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Get an overview of this hotelUpscale hotel on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools


Located in Shipyard Plantation, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course and within 1 mi (2 km) of Van Der Meer Tennis Academy and Shipyard Golf Course. The Village at Wexford and Legendary Golf are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 340 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, LED TVs with digital channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers. Other amenities available to guests include balconies or patios, room service, and premium bedding.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island features a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a 24-hour fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 4-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 20,000 square feet (1858 square meters) include conference space. This beach hotel also offers spa services, a terrace, and multilingual staff. An area shuttle and a shopping center shuttle are complimentary for guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Computer station 
  • Total number of rooms - 340 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 16 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 12 
  • Year Built 1980 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20,000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1858 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 16 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Wedding services 
  • Poolside bar 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Climate control 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Video-game console 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 11 AM.

Heyward's Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available.

Bailey's Bar and Terrace - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves light fare only. Happy hour is offered.

Sea Crest Terrace - This poolside bistro specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Sweet Cane Bar - This poolside restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves light fare only. Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with outdoor tennis courts and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Ziplining nearby 

Spa Services

Arum Spa has 3 treatment rooms. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Number of treatment rooms 3 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Pet deposit: USD 150.00 per stay
  • Destination fee: USD 2 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 20.00 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room coffee
  • Self parking
  • Parking
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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