DINING & ACTIVITIES

DINING

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 big screen TVs and expanded 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 from spring through fall and can be reserved for special occasions. For information please call 843-686-9623. More information

Shelter Cove Harbour Restaurants – Inspired by a sunny portside village on the sunny Mediterranean, Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina overlooks the marshes and 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

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 (843) 785-1138.

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.

George Fazio Course – Hilton Head Island’s only par-70 public golf course, the George Fazio course was just named the 2014 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. Visit website.

TENNIS & PICKLEBALL

At the heart of the Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center you’ll find 19 (four courts are lighted for night play) clay tennis courts and 24 pickleball courts (all lighted for night play). There’s also a helpful, energetic 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 tennis vacation program to fit everyone. It truly is Hilton Head tennis at its very best. Annual tennis memberships are available. Call 843-785-1152 for more information and rates.

The Tennis Center has all the latest merchandise and equipment so you’ll feel and look like a pro. Brands include: Nike, Prince, Babolat, Wilson, Head, Fila, Bolle, Tail, Lija and more. Learn more about Palmetto Dunes Tennis.

HILTON HEAD OUTFITTERS

This outdoor adventure headquarters, located inside Palmetto Dunes, features bike rentals & equipment, canoes, kayaks, beach chairs & umbrellas, jogging strollers, surf boards, stand up paddleboards 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 843-785-2449.

PALMETTO DUNES GENERAL STORE

From sundries and snacks to groceries and fishing supplies, the General Store has something for everyone. Home of the best fried chicken in town! Learn more.

SHOPPING

Palmetto Dunes is the home of the Golf Pro Shops, General Store, Tennis Pro Center Shops and Outfitters Center, all of which provide outstanding opportunities to browse the latest fashions, equipment, souvenirs and gift items. In addition, Shelter Cove 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, a Mediterranean-style waterfront dining and shopping haven, as well as Shelter Cove Towne Centre and the Shelter Cove Plaza. More information