Four Scenic Views You Can’t Miss on Hilton Head Island

There are so many amazing views to catch on Hilton Head Island, but there’s a few, that seem to be the one’s you can’t help but take a picture of. This is our list of those must have views for your Hilton Head Island vacation!

  1. Sunset at The Skull Creek Boathouse: With live music, fresh seafood, and a view like this that is only obscured by the oak trees and Spanish moss, how could you not feel like you’re on vacation? sunset-photo-at-skull-creek-boathouse
  2. South Beach Marina: Home of the famous Salty Dog Cafe, South Beach Marina is full of fun, bright colors, that take you back to your childhood and bring a vintage vacation vibe full of memories! satly-dog-cafe-south-beach-marina2
  3. The Harbor Town Lighthouse: This view is iconic to Hilton Head Island, and whether you see it at sunset or in the middle of the day it is just as fulfilling. Hello, Hilton Head.gray-cloudy-skies-turned
  4. Is there really any view better than the view of the beach from your beach chair? We didn’t think so either…1

If you’re craving any of these views– especially the last one– go on our website to book a wonderful beach vacation home in Hilton Head Island where the views are spectacular and the memories are even better.

Hilton Head Island Beach Treasure Hunt

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Can you find these 5 items at the beach by your

Beach Properties Vacation Rental Home?

  1. A Hermit Crab: if you find one of these shells don’t take them home! There is a good chance that shell is a little hermit crabs home and if you wait long enough, he will probably crawl out of his shell and walk around!hermit-2
  2. A Dolphin Swimming in the Ocean: Have no fear if you see something like this swimming in the distance! These are just our playful dolphins swimming through! 3050e5ec5e55b9bdceb616f161334317
  3. A Sand Dollar: You may find one washed up in the waves, or even feel one under your foot as you play in the water, because sand dollars are plentiful here in Hilton Head! If you happen to find one far from the water, be sure to throw it back to its home in the ocean!3371502500_28b937937b
  4. A Sandpiper: These cute little birds love to sit by the crashing waves and eat up tiny crustaceans in the sand! 9fc919f6c45704956d3969dc34551ddd
  5. A Beautiful Sunset View: Why not finish off your scavenger hunt with the best prize of them all– a gorgeous sunset! There are plenty of these to find in Hilton Head so this one shouldn’t be too hard to check off your list!hilton.head.jpg

We hope you had fun finding all of these fun creatures and sights! Or if you were just looking at the post for some vacation inspiration, head on over to our website and book your vacation with us now!! How can you resist those adorable dolphins, and a view like that!

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5 Great Places to Catch a Sunset on Hilton Head

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#1 Skull Creek– There are three great places off of Skull Creek that you can choose from to see a beautiful sunset. All three restaurants are in very close proximity of each other so don’t worry about a major difference between the three. Go check out the sunset at The Skull Creek Boathouse, The Charthouse Restaurant, and Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks.

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#2 Harbour Town-Check out the sunset at the Harbour Town Marina and Lighthouse, located in Sea Pines Plantation. Enjoy some great food, view some beautiful waters, and spot a dolphin or two while you’re out there as well.

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#3 Sea Pines Beach Club-Also located in Sea Pines, The Sea Pines Beach Club is a relatively new and very nice club house built right off of the beach. Enjoy a cold drink out on the deck near the pool looking out at the sunset painted sky.

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#4 The Dunes House-The Dunes House, located in the Palmetto Dunes Resort is also a great spot for all of you Palmetto Dunes fans. This is another great place to after a sunset after a nice day at the beach.

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#5 Dolphin Head-A great spot to see a sunset without a whole lot of people around is Dolphin Head Park. Many guests say this beach is very beautiful and easy to walk on for you and your dog. And you guessed it, it is a great place to see some dolphins as well as they return out to the ocean from feeding in the Port Royal Sound all day.

Sunsets aren’t just a summer time phenomenon on Hilton Head. Sunsets are beautiful year round here. Come vacation with us this fall/winter and holiday season over at Beach Properties of Hilton Head and save big with our current specials on a luxury home or villa. Enjoy a sunset of your own on the deck or patio of one of our ocean front properties! Click here to see why Hilton Head Island is an awesome place to vacation in the final months of the year.

 

 

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A Great Day Trip Near Hilton Head Island

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Only an hour or so away from Hilton Head Island is a beautiful Wildlife Refuge called “Botany Bay Plantation“. The tour of the refuge is FREE and is guaranteed to open your eyes and fascinate you with huge, lush trees, wide open marshes filled with exotic wildlifewinding trails, natural beaches, and historic landmarks.

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Take the tour at your own pace, spend as much time at the beach as you’d like and re-enter for free if you need to take a break. The Botany Bay Plantation is supported and protected by the DNR and there are plenty of ways to donate to the refuge on site.

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It is located at 1066 Botany Bay Road, Edisto Island, SC, 29438. If you want more info click here or call (843)869-2713.

