Destination guide

Head to the captivating city of Thunderbolt

The area's architecture and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Thunderbolt. Renowned for its gardens, horseback riding and seafood restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Thunderbolt

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Thunderbolt a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bacon Park Golf Course (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Wilmington Island Club (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Hunter Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Tom Triplett Community Park (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Southbridge Golf Club (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Fun Zone Amusement and Sports Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Thunderbolt

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Thunderbolt is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Juliette Low Park (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Forsyth Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Myers Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Lake Mayer Community Park (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Wells Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Skidaway Island State Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)

How to get to and around Thunderbolt

Fly into Savannah, GA (SAV-Savannah - Hilton Head Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.6 mi (18.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Hilton Head Island, SC (HHH), which is 24.6 mi (39.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Thunderbolt?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 879 holiday lettings near Thunderbolt. From 339 Houses to 379 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Thunderbolt is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Thunderbolt?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Thunderbolt:

  • Sea Pines: 2,056 holiday homes
  • South Forest Beach: 7,068 holiday homes
  • Lawton Woods: 282 holiday homes
  • Beach Institute: 664 holiday homes
  • Palmetto Bluff: 77 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Thunderbolt?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Thunderbolt. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Tidewater Boatworks Marina: 5,338 holiday lettings
  • Bahia Bleu Marina: 5,190 holiday lettings
  • Tanger Outlets Hilton Head: 8,333 holiday lettings
  • Tybee Island Light Station and Museum: 8,748 holiday lettings
  • Heron Point and Ocean Course: 8,792 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Thunderbolt listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Thunderbolt?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 339 Houses in Thunderbolt. Our other popular types of Thunderbolt holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 379 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 53 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 53 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Thunderbolt?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 28 holiday homes with pool available in Thunderbolt. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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