The accolades keep pouring in for Charleston, and the latest considers it one of the most breathtaking destinations there is.

Word to the wise: you’re well advised to book one of our beach homes as far in advance as possible.

First off, we’re in the prime time of the year, when the area is bustling with folks flocking to the coast.

Hopefully you reserved your Charleston beach house well in advance.  As word spreads about how fantastic Charleston and the beaches of the Lowcountry are, our beach rentals book up sooner and sooner.

If you’re looking to stay in a luxury house at the beach near Charleston, you’ve really got to act fast.

Second, you can add this to the mix.  Charleston just landed atop another “best of” list.

The travel gurus at Expedia made a list of “The 55 Most Breathtaking Destinations in the World.”  It was part of their via their Viewfinder travel blog.

Although they claim the destinations are in no particular order, guess who is listed first?

You got it.  Charleston.

Charleston, one of the most breathtaking destinations on Earth


This is what they had to say about the Holy City:

From its peaceful waterfront parks and pineapple-shaped fountains to jaw-dropping manor houses, Charleston has charm to spare. Built in 1676, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens is just one of Charleston’s enchanting estates, where the white columns of the plantation house offer elegant contrast to Spanish moss growing wild in the trees. When the ocean calls your name, walk to the waterfront at Battery Park, named for the cannons lined up at attention looking out to sea.

You can see the whole list here.

The Holy City of Hospitality

Book a beach house ASAP.  It’ll take your breath away!


Due to all the positive press lately, beach rentals near Charleston are more popular than ever.  If you are interested in one, there are a lot of companies out there.  It pays to look around and do your homework about the right one.  Exclusive Properties has been in the biz a good while, and we have the best ones in our portfolio.

So check out one of the most breathtaking destinations on earth.  And there’s nowhere better to stay than the beach.  Just call EP and we’ll put you in a perfect one  – as long as you call early enough ahead of time.

All best,
Lowcountry Lisa
your Isle of Palms vacation blogger