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The Sands

London Ave, Port Royal, SC
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Ok, but don't go out of your way

Beach with a boardwalk and observation tower. Beach is not sandy, but several people were laying... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Richard R
Gainesville, Florida
Very Small

This is a very small beach with lots of broken shells on it. Unless you really need a beach fix... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
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London Ave, Port Royal, SC
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Beach with a boardwalk and observation tower. Beach is not sandy, but several people were laying out or setting in chairs to catch the sun. Several people fishing. We stopped on our way to Paris Island to look for birds. Did not see much, but...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This is a very small beach with lots of broken shells on it. Unless you really need a beach fix, don't go out of your way.

Thank luv2travel101548
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I was happy to discover the Sands beach area. The reason for the visit was for our m/c riding group to take in another attraction. So riding over wasn't about swimming, surfing or boating it was about the boardwalk the observation tower and the view....More

Thank Jimmy J
Reviewed 24 April 2017

On a trip to Beaufort County for my nephew's Marine Corps boot camp graduation, my boyfriend and I took the opportunity to enjoy the Sands during some down time from the celebrations. I am a dedicated shell seeker, and this small strip of beach did...More

Thank Shelly S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Love visiting this area to watch the dolphins play but it is not a area I would want to get in the water

Thank DeniseN10ec
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Okay beach if you want to walk around looking for broken mostly seashells. They say you can find sharks teeth but I didn't look and imagine it is hard. Not pretty and sharp shells and ugly black area by the shore. You can drive on...More

Thank katpro1148
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This beach is unique as you will see there is a ton of shells and no smooth sand, which makes it a little tough to walk on barefooted. People come here to look for shark teeth and black or brown tiny pieces of glass. You...More

Thank FrequentTraveler1225
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Whether it's low or high tide, the sands beach is a great place to go and just chill out. There is a tower on the beach that most people like to go and climb the stairwell all the way to the top. The view up...More

Thank 843TBOOGIE
Reviewed 7 April 2017

If you're looking for a quaint and eclectic fishing/beach spot, this is it! If you REALLY want a treat, watch the sunrise from the sands. It is awe inspiring!

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Nice find. The beach is quite small, but the locals were the best. The folks were so nice and helpful. I was instructed how to find shark teeth by the locals. Watched dolphins swimming close to shore. Talked with some of the friendly locals and...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Dolly V
Are tricycles allowed on boardwalk
8 June 2017|
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Response from Jack M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think anyone would mind if a kid rode a tricycle on the boardwalk.
Marianne G
Are dogs permitted, on leash, of course?
31 March 2017|
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Response from Rondi F | Reviewed this property |
I didn't no that's any posted rules about dogs. But I did see several dogs while they are and they were all on leashes, so I assume that is the acceptable rule.