Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Port Royal

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Port Royal. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, bird watching and restaurants. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Port Royal

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Port Royal a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Port Royal Skateboard Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Sanctuary Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Legends Golf Course at Parris Island (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Colleton River Plantation Golf Club (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Country Club of Hilton Head (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Palmetto Hall Plantation Club (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Port Royal

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 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Port Royal

Travelers appreciate the island views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Port Royal has to offer. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Port Royal. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cypress Wetlands (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • The Sands (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Mitchelville Freedom Park (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Folly Field Beach Park (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Port Royal

Fly into Hilton Head Island, SC (HHH), the closest airport, located 10.9 mi (17.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Savannah, GA (SAV-Savannah - Hilton Head Intl.), which is 34.8 mi (56.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Port Royal?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,019 house rentals around Port Royal. From 759 Houses to 40 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Port Royal is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Port Royal?

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 Port Royal:

  • South Forest Beach: 1,724 vacation rentals
  • Sea Pines: 2,099 vacation rentals
  • Folly Field: 981 vacation rentals
  • North Forest Beach: 2,727 vacation rentals
  • South Beach: 2,231 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 Port Royal?

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

  • Lowcountry Estuarium: 7,231 home rentals
  • Cypress Wetlands: 7,174 home rentals
  • Port Royal Skateboard Park: 7,058 home rentals
  • Sea Wolf Charters: 6,363 home rentals
  • The Sands: 7,305 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port Royal 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 Port Royal?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 759 Houses in Port Royal. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Port Royal include:

  • Cottages: 40 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 888 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 40 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Port Royal?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,481 vacation homes with pool available in Port Royal.

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