Top 10 Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals In Isle of Palms, South Carolina - Updated 2023


Some 19km (12mi) from South Carolina’s capital city, Charleston, lies the idyllic beach town, Isle of Palms, offering a sprawling beachscape, pristine waters of the Atlantic Ocean, wildlife, world-class spas and golf courses, delightful eateries, outdoor adventures, and an abundance of relaxation. While sea turtle-spotting along the city’s beaches is a famous activity during summers, winters are a pleasant time with mild temperatures. All in all, a complete package. Check out our list of the best pet-friendly vacation rentals in Isle of Palms, South Carolina, for a memorable getaway.

1. Spacious family home with shared pool (from USD 900)

A walking distance to the beach, this seven-bedroom home is an ideal accommodation to house up to ten guests. It is furnished with top-notch amenities and is ideal to host large families. There is a gas grill, kitchen supplies, linens, as well as toiletries to ensure you find nothing missing. This rental is located in Isle of Palms’ Pavilion Place neighborhood and it is one of six homes that share a large swimming pool and picnic area (operational May - September, weather permitting). Note that this property needs a minimum three-night reservation during the off-season. You can bring your pet once the host approves, and a fee per pet is applicable.

Pavilion a la Plage on Isle of Palms ~ PORCH, GAS GRILL, STEPS FROM THE BEACH!
37 reviews
House 16 Guests 7 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
(10 adults 5 littles 6 and under) the room lay out was great
clean and perfect for multiple families
just needs a really good deep clean and the master carpet cleaned
however it really needed a deep clean
the house was very comfortable and clean
staff did a great job communicating before during and after our stay
great location perfect for our family thanksgiving vacation
we love the convenience of the location to restaurants and the layout of the house was perfect for us
we enjoyed the beach which is close by
this house is in a perfect location easy walk to the beach and lots of bars and restaurants
the size of the home and it's location were fantastic
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2. Well-appointed rental for eight (from USD 236)

Located along Palm Boulevard, this Vrbo vacation rental is another fantastic option to consider. The house boasts three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, spacious common areas, and a deck/patio area that can comfortably accommodate up to eight guests. The kitchen is stocked with supplies, so you can whip up full meals indoors, else there are eateries nearby. The beach is also a convenient distance from the house. Feel free to travel with your pets as they’re allowed in this home.

"Here Comes The Sun" Island Cottage Steps to the Beach, Pet Friendly, Near Shops
Isle of Palms, SC, US
8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

3. Dog-friendly home near the beach (from USD 241)

Some two minutes’ walk from the beach, this dog-friendly home is worth considering if you’re traveling as a group of eight. The house is provisioned with standard essentials and it is handicap accessible too – the entire unit is ground level. Only dogs are allowed as pets at this rental. Guests need to inform the host in advance, so necessary arrangements can be made for the pets. A separate pet fee is charged. Guests may attract a fine for failure to disclose pets’ stay in advance. Note that this is a duplex home, with the upper unit being a separate rental. Those of you with more people (up to 16 guests) can get in touch with the host to book the entire bungalow.

2 Min Walk to Beach from this Dog & Family Friendly, Handicap Accessible Ground Level Condo
Isle of Palms, SC, US
8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

4. Oceanfront home with heated pool (from USD 2159)

Here’s a sprawling seven-bedroom vacation rental that will add a touch of luxury to your stay. This ocean-front home is spacious, equipped with a private elevator, a gourmet kitchen, a private swimming pool (heatable at a fee), a large garden, fire pit, and top-notch amenities. Up to 10 guests can be easily housed here, plus pets are welcome too. There’s lots of space for your furry buddies to prance and enjoy around! Guests can also opt-in for some a-la-carte services – such as massage therapists and a private chef – at an additional charge. Remember that this property needs a minimum three-night booking during the off-season.

