Fishing, Kayaking, Wave runners, Banana Boating, Sailing … (pause and catch your breath)… Parasailing, Hiking, Biking, Tennis, Golf, Surfing … (you might be getting the hint that possibilities are endless)… Kite boarding, Boat Rentals, and Wake boarding.
Here is an overview of the sporting activities available
to you on the Isle of Palms:
Charter Fishing Trips
Enjoy a half or full day of fishing off shore where various trips are offered to catch King Mackerel, Cobia, Shark, Amberjack, Snapper, Barracuda, Tuna, Dolphin, Wahoo, Sailfish, King Mackerel, Grouper, or your long lived dream of a Blue Marlin.
If you're interested in a full day of off shore fishing, we recommend Charleston Big Game Fishing LLC . Call our office for more information.
Enjoy a half or full day of inshore fishing where various trips are offered to catch flounder, red fish, sea bass, sea trout, & sheep’s head etc. Call our office for more information on inshore fishing charters. We will recommend the one that is right for you.
Wave Water Sports
Tidal Wave Watersports, located in Isle of Palms
Marina has a large assortment of water activities
for you to choose from. These activities include
parasailing, jet skiing, wakeboarding, waterskiing,
tubing and banana boating.
Charleston’s Oldest and most respected outfitter offers kayaking tours and kayking rentals, in the local marshes and rivers or enjoy a ferry service to Bull Island, where you can hike in the 6 mile Island and see many birds, alligators, fox, squirrels, deer, turkey, & snakes.
Ocean Sailing Academy
Ocean Sailing Academy is a great opportunity for
you to get out on the ocean and go on a sailing
trip! OSA has qualified instructors that can teach
you to sail and they also have trips where a skipper
will take you on the water, leaving you with the
responsibility of enjoying the ride and relaxing.
IOP Beach Chair Company
Why ruin your vacation with a sunburn? Order your umbrellas and beach chairs today from the Isle of Palms (IOP) Beach Chair Company! We have been in the business for over 20 years and customer service and satisfaction are our number one priority. We provide free delivery (to the beach) and pick-up of quality beach umbrellas and chairs. Bicycles and accessories, beach carts, boogie boards and more are available for rent and delivered free of charge to your rental property. Daily, weekly and long-term reservations are available. A reservation of at least 24 hours in advance guarantees that your umbrellas and chairs will be on the beach by 9:30AM. To find your umbrellas or chairs, just look for the yellow tag hanging from the chair with your last name on it near your rental property. Chairs and umbrellas will be picked up at the end of the day beginning at 5PM.
Golf Courses Near Isle of Palms
Point Championship Golf Course
18 holes with views of the Charleston Harbor, Fort
Sumter, and Shem Creek. Finish your day on this course
along waterfront holes with breathtaking views and
gentle breezes across the harbor to help keep you cool
even during the summer.
Mt. Pleasant, SC, (less than ten minute
drive from the Isle of Palms) offers
an 18-hole championship course along
the Wando River and Horbel Creek. Enjoy
views of the marshlands while playing
this 2004 award winning South Carolina
Course of the Year. This course also
plays host to the L.P.G.A’s Ginn
Tribute that takes place in early June.
Golf at Wild Dunes offers two Tom Fazio
18 hole championship courses; The Links Course
located along the sand dunes and Atlantic
Ocean; or the Harbor Course, located along
the Intercoastal Waterway and associated
marshlands. Both courses offer a great day
of challenges for any golfer and are within
5 minutes of your beautiful vacation getaway.
Plantation Golf Club
praised by Golf Digest as “the
best golf value in Charleston”.
Located just 12 miles from downtown and
5 miles from I-526, Shadowmoss is convenient
to Isle of Palms and easily accessible
from anywhere in the Charleston area.
We are located just off of Historic Hwy
61 on the way to some of the most famous
plantations in the Charleston area.
West Golf Club
is located on
the site of the historic Lexington Plantation.
This Arthur Hills design is a diamond. This
par 72, 6871 yard masterpiece is a beautiful
course and is only ten minutes away from
Isle of Palms. Set amid bermuda-covered dunes
and 200 year old oaks draped in spanish moss
this course blends its historically rich
environment with a great golf facility!
just 5 minutes from the Isle of Palms Connector.
This Rees Jones designed course was originally
designed to be an elite private course similar
to Augusta National. After Hugo hit in 1989
the course reopened as a semi-private course
allowing the public the privilege of taking
on the challenge of the course while enjoying
the brilliant views of the Intracoastal Waterway.
Judging by the beauty and pristine of this
fine course you would think the moderate
prices to play are a trick. Well no joke
here! The deals are real! Call Beachside
for rate information and to schedule your
If Charleston were a racquet, Isle of Palms would undoubtedly be the sweet spot!
Tennis is a passion on the Isle of Palms. Here’s the proof; 17 Har-Tru
courts – including a stadium court. We light five of them at night. A full
service pro shop and top ranked teaching program make the package complete. Tennis
magazine ranked us a U.S. Top 10 Tennis Resort. Our tennis packages, clinics
and more may earn us a Number 1 with you.
Bike rentals are available from a number of
rental outlets on and around the island.
Go ahead and get a bike for each member of
the family and cruise the beach!
For tee times, court reservations, boat reservations,
or any other sport desires you may have call
us at Beachside Vacations and let our friendly
staff assist you!
Fun on the Water
Children and adults alike
enjoy life on the water.
You will have access to surfing, fishing, jet-skiing,
boating, parasailing...or try something
a guided kayak tour of our creeks and marshes...
IF you interested a full day of off shore fishing,
we recommend Charleston Big Game Fishing LLC
Wave Water Sports
Isle of Palms Marina
PARASAILING UP TO 800
WAVERUNNER- rentals and safaris
BANANA BOAT RIDES
Light Tackle Fly Fishing, Redfish, Trout,
Flounder, Ladyfish, Tarpon, and Jacks.
Vacation Rental Managers Association