Waterfront holiday rentals in Charleston

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Apartment in Isle of Palms
Relax and Unwind in a Stylish Beachfront Villa
Enjoy breathtaking beachfront sunrises and dining at a cozy table on your own covered balcony. The private pier and pool are only steps away from the ocean. View stunning sunsets and Sullivan's Island Lighthouse from the bedroom and entrance. Nautical decor, premium vinyl plank floors, and shiplap walls coalesce within this bright apartment retaining an ethos of southern charm. The gourmet kitchen is well-equipped with full-size appliances, ice-maker, filtered water dispenser, granite countertop, under-counter lighting and a convenient coffee bar with multiple brew options! The panoramic ocean views are the best available at Sea Cabins! Located on the 3rd floor, it's just 3 doors from the end of building C. Enjoy beautiful sunrises right from the living room, kitchen, or balcony, and sunset views of Sullivan's Island Lighthouse from the front door or bedroom window. You will have private access to the beach, community pool, and fishing pier. Island shopping, restaurants, groceries and entertainment are just steps away! It is conveniently located near Mt. Pleasant, Shem Creek, and historic downtown Charleston, giving you unlimited choices for dining, shopping, and entertainment. This home sleeps 4 with a queen size bed and a queen sleeper sofa with memory foam mattress. Enjoy your meals at the bar or on the balcony. Outdoor grilling facilities and picnic tables are also available. The pool-house features private bathrooms and a coin-operated laundry. Access by stairs only (no elevator). Full Absentee host The apartment is located in Isle of Palms, a city on the slender barrier island of the same name. It’s known for its beaches backed by condos and eateries. Sea turtles nest in the area. A nearby park includes a beach, picnic areas, and a playground. Dining, shopping, and entertainment within walking distance. Only a short drive to historic Charleston, SC! Please be aware that the property has a Ring video doorbell on the premises (at the front door). There are no cameras/surveillance devices inside the home or on the balcony.
5–12 DecIndividual Host,
£222 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 269 reviews
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Cottage in Johns Island
Stono River Retreat - Waterfront.
New cozy wood cabin tastefully decorated, situated among the live oak trees on the Stono River (ICW). Cabin is convenient to downtown Charleston, the white sand beaches of Kiawah Island and Folly Beach. Enjoy nearby sights and fabulous local food. End your day relaxing on the screened porch and deck overlooking the serene Stono River & the sunsets! Enjoy the water by launching your kayak or boat on the Stono River at the Limehouse boat landing, just 2 miles away. Abundant wildlife viewing!
19–26 FebIndividual Host,
£180 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 168 reviews
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Guest house in Mount Pleasant
The Boathouse
We call it the Boathouse, but it could just as easily be called the treehouse. It sits just feet from a tidal creek amidst giant live oak trees. A short dock is right outside the door, so bring your kayaks or other small craft. Although cozy, it offers everything a simple cottage should. Shem Creek is minutes away, as are the beaches. Patriot's Point and the Ravenel Bridge are a short walk away. This is the closest residential neighborhood to Charleston that you will find in Mt Pleasant.
15–22 MayIndividual Host,
£146 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 362 reviews

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Waterfront apartment rentals

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Flat in Mount Pleasant
Fab Beachy “Pier de Terre” Private Walkable Apt B
22–29 JanProfessional Host,
£139 per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 369 reviews
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Flat in Isle of Palms
Cozy Beachside Retreat
21–28 SeptProfessional Host,
£189 per night
4.75 out of 5 average rating, 168 reviews
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Flat in Folly Beach
Two Sisters Folly, Unit B- Marshfront Duplex
11–18 NovIndividual Host,
£153 per night
4.79 out of 5 average rating, 156 reviews
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Flat in Folly Beach
Water life “Aquavida”
31 Oct – 7 NovIndividual Host,
£318 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 337 reviews
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Flat in Hanahan
Waterfront Private Hot Tub Fire Pit Dock Fishing A
5–12 JunProfessional Host,
£262 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 115 reviews
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Flat in Isle of Palms
Oceanview Sea Cabin 318B- Isle of Palms, SC!
21–28 FebIndividual Host,
£209 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 54 reviews
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Flat in Johns Island
Waterfront Retreat on the Abbapoola
7–14 OctIndividual Host,
£162 per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 127 reviews
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Flat in Mount Pleasant
Bayview's Secret
30 Sept – 7 OctIndividual Host,
£255 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 79 reviews
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Flat in Isle of Palms
Port O' Call E302 - Top Floor Ocean View Condo!
14–21 JanProfessional Host,
£288 per night
4.73 out of 5 average rating, 44 reviews
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Flat in Folly Beach
Luxury Sea Cabin Guest Suite - Across from Beach
23–30 JunIndividual Host,
£258 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 80 reviews
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Flat in Charleston
The Folly River Flat at Folly Beach NOW WITH DOCK!
4–11 SeptIndividual Host,
£241 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 98 reviews
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Flat in North Charleston
Newly fresh renovated Suite !
16–23 FebIndividual Host,
£111 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 44 reviews

