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Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort

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Address: 4 Queens Folly Road, Hilton Head, SC 29928
Phone Number: +1 843-785-1138
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Named to the Top 25 of Travel + Leisure magazine's list of the World’s Best...

Named to the Top 25 of Travel + Leisure magazine's list of the World’s Best Family Resorts, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort on Hilton Head Island has earned this distinction by providing a world-class golf experience alongside vacations that are sure to please the whole family. There's something to do and see for everyone, no matter the age, no matter the interest. Its 2,000 acres, nestled on three miles of sun-kissed Atlantic Ocean Beachfront provide the perfect venue for three world-class golf courses, an award-winning tennis center and an 11-mile lagoon perfect for kayaking, fishing and exploring the pristine natural environment. Offering vacation homes and villa rentals to accommodate groups of all sizes.

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The best place to stay on the island!

This resort has so much to offer. Not only do they have a variety of oceanfront and oceanview accommodations, they have activities such as paddleboarding, surfing, golfing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 June 2016
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Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

This resort has so much to offer. Not only do they have a variety of oceanfront and oceanview accommodations, they have activities such as paddleboarding, surfing, golfing, kayaking, tennis and beautiful bike paths. We love that the Dunes House is there for a nice lunch and a refreshing drink while we are spending time at the beach. The lagoons are... More 

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PalmettoDunes, Guest Relations Manager at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Hello, HHI Girl! Thanks for taking the time to share your review of our resort. It sounds like you have been able to enjoy much of what we have to offer! We hope you are able to enjoy our Tuesday fireworks, as well as the many festivals that are hosted at Shelter Cove throughout the year. We sincerely look forward... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The resort is lovely. We stayed at Queens grant villa. Recently renovated. Nicely done. Not too far from beach. Easy access with free shuttle. Didn't have to wait more an 10 minutes for the shuttle. My only complaint is the amount of bugs. Huge bugs. I could tell that they fumigated the villa because the bugs would die fairly quickly.... More 

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PalmettoDunes, Guest Relations Manager at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Hello, BrownieMD, Thank you for taking the time to post comments about your recent stay at Palmetto Dunes. From the information you provided, I wasn’t able to determine if the unit where you stayed was one that is managed by us, or if it is managed by an outside company. Regardless, I’ve come to understand – as a relatively new... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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84 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

We've been going to Hilton Head for about 14 years now, thanks to my sister owning a condo in Palmetto Dunes, Windsor II. It's a great plantation area. Has wonderful bike paths, the general store is a great convenience, bike rental, the golf course and plenty of great places to eat - you can bike or walk to the beach... More 

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PalmettoDunes, Guest Relations Manager at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, responded to this review

Hello, Keith! We are delighted to read your positive comments about your recent stay in Palmetto Dunes. Please know that we are always grateful to receive detailed feedback from our guests, and this review will be forwarded to our staff. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to our Resort soon! More 

Towson, Maryland
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Stayed at 315 Barrington Court. The entire plantation is beautiful and immaculately landscaped. Access to the beach was easy and close! Great place to ride bikes around. Would go back!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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220 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Need a few pointers or golf lessons? The staff at Palmetto Dunes is the best. They have a variety of clinics and lessons for any type of golfer. The ratio of staff to student is low so that there is plenty of individual attention. Monday evening (5pm) clinic is free.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

My family and I have vacationed in Hilton Head for almost 15 years and we always play at least three rounds of golf during our stay. The Robert Trent Jones signature course is a must. Spectacular ocean views and always in great condition. Make sure you get an early tee time because it will get hot.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

I have been to Palmetto Dunes Outfitters a few times and every time has been a great experience. David Runyon is very knowledgeable about kayaking which made my experience very enjoyable . I would highly recommend Palmetto Dunes to anyone, whether it be to kayak or go biking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Very good breakfast with good service. Good value for the price. Ate there today for the first time with friends. We all agreed that we will be back

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

We stayed at a Marriott vacation club, so our entry was included. Otherwise, there is a fee, but I think it is well worth it. Parking can be difficult, so be prepared to either get there early or hike it back either on foot or by shuttle. there is a restaurant/bar on site that you can walk through. the beach... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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73 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

No complaints about this resort at all. We stayed Saturday to Saturday, our view of the ocean was great. They have tables and chairs on the balcony that are comfortable. The condos are very roomy, we had a 1 bedroom 2 bath and it was bigger than we expected. The bathroom floors and shower doors were in need of a... More 

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