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Relax at the outstanding beach resort of Hilton Head

Although Hilton Head, South Carolina, is only 12 miles long, it includes everything needed for a wonderful getaway. The island retreat is one of the most family-friendly destinations in the country and is filled with a calm beach environment exactly the opposite of bustling city life. It lies in the southern part of South Carolina, just 20 miles north of Savannah, Georgia. After a visit, visitors will see why it is consistently rated as one of the top beach resorts in the world.

Things to do


Hilton Head is home to 12 miles of pristine white sandy beaches. Some of the most popular include Burkes Beach, Folly Beach and Forest Beach. Each beach is open to the public and provides the opportunity to play in the ocean, build sand castles, and admire the beautiful surroundings. If you are feeling adventurous, try parasailing for an overhead view.


Hilton Head is famous for its world-renowned golf courses. It is ranked one of Golf Digest's best golf resort picks. Numerous championship courses have been designed by famous names in the sport like Jack Nicklaus. No matter which course you select, you're sure to have an unforgettable round.

Historical attractions

Hilton Head has a rich and varied history. To uncover its roots from the Revolutionary War, visit the Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery. Explore the grounds to learn about the hardships faced by patriot families.

Another great place to visit is the Sea Pines Shell Ring in the Forest Preserve. A Native American structure built more than 4,000 years ago, this historical site contains piles of shells made from oysters, clams and mussels, and provides insight into some of the first settlers in the area. It is a curious, awe-inspiring cultural marvel.


Some of the best shopping exists in Hilton Head. It offers a unique blend of boutiques and nationally recognized chains. One-of-a-kind art and jewelry is available in scattered marine shops and plaza centers. The stores in the Coligny Plaza offer great local goods. Visit one of the dessert shops for a decadent sweet treat. For conventional shopping, Tanger Outlets lie over the bridge in Bluffton.


Guests will have a wide variety of food options to sample on Hilton Head Island. Besides common fast food, there are a number of family-friendly and upscale restaurants available. Hilton Head has wonderful seafood, and Alexander's Seafood Restaurant has been an island tradition for over three decades. Select from over 100 wines to go along with the freshest seafood and steaks in the area. For a more relaxed atmosphere, head to one of the Carolina barbecue restaurants.

Where to stay

There are two dozen Hilton Head hotels and resorts in town. For extreme luxury, consider the Inn at Harbour Town, an elegant boutique hotel next to the lighthouse and marina. Major amenities include a PGA golf course, tennis facilities and top restaurants. Thanks to budget hotels, staying at Hilton Head does not need to cost a fortune. For instance, the Red Roof Inn offers clean accommodations at half the price of most beachside venues.

Special events

Since golf plays an important part of leisure time at Hilton Head, the MCI Classic Tournament is held at the Heritage of Golf at Harbor Town Golf Links. It attracts the biggest names in the PGA. In the fall, check out the Hilton Head Oyster Festival. This three-day event provides food, live entertainment and crafts. In the spring, visitors look forward to the Wine & Food Festival, where guests participate in six days of tastings, lectures and various competitions.

Best time to visit

Summer is by far the most popular time to visit Hilton Head, especially for beach lovers. Temperatures approach the 90s daily. However, spring and fall bring more comfortable weather, with low humidity, becoming the perfect time for golfers to enjoy a few rounds. Hotel prices are also lower, and the area is less crowded. Since temperatures remain in the 60s during winter, it may be a great time for a short getaway from the cold northern weather.

Recently Rated Hilton Head Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Comfort Inn - South Forest Beach
3.4 / 5
37 reviews
2 stars $55
Sonesta Resort Hilton Head
4.1 / 5
88 reviews
4 stars $96
Red Roof Inn Hilton Head Island
3.6 / 5
72 reviews
2 stars $44
Holiday Inn Resort BEACH HOUSE
3.6 / 5
172 reviews
4 stars $53
Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa
4.1 / 5
76 reviews
4 stars $118
Days Inn Hilton Head
3.2 / 5
105 reviews
2 stars $51
Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort
3.7 / 5
3 reviews
4 stars $110
Park Lane Hotel & Suites
3.8 / 5
65 reviews
3 stars $83
Hilton Garden Inn Hilton Head
3.7 / 5
43 reviews
3 stars $84
Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort
4.0 / 5
69 reviews
4 stars $92

