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Isle of Palms offers a beautiful location that reaps the benefits of both the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean, given its prime set up on the South Carolina Coast. Only a dozen miles from Charleston, much of the enriching aesthetics can be felt here as well. Isle of Palms is a touch on the high-end side, with many rentals being quite lavish. Golfing, sea turtle watching and dining are among favorite things aside from beach lounging. We’ve put together a list, varying in price, of the best rentals in this East Coast nook.

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Relax and Unwind in a Stylish Beachfront Villa Relax and Unwind in a Stylish Beachfront Villa
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Relax and Unwind in a Stylish Beachfront Villa

Relax and Unwind in a Stylish Beachfront Villa

An eclectic nautical theme carries throughout the entire condominium, which has more than earned its Airbnb Plus status. The balcony is optimal for romantic dinners overlooking the ocean, and the kitchen is so stunning, guests might just want to prep the meal themselves. Shiplap, mermaids, hues of blue—you’ll find it here.

Times and Tides Condo Times and Tides
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Times and Tides

Times and Tides Condo

A spacious kitchen, traditional beach design and the most spacious covered outdoor porch make the condo an absolute steal for the price. The ocean is a skip away, and other amenities like a pool come along with the rental. No wonder reviews come in at a solid 5 stars on Airbnb.

4 Bedroom, One Minute Walk to Beach, Tennis and Golf 4 BD/4BA- 1 MIN WALK TO BEACH, TENNIS, GOLF
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4 BD/4BA- 1 MIN WALK TO BEACH, TENNIS, GOLF

4 Bedroom, One Minute Walk to Beach, Tennis and Golf

Combining character and modernity, guests can tell they are truly close to Charleston when staying at this Isle of Palms home. Eight guests can comfortably retreat in the elegant abode, which also sits right near the boardwalk, and beach of course. Access to pools is an added perk.

Little Bit O' Heaven Little Bit O' Heaven
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Little Bit O' Heaven

Little Bit O' Heaven

Bunk beds, a laundry room, lots of lounging space, and sleeping options for 10 people—this is a phenomenal family getaway. And guess what? It’s right on the beach. So no loading up sandy kids in the cars on this vacation. Just let go and enjoy the amazing deck along with all the conveniences of a home.

Sweet Home Carolina - Only 350 Yards to the Beach Sweet Home Carolina-Only 350 yards to the beach!
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Sweet Home Carolina-Only 350 yards to the beach!

Sweet Home Carolina - Only 350 Yards to the Beach

Colorful coastal decor welcomes travelers as soon as they arrive, and covered parking makes unloading especially easy breezy if it’s raining. When not at the beach, enjoy a fenced in the back yard and patio space for nights of rum runners and grilling.

Charming 1950s Beach Cottage Apt A Charming 1950s Beach Cottage Apt A
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Charming 1950s Beach Cottage Apt A

Charming 1950s Beach Cottage Apt A

So much luxury has been packed into the tiny 1950s era cottage. Many of the vibes of the past have been well preserved while bringing the abode to a more modern point. Everything seems to be a short walk away, whether it be the beach or grocery store.

2A Seagrove House 2 A Seagrove
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2 A Seagrove

2A Seagrove House

Seagrove comes in much more budget friendly than many Isle of Palm rentals. High-end finishes like a huge tiled living room and granite kitchen countertops depict the quality of the retreat. Outside is an ocean view balcony with plenty of seating, whether for morning coffee or a nightly meal.

King & Society Vacations: 302 Carolina Boulevard King & Society Vacations: 302 Carolina Boulevard
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King & Society Vacations: 302 Carolina Boulevard

King & Society Vacations: 302 Carolina Boulevard

Being that the Isle of Palms is more upscale than Folly Beach’s more classic beach town vibe, we have to include some of the jaw-dropping mansions. A whopping 19 people can come to relax on the rooftop deck, verandas and in the cozy sleeping spaces. This place is downright swanky, and the look continues to the outdoor pool with a little waterfall.

Oceanfront Vacation Destination Sensation Oceanfront Vacation Destination Sensation
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Oceanfront Vacation Destination Sensation

Oceanfront Vacation Destination Sensation

With a kitchen, capacity for six sleepers and ocean views, the condo comes into a more comfortable price range, while still not being the least expensive on our list. Contemporary accents create a refreshing feel that is sought after in a beach escape. A pool is onsite!

"Banana Pancakes" Closest Twin Oaks to Beach
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"Banana Pancakes" Closest Twin Oaks to Beach

"Banana Pancakes" Closest Twin Oaks to Beach

We were sold when reading the unit’s name—“Banana Pancakes”. So adorable! The yellow dwelling comes below $200 a night while offering pleasantly updated aesthetics, and even cool touches like an old school arcade game. Guests will be delighted with all the little extra surprises presented upon arrival.

Wonderful Renovations in this Unique Linkside Villa Wonderful Renovations in this Unique Linkside Villa
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Wonderful Renovations in this Unique Linkside Villa

Wonderful Renovations in this Unique Linkside Villa

A different experience can be found on the Isle, amongst the marsh. Here, wildlife thrives and opportunities to spot creatures such as otters and birds will be likely. Inside is classic and polished while being able to sleep six. The surroundings are just fun and pleasantly different.

Luxury Beach House with Ocean Views, Private Pool, Hot Tub, & Rooftop Terrace Luxury Beach House with Incredible Ocean Views, Private Pool
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Luxury Beach House with Incredible Ocean Views, Private Pool

Luxury Beach House with Ocean Views, Private Pool, Hot Tub, & Rooftop Terrace

It’s mansion time again, and this one doesn’t disappoint. The entire home is highly refined yet still very coastal, and 12 folks can come along. The pool is accented with a spillover spa, making the whole area something out of a dreamy travel magazine. The porch spaces are expansive, ready to accommodate your brood amongst three levels. It’s pretty spectacular to say the very least. This is the perfect fairytale listing to round out the compilation.

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