Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Saint Helena Island

Come and experience Saint Helena Island and its cathedral, history and architecture. Travellers appreciate the island views in this trendy city. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Saint Helena Island

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Saint Helena Island a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sanctuary Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Port Royal Skateboard Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Legends Golf Course at Parris Island (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Palmetto Hall Plantation Club (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Port Royal Golf Club (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Barony Course at Port Royal Golf Club (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Saint Helena Island

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Saint Helena Island is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hunting Island State Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • The Sands (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Cypress Wetlands (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Mitchelville Freedom Park (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Folly Field Beach Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Saint Helena Island

Fly into Hilton Head Island, SC (HHH), the closest airport, located 13.8 mi (22.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Savannah, GA (SAV-Savannah - Hilton Head Intl.), which is 42 mi (67.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Saint Helena Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,354 holiday lettings near Saint Helena Island. From 816 Houses to 72 Cottages, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Saint Helena Island area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Saint Helena Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Saint Helena Island:

  • Beachwalk: 137 holiday homes
  • Sea Pines: 1,798 holiday homes
  • South Forest Beach: 1,683 holiday homes
  • North Forest Beach: 2,673 holiday homes
  • Shelter Cove: 146 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Saint Helena Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Saint Helena Island. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Chapel of Ease: 5,319 holiday lettings
  • Hunting Island State Park: 1,784 holiday lettings
  • Fort Fremont: 7,310 holiday lettings
  • Hunting Island Lighthouse: 2,241 holiday lettings
  • Penn Center: 4,691 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Saint Helena Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Saint Helena Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 816 Houses in Saint Helena Island. Our other popular types of Saint Helena Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 72 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 281 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 72 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Saint Helena Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 660 holiday homes with pool available in Saint Helena Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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