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Vacay with the Girls: Hilton Head Island

So when was the last time you had some fun with your closest friends? If you could use some east coast r&r that includes salt water, sand, and long, lazy days in the sun, Hilton Head Island, SC could be the perfect escape. Get inspired to start planning with some ideas we’ve pulled together for you.

First, you’ll need a place to stay on Hilton Head for your fabulous girlfriend getaway. You can either go the traditional route and stay in a hotel, or there are also a number of vacation rental companies that offer vacation villas, condos, and homes on the island.

Finding a Vacation Home on Hilton Head Island

If you choose a home, villa, or condo, you'll have your own private space to enjoy.

To find a vacation rental on Hilton Head Island, you can start your search by checking out vacation rental websites like

Make a list of what’s important to you, then look closely at the listings. Most will have a kitchen so you'll be able to cook your own meals with your besties and catch up while you do. Check the reviews and the refund policies, especially during hurricane season. Also be aware that some rental properties don't offer items you'd get in a hotel, like sheets and towels.

Hilton Head Hotels

If you'd rather have access to all of the amenities that a hotel has to offer, here are some options to get you started.

Best-rated hotels on Hilton Head Island:

  • The Sea Pines Resort

  • The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa

  • The Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa

  • The Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island

There are also more budget-friendly hotel options available. Wherever you stay, Hilton Head Island is a small place with a lot to offer. You could reserve relaxing spa services for your crew and go on a sunset cruise. Or how about a wine tasting and picnic at Island Winery? Try a visit to the Coastal Discovery Museum, the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, or the Harbour Town Lighthouse. You and your besties will also have plenty of great restaurants and shopping opportunities on the island.

Of course, you’ll want to hit the beach while you’re there. Whether you want to be active or lounge under an umbrella with a good book, there are plenty to choose from. Some popular beaches include Coligny Beach, Driessen Beach Park, and Folly Field Beach Park (and many more). Be sure to check parking info if your hotel or vacation rental doesn’t include beach access.

Text your girls, set the dates, and start planning! These sites are a good place to start...


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