The Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort- A Beautiful Transformation
The Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort, located in Palmetto Dunes, has undergone a $17 million renovation and I was lucky to be invited as their guest for a day! Walking into the new lobby felt like walking into a beautiful beach house. Colors of blue and orange are
set against crisp white bead board and a soaring ceiling with white wood beams. Classic beach chic with a modern edge is what came to mind upon seeing the decor. It’s the kind of area that makes you want to stay and relax and sink into the comfy seating, while planning your stay on this beautiful island.
But the fabulous outside calls to you, which brings me to the “outdoor experience”, and I do mean experience. The newly renovated family and adult pools are just steps from the beach, as is the addition of the zero entry pool and kid-friendly “Splash Pad”. Also new is the large rustic fire pit for all to enjoy.
As part of my visit I was invited to experience a treatment at the luxurious Ocean Tides Spa. Before you even enter the spa building you are greeted by a wonderful outdoor seating area perfect for a little quiet time. It is the ultimate spa sanctuary. After I changed into my spa robe I was escorted to the relaxation area and offered champagne or fruit infused water as I reclined on a chaise lounge and the music put me into a calm state of
being. The spa now features a full-service salon for weddings, groups or single guests. Services include manicures, pedicures and hair.
Next, I was shown to my facial room for the Ocean Tides Signature Facial and Paraffin Treatment. Sitting on the spa bed was a pretty arrangement including shells and a starfish… loved the touch of the beach! The Signature Facial began with a deep cleansing exfoliation, followed by a soothing face and neck massage and a customized mask and moisturizing treatment. So many delicious smelling products were used! During my Paraffin Treatment the spa technician placed an eye mask on my eyes that smelled like cinnamon and pumpkin…ahhmazing! After I was able to peel myself off the spa bed I was escorted back to the relaxing room to rehydrate.
Next up, a visit to the Buoy Bar! I was treated to fresh shrimp, oysters and fish tacos that were oh so scrumptious and fresh! Did I mention fresh, like caught that day fresh. The
Buoy Bar also serves tropical drinks, sandwiches, salads and more. Conveniently located by both swimming pools.
Another dining choice includes HH Prime, an upscale open kitchen concept with the finest selection of steaks, seafood and a wine cabinet with over 100 selections.
After dinner the place to be is XO Lounge, a cosmopolitan night spot voted by Hilton Head Monthly as the Best Hotel Bar on Hilton Head which features an extensive drink menu including imported liquors from around the world.
Palmetto Market is a casual cafe with a general market for all of your needs. They also serve continental style breakfast, lunch and dinner and, for your convenience they have scrumptious to go items…perfect for a beach picnic!
I was able to see the model for the studio suites. All 323 studio suites, as well as the one
and two bedroom luxury suites are being renovated with the same casual beach chic as the lobby. Each suite has a kitchen with beautiful cabinets, countertops and my favorite…the wood like tile flooring.
After my visit came to an end I reluctantly joined the real world again, but can’t wait to come back! Omni Hotels & Resorts has done a fabulous job making the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort an exceptional destination for visitors and locals alike.
Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort is located in Palmetto Dunes which includes 3 golf courses, 25 tennis courts and an 11-mile lagoon system for kayaking and canoeing.
Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort
23 Ocean Lane
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928