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Hilton Head Plantation is the largest residential, gated community on Hilton Head and enjoys a mid-Island location. Some say that it is the “pulse” of Hilton Head as many Island residents both working and retired make their homes here. Hilton Head Plantation has so much to offer with the Spring Lake Recreation area (swimming & tennis), four 18 hole golf courses (private & public), Dolphin Head waterfront walking park, a full service marina, and great restaurants.

Palmetto Hall is conveniently located mid-Island close to the Island’s business center and schools. It is a residential gated community and features two 18 hole golf courses, a swimming & tennis facility, and a magnificent clubhouse.


Port Royal is a gated oceanfront community in a mid-island location. The plantation features three 18 hole golf courses, an excellent tennis facility, an oceanfront club facility with swimming pool, and a series of historic landmarks. Port Royal is also home to The Westin Resort Hotel which offers first rate lodging, restaurants, and conference facilities.


Palmetto Dunes. These communities are located in the mid-southern portion of the Island. Both communities enjoy the amenities of Palmetto Dunes which includes three 18 hole championship golf courses, a superb tennis facility, wonderful beaches, a full service marina, the Marriott & Hilton Hotels, and an 11 mile network of lagoons that can be navigated via kayak or canoe. Palmetto Dunes caters to both island residents as well as visitors and has a wide array of property types.


Long Cove is a premier gated private golf & tennis community located on the south end of the island. It is strictly a private, residential community with no short term rentals allowed. Long Cove has one of the island’s top rated golf courses under the direction of architect Pete Dye and a top notch tennis program as well. The community also has its own marina facility for its property owners to harbor their boats and watercraft.

Shipyard is located on the south end of the Island and is one of only four gated communities offering direct ocean access. Shipyard literally has a bevy of activities with three 9 hole golf courses, The Shipyard Racquet Club (Van Der Meer), The Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza, and an amazing array of bike trails. It is also a known fact that Shipyard has the best
alligator sightings on Hilton Head!

Forest Beach. Located at the southern part of the Island, Forest Beach stretches along the Atlantic Ocean. This non-gated community gives you the flavor of Island culture: Sun and Fun. Forest Beach breathes beauty as well as amenities. Enjoy Island shopping, dining and nightly entertainment, all at an Island's pace.

Wexford is a premier golf, tennis, & boating gated community located on the Island’s south end. This community offers the best in upscale design and attention to detail. A protected waterway runs throughout the community and access to Broad Creek occurs via a locke system. Wexford offers a private 18 hole golf course and an array of tennis courts.

Sea Pines was the first gated community developed on Hilton Head Island. It is located at the south end of the Island and has the longest stretch of beach of any oceanfront community. There is much to do in Sea Pines with four 18 hole championship golf courses - including the famed Harbour Town Golf Links where the The Heritage of Golf is held each year, a multitude of tennis
courts, two full service marinas, retail shops & restaurants, bike trails, and miles of pristine sandy beaches.

Spanish Wells is a wonderful non-gated community located mid-island, bordered by the Calibogue Sound and Broad Creek. It features a private 9 hole golf course as well as a great tennis facility. The community is primarily residential with many property owners living there on a full time basis.

Indigo Run is a premier gated residential community located mid-island. It features an 18 hole semi-private Nicklaus design golf course as well as an 18 hole private Nicklaus Signature golf course. The community itself has a wonderful swimming and tennis facility. Indigo Run contains four private communities within its confines. The Golden Bear community is the main portion of the plantation and has homes surrounding the semi-private golf course.

Windmill Harbour is the first gated plantation that you reach coming across the main bridge onto Hilton Head Island. It is home to The South Carolina Yacht Club (SCYC) and is largely a boating community. The marina itself is one of the best protected ports on the Island and is operated via a locke system. While the SCYC implies boating by name, it also features one of the best dining and clubhouse facilities on Hilton Head. They also have a phenomenal swimming and tennis facility which overlooks the marina.

Shelter Cove Executive Park
23C Shelter Cove Lane
Suite 100D
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928


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