East of the historic waterfront town of Beaufort, South Carolina in the heart of the sea islands, the private residential community of Dataw Island offers golf course, marsh front and water front homes, all in the casual lifestyle and abundant natural beauty found in the Lowcountry of South Carolina.
Welcome to Beaufort, SC!
Have you heard the news? Southern Living Magazine recognized Beaufort as a ‘Small Town We Love’. With its historic downtown district and unique Lowcountry feel, Beaufort was the lead feature in the story! Beaufort was also featured in Fodor’s ‘America’s Best Small Towns’, chosen for its savory Lowcountry food, historic lodging, outdoor activities and many of its other cultural offerings. In 2013 Beaufort, SC ranked #1 as America’s Happiest Seaside Towns by readers of Coastal Living Magazine.
The history of Beaufort is a mosaic of many people who have labored, loved and lived together over the centuries to create today’s colorful tableau. It is a coastal city blessed with wonderful Bed & Breakfasts and excellent restaurants. The city and the surrounding sea islands also have a rich African-American heritage. Come and learn about the Gullah culture or the Penn Center, the first school built for former slaves. Beaufort is also known for its outstanding golf courses, beaches, and outdoor adventures.
* Weather – Beaufort’s daily average high in July is 89 degrees, perfect for the beach, golf, boating or just relaxing in the beautiful natural surroundings of the Lowcountry.
* Upcoming Events and things to do in and around Beaufort and the Lowcountry.
Beaufort Featured Listings
Awarded the “Best Neighborhood Design in America” by the National Association of Home Builders, Habersham is ideally located on the water just minutes from historic Beaufort and within an hour’s drive of Hilton Head, Charleston, SC as well as Savannah, GA.
Cora Bett Thomas has over 30 years of experience helping clients buy and sell Beaufort homes, and her teams of professional agents are the choice for all of your Beaufort real estate needs. We believe in more than just the value of customers — we believe in the value of family — yours and ours. Find your home today. Visit us online at www.corabettthomas.com
Enjoy fine restaurants, quaint boutiques and galleries, history, fishing, beaches and more from our spacious guest rooms, porches, private gardens, intimate courtyards and delightful fountains that are The Beaufort Inn. Located in the heart of Beaufort’s landmark Historic District, The Beaufort Inn’s historic architecture, curved balconies, verandas and gardens capture the essence of a gracious southern coastal town. Let our Beaufort hotel exceed your expectations.
Discover the magic of a Beaufort rental home, villa or condo and enjoy the ultimate in privacy and convenience.
Beaufort restaurants have earned a distinct reputation as some of the best dining options in the South.
Located just 16 miles east of the historic town of Beaufort and is one of the most popular and beautiful beaches in South Carolina. This 5,000 acre park and it’s 3 miles of natural beach hosts more than a million visitors a year. It’s a place where you can truly find yourself again. It’s a […]
Beaufort has gained a new distinction by being one of a handful of cities across the country for which a new southern-oriented print company, Old Try, has created a limited edition letterpress poster. They are being sold exclusively through Historic Beaufort Foundation and are available at the Verdier House at 801 Bay St., by phone […]
In the late 1600′s, enslaved West Africans were brought to the Georgia and South Carolina sea islands to tend the rice and cotton fields. As the Emanciapation Proclamation brought freedom, many fled to Hilton Head Island and its Union Army outpost to start the first freedman’s village in the United States: Mitchelville. Many of the […]
Savor the flavors of the Lowcountry with a visit to any of the area’s farmers markets. From fresh local produce, meats and seafood to prepared meals, unique vendors and live entertainment, you’re sure to find something to suit every taste. The Downtown Beaufort Farmer’s MarketWednesdays, 2-6 p.m. Fresh local produce, plants, artisans, home baked and […]