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 vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Folly Beach a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Travelers 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 87°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Folly Beach

Travelers 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 vacation in Folly Beach. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Folly Beach

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

How many vacation rentals are available around Folly Beach?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,873 house rentals around Folly Beach. From 1,460 Houses to 731 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental 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 HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Folly Beach:

  • Sunset Point: 461 vacation rentals
  • Cannonborough Elliotborough: 462 vacation rentals
  • Vanderhorst Plantation: 538 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Charleston: 733 vacation rentals
  • Ansonborough: 546 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Folly Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Folly Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Morris Island Lighthouse: 4,310 home rentals
  • Folly Beach County Park: 4,304 home rentals
  • Folly Beach Fishing Pier: 4,308 home rentals
  • Fields Fishing Charters: 4,310 home rentals
  • Charleston SUP Safaris: 4,310 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Folly Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,460 Houses in Folly Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Folly Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 731 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 98 lodging choices
  • Villas: 378 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Folly Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 853 vacation homes with pool available in Folly Beach.

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