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Vacation Rentals

If you're planning a Kiawah Island vacation but don't want to leave your furry family member at home, don't worry! We have a growing list of pet-friendly vacation rentals on Kiawah Island ready for you to book your next getaway. We'll help you stay informed on the dos and don'ts of when and where your pup is free to frolic the beach and which Akers Ellis rentals can accommodate your pet. 

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Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

As far as pet-friendly vacation rentals go, we have several options, ranging from one to six bedrooms. Take a look at our pet-friendly properties below: 

1 BR 1407 West Beach Villa, 1411 West Beach Villa, 1415 West Beach Villa
2 BR4523 Parkside Villa4548 Parkside Villa, & 4834 Turtle Cove Villa
3 BR20 Ocean Green Drive & 21 Ocean Green Drive
5 BR1114 Duneside Villa & 57 Ocean Course Drive
6 BR20 & 21 Ocean Green Drive & 70 Spotted Sandpiper Court

Keep in mind: our pet accommodations have a $25 per pet per day fee that will be applied and pets must be pre-approved by Akers Ellis.

Dog on beach 

Are Dogs Allowed on the Kiawah Beach?

Yes, dogs are allowed on the Kiawah beach year-round! In fact, our beautiful island has over 10 miles of pristine, pet-friendly beach. You'll love taking your four-legged loved ones on your morning beach runs, sunset walks, or casual strolls. There are rules and regulations in place for your four-legged friends. 

Kiawah Island Pet Policies & Regulations

General Policies — According to the Town of Kiawah Island, pets must be leashed at all times when they are outside unless they are contained in an enclosed area. The only exception to this rule is on the beach where there is a designated, year-round dog off-leash area and seasonal leash restrictions for the remainder of the beach. Leash ordinances are enforced by Beach Patrol who can give out fines. 

Year-Round Policies — Between the eastern boundary of the Beach Club and the Ocean Course Clubhouse, dogs are allowed off-leash from 7AM-7PM year-round. Pets must be leashed in this area from 7PM to 7AM. Likewise, owners must be with their pet, have the pet under control, and have a leash with them in the event that there is a need to leash the pet or if requested by other beachgoers or Beach Patrol. 

Seasonal Policies (November 1 - March 15) — During this period, pets are allowed to be off-leash from 7AM to 7PM everywhere (except for the critical habitat areas) on Kiawah’s beach. Additionally, owners must be with their pet, have the pet under control, and have a leash with them in the event that there is a need to leash the pet or if requested by other beachgoers or Beach Patrol. 

Review the Town of Kiawah Island's Dog Laws to learn more about bringing your four-legged friend(s) to the beach.

Book Your Pet-Friendly Getaway Today!

So, don't leave your precious pets at home, book your pet-friendly Kiawah Island vacation rental today! Check out our pet-friendly rentals to start planning your dream Kiawah Island getaway.