Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is one of the most family-friendly places in the world to spend your vacation time. With its relaxed, warm island vibe and appreciation for nature, Hilton Head is truly an extraordinary place.
Although the island is only about 12 miles long by 5 miles wide, Hilton Head has plenty to enjoy for all ages and interests. In addition to its 12 miles of gorgeous wide sandy beaches, there are about 60 miles of public bike trails, more than 250 restaurants, 24 golf courses, and 200 stores on the island! The island also has plenty of options for adventure-seekers, including parasailing, jet skiing, kayaking, Dolphin cruises, windsurfing, paddle boarding, fishing charters, and so much more. Our resort is conveniently located on the north end of the island with many great restaurants, shopping, and fun activities within 3 miles.
A nature lover's paradise, Hilton Head Island is the largest barrier island in the Atlantic Ocean and is located 40 miles north of Savannah, GA and 90 miles south of Charleston, SC. The island is meticulously maintained as close to its natural state as possible with one of the most pristine beaches in the country, heavily wooded forests and unspoiled lagoons and sea marshes. Hilton Head does not allow bright streetlights, billboards, or bright colored buildings, maintaining a scenic landscape even in commercial areas, so you are surrounded by nature, instead of neon!
Hilton Head Island has a humid subtropical type of climate. Sunshine is ample in Hilton Head with summer days receiving 14 hours of sunlight!
Summer temperatures are in the 70-90°F range with the peak in July. Winters are mild with low temperatures dropping below 32°F with a few frosty nights. Spring is the sunniest period with periodic rain showers but overwhelmingly pleasant weather. Fall has comfortable weather with warm ocean waters and less rainfall typically.
Getting Around the Island
Hilton Head Island is an ideal place to ride bikes! There are nearly 60 miles of public bike and walking trails (HH Bike Path Map) accessible to all. Bring your own bikes or visit the bike rental kiosk located at the resort entrance.
During the summer season, The Breeze Trolley is a fun way to travel to some of the most popular destinations on the island, including Shelter Cove and Coligny Circle. Cost is $1 per person, per trip.