Magnolia Beach (Litchfield-by-the-Sea)

Sandy beach
49 Loggerhead Ln, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA
69 miles from Charleston, SC
Water quality
Grades suggested by our reviewer
Water Quality
Unknown (read more)

Beach amenities

  • Pet friendlyBring your little friends!
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About this beach

Away from the overly crowded Myrtle Beach area, Magnolia Beach is still within driving distance from popular Myrtle Beach locations. It is a long sandy beach along a scenic coastal stretch with amenities and a state park nearby.

In addition to swimming, sunbathing, strolling, and enjoying the soothing ocean views, Magnolia Beach is also a popular spot for watersports. Overall, Magnolia Beach is a great place to escape from busy places and come with the whole family.

Location and Access

Magnolia Beach is located near Flagg Pond in Litchfield-by-the-Sea, South Carolina. The beach is easy to access and free – there is no entrance fee.

If you decide to go to Flagg Pond, beware of the alligators.

Beach Conditions

The beach is wide, flat, and very clean. It offers plenty of space and rarely gets overcrowded. The beach is very long so you can walk for miles and enjoy the beautiful views. The water is blue, clean, and very warm in summer. Swimming in the ocean is enjoyable!

Dog Policies

Magnolia Beach is a nice place to spend time with your four-legged friend.

Driving Time

  • 35 minutes from Myrtle Beach, SC
  • 1 hour 30 minutes from Charleston, SC
  • 1 hour 50 minutes from Wilmington, NC

Hotels and rentals

If you're considering staying for one or even a few nights, there are plenty of options available near the beach. Chose your preferred accomodation type and your favourite room provider:

Beaches nearby

Additionally, there's a number of beaches near Magnolia Beach (Litchfield-by-the-Sea) which you can visit:

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Magnolia Beach (Pawleys Island)Hotal and palms on the seashore
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Visitor questions:

Question: Hi there, are we allowed to bring chairs and umbrella? How far is the parking from the beach? Is there any kiosk on the beach? Many thanks in advance. Odi
Asked by Odi almost 2 years ago
Answer: Yes, you can bring chairs and umbrellas with you. The nearest parking lot is located near Bridgewater Hotel and it is almost always full, make sure to come as early as possible to find a free spot. The distance from the parking lot to Magnolia Beach makes up about 0.2 miles (a 4-minutes walk). There are no kiosks or shops on the beach, so make sure you bring food, water and sunscreen with you. Have a nice beach day!

Magnolia Beach (Litchfield-by-the-Sea) videos

The egrets living on Pawleys Island
An interesting video of the island fauna
Pawleys Island
An anazing drone made video of the island

Weather conditions

Current weather at the beach and 3 day forecast

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Beach map and directions
The beach is located in Litchfield-By-The-Sea, South Carolina 49 Loggerhead Ln, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, USA (Open on Google Maps)
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Magnolia Beach (Litchfield-by-the-Sea) reviews and photos
Reviewed on: September 29, 2020