The Crab Shack Tybee Island

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The Crab Shack is where my husband and I went for dinner our first night on Tybee Island after spending some time sitting on the beach under the full moon and enjoying the ocean we headed to get some food. It was late at night so we got to experience the restaurant oasis in the most wonderful way. The outside is decorated with lights and it looked rather magical.
Mask Lights

There are some really neat creatures that hang around on the outside of the place. gator Big gator

And when the whole restaurant isn’t in use, they bring out some pirate gear for purchasing. pirate gear

There are two thrones for a pirate king and queen, I suppose. thrones

Since we were on vacation and celebrating our birthdays and anniversary, I opted for a strawberry daiquiri that tasted amazing and gave the option for having it in a keepsake glass to take with us. strawberry daiquiri

They feature their own sauces and the shrimp sauce is the BEST shrimp sauce I have ever tasted. Sauces

Speaking of shrimp, my husband seems to very much prefer breaded shrimp. He doesn’t usually like shrimp cooked any other way. We ordered some fresh boiled shrimp (we know right where it comes from) and some deviled crab. The shrimp still had the legs and shell on, and my husband had to ask how to take them off to eat it. I happily showed him and he caught on fast and we really enjoyed the shrimp so much that we ordered a second helping. Fresh shrimp is AMAZING and so worth going to the ocean to experience.
Deviled Crab and boiled shrimp Second helping of boiled shrimp

For dessert we shared this awesome piece of key lime pie. key lime pie

The inside of the place is decorated with lots of neat stuff on the walls, too.
Big Turtle Shell Big Lobster

Being their late at night, we received excellent service and our food was fast and delicious.

We checked out the birds they have that are located just behind the gift shop (that was unfortunately closed, but we went back the next day).
Bird bird 2 bird 3 And Yoda protects the birds Yoda

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Also the little gators are harder to get photos of at night… gators at night

After visiting The Crab Shack at night, we just loved the place. We talked with a lady who was also staying at Tybee Island Inn Bed and Breakfat and she felt that it was a real touristy place and not that great. We did go back the next day for lunch and experiencing it in the light of day definitely does give the more touristy place vibe. And the food and service wasn’t as good as the night before.
seafood loaded nachos shrimp po boy

I didn’t care for my shrimp po’ boy and my husband’s nachos were just okay. The inside is interesting. Lots to see. Inside scenery

The gators are a lot easier to see during the daytime. You can purchase stuff and feed them with little fishing poles if you like. Lots of people seem to enjoy doing this.
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The place doesn’t have the same magical feel during the day. daytime outside daytime outside

All in all, it is a very neat place. I recommend going when they aren’t busy to get the best service. Seeing it after dark when it’s all lit up is a must. And the boiled shrimp is wonderful.

Tybee Island Inn Bed and Breakfast

Last September my husband and I had the pleasure of having a weekend away to celebrate us. September is our month; my birthday, our anniversary and then his birthday all fall in September. Beyond Labor Day, it’s the off season on the coast, so it’s a great time to get a deal and also avoid the crowds. After some research, we booked our stay at Tybee Island Inn Bed and Breakfast. 20160916_151038

The drive in first leads through Savannah, a place neither of us had ever been, and we didn’t spend much time here. I did get some nice photos and will post them in another blog. In Savannah we were introduced to the big beautiful oak trees covered in Spanish Moss. The oak trees actually keep their leaves year round and the Spanish Moss does not harm them at all. It is a happy coexistence.

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The entrance to the B & B.

Fountain

Fountain

Beautiful Oak Tree covered in Spanish Moss

Beautiful Oak Tree covered in Spanish Moss

And there is more, the entrance to this place is wonderful. There is such a great use of space and so many personal sitting areas that several couples can enjoy one on one time in close proximity.

Nice sitting area with umbrella shade to keep the sun at bay.

Nice sitting area with umbrella shade to keep the sun at bay.


Beautiful Tree

Beautiful Tree


This was our favorite sitting spot

This was our favorite sitting spot


View from the swing looking right at the B & B

View from the swing looking right at the B & B


These detailed little touches are all over at Tybee Island Inn B & B.

These detailed little touches are all over at Tybee Island Inn B & B.


Nice sitting area with outdoor curtains on the porch.

Nice sitting area with outdoor curtains on the porch.


A nice outdoor seating area.

A nice outdoor seating area.


After all the beauty outside, I am sure you are wondering what about the inside. I only took pictures of the inside of our room. The inside of the B & B is beautifully decorated with those little touches of detail all over the place. The owners desk is just to the right of the door when you walk in, the dinning area in front of you and a nice sitting area with a fire place to the left. Down the hall to the left is a little kitchenette type area where guest will find a stocked fridge and freezer that has pints of ice cream for guest enjoyments, tea, water and coffee, and a late afternoon snack is presented daily. Great touches that we completely enjoyed. After a long morning and afternoon and some time at the beach (we had to wait for the tide to go out before finding more sea shells), over heated I was very thankful for that ice cream when my husband brought me some and some yummy blondies that were waiting for enjoyment.
blondies and ice cream were wonderful for cooling me down

blondies and ice cream were wonderful for cooling me down


Our room was nice. It had everything we needed. Here are some photos I snapped.
Cute sea shell look. :)

Cute sea shell look. 🙂


Tub with jets.

Tub with jets.


Glow in the dark stars on the ceiling when you 1st enter the room.

Glow in the dark stars on the ceiling when you 1st enter the room.


Our bed.

Our bed.


Love these ceilings

Love these ceilings

Here is a little history on the place.
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Here are some nice pictures taken in the dark while my husband and I enjoyed the swing.
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And here are a few pictures from the sitting area out back, just outside our room.

Sitting area off back porch

Sitting area off back porch


The sun

The sun

We enjoyed our stay. Breakfast was wonderful. It’s a nice place, and so close to the ocean. It was great to be able to walk to the ocean in 5 minutes. You can hear the ocean sitting on the swing. It was so peaceful and wonderful. This was the perfect weekend getaway for the two of us.

If you find yourself wanting to know more, or maybe even want to stay at Tybee Island Bed and Breakfast, please visit their website here tybeeislandinn