Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resortis one of the finest resort destinations in the world.Ever since it was envisioned and created as an ecologically-friendly beach resort destination, Palmetto Dunes has been winning accolades for the scope, beauty, and quality of its activities and amenities.Named the #1 Family Resort in the US and Canada by Travel and Leisure Magazine, it is located at the heart of Hilton Head Island. Its 2,000 acres, nestled on three miles ofsugar sand beaches, Palmetto Dunes provides the perfect venue for three world-class golf courses, an award-winning tennis center, and an 11-mile lagoon that invites guests in kayaks and canoes to share a pristine environment with 40 species of birds and fish. Sub-tropical landscaping with an exotic garden atmosphere has long been the signature of the resort. Palmetto Dunes enjoys a memorable reputation for creating unforgettable vacation experiences. This is luxury at its finest.
Known as a world-class golf destination, Palmetto Dunes boasts three superbly crafted, challenging golf courses, each distinguished by its legendary designer and each showcasing the natural beauty of Hilton Head Island. The renowned Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course was named 2003 Golf Course of the Year in South Carolina. The Arthur Hills Course, where golfing legends Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson honed their skills as collegiate athletes, is built on a series of rolling dunes with palmetto trees lining the course. The Arthur Hills Course was ranked 2009 Course of the Year in South Carolina and is also the home of the Historic Leamington Lighthouse. The George Fazio Course, named for its famous designer, was constructed with the help of his nephew, famed architect Tom Fazio.
For those who prefer a tennis racquet to a golf club, or who like both, Palmetto Dunes serves as an excellent choice. The internationally-acclaimed Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center features 23 clay courts and two Nova ProBounce courts, eight of which are lighted for night play. The tennis center offers a full schedule of seasonal activities, instructional programs, and daily round robin tournaments. Tennis Resorts Online ranked the Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center 5th in the World, and the junior program 3rd in the World, and the center itself 2nd in the World for Best Instructional Programs and Events.
The prestigious Palmetto Dunes Resort community offers an 11-mile lagoon system, ideal for kayaking and canoeing. There are bike trails throughout, 25 tennis courts, and three championship golf courses, featuring 54 holes of golf.
Consumer confidence is up, and real estate sales in Palmetto Dunes are increasing. When national sales increase, the number of people who want to buy homes on Hilton Head increases. This demand will outnumber current inventory. While prices are still falling in most regions, the luxury home segment is picking up on Hilton Head Island. At the top of the market, particularly with luxury homes, prices have sprung upward quickly.
Hilton Head Island was developed so that the whole island has a resort feel –there are no billboards, and there are strict guidelines for street signs and building colors, and buildings cannot be built higher than the trees. There are a limited number of oceanfront homes and condominiums. For real estate information, we recommend that you contact us. You can do your own research by going to All Active Listings on Hilton Head Island, and look at our Featured Listings for an overview of what the island has to offer.
Palmetto Dunes Resort provides the perfect venue for three world-class golf courses, an award-winning tennis center, and an 11-mile lagoon, teeming with wildlife, that invites guests in kayaks and canoes to share a pristine, natural environment with 40 species of birds and fish. Hilton Head Outfitters, located within Palmetto Dunes, offers kayaks, canoes, bicycles, fishing rods, and beach gear for rental. The saltwater lagoon system, which plays a key role in providing renewable drainage for the golf courses, is an ideal venue for boating, fishing and touring.
Guests who prefer quieter activities may stop by Shelter Cove to charter a boat or just take a dolphin cruise for a memorable dolphin encounter. For waterfront shopping and dining, the Shelter Cove Harbour andMarina features a wide array of specialty shops, quaint bistros, finedining establishments, and seasonal activities.
Palmetto Dunes Resort is a tropical paradise unlike anywhere else in this premier island destination. It’s no wonder that it was named one of the Top 10 Luxury Family Resorts in the US by Forbes Magazine. Photos courtesy of Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. If you would like to come visit, please go to www.HiltonHeadLuxuryVacations.com to book a luxury oceanfront vacation home in Hilton Head Island. Call us today to see all the luxury homes in Palmetto Dunes.