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Luxury, Elevated Pool, Ocean Views, 7 Bdrm, Elevator
5/5Exceptional! (108 reviews)
Family vacation

"Great location. All the amenities. Our second stay here"…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

Luxury, Elevated Pool, Ocean Views, 7 Bdrm, Elevator
Marsh Gayz on the Folly River Only 1 Block From the Beach - Gear Included
4.9/5Exceptional! (97 reviews)
The enchanting Marsh Gayz cottage is like no other

"The minute you step through the front door, you feel welcome. The well appointed coastal furnishings with accents of the sea and wonderful shell collections, bring the outside inside. It is home. The wall of windows overlooks the river and salt marsh. Gorgeous live oak shade trees and local palmetto ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Marsh Gayz on the Folly River Only 1 Block From the Beach - Gear Included
Beautiful Oceanfront Condo- In The Heart of Iop; Additional Condos Available
4.9/5Exceptional! (103 reviews)
Covid Escape

"Great location. Clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Beautiful Oceanfront Condo- In The Heart of Iop; Additional Condos Available
Ocean/pier/shopping/restaurants/100yards-from Our Home!private Parking/see Below
4.8/5Exceptional! (86 reviews)
Great trip!

"Wolfy a great host! Such amazing hospitality. Great location to everything.. accommodations perfect for a couple. Thanks so much for a great trip to Folly beach"…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

Ocean/pier/shopping/restaurants/100yards-from Our Home!private Parking/see Below
Isle of Palms - 3rd Floor Ocean Front With Private Balcony, Pool, and Pier
4.8/5Exceptional! (110 reviews)
Great view with easy access to the pier.

"Easy book, easy to check in. Beach bums look no further."…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Isle of Palms - 3rd Floor Ocean Front With Private Balcony, Pool, and Pier
3BR Oceanfront Condo; Heart of Iop; Additional Condos Available
4.8/5Exceptional! (99 reviews)
Wonderful!

"Great location and beautiful property!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

3BR Oceanfront Condo; Heart of Iop; Additional Condos Available
Renovated West Beach Villa: Close Walk to Beach and Golf
The price is $189 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (227 reviews)
Great Vacation!!

"We really appreciate the opportunity to stay here. This was a last minute idea, and it worked out perfectly. The owner was easy to work with and value of the property was phenomenal!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Renovated West Beach Villa: Close Walk to Beach and Golf
Charming Pet Friendly Oceanview Bungalow - Prime Location - Steps to Beach
The price is $320 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (178 reviews)
Amazing

"we had a great time, the place was clean, well stocked with everything we needed to cook meals, comfortable beds, and great smart TV for down times. The washer and dryer are new and easy to use, and the fence in the back was wonderful for our dogs. It was great being just across the street from the ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Charming Pet Friendly Oceanview Bungalow - Prime Location - Steps to Beach
Isle Of Palms Condo, Steps From the Beach, Shops, Restaurants & Bars, Free Wifi
4.7/5Exceptional! (97 reviews)
We will be back!

"Cute little place with everything you need. The weather didn’t cooperate so, we will just have to come back :)"…"

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2020

Isle Of Palms Condo, Steps From the Beach, Shops, Restaurants & Bars, Free Wifi
2nd Floor Villa Overlooking Lagoon Check out our Sister Property #7166339
4.7/5Exceptional! (105 reviews)
Everything promised was true

"Nice clean room and handy kitchen perfect for a stay over at the beach. Responsive owner made it easy to have family come visit for a beach day. We’ll be back."…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

2nd Floor Villa Overlooking Lagoon Check out our Sister Property #7166339
Beaches Open-special Rates Apply - May 30th - June 3rd:
4.6/5Exceptional! (102 reviews)
We had a great time!

"The condo was the perfect size for the two of us and has an amazing location! Tom, the host, was great throughout!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Beaches Open-special Rates Apply - May 30th - June 3rd:
Vacation Rentals at Wild Dunes Resort
3.5 out of 5
5757 Palm Blvd., Isle of Palms, SC
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4.4/5Excellent! (241 reviews)

"We stayed in Shipwatch Building C, which had direct beach access and a pool. It was clean, convenient and beautiful. The staff was very helpful with the many questions we had regarding Covid-19."…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Vacation Rentals at Wild Dunes Resort
Wild Dunes Resort
4 out of 5
200 Grand Pavilion Blvd., Isle of Palms, SC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $239 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,006 reviews)

