Isle of Palms is a barrier island that lies along the coast of South Carolina. The most popular spot on the island is Front Beach, which is home to several great restaurants and shops. Located on Ocean Boulevard between 10th Avenue and 14th Avenue, it’s a great place to stop and visit during your beach getaway! It’s also a great location for accessing the beach and Isle of Palms County Park. Read on for more information on how to explore Front Beach on Isle of Palms!
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Top 4 Things to Do at Front Beach on Isle of Palms
1. Taste Local Flavors
After a day soaking up the sun, refuel at one of the restaurants near Front Beach. From picnic table to white table cloth, there are plenty of great restaurants in and around Front Beach! For a date night, try Coda Del Pesce. This option for waterfront dining on Isle of Palms boasts “contemporary Italian” menu items while also incorporating Lowcountry favorites like blue crab. For a no-frills experience, head to these Isle of Palms happy hour spots!
2. Shop Beach Supplies
Forgot your favorite bathing suit? Need to stock up on sunscreen? Front Beach offers a few great shops that have everything you need for a beach getaway. Island Time Beach Shop is your one-stop-shop for your day by the sea. For souvenirs, we recommend My Favorite Things. This shop on Isle of Palms has everything from seashells and keychains to t-shirts and mugs, so you can find just what you’re looking for — and some things you’re not!
3. Explore Isle of Palms County Park
While you’re on the island, be sure to visit Isle of Palms County Park. It’s a great place to grill out by the beach or have a picnic. This park also features a sand volleyball court and a children’s playground, so there’s oceanside entertainment for the entire family!
The park’s hours change with the seasons. Here’s when you can enjoy Isle of Palms County Park all year-round:
- January through April
- 10:00 a.m. to sunset
- May through Labor Day
- 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- September through December
- 10:00 a.m. to sunset
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Choose East Islands Rentals to stay just a stone’s throw away from all there is to do on Front Beach on Isle of Palms! We boast an inventory of more than 20 rental homes, several of which are located along Ocean Boulevard. It’s easy to walk to Isle of Palms Beach as well as the shops and restaurants on Front Beach from your rental.
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