Sea Pines Plantation is located between two historical cities--Savannah, Georgia, and Charleston, South Carolina--and many tours are available. The plantation occupies 4,500 acres on the southernmost tip of the island. Amenities include three golf courses and 43 free tennis courts at the Sea Pines Racquet Club. However, proper tennis attire is required. Other activities include bicycling on 17 miles of trails, horseback riding through the scenic preserve, and strolling along sandy beaches. The first of Hilton Head's plantation communities, Sea Pines covers over 5,000 acres of thriving natural environment reminiscent of Eden and offers over five miles of gorgeous public-accessible beaches. This picturesque, sprawling community, bordering the Atlantic Ocean on the east and Calibogue Sound on the west, is ideal for vacationers and residents alike.
Another resort in the area you may like is Sea Crest Surf & Racquet Club. Sea Crest Surf & Racquet Club is a great family resort. At the Sea Crest Surf & Racquet Club you will find two swimming pools, an outdoor Jacuzzi, four tennis courts and a coin operated laundry room. There is a courtyard area with shuffleboard, gas barbeque grills, picnic tables and a playground for children. On site there is also an activity center where books, games and various other items can be signed out. Sea Crest Surf & Racquet Club offers one and two bedroom units.