Posted by: Sunset Rentals | October 29, 2013

Hilton Head Island by the Numbers

Hilton Head IslandToday, we thought we’d do a fun post that shares numerical facts about Hilton Head. Here are some interesting stats about our beautiful South Carolina island from its geography to its activities to its luxury accommodations, courtesy of the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce:

  • Hilton Head is 12 miles long, 5 miles wide and encompasses 42 square miles of semi-tropical Lowcountry geography.
  • There are 12 miles of beaches on Hilton Head Island.
  • 70 degrees is the average daytime temperature year-round.
  • 69 degrees is the average ocean temperature year-round.
  • 31,000 people live on the island.
  • 2.5 million people visit Hilton Head every year.
  • There are more than 6000 Hilton Head vacation villas available for rent.
  • 2 airports service the Hilton Head Island area, one on the island and one in Savannah. JetBlue is a new addition flying into the Hilton Head Island/Savannah airport beginning February 2014.
  • 23 golf courses are located on Hilton Head Island (More information on golf vacation packages).
  • 300 tennis courts are available on the island for tennis lovers.
  • More than 250 Hilton Head restaurants dot the island.
  • Shop till you drop at the more than 200 stores on Hilton Head.
  • There are more than 50 miles of paved bike trails on the island (More information on Hilton Head bike rentals).

Our last statistic for you: Hilton Head Island is ONE of a kind! We hope to see you soon because of all the wonderful reasons to visit any time of year!

For more information about Sunset Rentals or Hilton Head vacation rentals, visit or call us at 800-276-8991.


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