Mary L from Macomb, Illinois recommends this vacation rental

    This was our second time staying at Old Love. We love it's location and proximity to the beach! This time my sister joined my husband and I and having the separate 'back cottage' was very convenient.

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  • Old Love Cottage Review

    Stayed 2 days ending in May, 2017

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    angela m from Springville, AL recommends this vacation rental

    adorable cottage. just right for the 2 of us. mermaid cottages staff are all very friendly and professional. the cleanest rental we have ever stayed in. loved old love!

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  • OLD LOVE

    Stayed 2 days ending in March, 2017

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    Danielle B from Bear Lake, Mi recommends this vacation rental

    Absolutely enjoyed our stay at Old Love! We only had two nights but could have easily stayed much longer. The cottage was clean and exceeded our expectations.

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  • Best Girls Trip Ever!!!

    Stayed 4 days ending in March, 2017

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    a guest from Lawrence, Kansas recommends this vacation rental

    PERFECT! EXCEEDED ALL EXPECTATIONS

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  • Loved it!

    Stayed 3 days ending in February, 2017

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    a guest from Rochester, NY recommends this vacation rental

    This February we had a wonderful 3 nights in this tiny cottage. The weather warmed up and we also used the detached bedroom which has wonderful screens to open all around. The location is perfect, right next to the beach, and the decorating is wonderful. We loved our visit and hope to return some day.

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  • A lovely place!

    Stayed 4 days ending in December, 2016

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    a guest from Cloverdale, Virginia recommends this vacation rental

    We came for a before the holiday rush get away. This is a lovely little cottage which is indeed very close to the beach. There was no coffee but when I called about it, we were encouraged to go by a local store to be given a free bag of their Mermaid brand. It was very thoughtful of them. Many businesses were closed for the winter but there were still plenty of places to eat and shop. We were only 20 minutes from Savannah which was great. I would recommend this cottage to a couple or small family that prefers their own space over a hotel.

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  • Loved Old Love

    Stayed 4 days ending in November, 2016

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    Trina M from Magnolia, Mississippi recommends this vacation rental

    From the moment I walked into this precious cottage and heard the sounds of scoundscapes my soul went into immediate relax mode. I am in love with this cottage. I loved the cozy one room feel and the décor beautifully fit the theme of the cottage. Diane was the prefect hostess and went above and beyond to make this time at Old Love all that I could have expected, wanted or even asked for. Thank You to Mermaid Cottages. I'll return to Tybee as often as I can and will always turn to Mermaid Cottages for a place to stay.

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  • Wonderful Property Made Perfect Vacation

    Stayed 6 days ending in October, 2016

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    Lori S from Champaign, IL recommends this vacation rental

    We had an awesome experience with Mermaid Cottages and loved our stay at Old Love Cottage!! It began by working with Jan in reservations and she was very helpful in getting us all setup for our arrival. She even went above & beyond to make the stay more special for my sister who had suffered a stroke. Thanks so much Jan!!! When we arrived the cottage was spotless thanks to Sara in housekeeping. The online description was great for the property and the proximity to the beach was amazing! We enjoyed many wonderful restaurants and local attractions to make this a terrific vacation. I would highly recommend Mermaid Cottages and Old Love Cottage to family and/or friends!

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  • Old Love

    Stayed 2 days ending in September, 2016

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    Christopher W from Covington, GA recommends this vacation rental

    Such a beautiful cottage and a great location. Perfect for couples. We will stay at Old Love again.

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  • My Time at Old Love cottage

    Stayed 5 days ending in September, 2016

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    Jan L from Woodbury, TN recommends this vacation rental

    The cottage was just a adorable as I knew it would be. We loved the décor, it was so homey and comfortable. It was very clean and all the linens and towels crisp and new. All the comforts of home. We loved the location and hope to be able to come back next year. The property management staff were extremely helpful, there was no DVD player and they brought one to us as we had a little bad weather during our stay. Overall, it was great, could not have been better !Love this island !!

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  • I love the Old Love cottage!

    Stayed 4 days ending in August, 2016

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    Leslie W from Johns Creek, GA recommends this vacation rental

    This is the second time I have stayed here and will be our regular place to stay in the future! This cottage is in a quiet, private area on the north end of the island. The cottage was spotless, and believe me, I am very picky. The whole rental process went very smooth. They were excellent with notifying me of payments to my credit card and I never had any problems with the payment process.They called me during my stay to make sure we were happy. I was surprised at how comfortable the beds were. Beach was just a few steps away from the cottage. I would definitely recommend this property, its the perfect beach house!

