Where to stay around Hilton Head Island?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,664 holiday lettings near Hilton Head Island. From 2,087 condos to 2,065 houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Hilton Head Island area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Hilton Head 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 Hilton Head Island:

  • Sea Pines: 1,496 holiday homes
  • Harbour Town: 396 holiday homes
  • South Forest Beach: 1,468 holiday homes
  • The Cottages: 859 holiday homes
  • South Beach: 238 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 Hilton Head Island?

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

  • Coligny Beach: 6,774 holiday lettings
  • Van Der Meer Tennis Academy: 7,013 holiday lettings
  • Sea Pines Forest Preserve: 7,243 holiday lettings
  • Coligny Plaza: 6,782 holiday lettings
  • Shelter Cove Harbour: 7,173 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hilton Head 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 condos in Hilton Head Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,087 condos in Hilton Head Island. Our other popular types of Hilton Head Island holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 2,065 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 1,772 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 143 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hilton Head Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4,781 holiday homes with pool available in Hilton Head Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Hilton Head, South Carolina your home away from home

    Hilton Head is a delightful barrier island off the coast of South Carolina. It lies on the Intracoastal Waterway, linked to the mainland by a bridge, and encompasses some important sea marches, creeks and heavy wooded forests. The island is well known for its sandy beaches, golf courses and well-planned shopping which is tucked discreetly behind the established pines. Due to its mild winter weather it is a popular destination with retirees and snowbirds during the winter months.

    Things to Do in Hilton Head, South Carolina

    Hilton Head Island has been blessed with a beautiful location which makes it ideal for beach lovers, boaters, walkers, cyclists and those looking for endless recreation in an a gorgeous environment. Scuba diving, water skiing, fishing charters, island cruises, dolphin watching and a host of other activities can be enjoyed from your Hilton Head Island base.

    The good old Southern Hospitality means that there are many excellent restaurants so even cooking in your Hilton Head holiday rental is optional! The white sandy beaches are popular with walkers, shell-seekers and families, along waters which are warmed by the Gulf Stream. Golfers will be in their element with 23 golf courses to play in the average 21°C (70°F) sunshine. The island has miles of cycle paths which take you through the nature preserves and there are plenty of places to hire a bicycle by the hour or by the week. The Sea Pines Racquet Clubs also offer more than 100 tennis courts for keen players.

    Places to Visit in Hilton Head, South Carolina

    The Harbour Town Marina with its candy-striped lighthouse is a local landmark around which there are more than 5 miles of beaches, 600 acres of forest preserve and miles of bicycle paths. Windmill Harbor is the largest on the island and is home to the South Carolina Yacht Club. From the inland harbor there are pristine views of the saltwater marches and the wildlife which calls it home.

    Port Royal Village is the site of one of the largest naval battles of the civil war. Although much of the area is given over to shopping and holiday rentals on Hilton Head, there is a Coastal Discovery Museum which gives tours of the area’s long history. Further away, the delightful historic cities of Savannah and Charleston offer a great day trip.

    Weather in Hilton Head, South Carolina

    Hilton Head has mild winters being on the southeastern coast of the United States. Daytime temperatures drop to an average 15°C (59°F) in the winter and rise to a sticky 33°C (92°F) during the summer months. The area has showers all year round which are heavier between June and September.

    Travel to Hilton Head, South Carolina

    The nearest main airport to holiday rentals in Hilton Head is the Charleston International (CHS) Airport which is 63 miles from the centre of Hilton Head Island. The nearest local airport is the Savannah/Hilton Head International (SAV) Airport which is 27 miles away in the neighbouring state of Georgia. A hire car is the best way to cover the distance from the airport and makes it easy to get around the island.

    Activities and attractions in and around Hilton Head Island

    Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like golfing, cycling and bird watching. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hilton Head Island a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Harbour Town Golf Links (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Legendary Golf (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Shipyard Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Arthur Hills Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
    • Hilton Head Zipline (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
    • Pirate's Island Adventure Golf (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)

    Seasonal weather in Hilton Head Island

    If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Hilton Head Island

    Travellers love Hilton Head Island for its island views and breathtaking sunrises. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hilton Head Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Newhall Audubon Nature Preserve (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
    • Newhall Audubon Preserve (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Sea Pines Forest Preserve (1.2 mi / 2 km)
    • Coligny Beach (1.3 mi / 2 km)
    • South Forest Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
    • Singleton Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)