About Shelter Cove
Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina is a hidden gem in the beautiful Island residential resort town of Hilton Head Island. Nestled at the center of the Island and developed around a 15.5-acre harbour, Shelter Cove is a 230-acre marina community bordering Broad Creek on the island’s sunset site. The marina is the deepest in Hilton Head Island and offers direct access to the Intracoastal Waterway.
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Whether you’re looking for a second home or permanent residence with a year-round resort lifestyle, Shelter Cove has the perfect property for you. Within Shelter Cove are several gated communities offering luxurious condominiums, townhomes and villas. The units feature one to three bedrooms, amazing views of the harbour with easy access to the marina and the fabulous amenities. The Harbourside complex houses multi-use condominiums with retail and dining spaces on the ground floor.
Several of the Shelter Cove complexes offer their own amenities, including swimming pools, spas, playgrounds, tennis courts, grilling areas and much more. A seasonal Dunes Buggy shuttle service is offered to the beach across the street in Palmetto Dunes Resort.
Shelter Cove Harbour provides a gorgeous setting for strolling around the marina to shops, restaurants, businesses, water activities, parks and residences – all making up a close-knit, self-sustained community harmonized by a Mediterranean theme. The perfect walking or biking community.
The Shelter Cove lifestyle is centered on Shelter Cove Harbour, one of the most popular destinations in Hilton Head Island. Visitors to the area are greeted by a 12-foot bronze statue of the sea god Neptune, the Harbour’s icon, which is also considered the world’s largest figurative sundial.
The Marina is home to various boating and fishing charters, and water activities, Outside Hilton Head, with corporate offices at The Plaza at Shelter Cove offers a variety of outdoor activities and tours. You can spend the day windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, deep-sea fishing, power boating, and more! Dinner cruises are available for a romantic evening on the open sea.
The Marina also features a 170-slip full-service yacht basin. The slips are open for reservation, with each slip sized to accommodate boats up to 135 feet long. It’s anchored by the Ship’s Store, a general store offering sports gear and equipment, as well as boating supplies.
The Harbour serves as a venue for many art, culinary and musical events. Check local listings for activities.
In The Area
Overlooking the waters of Broad Creek, and just a short bike ride or walk are other commercial venues.
- The Plaza at Shelter Cove
Home to the corporate offices of Schembra Real Estate Group and Hilton Head Island Performance Group, Inc., The Plaza at Shelter Cove is anchored by Whole Foods Market and TJ Maxx
- Shelter Cove Towne Centre
The epicenter of Hilton Head Island, this 42-acre destination provides residents and visitors with a unique outdoor shopping and dining experience in an open, park-like setting. Anchored by Kroger's, Belk's and Starbucks, it includes the 5-acre linear park, Shelter Cove Community Park, and 240 luxury waterfront long-term apartments. The park hosts numerous community events, including concerts, firework shows and movie nights. Check local listings for activities.
- Veterans Memorial Park and Pond located within the Shelter Cove Community Park pays tribute to America’s fallen and missing soldiers. It features a stone monument and a pathway that leads to a peaceful pond. Traditional military services are held here on Veterans Day, Memorial Day, and other occasions.
- Dining and restaurants are found both at The Plaza at Shelter Cove and Shelter Cove Towne Centre
- Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
- Our location arts and entertainment venue houses the Elizabeth Wallace Theatre, which offers an array of professional year-round entertainment from concerts to Broadway shows hosts the Walter Greer Art Gallery, the home of the Art League of Hilton Head.