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Gated Communities on Hilton Head Island

Sea Pines is Hilton Head's oldest and largest community (5000 acres). It is home to the Harbour Town Marina as well as the South Beach Marina. It has 3 1/2 miles of wide and beautiful beach, 605 acres of nature preserve, 41 miles of walking, jogging and bike paths, Lawton Stables and Lawton Farm. There are two gated security entrances. Sea Pines has 3 outstanding 18-hole public golf courses and one private course. Harbour Town Golf Links is host to the PGA Tour Verizon Classic and is rated among the top 30 courses in the world. The Sea Pines Racket Club has 23 clay and 4 hard tennis courts.  Many of the villas also have courts. Learn more about Sea Pines Plantation  

Shipyard is located on the south end of the island. It has two gated security entrances. Shipyard has a beach club for use of its owners and their guests. There are bike paths through out the plantation. The Shipyard Golf Club is a public 27 hole championship golf course and was a host to a PGA Senior Tour Tournament. Shipyard is home to the Crowne Plaza Resort Hotel and the Shipyard Van der Meer Tennis Center. Shipyard is conveniently located to shopping, entertainment, restaurants, and all of the amenities the south end has to offer. Learn more about Shipyard


Wexford is a 500 acre private residential community located on the south end of  the island. Wexford has a 24 hour guarded security gate. Wexford has a private marina with lock controlled access to Broad Creek and is a very short distance to the Intercoastal Waterway and the sounds of Hilton Head. Canals run through out the plantation and homes have private docks. Wexford has a terrific private 18 hole golf course, that hosts the qualifier for the  PGA Tour WORLDCOM Classic held at Harbour Town Golf Links. The clubhouse has pro-shop and a restaurant. The tennis club has eight clay courts.  There is a community swimming pool for your enjoyment. Learn more about Wexford


Long Cove is a private residential community located on the south end of  the island. Long Cove has a 24 hour guarded security gate. Long Cove has deepwater docks on  Broad Creek and is a short distance to the Intercoastal Waterway and the sounds of Hilton Head. Most of the homes have golf or lagoon views. Long Cove  has a private 18 hole championship golf course that was designed by Pete Dye. It is consistently ranked as one of the best in the state. The large clubhouse has pro-shop and dining room as well as men's and women's locker rooms. The tennis club has a pro shop and eight clay courts.  There is also a swimming club for your enjoyment. Learn more about Long Cove Club

Palmetto Dunes  is an 1800 acre beach, golf, tennis, marina vacation resort with two miles of shimmering ocean beach. Palmetto Dunes also features outstanding homes and villas. There are three residential communities behind separate security gates. The beach access is private. The Marriott and Hilton Hotels are beachfront. There are three 18 hole public courses, separately designed by George Fazio, Arthur Hills and Robert Trent Jones. Palmetto Dunes tennis complex features 23 clay and 2 hard courts with memberships available to Palmetto Dunes Residents. Shelter Cove Marina, located across the parkway has 175 slips as well as shops and several fine restaurants. Learn more about Palmetto Dunes

Port Royal is Hilton Head's only private beach front community. Beautiful wide beaches extend from the Port Royal Sound southwards.There is a 24 hour guarded security entrance. Port Royal has a reach civil war history. Evidence of battlement positions can be found through out the Plantation. There are three 18 hole golf courses. The large antebellum-style clubhouse is a beautiful setting for parties or enjoying a bite to eat. There is also an ocean front swim club for relaxation or a good workout in the pool. Port Royal also has a tennis club with 16 clay and hard tennis courts. Learn more about Port Royal Plantation

Indigo Run is a residential community on Hilton Head Island comprised of 1,775 acres and approximately 750 residents. There are two 18-hole Jack Nicklaus golf courses: The Golf Club is private with optional memberships and has a private pool, fitness center, locker rooms, snack bar and a dining room. The course was designed by Nicklaus and his son Jack II. The Golden Bear is a Jack Nicklaus Design course that has optional membership and also has public play. The Sunningdale Recreation Center is for all club members and has a large community swimming pool with changing rooms, eight manicured and lighted hard-tru tennis courts and a playground. Many owners own golf carts.Learn more about Indigo Run

Palmetto Hall is a 775 acre private residential community with a 24 hour guarded security entrance. Palmetto Hall is home to two 18 hole championship golf courses designed by Robert Cupp and Arthur Hills. The Cupp course offers a very unique layout that is challenging and enjoyable for all level of players. The 16,000 sq. ft. club house offers pro shop, grille room, locker rooms and a banquet room. Palmetto Hall has two hard tennis courts and a swim club. Palmetto Hall offers wonderful living all very close to shopping, restaurants, the library, and hospitals. Learn more about Palmetto Hall

Hilton Head Plantation is a 4000 acre private residential community with two gated security entrances. Conveniently located near the library, hospital, churches, shopping, and restaurants. There are two nature conservancies. A garden area for "farmers". Bicycle and walking paths throughout the community. Dolphin Head Rec. Area has playground and picnic areas and walking paths. There are two 18 hole public golf courses, and two private courses The Spring Lake Racket Club features 12 clay courts, pro shop, and lessons. There are several community pools. Men's and women's social, golf and tennis organizations. Hilton Head Plantation also has a large marina located on the Intracoastal Waterway. Learn more about Hilton Head Plantation

Windmill Harbour is a unique gated community with "Charleston style" homes and villas surrounding a surrounding a beautiful marina. Windmill Harbour has views on the intracoastal waterway, the marsh and the marina. The marina is lock controlled providing a constant water level and no currents. The Harbour is also home to the South Carolina Yacht Club. Windmill Harbour has beautiful view of the intracoastal waterway, the marsh and of course the marina. It is conveniently located to shopping, restaurants, and more. Learn more about Windmill Harbour