MAR 18 2019

What to Do When Jellyfish Crash Your Beach Day

Ah, the sun is shining, and you’re enjoying a beautiful day at Folly Beach. It’s hot (no surprise there!), so you decide to take a dip in the ocean. And there you are, swimming along and minding your own business when you feel it: the tell-tale burning that comes from getting stung by a jellyfish. … Continue reading What to Do When Jellyfish Crash Your Beach Day

MAR 11 2019

Beach Etiquette 101: How to Be an Exemplary Friend to Folly

When you’ve lived on the coast all your life, it’s sometimes easy to forget that many of the people who travel to our beloved beach town to visit live somewhere that is landlocked. Seeing the ocean for the first time, sinking their toes into the sand, frolicking in the surf — it’s all a new … Continue reading Beach Etiquette 101: How to Be an Exemplary Friend to Folly

MAR 04 2019

Top Five Reasons to Surf Folly Beach

If you’re looking to ride some waves on Charleston-area beaches, you can’t do any better than Folly Beach. With a dedicated surf shop and surf schools, quality surfing spots and professional instructors, you’ll want to wax up your board and hit the beach to ‘Hang Ten.’ Gives you a full body workout- Surfing is rigorous … Continue reading Top Five Reasons to Surf Folly Beach

FEB 25 2019

Where to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth on Folly!

When you get a hankering for a sweet treat on Folly there are plenty of local places where you can satisfy your sugary cravings. Depending on your mood, you can find frozen treats like ice cream, froyo (frozen yogurt) and smoothies, or the killer ‘C’s’ of confection goodness: cookies, cakes and candies. Dolce Banana Café– … Continue reading Where to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth on Folly!

FEB 20 2019

5 Ways Cold Water Swimming Offers Health Benefits

For most people, jumping into the water during the winter seems insane. Surfers know that swimming is awesome any time of year, even if they ultimately don wet suits. It’s common to see visitors from Canada lounging in the ocean in temperatures that would drive a good many of us into the closest heated building … Continue reading 5 Ways Cold Water Swimming Offers Health Benefits

FEB 18 2019

A Brief History of Folly Beach, SC

You probably know all about Charleston’s history, but Folly has a storied past too, full of pirates, shipwrecks, bootleggers, and sunshine. The earliest record of Folly dates from 1696 when it was deeded as a royal grant. Before the Civil War, Folly was called Coffin Island and was known for its isolation from the mainland. … Continue reading A Brief History of Folly Beach, SC

FEB 11 2019

Let’s go Crabbing!

Crabbing can be a fun family activity to plan with your kids while vacationing on Folly Beach and getting started is easy. You just need some line, a net, bait and a bucket or cooler for your catch. In South Carolina, you are most likely to haul in blue crabs, known for their namesake blue-hued … Continue reading Let’s go Crabbing!

FEB 04 2019

What to know when bringing your own boat to Folly

If you intend on bringing your boat to Folly Beach, whether towing in for fishing or sailing, or toting it behind your vehicle on a trailer, you first need to figure out where you can stay. Of course it goes without saying that those towing in for fishing or sailing larger craft will need to … Continue reading What to know when bringing your own boat to Folly

JAN 28 2019

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Beach Lovers

There’s something inherently hopeful about starting a new calendar year – of hitting the reset button and beginning again with a fresh slate. That renewed sense of hope is the reason we march into each New Year clutching a list of resolutions meant to improve upon the people we were the previous year. We strive … Continue reading 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Beach Lovers

JAN 21 2019

10 Reasons to Spend your Spring Break in Folly Beach

Spring Break is quickly approaching and there is a lot to do on Folly Beach that make it the best place to spend the break while enjoying a little time off with your family. While we understand we can’t possible include everything to do in Folly in ten reasons, incorporate some of these plans and … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Spend your Spring Break in Folly Beach

JAN 14 2019

Five Reasons Folly Weddings Rule

Charleston gets a lot of hype and hoopla in travel magazines as a top wedding destination, and deservedly so, but you would be remiss to overlook surrounding areas like Folly Beach. Not only are there beautiful beaches and pristine marshlands, there are plenty of places for your guests to stay and more affordable options for … Continue reading Five Reasons Folly Weddings Rule

JAN 04 2019

Creative Ways to Display Your Shark Teeth Collection

Now that you’ve done the hard work of hunting down a varied assortment of shark’s teeth, you’ll want to find some creative ways to display your collection. There are many options from which to choose, but here are a few of the more imaginative approaches to exhibiting your shark tooth stash. Frame them in a … Continue reading Creative Ways to Display Your Shark Teeth Collection

OCT 18 2018

Spending Thanksgiving on Folly Beach

Naturally, any beach town is going to draw the most visitors during the summer when the weather is warmest and schools are out, but if you want to find a quieter time to experience all that Folly has to offer you should consider spending Thanksgiving here. There are many advantages to booking your Turkey Day … Continue reading Spending Thanksgiving on Folly Beach

SEP 27 2018

Sunset Shots that will Convince you Folly is Heaven on Earth

Is there anything better than watching the sun dip down over the water in the coastal Lowcountry? Whether you’re a hopeless romantic, a photographer or just a person that appreciates nature’s bounty, Folly Beach has sunsets that will make you think you’ve stumbled upon heaven on earth. Great spots abound, but we’ve compiled a list … Continue reading Sunset Shots that will Convince you Folly is Heaven on Earth

SEP 20 2018

Best Breakfasts on Folly Beach

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then the choice of where to begin your culinary odyssey each morning is just as significant. Not to worry, we’ve done the leg work for you and found the best places to eat breakfast on Folly Beach, even identifying the most sought-after menu items that … Continue reading Best Breakfasts on Folly Beach