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Pawleys Island, SC

The quaint beach community of Pawleys Island is located on the southern end of the grand strand between Georgetown and Myrtle Beach. This area is commonly referred to as the Waccamaw Neck which is a long narrow peninsula between the Waccamaw River and the Atlantic Ocean. Beachside communities in the area include North Litchfield, South Litchfield, and Pawleys Island itself. The relaxing atmosphere and uncrowded beaches lure thousands of visitors to the Pawleys Island area every year. Accommodations options including vacation rentals, beachfront homes, condos, a beach and golf resort, and hotels. Pawleys Island offers a fine selection of top rated golf courses and with close proximity to Myrtle Beach, options are unlimited. The beautiful beaches, excellent restaurants, water activities, and world class golf courses help make Pawleys Island one of the most popular family vacation destinations in South Carolina.

Golf Courses


The jewel of Pawleys Island, Caledonia sits on the banks of the Waccamaw River amongst a working southern rice plantation and has been recognized for its design and incredible beauty. Caledonia was recently ranked in Golf Magazine’s... read more »  |  visit website »

Pawleys Plantation

This Jack Nicklaus signature design is a player’s course that demands strategy, ingenuity and concentration. The classic Lowcountry design has earned it recognition and praise from some of the nation’s foremost golf authorities,... read more »  |  visit website »


This gem of a golf course was originaly designed by Gary Player who is only one of only four golfers to win all four majors. Blackmore is Gary's only signature course on the Grand Strand and also happens to be one best maintained golfs... read more »  |  visit website »

Litchfield Country Club

Built in the early 1960s by Willard Byrd, Litchfield Country Club is an icon in the Pawleys Island community. The mature tree-lined fairways wind amid the giant oaks of a former Waccamaw River rice plantation, creating an extraordinarily... read more »  |  visit website »

River Club

The semi-private River Club at Litchfield is one of the highest rated courses on the Grand Strand, receiving 4½ stars in Golf Digest’s “Places to Play”. Featuring the only bentgrass greens in the Pawleys Island area, this Tom... read more »  |  visit website »

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Hotels & Resorts

Litchfield Inn

Located on the Oceanfront in Litchfield Beach, The Litchfield Inn has been creating memories for vacationers since 1960. Featuring two seaside pools, a open air bar and restaurant, Litchfield Inn is a wonderful choice for your next visit to Pawleys Island.  |  visit website »

The Pelican Inn

The Pelican Inn is an historic ocean front B&B located on beautiful Pawleys Island, SC. Come slow down and enjoy morning walks on the beach, afternoons in the hammocks, and cocktails on the marsh porch. We serve a full complimentary low... read more »  |  visit website »

Hampton Inn Pawleys Island

Located in Litchfield Beach, close to shopping, beach, restaurants, and Brookgreen Gardens. Amenities Include: Business Center, Free Breakfast, Free Parking, Shuttle Bus Service, Wheelchair Access, Fitness Center, Fre High Speed internet, Swimming Pool  |  visit website »

Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort

The Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort is located in the on the southern end of the Grand Strand in the beautiful Pawleys Island/Litchfiled area. This location allows guest to have easy access to all the sights and sounds of Myrtle Beach,... read more »  |  visit website »

Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club

Pawleys Plantation features one, two, and three bedroom luxury villas, situated along our award-winning Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course. Other amenities include three dining areas; two outdoor pools and lighted tennis courts; driving... read more »  |  visit website »

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Bistro 217

Bistro 217 offer patrons a wonderful selection of fine seafood, steaks, and pasta. This local favorite is located directly across from the Hammock Shops in the heart of Pawleys Island.  |  visit website »


A Pawleys Island landmark since 1988, Franks has been featured in Gourmet, Bon Appetite, Southern Living and National Restaurant Magazine, Frank's has set the standard to which other restaurants aspire. Pierce Culliton, Executive Chef... read more »  |  visit website »

Blue Crab

Blue Crab serves fresh local seafood with a lowcountry flavor. Do not be fooled by the oyster shack image because this rustic restaurant serves up some of the best food on the south end and has quickly become a local favorite. Be sure and... read more »  |  visit website »

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Things To Do

Plantation River Tours

Plantation River Tours offers scenic boat tours along historic plantations of South Carolina’s beautiful Lowcountry rivers. Departing from Wacca Wache Marina in Murrells Inlet, you’ll see rice plantations, trunk gates, slave cabins,... read more »  |  visit website »

Hobcaw Barony Visitors Center

Hobcaw Barony was once divided into 11 rice plantation and is home to the last 19th century slave village on the Waccamaw Neck where visitors take a step back in time. Tour the slave quarters, stables, the Hobcaw House, and much of the... read more »  |  visit website »

Huntington Beach State Park

This historic oceanfront state park, located between Pawleys Island and Murrells Inlet, is home to Atalaya Castle which is one of South Carolina's most recognizable landmarks. Visitors to the park have access to one of the most secluded... read more »  |  visit website »

Brookgreen Gardens

Brookgreen Gardens, founded in 1931 by Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington to preserve the native flora and fauna and display objects of art within that natural setting. Brookegreen is located between Pawleys Island and Murrells Inlet SC,... read more »  |  visit website »

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