Stay & Experience
Folly River Lodge

A seven-room river retreat for guests

who want to be active and experience

Folly Beach, South Carolina

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Rooms & Bookings

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Looking for a long weekend get-away or a week-long vacation? The Lodge is where you stay for a clean, worry-free, no-fuss, comfortable room. Relax and sleep with ease on the super comfy memory foam mattresses. Click on ROOMS & CALENDAR to see which of our six rooms would be perfect for your stay. 

Get ready to experience, explore, and find your adventure on Folly Beach -- Charleston's beach town.

Rooms & Calendar

Experience Folly Beach

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Sail or paddle your way around the beautiful waterways of Folly Beach and the low country right from The Lodge.


Kayak  |  Boat Tours  |  Paddleboard (SUP)

Fishing Charter  |  Island Hop

Surf  |  Relax  |  Soak up the Sun

Morris Island Lighthouse

Yoga Retreats

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Events on Folly Beach

A packed Center Street on Folly Beach, South Carolina

Book a weekend and join us for many local area events and festivals, with some activities just steps away from The Lodge.

Be our guest and you'll be sure to experience Folly Beach, island style -- like a local.

Taste of Folly | Christmas Parade

Save the Light 5K & Half Marathon

Cooper River Bridge Run | Wahine Classic

Jazz Festival | Sea & Sand Festival

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Think of us as the "mom-and-pop shop"... we are small, friendly, and know a lot about Folly Beach

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Experience Folly Beach now

Now is the time to experience Folly Beach, SC. We are less than 20 minutes from the beautiful, historical city of Charleston, and just a stroll away from the beach and all the activities to experience on our little island town.

*Bike *Surf *Walk *Paddle *Tour *Enjoy!

Folly River Lodge

87 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439, us

(843) 580-3883

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Things to do on Folly Beach - Explore and Experience!

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP)

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SUP Safaris: Stand up paddleboarding is the perfect activity for one or a large group to experience. For the beginner, take a lesson and a tour, or for the more experienced, rent a board and go on your own excursion on the Folly River and see dolphins, egrets, storks, eagles... just to name a few of the wildlife in their natural habitat. All of this is located just steps from Folly River Lodge.

Charleston SUP Safaris

Kayak Adventure

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Flipper Finders: Yes, flippers as in dolphins. The Folly River is teaming with wildlife and dolphins in their natural habitat. Pack a lunch, some waters, sunscreen, and hat, and set out on a kayak adventure to see the gorgeous waterways and estuaries off of Folly Beach.

Flipper Finders

Boating Eco Tours

12 passenger boat tour

Tideline Tours: May we introduce Captain Weatherly Meadows, master naturalist and marine scientist. A Charleston native, Madam Meadows has a well versed history of the civil and physical landscape matched with a Masters degree of Marine Biology from the College of Charleston and you’re sure to have all queries explained in a way your brain cannot help but absorb and savor.

Tideline Tours

Beach Chair Rentals

Chair and umbrella rental

Folly Beach Chair Company:  We have secured seaside chairs and umbrellas along the tideline waiting for you! We can even lug a large capacity cooler filled with clean ice to your reserved spot… just bring your snacks and drinks!

 Family Reunion? Bachelorette? Want to have a Corporate (surf)Board meeting? We will create a fun space and supply all the shade, sports and games! We can help with all the details for any event!  

Folly Beach Chair Co

Surf Lessons

Jenny Brown Surfing

Shaka Surf School: Learn to surf the East Coasts' premier waves at Folly Beach. Shaka offers private and group surf lessons. Jenny has years of experience surfing and teaching all aspects of surfing from beginners to experienced. You'll love her vibe and the joy it brings to catch a wave.

Shaka Surf School

Golf Cart Rental

Golf Cart

Charleston Golf Cart Rentals: Rent a golf cart to ride around and tour the island. This is a great way to see how the locals get around Folly Beach open air style.

Golf Cart Rental

Boat Charter

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Charter this big-ass boat and cruise in style with Captain Steve and his crew.

Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties

Sunset Cruise

Overnight to Savannah

Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous

Southern Charm

Huckfin Charters

Fishing Charters

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Want to fish? We have many fishing charters in the area from fishing our rivers and estuaries, to in-shore, near-shore, or deep-sea. Just be sure to share your fresh catch with us ;-)

Reel Time Charters

Massage and Wellness

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 Folly Beach Massage promotes optimal health and well-being by assisting in: dissolving muscle tension, increasing circulation, alleviating pain and reducing stress and anxiety. 

Folly Beach Massage

Yoga by My Friend Jenn

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I’m Jennifer J Grove ~ 50% Control Freak / 50% People Pleaser. Lover of movement, plants, food, and vino.  My intention is to help you listen to what your body needs, flowing with your natural breath without judging yourself, and helping you realize whatever brings a smile to your self.  

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Sail Folly

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Discover a whole new side of Folly--from the water--aboard our 27' Stiletto catamarans!  See firsthand and up close pelicans, dolphins, perhaps a stingray or two as you embark on your personal excursion between beaches and salt marshes under a brilliant sky.  

Sail Folly

Events

Stay with us at Folly River Lodge during one of our island-wide events and we will host you to many extra experiences during your stay.

June 1 & 2

Folly Beach Wahine Classic Surf Competition

10 AM - 2 PM

The Washout area on Folly Beach

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June 1 & 2

Folly Beach Wahine Classic Surf Competition

Empowering surfer girls of all ages with a weekend of surf competition, camaraderie, and fun, while raising awareness and money for water-related non-profit organizations. 

This is an amazing event to watch rather you are a surfer or not -- it's a wonderful time!

10 AM - 2 PM

The Washout area on Folly Beach

Thursday, July 4th

Folly Beach Independence Day Celebration

8:30 pm - 10pm

On the Beach

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Thursday, July 4th

Folly Beach Independence Day Celebration

The best beach fireworks on the east coast are right here on Folly Beach. 

8:30 pm - 10pm

On the Beach

Every Monday March to September

Folly Beach Farmers Market

5pm - 8pm

Folly River Park

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Every Monday March to September

Folly Beach Farmers Market

Every Monday evening at our Folly River Park is our local farmers market where you can get fresh produce, eggs, meats, coffee, snacks, and even dinner at one of the food trucks. It's a great gathering of people and art from 5 to 8

5pm - 8pm

Folly River Park

Every Wednesday in June & July

Movies on the Beach

9pm - 11pm

On the Beach at The Tides

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Every Wednesday in June & July

Movies on the Beach

You haven't lived until you've watched a movie on the beach. Take a chair or a blanket and find a spot in front of the big screen on the beach. It's an amazing experience!

9pm - 11pm

On the Beach at The Tides