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.
Located On Award-winning Beach On Galleon In Pd, This Stunning Oceanfront 6 Br | 6 Ba Home Is A Must See! Fabulous Renovation/2022. Coastal Chic Design, High Ceilings & Sweeping Ocean Views From Corner Glass Windows. Open Floor Plan, Chef's Kitche...
14 Armada Street, Hilton Head Island, SC - $6,500,000
Stunning 5 Bd L 5½ Ba Oceanfront Home On Armada In Palmetto Dunes Combines Elegance, Luxury & Panoramic Ocean Views. Entering The Foyer You're Greeted By Dual Curved Staircases That Enhance The Grandeur Of The Marble Entryway. The Two-story Living...
Oozing Charm, This Welcoming Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Home Dramatically Blends Modern And Rustic With Its 2-story Ceiling Great Room With 100 Year-old Fireplace Surround, Updated Kitchen With Beadboard And Beam Ceiling, Heart Pine Flooring, 6 Lar...
Brand New 2nd Row Home In Palmetto Dunes! Just Completed In June 2023, This Stunning 6 Bedroom, 6 ½ Bath Home Has All The Amenities Anyone Could Ask For In A Beach Home. The Open Living Room Seamlessly Transitions Into The Chef’s Kitchen, Dining A...
13 Full Sweep, Hilton Head Island, SC - $3,695,000
Stunning New Construction Located In Palmetto Dunes.this 6bd/6.5ba Is Designed For Optimum Living With Tranquil Lagoon Views. This Incredible Floor Plan Features 2 First Floor Primary Suites, 3 Second Floor Suites, And A Private 6th Suite Over The...
5 Armada Street, Hilton Head Island, SC - $3,695,000
Location, Location, Location! This 6 Bd | 5 Ba + 2 Hb, 2nd-row Ocean Non-rental Home On Armada. Located Across From Beach Walkway To Three Miles Of Award-winning Beach. Level 1 Offers A Living Area, Laundry Room, Wet Bar & 5 Br | 4.5 Ba With Acce...
41 Ocean Lane 6308, Hilton Head Island, SC - $2,399,000
Now's Your Chance To Own A Rare 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Oceanfront Villa In The Heart Of Hilton Head Island. Ocean Views From The Living Area And Two Separate Balconies Serve As A Constant Reminder Of The Beauty That Draws So Many Here. You’ll Find You...
32 Mooring Buoy, Hilton Head Island, SC - $2,325,000
Fantastic Opportunity To Own A Fully Renovated 3rd Row Home Just Steps Away From Palmetto Dunes' White Sandy Beaches. In Addition To Remodeling Completed In 2020, Recent Improvements Include New Hvac, A New Pool With A Hot Tub, And More. Fully Fur...
35 Full Sweep, Hilton Head Island, SC - $2,199,000
Beautifully Updated 5 Bed/5 Bath Home Located On Lagoon With Your Own Private Dock & Outdoor Firepit. Private, Heated Pool Is The Center Focal Point With Outdoor Tv & Spa. Great Center Island Updated Kitchen With Ample Seating For Large Groups. Tw...
19 Brassie Court, Hilton Head Island, SC - $2,195,000
Wow! Renovated And A Saltwater Lagoon View With Your Own Dock And New Bulkhead! This Is An Entertaining Dream. Open Concept Floor Plan With Updated Kitchen, Fireplace, Living Room With Decorative/ Beam Ceiling, Large Deck And Sunroom That Looks Ov...
6 Fairway Court, Hilton Head Island, SC - $2,150,000
Beautiful 4-bed/4-bath Home In The Prestigious Leamington Neighborhood Of Palmetto Dunes. This Gem Offers An Updated Eat-in Kitchen / Family Room Combo, Spacious Master Suite W/updated Bath, Sunroom, Living Room, Dining Room, Covered Back Deck, Pr...
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.