Discover a selection of 4,000 vacation rentals in Johns Island, 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 private pools. Prices start at $79 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Johns Island. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy nature from a Johns Island cabin rental

Johns Island cabins near Charleston are perfect for nature lovers and outdoor adventurers. Surrounded by beautiful blue water, Johns Island is a popular spot for beach retreats, water sports, boating, fishing, and watching wildlife. With a cabin in Johns Island, you can have the beach and nature at your doorstep to spend as much time as possible enjoying the atmosphere of the land.

 
Things to do

One of the world's oldest oaks

Without a doubt, the most famous attraction on Johns Island is the Angel Oak. While its age is debatable, some believe it is over 1,500 years old though estimates of 400 years are probably more accurate, what isn't up for argument is its extraordinary size. The tree is an ornate, sprawling masterwork of Mother Nature, and a place of pilgrimage for visitors to the area. After you've seen the tree, it's time to have tea. The Charleston Tea Plantation lies in the heart of the Lowcountry near your Johns Island vacation rental and is the only tea farm in North America.

Activities

Spotting bottlenose dolphins

Given the serene maritime flavor of the region, it'll come as no surprise that most of Johns Island activities are centered around the ocean. The cool Atlantic waters are rich in nutrients and a haven for wildlife. Down at the dock, you can board any number of guided tours heading out to explore the wildlife on the undeveloped Capers Island, or catch bottlenose dolphins leaping above the surface on a sunset cruise. From your Johns Island vacation rental, you can easily book a private fishing charter whose guide will take you along the tidal creeks and salt marshes to catch sea trout, flounder and even sharks.

Weather

Pleasant year-round temperatures

The climate in this part of the state is pleasant all year round. If you manage to bag a Johns Island vacation rental in the summer, expect hot days best spent sailing or taking refreshing dips in the cool Atlantic Ocean. The temperature begins to dip in fall, but the days are still lovely and warm and with fewer visitors you may very well have the beach and shoreline all to yourself. In winter, while much of the rest of the country has to put up with the encroaching frosts, Johns Island is surprisingly mild.

Natural features

Alligators and playful otters

You're never far away from nature and wildlife in Johns Island vacation rentals. The rivers that flow through the region have an abundance of marine life including alligators and playful otters, while nocturnal coyotes, bobcats and wild hogs roam the banks. Scores of birdlife can be spotted at the Caw Caw Interpretive Center, which has miles of trails and elevated boardwalks across marsh and wetlands. Great herons gracefully wade through the shallows in search of fish, while eagles and sea hawks circle overhead. At night, owls can be heard hooting from the oaks that dot the island.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Johns Island

The nearest airport is in Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.), located 11.1 mi (17.9 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Johns Island, SC?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 4,163 vacation rentals around Johns Island. From 3,148 house rentals to 205 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Johns Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Johns Island. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Angel Oak Tree: 3,665 vacation rentals
  • Red Top Welcome Center of Charleston: 3,321 vacation rentals
  • St. Johns Yacht Harbor: 4,319 vacation rentals
  • Golf Club at Briar's Creek: 3,577 vacation rentals
  • Oak Point Golf Course: 3,278 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Johns Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Johns Island?

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

  • Angel Oak Tree: 3,665 rentals
  • Red Top Welcome Center of Charleston: 3,321 rentals
  • St. Johns Yacht Harbor: 4,319 rentals
  • Golf Club at Briar's Creek: 3,577 rentals
  • Oak Point Golf Course: 3,278 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Johns Island listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.