There’s nothing ordinary about a vacation at Palmetto Dunes on Hilton Head Island. There is more to do, more to enjoy, and more to experience than anywhere else. Everything Hilton Head Island has to offer is at your fingertips – including world-class tennis, surfing, fishing, nature, wildlife, breathtaking vistas and on and on.Take advantage of specialized instructions for golf, tennis, surf casting, fly fishing, kayaking, surfing, sport crabbing and more.
Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort features three miles of pristine beachfront, the ideal locale for surfing, boogie boarding, swimming, walking, and just lounging.With a unique 11 mile scenic lagoon system that winds its way through three spectacular golf courses, Palmetto Dunes is also the ideal venue for water sports. Rent a canoe, learn how to use a kayak, take surfing lessons, and go water skiing or fishing.
Palmetto Dunes offers nearly 5 miles of paved bike paths ideal for exploring. Hilton Head Island offers more than 80 miles of trails that intertwine from one end of the island to the other. Hilton Head Outfitters, located inside Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort specializes in a variety of bike rentals and bicycling gear for your outdoor adventures. Guests who rent a bicycle at Hilton Head Outfitters can explore the green canopy covered trails or try cycling along the beach. An underpass for bicyclists and pedestrians allows safe access from Palmetto Dunes to Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina without having to cross any roads.
There’s no better way to navigate Palmetto Dunes’ lagoons than on a kayak or canoe, which can also be rented from Hilton Head Outfitters. The lagoon’s calm waters wind through the neighborhoods and golf courses of the resort, offering opportunities to commune with native birds, mammals and the Coastal Carolina ecosystem. Time spent on the lagoon is delightful, informative, and just plain fun.
You can also rent a canoe or kayak at Shelter Cove Marina and explore the saltwater environment of Broad Creek for an experience you’re not likely to forget. For a relaxed but fascinating trip for a larger group, explore the coastal waterways around Hilton Head Island on a 20-foot pontoon boat that comfortably accommodates up to 12 passengers.
For the more active guest, take in the fresh air and view from 500 feet above the water with a parasail ride. And HHI Jet Pack is the ultimate water ride experience, offering both water propelled jet pack and hover board lessons that allow you to safely soar through the air, providing a weightless feeling and an unforgettable experience.
Have you always wanted to learn to surf? Join the Hilton Head Outfitters’ Surf School to master the waves while learning the basics of surfing. Rent soft top boards, skim boards, and boogie boards and for a whole new way to explore the water while also getting a great workout, try stand-up paddle boarding.
For fishing fans, stop at Hilton Head Outfitters and select a light tackle to attract large red fish, sea trout, bluefish and flounder – all which can be caught in the lagoon system.Guided fishing trips or nature trips with a knowledgeable and experienced person at the helm are also offered.
Beach access for Palmetto Dunes guests is provided at the Dunes House, located midway down the three mile stretch of beach, with a deck, restrooms and parking, The Dunes Buggy resort transportation system provides complimentary transportation through Palmetto Dunes and Shelter Cove. Bring your beach chairs and catch a free ride to the beach, or take the Buggy to Shelter Cove Harbour for shopping, casual or fine dining, and evening entertainment.
Discover all the outdoor fun and recreation available at Palmetto Dunes. Play More. Do More. Have more fun than you ever imagined!