Spinnaker Vacation Resorts

Hilton Head Island, SC

Hilton Head Island was ranked #1 in the Top 10 Best Family Beaches in the country by Parents Magazine, and Trip Advisor ranked it among the Top Ten Islands in the U.S. for 2014, making Hilton Head a perfect location for your next vacation. Its beach preservation project ensures twelve miles of wide sandy beaches perfect for building sandcastles, paddleboard, bocce ball, volleyball, soccer, running and walking… Beach chair snoozing in the ocean breeze is always recommended! Surfers, swimmers, windsurfers and kite surfers all have ample freedom here amid the omnipresent sandpipers and dolphins. And of course, don't forget about the fantastic golf courses for which Hilton Head Island is known!

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    Bluewater Resort & Marina

    Gateway to Hilton Head's Intracoastal Waterway
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    Carolina Club

    Your Low Country Haven
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    Egret Point

    A Private Oasis
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    Southwind

    Island Retreat
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    Waterside Resort

    Your Aquatic Playground Near The Beach
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    The Cottages

    Quaint and Serene
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Hilton Head Tides

Sun 12/21
01:18 AM -0.56 L
07:42 AM 8.41 H
02:04 PM -0.5 L
07:56 PM 7.45 H

Weather Forecast

Mostly cloudy

48°F

Hilton Head Island

Mostly cloudy
Humidity: 93%
Wind: N at 12 mph
Monday 54°F / 57°F Showers
Tuesday 61°F / 67°F Thunderstorms
Wednesday 45°F / 70°F Thunderstorms

Day Trips

Day Trips from Hilton Head Island include many popular destinations within a short drive (or boat ride) of 1/2 to 2 hours, including Daufuskie Island, Bluffton, Charleston, and Savannah, GA.

Beaufort, SC (Named Smithsonian magazine's 7th best small town in the U.S. to visit.)
Farmers Market of the Lowcountry
Arts Council of Beaufort County/ARTworks
Historic Bluffton
Bluffton Farmers Market
Charleston, SC
(The Battery, Old City Markets, Middleton Place, Fort Sumter, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, Sullivan's Island, and more sight-seeing)
Daufuskie Island
Magnolia Plantation and Garden
Jepson Center Art Gallery
Mighty Eighth Air Force
Oatland Island Wildlife Center
Old Sheldon Church Ruins
Parris Island Museum
Patriot's Point
Penn Center
Riverbanks Zoo & Garden, Columbia, SC
Savannah, GA
South Carolina Aquarium, Charleston, SC
Splash in the Boro Waterpark, Statesboro, GA
Historic Walterboro

Golf

Golf is a favorite sport on Hilton Head Island, which offers 15 public access courses on the island and nine more nearby. This is an overview of the courses which includes some specifications and price ranges. Prices for golf are seasonal, and change at different times for the various courses. Prices are also subject to "specials" offered by the courses, often reflecting discounts for afternoon play or to play multiple courses. The rules for making tee times vary among the courses as well.

Golf lessons are available at most golf courses. Whether you are just beginning to play the game or have been playing for years, PGA Professionals can help you in every aspect of your game.

Public Courses on Hilton Head Island

CourseLocationLength (Yds.)ParRatingSlope2014 Price RangePhone
Country Club of Hilton Head Hilton Head Plantation 6162 72 70.6 129 $63 to $118 (843) 681-4653
Oyster Reef Hilton Head Plantation 6071 72 70.5 119 $45 to $85 (843) 681-1750
Golden Bear Indigo Run Plantation 6184 (5 tees) 72 69.4 119 $79 to $89 (843) 689-2200
Robert Trent Jones² Palmetto Dunes 6122 72 69.1 122

$82 to $128

(843) 785-1138
George Fazio Course Palmetto Dunes 6239 70 70.2 126 $73 to $100 (843) 785-1138
Arthur Hills Course Palmetto Dunes 6122 72 69.9 119 $78 to $100 (843) 785-1138
Arthur Hills Course Palmetto Hall Plantation 6122 72 70.6 122 $45 to $85 (843) 689-4100
Robert Cupp Course Palmetto Hall Plantation 6042 72 69.2 125 $45 to $85 (843) 689-4100
Planter's Row Port Royal Plantation 5920 72 67.9 116 $40 to $75 (843) 689-4653
Robber's Row Port Royal Plantation 6017 72 68.7 120 $40 to $75 (843) 689-4653
Barony Course Port Royal Plantation 5962 72 68.2 114

