Palmetto Dunes is a gated holiday community on South Carolina’s Hilton Head Island, a top holiday destination for beach getaways packed with all kind of outdoor recreation and nature experiences. Palmetto Dunes vacation rentals will offer a host of unforgettable experiences for visitors of all ages.
At Palmetto Dunes vacation accommodation you’ll be just a short distance from Hilton Head’s Atlantic Coast – nine miles of pristine sandy beaches, many of which are part of natural parks offering free access to visitors. Beyond sunbathing, paddling and swimming, there’s a wide array of activities to choose from here, including surfing, kayaking on the water, and hiking and mountain biking on land.
Palmetto Dunes self-catering accommodation is well served by a number of shopping and dining areas. Close by is the The Plaza at Shelter Cove, and the Shelter Cover Mall for some retail therapy. Also just minutes away are a wealth of restaurants, with all kinds of international cuisines on offer.
Palmetto Dunes vacation rentals would perhaps appeal most to holidaymakers on the hunt for an active getaway. If you’re a tennis player then the resort’s facilities will delight, and golfers are especially well catered for. There are numerous courses on the island, and the closest can be found at Arthur Hills and Shipyard, with its 27 holes nestled in coastal forest and dotted with lagoons and ponds.
The immense natural beauty of the island can also be experienced from the water – boat hire is available close to vacation accommodation in Palmetto Dunes, and you’ll also have the opportunity to take a tour around the island’s waters to see the bottlenose dolphins that make a habitat here.
A great choice for a day excursion close to Palmetto Dunes vacation accommodation is Savannah, the city just across the border in Georgia. This historic settlement was laid out in the 17th and 18th Centuries and most of its old squares can still be seen today, boasting beautiful architecture from these eras.
At self-catering accommodation in Palmetto Dunes you can expect warm, sunny weather if you visit between May and October. The warmest months are July and August when you’ll get consistent highs of around 30 degrees Celsius. The rest of the year is both mild and comfortably warm.
Palmetto Dunes vacation rental are about 45 minutes from Savannah Airport (SAV), which can be reached by flying from London Heathrow (LHR) to Atlanta (ATL), and then transferring for a short flight with Delta Airline onto Savannah/Hilton Head International.