This popular resort and residential community is located mid-island, sitting on 1,800 acres. There are 2 ½ miles of ocean beach, 11 miles of navigable lagoons and one of the largest tennis centers on the island, with 25 courts. Palmetto Dunes is also home to the Omni Hilton Head Resort and the Hilton Head Marriott Beach and Golf Resort. It features 3 public, 18-hole golf courses, Arthur Hills, Fazio and Trent Jones. In addition to numerous oceanfront condominiums, there are separate gated residential communities within Palmetto Dunes including the newer Leamington development featuring its own private Beach Club and the exclusivity of no short term rentals. Across Hwy. 278 there is Shelter Cove featuring a large marina with many shops, restaurants and several villa communities noted for their architectural flair and tile roofs.