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Pets are an integral part of our lives, constantly showering us with unwavering companionship and love. Hilton Head Island recognizes the importance of these beloved family members, offering a warm welcome with an array of pet-friendly vacation rentals. Whether you're in search of a spacious house with a sprawling backyard for your furry friend or a cozy condo with breathtaking views, we have accommodations to suit every pet owner's needs. Please remember that size restrictions are in place, and pet fees may apply.  

On Hilton Head Island, your pet can explore dog-friendly beaches like Burkes Beach with its vast sandy expanses. Alder Lane Beach Access is perfect for tranquil walks during sunrise or sunset. Meanwhile, Fish Haul Beach Park presents a pristine shoreline for memorable playtimes. Come and enjoy a vacation where every family member, including the furry ones, can cherish Hilton Head's beauty. 


Here are some things to keep in mind before you go to the beach with your dog: 

  • April and May: Pets must be on a leash between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

  • Friday before Memorial Day to Monday of Labor Day Weekend: No pets allowed on the beach between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

  • Tuesday after Labor Day through September: Pets must be on a leash between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

  • October through March: No leashes required at any time. Pets must be under positive voice control. 

  • General Requirement: Owners must clean up after their pets both on and off the beach per local law.