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The 12 Days of Resort Gifts: The Palmetto Dunes 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

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On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me – a Palmetto Dunes gift and activity! Discover the perfect gifts this holiday season for your family or friends right here at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort.  

Day 1: A round of golf or Toptracer Range makes for a tee-rific Christmas gift idea

Create memories out on the green with a round of golf by booking select tee times online. We have a trio of championship golf courses designed by Robert Trent JonesArthur Hills and George Fazio.

People laughing over food at the Toptracer Range located at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course

Toptracer Range located at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course

We also have a driving range powered by Toptracer Range at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course. Challenge your friends, play virtual courses, and work on your swing in an environment that encourages progress and fun for all ages! Advanced reservations are strongly encouraged. Book a bay in advance online.

Male golfer mid swing at the Arthur Hills Golf Course with the Lighthouse in the background

Arthur Hills

Day 2: Serving up the gift of gear, Tennis Racquets and Pickleball Paddles are here 

Head tennis rackets and Pickleball rackets displayed on the court

Have your family and friends swing into the new year with new gear! Our Tennis and Pickleball Center, located in the heart of Palmetto Dunes, has a high-quality selection of Tennis and Pickleball gear and apparel. If you know someone who has a growing passion for Pickleball, the Ben Johns Perseus CFS 16 Paddle by JOOLA ($249.99) or the Pro XR Beth Bellamy Diamond Series Paddle designed by pickleball’s 2022 winningest player (43 gold medals), Beth Bellamy by Pro XR ($179.99) would be a fantastic gift match. For the Tennis enthusiasts – our Head Extreme MP Tennis Racquet ($259.99) or Head Gravity MP Racquet ($259.99) will give the athlete advanced power and feel. Stop in the shop to purchase and browse our gear. To schedule lessons or book your court time online or call 888-926-8784.

Aerial view of the many tennis and pickleball courts at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort

Day 3: ‘Tis the SEAson for Southern Tide stocking stuffers

collection of Southern Tide hats, sweater, and gift options displayed in front of the store

Our Southern Tide Signature Store has you covered with stocking stuffer ideas! Prepare for the new year with these Southern Tide essentials – featuring a classic white Skipjack Hat, Men’s Holiday Boxers, Custom Hilton Head Southern Tide Beanies, and Southern Tide Coastal Scents in 3.4 fluid ounces and travel size. Southern Tide Hilton Head Island is open Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. or call the store at 843-686-9160 for more information. Winter Hours will change to Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. starting January 1, 2024.

Day 4: The Marina Ship’s Store – shellabrate the holidays with coastal kitchen accessories

white sea shell and starfish sectional platter at Marina's Shipt Sotre

The year is filled with events, holidays, and hosting is the key to it all! Have someone in your life who loves to cook or host? The Marina Ship’s Store, located in Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina, could be your Christmas gift go-to spot! Mud Pie’s Shell Sectional Platter Set ($38.99) is a must-have for hosting an event!

large display of white shell food serving trays at Marina Ship Store

The beach themed Mud Pie collection also features seashell plates, serving trays, napkin holders, and more. The Marina Ship Store is open every day 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., located right below ELA’S On the Water.

Large selection of hats and shirts on display at Marina Ship Store

Day 5: Bring the whole family gifts from our Pro Shops! Shop Women’s and Kids Golf Apparel & Gear

White zip up jacket with the Palmetto Dunes Hilton Head Island logo

A gift for the ladies - Stay warm with this clean white QED zip up featuring the Palmetto Dunes Hilton Head Island logo ($127.00) or QED’s soft pullover hoodie with a custom Palmetto Dunes logo and the South Carolina state symbol pattern on the drawstrings ($104.00). These items would make great gifts for golfing, biking, or going to the beach!

soft pullover hoodie with custom Palmetto Dunes logo

Do you have kids or grandkids in your life? Stop by our new youth section in our Robert Trent Jones Pro Shop that includes boys & girls polos, hoodies, and accessories! And if you have a future little golfer in the family, a great gift for them could be this “First Club” putter by U.S. Kids Golf. This club is 18 inches in height, right-handed and comes in blue or pink grip.

blue and pink First Club putters with kid hats on the green

They can be found at Robert Trent Jones Pro ShopYou can also shop at our other two Golf Pro Shops: Arthur Hills and George Fazio to shop more apparel and golf-related Christmas Gifts. 