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  • 99 steps to the beach...really

    Stayed 7 days ending in August, 2016

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    Shelly W from North Aurora, IL recommends this vacation rental

    We love, love, love this little cottage. We hope to be back again. Beautiful location, out of the hubbub, writhin walking distance to great restaurants. We thoroughly enjoyed beach walking and bird watching every day. We expected a lot from this little place and it exceeded our expectations.

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  • Happy Honeymooners

    Stayed 6 days ending in June, 2016

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    Anita W from Roswell, Ga recommends this vacation rental

    Katie and Tyler loved staying in the Old Love Cottage. It made their honeymoon very special. You are right ! .... Only 99 steps to the beach! They also like that they could buy seafood at the pier and prepare in the great little kitchen. Thanks for helping to make their honeymoon so special!

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  • Good times

    Stayed 2 days ending in June, 2016

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    Erica W from Charlotte, NC recommends this vacation rental

    I liked staying here. It was clean and the only thing I wasn't thrilled about were the door handles. Weird I know. I found it a little difficult to get the keys in to the main doors with the screens opened the opposite way.

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  • Old Love Cottage - May 2016

    Stayed 2 days ending in May, 2016

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    a guest from Pennsauken, New Jersey recommends this vacation rental

    We absolutely loved our stay at the Old Love Cottage in May 2016. We were blown away by how clean and well-maintained the property was. It was much nicer than we ever expected. The property description was 100% accurate. The location was perfect as it was just steps from the beach and within walking distance to many places on Tybee Island. We rented bikes to get around -- which I highly recommend. I would definitely recommend this property. The worst part was having to leave!

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  • Great getaway

    Stayed 3 days ending in May, 2016

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    Kyle B from Greeneville, TN recommends this vacation rental

    We stayed for a long weekend. The cottage was very quaint and charming. The separate bedroom was very private and intimate. The outdoor shower was great and reminded of a childhood beach cabin. Would definitely stay here again.

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  • lovely stay

    Stayed 3 days ending in May, 2016

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    a guest from Ballwin, Missouri recommends this vacation rental

    appreciated the honesty and accuracy about the property. very helpful signage inside. this was the CLEANEST property I've ever stayed in. and the MOST ADORABLE!

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  • AWESOME!

    Stayed 3 days ending in April, 2016

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    Jennifer W from Sandy, Utah recommends this vacation rental

    I love this little cottage and if I could stay forever I would. It was perfect in every way and so was every single person that worked with Mermaid Cottages.

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  • Old love,new love

    Stayed 8 days ending in April, 2016

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    Brian K from Cedar, MI recommends this vacation rental

    We had a great time.

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  • Charming & great location :)

    Stayed 4 days ending in March, 2016

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    Shaun H from Hugo, MN recommends this vacation rental

    My friend and I met in Savannah to celebrate our 50th birthdays. We wanted something relaxing & Old Love Cottage was perfect. It's located on a quiet street, just a short walk to the beach, and near restaurants and shops.

    The cottage and the crab trap out back were great! The decorating was great & the backyard was a good spot to relax with a glass of wine after a day of sightseeing.

    The cottage was spotless & had all the things you needed in order to cook some meals at home. There was even a grill in the backyard, but we didn't use it.

    The beach in this area of Tybee Island is more secluded and quiet in comparison to the main beach/boardwalk. You felt almost like you had your own private beach :)

    We had a small issue after the first night (new heat in the crab trap that we couldn't figure out). They had someone out within an hour to get it working for us!

    We had a fabulous time- if you're looking for a relaxing getaway, this is the place!

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  • Great Little Cottage

    Stayed 3 days ending in March, 2016

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    a guest from Burns, TN recommends this vacation rental

    We loved the cottage! The kitchen is not ideal for cooking but we did not cook too much so it was not a problem. We were shocked by the color change from booking to arrival but the blue is really cute. The space was very clean! The company was so easy to work with and called to check and made sure we had everything we needed.

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  • Mermaid Cottage Stay

    Stayed 3 days ending in March, 2016

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    a guest from Morristown, Tennessee recommends this vacation rental

    I could not have been happier! The cottage was immaculate and clean! The inside and outside decor was absolutely adorable and went along great with the location and area! We were very happy with our stay and will definitely be back!

