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.
Luxury At Its Finest! This 3 Bed |3 Ba Hampton Place Oceanfront Condo Is A Point Unit Rarely On The Market With Panoramic Ocean Views From Every Room. It Is The Ultimate First-class Experience Featuring An Oversized Wrap-around Terrace With Unobs...
41 Ocean Lane 6308, Hilton Head Island, SC - $2,799,000
Wow! Welcome To Oceanfront 6308 Hampton Place. Majestic Ocean And Pool Views In One Of Hilton Head Island's Best Locations, The Award Winning Palmetto Dunes Resort. This Breathtaking 3 Bedroom/3 Bathroom Villa Boasts Coastal Furnishings, Modern Ar...
Exquisite Owner-occupied 4 Bed | 4 1/2 Bath 3rd-row Corner Home On Flotilla. Two-story Home With Pool And Spa. Hard-coat Stucco, Smooth Ceilings. Access To Three Miles Of Award-winning Beach Via Beach Walkway On The Street. Fabulous Location ...
1 Ocean Lane 1206, Hilton Head Island, SC - $2,750,000
Direct Oceanfront 3 Br & 3 Ensuite Baths Each With Private Balcony - Rare (only 10 Three-bedroom Units In All Of Villamare). If You're Looking For The Best Oceanfront Views On Hilton Head, You Can't Get Better Than This Opportunity. Rental Machi...
193 Mooring Buoy, Hilton Head Island, SC - $2,695,000
A 6 Bd | 6½ Bath 5th-row Home, Light & Bright W/ Coastal Chic Furnishings On A Spectacular Lot Overlooking The Lagoon W/ Private Dock. Commanding Entrance Has Large, Covered Porch & Circular Parking. Several Open Tiered Deck Areas Overlook An Impe...
41 Ocean Lane 6501, Hilton Head Island, SC - $2,500,000
Wide Open Ocean Views From This 3 Bedroom 3 Bath Penthouse Villa. This Beautiful End Unit Provides Nice Privacy With Great Bedroom Separation And 2 Oceanfront Balconies. The Villa Has An Open Floor Plan And Has Easy Access To The Pool And Beach. E...
32 Mooring Buoy, Hilton Head Island, SC - $2,500,000
Fantastic Opportunity To Own A Fully Renovated 3rd Row Home Just Steps Away From Palmetto Dunes' White Sandy Beach. In Addition To Remodeling Completed In 2020, Recent Improvements Include New Hvac, A New Pool With A Hot Tub, And More. Fully Furni...
Beautiful Renovation On The Robert Trent Jones Championship Golf Course Just Six Rows From The Beach In Prestigious Palmetto Dunes. Draped By Some Of The Most Impressive Live Oaks In The Lowcountry. This Four Bedroom Three Bath Beauty Features A T...
Located On One Of The Premier Lots On All Of The 11-mile Lagoon System, This Home Has Big Views Throughout And Is Built For Entertaining- Both Inside And Out. Having An Open Floor Plan, Over-sized Bedrooms, Screened Porch, Large Pool And Pool Deck...
49 Queens Way, Hilton Head Island, SC - $2,250,000
Spectacular 5 Br/3.5 Ba Home Overlooking The Award-winning Arthur Hills Golf Course In Leamington. A Unique Private Beachfront Community Centrally Located On Hilton Head Island Offering An Active Lowcountry Lifestyle! Huge Open & Bright Floor Plan...
Beautiful Lake-front Home On Over 1/2 Acre Lot, So Close To The Beach! The Perfect Move-in Ready Home Or Second/vacation Rental Home. Bright & Sunny Interior W/ Open Kitchen Featuring Large Island & Granite Countertops. Loads Of Space For Entertai...
Amazing Value On This 5-bed/4.5 Bath Renovated Home On One Level Close To The Beach In The World Class Palmetto Dunes Resort. Open Floor Plan W/ A Stunning Kitchen W/ Custom Cabinet, Granite Counter Tops And Stainless Steel Appliances. This Fully ...
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.