The first time visitors to Hilton Head have many dilemmas about where to stay. You have plenty options to stay on this beautiful island. You can stay in one of the hotels in Palmetto Dunes Plantation, or Sea Pines Plantation or any other place in this island.
You can either prefer oceanfront condos, forest beach villas as per your interest.
The website http://www.hiltonheadislandsc.gov/departments/commdev/demographics.cfm illustrates the total population, housing occupancy, household type, relationship and race data as per 2010 census details.
Both Palmetto dunes and Sea Pines are titled as Plantations and they both contain vast areas of green space and trees. Both of them are gated community and include their own community with beaches, shopping, restaurants etc so that you don’t want to leave the plantation for any reason.
Sea Pines is the popular and the oldest plantation of Hilton head. The Heritage golf tournament is situated in Sea Pines and has an inn, several multi-million dollar homes, upscale condominiums available for sale and rent. You can either stay at a hotel or rent a condo or vacation home as per your need. You must aware that most of these homes are owned by individuals and you must check the pictures before renting a home. Each area of Hilton Head has something to enjoy and relax.
In the Sea Pines Plantation, you can either stay in the South Beach Area or Harbor Town Area. In both these areas, you have the best golf courses to visit. You can find more shopping and dining places in the harbor town. Apart from dining and shopping in the South Beach Area, you can also visit world popular Salty Dog café. This area is surrounded by ice cold beverages and lives entertainment. It also has separated beach area (South Beach) where you can enjoy your island fantasy since it will be always deserted.
You have the options to rent many condos in Sea Pines and only about ten minutes bike ride from this Sea Pines Club bar, seaside dining and facilities are located.
Palmetto Dunes Resort contains around 2000 acres. It also includes three miles of wonderful waterfront. It has gated community like Sea Pines Plantation and contains three championship golf courses, dining, shopping within the resort. You can access two public beaches namely The Disney Beach House and The Dunes House. Both of these beaches offer awesome beach areas, seaside dining, umbrella rentals, restrooms, and bar.
Shopping is available within this resort as well as retail stores and grocery is also found within the gated community. Bike Trials are readily available in this area and you can ride under the main highway path into Palmetto Dunes so that you don’t want to cross the road.
The beach access and other facilities in Palmetto Dunes are excellent. In the summer time and during the off-season, you can enjoy the nightly environment and dining in the beach area. You can also find several restaurants on this island and you can get your favorite breakfast, lunch, and dinner from the restaurants in Hilton Head.