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Prepping for Summer: Getting Active on Seabrook

Posted 06/17/2020

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We know that getting your exercise safely during this uniquely challenging time can require a little bit of creativity and patience. Luckily, there are many things to do on Seabrook Island while our community eagerly awaits the re-opening of the rest of the Beach Club fitness amenities. Exercising outdoors can be a great way to discover the natural beauty of Seabrook while maintaining social distance guidelines. With so many amazing options, we have the perfect spots for you to stay active!

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The Benefits of A Beachside Stroll

Walking just 30 minutes a day can burn up to 3,000 calories every week. It’s also a great way to get your heart rate up while boosting your metabolism. Where better to take a scenic walk than some of the best beaches in South Carolina? You can even try including a light jog or running to your workout routine. Seabrook Island is home to Pelican Beach, renowned for its radiant sunsets. It’s also the perfect place for small children and families to get outside.

The exquisite North Beach is another Seabrook Island gem, perfect for those who love to get active and spend time in nature. A luxurious natural sanctuary, North Beach features an array of treasured wildlife from dolphins to sea turtles, making it the most serene place to get physical activity! There’s even an off-leash area for you to bring your furry best friend to join in on the fun! Pets are allowed off-leash between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m during the summer.

Get engaged in Seabrook’s renowned scenery by starting your day of exploration with an unmatched sunrise stroll on North Beach, ending with a radiant sunset walk on Pelican Beach.

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Dive Deep Into Seabrook’s Aquatic Amenities

Swimming is a great full-body exercise that boosts your heart rate while building endurance and muscle strength, without placing stress on your joints. Swimming in the Atlantic Ocean is a widely popular activity at both Seabrook Island beaches. Warm temperatures, calm currents, soft sand, and close proximity to Kiawah River and Edisto River make our beaches ideal for a dip in the ocean!

Just nearby, beachgoers can also enjoy the Seabrook Island Beach Club, complete with an Oceanfront Pool, lounge chairs, cafes, towel service, and convenient beach access. We are committed to providing you with memorable, safe experiences in our community, so the pool area is currently open by reservation only.

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Cruise Down Seabrook’s Beautiful Bike Routes

Taking a bike ride is ideal for improving your heart health, joint mobility, strength, and flexibility while simultaneously de-stressing your mind! Biking is highly recommended on Seabrook, with rentals available in the nearby Freshfields Village. Our easily accessible bike routes provide a fun way to see all the scenery Seabrook has to offer, from the crabbing dock and boat ramp to the lush Seabrook golf courses to the horses grazing at the pastures of the Seabrook Island Equestrian Center. Cyclists can also enjoy the peaceful solitude of a breezy ride along the 300 acres of Camp St. Christopher’s untouched forest until arriving at the border of the Edisto River.

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Kayak Along Our Exclusive Coastal Waterfront

Kayaking the gentle waters of Seabrook Island is the perfect way to take in incredible waterfront views – and even spot the occasional pod of dolphins gliding through the water! Paddling allows working out of your heart and muscles, especially those in the back, arms, shoulders, and chest. When you are kayaking through The Atlantic Ocean, allow yourself to escape the stress of everyday life while observing the wildlife commonly found around South Carolina’s beaches.

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Find Your Zen: Nourishing the Body & Soul

Want to improve your flexibility, energy, and vitality or simply focus on healthy weight loss before the start of summer? Grab your yoga mat or towel and head to the beach for breathtakingly colorful sunrises and sunsets next to the ocean. Nourish both your body and your mind with a meditation accompanied by a refreshing ocean breeze. Get creative with an exercise routine that works for you; reconnect your body, heart, and soul while waves lap at the shore. Allow the vastness of the ocean to help you see from a new perspective and not sweat the small stuff.

We know that you will thoroughly enjoy getting out and moving in our stunning island community with all of these amazing options. With almost four miles of pristine sandy beaches to discover, you won’t grow tired of Seabrook’s expansive sandy locales and inviting community. Remember to stay safe, healthy, and active this summer – the Seabrook Way!