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Highlights Pawleys Island

  • Historic sites
  • Beaches
  • Pier
  • Restaurants
  • Fishing

Best Vacation Rentals in Pawleys Island

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Debordieu, Pawleys Island
Vacation Rental • 1690 ft² • 4 Bedrooms
(8 reviews)
Seaside Haven is a beachfront villa with amazing views of the ocean. The beach is only steps away. It’s a 4 bedroom, 4 bath villa. It is a very short walk to the Pioneer Place Villas private swimming pool and the DeBordieu Beach Club.DeBordieu Colony is a private oceanfront gated community located near Pawley’s Island, South Carolina. If requested, we offer amenities such as golf, tennis, and multiple dining options to our guests by arranging a Debordieu CC charge account. Natural amenities include miles of beach and tidal creeks, an on-site nature preserve with walking trails and bike path...
from $716 / night
Litchfield, Pawleys Island
Vacation Rental • 6 Guests • 1 Bedroom
(33 reviews)
Wonderful one bedroom Summer House Villa located near the private seaside community of Litchfield By the Sea. This unit features a full kitchen with updated kitchenware, and living room with flat screen TV. Unit also features a private bedroom with two QUEEN size beds, with new pillows, flat screen TV and a full size bathroom. Just off the living room is a balcony that faces the Water park and pool area with plenty of seating. There is a full size sleeper sofa in the living room perfect for kids. This unit does not come with a washer/dryer - laundry room is on the first floor. There are als...
from $148 / night
Litchfield, Pawleys Island
Vacation Rental • 8 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
(17 reviews)
Bridgewater is an oceanfront condominium complex, located in the gated community of Litchfield By The Sea. Bridgewater 528 is a large and comfortable two bedroom, top floor, end unit, with wireless internet, smoke free, and recently updated. Situated on beautiful Litchfield Beach, Bridgewater faces the ocean and provides private access to the beach. Bridgewater features include: outdoor pool, kiddie pool, lazy river and Jacuzzi. From Bridgewater, you have access to the ocean, bike and jogging trails, tennis courts, and multiple golf courses. This unit has just been renovated with new carpet...
from $232 / night

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Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Pawleys Island

$349for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
$351 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Pawleys Island

36%for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
33% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Pawleys Island

South Carolina’s Best Kept Secret

Nestled along the Atlantic Coastline of South Carolina between Charleston and Myrtle Beach, Pawleys Island is a hidden gem of a vacation destination. Pawleys Island consists of a 4-mile strip of coastal land with a bridge connecting the island to the mainland. Here you will find uncrowded beaches, tranquil coastal landscapes, enormous live oak trees, historical points of interest, cafés, great shops, and top-rated restaurants. This is the perfect vacation destination for families, couples, beach lovers, and curious travelers.

Finding your perfect vacation rental in Pawleys Island

Enjoy your coastal getaway at Pawleys Island in an idyllic vacation rental just steps away from the beach. Pawleys Island offers a wide range of rentals with something for all types of travelers. Large groups and families can book oversized rentals with several bedrooms, spacious yards, and fully equipped kitchens. Couples and small groups can opt for cozy rentals surrounded by gardens and trees. Book a rental with ocean views or direct beach access. Pet-friendly rentals are available for travelers with pets.

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The area and getting around

Arriving in Pawleys Island

If you’ll be arriving to Pawleys Island by plane, Myrtle Beach International Airport is the nearest major airport, just 23 miles from Pawleys Island. Charleston is home to the next nearest major airport just 62 miles away. Car rental companies are available in Myrtle Beach and Charleston, as well as at both airports. It is recommended to have a car throughout your stay at Pawleys Island.

Getting around Pawley’s Island

Despite its small size, Pawleys Island is not known for being a walkable town. Most errands and points of interest are only reachable by car. Renting bikes can also be a good way to get around the island, although some attractions may be too far to reach by bicycle. However, many of the restaurants and shops in downtown Pawleys Island are within a short walking distance of each other.

