Romantic getaways in South Carolina
Enjoy South Carolina’s many inviting attractions. Take your pick from visiting the Palmetto State’s scenic coast, playing golf at Myrtle Beach’s numerous high-quality courses, visiting Greenville’s trendy downtown and Beaufort’s antebellum architecture, or touring some of the South’s most gorgeous plantation homes.
Outdoor enthusiast will enjoy biking the trails on Hilton Head Island or camping at one of the state parks featuring stunning views, spectacular hiking trails, and amazing waterfalls.
South Carolina is also known for its signature lowcountry dishes and farm-to-table restaurants.
List of romantic hotels in South Carolina
French Quarter Inn
Located in Charleston’s bustling historic district the French Quarter Inn offers guests a relaxed and laid back environment coupled with top notch amenities.
Guests are welcomed with champagne at check in and offers a daily gourmet breakfast.
The French Inn boasts stunning decór that is sure to set the mood for a romantic weekend.
Rooms at the French Quarter are spacious and graceful, boasting vintage decór and premium linens, beautiful stone finished bathrooms are standard.
Pettigru Place Bed & Breakfast
This cozy brick house is located in the Pettrigu Historic District, just a short walk away from a wealth of local attractions.
Pettrigu Place B&B serves a daily gourmet breakfast, as well as a cheese and wine selection in the afternoon.
The B&B boasts a luscious garden equipped with firepits and multiple lounge areas that guests are welcome to enjoy.
Room at Pettigru Place are uniquely decorated in vibrant tones, premium linens and hardwood floors, and spacious modern bathrooms are standard.
Francis Marion Hotel
Boasting a priviliged location in the historic heart of Charleston, just across the street from Marion Square, the Francis Marion Hotel is an idyllic location for a romantic weekend.
Sample regional delicacies and dishes at the inhouse restaurant. The hotel’s bar boasts live Jazz music.
The rooms at the Francis Marion are spacious and modern, boasting premium decór, custom made vanities and seating areas.
Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
Located on Myrtle Beach’s marina, the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is the perfect destination for a couples weekend, boasting a priviliged view of the water, two pools with a hot tub, as well as a fully equipped spa.
The Marina Inn features an inhouse restaurant serving typical American fare, as well as a bar serving signature cocktails.
Rooms boast modern elegant decór, with plush seating areas, some rooms boast a balcony or a terrace with privileged views of the waterfront.
Set in the Mendell Rivers Federal building, the Dewberry is a 20th Century boutique hotel that boasts a wealth of luxury amenities.
Amenities at the Dewberry include a glass–enclosed rooftop bar, fully equipped spa facilities, as well as an inhouse brasserie style restaurant.
Rooms at the Dewberry are lavishly decorated with premium hardwood furniture and floors, floor–to-ceiling windows and pristine marble bathrooms.
The Beaufort based Anchorage 1770 offers guests a wide array of amenities, among which is a garden, perfect for afternoon strolls after an incredible meal at the inhouse restaurant, a terrace with a lounge for guests to sit and enjoy the view while sipping on some wine.
Rooms at the Anchorage 1770 boast upscale furnishings and decór, with pristine hardwood floors and plush beds, select rooms boast a seating area.
The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
The gorgeous Mills House Wyndham has much to offer guests looking for a romantic getaway in South Carolina, boasting a privilieged location in the heart of Charleston, it makes it an idyllic choice for couples on a honeymoon or simply looking for a weekend retreat.
Mills House boasts an outdoor pool, a stunning outdoor lounge area, with a fountain acting as the centerpiece.
Rooms at Mills House are gorgeously decorated and furnished in vibrant colors, suites boast private balconies with outside seating areas.
Nothing better for an inexpensive retreat in South Carolina than a romantic weekend at a private beachfront cottage, The Cottages on Charleston Harbor, located in Mount Pleasant boasts an outdoor pool and a clubhouse where guests can enjoy a variety of activities.
The cottages are equipped with kitchens, 2 modern bathrooms furnished with walk in showers, as well as 3 bedrooms. Every cottage boasts a seating area, some of them with an oceanview.
Swamp Rabbit Inn
The Swamp Rabbit Inn is just a short walk away from the famous Fluor Field, local entertainment venues and dining options, and the renowned Swamp Rabbit hiking trails if you and your significant other fancy a scenic stroll through the wilderness.
Rooms at the Swamp Rabbit Inn feature hardwood floors as well as a contemporary, modern feel to them, from the layout to the decór, everything feels bright and vibrant.
