Belle Isle Marina is the South Carolina full-service marina closest to the Gulf Stream, and one of the premier marinas on the eastern seaboard of the United States. Winyah Bay is the East Coast’s third-largest watershed and the area’s largest salt water marsh estuary, where fishing abounds. The confluence of four rivers in Winyah Bay, the thousands of acres of marshes, and the thousands of acres of wildlife conservation areas in Georgetown County support world-renowned fishing and waterfowl hunting year-round. America's twentieth-century wealthiest families came to this area of Georgetown County to hunt, fish, and vacation on Pawley's Island, in part, because of the eco-system here.
Belle Isle offers some of the best boat dockage facilities and marina community living on South Carolina's coast.