Other Resort and Community Facts
PALMETTO DUNES: is a resort and
residential community, offering recreational amenities, vacation
accommodations, condominium villas, single family homes and residential
MASTER PLAN: Resort
development is centralized and convenient to beach, tennis, golf,
fishing, dining hotels and entertainment. Residential areas are
separate and protected by 24-hour security gates. Shelter Cove is
the resort's marina community on Broad Creek. Leamington, an
exclusive golf and beach community, offers homes and home sites in a
private community within Palmetto Dunes.
Shelter Cove, a part of Palmetto Dunes and directly across the street
from the main resort area, contains the newest and largest deepwater
anchorage on the island. The 220 slip harbour encompasses 15.5
acres, making it more than three times the size of Harbourt Town Marina.
Shelter Cove's Mediterranean-style village offers shops, restaurants,
villas and offices, concerts and cultural activities. The Plaza at
Shelter Cove contains a grocery store, and a variety of shops and
restaurants for your convenience. During the summer, Shelter Cove
is one of prime locations for many of kids events sponsored by the
The Mall at Shelter Cove houses a major
department store (Belk). One of the nice
benefits of Shelter Cove is the ability to ride bikes back and forth
between Palmetto Dunes
and Shelter Cove via an underground tunnel under busy Highway 278.
Golf Week Magazine named Palmetto Dunes as the only resort with all
three of its golf courses rated in the top 50 of the country.
Arthur Hills, nominated as one of the top 25 new resort courses in the
country, 18/72/6651, CGA rating 71.4 opened in March 1986 and ranked
38th in the Southeast. The George Fazio course, 18/70/6873, CGA
rating 74.2, the youngest course ever named to Golf Digest's list
of "America's 100 Best." Robert Trent Jones Course, 18/72/6707.
CGA rating 72.2. All courses have their own dining facilities and
Featuring the four star Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center--19 Har-Tru
courts, two hard courts and four super-grass courts (total 25), private
and semi-private lessons, tennis clinics, and a pro shop. Make sure to
stop by on Monday nights for the entertaining pro exhibitions which
start at 5:30 PM during most of the vacation/sport seasons--free beer
and wine provided!
Coastal and Gulf Stream charters available at Shelter Cove Harbour,
canoe, paddleboat, bicycle, and light tackle rentals available at Fish
Creek Landing. Surf casting is popular along the beaches.
Extensive selection of elegant full menu and casual restaurants,
pool bars and live entertainment at both the Marriott and Hilton Resort.
Fine dining at Alexander's on the lagoon. A wide variety of
Elegant waterfront restaurants are at Shelter Cove Harbour, additional
dining is at The Plaza and Mall at Shelter Cove. Don't miss
Dan and Becky's Favorite Restaurants listed separately on this web
Visit other areas--Harbourtown in Sea Pines