Here’s Why Retirees are Staying in Hilton Head

Retiring for most of us is a given, and something we plan for and dream of from the very first day we start working. Whether you plan to retire in the next 6 months, in a year from now, or further down the line, it is worth visiting Palmetto Dunes Real Estate on Hilton Head Island.

In the last few years, Hilton Head Island has become one of the most popular holiday destinations in the United States with approximately 2.5 million people visiting every year. Besides holidaymakers, more and more people are choosing this piece of paradise as a retirement spot too and for good reason.

Palmetto Dunes Real Estate has been named one of the Top 25 family resorts in the world and is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful pieces of land along the American coastline.

What can you expect from Palmetto Dunes? The gated community is fully serviced and offers residents peace of mind, safety, security, a wide range of activities, local amenities and most importantly, a sense of belonging to a very special community. A little bit of heaven on earth, Palmetto Dunes is the only place to retire. Let’s look at some reasons why:

5 Reasons You Should Retire in Palmetto Dunes
If you have ever visited Hilton Head Island you will understand its allure. Already popular as a holiday destination, the estate is fast becoming a hot favorite for families and those planning their retirement. While there a multitude of reasons to move to this piece of paradise, we are highlighting the top 5.

High-Value Properties

When you choose to live in Palmetto Dunes Real Estate, you aren’t only investing in the most sought-after property on the East Coast, you are also investing in a way of life. Safe and secure, the exclusive estate offers a host of activities including world-class golf courses, the number one tennis facility, the finest restaurants and exquisite beaches.

benefits of living by the ocean on the beach

Currently, the properties are considered excellent value for money with, especially when compared to similar locations along the coastline. There are apartments, condos, and luxurious homes to choose from, depending on your needs and budget.

Loads of Activities

Hilton Head Island enjoys a moderate temperature throughout the year, which is conducive to an active lifestyle and a lot of time spent outdoors. The entire area is skewed towards family and recreation time, with more than 27 golf courses, with three championship courses in the estate itself.

Whether you hit the ball for fun or prefer smashing your opponents in a serious game, the estate is also home to the Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, one of the top tennis facilities in the country and is host to various tournaments throughout the year.

For water-loving folk, there are nine marinas around the island and plenty of space to dock your boat. Residents and holidaymakers are able to enjoy boating, canoeing, kayaking, boat excursions, swimming or just spending time on the beach; it’s the perfect way to dose up on vitamin Sea.

Even with all the development in and around the area, the pristine natural beauty has been maintained and residents are able to enjoy walks, bird watching, and stunning beaches.

A Community and Home Away from Home

Relocating can be incredibly stressful, especially if you’re leaving close friends and family behind. That’s not the case when you choose to retire at Palmetto Dunes. It is a tight-knit community and will soon feel like your home away from home.

With so much to do and so many opportunities to meet people who enjoy the same things as you there is very little chance of you feeling alone for too long. Not only are you able to meet like-minded people who are new to the area, you’ll also experience southern hospitality at its finest.


Even though this has become a popular destination and there is a fair amount of development going on, Hilton Head Island has incorporated laws and regulations to keep the area eco-friendly. While the estate prides itself on state of the art facilities and progress there is a strict adherence to the various restrictions including no street lights, business signs no higher than four feet and no buildings higher than the tree line.

Palmetto Dunes also boasts a twelve-mile lagoon system, a unique waterway that meanders through the homes. The natural beauty is what initially drew people to the area and it is the intention of everyone to keep it that way.


Hilton Head Island and Palmetto Dunes are centrally located with easy access to Highway 278. Visits from friends and family aren’t a problem, not with the many alternate routes that have been built to alleviate congestion. Also if you enjoy traveling, most cities east of the Mississippi are only a day’s drive away; two days if you prefer taking in the sights and sounds.

There are also two airports for those who prefer flying: one on Hilton Head Island and the other being Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport. There are more than 10 medical facilities in and around the area as well as shopping malls and plazas.

A Gem of an Estate

What are you waiting for? With everything it has to offer from the beaches and warm weather to golf, tennis, boating, fishing and fine dining, Palmetto Dunes is an ideal place to retire. If you’re looking for the perfect place to retire, we recommend you join the hundreds of other retirees doing the same thing.

Surveys show that in 2014 almost one-third of the residents of Hilton Head Island were over the age of 65. The estate is an absolute gem offering those who choose to call it home the finest weather, beaches, luxurious houses, sporting facilities, gorgeous nature, and scenery.

Find Your Retirement Home in Hilton Head Today!
There are so many reasons to call Palmetto Dunes home, and at the moment it’s still a great investment opportunity although it might not always be – the secret’s out.

Don’t miss out. Contact us today to find out just how easy it is to start calling Palmetto Dunes home.