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Vacation Rentals

Vacation Rentals


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.

Home & Villa Rental Frequently Asked Questions

Tee Times

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?

Golf Course Frequently Asked Questions

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

Services & Amenities

The Ultimate Family Vacation

A memorable experience, with something to do and see for everyone, no matter the age, no matter the interest: That's what you'll find waiting at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. Surf lessons at the beach or a guided fishing trip? Go dolphin watching or work on your golf swing? A day at the beach to soak in the sun; azure blue swimming pools and reading a current best-seller. It's all possible here at our Hilton Head luxury resort, including Tennis on 19 clay courts, golf on 3 championship courses, and dining choices that will please everyone from gramps to grandkids. Palmetto Dunes is the award winning oceanfront resort that’s by, for, and about the family ... and having the time of your life.

Find the perfect home or villa rental!
Find the perfect home or villa rental!

Free Resort Transportation:

Catch a free ride with the Palmetto Dunes Buggy!

Get the most out of your vacation in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and catch a free ride with the Dunes Buggy. The Palmetto Dunes Buggy provides courtesy transportation within Palmetto Dunes and Shelter Cove Harbour. Visit the beach, golf courses, restaurants, shops and tennis courts as well as Shelter Cove Harbour, Shelter Cove Towne Centre and the Plaza at Shelter Cove. This is an on-demand service. Vehicles will be dispatched on a first-come, first-served basis, based on requests received. Vans generally arrive within 10 minutes of the request and are available seasonally April through September.

Resort Security

For vehicle passes, information on beach regulations, visitor information and more, please check the Resort Security Office Website.

Palmetto Dunes Activities:

Boats at the Marina

Our family beach resort in South Carolina features three miles of pristine beachfront along the Atlantic Ocean. The wide, sandy beaches provide the ideal place to sunbathe, ride bikes, stroll, surf, swim, boogie board, collect shells or just relax. We even offer oceanfront vacation homes and villas just steps from the sand. So pick up your beach gear, rentals and extra sunscreen at the Oufitters kiosk located outside the Dunes House!

Boats at the Marina

Palmetto Dunes and the surrounding area of Hilton Head Island offer more than 25 miles of paved bike paths ideal for exploring. Palmetto Dunes Outfitters offers the largest selection of bikes on the island.

Boats at the Marina

One of the best ways to experience Hilton Head Island is by boat. At Shelter Cove Harbour at Palmetto Dunes, visitors can enjoy dolphin-watching tours, nature cruises, fishing charters, crabbing expeditions and more.

Boats at the Marina

Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort features three superb golf courses, rated four stars or higher by Fodor's Golf Digest Places to Play.

The Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course was named the "South Carolina Course of the Year" in 2003.

The Arthur Hills Course at Palmetto Dunes, was honored as the South Carolina Course of the Year for 2009.

The George Fazio Course presents a challenge to any accomplished golfer -- many veteran golfers regard the Fazio course as Hilton Head Island's true championship course.

Golf Instruction

The Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy provides a variety of programs throughout the year to help golfers improve their game. Take your pick from schools and clinics designed for juniors or adults that focus on your needs.

Boats at the Marina

A one-of-a-kind 11-mile saltwater lagoon system winds through Palmetto Dunes, offering a leisurely path for kayakers of all skill levels to explore.

Along the marshes of Shelter Cove Harbour and Broad Creek, kayak-led nature tours, paddleboarding and other boating activities are available.

Boats at the Marina

Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort provides a wide range of activities for children, including biking, fishing, canoeing and kayaking. Planned instructional activities centered around golf, tennis, boating, sport crabbing, nature, water skiing and surfing are also available on-site.

Boats at the Marina

The internationally-acclaimed Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center features 19 (four courts are lighted for night play) clay tennis courts and 24 pickleball courts (all lighted for night play). The tennis & pickleball center offers a full schedule of seasonal activities, instructional programs and daily round robin tournaments, as well as the ever-popular Monday Night Tennis Exhibition.

Bike Rentals for Everyone

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.

Dunes House Oceanfront Dining

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.