Day 6: Dress like a pro! Get your Men’s Apparel at Robert Trent Jones Pro Shop

Red patterned Polo by Dunning Golf with Palmetto Dunes logo on display

A gift for the golfer in your life! Dress for the holidays in this comfortable Rowan Ventilated Polo by Dunning Golf ($104.00) or shop this California Christmas Polo by Travis Mathew featuring vacationing Santa and beer can Christmas trees ($110.00). Men’s apparel items and golf accessories can be found at the Robert Trent Jones Pro Shop. *You can also shop at our other two Golf Pro Shops: Arthur Hills and George Fazio to shop more apparel and golf-related Christmas Gifts.

Travis Matthew display at the pro golf shop with polos and hats

Day 7: Ho, ho, ho, let’s go! Rent a bike or kayak at Hilton Head Outfitters

Who doesn’t love fresh air and outdoor exploration! Give the adventurer on your list an opportunity to explore Hilton Head Island by bike or kayak by renting through Hilton Head Outfitters. Palmetto Dunes offers nearly 5 miles of paved green canopy covered trails or choose to explore by water and coast through our 11-mile inland lagoon system. Visit Hilton Head Outfitters online or call 866-380-1783.

two girls biking on the beach with the sunsetting in front of them
two red kayaks in the middle of the Palmetto Dunes Lagoon with green trees on the side

Day 8: Santa’s 2nd hat of choice, a Hilton Head Island baseball hat

tan and red Hilton Head Island hats on display outside of Hilton Head Outfitters

When Santa’s not wearing his usual hat, he’s wearing one of these Hilton Head Island hats! They have style, comfort, and feature a breathable mesh material. They are sold at the Hilton Head Outfitters Shop. Find a quality selection of sweatshirts, t-shirts, hats, sandals and more and for more information call 866–380–1783.

Hilton Head Island pink and orange trucker hats on display outside of Hilton Head Outfitters

Day 9: Savor your Hilton Head moments and stop by The General Store

Hilton Head Island nautical wreath ornament in front of a display of custom ornaments in the background

Sometimes it’s the little things in life, like our favorite coffee mugs or Christmas ornaments, that play a big part in savoring the years' memories. Stop by the Palmetto Dunes General Store to pick up Hilton Head Island holiday themed ornaments or stock up on Hilton Head Island coffee mugs! Visit the Palmetto Dunes General Store website for more information or call 877-550-1959.

large display of handmade Hilton Head Island mugs at the General Store

Day 10: It’s snowing t-shirts at the General Store!

Display of Hilton Head Island t-shirts and hats at the General Store

T-shirts are a wardrobe staple and we’ve got an abundance at the Palmetto Dunes General Store. Choose from a variety of sizes, designs, and colors. The General Store is open daily for all of your souvenir hats, t-shirts, hoodies and other great Hilton Head Island finds.

Hilton Head Island General Store hats on display

Day 11: It’s the most wine-derful time of the year at Alexander’s Restaurant and Wine Bar

Table setting in front of the fireplace decorated with Christmas garland and poinsettias at Alexander's Restaurant and Wine Bar

Nothing brings people together like Alexander’s Restaurant and Wine Bar does! This upscale seafood restaurant and wine bar located inside Palmetto Dunes, features seasonally-inspired cuisine, an extensive wine list, and many locally sourced ingredients. From amazing service to stunning views, dining at Alexander’s is guaranteed to get you on the nice list.

Entree plate of delicious steak with a glass of red wine at Alexander's Restaurant and Wine Bar

Day 12: Give the gift of a 2024 Palmetto Dunes Vacation, one everyone will enjoy

Backyard with lots of windows and large private pool of a Palmetto Dunes Vacation Rental

Go big this year with a sun-filled getaway! Plan-ahead and book your next 2024 Vacation Rental at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. Choose from a variety of vacation home rentals ranging from 3 to 6 bedrooms, and many with their very own private pools. For more flexible bookings, check out one of our villas ranging from 1 to 4 bedrooms. Search available vacation rentals online or call 888-909-9566.

Reserve your stay and get excited to explore golfbeachbikingracquet sports and a variety of other outdoor activities! Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort has you and your family completely covered for your upcoming vacation to Hilton Head Island.

gorgeous oceanfront pool and lounge chairs at private Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Vacation Rental

Escape to Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort in 2024 — a destination that encourages relaxation. Come see why there’s no better and safer destination to spend your Christmas gift on.

Holiday Gift Guide Wrap Up

Palmetto Dunes Gift Card app on a phone with the ocean in the background

If you are not 100% sure what to give, let them choose with a Palmetto Dunes Resort E-Gift Card. This wraps up our 12 Days of Resort Gifts. Booking a family vacation rental or a bay at Toptracer Range would be entertainment for the whole family! Both are great ways to create memories and spend time together. 

Thank you for reading our Palmetto Dunes Resort Holiday Gift Guide! We hope you find just what you’re looking for and we wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from everyone here at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort!

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