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Mosquitoes

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Mosquitoes

How bad are the mosquitoes in July/August? Is it better to stay at a beachfront place to avoid them?

Charleston, South...
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for Charleston, South Carolina, Telluride
posts: 7,987
reviews: 28
1. Re: Mosquitoes

There are always mosquitos in the summer. How bad they are can vary, depending on weather conditions. They have mosquito control, spraying, etc. However, there have been times when we had a very wet summer (ideal conditions) that they were a problem, despite mosquito control.

Kiawah Island...
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for Kiawah Island, Charleston
posts: 7,218
reviews: 12
2. Re: Mosquitoes

Most of the time you can at least count on a bit of a breeze on the beach, so that definitely helps.

Ridgewood, New...
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for Kiawah Island, Charleston
posts: 7,997
reviews: 85
3. Re: Mosquitoes

On Kiawah, even beachfront homes are built behind the dunes and surrounded by vegetation. Unless you are on a high floor - away from sheltering shrubs and trees - you will experience some mosquitos in summer.

4. Re: Mosquitoes

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