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, each thoughtfully selected for their proximity to the beach, offer sweeping views, cheerful decor, resort amenities, and easy access to kayaking, boating, birdwatching and events downtown.

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 a private dock, 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 routes for boating and kayaking, the best spots to watch for 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 on quiet marshes. 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 of which 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, which range 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 a charming downtown, Beaufort is an ideal destination for families. Our Beaufort vacation rentals range from stylish residences nestled 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 close 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 in close proximity to the island’s restaurant and clubhouse amenities.

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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, each thoughtfully selected for their proximity to the beach, offer sweeping views, cheerful decor, resort amenities, and easy access to kayaking, boating, birdwatching and events downtown.

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 a private dock, 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 routes for boating and kayaking, the best spots to watch for 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 on quiet marshes. 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 of which 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, which range 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 a charming downtown, Beaufort is an ideal destination for families. Our Beaufort vacation rentals range from stylish residences nestled 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 close 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 in close proximity to the island’s restaurant and clubhouse amenities.

Update On The Cape

April 12th, 2019 Update
We are excited that the recovery on The Cape is going much faster than expected! Roads are drivable, our favorite local shops and restaurants have re-opened their doors, and 24 of our homes have been restored and are ready for visitation. Maintaining this pace, we expect to have 34 homes available for summer vacationers.

Over the past month, we have had the pleasure of hosting several snowbirds. These guests are helping the community more than they know by supporting the local shops and businesses. As the Gulf Country Tourist Development Council encourages, one of the best ways you can help the community is simply to re-visit it!

Available Homes

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Harbor Island
Serenity Now! on Harbor Island
Sleeps 6
From $160 / night To $207 / night

Family friendly, newly renovated condo on the ocean outdoor pool and WiFi access.

St. Helena Island
Clamelot on St. Helena Island
Sleeps 8
From $375 / night To $465 / night

Magnificent beachfront 4 bedroom home on Historic Coffin Point with Private Pool, sleeps 8

Fripp Island
Paradise Found on Fripp Island
Sleeps 8
From $162 / night To $274 / night

Beautiful 3 bedroom home with ocean access; Guest cards available

Fripp Island
Lazy Daze on Fripp Island
Sleeps 6
From $165 / night To $283 / night

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

Harbor Island
Shrimp On Da Fly on Harbor Island
Sleeps 6
From $140 / night To $220 / night

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.

Port Royal
Port Royal Cottage in Port Royal
Sleeps 7
From $180 / night To $211 / night

Close to Parris Island, 3 bedroom spacious cottage located in Old Port Royal, Pet friendly

Harbor Island
Harbor Key Cottage on Harbor Island
Sleeps 9
From $175 / night To $282 / night

Cheerful bungalow with golf cart, community pool, private deck and hammock

Fripp Island
Prince of Tides on Fripp Island
Sleeps 8
From $258 / night To $361 / night

Newly Renovated - Home featured in Movie - 3 bd, ocean view, 4 amenity cards and golf cart included for week

Harbor Island
Sea the Light on Harbor Island
Sleeps 8
From $175 / night To $283 / night

Charming, light filled four-bedroom, three-bath home with beach access and stunning ocean and marsh views

Fripp Island
Coastal Charm Southern Living on Fripp Island
Sleeps 23
From $530 / night To $1300 / night

Sleeps 23, large 7 bedroom home with ocean view. Hot tub, Game room, golf cart included

Fripp Island
Veranda Views on Fripp Island
Sleeps 8
From $158 / night To $294 / night

Cute 3 br home near Cabana club, Ocean View, Amenity Cards available for purchase, Free golf cart, Pet Friendly

Port Royal
Port Royal - Azalea Cottage
Sleeps 4
From $130 / night To $145 / night

Newly constructed townhome, perfect for Parris Island Graduation, WIFI and Smart TV included

Fripp Island
Patterson's Paradise on Fripp Island
Sleeps 13
From $500 / night To $700 / night

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

Harbor Island
Harbor Point Beach Estate on Harbor Island
Sleeps 19
From $436 / night To $704 / night

Newly Remodeled Ocean Front Estate with All Modern Amenities

Fripp Island
A Wave Away on Fripp Island
Sleeps 6
From $135 / night To $243 / night

Lovely three-bedroom, two-bath secluded Fripp Island home situated among a collection of stunning pine, live oak and palm trees

Fripp Island
Casa Del Mar on Fripp Island
Sleeps 14
From $439 / night To $999 / night

Elegant Oceanfront Home Perfect for Large Families and Groups|Gourmet Kitchen|Elevator|Right on the Beach

Fripp Island
K Cs Island Retreat on Fripp Island
Sleeps 10
From $464 / night To $660 / night

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

Fripp Island
Sea La Vie on Fripp Island
Sleeps 8
From $186 / night To $328 / night

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

Dataw Island
Buena Vista on Dataw Island
Sleeps 4
From $200 / night To $225 / night

2 bedroom 2 bath condo on Dataw island, Breathtaking marsh and golf course views, Golf and fitness center available.

Fripp Island
Ocean Creek Cottage on Fripp Island
Sleeps 10
From $155 / night To $272 / night

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

Beaufort
Periwinkle Place in Beaufort
Sleeps 4
From $185 / night To $200 / night

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

St. Helena Island
Carolina Sunrise on St. Helena Island
Sleeps 8
From $247 / night To $327 / night

Beautiful Oceanfront Home with a Private Beach, Pet-Friendly

Harbor Island
Key West in Carolina on Harbor Island
Sleeps 8
From $159 / night To $275 / night

Stunning home with marsh & lagoon views, 2 golf carts & access to Harbor Island amenities. Ideal for families.

