Posted by: Sunset Rentals | July 18, 2019

Parks in Hilton Head/Bluffton area

Nature and Wildlife are a part of the beautiful climate when you come to the Hilton Head area! Here are few parks that you can enjoy a wonderful stroll, bring your dogs to, plenty of activities and have a nice family picnic as well!

1.Sergeant Jasper Park

1458 Red Dam Road

Hardeeville, SC 29927

Hours: 8:00 am- 6:00 pm

This park is located off Exit 8 on your way to Hilton Head! At this park you can enjoy biking, walking trails, fishing, kayaking, canoeing and birdwatching. There is also a disc golf course as well.


2. Jarvis Creek Park

 50 Jarvis Creek Road

Hilton Head, SC 29928                                                                                                                            Hours: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

This park is located off 278 and is on Hilton Head. You can enjoy a variety of activities including a  nice walk around the lagoon as well as a playground for the kids! This is a great park for dogs!


3. Oscar Frazier Park

77 Shults Road

Bluffton, SC 29910

Hours: 7:00 am to 7:00 pm

This park is located in downtown Bluffton, SC.  At this park, this is where recreation leagues play baseball games. There are also tennis courts and soccer field as well. There is a community center that can be rented out for events. The brand new dog park is a feature at this park and a huge playground for the kids to enjoy!


4. Shelter Cove Community Park

39 Shelter Cove Lane

Hilton Head, SC

Hours: Dawn to Dusk

Located in Shelter Cove Towne Centre, this park offers a playground and a nice picnic area for gatherings! You will also experience amazing sunsets and the view of the water is beautiful!


5. Chaplin Community Park

11 Castnet Drive

Hilton Head, SC 29928

Hours: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

This park is located off 278 between Burkes Beach Road and Singleton Beach Road. There is a beach access path before the entrance of the park and an ample amount of parking! This park is great to bring the dogs to and for soccer games as well! You can enjoy a nice picnic as well. There are also tennis courts and basketball courts.


Posted by: Sunset Rentals | July 11, 2019

Golfing with Sunset Rentals

Golfing with Sunset Rentals!

Golfing has been a way of life on Hilton Head Island since 1962. Today, Hilton Head Island is home to more than 24 championship courses, both public and private! Golfers of all skill levels can enjoy exciting golf experiences including oceanfront courses, traditional parkland courses, and more, all played with delightful year-round enjoyable weather. Sunset Rentals has created new Fall Packages grouping together the following courses with our Premium homes and villas for you to enjoy at an even better rate!!




Heritage Golf

Courses in Port Royal: Barony Course, Robber’s Row Course,

Course in Hilton Head Plantation: Oyster Reef

Courses in Shipyard: Clipper Course, Galleon Course, Brigantine Course


**Brigantine Course shown above**

Palmetto Dunes

Courses: Robert Trent Course, George Fazio Course, Arthur Hills Course


**Robert T Jones course shown above**

Bear Creek Course in Hilton Head Plantation



Sunset Rentals Golf Packages!

Arrivals September 1st – November 1st

As low as $55 Per person per night!*

These packages are only available by phone.

Please call to book at 1-800-276-8991.

*Limited time offer**Not Valid on all properties. For new reservations only. Not available with any other offer. Not available on all properties. Must fall in the guide lines. Based on per person occupancy per night.




Posted by: Sunset Rentals | July 9, 2019

Water Sports in Hilton Head Island

Take a day away from the beach and enjoy a family bonding experience you will never forget. Hilton Head Island has many different activities you and your family can do on the water. Here is a list of the top water sport activities on Hilton Head Island!!

Bluewater Adventure Boat Tour


Duration 2.5 hours

Ages: must be 5+ to ride

Price: $125 for adults and $110 for children between the ages of 5-12

Dolphin & Nature Tour


Dolphin & Nature Tour has 3 different dolphin tours you and your family can enjoy!!

90 Minute Daytime Tour: $20 for Adults and $10 Child Ages 2-11 under 2 Free

90 Minute Sunset Cruise: $22 Adult $11 Child ages 2-11 and Under 2 is Free

2.5 Hour Fireworks Tour: $28 for Adults $18 Child ages 2-11 and Under 2 is free

Outside Hilton Head Guided Kayak Nature Tour


Duration: 2 Hours

All ages welcome!!

