Beaches on Hilton Head Island, SC

chaplin 2Burkes Beach

At the end of Burkes Beach Road, you’ll find a handful of metered parking spaces and a sandy path leading out to the Burkes Beach. Its location right next to Chaplin Community Park makes it one of the best beaches to visit on a bike, especially since that bike will get you down the sand pathway to the beach much quicker.


coligny lookingColigny Beach

If you’re looking for the most popular beach on the island, this is it, Coligny Beach, located right at the end of Pope Avenue. Whether you want to bike, walk, ride a taxi or beach cart is all up to you. It’s one of the busier parts of town because it’s next to Coligny Plaza.


drie end of pathDriessen Beach

Even if the walk out to Driessen Beach is a little long, it sure is worth it. This beautiful beach on Bradley Beach Road is a nice escape from the everyday activities. In the beach park, there is even a playground with all kinds of fun things kids will love.


fhc beachFish Haul Creek Beach

Fish Haul Creek Beach is another untouched beauty on Hilton Head. To get to this hidden gem, you’ll have to take a short trek through the woods (well, as woody as it gets on the island), by way of a path that even has a few stops along the way!


folly beachFolly Field Beach

Off of Folly Field Road, at the intersection of Starfish Drive & Sand Dollar Road, a sign welcomes you to Folly Field Beach. If you’re thinking about going here, consider visiting in the early morning when the sun colors the clouds in the sky and the two small parking lots haven’t filled up.

islanders beachIslanders Beach

Not only does Islanders Beach have a great sandy seashore to enjoy, but it also has a park with a playground, picnic pavilions, grill, restrooms and sand showers. It’s by far one of the best places to bring you’re whole family or a group of friends for a long day at the beach.


hhi mit grassMitchelville Beach

If you’re looking for a less crowded, quiet beachside escape then Mitchelville Beach might just be for you! Located at 124 Mitchelville Road, this beach is one of the least populated. The trees inch right up to the beach, which has some grass that looks beautiful in the mornings & evenings.

Hilton Head Island Weather

Weather on Hilton Head Island is ideal for those wanting to explore the outdoors and soak up the sunshine. Hilton Head Island and the surrounding Lowcountry features a balmy, subtropical climate year round. » see all

Tide Chart

Hilton Head Island tides along 12 beautiful miles of Atlantic Ocean Beach and the surrounding waters can be as high as 6 feet. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Area Tide Chart Information provides users with immediate information regarding Low and High Tide water levels based on the Savannah River entrance. To calculate Skull Creek entrance, add 24 minutes. » see all

Beach Photographers

With beautiful beaches, lush tropical gardens as your backdrop, Hilton Head Island is the perfect place to make your moments on the Island memories for life. Hilton Head Island has beach photographers, wedding photographers, family photographers, all who can capture that moment with you and your family that will last a lifetime. » see all

Beach Information

The Town of Hilton Head Island formed Beach Rules & Regulations in 1995. The Rules are to assure a safe, clean and pleasant atmosphere on our 12 miles of beautiful Island Beaches. We ask that you treat the beaches of Hilton Head Island as if they were yours for you, your family and your friends to enjoy for many years. » see all