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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
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
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!“
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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 does it cost to book a vacation rental in Pawleys Island?
Considering the average cost of $450.87 per night, Pawleys Island lies at the upper end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.
Is Pawleys Island a good location for a last-minute getaway?
If you decide to put Pawleys Island on your bucket list, we recommend planning your visit ahead of time because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 90% of rentals booked in the year 2020.
What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?
The months when it's easiest to find free accommodation in Pawleys Island are December (the average amount of properties that are free reached 18% of the total in 2020), May (15.8%), and January (15.6%).
When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Pawleys Island?
The months with the lowest properties available in Pawleys Island are, in order, July, June, and April with respective average availability figures of 1%, 2.25%, and 3%, based on data collected in 2020.
Are there many rentals in Pawleys Island?
Our inventory features around 10 vacation rentals from 1 partners, giving you plenty of choices when searching for your next dream vacation rental!