Discover a selection of 3,500 vacation rentals in Folly Beach, SC that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $147 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Folly Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy the water from a Folly Beach cabin rental

Folly Beach is a great place for Charleston cabin rentals. It boasts many attractions for couples and families, such as the shops, restaurants, and amusements of Folly Beach Pier and Center Street. You can also spend time on the area's gorgeous beaches and vibrant wildlife habitats, such as the Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve. Folly Beach is also popular for water sports like windsurfing, surfing, and sea kayaking, so you can take in everything that the area has to offer.

 
History

Historic sites near Folly Beach vacation homes

Folly Beach is filled with interesting historic sites to explore during your trip. Vacation rentals are available near places like Morris Island Lighthouse, a Civil War-era lighthouse with tranquil surrounds, and Castle Pinckney, a Civil War ruin site with a former fort and sweeping coastal views. You'll also enjoy Fort Johnson, a military historic site and former fort with excellent fishing opportunities.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Folly Beach vacation rentals

Take a long walk on the 1,000-foot Folly Beach Pier, smack dab in the middle of the bustling boardwalk. Charming Charleston with its cobblestone streets and pastel antebellum houses is just 10 miles away from many Folly Beach vacation rentals. Or set off for Sullivan's Island where you can visit the historical military site of Fort Moultrie or see where the first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter National Monument. And the kids can cool off at Splash Zone Waterpark or Blackbeard's Cove Family Fun Park.

Activities

Things to do near Folly Beach vacation homes

Center Street's the main road here, so mosey on down there for some shopping and eating. Food lovers will find all kinds of southern flair at Folly Beach's many restaurants, so get a side of grits with those fried oysters. And what better place to enjoy these eats than on the waterfront? The boardwalk's a few steps from the uber-wide beach and it has something for everyone. Wanna laze on the shore with a cold beer? You have a ton of beach bars beckoning you. If you'd rather dive in the water, there's surfing, kayaking, and more.

Day trips

Best excursions from Folly Beach vacation rentals

Folly Beach is the ideal base camp for exploring the attractions of Charleston. Vacation rentals are just a short ride from places like Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, a lush pre-Revolutionary War garden with train and boat tours, and Patriots Point, a military museum with retired Naval aircraft, ships, and submarines. You could also visit the South Carolina Aquarium, a huge aquarium with interactive exhibits and hundreds of marine species.

Weather

Climate for your stay in Folly Beach vacation rentals

The warm vibes match the weather when you book Folly Beach vacation rentals. Busy season and hot weather starts in May and lasts through September, with highs in the mid 80s. This is also the rainy season, with July and August being the wettest months. Keep in mind this exposed coast may get an occasional storm during hurricane season, which is July to November. The mild winters, which have temps in the 40s, are a great time to whale watch. And it's the south, so yeah, it's humid, but Folly Beach has the benefit of cool sea breezes to take the edge off.

Natural features

A barrier island with lots of openings for wildlife

If you wander on the westward side of this barrier island, you'll be amazed at the maze of inlets, bays, and waterways. On the Atlantic side you'll find out why this straight strip of coast may be why Charleston Locals refer to it as the "Edge of America." The edgy coast is a great place to watch migrating whales, and take a seashell for a souvenir: South Carolina has 700 species of them. The island's rich ecosystem is also home to sea turtles, coastal birds, and loads of plant life.

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, SC?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 3,469 vacation rentals around Folly Beach. From 1,746 house rentals to 888 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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

Whether you're traveling 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: 457 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Charleston: 766 vacation rentals
  • West Beach: 618 vacation rentals
  • East Beach: 375 vacation rentals
  • Vanderhorst Plantation: 510 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Folly Beach?

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

  • Shem Creek Park: 3,658 vacation rentals
  • Wild Dunes Resort Golf Course: 3,058 vacation rentals
  • Magnolia Plantation and Gardens: 3,143 vacation rentals
  • Calhoun Mansion: 3,987 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Course: 3,627 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Folly Beach listed on Vrbo 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. Vrbo has 1,746 Houses in Folly Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Folly Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 888 rentals available
  • Cottages: 142 rentals available
  • Villas: 447 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals 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 1,328 vacation rentals with pool available in Folly Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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