Sea Islands

Sea Islands

Vast sandy beaches, diverse wildlife, and rich culture await on the Sea Islands of South Carolina, a collection of family-friendly destinations located a short drive from historic Beaufort. Our Sea Islands vacation rentals, thoughtfully selected for their proximity to the beach, offer sweeping views, cheerful decor, resort amenities, and easy access to boating, kayaking, birdwatching, and downtown events.

Choose from expansive, contemporary homes on Fripp Island or Dataw with golf course access and ocean views, charming cottages on St. Helena with tree-lined grounds and private docks, or colorful bungalows steps from tranquil marshes. As a guest of Natural Retreats, you’ll have the local wisdom of our Sea Islands staff, who can share their favorite boating and kayaking routes, the best spots to watch dolphins, and where to catch the most vivid sunsets. They’ll also help you arrange new adventures, from fishing to horseback riding.

Fripp Island
Known for its wildlife preservation and resort amenities, Fripp Island offers a chance to explore untouched natural beauty with the convenience of restaurants, shops, and world-class facilities within walking distance. Our Fripp Island vacation rentals range from large oceanfront estates to whimsical bungalows. Most rentals allow access to Fripp Island Resort amenities, including golf courses, swimming pools, and tennis courts. Many include complimentary golf carts, the island’s primary mode of transportation.

St. Helena Island
Situated directly on the St. Helena Sound, this island’s breathtaking beaches offer the chance to view loggerhead turtles, crabs, oysters, and dolphins. Our St. Helena Island vacation rentals range from quaint cottages on tree-lined grounds to commanding estates with private beaches and fire pits—most sit right on the waterfront. Airy and inviting with cheerful decor and ocean views, each home offers a fully equipped kitchen and private deck or veranda. Many have indoor entertainment, such as foosball or pool tables.

Harbor Island
Known for its panoramic views, spectacular birdwatching, and calm waters, Harbor Island also invites almost-daily dolphin sightings. A unique experience awaits at each of our eclectic Harbor Island vacation rentals, ranging from brightly colored oceanfront bungalows to large, family-friendly beach estates with panoramic views. Guests of Harbor Island enjoy access to its fitness center, swimming pools, and docks for crabbing and fishing.

Beaufort Island
Steeped in history with beachfront access, playgrounds, and charming downtown, Beaufort is an ideal destination for families. Our Beaufort vacation rentals range from stylish residences on marshes with live oaks and amenities like fire pits and gazebos to pet-friendly bungalows with private pools. All rentals offer easy access to downtown Beaufort’s impressive array of art galleries, parks, riverfront walkways, and live music stage.

Port Royal Island
Port Royal Island is a charming, historic destination with tranquil sea air, a thriving fishing and boating scene, and lively festivals, including street music and oyster roasts. Our Port Royal vacation rentals feature quaint cottages on wooded grounds with modern amenities and proximity to the Old Village.

Dataw Island
Located just six miles east of historic Beaufort, South Carolina—Dataw Island is a gated golf and tennis community known for its upscale facilities and maze of saltwater marshes and tidal creeks. Our Dataw Island vacation rentals feature marsh, tidal creek or golf course views, upgraded furnishings, and space for families. All rentals lie near the island’s restaurant and clubhouse amenities.

Due to high visitation and staffing constraints, local area offerings such as restaurants, bars, shopping, and shared amenities may have limited hours or availability. Cell phone and internet service may also be impacted during high visitation periods.

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Sea Islands

Vast sandy beaches, diverse wildlife, and rich culture await on the Sea Islands of South Carolina, a collection of family-friendly destinations located a short drive from historic Beaufort. Our Sea Islands vacation rentals, thoughtfully selected for their proximity to the beach, offer sweeping views, cheerful decor, resort amenities, and easy access to boating, kayaking, birdwatching, and downtown events.

Choose from expansive, contemporary homes on Fripp Island or Dataw with golf course access and ocean views, charming cottages on St. Helena with tree-lined grounds and private docks, or colorful bungalows steps from tranquil marshes. As a guest of Natural Retreats, you’ll have the local wisdom of our Sea Islands staff, who can share their favorite boating and kayaking routes, the best spots to watch dolphins, and where to catch the most vivid sunsets. They’ll also help you arrange new adventures, from fishing to horseback riding.

