Hilton Head Island General Info
At Sea Turtle Getaways you can rent from Hilton Head
Islands finest selection of fully furnished homes
and villas. We offer you a choice of oceanfront, ocean
view, golf, and lagoon or landscape views in the following
Hilton Head Island offers over 12 miles of beautiful
beaches. Our beaches are easily accessible from any
of our accommodations and are the perfect setting
for long walks, bike riding, kite flying, beachcombing
Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean our island offers
some of the best water sports available. Your choice
of water activities includes kayaking, parasailing,
fishing, sightseeing and dolphin cruises. You can
also rent a jet ski, charter a fishing boat or enjoy
an eco-tour all from the beautiful waters of our island.
Make your stay on Hilton Head a truly unique vacation
by participating in an Eco-Tour. The choices are endless:
you can relax and enjoy the scenery on a dolphin cruise,
take a fishing tour, witness our spectacular
sunrises or sunsets or explore our beaches in search
of a Loggerhead nest.
A favorite of both locals and visitors is a kayak
tour. They require no prior experience and are led
my experienced guides. From the calm waters of our
tidal creeks and salt marshes you can experience the
true beauty of the Lowcountry and its wildlife. Dolphins,
otters and snowy egrets are just a few of creatures
that you are likely to encounter.
Our island offers some of the best fishing fun on
the east coast. You can choose to fish from inshore,
offshore or take a charter out to the gulf stream.
A variety of fish live in our waters including King
Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Shark, Wahoo, Red Drum
and Sea Trout.
If you prefer to stay on land you can try your luck
at surfcasting or drop your line in one of the many
lagoons located on our island.
You will find an excellent choice of charter boats
along with experienced captains at any of our local
marinas including Palmetto Bay Marina, Shelter Cove
Marina, South Beach Marina & Harbour Town.
Tennis Magazine has named Hilton Head Island as its
"perfect year-round tennis vacation" and has ranked
the Sea Pines Racquet Club, Palmetto Dunes Tennis
Center, Port Royal Racquet Club and the Van der Meer
Shipyard Racquet Club in their top 50 U.S. Racquet
Clubs! Many of our properties offer "free tennis"
at these clubs so be sure to inquire about "free tennis"
when you book your reservation!
Hilton Head Island and the surrounding Low Country
offer more than 25 golf courses for your enjoyment.
With world-renowned designers such as Fazio, Trent
Jones, Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus & Arnold Palmer, Hilton
Head Island is truly a golfer's paradise!
If you visit our island in April be sure to ask about the nationally televised "Verizon Heritage Classic" held at the world famous Harbour Town Golf Links. Another of our favorite tournaments over Labor Day is the "Celebrity Golf Tournament." Featuring an array of celebrities from Hollywood to the World of Sports, this tournament is free to the public and raises thousands of dollars for our local children¡¯s charities.
Biking is a popular way of exploring our beautiful
island. You can rent a bike for a day or by the week,
ride on the beach or on one of the many bike paths
that wind their way around our island.
On the Beach:
Bike riding on the beach is a favorite pastime for
many of our visitors. Hilton Head Island offers over
12 miles of breathtaking beach for you to explore
by bike. Our beaches are very wide, especially at
low tide and the hard sand provides the perfect surface
for riding and exploring our shoreline.
On our Bike Paths:
Unique to Hilton Head are the miles and miles of
bike paths that are available for you to enjoy. These
scenic paths are a delightful way to tour the island,
it's lagoons and wildlife. Great fun for all ages,
biking on Hilton Head Island has become a favorite
With over 200 restaurants to choose from you will
find an endless assortment of dining experiences.
Whether you are looking for an inexpensive "casual
night out with the family" or an "intimate night out
on the town", Hilton Head Island is sure to meet all
of your culinary expectations.
Shopping on Hilton Head has become a favorite pastime
for many of our visitors. A variety of shops are located
"on island" as well as "just across the bridge" making
it easy for you to find the perfect T-shirt or that
special gift for someone special.
From Hilton Head Island it's a breeze to take a day
trip and experience the history of Savannah, GA, the
charm of Beaufort, SC or the elegance of Charleston,
SC. Just stop by our office and we'll be happy to
provide you with travel directions.