2019 World's Best Awards

T+L Best Island 2019

Gorgeous beaches, blue umbrellas, and strolls at sunrise. Bike rides, Spanish moss-draped trails, and endless sunshine. Panoramic views of the Atlantic, fresh seafood, and picture-perfect sunsets. It’s just simply – unforgettable.

For the FOURTH year in a row, Hilton Head Island has been voted the #1 Island in the Continental U.S. by Travel + Leisure Magazine thanks to our amazing residents and visitors, 12 miles of pristine beaches, world-class golf and tennis amenities, outdoor activities such as biking, kayaking, and fishing, award-winning cuisine, rejuvenating spa treatments and so much more.

Ready to vacation? Arrive even faster when you choose to travel to and from the Savannah / Hilton Head Island International Airport which was also voted #4 among the "Top 10 Domestic Airports" list this year's Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. Or, choose to fly into the Hilton Head Island Airport now with service offered from Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and American Airlines to select cities.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your next getaway today!


The Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island

Nestled along the coast with ocean views and lush landscapes as far as the eye can see, award-winning Sonesta Resort is a premier destination for getaways or business.

Paradise awaits at the Omni Resort

From sugar sand beaches and sparkling pools to delicious dining and championship golf-course access, the Omni Resort has something for everyone.

Enjoy a Spa Getaway at Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa

Relax and Pamper yourself with $100 spa credit toward a spa treatment at our on-site spa.
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Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

Omni offers access to an 11-mile lagoon system, bike trails, 25 tennis courts, and three championship golf courses. We also showcase a beautiful poolscape with two family pools, one an adult-only pool, splash zone and beachside hot tubs set among native tropical foliage.

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Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa

Discover endless opportunities for fun: from playing one of three PGA golf courses, swimming on the beach or in our indoor and outdoor pools, playing tennis, going for bike rides, to unwinding at our exquisite spa.

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Sonesta Resort Hilton Head

At Sonesta Resort Walk along the beach, or stroll through our verdant, tropical gardens. Dine on the amazing fare offered at one of our several notable restaurants, and wade in our zero-entry swimming pool. Pamper your body and senses with a trip to our Arum Spa. Or venture outside to find some of the best treasures on the island at your disposal.

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Fly to the No. 1 Island via the Award-Winning Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport

Voted #4 among the Top 10 Domestic Airports by readers of Travel + Leisure in 2019, and also making the list in both 2017 and 2018, the Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport provides Hilton Head Island visitors with an exceptional travel experience. Choose from a selection of eight different airlines – Air Canada, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Sun Country, or United – offering nonstop service to a variety of major cities. From the rocking chairs scattered throughout waiting areas to the welcoming staff at the Visitor Information Center, you’ll be surrounded with true Southern hospitality at every turn. And, with on-site rental cars, shuttle service, taxis, ride share and more, Savannah / Hilton Head International makes transportation to the island easy and stress-free. Click here for a quick glance of all direct flights to Savannah/Hilton Head Int’l. Airport. 

Congratulations to Our Partners Who Also Made These Lists for 2019:

Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport named the #4 Domestic Airport in the U.S.

Montage at Palmetto Bluff named the #6 Resort in the South.

Find Your Island Time

Hilton Head is America’s Favorite Island®, offering 12 miles of pristine beaches and everything you need for the ultimate retreat. Enjoy easy days relaxing in the sun, sand and surf on some of the best beaches in the country.
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From Travel + Leisure. © 2019 Meredith Corporation All rights reserved. Used under license. Travel + Leisure and Meredith Corporation are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Hilton Head Island VCB.

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