The Hidden Island Off The South Carolina Coast That's Perfect For A Remote Getaway
Most residents and visitors to South Carolina’s coast are familiar with the beach resort at the northern end of the Isle of Palms. With multilevel beachfront accommodations, restaurants, swimming pools, parks and bike paths, the resort welcomes scores of visitors each year. But what most don’t know is that the island immediately north of Isle of Palms is also available for a great vacation getaway and it’s exactly the opposite of the big resort on IOP.
Welcome to Dewees Island.
Dewees Island is immediately north of the Isle of Palms and for years served as the private residence of just one family who occuppied the island from 1925 until 1952. The few modern homes on the island began springing up in the 1980s.
The sprawling island is a nature lovers paradise.
Today, this 1,200 acre paradise is a private island retreat, accessible only to the few residents who live or own homes here -- and to those who are rental customers of those residents.
The views are out of this world.
The few homes for vacationing rental guests all offer up their own unique luxuries. Some have sweeping views of the tidal waters on the backside of the island.
Affordable luxury for a large family or group.
And all offer affordable luxuary when you compare the cost of renting multiple rooms elsewhere to accomodate a large family or group.
Virtually empty beaches.
Dewees Island has 2.6 miles of pristine coastline. And with so few residents and visitors you're sure to feel like you're the only one around.
Relax in seclusion.
Even though you're just a short ferry ride away from "civilization," you'll feel a million miles away from it all.
Your own private getaway.
Whether you head to this fantastic secret island getaway on your own for some alone time, or you bring the whole family, Dewees Island is that one hidden island on the South Carolina coast you're sure to love.
Getting around is so much fun.
There are no roads, only paths on this remote island. Most homes have golf carts for visitors to use.
Getting to the remote island of Dewees is a seamless endeavor.
There's ferry from the Isle of Palms that has regular runs between the two islands. But NOTE: you won't be able to take the ferry unless you've been called in as a guest of an island resident or one of the rental companies that manage the leasing.
This remote island paradise is located only 11 miles north of Charleston - as the crow flies.
But it sure seems a lot farther away when you're there.
Did you know about this private island or that you can actually rent a house for a vacation here? Want to check into renting the perfect vacation home on Dewees? Contact
Dewees Rentals at (843)906-0410. Follow their Facebook page here.
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