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The Water is Only a Stone’s Throw Away

Our captivating beaches keep ‘em coming back time and time again. Want to get away for a day? We have a beach for that. Want to explore the ecosystems flourishing all around the Sea Islands? We’ve got a beach for that, too. With Hunting Island Beach just a stone’s throw from Downtown, you can spend your time exploring South Carolina’s most popular (and in our opinion, most beautiful) state park. Have we sparked your interest? Good. Now, go grab your SPF!


Fun in the Sun

With all the water, you know there's always something to talk about when it comes to our beaches and waterways. Here you'll find the what's what on the local waves.

Our Waters are Our Lifeblood

No matter where you travel in Beaufort County and the surrounding area, you’ll likely cross the waters of Port Royal Sound. These waters are some of the most pristine in the country, and here at the Port Royal Sound Foundation, we want to keep them that way.




The Top Shores

Go where the locals go to experience the best of Beaufort's beaches and waterways


Fripp Island holds a fascinating history and has now become a vacation getaway, Hollywood magnet and thriving residential community.



Hunting Island’s untouched and wild beauty is reminiscent of times past, a true capsule of South Carolina’s stunning allure.



A hub for the locals, comb the beach for sharks teeth, stroll along the boardwalk, climb to the top of the observation tower, fish, go crabbing, or launch your boat from the boat ramp.

Higher Ground Outfitters

Our mission at Higher Ground is to provide Beaufort and its surrounding communities with an

Location: 95 Factory Creek Ct, Beaufort, SC 29907, USAWebsite: 843.379.4327

Barefoot Bubba's - St. Helena Island

Whether you're looking for fantastic fishing and boating or some fun-in-the-sun, Barefoot Bubba's is

Location: 2135 Sea Island Pkwy, St Helena Island, SC, USAWebsite: 843.541.3400

Barefoot Bubba's - Beaufort

Whether you're looking for fantastic fishing and boating or some fun-in-the-sun, Barefoot Bubba's is

Location: 828 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902, USAWebsite: 843.379.3415