Coligny Plaza (One North Forest Beach Drive): The south end of the island is the heart of the vacation area. The very first shopping center on the island and a perennial favorite is Coligny Plaza. Considered Hilton Head’s “downtown” there are more than 60 stores, 15 restaurants, a unique movie theatre and even a store specializing in kites, Coligny Kite. Candy, T-shirts, and great apparel are there along with groceries, restaurants and a hardware store. Several new stores and restaurants have opened recently including The Sandbar Beach Eats, FISH Seafood & Raw Bar, Traveling Chic Boutique and the The Pelican’s Pouch.

Harbour Town Shops (149 Lighthouse Road): At the landmark destination of Harbour Town, the scenery is picture-perfect; the backdrop vividly stunning yet, in addition to the incredible views at every turn, Harbour Town is also an incredible shopping destination, with over 20 boutiques, galleries and gift shops. Shaded red rocking chairs along the harbour encourage you to rest and recharge, perhaps with an ice cream cone or your favorite beverage.

The Shops at Sea Pines Center (71 Lighthouse Road): An interesting variety of customized retail shops and boutiques with a mix of top-quality jewelry, resort casual men’s and women’s clothing, decorative accessories, antiques as well as a full-service day spa. Sea Pines’ only gas station is located at the east entrance and a post of fice is nestled within the promenade.

South Beach Marina Village (232 South Sea Pines Drive): Located at the southern tip of Hilton Head Island, this unique shopping center has a quaint New England feel to it. It is home to shops, and restaurants, on most days you can also enjoy live entertainment.

The Village at Wexford (1000 William Hilton Parkway, Mile Marker 10.5) “The Heart of Shopping Local” comprised of over 30 award-winning, locally-owned restaurants, shops and boutique services. Be sure to stop by Gifted for the perfect gift or keepsake.


Shelter Cove Harbour (Shelter Cove Lane): With a beautiful Mediterranean waterfront village setting, this is one of Hilton Head’s most popular spots. It is located directly across from the entrance to Palmetto Dunes Resort and offers specialty stores, a salon, art galleries and many popular restaurants with awesome views of Broad Creek.

The Plaza at Shelter Cove (50 Shelter Cove Lane): This shopping center is home to many locally-owned landmarks, including Outside Hilton Head. It is also home to medical and real estate professionals, a nail salon, a liquor store and features popular national chains such as TJ Maxx and Whole Foods.

Shelter Cove Towne Centre (40 Shelter Cove Lane): The former Mall at Shelter Cove has been transformed into this new shopping center overlooking Broad Creek. The village features 290,000 square feet of retail, restaurant and entertainment space surrounded by natural amenities and luxury residences.


Sea Turtle Marketplace (formerly Pineland Station) (430 William Hilton Parkway): Located at the intersection of William Hilton Parkway and Mathews Drive, this new shopping center includes Steinmart, West Marine, Petsmart, Jersey Mike’s and Orange Theory.

Main Street Village (1500 Main Street): Each building has a different style and this very walkable area is reminiscent of Main Street in a small town. Here you can find great restaurants, handmade crafts, gift items, salon services, and more.

Festival Center (145 Pembroke Drive): Here you can find big stores like Walmart, Publix and Barnes & Noble with some smaller offerings like Wildbirds Unlimited, Row Fitness, Walgreens and Pier One Imports.

Old Town Bluffton Promenade Area


Berkeley Place (106 Buckwalter Parkway): This popular mixed-use development includes a movie theatre, shops, restaurants and more.

Buckwalter Place This booming commercial area includes a bowling alley, a huge new Kroger supermarket, the Town of Bluffton’s Don Ryan Center for Innovation, and the future site of the Technical College of the Lowcountry’s Culinary Institute.

Kittie’s Crossing (25 Bluffton Road): Home to many popular national chains, including Target and Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Tanger Outlets (1270 and 1414 Fording Island Road): Because you are making your purchases directly from the manufacturer and avoiding the middleman, brand name merchandise can be purchased at up to 70 percent below retail prices.

Old Town Bluffton (Calhoun and Promenade streets): Comprised of one-square mile, Old Town Bluffton includes Calhoun Street, which is home on Thursday afternoons to the Bluffton Farmer’s Market, where you can find beautiful produce and locally made goods. Just to the west, Calhoun Street Promenade is a popular shopping and nightlife district. During the day, visit the Heyward House historic center for a walking map of the Old Town.