Carolina King Retreat & Marina is a beautiful waterfront haven located on Lake Marion. We have 15 acres and 1500 feet of shoreline. The landing has one launching ramp, seven piers to fish from or dock at, as well as a fish cleaning facility for your convenience. The full service marina is open 7 days a week at 7 a.m. The marina carries groceries, ice, beer, bait, tackle, fuel, and fishing/hunting licenses. All cabins have unique features which can include a screened in porch and deck which overlooks Lake Marion. All cabins are complete with central heat and air conditioning, a FULLY equipped kitchen with microwave, refrigerator, stove, and satellite TV.
The Santee Cooper lake system consists of two lakes. Lake Marion has 110,600 acres, and Lake Moultrie, 60,400 acres. Because of our warm winters, these lakes never will freeze over, you can fish year round. At the present time these lakes hold a world record Channel Catfish (58 pounds) and a Warmouth weighing 2.2 pounds. The lakes held the record for Black Crappie (5 pounds), Chain (Jack) (6.4 pounds), Channel Catfish (58 pounds), and a Arkansas Blue (109.4 pounds). Great Fishing!
For those of you who love to spend your time golfing, there are 17 golf courses within a short distance of Carolina King.
For you hunters, there is plenty of game. For example: turkey, deer, duck, wild boar, quail, and dove. We are located in the middle of the Santee Wildlife Refuge. The Palmetto Trail passes through the Resort.
Boat rentals and fish guides are also available.
Carolina King is located only a short distance from historical Charleston, the gateway to the South.