Beachside Vacations Blog

Live Like A Local - Billy McMurray, Beachside Vacations Front Desk Team

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 »

Live Like A Local - Marcia Baker, Beachside Vacations Front Desk Manager

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 husband, Joh... View the full post »

Live Like A Local - Bonne Taylor, Beachside Vacations Property Manager

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 e... View the full post »

2016 Beachside Vacations Digital Rental Guide

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 pr... View the full post »

The 29th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival Mt Pleasant

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 music,... View the full post »

Michael's March 2016 Letter

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 »

5 Charleston Holiday Events You Won't Want to Miss!

 This year marks the third annual made in the South Weekend where the Garden & Gun Jubilee 2015 will bring together the best of sporting, shipping, food, music and art in addition to other attractions to one place. This three day festival is designed to bring the best of southern c... View the full post »

2015 Calendar of Events

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 »

Hunley-World’s First Successful Combat Submarine Almost Fully Visible

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 »

‪Charleston‬ named the friendliest city in the U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler Readers!

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 »

GQ Magazine Names Sullivan's Island Best Beach No One Knows About

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

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 »

2014 Beachside Vacations Rental Guide

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 »

Dream Town: Isle of Palms Coastal Living Magazine

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 »

Charleston Voted Top City in the US for 2013 by Conde Nast Traveler's Magazine Readers!

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 »