Isle of Palms is a an Atlantic barrier Island that is home to 5,000 full-time residents and 20,000-50,000 investment owners and visitors. The town lies along a narrow strip of land, hugging the beach, separated from the mainland by the Intercoastal Waterway. The 7-mile long, 1-mile wide island is an incorporated municipality. It is an affluent community of both vacation home owners and year-round residents, with large beachfront homes, resorts, and local restaurants. Beach volleyball is popular in the summer, and the famed “Windjammer” restaurant features 1 court, hosting several tournaments throughout the year.