Beach Hotels in Pawleys Island,

South Carolina

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Explore South Carolina’s Coastline from Beach Hotels in Pawleys Island

Known for its stretch of white-sand beaches, sand dunes, and historic houses, Pawleys Island rests on a barrier island in South Carolina. Spend an afternoon discovering the area with fun attractions like the Pawleys Island Historic District, and Brookgreen Gardens, which includes a zoo, sculptures, and gardens full of native plants, or pop over to Huntington Beach State Park to see its fascinating mansion, Atalaya, as well as its beautiful beaches and wetlands. As a carefree sun-soaked locale, Pawleys Island continues to be known for its breezy culture, golfing scene, and laid-back vibe, perfect for an island getaway. While visiting this seaside city, you’ll have plenty of attractions, dining, and sand to cover, so check out a few of these recommendations while staying at beach hotels in Pawleys Island and remember to bring sunscreen!

Tour the Gardens Just Outside Top Pawleys Island Beach Resorts

A must-see while in town is the Brookgreen Gardens, a stunning 9,100-acre property with a sculpture garden and wildlife preserve, located just south of Murrells Inlet. The land also includes several themed gardens containing American figurative sculptures, the Lowcountry Zoo, and great trails through several ecosystems. Founded by Archer Milton Huntington, stepson of railroad magnate Collis Potter Huntington and his wife Anna, the gardens were intended to feature sculptures by Anna and her sister Harriet Randolph Hyatt Mayor, along with other American sculptors. You won’t regret a day trip to this serene setting when staying at the top Pawleys Island beach resorts!

Enjoy the Sun-Soaked Island from Top Beach Hotels in Pawleys Island

Leaving the top beach hotels in Pawleys Island, head over to Huntington Beach State Park to spend a day on the large sandy beach or tour the wetlands, where you can observe numerous wild birds. While at the park, you can also tour the famous Atalaya Castle, which served as the winter home of industrialist and philanthropist Archer M. Huntington and his sculptor wife, Anna Hyatt Huntington. As a scholar of Spanish culture and art, Arthur chose to design the residence in the Moorish Revival and Mediterranean Revival architecture styles from the Spanish Andalusian region, making it a fascinating sight to see!

Discover Arts and Culture from the Best Beach Hotels on Pawleys Island

For a family-fun day outdoors, head just a bit out of town to a nearby amusement park in Myrtle Beach. This seaside park has 37 rides for adults and children of all ages, including thrill rides, kiddie rides, and go-karts. The impressive park also has the 2,400-foot, figure-eight wooden roller coaster, definitely worth a ride! It also happens to be one of about 100 wooden roller coasters still operating in North America, so enjoy the rickety roller while you still can!

Another tourist draw to the island is its wealth of fishing and golf. While in the area, book a fishing day trip from one of the island’s chartering businesses and explore the open ocean all afternoon. Then, for a day on the green, head to one of Pawleys’ well-maintained golf courses for a bit of healthy competition while away. Many of the best beach hotels on Pawleys Island will have its own course to practice your swing from!

Enjoy your sunny stay in Pawleys Island, and don’t forget to check out Beach Resorts & Hotels nearby in [New Smyrna Beach] (, Carolina Beach, and Saint Augustine).

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