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Our Pawleys Island vacation rentals feature oceanfront condos, beach homes, and luxury villas from first rate vacation rental companies. Pawleys Island is the perfect spot in South Carolina to shop, swim, eat, play golf and tennis, or just stroll along the beach. Our guide will help you find the perfect Pawleys Island
vacation rental – whether you want to have a wedding on the beach, a party, a retreat, or just a place to gather with family and friends.
You may also be interested in viewing Litchfield Beach vacation rentals
is Pawleys immediate neighbor.
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Pawleys Island is located just 25 miles south of Myrtle Beach
along the southernmost stretch of South Carolina's "Grand Strand."
Although the island claims to be "the oldest seaside resort in America," there certainly aren't many traces of commercialism. Pawleys Island is home to one of the most wonderfully undeveloped public beaches in South Carolina and is known for its "arrogantly shabby" way of life. Days on the island are slow and relaxed, and locals work hard to keep it that way.
The island is strictly residential, so you won't find any hotels here – just vacation rentals and a few bed and breakfast inns
. The majority of the area's accommodations are located on the mainland, which is also considered Pawleys Island.
The mainland is connected to the island by the North Causeway and the South Causeway, both of which connect with US 17. Here you'll find championship golf courses
, great restaurants
, and unique shopping
is just a short drive up US 17, so make sure to check out beautiful Brookgreen Gardens
and Huntington Beach State Park
The island can be divided into three sections: the South End, the Historic District
, and the North End.
The South End is home to the island's largest parking lot and public beach access, so it's a popular spot for tourists.
Located in the middle of the island, the historic district consists of 12 antebellum summer homes – several of which date back to the 1700s.
The North End, which lies just across the inlet from Litchfield Beach, is usually quieter and is a favorite among locals. Here you'll find smaller, almost hidden public accesses tucked in between large vacation homes.