Palmetto Dunes real estate is perfect for anyone wanting to move to the South Carolina Lowountry. Homes and villa complexes within this private, gated plantation are lushly landscaped and adhere to a strict set of architectural guidelines. Real estate listings within the plantation varies from grand, four-bedroom oceanfront villas to magnificent mansions to large and small family homes. It’s perfect for young professionals, couples, families, and retirees looking for a relaxed lifestyle.
Spectacular 6 Bedrm / 5 Bath Oceanfront Home On A Large Oversized Lot With Panoramic Ocean Views That Was Remodeled In 2010. It Is The Only Home In Pd With A Private Walkway To The Ocean Including A Private Deck On The Dunes. It Is Light & Bright ...
Gorgeous Oceanfront Award-winning 5 Bedroom/6 Bath With Panoramic Ocean Views. Voted By The American Home Builders Association As Best Of The Best Homes Under 8,000 Sq. Ft. & Won Multiple Lighthouse Awards For Best House On Hilton Head Island An...
Named "sea Castle," This Spacious Home Provides Outstanding Oceanfront Views And Two Open Living Areas For A Great Family Or Group Vacation. This Home Has Five Bedrooms + A Large Office, Five Full Baths And Three Half Baths. It Also Features Two...
15 Brigantine, Hilton Head Island, SC - $4,195,000
Size Matters! This Oversized Home Site Has 95 Linear Feet Along The Ocean - Compared To The 90 Linear Feet Usually Found With Most Oceanfront Properties In Palmetto Dunes. This Home Site Is Located On One Of The Most Prestigious Streets In Palme...
Spectacular Ocean Views! No Detail Has Been Spared On This Luxurious Magnificent Home! This 5 Bedrm/ 5 Full & 1 Half Bath Home Includes An Elevator The 1st Floor Has A Living Room Surrounded By 4 Bedrms, Leading To A Curved Staircase From The Be...
This Custom Designed Ceanfront Home By Joe Hall, Award Winning Architect, Offers 5 Bedrms / 5 Baths With Panoramic Views Of The Atlantic Ocean. It Has 2 Living Areas & Features A Gourmet Kitchen, Wood, Tile & Carpet Floors, Fireplaces, Ceiling F...
Enjoy Unobstructed Vast Views Of The Ocean Along Palmetto Dunes’ Prettiest Stretch Of Beach. 6br/6ba Home Is Light & Bright W/floor To Ceiling Windows To Let In The Sun! Spacious & Gracious, Fabulous Deck W/beautiful Private Pool Allows An Easy Fl...
10 Highrigger, Hilton Head Island, SC - $3,795,000
This Is An Elegant 5 Bedroom / 5 Full And 1 Half-bath Oceanfront Home With An Upside Floor Plan To Take Advantage Of The Panoramic Ocean Views. It Is Decorator Furnished & Has 4 Bedrooms On The First Level And The Living Area & Master Bedrm Suite ...
122 S Shore Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC - $3,495,000
Oceanfront Townhome(one Of Only 18) The Ashborough Model...the Ultimate In Privacy In Leamington Section Of Palmetto Dunes... Mint Condition...owners Use As 4bd+6ba+office+media Room Or Could Be Used As 6 Bd + 6ba...private Oceanside Courtyard W...
6 Night Harbour, Hilton Head Island, SC - $3,495,000
Fabulous Opportunity To Be On The Ocean In Palmetto Dunes. This Home Site Is Deeper Than Most In The Community As It Is Located At The End Of A Cul-de-sac, Providing An Extra 20 Feet, Is On The Beach Walkway And Steps To The Ocean. Build Your Dr...
Great Value On Updated Classic Pd Oceanfront Home With Beautiful Heated Pool And Spa. Four Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, Two Large Living Areas With Wet Bars And Ocean Views, Fireplace, Plantation Shutters, Kitchen With Granite Counters, Stainless Applian...
This Is A Spectacular 4 Bedroom / 4 1/2 Bath Oceanfront Home With Panoramic Views Of The Ocean! It Is Very Light And Bright And Features A Large Eat-in Kitchen, Ceiling Fans, Fireplace. A Very Special Feature Of This Home Is That The Four Bedroo...
