Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Saint Helena Island

Come and experience Saint Helena Island and its cathedral, history and architecture. Travelers appreciate the island views in this trendy city. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Saint Helena Island

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Saint Helena Island a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sanctuary Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Port Royal Skateboard Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Legends Golf Course at Parris Island (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Palmetto Hall Plantation Club (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Port Royal Golf Club (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Barony Course at Port Royal Golf Club (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Saint Helena Island

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Saint Helena Island is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hunting Island State Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • The Sands (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Cypress Wetlands (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Mitchelville Freedom Park (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Folly Field Beach Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Saint Helena Island

Fly into Hilton Head Island, SC (HHH), the closest airport, located 13.8 mi (22.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Savannah, GA (SAV-Savannah - Hilton Head Intl.), which is 42 mi (67.7 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Saint Helena Island?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,265 house rentals around Saint Helena Island. From 794 Houses to 71 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 Saint Helena Island is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Saint Helena Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 794 Houses in Saint Helena Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Saint Helena Island include:

  • Cottages: 71 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 220 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 71 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 Saint Helena Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 600 vacation homes with pool available in Saint Helena Island.