Dewees Island

Off the Coast of Charleston,
South Carolina

Dewees Island is a unique private, 1200 acre oceanfront island located a few miles north of historic Charleston, South Carolina. Located at the end of 60 miles of protected parkland, Dewees is a community within a conservation easement, protected in perpetuity. It offers sanctuary in miles of private beaches and marsh with unparalleled opportunities to enjoy wildlife, experience the breeze in the palmettos, and immerse yourself in the peace and tranquility of the natural beauty of the Lowcountry.

Dewees is reachable by a private 20 minute ferry ride from the Isle of Palms. The island is peaceful and quiet without restaurants or stores, yet every day brings opportunities to watch wildlife, take incredible photos, swim in our pool or beach, fish or crab to catch dinner, explore pristine waterways by canoe or kayak, pick up a tennis match, meander the private beach or stretch out in the sun with a book! Our multi-generational community offers regular social events. Life long learners, we enjoy the Arts, nature studies, a monthly book club which provides active discussions, and weekly Happy Hours with neighbors. Holiday events bring families together in golf cart parades, BBQ cookouts, beach runs or fun activities in our Nature Center. Our Huyler House community center features a beautiful gathering space, a dining room and commercial kitchen ready to accommodate larger gatherings. The hospitality suites provide lot owners accommodations for their families to enjoy all the amenities Dewees offers.

The Dewees experience begins atop the Islander ferry with the sun on your face and the breeze in your hair. Leave pressures parked on the mainland: Slow down to a simpler pace!

Dewees Island is private. All visitors to the island must be a guest of a property owner.

Life on

Dewees Island is designed for individuals and families who share a passion for community and nature preservation.
Take a few moments to view these videos to capture the beautiful Life on Dewees.

  • Dewees Island
    Natural Beauty
  • Dewees Island
    One of A Kind
  • Christmas at
    Dewees Island

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