Beachside Vacations Blog
Posted On Tuesday, April 04, 2017
E.B. came to Charleston with her husband and daughter 16 years ago. She and her family had decided that Mt. Pleasant would be a good place to live after her husband retired from the NAVY. Her father owned a real estate company in Maryland, so it was natural for her to work as an office Manager... View the full post »
Posted On Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Chad Timmons, Reservations Manager As a Palmetto state native, Chad grew up a quick three-hour road trip from the Holy City. Chad's father had an office in Charleston, and many times he would bring the entire family along when he would make the trip. During business hours, C... View the full post »
Posted On Wednesday, February 15, 2017
David, Property Maintenance David moved to Charleston in 1993 and became part of the Beachside family in 2003. "I knew very little about Charleston before I moved here. Once here you quickly fall in love.” 1. Watching the Dolphins at Breach inlet always amazes me. Plus the view of the calm mar... View the full post »
Posted On Friday, February 03, 2017
Born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. She went on to study Hospitality Management at the University of South Carolina. After graduation she couldn’t imagine living anywhere other than home. Finally, after two years of looking for a career she landed at Beachside Vacations in 2014. 1. G... View the full post »
Posted On Sunday, July 24, 2016
Michael Long, Beachside Vacations General Manager The College of Charleston brought Michael to Charleston in 1987, which is when he started his hospitality career at the Vendue Inn in Historic Charleston. Once you move to Charleston, it is impossible to leave and following graduation, Mich... View the full post »
Posted On Thursday, June 16, 2016
Scott Layton, Real Estate: I’ve spent my life living along South Carolina’s coast and it really is a special place to have grown up. With so much access to the beach, waterways, inlets and creeks you might imagine it was only natural that boating, fishing and surfing was a passion at an earl... View the full post »
Posted On Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Billy, Front Office Team The Isle of Palms attracted Billy to the Charleston Area in 2003 after a successful career at Kingsmill, Virginia. Being an avid golfer (Billy is our in house Golf Pro) and beach goer, the Low Country had much to offer Billy. He is also close enough t... View the full post »
Posted On Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Marcia Baker, Front Desk Manager A true South Carolinian, Marcia is from Greenville SC and has been in the Charleston area for over 25 years! She began hospitality right out of college as the Front Desk night manager at the Waccamaw House in Litchfield, SC. She and her late husban... View the full post »
Posted On Friday, May 20, 2016
Bonne, Property Manager Bonne moved to the island with her husband and two very young daughters in 1990 to be near family and purchase some small failing businesses that had suffered after Hugo. Bonnie joined the Beachside Team in 2014. Bonne enjoys watching the sunset or just... View the full post »
Posted On Wednesday, April 27, 2016
We're one of the very few companies left in the Vacation Rental business that still puts out a Vacation Rental Guide. We feel it's still a great way to promote our homeowner's properties. We have so many guests that just pop in our office asking for a list of our rental ... View the full post »
Posted On Monday, April 18, 2016
The 29th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival presented by East Cooper Medical Center and Harris Teeter is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year! The festival pays tribute to Mount Pleasant's local shrimping and fishing industry, offering a boat parade, live mu... View the full post »
Posted On Thursday, March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016 It is hard to believe, but Easter is just two weeks away and with it the Charleston Beach rental season returns! The Beachside Team is excited to get back into action and in preparation has hired two new members of the Team. First, Amy Blazitz join... View the full post »
Posted On Monday, February 09, 2015
2015 Calendar of Events Hunley Tours - Year Round - 10-5 Sat., 12-5 Sun. Phone: 1-877-448-6539. www.hunley.org January 1 - New Years Day January 7-18 - Charleston Restaurant Week www.retaurantweekcharleston.com January 19 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 25 - Lowcountry Oyster Festival... View the full post »
Posted On Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The Hunley is almost completely visible for first time in over 150 years. Until now, the world’s first successful combat submarine has been covered in an encrusted layer that built up over time while lost at sea. Using small hand tools to break away this rock-hard layer, they must be caref... View the full post »
Posted On Monday, August 04, 2014
Charleston named the friendliest city in the U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler Readers! Several visitors praised this "quaint and special little gem” for embodying Southern hospitality at every turn—so much so that they "would consider living there full time.” The historic town e... View the full post »
Posted On Thursday, July 10, 2014
GQ Magazine recently named Sullivan's Island, South Carolina the Best Beach No One Knows About. Guess the secret is out. Drive around this Saturday or Sunday and you wouldn't guess no one knew about it. Lots of folks visiting this time of year! Best Beach No One Knows A... View the full post »
Second straight year Travel + Leisure Magazine has ranked Charleston the No. 1 City in the U.S. and Canada
Posted On Wednesday, July 02, 2014
BIG NEWS: For the 2nd straight year Travel + Leisure Magazine has ranked Charleston the No. 1 City in the U.S. and Canada in its 2014 World's Best Awards. Charleston also ranked No. 2 City in the World in the readers' poll. SEE THE VIDEO TOP 10 CITIES IN THE U.S. AND CANAD... View the full post »
Posted On Thursday, June 12, 2014
We're one of the very few companies left in the Vacation Rental business that still puts out Vacation Rental Guide. We feel it's still a great way to promote our homeowner's properties. We have so many guests that just pop in our office asking for a list of our rental propert... View the full post »
Posted On Thursday, March 27, 2014
There was a great story written by Nora Zelevansky about the Isle of Palms in the March issue of Coastal Living magazine. She mentions some local favorites like The Windjammer, Morgan Creek Grill, and Long Island Cafe. She lists the four top reasons for loving the Isle of Palms as the ... View the full post »
Posted On Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Three years in a row! Wow! Charleston Voted Top City in the US for 2013 by Conde Nast Traveler's Magazine Readers for the 3rd Year in a Row! Check out this awesome voted put together showing off our great City and all she has to offer! Like we say ... View the full post »
Posted On Tuesday, March 18, 2014
The Isle of Palms has long been a destination to escape the summer heat! From the first beach house built in 1898 by Nicholas Sottlie to Dr. Joseph Lawrence’s investment in the early 1900’s in the Hotel Seashore, the Isle of Palms has long been known as Charleston’s seaside resort. Unlik... View the full post »
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