45 reviews
House 17 Guests 7 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 17
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy :

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Amenities & Room:
beautiful well kept property with a great kitchen spacious common area and 7 ensuite bedrooms
very comfortable for our group of 14
easy to cook if you want (chef level appliances) or just to make breakfast for a large number
we had an amazing stay at barbados the house is clean and as beautiful as advertised
our family of 12 spent 3 days in this beautiful and very clean home
friendly and thorough staff at exclusive properties
layout is very family friendly
the location is wonderful
we loved this location for vacation because in 30 minutes you could be in charleston for some excursions
everything was in great working order nice pool and walk to beach
great place for a vacation with an extended family
plenty close to pizza (steel city a favorite for our group) and a great barbecue (melvin's in mt
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5. Well-furnished cottage with ocean views (from USD 357)

This well-appointed Vrbo rental is large enough to accommodate up to six guests. The house has three bedrooms, a sundeck, a screened-in porch, spacious common areas, and a full kitchen for complete home-away-from-home comfort. It is equipped with all standard amenities, plus there is private (covered) parking for up to two vehicles at this property. Pets are allowed on this property. The beach is a walking distance away.

"Too Sandy" ~ Ocean View Cottage ~ Community Pool ~ Pet Friendly!
20 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

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the kids loved having tvs in their bedrooms
it was very clean and inviting
the house was clean well furnished and very comfortable
the beach is clean and a delightful place to spend the day
location: the location was outstanding
super easy walk to beach
house location was ideal with easy access to the beach
loved the location but not the house
the location of 2 sandy is perfect and the house so comfortable for our family of 5
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6. Palatial getaway with infinity pool and hot tub (from USD 1840)

Indulge in a bit of luxury at this sprawling seven-bedroom house, complete with a private infinity pool (heatable for a fee), aquarium, rooftop deck, hot tub, gourmet kitchen, private elevator, and spacious decks for you to enjoy the best of the stunning views. The house was recently renovated, so it boasts the latest conveniences and top-notch furnishings. While the kitchen is stocked with essentials, guests have to bring their own food. Alternatively, the food can also be made available on-site on prior notice and at an additional fee. Up to two small dogs (or one large dog) are also permitted here upon pre-approval and payment of a pet fee. Let the host know exact details in advance, so necessary arrangements can be made accordingly. As for the rental’s location, the beach is right across the road from this house.

29 reviews
House 16 Guests 7 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy :

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Amenities & Room:
the swimming pool was great and the view was amazing
everyone commented on how comfortable the beds were and the furnishings were top notch
we did enjoy the fireplace in the main room - the bedroom fireplace was not operational
beds were comfy and clean
i would definitely recommend this property and the staff at exclusive properties
promixity to ocean was perfect exclusive properties was easy to work with and very accommodating
great location with easy beach access
the location was perfect just minutes from downtown charleston
we loved the pool and perfect beachfront location
this is a wonderfully fun house very nicely situated close to the beach
there was more than enough room and the house was in the perfect location
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7. Charming home for four (from USD 235)

Check into this charming home and enjoy the best of the Isle of Palms. This is a ground-floor unit and up to four guests can be comfortably accommodated here. The house is equipped with basics, plus it allows dogs at an additional pet fee. The backyard, equipped with outdoor seating, is an ideal spot to spend some quality time with your pet doggy. The beach is a convenient distance from this Vrbo vacation rental.

Charming, dog-friendly beach house downstairs
Isle of Palms, South Carolina, United States
132 reviews Premier Host  Wifi Available
Private vacation home 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we found everything we need to have a nice breakfast or coffee in the afternoon
very clean great back yard
house and backyard was very clean and well equipped
very clean and an excellent host
the property was clean well-stocked dog-friendly and close to the beach
clean with plenty of space for 3 adults
the owner and his girlfriend are very friendly nice and easy going
our host lee was great and the unit was well stocked and comfortable i hope to return
would definitely stay here again lee is great and super accommodating
the back deck area was fantastic and the property owner was incredibly helpful
literally one minute walk to the beautiful beach
great location just minutes to the beach and perhaps a 15 minute drive to charleston
wonderful cozy accommodations in an excellent location
the location could not be more convenient with easy access to the beach and all the area's attractions
the house was super close to the ocean so he did not have to walk far
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8. Oceanfront home best for families (from USD 625)

