If you’re searching for a quick beach weekend getaway or a couples retreat, Folly Beach is conveniently located just off Interstate 26 near Charleston and offers several different hotel and bed and breakfast options from which to choose. Folly’s hotels are better suited for families with kids or a group of friends who want to stay on or near the beach, whereas its bed and breakfasts are more conducive to a special romantic occasion like a honeymoon or anniversary.
An oceanfront hotel offering breathtaking views, guests staying at Tides are only steps away from the beach. The accommodation houses a seafood restaurant, BLU, onsite if you prefer to dine in at the hotel, and there is an outdoor bar and lounge overlooking the water where you can relax and sip on a cocktail or beer. Amenities include an outdoor pool with poolside coffeehouse, complimentary Wifi and free parking. If you’re willing to pay a pet fee, you can even bring Fido along.
Exuding a retro vibe, the Folliday Inn is a quaint and relaxed hotel offering a convenient location, and is a great place for families with children to stay. It’s close to the dining and shopping hub of Center Street and public beach access is a quick walk across the street. Features an outdoor pool, covered patio with picnic area and outdoor stone grill, and free parking and Wifi.
Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood, Water’s Edge Inn Bed & Breakfast offers Southern hospitality in a tranquil setting while still being within easy walking distance of the beach and downtown Folly restaurants. Their spacious, private high-end villas include a screened-in porch showcasing stunning views of Folly’s marshlands and wildlife. The Inn provides a happy hour featuring beer, wine, their famous “Folly punch” and hors d’ oeuvres, as well as a scrumptious complimentary breakfast. Should you need a lift to explore the island they can transport you to your destination in their golf cart shuttle.
Overlooking Sunset Cay Marina and the coastal waterways and marsh, the Regatta Inn is laid-back luxury on the Folly River. Guests tout this beautiful Bed and Breakfast as cozy, comfortable and peaceful. Rooms are equipped with expansive porches and fireplaces, and there’s a lovely rooftop terrace where you and your significant other can enjoy a complimentary happy hour and fantastic sunset views. Additional amenities entail a complimentary breakfast and free shuttle service.