Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Port Royal

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Port Royal. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, bird watching and restaurants. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Port Royal

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Port Royal a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Port Royal Skateboard Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Sanctuary Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Legends Golf Course at Parris Island (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Colleton River Plantation Golf Club (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Country Club of Hilton Head (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Palmetto Hall Plantation Club (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Port Royal

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Port Royal

Travellers appreciate the island views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Port Royal has to offer. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Port Royal. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cypress Wetlands (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • The Sands (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Mitchelville Freedom Park (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Folly Field Beach Park (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Port Royal

Fly into Hilton Head Island, SC (HHH), the closest airport, located 10.9 mi (17.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Savannah, GA (SAV-Savannah - Hilton Head Intl.), which is 34.8 mi (56.1 km) away.

Where to stay near Port Royal?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,947 holiday rentals near Port Royal. From 851 Houses to 40 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Port Royal for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Port Royal?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Port Royal:

  • Harbour Town: 536 holiday homes
  • Shelter Cove: 138 holiday homes
  • South Forest Beach: 1,613 holiday homes
  • Historic District: 59 holiday homes
  • Palmetto Bluff: 78 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Port Royal?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Port Royal. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lowcountry Estuarium: 6,899 holiday rentals
  • Cypress Wetlands: 6,825 holiday rentals
  • Port Royal Skateboard Park: 6,730 holiday rentals
  • Port Royal Farmers Market: 6,692 holiday rentals
  • Sea Wolf Charters: 6,246 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port Royal listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Port Royal?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 851 Houses in Port Royal. Our other popular types of Port Royal holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 40 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 884 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 40 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Port Royal?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,269 holiday homes with pool available in Port Royal. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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