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Fripp Island Information
About Fripp Island
Fripp Island is a unique barrier island in South Carolina, located along the Atlantic coast. It is home to one of the best beach resorts in the state, complete with beautiful, uncrowded beaches and two top ranked golf courses. With more than 175 species of birds, Fripp Island has been designated a Wildlife Sanctuary and has an abundance of nature and wildlife, including dolphins and even alligators along the lakes and lagoons—making it a true nature lover’s paradise.
Things to Do in Fripp Island
Fripp Island Resort has an activity center that is located in the trees by the Cabana Club, and offers various programs and activities for guests. For those looking to engage in a tennis match, the Racquet Club at the resort includes eight fast-dry clay courts and two hard courts. In addition to instructional programs, there is a full schedule of seasonal activities and round-robin tournaments available. Dock your boat at the Fripp Island Marina, a full-service facility on Old House Creek that features 65 wet slips for boats. Climb the 167 steps it takes to get to the top of Hunting Island Lighthouse, which offers gorgeous views of the South Carolina coast. Enjoy a southern-style meal at the Bonito Boathouse, which serves of dishes like She Crab South and shrimp and grits. Go horseback riding on the beach, pose for a picture with the alligator statue on the Beach Club lawn, and catch a double feature film at the Hwy 21 Drive-in, which is one of the few remaining drive-in theatres in the United States. Visitors can go for a cruise aboard the Fripper II, which allows them to spot dolphins, go shelling, and catch a stunning Fripp Island sunset. Go for a stroll along Audubon Trail on Porpoise Drive, and take a photo on top of the shrimp boats at Gay Fish Company.
Day Trips Near Fripp Island
Fripp Island is 21 miles away from Beaufort (30 minutes), which has many local art galleries and a waterfront park. It also is home to preserved homes from the Civil War era, as well as island coach tours, boat tours and kayak tours. The city of Savannah, Georgia is an hour and a half south of Fripp Island, and is a charming coastal city known for its historic district, antebellum architecture, and beautiful parks and southern charm. Charleston is two hours north of Fripp Island and is a stunning port city with cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages, and historic houses in its French Quarter.
Fripp Island Accommodation
The properties in Fripp Island range from golf cottages and oceanfront homes to lavish villas. The upscale area of Fiddles Cove Subdivision has lots of custom-built homes, and Sweetgrass is Fripp’s most recently developed subdivision with marsh and water views overlooking the golf course. The marina, beach, pools and golf are all just minutes away for more added convenience.
Transportation in Fripp Island
The best ways to get around the island, aside from walking, are golf carts, mopeds and bicycles—which are available for rental. Boats are also readily available, and sunset cruises are a great option for exploring the island and enjoying the scenery. People can drive their cars to Fripp and back, but golf carts, bicycles and mopeds are the preferred methods of transportation around the island. For those looking to spend time out in the water, kayaks are a popular way to get around, along with pontoon boats and Carolina skiffs, which are a great way to explore the backwaters.