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Beach/Pier/Restaurants/Shopping/Outstanding Location...100yards to All! Parking
Recharge at this apartment and get ready to stroll along the shoreline in Folly Beach, as you'll be close to Folly Island Beaches. Beach towels and sun loungers are just a few amenities that you'll be able to enjoy at Beach/Pier/Restaurants/Shopping/Outstanding Location...100yards to All! Parking .
4.9/5 Exceptional! (154 reviews)
Great host
"Carl is a great host! Excellent location. We had a wonderful time."

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2022

Beach/Pier/Restaurants/Shopping/Outstanding Location...100yards to All! Parking
Charming Pet Friendly Oceanview Bungalow - Prime Location - Steps to beach
Great for beach vacations
The price is $240 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$240
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
At this vacation home, get ready to stroll along the shore in Folly Beach, as you'll be within walking distance of Folly Island Beaches. Amenities at Charming Pet Friendly Oceanview Bungalow - Prime Location - Steps to beach include sun loungers.
4.9/5 Exceptional! (224 reviews)

Travelers like: close to beach, sun loungers, waterpark

Easy and cozy cottage!
"This cottage was the perfect little nest for our family of three plus our dog. It is cozy, well-equipped and very pet-friendly. The location is ideal with a view of the ocean from the kitchen, the deck and upper deck. The oak trees on the property add a certain charm. Walk to the beach and to center ..."

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2023

Charming Pet Friendly Oceanview Bungalow - Prime Location - Steps to beach
Isle of Palms - 3rd Floor Ocean Front with Private Balcony, Pool, and Pier
Great for beach vacations
Watch the sunset on Isle of Palms Beaches at this condo, the perfect choice for a Isle of Palms vacation. Available amenities at Isle of Palms - 3rd Floor Ocean Front with Private Balcony, Pool, and Pier include beach towels.
4.8/5 Exceptional! (216 reviews)

Travelers like: on the beach, beach towels, private pool

View of paradise.
"The only negative was there could have been a couple dish clothes in the kitchen. Otherwise everything worked well and we really enjoyed the wonderful view, walks on the beach, and the short walk to cafes. It was very convenient to a grocery store. Would recommend it to anyone who wants to visit ..."

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2023

Isle of Palms - 3rd Floor Ocean Front with Private Balcony, Pool, and Pier

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HOLIDAY SPECIAL-SPEND THE HOLIDAY on the "BEACH"-WE HAVE A LOT OF BEACH TO ENJOY
Great for beach vacations
Relax at this villa, a good choice for basking in the sun on Isle of Palms Beaches if you're searching for a Isle of Palms vacation. Amenities at HOLIDAY SPECIAL-SPEND THE HOLIDAY on the "BEACH"-WE HAVE A LOT OF BEACH TO ENJOY include an outdoor pool.
4.5/5 Wonderful! (106 reviews)

Travelers like: on the beach, outdoor pool, waterpark

Great vacation
"Location was perfect, unit was nice, everything worked properly, beautiful morning coffee view off the deck, beach was literally across the parking lot, walked to every meal, it was great. We will be back for sure."

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2022

HOLIDAY SPECIAL-SPEND THE HOLIDAY on the "BEACH"-WE HAVE A LOT OF BEACH TO ENJOY
Wild Dunes Resort - Vacation Rentals
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
5757 Palm Blvd., Isle of Palms, SC, 29451
Make the most of this fantastic location, as you'll be within walking distance of Isle of Palms Beaches when booking a stay at this spa aparthotel. Amenities at Wild Dunes Resort - Vacation Rentals include 5 outdoor pools, 12 outdoor tennis courts, and 2 poolside bars.
4.3/5 Excellent! (335 reviews)

Travelers like: on the beach, cabanas, outdoor pools

Travelers say...
"This entire property is absolutely beautiful! Wherever we went the staff went out of their way to help and were all so friendly. We stayed at a Condo on the beach and I can't say enough about the beauty of the condo and the beach. We felt as if we were home. It was relaxing, peaceful, and a short ..."

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

Wild Dunes Resort - Vacation Rentals
Wild Dunes Resort – Sweetgrass Inn and Boardwalk Inn
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
5757 Palm Boulevard, Isle of Palms, SC, 29451
The price is $219 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$219
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
Recharge at this spa resort and enjoy the sunsets on the beach in Isle of Palms, as you'll be a short walk from Front Beach. Amenities at Wild Dunes Resort – Sweetgrass Inn and Boardwalk Inn include 5 outdoor pools, 12 outdoor tennis courts, and 2 poolside bars.
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,002 reviews)

Travelers like: on the beach, beach bars, beach umbrellas, outdoor pools

Travelers say...
"Wild Dunes exceeded our expectations! Very courteous staff, large & comfortable room, all facilities on site within a short walk."

