Hilton Head Island was named the #2 Island in the U.S. and Canada in the Travel + Leisure magazine’s 2015 World’s Best Awards.
The PalmettoDunes.com website recently won, in the category 'Hotel/Resort', the 2015 IMA Best in Class award from the Interactive Media Council. The Best in Class award is the highest honor bestowed by the Interactive Media Awards. It represents the very best in planning, execution and overall professionalism. In order to win this award level, the PalmettoDunes.com site had to successfully pass through the comprehensive judging process, achieving very high marks in each of the judging criteria - an achievement only a fraction of sites in the IMA competition earn each year.
The Hills Course was joined by the Robert Trent Jones Course at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort among the 30 selected for the 2015 “Best You Can Play” list by the South Carolina Golf Rating Panel. The South Carolina Golf Panel is composed of 125 golf enthusiasts that represent a diverse range of occupations, handicaps, and backgrounds. The group’s objective is to promote excellence in the state’s golf course design and operation through competitive ranking, education and public advocacy. Read more about this award here.
LINKS Magazine recently selected the World’s Top 25 Golf Islands and Hilton Head ranked No. 7 on the auspicious list. LINKS said Hilton Head enjoyed the “Biggest Selection of Accessible Courses.”
“More than two dozen to choose from, at every price level,” the magazine wrote of Hilton Head, “and most of them with plenty of available tee times.”
Big Jim’s was voted Best Burger AND Best BBQ. If you’ve never been, plan a visit next time you’re on Hilton Head Island! It’s located at the Robert Trent Jones Course. We have a happy hour weekdays from 4-7pm, and great daily specials.
Shelter Cove Marina was also named the Best Marina on Hilton Head Island. Everyone who’s been to Hilton Head Island before knows it’s a must-visit place during vacation! You’ll find fishing charters, nature excursions, power boat rentals and more.
Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort was recently given the BRAVO award by TripAdvisor.com for receiving over 48 "excellent" reviews from travelers. Read more on TripAdvisor.com here.
TripAdvisor.com has named Hilton Head Island to its 2015 list of Top 10 island in the US. Long known as a golfer's paradise, Hilton Head Island is heaven for any type of sports enthusiast. Tennis, volleyball, polo, championship golf on some of the best fairways in the United States - those are just a few athletic options. In fact, the island plays host to many prestigious sporting events throughout the year. All of it surrounded by sunny beaches and lush greenery. In between games or matches, explore Hilton Head's natural wonders.
Tennis Resorts Online ranked the Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center #13 in the world for Best Tennis Resort overall. The Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center also ranks second in the world for Best Junior Tennis Program, fifth for best overall Children's Programs and third for best Instruction & Programming. And in a new category the Palmetto Dunes Tennis Pro Shop ranks #3 for best pro shops. Tennis Resorts Online is a critical guide to the world's best tennis resorts and tennis camps compiled by Roger Cox, who has more than 25 years of experience writing about tennis travel.
Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort was named #4 in Top 10 Hilton Head Island Luxury Resort and #10 in Top American Tennis Resorts & Destinations by Resorts and Lodges.
Condé Nast Traveler announced we landed at No. 13 on their Reader’s Choice Top 25 Resorts in the South. South Carolina dominated the list with seven resorts, including us, represented.
For the Reader’s Choice Awards, Condé Nast Traveler asked nearly 77,000 readers to vote on their favorite cities, hotels, resorts and cruise lines to help inspire others about the best places to travel around the world.
Read more about this award here.
The S.C. Board of Directors of the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) named our George Fazio golf course the 2014 South Carolina Golf Course of the Year. It’s the third and final of our three Hilton Head golf courses to receive this prestigious designation. In 2003, the Robert Trent Jones oceanfront course was named South Carolina Golf Course of the Year, while the Arthur Hills golf course received the honor in 2009.
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Travel + Leisure Family placed Palmetto Dunes at No. 23 in its list of World’s Best Family Resorts for 2013, making it the highest ranking South Carolina resort.
Based in New York, Travel + Leisure Family is part of the prestigious Travel + Leisure group of publications. Travel + Leisure has nearly 5 million readers. The magazine's annual reader survey determines who receives its World's Best Awards each year.
Tennis Magazine ranked Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort among the "50 Greatest U.S. Tennis Resorts" since 1975 and named Palmetto Dunes as the #1 Tennis Resort in the Carolinas. This monthly magazine has been published for more than 40 years.
Palmetto Dunes Resort earned 5 stars in the Brides Choice Awards for Wedding Venues and for Catering and Receptions.
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When the PGA and the South Carolina Department of Parks and Recreation teamed up to find the "Dream 18" golf holes in the state, they came to Palmetto Dunes and the signature hole at the Robert Trent Jones course; Number 10. View the description on PGA.com
Golf Digest ranked Hilton Head #9 on its "Top 20" list of Best Buddies Trip Destinations. The Palmetto Dunes Arthur Hills Course was mentioned as a top course on Hilton Head Island.
Parents Magazine named Hilton Head Island No.1 on its list of Top 10 Beach Towns. The magazine focused on fun, low-cost attractions, nature activities, and family vibe of the rest of the town in its selection.
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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.
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.