Discover a selection of 9,000 vacation rentals in Bluffton, SC 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 kitchens. Prices start at $99 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Bluffton. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Bluffton boasts classic Southern charm and heaps of history

Book a Bluffton vacation rental for a true taste of sun-kissed Southern Carolina living. Bluffton is based in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, in Beaufort County, overlooking the wide and mighty May River. The town’s atmospheric streets are shaded by enormous live oak and palm trees. Bluffton’s quaint and eclectic Old Town sings with history, heritage, and tradition – offering museums, architectural relics, and delectable home-cooking from independently-owned restaurants. Enjoy all this with accommodation that suits your particular needs – Bluffton vacation rentals include cozy apartments, enormous townhouses, and village cottages.

Things to do

Civil War history and architecture in Bluffton

Visit the Heyward House and Historical Center, a mid-19th century farmhouse surrounded by green grounds. The house serves as Bluffton’s welcome center and as a period museum, and you can take guided tours around its Civil War-era interiors. Nearby, in Old Town, see the Church of The Cross, a carpenter-Gothic church dating right back to 1857. If you fancy a day trip outside of Bluffton, take a 15-mile drive west to the vast Savannah National Wildlife Refuge. The visitors’ center includes a mini-museum about the refuge – a perfect prelude to exploring its forests and wetland.

Activities

Wilderness walks in and around Bluffton

Outdoor adventurers can take a walk on the wild side along the New River Linear Trail – a hiking path that runs along a disused rail line, completely swallowed by lush plant-life. There are a few historic highlights parallel to the trail, too, including an old rice plantation. For a true slice of wilderness, visit Bluffton’s Victoria Bluff Heritage Preserve, an overgrown, luxurious 1,100 acre eden covered in various pine tree species, and home to white-tailed deer and darting foxes. Sports fans, meanwhile, can enjoy a round of golf at one of Bluffton’s courses.

Weather

The month of May is tops in Bluffton

Like much of South Carolina, Bluffton has a humid subtropical climate. This means swelteringly hot and humid summers with heavy thunderous rainfall, warm spring months, and mild winter months, where daytime temperatures hover between the 40s and low 60s. The height of summer itself – June through August – can be a bit too hot for some, with temperatures hitting 90 and above. The spring and fall are prime times to travel, with cooler but still pleasant temperatures, and less rainfall. In May, there’s also an enormous annual festival – Mayfest – with live music, food stalls, and parades.

Natural features

Fragrant beauty in Bluffton

South Carolina is renowned for its abundance of flourishing plant and animal life, and Bluffton is no exception. The garden in your Bluffton vacation rental alone will likely overflow with fragrant honeysuckle, sweetspire, and hydrangea flowers. Following the deep blue May River directly east of Bluffton leads to Hilton Head Island, which boasts strings of sandy Atlantic ocean beachfront on its eastern shore. To the south of Bluffton lies Daufuskie Island, with its live oaks and wildlife reserves. But Savannah National Wildlife Refuge is the real top wildlife spot, home to great horned owls, bald eagles, and alligators.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Bluffton

The nearest airport is in Hilton Head Island, SC (HHH), located 9.5 mi (15.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Savannah, GA (SAV-Savannah - Hilton Head Intl.), which is 21.6 mi (34.8 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Bluffton, SC?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 8,627 vacation rentals around Bluffton. From 2,444 house rentals to 2,983 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Bluffton?

Whether you're traveling 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 Bluffton:

  • Palmetto Bluff: 81 vacation rentals
  • Olde Town: 49 vacation rentals
  • Sea Pines: 1,711 vacation rentals
  • South Forest Beach: 1,705 vacation rentals
  • North Forest Beach: 2,686 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Bluffton?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bluffton. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Colleton River Plantation Golf Club: 7,246 vacation rentals
  • May River Theater: 8,588 vacation rentals
  • Rose Hill Mansion: 6,814 vacation rentals
  • Old Tabby Links on Spring Island: 6,543 vacation rentals
  • Pinecrest Golf Club: 8,591 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bluffton listed on Vrbo 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 Bluffton?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 2,444 Houses in Bluffton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bluffton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,983 rentals available
  • Cottages: 208 rentals available
  • Villas: 2,282 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bluffton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6,583 vacation rentals with pool available in Bluffton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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