Top rated rentals — Fripp Island
Destination guide

Seaside fun in Fripp Island vacation home rentals

To call Fripp Island, South Carolina a singular destination really wouldn’t be doing it justice. Get ready to experience an island with a vast assortment of unusual native wildlife; an island with the historical charm of yesteryear in the shape of drive-ins and carriage rides; an island that is itself a movie star; an island where everyone drives… golf carts?! And with Fripp Island vacation rentals, you're just a hop, skip and a jump from beaches, restaurants, marshes, golf courses, art galleries, pirate ships and so much more…


History and culture near Fripp Island vacation homes

Fripp Island boasts numerous historic sites and heritage museums. Vacation rentals put you within reach of places like Saint Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins, a historic site with the damaged ruins of an 18th-century Anglican place of worship, and the Parris Island Museum, a museum with exhibits and artifacts dedicated to the history of the U.S. Marine Corps and Port Royal. You could also visit the Penn Center, an African American museum and cultural site chronicling African American history.

Things to do

Sightseeing near vacation rentals in Fripp Island

Fripp Island vacation rentals have long attracted vacationers of one kind or another, but one visitor is said to have left something behind: local legends say that the fearsome pirate Blackbeard actually buried his treasure here! Keep your eyes peeled for it as you explore the sights, from the panoramic (and climbable!) Hunting Island Lighthouse to the historical ruins of the St. Helena Parish Chapel of Ease in nearby Frogmore. Movie buffs will doubtless want to check out the Ocean Creek Golf Course, where scenes of Forrest Gump were filmed.


Things to do near Fripp Island vacation homes

Start the day right by taking in the glorious sunrise on a stroll along one of the island’s many spectacular white sand beaches. The rest of it is yours to enjoy: rent a golf cart and set out on a scavenger hunt, cast a line out at Wardle’s Landing, or try out some watersports: paddle surfing and kayaking are both popular options, depending on whether you prefer the natural beauty of neighboring Pritchards Island or the liberating rush of riding the waves of the Atlantic. A seafood dinner is, of course, de rigeur—try the she-crab soup, with locally-caught blue crab meat!


Local weather during your stay in Fripp Island vacation homes

Travelers looking to plan their trip are truly spoilt for choice in terms of when to go: semi-tropical Fripp Island is pleasantly warm from March through to November, with the best time for hardcore sun-seekers and beachgoers being May through September. This intense summer heat is, however, wonderfully balanced by refreshing rain showers and the ocean breeze from the Atlantic, and you can always while away the scorching South Carolina afternoons on the shady porch of Fripp Island vacation rentals, watching the world go by with a glass of iced tea in hand.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Fripp Island

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Fripp Island is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Coligny Beach (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • The Sands (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Folly Field Beach (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Folly Field Beach Park (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Burkes Beach (15 mi / 24.2 km)
Good for couples

Couple's attractions near Fripp Island vacation homes

Fripp Island has an array of couple’s attractions to explore on your trip. Vacation homes are available near places like Harbor Island, an island resort with sandy beaches and a population of sea turtles, and Fish Haul Beach Park, a secluded beach that’s popular for beachcombing and wildlife observation. You could also visit Mitchelville Freedom Park, a wooded park with walking trails, wetlands areas, picnic pavilions, and a serene beach.

What are the top vacation rentals in Fripp Island?

From upmarket houses to inexpensive log cabins, Vrbo has properties to fit all budgets and tastes. Here are some of the top vacation rentals in Fripp Island:

  • "Private 4br/4. 5ba House With 2 Golf Carts": If you're after someplace in Beaufort with 4 bedrooms where you'll feel right at home, this retreat will tick your boxes. Amenities include a separate dining area and a blender.
  • "Remodeled, Awesome Ocean Views": Put your bags down and your weary feet up at this sought-after getaway in Beaufort. It features 4 bedrooms, nearby ecotour services, free WiFi and more.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Fripp Island vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Fripp Island?

For an unconventional experience, book a tiny house rental in Fripp Island. We'll warn you though — after you've stayed in a tiny house, the urge to move into one of these miniature digs will be hard to resist!

  • Take a few days off to clear your mind at "Cottage/tiny House Living Accommodation In Beaufort For Cost". Located in Pigeon Point, water sports equipment and golf are just two of the amenities you can expect here.
  • "Romantic Shabby Chic Tiny House By The Marsh" comes with a range of comforts, such as a nearby river and a kitchen. Located in Beaufort, you'll be able to live big in this small but well-designed home.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Fripp Island?

