Top 13 Secluded Cabins in South Carolina For a Private Getaway

Looking for a relaxing or adventurous getaway amongst verdant trees, far away from the hustle and bustle of urban life? Look no further than these beautiful secluded cabins in South Carolina.

Each cabin boasts its own unique style and charm, and they all guarantee serenity and a nature escape. Whether they are nestled alongside a creek or lakeside to enjoy all the water activities available, or on acres of farmland to get away from it all – these soul-warming South Carolina secluded cabins are perfect for your next nature retreat.

Also, be sure to read my guides on Romantic Cabins in South Carolina with Hot Tubs & Secluded Cabin Rentals in North Carolina for more amazing accommodation options in the area!

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Private Romantic Mountain Holiday 

Location: Pickens, South Carolina

Price: $140+ per night

https://www.vrbo.com/493498 

This two-bedroom cabin is a perfect spot for a romantic getaway surrounded by nature. With a blessed view of a waterfall from the deck enveloped by greenery, plus two creeks, and two ponds nearby, it feels like a fairy tale. Inside the cabin has an open floor plan with a kitchen and a granite bar, living room, dining room, Smart TV, and Wi-Fi. The master suite has a king bed and sitting area – perfect for a secluded escape in South Carolina. 

Outside is a large outdoor patio, and grill, with a table and chairs to seat four. It’s surrounded by 100+ acres so it is very quiet and peaceful. There is even a beautiful bridge over one of the ponds perfect for sitting and listening to the crickets and watching the lily pads and life in the garden. 

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Clayton Cabin on Commander’s Island

Location: Georgetown, South Carolina

Price: $133+ per night

https://www.vrbo.com/9367891

This two-bedroom cabin on the Santee River is perfect for a secluded South Carolina getaway with friends or family. As it is located on an island it is only accessible by boat, meaning it’s about as secluded as you can get!

The private dock is a great place to enjoy some sunshine or cast a line. The screened-in porch is perfect for eating a meal while enjoying the sights and sounds of nature, without worrying about any pesky natural visitors. Inside the cabin are comfortable and cozy furnishings, a full kitchen, Wi-Fi, and everything needed to make guests feel at home. This cabin is particularly ideal for those who want to explore as well as relax given the cabin is set on 800 acres – great for hiking or hunting.

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Lake Murray Home with Kayaks

Location: Lake Murray, South Carolina

Price: $267+ per night

https://www.booking.com/hotel/us/lake-murray-house-13-mi-to-dreher-island.en-gb.html

This three-bedroom cabin sitting right on the front line of Lake Murray is an absolute dream. Imagine waking up, enjoying your coffee on the deck, and then taking a leisurely kayak journey on the waters with the included kayaks – bliss, right?

While only 14-miles from Newberry, this semi-secluded cabin in South Carolina sits at the shallow end of the lake, with a handful of other homes in the neighboring spacious plots. Inside, the three bedrooms and additional beds can accommodate up to 8 comfortable, with additional bedding options for 4 more. The home is equipped with everything you’ll need for cooking, doing laundry, and enjoying modern comforts, such as flat-screen TV and digital connection.

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Carolina Landing Camping Resort

Location: Carolina Landing, South Carolina

Price: $132+ per night

https://www.booking.com/hotel/us/carolina-landing-camping-resort-cabin-10.en-gb.html

If you’re seeking a secluded cabin in South Carolina, as in, surrounded by trees and away from the city, then this camping resort might be just the ticket. While you aren’t out in the sticks and removed from every other soul, you can still reconnect with nature and enjoy a blissful escape, but with the bonus of all the grounds facilities.

The one-bedroom cabins can sleep four, although a couple will find it a more spacious option. Each cabin has a fully equipped kitchen, seating-come-dining area, and a private bathroom. The resort itself has a pool, games tables, lake access, and other onsite facilities, perfect for those seeking a secluded stay in South Caroline complete with amenities.

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Captain’s Cove

Location: Lake Murray, South Carolina

Price: $300+ per night

https://www.booking.com/hotel/us/captains-cove-leesville.en-gb.html

With two bedrooms able to host six guests, Captain’s Cove is a wonderful waterfront option right on Lake Murray. If waking up and taking your coffee on a jetty over-hanging the waters sounds good to you, then this secluded cabin in South Carolina is surely calling your name,

Relax on the patio areas (whether covered or connected with nature), cook up a feast in the well-equipped kitchen, or – as you would expect – spend the bulk of your visit appreciating the glorious natural offering that Lake Murray is famous for!

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Sunset Cottage at The Adams Family 

Location: Landrum, South Carolina

Price: $96+ per night

https://www.vrbo.com/2146068

The beautiful and historic Sunset Cottage cabin is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains amongst 12 private acres of farmland. The two-story cabin has a queen bed and twin bed upstairs and a small pull out sofa downstairs. It can sleep two adults and two children. The cabin has a rustic yet peaceful feeling to it with a stone fireplace as the focal point amongst the open kitchen and living room.

The porch is a beautiful place to enjoy the sunset or read a book from one of the rocking chairs. As it is located on a farm there are friendly horses, chickens, ducks, dogs, and cats on the land. That also means fresh eggs and milk is available! Surrounded by trees, ponds, natural springs, and more there is plenty of space for peaceful nature walks. Sunset Cottage offers a truly relaxing retreat experience in South Carolina.

