Shelter Cove, Hilton Head Island, SC, USA

Shelter Cove, Hilton Head Island, SC, USA

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Island time all year around

Shelter Cove is a breezy Mediterranean-style village in the heart of Hilton Head Island. It's set on Broad Creek and is surrounded by sandy beaches, world-class golf courses and lush nature reserves. There's a lively street scene to soak up, with plenty of places to wine, dine and relax. Whether you're planning a family getaway or a gents' golf weekend, Shelter Cove vacation rentals make it easy to slip into island time. From snowbirds to year-round residents, you'll find yourself immersed in a tightknit community of locals. Chances are, you'll soon be clinking glasses with your neighbors.

Shop, dine and play in Shelter Cove

Boasting beach boutiques and homewares stores through to cafes and seafood restaurants, Shelter Cove Towne Centre is Hilton Head Island's premier lifestyle destination. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the South Carolina sunshine, from dolphin-watching cruises and sunset sails to sport crabbing and fishing charters. Shelter Cove is just steps from Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. This puts you within striking distance of 3 challenging courses. Want to maximize your time on the links? Nothing says "golf weekend" quite like a Shelter Cove vacation rental with fairway views.

Museum-hopping on Hilton Head Island

A day trip to Harbour Town is a great way to discover the island's colorful past. The village is centered on the candy-striped Harbour Town Light which now houses a fascinating local history museum. Climb to the top for sweeping views of Harbour Town Golf Links. Kids will love the Coastal Discovery Museum, a family-friendly learning center featuring interactive exhibits and nature trails. Traveling with little ones? With spacious living areas, Shelter Cove vacation rentals are made for creating family memories.

Summer days in Shelter Cove

Summer is high season in Shelter Cove, with flocks of sunseekers descending on Hilton Head Island. Crowds peak during the Memorial Day to Labor Day stretch. From weekly fireworks shows to sunset concerts, Shelter Cove treats visitors to a lively summer events calendar. Visitor numbers also spike during the annual PGA Heritage Tournament. It's held at nearby Harbour Town Golf Links, which makes Shelter Cove vacation rentals a great base for attendees. For deserted beaches and uncrowded links, consider visiting Shelter Cove in winter.

Discover South Carolina's prehistoric past

Hilton Head Island sits in South Carolina's Lowcountry region, just 15 minutes away from the lush Sea Pines Forest Preserve, strewn with emerald green palmetto trees and moss-draped oaks. It's crisscrossed with walking trails and wetland boardwalks, making it easy to explore. More than 4000 years old, the Sea Pines Shell Ring is studded with fossilized oysters, clams and mussels. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it offers a unique glimpse of South Carolina's prehistoric past. Hilton Head Island also treats visitors to fantastic fishing, with the chance to reel in tarpon, cobia, sharks, speckled trout and more.