Located in Charleston County, South Carolina, the idyllic island town of Isle of Palms offers everything needed for a relaxing holiday away from the bustles of city life. With stunning beaches, lively bars and restaurants, a marina and all-year-round local events and festivals, the town offers loads of opportunities to keep you busy during your stay. Tucked in between the Atlantic ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, the Isle of Palms, with its sparkling white-sand beaches, is ideal for a relaxing and rejuvenating holiday. From beachfront accommodations to pet-friendly vacation rentals, the town with its relaxing beach community features rentals that suit all kinds of travelers. Here is a list of ten hotels and vacation rentals in Isle of Palms, South Carolina that are perfect to kick back and take in the beach town’s sweet ‘Island lifestyle’. Read on to find out where to stay in Isle of Palms.
This two-bedroom beachfront condominium is located inside the Wild Dunes Resort and is close to Charleston. The interior features a smart TV with satellite channels, air conditioning, and a kitchen with an ice maker, stove, and kitchen island. Both the living room and balcony showcase a beautiful view of the lagoon. Guests also have access to the condo’s swimming pool.
The beach is just a short walk away and with downtown Charleston nearby, guests are only minutes away from various shops, restaurants, markets, and attractions.
Top guest reviewsthe condo was well-appointed with a nicely updated kitchen and kitchen supplies in good conditionvilla was clean and updatedthe property was clean and updatedwhich was great the unit was clean and quietthe unit was very clean well stocked and in a safe beautiful part of the island
Host:owner was responsive to questions she was so pleasant as well highly recommended villa and ownerrobin was so helpful and communicativewe had a wonderful time at robin's place she was communicative and responsive to all of my questionsluckily robin and her husband mark were extremely responsive throughout the process and we rebooted with no issueRead more reviewseasy walk to the beechgreat location close to the pool and easy walk to the beachperfect location & such a great condoand i loved that it was such a short walk to the beachthe beach is within walking distance and the neighborhood was quiet and peaceful
Boldly claiming that it will be any guests’ “favorite spot day and night”, this single bedroom, oceanfront condominium offers a private and cozy atmosphere. The condo’s living room is furnished with a sleeper sofa, flat-screen TV with cable channels, and a DVD player. The sliding glass door leads to the deck that showcases a magnificent view of the ocean, beach, and pier. The sparkling pool is available as well.
Finally, the condo is less than 2.1 mi (3.3 km) away from the Isle of Palms County Park, Isle Of Palms Recreation Center, and Isle of Palms Marina.
Top guest reviewsthis one is truly as advertised with beautiful views of the water/pool from your balconygreat views and loved having access to a well maintained poolbut toddler bed wasn’t cleankitchen bathroom as such was clean as expectedthe kitchen is well stocked and everything was clean and in working orderwould be nice if kept cleanclean and great view of the oceanRead more reviewsthe located was perfect everything was close byloved the location everything was greatalthough this is a great location and the unit is cuteeasy location as the iop 517 connector runs right into the property as you hit the beach
Affordable and charming are the words that the owners used to describe this two-bedroom house. It features a flat-screen HDTV, DVD player, air conditioning, wifi connection, and a kitchen with an electric stove, pantry items, and coffee maker. Guests can also request various kayaks, water sports gear, and a boat. There is also a spacious backyard where guests can play with their dogs. You heard that right - the house is dog-friendly. Do know that there is a pet fee attached to any pet that will be brought along.
If you’re curious about the nearby attractions, you will be happy to know that you’re only less than 3 mi (4.8 km) away from the Isle of Palms County Park, Isle Of Palms Recreation Center, and Tolers Cove Marina.
Top guest reviewswe found everything we need to have a nice breakfast or coffee in the afternoonvery clean great back yardhouse and backyard was very clean and well equippedvery clean and an excellent hostthe property was clean well-stocked dog-friendly and close to the beachclean with plenty of space for 3 adults
Host:the owner and his girlfriend are very friendly nice and easy goingour host lee was great and the unit was well stocked and comfortable i hope to returnwould definitely stay here again lee is great and super accommodatingthe back deck area was fantastic and the property owner was incredibly helpfulRead more reviewsliterally one minute walk to the beautiful beachgreat location just minutes to the beach and perhaps a 15 minute drive to charlestonwonderful cozy accommodations in an excellent locationthe location could not be more convenient with easy access to the beach and all the area's attractionsthe house was super close to the ocean so he did not have to walk far
Looking for a place to stay with your family? Look no further than this family-friendly, five-bedroom beach house. It features an open floor plan that encompasses the living room and kitchen and comes equipped with a TV, DVD player, stereo system, gas fireplace, and sofa. Connected to this living area is the screened deck with a barbeque grill and outdoor sofa. There is also a nearby communal pool where guests can relax as well.
