Shipyard Plantation

The best island combination of resort and residential living

The 800-acre Shipyard Plantation is located in the heart of Hilton Head’s south end, between Palmetto Dunes and Sea Pines. During their stay, guests at the Shipyard Plantation have access a selection of top-rated recreational facilities including 27 holes of championship golf, the Van der Meer Shipyard Tennis Resort, a 20-court complex, a health spa and well-maintained trails for biking and jogging.

Complexes in Shipyard:
Beachwalk / The Greens/ Golfmaster / Colonade / Evian


  • Named after the historical shipyards of the coastal Lowcountry
  • 12 miles of well-maintained bike paths meander through the plantation
  • The Shipyard Beach Club available for the private use of guests of the plantation
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Getting To Shipyard Plantation (PDF)

  • Take Exit 8 and follow US 278 East to Hilton Head Island (approx. 20 miles).
  • After crossing the bridge onto the Island, merge right into William Hilton Parkway/Hwy 278 Business.
  • Drive approx. 8 miles and the Shipyard entrance will be on your left

Getting to Island Getaway

  • After crossing the main bridge onto Hilton Head Island, merge into left lanes and look for signs to the Cross Island Parkway.
  • Follow the Cross Island Parkway through the Toll Booth ($1.25) until the Sea Pines traffic circle.
  • Take the third exit on the traffic circle (3/4 of the way around the circle) to Route 278 (mainland).
  • Turn right at the first traffic light onto Arrow Road and go to the stop sign ahead.
  • Turn left on New Orleans Road and Island Getaway is approximately one block on the left, 28 New Orleans Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

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Getting Around

By Car:
Hilton Head Island has two main roadways: the Cross Island Parkway or Business 278. The Cross Island Parkway is a toll road, costing $1.25 for most passenger cars. Hilton Head has 24 hour taxi service, 7 days a week and transport from Savannah and Hilton Head airports.

By Free Shuttle:
Most communities offer free shuttles, trolley or golf cart transportation within its community.

By Bike:
There are many parks with nature trails and public beaches. Biking along the 12-mile coast is also a popular option, and there are many bike rental choices (with delivery and pick-up) on Hilton Head Island. Also unique to Hilton Head are the 50 miles of bike paths that will wind you through almost all of the Island’s areas and parks.

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