The New Inn

The new Inn, painted a cheerful yellow, is an energy efficient elevated structure so that each of the five guest rooms enjoys spectacular views from individual porches.  All of the guest rooms are decorated in the beach colors of coral, blue and sea green. The five guest rooms include king size beds, flat screen TV’s, individual AC controls and walk in spa showers.  The third floor Mermaid and Seafarer Rooms also have Jacuzzi tubs. Views from these rooms are a photographer’s dream, as they have the full panoramic view of the tidal marsh.

The inn was built to conserve energy. Each room has its own temperature control. Tankless water heaters provide efficient hot water without wasting energy. Our induction cooktop is a dream to cook on and uses minimal power. Composting and recycling efforts reduce our waste to the extent we have no need for commercial a commercial dumpster. Herbs, flowers and vegetables are grown in our own gardens or sought from local resources.

Don't miss Bill's Saturday night fire. Saturday evenings we gather with guests, neighbors and friends for a quiet bonfire out by the marsh. Her we enjoy catching up with others, listening to tales of old or just a bit of star gazing. Moon rise is often a spectacular affair especially when it rises over a full tide.

Bill is a retired research chemist and Jan is a Registered Nurse. Both look forward to meeting new guests and welcoming the return of others. Your innkeepers are a wealth of local knowledge and are happy to help with arrangements for tours of sapelo, boat charters and kayaking arrangements.

There isn’t one room at the Inn that doesn’t offer you splendid views of the tidal marsh and the finely landscaped yard. The first floor great room is comfortable and cozy, a perfect place to read a book and sip a cup of tea.  In the morning, you can enjoy a cup of coffee in the sunroom, which is beautifully decorated with favorite scenes of New England, Jan’s childhood home.

The Blue Heron Inn is a favorite of bird watchers and is perfectly situated, just minutes from the Sapelo Island ferry and visitor center.  The Blue Heron is centrally located along the coast just an hour away from historic downtown Savannah. Jekyll and St. Simons Islands are only 30 minutes away.

For more information, you can contact Jan and Bill Chamberlain at 912 437-4304 or at