The final stretch of U.S. Route 278 lies ahead, the azure Atlantic stretching to the horizon as a viridescent island awaits; within your mind’s eye, you can just envision the wonder, excitement, and adventure of your stay at the resort paradise of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. A great destination for families, lovers, explorers, solo travelers, and friends, there’s something for everyone here, from expansive golf courses and sandy Atlantic beaches, to lush flora that is teeming with wildlife, family resorts, and romantic things to do.
While this vacation destination is known for being expensive, you’ll still find some excellent Airbnbs in Hilton Head, South Carolina, so you don’t have to burn all your money on hotels and resorts. Read about our top picks below.
This bright oceanfront condo features four comfortable beds to accommodate six people. In the morning, start your day right by indulging in the breakfast treats, cocoa, and coffee that are provided for free. As a guest, you are granted full access to use the tennis courts, swim in the pools that are open all year round, and exercise in the fitness center.
Ocean Front Resort CondoHilton Head Island, South Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe place will fit 2-4 adults comfortably (if sharing bed and sofa bed)place was clean and stylishthe condo was very clean and as describedclean wonderful place to staythe villa was clean and stylishthe villa was super clean and we loved the personal touches
Host:she is an amazing hostpatty was a wonderful hostpatty was a great hostpatty was an amazing hostgreat host love the beach & complexRead more reviewsthe location is amazingan absolutely wonderful locationwhat a treat amazing locationthe location of the place is perfect right there by the beach and close to everythingit's very close to the beautiful beach and pool
Have a delightful stay at this elegant condo for up to six guests. Relish a good night’s sleep in the three spacious bedrooms available. Situated just a few minutes away from the beach, the condo offers free bike access so you can ride around and explore the neighborhood. Enjoy a free pass to a heated indoor pool whenever you feel like relaxing, a hot tub for some quiet moments, and a fitness center to stay fit.
SeaPines -Walk to Beach, Exclusive Heat/Cool Pool
Top guest reviewsthey had a television in each room (great for virtual child care lol) and the wifi worked greatthe place was very clean and lots of nice touchesthe condo is lovely; it is very clean and nicely decorated
Host:jessica was responsive and notified the individual that they needed to move which they didjessica was always quick to respond and extremely helpfulRead more reviewsthe location is perfectgreat location in sea pinesthe location was fantasticgreat condo in a great location in sea pinesgreat location and very comfortable villa
Located just walking distance to the beach, this luxury Airbnb vacation rental offers three bedrooms that can accommodate up to eight guests, making it ideal for a big family. The house has a contemporary design with hardwood floors, ornamental plants, and beautiful pieces of furniture. It also contains all the essential home furnishings as well as modern conveniences, including a well-equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar, a comfortable living room, and an elegant dining set-up. Another great thing about this house is that it accepts pets without any additional fees.
Inviting Island Oasis W/ Spacious Deck, Hot Tub, & Second Row To Beach!Superhost
Top guest reviewsit's beautiful with 10 foot ceilings and plenty of room for sleepingthe bunk beds were perfect (and safe) for our toddlersit’s extremely clean and up to datethe place was nice and clean and we all slept comfortablythe home was sparkling clean and absolutey gorgeous
Host:the home was better than expected and the host had everything expertly prepared for our visitrichard is a wonderful host – he quickly responded to my questions both before and after bookingboth host and house are very pet and guest friendly- thank you richardRead more reviewswonderful house with great location across the street from the beachrichard’s place is really nice and close to the beach very spacious and can house a lot of peoplecan't beat the location privacy and comfort for a small family adult couples
A family vacation can’t be any better than in this two-bedroom condo situated in Waterford Villas, a quaint, well-equipped community. The fenced area is equipped with tennis courts, a gym, a pool, and more, while also being a few minutes away by car from renowned beaches, including Coligny Beach. The spacious interior can make six guests feel at home with its fully equipped kitchen and plush living area with a fireplace and a smart TV. Outside, you’ll find a shaded patio with a barbecue grill to spend a lovely time with friends or family. Plus, a 27-hole golf course is a few steps away. Free parking and WiFi are provided.
