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  • Up to 20% off resort dining, bike rentals, golf and more!
  • Complimentary Tennis & Pickleball court time when available.
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  • Palmetto Dunes Rentals are exclusively for 3 – 7 nights.
  • Some rentals may require Saturday to Saturday summer stays.

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  • Book online in advance and save up to 30%!
  • 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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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.

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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.

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (October 17, 2017) — For 30 years now, Condé Nast Traveler has annually celebrated the “Best in the World” in numerous different categories.

In 2017, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort on Hilton Head Island plays a big part in the prestigious celebration.

In the 2017 category “Best Resorts in the South,” Palmetto Dunes ranked No. 3 in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards.

The publication rated Palmetto Dunes ahead of such stalwarts as The Cloister on Sea Island, GA (No. 14) and The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WVA (No. 21), as well as a pair of Lowcountry neighbors, Montage at Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton (No. 7) and The Inn & Club at Harbour Town on Hilton Head (No. 8).

Of note, the publication previously named Hilton Head Island the No. 1 Island in the United States.

More than 300,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments, sharing their recent travel experiences of the world’s cities, islands, hotels, resorts, cruise lines, airlines, and airports — good or bad.

As the most discerning, up-to-the-minute voice in all things travel, Condé Nast Traveler is the global citizen’s go-to reference, offering both inspiration and vital consumer insight.

“Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort never stops serving our guests to the highest standards,” said Brad Marra, the resort’s Vice President of Resort Operations. “We always appreciate recognition from esteemed media outlets such as Condé Nast Traveler, particularly in this case because it is the sophisticated travelers who are rating the resorts. Palmetto Dunes regularly receives glowing praise from our visitors. This ranking certainly validates these happy guests.”

All the category winners will be celebrated in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler as well as online at www.cntraveler.com/rca.

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About Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort

Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort is a 2,000-acre resort destination located in the middle of Hilton Head Island, S.C., bounded by 3 miles of Atlantic Ocean beach on one side and a sheltered Intracoastal Waterway marina on the other. Named to the top 25 World’s Best Family Getaways by Travel + Leisure, the resort features three world-class golf courses, an award-winning tennis center, an 11-mile inland salt-water lagoon system for kayaking and fishing, and Hilton Head Outfitters for bike rentals, canoes, kayaks, fishing and much more. The Mediterranean-style Shelter Cove Harbour, Hilton Head Island’s largest deep-water marina, located right across from Palmetto Dunes, features waterfront shopping and dining and a wide variety of charters, including nature cruises, dolphin tours, sport crabbing and fishing. For information about activities or reservations, please call 877-567-6513 or visit www.palmettodunes.com.

About Condé Nast Traveler

As the most discerning, up-to-the-minute voice in all things travel, Condé Nast Traveler is the global citizen’s bible and muse, offering both inspiration and vital intel. Condé Nast Traveler is the most trusted and celebrated name in travel with 6 National Magazine Award wins and 26 nominations in its 28-year history. Advertising Age named Pilar Guzmán Editor of the Year in 2014 and CNTraveler.com attained 4 Webby Awards since 2015. www.cntraveler.com

Media Contacts:
Martin Armes, (919) 608-7260, martinarmes@nc.rr.com
Brad King, (336) 306-9219, king@bradkingcommunications.com