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Folly Beach beach vacation rentals

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Top-rated vacation rentals in Folly Beach

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Home in Folly Beach
Steps 2 BEACH * *bright and airy cottage **
This home is 1 block off the beach. Enjoy a beach stay at this bright and airy cottage, Walk to Beach, Pier, Local Grocery, restaurants, and shops. We provide 2 bikes, 4 beach chairs, and 2 surfboards. This is a two bedroom, one bath home with fully equipped kitchen and open floorpan. Prepare to marvel over the spacious porch on the front of the home while enjoying the ocean breezes. Spacious outdoor shower, Huge back deck, a fire pit (firewood not included), and grill.
$163 per night
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Condo in Folly Beach
The Blue Starfish is steps from the Beach
The Blue Starfish is a one bedroom condo located across the street from a public beach access point. We have a covered balcony so you can view the ocean while sipping your coffee or eating lunch/dinner. Walking distance to many restaurants, shops, bars, liquor store, and Bert’s grocery store. The beach offers surfing, and great shell collecting! If you decide to venture off Folly & head to downtown Charleston, it’s just a 20 minute car ride.
$204 per night
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Rental unit in Folly Beach
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.
$195 per night
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Stay near Folly Beach's top sights

Photo of Folly Beach County Park
Folly Beach County Park82 locals recommend
Photo of Tides Folly Beach
Tides Folly Beach17 locals recommend
Photo of Folly Beach Pier
Folly Beach Pier93 locals recommend
Photo of Charleston Outdoor Adventures
Charleston Outdoor Adventures32 locals recommend
Photo of Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve
Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve10 locals recommend
Photo of Bowens Island Restaurant
Bowens Island Restaurant172 locals recommend

Beach house rentals in Folly Beach

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Sandy Dog Beach House by StayDuvet | Beach Access!
$342 per night
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Pelicans Perch! Beach chairs included
$157 per night
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AMAZING views! GOLF CART included! Walk to beach!!
$449 per night
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Boho Paradiso by StayDuvet | 2 Blocks from Beach!
$208 per night
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Low Tide: Ocean View Prime Location
$249 per night
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*Luxury Beach Living*With Heated Pool*
$250 per night
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Chic elevated honeymoon cottage, romantic getaway
$375 per night
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Charming Folly Beach Cottage - Perfect Location
$161 per night
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Luxury Beach Haven on Folly! Close to Center St!
$214 per night
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‘The Bird House:’ Lush Bungalow, Steps from Ocean!
$130 per night
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Folly Vacation 204 Getaway, Relax & Unwind
$227 per night
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Three Little Birds! Porch + walk to the beach!
$239 per night

Beach condo rentals in Folly Beach

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Beachfront Condo 500 Steps to the Ocean
$183 per night
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Stay @ Coral in *Mermaid Cove*
$230 per night
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Captains Quarters
$74 per night
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Sea 2 Amazing Views & Ocean Front Luxury
$259 per night
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2 Delightful ~ Oceanfront Corner Condo ~ Beach
$286 per night
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Ocean Front Condo, Blue Palm-Walk every where!
$210 per night
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Condo in Isle of Palms
Oceanfront Top Floor ☼ Beautiful Panoramic View!
$170 per night
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Condo in Folly Beach
Oceanfront Condo in Seaside Villas II
$350 per night
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408 COV - Atlantic Breeze - Oceanfront Top Floor Villa - 2 Pools
$245 per night
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Condo in Folly Beach
Downtown Condo w/Free WiFi, Flatscreen TV, Full Kitchen, and DVD Player
$196 per night
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Folly Townhome - Walk to Beach, Center Street
$150 per night
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Condo in Isle of Palms
Stylish Ocean Front Sanctuary
$158 per night
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Beach cottage rentals in Folly Beach

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Hippie Shack - 317 E Cooper
$218 per night
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Beach Shack - 318 East Ashley
$250 per night
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A little slice of paradise - Walk to beach
$149 per night
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Cottage in Charleston
Authentic 1940's renovated Folly cottage!
$274 per night
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The Turtle's Nest (Waterfront)
$202 per night
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Surf Shack (Waterfront)
$192 per night
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King's Tide (Waterfront)
$202 per night
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NEW - 2BR Folly Cottage 1-block from the beach!
$375 per night
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StarView Cottage A-sun deck with 360 views
$154 per night
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The Pink Flamingo
$150 per night
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Iguana - offbeat meets easygoing
$240 per night
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The Teal turtle
$225 per night
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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.


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.