10 Best Pet-Friendly Airbnbs In Hilton Head Island, South Carolina - Updated 2022

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Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, is a small sub-tropical island that’s big on attractions. Its pristine beaches, plethora of golf courses, miles of bike trails, beach resorts, restaurants, and shopping spots are amongst America’s best, making it a favourite destination for the rich and famous, as well as fun-loving families. Parks and natural preserves abound ,and there are many great outdoor dining establishments to enjoy, including some legendary barefoot beach bars. Plus, the town has many accommodation options that not only caters to humans, but also their pets. So, for those ready to sink their feet or paws into the sand, and savour an unforgettable island escape, here’s our rundown of the pet-friendly Airbnbs in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

1. Fabulous property with mod cons (from USD 290)

From great views of the Atlantic Dunes Golf Course, to two free bicycles at your disposal, this two-bedroom villa can sleep up to five. It’s a perfect property for active, sporty families. You’ll enjoy free facilities, like tennis, fitness passes, pool access, beach chairs and towels, and of course, Wifi. You’re also free to bring your four-legged family members along, with prior notice, but there is a small additional fee for their stay. Thereafter, you’re all free to enjoy this well-equipped escape with its fantastic full kitchen, wonderful outdoor deck, and an inviting interior, complete with warm, wooden floors.

SeaPines - Walk to Beach, On-Site Pool, Free Bikes
24 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was very well equipped the linens were in good shape and the beds were very comfortable
Cleanliness:
really nice condo very clean with a lot of amenities
Location:
wonderful accommodations the location is terrific
great location super close to the pool and tennis courts
great location quick easy bike ride to the beach
great property and host the location is excellent and close to everything
this is a great place to stay great location and the beach is a quick bike ride away
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2. Picture-perfect house with private pool and beach path (from USD 599)

For people and pets who love water, this three-bedroom property, which sleeps up to eight, is absolutely perfect. It features its own private pool and connects to a quiet path that leads to a semi-private white sandy beach. It also comes with complimentary bikes to explore and get around the island, and a free fitness centre pass. Long walks through the forest preserves and playing with your pets on the beach all day will keep you in pretty good shape too. Should you choose to bring them along, please note there is an additional fee for their stay, and pre-approval is required.

SeaPines - Private Beach Path, Private Pool, Bikes
34 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 6 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great pool backyard and lovely courtyard
the kitchen is better stocked than any house we have ever rented
Cleanliness:
clean house with zero bugs seen
clean and tidy seen a couple of bugs which is to be expected nothing out of the ordinary
plenty of room and very clean
Location:
great location in sea pines
perfect access to the beach 2 minute walk great location
a great quiet location for a family vacation
great house in a great location in sea pines
great place and close to the beach 2 minute walk
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3. Great townhouse with golf course views (from USD 329)

Situated next to the tenth hole of the Atlantic Dunes Golf Course, this three-bedroom townhouse is surrounded by enough greenery to make anyone envious. It’s also just a short walk or bike ride away from the beach and gives you access to a semi-private swimming pool. That said, it’s perfectly positioned for anyone who loves the outdoors as much as their pets. There are lush leisure trails and forest preserve pathways right at your doorstep, and the hustle and bustle of harbour town is just down the road. To bring your fur friends along, just be sure to notify your hosts in advance, as there is a small additional fee. But not to worry, the fun they’ll have walking through the forests, running on the beach and watching golf balls fly by, is priceless.

SeaPines- Exclusive Pool, Pet Friendly, Free Bikes
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
34 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it was clean and comfortable for us and our small dog
it is very cozy and clean
the pool was clean and easily seen from the living room
Host:
jessica was very helpful during our stay and always had a very quick response
perfect location host was very responsive- would highly recommend
Location:
great location close to beach club
great location in sea pines
such a cute place and great location
great location and close to the beach
great location and pet friendly
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4. Two-bedroom villa with a patio and daybed (from USD 286)

When taking it easy is your top priority, as it should be on any Hilton Head holiday, this two-bedroom villa with space for six, takes the cake. It features a wonderful outdoor patio with golf course views and a cosy daybed, where you can snuggle up with a book, and a pet or two. In fact, every detail allows you and your pooch to just relax. There is no stress, no rushing, and all the joys of knowing your every need is taken care of. If that sounds like something you and your pets would enjoy, just let the hosts know that you’ll bringing them along, as there is an additional fee for each pet.

