13 Best Hilton Head Beach House Rentals - Updated 2022

Val
Val 
Updated

Known for its beaches and golf courses, Hilton Head Island in South Carolina is a top getaway spot. With 12 miles (19.3 kilometres) of beaches lining the island, including Coligny Beach Park and Hilton Head Island Beach, here you can experience the warm ocean breeze and laidback atmosphere by the sea. This backdrop offers travelers plenty of great activities, including romantic things to do, and a number of wonderful seafood restaurants. In the southwest tip of the island, you can find Harbour Town Lighthouse and Museum where visitors can learn more about the area. Be sure to head down to Coastal Discovery Museum and Fort Pulaski National Monument as well. Between the island and mainland, there are the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge salt marshes which host a variety of wildlife such as deer, alligators, and birds. With so many things to look forwards to in Hilton Head Island, embark on the first step of your trip by picking out your ideal vacation through this list of the best Hilton Head beach house rentals.

1. Beachfront villa that can sleep four people (from USD 295)

Bright and cosy, this beachfront villa comes with two beds and an extra sofa bed, which means that up to five people can be accommodated here. You can also find a complete kitchen with all the appliances and utensils needed to prepare delicious meals and a living room with a 50-in high-definition television.

If you don’t like to stay inside the unit, you’re free to use the on-site facilities. In particular, you might love swimming in the shared pool. The beach is also just outside the property if you want to take a dip in the refreshing sea water.

You can also request to borrow a bike and explore the area. Some of the attractions you might want to visit are Sea Pines Forest Preserve, Coligny Plaza, and The Sandbox.

Brand New As Seen on HGTV! Deluxe Beachfront Villa W/ Beautiful Ocean Views
Hilton Head Island, SC, US
5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

2. Gorgeous house with a private pool (from USD 320)

Charming and luxurious are the best words to perfectly encapsulate this rental. Featuring a stunning design, this 3,038-square-foot (282.24-square-meter) is located in Sea Pines Plantation, which means the beach is conveniently located across the street. Because of this, you can easily fulfil your beach fantasy whenever you want.

The house is also beautifully furnished. It features an open floor plan, which gives off the impression of more space and light. In the living room, you can find a cosy sectional sofa and flat-screen television. When you walk to the kitchen, you’ll see premium appliances and utensils.

Outside, there’s a screened-in porch, a pool deck, and a swimming pool. Feel free to lounge in the outside area if you’re bored inside.

Gorgeous home by the beach with a private pool in Sea Pines Plantation
Hilton Head, SC, US
32 reviews
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool and deck area were great
; really enjoyed the spacious rooms and fully stocked kitchen
Cleanliness:
needs better cleaning in main areas
i had to clean the pool area before my family could use it
Location:
great location good choice for family’s
the house was in a perfect location
easy walking access to the beach
great spacious home not far from beach about 10 mins from the main street
great spacious home not far from beach about 10 mins from the main street
Read more reviews

3. Spacious beach house that can sleep 10 people (from USD 498)

This spacious beach house is located 60 yards (54.86 meters) from the beach, which means you don’t have to drive or cross streets just to lounge on the white sands or dip in the cool seawater. When you’re tired of hanging out by the beach, you can also choose to head back to this house, where you can find amenities that will make your stay relaxing and fun.

There’s a patio furnished with comfortable rockers and a Weber stainless steel gas grill — you can have a cookout here while cherishing the view and the breeze. There’s also a private pool with two waterfalls, where you can swim a few laps if you don’t like to venture out to the sea.

The interior is just as immaculate. There’s a complete kitchen and a spacious living area with a 55-in flat-screen television and high-speed internet.

BEST LOCATION ON THE BEACH IN SEA PINES……ALMOST OCEANFRONT!!
72 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
not a single ceiling fan dated furniture 70s style kitchen and bathroom millwork and counter tops tile etc
there was plenty of comfortable seating out on the balcony and below on the patio
these negatives matched with fairly up to date flat screen tv's and easily accessible wi-fi
the heated pool was amazing on cool days and nights
the bed was extremely comfortable better than my mattress at home
Cleanliness:
i love the vintage charm throughout the house and it was exceptionally clean
the house was very clean upon our arrival with a well-stocked kitchen and spacious bedrooms
Host:
the property owner was very responsive to our questions and pleasant as well
owners very friendly and helpful
we toasted the owner with champagne as a family for the wonderful week
finally debby was super nice and helpful
Location:
we loved staying at sea echo first the location was perfect
easy quick walk to the beach
our property was a great location to the beach
great house short walk to the beach
this was a great property and location close to the beach
Read more reviews

