Holidaymakers seeking a fantastic place to stay by the Atlantic Ocean might like to try Wild Dunes in South Carolina. This lovely scenic location on the east coast of the United States offers lots for visitors to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, condos, apartments and villas.
People taking a vacation at Wild Dunes will find some lovely beaches where holidaymakers can soak up the warm sunshine and take a refreshing swim in the ocean. Various watersports are available here including diving, windsurfing, surfing, fishing and sailing. This area has a good selection of golf courses for visitors to choose from including 18-holes at the Harbor and Links courses of the Wild Dunes Resort. Hiking, cycling and horse riding trails are available along the coast and further inland. Any holidaymakers wanting to play tennis will find some public courts available here too. Wild Dunes has some excellent restaurants and bars serving a wide variety of dishes including some excellent seafood. In addition to this, self catering holidaymakers will be able to buy provisions from the supermarkets, stores and markets in the area.
Visitors to Wild Dunes will find many fascinating places to explore nearby including the wonderful city of Charleston, which is about 30 minutes away. Here tourists can visit numerous museums such as the Charleston Museum, Gibbes Museum of Art and the Powder Magazine. Families can also enjoy a few hours at one of the waterparks located in Charleston. A little nearer to Wild Dune is Mt. Pleasant where holidaymakers can visit Patriot’s Point, which is a naval and maritime museum and home to the World War II aircraft carrier USS Yorktown.
The weather is hottest in June, July and August with average air temperatures of about 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The coldest time of the year is January when the average air temperature is 56 degrees Fahrenheit. Officially the hurricane season extends from June to November, but years may pass without this area being impacted by hurricanes. Rainfall is spread fairly evenly throughout the year with the wettest months usually August and September with 6 to 6.5 inches per month.
Charleston International Airport (CHS) is half an hour’s drive from Wild Dunes and has flights to and from several U.S cities including Atlanta (ATL), Charlotte (CLT), Chicago-O’Hare (ORD), New York-LaGuardia (LGA), Philadelphia (PHL) and Washington-Dulles (IAD) amongst others. Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty are car rental firms located at the airport. Overseas visitors can fly to Charlotte International Airport (CLT) and get a connecting flight to Charleston. Flights arrive at Charlotte from Frankfurt (FRA), London-Gatwick (LGW), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Rome-Fiumicino (FCO) as well as many major U.S airports.