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Shelter Cove Marina, Hilton Head Island, SC

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Shelter Cove Marina is one of the finest ports of call on the East Coast. It's also a great stop for sampling the many resort luxuries of Hilton Head Island and Palmetto Dunes Resort. When you dock at Shelter Cove you are extended privileges and preferred rates at the 1,800-acre Palmetto Dunes resort community. Hotels at Shelter Cove include the Marriott Harbour Point and Sunset Pointe at Shelter Cove and Disney Vacation Club, 3 championship golf courses, the acclaimed PD Tennis Center, miles of beach and dozens of shops and restaurants – all located within a two mile radius. A variety of tasty restaurants in Shelter Cove offer up local seafood, or enjoy a stroll by the marina and enjoy the lovely yachts stationed there.

Shelter Cove's mid-island location on Broad Creek also makes us a great launching spot for other island excursions, but with fireworks during Harbourfest all summer long, there's no better place to have fun than Shelter Cove.
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Shelter Cove Marina Info

Shelter Cove Marina

1 Shelter Cove Ln
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Shelter Cove Marina sits in the center of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. It's state-of-the-art facilities and comprehensive amenities are complemented by the lowcountry charm of the island. The skilled professional staff work hard to ensure that Shelter Cove Marina maintains its stature as one of the East Coast's premier boating destinations. The focal point of the Hilton Head Island marina's amenities is a well stocked Ship's Store, where you'll find fishing gear, refreshments, bait and tackle and more. The second floor hosts ELA'S On The Water, a fine dining restaurant offering fresh catch seafood and prime cut steaks, as well as a plentiful bar and a romantic garden patio. Sunday - Saturday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Accommodations for up to 170 boats with floating docks for vessels up to 150-feet. The 9-foot depth at mean low water, negligible tide and well-marked channel make docking here a breeze. We monitor Channel 16.

Shelter Cove Facilities and Services:
- Electrical: 100/30 Amp and 220/150 amp service
- Cable TV, telephone and Wireless Internet Access available
- Marina store, restroom, shower and laundry facilities
- 24-Hour Security
- Full pump-out facilities
- Easy access to airport and hospital
- Great restaurants nearby
Shelter Cove Marina Hotels & Resorts

Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort

22 Harbourside Lane
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

The Beauty of Hilton Head Meets the Magic of Disney! Located on a secluded 15-acre island, guests enjoy villa-style vacation homes with the impeccable service and gracious hospitality Disney is known for.

Marriott's Harbour Point and Sunset Pointe at Shelter Cove

4 Shelter Cove Ln.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Relaxed villas with full kitchens and free Wi-Fi in a riverside property with a pool and tennis. The laid-back 2-bedroom villas have kitchens, private balconies and free Wi-Fi, plus living rooms with pull-out sofas and flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels. All also have washer/dryers. The resort has a marketplace with sundry items and Starbucks coffee, an outdoor pool and a whirlpool, plus an outdoor area with a fire pit and a gazebo. Other amenities include a fitness room, a business center and free parking. Activities such as table tennis and regular tennis are available.
Shelter Cove Marina Restaurants

The French Bakery

28 Shelter Cove Lane, Suite 120
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Signature and custom cakes.

ELA'S On The Water

1 Shelter Cove Ln
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Located in Shelter Cove Harbour Shops

ELA'S, Hilton Head Island's award‐winning waterfront restaurant on Shelter Cover Harbour, features exceptional water views, fresh catch seafood, prime cut steaks, and a sophisticated atmosphere. Our contemporary decor, romantic garden patio, and chic bar with live music make ELA'S a favorite destination for casual dining, romantic evenings, and special events. Open Daily.

Executive Chef Doug Vernon is renowned for his culinary flare with fresh catch seafood, prime cut steaks, and farm-to-table cuisine for lunch, Sunday brunch, and dinner. ELA'S also creates special menus for holidays, seasonal celebrations, and Island events.

