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Isle of Palms

Map of Isle of Palms

Just 12 miles from downtown Charleston, the family-friendly Isle of Palms is perfectly situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intercoastal Waterway. With its stellar setting and ample offerings, it’s a surfside sweet spot for any beach-bound family. Whether it’s a pail-toting idyll building sand castles or a sea-faring adventure on the waves, Isle of Palms is certain to entertain and enthrall crews of all ages.

From Downtown

Take Hwy 17 N to SC-517 S/Isle of Palms Connector in Mount Pleasant
Continue to 41st Ave in Isle of Palms

Want to check the waves before you visit? Transport yourself to the shore while you’re away? Tune in to the Isle of Palms Surf Cam for a live surfer’s view of the beach.


Beachside Burgers

Oceanfront dining with alfresco bites and beach grill favorites. Perfect pit stop for a tropical drink, frosty beer and refreshing ocean breeze. Open spring & summer.

Coastal Crust on the Sweetgrass Plaza

Wood-fired Neapolitan-style pizzas & Italian-inspired dishes. Local ingredients whenever possible and uses traditional recipes to deliver old-world style with today’s trends.

Coastal Provisions

Fresh Lowcountry seafood, prime meats, gracious service. This romantic and intimate restaurant is located in the Boardwalk Inn at Wild Dunes Resort. Terrace and lounge area.

High Tide Restaurant

The High Tide Restaurant and Spirit Bar features local seafood and southern staples. The bar offers local beers and spirits that are sure to give you a taste of Charleston.

Hudson's Market

Pop into Hudson’s Market to enjoy coffee, grab-and-go wraps, and ice cream, or stock up on wine and beer, cheeses, decadent desserts, fresh fruits, and Lowcountry treats.

Huey's Southern Eats

A relaxed restaurant featuring casual lunch and small bite lounge menu items. Located in the Links Clubhouse, enjoy the Charleston golf course view after your round.

Island Surf Company

All major brands, jewelry, beach/swim apparel, shoes, sunglasses, seashells, unique souvenirs, hermit crabs, beach toys. Rentals - Bikes/Chairs/Surf Boards/Paddleboards.

Laughing Gull

A colorful atmosphere and Caribbean infused cuisine, you can escape to a tropical paradise while enjoying food and beverage all prepared with an island flair.

OysterCatcher Restaurant & Bar

A comfortable restaurant serving an array of locally inspired small plates and shareable dishes. Sustainable seafood-focused menu.

Seaside Inn - Oceanfront Hotel

Welcome to the Seaside Inn Oceanfront on the beautiful Isle of Palms! Steps from your room, you will be enjoying sunbathing, swimming, surfing or building sand castles.

Spa at Sweetgrass - Wild Dunes Resort

Inspired by the SC coastline, The Spa is a gathering place to de-stress from life on the go; to restore physical and emotional balance.

Isle of Palms

Winsome, waterside pleasures

Shoreline pursuits are in plenty on Isle of Palms, the home of the acclaimed Wild Dunes resort that has long provided vacationers with an inspired landing pad for all sorts of family diversions. Island visitors will also enjoy abundant front-beach dining and shopping, a full-service marine with a new waterfront restaurant, an oceanfront county park and a host of outdoor activities such as charter fishing and eco tours.

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