Sunrise over the ocean at Islanders Beach, Hilton Head Island, SC

Islanders Beach, Hilton Head Island

Islanders Beach is a secluded stretch of sand located on the south end of Hilton Head Island, SC. It is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and a small lagoon, making it the perfect spot for a quiet and relaxing getaway. The beach is surrounded by a lush maritime forest and is a favorite spot for wildlife viewing. Dolphins, sea turtles, and various fish species can be seen in the waters, while shorebirds, crabs, and other creatures can be seen on the beach. The beach also features a small playground, outdoor showers, and a pavilion with picnic tables, perfect for a family outing. With its unique setting and abundance of wildlife, Islanders Beach is a great spot to spend a day soaking up the sun and enjoying the beauty of nature.

General Information

Regular Hours:

Monday through Sunday, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Winter Hours (DST Ends):

Monday through Sunday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.


April 1 – September 30: Dogs are allowed before 10 a.m. and after 5 p.m. with Leash or Voice Control

October-March – Anytime with Leash or Voice Control

Sand Dollar on sand with ocean waves crashing


  • Beach matting – making it wheelchair accessible
  • Playground areas
  • Picnic pavilion
  • Permit parking as well as limited metered parking
  • Grill
  • Outdoor Showers
  • Overlook pavilion
  • Seasonal lifeguards & beach rentals
  • Free beach reservations for wheelchair
  • Bike racks avaliable

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