A top resort, world-class golf, & miles of oceanfront fun.

The Isle of Palms makes its home among naturally beautiful neighbors, like the Intracoastal Waterway, Atlantic Ocean, Breach Inlet, and Sullivan's Island. Its strong community, seemingly endless beaches, resort, championship golf, tennis, park, marina, and local restaurants and shops provide non-stop enjoyment and entertainment - and always, the opportunity to truly relax and rejuvenate, all just 12 miles from downtown Charleston.


The Isle of Palms' nearly 2,880 acres includes a thriving local business district surrounded by residences, miles of beach, and a community where you'll find beachfront live music at the Windjammer, bathing-suit clad kids eating ice cream, beach volleyball, and families kicking back to enjoy it all.

Isle of Palms is watching the sun rise over the Atlantic, a 9:00 a.m. tee time on a Tom Fazio course, an afternoon cruise along Breach Inlet, a refreshing ocean swim, and a delicious, locally-caught seafood dinner. Quite simply, an Isle of Palms beach vacation is exactly everything you want it to be - and we promise to keep it that way.

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Isle of Palms Resort

Wild Dunes Resort

A Tom Fazio golf course, tennis, two Four Diamond properties, and an array of private home and condominium rentals make Wild Dunes wildly popular with beach lovers who want it all in one place.

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Isle of Palms Hotels

Isle of Palms Hotels

Beachfront hotel? Intimate inn? Whatever your accommodation pleasure, the Isle of Palms is certain to please.

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Isle of Palms Rentals

Isle of Palms Rentals

The Isle of Palms rental properties offer an array of choices to suit every style - from oceanfront homes to waterfront condominiums. Need extra bedrooms for extra family, or a charming one-bedroom with an oceanfront view? The answer is always yes.

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Popular Events On Isle of Palms

Lowcountry Blues Bash

Join us in February for a weekend filled with live Blues Music on Isle of Palms. The Lowcountry Blues Bash is a annual event held at various venues throughout the Charleston metro area.

Piccolo Spoleto Sand Sculpting Contest

Every June Isle of Palms is host to the Piccolo Spoleto Sand Sculpting Contest.

Isle of Palms 5k Beach Run

Held in July, all runners are welcome to participate in our annual 5k beach run.

4th of July Celebration

Join us for our annual 4th of July fireworks celebration on the Isle of Palms.

Connect Run/Walk

The Isle of Palms connector run/walk event is held every October.

Annual Tree Lighting

Each December enjoy the Tree Lighting, Jump Castles, Face Painting, Santa Claus and more!

Just Minutes from Charleston

Experience it for yourself! Charleston won "Top City in the United States" in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards.

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Book a golf getaway or a beach bonanza for a week - or a weekend. Browse our Isle of Palms packages now.

Historic Discoveries

Underwater archaeologist and author, E. Lee Spence discovered the Civil War blockade ships, the Rattlesnake, Stonewall Jackson, Mary Bowers, Constance, Norseman, and the Georgiana in the waters surrounding the Isle of Palms.

Isle of Palms History

1912: Charleston native James Sottile built a beach pavilion and an amusement park on the Isle of Palms. A trolley line from the mainland for access to Isle of Palms via Sullivan's Island followed closely behind.