Last Updated May 14, 2021 5/14/2021

15 Best Cabin Rentals in South Carolina

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Rich in natural beauty and history, South Carolina is the ideal destination for a cabin getaway. Whether you’re looking for a secluded romantic retreat or something closer to town, there are some fabulous cabin rentals here. You’ll find everything from historic authentic log cabins to more modern options, with something for everyone on this list.

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Log Haven at Travelers Rest - Travelers Rest
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Log Haven at Travelers Rest

Log Haven at Travelers Rest - Travelers Rest

This cabin isn’t just a place to stay, it’s a destination, set on a property with a 2+ acre stream-fed pond and 11 acres of forest. Enjoy the complimentary kayaks and pedal boat or just relax and soak up tranquility from the large wrap-around porch. There’s a grill for cookouts, an area for alfresco dining, and a hammock ideal for a nap, with a blanket and pillow included. Inside, the cabin has an open floor plan with two bedrooms, sleeping up to four, along with a full kitchen, dining area, and living room with an electric fireplace. You’ll have a Smart TV for streaming, Wi-Fi, and a washer/dryer too.

Private Mountain Getaway - Pickens
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Private Mountain Getaway

Private Mountain Getaway - Pickens

While this cabin can accommodate four in two bedrooms, it’s particularly idyllic for a couple, as the name belies. Your private romantic mountain getaway, you’ll have a deck right outside the master suite with a view of a waterfall and you can even let the sounds of the cascades lull you to sleep each night. The property is beautifully landscaped and also includes two ponds with a covered bridge between them, all surrounded by over 100 acres for total privacy. A grill for cookouts, table, and chairs for dining are included and you’ll have a full kitchen and dining area indoors. In the living room, there’s a Smart TV with satellite channels and a DVD player.

River Front - Boarhogs Place
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River Front Boarhogs Place

River Front - Boarhogs Place

A secluded two-bedroom cabin for four, ‘Boarhogs Place’ sits right on the Chauga River and provides access to a wide range of excursions from fly fishing and river rafting to hiking and waterfall viewing. It includes a fully stocked kitchen along with cable TV and Wi-Fi, but the view is likely to be more appealing than any screen.

Wahoo Cabin - Cleveland
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Wahoo Cabin

Wahoo Cabin - Cleveland

Located on a 5-acre property, the Wahoo Cabin offers plenty of privacy with a feeling that you’re immersed in nature, complete with easy access to outstanding fishing and hiking. Sleeping up to four in one bedroom, pets are welcome so you won’t have to leave Fido at home either. It includes handmade wooden furniture, a kitchen with coffee, creamer and light snacks included, a TV, washer/dryer, and Wi-Fi.

Waterfront Cabin with Dock and Fire Pit - Batesburg-Leesville
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Waterfront cabin with dock and fire pit

Waterfront Cabin with Dock and Fire Pit - Batesburg-Leesville

‘Rock Creek’ cabin sits on a two-acre property shared with just one other cabin – perfect if you want to bring friends or extended family who want their own place. This cabin sleeps up to four and includes your very own private dock with power to plug in your boat if you have one. If not, it comes with two kayaks and a paddleboat (shared with the other cabin). There’s a fire pit that provides a perfect spot for evening chats and inside, you’ll have a full kitchen, TV with a DVD player, and free Wi-Fi.

Historic Log Cabin on Private Fishing Lake - Prosperity
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Historic Log Cabin on Fishing Lake

Historic Log Cabin on Private Fishing Lake - Prosperity

To reach this historic log cabin you’ll drive a mile through the forest to the end of the road where the fabulous front porch overlooking a 10-acre private fishing lake comes into view. The property is surrounded by hundreds of forested acres for a tranquil escape far from the hustle and bustle. Right on the grounds, you’ll find scenic walking trails, wildlife, opportunities for fishing, canoeing, swimming, and more. A paddleboat and canoe are included too. The two-story cabin dates back to 1820 and offers a rustic experience with plenty of blankets and comforters, sleeping up to six in two bedrooms. You’ll have a Smart TV with cable channels, Wi-Fi, and a kitchen stocked with all the necessities.

Quaint Cabin on Quiet Lake Hartwell Cove - Westminster
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Adorable and Quaint Cabin on Quiet Lake Hartwell Cove

Quaint Cabin on Quiet Lake Hartwell Cove - Westminster

Located on a peaceful Lake Hartwell Cove, this two-bedroom cabin accommodates up to six offering a fun adventure for a friends, family, or couples’ getaway. You’ll have easy access to fishing, water-skiing, paddleboarding, jet skiing, kayaking, and floating while enjoying amenities like a fully-equipped kitchen, charcoal grill, and access to the property dock. A TV with Roku, YouTube, and a DVD player is included too.

