Popular Accommodations in Hilton Head Island
Highlights in Hilton Head Island
- Calm beaches
- Golf courses
- Water Sports
- Bike Trails
Most popular in Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island Vacation Rentals
There are many beautiful apartments, holiday houses and spacious villas located in the coastal areas. Vacation homes have stunning views from balconies, decks and terraces allowing visitors to soak up the renowned southern sunsets. Apartments are located near the golf course, beaches, harbor town and lighthouse. You will also find spacious villas for large families or groups near the Pinckney Island National Refuge. You can choose a vacation home that has a swimming pool or jacuzzi for pure relaxation, a quiet aspect for privacy, proximity to the Coligny Plaza shopping center or located close to the beach.Spacious family villas with sea views
You can choose a vacation rental along the coastal zones and enjoy sea and rustic views, or near the Harbor Town and lighthouse which is closer to the island's infrastructure. If you want space for the children to play, select a rental home with a garden or play area and if you are an avid golfer there are homes and apartments near the Oyster Reef Golf Club or several other pristine golf courses in Hilton Head Island. There are neat lock up and go apartments on the island which are ideal for single people or couples who want to enjoy the island without worrying about their rental home.
Hilton Head Island is part of the Lowcountry region in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It's known for Atlantic Ocean beaches and golf courses. The Harbor Town Lighthouse and Museum marks the southwest tip. The Coastal Discovery Museum features beautiful historic buildings, old trees and established gardens. Nestled between the island and mainland the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge is home to indigenous deer, alligators and birds. The island offers great natural beauty, plenty of ocean views and opportunities for photography from gorgeous beach vistas to the lighthouse and family portraits on the beach.
Hilton Head Island is ideal for a family holiday that is focused on the beach and absolute relaxation. Hilton Head Island is located on the Atlantic Ocean where the whole family can splash and play in the waves. The island offers just enough infrastructure like shops and banks to make it convenient yet not intrusive. Quiet beaches dot the island including Folly Field Beach, Coligny Beach and Singleton Beach. Beaches are generally quiet, warm and sunny so if you're looking for privacy this is a great travel destination for the family. A range of boat tours are also available, including banana boat tours. The area has shops and amenities at Shelter Cove Harbour, The Village at Wexford and Mingles or you can get refreshments and enjoy the views at The Salty Dog Café.Hilton Head Island for golfers
There are several top class golf courses on Hilton Head Island, including The Shipyard Golf Club, The Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Golf Course and the Dolphin Head Golf Club. The area is listed number ten on the world's best golf courses list and offers stunning views, proximity to the ocean and rolling green areas to enjoy your favorite pastime. The Golden Bear Golf Course at Indigo Run offers a course designed by Jack Nicklaus which offers 18 holes on a semi-private basis a driving range and a putting green all year round.
Top 3 things to do on Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island is well known as a golf lover's paradise with three beautiful golf courses located on the island. The island is also known for water sport activities including parasailing, kayaking, paddleboarding, jet-skiing, sailing and surfing. The island also hosts a zipline for adventurous visitors. You can also hire cycles and cycle around the island or learn to surf or play tennis in Hilton Head Island at one of the tennis clubs on the island. The Vandermeer Tennis Center and the Palmetto Dunes Tennis and Pickleball Center are great venues.2.Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Rated one of the island's most enjoyable activities, the Hilton Head Island Bike Trail offers a great combination of outdoor exercise and sightseeing. The trails circumnavigate the whole island and you can use your own cycle or hire one. You can enjoy wonderful trails and views with no traffic and available in winter. Rated by visitors as a highlight of a vacation on the islands, the bike trails are definitely worth visiting. Travelling through lush green forested areas, along coastal areas and through areas of interest, the public use pathways are designed for biking and walking.3.Coastal Discovery Musuem
The Coastal Discovery Museum offers visitors to the island a journey through natural history and our marine heritage. The museum programme includes excursions to May River, Pinckney Refuge, Kayaking and Mitchelville Beach Park. On-site the museums trails, parks butterfly enclosures and Marsh Tacky horses will keep the whole family entertained. The museum holds special talks and events on a regular basis.