Located on the north end of Jekyll Island, Driftwood Beach continually amazes guests with its beautiful driftwood and ocean views. This haunting and mesmerizing stretch of beach is often cited as a Gothic tree graveyard. Driftwood Beach an ideal location for photography, as well as a popular site for gorgeous island weddings. Enjoy a nice picnic or walk on Driftwood Beach and be just a 3 minute drive away when you stay at The Westin Jekyll Island. Just a little over 1 mile away from the hotel, guests can walk to and from Driftwood beach.
Driftwood beach extends from the Clam Creek Picnic Area to the Villas By The Sea Resort and Conference Center and is only a short walk away from the Jekyll Island Campground. From Clam Creek Picnic Area, simply follow signs for the Wildlife Viewing Area and take the paved walkway toward Clam Creek. Walk over the bridge and you will see two beach access points toward the left. Multiple beach access points along North Beachview Drive also provide access to Driftwood beach. You can park at designated parking areas along the road, next to each beach access point.