Whether it was the whispers of southern hospitality, delicious food or the miles of beaches that caught your attention, you most likely have South Carolina on your list of places to visit. With the wide selection of cities and destinations in the Carolinas to choose from, you might be having a difficult time deciding where exactly you should explore first. If you’ve landed upon the coastal lowcountry region, Seabrook is an excellent spot to start.
Within close proximity to the historic city of Charleston and many of the destinations coastal South Carolina boasts, Seabrook Island embraces a veritable assortment of everything the low country region has to offer. Private beaches, an equestrian center, local shopping centers, golf and a short drive to historic downtown Charleston are just a few of the perks to visiting Seabrook Island.
Read on for our picks of the four top reasons you should stay on Seabrook Island when visiting South Carolina:
If you’re looking for a private get-away that leaves the hustle and bustle of city life back at home, then Seabrook Island is calling your name. Spend uninterrupted time with friends and family while admiring panoramic views of the Atlantic and the various swimming pools at the Sea Island Club. Check out the oceanfront dining at The Pelican’s Nest and the beachside retail shop while you’re there.
There’s no need to worry about becoming bored with idle time at Seabrook, as you can find tennis, pickleball, a fitness center, and golf. There’s even an equestrian center that offers lessons, beach rides and three miles of trails for those in your group that are feeling adventurous.
Freshfield Village is located just a few minutes from Seabrook Island Club and offers shopping dedicated to fine jewelry all the way to homegoods, groceries, upscale clothing boutiques and even antiques.
If you’re looking to explore a little more of the Carolinas, historic downtown Charleston is just a 45-minute trip. Experience dining, shopping and nightlife options downtown for a day or night at just a short drive.
Seabrook Island is home to many animals in the lowcountry such as bobcats, red and gray foxes, otters and white-tailed deer. You might even see a bottlenose dolphin or two while exploring in the water or strand-feeding near Cap’n Sams Inlet during low tide, which only happens in a few places in the US. While exploring the island, you will also come across turtles and various kinds of birds, which is entertaining for those of any age.
Taking a trip to Seabrook Island is perfect for a romantic couples getaway, a girls trip, or even a vacation to spend time with family. You can find more information about visiting Seabrook Island here.