12 Exceptional, Pet-Friendly Airbnbs in Hilton Head, SC

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Tucked away in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean sits Hilton Head Island, a desirable destination known for its world-class beaches and meticulously manicured golf courses. Attracting visitors far and wide, it’s consistently rated one of the best vacation destinations in South Carolina for couples, families, and of course, pet owners.

If you’re planning to visit Hilton Head with your pet, then consider reserving one of these pet-friendly homes. From oceanfront villas to charming lagoon cottages, each one of these South Carolina Airbnb rentals has something special to make your trip a memorable one!

1. Beautiful Airbnb One Block to Beach with Private Pool

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Fees: None listed.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: No

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Located just one block from the beach, this beautiful coastal getaway is perfect for anyone craving a bit of sand and surf. A few steps down your private walkway leads you directly to the white shores of Coligny Beach Park. But if you prefer something a little quieter, you can always go for a dip in your private outdoor pool instead!

Inside the home, you’ll find 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, along with a chef’s kitchen, entertainment den, and even a game room. With space to sleep up to 14 guests, this home is a great option for family gatherings or a long weekend away with friends.

2. Bright, Coastal-Themed Vacation Rental with Backyard Pool

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Policies: Pets must be approved beforehand.
Fence: No

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This light-filled home is oozing with dreamy coastal charm. From the floor-to-ceiling windows in the great room to the tranquil backyard oasis, you’ll feel as if you’re spending your vacation in an exclusive 5-star resort.

There are 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, all on one level (although the home can sleep up to 12), as well as an open floor plan with massive windows that look directly to the backyard. Outside, you’ll find a large deck with outdoor seating and a pool and spa so you can relax in complete privacy.

3. Luxury Villa with Private Pool for 15 Guests

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Fees: $225 fee per stay for one dog. $325 fee per stay for two dogs.
Policies: Dogs must be under 30 pounds.
Fence: No

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Spend your vacation in style when you stay at this luxurious 6 bedroom 5.5 bathroom home. As soon as you walk in, you’ll be welcomed by a grand staircase that leads to the second floor. Make your way to the main living area, where you’ll find a gourmet chef’s kitchen, dining room, and family room.

Spend your days chilling in the backyard, where you can take a dip in the private pool or sunbathe off the top balcony. Or, if you’d rather hit the beach, you can make a quick 3-minute walk down the private pathway that takes you straight to the Atlantic Ocean.

4. Stunning SC Airbnb on Golf Course for 23 People

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Fees: $150 fee per stay.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: No

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If you’re looking for an Airbnb on Hilton Head Island that can accommodate large groups, then look no further than this stunning villa. With a whopping 7 bedrooms and 6.5 baths, this home can sleep up to 23 guests! And during your stay, there will be plenty of things to keep you occupied, including a game room, entertainment center, and even an outdoor pool.

The home itself is directly on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course, so you’ll enjoy pristine views over the rolling fields of green from almost every room. The best view is from the back deck, which also features a spacious seating area and an outdoor BBQ grill.

5. Sea Pines Plantation Home with Pool and Swim-Up Bar

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Fees: $175 per pet per stay.
Policies: Dogs must be under 40 pounds.
Fence: No

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Why stay in a hotel when you can spend your days in this fabulous Hilton Head home? This 4 bedroom 3 bathroom coastal-themed home has it all – walk-in rain forest showers, a kid’s playroom, and even an outdoor pool with a swim-up bar! The owners have also graciously provided bikes for you to use, whether you want to peddle around the neighborhood or head to the beach (just 7-minutes away).

In addition to the beach, the home is also located close to South Beach Marina and Harbour Town. It’s also a quick walk to Sea Pines Center, where you’ll find a coffee shop, a gelato stand, a pizza parlor, and a liquor store.

6. Modern, Dog-Friendly, Hilton Head Airbnb with Enclosed Yard and Pool

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Fees: $150 fee per stay.
Policies: Dogs must be under 50 pounds and up to date on all shots.
Fence: Yes

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This contemporary 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home is just 3 blocks from the beach, so you can spend every morning taking your pup for a quick walk along the shoreline (Coligny Beach Park has restricted dog-friendly hours). Although the beach is close by, you can still get a bit of a tan by soaking in the sun by your private outdoor pool instead!