Departure Location is Shelter Cove

Prices: Adult Single Kayak $40

Adult & Child Double Kayak $60

Two Adults Double Kayak $80


H20 Sports Hilton Head Jet Ski/ Wave Runner Rentals


At least one rider must be 18 and have present valid Driver’s license. Minors may drive with a licensed Adult Onboard and riders must be at least 6 years or older.


Rates: Single: $119 + Tax or Double $129 + tax

Rentals are by the hour



Posted by: Sunset Rentals | July 1, 2019

Fireworks on Hilton Head!!

One of the main attractions during this time of year are the 4th of July Fireworks! Here are some places that you can see the Fireworks here around Hilton Head.

Shelter Cover Harbour prepares a HarbourFest celebration

The celebrations begins around 6:30 pm with some live music. The Fireworks will begin right after dusk For the convenience of home and villa guests staying in the Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, the Palmetto Dunes Buggy will continue operating until after the fireworks display is concluded. 800-827-3006 or


Harbour Town- Sea Pines

There will be a variety of festivities. Food, Drinks, Live music and children’s activities will all be available. The fireworks start at around 9:15 pm. There is a gate fee to enter the resort (unless you are a resident or guest staying on the resort) and a free shuttle service will be offered between Harbour Town and various parking lots in the Sea Pines Resort. No coolers. 843-785-3333 or


Skull Creek Boathouse

The fireworks start around 9:30 pm. The fireworks will be launched from a barge in the Intracoastal Waterway/Skull Creek. Join Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks, Skull Creek Dockside or the Skull Creek Boathouse for live, outside entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. Food and beverage will be available at all three locations. No coolers.


Some other options outside of Hilton Head:

The town of Port Royal and the Historic Port Royal Foundation (Beaufort, SC)

These fireworks start at 9:00 pm at The Sands of Port Royal. There will be several activities, food and entertainment for the entire family to enjoy!

Independence Day at Parris Island (Beaufort, SC)

This event is free, family-friendly event and open to the public. There will be music by the Parris Island Band. Food and Drinks are available for purchase. Gates open at 5:00 pm and Fireworks start around 9:15 pm!


Posted by: Sunset Rentals | June 26, 2019

Nightlife on Hilton Head Island

After a long day at the beach nothing sounds better than listening to great music and eating delicious food. Looking for something fun to do at night while you’re on vacation? Well you’re in luck!! Hilton Head Island has many nightlife hotspots you must experience!!

Comedy Magic Cabaret


This intimate showroom is located on South end of Hilton Head Island. The Comedy Magic Cabaret present outstanding “Funny not Filthy” shows that have earned a 5 star and #1 nightlife on TripAdvisor!! Due to limited seating, reservations are recommended.

Tiki Hut


Want to enjoy live music, the beach and a cocktail in your hand? Then this is where you need to be!! The Tiki Hut is located on Coligny beach near the This is the only place to drink on the beach so come on down and enjoy your vacation at the Tiki Hut.

The Jazz Corner

The jazz corner

The Jazz Corner has been entertaining Islanders for 20 years and is located in The Village at Wexford. If you are looking to experience live jazz music and delicious cuisine, this is the place for you!!

Poseidon Rooftop Bar


This Rooftop Bar is a waterfront venue with sunset views and live entertainment. Stop by for Happy Hour from 4-7pm for specialty cocktails and delicious cuisines. After the sun goes down the Rooftop Bar turns into a night club with lights and in-house DJ which is something you do not want to miss.

Big Bamboo


Do you love Craft Beers and a great happy hour? Well what about a great kid’s menu and live music? Big Bamboo has all the things you need while you’re on vacation. Happy Hour is Daily from 4-7pm and you don’t want to miss it!!

