Top rated rentals — Harbour Town
Destination guide

Slip into island time

Perched on South Carolina's largest barrier island, Harbour Town is part of the exclusive Sea Pines Resort. There's a big focus on preserving the island's natural beauty, with wildlife-rich nature reserves, sandy beaches and scenic walking trails to explore. The village is anchored by a postcard-perfect marina and surrounded by award-winning golf courses. While most properties are reserved for locals, Harbour Town vacation rentals unlock access to some of Hilton Head Island's most coveted properties. You'll be just steps from the beach, the village and a smorgasbord of breezy cafes and seafood restaurants.

Things to do

Saddle up at Sea Pines Resort

The historic Harbour Town Lighthouse has been watching over the marina for decades. Painted in iconic red and white stripes, it now houses a fascinating museum dedicated to South Carolina's history. The topmost level offers sweeping views of the Harbour Town Golf Links. Little ones will love the chance to saddle up at Lawton Stables. Set in the Sea Pines Resort Forest Preserve, horseback tours under a canopy of palmetto trees and moss-draped oaks are a fantastic way to discover the natural beauty of the Lowcountry.


Tee off at the Harbour Town Golf Links

Hilton Head Island is one of America's top golfing destinations so don't forget to pack your clubs. Sea Pines Resort is home to a trio of championship courses, including the legendary Harbour Town Golf Links. Want to stay local? Harbour Town vacation rentals put you just steps from the green. Fun in the sun is a top priority, with everything from kayak tours and charter fishing trips to dolphin watching cruises and sailing on offer. In the heart of Harbour Town you'll find a lively village brimming with beach chic boutiques, home decor stores, jewelry ateliers and independent art galleries.


Sun-drenched summers in Harbour Town

Summer is high season on Hilton Head Island, with crowds peaking from Memorial Day to Labor Day. With spacious living areas and easy access to the beach, Harbour Town vacation rentals are ideal for making memories. Held at the Harbour Town Golf Links, the annual PGA Heritage Tournament sees pros and spectators alike descend on Hilton Head Island. If you prefer deserted beaches and uncrowded links, then you could consider visiting in winter, when Harbour Town feels wonderfully tranquil.

Natural features

Welcome to the Lowcountry

Hilton Head Island is part of South Carolina's Lowcountry region. It backs on to the Atlantic Ocean which means there's plenty of shoreline to explore. Protected since the 1970s, the Sea Pines Forest Preserve is an important habitat for local wildlife. The reserve is laced with riding trails, wetland boardwalks and fishing docks which means this pristine slice of Hilton Head Island is easy to access. For a glimpse of prehistoric South Carolina, don't miss the 4000-year-old Sea Pines Shell Ring. Made up of fossilized oysters, clams and mussels, it's now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Harbour Town?

Whether you're after a cozy retreat for you and your sweetie or someplace roomy to fit all your friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Harbour Town. Here are a couple to get your inspiration flowing:

  • Make the most of handy extras like a restaurant dining guide and a phone at "Castle By The Sea 7br/8ba Luxury Home With Elevator". Located around 4 miles from Harbour Town, this unique option has 7 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Another excellent choice is "9 Wisteria Ln - 1 Level Renovated Home", which is around 1 mile from Harbour Town. Offering 2 bedrooms, a nearby hospital and outdoor furniture, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Harbour Town vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Harbour Town?

Those chores can wait, because weekends were made for having fun. Choose one of these weekend getaways in and near Harbour Town and enjoy all the fantastic things to do nearby:

  • Enjoy a refreshing change of scenery at "2 Min Walk 2 Beach, Pvt Heated Pool", which is around 6 miles to the east of central Harbour Town. There's lots of nature and adventure to uncover here. Do some horse riding and windsurfing or simply take in the sights of Savannah National Wildlife Refuge and Old Carolina Golf Club.
  • Alternatively, switch your mind to vacation mode at "Make Memories : Book 1916 Sbc, Stunning Views". Approximately 2 miles southwest of Harbour Town, activities around here include fishing and cycling. Rather go sightseeing? Make a detour to Colleton River Plantation Golf Club and Ocean Creek Golf Club.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Harbour Town?

Studio apartments may be small, but they sure pack a punch when it comes to location and convenience. Unpack your bags at one of these sought-after studio apartments in or near Harbour Town:

  • One of our favorite properties is "Experience Luxury At The Beach Oceanside Resort Huge Oceanside Pool". Lock in a few nights at this popular stay and you'll have access to a nearby laundromat and a living room.
  • An equally fantastic rental is "Great Amenities, Clean, Convenient". Don't be fooled by its modest size — this comfy apartment is packed with handy amenities like a fitness facility, a restaurant dining guide and plenty more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Harbour Town?

