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Hilton Head Island Vacation Rentals

Hilton Head Island Travel Guide

Hilton Head Island in South Carolina is best known as a golfers paradise.

Things to Do in Hilton Head Island

When you're looking for a break from playing golf, top things to do include visiting the Harbour Town Lighthouse, exploring the Coastal Discovery Museum, which is made up of historic buildings and beautiful gardens, and spending the day at the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, where you can catch a glimpse of animals such as alligators and deer. There are also plenty of beautiful beaches nearby, where you can unwind or do a spot of watersports.

Best Time to Visit Hilton Head Island

The best time to visit Hilton Head Island is in the summer months of July and August, when the weather is hot and sunny.

A Local's Guide to Hilton Head Island Vacation Rentals

The South Carolina resort of Hilton Head Island is part of the Lowcountry region known for Atlantic Ocean beaches and golf courses. The perfect place for a family vacation, there is so much to do both on the island and the nearby mainland.

See & Do

The Harbor Town Lighthouse and Museum is on the southwest tip of the island, the Coastal Discovery Museum gives visitors a chance to discover the history of the area and there are plenty of places to take in views of the Atlantic Ocean. With 12 miles of beaches, 24 world-class golf courses, 300 tennis courts and hundreds of restaurants, bars and cafes, there are plenty of activities for travelers to enjoy.

Nature

A perfect vacation on Hilton Head Island includes lots of outdoor activities. Nature-lovers can take a trip to the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge salt marsh, between the island and mainland, which is home to deer, alligators and birds.

Arts and culture enthusiasts can head to one of the many galleries in South Caroline including the Gullah museum or Heritage Library on Hilton Head.

Events

There are also many theaters on Hilton Head Island which show plays, concerts or performances throughout the year and there are also live music venues dotted around the resort.

Types of Rentals

There are hundreds of rentals in Hilton Head Island including beach houses, villas and condos, and oceanfront homes with a range of sizes and locations to suit family, friends and couples. There are places open to people on a budget that start at just $10 per night.

For working vacationers, WiFi is available at 2,612 locations and there are also 384 places with a gym on site for fitness fanatics. Pet-friendly rentals are also available for people traveling with a cat or dog and there are accommodations that also include breakfast.

Stay at a golf resort like Palmetto Dunes for on-site golfing or for an exclusive location the Port Royal Plantation is a premier private oceanfront residential community.

The peak season is in March when the rates for rooms and condos is most expensive. Vacation rentals are cheapest in September as it is the areas low season, the upside of staying in Sarasota in September is the fact the area will be quieter. Arrive midweek for the best deals and avoid weekends to get a cheaper stay.

Price and Availability Index in Hilton Head Island

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Hilton Head Island is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Hilton Head Island is in the high season in July. Hilton Head Island has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Hilton Head Island tends to be Friday, while the most expensive day tends to be Tuesday. Vacation homes in Hilton Head Island tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Hilton Head Island

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Hilton Head Island. The warmest months in Hilton Head Island are July and May, when temperatures reach 97 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 23 ˚F. The wettest month in Hilton Head Island is December with 8.48 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.76 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Hilton Head Island

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. Hilton Head Island has 18,235 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. On average, a place to stay in Hilton Head Island will cost you $286 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Hilton Head Island, then you can choose from over 6,878 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 65 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 1,962 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Hilton Head Island by car, be sure to choose from 5,774 accommodations that provide parking. 3,469 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 816 pet-friendly places to stay in Hilton Head Island, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

We combine a wide variety of Hilton Head Island accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 9 providers, including 3,008 places to stay from Airbnb, 2,785 accommodations from VRBO and 642 places to stay from Homeaway.

5,792 accommodations in Hilton Head Island have been reviewed: 24% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 6,949 places to stay right now.