Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Port Royal

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Port Royal. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, bird watching and restaurants. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Port Royal

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Port Royal a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Port Royal Skateboard Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Sanctuary Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Legends Golf Course at Parris Island (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Colleton River Plantation Golf Club (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Country Club of Hilton Head (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Palmetto Hall Plantation Club (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Port Royal

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Port Royal

Travelers appreciate the island views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Port Royal has to offer. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Port Royal. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cypress Wetlands (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • The Sands (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Mitchelville Freedom Park (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Folly Field Beach Park (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)

Transportation to and around Port Royal

Fly into Hilton Head Island, SC (HHH), the closest airport, located 10.9 mi (17.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Savannah, GA (SAV-Savannah - Hilton Head Intl.), which is 34.8 mi (56.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Port Royal?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,881 vacation rentals near Port Royal. From 814 Houses to 1,040 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Port Royal for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Port Royal?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Port Royal:

  • Sea Pines: 1,583 vacation rentals
  • Historic District: 445 vacation rentals
  • North Forest Beach: 2,570 vacation rentals
  • Palmetto Bluff: 44 vacation rentals
  • South Forest Beach: 1,590 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Port Royal?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 814 Houses in Port Royal. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Port Royal include:

  • Villas: 1,040 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 856 rentals available
  • Cottages: 34 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Port Royal?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,181 vacation rentals with pool available in Port Royal. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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