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Folly Beach Public Beach

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Address: Arctic Ave., Folly Beach, SC 29439
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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$45.00*
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Folly River Kayak Tour
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$45.00*
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Group Surf Lessons on Folly Beach South Carolina
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$44.99*
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2-Hour Salt Marsh Cruise from Folly Beach

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Great beach for families!

We rented an oceanfront/beachfront condo for the family while visiting our son in Charleston. A great beach: wonderful for families, sandy & wide at low tide, watch dolphins close... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
AR R
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Penfield, New York
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Penfield, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We rented an oceanfront/beachfront condo for the family while visiting our son in Charleston. A great beach: wonderful for families, sandy & wide at low tide, watch dolphins close to shore and the surfers and paddle-board surfers near the pier. If you are a beach lover, put this one on the list!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I absolutely love this beach. The handicap accessible beach access was a God sent. It has a large "outhouse" with a toilet and sink. Ramps to the bathhouse and to the beach. Very, very nice and helpful!

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Bury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We drove here whilst staying in Savannah after it was recommended by a lady working at our hotel and it was well worth the drive. it only took about 20 mins from the centre of town so if you have a car it's well worth it. the town itself is really nice, it has a very beachy/San Diego/Surf feel about... More 

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Blairsville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Even after TS Julia, the beach was beautiful. The pier & restaurants are great reasons to go to this beach which is very large. Parking can be an issue; not much free but we stayed in a condo & could walk to town & the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The people the atmosphere the restaurants and the pier are just a few of the awesome reasons to go to the best beach. No other beach compares to Folly

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A typical crowded beach - but there is something nice about being part of a crowd all having their own fun. Be prepared to hunt for free street parking, but it is possible. We were there for Labor Day fireworks and they were great! Plan to eat early - by 7:30 restaurant waits can be over an hour and a... More 

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syracuse, new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is worth visiting. Beautiful sand. Easy access to the beach itself and crowded but not horrible

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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean, smooth beach. Parking may be a problem in some areas. Very nice pier. From our room noticed dogs on leashes early morning and early evening after most families had left. I liked that dogs could walk on the beach, also!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this beach, especially compared to what we are used to in Southern California. The water is warm and the sand is soft. I loved the pics we got because it was near sunset and we were near the pier. We just parked in a lot across the street.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the quiet time at this beautiful place. Friendly a great place to just walk and embrace the moments

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