South Forest Beach is considered the downtown area of the island and is part of the Forest Beach community. Situated on a one-mile stretch of beachfront that begins at Coligny Circle and ends at Sea Pines, the area offers visitors a quiet place to enjoy their vacation, but still has close access to beachside barefoot cafes and the Forest Beach shopping, dining and live entertainment options.
- Home to the world famous tennis facility, the Van de Meer Tennis Center
- Multiple golf options at the Shipyard Golf Club, Sea Pines and Legendary Golf
- Pool Bar Jim’s, Sea Pines Beach Club or The Tiki Hut are great choices for a seaside cocktail or casual fare