Three Reasons Why Fripp Island Is the Best Beach Getaway from Asheville, NC

While Asheville, NC, is an undeniably beautiful place, city life can be overwhelming. Sometimes, you need to smell the salty sea air and embrace the gentle waves of the beach. The next time you’re planning a beach getaway from Asheville, consider enjoying a relaxing and rejuvenating weekend on South Carolina’s beautiful Fripp Island. You can spend your time enjoying the sun, sand, and surf on the most beautiful beaches in the Lowcountry!  

Are you looking for more things to see and do during your getaway from Asheville? Then you need to download our free Vacation Guide! We’ve listed all of our favorite local spots, including restaurants, family-friendly attractions, shops, and more!  

Unlock Your Beach Getaway 

Hit the Road and Enjoy a Fantastic Beach Getaway from Asheville, NC, to Fripp Island, SC 

One of the reasons why Fripp Island is an ideal beach getaway from Asheville is its convenient location. By car, the trip from Asheville to Fripp Island is just over five hours. So, hop in, roll the windows down, breathe in the fresh air, and enjoy the ride. You’ll be in paradise before you know it!  

Taste the Flavor of the Coast 

By the time you get off the road and get settled, you’ll be craving a delicious meal. No worries, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from throughout the resort. You’ll find oceanfront beach bars, family-friendly restaurants, fine dining establishments, fresh seafood restaurants, and more!  

Some of our favorite local places to dine are: 

  • Palmera Taqueria 
  • Bonito Boathouse 
  • Ocean Point Grille 
  • Cabana Club Grille 
  • The Marina Deli 
  • The 19th Hole
  • The Sandbar
  • The Beach Club 

Embrace the Great Outdoors 

With miles of gorgeous shoreline and natural marshes, it is no wonder why our visitors love the outdoor adventures Fripp Island has to offer. Whether you’re exploring by land or by sea Fripp Island offers an exciting array of outdoor activities that will entertain the entire family. 

The best Fripp Island excursions for your beach vacation:  

  • Bicycle rentals 
  • Moped rentals 
  • Kayak rentals 
  • Boat rentals
  • Boat excursions 

Fascinating Day Trips 

The Lowcountry is known for its natural coastal beauty and has several historic sites open to the public. Try Hunting Island State Park for a pristine example of South Carolina coastal habitats. The small town of Beaufort, SC, is also a unique place to visit, where you’ll find everything from one-of-a-kind shops to rich history. The best part? Fripp Island Resort is located just a few miles from Downtown Beaufort, ad Hunting Island!  

Relax by the Sea at Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort 

Is there anything better than spending some time by the beach? We don’t think so! The gentle waves of the ocean, the warm sun, and soft sand make for the perfect environment to destress and unwind. The beaches of Fripp Island offer gorgeous coastal scenes, and our family-friendly resort has everything you need for an unforgettable getaway, including fine diningnature programsgolfing, and more! 

Don’t wait any longer! It’s time to start planning the ultimate weekend getaway from Asheville. The first step is finding the best vacation rentals available in the Lowcountry! Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort has an unbelievable selection of gorgeous homes, perfect for annual family vacations or cozy getaways with loved ones. 

Browse our properties and book your stay today! We can’t wait to meet you.