Hilton Head Island named one of the Top 10 Family Beaches.
Discover over twelve miles of sparkling sand beaches on Hilton Head Island.
Walk the flat sand banks of the Atlantic Ocean or wade in the surf. Hide in the rolling dunes and natural grasses of the beach or gaze towards the clouds to admire kite tricks and parasailing.
All of Hilton Head Island's beach is public, from the ocean to the high water mark. Access to the beach, however, is often private. The Town of Hilton Head Island provides beach accesses at the following locations:
• Alder Lane Beach Access, off South Forest Beach Drive;
• Coligny Beach Park, off Coligny Circle;
• Mitchelville Beach Park, off Beach City Road;
• Driessen Beach Park, at the end of Bradley Beach Road;
• Burkes Beach Access, at the end of Burkes Beach Road;
• Folly Field Beach Park, off Folly Field Road;
• Islanders Beach Park, off Folly Field Road.
Activities you can enjoy on the beach:
• Turtle watch - few visitors ever meet these 200 pound giants, for the turtles choose the darkest hours of the summer night to crawl ashore and bury eggs in the soft sand.
• Shelling - with every breaker, comes a huge assortment of souvenirs from the sea.
• Flying Kites - with the great constant breeze the beach is the perfect place to fly a kite.
• Fishing - in the warm ocean waters around Hilton Head Island, anglers can catch snapper, grouper, kingfish, cobia, bluefish, spot tail bass, swordfish and shark, while flounder, sea trout and croakers are found inshore.
• Dolphin Watch -Hilton Head Island's friendliest resident, the bottle nose dolphin
And much more...
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