Exploring the Best South Carolina Beaches

It is no surprise that Myrtle Beach is one of the foremost beach destinations in the entire country.  The town of Myrtle Beach hums with activity all summer long. There are numerous things to do for everyone all along the expansive stretch of silky white sand. Whether you’re looking for fishing, sailing, surfing, or simply enjoying that perfect sugar sand, Myrtle Beach’s 60 mile Grand Strand has that piece of beach paradise you are looking for.

Hilton Head is one of the largest islands on the East Coast. Hilton Head is the premier destination for those seeking a large resort area with an endless variety of water sports for the entire family to enjoy. Featuring over 12 miles of beaches, Hilton Head also offers over 30 golf courses, endless bike trails, and more than 300 tennis courts for those who want to get away from the beach for a while (but why would you want to?)


Looking for one of South Carolina beaches that offers a quieter and more secluded coastline? Travel to the southernmost tip of South Carolina to our own island oasis, Fripp Island, which features one of the most beautiful beaches to be found in South Carolina. Fripp Island is 3000 acres of paradise, located just 18 miles from the city of Beaufort. While Fripp Island is primarily the home of our private vacation resort it also features a small and lively year-round beach community. Fripp features 3.5 miles of spectacular, uncrowded white sand beaches flanked by towering Palmetto trees, just waiting for you to enjoy.

Located just north of Fripp Island, you will find Hunting Island. As the name implies, Hunting Island was primarily a destination for hunters until  1935 when it opened to the public as a state park. Hunting Island features four miles of beaches with a rugged and wild shoreline combining soaring wooded landscape with clear, ocean water views. When not enjoying the unique beach, visitors can explore the remote wildness that makes Hunting Island one of the most acclaimed beaches in the southeast.

If you are seeking variety and adventure along with your surf and sand,  look no further than the five beaches of Charleston; Seabrook Island, Kiawah Island, Folly Beach, Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms. These family-friendly beaches each provide a unique and eclectic experience for beach-goers, featuring unique Lowland areas teeming with wildlife and idyllic quiet beaches where you can simply relax. There is great surfing, fishing,  boating, sailing all along these distinctive Charleston beaches.

Regardless of what sort of beach want looking to lay your towel on, South Carolina has the perfect beach waiting, just for you.

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