1800s Cabin on Holland Acres - Rock Hill
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1800s Cabin on Holland Acres

1800s Cabin on Holland Acres - Rock Hill

This historic one-bedroom cabin accommodates up to four guests and sits on four acres providing a fun and relaxing getaway complete with a hot tub positioned for watching colorful sunsets. There’s a front porch swing, grassy backyard, grill on the back deck, and a full kitchen, but if you want to dine out you’ll be just minutes from downtown Rock Hill’s restaurants and breweries. The cabin also includes two bathrooms, one with a clawfoot tub, 1850s memorabilia, Wi-Fi, and TV.

Mountain Riverfront Cabin - Cleveland
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Mountain Riverfront Cabin

Mountain Riverfront Cabin - Cleveland

This cabin sits right along the Saluda River – you can cast your line right from the riverfront deck or enjoy the water by floating on a tube. It’s just minutes from state parks, hiking trails, and waterfalls, while the town of Travelers Rest offers numerous dining options only a 15-minute drive away.  After a day of adventure, you can nap in the hammocks on the screened-in porch. It includes a one-bedroom with a queen-size bed, plus a sofabed, air mattress and couch in the living room, sleeping up to five. There’s a full kitchen, a TV and a DVD collection, Wi-Fi limited), and board games too.

Riverfront Crowe Mountain - Walhalla
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Riverfront Crowe Mountain

Riverfront Crowe Mountain - Walhalla

This cozy riverfront cabin for up to four sits on Little River, providing serene views and the peaceful sounds of the water. You’ll have a fire pit with Adirondack chairs for marshmallow roasting as well as a porch swing and two hammocks swings for relaxing while enjoying that river view. Inside, there’s a kitchen with full-size appliances, a wood-burning stove, a comfy queen-size bed for two, and a full-size futon that sleeps two more. A flat-screen TV with a DVD/Blu-ray player is included for movie nights too.

Pet-Friendly Santee River Retreat - Georgetown
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Pet-friendly Santee River Retreat

Pet-Friendly Santee River Retreat - Georgetown

Located on an island only accessible by boat, this cabin is just steps from the Santee River for canoeing, kayaking, boating, crabbing, freshwater, and saltwater fishing. It includes two bedrooms, sleeping up to six, and welcomes your dog as well. Enjoy fishing off your own private dock, relaxing among the sights and sounds of nature, cookouts on the grill, and dining outdoors with a picnic table included. It comes with all the modern comforts too like Wi-Fi, a full kitchen with basic spices and a coffeemaker, a flat-screen TV and a fireplace.

Cabin at Lake Lanier - Landrum
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Cabin at Lake Lanier

Cabin at Lake Lanier - Landrum

Built in the 1920s as one of the original structures at Lake Lanier, this one-bedroom cabin has a dedicated dock and boat slip along with complimentary kayaks and a Sea Cycle. After a day of fun, enjoy relaxing on the covered front or back porch and gathering around the fire pit. It comes with a full kitchen, a TV with a DVD player, and Wi-Fi too.

Congaree Vines Rustic Log Cabin on a Vineyard - Gaston
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Congaree Vines Log Cabin

Congaree Vines Rustic Log Cabin on a Vineyard - Gaston

This authentic log cabin offers a unique stay for up to three right at the edge of a hobby vineyard – it even comes with complimentary port wine. Close to Congaree National Park, Lake Murray and South Carolina’s capital city of Columbia, you’ll have plenty to do nearby. After exploring, come back and nap in the hammock, cook on the grill and gather around the fire pit under the stars. It includes two bedrooms and a kitchenette with extras like breakfast bars and tea (along with that tasty port).

Lakefront Cabin with Scenic Views - Chapin
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Lakefront Cabin with Scenic Views

Lakefront Cabin with Scenic Views - Chapin

If you’re looking for more space, this log cabin offers four bedrooms, accommodating as many as seven guests. It sits on a Lake Murray cove offering picturesque views which can be enjoyed from a tree swing or the gazebo. The interior has an open-plan concept with cathedral ceilings and a fireplace in both the family room and master bedroom. Enjoy cooking in the well-appointed kitchen, and lots of special extras that make for a very welcoming space.

Tiny House Cabin Unique In Town Stay - Chesterfield
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Tiny House Cabin, Chesterfield, South Carolina

Tiny House Cabin Unique In Town Stay - Chesterfield

A charming two-bedroom, the Tiny House Cabin has a secluded feel yet it’s right in town, providing up to five guests with an idyllic, peaceful setting in historic Chesterfield within walking distance of dining and more. It sits on a private wooded lot where you can look forward to waking up to the songs of the birds while sipping your morning coffee on the front porch rocker. You’ll have all the essentials and then some too, including a full kitchen with a Keurig coffeemaker, two Roku TVs, a washer/dryer, and a fire pit to cozy up to while enjoying chats under the stars.

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