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Cool beach to check out in the Beaufort SC area

My wife and I visited this beach after checking out of our hotel in Beaufort, just before our trip... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anthony L
Great spot for small shark tooth hunting

If you are looking for “a day at the beach” this isn’t the spot for you. If you want to park on a... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
TheYourdy
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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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London Ave, Port Royal, SC
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited this beach after checking out of our hotel in Beaufort, just before our trip home. This is not a typical beach where you might go play in the sand and surf; it is an inland beach that faces Paris island...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for “a day at the beach” this isn’t the spot for you. If you want to park on a beach and look for small sharks teeth then get there just after high tide and happy hunting. Be prepared to find small...More

Thank TheYourdy
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Relax in your lawn chair, look for shark teeth along the waters edge or in the pot holes in the parking lot. Even have area to put in and take out your boats HOWEVER, the town does very little to maintain the road way and...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Driving home from Beaufort to Hilton Head and decided to make a stop “along the way.” Glad we did. About a 1/4 mile boardwalk that ended at the observation tower. Very well kept up walkway and tower. Great views and good photo stop. A 20-30...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Ths is a nic beach along the sound but the ocean beaches are much better. Thete seems to be a good number of visitors hete all the time because it is so close to town. Thete are toilets available but no water. The observation tower...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Quite relaxed picturistic. Get place for a walk, fishing, or lunch. Kids love it. The view is amazing.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We were spending a day around Beaufort, and so we stopped by the boardwalk at the Sands in Port Royal after visiting Parris Island and before heading to downtown Beaufort for lunch. The boardwalk was lovely to walk along, and the view from the top...More

Thank 907blaked
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Located in a small city this popular park offers a boat landing as well as a beach. The beach is a favorite site for finding fossilized shark teeth.

Thank John A
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The Sands beach in the charming coastal town of Port Royal, SC is a wonderful place to visit. You can drive out onto the beach and park your car (be mindful of the high and low tides though) and watch for dolphins, listen to the...More

1  Thank Tina Mark E
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

We were told that the Sands was the best place for finding sharks teeth but I guess they were all found before we arrived. If you were too close to the water, you would sink in mud. We did find a few shells but not...More

Thank SherryH334
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Dolly V
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Response from Jack M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think anyone would mind if a kid rode a tricycle on the boardwalk.
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Marianne G
1 April 2017|
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I didn't no that's any posted rules about dogs. But I did see several dogs while they are and they were all on leashes, so I assume that is the acceptable rule.
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