$40 to $75

(843) 689-4653
Harbour Town Golf Links Sea Pines Plantation 6040 71 69.9 130 $195 to $265 (843) 842-8484
Heron Point Sea Pines Plantation 7 tees
7103 to 3743
71

75.4

143-112 $110 to $150 (843) 842-8484
Ocean Course Sea Pines Plantation 6172 72 70.4 123 $85 to $123 (843) 842-8484
Shipyard Golf Club¹ Shipyard Plantation 5972 72 69.5 122 $40 to $75 (843) 681-1750

Nearby public courses

CourseLocationLength (Yds.)ParRatingSlopePrice RangePhone
Rose Hill Golf Club Bluffton 6281       $55 (843) 842-3740
Old South Bluffton 5779 72 69.3

120

$65 to $80

(843) 785-5353
Old Carolina Bluffton 9 hole course         (843) 785-6363
Okatie Creek Sun City 5955 (5 tees) 72 68.8

117

CALL

(843) 705-4653
Hidden Cypress Sun City 5974 (5 tees) 72 68.9 118

CALL

(843) 705-4999
Island West Bluffton 6208 72 69.9 124

$35 to $45

(843) 689-6660
Hilton Head National Bluffton See note¹ 71 or 72 See note1 See note 1

$65 to $95

(843) 842-5900
Eagle's Point Golf Club Bluffton 6026

71

68.2 117

$45 to $69

(843) 686-4457
Crescent Point Golf Club Bluffton 5987

71

68.5 125

$45 to $69

(843) 341-2500
Bloody Point Daufuskie
Island (Note ²)

5940

72

69.2

119

CALL

(843) 341-4810
Melrose Daufuskie
Island (Note ²)
6245

72

70.3

121

CALL

(843) 341-4810

For beginners or those needing a basic practice round, the Executive Golf Club offers 6 par 3 holes and 3 par 4 holes and has rental clubs. You can walk or ride. First 9 holes $14.50 to $29.00. Bluffton. (843) 837-6400.

General note: Some clubs are reserved for member play only at certain times. All clubs reserve the right to change prices without notice - confirm when you reserve tee times.

Note ¹: Shipyard and Hilton Head National each have three 9-hole courses. Golfers play two (or three) of them.

Note ²: The Daufuskie Island courses are now public. Golfers should know they are accessible only by boat, usually a ferry that runs every two hours or so. A golfing outing here will be an all day affair. Ask about the cost of the ferry.

Some courses offer 9 hole rates. Some low end rates quoted are for 3 day packages or require a coupon.

Land Based

Hilton Head Island has been preserved so visitors can appreciate its natural beauty and wildlife. Its renowned golf courses provide the ultimate challenge for all levels of golfer. Tennis is very popular here, with all surface types available for play. Museums, theaters and art galleries also abound.

Cinemas  
Northridge Cinema  (843) 342-3800
Park Plaza Cinema  (843) 785-5001
Sea Turtle Cinema  (843) 706-2888 
   
Horseback Riding
Lawton Stables  (843) 671-2586 
Sea Horse arms  (843) 681-7746
   
Miniature Golf
Adventure Cove  (843) 842-9990 
Legendary Golf  (843) 686-3399 
Pirate's Island Adventure Golf  (843) 686-4001
   
Museums / Galleries
Arts Center of Coastal Carolina  (843) 686-3945 
Bluffton Historical Preservation Society  (843) 757-6293 
Beaufort Historical Homes  (843) 379-3331 
Beaufort Port Royal Museum  (843) 525-1961 
Coastal Discovery Museum - Bluffton  (843) 689-6767 
Harbour Town Lighthouse  (843) 671-2810 
SC Artisans Center - Walterboro  (843) 549-0011 
Telfair Museum of Art - Savannah  (912) 232-1177 
The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum  (800) 421-9428
   