Thanks to the house’s convenient location, guests are not too far away from various attractions including Dewees Island Beach, Isle of Palms Marina, Isle Of Palms Recreation Center, and Blackbeard’s Cove Family Fun Park.
Situated a minute’s walk away from the beach, this hotel features beach-inspired rooms, modern furnishings, an outdoor pool deck, a stylish lobby, and a breakfast bar. The amenities include plush beds, upgraded bathrooms with a nature-inspired design, free wifi, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a personal safe, an ironing board, hairdryers, and complimentary continental breakfast. The hotel with beachfront access is located blocks away from the historic downtown, local restaurants, grocery stores, and country shops and it is ideal to enjoy the best of both the beach and the city life of Charleston.
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With a boardwalk leading to the beach, this beachfront hotel offers bright, airy rooms with tropical accents and communal balconies. The amenities include free wifi, 24-hour concierge service, a sun deck with pool, guest computers and charging stations, in-room flat-screen TVs, a microwave, a mini-fridge, air-conditioning, and heating options and a work desk. The hotel is also conveniently located with close access to the historic downtown Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, Sullivan’s Island, Ft. Sumter, Patriot’s Point, and Boone Hall Plantation.
Situated in the Sea Cabin complex, this end unit offers an oceanfront getaway ideal for couples or small families. It’s on the 3rd floor of the building, featuring a private balcony where guests can enjoy unobstructed ocean views. In-unit amenities include air conditioning, wifi, cooking basics, and a flat-screen TV. Whenever they want to take a break from swimming at the beach, guests can also go fishing from the private pier or swim in the complex’ shared pool.
Some places worth checking out nearby are Isle of Palms County Park, Isle of Palms Marina, and Mount Pleasant Towne Centre.
Top guest reviewswe had a beautiful deck to sit on and enjoy our breakfast everydaythe condo was clean and well appointedthe condo was clean and well equipped
Host:the owners were great to communicate with and the description was accuratewe enjoyed our stay at the nice condo on the beach and appreciated the attentive property manager john bealljohn the owner was very accommodating and easy to communicate with leading up to the tripRead more reviewsperfect location in iopwalking distance to all the shops and attractionsgreat restaurants within walking distancethe area was great walking distance to a lot of restaurantswe stayed in this cute little condo and enjoyed being walking distance to almost everything we did
By staying in this bright condo, you can spend your getaway taking a stroll along pristine beaches, swimming in the resort pool, or simply relaxing on the oceanfront balcony. A little beach buggy is also provided by the hosts so you can enjoy getting around the area during your stay.
The rental comes with furnished bedrooms, an updated kitchen, and a living room with a flat-screen TV. You can also use the pickleball courts found at the tennis facility. Air conditioning, wifi, and ample parking spaces are available as well.
Top guest reviewsthe condo is lovely and comfortable with great views of the beach and the sunrisegreat view of the pool and oceanthe beds are nice and comfortableRead more reviewsclean and upscale placevery clean and updated unitclean well equipped and nicely decoratedthe unit was incredibly clean and well stockedexceptionally clean well stocked kitchen comfy beds nice view of the ocean
This luxury accommodation is one of the best-kept secrets of the Isle of Palms. It comes with beach chairs, boogie boards, and a private garage. There’s also a golf cart available so you can get to the beach the fun way. If you want to take a break from the sandy shores, the property offers its own pool and hot tub for private soaks.
There are plenty of notable places nearby that are worth checking out. These include Isle of Palms Recreation Center, Isle of Palms County Park, and Toler’s Cove Marina.
Top guest reviewsbathroom and kitchenette are niceloved the place super clean and neat and the perfect privacy for the pool and hot tubthis one is clean and kept at the perfect temperaturethe pool was huge the jacuzzi was large the perfect temperature and clean
Host:the owners are very nice and helpfullena was awesome - super friendly and quick to respond to any of our needsthis was a nice cozy place with very friendly and thoughtful ownerRead more reviewsmy wife and i also enjoyed the privacy of this locationgreat place love the golf cart pool and hot tub great location near it allif your looking for luxury in a beautiful quite neighborhood this is the place to stay
Wake up to spectacular views and the fresh breeze of the ocean when you stay in this rental. With spacious bedrooms and family-friendly amenities, it’s an ideal place to stay for you and your loved ones. You can easily get to the boardwalk where there is easy access to the beach. You can also check out some notable places nearby such as Toler’s Cove Marina, Fort Moultrie, and Pitt Street Bridge.