Giuseppi's Pizza & Pasta - Hilton Head Island

50 Shelter Cove Lane
The Plaza at Shelter Cove
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

For Over 30 Years, Giuseppi's Has Served Award Winning Pizza, Fresh Pastas, Wings, Sandwiches, and other Italian favorites. We take pride in serving excellent, award-winning pizza (since 1984), plus a broad variety of well-prepared pastas, sandwiches, wings, garden fresh salads and more. Pasta selections include lasagna, spaghetti marinara, chicken parmesan and ravioli. Giuseppi's also features a full bar with over 16 beers on tap, making us the perfect stop for happy hour Monday through Friday from 4-6PM. We are the island's football watching destiation with 14 TVs, the Big Ten Network, Direct TV and NFL Sunday Ticket.


28 Shelter Cove Lane
Shelter Cove
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

We offer a variety of ice cream, cased chocolates, hand paddled fudges, caramels, corns and other confectionary creations! We are located in the Shelter Cove Towne Centre across from World of Beer and Franchescas.

San Miguel's Mexican

9 Harbourside Ln
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

San Miguel's serves fresh, authentic Mexican food and award winning Margaritas all with a waterfront view in beautiful Shelter Cove Harbour. Serving fresh, authentic Mexican food to Islanders and visitors since 1977. Winner of the Best Burrito, Best Margarita and Best Mexican Restaurant. San Miguel's is famous for their margaritas, best with an order of guacamole or chili con queso. The sirloin chimichanga, chili burrito, shrimp Veracruz, and enchiladas verdes are among the tempting dinner options.Happy Hour: 4:00 to 6:00: Everyday; Lunch: 11:30 to 5:00: Everyday; Dinner: 5:00 – until: Everyday.

Scott's Fish Market Restaurant

17 Harbourside Ln
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Located directly waterfront on picturesque Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, Scott's Fish Market Restaurant & Bar has served the freshest seafood, hand cut steaks, homemade pastas, creative salads, sandwiches, and tantalizing deserts for thirty two years in an unrivaled waterfront setting. Scott's features a selective wine list and extensive drink menus. We maintain a fresh approach to seafood preparation, locally sourcing native products from the low country, local waters, and surrounding areas. The restaurant offers water views from every table, and we feature one of the largest outdoor dining areas on the island. Hurricane Harry's outdoor bar features happy hour, views of our live entertainment nightly (weather permitting), a dog friendly patio, and a direct waterfront area for appetizers and drinks as well as full dinner service. Join us for lunch, Tuesday through Saturday 11am - 2pm, and Dinner, seven days a week 4pm - 9:30pm.

Bucci & Murray's Pub on the Harbor

13 Harbourside Ln
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

We blend the best of gorgeous Hilton Head with authentic Irish and Italian traditions for a pub experience designed to be joyful and memorable. With a menu that reflects an honest pub experience and an atmosphere that celebrates our fun-loving spirit, we designed our space to be fun for everyone. Whether you're gathering with friends for a gorgeous view of the Shelter Cove sunset or joining loved ones for a cozy meal, we offer all that you need for a night of joyful laughs and great food. Join us for our happy hours daily between 5 PM to 9 PM.
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The coast of South Carolina offers a vast ecosystem of salt marshes, tidal creeks, winding rivers, sounds and the Atlantic Ocean is unspoiled, healthy, and brimming with fish of all types. For deep sea fishing charters and offshore angling, there are a number of fishing charters and skilled captains who can help you navigate Hilton Head's vast ecosystem of salt marshes, tidal creeks, winding rivers, Calibogue Sound, Harbor River and the expansive Atlantic ocean.
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Hilton Head Island boasts 12 miles of expansive, hard-packed beaches which range up to 600 feet at low tide. The tide levels vary as much as 6-8 feet every 6 hours. All Hilton Head beaches are public, but some access points are private and vary by location.

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Hilton Head is surrounded by water, so its only natural that there are an extensive array of marinas, harbours, boat ramps, landings and marine service centers located all over the island. Popular facilities include Shelter Cove Marina, Skull Creek Marina, Harbour Town Yacht Basin, South Carolina Yacht Club, Hilton Head Harbor RV Resort and Marina, Yacht Club of Hilton Head, Wexford Harbourmaster and more.

The Calibogue Sound and Harbor River feed into the Atlantic Ocean and provide easy access for yachts and marine vessels of all sizes.
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