Fact Sheet

On the beach on Hilton Head Island, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.  This beautifully landscaped AAA 4-Diamond resort offers a wonderful escape with onsite pool and beach, and nearby golf and tennis.  Located just 45 miles from Savannah, in an area surrounded by outdoor recreation, shopping and fine dining.

Guest Rooms and Suites:

  • 340 guest rooms featuring luxurious bedding (331 rooms + 9 suites)
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Telephones with voicemail
  • Samsung Internet Ready Smart TV, in room movie and video games
  • Electronic safe
  • iHome
  • Robe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Keurig coffee maker
  • Private balcony or patio
  • Small refrigerator
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Check-in: 4:00 p.m. Check-out: 12 noon
  • Check-in Policy: Guests must be 21 years of age or older

Dining and Entertainment:

  • Heyward’s Restaurant offers breakfast and dinner as the premier resort dining option
  • Sweet Cane Bar and Grill offers seasonal lighter fare served poolside with daily beverage specials
  • Seacrest Terrace and Patio offers a more casual option for lunch and early evening small plates
  • Bayley’s Bar and Terrace located in the lobby serves coffee and pastries by day and cocktails and small plates in the evening
  • An extensive in-room dining menu provides the opportunity to relax in your room or on your private balcony overlooking the view.

Local Attractions:

  • Coligny Plaza – over 60 shops & restaurants
  • Park Plaza – cinema, shops and dining
  • Sea Pines Forest Preserve
  • Golf – 14 courses on the island
  • Tennis – 20 courts next door at Van Der Meer
  • Water sports – boating, kayaking, fishing
  • Biking around the island on 50 miles of paths
  • Nightlife nearby and in Savannah
  • Day trips to Savannah, Beaufort and Charleston
  • Harbour Town Lighthouse in Sea Pines


  • Arum Spa open daily
  • Shaded and outdoor swimming pools & sundeck
  • Children’s water feature and hot tub
  • In room dining
  • Pearls Market Gift Shop
  • 24-hour Fitness center
  • Concierge
  • 24-hour Business center
  • Just Us Kids
  • On-site bicycle rentals
  • Complimentary shuttle within Shipyard Plantation
  • High-speed Internet access
  • On site dining options
  • Extensive on-site parking, both self and valet

Meetings and Events:

  • 20,000 square feet of function space
  • Santee Ballroom with 10,000 square feet
  • Oceanfront Pavilion with 7,000 square feet
  • Facilities to accommodate up to 800 guests
  • A dedicated convention services/catering team
  • On-site high speed Internet & audio-visual equipment

Resort Etiquette

Thank you for choosing the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island. We look forward to your visit and would like to extend a very warm welcome. At the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, it is our mission to provide an authentic island experience to all guests. In order for us to deliver our promise, please follow our etiquette guidelines listed below.

  • Smoking is permitted only in the designated smoking areas. When smoked in a guest room, a $250 cleaning fee will be charged to your guest room bill.
  • Cooking on grills and cook tops are not permitted on the beach, nor on the resort premises.
  • Cover ups should be worn in our lobby and restaurants. Foot wear are required at all times.
  • Coolers are not permitted on the pool deck. Food consumption utilizing our restaurant and pool tables is limited to items purchased from the resort.
  • Items left on the pool chair for an extended amount of time will be removed by our security team. Please refrain from saving pool chairs so other guests have the opportunity to relax by the pool.
  • For safety reasons, items should not be hung on balcony railings. Please contact Housekeeping for additional hangers if needed.
  • Bike racks are available in the front of the building as well as Just Us Kids. Storing your bike in your room is not permitted.
  • Dogs under 35 lbs only are allowed in the resort. Accommodations for guests traveling with dogs are designated on the first floor of the resort. Pets are not allowed in public areas. A $75 cleaning fee will be charged to your room per stay. Pet waste stations are located near the patio of the designated pet room.
  • Parking is permitted only in the designated resort parking space. Please refrain from parking in the Shipyard Beach Access road to avoid having your vehicle towed.