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Benefits of booking with Palmetto Dunes:

  • Up to 20% off resort dining, bike rentals, golf and more!
  • Complimentary Tennis & Pickleball court time when available.
  • Save more when you stay longer! Ask our vacation rental experts.
  • Palmetto Dunes Rentals are exclusively for 3 – 7+ nights.
  • Some rentals may require Saturday to Saturday summer stays.

Home & Villa Rental Frequently Asked Questions

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Benefits of playing at Palmetto Dunes:

  • Book online in advance and save up to 15%!
  • Multi-round rates available. Call to start saving.
  • Three distinct and memorable championship courses you'll love to come back to. Which one will be your favorite?

Golf Course Frequently Asked Questions



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Benefits of renting at Palmetto Dunes:

  • We offer the highest quality new rental equipment on the island.
  • Free delivery/pickup for 3+ day rentals. On-site hourly rentals available. Same day delivery available before 4 p.m.
  • Island's largest assortment of bikes, kayaks/canoes & beach accessories.

Bike Rentals and Other Frequently Asked Questions



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Learn more about Shelter Cove Marina activities:

  • Shelter Cove Marina is just off the Intracoastal Waterway and is centrally located on Hilton Head Island across from Palmetto Dunes.
  • All boats have U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captains.
  • For fishing all tackle, bait & ice are included. Fish are cleaned and bagged.

Shelter Cove Marina Frequently Asked Questions

Kids Activities

Fun Starts Here!

Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, renowned as one of the world’s best resorts for family vacations, proudly offers our new selection of family activities for fun in the sun for children of all ages. The summer fun starts here!

From first graders to active teens, Palmetto Dunes makes sure that every member of the family has a chance to enjoy Hilton Head Island's natural beauty in one of the most pristine beachfront resorts in South Carolina.

Kids Activities

Golf

Palmetto Dunes Junior Clinics -"Fun, Friends and Fresh Air"
Instruction in the basic fundamentals of the golf swing, course etiquette and rules.

Palmetto Dunes Resort Junior Golf Academy
This five-day golf program is the perfect learning environment for all skill levels. Call (843) 785-1138 to sign up.

Advanced Junior Playing
Play with the golf pro and learn at the same time.

Little Swingers
Learning the fundamentals of golf while singing songs creates amazing retention and success!

Junior Tees/Instruction
Permanent Junior Tees are a feature of the newly redesigned Robert Trent Jones Golf Course. Private instruction is available from the resort's PGA professionals.

Special Junior Pricing
Call for seasonal pricing for juniors, ages 17 and under. All juniors must have a valid driver's license to operate a golf cart.

Tennis

Short Shot Clinic, Ages 4-5
Tennis fun with motor skills development to improve hand-eye & ball striking skills.

Super Shots Clinic, Ages 6-8
A more descriptive instruction of each stroke; emphasis on instruction and fun activities.

Big Shots Clinic, Ages 9-10
Students learn a new stroke every day. Instruction emphasizes consistency and control.

Hilton Head Island Tennis Academy, Ages 11-17
Technique and tactics for players new to sport and advanced tools for the ranked junior. Emphases include footwork, stroke production, strategies for singles and doubles and live play —all in a fun, healthy environment

Parent/Child Round Robin, Ages 11 and up
Enjoy a terrific time with other families playing doubles while rotating partners in a variety of fun, mixed up doubles matches.

Water Sports & Fishing

Cruises & Watersports
Everything from doughnuts with the dolphins to fireworks-watching excursions and pirates!

Hilton Head Outfitters
Catch and Release Inshore fishing on two-, three- and four-hour fishing and/or nature trips through the protected lagoon at Palmetto Dunes.

BlueWater Adventure
Tour Hilton Head Island waters from a CraigCat, a surprisingly unique watercraft at Shelter Cove Marina. It's a two seat, down-low compact power catamaran that reaches speeds up to 30 miles per hour. And you drive it yourself! You must have an 18 years or older adult with a valid driver's license to drive and anyone 5 years or older can be a passenger.

Canoeing & Kayaking
Palmetto Dunes 11-mile lagoon is the ultimate adventure! The minimum age is 5. Children 13 and over can go out by themselves with a parental permission form.

Sport Crabbing on the Crabber J
Join the crabby crew on a sport-crabbing adventure. After the crabby crew unties, the boat motors out to the calm waters of Broad Creek, where it anchors next to the salt marsh. Everyone fishes for the sly and cunning blue crab. It's all catch and release - just for fun - but the crabby crew keeps score and whoever catches the most crabs wins the world famous Crabber J tee-shirt.

Surf Lessons
Learn to surf on the beach at Palmetto Dunes. All classes are offered by Hilton Head Outfitters.

Family Ski Day
Cruise from Shelter Cove Marina to our favorite ski grounds and learn to water ski or gain confidence on a kneeboard or wakeboard. The full package includes transportation from Shelter Cove Marina to a secluded patch of water for private instruction for all ages and skill levels. A more relaxing option is three hours of tubing.

Pirate Cruise
Set sail on a swashbuckling family adventure with Captain Tanner and his pirates. There will be treasure, mermaids, dolphins, water cannon battles!

 
Bike Rentals for Everyone

Hilton Head Outfitters features the island’s largest bike rental fleet. Choose from beach cruisers, comfort bikes, tandems, kids bikes, tag-a-longs, kiddie carts and more. Plus bike equipment, accessories, sales and repair.

Dunes House Oceanfront Dining

Famous for the best fish tacos on the Hilton Head Island! The Dunes House serves casual lunch and dinner oceanside with live entertainment select evenings. Sit at the outdoor bar and cool off with one of the signature frozen drinks.