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Vacation Rentals By The Beach In Charleston, South Carolina, USA - Updated 2020

Vacation Rentals By The Beach In Charleston, South Carolina, USA - Updated 2020
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Tourists are attracted to Charleston, South Carolina for many beautiful reasons. Some can’t even resist coming back for the second time. With all the things Charleston can offer, no wonder guests are itching to visit this place and experience activities that range from long walks in the historic Charleston to setting foot on the white sand of the beaches in Charleston. The most famous beach that tourists are raving about is Folly Beach, where sunsets and sunrises are two of the most breathtaking views you’ll get to witness while staying here. There are a lot of reasons why Charleston is the perfect getaway, but we’ll let you discover those reasons for yourself. In case you need help in choosing your accommodation, check out our top vacation rentals by the beach in Charleston.

1. Salt House on Folly Beach (from USD 343)

This Airbnb vacation rental is a two-level house, with five bedrooms, which can accommodate up to ten guests, perfect for a big family or a group of friends on holiday, looking for some action under the sun. It is a walking distance to Folly Beach and it has two beach access points – to be exact it is just one row of houses away from the beach.

The house features all the modern-day conveniences as well as the necessities. It has a spacious living area, a dining set-up, a well-equipped kitchen, a screened porch with chairs and tables, and various bathrooms to use.

5 Bedroom 4 Bath ~ The Salt House On Folly
Folly Beach, South Carolina, United States
28 reviews
Entire house 9 Beds 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of room for bigger families
The bedroom setup (3 up and 2 down -
Only problem is that the 4th bedroom is through the room with the bunks and no one wanted to be near the teens
The beds are very comfortable and the decorations in the entire home are beautiful
The space is also perfect for large families or multi-families with everyone having their own private space
Cleanliness:
The towels linens and mattresses all were quite comfortable and everything was clean and fresh
The home was clean spacious and comfortable for
Host:
The hosts were friendly helpful and welcoming
She even let us use the house past
Jessi was super responsive and accommodating
When I did have questions Jessi answered right away and was super helpful
Jessi was very attentive to our needs when we asked questions
Location:
Beautiful Folly Beach house in a great location Plenty of space
Perfect location steps from the beach and
The house was immediately across from a lovely beach and a short Uber ride from Folley town or a 15 min walk
The house is in a great location with a short walking distance to the beach
The home is right across the street from the beach and only a mile from the main area of Folly Beach
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2. Five-bedroom beachfront house (from USD 270)

A beachfront property, this five-bedroom Airbnb vacation rental offers comfortable living experience to a maximum of ten guests. It is in a great location, a stone’s throw away from the beach, where you can hear the waves and smell the ocean air directly from your porch. Apart from the great location, the house comes with all the things you might need for your stay, including a fully functional kitchen, a dining room, and a cozy living area. You’ll also love the windows surrounding the house, for it will give you a wonderful view of the ocean. In case you want to explore the area, you’re just six blocks away from the shops, local store, restaurants, and many more.

Blue Waters Beachfront 5 BR private beach access
Folly Beach, South Carolina, United States
12 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen has everything needed to cook We will definitely stay here again
Very nice and roomy place
Awesome house that has plenty of room for 10 people
We had a wonderful Thanksgiving at this house Dining kitchen and living room had an amazing view of the beach
The house was very clean and right on the beach (at a quiet spot of the beach)
Cleanliness:
The common areas were also spacious
we couldn't ask for more Rooms were very pretty and some rooms had wonderful bathrooms
Host:
It was super clean and the host was extremely helpful and responsive Would definitely stay again
We sat on the porch and watched dolphins almost daily
Only 1 bedroom was small all the others were good sizes and had very nice sized bathrooms
Very well appointed Really enjoyed our stay
Location:
The view and location of the house are fantastic
Loved the house Very nice beach with a lot of dolphins swimming right outside
as well Location was perfect and the deck was a great place to just hang out
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3. Beachfront apartment for large group (from USD 149)

If you’re looking for a large accommodation that will suit a big group, then this beachfront apartment that has three bedrooms and can accommodate up to eight guests is ideal for you. It is complete with all the real home conveniences as well as the modern amenities, including an air-conditioning unit, a patio with teak pieces of furniture, free WiFi, an elevator, and more. You’ll also find the open-plan space very roomy and well organized, as you can see in the living area, dining set-up, and the fully functional kitchen. As for its location, it is beachfront; you’ll have an amazing view of the sea and wake up feeling the relaxing ocean breeze. It is also centrally located wherein the city center, local shops, restaurants, and the beach are just a few blocks away.

