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Chill Shack - 318 East Ashley

Looking for a perfect couple's getaway in the honeymoon suite complete with surf, sea, breath-taking sunsets, culture and cuisine? Look no further than our ChillShack! It feels quite roomy with the airy vibes, high vaulted ceilings, newly-renovated beach decor, fireplace mantle, and more to make your heart swoon.

$175 per night
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The Shimmee Shack..Fun the Folly Way!

The Studio is located in a quiet, private setting within a residential neighborhood, and has a private entrance. A two minute walk to the beach, 2 blocks to Center Street shopping and restaurants. The Studio's ceiling is 6 ft. 2" just to be noted for very tall people. The unit offers accommodations for no more than 2 Adults and is not child friendly. Unfortunately are not wheelchair accessible. We offer Wifi internet which can run a little slow at times. **Quiet time is 10 pm**

$150 per night
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Steps from the beach - 1 bedroom - Folly Beach

This renovated downstairs beach getaway is a super clean and comfortable place to call home when visiting Folly Beach. Come on and enjoy the amazing wonders of this funky and chill island. We are only one block from the ocean and sticking your toes in the sand. As well as only 0.5 mile from all the restaurants and shops on Center St.

$174 per night

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Beach house rentals in Folly Beach

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1st Mate's Cabin - 100 steps to the beach!
$129 per night
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Terra Cotta Cottage Upper Level
$167 per night
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Sprawling porch! 2 blocks 2 beach/food, lux design
$532 per night
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Folly Beach's Island Girl-Adorable!
$210 per night
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Low Tide: Ocean View Prime Location
$352 per night
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Three Little Birds! Porch + walk to the beach!
$336 per night
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Beautiful Beach House. Outstanding Location.
$262 per night
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*Luxury Beach Living*With Heated Pool*
$757 per night
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Amazing Beach Home w/Free WiFi/Private Washer/Dryer - 200 Steps to Beach Access
$218 per night
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Dog-friendly tropical oasis w/ private deck/ yard - close to beach & everything!
$409 per night
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Poseidon By AvantStay | On The Beach! Two Ocean Facing Balconies & Hot Tub
$918 per night
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Folly Beach-Jake's Place(unit A)
$332 per night

Beach condo rentals in Folly Beach

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Captains Quarters
$152 per night
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The Blue Starfish is steps from the Beach
$357 per night
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Beachfront Condo 500 Steps to the Ocean
$292 per night
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Oceanfront Condo in Seaside Villas II
$308 per night
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First-floor villa w/partial ocean views, covered porch -one block from the beach
$199 per night
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3 by the Sea ~ 1 BR Oceanfront top floor condo with amazing views
$478 per night
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Atlantic Hideout
$385 per night
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♥ Ocean Front Condo, Blue Palm ♥Walk every where!
$491 per night
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Third floor penthouse, beach and ocean views, private front porch entrance and
$351 per night
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408 COV - Atlantic Breeze - Oceanfront Top Floor Villa - 2 Pools
$443 per night
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Sea 2 Amazing Views Inside and Out. Ocean Front Luxury
$669 per night
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Luxury condo with pool
$518 per night

Beach cottage rentals in Folly Beach

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Beach Shack - 318 East Ashley
$242 per night
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Gramp’s Getaway- Affordable, ***Front Beach!
$448 per night
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Hippie Shack - 317 E Cooper
$225 per night
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The Pink Flamingo
$200 per night
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Authentic 1940's renovated Folly cottage!
$274 per night
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The Turtle's Nest (Waterfront)
$372 per night
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💛 Vintage Beach Cottage Bikes + Outdoor shower
$276 per night
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StarView Cottage A-sun deck with 360 views
$342 per night
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Iguana - offbeat meets easygoing
$285 per night
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Surf Shack (Waterfront)
$309 per night
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Perfect Location for the Beach and Eateries!
$264 per night
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Dental Rental - Sun Burst Cottage
$357 per night

Your guide to Folly Beach

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This tiny barrier island outside of Charleston, South Carolina, has a spirited history: In the 1940s and ’50s, live musicians drew big crowds to concerts on its pier. But in recent decades, Folly Beach has embraced a more mellow spirit. Days here revolve around the water, whether that means kayaking along the river or bobbing on a longboard waiting for a wave, with funky surf shops and crab shacks catering to the beach lifestyle. The famous pier is being rebuilt, but when it reopens in 2023, it will stretch more than 1,000 feet into the Atlantic, with benches for fishing and quiet contemplation.


How do I get around Folly Beach?

Folly Beach is just 15 minutes from downtown Charleston and about 40 minutes from Charleston International Airport (CHS). The next-closest major city is Charlotte, NC, about 3.5 hours away. There’s just one road in and out of the island. The town’s main beaches, shops, and restaurants are within easy biking or walking distance of one another, though you’ll want to rent a car if you plan to explore nearby islands like Sullivan’s Island or Isle of Palms.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Folly Beach?

June through August brings prime beach weather, with highs in the 80s Fahrenheit and humidity that lasts into the evenings. Like other parts of the Lowcountry, it rains frequently in the summer, but showers are usually brief. Fall is typically peak surf season, as the waves get bigger but the temperatures stay warm enough, in the 60s and 70s, to be in the water. Winter brings average highs in the 40s and 50s and lots of wind, and spring temperatures climb back up to the 60s and 70s.


What are the top things to do in Folly Beach?

Folly Beach County Park

The waves at this beach on the western end of Folly are some of the gentlest on the island, making it ideal for boogie boarding and swimming (don’t worry about bringing gear; there are numerous rentals by the shore). Keep an eye out for loggerhead turtles and brown pelicans, both of which have protected breeding habitats in the park. If you want to surf, head up to the beach around Folly Pier for lessons, or to an area known as the Washout for expert-level swells.

Folly River Park

This park is your entry to Folly’s more tranquil side, the river that runs north of the island. Rent a kayak or paddleboard — or sign up for a guided tour — from an outfitter on nearby Center Street, and then spend the day slowly making your way around the marshes, accompanied only by seabirds (or, if you’re lucky, dolphins). You can also swallow up an entire day fishing or crabbing from the dock. Either way, stick around to watch the sunset over the river.

Morris Island Lighthouse

This lighthouse has suffered damage from a cyclone and an earthquake since it was built in 1876, but it still stands tall — albeit with a slight lean — a few hundred feet off Folly Beach’s shore. You can view the lighthouse, preserved as a historical landmark, by boat (tours often pass it as part of fishing trips) or by driving to the northern end of East Ashley Avenue and taking the 15-minute walk to the beach.