This ocean-view property is a good option if you’re traveling as a group of 14 people. The rental enjoys gorgeous ocean views and it is minutes away from the beach. You can make use of the rental’s deck/patio area to soak in the best of the city’s outdoors, or kick back and relax indoors. The house is designed as two separate living units, allowing optimal privacy and comfort to all guests. Pets are welcome here at an additional fee and they must be on flea medication. Note that linens are not provided at this rental, so guests have to carry their own or take advantage of the local linen service.

OCEAN FRONT:From Our Family to Yours
46 reviews  Wifi Available
House 14 Guests 6 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
house was clean and comfortable
overall room cleanliness was good
the owner was easy to communicate with and everything met our expectations
owner provided zero communication from my booking until the stay besides signing the rental agreement
the location is safe and convenient
excellent location near stores and private beach access
great location and beach access comfortable bedding and well-equipped house
great place for a family vacation
the big yard is perfect for them playing outside and just a short walk to the beach
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9. Spacious beach house with pool access

This is a 7-bedroom beach house that can comfortably house up to 15 guests. This rental is located in a residential community, so along with several private facilities, guests have access to a community swimming pool and a picnic area too. Up to two small dogs (or one large dog) are allowed at this rental with pre-approval and a pet fee. Do let the host know in advance how many pets you are bringing so that the contract can be drawn up accordingly. Location-wise, the beach is within walking distance of the property, while several local eateries and shops are nearby too.

Pavilion Place on Isle of Palms ~ PORCH, POOL ACCESS, STEPS FROM THE BEACH!
36 reviews
House 15 Guests 7 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
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this was the perfect house for a large group with many king/queen beds most with their own bathrooms
we had to clean before we unloaded r belongings
it was clean on the inside for the most part
everything at the house was clean and had plenty of room for all of us
clean great flow and super location
house was clean comfortable and well stocked as far as the kitchen and linens
staff was very courteous and accommodating
the house was excellent as perfect location
the unit was very nice and located just a short walk to the beach and from restaurants
great house close to beach had everything we needed for our large family
we loved the iop and will be back again but staying in a different place
easy minute walk to beach and ice cream rental company was great
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10. Ocean-view abode with private pool

Enjoy yourself on the lap of luxury by checking into this excellent Vrbo vacation rental. It is equipped with standard amenities, plus a private pool, a sprawling garden area, spacious backyard, and ocean-view porch. The house follows a split floor plan and it can easily house up to 10 guests with optimal privacy and comfort. One small dog (preferably below 10kg / 20lbs) is also permitted here at an additional fee. The plentiful open areas at this property are a huge bonus for guests planning to stay here with pets.

Ultimate IOP Vacation! Pool, Dog-friendly, One Block to Beach!
56 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the outdoor space - especially the pool
great setup for kids (bunk beds were a huge hit) and a giant master suite upstairs
nice firm mattresses outside shower was very nice after a day at the beach
could have used better lighting over kitchen island
the house was very clean
a very nice and most importantly clean beach rental
pool was amazing very clean
sweetgrass drew was still very responsive
we especially appreciated the bluetooth stereo the owner provided because we had forgotten ours
great location with private pool
we enjoyed harris teeter being close by as well as the park
house was in a perfect location to quickly access shops etc
we ended up just walking down to the park which is very nice
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Quaint island town

Isle of Palms is an ideal destination for solo travelers, couples, and family vacationers alike. You may be planning to travel any time of the year, the city will not disappoint. Plan this getaway soon and experience the magic with your own eyes.

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