Atlantic Hideout
Folly Beach, South Carolina, United States
60 reviews
Entire condominium 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Everything at the condo worked well
adequate TV is a nice size and we enjoyed having HBO
It is great to have two parking spaces
Great location view plenty of room with all the comforts of home
It was awesome having my 4 daughters under one roof again
Cleanliness:
Amazing panoramic view of ocean House is spacious clean and neat
Great location and very spacious especially the large deck overlooking the ocean
Washer and dryer are in good shape
And the place was clean full of everything you need and our host was always available
Amazing views centrally located and provided everything we needed
Host:
John was easy to communicate with and quick to respond to questions
John was also very responsive
John was a wonderful host
John is a great host and is very responsive
Nice and close to beach as well as town
Location:
perfect location and view Only a couple blocks from the local scene but far enough for peace and quiet
Lots of neat original restaurants near by Founds lots of shark teeth and shells just out front on beach
It's located within walking distance from several resturants and shops
In addition to being perfectly located near Folly Beach main street and the beach
Great location walking distance to everything
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4. Apartment with beach access (from USD 99)

A beachfront property with private beach access and an amazing view directly from your balcony, this apartment features all the things you’ll need for your vacation. It has three bedrooms that can accommodate up to seven guests and an open-plan living area that has a fully functional kitchen, a seating space, and a dining set-up. It also comes with two bathrooms; one is in the master’s bedroom and the other in the hallway. As for the location of the Airbnb vacation rental, it is on the third floor of an apartment building, without an elevator. It is also close to downtown Folly Beach, where you’ll find lots of restaurants, cafes, shops, and local stores.

Best Location on Folly. Oceanfront Apt at the Pier
Folly Beach, South Carolina, United States
150 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Found mold growing on the carpet and window blinds
just beware of the stairs
We had plenty of room to move around in the living room and kitchen
3 other room fans dehumidifiers etc
was like having the hippest TV show on constantly
Cleanliness:
Everything was clean and very well
The inside was extremely clean and decorated with care
Hopefully the issues can be addressed so others can enjoy
The unit is very clean and welcoming
His place is just as described very clean and close to everything
Host:
Host was very communicative friendly and quick to respond Had a very nice time
He was quick to respond
He was extremely helpful throughout the rental process and quickly responded to any questions I had
He is extremely responsive and helpful
Great location Host responded quickly to all questions
Location:
Right near the quaint downtown area and restaurants
Location alone is worth every penny
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It is also conveniently located near the downtown of Folly Beach with easy access to restaurants
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5. Centrally located apartment (from USD 339)

If you are looking for accommodation that is centrally located, then this condominium unit, in a gated community, is just right for you. It has private beach access, with an amazing view of the oceanfront, and near the Folly Beach Pier and downtown, where you’ll find a lot of restaurants and shops. As for the accommodation itself, it features four bedrooms that can accommodate up to eight people, perfect for families or a group of friends on a beach holiday. The unit has an open-plan living space that is well-equipped with windows, giving you the best view of your surroundings. It also has a fully equipped kitchen, a dining set up, a living area, and a spacious bathroom.

Oceanfront Condo w Ocean Views, Private Balcony, Gated Community with Pools & Private Beach Access.
77 reviews
condo 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Living room had plenty of seating and kitchen was fine
The view cannot be beat
I do not like having to leave the dishwasher empty
The twin bed mattresses need replacing as do the linens and pillows
take out the trash strip the beds
Cleanliness:
It was updated and clean
Very clean and great views
(Do you really think the dishes are sanitary if they are handwashed as guests are rushing to leave?)
Host:
Except for a minor problem with the dishwasher
Because they accommodated us when Dorian tried to ruin our trip
the condo suited 8 of us with sleeping arrangements perfectly The organization of check in and check out was as simple as can be having a key code sent to me prior to check in was great DID NOT...
All of us however found the beds to be extremely uncomfortable even though discovering the mattresses looked new
We stayed over Columbus Day weekend which provided for some unusually warm weather so not only
Location:
It is beachfront and walking distance to great restaurants and shops
We took advantage of the many restaurants nearby and even ventured into Charleston for some sight seeing
We could walk to restaurants so easily that the cars were only used when it was time to go to the wedding
we were just a short drive to Charleston where we could take in the sights and experience some true "low country" eateries Waking up to the view and sound of the ocean waves
one night we were exhausted and wanted to stick close to the condo Folly beach itself is a quaint little area with shops and restaurants
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6. Charleston Coast vacation house (from USD 275)

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Are you looking for a resort-like accommodation somewhere close to the beach with an amazing view? If so, Charleston Coast Vacations is an ideal holiday home for you. You’ll love the white interiors and the minimalist vibe of the villa, which is in an apartment building with two swimming pools. It has three bedrooms, with a television and DVD player, and can suit eight guests. It also features an open-plan space with a kitchen, a dining, and a sitting area that leads to a balcony which has a view of the pier and the oceanfront. You will surely have the best and relaxing time when you book this accommodation.

