Philip A. Schembra | Since 1976 | Hilton Head Island | Palmetto Dunes, Shelter Cove | Leamington

Stress free places for date spots on Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island is the perfect place to make once-in-a-lifetime memories with your special someone. This gorgeous residential resort community offers many options for the most romantic dates, from relaxing strolls on the beach to an unforgettable night out in town.

Here are five date spots on the island you simply have to experience with your significant other.

Shelter Cove Harbour

This 15.5 acre harbour has a wonderful promenade where you can take a relaxing waterfront stroll. Wait for the sunset together, then have a romantic dinner at one of the many restaurants here that offer lovely water views.

The harbor is also home to numerous boating charters, which can take you and your date on inshore and offshore trips. A boat ride through Broad Creek from the marina will give you the chance to spot some of the birds and animals that thrive here, including dolphins, pelicans, herons and even bald eagles. Outside Hilton Head at the Plaza at Shelter Cove can accommodate your request.

You and your date can also share a water adventure or two. Powerboat or sail together, join a dolphin cruise, or enjoy a romantic dinner cruise that leaves the harbour just in time for an incredible sunset.

Palmetto Dunes  11-mile lagoon system

Palmetto Dunes is home to an 11- mile lagoon system that runs through Palmetto Dunes and Leamington and is home to one of the world’s most innovative saltwater lagoon networks providing an incredible scenic environment. Take a romantic, leisurely ride on a kayak or canoe throughout  Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. Share blissful, serene moments as you row down the lagoon and savor the outdoor beauty of the Lowcountry.

Luxurious spas

Give yourself and your significant other some pampering with a couples massage at a luxurious spa. Two choices in Palmetto Dunes include Ocean Tides Spa at the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort, and Spa Soleil at Hilton Head Marriot Resort and Spa. Featuring a host of relaxing spa treatments, these world class facilities offer the perfect moment for you and your partner to share a rejuvenating experience.

Hilton Head Island beaches

What could be more romantic than listening to the sound of the waves together on a pristine white sandy beach? Hilton Head Island is home to 12 miles of spectacular beaches, from public to private. These beaches offer a wide variety of activities, from swimming, surfing and unlimited outdoor sports or a long leisurely walk on the world-famous beach.

The Coligny Plaza Beach is one of the most popular public beaches on the island. Close to it are a wide array of restaurants, where you and your date can enjoy dinner and drinks with the moonlit ocean as backdrop.

The Town of Hilton Head Island has outlined public beaches throughout to enjoy the Island’s rich natural beauty.

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Located at the heart of the Shelter Cove community, this regional arts center is the venue for a wide variety of live performances, including concerts and Broadway shows. Enjoy watching a performance with your significant other, then cap the date with wine and gourmet dinner at an elegant restaurant nearby in Shelter Cove Harbour, The Plaza at Shelter Cove or Shelter Cove Towne Centre.