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Benefits of booking with Palmetto Dunes:

  • Up to 15% off resort dining, bike rentals, golf and more!
  • Complimentary Tennis & Pickleball court time when available.
  • Save more when you stay longer! Ask our vacation rental experts.
  • Palmetto Dunes Rentals are exclusively for 3 – 7+ nights.
  • Some rentals may require Saturday to Saturday summer stays.
  • View all rentals here.

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Tee Times


Benefits of playing at Palmetto Dunes:

  • Book online in advance and save up to 15%!
  • Multi-round rates available. Call to start saving.
  • Three distinct and memorable championship courses you'll love to come back to. Which one will be your favorite?

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Bike Rentals & More

Bike/Beach Rentals & Lagoon Activities

Benefits of renting at Palmetto Dunes:

  • We offer the highest quality new rental equipment on the island.
  • Free delivery/pickup for 3+ day rentals. On-site hourly rentals available. Same day delivery available before 4 p.m.
  • Island's largest assortment of bikes, kayaks/canoes & beach accessories.

Bike Rentals and Other Frequently Asked Questions

Fishing & Water Sports

Marina Fishing & Water Sports

Learn more about Shelter Cove Marina activities:

  • Shelter Cove Marina is just off the Intracoastal Waterway and is centrally located on Hilton Head Island across from Palmetto Dunes.
  • All boats have U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captains.
  • For fishing all tackle, bait & ice are included. Fish are cleaned and bagged.

Shelter Cove Marina Frequently Asked Questions

Resort Blog

Posted on 15th Dec 2019, 11:38 am

Holiday Celebrations Continue At Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort

Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort on Hilton Head Island, SC, continues to ring in the holidays. The popular “Light up the Harbour” display at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina runs through the New Year, while Alexander’s Restaurant & Wine Bar will be hosting a pair of special holiday celebrations. Additional information on all holiday happenings below.

Alexander’s is hosting a “Brunch with Santa” on December 22 from 10 AM until 2 PM. Cost is $32 per person and $15 for children ages 5-12 years old, and includes an extensive selection of hot and cold offerings, along with fresh juices, coffee, tea, & a hot chocolate station.

Reservations are recommended. Call 843-785-4999 after 12 noon, or reserve online at Locally owned and operated, Alexander’s Restaurant & Wine Bar is located at 76 Queens Folly Rd, along the main entryway to Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort.

In addition, Alexander’s will be ringing in the end of a decade — and the beginning of a new one — with a special “New Year’s Eve Dinner” on December 31 from 5 PM until 9 PM. This will be a three-course prix fixe culinary celebration. Highlights include sophisticatta ricotta frittata, lobster pasta, pork shank osso Bucco and a mixed berry cobbler.

Cost is $60 per person and $25 for a special “wine pairing.” Price includes a champagne toast served with dessert & amuse bouche, party favors and more. Live Music will be provided by Tom Chambers & Bill Alcock on sax and piano. Reservations are recommended by Dec. 27.

At Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, visitors can stroll the fourth annual “Light up the Harbour” display of holiday lights decorating private and commercial boats docked in the marina each evening. The display runs through January 1, 2020. Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina is located on Hwy 278 at mile marker 8, across from the Palmetto Dunes entrance.

Shop at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina’s locally owned boutiques & galleries:

  • Christmas on the Harbour
  • Dream Boutique (NEW)
  • Neptune’s Niche
  • Tradewinds Trinkets & Treasures
  • Treasure Island
  • Nash Gallery

Dine at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina’s seven waterfront restaurants open for the holidays:

  • Bistro 17
  • Bucci & Murray’s Pub
  • ELA’S On The Water
  • The Other Sisters Wine Bar
  • Hilton Head Social Bakery
  • San Miguel’s Mexican Restaurant
  • Scott’s Fish Market

Services/Misc. available at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina:

  • Memory Lane Portraits
  • Pure Salt Studios (NEW)
  • Salon Shelter Cove
  • Frosty’s Italian Ice

Finally, the popular Dunes House at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort reopens December 21 with a limited menu. Enjoy live Holiday music on the beach from the Lowcountry Boil Bluegrass Band on Tuesday, December 24th, from 1:00 PM- 4:00PM (weather permitting).

In addition, Big Jim’s is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving signature Southern dishes including BBQ, gourmet burgers and grilled pizzas plus homemade soups, salads, seafood and fall-off-the-bone ribs. Enjoy big screen TV’s and outdoor seating overlooking the Robert Trent Jones golf course. Big Jim’s offers a kid’s menu, wine and beer menu, Happy Hour runs Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 PM, and take-out orders and catering are available.

We look forward to seeing you this holiday season! Happy Holidays from all of us at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort.

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