Charleston Coast Vacations 'Graceful Egret' ~ Oceanfront Condo ~ Beautiful Views ~ Monthly Rentals Available!
Folly Beach, SC, US
8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

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7. Townhouse in Folly River (from USD 135)

If you’re looking for an accommodation that is away from the crowd and the noise then this three-bedroom townhouse that can accommodate up to eight guests, located in a neighborhood which sits in the Folly River, is an ideal home for you. It has everything you’ll need, including a fully functional kitchen, a cozy living area with lots of sofas, a dining set-up and tons of bathrooms to use. Other things you’ll love about the place is the beautiful sunset over the river and its proximity from the beach. You should also never miss going to downtown Folly for its restaurants, shops, local stores, and more.

Relaxing 3BR with Beautiful View of Folly River, Water's Edge
62 reviews
townhome 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The shower curtain in the first floor bathroom was not installed properly
(ie more than 1 kitchen towel )
love the balconies for drinking coffee in the morning
size and set up perfect for my family including 3 granddaughters who loved room with bunk beds
Everything was as described on the site
Cleanliness:
The property was as described and great for our visit
This was very disappointing and there needs to be more toilet paper available for guests to use
Host:
Mr Wilson was so nice and replied quickly to all my questions
Great spot with a comfortable layout for all of us
The home is very nice
We had a very nice time
Property is close to the beach and boat ramp
Location:
Beautiful house and great location
The location is perfect for the beach and restaurants Owners were good with communicating during out
Location is great Very close walk to the beach Near several cute restaurants and a quick drive into Charleston Highly recommend
the large jetted tub and easy access to everything in Folly Beach and Charleston
but in a very quiet are if Folly Large roomy place with a big kitchen
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8. Oceanfront condominium unit (from USD 110)

Located directly to the beach, this oceanfront condominium unit, in an apartment building with two swimming pools, offers fully furnished accommodation. It has three bedrooms that can accommodate up to six guests. It comes with an open-plan living space with a sitting area, kitchen, and a dining set-up. It also has a balcony with outdoor furniture and seating, which is perfect for chilling while watching the amazing view of the oceanfront. Another good thing about this property is the free stuff like the cleaning products, tissues, dish soap, laundry soap, and more. As for its location, it is near Folly Beach and a 15-minute drive to downtown Charleston and its historic area.

Escape to This Luxurious Oceanfront Villa!
114 reviews
condo 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Had everything we needed but unable to use bathtub for baby none would not hold water
The balcony had a table and plenty of chairs to watch the sunrise in the morning
The condo was beautiful and it looked just like the pictures
It had everything we needed: all towels
The couch was super comfortable and a great place to ocean gaze
Cleanliness:
Very clean beautifully decorated
The condo was beautiful and extremely clean
so the view really can't be beat
it looked clean and very nice
It was updated and very clean with very nice decor
Host:
The owner was super responsive to questions
the pool was well maintained and the location was awesome
sand toys and beach towels
We have not had this experience with any other rental
The owners were very helpful and welcoming with great instructions
Location:
right on the beach and great location for restaurants and shops
Beautiful oceanfront condo in perfect walking distance to everywhere
We easily walked to restaurants in the evening
This condo is also a few minute walk from the main drag on Folly Center Street where you'll find plenty of local restaurants and bars
We were just minutes from Center Street and the pier was in walking distance as well
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9. Beautiful villa (from USD 275)

Source: HomeAway

A beautiful, well-appointed villa, in the topmost part of a beachfront condominium building, this accommodation will give you the best holiday experience. It features four bedrooms, each with a queen-size bed, accommodating a maximum of eight guests. It has all the things you may find at your own home and more, including a kitchen, living area, dining set-up, and bathrooms. It also comes with a floor-to-ceiling glass sliding door that opens up to the terrace, giving you a perfect view of the Atlantic. Moreover, the property comes with a swimming pool with sun loungers, which you can use without additional charges.

Charleston Coast Vacations ~ Seaside Splendor ~ Monthly Rentals Available ~
Folly Beach, SC, US
8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

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10. Villa with lots of amenities

Source: HomeAway

If you’re looking for the best place to stay in Charleston, one that is in a great location and has complete amenities, then this three-bedroom villa, on the third floor of an apartment building must be one of your top choices. It is spacious, professionally designed, and can accommodate up to eight persons. It has an open-plan living space with a kitchen, dining set-up, and seating area with HDTV and sound system. It also comes with a balcony that will give you an excellent view of the ocean. As for its location, it is near downtown Folly Beach, where you’ll find lots of amazing establishments such as restaurants, cafes, local shops, and more. Aside from being a stone’s throw away from the beach, it also has two swimming pools, which you can use without additional charges.

Top Shelf! Charleston Coast Vacations ~~ Unbeatable Luxury Oceanfront Villa ~~ Pools & Elevators
Folly Beach, SC, US
8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

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Breezy Charleston

A beautiful beach town, Charleston will surely make your vacation one for the books, with its pristine beaches, interesting stores, souvenir shops, local food scene, and more. In case you’re still looking for a place to stay, then check out our list of vacation rentals near the beach and have a great vacation ahead.

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