Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort on Hilton Head Island, recently named #3 best resort in the south by Condé Nast Traveler, is an award winning resort providing a world-class golf experience alongside vacations that are sure to please the whole family. There's something to do and see for everyone, no matter the age, no matter the interest. Its 2,000 acres, nestled on three miles of sun-kissed Atlantic Ocean Beachfront provide the perfect venue for three world-class golf courses, an award-winning tennis center and an 11-mile lagoon perfect for kayaking, fishing and exploring the pristine natural environment. Offering vacation homes and villa rentals to accommodate groups of all sizes. Palmetto Dunes is the resort that’s by, for, and about the family.
Palmetto Dunes and Shelter Cove are popular residential communities located mid-island. Stretching over 1,800 acres this well preserved area has 1,012 homes and 1,470 villas, three miles of illustrious Atlantic Ocean beaches, winding lagoons as well as one of the biggest tennis centers on the island containing 25 courts. Within Palmetto Dunes you will find the Hilton Resort and the Hilton Head Marriott Beach and Golf Resort. There are three public 28-hole golf courses designed by PGA favorites George Fazio, Robert Trent Jones and Arthur Hills. Palmetto Dunes and Shelter Cove has its share of year round residents to weekend guests due to the extensive lodging available. The more private and quiet residential area called Leamington is also located inside Palmetto Dunes.
Palmetto Dunes is both a residential and resort destination offering 450 luxury homes plus oceanfront villas and luxury condominiums. It offers distinctively different Arthur Hills, George Fazio, and Robert Trent Jones golf courses, all three of which rated outstanding 4-plus stars by Fodor’s Golf Digest places to play. It’s (25) court tennis facility is ranked #5 in the World’s Top 100 Tennis Resorts and Camps and has been in the top 50 since 1975 according to Tennis Magazine. The tennis facility is one of the highest quality teaching facilities in the world.
Palmetto Dunes is located centrally and is only a five minute drive to the Hilton Head Airport and all other community facilities & amenities. The property spans three miles of unspoiled beaches right on the Atlantic Ocean. The beach area known as the Dunes house is for the exclusive use of Palmetto Dunes home owners and their guests. Enjoy the (6) miles of bike paths! There are many water opportunities from fishing to Dolphin watching and just walking around the marina is relaxing in itself.
The Leamington area of Palmetto Dunes, behind its own security gate, is the most exclusive section of the resort. The Beach Pavilion has a large sun deck, restrooms, storage, and showers.