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From $96

1 Sonesta Resort Hilton Head

4 stars
4.1 / 5 88 reviews

130 Shipyard Drive Map

Save 25% on your stay

Southern hospitality and natural island elegance On Hilton Head IslandThe Sonesta Resort Hilton Head, located in Shipyard Plantation on the island's semi-tropical  south end, offers an elegant... More

Family Weekend Getaway
My family and I spent the weekend after Thanksgiving at Hilton Head. The hotel is nestled amongst trees and right beside the ocean. It was great! We had a really nice time in the pool, walking...
Jan 18, 2015
From $110

2 Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort

4 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

22 Harbourside Lane Map

Enjoy ocean breezes, cozy nooks, nature trails and outdoor recreation on this 15-acre Disney Deluxe Villa resort located within Shelter Cove Harbour. Fashioned after vacation lodges found on the... More

Wonderful, relaxing atmosphere!
We loved the stay. My mother, children and I made some wonderful memories here on Mother's Day 2014!! The staff was pleasant, lively and accommodating. I will definitely book again!
Nov 29, 2014
From $149

3 Island Links Resort

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

1 Coggins Point Road Map

Tucked away among miles of beautiful beaches Island Links Resort on Hilton Head Island welcomes you to one of Americas premier leisure destinations. It is located just outside Port Royal... More

From $92

4 Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

4 stars
4.0 / 5 69 reviews

23 Ocean Lane Map

Comfortable Hilton Head Island beach getaway in a golf-lover's paradiseLocated within the exclusive private community of Palmetto Dunes, The Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort offers a comfortable... More

Very nice and peaceful visit. The staff was very accommodating and friendly. The pillows were a little too soft. The , rooms, beach area, and pool area were very clean and well maintained. I found...
Nov 14, 2014
From $57

5 Ramada Hilton Head

3 stars
3.1 / 5 65 reviews

200 Museum St Map

Pet-friendly Hilton Head hotel biking distance from beach Within biking distance of the beach, Quality Inn & Suites offers budget-friendly accommodations for families and business travelers ... More

A good place to stay for the night
I only stayed overnight while I was doing some work on the island. The staff was wonderful, very friendly and accommodating. The hotel is a little old, and the outside could stand some clean-up...
Oct 24, 2014
From $75

6 Hampton Inn Hilton Head

3 stars
3.8 / 5 62 reviews

1 Dillon Road Map

Free On The House hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

Hilton Head Island getaway to natural wonders and upscale funAt the Hampton Inn Hilton Head, budget travelers can enjoy all the golf, dining, shopping and outdoor fun the island has to offer. Go on... More

Fun Getway
We just spent one night here, but the location was great and the staff was very friendly. The room had what we needed and was clean. We would definitely stay there again.
Jul 6, 2014
From $53

7 Holiday Inn Resort BEACH HOUSE

4 stars
3.6 / 5 172 reviews

1 South Forest Beach Drive Map

Four-star resort on the shores of Coligny Beach Set on the shores of Coligny Beach, Holiday Inn Resort The Beach House offers an enviable setting on South Carolina's picturesque Hilton Head... More

visit family
Great location. Bicycle and pedestrian freindly. Nice room, clean and comfortable.
Dec 30, 2014
From $135

8 Marriott's SurfWatch

4 stars
4.8 / 5 5 reviews

10 SurfWatch Way Map

Located on the popular shores of Hilton Head Island, Marriott's SurfWatch is a masterpiece of seaside style along South Carolina's East Coast. Capturing the essence of the surrounding nature,... More

Excellent room and wonderful views
Wonderful stay , great views only wish the weather was better and could have stayed longer. Room was very clean comfortable, staff was wonderful.
Feb 6, 2014
From $118

9 Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa

4 stars
4.1 / 5 76 reviews

One Hotel Circle Map

Rate includes breakfast

Family-friendly Hilton Head beach resort for sports enthusiasts Fresh from a multimillion dollar makeover, the oceanfront Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa features guest room balconies with a... More

fun family
great place great service great place for kids to play and have fun un fun fun...
Dec 29, 2014

10 Main Street Inn

3 stars
4.4 / 5 9 reviews

2200 Main Street Map

Conviently located on the Northside of Hilton Head Island This European Inn, one of Hilton Head's "Best Kept" Secrets, is a tranquil enclave from the rest of the world filled with the most lavish... More

