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Savor Serenity on Seabrook Island

Perry Baker Perry Baker
Perry is a former photojournalist who now serves as the Interactive Manager for DiscoverSouthCarolina.com.
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Only 23 miles from Charleston, Seabrook Island Resort offers a serene setting where vacationers peacefully coexist with the island's natural wildlife. Don't be surprised if you find yourself face-to-face with a deer.

Stay in a luxurious villa overlooking the Atlantic, tee off on two championship golf courses, or play a set at the excellent tennis facilities. Wander on miles of private beach or tour the island on horseback. The island also offers special children's programs, and at nearby Bohicket Marina, you can rent a boat to explore the marsh creeks or book a deep sea fishing charter.

Since it was originally inhabited by coastal Native American tribes around 1400 B.C., Seabrook Island has been known by several names—Jones Island, Simmons Island and finally Seabrook Island. Crops such as indigo, rice and cotton were once grown on the island. The Sea Island cotton was prized for its quality and length, with fibers two inches longer than mainland cotton.

Today, Seabrook is a private community and an incorporated town, offering a resort experience with a focus on sustainability and appreciation of the natural environment. In 2017, Seabrook Island became the first private community in South Carolina—and one of only six communities in the world—to receive Audubon International's (AI) Certified Sustainable Community award. The program is not just about birds; it recognizes communities with demonstrated leadership in creating a sustainable future.

The majority of property in the Town of Seabrook Island is located behind the Seabrook Island Property Owners Association's (SIPOA) private security gate. Residents and property owners with a bar code, as well as guests with a visitor pass, may proceed directly through the security gate.

Your stay at Seabrook Island can be booked through one of several real estate rental companies or rent-by-owner platforms. Contact the Seabrook Island Club for more information.

Perry Baker
Perry is a former photojournalist who now serves as the Interactive Manager for DiscoverSouthCarolina.com.