Planning on surfing Charleston SC? Here’s what you need to know!

Planning on Surfing Charleston SC?

Here’s a Guide to Surfing Folly Beach and some other great beaches in Charleston SC

Folly is known widely as the surfing destination of South Carolina. From Myrtle Beach to Savannah GA, you won’t find a better beach for surfing than in Charleston, SC at Folly Beach.

If you’re just getting into surfing, or you’re visiting the Charleston area and have room to bring your board, we can help with surf lessons, surfboard rentals or to guide you in the right direction. We know it can be a little intimidating paddling out into a crowd at the Washout during peak summer season in Charleston, but if you’re on the less-experienced side of the surfing spectrum, turn to Carolina Salt Surf Lessons, Charleston’s #1 rated surfing company.

Tip: Read the Surf Report for Folly Beach

Read the Folly Beach surf report before going out so you know what to expect. If you are taking surf lessons with us, we will advise you of the weather. Two great surf report resources are Surfline and Magic Seaweed.

Surfboard Options

Folly can be choppy and can be mediocre…but when it’s good, it’s really good. If you’re looking to invest in buying a surfboard we offer surfboards for sale in Charleston. If you want to rent a surfboard, Carolina Salt Surf Lessons will rent you a board and deliver it to your house or vacation rental.

Where’s the Best Surfing Charleston SC has to offer?

The Washout (AKA “Hollywood”)
The best surfing on Folly is in the area known as “The Washout”. Experienced Charleston surfers claim this is where you can experience the best waves on the South Carolina Coast and they are right! Experts claim that the wind rolling across the beach, through the wetlands and then to the Folly River causes the best waves for surfing in South Carolina.

County Park
Folly Beach County Park Area has strong currents near Folly River inlet which makes it seldom surfed. No surfing allowed in the swimming area. Can have surf on large SE swell. Use Caution.

Outside cloud break off Condos. On a good day in Charleston SC, this popular surf spot, Clouds, is known to produce a huge swell, making it one of the more popular surf destinations at Folly Beach.

Folly Pier
NE side of pier cleaner on SE wind days. South side of Pier has long outside break. Good at low tide, East swell, NE wind. No surfing within 200 feet of the Pier for safety reason.

6th Street East, Folly Beach, SC
Fair to good waves on Folly Beach

10th Street East, Folly Beach, SC
Popular spot but does not break as big as The Washout on NE swells. Can hold a nice south swell.

Whatever destination you choose for surfing Folly Beach, let Carolina Salt Surf Lessons help make your session memorable. We can make sure it’s the surfing experience of a lifetime.

Surf Lessons Charleston

learning to surf can be especially intimidating and scary. With the proper guidance and instructor surfing can be extremely fun and fulfilling. Charleston has long been a surfing destination along the east coast and Carolina Salt surf Lessons has been at the forefront of surfing here. Owner Kyle busey is Charleston’s ONLY born and raised surfer along with being the ONLY professional to emerge from the area. Being from the waters of Charleston no one has more local knowledge. He has taken this knowledge and turned it into Charleston top Rated Surf Lessons. His fool proof approach has amazed customers for years. He condenses 5+ years of material into an hour. Customers soon find themselves accomplishing things they never thought possible. Join Carolina Salt surf Lessons this summer for the best possible surf experience. Our surf lessons are also 100% guaranteed or your experience in free! We believe in exposing the customer to an unmatched surfing experience. Enjoy our lessons at one of our many locations including folly beach, Kiawah, Seabrook, Sullivan’s Island, and isle of palms. See ya on the water!

Folly beach surf lessons

Folly beach has long been known for having the best waves in South Carolina. Carolina Salt Surf Lessons has been the go to lesson provider for Folly Beach for over ten years now. Being the ONLY born and raised instructor, owner kyle busey knows the local waters better than anyone. With a professional career under his belt he knows exactly what it takes to take ones surfing to the next level.

Isle of palms surf lessons and board rentals 843-452-4833

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Visiting Isle of Palms? Why not learn to surf!? Isle of palms offers absolutely perfect waves for learning. Easy, long, user friendly waves will greet you upon your arrival. Carolina Salt is Isle of Palms ONLY lesson provider and also provides free delivery and pickup of all surf rentals. We also offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee with your surf experience or it’s FREE!

Surf Lessons in Charleston

Soft Surfboards Rentals in Charleston SC Surf Lessons in Charleston, SC! Carolina Salt Surf Lessons has been the premiere surf Lessons provided in Charleston for over 15 yrs! We have also been voted #1 by all major travel sites 6 yrs running. We provide surf lessons around the entire Charleston area including Seabrook, Kiawah, Folly Beach, Sullivan’s Island, and isle of palms. We are also the top rental service with free delivery and pick up with all board rentals.

Folly Beach Surf Lessons

Folly beach surfing at its finest. Kids come to folly beach for one thing. FUN.

What better way than to learn how to surf!? Kids have always been the pace sitters when it comes to surfing. Folly Beach is widely regarded as the surf Mecca of the southeast. Carolina Salt Surf Lessons possesses the ONLY born and raised surf instructor, Kyle Busey, along with the only local pro surfer. We take extreme pride in providing top notch surf lessons to all our customers.

We teach each individual at his or her own pace during their surf lesson insuring maximum learning and safety.