Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Palmetto Dunes, Hilton Head Island that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $118 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Palmetto Dunes. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Relaxation in Palmetto Dunes vacation home rentals

Perched on South Carolina's largest barrier island, Palmetto Dunes is an award-winning beach and golf resort. While most properties are reserved for locals, Palmetto Dunes vacation rentals unlock access to some of Palmetto's most coveted condos. There's a big focus on preserving the island's natural beauty, with plenty of lush nature preserves, sandy beaches, and scenic bike paths to explore. Remember, Hilton Head Island is one of America's top golfing destinations, so don't forget to pack your clubs.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Palmetto Dunes vacation rentals

For a glimpse at the island's legacy, the red-and-white striped Harbor Town Light is well worth the trip. Each floor is devoted to a different period in South Carolina's history, with the topmost level offering sweeping views of the Harbor Town Golf Links. If you're on the north side of the island, don't miss the Coastal Discovery Museum, a learning center featuring interactive exhibits and nature trails. Visiting as a family? While Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort is a treat, Palmetto Dunes vacation rentals put you up in gorgeous, spacious homes complete with spacious decks, well equipped kitchens, and private pools.

Activities

Things to do near Palmetto Dunes vacation homes

First and foremost, Palmetto Dunes is a world-class golfing destination. It boasts a trio of challenging courses, each with its own unique appeal. You'll want to maximize your time on the fairway, so why not stay local with Palmetto Dunes vacation rentals just steps from the green? Beyond golf, Palmetto Dunes is fringed by miles of pristine beachfront. From swimming and surfing to collecting shells, you'll enjoy unprecedented access to the wide sandy beaches that South Carolina is famous for. For a street scene head to bustling Shelter Cove Harbor, where you'll find waterfront dining, shopping, and entertainment.

Weather

Best time to travel to Palmetto Dunes vacation homes

Thanks to its coastal setting, summer is high season on Hilton Head Island. Palmetto Dunes is at its busiest during the Memorial Day to Labor Day stretch, when legions of families descend on the resort. For golf aficionados, attending the annual PGA Heritage Tournament in April is a top priority. While it's held at the famed Harbor Town Golf Links, Palmetto Dunes still fill up fast. If you prefer deserted beaches and uncrowded links consider visiting in winter, when Palmetto Dunes feels wonderfully quiet.

Natural features

A sunny slice of South Carolina

Hilton Head Island is part of South Carolina's sun drenched Lowcountry region. It's fringed by the Atlantic Ocean which means there's no shortage of sandy shoreline to enjoy. Palmetto Dunes is a fantastic base for exploring the island, with easy access to local favorites like ColignyÊBeach. Eternally popular with families, it features grassy picnic areas, outdoor showers, and a lively plaza lined with shops, cafes and seafood shacks. If you want to spot local wildlife, why not day trip to Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, a salt marsh that serves as a habitat for deer, alligators, and sea birds.

Beaches

Best beaches near Palmetto Dunes vacation homes

Palmetto Dunes vacation rentals are close to the beautiful beaches of Hilton Head Island. Coligny Beach Park, an oceanside park with beaches, walking paths, and amenities, and Burkes Beach, an expanse of sand with calm, clear waters for swimming and snorkeling, are 2 top beaches. You'll also like Folly Field Beach Park, a tranquil beach with gentle surf, equipment rentals and other amenities.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation homes in Palmetto Dunes

Couples will enjoy the attractions near Palmetto Dunes vacation homes. Daufuskie Island, a tranquil isle with golf resorts and sandy beaches, and Harbour Town Lighthouse, a soaring lighthouse and history museum with South Carolina historic artifacts, are great for couples. You'll also like the Coastal Discovery Museum, a learning center with programs and walks by ancient buildings, trees, and wildlife.

How many vacation rentals are available around Palmetto Dunes, Hilton Head Island?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,423 vacation rentals around Palmetto Dunes. From 343 house rentals to 729 villa rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay near Palmetto Dunes?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend near Palmetto Dunes:

  • Sea Pines: 1,708 vacation rentals
  • South Forest Beach: 1,707 vacation rentals
  • North Forest Beach: 2,693 vacation rentals
  • Heritage Woods: 648 vacation rentals
  • Palmetto Bluff: 81 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses near Palmetto Dunes?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 343 Houses near Palmetto Dunes. Our other popular types of vacation rentals near Palmetto Dunes include:

  • Villas: 729 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 311 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 24 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Resorts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool near Palmetto Dunes?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,360 vacation rentals with pool available near Palmetto Dunes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Can I book a vacation rental directly online or instantly near Palmetto Dunes?

    Yes, Vrbo offers a selection of 1,422 vacation rentals to book directly online and 1,023 with instant booking available near Palmetto Dunes. Don't wait, have a look at our vacation rentals via our search bar and be ready for your next trip near Palmetto Dunes! 

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