Hilton Head Island was voted the #1 Island in the Continental US and #8 in the World by Travel & Leisure Magazine and is one of the top three choices for readers of Condé Nast Traveler. People from all over the world visit Hilton Head Island year after year. Many once tourists are now full time residents of the Island.
The Island is lush, green, and beautiful. Tall pines and moss covered oaks line the streets and yards of the plantations. Hilton Head is divided up into several plantations that surround William Hilton Parkway. The plantations are mostly private and gated. Each is also unique in their own way. Sea Pines Plantation is one of the original places homes were built on the island. For $6 a day, visitors can visit Sea Pines and enjoy Harbor Town, South Beach Marina, and the Sea Pines Nature Preserve to name a few.
The Island has everything their residents need within a close proximity. It also offers an abundance of golf courses, twelve miles of shoreline, restaurants, shops and more.
The median home cost on Hilton Head Island is $332,000. Taxes are reasonable and there are good private and public schools in the area. HIlton Head is known as an area where people like to retire, but retirees only make up 23 percent of the population. The majority is made up of families, many born and raised here.