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In case you didn’t know, Beach Properties of Hilton Head has some great offers and deals going on right now for fall/winter & holiday extended stays right now. Click here to learn about why Hilton Head Island is such a great place to stay in the cooler months of the year and how you could save vacationing with us this holiday season!

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September Photo Contest Winner!

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Congratulations to Carol McCullough from Georgia on her winning photo she entered in this month’s Beach Properties of Hilton Head photo contest! The photo was taken at late twilight near the Sea Pines Beach Club on Hilton Head Island. Congratulations again Carol!

If you would like to enter our monthly photo contest for a chance to win a $50 Visa Gift Card click on this link. All photos must be taken on Hilton Head Island. You do not have to be a current guest to enter.

Any photos submitted become property of Beach Properties of Hilton Head and can be used in any marketing or social media outlets, even if they are not deemed a winner.

Seaside Treasures: 7 Dune Lane

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From the moment you pull into the driveway at 7 Dune Lane, you just know that this home is something special. The Savannah brick entry leads into the 3-story cathedral hallway with hand-cut lead glass contemporary chandelier, an entrance that is sure to excite. This is the newest oceanfront home on Dune Lane, and this luxury 5 bedroom, 5.5 bathroom home features an oceanfront pool, double-deck porches, a game room with a ping pong table, and so much more.

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The media room is beach-facing and features a 65″ flat screen Ultra High Def (“4K”) TV, leather couch seating, high end surround sound and access to the large upper covered porch. Also located on this level is a mini kitchen offering coffee, microwave and mini-fridge for water and soda– perfect for a movie night with the whole family!

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The two bedrooms that face Dune Lane – one with a King bed, the other with 2 twin beds.  Both have private baths with showers only and cozy reading alcoves.  They also offer individualized thermostat/temperature control, separate makeup niche’s and flat-panel televisions.  Both also feature beamed ceilings – one soaring to 13 feet – and ceiling fans.

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The third level is a paradise for kids – or for adults who are still young at heart.  It offers 4 built-in extra-long single beds, full bath with double vanity, TV and a large open area of play – or for work.  The views from here are even better than the floors below.

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The second floor has four bedrooms and the media room.  The two master suites facing the ocean have Ritz Carlton Collection King beds, private baths with tubs and separate showers. One Master Suite has a small private balcony and the other a large covered porch with lighted cupola.  Both face the ocean and offer sweeping views.

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The first floor has a beamed living room with plenty of seating, a large dining room and a unique gathering table perfect for talking & puzzles.  The entire beach-facing side of this space is floor-to-ceiling glass to maximize the view.  Also on this level is a large screened-in porch and a library with 18 foot beamed ceiling, high-end surround-sound system and Ultra High Def TV.  There is also a library which offers a Queen Sleeper Sofa, and a great place to relax at the end of the day! IMG_1818

The chef’s kitchen offers two dishwashers, a wine cooler, commercial range, multiple sinks and multiple drawer coolers for water, soda & beer. All counters are Taj Mahal Quartz – harder and more beautiful than granite or marble. Not to mention all of the views you can enjoy while cooking!

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One of the absolute greatest features of this home is the “Dune Deck”, which caps off the landscaped back yard sitting amid the dunes and offering a great place to relax at the end of the day and watch the moon rise out of the ocean, as the sun sinks below.

If you are interested in booking this amazing home for your family’s next getaway, contact us at beach-property.com, or call us at (800) 671-5155!

Our July 2016 Photo Contest Winner!

And the winner is…Dawn Wehrum of Orlando, FL with her photo of her son Cade running on the beach with his dog Daisy. Thank you so much Dawn for entering our photo contest!

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Want to enter our monthly photo contest and earn a chance to win a $50 gift card? Submit your full name and contact information with unlimited, digital photos at www.hiltonheadmemories.com or send to us via social media. Judging will be conducted by the 25th of each month and the winner announced that week. The contest is open to anyone who loves Hilton Head Island.  The photo must be the original photo of the entrant.

Any photos submitted become property of Beach Properties of Hilton Head and can be used in any marketing or social media outlets, even if they are not deemed a winner.

Check out our website and view some of the great deals we have to offer for your next vacation!

 

Seaside Treasures: 43 Lands End

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If pattern play, and beautiful, eye-catching art, are things you’re drawn to, 43 Lands End is probably the property for you. 43 Lands End is a stunning 4 bedroom, 4 bath Sea Pines property located in the highly desirable Lands End Community near South Beach Marina. This upscale Cape Cod duplex offers spectacular views of the Calibogue Sound from the living room, dining room, kitchen, sun room, and both master bedrooms. Start your morning with a hot cup of coffee while watching seagulls from the delightful glassed-in Carolina Room.

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On the main level is a master bedroom that features a King bed with a rattan headboard, cushioned wicker chair, and a 32 inch mounted flat screen TV. Plantation shutters block out the light if you want to sleep in late, or lie in bed and admire the water view. A private bath offers a double vanity and spacious stand-up shower. A door to the sun room is an added convenience. Also on this level is a guest bedroom with two twin beds with white coverlets and coral bed skirts. It has hardwood floors and a wonderful built-in book case which houses the 26 in flat screen television. There is a hall bath with a door separating the living area, and a second door leading to the bedroom.