SeaPines - Free Bikes, Walk to beach, Pet Friendly
19 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean and spacious
the place is clean accommodating and has a golf course view
Host:
very hospitable and would highly recommend
Location:
great location within a 10 minute walk to the beach
this was a great location for my family of four plus our two dogs
walking distance to the beach and easily able to ride bikes to any place in sea pines
this location is the best around at this price point
very nice place superbe location
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5. Cosy apartment close to the beach (from USD 200)

Just a stone’s throw away from the beach, this cosy, one-bedroom apartment is great for those who want to be closer to everything. It’s perfect for couples who want to cuddle up inside or enjoy the romance of an uncrowded beach just moments away. And there’s even space for one small dog to join you, at no additional charge. The apartment is connected to the owners house, but has its own private entrance and comes with the option of renting a second loft bedroom with two twin beds, should you require more space.

Cozy 1 br. 1 bth EZ Walk to Beach
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
54 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
his place is very clean and comfortable with strong a/c and comfy furnishings
well equipped & well maintained apartment
our stay at this apartment was perfect and very relaxing everything was as described
Cleanliness:
the apartment is small and very clean
the apartment was very nice and clean as appeared as listed
sparkling clean with nice covered parking and outdoor showers
this apartment is just as described: clean comfortable and you can’t beat the location
cozy clean and comfortable place just a couple of minutes away from the beach
Host:
mike was a wonderful host
very nice owner who was willing to make our stay perfect
he was very responsive and solved any possible questions really quickly
he was very informative and wanted to make sure that our stay was satisfactory
this place is a gem and mike & lynn are wonderful hosts
Location:
super close to the beach
close to a wonderful beach
great place so close to the beach
michael's place is a great find so close to the beach just a quick walk
outstanding location and comfortable apartment for a beach retreat
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6. Charming villa with a calming view (from USD 189)

This modern, minimalist two-bedroom villa boasts a grand deck with gorgeous views of a tranquil pond and serene tropical landscape. It is 10 minutes away from the beach, and is part of an expansive resort that offers plenty of fun activities for all, including golf, tennis, biking, kayaking and access to three miles (4.8 km) of pristine, white sandy beach. As for your four-legged family members, only dogs are allowed, and only two per household, with a fixed additional fee for each. But, there’s no doubt they’ll enjoy the lush surroundings, wide open beaches and welcoming waters as much as you will.

Updated 2 BR 690 Queens Grant with expansive NEW deck, lagoon views, walk to beach!
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
17 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent location well furnished kitchen nice to have the pond snd fountain out front
Cleanliness:
apartment was a little on the older side but was clean and had everything we needed
Location:
great location and just steps away from golf and the general store
good location that is an easy bike ride to the beach
great location and well appointed condo kitchen was very well equipped
perfect place to start the morning
there are pools very close to the unit and the bike paths are easily accessible
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7. Open-plan oasis with ocean views

Escape the ordinary in this quirky, airy two-bedroom vacation home. Enjoy amazing ocean views from inside and out, thanks to its large picture windows, its unique open layout, and its incredible outdoor entertainment and relaxation spaces. Experience peace and privacy while parked in a hammock with one, or maximum two, of your pets (dogs only!). Or, fire up the grill and get them salivating over the scents, while you gaze dreamily out to sea from the deck. However you choose to enjoy it, this property has everything you need for that perfect beach break, and comes with a couple bicycles for if and when you want to venture out and explore the island.

