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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental on Pawleys Island, South Carolina, USA your home away from home

Pawleys Island is a popular vacation destination off the coast of Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. It is at the south end of The Grand Strand and has a population of just 138 residents at the last census. This three-mile long island is connected to the mainland by two bridges. The Cypress-built wooden buildings add to the charm of the destination which was once the site of many plantations.

Things to Do on Pawleys Island, SC

Pawleys Island is part of the 60-mile stretch of sandy beaches along this coastline known as The Grand Strand. There is public beach access at the southern end of the island where visitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing and watersports such as surfing, windsurfing, jet skiing and kitesurfing. Fishing, crabbing, shrimping and birdwatching are popular pastimes most months of the year. Nearby there are several world-class golf courses, one of the main attractions to Pawleys Island holiday rentals. The area also has several excellent restaurants specializing in fresh seafood and the local delicacy, She-Crab Soup. You can also sample cheese at the Sea View Inn where palmetto cheese was first made. Boat trips, fishing charters and sunset cruises can all be enjoyed from this lovely waterfront resort.

Places to Visit Around Pawleys Island, SC

Visitors staying on Pawleys Island holiday rentals should seek out the historic local buildings which have survived such as Beachaven, the former home of William Brigham Sr. and the PCJ Weston House, which is now the Pelican Inn. The inn is reputed to be haunted by the Gray Man, said to warn of impending hurricanes. Visit the local Pawleys Island Hammock shops which sell everything from jewelry to antiques and are said to be the finest shops on the entire Grand Strand. Visit the historic neighbouring towns of Georgetown or the lively promenade, shops and entertainment at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach.

Weather on Pawleys Island, SC

Pawleys Island holiday rentals enjoy a pleasant semi-tropical climate all year round. The sunny summer has average highs of 88°F (31°C). The mild winter months have highs of around 60°F (15°C) making this area very popular with snowbirds and visitors from colder regions. The area very rarely has frost or snow in the winter, which is also the island's driest season. Tropical rain showers are likely in the afternoons during the summer but they quickly pass.

Travel to on Pawleys Island, SC

The nearest airport to Pawleys Island holiday rentals is Myrtle Beach (MYR) International Airport which receives many domestic flights daily and is about 24 miles away. International visitors should use Raleigh-Durham International (RDU) Airport which is 211 miles away or Charlotte/Douglas International Airport in North Carolina, 204 miles away. A hire car is recommended to reach Pawleys Island and for exploring this lovely area.

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