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Dewees Island

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234 Old House Ln, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-9408
+1 843-259-1713
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Natural beauty and a wonderful place for the whole family

Our family (grandparents, parents, and kids) just love this incredible barrier island off the coast... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
New York City, New York
via mobile
Wonderful get-away that has become a regular habit

We experienced this island on a whim over 3 yrs ago and have fun planning each trip since. It's... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Tulsa, OK
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Dewees Island is a short ferry ride from the Isle of Palms, near Charleston, SC. With no restaurants or stores, no cars or stoplights, Dewees offers a return to nature with all the comforts of home. Enjoy fishing and kayaking, pristine beaches and stately forests.
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“ferry” (4 reviews)
“barrier” (2 reviews)
“fishing” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
234 Old House Ln, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-9408
+1 843-259-1713
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Our family (grandparents, parents, and kids) just love this incredible barrier island off the coast of Charleston, SC. We've been here many times and never been disappointed. It is pristine - birds, ocean, sand, no paved roads, no cars. You get there by ferry and...More

1  Thank BluebirdBonnie
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We experienced this island on a whim over 3 yrs ago and have fun planning each trip since. It's unusual in that you bring everything you need for time on island with you and use your golf cart to motor around (no cars). It does...More

1  Thank jeeperTulsa_OK
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Even though the Island is inhabited. It still has the feeling of a true barrier island. You can walk along the beaches and experience all a natural beach has to offer.

1  Thank Tom M
Reviewed 28 November 2016

If you are looking for southern hospitality this might not be your place. People were not rude but would not engage in much conversation. We like meeting and talking to people. We won't go again. If we rented for thanksgiving again it will be at...More

5  Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 29 July 2016

What can I tell you about this island without sounding like I work for the island (which I do not)? My husband and I found this island almost three years ago and all it took was one visit to fall in love. By the second...More

3  Thank Jo B
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Dewees Island is what barrier islands are meant to be. There's great fishing, swimming, birding, kayaking, walking on the beach. There are only dirt road which you drive golf carts on. To access the island you ride a ferry from 43 41st Street on the...More

2  Thank Reggie F
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Dewees Island is a private island near Charleston. I have rented houses summer and winter, spring and fall with Dewees Rentals. They offer lovely, comfortable homes with marsh and beach views in one of the most pristine beach environments on the east coast. With wide,...More

3  Thank Christie D
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9 April 2016|
Response from Jo B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Pam, I do not work for Dewees but being a frequent visitor I can tell you that you have to be pre-registered for the ferry by an owner or Dewees Island Rentals to take the ferry. The boat ride is about 15-20 minutes... More