Waterfront house rentals

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Home in Isle of Palms
Intracoastal water view luxurious family retreat
28 May – 4 JunProfessional Host,
£910 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 123 reviews
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Home in Folly Beach
Steps to Dining, Shopping, 3 Minute Walk to Beach
23–30 OctProfessional Host,
£387 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 127 reviews
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Home in North Charleston
✰ MARSH VIEW - CHARMING 3BR/2.5BA - BIKES/KAYAKS ✰
1–8 MayIndividual Host,
£302 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 235 reviews
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Home in Charleston
Spacious Family Home on James Island
7–14 MarIndividual Host,
£475 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 181 reviews
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Home in Mount Pleasant
Babington Way Getaway 4 King beds
17–24 MayIndividual Host,
£419 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 272 reviews
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Home in North Charleston
LAKEFRONT HOME NEAR DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON|4 BEDROOMS
9–16 AprIndividual Host,
£251 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 223 reviews
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Home in Charleston
Pet friendly Lowcountry home on a creek with dock
8–15 MayIndividual Host,
£262 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 92 reviews
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Home in Edisto Island
Marshfront Villa In The Trees - Near Beach & Bay
25 May – 1 JunIndividual Host,
£641 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 52 reviews
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Home in Charleston
Waterfront Home Near Downtown!
19–24 MayIndividual Host,
£213 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 71 reviews
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Home in Folly Beach
SurfShack OceanFront House@Folly Walk to Bars&Rest
28 Jul – 4 AugIndividual Host,
£936 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 59 reviews
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Home in North Charleston
Waterfront Mid-century escape
24 Jun – 1 JulIndividual Host,
£541 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 6 reviews
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Home in Isle of Palms
Gorgeous home one block from beach w/ heated pool
13–20 JanIndividual Host,
£945 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 41 reviews

Waterfront apartment rentals

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Apartment in Isle of Palms
Stylish Ocean Front Sanctuary
18–25 AugIndividual Host,
£228 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 264 reviews
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Apartment in Isle of Palms
Ocean front on Isle of Palms
30 Sept – 7 OctIndividual Host,
£257 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 208 reviews
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Apartment in Isle of Palms
Isle of Palms-Wild Dunes Special Rates
7–14 NovIndividual Host,
£296 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 173 reviews
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Apartment in Isle of Palms
Oceanfront Condo ☼ Steps to Beach ☼ Lower Level
4–9 AprProfessional Host,
£202 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 319 reviews
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Apartment in Charleston
Little Oak Love
29 Oct – 5 NovIndividual Host,
£238 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 136 reviews
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Apartment in Folly Beach
42 Mariners Cay FOLLY BEACH
7–14 JulIndividual Host,
£315 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 105 reviews
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Apartment in Isle of Palms
Oceanfront IOP Condo w/ Private Pier
3–10 AugProfessional Host,
£386 per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 194 reviews
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Apartment in Charleston
Folly Vibes Modern Condo with great sunset views!
13–20 DecIndividual Host,
£265 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 188 reviews
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Apartment in Folly Beach
The Blue Starfish is steps from the Beach
29 Jul – 5 AugIndividual Host,
£394 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 129 reviews
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Apartment in Charleston
Folly Beach Paradise
19–26 AugIndividual Host,
£411 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 109 reviews
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Apartment in Isle of Palms
Oceanfront Sea Cabin 226 B - Discover Charleston!
8–15 FebIndividual Host,
£161 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 81 reviews
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Apartment in Seabrook Island
Marais Rose: Luxurious, Marshfront Villa
18–25 DecIndividual Host,
£282 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 29 reviews

Quick stats about waterfront rentals in Charleston

Total rentals

290 properties

Rentals with a pool

70 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

80 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

210 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

19K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

£8 before taxes and fees

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