Overview of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is home to just over 39,000 residents and is the vacation destination to over 2.6 million tourists annually. Hilton Head Island is located in South Carolina just off the coast from Savannah, Georgia. Hilton Head Island enjoys a subtropical climate, a veritable wealth of championship golf courses, numerous world class tennis resorts and 14 miles of pristine beaches. Hilton Head is a vibrant community offering its visitors a variety of activities including boating, fishing, jet-skiing, bicycling, relaxation, and of course shopping and dining at over 200 restaurants.
There is also a thriving arts and cultural community on Hilton Head Island. Catch a Broadway caliber show at the Coastal Carolina Arts Center – Elizabeth Wallace Theater or peruse the works of the many local artists displayed at a multitude of galleries on Hilton Head Island and in Bluffton. Be sure to explore the history of Hilton Head Island that is embodied in the African-American Gullah culture. If music is your thing, then you will not be disappointed as Hilton Head Island is blessed with an abundance of local musical talent; folk to rock and roll to country to jazz as well as the sensational Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra and the Hilton Head Choral Society.
If you have not previously visited Hilton Head Island you will be amazed that such a place, with so much going on, has been able to preserve its natural beauty. Strictly enforced building regulations have not allowed high-rise structures. Trees are revered and protected from unnecessary removal. The entire island has been planned and managed to ensure the pristine beauty of our island home remains for future generations to enjoy.
When visiting Hilton Head Island you will have many high-quality choices for lodging accommodations. Stay at any number of beachfront villas, fabulous timeshare units or breathtaking ocean-front homes. There are also a number of quality hotels on Hilton Head Island including such prestigious resort properties as Omni, Sonesta, Westin, Marriott and the Inn at Harbour Town. Better yet, own your own slice of paradise with the many real estate opportunities offered by myhhihome.com. Come join the fun of our island lifestyle. You’ll be glad you did.
Map of Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island is the shape of a shoe or human foot.
Hilton Head Island is approximately 12 miles long.
Hilton Head Island is approximately 5.8 miles wide.