Fripp Island FAQs

Have questions about Fripp Island or Fripp Island Resort? Browse our list of Fripp Island FAQs to find an answer. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact our team today!

What is there to do on Fripp Island?

There are so many fun things to do on Fripp Island! Fishing charters, bird watching, sea kayaking, beaches and golf are just a few of the top Fripp Island activities. Visit our Fripp Island Life page for more Island attractions!

Where is Fripp Island located?

Fripp Island is located near the southern tip of South Carolina, midway between Charleston and Savannah, Georgia. Fripp Island Beach Resort is conveniently located just 45 miles from I-95 and 18 miles from Beaufort, South Carolina. Visit our Map & Directions page for more information on getting here.

How far is Fripp Island from Charleston, SC?

Fripp Island is only a two-hour drive from Charleston, SC. Perfect for a quick weekend getaway! Visit our Map & Directions page for more information on getting here.

How far is Fripp Island from Hilton Head Island?

Fripp Island is a one-hour drive from Hilton Head Island. Because of the dividing waterways, the drive takes you through Okatie and St. Helena Island. Visit our Map & Directions page for more information on getting here.

How far is Fripp Island from Parris Island?

Just 45 minutes from Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, Fripp Island offers vacation rentals that can make graduation even better. The scenic drive takes you through St. Helena Island and Hunting Island. Visit our Map & Directions page for more information on getting here.

How big is Fripp Island?

Fripp Island is approximately 6.5 sq. mi. and has THREE MILES of beachfront overlooking the beautiful Atlantic Ocean! Learn more about our Fripp Island beaches here!

What is Fripp Island like?

The most seaward of the beautiful barrier islands of South Carolina, Fripp Island is 3000 acres of natural beauty. Designated as a Wildlife Sanctuary, more than 175 species of birds live along the ocean and Great Salt Marsh. Fripp Island is the perfect place to witness Atlantic bottlenose dolphins exhibiting a behavior that you can only see in this part of the world. Head out on a Dolphin Cruise or go kayaking and you might be lucky enough to see strand feeding. Fripp Island Resort is popular for those who seek to avoid the commonplace. Learn more about Fripp Island and plan your Fripp vacation today!

Where is there to stay Fripp Island?

Fripp Island Resort, of course! Fripp Island Resort is the perfect mix of everything you would want in a vacation at one of finest South Carolina Island Resorts, but without the crowded hustle and bustle of the more popular South Carolina island resorts that we compete with. If you crave fun, relaxation, and plenty of personal time, you want to visit us on our island oasis.

Which South Carolina beach is the best?

Planning a beach vacation? South Carolina beaches are among some of the finest in the entire world. Whether you are looking for tons of kid-friendly family activities, fun and funky beach towns, fishing, sailing, surfing and other water sports or simply looking for a quiet stretch of sand to spread your towel out on, you will find your ideal beach in South Carolina. Fripp Island offers three miles of beautiful beachfront a little off the beaten path. If you are seeking a quieter and more secluded South Carolina coastline, take a trip to the southernmost tip of the state and visit our wonderful Fripp Island beach while enjoying the very finest of all South Carolina Resorts.

When is the Fripp Island Fishing Tournament?

The 2019 Memorial Day Fishing Tournament is May 23-25. The Fripp Island Resort Marina is proud to host a number of Fishing Events throughout the year. Learn more about our annual Fripp Island Fishing Tournaments and apply for the Memorial Day, Labor Day or Owen Perry tournaments.

What is the closest airport to Fripp Island?

The Savannah, Georgia airport is the most common airport to fly into. It is 67 miles from Fripp Island. Visit our Map & Directions page for more information on getting here.

Can we drive our car on Fripp Island?

Yes, we also rent 2 and 3 seater Golf carts as well as Scooters and Bicycles for your Island transportation.

Do you have golf courses on Fripp Island?

We have two top rated championship golf courses, Ocean Point Golf Links designed by George Cobb and Ocean Creek Golf Course designed by Davis Love III. Learn more about our South Carolina golf courses and begin planning your Fripp golf vacation today!

Is there a grocery store on Fripp Island?

Yes, Spring Tide Market is a convenience store located at the front of the Island. The market stocks milk, bread, eggs, basic groceries, as well as Spirits, Beer, and Wine.

Are there Fripp Island hotels?

No, we are a villa property. We have a selection of 1-3 bedroom villa properties, as well as 2-8 bedroom homes in our rental program.

Is Fripp Island Resort pet-friendly?

We have some units that are pet friendly. To find out which units you can call and ask the Group Sales staff.

Are there restaurants on Fripp Island?

Yes, we have a variety of restaurant locations on Fripp Island. Some operations are seasonal. Learn more about our
Fripp Island restaurants here!

Planning a Fripp Island Wedding?

Check out our Fripp Wedding FAQs!

Click here to talk to an agent on the phone Click here to chat with an agent