Paddle through a salt marsh at sunrise. Go sailing at sunset. Wander into chic boutiques filled with items by up-and-coming designers. Reminisce as you discover familiar scenes from novels, movies, and operatic scores. Explore the picturesque and exquisitely preserved architecture and historic landmarks, visual feasts for the eyes. Beauty lurks in every corner in South Carolina’s Charleston; it’s sometimes hard to differentiate whether you are stuck in a dream or living in reality. And, the dream doesn’t cease when you go back to your accommodation after a long and tiring day. Run away some more with these five breathtaking Airbnbs in Charleston:
1. Fit for a king: luxury suite at King and Market Street (from 252 USD)
This private condo provides you the comfort a king (or queen) needs … especially since it is located at the corner of King and Market Street (the two largest attractions in all of Charleston). Located in the heart of the city, you will find no need for a car here. Walk to everything, because eating, shopping and sight-seeing are just steps away. Stretch out in this cosy space with plush sofas and romantic fairy lights that line the brick vintage walls. The warm glow and chilled ambience will definitely make you feel calm and relaxed. Chill some wine, pop the cork, pour, and enjoy! Breakfast time! Make yourself a cup of coffee with the well-known and high-end Keurig coffee machine. Breakfast in bed? Why not! Make yourself a hearty portion of bacon and eggs in this well equipped and furnished kitchen. Or if you prefer eating with a proper table, enjoy this intimate breakfast nook. Alternatively, use it to have a romantic candle-lit dinner. And finally, sleep like royalty on this bed, complete with luxurious linens and premium pillows.
Luxury Suite, Honeymoon Hideaway
Address: Corner of King and Market Street (see map)
Price: from 252 USD
Number of Guests: 4
2. Ahoy, sailor! New downtown yacht (from 195 USD)
This beautiful yacht will not only rock you gently to sleep, but will also rock your adventures here in Charleston. Located downtown at a private slip at Seabreeze Marina, this accommodation is for people looking for peace and tranquillity in a unique and beautiful houseboat. The indoor space is new and modern, with a wide sofa and a comfy arm chair for relaxing and chilling. Hungry and restless? No worries, head over to the kitchen and whip up a quick snack. Surprise! These doors open up to your very own private deck. Breathe in the salt-tinged air and feel the light breeze brush against your face as you look into the azure waters of the calm sea. The view is magnificent, but even better at night. Fairy lights create a romantic and magical glow that fits perfectly with a glass of wine. This queen-sized bed with blue sheets will definitely make you feel as though you are floating on the light blue waters of the tranquil sea.
NEW Downtown Yacht Adventure Awaits
Address: Seabreeze Marina (see map)
Price: from 195 USD
Number of Guests: 3
3. Life in a fairytale: private secluded bungalow (from 176 USD)
Who says fairytales don’t exist? Start believing in fairies and magic with this enchanting and alluring stand-alone bungalow located in a downtown suburb at Central Peninsula. Gaze up and admire the beautiful fairy lights that illuminate the entire front porch of the house. The tall shady trees make it seem like the bungalow is built in a magical forest, exactly like a scene from a fairytale! Sip some champagne as you chill on the porch. Wait for it to get dark and be mesmerised by how stunning the fairy lights look. And here we have the common ground, a spacious and airy room that is also modern and chic. Climb up the elegant staircase and be welcomed by the bedroom. Enter your toasty and cosy bedroom. Open up those white doors … and there you have it: a balcony for you to admire everything from a bird’s eye view. This bedroom has an en suite bathroom with ample towels and toiletries for you to use. There are sufficient parking lots on the street, and the hosts will be happy to lend you a few bikes if you would like to bike around town.
Private Bungalow - Charleston
Address: Charleston Peninsula (see map)
Price: from 176 USD
Number of Guests: 3
4. Back in time: 1855 restored French condo (from 206 USD)
Situated in the heart of historic Charleston, go back in time to the 18th century with this fancy condo. Recently renovated, this large 35-foot (10.7-metre) living room with six windows is richly appointed with leather sofas, antiques, a fireplace, and an oriental rug. Doze off in this antique queen-sized canopy bed and wake up to the fancy interior of a nicely decorated historic French bedroom. This separate large office is perfect if you are looking for a work space. Sink into the large plush leather chairs and do your work on the sturdy partners’ desk. The warm lights from the hanging chandelier also give off sufficient light for a productive time of work. Despite being 2 blocks away from many cafes and 8 Diamond restaurants, what can beat the warm and fuzzy feeling and tasty flavours of home-cooked food? This fully equipped and newly renovated kitchen will do just the trick.
1885 Restored Condo in French Qtr
Address: Old Historic Charleston (see map)
Price: from 206 USD
Number of Guests: 2
5. Breakfast at Tiffany’s: beautiful townhouse (from 46 USD)
Wasn’t it every girl’s dream to be Holly Golightly from the classic film Breakfast at Tiffany’s? Here in this beautiful townhouse, located in West Ashley, play the role of the eccentric and naive socialite during your comfortable stay. Wake up to this cute and homely spread. This sizeable living room is warm and comforting. Watch your favourite shows on this 51-inch (130-cm) ultra-high-definition flat-screen TV that includes premium cable, a Blu-Ray player, surround sound, and wireless internet. Enjoy this pillow-top queen-sized bed after a fun-filled day. Check if your makeup is on point with the classy circle mirror on the wall. All ready for a picnic! The hosts have generously provided beach chairs and a cooler box for your use. Or are you craving a barbecue? A gas grill and a filled tank is also available. It really is good enough for a stay as Holly Golightly! It seems that this townhouse has everything checked and fulfilled for a pleasant stay!
Bed and Breakfast at Tiffany's!
Address: West Ashley (see map)
Price: from 46 USD
Number of Guests: 3
Dreams do come true ...
Immerse yourself in the enchanting soul-stirring landscapes and the evocative beauty that has inspired many. Charleston is indeed a fairytale that never has to come to an end, so sit back, relax, and live in the dream once more with these breathtaking Airbnb spots!
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