Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions page where you'll find tons of great information as you plan your Fripp Island Vacation.  While you search for your Fripp Vacation Rental, it's nice to know more about the island, the Fripp Island Resort features and amenities as well as events going on during your stay.

Dog on the Fripp Island beach

Are pets allowed on the island?

Yes, pets are allowed in some rental properties. Do a search under our property listings to find a pet-friendly rental. Pets are also allowed on island beaches; […]

Are there nearby attractions for rainy day activities?

Yes, Beaufort and the surrounding area provide many historic sites and tours. It also offers fine dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can even […]

Can I do a search to find Fripp Island properties of a certain type?

Yes. Simply set your selection criteria in the Property Search form and tap the “Search” button. You can search based on availability and even search for specifics […]

Can I have my wedding on the beach?

You can have a wedding on the beach for free. There is no fee involved and, according to Fripp Island Security, there is no need […]

Can I visit Pritchard’s Island?

Yes. Pritchard’s Island is accessible by boat and is open to daily visitors. The Fripp Island Resort offers guided canoe trips or you can rent […]

Do I have to be a registered member to use this site?

No. You are free to browse this site as much as you like to find the perfect Fripp Island vacation property. The items under the “Owners” […]

Do I need a Club card? (aka amenity card)

Club cards are needed to enjoy the complete Fripp experience. Each person, 13 and over, is required to present a card to enjoy the restaurants, resort pools, tennis club, […]

Do I need a driver’s license to drive a golf cart?

Yes, all operators must have a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. Learn more about rules and regulations: Golf Cart Rules

Do I need a license to fish on Fripp Island?

The quick answer is yes. You need a license to fish from the land or in a personal boat rental. If you’re chartering a fishing […]

Do I need a special credentials or a license to rent and/or drive a boat?

Please call the rental company for details about current regulations and boating requirements. Fripp Island Resort’s Island Expeditions can be reached at 843-838-1518. See SCDNR Updates – Aug. […]

Generally, how do I find a Fripp Island rental property?

To locate a rental property, enter your selection criteria into the Property Search form and tap the “Search” button. If you are not sure of your selection […]

How can I have my business listed on FrippIslandStay?

Simple. Reach out and share your information with us including the following: company name, location, telephone, email, website and give us a brief description of […]

How can I verify that the rental property exists?

First, will not list a property unless we know it exists and is available for guests. If you encounter a situation where you think […]

How do we get to Fripp Island?

From I-95 Going South: Take Exit 33 (Point South). Follow signs for Beaufort and US Highway 21. Stay on Highway 21 to the Fripp Island […]

Is a golf cart required on the Island?

No, golf carts are not required on the island. Although, golf carts are highly recommended because they allow you to easily transport all of your beach gear […]
Springtide Market Fripp Island

Is there a grocery store on the island?

Yes. The SpringTide Market offers your essential groceries, alcohol, and beach accessories. Open 7 days a week-year-round. The market is located on your right after […]

Is there a pet-sitting service on the island?

Yes. Pickens Pet Services offers pet-sitting, dog-walking, training, photography and more. Learn more about Pet Services.

Is there a way to find out if a property is available on specific dates before inquiring?

Absolutely. Each property has an availability calendar. Property owners update their calendar with dates that are already booked. Although the frequency of updates varies by […]
Handicap Beach Access Fripp Island

Is there handicap access for the beach?

Yes. Show your handicap placard at check-in to get a sticker for your golf cart. They will explain the procedure for contacting them to open […]

Search for your Accommodation / How do I find the best listing for me?

Feel free to look at all of our listings! However, we generally recommend searching by any criteria that apply. For example, do you have specific […]

What are some fun things to do on the island?

The first obvious answer is the beach. It is a gorgeous, 3 mile long, white sand beach, accessible via a number of entry points along the […]

What do I need to bring?

Here is a list of a few items you may want to bring on your vacation to Fripp Island: Beach Towels and Blankets, Paper Towels […]

What is a Club card? (aka amenity card)

Club cards are provided by some property owners during your rental. Fripp Island Resort Club cards give you access to all the Fripp Island Resort amenities like; golf […]

What is identity verification?

To ensure the integrity and safety of our website, we require you to complete our verification process in order to use What does that […]

What is the closest airport?

Hilton Head Airport is approximately 58 miles away, Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport approximately 67 miles, and Charleston International Airport is approximately 90 miles away. Find Ground […]

What is the Fripp Island Resort amenity program?

The Fripp Island Resort is an organization on the island that provides additional amenities to guests. These amenities include golf, tennis courts, swimming pools, on-island restaurants, select stores, rentals, […]

What wildlife lives on the island?

As a wildlife reserve, Fripp is home to many different species. As a visitor to Fripp, you have the unique opportunity to observe these marvelous […]

When I inquire by email, do you sell my information to other companies?

Absolutely not! That information goes directly to the owner or manager of the property of which you are inquiring.

Where can I rent a kayak or beach toys?

There are several options for renting kayaks, beach toys, boats and more right on Fripp Island. Check out our Rental Items for more information.

Where is Fripp Island?

Fripp Island is located near the southern tip of South Carolina, midway between Charleston and Savannah, Georgia. Fripp Island is located just 45 miles from […]

Where is the best places to go crabbing on Fripp Island?

Wardle’s Landing, The Crab Dock are great places to go crabbing. Learn more.