Amenities in the rental include air conditioning, wifi, cooking basics, and a cable TV. There is also an on-site driveway that is spacious enough for six cars.
Top guest reviewsbeds and furnishings are a bit old but comfortable and in good conditioneasily fit 9 girls with more room to sparehouse was clean spacious perfect for our group of 10 peoplevery clean a gorgeous location and linda was incredible
Host:linda the the host provided great tips for golf cart rentalshe was so responsive and easyRead more reviewsperfect location on unique sullivan’s islandgroup here for a wedding - excellent location and space for 10 adults
With stunning ocean views, this third-floor luxury villa offers close and easy access to the beach, pool, shops, restaurants and loads of options for entertainment. The one-bedroom condo can accommodate a maximum of four guests and it includes a bathroom, an updated full kitchen, wifi, cable TV, a washer, air-conditioning and heating options, and a patio with spectacular views of the ocean. Sip a glass of wine or enjoy a cup of coffee on the patio while soaking up views of the sun setting over the Atlantic and make the most of the beauty of the region during your stay in this lovely villa in the heart of Isle of Palms.
Top guest reviewsthe view is awesome and the apartment is very clean with extra amenities that others don't offerlovely view; spectacular beach; private long pier for fishing or watching the sunrise; pool that was never crowdedawesome place really well-stocked kitchen and a can't-be-beat view of / access to the oceanthe bed was super comfortablethe villa had a nicely appointed kitchen-everything we needed for our stayplace was clean and well stockedthe property was very clean and well stockedsafe quiet beautiful clean beachcondo is clean and very well organizedthe unit was incredibly clean and organized
Host:adam was a great hostadam was a great host and everything went smoothly and we would certainly stay here againadam is a great hostadam is a fantastic hosthe is an awesome host and responds quickly with any questionsRead more reviewsthe location is amazinglocation is perfectmany great restaurants and shopping are within walking distancethe location is great and close to a grocery store and some restaurantsgreat location we were right next to everything we needed with easy access to charleston
Located a block away from the beach, this newly renovated Airbnb vacation rental offers all the comforts of home and it is ideal for couples, families, solo and business travelers. The two-bedroom apartment can accommodate five persons and it features a well-equipped kitchen, a bathroom, wifi, cable TV, air conditioning and heating options and free parking options. The apartment also offers additional cots for kids. It is ideal for a fun vacation in a peaceful location.
With easy access to the beach and shopping and dining options, this second-floor luxury villa is ideal for a relaxing family vacation. The one-bedroom condo features a bathroom, wifi, cable TV, a washer, air conditioning and heating options, a full kitchen, a private entrance, and free parking options. The hosts also offer upgrades such as a beach package that includes two folding chairs and two beach towels and a children’s package that includes beach toys and children’s pool floats at an extra fee.
Top guest reviewsthe apartment was great - a little smaller then i expected but it worked for our familythe space was very clean and neatvery clean and had everything i neededlocation is amazing condo was very clean and perfectdecor could use updating but it was very clean and well suppliedadams spot was clean and had lots of great touches
Host:host was great from reservation to checkoutadam was a very responsive hostthe host communicated clearly ahead of time about everything we needed to anticipateadam is a great host and the place is exceptionaladam was so helpful through everything great suggestions for parkingRead more reviewsgreat location to the beachthe perfect isle of palms location for the familythe location is the best you can imagineabsolutely great location and right on the beachexcellent location to access beach shops and restaurants
This oceanfront first-floor condo is located within walking distance from restaurants, shops, and the county park. The tastefully decorated condo features one bedroom, one bathroom, a full kitchen, two televisions, wifi and a private balcony overlooking the beach. Go fishing at the 1,000-foot (304-meter) fishing pier which is accessible only by the condo’s guests, or relax by the large pool area and refresh your senses during your stay at this lovely condo in a prime location in the Isle of Palms.
Top guest reviewsvery clean and comfortablecondo was super clean and included a fully stocked kitchen (pots pans toaster silverware etc)
Host:i wouldn't put this on the owner just saying we had a great vacation hereRead more reviewssea cabins condos are in a beautiful location on isle of palmsthere were several great restaurants in walking distance and a grocery store right around the cornerfantastic location to walk to all the little shops and eateriesit is walking distance to numerous restaurants as well as a nice grocery storemichael's place is directly on the beach and couldn't be located in a better spot
Located steps away from the ocean, this swanky beachfront villa features nautical decor and hardwood floors with the ethos of southern charm. The villa offers a bedroom, a bathroom, a full kitchen, a living room, a washer, TV, wifi, and free parking options. The villa also offers access to a private pier, pool, and gym and it is located close to a park that includes a playground and picnic areas.
