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

  • Castaways912.999.6130
    Local low country favorites, fresh seafood, sandwiches, crispy salads.  (1 mile).
  • Auspicious Baking Company912.349.3444
    Fresh bread and pastries located in Sandfly (1 mile).​
  • 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 miles).​
  • Driftaway Cafe912.303.0999
    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
  • Jalapeno's912.356.1800
    Authentic Mexican cuisine in a casual setting, conveniently located in nearby Sandfly.  (1 mile)​
  • Loc's Chicken and Waffles912.692.1114
    Delicious breakfast and lunch options at an affordable price. (1 mile).​
  • Ming's Asian Fusion: 912.355.8819
    Sushi Bar, teriyaki, Japanese favorites. 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).​
  • The Five Spot Restaurant912-963-1914
    Enjoy a variety of seafood dishes, grilled chops, or steaks overlooking the beautiful coastal waters.  (1.4 miles).
  • Sandfly BBQ912.356.5463
    Eat-In/Take Home.  Best BBQ on the east coast including pulled pork and world-famous Brunswick stew.  (1 mile).
  • Tequila's Town912.226.3307
    Unique and traditional Mexican dishes served by friendly staff. Genuine Mexican recipes, and a modern twist on time-tested Tex-Mex favorites.  (1 mile).
  • 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).
  • Your Pie912.692.1123
    Express your inner pie and put together your favorite pizza. In Sandfly.  (1 mile)

Local Churches

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 of 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
    Yellow Cab of Savannah: 912.236.1133