Posted by: Sunset Rentals | June 24, 2019

Hilton Head Island Beaches

Beach with Lounge Chairs and Umbrella


Sea Pines: Sea Pines Beach Club

There will not be any available parking at the Sea Pines Beach Club itself in 2019. Daily parking for shuttle service that will take you to the Beach Club from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. will be available as follows:

  • Saturday, March 23 – Saturday, April 13 – Lot 2 at the Main Trolley Lot
  • Sunday, April 14 – Sunday, April 21 – Lot 6 across from Lawton Stables
  • Monday, April 22 – Saturday, May 11 – Lot 2 at the Main Trolley Lot
  • Sunday, May 12 – Monday, September 2 – Lot 8 near Fraser Circle


Palmetto Dunes: The Dunes House

This favorite beachfront destination also offers convenient beach access as well as public restrooms and limited on-site parking. The best way to travel to and from the Dunes House during the peak spring and summer season is to ride your bike or take the free Dunes Buggy shuttle. To reserve a ride on the free Dunes Buggy shuttle from April through September, please call (843) 689-4222.


Shipyard: The Beach Club

All property owners and renters may access the beach at the Beach House and use the restroom during daytime hours of operation. The private Beach Club may be rented by an owner for a private party and can be reserved by contacting the Beach Club Coordinator.


Port Royal Area: Islanders 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.


  • Beach Access
  • Beach Matting
  • Boardwalk
  • Grill
  • Outdoor Showers
  • Permit Parking
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Seasonal Life Guards


Forest Beach: Coligny 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. There is Free Beach Parking available off of Pope Ave.


  • Beach Access
  • Beach Matting
  • Outdoor Showers
  • Restrooms
  • Seasonal Beach Rentals
  • Seasonal Life Guards
  • WI-FI

Singleton Area: Burkes 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.


  • Beach Access
  • Meter Parking
  • Outdoor Showers


Folly Field Area: Folly 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.


  • Beach Access
  • Beach Matting
  • Boardwalk
  • Meter Parking
  • Outdoor Showers
  • Restrooms
  • Seasonal Beach Rentals
  • Seasonal Life Guards


North End: Mitchelville Beach Park ( Fish Haul Beach Park )

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.


  • Beach Access
  • Beach Matting
  • Outdoor Showers
  • Restrooms




Posted by: Sunset Rentals | June 18, 2019

Biking and Beach Bars

Biking and beach bars are some of the common themes on Hilton Head! Below are a few bars that you can bike to!

1.Coast, Oceanfront Dining; Beach Marker 38 (Located at the Sea Pines Beach Club)

 Signature Cocktail: Mango Madness

Signature Dish: Oysters on the half shell



2.The Tiki Hut; Beach Marker 59 (Located at the Beach House Hotel on South Forest Beach Rd)

This is the only bar directly on the beach on Hilton Head Island!

Signature Cocktail: Mojito

Signature Dish: Fish Tacos



3. Heyward’s and Seacrest Terrace and Patio; Beach Marker 72 (Sonesta Resort)

Signature Drink: Blood Orange Cosmo

Signature Entrée: NY strip with Crispy Potatoes, Demi-glace and Asparagus



4.Coco’s on the beach; Beach Marker 94A (Located near Folly Field Beach)

 Signature Drink: Funky Monkey

Signature Entrée: The Chilli Cheese Dog



Information is courtesy of Celebrate Hilton Head Magazine. Here is more information on these bars and more beach bars as well!

Posted by: Sunset Rentals | June 11, 2019

Top 10 Pet Friendly Restaurants

Did you decide to bring your dog on your family vacation to Hilton Head Island? Are you finding it hard to find somewhere where you can bring your dog? Well worry no more, Hilton Head Island has 58 pet friendly restaurants that you can bring your furry friend to.  Here is a list of the top 10 places to bring your dog!!


Black Marlin Bayside Grill

86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Hours: 11am to 10pm

Happy Hour: 4-7pm


Skillets Café & Grill

1 N Forest Beach Dr j, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Hours: 7am to 9pm

Happy Hour: 5-6:30pm


Captain Woody’s

6 Target Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Hours: 11am to 10pm

Happy Hour: 4 to 7pm


Skull Creek Boathouse

397 Squire Pope Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Hours: 11am to 10pm

Happy Hour: 4 to 7pm


Frosty Frog Café

1 N Forest Beach Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Hours: 11am to 1am


The Crazy Crab

104 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Hours: 11am to 10pm

Happy Hour: 4 to 5:30pm


One Hot Mama’s

1 Greenwood Dr #7A, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Hours: 11am to 9:30pm

Happy Hour: 4 to 7pm


Aunt Chiladas Easy Steet Café

69 Pope Ave, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Hours: 11:30am to 10:30pm

Happy Hour: 4 to 7pm


Fishcamp on Broad Creek

11 Simmons Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Hours: 11am to 10pm


Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks

1 Hudson Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Hours: 11am to 9pm

Happy Hour: 4 to 6pm

Posted by: Sunset Rentals | June 5, 2019

Shelter Cove Towne Center Summer Entertainment!

