Folly Beach rentals are available in a variety of options. Nearly all oceanfront rental homes and ocean view rental homes are second homes or vacation rental properties. Additionally, many of the oceanfront rental condos and ocean view rental condos are vacation rentals available to visiting guests. Arctic Ave and Ashley Ave are the most commonly known vacation rentals areas on Folly Beach however vacation properties are also available on streets like Cooper Ave, Erie Ave, Hudson Ave, Huron Ave, and Indian Ave. Residential areas are more common on the latter street, and vacation rentals areas are more common on the oceanfront and ocean view streets.
Folly Beach is unique for visiting guests staying in vacation rentals as the island hosts a cozy business district with beach shops and casual restaurants, both with lots of local personality. Most condominium communities are within reasonable walking distance to the “heart of Folly Beach.” Folly’s preservation of the original beach town feel is one of it’s best features when searching for Folly Beach vacation rentals. The beaches on Folly Island are swimming and wading friendly. The sands are smooth and a nice balance of size and feel. Folly is also described as a less regulated beach as has been historically known as a more casual and less commercial atmosphere.
Vacationing on the beaches of Folly offers many options for leisure and relaxation. As the barrier island is geographically thin, activities such as golf are best enjoyed off the island and with a short drive for vacation rentals guests. Also, much of the historical tours and gardens of the area are available within Charleston and her surrounding areas. Fishing charters, bicycle rentals, surfing, kite boarding, paddle boarding, and beach activities are the top activities for vacationing guests.