Sullivans Island Beach

Sullivans Island Beach

Sullivans Island Beach.  Visit Sullivans Island.

The Sullivans Island Beach is a beautiful sandy beach stretching over 3 miles. Sullivans Island Beach is situated on the Atlantic Ocean, Breach Inlet, and Charleston Harbor and is open to the public year-round. Beach parking is free in the designated areas. There are many access points for beach goers to use throughout the island.

Sullivans Island is a great place to relax with family and friends, whether staying for the week or the day. Take in both incredible sunrises and sunsets. The South End of the island offers views of Charleston Harbor, Ft. Sumter, the City of Charleston, the Sullivans Island Lighthouse, and much more. Visitors to the North End of the beach can view the Isle of Palms and Breach Inlet. Anywhere you are on, the beach offers incredible views of The Atlantic Ocean.

Kids can spend time building sand castles or swimming in the ocean. Adults can relax on the beach and cool off in the water. To make your trip to the beach more enjoyable, you might want to consider renting a beach umbrella or chair. Renting a bike will allow you to cruise the beach or explore the beauty and history of Sullivans Island.

Are Dogs allowed on Sullivans Island Beach?

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Yes, dogs are allowed but only at certain times. From May 1st through September 30th, dogs can be off their leashes and run on the beach from 5 a.m. until 10 a.m. Dogs are not allowed on the beach from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Dogs are allowed on the beach from 6 p.m. until 10 a.m. but must be on the leashes. 

Please follow these dog rules they are enforced by the Town.

Is Fishing Allowed on the Beach?

Sullivans Island Surf Fishing

Yes, fishing is allowed. Try your luck in the surf fishing for species like Red Drum or Speckled Trout. Fishing can be good around the rock groins along the beach too. Sheepshead is another type of fish that anglers can catch around the rocks. Be careful not to hang your line on the rocks, though. You can also hire a charter boat to take you fishing while you stay on the Island. Fishing licenses are required to fish from the beach.