We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Best of Hilton Head Guide

Print this guide 
Hilton Head
Long known as a golfer's paradise, Hilton Head Island is heaven for any type of sports enthusiast. Tennis, volleyball, polo, championship golf on some of the best fairways in the United States - those are just a few athletic options. In fact, the island plays host to many prestigious sporting events throughout the year. All of it surrounded by sunny beaches and lush greenery. In between games or matches, explore Hilton Head's natural wonders. The Sea Pines Forest Preserve offers a close-up look at a swamp without having to get mucky. Raised boardwalks provide a protected path for pedestrians. And don't miss the colorful Harbourtown Lighthouse, the island's icon. Choose from a number of first-class resorts and... more Long known as a golfer's paradise, Hilton Head Island is heaven for any type of sports enthusiast. Tennis, volleyball, polo, championship golf on some of the best fairways in the United States - those are just a few athletic options. In fact, the island plays host to many prestigious sporting events throughout the year. All of it surrounded by sunny beaches and lush greenery. In between games or matches, explore Hilton Head's natural wonders. The Sea Pines Forest Preserve offers a close-up look at a swamp without having to get mucky. Raised boardwalks provide a protected path for pedestrians. And don't miss the colorful Harbourtown Lighthouse, the island's icon. Choose from a number of first-class resorts and hotels to experience it all. less

All things to do » Things to do

Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
See nearby places to eat
Coligny Beach
Coligny Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
See nearby places to eat
Coastal Discovery Museum
Coastal Discovery Museum
If the beach gets boring, families head to this interactive museum to learn about the history and wildlife of sea islands.
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
See nearby places to eat
Sea Pines Forest Preserve
Sea Pines Forest Preserve
Walk through mushy swamps on elevated boardwalks at this 400-acre nature preserve.
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
See nearby places to eat
Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina
Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina
Owner description: Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort's Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina is Hilton Head Island's largest deep-water yacht basin. Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina offers waterfront dining... more Owner description: Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort's Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina is Hilton Head Island's largest deep-water yacht basin. Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina offers waterfront dining, shopping and spectacular sunsets over Broad Creek. Also enjoy seasonal live music and events. Shelter Cove Harbour is also home to HarbourFest, an island tradition for over 25 years. HarbourFest takes place mid-June through mid-August with a special fireworks display on select Tuesday nights.Guests at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina can enjoy a variety of activities, water sports, crabbing, fishing, sailing, dinner cruises and much more. less
Attraction type: Marinas
See nearby places to eat

All places to eat » Places to eat

The Jazz Corner
The Jazz Corner
Ranked #1 of 357 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ombra Cucina Rustica
Ombra Cucina Rustica
Ranked #2 of 357 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Price:
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Michael Anthony's Cucina Italiana
Michael Anthony's Cucina Italiana
Ranked #3 of 357 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Price: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Java Burrito Co
Java Burrito Co
Ranked #4 of 357 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Price: $5 - $14
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern, Cafe
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Pino Gelato
Pino Gelato
Ranked #5 of 357 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Price: $3 - $7
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Hampton Inn Hilton Head
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Hilton Head
$99 - $215
Ranked #8 of 29 Hotels in Hilton Head
Show Prices
BEST WESTERN Ocean Breeze Inn
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN Ocean Breeze Inn
$84 - $185
Ranked #9 of 29 Hotels in Hilton Head
Show Prices
Beach House, A Holiday Inn Resort
3.5 of 5
Beach House, A Holiday Inn Resort
$101 - $262
Ranked #10 of 29 Hotels in Hilton Head
Show Prices

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Inn & Club at Harbour Town - Sea Pines Resort
5.0 of 5
Inn & Club at Harbour Town - Sea Pines Resort
$240 - $438
Ranked #1 of 29 Hotels in Hilton Head
Show Prices
Marriott's SurfWatch
3.5 of 5
Marriott's SurfWatch
$150 - $616
Show Prices
Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort
3.5 of 5
Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort
$220 - $235
Ranked #2 of 29 Hotels in Hilton Head
Show Prices

All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island
4.0 of 5
Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island
$160 - $369
Ranked #4 of 29 Hotels in Hilton Head
Show Prices
Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort
4.0 of 5
Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort
$144 - $409
Ranked #5 of 29 Hotels in Hilton Head
Show Prices
The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa
4.0 of 5
The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa
$175 - $428
Ranked #7 of 29 Hotels in Hilton Head
Show Prices

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.