4. Large beach house for 12 (from USD 904)

In this large and spacious Hilton Head rental on the beach, there are a total of seven rooms and four bathrooms to accommodate up to twelve guests. For your daily activities and needs, there is a central living space on the second floor with a dining area and a fully equipped kitchen. On the first floor is another living area that leads out to the outdoor pool and spa. The pool and spa may be heated upon request and payment of an additional fee, providing an ideal spot to relax. As it is right next to the beach, you can take the beach path right next to the house to enjoy easy beach access. Nearby, you can check out the newly renovated Coligny Beach Park. For some retail therapy, head down to Coligny Plaza Shopping Center, a local favourite. There are also a few golf courses in the area as well as Sea Pines Forest Preserve.

Beachfront home with private pool & spa, expansive deck and breathtaking views
12 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were very comfortable for us and we are picky
the kitchen is nicely appointed and it was a delight to make a few meals there
Host:
operations staff were friendly and very responsive
thank you for a wonderful pet friendly time
Location:
awesome location but house is outdated with blinds that don’t work
awesome location the view of the ocean was great and it was an easy walk to coligny
Read more reviews

5. Charming and cozy abode (from USD 196)

Located just a few steps from the scenic Folly Field beach, this property is a classic beach house with two bedrooms and one bathroom. With a capacity to fit four people, there are ample amenities for a pleasant stay here. This includes a fully equipped kitchen, a comfortable living room, a washer and dryer, as well as an outdoor patio with seating and outdoor bar top. For a day out and about the beach, there are complimentary beach towels and chairs, beach umbrellas and coolers, and beach toys for use.

Sand Dollar by The Sea, Folly Field Beach
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
181 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was so helpful to have a washer/dryer available as well as a fully stocked kitchen
the apartment is larger than the photos show and comfortably appointed
cooking in that kitchen was actually enjoyable because of all the amenities they have to offer
gorgeous outdoor patio and outdoor shower
inside the space feels larger with an open kitchen/family room/dining room and is very comfortable
Cleanliness:
places was very clean nice place to stay
it’s very clean and nicely decorated
their place was spotless and comfortable
the place was so clean and well organized
her place is sparkling clean and well stocked
Host:
dana and kevin were great hosts
dana and kevin are excellent hosts
dana and kevin are great host
the host are top notch friendly and helpful
kevin and dana are very knowledgeable about the island and helpful with recommendations
Location:
the location is super close to the beach
the location is outstanding; so close to the beach
fantastic location close to pathways for walking/biking close to restaurants grocery stores
the location is an easy access to the beach
this is a wonderful location for a beach stay
Read more reviews

6. Huge, private home by the beach (from USD 600)

With calming waves, serene views of the seaside, and 40 acres (16.1 hectares) of natural environment in the background of this Hilton Head beachfront rental, the house provides a private setting and laidback atmosphere for those looking to experience a quiet seaside retreat. The property’s spacious interior includes three bedrooms and bathrooms, a common living area, and a kitchen, allowing it to accommodate up to ten people. With private access to the beach, a large yard, and several huge oak trees, this is not only a perfect place for getaways but also for hosting weddings and events. There are plenty of photo spots and even a field along the beach. There are packages for guests for 25 and below up to 100 or more.

Private Beach House Perfect for Getaways
135 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we prepared all our meals in the kitchen and 8 of us fit around the dining table
beds were comfy bathrooms were all spacious the living/kitchen/dining area was perfect for entertaining
our family of 5 were very comfortable here
Cleanliness:
house has enough rooms for guest very clean very private as well
just dreamy the house was very clean well supplied and we all slept great every night
great place to stay very clean and such a beautiful spot right by the beach
Host:
very responsive host and would highly recommend
the hosts are very nice and are quick to respond
the hosts were extremely responsive and welcoming would definitely return
we also can't say enough nice things about how kind and quick to respond andre and jim were
Location:
the location here is ideal
nice place located in a lovely area
great location; secluded and right on the beach
the house is wonderful in a unique location
beautiful home & great location
Read more reviews

7. Luxury oceanfront property (from USD 1950)

This Hilton Head vacation rental on the oceanfront includes the makings of the ideal beach house for both small and large groups. As it is located right beside the beach, you can feel the warm ocean breeze and hear the sound of the waves, all while in the privacy and comfort of the many decks in and around the house. Nearby, there are plenty of local attractions like South Forest Beach area, Coligny Plaza, Harbourtown, South Beach, and Sea Pines Beach Club. With five bedrooms and bathrooms, a loft and living area, a large private pool that can be heated, and a sheltered patio, the house provides a perfect retreat fit for a lovely beachside vacation. Being a pet-friendly property, the whole family, as well as your furry friends, are cordially invited to spend some family fun here.

