Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort is one of the best Hilton Head Island resorts. This family-friendly resort offers everything you need on your Hilton Head Island vacation, including close proximity to Shelter Cove Harbour and onsite amenities that include world-class golf, kid-friendly activities, three miles of beachfront, and award-winning tennis and pickleball facilities. Learn more about why this resort is one of Hilton Head Island’s most sought-after.
5 Reasons to Stay at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort
#1 - World Class Golf
Palmetto Dunes is home to three golf courses: Robert Trent Jones Course, George Fazio Course, and Arthur Hills Course. The Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course has been named South Carolina’s Golf Course of the Year, appealing to both beginners and advanced golfers. The course features one of two oceanfront holes on Hilton Head Island and features spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean.
The George Fazio course is the island’s only par-70 public golf course and was named the 2014 South Carolina Golf Course of the Year by the SC Golf Course Owners Association, and it’s also one of the youngest courses to be featured on Golf Digest’s list of America’s 100 Best.
Arthur Hills Course is home to one of the Lowcountry’s most historic lighthouses, the Hilton Head Range Light Station. The award-winning course even offers plenty of opportunities to catch a glimpse of local wildlife like aquatic birds, deer, and alligators.
#2 - Kid-friendly activities
Kids at Palmetto Dunes have access to world-class activities, clinics, programs, and adventures. Even the youngest of kiddos can participate in some activities, like the Short Shot Tennis Clinic for kids aged four to five years old. Older kids and teenagers also have access to more advanced programs like the Hilton Head Island Tennis Academy. There are even water sports and fishing courses and adventures for kids such as the BlueWater Adventure, surf lessons, canoeing, and kayaking.
#3 - Shelter Cove Harbour
Shelter Cove Harbour is a hub for water sports, shopping, entertainment, and dining. Located right across from Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort in the center of Hilton Head Island, Shelter Cove Harbour offers year-round entertainment and recreation. Go deep-sea fishing, book an inshore fishing charter, rent a two-person catamaran, or explore the waters on a kayak or paddleboard. Shelter Cove also is the launch point for dolphin cruises, fireworks cruises, and nature tours.
#4 - Award-winning Tennis and Pickleball
Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center is ranked among the Top 25 in the World by Tennis Resorts Online and Top 50 Greatest U.S. Tennis Resorts by Tennis Magazine. The tennis center has also received accolades for its instruction, kids programming, and tennis pro shop. Take advantage of the 21 tennis courts and 16 pickleball courts, some of which are lit for nighttime play.
#5 - Pristine Beachfront
While the amenities and activities are abundant at Palmetto Dunes Resort, the three miles of pristine beachfront provide the perfect canvas to unwind. If you are looking for something to do while at the beach, surfing, boogie boarding, swimming, and collecting shells are all popular here. Located right in the center of the beach, the Dunes House has restrooms, a deck, and limited parking, but the Dunes Buggy will drop you right off for free.
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