Walk out of work on Friday and then completely forget about those sales targets and spreadsheets. Enjoy a couple of days of good old-fashioned R&R — with some adventure on the side — at one of these top-rated weekend getaways in Fripp Island:

  • "Bonito Bungalow - Golf Cart And Bikes Included" in Bonito Boathouses is a great choice if you adore the outdoors. Plan a visit to a few of the area's natural attractions, like Edisto Beach State Park and The Sands, or get involved in some activities. Fishing and basketball are two ways to get your thrills.
  • You'll be able to pack loads into your stay at "A Piece Of Southern Charm On Fripp Island". This retreat is located in Dagebuell and is surrounded by awesome sights like Newhall Audubon Preserve and Rose Hill Golf Club. Basketball and fishing are some fun experiences that are also on your doorstep.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Fripp Island?

There's no shortage of studio apartments in Fripp Island. While they may be smaller in size, they pack a big punch when it comes to character, convenience and location. Here are two highly rated options.

  • "Newly Updated Sunsuite In The Heart Of Fripp" in Beaufort puts you close to some of the area's well-known cultural attractions, including Arts Center of Coastal Carolina and With These Hands Gallery. Coffee and tea making facilities and an iron and ironing board are two of the handy amenities here.
  • Alternatively, get cozy at "186 Beach Club Villa - Pet Friendly" which comes with internet services, coffee and tea making facilities and more. Located in Beaufort, sights like May River Theater and With These Hands Gallery will appeal to your inner culture vulture.

Can I find short term rentals in Fripp Island?

If you have itchy feet but not a lot of time, there are loads of short-term rentals in Fripp Island where you can spend a couple of days enjoying the sights. Here are two escapes where you can satisfy your wanderlust:

  • Located near the heart of Bonito Boathouses, "Bonito Bungalow - Golf Cart And Bikes Included" is just right for a short-term stay. Use it as your base to explore well-known attractions in the area, such as Hunting Island Lighthouse.
  • Alternatively, make your home away from home at "A Piece Of Southern Charm On Fripp Island". This Dagebuell property will put you near Ocean Creek Golf Club and a host of other cool attractions.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Fripp Island?

If you're looking to dazzle your special someone, then stay somewhere special! Plan a romantic weekend getaway in Fripp Island at one of these hideouts and let the sparks fly:

  • "Private 4br/4. 5ba House With 2 Golf Carts" in Beaufort will convince you to make romantic weekends away a regular thing. This retreat is full of nice touches, including a balcony and a swimming pool.
  • Another tempting option is "Remodeled, Awesome Ocean Views" in Beaufort. Enjoy perks here including massage services and beauty services, as well as each other's company.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Fripp Island?

If you're planning a memorable trip away, don't go it alone; bring the whole crew. You'll have more fun sharing your experiences with the ones you love the most. These vacation rentals in Fripp Island are ideal for larger groups:

  • "Remodeled, Awesome Ocean Views": This popular rental is an excellent option for larger groups wanting to stay in Beaufort. It has 4 bedrooms and lots of great amenities, including a kitchen and a chef.
  • "Crowley Cottage - Four Bedroom House": Located in Beaufort, this option has 4 bedrooms and is another favorite for a fun family break. There's plenty to keep guests content and comfortable, including a kitchen and off-street parking options.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Fripp Island?

Get ready to take your pick and cannonball right in. Here are a few top-rated house rentals in Fripp Island where happiness is a day at the pool:

  • Kids, parents, uncles, aunts — everyone will love the pool at "Private 4br/4. 5ba House With 2 Golf Carts". Take your favorite people on a break at this Beaufort rental house which also features a fridge and a kitchen.
  • "Crowley Cottage - Four Bedroom House" in Beaufort is also popular with guests. There's a lot to love about this place besides its pool, such as a kitchen and coffee and tea making facilities.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Fripp Island?

There's nothing like a getaway to bring your family together, but first, you need to find the ideal space. These large family vacation rentals in Fripp Island come with lots of room to spread out and relax with your loved ones:

  • "Private 4br/4. 5ba House With 2 Golf Carts" in Beaufort will make your family trip one you won't forget. It has 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 people and a host of amenities, including free toiletries and a TV.
  • An equally popular option, "Remodeled, Awesome Ocean Views" in Beaufort comes with 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 14 people. Childrens activities and books will help keep the whole gang happy and comfortable.

Can I find family cabin rentals in Fripp Island?

Toast marshmallows and enjoy a round of cards. These cabin rentals in Fripp Island are fantastic bases to relax and unwind with the fam:

  • "Cabin - Private Romantic Mountain Getaway" - Escape the hustle and bustle at this Pickens getaway which offers a living room and a dishwasher.
  • "Cabin - Peace - In - The - Forest Retreat" - Conveniences like a kitchen and a separate dining area also make this a popular choice with families. Head to this Easley cabin and enjoy some time in Mother Nature.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Fripp Island vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.