Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Hilton Head Island

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Hilton Head Island. Renowned for its golfing, biking and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Hilton Head Island

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like golfing, biking and bird watching. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hilton Head Island a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Harbour Town Golf Links (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Legendary Golf (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Shipyard Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Arthur Hills Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Hilton Head Zipline (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Pirate's Island Adventure Golf (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Hilton Head Island

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Hilton Head Island

Travelers love Hilton Head Island for its island views and breathtaking sunrises. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hilton Head Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Newhall Audubon Nature Preserve (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Newhall Audubon Preserve (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Sea Pines Forest Preserve (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Coligny Beach (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • South Forest Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Singleton Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Hilton Head Island

Fly into Hilton Head Island, SC (HHH), the closest airport, located 6.1 mi (9.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Savannah, GA (SAV-Savannah - Hilton Head Intl.), which is 26.3 mi (42.3 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Hilton Head Island?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 7,835 house rentals around Hilton Head Island. From 2,225 Houses to 2,734 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Hilton Head Island?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Hilton Head Island:

  • South Forest Beach: 1,692 vacation rentals
  • Sea Pines: 2,036 vacation rentals
  • Folly Field: 942 vacation rentals
  • North Forest Beach: 2,677 vacation rentals
  • South Beach: 2,172 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Hilton Head Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Hilton Head Island. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Coligny Beach: 7,948 home rentals
  • Shipyard Golf Course: 8,153 home rentals
  • Mitchelville Freedom Park: 8,300 home rentals
  • Shelter Cove Harbour: 8,432 home rentals
  • Sea Pines Forest Preserve: 8,167 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hilton Head Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hilton Head Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2,225 Houses in Hilton Head Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hilton Head Island include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,734 lodging choices
  • Villas: 2,255 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 146 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hilton Head Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6,083 vacation homes with pool available in Hilton Head Island.

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