Today, across the Low Country, quality schools are positively shaping the minds of our youth to form a better and wiser community! Whether your student’s best fit is large or small, innovative or traditional, Hilton Head has a fantastic inventory of private schools.

Private Schools

Hilton Head Christian Academy relocated in 2021 to a modern and spacious campus at 3008 Bluffton Parkway and offered bussing to transport students to and from the island. , Since 1979 the school has taught quality academic and spiritual classes. HHCA provides multi-level courses, including AP and CP.  Students can participate in 16 extra-curricular activities, fine arts, and award-winning athletics.

  •   Quick facts
  •   Approximately 545 students
  •   The…

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Schools in session! Hilton Head Island public schools are essential in our community as they influence, train, and educate most of our youth. The next generation has ample opportunity for success with Beaufort county’s various levels of academics and career readiness. 

Beaufort County Public Schools

Hilton Head High School is an International Baccalaureate School located at 70 Wilborn Road on the island's north end. The school was voted Palmetto’s finest in 2012 and often stands out as a top candidate for the award in South Carolina. A benefit to island residents is the option to receive an IB diploma, the highest ranking of high school studies. CTE, Career and Technical training, prepares students to enter the workforce or college. HHIHS teaches…

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Bike Trails Hilton HeadWith approximately 64 miles of impressive paths on the island for bikers and pedestrians, which one is best suited for your outdoor excursion? Our top five trails offer a wide range of gorgeous scenery, local wildlife, and island living on and off the beaten path. The insider tips will help you personalize the length of your journey, meet your fitness goals, and consider the weather conditions.  

  1.  Pickney Island is located off the bridge to Hilton Head Island. The nature preserve is an excellent opportunity to experience a flourishing, undisturbed ecosystem and wildlife native to the area. There are 19 miles of semi-groomed trails that you can travel for an hour or all day. A great start to the day is an early morning hike or bike to spot a bobcat,…

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Q. What popular sport serves friendly competition for all ages and is simple to learn?

A. Pickleball

Q. Where can you play pickleball year-round in a fabulous setting?

A. Hilton Head Island

Q. What do you get when you combine pickleball and luxurious island living?

A. The perfect match!

Why pickleball?

Pickleball Hilton HeadFresh air, friendly competition, healthy exercise, and socialization are just a few of the reasons pickleball is rapidly gaining popularity in Hilton Head Island and across the United States. Its appeal begins with the game’s simple rules and a mild learning curve shaped like the gentle sunset over the ocean! Since the badminton size court is shorter than a tennis court, there is less area to cover, and players can pass the fun back and…

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Hilton Head AirportARRIVALS

Hilton Head Airport lands convenience with each plane that glides through the clouds and smoothly touches down on its 5000 feet of runway. Fresh air, sweetened with fragrant hibiscus plants, greets you as you step off the plane directly in the center of beautiful Hilton Head Island. You can walk to the baggage claim in less than a minute and then head outdoors to easily accessible transportation. Reservations at Hilton Head Airport’s car rental agencies or taxi and limo services transition you quickly from the air to land transportation. Most island destinations are less than a 10 to 20-minute drive, starting from the airport’s ideal location at 130 Beach City Road.

DEPARTURES

Leaving the sandy beach, golf courses, and friendly islanders…

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Hilton Head PupA dog may start as a pet, but their playful companionship and unconditional love soon make them a cherished family member. As you prepare to head out, your heart melts as their tender puppy eyes look up at you and silently beg to come along! Don’t shut the door on your pooch’s adventures any longer! Hilton Head Island’s sub-tropical oasis is the ultimate destination for dogs and their families. Your canine companion will leap at the chance to visit the places listed below, so prepare to spend more coastal time with your best friend.

BEACHES

In Hilton Head, your tail-wagger can jump the waves, dig in the sand, and explore the shore with you every day before 10 AM or after 5 PM. You can even unleash and use voice commands before 10 AM or after 5 PM…

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Darkness fades as the golden rays of the sun angelically illuminate a sea turtle’s incredible tracks, temporarily imprinted through the sand crystals on Hilton Head Island’s beach.   Early risers can experience nature at its finest as the majestic sunrise signals the beginning of a new day filled with hope. Between May and October, beachgoers may have the pleasure of discovering the distinctive tracks left from a sea turtle’s crawl to and from her nest. Hilton Head is fortunate to have four out of seven species of turtles documented in our area.

The best way to see a spectacular turtle nest is to walk along Hilton Head Island’s sandy beaches facing the Atlantic Ocean. You can find this protected turtle nest in Palmetto Dunes Resort. 

The endangered…

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In a year like no other, 2020 is certainly one that will be remembered for years to come.  We are happy to celebrate the accomplishment these 4 ladies made while navigating through the unpredictable year.  

Realtor Service Award 2020

This award honors those members who throughout the past year have achieved high levels of continuing education, professional development, Association involvement and leadership, as well as serving our community by volunteering their time, talent and financial support. Only a small percentage of the REALTOR® members are eligible for this distinction which honors well rounded professionals who demonstrate passion for their industry and community, while adhering to the strict Realtor® Code of Ethics.   

Congratulations to Sarah O'Leary Takacs,…

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One of the many attributes of the marvelous South Carolina Lowcountry that visitors and new residents of the area find fascinating is the area’s history.

You can stroll down the lanes of large and small communities, drop into a fifty-year-old restaurant or spend a few hours inside a 177-year-old home. Once in this residence you will experience the culture and history of Bluffton, from inside one of the few structures left standing after the end of the Civil War.

For those who enjoy ‘feeling’ history, visiting some of the historic sites in Bluffton and on Hilton Head Island, the experience is sometimes a bit surreal, like being transported back in time 100, 200 or even 300 years.

Now let your imagination run a little wild and envision living in a…

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Grinding of the Greens

Grinding of the Greens Starts December 26th

 The Town of Hilton Head Island will host a Grinding of the Greens program as a way to recycle natural Christmas trees after the holiday season.

You may bring your undecorated Christmas trees between December 26, 2020 and January 15, 2021 to the following locations:

  • Coligny Beach (Big Parking Lot) Paved area on the South Forest Beach Side.
  • Old Gullah Flea Market Site (Designated area of Highway 278 and Chamberlain Drive). Please use the designated area for Christmas trees only.

Jones Brothers Tree Service will provide the grinding service. Free mulch from the Christmas trees will be available for pick up at the two designated sites with the first grinding to occur after January…

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