"everything was great, although we were in the mitts of the pandemic everything was quite comfortable. Would recommend it for future travelers. Thanks"…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Wild Dunes Resort
Kiawah Island Golf Resort - Villas
4 out of 5
1 Sanctuary Beach Drive, Kiawah Island, SC
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4.1/5Very Good! (301 reviews)

"The beach was beautiful and we enjoyed riding our rental bikes on it. The paved trail system also was good for biking and walking. The island, golf resort, and natural area are lovely. Our rental is tired but was comfortable and met our needs for the weekend. Food and resturants were expensive."…"

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2020

Kiawah Island Golf Resort - Villas
Tides Folly Beach Hotel
3 out of 5
1 Center Street Highway 171, Folly Beach, SC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $309 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (994 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay at Tides Folly Beach. It is right on the ocean and all rooms have an ocean view. All my interactions with employees within the hotel were positive. There is also a little coffee shop on the main floor and serves some yummy coffee. Please keep in mind that you're paying for ocean ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Tides Folly Beach Hotel
Harborside at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina
4 out of 5
20 Patriots Point Rd, Mount Pleasant, SC
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4/5Very Good! (2,516 reviews)

"The resort is great. We were a bit disappointed that most of the features advertised online were not available due to COVID-19. Some were understandable but others weren’t so much."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Harborside at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina
Comfort Suites at Isle Of Palms Connector
2.5 out of 5
1130 Hungryneck Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC
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4/5Very Good! (731 reviews)

"The hotel is clean, attractive, and well-appointed for its price bracket. The cost was very economical for the holiday date range we had selected and the location was excellent for reaching our extended family who were staying in a vacation rental house on Isle of Palms."…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020

Comfort Suites at Isle Of Palms Connector
Seaside Inn Oceanfront
2.5 out of 5
1004 Ocean Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $189 per night
3.5/5Good! (1,001 reviews)

"Nice rooms and right on the beach, floors in the room was a little dirty and the walls were pretty thin but nothing major. Definitely would recommend."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

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Beach Hotels in Charleston

Known for its historical sites and churches, Charleston offers a lot for the traveler booking a vacation. With your choice of 274 beach hotels and other accommodation options in this destination, it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you browse for a place to stay by the water in Charleston, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

Wild Dunes Resort - Vacation Rentals - 3.5 golf condo near Front Beach. It features 5 outdoor swimming pools, 3 poolside bars, and 3 restaurants. Guests love the beach and shopping.

Beach Time Specails Rates for These Dates June 3rd, 4th, and 5th: - Villa on the beach. Our travelers recommend its beach and pool. This villa boasts private pools, furnished balconies, and balconies or patios.

3BR Oceanfront Condo; Heart Of Iop; Inquire About Specials and Additional Condos - Condo on the beach. It offers private pools, balconies or patios, and televisions. Guest reviews highlight the beach and pool.

June 9-16 - Just Opened & Discount! - Vacation home, 10-minute walk from Front Beach. It features an outdoor pool, private pools, and beach towels. Guests love the beach and shopping.

2nd Floor Villa Overlooking Lagoon - Romantic resort. Our travelers recommend its beach and breakfast. This resort boasts kitchens, balconies or patios, and televisions.

Planning Your Trip to Charleston

Good weather can be important during a beach vacation, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 87°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and March, with an average temperature of 44°F
  • Driest months: May, November, February, and April, with an average rainfall of 2.35 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, September, July, and June, with an average rainfall of 5.62 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Charleston

After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you're eager to check out the beaches, head to Front Beach or Folly Beach County Park for some relaxation by the water. Experience the area's historical sites and churches, and make time for local attractions like USS Yorktown and Charleston City Market. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Confederate Museum or The Powder Magazine. Visitors also enjoy Charleston for its:
  • Tours
  • Architecture
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • University life
  • Museums

Getting Around Charleston

To get to Charleston, book a flight to Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city center. If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Charleston Station.

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?
86 Cannon Historic Inn - Adults Only is a top 3-star beachfront hotel with an outdoor pool and a beach bar. Comfort Suites at Isle Of Palms Connector is another good choice for your stay near the beach. Head to Folly Beach County Park or Front Beach for some quality time by the water.
How many beach hotels will I find in Charleston?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 263 hotels in Charleston for your beachside break.
What's the weather like in Charleston?
If you’re wondering about the best time to visit, here’s what you can expect from the local weather: 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 rainfall 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 Folly Beach County Park or Front Beach for some relaxation by the water. Experience the area’s historical sites and churches, and make time for local attractions like Charleston City Market and Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Waterfront Park or USS Yorktown.
What's the best way to get around Charleston?
The closest major airport is Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.), located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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