Palmetto Dunes homes for sale include some of the most luxurious homes and villas on Hilton Head Island. Palmetto Dunes Resort, ranked as #1 Family Resort in the US and Canada (Travel + Leisure), is nestled in the heart of Hilton Head and enjoys three miles of prime beachfront property along the Atlantic Ocean.
Because of the activities and amenities found just minutes from Palmetto Dunes homes, the area is regarded by islanders as one of the best places on Hilton Head for families and for retirees.
Investors favor Palmetto Dunes Resort as well because a good portion of the shoreline has been dedicated to villa construction (short term vacation rentals produce healthy investment rental income).
The west side of Palmetto Dunes is comprised of luxury homes from two to seven bedrooms with oceanfront, wooded, lagoon or golf views. On the east side of the resort are many oceanfront condominium complexes with one to four bedrooms.
The Properties of Palmetto Dunes
The unique layout of Palmetto Dunes allows for personal and primary residences as well as vacation rental properties.
Palmetto Dunes has four sections:
residential (primary and second homes as well as some vacation rental properties)
resort (primarily oceanfront and ocean-oriented condos and villas)
marina (this would be in the Shelter Cove portion of the resort)
Leamington (a resort within a resort consisting of homes and villas/condos)
Depending on your preference, views offered include oceanfront, water features such as lagoons, wooded and golf course.
Developed in 1967, the planners of Palmetto Dunes were committed to preserving the natural resources, making it a prototype for many other communities on the island and elsewhere throughout the nation.
Palmetto Dunes homes for sale offer an unmatched way of life, whether you are looking to become a primary homeowner or are purchasing to vacation here. Start browsing the listings and book a tour today!
Palmetto Dunes Amenities & Activities
Without question, Palmetto Dunes is the jewel in the crown of Hilton Head Island real estate. Perhaps you like to walk the beach, kayak, canoe, ride bikes or fish. It's all here for you. Should you be in the mood to shop or dine, there are a multitude of boutiques, specialty shops, malls, bistros, and fine restaurants.
Known the world over for championship golf, tennis and water activities, Palmetto Dunes is convenient to outstanding waterfront amenities, the airport, hospital and schools.
Palmetto Dunes is ideally situated mid-island and is among America's most dreamed-of destinations. This 1,800-acre private oceanfront resort offers unparalled amenities such as:
three miles of pristine white sand beach
three of the nation's top golf courses with 54 holes to play
the internationally acclaimed Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center (one of America's finest tennis facilities)
miles of scenic bicycle trails
waterfront shopping in Shelter Cove
Beautiful homes and luxury villas dot the shoreline of the resort and offer unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean. Some of the homes line an 11-mile lagoon system, accessible by canoe or kayak. Private docks behind these homes edge the shores, making it easy to navigate and explore.
Community Events in Palmetto Dunes
During the summer, there are fireworks each Tuesday night, along with seasonal entertainment for families.
Boating in Palmetto Dunes
Shelter Cove Harbour is the island's largest deep-water basin—a 15.5 acre marina with 170 boat slips for boats up to 135 ft. in length. It’s conveniently located across the way from Palmetto Dunes. Enjoy deep sea fishing and inshore charters, sport crabbing and boat rentals.
Sports in Palmetto Dunes
Living in Palmetto Dunes homes is a great way to experience this paradise island. The area offers activities such as swimming, biking, walking, kayaking, surfing, sports, and fishing. Plus, with 28 pools, Palmetto Dunes has you covered where watersports are concerned.
Though Palmetto Dunes is known as a golf-destination, there are other prominent features—such as three miles of pristine white sand beach! The internationally-acclaimed Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center is here, featuring 23 clay courts, two Nova ProBounce courts, and instructional programs. The 11-mile lagoon system which winds itself through the plantation is great for kayaking, canoeing, fishing and any other water sport you can think of.
This residential/resort community also has vacation resorts within the gates including the Marriott Resort and the Omni Resort, as well as Hilton Head’s Disney Resort. Shelter Cove Harbour is also part of the Palmetto Dunes Resort and offers a bevy of amenities as well as lovely villas and condos with spectacular marina and water views.
Palmetto Dunes Security
Palmetto Dunes has three security gates: one to control access into the plantation from its main entrance off Highway 278. From there traffic flows either to the resort side including villas in Leamington or to the residential side (Mariners Gate). Access is strictly controlled and passes must be obtained prior to entering into the residential or resort areas.