DINING & ACTIVITIES
Discover a wide range of indulgent Hilton Head dining and restaurant options and a full array of exciting entertainment possibilities at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort and Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina.
Whether you’re in the mood to savor a steak or sample a sandwich, the Hilton Head Island restaurants, cafes and grills conveniently located on-site will have just what you’re hungry for. Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina showcases live entertainment, shopping, nightlife and special events such as Harbourfest and Music & Taste on the Harbour throughout the year.
And if you are in the mood to stay home or relax in your vacation home or villa and enjoy the view you can order carry-out from Big Jim’s or catering from Dunes Catering & Events.
Alexanders Restaurant and Wine Bar – Alexander’s is an upscale seafood restaurant and wine bar, featuring seasonally-inspired cuisine, locally-caught seafood and many locally-sourced ingredients. View Menu
Big Jim’s BBQ, Burgers & Pizza – Big Jim’s BBQ, Burgers & Pizza restaurant is located at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course. Big Jim’s offers a relaxed dining option for families, golfers and Hilton Head Island residents and visitors alike. Enjoy outdoor seating overlooking the Jones course – the perfect restaurant to watch all of your favorite sports year-round! More information
The Dunes House – Spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean from every seat! Open for lunch and dinner (seasonal hours) and can be reserved for special occasions. More information
Shelter Cove Harbour Restaurants – Inspired by a sunny portside village on the sunny Mediterranean, Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina overlooks the waters of picturesque Broad Creek. It’s the ideal restaurant setting for a romantic dinner or just a casual lunch. More information
Dunes Catering & Events – Dunes Catering & Events offers catering for any event large or small. Choose from the ideal catered menu for your dinner party, holiday party, luncheon, business meeting, private dinner and more. More information
Golf in Palmetto Dunes includes three courses, Robert Trent Jones, George Fazio and Arthur Hills. There is a special rate for owners at each course which is less than that charged to visitors. All golf courses are spikeless. Proper attire and timely play are strongly encouraged. Each course has bathroom facilities, water and marshals available to assist golfers. Lessons and practice areas are also available. For tee times at all Palmetto Dunes Golf courses please call 888-909-9566.
Robert Trent Jones Course – Named South Carolina’s Golf Course of the Year, the Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course is widely renowned for its open, inviting layout and spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Visit website.
Toptracer Range –Toptracer Range, the ball-tracing technology used on televised golf tournaments to track the shots of the game’s best players, is located at the Robert Trent Jones Course. Featuring 15 covered bays, guests of all ages and ability levels can play a variety of fun and skill-based games, compete against friends, see their shot trace, and receive instant data on interactive screens. Visit website.
George Fazio Course – Hilton Head Island’s only par-70 public golf course, the George Fazio course was just named South Carolina Golf Course of the Year by the SC Golf Course Owners Association. The tree-lined fairways roll gently on the front nine, while the back nine offers tighter shots that require strategic positioning off the tee. Visit website.
Arthur Hills Course – Tucked within the serene enclave of Leamington, this shot-maker’s favorite offers continuous lines of dunes, a rolling layout, numerous water hazards and thick stands of palmettos. This course emphasizes accuracy and precision over distance, providing formidable challenges at every turn. Also home to the Hilton Head Rear Range Lighthouse (located behind the 5th and 15th greens). Visit website.
TENNIS & PICKLEBALL
At the heart of the Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center you’ll find 17 (four courts are lighted for night play) clay tennis courts and 24 pickleball courts (all lighted for night play). There’s also a helpful, knowledgeable staff whose primary goal is to make your visit a rewarding one. With a full schedule of seasonal activities, daily round robin tournaments and a wide array of instructional programs, the Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center has a vacation program to fit everyone. Annual tennis and pickleball memberships are available. Call 888-879-2053 for more information and rates.
HILTON HEAD OUTFITTERS
This outdoor adventure headquarters, located inside Palmetto Dunes, is Hilton Head Island’s largest bike rental fleet! In addition to bike rentals, Hilton Head Outfitters also rents canoes, kayaks, beach chairs & umbrellas, jogging strollers, surf boards and more! The Outfitters shop also has a great selection of beach gear, fishing gear and outdoor accessories. Book online at HiltonHeadOutfitters.com or call 866-650-4125.
PALMETTO DUNES GENERAL STORE
The Palmetto Dunes General Store has been named Best General Store and Best Fried Chicken, on Hilton Head Island, and is a staple of Palmetto Dunes. Breakfast and lunch are served Monday – Friday and you’ll find a wide variety of items including groceries, wine and beer, souvenirs, t-shirts, hats and everything you need for a day at the beach! Home of the best fried chicken in town! Learn more.
Palmetto Dunes is the home of the Golf Pro Shops, General Store, Tennis & Pickleball Pro Shops and Outfitters to browse the latest fashions, equipment, souvenirs and gift items. In addition, Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina is conveniently located across from Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, serving as a popular shopping destination nestled in the heart of Hilton Head Island.
Shelter Cove features Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, a Mediterranean-style waterfront dining and shopping haven, as well as Shelter Cove Towne Centre and the Shelter Cove Plaza. More information