Luxe Hilton Head Island: Golfing, Biking & Beaches
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
48 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful views very well decorated and furnished adequately stocked kitchen
the bed is super comfortable and the place is so much better in person
Cleanliness:
the room is clean and cute
the house was very clean and had everything we needed
Host:
the host was great helpful and responsive
kathleen was a fantastic host
owner was more than responsive and accommodating
quiet and clean home in hhi with beautiful views excellent host with quick responses we will definitely be back
the host was very responsive the check-in was easy and almost overly communicated- multiple texts
Location:
great place and great location
beautiful house within walking/biking distance to harbourtown
we love walk or ride the bikes to the lighthouse and restaurants
perfect location all the little touches make this place a wonderful place to go and relax
such a beautiful place
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8. Private yacht for five

For a true taste of Hilton Head life and luxury, you can’t beat a private yacht moored in the harbour. This yacht is for those with a spirit of adventure and a sense of fun. It can accommodate up to five people in its two bedrooms, and is perfectly situated close to superb restaurants, shopping and all the action of the vibrant waterfront. Best of all, everyone is welcome aboard, even your pets, for a small additional fee. It also features all the amenities you’d expect such as free Wifi, a dedicated workspace, well-equipped kitchen, laundry, free parking, and the bonus of having all your family members call you captain.

GetaWave :) and Experience Yacht Life!
81 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Boat 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great amenities except that one of the bathrooms didn't work
the mattress in the aft cabin is so comfortable
Cleanliness:
it was clean and comfortable
it was clean cozy and had everything you need to be comfortable
everything was clean and very cozy we had a very relaxing time
the place was clean tidy and what one would expect when looking for a nautical experience
the boat was clean and exactly as advertised
Host:
joan was such a wonderful host
joan was an amazing host very quick to respond
she was a pleasure to communicate with and very accommodating
the host is great airbnb's website and app were down when we were supposed to be checking in
joan was very responsive when i reached out
Location:
the location was perfect
it was so close to supurb dining (walking distance) and great shopping
very cute and located close to several delicious restaurants
great location and weekend getaway
the location is ideal easy to access and a short walk from the parking lot
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9. Spacious villa with a semi-private pool

This bright, open villa with direct access to a semi-private pool, sleeps six in three bedrooms, and is just five minutes walk from the beach. It also comes with a couple of bicycles that are free to use, should you wish to get there even quicker. Beyond the bike trails, it is surrounded by the greenery of a golf course and a forest preserve, complete with lush walking paths that you and your furry friends will simply love. If you’d like to bring them along, please note that there is a fixed additional fee for each pet and pre-approval is required.

SeaPines -Walk to Beach, Exclusive Heat/Cool Pool
21 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they had a television in each room (great for virtual child care lol) and the wifi worked great
Cleanliness:
the place was very clean and lots of nice touches
the 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 did
jessica was always quick to respond and extremely helpful
Location:
the location is perfect
great location in sea pines
the location was fantastic
great condo in a great location in sea pines
great location and very comfortable villa
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10. Centrally located villa for seven

This two-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom villa, with space for seven, makes all of Hilton Head’s attractions more than comfortably accessible. It’s just 10 minutes from the beach, and a short walk or bike ride away from all the best restaurants, shopping, and world-class golf courses. And the comforts continue inside. From a fully equipped kitchen to three flat-screen TVs, from free Wifi to complimentary beach chairs and toys, everything you need to feel at ease and at home has been thought of. As for pets, only dogs are allowed, with pre-approval and an additional fee. Simply let your hosts know and they’ll ensure that their vacation is just as easy-going as yours.

Awesome 2BR 2.5BA Villa, Steps to BEACH/SHOPS/GOLF
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
20 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was fully stocked and we could have easily made all of our meals there
Cleanliness:
this place is very clean and spacious
super clean and a lot larger then we expected
Host:
host is very responsive and thank you for allowing pups
the layout is great for families and the communication with the hosts was great
you can expect these hosts to truly take care of you and your family
we were so comfortable that we didn’t want to leave bill and amy were very communicative
Location:
the location is great and close to everything
great location that is very convenient to local spots
spacious comfortable and a great location
very close to coligny and the beach we would definitely stay here again
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Laid-back luxury for you and your pets

From white sandy beaches, where you can sip cocktails barefoot, to superb restaurants and shops catering to celebrity tastes, Hilton Head Island brings the best of beach vacations together in a condensed area. It’s best to explore the area on foot or by bicycle. The gorgeous green spaces and stunning coastline make it a wonderful choice for anyone looking for a laid-back getaway with their pets. Plus, it offers more than enough luxury to ensure that you all feel pampered from the moment you arrive. All that’s left to do is pick your perfect pet-friendly Airbnb in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

For more accommodation options, check out some family resorts and luxury rentals also available in the area.

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