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2023

Wild Dunes Resort – Sweetgrass Inn and Boardwalk Inn
Kiawah Island Golf Resort - Villas
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
1 Sanctuary Beach Drive, Kiawah Island, SC, 29455
Lounge by the shoreline in Kiawah Island, as you'll be not far from Kiawah Island Beach with a holiday at this spa condo resort. 3 outdoor pools, 2 poolside bars, and 12 restaurants are just some of the amenities offered at Kiawah Island Golf Resort - Villas.
4.1/5 Very Good! (352 reviews)

Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool

Travelers say...
"We were scheduled to stay at the resort, but after our arrival and during check-in they informed us that they had moved us to one of the Villas."

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

Kiawah Island Golf Resort - Villas
Harborside at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina
4 out of 5
20 Patriots Point Rd, Mount Pleasant, SC, 29464-4377
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $109 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6
$109
per night
Feb 5 - Feb 6
Stay at this 4-star beach resort in Mount Pleasant. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular attractions Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal and Patriots Point Links are located nearby. Discover genuine guest reviews for Harborside at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina along with the latest prices and availability – book now.
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,126 reviews)
"I loved this property and its location. This was my first time visiting Charleston/Mt. Pleasant, and I don't think we would have loved our first visit as much if we had stayed anywhere else. Staff were very helpful and kind. We ate at the on-site restaurant for dinner and our meal was delicious. ..."

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2023

Harborside at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina
Tides Folly Beach Hotel
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
1 Center Street Highway 171, Folly Beach, SC, 29439-0068
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $107 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8
$107
per night
Feb 7 - Feb 8
Watch the sunset on Folly Island Beaches at this hotel, the ideal choice if you're looking for a getaway in Folly Beach. Amenities at Tides Folly Beach Hotel include a beach bar, beach cabanas, and an outdoor pool.
4/5 Very Good! (1,039 reviews)

Travelers like: on the beach, cabanas, beach bars, outdoor pool

Disappointed
"I have always loved the tides. It is definitely time for repairs and updates. Our view from our room was amazing UNTIL WE LOOKED DOWN. Its ok that we were above bar. The roof which was our view was a GIANT ashtray. It really was disgusting. Cigarette butts covering the entire roof area. There were ..."

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Tides Folly Beach Hotel
Seaside Inn Oceanfront
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
1004 Ocean Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC, 29451-2223
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $114 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$114
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Make the most of this fantastic location, as you'll be a short walk from Front Beach with a holiday at this hotel. An outdoor pool and beach towels are just a few amenities that you'll be able to enjoy at Seaside Inn Oceanfront.
3.6/5 Good! (1,009 reviews)

Travelers like: on the beach, beach towels, outdoor pool

Dated
"Hotel was dated but comfortable."

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2022

Seaside Inn Oceanfront
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Beach Hotels in Charleston

263

Highest price $240
Cheapest price $107
Number of guest reviews 5563
Total number of hotels in Charleston 4264

 

Frequently asked questions

What is Charleston like for travelers who love the beach?

Known for its historical sites and churches, Charleston offers a lot for the traveler booking a vacation.

What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in Charleston?

LowCountry Suite, Charleston’s Best Min’s Away! is a top beach guesthouse with in-room kitchens, and it's located close to Sunrise Park Beach. Other good options to stay near the beach include Hampton Inn Charleston - Daniel Island and Clarion Pointe Charleston - West Ashley.

How many beach hotels will I find in Charleston?

Choose from one of Expedia's 36 hotels in Charleston for your beachside break.

When's the best time for a beach vacation in Charleston?

Plan your trip to the beach with this snapshot of the seasons in Charleston: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 80°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 53°F. Average annual precipitation for Charleston is 44 inches.

What is there to see and do around Charleston?

After checking into your accommodation of choice, you'll probably want to venture out and explore. If you're eager to check out the beaches, head to Sunrise Park Beach or Sullivan's Island Beach for some relaxation by the water. Experience the area's historical sites and churches, and make time for local attractions like Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal and Charleston City Market. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Shops at Charleston Place or Gibbes Museum of Art.

What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Charleston?

This travel information can help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Charleston more easily: Make your way to Charleston with a flight to Charleston Intl. Airport (CHS), the closest major airport which is located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city center. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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