- 2 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
- 1 bathroom
- Air conditioning
- Bed sheets provided
- Birdwatching nearby
- Coffee/tea maker
- Deadbolt lock
- Ecotours nearby
- Fire extinguisher
- First aid kit
- Fishing nearby
- Hair dryer
- Horse riding nearby
- Marina nearby
- Near outlet shopping
- Near the bay
- Near the beach
- Near the ocean
- On the waterfront
- Outdoor pool
- Pet friendly
- Power boating nearby
- Shared/communal pool
- Smoke detector
- Smoke-free property
- Snorkeling nearby
- Swimming nearby
- Towels provided
- TV with cable/satellite service
- Washing machine and dryer
- WiFi available
- Wildlife and game walks nearby
About this Property
- Sleeps 6
- 2 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Non-smoking property
- Pets welcome (restrictions apply)
Unwind in this oceanfront condo where visitors can watch dolphins, walk to the beach, and spend time by the pool. A private, gated community, Fripp Island offers miles of unspoiled beaches and some of the best bird and nature viewing on the East Coast. Nearby Beaufort, Charleston, and Savannah offer history, shopping, fine dining, golf, and entertainment for the entire family.
A South Carolina State Park pass is available for guests and provides access to close by Hunting Island and its handsome beach and historic lighthouse.
And did we mention the condo is dog friendly?
Recently purchased and refreshed, this completely furnished condo has two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a washer and dryer, dishwasher, widescreen tv with surroundsound, and enough books and games to keep everybody occupied on the very infrequent occasions when guests decide to stay in.
From mid-March to November, the condo's private pool is open (and is located just outside of the unit's front deck).
Jib's Retreat is located on the second floor - an elevator is just steps away for ease in moving in.
Please keep in mind that Jib's Retreat does not offer Fripp Island Resort amenities cards.
About the Area
Located in Saint Helena Island, this condo is on the waterfront. Local landmarks include Hunting Island Lighthouse and Chapel of Ease, and travelers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Penn Center. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
- Pets allowed
How to book the best Beaufort, SC vacation home experience:
Getting the most from your vacation rental budget:
- June, July, and August are the most expensive months in Fripp Island. To book the best rental home within your budget, we suggest reserving in Spring or Fall. You'll enjoy lower rental rates, better selection, beautiful weather and the absence of large crowds at your favorite Beaufort, SC restaurants and activities. Speaking of the off-season, don't overlook the holidays for a Beaufort, SC vacation! Who wouldn't love a holiday vacation on the coast? Thanksgiving and Christmas are great times to gather with family and friends at the beach.
- In the Beaufort, SC area, The sooner you can book a vacation rental, the better your selection will be. The best rental homes are reserved early. Booking your vacation rental up to 12 months before your vacation dates is recommended. Holiday gatherings are excellent times to search for and book your rental property.
- Some hosts and property managers offer discounts for active duty military and veterans. Check with your property manager to see if special offers are available for your group before you book.
- Management companies and individual rental owners typically offer renters an option to obtain trip insurance. Trip insurance, which will generally cost anywhere between 1% - 5% of the reservation price, offers visitors reimbursement of their vacation costs for any missed trip time as a result of medical-related catastrophes or weather disasters, as well as ensuing additional evacuation charges, such as an unexpected hotel or extra fuel expenses. Trip insurance might be a a bank account-saver if the unforeseen happens. Ask the property owner for program terms and fees.
- Find a copy of your local Beaufort, SC area magazine upon checking in. If your rental property doesn't have one, you can find them at local shops and visitor centers. In addition to great local stories, visitor guide magazines have offers and deals for local accommodations, tours and attractions.
How to select the perfect vacation rental in the Beaufort, SC area:
- Begin by selecting your the best vacation week and a max budget.
- Note the number bedrooms and what type of bedroom configuration your family needs. A South Carolina oceanfront condo on exclusive Fripp Island has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. If you need a larger or smaller rental, use our vacation rental search.
- Precise information regarding bedrooms and bed counts & types is normally available online. Otherwise, call the property owner before reserving the vacation home. Remember that most properties list the maximum guest capacity, which typically includes pull-out couches. You will need to work out what configuration is optimal for your vacation group.
- Does your group require unique amenities? Most rental websites include search filters for amenities. Filtering by amenity will allow you to quickly find your ideal rental home.
- Appropriate accessibility amenities can make or break a vacation for persons with disabilities. Confirm all necessary amenities are included before booking.
- Traveling with pets? Although a number of vacation homes allow pets or animals, guidelines and costs vary per property. Type of pet, size and breeds may be limited. Remember to ask the property manager before booking, and study your agreement! Additional pet fees or charges might be applied to your invoice.
More tips for your visit:
- Store the owner's information in your smartphone.
- At Check-in, make note of any damages to the property and immediately alert the host. Keep records of all correspondence just in case a dispute arises.
- Property managers are there to help! Don't be shy to ask any questions before, during, or after your stay.
- Be a good neighbor! You wouldn't like disagreeable visitors bothering your quiet neighborhood. Use the golden rule for common sense. If they like you, locals might even recommend great restaurants and attractions you would've not otherwise known!
- Speaking of neighbors... Ask a local resident! Neighbors can often point you in the right direction. Who better to ask where to order the best nachos, have a great night on the town, or the best spots for fine dining?
- Protect the rental owner (and your things!) by locking the rental when you are gone, just like you would at home.
- At departure, complete a final walk-through to make sure you haven't leave anything behind. Re-check closets, dressers, garages, and bathrooms for hidden belongings. Remove everything from the refrigerator and take any leftovers home.
- Please make sure to walk through the property a final time and look for damages to contents or the property itself. We advise inspecting the property with the host whenever you can (often this isn't possible). If the property manager isn't available, remember to take photographs of the rental to record its condition.
- Remember to leave a review! Hosts rely on excellent reviews to stimulate more reservations. They'll be thankful for your feedback. Alternatively, if something went wrong, other vacationing families will be thankful you shared your feedback and help them have the best future vacation. Please be fair with your feedback If something fell short of expectations, consider whether the host had any control over the issue, and if so, whether they responded expeditiously to solve it.
- Hunting Island State Park - 4.2 miles