Nature Preserves
Audubon Newhall Preserve  (843) 842-9246
James M. Waddel, Mariculture  (843) 785-5775 
Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge  (843) 686-9713 
Research and Development Center  (843) 837-3795 
Sea Pines Forest Preserve  (843) 363-4530
   
Performing Arts
Arts Center of Coastal Carolina  (843) 842-1781
Hilton Head Choral Society  (843) 341-3339 
Hilton Head Orchestra  (843) 842-2055 
South Carolina Repertory Co.  (843) 681-5194
   
Tennis  
Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center  (843) 785-1152
Van der Meer Tennis Center  (843) 785-8388

Restaurants

The island has every type of cuisine imaginable.

Seafood  
The Skull Creek Boathouse  (843) 681-3663 
Hudson's Seafood  (843) 681-2772
Black Marlin  (843) 785-4950 
Catch 22  (843) 785-6261 
The Sea Shack  (843) 785-2464
   
Pub / Bistro / American
Reilley's Grill & Bar  (843) 842-4414 
Plantation Deli  (843) 785-9020 
Sunrise Cafe  (843) 686-3232 
NYC Pizza  (843) 842-2227 
Marley's  (843) 686-5800 
Frankie Bones Restaurant and Lounge  (843) 682-4455 
Giuseppi's  (843) 785-4144 
One Hot Mama's  (843) 682-6262 
British Open Pub  (843) 686-6736
The Sage Room  (843) 785-5352
Michael Anthony's  (843) 785-6272
   
Fine Dining
OMBRA Cucina Rustica  (843) 842-5505
Alexander's  (843) 785-4999 
Red Fish  (843) 686-3388 
The Sage Room  (843) 785-5352 
Michael Anthony's  (843) 785-6272
Bistro 17  (843) 785-5517
   
Nightclubs / Lounges
Callahan's Sports Bar & Grill  (843) 686-7665 
Casey's Sports Bar & Grille  (843) 785-2255 
The Jazz Corner  (843) 842-8620 
One Hot Mama's  (843) 815-6262 
Cork's Wine Bar  (843) 671-7783

Water Adventures

If you've been on the water with our friends at Live Oac, Outside Hilton Head and Palmetto Bay Watersports, you know how much fun there is to be had. Watch dolphins, go tubing, go fishing - do as much or as little as you like!

Have a look at some of the exciting water adventures offered. After all, when you're on an island, the best view of island life can be from the water!

Insert - Enjoy any of these activities:

Wake Boarding  Water Skiing Tubing
Dolphin Nature Tours Family Fishing 
Crabbing Castnetting Sunset
Fireworks Beach Combing    Parasailing
Sailing (on Pau Hana) SUP (Stand Up Paddle boarding) Jet skiing

Live Oac also offers boat tours of Daufuskie Island, Daws Island, Palmetto Bluff or Pickney Island.

Water Based

Hilton Head's Intracoastal Waterway is perfect for sailing, kayaking, and waterskiing...or viewing the salt marsh wildlife close up. The outer shoreline is perfect for surfers and kite surfers alike as they cruise down the island's coast. It's just as pleasurable watching from your own spot on the beach!

Boat Rentals
Live Oac  (888) 254-8367
Outside  (843) 686-6996
   
Cruises / Charters
Vagabond Cruises  (843) 785-2662 
(Fishing) Adventure Cruises  (843) 785-4558
Aqua Sports - Seawolf Charters  (843) 525-1174
Bonanza Sport fishing  (843) 689-LURE
Capt. Hook Party Fishing Boat  (843) 785-1700
Runaway Fishing Charters  (843) 689-2628
   
Kayaking  
Outside Hilton Head (Nature Tour)  (843) 686-6996
Water Dog Outfitters  (843) 686-3554
   
Marinas  
Broad Creek Marina  (843) 681-3625
Palmetto Bay Marina  (843) 785-3910
Shelter Cove Marina  (843) 842-7001
   
Parasailing
Palmetto Bay Watersports  (843) 785-2345
   
Water ski / Waverunners
Harbour Town Adventures  (843) 683-2628
Live Oac (water ski)  (888) 254-8367 
Palmetto Bay Watersports  (843) 785-2345

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