Fripp Island
Known for its wildlife preservation and resort amenities, Fripp Island offers a chance to explore untouched natural beauty with the convenience of restaurants, shops, and world-class facilities within walking distance. Our Fripp Island vacation rentals range from large oceanfront estates to whimsical bungalows. Most rentals allow access to Fripp Island Resort amenities, including golf courses, swimming pools, and tennis courts. Many include complimentary golf carts, the island’s primary mode of transportation.

St. Helena Island
Situated directly on the St. Helena Sound, this island’s breathtaking beaches offer the chance to view loggerhead turtles, crabs, oysters, and dolphins. Our St. Helena Island vacation rentals range from quaint cottages on tree-lined grounds to commanding estates with private beaches and fire pits—most sit right on the waterfront. Airy and inviting with cheerful decor and ocean views, each home offers a fully equipped kitchen and private deck or veranda. Many have indoor entertainment, such as foosball or pool tables.

Harbor Island
Known for its panoramic views, spectacular birdwatching, and calm waters, Harbor Island also invites almost-daily dolphin sightings. A unique experience awaits at each of our eclectic Harbor Island vacation rentals, ranging from brightly colored oceanfront bungalows to large, family-friendly beach estates with panoramic views. Guests of Harbor Island enjoy access to its fitness center, swimming pools, and docks for crabbing and fishing.

Beaufort Island
Steeped in history with beachfront access, playgrounds, and charming downtown, Beaufort is an ideal destination for families. Our Beaufort vacation rentals range from stylish residences on marshes with live oaks and amenities like fire pits and gazebos to pet-friendly bungalows with private pools. All rentals offer easy access to downtown Beaufort’s impressive array of art galleries, parks, riverfront walkways, and live music stage.

Port Royal Island
Port Royal Island is a charming, historic destination with tranquil sea air, a thriving fishing and boating scene, and lively festivals, including street music and oyster roasts. Our Port Royal vacation rentals feature quaint cottages on wooded grounds with modern amenities and proximity to the Old Village.

Dataw Island
Located just six miles east of historic Beaufort, South Carolina—Dataw Island is a gated golf and tennis community known for its upscale facilities and maze of saltwater marshes and tidal creeks. Our Dataw Island vacation rentals feature marsh, tidal creek or golf course views, upgraded furnishings, and space for families. All rentals lie near the island’s restaurant and clubhouse amenities.

Due to high visitation and staffing constraints, local area offerings such as restaurants, bars, shopping, and shared amenities may have limited hours or availability. Cell phone and internet service may also be impacted during high visitation periods.

Unfortunately, no retreats are available for your selected dates. Please modify your dates or browse one of our other amazing destinations. Our Reservations Team can also help you find a vacation home for your selected dates. Please call 877.805.7794 or email concierge@naturalretreats.com. Note that our website only allows bookings up to 14 nights, but that the Reservations Team is happy to assist with longer stays.
Harbor Island
The Oyster's Pearl on Harbor Island
Sleeps 6
From $146 / night $375 / night
(1)

2-bedroom with water views

Harbor Island
Key West in Carolina on Harbor Island
Sleeps 8
From $160 / night $546 / night
(7)

Stunning home with marsh & lagoon. Ideal for families.

Harbor Island
Sea Haven on Harbor Island
Sleeps 4
From $116 / night $227 / night
(13)

Stylish 1 bedroom, 1 bath condo on Harbor Island with screened-in deck and stunning water views

Harbor Island
Shipwatch Beach House on Harbor Island
Sleeps 8
From $233 / night $507 / night
(10)

Elegant Harbor Island beach house with three spacious bedroom and direct ocean views

Harbor Island
Pirate's Den on Harbor Island
Sleeps 6
From $233 / night $507 / night
(3)

Pet-friendly home with shared beach access and water views

Harbor Island
Seas the Day on Harbor Island
Sleeps 8
From $184 / night $696 / night
(24)

Upgraded, Custom-Built Beach House with Marsh and Ocean Views

Fripp Island
Patterson's Paradise on Fripp Island
Sleeps 13
From $511 / night $1115 / night
(16)

Stunning six-bedroom, four-bath home with ocean views, two separate living areas; ideal for more than one family

Fripp Island
Frippin' Out on Fripp Island
Sleeps 8
From $254 / night $650 / night
(19)

Lovely Fripp Island home with golf course views & expansive deck.

