Discover a selection of 41 vacation rentals in Sullivan's Island that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $184 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Sullivan's Island. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover beach rentals in Sullivan's Island

Located on Charleston Harbor, Sullivan's Island is the perfect base camp for Charleston beach rentals. It's known for its wide, sandy beaches, opportunities for water sports, historic charm, and delicious local dining. You'll find some of the best seafood in the region in Sullivan's Island, along with fascinating historic wonders like Fort Moultrie and unique shops that hold one-of-a-kind treasures. Whether you want a family trip with hours spent on the sand, or a romantic retreat with a mix of dining, nightlife, beach days, and adventure, you can find it with a beach house in Sullivan's Island.

History

Historic attractions near Sullivan's Island vacation homes

Sullivan’s Island has numerous historic sites to delight the history buff. Vacation homes are available near places like Fort Sumter National Monument, a sea fort with ruins, gun emplacements, and a museum with Civil War relics, and Sullivan’s Island Lighthouse, a historic lighthouse that’s part of the Fort Sumter National Monument. You'll also like Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens, a working plantation with the moss-draped Avenue of Oaks and slave quarters.

Things to do

Places to visit near Sullivan's Island vacation rentals

Fort Moultrie is one of the oldest still-standing forts along the eastern seaboard, and holds a particular importance in South Carolina’s history. During the Revolutionary War, the structure fended off an attack by the British, with witnesses reporting that the local palmetto logs repelled cannonball fire before construction was even complete. During the Civil War, the fort went on to become a Confederate stronghold. Today, the National Park Service operates guided tours of the original fortification, while self-guided tours of the visitor’s center are also available.

Activities

Activities near Sullivan's Island vacation homes

The locals on Sullivan’s Island love nothing more than big festivities, so visitors can expect year-round activities to keep the whole family entertained. The Polar Bear Plunge sees hundreds of islanders rushing into the chilly ocean to celebrate New Year’s Day, while the Tree Lighting ceremony in early December brings families together in the festive season. Bring a blanket to Town Park for the annual 4th of July fireworks display, or feel patriotic on Carolina Day, which celebrates the seminal battle that was fought against the British on Sullivan’s Island on June 28th 1776.

Day trips

Best excursions near Sullivan's Island vacation rentals

Sullivan’s Island is an ideal base camp to explore the wonders of Charleston. Vacation rentals are close to attractions like the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, a lush garden with train and boat tours and a petting zoo, and Patriots Point, a military museum with a retired naval aircraft carrier and submarine. You'll also like Waterfront Park, a popular park with walkways, fountains, and sweeping views, and the South Carolina Aquarium, a large aquarium with interactive exhibits of marine life.

Weather

Local weather for the trip to Sullivan's Island vacation homes

The summer months on Sullivan’s Island see temperatures soar to the low 90s, making it the ideal time to snap up beachfront Sullivan’s Island vacation rentals. These months also see more frequent rainfall, normally in the form of passing showers, so be sure to pack your raincoat. Still, You'll have plenty of opportunities to hit the beach or get out and about. Your best chance of finding cheap Sullivan’s Island vacation rentals is during the off-season winter months, when temperatures are lower but precipitation is rare. You won't have to stand in line at top attractions and you can explore the area without the crowds.

Natural features

Take a stroll around Sullivan’s Island

With its enviable location along the Atlantic Ocean, Sullivan’s Island boasts some of the most beautiful coastal viewpoints that South Carolina has to offer. The island has invested in 650 feet of boardwalks and observation decks to facilitate strolls along the shore, while benches provide stopping points at which you can unwind. The promenade is perfect for taking a long evening walk, watching butterflies and birds in the dusk light, as you make your way back to your Sullivan’s Island vacation rental after a day on the beach.

How to get there

How to get to and around Sullivan's Island

The nearest airport is in Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.), located 14.2 mi (22.9 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Sullivan's Island?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 41 vacation rentals around Sullivan's Island. From 36 house rentals to 5 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.