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Where the river meets the sea...GORGEOUS

By far, my favorite beach. Free parking. A "nature trail" through the dunes, along the river, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dana P
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Santa Monica, California, United States
Great beach

One of the nicest public beaches on Hilton Head Island. It’s never super crowded and the parking is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
emmac12355
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

By far, my favorite beach. Free parking. A "nature trail" through the dunes, along the river, and out to where the river meets the ocean. So beautiful. Much less congested than Coligny. I enjoy it all year, especially winter when there's no one around and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the nicest public beaches on Hilton Head Island. It’s never super crowded and the parking is free.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank emmac12355
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So far the best body boarding on Hilton Head Island I've found. You must go at high tide! There's parking at Chaplin Park then a manageable walk down the beach path to the water.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank jerryshhi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great beach location which provides plenty of parking at and nearby. The beach is clean and has plenty of room to accommodate guests. The only negative which is not a huge deal is there is no boardwalk to the beach so if...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Clyde H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with my family while visting Hilton Head and it is absolutely a beautiful area of beach. It wasn't packed and was very clean. Parking was a little tight but we were prepared to park farther away and walk.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the beach you want to go to for more quiet and calm. Was not nearly as busy as the "main" beach of the island. Beautiful, clean, well kept, and trashcans every couple of yards to help keep our oceans clean. Absolutely loved it.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank soterian
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Not a packed beach which I like. Very nice and clean. A lot of jellyfish in the water but nothing you can do about that.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank jv50
Reviewed April 20, 2019

Loved the beach and the area. Parking is limited so be prepared to walk a distance after parking your car.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank hamatyal
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Burkes Beach is adjacent to Marriott's SurfWatch, and Burkes Beach offers parking near a Hilton Head city park

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed March 3, 2019

We wanted to visit a different beach, so chose this one. It was nice, nothing spectacular, and we had to feed quarters into the meter at the small parking lot. At least at Coligney there was a big, free lot.

Date of experience: February 2019
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wmabaron
March 26, 2019|
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Response from abcjjl | Reviewed this property |
No restaurants or beach bars that I can recall. HHI is not really a beach bar kind of place.
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Susan E
November 10, 2018|
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Response from Suechak | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any there is outdoor showers though.
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cyndimedina
August 15, 2017|
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Response from c f | Reviewed this property |
Yes. In season (Memorial to Labor Day) they have leash restrictions. Off leash in the off season! (They have to be under positive voice control)
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