Posted by: Sunset Rentals | August 5, 2019

Distilleries, Breweries and Wineries on Hilton Head Island, SC

After a busy few days exploring Hilton Head, a refreshing adult beverage is just the thing you need!  The Island has a great selection of craft libations from a winery, distillery, brewery and tasting room to choose from!!  Sample some of the Lowcountry’s most flavorful beers and wines while learning the stories behind their creation!!

Hilton Head Distillery

14 Cardinal Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Phone: (843) 686-4443



A SPACE FOR EVERYONE (Family Friendly)


**Book online for 20% off**


Island Winery

12 Cardinal Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Phone: (843) 842-3141

Daily Tasting and wine offered by the glass as well as cheese platters!

**Buy one bottle of wine and get your tasting fee back!

**Get a complimentary cheese platter with a purchase of 3 bottles or more!

peach on the beach

Hilton Head Brewing Company

1 Cardinal Road, Suite 13 Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Phone: (843) 715-3251

Tasting Room and Tours are Kid-Friendly

Tours:$10 per adult, includes a pint

$6 kids age 10+, includes a soda


Carolina Tasting Room

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

Phone: (843) 341-2999

Carolina Tasting Room features over 50 Local wines available for tasting for $3. All tasting free with any purchase. They also have 12 local beers on tap!


Posted by: Sunset Rentals | July 31, 2019

Beach Yoga on Hilton Head Island!

Yoga is a popular relaxation class and when it is done on the beach it is even more relaxing! Below are some benefits of beach yoga and places in Hilton Head that offer beach yoga!


Some Benefits of Beach Yoga


  1. Deepen your relaxation: Exercising outdoors can help you be even more relaxed. You have the sounds of the ocean and birds chirping.


  1. Commune with nature: Feeling the grass under your toes and sand in your feet can help the body in many ways.


  1. Vitamin D: Any exercise you do outdoors can give you a boost of Vitamin D. Vitamin D can help keep your bones and muscles healthy.


  1. Breathing fresh air helps the lungs feel wonderful.


  1. Cool off in the surf: Enjoy a nice swim after a relaxing yoga session.


Local Places

The Art of Massage and Yoga Therapy

 Merge body and breath with nature. Join April Lewis with The Art of Massage and Yoga Therapy for yoga on the beach every Saturday and Sunday morning during the summer. Classes are complimentary for overnight guests of The Beach House Resort. Not a registered overnight guest? No problem! The drop in rate is $15 per person. Look for the American flag in the sand by the ocean in front of the Tiki Hut. Don’t forget to bring a towel and water! A yoga mat is recommended but not required. It is located behind the Beach House resort on Coligny Beach.



Jiva Yoga

 They offer Beach Yoga in the morning Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:30 am to 8:30 am at Coligny Beach. For more information on pricing and other classes visit the website below. The price is $15.00 per dog.



Island Yoga

They provide private beach yoga lessons depending on how small or larger your group is. Check out the website for more information or give them a call at 803-420-2829 to book a session!




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Posted by: Sunset Rentals | July 24, 2019

Best Mexican Restaurants on Hilton Head Island

Are you in the mood for some chips and queso? Well you’re in luck because Hilton Head Island as some of the best Mexican food you can imagine.  Here is a list of some of the best Mexican food Hilton Head has to offer!!


Java Burrito Company


1000 William Hilton Pkwy Suite J6, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Hours: Monday through Saturday 7:30am to 9pm, Closed on Sunday


Holy Tequila


33 Office Park Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Hours: Monday through Friday 12pm to 10pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am to 10pm


Amigos Café Y Cantina


70 Pope Ave, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Hours: Monday through Saturday 11am to 8:30 pm, Closed on Sundays


Aunt Chiladas Easy Street Café


69 Pope Ave, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Hours: Monday Through Sunday 11:30am to 10:30pm


Fiesta Fresh Mexican Grill


51 New Orleans Rd #4, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Hours: Monday through Saturday 9am to 9pm

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!

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