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, 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.

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.

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Charissa

US Xplore Team

"Enjoy fresh seafood, panoramic views from the Hunting Island Lighthouse, and see where Forrest Gump started his famous run."

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.