Your Vacation

Check in: Vacationers will be able to check-in after 3:00pm on your arrival date. Do not go to the rental house until keys have been picked up at the office. All rentals change on Saturdays unless specified otherwise. If you arrive after office hours, your Guest Check-In Packet will be taped to our door. 

Check out: Your check out time is by 10:00am on your departure date. Please lock the house and return the keys to our office. If you check out before or after office hours, please drop both keys in our office door dropbox. Do not leave keys in the house. Please put all trash in trash receptacles, put all dirty dishes in the dishwasher and start the dishwasher. If you have received linens from our office, please put all linens in the blue bag and leave the bag on the porch when you depart.

Reservation Procedure: Once you have selected a house and it is available, we will send you a contract which must be signed and returned within 5 days with a 50% deposit, the balance is due 30 days prior to arrival. Online pricing reflects just the base rent. The brochure pricing includes the following charges (all charges are non-refundable):

Final day Maid Service (Charge based on house)

$35 Administrative Fee (Guest Service Fee)

$50 Security Wavier (The security waiver will cover you for any accidental reported damage up to $1,000. This only covers accidental, reported damage and does not negate your responsibilities as a tenant)

Rental Equipment: The following businesses offer rental equipment:

  • Vacation Equipment Rentals: Offers cribs, high chairs, TVs and many other beach items. Contact: (800) 516-9886. Orders will be delivered to your vacation rental home and will be picked up upon departure.
  • Crib Guys: For all your baby equipment needs. Contact via email:  or (843) 997-9475.
  • Pawleys Beach Service: Offers bicycles and beach item rentals. Contact (843) 237-4666.

Terms and Conditions

TAX INCREASE: Any and all government surcharges and taxes imposed prior to occupancy shall be added to the total balance due and shall be paid by the vacationer.

METHOD OF PAYMENT: Cash, personal checks, MasterCard, Visa, AmEx, Discover and Travelers’ Checks are the only acceptable forms of payment. Two-party checks will not be accepted. The balance on all rentals is due 30 prior to arrival. Payment by personal check is acceptable 30 days prior to arrival; however, if a reservation is made within 30 days of the check-in date, the full balance will be required at the time of reservation and personal checks will not be accepted; however, all other forms of payment including: cash, cashier check, MasterCard, Visa, AmEx, and Discover will be accepted.

VIOLATING CONTRACT: Pawleys Island Realty Co., LLC reserves the right to refuse renters or discontinue occupancy if, in the agent’s opinion, the vacationer use is detrimental to the property or in violation of this contract. This includes, but is not limited to: overcrowding, house parties, or pets. Violators may be fined.

SUBLETTING: This agreement shall not be assigned nor the premises sublet without the written consent of the owner or the owners’ agent. Transferring weeks in the same house must be requested 30 days prior to arrival and requires an approval of the owner or the owners' agent.

SECURITY WAIVER: All reservations will be charged a non-refundable security waiver fee of $50. This will cover all reported, accidental damages up to $1000.00. This does not negate your responsibilities as a tenant.

DAMAGES: The vacationer shall maintain the property in good condition; reasonable wear and tear accepted, and shall place or pay for any loss, breakage or damage which is caused by the vacationer or anyone in vacationer’s group, which is not covered by the security deposit waiver. Vacationer shall not rearrange the furniture

GRILLING: Absolutely NO charcoal grills are allowed on porches, decks or balconies. Charcoal grills may only be used in areas that are at a safe distance from the house. If you have any questions, please contact our office (843) 237-2000.

CAPACITY: Vacationer shall not exceed the maximum occupancy of the house at any time. The rental unit is for family vacations only and NO receptions or parties allowed.

LOST KEYS: If the vacationer or anyone in the vacationer’s party loses a key, the vacationer is responsible for the cost of rekeying the house. The price for re-keying is $75.00 and payable at checkout.

CHECK IN: Check in time begins at 3:00pm.

CHECKOUT: Vacationer shall vacate the premises by 10:00am, and abide by the check-out procedures listed at the property. Pawleys Island Realty Co., LLC is not responsible for any items left on or about the property and a service charge may apply to ship items left behind.

