About Explore Golf Communities
Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, SC, are well known internationally for world-class golf communities. There are 21 major golf communities in the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton area. Click on the links below to learn about these communities and find out which one is right for you.
Choose from Private Golf Club Communities, Private Residential Golf Communities or Residential/Resort Golf Communities
Your first decision should be whether to buy in a Private Golf Club Community or a Private Residential Golf Community or a Private Residential/Resort Community. Here's a general description of each type.
Private Golf Club Communities
A Private Golf Club Community is a gated golf community where no tourists can come into the community or play the course(s), and every property owner in the community is a member of the club. The primary benefit of these communities is that the owner/members are very committed to the club and socializing with the other members. To learn more about them, click this link to download our FREE e-book Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Private Golf Club Communities where you'll get a thorough description of their amenities and all fees. Here's the link to each one.
Private Residential Golf Communities
A Private Residential Golf Community is a gated golf community where no tourists can come into the community or play the course(s), but the property owners may or may not join the club. The primary benefit of these communities is that the owners have a choice to join or not join the golf club. Here's the links to each one.
- Callawassie Island
- Hampton Hall
- Hilton Head Plantation
- Indigo Run
- Palmetto Bluff*
- Palmetto Dunes*
- Palmetto Hall
- Port Royal
- Spanish Wells
- Spring Island
- Sun City/Riverbend
Resort Golf Communities
A Resort Golf Community is a gated resort golf community where tourists can come into the community and play the course(s). The primary benefits of these communities is that they enjoy some of the finest resort amenities in the country and owners, if they want, can rent their home or villa on the short-term rental market.
The Perks of Living In These Golf Communities
Golfers will love the opportunity to have easy access to incredible, beautifully maintained grounds. And if you’re not much into golfing, you can still enjoy a fabulous community with gorgeous landscaping in close proximity to the beach, restaurants and plenty of recreation.
If you have questions about specific properties or real estate in general, contact us. We're happy to help.
*Palmetto Bluff and Palmetto Dunes have their resort golf areas separated from their residential golf areas with a security gate.