Tranquil and not too much commercialized, Litchfield Beach has been popular with locals as well as tourists since its establishment. It’s the place to go if you’re looking for a quiet vacation with some fine dining and world-class golfing in a relaxed atmosphere of a small well-manicured beach town.
Imagine well-kept landscapes, live oaks, and boutique shops instead of high-rise condos and trivial fast-food establishments. And most importantly – Litchfield Beach boasts a long stretch of bicycle-friendly sandy beach that doesn’t see many crowds.
Location and Access
Located three miles north of Pawleys Island and 30 minutes south of Myrtle Beach, Litchfield Beach is a part of Grand Strand. North Litchfield and Litchfield-By-The-Sea are within Litchfield Beach. The town has a few public beach access areas with free entrance and plenty of space for everybody.
Shopping and Eateries
There is plenty of shopping around the area and everything you may need – like restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops, pubs, grocery stores, supermarkets, golf courses, and golf shops – is close by.
Sand and Water
Litchfield Beach is renowned for its serene beaches with a laid-back atmosphere. The shore is divided into private beaches and several public beach areas. The entire coast is beautiful – soft white sand and clear blue water, quite clean and usually not too crowded. The surf is often very light – just perfect for kids to play in.
The beach boasts picturesque views and is good for long relaxing walks. Besides, there is a 26-mile Waccamaw Neck Bikeway for jogging, walking, and biking. If you stay in the area overnight, don’t miss the sunset!
Good news for dog owners – the beach is dog-friendly. Just don’t forget to pick up after your four-legged friend.
- 35 minutes from Myrtle Beach, SC
- 1 hour 30 minutes from Charleston, SC
- 1 hour 50 minutes from Wilmington, NC
Additionally, there's a number of beaches near Litchfield Beach which you can visit: