Calling All Snowbirds – Fly Away to Fripp Island Resort

Winter is when you bundle up, warm up, and head out into the cold world. Getting up in the morning and stepping out into this world takes time and preparation. You’ve used up all of your energy to get going! If you’re ready for warmer temperatures, less bundling up, and an easier winter world to explore, head to Fripp Island! Our coastal paradise is your winter retreat for a fun and relaxing time. This blog will cover everything you need to know for a snowbird vacation to Fripp Island 

Start planning your trip with our Vacation Guide! Inside, you’ll find all the top activities to enjoy in the winter. Now, let’s head south! 

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Everything You Need to Know to Plan a Snowbird Vacation to Fripp Island 


Weather on Fripp Island in the winter is usually mid, with a few cold days here and there. You’ll be happy to hear that temperatures range from the low 40s to the low 60s, so there is no need to bundle up and prepare for a winter wonderland! Here, winters tend to be green and comfortable. However, pack a light jacket, sweater, and pair of jeans for the evenings! 



After spending too much time inside, getting out and moving is a great way to breathe fresh air and have fun! Get your group together and head out for a game of golf. Fripp Island features two designer golf courses for visitors to experience, Ocean Point and Ocean Creek. These courses are both challenging and full of natural beauty. Now, get out on the green! 

Boat cruises

If you’re looking for something less active, enjoy the many water activities around the island; you will love it! Choose from a kayaking experience, or relax on a larger boat and take in the unmatched beauty of the South Carolina coast. No matter what you’re looking for, we have the perfect boat rental to enjoy the cool and comfortable winter weather! 

Beach activities

Beaches in South Carolina always stay in style! No matter the season, there is something to do on the beaches. During the winter, you may not be able to swim in the water, but enjoying the warm sun and sand between your toes is easy! Take an afternoon stroll on the beach and enjoy the peace and quiet of the area. All you’ll hear are waves hitting the shore and the local wildlife. The beach is a sanctuary no matter the time of year! 


Fripp Island offers many events to enjoy through the winter season. Starting in December and going through February, events are in full swing! From Christmas to Valentine’s Day, there is plenty to look forward to. Our upcoming events are for February and March 2023, so start looking for your next Fripp Island experience. 

A Little Something for History Buffs Too  

If you enjoy a bit of learning with your relaxation, venture on over to Beaufort and its National Historic Landmark District. You’ll feel transported back in time when you witness Beaufort’s historical Colonial and Antebellum architecture dating back to the 1700s, the giant oak trees draped in picturesque Spanish Moss, and the impressive natural vistas offering fantastic views.  

Plus, Beaufort has a variety of impressive museums, fine dining venues, and shops. It’s also home to the famous Hunting Island Lighthouse, which is truly a can’t-miss attraction. 


Hang by the Beach All Month Long at Fripp Island Resort 

759 Marlin Drive on Fripp IslandThere are so many things to do and see on Fripp Island; one visit won’t be enough! Regardless of how you choose to spend your time on Fripp Island, youll enjoy every minute of your time as you shed the winter cold and soak up the sun! We offer great monthly rates from January through March, so you can stay all winter long. Find out for yourself why Fripp Island is the perfect landing spot for all snowbirdsBrowse our monthly rentals to select your home for the winter season. We can’t wait to host your stay on island time!