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  • Thumbs up!

    Stayed 2 days ending in March, 2016

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    Gwen L from Perrysburg, OH recommends this vacation rental

    Amazing!

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  • Old Love

    Stayed 4 days ending in February, 2016

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    Christian H from Charlotte, NC recommends this vacation rental

    Perfect couple's retreat--great location near the beach, nicely decorated, attentive service.

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  • Fabulous stay at Old Love Cottage

    Stayed 2 days ending in October, 2015

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    Laura F from Marietta, Georgia recommends this vacation rental

    Everything was perfect at Old Love Cottage! The accommodations were top notch, and the cottage is adorably and thoughtfully appointed. The Mermaids could not have been more helpful and communicative. We would definitely recommend this property and Mermaid Cottages to family and friends!

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  • Fall Break vacation on Tybee Island

    Stayed 4 days ending in October, 2015

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    Carolyn W from Cloverdale, IN recommends this vacation rental

    October was the perfect time to visit. It was less crowded but still warm enough to do everything we wanted. The Cottage was great and very close to the beach. It was on the more quiet end of town as well. We will definitely be coming back to Tybee and we would definitely stay in this Cottage again!

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  • 2nd Time's A Charm

    Stayed 4 days ending in September, 2015

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    Peggy F from Henderson, Tn recommends this vacation rental

    My daughter & I first stayed here in 2011 & loved it. The cottage is so charming & light filled. It was the perfect getaway for us, but would be a great cottage for a romantic getaway too. Unfortunately, it was not great beach weather. We found plenty to do visiting the lighthouse, riding our bicycles in soft rains, picking up shells on the beach, shopping, & eating. Perfect cottage for two, but more than that, I would not recommend.

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  • Precious Cottage

    Stayed 8 days ending in September, 2015

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    Virginia S from Mt. Pleasant, SC recommends this vacation rental

    This was my fourth time renting Old Love and it was just as wonderful as before. The cottage was immaculate and lacking nothing. The kitchen is well stocked and I had everything I needed. The location can not be beat, it truly is just a tiny walk to the beach.
    The Mermaids as usual provided friendly and gracious service.
    I love this place.

    Thanks for everything.
    Best regards,
    Ginny

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  • Vacation at old Love

    Stayed 7 days ending in August, 2015

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    Kim C from Burnsville, NC recommends this vacation rental

    We were very satisfied with our stay, however in the extra room I was bitten on my face by an insect the or spider in the night. Therefore, we would not use that room after that. Additionally, the flood lights from the surrounding neighbors made the extra room very hard to sleep in. I would suggest better insecticide and different curtains for the outside extra room (the roost).

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  • a true beach cottage

    Stayed 4 days ending in August, 2015

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    a guest from Chesterton, IN recommends this vacation rental

    The location is ideal if you want to be 99 1/2 steps to the beach and not in a condo complex. The cottage is one of five houses located on a dead end street so the location is quiet and amazingly private considering the neighbors are very close. The cottage was clean, charming, small and cozy. The Crab Trap (separate sleeping cottage) was also clean, charming, and cozy. Our group consisted of mom, dad and our 20 year old daughter so, having a main cottage and the Crab Trap were just perfect for us! If you are traveling with young children I am not sure this arrangement will work well for you. The outside shower was great, although hot water was not guaranteed but not really needed either. A hot shower was always an option in the main cottage bathroom. The washer and dryer were especially appreciated -- we visited Tybee in July so the humidity was high so towels did not dry well on the hooks inside the main cottage, consequently we would shake off the sand, run the towels through a rinse cycle in the washer then use the dryer for a complete dry. Recommendations to the Mermaids would be to extend the stepping stones from the main cottage to the Crab Trap and to add one or two more stones to the path to the outside shower, and find some smaller chairs that could be placed on the deck of the Crab Trap -- an afternoon beverage on the deck in the sun would be more enjoyable if chairs that fit the space were available. Also, I would recommend adding a pizza cutter to the utensil drawer. For future renters -- Old Love Cottage is not a luxury 5-star hotel or condo but it is definitely a 5-star beach cottage!

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  • YaYa Mermaid Getaway

    Stayed 3 days ending in July, 2015

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    a guest from Sylacauga, Alabama recommends this vacation rental

    We felt like we were glamping! Very clean, very cute, and a very fun vacation!

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