Just because you only have one or two days to spare doesn't mean you have to spend it in a soulless hotel room. Go on vacation but still have the home comforts you love at one of these short-term rentals in or around Harbour Town:

  • Close to the center of Harbour Town, "5 Star Ratings - Ocean View - South Beach Marina" is a terrific base for a quick getaway. While you're about, make sure you get to top attractions like Coligny Beach and Harbour Town Lighthouse.
  • Eat, sleep and discover your surroundings from "Spectacular Home With Brand New Pool In Harbour Town January Specials", another excellent option. Coligny Plaza and Hilton Head Island Beaches should be on your must-do list when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Harbour Town?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend trip. If you're longing to spend a couple of nights away with your honey, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Harbour Town that will get your heart racing:

  • Slip away on Friday for a few passion-filled evenings at "Castle By The Sea 7br/8ba Luxury Home With Elevator". Around 4 miles from Harbour Town, it comes with lots of nice touches, including a restaurant dining guide and a swimming pool.
  • Alternatively, spend your mini break drinking wine and canoodling at "9 Wisteria Ln - 1 Level Renovated Home", around 1 mile from Harbour Town. A resort and shopping facilities will help set the mood for romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Harbour Town?

Big groups mean a whole lot of fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll effortlessly fit your whole crew. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Harbour Town and spend time with your favorite people under the one roof:

  • You'll have enough room to spread out at "Castle By The Sea 7br/8ba Luxury Home With Elevator". Around 4 miles east of Harbour Town, this impressive retreat has 7 bedrooms that sleep up to 18 guests. Top amenities include a kitchen and a swimming pool.
  • Invite up to 12 of your favorite folks to "2 Min Walk 2 Beach, Pvt Heated Pool" and fill its spaces with love and laughter. This popular option has 5 bedrooms and is around 6 miles to the east of Harbour Town. It's packed with features to keep large groups occupied, such as a swimming pool and a fireplace.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Harbour Town?

A pool is often a must-have amenity for any memorable vacation. Enjoy hours of entertainment splashing around or simply chilling out by the water at one of these rejuvenating escapes in or near Harbour Town:

  • At the top of our list of cool pool retreats is "Great Beach House - 2 Min. Walk To Beach". Traveling families will feel right at home here, with convenient amenities like a kitchen and a microwave oven also at hand.
  • "Sea Pines Deer Island Tree House With Ocean Views" is another great option. After you've enjoyed a relaxing dip with the kids, take advantage of other conveniences like beach sun loungers and outdoor furniture.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Harbour Town?

It's always more fun when you share the great times with the people you love the most. Whether you're organizing a family get-together or getting away with good friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental to suit your style. These are two of our best in and around Harbour Town:

  • Get everyone under the same roof at "Castle By The Sea 7br/8ba Luxury Home With Elevator", which has 7 bedrooms sleeping up to 18 guests. This retreat is located 4 miles to the east of Harbour Town and comes with amenities such as a fridge and a TV.
  • Another great option is "2 Min Walk 2 Beach, Pvt Heated Pool". This vacation rental is 6 miles east of Harbour Town and features a porch, a barbecue grill and more. With 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 12 people, there's no need to leave anyone off your guest list.

If you're eager to do some sightseeing, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to put on your itinerary. The Sandbox, Adventure Cove and Coligny Theater are good places to start.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Harbour Town?

Add some indulgence to your getaway by staying someplace that has a private indoor pool. These beautiful large houses in or near Harbour Town have a swimming space that's all your own, as well as lots of room for whoever is fortunate enough to be coming with you:

  • With 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 people, "3201 Seacrest - 3 Bedroom Premier Direct Ocean Front Villa" is the ideal place to take time out with your nearest and dearest. Take advantage of this retreat's host of amenities, such as a kitchen and a swimming pool.
  • Alternatively, treat your gang to a stay at "Two Luxury High - End Villas, Amazing Location", which has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. Along with that chic pool nestled inside, a swimming pool and a kitchen will keep everyone comfortable and happy.

If you're curious about other options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Harbour Town vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Harbour Town?

Romantic retreats, work trips or adventures all on your own — a one-bedroom rental property works for a multitude of occasions. One of our options in or near Harbour Town is sure to fit the bill:

  • It's true! Good things really do come in little packages, and "Lagoon View/ground Floor/near Harbour Town" is a fantastic example of this. This one-bedroom vacation property is just a short distance from the center and offers amenities like a kitchen and a swimming pool.
  • Also within easy reach of all the excitement of Harbour Town, "Updated Villa. Close To Beach, Salty Dog. And South Beach Marina" is another popular one-bedroom option. After a big day of exploring, return and enjoy amenities like a swimming pool and a kitchen.