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Benefits of booking with Palmetto Dunes:

  • Preferred rates and priority access for golf, tennis bikes and more
  • Up to 20% off resort dining and select retail with charging privileges
  • Booking tips from the island experts: go where the locals go!
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Benefits of playing at Palmetto Dunes:

  • Book online in advance and save up to 30%!
  • Multi-round rates available - call 866.380.1778 for package rates and save.
  • Three distinct and memorable championship courses you'll love to come back to. Which one will be your favorite?
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Benefits of renting at Palmetto Dunes:

  • We offer the highest quality new rental equipment on the island.
  • Free delivery and pick up for rentals of 3 days or more. Hourly rentals available on-site.
  • Largest assortment of bikes, kayaks, canoes, beach accessories on the Island.

Services & Amenities

The Ultimate Family Vacation

A memorable experience, with something to do and see for everyone, no matter the age, no matter the interest: That's what you'll find waiting at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. Surf Camp at the beach or a guided fishing trip? Go dolphin watching or work on your golf swing? A day at the beach to soak in the sun; azure blue swimming pools and reading a current best-seller. It's all possible here at our Hilton Head luxury resort, including Tennis on 23 clay courts, golf on 3 championship courses, and dining choices that will please everyone from gramps to grandkids.  Palmetto Dunes is the award winning oceanfront resort that’s by, for, and about the family ... and having the time of your life.

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Free Resort Transportation:

Catch a free ride with the Palmetto Dunes Buggy!

Get the most out of your vacation in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and catch a free ride with the Dunes Buggy. The Palmetto Dunes Buggy provides courtesy transportation within Palmetto Dunes and Shelter Cove Harbour. Visit the beachgolf courses, restaurants, shops and tennis courts as well as Shelter Cove Harbour,  Shelter Cove Towne Centre and the Plaza at Shelter Cove. This is an on-demand service. Vehicles will be dispatched on a first-come, first-served basis, based on requests received. Vans generally arrive within 10 minutes of the request. Available April through September.

Resort Security

For vehicle passes, information on beach regulations, visitor information and more, please check the Resort Security Office Website.

 

Palmetto Dunes Activities:

BEACHES/BEACH ACCESS

BEACHES/BEACH ACCESS

Our family beach resort in South Carolina features three miles of pristine beachfront along the Atlantic Ocean. The wide, sandy beaches provide the ideal place to sunbathe, ride bikes, stroll, surf, swim, boogie board, collect shells or just relax. We even offer oceanfront vacation homes and villas just steps from the sand. So pick up your beach gear, rentals and extra sunscreen at the Oufitters kiosk located outside the Dunes House!

BIKING

BIKING

Palmetto Dunes and the surrounding area of Hilton Head Island offer more than 25 miles of paved bike paths ideal for exploring. Palmetto Dunes Outfitters offers the largest selection of bikes on the island.

DOLPHIN TOURS/FISHING CHARTERS/NATURE CRUISES

DOLPHIN TOURS/FISHING CHARTERS/NATURE CRUISES

One of the best ways to experience Hilton Head Island is by boat. At Shelter Cove Harbour at Palmetto Dunes, visitors can enjoy dolphin-watching tours, nature cruises, fishing charters, crabbing expeditions and more. 

GOLF

GOLF

Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort features three superb golf courses, rated four stars or higher by Fodor's Golf Digest Places to Play.

The Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course was named the "South Carolina Course of the Year" in 2003.

The Arthur Hills Course at Palmetto Dunes, was honored as the South Carolina Course of the Year for 2009.

The George Fazio Course presents a challenge to any accomplished golfer -- many veteran golfers regard the Fazio course as Hilton Head Island's true championship course.

Golf Instruction

The Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy provides a variety of programs throughout the year to help golfers improve their game. Take your pick from schools and clinics designed for juniors or adults that focus on your needs.

KAYAKING

KAYAKING

A one-of-a-kind 11-mile saltwater lagoon system winds through Palmetto Dunes, offering a leisurely path for kayakers of all skill levels to explore.

Along the marshes of Shelter Cove Harbour and Broad Creek, kayak-led nature tours, paddleboarding and other boating activities are available.

KID'S ACTIVITIES

KID'S ACTIVITIES

Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort provides a wide range of activities for children, including biking, fishing, canoeing and kayaking. Planned instructional activities centered around golf, tennis, boating, sport crabbing, nature, water skiing and surfing are also available on-site.

TENNIS

TENNIS

The internationally-acclaimed Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center features 23 clay courts and two Nova ProBounce courts, eight of which are lighted for night play. The tennis center offers a full schedule of seasonal activities, instructional programs and daily round robin tournaments, as well as the ever-popular Monday Night Tennis Exhibition.

Bike Rentals for Everyone
Bike Rentals for Everyone
Hilton Head Outfitters features the island’s largest bike rental fleet. Choose from beach cruisers, comfort bikes, tandems, kids bikes, tag-a-longs, kiddie carts and more. Plus bike equipment, accessories, sales and repair.
Dunes House Oceanfront Dining
Dunes House Oceanfront Dining
Famous for the best fish tacos on the Hilton Head Island! The Dunes House serves casual lunch and dinner oceanside with live entertainment select evenings. Sit at the outdoor bar and cool off with one of the signature frozen drinks.