America's Best Coastal Hotels
Courtesy of Sea Island Resorts
No. 2 The Cloister, Sea Island, GA
A historic 1928 Mediterranean-style resort with 4 pools, set on a secluded beach.
Room to Book: Beach Club suites have kitchens, fireplaces, and balconies.
Insider Tip: Take a 90-minute tour ($100 per person) of the salt marsh onboard the Cloister Belle, a restored antique yacht. You’ll see oyster beds and live shrimp.