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  • Up to 15% off resort dining, bike rentals, golf and more!

  • Complimentary Tennis & Pickleball court time when available.

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Hilton Head Island's Premier Oceanfront Resort

Escape to something extraordinary

Escape to Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort in Hilton Head. A place that inspires relaxation and reliable comfort. A place that stirs the senses and creates a homecoming - whether it’s your first visit or your fortieth. Where strolling the three miles of pristine beach, or playing the three signature golf courses, or exploring the 2,000 acres of natural beauty and thrilling activities combine to create memories you’ll want to return to again and again. Make yourself at home in your choice of vacation rental homes steps from the golf course, the beach or the courts. Come see why there’s no better South Carolina destination for you, your family or your foursome.

Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice 2023 Award
Lowcountry's Best 2023 Winner
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Make yourself at home away from home

Whether you’re coming for a family island getaway or a weekend playing golf, there’s a variety of Hilton Head Island lodging for you at Palmetto Dunes. Villa rentals and condominium-style complexes provide outstanding resort amenities, and larger vacation rental homes give your family the room they need and space they’ll enjoy. It’s truly one of the best places to stay on Hilton Head Island.

Robert Trent Jones Golf Course View

A trio of South Carolina championship courses await

All three Hilton Head golf courses at Palmetto Dunes — each one distinctively different and uniquely appealing — have been rated four stars or more by Fodor’s Golf Digest Places to Play. Three courses designed by three of the sport’s most renowned architects, these are the Hilton Head golf courses you’re looking for. Explore our golf packages to discover why golfers from all over the world prize these hidden gems of Hilton Head Island golf.

Everything Hilton Head Island has to offer. And more.

Girls biking on the beach

Navigate the island as you like. On two wheels.

Islanders know the best way to get from here to there on Hilton Head is by bike. There are more than 200 miles of bikeable pathways here, including bike trails and beaches, and Hilton Head Outfitters has the largest fleet of bike rentals on the island. They also have everything you need for the beach from surf boards to beach umbrellas and so much more.

Girls playing pickleball at Palmetto Dunes

Tennis & Pickleball. A match made in South Carolina

Tennis Magazine ranks Palmetto Dunes among “The 50 Greatest U.S. Tennis Resorts.” With more courts than anywhere on the island, year-round play, instruction available for all skill levels. Whether tennis is your game, or you’ve picked up the hottest new racquet sport in the country, the Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center has the tennis or pickleball vacation you’re dreaming of.

Aerial view of Shelter Cove Marina during sunset

Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. The sea beckons.

If getting out on the water is your thing, Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, the largest marina on Hilton Head Island, has everything you and your family will need including access to deep water adventures, nature tours, fishing charters, boat rentals, and more.

Beach weddings at Palmetto Dunes

The perfect backdrop for your destination wedding

It’s no secret that we love a good party here in the Lowcountry! Your beach wedding dreams can come true at Palmetto Dunes. Our expert planners will put our event spaces to work for you and will be the perfect backdrop for your wedding or special occasion. The rest of your life can begin here.

There's nothing ordinary about a Hilton Head Island vacation at Palmetto Dunes. You’ll understand from your first breath of our sweet Southern air. In fact, the resort has something for everyone. Action or relaxation or both. It’s all here.

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Thu Feb 22

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Thu Feb 22

Palmetto Dunes Turtle Talks

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Sat Feb 24

Karaoke Night at Big Jim's

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Tue Feb 27

Trivia Night at Big Jim's

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Thu Feb 29

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Sat Mar 2

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There’s always something happening at Palmetto Dunes. Golf and tennis events and clinics are scheduled year-round, along with seasonal activities and festivals to look forward to. Memories to make are now simply something to plan for.

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Palmetto Dunes honored with Island Packet’s “Lowcountry’s Best” awards for 2023

Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort and its affiliated businesses dominated the Island Packet’s recent rankings of the “Lowcountry’s Best,” including a trio of gold medals as the “Best Place to Work,” “Best Tennis/Pickleball Center” and “Best Marina” (at neighboring Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina).