Palmetto Dunes is an oceanfront resort and the ultimate vacation destination with three championship golf courses, an award-winning tennis and pickleball center, and Shelter Cove Harbour. Beyond its golf courses, clay tennis courts, and pickleball courts, Palmetto Dunes offers an abundance of outdoor fun for all ages. From biking and walking to kayaking and fishing, the 2,000‐acre property has it all. One of the most interesting features of Palmetto Dunes is its 11‐mile lagoon, which can provide a leisurely day of canoeing or kayaking.


  • Ranked #1 Family Resort in the United States by Travel+Leisure
  • Three championships golf courses: Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course, Arthur Hills Course and George Fazio Course
  • 19 clay and 2 hard tennis courts
  • 24 dedicated pickleball courts
  • Shelter Cove Harbour offers indoor and outdoor dining, charter fishing, seasonal nightly fireworks, galleries and multiple shopping options
  • Find some of island’s best restaurants in Palmetto Dunes and Shelter Cove Harbour

Things To Do In Palmetto Dunes

Palmetto Dunes Tennis Courts

Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center

The center features 19 clay courts for tennis, four of which are lighted for night play. There are 24 dedicated pickleball courts, also lighted for night play. The center offers a full schedule of seasonal activities, instructional programs and daily round-robin tournaments, accommodating players of all ages and skill levels.

Aerial Shot of Golf greens

Championship Golf

Palmetto Dunes boasts three expertly designed and challenging golf courses: The renowned Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course, the Arthur Hills Course and the George Fazio Course. Together, they offer golfers a unique and truly world-class golfing experience on Hilton Head island.

people kayaking at the shelter cove dock

Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina

If spending time on the water is your cup of tea, head over to Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. The 15.5-acre marina is a hub for every conceivable water sport, nature and dolphin tours, year-round waterfront dining, shopping, live music, family entertainment, and seasonal fireworks. The Shelter Towne Cove Towne Center overlooking Broad Creek features shopping, dining, and entertainment next to luxury residences.