At the heart of Hilton Head Island lies the Palmetto Dunes Plantation. The perfect union of a residential community and a resort. The Palmetto Dunes Plantation is home to three championship golf courses:
- The George Fazio Course
- The Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront
- The Arthur Hills Course
Palmetto Dunes’ real estate consists of villas and condos that can be rented or purchased for residential purposes. The plantation also has large estates and traditional neighborhood homes.
Real estate in Palmetto Dunes offers an amazing view of oceanfront villas and homes, lagoon views, golf course homes and wooded views. Besides, the Leamington section has its own private ocean access and security entrance.
As a residential community as well as a resort, Palmetto Dunes has countless upscale vacation resorts such as the Omni Resort and the Marriott Resort. The Hilton Head Disney Resort which has over 120 villas and studio units is one of the most popular resorts built in a 23-story building.
Vacation in Palmetto Dunes
The Palmetto Dunes Plantation has gotten the number one ranking for having the most luxurious family resort in both the US and Canada by the Travel + Leisure magazine.
And while the reason for taking a vacation is to rest and relax, no place offers such a pristine destination as the Palmetto Dunes. The plantation is a sight to behold that attracts leisure travelers all year round. With a saltwater lagoon that’s 11-miles and one that winds down a 2,000 piece of land, the resort has a wide range of amenities within the neighborhood for tourists.
Filled with wildlife, both visitors and residents get to enjoy canoeing, kayaking, fishing in the lagoon, premium waterfront dining, family entertainment and shopping as well as beach walking.
And if you love a relaxed morning walk, bicycling or jogging, the plantation has over 25 miles of paved leisure trail for your use. Besides, sailing fanatics and boat owners get to enjoy the Shelter Cove Marina that’s off the Intracoastal Waterway.
Amenities Found in Palmetto Dunes Plantation
Besides the golfing courses, Palmetto Dunes Plantation offers so much more.
Apart from the Hilton Oceanfront and Marriott Resorts, it has several parks, recreational facilities and beach access that’s made accessible to both private and private functions and includes leisure and recreational activities.
The twenty-five court Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center provides recreational opportunities. The plantation is home to the Arts Center of the Lowcountry that hosts shows and concerts all year round. Other accessible attractions and amenities include:
- The Dunes House
- Palmetto Dunes Outfitters
- Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort
- Piggly Wiggly supermarket
The Shelter Cove Harbour that borders Palmetto Dunes to the west provides numerous water sports such as sailing, canoeing, deep-sea fishing among others. The marina found on Broad Creek can be accessed from the Atlantic and occupies 15.5 acres with 170 boat slips for boats that are 120 feet high.
The Ship’s Store sells fishing tackle and gear, marine supplies as well as upscale clothing such as sunglasses, hats, and shoes.
In addition, there is the Leamington Lighthouse, Alexanders Restaurant, Harbourside I, II, III, 11-mile lagoon system for canoeing, fishing and kayaking among others.