Inn and Club at Harbour Town
The Inn and Club at Harbour Town is the perfect destination for guests looking for a romantic getaway in South Carolina away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The mansion that houses the inn combines both Scottish and English style arquitecture and decór. The Inn is just a few steps away from the beach while boasting a beautiful outdoor swimming pool and an inhouse American restaurant.
Rooms at the Inn are gorgeously decorated with darkwood furniture, suites boast a seating area and a fireplace.
Aloft Columbia Downtown
The Aloft Columbia offers guests a central destination in the heart of Columbia, as well as a variety of other amenities, among which, an open lobby with cocktails and music at the inhouse bar.
Rooms at the Aloft boast modern decór with simple and functional furnishings, the bathrooms are equally a marriage of pragmatism and comfort.
Anderson Ocean Club & Spa
The beachfront Anderson Ocean Club & Spa is located in the ever popular Myrtle Beach boasts 3 swimming pools, multiple hot tubs, a full service spa, offering guests a variety of treatments.
Guests are welcome to sip on a signature cocktail at the inhouse pool side bar, B.
Rooms at the Anderson Ocean Club boast hardwood furniture, a kitchen and fully equipped modern bathrooms.
The Beaufort Inn
Located in the heart of Beaufort this lavish beachfront boutique hotel is just a short walk away from fine dining restaurants, art galleries and other local attractions.
The Inn boasts a garden for guests to enjoy an afternoon stroll.
Every room at the Beaufort Inn boasts hardwood floors, a seating area and a private terrace, suites offer a sofa and a decorative fireplace.
This historic North Augusta mansion turned Inn boasts sprawling gardens that guests are welcome to enjoy, as well as a terrace, while maintaining a great location, just a short drive away from the city of Augusta and all of its attractions.
The rooms at the Lookaway Inn feature hardwood floors, vintage decór, and plush beds with fine linens as well as private bathrooms.
The Rosemary Inn boasts uniquely decorated rooms and free gourmet breakfast are served fresh every morning, the Inn offers guests inhouse bycicle rental.
Every room at the Rosemary boasts a fireplace, hardwood floors and beautiful vintage decór, while some rooms boast seating area, spacious bathrooms with large walk in showers are standard
Romantic things to do in South Carolina
Once you have chosen the perfect hotel for your romantic getaway, let’s find a complementary thing to do in South Carolina so you can get the most out of your couple’s vacation.
Middleton Place is an 18th-century rice plantation that stretches over 110 acres of America’s oldest and most important landscaped gardens.
The site is a National Historic Landmark that includes the Gardens, House Museum, Stableyards, and Eliza’s House.
Explore the lives of seven generations of enslaved Africans and African Americans who lived and worked at the plantation.
Designated a National Historic Landmark, this South Carolina’s floral jewel and cultural center combines nature, art, and history.
In addition to both natural and cultivated landscapes, the site boasts the largest and most exhaustive collection of American figurative sculpture that contains over 2,000 works by 430 artists.
Brookgreen Gardens is also home to the Lowcountry Zoo.
Joe Riley Waterfront Park
Sit back and relax in Joe Riley Waterfront Park as you watch sailboats cruise the Atlantic Ocean.
Enjoy the bright green landscaped gardens and charming plazas, ideal for picnics, and take an stroll past the famous pineapple fountain, or stop and dine at one of the restaurants that line the park.
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden boasts 170-acres of animal habitats ranging from a Pacific coral reef to the plains of Africa, housing over 2,000 animals that represent more than 350 species from around the world.
The themed gardens that stretch over 70 acres feature more than 4,300 species of native and exotic plants.
Sea Island horse carriage ride
Enjoy a relaxing, narrated horse drawn carriage tour ride around the historic Beaufort district and get immersed in the stories from the Antebellum South.
Experience Beaufort‘s unique charm and travel back in time to its elegant past as you ride past Civil War sites, stunning antebellum homes, historic churches, and movie locations.
Become one with nature in the beautiful Cypress Gardens. Enjoy picturesque views as you explore the swamp by riding on flat bottom boats or strolling down 3.5 miles of walking trails.
The Gardens feature the Swamparium – an aquarium and reptile center, the Crocodile Isle, the Butterfly House, and the Aviary.
More romantic getaways close to South Carolina
If you want to find more romantic hotels near South Carolina, we recommend these locations below, so you can find the perfect accommodation for your next romantic getaway or vacation.
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