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Have you started to think about your next summer trip? If you have, we bet there was a beach involved! If you are looking for more than just a beach destination and searching for someplace that has a little bit of it all, look no further than Isle of Palms, South Carolina! The barrier island and surrounding area offers an unhurried feel and long days spent laying out on the sand, while also enjoying quick access to all of Charleston’s attractions that are only a car ride away—giving you a dreamy beach vacation, but with options to explore beyond the area of your rental. Perfect for families or groups of friends, the island offers a diverse range of activities from seaside happy hours to boutique shopping, and miles of pristine shoreline that is calling your name. It’s no surprise that summer is a popular season on the isle, which is why we definitely recommend booking your summer 2022 getaway in Isle of Palms now!

An Unforgettable Summer on the Atlantic

The Carolina coasts have long called to vacationers from around the globe—with warm water in the summer, and quiet beauty in the winter, it has always been a prime destination regardless of the season. The summer is truly when the coasts are at their most lively, with travelers looking for a little slice of the beach town experience in the seasonal sunshine. Whether it’s in an oceanfront property with views of the Atlantic, or a cozy home with a private backyard, we have a variety of rentals available to host you for your summer vacation—properties for groups both large and small, those with luxury features, and those on the beach. Your dream beach vacation starts in one of our rentals, and it’s a great time of year to start planning ahead and book early!

Vacation Homes Made for Beach Life

Maybe the ideal summer vacation is just you and your partner in a cozy sea cabin, or perhaps it’s a big family reunion at a luxury property with ocean views—whatever your perfect summer is, we have a rental that will fit into your plans. Swim in your own private pool with ocean views, grill up lunch on the BBQ, and kick back in the ocean breeze—each property has their own specific features but plenty of them have gorgeous outdoor spaces, as well as high-quality community amenities for our condos. Our rentals with outdoor amenities tend to book up quickly in the summer, which is another terrific reason to reserve yours now!

High-Quality Amenities Everyone Will Love

Inside you’ll find homes made for single families, to those with multiple bedrooms that can easily host a larger get together of family or friends. All of our properties have fully equipped kitchens, so you can cook on your own time if you wish, as well as store summer beverages and snacks. You’re probably going to find free internet and televisions in most properties, while luxurious features in specific properties could include wrap around porches, rooms with balconies, spa-like bathrooms, fireplaces, and more. The properties with amazing indoor features are in high demand and booking early will let you ensure you will get the one you want—then all you have to do is look forward to the summer!

Reserve Early to Save for Your Vacation

The area offers a wealth of activities, from visiting the historic Fort Moultrie to taking a local eco tour through the marshland. Guests will find even more attractions in Charleston, from Michelin star restaurants to the family-friendly South Carolina Aquarium. There’s something for every area of interest, from historic walking tours of Charleston to wildlife trails and parks. When you reserve your vacation rental in advance, it gives you more time to plan your activities, and maybe even reserve a few that are in high demand, such as tours at certain historical properties or reservations at popular restaurants on King Street. Booking during summer can be a competitive season, so it’s best to plan ahead and reserve your rental now!

Call Us and Book Your Summer 2022 Getaway Today!

When you’re booking a summer vacation, you’re not just booking a summer vacation—you’re creating something that you’ll look forward to for months, and after it passes will look back on the memories for years to come. We understand that at Carroll Realty Inc, and it’s our mission to give you the best vacation rental experience we can, from giving you advice on the area to recommending our favorite restaurants. Our friendly team will do everything possible to make sure your vacation is the time of your life and can help you choose the perfect vacation home for your trip. Summer is a popular season, so be sure to pick up the phone and call us to book your summer 2022 getaway in Isle of Palms now!

It’s the perfect year to start a new tradition and book a Christmas vacation home on the Isle of Palms, South Carolina! Visitors to our lovely island for this festive season get to enjoy moderate daytime temperatures, and evenings with crisp ocean air that make it easy to cuddle up around the fireplace and get into the Isle of Palms Christmas spirit. The season brings a peaceful contrast to the excitement of summer, but Christmas vacationers will still find there’s plenty to keep them entertained! Wake up on Christmas morning for a seaside jog or take a walk on the beach with family after the big holiday meal. With outdoor recreation, amazing restaurants, and local holiday events, Isle of Palms certainly won’t disappoint for your Christmas holiday!

Holiday Events and Shopping on the Isle and Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant is the city directly northwest of the Isle, and between the two, there’s lots of Christmas joy to discover! The Mount Pleasant Towne Center is a well-known local outdoor mall, and they celebrate the season with festive decorations and a tree lighting in November. It’s a great place to pick up a last-minute gift, plus there are local stores in addition to your favorite mall chains. On the island itself, we have an Isle of Palms Christmas festival on Dec. 4th, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Taking place at Front Beach, attendees of this free event will find vendors offering food, art, children’s activities, and live entertainment. As a bonus, Santa Claus will also be in attendance!

Soak up the Isle’s Scenery

Even though the water is cooler this time of year, there are no shortage of ways to enjoy the area’s coastal landscape. A favorite pastime anytime of the year, renting bikes always provides a great way to tour the island, from the hard-packed sand of the beaches to the city sidewalks. If you’re in for a real adventure, you can always bike over the bridge to check out neighboring Sullivan’s Island. Families will enjoy taking the kids to the Isle of Palms County Park, which overlooks the unspoiled beachfront and offers a playground, volleyball court, and grills in case you’re in the mood for a beach cookout.

Christmastime in Charleston

One of the best parts about spending Christmas in a private vacation home in Isle of Palms is the ability to get a taste of the city life at a moment’s notice, as it’s only a short drive away! Charleston offers several Christmas events and exhibits that will keep you busy for your holiday vacation, when you’re not relaxing at your cushy rental back on the isle. Check out events such as the Second Annual Festival of Trees, a fantastic display of Christmas trees that will be eventually bid on to benefit cancer patients, running throughout the month of December.

Charleston’s Holiday Festival of Lights

Perfect for anyone visiting in December is the annual Holiday Festival of Lights, a self-guided, drive-thru light show that features over 3 miles of glittering, cheery Christmas lights. After the show, visitors have a chance to park their car and take the kids to roast marshmallows and explore Santa’s Sweet Shoppe. The festival also offers vendors selling Christmas goods, and toasty seasonal concessions. The festival runs every evening in December from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Enjoy Isle of Palms Christmas Strolls on the Beach

With miles of beautiful beachfront, there’s no better time to take advantage of the Isle’s best walking area. Wake up early to check out what the tide brought in from the night before—sparkling seashells, and maybe even a sand dollar or two if you’re there early enough! Morning is also a great time to catch sight of local wildlife, from pelicans cruising the waves looking for a tasty meal, to the occasional crab scampering across the sand. Winter brings a calmer mood to the Isle and makes for an excellent time to explore the area at a slower pace. You might even find a palmetto or two wrapped in Christmas lights!

Your Christmas Beach House is Waiting for You!

At Carroll Realty Inc, we understand how special and important a Christmas vacation to Isle of Palms can be! Between the rugged beauty of the winter coastline, to all the excitement of nearby Charleston, there’s always something going on that makes a holiday trip to the island unforgettable. Whether it’s a snug, single-family condo for your first Christmas away, or a massive oceanfront home for an extended Christmas vacation with family and friends, we have a property that will fit the needs of your trip! Our knowledgeable team knows the area quite well and are happy to give you any tips on how best to enjoy your time here this holiday season. Take a look at our Christmas rentals online and give us a call to reserve yours today!