Historic Isle of Hope

Isle of Hope is a small community situated just 15 minutes outside of downtown Savannah. The coastal riverside location of Isle of Hope allows visitors and locals to enjoy the beautiful picturesque location along the beautiful low country. The neighborhood is bike and walker/runner friendly. Located on the Skidaway River, Isle of Hope is a place of history, community, and welcomes visitors of all ages. The historic Sandfly area is located one mile from Isle of Hope Marina and provides locals and visitors with all of their shopping and dining needs. Isle of Hope is home to Wormsloe Historic Site one of the most historic places in the south. Isle of Hope also offers many convenient choices to your religious needs within walking distance of the marina (additional options are available within a couple of miles from the marina.) 

Local Restaurants 

Driftaway Cafe: 912.303.0999

Southern style nouvelle cuisine offering grilled seafood, slow roasted prime rib, salads and sandwiches.  Open for lunch and dinner.  Located in our local Sandfly area.  (1 mile).  Driftaway offers a free ride back to the marina

Cohens Retreat912.355.3336

Cohen’s Retreat is the point where Art, Food and Community converge; A restored building with a coffee shop, gift store, bar, and restaurant featuring low country American cuisine. (1.5 mile).


Tequila's Town: 912.226.3307

Unique and traditional Mexican dishes served by friendly staff. Genuine Mexican recipes, and a modern twist on time-tested Tex-Mex favorites.  (1 mile).

Sandfly BBQ912.356.5463

Eat In/Take Home.  Best BBQ on the east coast including pulled pork and world famous brunswick stew.  (1 mile).

Your Pie912.692.1123

Express your inner pie and put together your favorite pizza. In Sandfly.  (1 mile)

Castaways: 912.999.6130

Local low country favorites, fresh seafood, sandwiches, crispy salads.  (1 mile).

Ming's Asian Fusion912.355.8819

Sushi Bar, teriyaki, japanese favorites. In Sandfly.  (1 mile)

Jalapeno's: 912.356.1800

Authentic Mexican cuisine in a casual setting, conveniently located in nearby Sandfly.  (1 mile)

Pearl's Saltwater Grille: 912.352.8221

Enjoy a variety of seafood dishes, grilled chops or steaks overlooking the beautiful coastal waters.  Open for dinner only.  Located on LaRoche Avenue, just off the island.  (1.5 miles).

Auspicious Baking Company912.349.3444

Fresh bread and pastries located in Sandfly (1 mile).

Papa John's Pizza912.691.1200

Have hot pizza delivered to you at Isle of Hope Marina (50 Bluff Drive, the corner of Rose Avenue and Bluff Drive.) Located in Sandfly.  (1 mile).

Wyld Dock Bar912.692.1219

Waterside hangout for New American fare with a seafood focus, plus cocktails, bocce & a fire pit. Located at 2740 Livingston Ave. (3.1 miles).

Local Churches

Isle of Hope United Methodist Church
T: 912.355.8527

St Thomas Episcopal Church
T: 912.355.3110

Isle of Hope Baptist Church
T: 912.355.9815

Kirk O’ the Isles Presbyterian Church
T: 912.355.3141

St James Catholic Church
T: 912.355.1523

Emergency Care

Isle of Hope Fire Department
- Isle of Hope Fire Department is a volunteer based fire team that is located within 0.25 miles from the Isle of Hope Marina. Please call 911 for any emergencies.


Isle of Hope Marina

- Complimentary Loaner Cars

Uber and Lyft

- Drivers are very familiar with the marina and the Isle of Hope area 

Taxi Companies

AAA Adam Cab Co.,T: 912.927.7466

- ($18-$20 to Downtown) ($35-$40 Airport) 

MC Transportation, T: 912.786.9191

Yellow Cab of Savannah: 912.236.1133

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50 W Bluff Drive

Savannah GA 31406

Latitude:     N  031° 58.779′
Longitude: W 081° 03.349′

Located directly on the Intracoastal Waterway
Skidaway River at Mile 590, Marker 46 A

VHF Channel 16

Approach Depth: 12' MLW




Current Fuel Prices 

Diesel: 2.48

Gas: 2.89