The Best Ways to Soak Up the Sun at Isle of Palms Beach

Sometimes, sandy toes and salty air is all the TLC you need! Escape to Isle of Palms Beach for the restful getaway you need. Isle of Palms Beach boasts six miles of shoreline in a quiet setting. Our beach is a great place to go during the summer months if you want to avoid crowds and tourist traps, while still enjoying the best components of a beach vacation! Read on more information about visiting our beach.  

When you’re ready to plan your beach trip, access our Isle of Palms Vacation Guide! This free resource is filled with local insight on what to do during your trip to the Charleston, South Carolina, area. 

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Everything You Need to Know About Isle of Palms Beach 

IOP Beach Parking 

One of the most dreaded aspects of going to the beach is figuring out where to park. For out-of-towners, it can hard to know where you’re allowed to park. Don’t get trapped into paying an outrageous amount for parking! Here’s the scoop on free or inexpensive Isle of Palms Beach public parking 

  • Your rental home! We offer 19 oceanfront rentals that are within walking distance to the beach. 
  •  City Lots on Pavillion. Park here between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. for just $1 per hour. 
  • Road Right-of-Ways. Guests can park for free on the shoulder of any right-of-way street between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.  

IOP Beach Equipment Rentals 

Many visitors can’t bring beach chairs, umbrellas, and coolers to the beach. Unless you drive, there’s no practical way to bring your own equipment to the beach. Don’t worry! There are several Isle of Palms beach equipment rental companies to choose from.  

For basic beach equipment, we recommend IOP Beach Chair Co. This rental company offers pick-up or delivery service, so you don’t have to worry about a thing! We also recommend Beach and Games To Go. This company rents beach games like cornhole, bocce ball, ping pong tables, and more!  

IOP Beach Outdoor Activities 

There are two types of beach bums — those who like to relax and read a book and those who would rather shred the waves. If you’re part of the latter group, here are our recommendations for Isle of Palms outdoor activities! The warm water and calm swells make the Atlantic Ocean a great place for novices and experts alike to surf or paddleboard 

Rent an Oceanfront Property with East Islands Rentals 

Stay just a stone’s throw away from Isle of Palms Beach when you stay with East Islands Rentals. All our Isle of Palms vacation rentals are within walking distancing of the beach! It’s easy to visit the beach each day of your stay when you select one of our rental homes. We’re also located near the best Isle of Palms and Charleston area activities! 

Browse a full inventory of our Isle of Palms rentals to start planning your beach getaway!