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Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina Lights Up Hilton Head Island

Updated: Apr 1

Shelter Cove Sign at night

Creating Another Magical Holiday at Your Favorite Marina

This year’s all new holiday lights display at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina across from Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort on Hilton Head Island, S.C., is the most expansive yet, delivering a dazzling family display to savor and remember.

Shelter Cove entrance decorated for the holidays

Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort and Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina on Hilton Head Island, S.C., wanted to make the 2023 holiday season the most memorable yet for island residents and guests.

Poseidon statue in Shelter Cove for the Holidays

Following months of planning and preparation, the all new holiday lights at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina simply must be seen to believe.

Let The Walk Down the Promenade Light Up Your Night

lights on the Marina Ship store and walkway
lights on the Marina Ship store and walkway

This holiday season, your entire family will enjoy Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina’s version of a winter wonderland — strolling around the award-winning marina, while taking in views of the expansive coastal light display. Take a walk along down the promenade for a festive, colorful affair, as the marina is decorated with holiday lights, and enjoy everything a Lowcountry “winter” has to offer.

For added memories, feel free to tag the Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina Facebook Page when you snap a selfie or a photo at the Shelter Cove Marina light display. Be sure to add the hashtag #ShelterCoveChristmas. Check out our website to enjoy a preview of the dazzling holiday light displays.

Shop, Dine and Stroll the Harbour this Holiday Season

Of course, Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina is also the ideal spot to “shop local” on Hilton Head. The eclectic array of merchants includes Southern Tide Signature Store, Christmas on the Harbour, A&M Provisions, Neptune's Niche, Tradewinds Trinkets & Treasures, Treasure Island, Nash Gallery, Pure Salt Studios and more.

And while you’re enjoying the holiday lights and shopping at Shelter Cove, be sure to dine at your choice of the seven waterfront restaurants open for the holidays: Bistro 17, Top Dawg Tavern, ELA’S on the Water, Hilton Head Social Bakery, Daily Café, San Miguel’s Mexican Restaurant, and Scott’s Fish Market.

With all the festive offerings served up at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, there is really no reason to go anywhere else. This holiday season, bring the entire family to stroll around the marina, take in views of the coastal light display — and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Ships Store and walkway decorated for the holidays


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