South Carolina boasts beautiful weather, sand, sun, fun, and comfortable temperatures for most of the year, and the temperatures climb through the spring, through celebrations like Memorial Day, and into the summer. Along with the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean, the combination will have you pointing your compass toward the state and the city of Isle of Palms for a relaxing getaway with loved ones this Memorial Day. 


An escape to a beach location like Isle of Palms means spending plenty of time on that beach. The warming weather and waters of the Memorial Day holiday mean you can spend a little extra time out in the sun and in the water. Sunbathe, take a walk, build sandcastles with the kids, or plant a beach umbrella and enjoy a picnic on a good book. You’ll enjoy the warm waters of the Atlantic for water activities like swimming, snorkeling, SCUBA, or even more adventurous activities like parasailing, wakeboarding, and more that will have your and your loved ones’ adrenaline pumping. 

Spa Day 

Experience total vacation relaxation at a local spa this Memorial Day. There are several spas right on Isle of Palms, and several more in the surrounding metro area that are ready to pamper you. Treat yourself to a massage or another service like a facial, mani/pedi, body wrap, body scrub, and more for complete relaxation and rejuvenation on your Isle of Palms getaway. 

Eco Tour 

Strike out on a tour of the area’s salt marsh, tidal creeks, and even the intracoastal waterway between Isle of Palms and Capers Island. Guided tours will focus on and fill you in about the ecosystem’s plants and animals including bottlenose dolphins, loggerhead sea turtles, and a number of birds. Some tours also feature crab trap pulling and net casting that will bring marine life for an on-board presentation before being released back to their home. 

Dewees Island 

Everything you need for a fun Memorial Day is right in Isle of Palms and the surrounding area, but extra relaxation and serenity can be found on nearby Dewees Island. Just a short ferry ride away, the peaceful locale is void of cars, stoplights, stores, and restaurants and represents a perfect return to nature with available activities like fishing, kayaking, beach activities, and even an untouched forest to roam. 


Coastal towns like Isle of Palms are all about the water and its activities. If you or any of your traveling companions are anglers, those people will want to get in on the many fun water and beach activities while also being able to drop a line. There is a myriad of fishing charters in Isle of Palms and the surrounding area that will take you to inshore, nearshore, and even out to the depths of the Atlantic in search of your next big fish story. If the fishing gear didn’t make the trip, most companies offer rental gear, tackle, and supplies for a productive day on the water. 

Golf Cart Rentals 

Leave the rental car parked and hop on a golf cart to explore the island’s nooks and crannies, especially those you can’t get to by car. Several companies around Isle of Palms rent golf carts for a different way to experience everything the island has to offer. Most are street legal, so you can cruise the road, too, but the best part is when you cruise down the sand for some easy beach hopping. Depending on the company, you can rent the vehicles by the hour, half day, full day, or a custom length of time that fits your Memorial Day vacation stay. 


If you thought your golf cart could get you everywhere on the island, there are still some places around town that even the golf cart can’t reach. Rent a bike and take a tour of the area, get some exercise at the same time, and negotiate those tighter passages for the ultimate Isle of Palms experience. There is an array of companies that offer rentals that suit your needs and schedule. Choose from adult bikes, children’s bikes, and accessories like child seats or trailers. Rentals include helmets, but you’ll want to ask about other safety gear and accessories like lights, extra baskets, and other accessories you may have on your own bike at home. 

Memorial Day in Isle of Palms 

You came to Isle of Palms to explore and experience a fun, relaxing getaway with loved ones this Memorial Day. Before you plot out all the Memorial Day fun, make sure to book a vacation rental provided by Carroll Realty. We have units as small as one bedroom, all the way up to seven bedrooms for a large Memorial Day family gathering of all of your loved ones. Spend time in a private outdoor space like a pool, balcony, or deck. Relax indoors in stylish bedrooms. Prep the Memorial Day cookout ingredients or any other meal in the fully equipped kitchen, then relax in an open living area. For a luxury stay like no other, choose a premium unit with perks like wood floors, flat screen TVs, and even an elevator. 

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