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1st week of August beach recommendation

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1st week of August beach recommendation

It will be our first time in Charleston area and given the heat, we thought of staying at either Folly Beach or IOP and then making a drive to Charleston a few times during the week. We found some properties to rent in Charleston Oceanfront Villas but now I am reading that there will be a large beach refurbishment project that starts in July? Anyone know if that area would be impacted and does it make sense for us to rule Folly out completely? Any other recommendations? Family of 4+ grandparents so looking for a condo/house we could rent with 3 bedrooms and preferably a pool. Thank you!

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1. Re: 1st week of August beach recommendation

This is probably the most accurate information that you will find, coming right from the Town of Folly Beach:

cityoffollybeach.com/2018-beach-preservation…

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2. Re: 1st week of August beach recommendation

I love Folly Beach; but, in the first week of August, just before the start of school, Folly can get very crowded with daytrippers in the high school and college crowd. Your group might find Isle of Palms more relaxing.

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