NEW! Hilton Head Condo: Pool, Tennis, Golf, Beach!Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe beds were also very comfortablethe place is in great shape perfect size for 4 and very comfortablebeds are comfortable kitchen is well equipped with a dishwasher which was really helpfulthe beds are quite comfortable (a rarity ) and the bathrooms are all updated and modernvery clean and spaciousvery clean and very comfortablebeautiful clean and really well situated the townhome was spotlessly cleanvery clean and spacious and decorated very nicelythe property is clean and seems to have been updated
Host:the host is awesome to work withjonathan is a wonderful hostcheck in/out was easy and host was responsive and accommodatingalso jonathan was an extremely responsive and kind host highly recommendas a host he was responsive and helpfulRead more reviewsthe location was ideal for usgood location on the islandgreat cozy location in shipyard plantation with quick access to bike trails and beautiful bike to beachexcellent location and comfortable bedding and accommodationsbeautifully decorated and close to everything
Located inside a beach resort in Hilton Head that features numerous amenities, including sports facilities, a fitness center, and indoor and outdoor swimming pools, this lovely guest suite on Airbnb Plus will make sure you have a lovely stay here. The suite has the color of the ocean and features a modern interior and elegant decors. It offers two bedrooms that can accommodate up to four guests, ideal for a small family, two couples, or a group of friends. You’ll also find here all the usual home conveniences, such as a functional kitchen, a stylish sitting area, a dining set-up, and a private bathroom.
Play and Relax, at Hilton Head Beach Resort with NatureHilton Head Island, South Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewswe relaxed after dinner watching amazon prime movies on the smart tvamazing condo the resorts pools were the perfect spot to relaxthe apartment was so much enjoyed we had a good time relaxing sleeping and touring around the areathe condo was very comfortable and lovelythe place is clean and beautifulclean roomy safe quietthe condo was very clean and cutethe condo is spacious and very cleanoverall the place was clean enough
Host:kevin is a very good hostkevin was a gracious hostkevin was an amazing hostkevin is a super hostkevin is a great hostRead more reviewsgood location and close to everythingand the location is amazinggreat location couldn’t ask for betterthe location is central to everything and we loved the beautiful board walk to the oceani loved that it was close to a very nice pool
Although this rental is quite expensive, you certainly won’t be disappointed. Spanning over 2,400 square feet (223 square meters), this home has bikes, beach gear, and toys to provide your family an unforgettable time. Inside, there’s a gorgeous dining room decorated with various art pieces and a living area with plush cushions and plenty of books. The first 200-square-foot (18.6-square-meter) bedroom is spacious and features a queen bed. There’s also a ceiling fan to keep you cool and a full bathroom that’s well-equipped for a relaxing bath. If you’re traveling with family, the second room is furnished with twin beds. The kitchen is a chef’s dream and is the perfect place to cook a scrumptious meal. Don’t forget to make time to relax on the back patio with a drink in hand to soak up some sunshine.
Hilton Head Organic Vacation RentalHilton Head Island, South Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe bed was extremely comfortablewe enjoyed sitting on the patio for breakfast each morningwe found it to be even roomier than described and we were very comfortable during our staywe were able to have lovely breakfasts outside in the morningit was sparkling clean quiet and so tastefully decoratedthis is a beautifully decorated and sparkling clean home in an upscale neighborhood on hilton head islandeverything was clean beautiful furnished and we had everything we needed and morethe house is clean and so comfortable with everything we needed and then somethe neighborhood was very quiet clean and well maintained
Host:attentive and friendly hoststhis home is beautiful the owners really made us feel at homethey are great hosts and have the perfect home for active vacationershosts are lovely people welcoming and friendlythe hosts were so hospitable and made me and my fiance feel very welcomed and comfortableRead more reviewsthe house is located in a beautiful neighborhood close to everythinggreat place in a great locationwe were a short bike ride or nice walk to harbour townwonderful location great bicycling lots of books to browse throughbeautiful and quiet and close to the beach
Welcome to this contemporary villa overlooking a natural lagoon that is home to diverse wildlife such as turtles and birds. Equipped with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, the villa is perfect for not more than six people. You are invited to step into the hot tub to relax all your muscles after a day of adventures on the beach. While preparing your meals in the kitchen, play your favorite music on the CD player.
