by johnsons3 on Dec 24, 2021
Dec 2021: We've stayed at Port Royal several times and the Staff are always wonderful. Always come to help with the lines - current can be a bit rough. Premises are clean and not a bad walk to a local restaurant or two. Decided to try the onsite restaurant again - Marker 244 - service is good but food is still mediocre.
May 2021: Been to the marina three times and been great. Excellent staff. Had the chance to try the restaurant, Marker 244, which is on the premises. My husband loved his meal, mine was mediocre.
by sv_grace on Dec 12, 2021
Nice marina with very helpful staff. Shout out to Michelle for rerouting an important amazon package to us as soon as I explained my dilemma. Will be back. thanks all!
by bwsails on Dec 03, 2021
The staff was extremely helpful and flexible. We had a great stay! I would choose this marina over any others in the area. Thanks to Michele and her staff!!!
by willmslade on Nov 24, 2021
We are an annual contract holder. Michelle and team are first rate. She has to taught them Well. Eric, Max, and others are always available for assistance when departing/arriving or for just a hand when needed.
The infrastructure: docks, power, fuel pumps, parking lot and amenities which even include a dog park complete with bags are in excellent shape. This is another advantage of being at a Safe Harbor. They have the capital to make significant investments in the property. We are huge fans of the combo of Michelle and team with Safe Harbor and recommend them highly.
by gwaller on Nov 21, 2021
Marina sits in the River unprotected from wind. Makes for difficult docking and exit from face dock with NE wind blowing. Long walk up the dock to the building and facilities. Not much I the way of amenities to redeem it. Reasonable access to grocery and seafood store. Ok as an overnight stop but not much else to recommend it.
by captgspot on Nov 17, 2021
Outstanding staff Especially Michelle They go far and above any other Marina and I’ve been doing this for over 30 years
by rgeisel on Nov 16, 2021
Great dock side assist. Clean, seems to be well maintained. Handled our group of 10 boats w/ease and proficiency. Pump-out right at the dock.
by nequeante on Nov 12, 2021
Clean and safe facilities. Well maintained. The biggest plus is the positive customer service attitude of the entire staff. Highly recommended.
by tampaparadise on Nov 12, 2021
Michele and crew are wonderful! Nice place to hang and pick up a little fuel. On site restaurant with good food. Helpful when docking and departing. Good power. Some traffic wakes but most slow down and are kind since it is a no wake zone…
by ksomes on Nov 10, 2021
A Favorite "Must Stop" . We look forward to our stay at Safe Harbor Port Royal Marina heading south as well as returning north. The facility is terrific and the people are just the best. Michele and her staff great us by name and bend over backwards to ensure a safe and enjoyable stay. It's a short walk to CVS, Piggly Wiggly, ABC Liquor, and a fresh fish stand.
We love the restaurant at the marina as well, and will continue to include Safe Harbor Port Royal Marina in our travels on the ICW.
by lastmistake on Oct 31, 2021
Great staff, extremely friendly and knowledgeable.
by selkiecyndi on Oct 07, 2021
Great customer service from Justin! Just stopped in for some fuel, and he was experienced in tying us up, and reminded us to get some ice! Thank you!
by bailout on Aug 15, 2021
Outstanding staff and facilities. Easy access to transient and fuel docks. We will definitely visit again.
by rharrisontx on Aug 01, 2021
Just a long walk in the heat from the transient docks!
by richie1526 on Jun 07, 2021
Awesome marina. Excellent staff. Well maintained.
by crews1 on May 26, 2021
Great .... would use them again!!
by edukes on May 21, 2021
Awesome marina. Very accommodating staff, they stayed and filled us up 30 min after closing one evening. Thanks Max and Erik.
We will be back.
by sailorjmp1 on May 12, 2021
My wife and I looked at several marinas in the Beaufort, SC area prior to choosing Safe Harbor Port Royal Landing Marina. The marina staff are extremely helpful, friendly, and welcoming! We were especially impressed with Michele Clark who went above and beyond to assist with our boat and making us feel welcome. Kirstie and Gene were also very helpful. The marina is well protected, dog friendly, and has a friendly and supportive group of boaters. The facility is well maintained and has a great restaurant. We give this marina and staff 5 stars!
by garywood on Apr 27, 2021
Appreciated the lift into Beaufort by Emily. Also appreciated the Thirsty Thursday hot dog bbq. Dock master Michelle walked around and made us transients feel welcome. Thank you for the clean restrooms...and the 500 Fitbit steps to get to them!
by sailinscott on Apr 26, 2021
Super nice marina. Clean and well maintained.
by auntiepix on Apr 23, 2021
Our stay was wonderful! The marina is clean, well maintained, and in a lovely area. It was great that they had Thirsty Thursday on the dock. Personnel are very thoughtful and helpful. They are most definitely pet friendly. Don’t expect to get an Uber or Lyft to Beaufort riverfront, and don’t look for WiFi as indicated. Definitely recommend!
by dfoldes on Apr 09, 2021
Friendly and helpful staff. Restaurant was excellent. Facilities are clean.
by bdenison51 on Mar 13, 2021
Stayed 2 nights there on our way north. Thinking about making it our permanent dock for our Sabre 48. Met some nice people at the dock and was invited to their Thirsty Thursday happy hour on the deck. Michelle the dock master was very helpful. They are updating the fuel system so hopefully will be operational soon.
