Folly Beach, South Carolina, is a terrific spot for beachcombers looking for a wide beach and a lively social scene. Bring your beach gear for a fabulous vacation by the ocean. If you're planning your next trip, read through these ideas to help with plans.

Top vacation rentals in Folly Beach

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4.8
Outstanding(320 Reviews)
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Charming Pet Friendly Oceanview Bungalow - Prime Location - Steps to beach
5 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 baths
Garden · Pool · Pets allowed

Looking to create some memories in Folly Beach? Look no further than our House, Charming Pet Friendly Oceanview Bungalow - Prime Location - Steps to beach. Enjoy top-rated amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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5.0
Outstanding(352 Reviews)
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 in Folly Beach
Folly's Best Kept Secret ~ SHORT WALK TO THE BEACH! ~ 2 bed / 2 bath
4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 baths
Garden · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

House in Folly Beach, for $277 per night is great for your next (business stay, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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3.9
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 in Folly Beach
3star
Tides Folly Beach
Pool · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette
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Nestled in Folly Beach, this Hotel is perfect for your next vacation. Enjoy Tides Folly Beach's top-rated amenities, including Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Pets allowed, and more.

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4.8
Outstanding(2 Reviews)
House
 in Folly Beach
121 E Ashley (A)
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

Experience vacation in Folly Beach with our House, 121 E Ashley (A). Enjoy amenities such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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Vacation rentals with air conditioning in Folly Beach

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4.8
Outstanding(272 Reviews)
House
 in Folly Beach
Coastal Cottage with Fenced in Yard!2nd row home!Bikes, beach toys, surf boards!
6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 baths
Garden · Pool · Pets allowed

Looking to create some memories in Folly Beach? Look no further than our House, Coastal Cottage with Fenced in Yard!2nd row home!Bikes, beach toys, surf boards!. Enjoy top-rated amenities including Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Laundry, and more.

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4.8
Outstanding(269 Reviews)
Apartment
 in Folly Beach
Charleston Folly Beach Beach Oceanfront Condo
6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 baths
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner
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When traveling to Folly Beach, if you are looking for (business stays, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.) this is the perfect place at $415 per night.

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5.0
Outstanding(230 Reviews)
House
 in Folly Beach
Great Family Beach House and 5% off weekly stays!
6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Garden · Pool · Pets allowed

Enjoy the best of Folly Beach in our House, Great Family Beach House and 5% off weekly stays! . A stunning property with amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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Beachfront
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4.7
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Apartment
 in Folly Beach
E Ashley 121 (B)
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

The best choice in Folly Beach for Apartment, for $193 per night for your (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Folly Beach travel guide

Let us help you plan your perfect Folly Beach vacation. Our travel guide highlights things to do, places to see, favorite vacation rental amenities in Folly Beach, and more.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Folly Beach?

  • Air conditioner
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Internet / Wifi

About Folly Beach

Vacationers have outdoor recreation at their disposal, a little sightseeing, beachfront restaurants for dining and beach bars for beverages. Oceanfront lodging keeps it all convenient with numerous cottages, hotels and condos to rent.
  • Outdoor Activities: Folly Beach allows the active-minded to jump in with both feet and try surfing, paddleboarding and kayaking. Swim in the water and walk the beach for shelling.
  • The Pier: The Edward S. Taylor Fishing Pier is an ideal location for pier fishing and bird-watching. It stretches out into the ocean 1,045 feet for magnificent views and awesome sunsets. A tackle shop has bait and necessary supplies.
  • Morris Island Lighthouse: This historic lighthouse is situated just a few hundred feet from the shore. It was completed in 1876 and stands 161 feet high.

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Folly Beach, SC?

Folly Beach, SC is a great destination for tourists looking for a fun, beach getaway. Some of the must-visit attractions include:

  • Folly Beach Pier
  • Folly Beach County Park
  • Morris Island Lighthouse
  • Center Street

The Folly Beach Pier is a great spot for fishing, dining, and taking in the views. Folly Beach County Park is a great spot for swimming and beach activities. The Morris Island Lighthouse is a great place to explore the area's history. Finally, Center Street is a great place to explore the local shops, restaurants, and nightlife.

How can I get around in Folly Beach, SC?

Folly Beach, SC is a popular tourist destination, and there are a few ways to get around the area:

  • Use public transportation: The CARTA bus system has routes that connect Folly Beach to Downtown Charleston and the surrounding area.
  • Rent a bike: Bicycle rental shops and bike tours are available in Folly Beach.
  • Walk or take a taxi: The area is small enough to be explored on foot, and there are several taxi companies that serve the area.

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Folly Beach, SC?

Folly Beach, SC offers a variety of affordable accommodations for visitors. Here are some of the top options:

  • Folly Beach Oceanfront Hotel – Located on the beach, this hotel offers cozy rooms and stunning views.
  • Folly Beach Rentals – Choose from a wide selection of rental homes, condos and apartments.
  • Folly Beach Campground – Enjoy the beach life in a cozy tent or RV.
  • Folly Beach Motel – This budget-friendly motel offers clean rooms and a convenient location.

What is the culture like in Folly Beach, SC?

Folly Beach, South Carolina is a vibrant beach town with a strong sense of community and a laid-back atmosphere. Here are five aspects of the culture in Folly Beach:

  • The locals are friendly and welcoming to visitors.
  • The town has a relaxed, beachy vibe.
  • The town is known for its nightlife, with plenty of bars, restaurants, and live music.
  • The town is full of outdoor activities, including surfing, fishing, and kayaking.
  • The town celebrates its own unique culture with an annual festivals and events.

Is Folly Beach, SC safe to travel to?

Folly Beach, SC is generally a safe place to travel to. Here are a few key points to keep in mind:
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Be mindful of the beach's hours of operation
  • Be aware of the potential for strong rip currents

What are the popular shopping destinations in Folly Beach, SC?

Popular shopping destinations in Folly Beach, SC include:

  • Folly Beach Farmers Market
  • Sea & Sand Outfitters
  • Tidal Wave Surf Shop
  • Folly Beach Fishing Pier Gift Shop

Where is Folly Beach, SC?

Folly Beach, SC is located just outside of Charleston, SC, and is a popular destination for beachgoers. It's known for its wide, white sand beaches, and its laid-back atmosphere. It's a great place to relax and explore the Lowcountry.

What are the top things to do in Folly Beach, SC?

Folly Beach, SC is a popular destination for beach lovers and adventure seekers alike. Here are some of the top activities to do while visiting this beautiful beach town:

  • Spend the day soaking up the sun on the beach
  • Go surfing or paddleboarding in the Atlantic Ocean
  • Explore the natural beauty of Folly Beach County Park
  • Dine on fresh seafood at one of the local restaurants

What do I need to know before visiting Folly Beach, SC?

Before visiting Folly Beach, SC, it's important to know the following:

  • Folly Beach is a barrier island located southwest of Charleston, South Carolina
  • Average summertime temperatures are in the 80s and 90s fahrenheit
  • Parking is limited, and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis

It's also important to be aware of the local ordinances and regulations - during peak season, Folly Beach has a curfew from 12AM-6AM.

What is the price range for rentals in Folly Beach?

Vacation rentals in Folly Beach have a price range between $76-$2,870. The average price for rentals in Folly Beach is $310 per night.

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