Holden Beach Pier sells daily, seasonal and three-day fishing permits and live bait. A grill and snack counter adjoin a beach gift shop. Holden Beach Pier charges spectators a fee of $1 for walking the pier and $9 to fish. Handicapped access is available to the pier. The owners prohibit the use of nets and the consumption of alcoholic beverages.

Full hook-up sites on beachfront are all conveniently located at Holden Beach Fishing Pier. Motel rooms are available. Amenities include air-conditioning, fishing, year-round operation, boating, microwave, refrigerator, and a restaurant on site.