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Destination guide

Find cabins on the water in Hilton Head Island

On the eastern edge of South Carolina, you'll find a boot-shaped island called Hilton Head. When you book one of the South Carolina cabins near Hilton Head Island, you can enjoy easy access to some of the best attractions in the state. Hilton Head tends to be a more luxurious area, so you'll find world-class restaurants, premier golf courses, and pristine beaches. It's not uncommon to see yachts moving in and out of the marina as well. Similarly, local cabins tend to be on the decadent side of the spectrum as well.

Things to do

Places to visit near Hilton Head Island vacation homes

The Coastal Discovery Museum is a must-visit if you like nature and the great outdoors. Learn all about the natural history of the Low Country through nature trails, gardens, and educational exhibitions. It also has a kids' zone where the family can get up-close-and-personal with marine and wildlife. For history lovers, head to the Harbour Town Light and Museum which explores the history of the region through a variety of exhibits in this towering red-and-white striped lighthouse—the views from the lamp room are also pretty spectacular.

Activities

Activities near Hilton Head Island vacation rentals

If it's sun-kissed island charm you want, then look no further. Hilton Head Island is a 12-mile long barrier island blessed with dozens of beautiful sandy beaches, many lapped by the Atlantic Ocean. A locals' favorite is South Beach which is dotted with bars and restaurants, and offers watersports instruction. If you'd rather be on the water than in it, then book a dolphin-watching cruise from Harbour Town where sightings of bottlenose dolphins are all but guaranteed. Don't miss a round of golf on one of the many courses on the island.

Weather

Climate for your stay in Hilton Head Island vacation rentals

Hilton Head Island, like much of South Carolina, benefits from a humid subtropical climate, which means long, hot and sticky summers and short, mild winters. In summer, temperatures can easily reach the mid 90s and the chance of heavy rain is high. The summer season happens to be the island's prime time and Hilton Head Island vacation rentals can get snapped up in advance. For a wider choice, visit in spring and fall when the weather is still sunny, the skies are blue and it's a comfortable 70 degrees.

Natural features

Go wild in the country at the Savannah Wildlife Refuge

A barrier island off the South Carolina coast, Hilton Head Island is just over the border of Georgia and the charming city of Savannah. With over 60 miles of pathways and trails across the island, there's plenty of places to stretch your legs, many with sweeping sea views. But for serious hikers and wildlife lovers you'll need head a 40-minute drive west to the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge. One of the top parks in the region for wildlife, you can spot bald eagles, alligators, and even Florida manatees. Stop by the visitors' center, just south of Savannah to pick up trail guides.

Beaches

Beaches near Hilton Head Island vacation homes

Hilton Head Island has numerous beach locales for sun and fun. Vacation homes are available near locations like Coligny Beach Park, an oceanside park with a sandy beach, walking paths, equipment rentals, and clear waters, and Burkes Beach, a serene stretch of beach with calm waters for swimming. You'll also enjoy Folly Field Beach Park, a tranquil beach with grassy areas and seaside amenities, and Fish Haul Beach Park, a secluded natural beach with wildlife and beachcombing opportunities.

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.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation homes in Hilton Head Island

The tranquil atmosphere in Hilton Head Island is ideal for couples. Romantic vacation rentals can be found near places like Mitchelville Freedom Park, a wooded park with walking trails, picnic areas, beach access, and a wetlands observation deck, and Stoney Baynard Ruins, a ruin site with remains of a former plantation. Couples will also enjoy Shelter Cove Community Park, a hub for local events and festivals, and the Heyward House Museum and Welcome Center, a landmark 19th-century home with guided tours and artifacts of the antebellum South.

How many vacation rentals are available around Hilton Head Island?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 7,644 vacation rentals around Hilton Head Island. From 4,731 house rentals to 2,202 villa rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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