Destination guide

The beachside setting of Folly Beach is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Folly Beach. This city's surfing, fishing and seafood restaurants draw many visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Folly Beach

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Folly Beach for its surfing and fishing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Folly Beach a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ocean Course (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Splash Zone Waterpark (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Osprey Point Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Turtle Point Golf Course (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • South Carolina Aquarium (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Patriots Point Links (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Folly Beach

Travellers enjoy Folly Beach for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Folly Beach

Travellers love Folly Beach for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Folly Beach. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Folly Beach County Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • White Point Gardens (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Waterfront Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Charleston Waterfront Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Cannon Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Angel Oak Tree (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Folly Beach

The nearest airport is in Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.), located 16.8 mi (27 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Folly Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,025 holiday rentals around Folly Beach. From 1,519 holiday houses to 757 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Folly Beach is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Folly Beach:

  • Sunset Point: 452 holiday homes
  • Downtown Charleston: 766 holiday homes
  • West Beach: 659 holiday homes
  • East Beach Village: 396 holiday homes
  • French Quarter: 752 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Wild Dunes Resort Golf Course: 3,115 holiday rentals
  • Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens: 3,195 holiday rentals
  • St. Johns Yacht Harbor: 4,412 holiday rentals
  • Tolers Cove Marina: 3,628 holiday rentals
  • Cold War Submarine Memorial: 3,999 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Folly Beach listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 1,519 Houses in Folly Beach. Our other popular types of Folly Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 757 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 110 holiday houses
  • Villas: 368 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins 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 1,010 holiday homes with pool available in Folly Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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