Top guest reviewsnice furnishings & well stocked kitchenthe view is wonderful and the condo is very comfortablefantastic views and cozy homethe tv was fantasticthe location has great ocean views and easy access to the ocean and the poolvery clean and comfortableperfectly clean and cozythe condo itself was very clean and beautifully decoratedthe condo is very clean and the organization is unbelieveablethe condo was beautifully decorated and spotless
Host:the hosts were fabulousthe hosts were attentive and the property manager was so pleasantthe hosts were extremely responsivehosts are very responsive and helpfulwith easy beach access and amazing hostsRead more reviewslocation was very ideal and had easy access to the beachsuper short walk to the beachwe loved that everything is within walking distanceexcellent space fantastic location beautiful homewe enjoyed our stay and loved being close to the beach and charleston
With access to the beach through the neighborhood boardwalk, this spacious, open beach house is ideal for family reunions and getaways. The three-bedroom house features two bathrooms, a screened-in porch, a well-stocked kitchen, free wifi, a TV, a washer, air-conditioning and heating options, maid service and parking for up to four vehicles. Located at a short distance from downtown Charleston, the beach house also offers access to a community pool, a tennis courts and a private beach.
Top guest reviewseverything was very cozy and we are hoping to book again next yearthe house was clean when we arrived and communication was excellenthouse was great and cleanclean and spacious the home offers plenty of amenities with great beach access and great restaurant options nearbyRead more reviewsprobably the best location on the isle of palmsthe house is nice it's in a great location to get to placesit is the perfect 3 minute walking distance to the beach harris teeter and local amenitiesamy’s house was the perfect place for our family
Located in a quiet neighborhood, minutes away from the beach, this recently renovated cottage is close enough to all the attractions and it offers all the amenities required for an easy, hassle-free stay. The three-bedroom cottage includes two bathrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, a washer, air conditioning, and heating options, a TV, wifi, a laptop-friendly workspace, a private entrance, and free parking options. The house also features a garage and a huge backyard with a deck, a fire pit area, beach chairs, and a beach wagon that is ideal to relax and rejuvenate.
Top guest reviewsoutdoor shower and washer/dryer were great features as wellthe beds were super comfortable and there is a huge fenced in yard that we really enjoyedthe house is roomy and open with comfy beds and other nice furnishingsthe beds were comfy and both us and our dogs loved the beautiful backyardand the beds were super comfortablevery clean and stylishcalvin’s place was immaculately clean and very warmplace was clean and well appointedrooms were very clean and well decoratedbeds comfy and house very clean
Host:calvin was the best hosta great home and hostcalvin was an excellent host and quickly responded to any questions we hadcalvin was a gracious and accommodating hostcalvin was a responsive host and i would definitely come backRead more reviewsgreat location very close to beach accesswe loved the close proximity to iopgreat location a few blocks to the beachwe will definitely book this location again sometime soona perfect location for our small family
This third-floor luxury villa offers great views of the ocean from the patio, living room and the kitchen of the house. The one-bedroom condo can accommodate four guests and it features three beds, one bathroom, a well-equipped kitchen, wifi, a TV, washer, air conditioning, and heating options, a private entrance, and parking options. Note that the condo offers a unique, secure door code for its guests and also allows long-term stays for more than 28 days.
Top guest reviewswonderful view from the balcony with a comfortable feelthere were a few amenities like toilet paper and shampoo i was surprised adam nicely offeredpool beach and pier access is so easy and the view from the balcony is amazingaccess to the pool and the pier were great additionswe had a great 3 days staying at adam's place views beach pool pier restaurantsvery clean and comfortable condoclean and exactly as describedeverything was clean and we had what we neededthe condo was clean and had everything we neededthe condo was beautiful and clean and a perfect mini beach escape
Host:adam was a great hosthighly recommend place and hostadam was very helpful and responded quickly to any questionsadam was a great host highly recommendthe owner is a timely and responsive communicatorRead more reviewsthe location is perfectperfect location for a beach vacationgreat location a stones throw from the beachit was located really close for only a short walk to the beach and even a pretty viewlocation is great and area felt very safe
Perfect for families looking for a lovely beach vacation, this third-floor corner condo does not only offer a comfortable stay while you are in IOP. It also lets you enjoy unbeatable views of the ocean from its private balcony and gives you access to a shared outdoor pool and fishing pier. The location is also a huge plus as it is within walking distance to all the shops and eateries in the heart of Isle of Palms. You’ll have access to its full kitchen, coin-operated laundry facilities, and free WiFi. If your family loves surfing, sunbathing, and taking long walks on the beach, then you should definitely consider this one. You could also rent jet skis or paddleboards from Isle of Palms Marina or explore and dine in downtown Charleston.
