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Where to stay in Charleston

Beachfront vacation rentals in Charleston

There are 1,232 beachfront rentals near Charleston for all manner or mood of traveling to the shoreline, availability of time off, and size of budget. So, if you are hoping for an affordable Charleston Beach vacation, you can find 10% of the available rentals under $116/night. Or if you are willing to splurge on a luxury vacation in Charleston, there are 123 between $808 and $3,952/night. Whether you are sleeping by yourself or with a significant other, or are travelling with a group of 53 there are short term home and apartment rentals in Charleston near the beach to fit your South Carolina vacation needs. The most popular types of beachfront rentals in Charleston are houses, apartments and hotels. Charleston has been a frequently searched travel destination this year and continues to grow in popularity because of its beaches and other water activities. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of available beach vacation rentals from leading travel sites like VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), Homeaway,, and many more. Search your travel dates to find available Charleston vacation homes for your beach trip.

Where is Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina is a well-known tourist attraction whether you're traveling for a weekend getaway or a week-long family vacation. It has Southern history and charm, fine dining, cool bars, and shopping. Check out these ideas for your upcoming vacation.

Quick Guide to Charleston

Charleston's a city that visitors return to because there's so much to do. Discover its history, experience the water and explore by land.
  • History of Charleston: Many plantations, museums, and monuments in Charleston offer a bit of history. Charleston had a significant presence in the American Revolution, the War of 1812 and the Civil War. Walk along the historic Battery Street to see elegant row houses.
  • Water Attractions: As a port city, Charleston is surrounded by water with the Atlantic Ocean, but also Ashley and Cooper Rivers. Try a surfing lesson, take a sunset harbor tour or go sailing.
  • By Land: Be sure to dine in some of the award-winning restaurants for amazing Lowcountry cuisine. Run, walk or bike across the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge for breathtaking views.

More Home-types in Charleston

Charleston has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Charleston:
- Oceanfront1,232 vacation rentals
- Beach1,232 vacation rentals
- House767 vacation rentals
- Condo251 vacation rentals
- Apartment251 vacation rentals
- Hotel134 vacation rentals
- Private Room19 vacation rentals
- Villa16 vacation rentals
- Bed & Breakfast14 vacation rentals
- Resort11 vacation rentals

Points of interests in Charleston

Charleston has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in Charleston:
- Charleston Culinary Tours: 407 vacation rentals
- Aiken-Rhett House: 307 vacation rentals
- Charleston Pirate Tours: 194 vacation rentals
- Charleston Food Tours: 184 vacation rentals
- Nathaniel Russell House: 164 vacation rentals
- Old Slave Mart Museum: 164 vacation rentals
- Charleston Harbor Tours: 144 vacation rentals
- Rainbow Row: 142 vacation rentals
- The Calhoun Mansion: 142 vacation rentals