Fiddler's Cove Resort-Two Bed Villa On The LagoonHilton Head Island, South Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewswe enjoyed both pools and hot tubvery spacious nice kitchen great balconythe condo was clean bright and nicely decoratedvery nice place and extremely cleanthe place was very clean and it had everything we needed as a family of 4
Host:great host and responds very quickly to any questions or concernsbob & carol were wonderful host the place was move then expectedincredibly responsive nice people who went above and beyond to make our stay an enjoyable carefree experiencebob & carol were very responsive and helpful as we planned our tripRead more reviewsbeautiful condo close to the beachawesome condo close to the pool and beachfiddlers cove is a great complex tucked away and so close to the beachwe would love to make it a tradition to return to this awesome locationperfect place for a family vacation
If you’re looking for a snug honeymoon escape away from the confines and crowds of a hotel, go for this vacation rental in Hilton Head. A simple studio fixture, it makes a private yet gorgeous accommodation for two. The queen-sized bed comprises the sole sleeping area in this Airbnb. Cuddle on the bed with your loved one, step into the kitchen for a snack, or wash and dress up in the bathroom and full-sized closet. Oh, and do take time to admire the panorama on the wall - it’s your host’s very own masterpiece! Enjoy a complimentary breakfast on the deck, and look out onto the lush greenery of the estate. Before you leave for the day, be sure to browse through the guest book for a suggestion on the best activities, amenities, and culinary experiences. By evening, wind down with your other half and enjoy a few drinks or spend your time journaling and documenting the day’s adventures.
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Hilton Head Beach, private aptment.Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewswe stayed in appartment c which is delightful well equipped and very comfortablecomfy bed kitchen had everything we needed fun books and oodles of local tipsthe apartment was full of fun personality and very comfortable we loved our stay in hilton headthe apartment was clean and had everything one could needthe room was clean and as-expectedmira’s place is amazing clean artists fun and convenientsuper clean and had plenty of amenitiesher place was clean cozy and close to the ocean definitely coming back thank you mira
Host:great host and excellent apartmentthe owner is a great host and she went out of her way to make us feel welcomea great host with everything we neededmira was a great host and responds quickly to any questions or your needsmira is a wonderful host who goes above and beyondRead more reviewswonderful location and great environmentgreat location and great valuethe location was perfectperfect location within walking distance to just about everythingthis is a great location
Located at the Westin Resort & Spa, just two blocks away from the beach, this Hilton Head condo rental will make your stay here one you can never forget. The complex has numerous amenities like an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center, and a spa where you can have massages and other treatments. As for your unit, it contains two bedrooms that can sleep up to six guests comfortably, perfect for a family. Also, it has an open-plan concept with a cozy sitting area, dining, and a kitchen with a breakfast bar.
Ocean Palms Villa - Westin Resort and SpaHilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
If you’re looking for comfortable, centrally located accommodation for your intimate getaway or solo adventure, look no further than this beautiful condo. It sits in a lovely community, close to a beach, seafood restaurants, and shops. It also features a pool amidst towering trees, perfect for unwinding. The studio was recently renovated and features appealing decorations. A smart TV and a fully equipped kitchen are also included. A coin-operated laundry room is on-site and you’ll have access to bike rentals to explore the wooded areas around. Free parking and WiFi are available as well.
Beach StudioHilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewseven found handy speaker in bathroom ceiling lolthe a/c unit worked pretty well although it did get a bit hot in the morningthis place is a gem cozy and private with full amenities worth checking outthe room is perfect for one or two gueststhe pool was a nice extravery clean and convenientit is clean and quietplace was small but cleangreat clean space with all the essentialsinside the stay was very clean and comfortable
Host:host was responsivehost was very responsive and friendlythe host was very responsive on an issue that was completely out of her controllighting was good at night and neighbors were friendlylisa was so communicative about every aspect of our stay-so friendlyRead more reviewsgreat location for simple getawaygreat value stay close to beachexcellent location for a low cost - ideal for short weekend tripgood location for my business meetingvery nice place close to everything
While a hotel at the beach would usually cost a fortune, you can have an entire apartment to yourself at a reasonable price here. Imagine being just minutes away from the beach and a short walk away from convenient shopping and delicious dining – what more do you need? Welcome to this beachy bungalow that exudes a tropical vibe, with its flowering bushes and towering trees. This Hilton Head beach house rental boasts a private deck with a view. There’s even a tide chart that you can check on the door before you head out to the beach. If you love cooking, the kitchen has all the essentials. The bathroom is fully stocked with towels, shampoo, conditioner, and soap. After a day out at the beach, you can unwind in your comfortable bed. The room also comes with a full-length mirror and television, and a cute table for you to have breakfast on. Beach chairs are provided for your convenience.
