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Experience the best of South Carolina in Pawleys Island

Most people know Myrtle Beach for spring break and a non-stop nightlife, but few realize that just a few miles down the coast there exists a town with a far more laidback vibe—Pawleys Island. Big parties make way for small-town charm, and there’s a range of fantastic cultural attractions, independent boutiques, and fantastic seafood restaurants. Whether you’re basking on the glorious sands of Litchfield Beach or out on a private fishing charter with your family, booking Pawleys Island vacation rentals are ideal for those seeking a leisurely vacation.

Golfers are spoiled for choice in Pawleys Island

Golf is popular here and there are plenty of Pawleys Island vacation rentals to choose from, near the area’s numerous clubs. Whether you want to get a quick 9 in or spend an entire day playing, all the courses make use of the picturesque landscape to provide the perfect backdrop for a relaxing day’s play. Take a trip out to the ocean to watch playful dolphins frolicking, or hit the surf with some fun lessons from one of the surf schools. Inland, you can take a kayaking tour through the beautiful salt marshes or hit one of the many hiking trails in the area.

Discover the local art of Pawleys Island

Atalaya Castle deserves a place on the itinerary of any Pawleys Island visitor. Set on the edge of Huntington State Park, this beautiful historic building and its grounds are open all year round. If you’re visiting during the summer, you can take a tour courtesy of the knowledgeable docents. With many galleries in the area, lovers of art won’t be disappointed. Cheryl Newby Gallery presents the work of both established and emerging artists from the South, and has a great many items for sale. There’s also Island Art Gallery, which showcases the work of the best local artists across a variety of mediums.

Book a trip to Pawleys Island in any season

The weather throughout the year in Pawleys Island is pleasant: even in winter, the temperatures rarely hit freezing point. If you’re looking to take part in the many outdoor pursuits available, then anytime from spring to fall is a good time to book Pawleys Island vacation rentals. April through May and September through October provide comfortable temperatures of 65-75°F. The summer months—June-August—are the best time to go if you want to make the most of the beach, with high temperatures of around 90°F.

Explore the flora and fauna of Pawleys Island

Pawleys Island lies between the Atlantic Ocean and inland South Carolina, with its dramatic coastline providing not only incredible panoramas but an abundance of activities. At Huntington State Park, you get the chance to see the local wildlife and it also boasts its own beach, which is more natural and far less crowded than most along the coast of South Carolina. Head into the park on one of the many hiking trails and you have a good chance of spotting numerous different animals—from alligators to turtles.