Secret Oasis
The staff were so helpful and friendly! Everyone had such a positive attitude. Our room was very comfortable. I am very particular about the cleanliness of the places we stay, but the Main Street...
Jul 31, 2013
From $169

11 The Inn at Harbour Town Hilton Head Island

5 stars
4.8 / 5 4 reviews

7 Lighthouse Lane Map

With luxuries befitting the finest boutique hotels of Europe/ with a distinctive Scottish heritage/ The Inn at Harbour Town offers a unique variety of first-class accommodations within The Sea... More

Perfect golf getaway
Nice balcony and view over the golf course. staff are lovely and extremely helpful. Very convenient to get a bike and it's included with the stay.
Sep 16, 2014
From $84

12 Hilton Garden Inn Hilton Head

3 stars
3.7 / 5 43 reviews

1575 Fording Island Road Map

Complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet Access

Convenient access to Hilton Head Island fun without island pricesLocated on the inter-coastal highway just over the bridge from Hilton Head Island, the Hilton Garden Inn Hilton Head offers... More

Great location - staff not helpful
Staff managed to throw away purchases we had made and then asked us to root through the dumpster to find them. Hotel itself was fine!
Nov 20, 2014
From $83

13 Park Lane Hotel & Suites

3 stars
3.8 / 5 65 reviews

12 Park Lane Map

Hilton Head Island Park Lane Hotel & Suites is the island's only all suite hotel. Centrally located near sandy beaches, world famous Hilton Head golf courses, shopping, and restaurants, the Park... More

A great place to stay in a great city
My wife and I were at the hotel for one night only. It was a comfortable room; we wished we were staying longer. We look forward to a return visit in the future. We traveled to Hilton Head...
Nov 22, 2014
From $125

14 Marriott's Harbour Point and Sunset Pointe at Shelter Cove

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

4 Shelter Cove Lane Map

Villas at Harbour Pointe will be smoke-free as of Dec 16, 2006.Picturesque Shelter Cove Harbour on Hilton Head Island is where you'll find two delightful resorts: Marriott's Harbour Point and... More

From $105

15 Spinnaker Resorts Rentals

3 stars
4.3 / 5 6 reviews

45 Waterside Dr Map

Enjoy mild climates year round. 12 miles of pristine beach championship golf tennis shopping fine dining low country art and culture fishing and water sports. A relaxing and quiet environment with... More

Excellent family resort
Amazing experience for my family definitely we Will come back next year
Aug 25, 2014
From $135

16 Marriott's Barony Beach Club

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

5 Grasslawn Avenue Map

Tucked along the beach within Hilton Head Island's acclaimed Port Royal Plantation is Marriott's Barony Beach Club. Your resort invites you to stay close to enjoy its splendid gardens, spectacular... More

Last Minute Reservations
Very nice! This was a last minute trip to Hilton Head. We will definitely return for more than one night.
Feb 2, 2014
From $169

17 Palmetto Dunes Plantation by Hilton Head Accommodations

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

20 Executive Park Road Map

Palmetto Dunes was recently named by Travel and Leisure Family Magazine as the Number One Family Resort in the U.S. It offers guests convenient access to relaxing beaches, three championship golf... More

Great Stay
I love the colors inside the condo. Nice and clean. A little small, but it accommodated us well. See you next time.
Mar 4, 2013
From $179

18 The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa

4 stars
3.8 / 5 54 reviews

Two Grasslawn Avenue Map

Save 40% on your stay

Southern hospitality, ocean views and outdoor fun in Hilton HeadLocated in historic Port Royal Plantation, the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa offers white sand beaches and outdoor fun... More

Couldn't have asked for a better vacation!!
My husband just separated from the military after 9 years and went straight into a civilian career. We never had a honeymoon, never went on a vacation where we weren't visiting family, and...
Sep 15, 2014
From $239

19 Sea Pines by Wyndham Vacation Rentals

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

32 Greenwood Dr. Map

Wyndham Vacation Rentals offers resort view villas in Sea Pines. The resort is the most well-known of the areas on Hilton Head Island. Its amenities tantalize guests to return to this part of the... More

From $149

20 Coral Reef Resort

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

12 Valencia Road Map

Coral Reef Resort is located in beautiful Shipyard Plantation. This plantation encompasses 883 acres on Hilton Head Island's eastern shore. It has a full array of amenities available including... More