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The kitchen has been recently updated with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, flat stove, and double sinks. A center island with 2 metal cushioned chairs will be perfect for a quick snack. The dining area, which is adjacent to both the kitchen and the living room, has an oval wood table and 6 high-back chairs. Hardwood floors are throughout the kitchen, dining, and living area.

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Upstairs is second master bedroom with a King bed with a rattan headboard and footboard, a cushioned wicker chair, and a 36 flat screen TV with DVD. Guests will appreciate the panoramic views of the Calibogue Sound and the magnificent trees across the waterway. There is a private bath with double vanities, granite counters, and a large shower only. The guest bedroom also has a king bed with a rattan headboard and footboard, lots of extra pillows, a wicker cushioned chair and a 36 inch flat screen TV with DVD. The private bathroom has a wood cabinet and a combination tub/shower.

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Refreshing light yellow walls in the living room create an uplifting environment. There is a comfortable couch with 2 matching armchairs with ottomans, 2 additional decorative armchairs, and a sisal area rug. For added living space, slide back the pocket windows and the sunroom becomes part of the main living area. Floor to ceiling windows in the Carolina Room showcase the dramatic view of the Calibogue Sound. Don’t be surprised when you see pods of dolphin playing in the surf! 

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43 Lands End offers all the amenities of a premier vacation home. With its tranquil setting, mesmerizing view of the Calibogue Sound, and 30 second walk to the beach, it is sure to provide the ultimate beach vacation!

If you’re interested in this property, or something similar don’t hesitate to call us at (800) 671-5155, or head over to our website!

Our June 2016 Photo Contest Winner!

And the winner is…Emily Giannotti of Lake Saint Louis, MO with her photo of a beautiful sunrise over Hilton Head Island. The photo was taken near Sea Pines Beach Club around 6:30am. Thank you very much Emily for entering our photo contest!

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Want to enter our monthly photo contest and earn a chance to win a $50 gift card? Submit your full name and contact information with unlimited, digital photos at www.hiltonheadmemories.com or send to us via social media. Judging will be conducted by the 25th of each month and the winner announced that week. The contest is open to anyone who loves Hilton Head Island.  The photo must be the original photo of the entrant.

Any photos submitted become property of Beach Properties of Hilton Head and can be used in any marketing or social media outlets, even if they are not deemed a winner.

Check out our website and view some of the great deals we have to offer for your next vacation!

Seaside Treasures: 9 Lands End Way

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There’s something about the walk up to the door at 9 Lands End Way that just instantly transports you to exactly what you’re imagining when you conjure up an idea of a quant beach cottage vacation. With the sea breeze souring through the front walkway and the little flower box at your feet, you’re welcomed to your temporary home with open arms.

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Located in the highly desirable South Beach area of Sea Pines Plantation, this “Key West Style” villa has magnificent views of the Calibogue Sound. A large deck, with built-in benches and a variety of seating, is the perfect spot to watch shrimp boats passing by, dolphins playing in their natural habitat, or viewing a breath-taking sunset. Guests can grill out, sunbathe or take a stroll down a wooden walkway leading to the beach.

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This is a three bedroom-four bathroom home that can sleep 6 people comfortably! There’s a community pool within walking distance not to mention South Beach Marina Village (home of the famous Salty Dog Restaurant and much more) is a short walk away as well. The beach is just a boardwalk away right outside your screened in porch, and there’s endless outdoor activity to be had right outside!

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This Cape Cod duplex offers all of the amenities of a premier vacation home. The living room, dining room, and the kitchen all have beautiful wood floors, creating a warm ambiance. The kitchen has been completely renovated and features an island with a range and oven, granite counters, and new cabinets. Elegantly decorated, the living room leads to a screened porch with table and chairs, wood floors, and a view of the water. A separate den offers guests a chance to relax with a good book or watch TV on a new flat panel.

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The first floor master bedroom offers a king bed, private bath with double sinks and large shower, and a view of the Calibogue Sound. It also has a mounted flat panel TV. There is also a full hall bathroom on the same level.

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Upstairs the queen bedroom features a private bath with double sinks and shower only, gorgeous views of the water and tall pine trees, and a flat panel TV. The third bedroom with 2 twin beds has new furniture, a mounted flat panel TV, and a private bath with shower only.

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The screened in porch is a great option for an outdoor dinner coupled with the sound of the waves crashing as the sun sets below the horizon. With little indoor features, outdoors, it becomes a cozy spot for morning coffee, or for reading a book while the kids play in the sand all within your eyesight.

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Whether enjoying breakfast with your morning coffee on the screened porch, watching the seagulls, or sipping a cold lemonade mid-afternoon on the back deck, guests are sure to have a wonderful vacation in this delightful villa.

Book your vacation here with us now!