The Couple’s Guide To Folly Beach
A couple’s retreat to Folly Beach comes with endless amounts of fun, romantic, and exciting things to do and experience. From downtown dining in historic Charleston and paddleboarding and kayaking off of Folly Beach to innovative cooking classes downtown and charming walks along the historic gardens of the Lowcountry – couples will find no shortage of entertainment during their stay in Charleston. Follow our Couple’s Guide to Folly Beach to make your romantic getaway to Folly Beach unforgettable.
Activities For Couples
Learn to paddleboard, kayak with dolphins, or take a boat tour around Charleston’s uninhabited islands for an exciting day of adventures.
Charleston Sup Safaris
83 Center St., Folly Beach
Folly Beach Adventures
East Indian Ave., Folly Beach
Tidal Wave Watersports
*Tidal Wave Watersports has multiple locations across Charleston
Charleston Outdoor Adventures
1871 Bowens Island Road, Charleston
Visit Local Breweries
Charleston is a beer lovers paradise, offering more than 15 local breweries. Take a tour of these local Charleston craft breweries and sample delicious libations.
Low Tide Brewing
2863 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island
Charles Towne Fermentory
809 Savannah Hwy, Charleston
289 Huger St, Charleston
Revelry Brewing Co.
10 Conroy Street, Charleston
Holy City Brewing
4155 Dorchester Road, Charleston
Carriage Ride Downtown
Take a romantic ride down the historic cobblestone streets of Charleston when you book a charming horse carriage tour.
Palmetto Carriage Works
Public tours start at $16 and private tours start at $200.
Contact (843) 853-6125 for more information.
Old South Carriage Company
Public tours start at $26 and private tours start at $150.
Call (843) 723-9712 for more details.
Tour Local Plantations & Gardens
Visit one of these historic gardens for a romantic stroll.
Mcleod Plantation Historic Site
Admission for ages 13 & up are $15 and $12 for ages 60 and up.
325 Country Club Drive, Charleston
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
Adult admission is $20.
3550 Ashley River Rd., Charleston
Charleston Tea Plantation
Admission for adults is $12 per person.
6617 Maybank Hwy, Wadmalaw Island
Learn a few new tricks in the kitchen at one of these hands-on cooking classes.
In the Kitchen w/ Chef Bob Waggoner
164 Market St, Charleston
Call (843) 619-7529 for more details on pricing.
Zero George Street Cooking School
0 George Street, Charleston
Contact (843) 817-7900 for information on pricing.
RiverDogs Baseball Game
Catch a game with the New York Yankees’ Single-A affiliate Charleston RiverDogs.
360 Fishburne St, Charleston
Contact (843) 723-7241 for more details on daily promotions and ticket prices.
Enjoy live music from touring acts, local bands, theater productions, and comedy acts at these popular entertainment venues.
Charleston Music Hall
37 John St, Charleston
The Music Farm
32 Ann St, Charleston
The Pour House
1977 Maybank Hwy, Charleston
547 King St., Charleston
Ease the mind, body, and spirit with a relaxing spa and massage treatment.
Sacred Body Massage and Healing Arts
213 E Ashley Ave, Folly Beach
Folly Beach Massage
83 Center St, Folly Beach
Malama Massage Therapy
104 W Hudson Ave, Folly Beach
View our local attractions page for more Folly Beach and Charleston area recommendations.
Restaurants For Couples
A couples retreat isn’t complete without a delicious, romantic meal. You’ll have plenty of fantastic choices thanks to Charleston’s eclectic mix of dining options.
Rita’s Seaside Grille
Grab a bite at this Folly Beach restaurant, just steps away from the beach and the Folly Fishing Pier. Call (843) 588-2525 for more info.
Featuring live entertainment and fantastic menu options, Halls Chophouse is a great option for a lively evening out. Call (843) 727-0090 for more details.
Head to Edmund’s Oast for a truly unique dining experience, featuring seafood fare, and an extensive drinks list. For more information, contact (843) 727-1145.
At Goat.Sheep.Cow, you’re invited to try delicacy cheeses from around the world with fantastic wine pairings. Contact (843) 203-3118 for more information.
Enjoy delicious, artisanal cuisine at this John’s Island Italian eatery. For more information, call (843) 737-4177.
Mixing modern takes on Southern and seafood cuisine is FIG, located in downtown Charleston. Contact (843) 805-5900 for more information.
Tavern & Table
Enjoy delicious waterfront dining at this casual restaurant in Mount Pleasant. For more, contact (843) 352-9510.
Head to North Charleston for mouth-watering wood-fired pizza at EVO Pizzeria. Call (843) 225-1796 for more details.
View our local restaurants page for more Folly Beach and Charleston area recommendations.
Top Events For Couples
Head to one of these popular festivals, featuring delicious food, wonderful scenery, and entertainment.
Lowcountry Oyster Festival
Eat all the oysters you can handle at the 35th Lowcountry Oyster Festival.
January 28, 2018
Boone Hall Plantation, Mount Pleasant
Lowcountry Cajun Festival
Enjoy Lowcountry and cajun favorites at this mouth-watering food festival.
April 8, 2018
James Island County Park
Charleston Restaurant Week
Head to participating Charleston restaurants for nearly two weeks of delicious meals.
January 10-21, 2018
Holiday Festival of Lights James Island
Take this amazing driving tour through thousands of lights and decorations for the holidays.
November 10 – January 1, 2017
James Island County Park
Wine Under the Oaks Boone Hall
Sample wine and food pairings surrounded by beautiful scenery at Boone Hall Plantation.
December 3, 2017
Boone Hall Plantation