Harbor Island
By the Sea on Harbor Island
Sleeps 11
From $206 / night To $283 / night

Large 5 bedroom home, marsh view and two separate living rooms.

Fripp Island
Hip-Nautic Views on Fripp Island
Sleeps 2
From $119 / night To $174 / night

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

St. Helena Island
Live Oaks on St. Helena Island
Sleeps 6
From $200 / night To $300 / night

Quiet 3-BR Oceanfront Pet Friendly Home, with Screened Porches and a Fireplace

Harbor Island
Summer Salt on Harbor Island
Sleeps 12
From $232 / night To $438 / night

Ocean Front and Pet Friendly 4 Bedroom Home, Sleeps 12

Harbor Island
Buried Treasure on Harbor Island
Sleeps 8
From $185 / night To $300 / night

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

St. Helena Island
Southern Sea-Esta on St. Helena Island
Sleeps 7
From $181 / night To $284 / night

3 bedroom, pet friendly waterfront home in Coffin Point Plantation

Dataw Island
Dataw Cottage on Dataw Island
Sleeps 4
From $125 / night To $150 / night

Quiet 2 bedroom home perfect for entertaining

Save 10% on stays in April
Fripp Island
Bahia Mar on Fripp Island
Sleeps 12
From $386 / night To $654 / night

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

St. Helena Island
R Anchor House on St. Helena Island
Sleeps 8
From $180 / night To $232 / night

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

Harbor Island
Seaside Serendipity on Harbor Island
Sleeps 10
From $210 / night To $305 / night

4 br home on lagoon, One block from Ocean, Sleeps 10

St. Helena Island
Coastal Cravings on St. Helena Island
Sleeps 5
From $164 / night To $195 / night

Waterfront, 3 BR cottage, Wooded lot, Pet Friendly

Fripp Island
Sandy Toes on Fripp Island
Sleeps 18
From $618 / night To $1020 / night

Oceanfront, Spacious 5 bedroom, Sleeps 18. Two master suites, Pool table, Amenity cards, Free Golf Cart

Harbor Island
Greatview II on Harbor Island
Sleeps 12
From $370 / night To $565 / night

OCEANFRONT, pristine and spacious home, great for extended families

St. Helena Island
Bay Point Serenity on St. Helena Island
Sleeps 15
From $222 / night To $444 / night

Waterfront 5 br house, Overlooks Parris Island, Sleeps 15, Private Dock

Fripp Island
Serenity by the Sea on Fripp Island
Sleeps 8
From $375 / night To $600 / night

Expansive, four-bedroom home w/ocean views, beach access, screened-in porch & outdoor shower.

Fripp Island
Sundance on Fripp Island
Sleeps 8
From $361 / night To $567 / night

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

Dataw Island
Marsh View on Dataw Island
Sleeps 6
From $125 / night To $150 / night

Two bedroom villa, close to clubhouse and island amenities

Beaufort
The Creek on Lady's Island
Sleeps 11
From $308 / night To $431 / night

Lovely waterfront home on private peninsula in Beaufort with stunning views, fire-pit, floating dock & gazebo

Fripp Island
422 Wahoo on Fripp Island
Sleeps 12
From $361 / night To $438 / night

Beautiful 5 bedroom home on canal with private dock, golf cart included.

Harbor Island
Break Time on Harbor Island
Sleeps 4
From $165 / night To $206 / night

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

Fripp Island
Conch Out Cottage on Fripp Island
Sleeps 11
From $309 / night To $618 / night

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

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Fripp Island
Frippin' Out on Fripp Island
Sleeps 8
From $276 / night To $500 / night

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

Dataw Island
Shore Beats Working on Dataw Island
Sleeps 6
From $175 / night To $200 / night

Nice updated villa, movie room, and great views

Harbor Island
Seaside Simplicity on Harbor Island
Sleeps 12
From $358 / night To $600 / night

Large 5 Bedroom Home with Amazing Ocean Views

Harbor Island
Gidget's Getaway on Harbor Island
Sleeps 6
From $175 / night To $200 / night

Pet-friendly, mins to the beach, 3br newly renovated home

Fripp Island
Flip Flop Zone on Fripp Island
Sleeps 5
From $155 / night To $258 / night

Breathtaking Ocean Views, Near pools and restaurants, two amenity cards included with full week.

Harbor Island
Cowabunga By The Sea on Harbor Island
Sleeps 10
From $285 / night To $485 / night

Stunning Beach Rental | Five bedroom waterfront home with private beach access, amazing ocean views and room for ten.

St. Helena Island
Preston's Tides on St. Helena Island
Sleeps 8
From $225 / night To $275 / night

3 BR Renovated home, Waterfront, Secluded beach, Perfect for a quiet and relaxing vacation.

Fripp Island
Beach Reserve on Fripp Island
Sleeps 4
From $134 / night To $155 / night

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

Dataw Island
An Nead on Dataw Island
Sleeps 4
From $180 / night To $220 / night

Newly renovated two bedroom villa with scenic marsh views

Harbor Island
Charleston Charm on Harbor Island
Sleeps 6
From $206 / night To $360 / night

3 BR home, Overlooks pool, Ocean view, Hot tub, Close to beach

Dataw Island
Bluff Villa 2011 on Dataw Island
Sleeps 6
From $125 / night To $175 / night

Quiet, 2 bedroom home on Dataw Island with creek views

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Charissa has a passion for providing great customer satisfaction and making sure guests have a relaxing, comfortable, and enjoyable stay. To put it plainly, she aims to provide a "home away from home." She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and reading travel magazines.