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Condo 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.
$148 per night
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Guesthouse in Charleston
Salt of the Island Retreat w/ Pool on the Lake
Welcome to Salt of the Island Retreat! Tucked away on James Island and very conveniently located between Historic Downtown Charleston (10 minutes away) and Folly Beach (15 minutes away), this hidden gem is nestled on a 5 acre lake, immersed in a vibrant ecosystem! After visiting all of the eclectic charm that Charleston has to offer, head back to Salt of the Island Retreat and reconnect with nature. Enjoy the sunshine and a cold beverage poolside while you heal your soul with the simple things.
$84 per night
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Condo in Isle of Palms
Oceanfront Condo ☼ Steps to Beach ☼ Lower Level
First floor oceanfront condo just steps from the beach! Great location in the heart of Isle of Palms, a laid back beach town on the coast of South Carolina. You'll have easy access to the pool, beach, shopping, spectacular dining, and entertainment. Open floor plan with full kitchen. Enjoy a cup of coffee on the patio as the sun rises over the water. Take a walk on the pier and enjoy a sunset while waves crash beneath your feet. Getting to the beach has never been easier.
$58 per night

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Waterfront apartment rentals

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Apartment in Hanahan
Waterfront Private Hot Tub Fire Pit Dock Fishing A
$116 per night
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Apartment in Mount Pleasant
Fab Beachy “Pier de Terre” Private Walkable Apt B
$130 per night
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Apartment in Folly Beach
Water life “Aquavida”
$308 per night
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Apartment in Folly Beach
Two Sisters Folly, Unit B- Marshfront Duplex
$135 per night
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Apartment in Isle of Palms
Oceanview Sea Cabin 318B- Isle of Palms, SC!
$178 per night
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Apartment in Hanahan
Cozy Condo 2 bd/1ba w/Pool on the Cooper River
$75 per night
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Apartment in Charleston
The Folly River Flat at Folly Beach NOW WITH DOCK!
$126 per night
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Apartment in Charleston
30 Day Stay only Charleston Modern Apartment
$121 per night
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Apartment in Folly Beach
115 COV - Beach Daze -Beautiful Oceanfront Villa
$253 per night
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Apartment in Isle of Palms
Port O' Call G304 - Oceanview! Atlantic Escape!
$210 per night
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Apartment in Isle of Palms
Cozy Beachside Retreat
$201 per night
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Apartment in North Charleston
Newly fresh renovated Suite !
$89 per night

Waterfront house rentals

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Home in Folly Beach
Steps to Dining, Shopping, 3 Minute Walk to Beach
$222 per night
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Home in Wadmalaw Island
Historic Southern Home in Paradise
$182 per night
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Home in Isle of Palms
Intracoastal water view luxurious family retreat
$575 per night
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Home in North Charleston
LAKEFRONT HOME NEAR DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON|4 BEDROOMS
$210 per night
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Home in Mount Pleasant
Babington Way Getaway 4 King beds
$207 per night
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Home in Charleston
Spacious Family Home on James Island
$450 per night
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Home in Charleston
Waterfront Home Near Downtown!
$105 per night
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Home in Charleston
James Island Creek Retreat |On the Water|
$135 per night
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Home in Johns Island
“The Bluebird” Riverfront Bungalow * EV Charger
$283 per night
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Home in Edisto Island
Marshfront Villa In The Trees - Near Beach & Bay
$300 per night
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Home in Mount Pleasant
Mt. Pleasant Condo. GREAT view of Shem Creek-RELAX
$87 per night
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Home in Folly Beach
Folly Wobble-Oceanfront with Full-Length Porch
$280 per night

Waterfront condo rentals

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Condo in Isle of Palms
Stylish Ocean Front Sanctuary
$161 per night
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Condo in Folly Beach
The Blue Starfish is steps from the Beach
$188 per night
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Condo in Isle of Palms
Isle of Palms-Wild Dunes Special Rates
$165 per night
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Condo in Isle of Palms
Ocean front on Isle of Palms
$199 per night
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Condo in Charleston
Folly Vibes Modern Condo with great sunset views!
$139 per night
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Condo in Mount Pleasant
Tranquil Marshfront Views at an Ideal Location!
$115 per night
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Condo in Isle of Palms
Oceanfront IOP Condo w/ Private Pier
$113 per night
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Condo in Charleston
Little Oak Love
$229 per night
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Condo in North Charleston
Condo @ the Lakes
$168 per night
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Condo in Folly Beach
42 Mariners Cay FOLLY BEACH
$224 per night
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Condo in Isle of Palms
Newly renovated Oceanfront Condo ~ Isle of Palms
$141 per night
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Condo in Isle of Palms
Palm Paradise on private Beach
$180 per night

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

$10 before taxes and fees

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