Top guest reviewsgreat place to stay this is really the best apartment in the entire complex - the views are phenomenalclean bright and airy condo with 3-way views of the oceanRead more reviewsgreat place to stay and still a close drive to the citybeautiful view great location it’s better at the top
Another accommodation in the heart of Isle of Palms that’s worth considering is this lovely beach home located within a family-friendly neighborhood. With a bedroom fitted with a double bed and a sofa bed, this studio is just perfect for two. When you book this unit, you’ll have access to the recliner, dresser, and closet. You can relax in the bedroom with a remote-controlled ceiling fan and air-conditioning unit. You are invited to use the cable TV and the kitchenette equipped with a fridge, sink, convection oven, microwave, Keurig coffeemaker, and complimentary coffee and tea, among many others. You will also be provided with toiletries and a supply of fresh towels and linens.
Top guest reviewsvery clean and very comfortable bed would highly recommended staying here
Host:i also met the hosts while i was there and they were so friendly and welcomingRead more reviewsgreat location at a great pricevery accurate and exactly as advertised cozy place for two with a lot of cute extras
If you are looking for a place to stay that’s private, accessible, and can accommodate your middle-sized group, then this condo unit is the perfect one for you. Having a bedroom with a queen bed and an additional bed in the common space, it can accommodate a family or group of friends with five members comfortably. It has complete amenities such as a kitchen, a cable TV, air conditioning, ironing facilities, and a supply of fresh towels, linens, and toiletries. You also get access to the private pool where you can relax after a day of exploring nearby attractions.
Top guest reviewsmy toddler son loved the whale bed set upvery clean and functionalthe room was clean and had everything you could need plus more
Host:great host and easy to get a hold ofalways responded within a few minutes and was so kindRead more reviewsthis location was a beautifulgreat cozy condo in an awesome locationgreat location several varied restaurants grocery and gas in walking distancenice decor great location and viewloved staying here perfect location right on the beach with private access and a private pool
Being on the top floor of the center building of a condominium complex gives this unit the advantage of height in giving you the best views of the beach and the ocean of the Isle of Palms. Set in the heart of the city, you will find that it is close to shopping, dining, and water activities. It has a bedroom with a queen bed and additional sleeping arrangements on the shared space, which makes it a comfortable recluse for four persons. While it is close to restaurants, you can always prepare your meals in the unit’s updated and fully equipped kitchen. Views of the beach and the ocean can be enjoyed from the balcony, the living room, and the kitchen.
Top guest reviewsfurniture was also pretty dated including couch and carpet in main roomvery comfortable with fantastic viewpool and a great view from the condoplace was cleanly and had an amazing view and pool and pier accesslots of nice little touches and it’s a large deck with comfortable chairscondo was clean and extremely convenientwouldn’t trust the dishes to be clean eitherclean and well suppliedthe place was spotless cleanadam’s place was clean and comfortable
Host:adam was a wonderful hostadam was a great hostadam was a great hostadam was a great hostvery quick response and very helpfulRead more reviewsnice location very nicethe location was absolutely perfectvery close to everything- great locationgreat location for the pricegreat location and easy check in
This modern coastal home is ideal for a family or group of friends with eight members. Sleeping arrangements include two bedrooms, each with a king bed, another bedroom with a queen bed, and one more with a double bed. Guests will have full use of the mightily equipped kitchen, ample workspace, WiFi, cable TV, and indoor fireplace. The pool is a huge plus as it can be heated or cooled depending on your preference. This place is perfect for families who love swimming and surfing as it is only five minutes away from the beach. Guests will also truly enjoy hanging out in the screened porch equipped with a sofa and a TV.
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewsgreat updated place and central locationreally stylish great place super close to the beach not a far drive from charleston either
Enjoy the island lifestyle
With great shopping, dining, and entertainment options, a strong community, and seemingly endless white-sand beaches, Isle of Palms has all that is needed for a relaxing vacation in one place. Take a pick from the above list of hotels and vacation rentals in Isle of Palms, South Carolina and relax, unwind and enjoy the sun and sea breeze and all the recreational opportunities, both on and off the water, that the region has to offer.
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