HURRICANE EVACUATIONS: Pawleys Island Realty Co., LLC reserves the right to begin securing and boarding up any and all accommodations if the Governor’s Office issues a voluntary evacuation. In the issuance of an evacuation, all vacationers must vacate the area and turn in all house keys to Pawleys Island Realty Co., LLC prior to the time that has been issued by the Governor's Office. Pawleys Island Realty Co. LLC strongly encourages you to retain the Travel Protection Insurance (Trip Insurance) when planning your Pawleys Island vacation especially during hurricane season. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE FOR HURRICANE EVACUATIONS WITHOUT TRAVEL PROTECTION INSURANCE. Please see Travel Insurance section for refunds in the event of an evacuation.

LIABILITY: The vacationers and their guests agree to hold Pawleys Island Realty Co., LLC and the homeowner(s) harmless and without liability for any damage or theft of the vacationer or vacationers guest personal property or for any injury or death of any vacationer or vacationer guest occurring on or about the premises.

APPLIANCES: The working order of all appliances including, but not limited to: TVs, Internet modems, radios, ceiling fans and window fans, refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryer and air conditioning units, are not guaranteed,  and refunds will not be given for failure or breakdown of any appliance. If there are any repairs or non-functioning appliances, please contact our office and repairs will be made as quickly as possible. Window air conditioning units shall not be allowed unless provided by the owner.

TELEPHONE CALLS: A service charge of $5.00 shall be added to any calls, including any internet access calls, charged to the house phone. Long distance phone calls shall be made either collect or with a calling card. Most house phones are blocked to prevent long distances.

NEARBY CONSTRUCTION: Pawleys Island Realty Co., LLC is not responsible for nearby construction or for the altered views or noise that may result, and no refunds shall be issued.

RESERVATIONS NON-TRANSFERABLE: Property that is reserved sight unseen is represented by Pawleys Island Realty Co., LLC as realistically as possible with regard to space, amenities, and physical condition. Money is not transferable between vacation units. Once a unit has been reserved, the reservation cannot be moved to another unit without re-renting the first unit. See "Cancellation" policy below for further details. 

CANCELLATION: In the event that you, the vacationer, choose to cancel your reservation, the following cancellation policies apply:

  • Cancelling an advanced reservation: $50 deposit charge will not be refunded
  • Cancelling a reservation that has received the payment and the property re-rents: a full refund minus the $50 cancellation fee
  • Cancelling a reservation that has received payment and the property does not re-rent: No refund available
  • If you purchase the Travel Protection Insurance and in the event that the reservation needs to be cancelled due to medical, death, hospitalization or mandatory evacuation, you will file a claim directly with the Red Sky Insurance Company for a refund.
  • Please note, if we re-rent the unti for less money or for part of the time you reserved, the shortage in rent we receive from the new guest will come from your deposit. Your balance, less a $50 cancellation fee will be returned to you.

UNAVAILABILITY: If for any reason the property reserved is no longer available, Pawleys Island Realty Co., LLC reserves the right to move the reservation to a comparable property or provide a refund of the amount paid.

PETS: Pets are not allowed unless noted in the accommodations. Vacationer agrees to adhere to pet policies set by the homeowner(s) and Pawleys Island Realty Co., LLC. Vacationer accepts responsibility and agrees to replace or pay for any loss, breakage or damage caused by their pet(s).

ENTRY: It may be necessary for a representative of Pawleys Island Realty Co., LLC or an authorized repair person to enter the vacation home for purposes connected with repair and/or care of the management of the property.

OWNER CLOSETS: Any locked closets are reserved for the storage of the owners’ private property. These areas are not included in the rental.

Recent News

    As you may know, we kicked off the 2017 Hurricane Season with a bang. While we were thankful to have missed the majority of Irma's wrath, we send prayers to those who were in her direct path. Pawleys Island experienced a high storm surge, heavy winds and lots of rain from Hurricane Irma. Unfortunately, erosion is prevalent in areas along the beach front. Continue Reading