Inside the home, you’ll find vaulted ceilings, a gourmet kitchen, and a family room with a flat-screen TV and entertainment center. The backyard is completely fenced, so you can let your pet run free while you fire up the BBQ or relax by the pool.

7. Hilton Head Romantic Getaway with Private Lagoon and Dock Access

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Fees: None listed.
Policies: Pets are not allowed on the furniture.
Fence: No

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Everything you could possibly want for a stress-free vacation is right here. This 4 bedroom 4 bathroom home is located in an exclusive community in the desirable Palmetto Dunes area and has direct access to an 11-mile lagoon via your private backyard dock. We recommend renting a few kayaks and spending the day exploring the great outdoors that sit right behind the home.

If you’re looking to take it a little more low can, you can always chill by the private pool in the backyard or cuddle up with a good book on the sun porch. The attached garage also has a ping pong table and a foosball table if you’re looking to have a little fun with your friends and family.

8. Clean Family Home in Quiet Neighborhood

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Policies: 2 dog maximum.
Fence: No

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If you want to be close to the beach but still away from the crowds and tourists, then this beautiful home in Sea Pines Resort is a great option for a weekend getaway. It’s located in a quiet, residential neighborhood while still being close to many of Hilton Head Island’s top attractions. Beaches, golf courses, and restaurants are all within five miles of the home.

The home has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, which can host up to 8 guests at a time. The open kitchen/dining/living room space is great for entertaining, and the spacious sundeck and backyard is perfect for a mid-afternoon drink or BBQ.

9. Ocean Front Cottage on Daufuskie Island

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Policies: None listed.
Fence: No

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With a breathtaking ocean view from practically every room in the house, this oceanfront cottage is a tranquil oasis where you can spend a relaxing week long vacation. It was recently renovated, which means you get to take advantage of brand new furnishings, decor, and appliances.

Keep in mind that this home is Daufuskie Island, which is located just across the water from Hilton Head Island. Nearby, you’ll find numerous restaurants, art galleries, coffee shops, and boutique stores.

10. Lagoon Home with Grill and Outdoor Deck

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Fees: None listed.
Policies: 4 dog maximum. Dogs must weigh under 40 pounds.
Fence: No

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Situated on the south end of Hilton Head Island sits this dog-friendly 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home. The vaulted ceilings and open floor plan make it feel much more spacious than it looks on the outside, as there is plenty of room for you and your 7 guests to roam and wander.

The home sits directly on the banks of a small lagoon, so you’ll have stunning water views from the living room and kitchen. The back deck also comes equipped with a gas grill, so you can grill hot dogs and hamburgers while you admire your lush, green surroundings.

11. SC Beachy Airbnb with Hot Tub

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Fees: No extra fee for pets.
Policies: Dogs must be house trained.
Fence: No

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This beautiful 3 bedroom 3 bathroom home boasts all the comforts of home. The gourmet kitchen is perfect for whipping up family meals, while the outdoor deck boasts fabulous views of the surrounding gardens and neighborhood. We also love the master bathroom suite, which has his and her sinks, a walk-in shower, and a soaking corner tub.

After a day of sightseeing, you can always retreat back to the house to have a relaxing soak in the outdoor hot tub.

12. Airbnb Hilton Head Beachfront Home with Spacious Yard and Deck

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Fees: None listed.
Policies: 2 dog maximum.
Fence: No

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When it comes to oceanfront views, nothing beats this beautiful 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home on Hilton Head Island. Although the floor-to-ceiling windows boast magnificent views of the water, the spacious yard and private outdoor area is also a great place to soak in the fresh ocean breeze.

You and your pet will love relaxing in the grassy yard or sunbathing off the wooden deck. You can also take the bikes (which are included with your rental) to explore the stunning outdoor landscape at your leisure.

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Kara is a dog mama to 3-year-old English Bulldog, Winnie. Winnie and Kara are inseparable. Whether home watching crime documentaries or packing up for their next travel adventure – they are always together. Follow along @winnieroobullydog.

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