Hilton Head Sunny Beach GetawayHilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewsthe apartment is very small so only one comfortable chair can fitif you plan to stay and relax in the room you may want to consider another optionit is a very small kitchen so if you like to cook you may want something biggerthe place was clean and cozyclean and well equipped with stylish touchesvery clean and cute spacemira’s place was quiet clean and comfortablethe place was clean and exactly what we were looking for
Host:mira was a wonderful hostmira was a wonderful hostmira was a great host full of great suggestionsmira was a great host she was super friendly and willing to answer any questions we hadthis place is great host is great definitely will go backRead more reviewsgreat location for a beach adventureamazing location close to the beachgreat location for an inexpensive pricea nice location and super close to everythingbeautiful location and private beach
Hilton Head is well known for its eco-friendly urban developments, where buildings and houses are built to accommodate nature as far as they can. Enjoy a unique convergence of suburban and natural tranquiity at this humble vacation rental along Jarvis Creek. Located just off the island’s main highway of Route 278, this Charleston-style home exudes the magic of a treehouse on land. Throughout the first floor, wooden furnishings complement cushioned seats and patterned rugs. Climb the stairs to your bedroom, which also features a closet, dresser, and TV. You can also head to the balcony to admire a view of Jarvis Creek. Revel in the area’s natural beauty, abounding with lush flora, brackish waters, and exciting local wildlife, or enjoy a cup of Turkish tea with your hosts and get to know about the life of a local.
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Up a Creek
Moored at the picturesque Shelter Cove Marina, this double-deck yacht offers a stay that is both compact and comfortable. The top deck features a cozy sitting area, perfect for intimate conversations and drinks. Further up on the bow of the boat, those in want of a tan can get their fix of vitamin D on a cushioned sun pad. Meanwhile, the lounge area of the lower deck provides a similar leather sofa and a mahogany table that folds down to form a sleeping space for two. More sleeping arrangements are located towards the rear, where you will find a bedroom with a queen-sized bed.
TVs and DVD players are available for your entertainment needs. Heating and air conditioning can be toggled via the on-board thermostat. The kitchenette comes equipped with a coffee maker, microwave, cups, and a sink. The on-board toilet is off-limits, but restrooms and showers are just a short walk from the boat. Being docked near the heart of Hilton Head makes this stay advantageous, as experiences such as world-class dining, water sports, and shopping are mere minutes away from the marina.
Boat docked in the perfect spot! Price lowered
Perhaps, more than anything, you’re seeking a more typical experience central to all the fun on the island. Allow this bijou bungalow, located minutes away from the beach, Coligny Plaza, and Pope Avenue, to be your dwelling on your trip. The bungalow is located in a quiet yet convenient location and provides the coziness of a classic American suburb. Rest, relax, and unwind with a natural, beach-side vibe in the serene, aqua colors of the bedroom and bathroom. If the summer heat gets too much, or if you feel like a swim without the sand, the nearby community pool is open to guests.
Crabby Patty's Beach Cabin
For a slightly higher price, enjoy Hilton Head’s greenery with another one of the island’s highlights: its golf courses! Stay with the green right at your doorstep with this Airbnb cottage in the woods. Do not be deceived by its woodland location. Set in the heart of Sea Pines Plantation, this cabin-inspired home is just a few minutes away from many Hilton Head experiences, from Heron Point Golf Links to the lively tourist center of Harbour Town. Enter your holiday home for the first time and be greeted by sunny yellow walls, accentuated by light streaming in through glass windows and doors. Plush beds await in the residence’s two bedrooms. With Harbour Town just 15 minutes away by bike, head down for some groceries to prepare a home-cooked meal in the cozy kitchen.
2 bedroom home in Sea Pines Plantation (sleeps 6)Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewsthe resort pool and amenities are awesomethe entire space was very cleantheir place is clean and has all the essentials
Host:the hosts recommend you take a flash light if you are checking in lateRead more reviewsgreat location and great valuetess and matt's place is located in a great location and just minutes from the beachgreat place to rest but still close to everythinghad a great experience fun place to stay and convenient to everything
Homey on Hilton Head
Find a home away from home without having to compromise on your holiday. Live the high life in a fabulous beach house rental at Hilton Head, South Carolina – revel in nature, hang out at the harbor, and score a hole-in-one – without the typically high hotel costs. There are so many things to do, you’ll never be bored!
Frequently asked questions about the best Airbnbs in Hilton Head, South Carolina
1. Which are the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Hilton Head?
There are only a few accommodations in Hilton Head that accept pets, and in case you need one, make sure you book this row beach house.
2. Which are the best cheap Airbnbs in Hilton Head?
3. Which are the best Airbnbs with a spa in Hilton Head?
After a day of sightseeing and activities, it’s nice to have a massage to soothe those aching muscles. So if you’re planning to stay in Hilton Head, you better book this lovely two-bedroom condo with a spa.
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