Luxury Oceanfront Home with Pool. Private Setting.
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
30 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 11 Beds 16 Guests 6 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful pool and pool deck area
the home is beautiful with very comfortable furniture and an outstanding location
the house is nicely furnished and had a nice kitchen with everything we needed
the bedrooms and bathrooms were all good size as was the patio area
we heated the pool for our april stay and it was well worth the extra expense
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and the house was better than the pics
Host:
great home and great location on the island the host were terrific with communication & everything we needed
brian was very helpful with any questions and making sure we had everything we needed
Location:
close proximity to coligny great for bike rides
fabulous location great stay highly recommend for families
excellent location and great beach amenities
great location and very clean
there was plenty of space for all of us and we enjoyed being so close to the beach
Read more reviews

8. Two-story beach haven with stunning views (from USD 871)

Located on 91 Dune Lane, this property will let you enjoy the most stunning views of the sea. The unblocked views and privacy of the home make it the perfect place for a getaway. The sands of North Forest Beach are just a few steps outside the door and a panaromic view of the beach can be seen from most rooms and decks. There are five bedrooms–three on the first floor and two on the second. From the first floor, there is easy access to the outdoor deck area and a private pool where one can cool off after a warm summer day.

91 Dune Ln - Direct Oceanfront home w/ FULL Amenities, bikes, pool/hot tub
110 reviews  Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all the bedrooms were very roomy and bathrooms very nice with updated amenities
it's a multi-level with excellent bedroom and bathroom situations
the pool is a good size and the hot tub was a treat
Cleanliness:
great spacious well stocked house on the ocean with private pool
Host:
marc is a wonderful host
jesse and mark are amazing hosts and customer service is second to none
mark and jesse were very helpful and great hosts
marc the owner also came that first day just to make sure we had everything we needed
excellent owners we would definitely stay at one of there properties again
Location:
excellent location two steps away from the beach
the property and location are great
the location on the beach with a private pool is perfect
what a great location love hilton head - never stayed beachfront in a house
Read more reviews

9. Private and cozy family abode (from USD 695)

Enjoy peace and quiet here at this four-bedroom beach house located in a prime location, which is on the oceanfront lot in North Forest Beach. Designed with the purpose of maximising the view of the ocean, this Hilton Head house rental’s windows and deck offer some of the best spots to enjoy the scenery. There is also a private walkway that can be taken from the property to the beach.

Oceanfront 4BR/4BA North Forest W/Complimentary Sunrises
49 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool and deck were wonderful
the deck and pool were wonderful
the pool and deck area are lovely
very comfortable with spectacular views of the ocean
the pool is a nice touch and is perfect for a dip after playing on the beach
Location:
this property is an ideal location beachfront near coligny
it was a perfect location
we loved staying there it is very close to coligny plaza with shops and places to eat
i needed to get away and this place is perfect it's like your own home
Read more reviews

10. Lavish oceanfront estate (from USD 1500)

Covering a total of 22,000 square feet (2,043.8 square metres), this immaculate building consists of eight bedrooms and eight bathrooms. There are a total of three decks plus a swimming pool and a fully furnished kitchen. This makes it perfect for housing a large family or even a few families. Travelling and making arrangments for a big group can be difficult sometimes, but prior to the trip, this house offers the service of an on-site manager who will be able to help set up your holiday even before you have arrived. Be it making a restaurant reservation, booking a massage or manicure appointment, or preparing bike rentals, this property’s services will let you experience a worry- and stress-free holiday.

