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Beaches of Hilton Head Island

Explore the Best Beaches of Hilton Head & South Carolina

Map of Hilton Head Island beaches

Play in the dunes, frolic in the surf, walk the sand banks of the Atlantic Ocean, and bask in over 12 miles of some of the best beaches in the United States. From South Beach to Folly Field Beach, Forest Beach to Driessen Beach, and every beach in between: With so many pristine stretches of sand, warm waters and days filled with sunshine, no wonder Hilton Head Island has been recognized as one of the top 10 family beaches in the country, and why we’re renowned as one of the most relaxing vacation spots anywhere.

Public Beaches

From the ocean to the high water mark, the entire Hilton Head Island beach is public, but access to the beach, however, is often private. The Town of Hilton Head Island beach access is provided at the following locations: Alder Lane Beach Access, off South Forest Beach Drive; Coligny Beach Park, off Coligny Circle; Fish Haul Park, at the end of Beach City Road; Driessen Beach Park, at the end of Bradley Beach Road; Burkes Beach Access, at the end of Burkes Beach Road; Folly Field Beach Park, off Folly Field Road; and Islanders Beach Park, off Folly Field Road.

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Wheelchair-Accessible Beaches

The following Hilton Head beaches are equipped with the mats that make them wheelchair accessible: Alder Lane Beach, Coligny Beach Park, Driessen Beach Park, Folly Field Beach Park, and Islanders Beach Park.

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