is a private, 3,000-acre, residential,
resort island and wildlife refuge. It measures just over 3 1/2 miles in
length and is about one mile wide at it's center. It is the most seaward
of the beautiful Carolina Sea Islands. Fripp's nearest neighbors are
Hunting Island State Park and Pritchard's Island, a nature conservancy
owned and operated by the University of South
Atlantic, our 3 1/2 mile beach faces southeast, offering beautiful
sunrises. Spectacular marsh sunsets can be seen from neighborhoods like
Ocean Creek and Sawgrass. Fripp Island is blessed with a mild subtropical
climate that makes it possible to enjoy your favorite sports year round.
From December through February, the average monthly high is 60 degrees. In
July and August when the average high peaks at 89 degrees, the sunshine is
usually accompanied by a cooling ocean breeze. Fripp has two signature
golf courses - George Cobb and Davis Love III, restaurants, swimming
pools, tennis courts, a marina with boat storage, all sorts of rental
equipment such as: golf carts, bikes, scooters, jet skis, kayaks, canoes,
excursion boats, there is plenty for everyone to enjoy!
encourages exotic foliage and flowers bloom against backdrops of
palmettos, moss-draped oaks and pines in every season. The wildlife is so
diverse, you can see herons, deer, alligators, bald eagles, a variety of
song birds and even the endangered loggerhead sea turtle in summer! We know that you will just love our
island and we hope you enjoy your visit and come back soon!