Folly Beach, SC, USA

Folly Beach, SC, USA

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Where to stay around Folly Beach?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,747 holiday lettings near Folly Beach. From 1,409 houses to 449 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Folly Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Folly Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Folly Beach:

  • Charleston Oceanfront Villas: 420 holiday homes
  • Waters Edge: 450 holiday homes
  • Sunset Point: 444 holiday homes
  • Historic Old City: 580 holiday homes
  • Old Village: 83 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Folly Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Folly Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sunset Cay Marina: 4,263 holiday lettings
  • Folly Beach Fishing Pier: 4,274 holiday lettings
  • Folly Beach County Park: 4,262 holiday lettings
  • Morris Island Lighthouse: 4,280 holiday lettings
  • The Governor's House Inn: 3,954 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Folly Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Folly Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,409 houses in Folly Beach. Our other popular types of Folly Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 449 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 374 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 227 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Folly Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 894 holiday homes with pool available in Folly Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Folly Beach, South Carolina, USA your home away from home

    Folly Beach is a six mile long barrier island known as "the Edge of America". Its wooded coastline was the first sight of land for many settlers. Modern-day Folly Beach has a friendly small-town atmosphere with just 2,000 inhabitants, making it a favorite getaway for vacationers.

    Things to Do in Folly Beach, SC

    The long sandy coastline is one of the main attractions for holiday rentals in Folly Beach. The area is ideal for watersports including sailing, windsurfing, parasailing, jet skiing and boating. It is a premier surfing destination, particularly at The Washout which was carved out by the powerful surf during Hurricane Hugo. Folly Pier, Clouds, Piddleys and the Old Coastguard Station also offer good surfing conditions. Surf rentals and lessons are offered from the many surf shops along the beachfront. Other things to do on Folly Island include crabbing and shrimping. Take a fishing charter, hire a bicycle or enjoy bird watching during your stay on this island retreat.

    Places to Visit Around Folly Beach, SC

    Visit the Morris Island Lighthouse from your Folly Beach holiday home or stroll along the 1000-foot pier to watch the shrimp boats or spot dolphins. James Island County Park has a 50-foot climbing wall, bouldering cave and fishing dock. The historic city of Charleston, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter, is one of the best preserved historical cities in America. Take a carriage tour to see some of the historical buildings which are over 300 years old, visit the museums and stroll along the harbor. Drayton Hall and the Magnolia Plantation are architectural masterpieces with guided tours available.

    Weather in Folly Beach, SC

    Folly Beach holiday rentals enjoy a pleasant semi-tropical climate all year round. The summer months have average highs of 88°F (31°C) and even the Atlantic Ocean reaches 80°F (26°C) in the summer. The mild winter months have highs of around 60°F (15°C) making Folly Beach very popular with snowbirds and visitors from colder regions. The area very rarely has frost or snow and the wettest months are in the summer.

    Travel to Folly Beach, SC

    The nearest major airport to Folly Beach holiday rentals is Charleston International (CHS) Airport which is about 18 miles away. It is a joint civil-military airport and is the busiest airport in South Carolina making it very easy to reach from domestic and international destinations. Folly Beach is easy to drive to along I-526 and SR 171 across the bridge to the island. Hilton Head (HHH) Airport also has domestic flight connections and is about 53 miles from Folly Beach. A hire car is recommended to reach Folly Beach and for exploring the surrounding area.

    Attractions in and around Folly Beach

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Folly Beach? Take the children and visit Splash Zone Waterpark, South Carolina Aquarium and Blackbeard's Cove Family Fun Park. Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to USS Yorktown, or spend an enlightening afternoon at Edmonston-Alston House or Postal Museum. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Folly Beach County Park and Front Beach, and green spaces such as White Point Gardens and Waterfront Park. Activities around the area include St. Johns Yacht Harbor, Charleston City Marina and Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal. Folly Beach Fishing Pier and Morris Island Lighthouse are some attractions to visit during your stay. Also you might want to add Battery Number 5 Marker, Ocean Course or Fort Sumter National Monument to your agenda.