THE SOUTH’S FINEST RESORTS
Hilton Head Island’s venerable Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort ranked No. 12 “Best Resort in the South” in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. Ranking come from ratings submitted by almost 500,000 readers. Will be celebrated in publication’s November issue.
For more than three decades now, Condé Nast Traveler has annually celebrated the “Best in the World” in numerous different categories.
In 2018, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort on Hilton Head Island plays another big part in the prestigious celebration. In the category “Best Resorts in the South,” Palmetto Dunes ranked No. 12 in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards.
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort is located in the heart of Hilton Head Island, S.C. with three miles of Atlantic Ocean Beach on one side and an Intracoastal Waterway marina on the other. The resort boasts a trio of championship golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones, Arthur Hills and George Fazio.
“Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort never stops serving our guests to the highest standards,” said Brad Marra, the resort’s Vice President of Resort Operations. “We always appreciate recognition from esteemed media outlets such as Condé Nast Traveler, particularly in this case because it is the sophisticated travelers who are rating the resorts. Palmetto Dunes regularly receives glowing praise from our visitors. This ranking certainly validates these happy guests.”
Almost 500,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments, sharing their recent travel experiences of the world’s cities, islands, hotels, resorts, cruise lines, airlines, and airports — good or bad.
The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.”
The 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards are published exclusively on Condé Nast Traveler’s website at www.cntraveler.com/rca and celebrated in the November issue on newsstands nationwide on October 16.
About Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort
Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort is a 2,000-acre resort destination on Hilton Head Island, S.C. Bounded by three miles of Atlantic Ocean beach on one side and a sheltered Intracoastal Waterway marina on the other, Palmetto Dunes was named No. 12 “Best Resort in the South” in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards and to the Top 25 World’s Best Family Getaways by Travel + Leisure. The resort features vacation home and villa rentals, three world-class golf courses, an award-winning tennis and pickleball center, an 11-mile inland salt-water lagoon system for kayaking and fishing, and Hilton Head Outfitters for bike rentals, canoes, kayaks, fishing and much more. The Mediterranean-style Shelter Cove Harbour, Hilton Head Island’s largest deep-water marina, located right across from Palmetto Dunes, features waterfront shopping and dining and a wide variety of charters, including nature cruises, dolphin tours, sport crabbing and fishing. For information about activities or reservations, please call 877-567-6513 or visit www.palmettodunes.com.
About Condé Nast Traveler
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