Travelers and activities

Pawley’s Island for fishing enthusiasts

If you love fishing, Pawleys Island is the perfect vacation destination for you. The island is renowned for its excellent fishing charters offered by a variety of tour companies in the area. The area is known for its abundance of saltwater fish species, including sea trout, bull reds, flounder, tarpon, sheepshead, and black drum.

Pawleys Island for families

Pawleys Island is an exquisite year-round family vacation destination. Get the whole family in the car and head to Applewood Pancakes to sample their famous breakfast bar. The buffet-style bar offers a variety of nostalgic breakfast foods, including omelets, fresh fruit, cereal, and pancakes. Families with children won’t want to miss out on a visit to Lowcountry Zoo at Brookgreen Gardens. Kids can visit and learn all about a variety of native animal species that are local to the area.

Pawleys Island is well known for its high-quality hammocks. Be sure to stop by The Hammock Shops for a bespoke, island-made hammock!

Top 5 travel tips in Pawleys Island

1. Visit the historic Atalaya Castle

Visit one of the best historical landmarks in South Carolina at Atalaya Castle. The grounds of this historic castle consist of a 2,500-acre park with a sculpture garden, a visitor center, guided tours, and a spectacular Moorish-style castle. Atalaya Castle was constructed by philanthropist Archer M. Huntington between 1931 and 1933. You can spend a few hours exploring the grounds and learning all about the rich history of the place.

2. Explore the beaches

The pristine, uncrowded beaches of Pawley’s Island are without a doubt one of its most noteworthy attractions. Head to the several public beaches along the coastline of Pawleys Island and enjoy the wide sandy shores and gentle waves of the beaches. Broken Groin is one of the most popular beaches in the town. Be aware of the occasional rip tides and currents which sometimes make the waters not safe for swimming.

3. Stroll along the Apache Pier

A visit to Pawleys Island isn’t complete without a stroll down Apache Pier. The long, wooden boardwalk is perfect for people watching, fishing, sunset viewing, and if you’re lucky, you may even get to see some live music!

4. Explore the area on kayaks

Pawleys Island is surrounded by rivers, tidelands, bays, and ocean waters. One of the best ways to explore the natural areas around the island is by renting kayaks and doing a guided tour of the area with knowledgeable local guides. There are a variety of kayak tour companies around Pawleys Island. You can choose from a variety of local tours, including Huntington Beach State Park, Sandy Island Wildlife Preserve, the Georgetown Harbor, or the Waccamaw River Cypress.

5. Dine at the fantastic restaurant options

Pawley’s Island is home to a variety of fantastic dining options. For incredible authentic Italian cuisine, dine at Caffe Piccolo where you can enjoy a wide range of menu items made with fresh and local ingredients. Gluten-free and vegan options are available here. Head to Pawleys Island Tavern for classic American menu items like sandwiches, salads, and seafood. Indulge in Authentic Southern food classics at Rustic Table, where you can enjoy creative dishes in a trendy indoor space.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Pawleys Island

How much do the vacation rentals in Pawleys Island cost on average?

Based on last year, Pawleys Island had an average price of $414 per night, a relatively high one compared to the cities in the USA.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Pawleys Island?

]If you want to get the most out of your money, the most affordable months to visit Pawleys Island are May ($333 the average per night for accommodation), December ($355), and January ($356).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Pawleys Island?

Analyzing the data from last year, we found that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of September ($575), July ($478), and June ($454).

Is Pawleys Island a good location for a last-minute getaway?

We recommend you to book in advance in Pawleys Island as only 14% of the properties remain available throughout the year, according to last year's data.

Which months offer the highest availability?

Last year, the months with the largest number of available properties of the year in Pawleys Island were December, November and October, with average availabilities of 32%, 29%, and 27%, respectively.

Are there many rentals in Pawleys Island?

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