Fripp Island
Counting Stars on Fripp Island
Sleeps 8
From $216 / night $572 / night
(6)

4-bedroom home on Fripp with screen-in porch, elevator, and exercise room

Fripp Island
Frippin' Point on Fripp Island
Sleeps 13
From $504 / night $1390 / night
(1)

Custom built home on southern tip of Fripp

New Home!
Harbor Island
Soulshine on Harbor Island
Sleeps 12
From $355 / night $947 / night
(26)

Spectacular Harbor Island home, with expansive screened-in porch, impressive ocean views, and private boardwalk

Harbor Island
Latitude Adjustment on Harbor Island
Sleeps 6
From $221 / night $436 / night
(5)

Boardwalk beach access, water views, and saltwater pool

Dataw Island
Sunset Bluff on Dataw Island
Sleeps 4
From $180 / night $287 / night
(4)

2-bedroom villa on Dataw Island

Fripp Island
Pelican Watch on Fripp Island
Sleeps 10
From $427 / night $959 / night
(18)

Contemporary, Beachfront Home with Screened Deck and Ocean Views

Harbor Island
Sea Dream on Harbor Island
Sleeps 4
From $116 / night $206 / night
(23)

Charming first-level Condo with Beach Views from Covered Patio

Dataw Island
Bluff Villa 2011 on Dataw Island
Sleeps 6
From $138 / night $264 / night
(28)

Quiet, 2 bedroom home on Dataw Island with creek views

Dataw Island
Bluff Villa 2014 on Dataw Island
Sleeps 4
From $140 / night $264 / night
(36)

Quiet, 2 bedroom home on Dataw Island with creek views

10% Active Military Discount!
Fripp Island
Hyp-Nautic Views on Fripp Island
Sleeps 4
From $94 / night $243 / night
(25)

Lovely one-bedroom Fripp Island condo with stunning ocean views, balcony and pool access.

Harbor Island
Shrimp On Da Fly on Harbor Island
Sleeps 6
From $155 / night $374 / night
(19)

Charming two-bedroom British colonial style cottage on Harbor Island, with two decks overlooking a saltwater tidal creek, golf cart & access to Harbor island amenities.

Fripp Island
Bahia Mar on Fripp Island
Sleeps 12
From $462 / night $1071 / night
(20)

Spacious home on Canal and steps from ocean. 5 bedrooms with private dock

Fripp Island
Beach Reserve on Fripp Island
Sleeps 4
From $133 / night $221 / night
(6)

2BR condo, centrally located, Breathtaking marsh view with dock.

Harbor Island
Break Time on Harbor Island
Sleeps 4
From $163 / night $291 / night
(46)

Pet-Friendly Bungalow at Harbor Island. Rooftop deck provides panoramic views of the island

Harbor Island
Buried Treasure on Harbor Island
Sleeps 8
From $225 / night $463 / night
(36)

Spacious waterfront home with access to Harbor Island community amenities + Golf Cart

St. Helena Island
Carolina Sunrise on St. Helena Island
Sleeps 6
From $283 / night $526 / night
(74)

Beautiful Oceanfront Home with a Private Beach, Pet-Friendly

10% Active Military Discount!
Fripp Island
Casa Del Mar on Fripp Island
Sleeps 14
From $490 / night $1204 / night
(48)

*Prime Dates Newly Opened* Oceanfront Home with Gourmet Kitchen & Elevator - Perfect for Large Groups

Harbor Island
Charleston Charm on Harbor Island
Sleeps 6
From $207 / night $400 / night
(20)

