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Recent Harbor Island reviews

  • Happy on Harbor Island

    "We chose Harbor Island to host our annual family reunion and we couldn't have been happier to have chosen "Sailfish" to do so. The bedrooms were large and beautifully appointed. The kitchen was well stocked with all the necessary gadgets, which easily accommodated 14 people with plenty of dishes, glassware, and utensils. The favorite feature of the house was its upstairs game room. It occupied the kids ranging in age from 6 years to 22 years old with board games, pool, and fooseball. We rode bikes, swam in the community pool, and explored the island on the golf cart. The kids couldn't wait to wake up for our daily adventures! Laura gave wonderful recommendations regarding restaurants, shopping, and local activities. She was a great communicator who truly wanted our stay to be a good one. I would highly recommend "Sailfish" to anyone looking to stay in a home away from home."
    Guest: Adriana M. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 10, 2014
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  • Great house, Great location.

    "Just got back from this amazing place in Harbor Island. First the house is really nice and it is also huge there were 14 of us and we never felt cramped even on family taco bar night were everyone was in the kitchen at once. The upstairs was a kids paradise. The golf carts were great for getting around the Island. The house is well maintained. The owners were an easy contact by email or phone and responded very quickly. The house is located in a really cool area on the island if your late to go to bed or an early riser look for the huge owl that lives in the area spotted him/her a couple of times. Need stuff for the beach it's there towels,chairs, when you come back use the outside shower to get the sand off. The beach is amazing it is quite and calm and you can walk out for what seems like miles in the morning. Watch for Dolphins right off shore afternoons were the best for watching for them. Great week Great stay.The kids made the beach club their second home. Harbor Island is very quite and freindly it starts with a wave at the gate and waves from everybody the whole time your there. It is a great place to unplug and RELAX!! My kids loved the talks at the community center they are now members of the Turtle Team. Be sure and check out the Tavern on the Island the Sea Food is Amazing. Be sure to check out Beaufort while your there some very nice shops there."
    Guest: The Whole Family. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 28, 2014
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  • Massachusetts Escapees

    "This was our first trip to Harbor Island and the condo and area were even better than advertised! The only negative was the weather......very cold for almost the entire month but gave us pleny of opportunities to explore! We loved Hunting Island , Beaufort, and the great restaurants especially Johnson Creek, Foolish Frog, Plums, and Q on Bay! The condo was huge and the view the best in the complex......we think! We would definitely like to make a return trip!"
    Guest: Massachusetts Escapees Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 4, 2015
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  • peaceful

    "The condo was very clean. The view is breath taking. We have 2 young children and the condo and island was perfect. We like quiet and peaceful vacations. If you like to run around, hit water parks and put puts this is NOT the place for you. If you enjoy having 3 pools to yourself as well as a whole beach to yourself this is the perfect vacation getaway. We loved every second. We especially loved the marshy tack store and the fresh sea food market. The Tavern is very nice as well."
    Guest: slee vacationers Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 22, 2014
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Harbor Island Travel Tips

Harbor Island is located 15 miles outside the city of Beaufort, South Carolina. This 1,400-acre barrier island offers visitors an escape from busy lives and a private island where they'll find peace and quiet. The island is famous for oat-covered sand dunes and coastal grasses.

Harbor Island Attractions

The resort itself has three outdoor pools, tennis courts, a putting green and three miles of sandy white beach that will give you the privacy you've been looking for in a vacation. When you spend a day out in the sand and sun, the kids will enjoy building sandcastles and splashing in the water while you catch some rays and enjoy a good book.

There's plenty of wildlife you're likely to encounter during your stay in Harbor Island. Whether you want to go for a walk along the marshes to check out the pelicans, egrets or herons, or watch the dolphins play as you relax among the sand dunes, you'll be amazed at the creatures you'll see roaming the land.

Hunting Island State Park is located near Harbor Island and an isolated spot to enjoy peace and quiet. This 5,000-acre barrier island was previously used as a hunting ground, but has since been converted into a state park. There's plenty of wildlife to be seen as well as four miles of beach, a maritime forest and a saltwater marsh. The quiet retreat is also home to a 19th century lighthouse and is the island's most popular attraction. You can climb to the top and get beautiful views of the coastline.

Things to Do in Harbor Island

Seafood: The catch of the day is the perfect dish while staying in Harbor Island. Be sure to check out some of the best restaurants in the South Carolina lowcountry including Johnson Creek Restaurant and Tavern, Bella Luna Cafe, LLC, Foolish Frog, Magnolia Bakery Cafe, MoonDoggies Cafe And Grill, Panini's Cafe and Saltus River Grill. You may even want to consider buying some fresh seafood and take it back to your Harbor Island vacation rental to make your own feast.

Outdoor recreation: Playing on the beach is the top outdoor activity for visitors to the island. Kids can learn a new trick on the boogie board, or you can try it out yourself. Rent a kayak and paddle your way out into the water and gasp at the breathtaking views of the seemingly endless ocean or the community along the shore.

St. Helena Island: Just across the bridge from Harbor Island is St. Helena Island. The island is home to Penn Center, one of the first schools that was opened to children of freed slaves. It's also the site of where Martin Luther King, Jr., drafted his "I Have a Dream" speech. There are several shrimp docks on St. Helena Island and much of the agriculture is still cultivated by native residents that descended from the island's original inhabitants. Head to downtown Frogmore where you can shop, dine and visit local art galleries.

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