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Fripp Island Things to Do

Home to soft sea breezes and moonlit beaches, Fripp Island is a great place to live, vacation, or just get away from it all for a weekend.

Living on a resort island comes with a very unique lifestyle, whether you want to indulge in some much-needed relaxation or get your adrenaline pumping with some outdoor activities.

There’s no shortage of things to do in Fripp Island, so get your sunscreen ready and have your Fripp Island Club Member card in hand, because it’s time to explore what this amazing island has to offer!

Fripp Island Dining & Restaurants

What is more tempting than a sizzling meal, your favorite cocktail, and a gorgeous view of the water? Not too much!

Fripp Island is home to some of the best eateries in South Carolina. Whether it’s a quick bite to eat you’re searching for or excellent fine dining, the Island has it all.

The delectable Low country dishes you’ll find in our restaurants are what keep people coming back for more. The Crab Soup, Stuffed Filet of Flounder, and Fripp Island Crab Cakes are popular among locals, but that’s only the beginning. The more pure of heart go for the Buttermilk-Fried Flounder and some of the finest steaks along the East Coast.

Seafood platter with white wineWhatever your taste, you’ll find it here, prepared just the way you like it.

  • Springtide Village Deli
  • The Food Court
  • Ocean Pointe Grille
  • Beach Club Restaurant
  • Bonito’s Boathouse
  • Cabana Club
  • The Marina Store

Check out our Fripp Island dining and restaurant guide here!

Fripp Island Shopping

Whether you’re looking to get the latest fishing supplies and gear, or are searching for the perfect jewelry, accessories, and home décor to vamp up your style, Fripp Island offers the best shopping.

From apparel to custom golf club fittings, you’ll find just what you’re looking for and maybe even more!

  • Mangos Island Gifts and Apparel
  • Marina Ship Store
  • The Fripp Ship
  • Golfing at Fripp IslandOcean Point Pro Shop
  • Ocean Creek Pro Shop
  • Racquet Club Pro Shop

Fripp Island Golf

Get your clubs ready (or stop by one of the pro shops in Fripp Island) and get ready for some of the best golf in South Carolina.

With our two award-winning golf courses, Ocean Point and Ocean Creek, Fripp Island is a golfer’s paradise and a must-go destination for most.

Ocean Point

This is the ultimate seaside links course, offering breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, all while challenging golfers with its amazing design. These links were recognized by Corporate Meetings & Incentives as a Golden Links Award Winner and received a 4-star-rating from Golf Digest.

Ocean Creek

This is on the south end of Fripp Island, passing through the Great Salt Marsh and ancient rolling dunes. This course earned the title of one of the 10 Best New Courses in America and a 4.5-star-rating from Golf Digest.

Both golf courses offer tournaments throughout the year as well as daily swing clinics.

Fripp Island Fishing

Water Activities on Fripp IslandIt’s time to go fishing in our deep-water full service marina, where the beginner or avid angler can find relaxation as well as excitement out on the water. Fripp Island fishing is like no other!

The Fripp Island Marina offers every convenience imaginable for boat owners and guests of the resort.

Just a few miles from the Intracoastal Waterway, our marina offers offshore charters and inshore fishing with a Fripp Island experienced guide. The Marina Store is fully stocked with everything you need to have a great day out on the water, including some of the best deli sandwiches you’ll find anywhere.

Fripp Island Beach

There’s no island without a beautiful beach!

A 3-1/2 mile white beach awaits, beckoning you to leave some footprints in the sand.

Fripp Island BeachYou can relax and enjoy the calm breeze, watch the sunset across the water, or take in the diverse wildlife that calls this stretch of sand home.

As you enjoy your rest and relaxation, or perhaps splashing around in the waves, please be sure to remember that there are no active lifeguards on duty and tides tend to change quickly. Practice caution while having fun and keep your eyes out for swift currents and alligators.

In addition to all of the most relaxing activities you could enjoy on the beach, there are plenty of water activities!

Fripp Island Water Activities

If your passion is water sports, experience the wide array of water activities surrounding Fripp Island. Whether it’s by kayak or skiff, you’ll be able to explore the island like you never have before.

Rent paddleboards, kayaks, skiffs, and more through Island Excursion at the Marina.

Then cool off in our Olympic swimming pool, adult pool, Cabana Club pools or any other of our several community pools across Fripp Island.

Paddleboarding at Fripp IslandIf you’re looking for some competition out on the water, make sure you sign up for one of our many fishing tournaments throughout the year! From the Kingfish Tournament to the Memorial Day Fishing Tournament, anglers will be able to put their skills and fishing poles to the test.

If the competition doesn’t entice you, consider taking a charter out on the open water for the day.

Fripp Island Outdoor Activities

Every outdoor activity, sport and leisure, is right here for you on Fripp Island. You can get a game of tennis going at the Racquet Club or explore the island on a golf cart, moped, or bicycle!

There is no shortage of fun and excitement with all the outdoor activities on Fripp Island.

Walk the trails all across the island, or go to the Fripp Island Activity Center to take part in a variety of nature programs, like a turtle walk, a nature cruise, or crabbing.

You even have the opportunity to go horseback riding at the Camelot Farms Equestrian Center or take in some history and wildlife at the Hunting Island Lighthouse.

From exciting pontoon cruises to dolphin watching, your days on Fripp Island are guaranteed to be filled with fun and sun!

The Fripp Island Community

We have a very active community her at Fripp Island, with a wonderful community center to match. The center offers many clubs and activities such as bingo and other games, and a non-denominational service every Wednesday evening.

Camp FrippCamp Fripp

Camp Fripp is a day camp for children on Fripp Island. Filled to the brim with fun activities, kids will spend their day growing and exploring. From learning about the giant loggerhead turtles to searching the beach for beautiful shells, Camp Fripp is a favorite around the Island.

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, kids can experience a myriad of wonderful adventures at Fripp Island.

Who wouldn’t want to be on the island that was frequented by real pirates in the 17th Century? And the wildlife they’ll be able to encounter up closely will definitely make their summer one to remember.

Fripp Island Day Trips

Who says that you have to stay on the island once you move in or arrive for your long-awaited getaway?

Once you’ve explored the island, got in those few games of golf, and ate so much delicious food that you’re bursting at the seams, it may be time to take a day trip! Fripp Island is in the perfect spot for you to go visit some nearby places, like Hunting Island State Park, Downtown Beaufort, and Charleston.

Fripp Island is full of activities to keep residents and vacationers busy.  Find out what events the resort has scheduled, just click here to see what is happening on Fripp Island this year.

There are so many fun things to do in Fripp Island; now all you have to do is plan the move to seaside life, book your next vacation, or squeeze in that much-needed weekend getaway!

Any questions about the Fripp Island amenities, second homes, or vacation homes? Give Mandi Lee a call at 843-301-0819 today!