by nauticuser on Feb 03, 2021
Safe Harbor Port Royal Marina, for my husband, Mark, and me, is a 5-star property with a 5-star staff. The dockmaster, Michele, is one of the most welcoming and considerate dockmasters (and people) I have ever met. From the moment we started looking at where we would like to stay along the ICW, speaking with Michele was a breath of fresh air. She is responsive, warm and knowledgeable, not only about Safe Harbor Port Royal Marina, but about other marinas, anchorages and land-based offerings in the area. As well, Michele is an experienced boater, and, as such, a great source of information about boats, boat repairs and boat upgrade services. All this said, Michele does not work alone. She clearly selects and trains a crew that shares her caring spirit about the boaters who visit as well as about ensuring the upkeep of the facility. Her crew, comprised of Erik, Max, Emily and Colton, is superb, always friendly and attentive to whatever you need. Erik even helped me on his day off to catch my very first fish! Putting the above together, you get a true family feel when you are here. From Mark’s and my perspective, you cannot find a better place to stay the night, weekend, week or more, fuel up and/or dine. Given this, along with the beautiful environment in which the marina is situated for walking, biking, driving or taking a dinghy ride, we highly recommend Safe Harbor Port Royal Marina to anyone traveling up or down the ICW.
by skiierjeff on Nov 17, 2020
everyone was very helpful getting me tied up. i was single handed.
my big complaint is none of the staff were wearing masks. just because you are outdoors it doesnt mean you cant spread covid.
the restaurant at the top of the dock had all of the tables way too close. there was plenty of empty tables so there was no reason to sit people so close together except to save steps for the wait staff. in case safe harbor hasnt heard yet....there is a pandemic that has already klled over 200,000 people in the usa. wear masks!
by lorib272 on Nov 16, 2020
Always a great place to stop.
by jetstream on Sep 07, 2020
Very nice docks. Easy in-out. Excellent staff.
by ldicenzo on Jul 22, 2020
Great dock hand and dock master. Good communication, great fuel price.
by asline54 on Jul 06, 2020
Friendly, beautiful setting. Easy dockage despite current. The new restaurant at the marina, Marker 244, had EXCELLENT seafood and a friendly staff. Inside and outside dining. Fuel very reasonable and Beaufort is just a short Uber away. This marina is a must stop on the ICW.
by triciarogers on Jun 28, 2020
Great marina. Friendly staff and very dog friendly
by dspatio on Jun 18, 2020
Great Marina and dock hand got us tucked in even with the current moving us a long. nice and quite beautiful scenery
by dkenney on May 30, 2020
Had a great stay. Staff is alway helpful and friendly. The restaurant Marker 224 on site is open now and very good. The only thing that could be improved is something they can’t control, and that is the wakes felt on the facing docks by boaters who ignore the ‘no wake zone’.
by cdhutaff on May 26, 2020
This was the absolute Friendliest Marina we have stayed in the 7 months we have been Cruising.
Michele, Ryan and Tim, Max. Wow what a Team. Shower pressure, great, clean. And there is a Grill next door "Marker 244", excellent food.
Thank you! We loved having you stay with us and hope to see you in the Fall:-) Michele and crew
by bobx on May 01, 2020
Thank you...Rion, Michelle, Tim, Max, and Jack.... for making us feel so at home especially during this challenging pandemic. Your professionalism, warmth and hospitality makes us feel like we are home ....see you in the fall.
Bob & Sue, We miss you at the dock we all can't wait for Dream On to be back in the Fall!!
by everywhere on May 01, 2020
This is our favorite marina by far! The staff is always helpful and friendly. The docks are in great condition and well maintained. Prices are reasonable. Facilities are always clean. It is our "home" on the water. We stay there as often as possible and recommend it to everyone.
Phil & Belinda, Thank you for the wonderful review. It's always fun when you guys stay!
by macgyver1975 on Mar 25, 2020
Thank you Michelle and Max . Hope to get back soon . This weekend . Macgyversride .
Good service here and Dock is easy to get to . Most helpful
Hope your trip south was great! Keep us updated
by shackle on Dec 03, 2019
The absolutely BEST Marina ever!!!
All of the staff and even the owner Tom go above and beyond to do anything to help you!!!
I’ve never been to another marina where the staff treats me like family and not just a stranger!
Was always greeted by name and that meant a lot to me!!
If in the area DO NOT MISS stopping by this Marina!!
I promise you they will treated you as a person and not just a number!
Can’t say enough good things about Port Royal Marina!!!!
by captainmichael on Dec 01, 2019
Although they were closed for the holiday, the Michele the Dockmaster called me and advised me that I could stay on the gas dock. She would send out an attendant if we needed any help. We did not. Again having stayed here on several occasions we knew the dock. They get a five star for having a staff member call us. Would have been nice to hear from someone at the previous night stay in Beaufort moorings.
by hooligan6a on Jan 26, 2018
This is a great Marina. I stay here every year on the way South and again when I am heading North.
by cietaylor on May 08, 2010
Service top notch! All marina personnel do everything possible to please transients. Easy dingy ride to Beaufort or Port Royal. Loaner vehicle is a big help. Busy roads, not good for biking. Office will obtain any boating item you need if you call ahead.
by tj3callan on Jan 30, 2010
A wonderful "family" atmosphere. A number of live aboards so every Friday and Saturday evening there is a gathering, along with transients and others at the Marina, for a bring your own cook out and good company. Rates are reasonable with easy access along the ICW. Floating docks, ships store, shore side facilities to include laundry and restrooms; courtesy vehicle during business hours; half mile to West Marine, groceries and more. Nice people.