Who We Are


The Vacation Company, a successful short-term rental and property management firm owned by Hilton Head residents Bob Hawkins and Beth Henzler since 1988, understand the island’s captivating appeal well. For more than two decades, the company’s “Vacation Experts” have been helping guests enjoy unforgettable, stress-free vacations and helping property owners effectively maximize the value of their vacation rental properties.

The Vacation Company manages more than 280 outstanding villas and custom homes, which are all ocean-oriented or waterfront and located in the resort areas of Hilton Head Island, including Forest Beach, Palmetto Dunes/Shelter Cove, Shipyard and Sea Pines.

Benefits of choosing The Vacation Company

Homeowners and guests who partner with The Vacation Company enjoy numerous benefits and amenities, such as:

• Modern technology, including a state-of-the-art, a mobile-friendly website, well-designed mobile apps and internet-controlled door locks. All properties offer guests free Wi-Fi
• Resources for property upkeep and upgrading, including dedicated property managers, professional house cleaning services and access to an experienced interior designer.
• Partnership with a company that values quality relationships, built on respect and trust, provides convenient 24/7 communications and employs attentive, friendly experts.

Book directly with The Vacation Company and avoid extra fees charged by directory sites.

Book directly with The Vacation Company and avoid extra fees charged by directory sites.

Are you shopping for vacation rental homes in Hilton Head? Are you doing so at a fair price? Keep in mind that when you visit South Carolina and book directly with The Vacation Company, you do not pay extra service fees. Some sites, such as VRBO and HomeAway, charge guests a percentage of their reservation as part of the site’s reservation process. These charges may range from 4-15 percent, or more, so be sure to read all the pricing details while you shop.

Booking directly with The Vacation Company also ensures that you will have a pleasant experience from the reservation stage through your stay on Hilton Head Island.

We are a professionally managed vacation rental company that has been successfully helping guests enjoy unforgettable vacations and helping homeowners effectively maximize the value of their vacation rental properties since 1988.

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Our reservation specialists and property management experts work together with owners to maintain a higher level of quality. We live on Hilton Head Island and are knowledgeable about the island’s many wonderful offerings.

Book directly with The Vacation Company online, or by contacting your personal Vacation Company “Vacation Expert” at 855.845.7018.

What makes us different

When you partner with The Vacation Company, you build a relationship with our experienced, local Vacation Experts who understand Hilton Head Island’s captivating appeal, are knowledgeable about the island’s incredible offerings and are dedicated to doing everything they can to ensure that you enjoy the best, most satisfying and stress-free experience possible.

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What makes us different

When you partner with The Vacation Company, you build a relationship with our experienced, local Vacation Experts who understand Hilton Head Island’s captivating appeal, are knowledgeable about the island’s incredible offerings and are dedicated to doing everything they can to ensure that you enjoy the best, most satisfying and stress-free experience possible.

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