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Isle of Palms or Sullivans

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Isle of Palms or Sullivans

Where to rent a house for a week?

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1. Re: Isle of Palms or Sullivans

More information please. Who's coming, and what do you want to do? Sullivans has few rentals. Budget?

If you tell us what you like, we can help you.

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2. Re: Isle of Palms or Sullivans

To get an idea of what is available, take a look at the local listings on www.vrbo.com. Keep in mind that beach front with a full ocean view will be most expensive. Also, what beach vacation activities interest you (other than enjoyment of the beach itself0?

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3. Re: Isle of Palms or Sullivans

We like having a nice long beach to walk during the day. Restaurants to go out for dinner within a reasonable distance. We would not enjoy a college crowd with parties every night close by.

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4. Re: Isle of Palms or Sullivans

How many people? What's your budget?

All the beaches are long. When do you plan to travel?

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5. Re: Isle of Palms or Sullivans

We are going in August. My husband and I, our sons and wives, no children. We would probably play golf a few times and go to Charleston for a day. We'd like to get a house as opposed to a condo and stay below $5,000.

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6. Re: Isle of Palms or Sullivans

The Isle of Palms is approx 6 miles in length, that's plenty of beach to walk.

The area of what is referred to as "front beach" will be the most noisy. Everything else should be fine. Front beach is the area immediately surrounding the restaurants, bars, hotels, etc.

There are golf courses on IOP and several more nearby (Patriot's Point is one). About a 15-20 drive into historic downtown Charleston, easy to do for the day or even just to go out to dinner.

Check prices on www.vrbo.com to get an idea or deal directly with a local rental agency.

Are you familar with vrbo?

Edited: 13 May 2010, 15:12
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7. Re: Isle of Palms or Sullivans

This one is nice. The beach there shrinks at high tide, and you may want to drive to restaurants.

http://www.vrbo.com/76192

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8. Re: Isle of Palms or Sullivans

Here's some nice 3 bedroom cottages to consider on Kiawah Island...

www.beachwalker.com/WestBeach/oceanwood3.html

Right across the street from the beach, they are a great location and very roomy. No problems w/alcohol on the beach.

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9. Re: Isle of Palms or Sullivans

Be sure to look at rental-by-owner listings on VRBO.

Here is the link for homes on Isle of Palms - vrbo.com/vacation-rentals/…isle-of-palms

Here is the link for Sullivan's Island - vrbo.com/vacation-rentals/…a4314

Don't be shy about contacting individual VRBO owners about their homes. These owners are lovely people who rent their treasured vacation homes when they cannot use the places. Owners will be happy to answer your questions, so ask LOTS of questions ... including those you have already posted on this forum.

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10. Re: Isle of Palms or Sullivans

Please tell us: which one did you pick?