The Shelter Cove Towne Center is the new hot spot to be on Hilton Head. From Festivals to free events they have it all from the start to the end of summer! Located right in the middle of Hilton Head Island it is easy access for everyone. The towne center is booming with shops and restaurants such as Janes Bistro, Poseidon Coastal Cuisine and the Roof Top and The World of Beer! Overlooking the water is the Towne Center Park and Playground. This is where you will find the tons of Free and Fun Summer events! Below you will find them listed to help plan your summer stay!


Summer Jams on Tuesdays from 5pm to 9pm!

The Island Recreation Association is proud to bring you a fun-filled, festive atmosphere with the highlight of the night fireworks which start around 9 pm. Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the fireworks! Yes, Fireworks every Tuesday!


Movie Night in the Park on Thursdays at 9pm!

After the sun sets over Broad Creek join us waterside at Shelter Cove Community Park for a summer full of blockbuster hits! Watch all your favorites under the stars on a 20′ movie screen. No admission fee! Beach chairs, blankets and take-out food from Shelter Cove Towne Centre merchants recommended!




Thursday, July 11-JURASSIC PARK

Thursday, July 18-TOP GUN

Thursday, July 25-FROZEN

Thursday, August 1-THE PARENT TRAP 1998

Thursday, August 8-MONSTERS, INC.



Free and open to the public.  Family entertainment, pets welcome.  Bring lawn chairs, blankets and pillows and sit back and enjoy the movie.  Get take out from any of the SCTC restaurants or Kroger.


Music in the Park on Fridays from 7pm to 10pm!

Join us on the banks of Broad Creek for a picnic and a sunset serenade at the pavilion in Shelter Cove Community Park. Bring a beach chair, blanket, and pick up take-out from one of our local merchants. Sunset Celebration, featuring live local music and laid back family entertainment, is brought to you every Friday each summer by the merchants of Shelter Cove Towne Centre.

Friday, June 14 – Deas-Guyz

Friday, June 21 – The Headliners

Friday, June 28 – Deas-Guyz

Friday, July 5 – Cranford Hollow

Friday, July 12 – Target the Band

Friday, July 19 – Lowcountry Boil

Friday, July 26 – The Headliners

Friday, August 2  – The Headliners

Friday, August 9 – Deas-Guyz

Friday, August 16 – Cranford Hollow

Posted by: Sunset Rentals | June 3, 2019

Daufuskie Island

One of the most historical landmarks in Hilton Head is Daufuskie Island. The only way to get to Daufuskie is by boat.  It offers a unique experience for visitors. Golf carts are available for rent to explore the island. There are many attractions on Daufuskie.  Below are a few of them.

Old Daufuskie Crab Company

This is located at Freeport Marina. They offer great local food, drinks, and live music. The seating overlooks the dock. They open daily at 11:00 am and phone number is 843-785-6652.


The Rum Distillery

The Rum Distillery has been around since 2013. They offer several kinds of rum plus some bourbon and vodka as well. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00 am-5:00 pm.


Bloody Point Light House And Silver Dew Winery

The light house was established in 1883. The museum is open to the public for daily tours from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The Silver Dew winery was also established in 1883. The winery was around until 1956. You can taste some wines in the gift shop for the Bloody Point Lighthouse. For more information on the future of the winery and more information on the lighthouse check out this website below:


Ferry Information

The best way to get to Daufuskie is on the ferry. Below is the website to book a ferry time and some information as well:

Leaves from Buckingham Landing

(at the foot of the Hilton Head Bridge on the Bluffton side)

Departs for Daufuskie at 7AM, 10AM, 1PM, and 4PM every day and 9PM on Fridays only.

Returns from Daufuskie at 8:30AM, 11:30AM, 2:30PM and 5:30PM every day and 10:15PM on Fridays only.

Tickets are $17.50 one way.

Daytime parking is free.  Overnight parking at the landing is $10/night but at our remote location, it is free.



For more information on Daufuskie Island and tour information/renting golf carts visit this website:

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