Bike the Trails while at Kiawah Island Beach Rentals

Staying at Kiawah Island beach rentals for your trip means close proximity to the action, which can consist of biking, hiking and just plain soaking up the sun. Kiawah Island in South Carolina features 10 miles of beach, providing recreational opportunities for people who love to get in touch with nature. It's a spot that houses turtle nesting grounds and plenty of plant and animal species. They're all on display for you to explore through biking trails all over the island. Kiawah Island, also a popular golf resort town, attracts people of all ages to its shores.

Before your trip, look into some Kiawah Island rentals as a refreshing alternative to staying in a hotel. A beach rental in particular will place you right on the shore, providing not only impressive views but up close and personal access to all the island has to offer. Biking is a big part of life on the island, and a scenic way to take in the sights.

Miles of Bike Paths to Explore

If you love to bike, hike and explore nature, Kiawah Island is right up your alley. With more than 30 miles of paved bike paths, you and your family are treated to a unique way of touring the area. The paths meander through woods, starting at one end of the island, running alongside the main parkway. You can also bike right along the beach, with the hard packed sand ideal for this type of activity. Boardwalks and trails run all over the island, so finding one won't be hard at all. The newly opened Kiawah Island Parkway Bike Path stretches nearly three miles from the existing bike path, providing even more fun and chances for exploration.

It's not uncommon to see people on bikes all over the island, not just for recreation but as a main form of travel. Take a scenic tour of the island to check out Loggerhead Turtle nesting grounds, Heron Park Nature Center, Marsh View Tower, Marsh Island tower, Cinder Creek, Allee of the Oaks or the Egret Nesting Grounds.

Bike Rentals

Don't have a bike with you? Bike rental companies rent bikes of all kinds to travelers. Stop in and pick up a few during your beach rental stay, or call ahead before your trip and make reservations. Many bike rental providers also rent accessories such as pull carts and baby seats. Of course, they also rent helmets and other safety gear, along with accessories such as locks and training wheels. Prices are generally reasonable throughout the island, allowing for a cheap day to spend exploring.

Kiawah Island beach houses and villas should come equipped with maps to biking trails in the area. If not, ask your real estate agent or visit the town's visitor center to learn more.

VacationHomes can help you plan your trip, with detailed listings of Kiawah Island rentals, including beach houses, condos and villas. They're separated by price, amenities and location. Just plug in the parameters that are important to you, and VacationHomes.com will give you a list of accommodations that match your needs.

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