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Waterfront Cabin 

Location: Leesville, South Carolina

Price: $105+ per night

https://www.vrbo.com/1499292 

This one-bedroom home sits on two acres of land on the shores of a beautiful lake – making it a perfect secluded cabin in South Carolina. However, another home shares the land, so it’s best for groups to rent both cabins and share the space to enjoy a wonderful retreat together.

With a modern and fully-equipped kitchen, plus a porch complete with a swing and chairs overlooking the lake, it truly feels like a home away from home. The cabin sleeps up to four guests and has access to a private dock to plug in your boat or jet ski! It also provides kayaks and a paddle boat for guests. After a day on the water, you can build a fire in the pit and enjoy a barbeque at sunset. Trust us when we say it will feel like a true vacation here! 

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The Cypress House 

Location: Calhoun County, South Carolina

Price: $195+ per night

https://www.vrbo.com/2597292

The three-bedroom, three-bath Cypress House is an incredible waterfront home. It offers a very private stay as it sits on a gated 2-acre lot. Guests also have access to the detached studio guest house and the boat ramp. Out front, near the lake, is a table to enjoy a meal and a fire pit to enjoy a night under the starry sky. With a spacious and modern kitchen and living room, the home has everything needed to feel like your home away from home.

The wraparound deck offers plenty of outdoor space and the large windows promise plenty of natural light. The views of the lake, therefore, are also visible from inside the home. The house can sleep up to 10 guests so it is a great choice for family or friends who want to spend quality time with each other and in nature. 

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Log Haven at Traveler’s Rest 

Location: Traveler’s Rest, South Carolina

Price: $189+ per night

https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/28869062

This beautiful and peaceful private cabin in the woods is an ideal escape for those seeking a secluded cabin rental in South Carolina. It overlooks a 2-acre stream-fed pond next to 11 acres of incredible pine and hardwood forest, complete with walking paths, kayaks, and peddle boats for guests to enjoy. With a large wrap around porch, hammocks, and grilling options, it has relaxation and enjoyment written all over it! Also, with high-speed internet and plenty of places to comfortably work, it’s also great for a staycation.

Inside offers an open floor plan. A fully equipped kitchen, dining area, electric fireplace, smart TV, and washer and dryer are just some of the features. There are two bedrooms, one with a master king memory foam bed and ensuite, and the other with a queen memory foam and bathroom. The porch offers plenty of space to enjoy the sunshine, take in the views of the lake and admire the sunrise. As it can sleep four guests, it’s ideal for a small family or two couples. 

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River Front – BoarHogs Place

Location: Mountain Rest, South Carolina

Price: $150+ per night

https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/38094312

If you’re looking for seclusion, privacy, and total relaxation, look no further than Boarhogs Place. It is situated directly on the Chauga River giving it that tranquil feeling of being fully immersed in nature while being well away from the hustle and bustle of urban life.

Listen to the sounds of the water all day long. With a fully stocked kitchen, WiFi, and cable TV, it has all the modern amenities while being tucked away in the woods. It’s a two-bedroom, two-bathroom cabin and can comfortably sleep four guests. Perfect for the outdoor enthusiast, it’s surrounded by hiking trails, waterfalls, fly fishing and rafting options!

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Wahoo Cabin 

Location: Cleveland, South Carolina

Price: $85+ per night

https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/33205271

Wahoo Cabin is a great choice for outdoor enthusiasts looking to retreat in privacy amongst nature. It sits on 5-acres of land and is surrounded by big beautiful trees. Staying here is similar to glamping in a way!

The cabin is cozy and comfortable and really feels like you’re a part of nature when you’re there. The furniture is mostly handmade from wood giving it an extra rustic and homey feeling. The porch is a perfect place to sit and enjoy the sounds of nature. With access to walking or biking trails leading to nearby creeks and waterfalls, it’s perfect for spending time away from screens and amongst the trees. The cabin can comfortably sleep four guests.

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Historic Log Cabin on Fishing Lake

Location: Prosperity, South Carolina

Price: $110+ per night

https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/36355976

This unique and historic log cabin is located on the shores of a 10-acre lake surrounded by 100 acres of forest, talk about privacy! Tucked deep into the forest a mile from the road and busy city life, guests will find the peace and tranquility of life on the lake. With plenty of nearby walking trails, fishing, canoeing, and swimming, there are a whole host of outdoor activities to enjoy.

There is also a campfire out front so you can make smores and watch the stars. The structure of the cabin was built in the 19th century and different parts of the home came from different historical homes as well giving it that rustic feel. Guests are sure to make lifetime memories in this beautiful home in the woods. 

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1800 Cabins on Holland Acres

Location: Rock Hill, South Carolina

Price: $169+ per night

https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/42349737 

This authentic mid-1800s hand-hewn roadside cabin is a great place to enjoy the outdoors and take a step back in time. With a porch swing and a claw foot tub inside, it has relaxation and serenity written all over it.

The quaint cabin offers a full kitchen, two baths, and loft sleeping areas and can sleep up to four guests. It is both cozy and comfortable with modern amenities and a rustic feel. The front porch swing is a perfect place to read or sip your morning coffee, and the hot tub is a perfect place to watch the sunset. With all of its acreage, it is a great home for pets or kids who love to run around outside and explore.

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