Ultimate Oceanfront Luxury Estate, 7 BR/8 BA, Concierge!
106 reviews  Wifi Available
House 22 Guests 8 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 22
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Parking was easy and could accommodate our four vehicles
(ages 4 to 11) in our group
The ocean access was a nice bonus
The layout created enough quiet space for the 16 of us to sleep
The home is spacious and well equipped with everything you need to make your trip an enjoyable one
Host:
They were both wonderful to work with
Gary for opening your home to us
We were greeted with a nice handwritten note and bottle of wine upon arrival and
The owner was great to work with and was very gracious to allow us an extra day since we did have a couple of day interrupted by hurricane Michael
Beth who contacted us before our arrival and while we were at the house to answer questions and help with any special needs that we had
Location:
It is very close to Coligny Square and there is a grocery store nearby too
Once we were able to get into the house at 4:30(cleaning crew was not finished by 4:00)
Beautiful home located on a magnificent beach
The house has a wonderful surround sound system and it made lounging by the pool feel like a resort
House was in great shape - Views Outstanding - Pool was great -
Read more reviews

11. House close to both the beach and shops with private heated pool

Situated within 0.2 miles (0.3 kilometers) from the sea, it takes less than a quick one minute walk from the door of this house to the soft warm sands of Coligny Beach. With four bedrooms and two full bathrooms, a fully furnished kitchen, and a private pool, this house is perfect for large groups of up to ten people. There is a large outdoor deck as well as a large dining table to accommodate all guests. Barbecue grills are provided and are located on the deck. Pets are welcome onto the property and the backyard has been fully fenced for safety. Nearby, some convenient spots include Coligny Plaza with its shopping and dining options. For nature lovers, Sea Pines Forest Preserve and South Forest Beach are within 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometres) and 2.2 miles (3.5 kilometres) away, respectively.

Less than 60 second stroll to beach! Private heated pool, close to shops
99 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
every bedroom has a roku tv and the heated pool was a big bonus highly recommend
we loved the warm pool; perfect for the grandkids to splash around in
great house lots of beds for kids
the pool was a great touch
Cleanliness:
clean wonderful and best experience ever
clean well organized cozy and comfortable
the home was clean well appointed and comfortable
we loved the location convenience cleanliness and beautiful foliage
Host:
the owners were simply wonderful and were very timely in responding to any questions we had
the accommodating owner installed two lights to make this journey easier
the owners are very friendly and responsive
the owners were so nice to provide a safety fence for the pool to protect our children
the owners have provided a comfortable clean and updated setting for a relaxing vacation thank you
Location:
beautiful home and amazing location
we loved the close access to the beach
great location off the beach and near coligny plaza too
perfect size with great location near beach and plaza
perfect location for our family vacation with our small dog
Read more reviews

12. Laidback Charleston-style lodging

laidback charleston-style lodging
Source: Vrbo

With the distinct colour of the Charleston-styled decor and elegant and classical exterior, this house is not only beautiful but also is big and spacious. There are a total of seven bathrooms and four full bathrooms in this four-story-tall house. There are enough beds to fit up to 16 lucky guests who can find themselves waking up to the sight of the shimmering ocean. The outdoor deck can be accessed from the bedrooms, where guests can lounge and relax on the chairs to relax and embrace the serenity of beachside life.

85 Dune, Immaculate Oceanfront Hilton Head Home with Pool, Elevator!
Hilton Head Island, SC, US
16 Guests 7 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

13. Beach oasis with amazing views

Located on the southern tip of Hilton Head Island, this home’s views are unmatched. From inside this modern and contemporary-styled home, you can enjoy splendid views of the sunrise and sunset over the ocean and views of Tybee Island in the distance and Dafuskie Island off to the right. If you are lucky, you may even catch sight of schools of dolphins heading in and out of the channel to the bay on a daily basis. There are nine bedrooms in the house, and along with a large open floor plan, it is possible to fit more than sixteen people in this house. As for the outdoor area, there is a heated pool and spa, an outdoor deck, and a private path to the beach. The fun is not limited to only the beach as in the games room inside the house, there are a host of entertainment options (bumper pool, billiards, ping pong, foosball, Xbox, etc).

7 Black Duck - Top Notch Views & Amenities, Private Oceanfront Oasis, sleeps 20
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
9 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 14 Beds 16 Guests 9 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the house is big and clean
Host:
mike (host) is very responsive and very friendly
homeowner was very responsive to any questions or issues that came up during our stay
Location:
excellent house had the perfect size and location that we needed for our 8 friends golf vacation
great location very private and had everything you could possibly need for a great beach vacation
golf courses are very close as well as a local market and water sports rentals
Read more reviews

Beachfront escapades in Hilton Head Island

Whether it is while basking in the sun at the beach or kayaking in the tidal waters of the coast, discover a whole new world here at Hilton Head. Stay in one of these stunning beach houses to make the most of your trip to this idyllic spot in South Carolina.

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use your data

Saving up for my next adventure. Until then, I'll be exploring the world one destination at a time through travel writing!

 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Hilton Head Island
Good things are meant to be shared!