3 BR home, Overlooks pool, Ocean view, Close to beach and Pool

Fripp Island
Coastal Charm Southern Living on Fripp Island
Sleeps 23
From $612 / night $2129 / night
(20)

Sleeps 23, large 7 bedroom home with ocean view and game room

Fripp Island
Conch Out Cottage on Fripp Island
Sleeps 11
From $238 / night $707 / night
(4)

Delightful 4 bedroom house with heated pool located at the heart of Fripp Island - FREE GOLF CART

Dataw Island
Dataw Cottage on Dataw Island
Sleeps 4
From $132 / night $248 / night
(23)

Quiet 2 bedroom home perfect for entertaining

Fripp Island
K Cs Island Retreat on Fripp Island
Sleeps 10
From $532 / night $1062 / night
(22)

5 Bedroom home on the ocean. Large and spacious, two kitchens.

Fripp Island
Lazy Daze on Fripp Island
Sleeps 8
From $213 / night $439 / night
(19)

Pet-Friendly home on serene lagoon, golf course views. 2 Amenity cards included with week rental

Fripp Island
Ocean Creek Cottage on Fripp Island
Sleeps 10
From $148 / night $442 / night
(22)

Pet-friendly home perfect for family beach trip- including 2 Fripp Island Guest Cards and FREE Golf Cart

Fripp Island
Paradise Found on Fripp Island
Sleeps 8
From $179 / night $427 / night
(27)

Beautiful 3 bedroom home with ocean access; Guest cards available

Beaufort
Periwinkle Place in Beaufort
Sleeps 4
From $199 / night $314 / night
(60)

Cozy 2-BR Beaufort home with a pool, screened-in deck, plus pet-friendly!

10% Active Military Discount!
St. Helena Island
R Anchor House on St. Helena Island
Sleeps 8
From $191 / night $354 / night
(34)

3 bedroom, Pet friendly home, 200 yards from the beach, Sleeps 8, golf cart, fire-pit.

10% Active Military Discount!
Fripp Island
License to Chill on Fripp Island
Sleeps 8
From $215 / night $538 / night
(34)

Fripp Island home with breathtaking ocean views, comfortable accommodations, and modern amenities

10% Active Military Discount!
Harbor Island
One Particular Harbor on Harbor Island
Sleeps 10
From $411 / night $965 / night
(23)

Large 5 Bedroom Home with Amazing Ocean Views

10% Active Military Discount!
St. Helena Island
Southern Sea-Esta on St. Helena Island
Sleeps 6
From $214 / night $443 / night
(60)

Cozy, waterfront home; pets permitted

10% Active Military Discount!
Fripp Island
Sundance on Fripp Island
Sleeps 8
From $416 / night $979 / night
(14)

Spacious and Beautiful 4 bedroom home, Close to beach, Sleeps 9, Ocean Views

Harbor Island
Southern Grace on Harbor Island
Sleeps 2
From $169 / night $307 / night
(37)

Charming Beachfront Condo with Harbor Island Amenities, Ideal for Couples

Harbor Island
Seascape on Harbor Island
Sleeps 10
From $348 / night $899 / night
(20)

Spacious Harbor Island beachfront retreat with 5 bedrooms and 8 private balconies

Harbor Island
Harbor Haven on Harbor Island
Sleeps 8
From $204 / night $506 / night
(20)

Newly renovated beach house with three bedrooms, ocean views, and an elevator

Harbor Island
Villa Bella Vista on Harbor Island
Sleeps 10
From $223 / night $649 / night
(9)

Lovely duplex home with screened-in porch, ocean views, and beach access

Harbor Island
Seaside Serenity on Harbor Island
Sleeps 14
From $420 / night $965 / night
(6)

Pristine Harbor Island home, with expansive decks, impressive views, and beach access

Dataw Island
What a View! on Dataw Island
Sleeps 6
From $194 / night $290 / night
(15)

Quiet, 3 bedroom home on Dataw Island with creek views

10% Active Military Discount
Harbor Island
Reel 'Em Inn on Harbor Island
Sleeps 4
From $116 / night $206 / night
(0)

Charming condo with a screened-in porch, water views, and access to complex pool

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