Forest Beach Resort Area

Hilton head island

The Hilton Head Island Hot Spot where everyone goes, and everyone wants to be!


Forest Beach is the “Hilton Head Hot Spot”, a vibrant and desirable Hilton Head community where everyone goes, and everyone wants to be! If you’re looking to stay in the heart of the action during your Hilton Head vacation, look no further than the Forest Beach resort area of Hilton Head Island.

Located only minutes from the Coligny Beach Park and Coligny Plaza, your Forest Beach vacation home is a quick walk, shuttle or bike ride away from over 100 shops and restaurants and 12-miles of scenic Atlantic Shoreline, voted one of the “25 Best Island Beaches in the World” by Conde Nast Traveler.


Planning a vacation in Forest Beach puts you on the doorstep of Hilton Head’s award-winning Coligny Beach Park with three miles of prime (and wheel-chair accessible) sandy white beaches. The Coligny Beach Park was recently upgraded and boasts fantastic family-friendly amenities for a day on the beautiful beaches of Hilton Head. The new Lowcountry Celebration park near the Coligny Beach parking lot is already a huge hit with families with an Adventure Ship Playground, a wading pool and the Sandbox Children’s Museum.

Tee Time & Tennis in Forest Beach, HHI

The Forest Beach resort area of Hilton Head is located in the heart of Hilton Head Island and is surrounded by the Sea Pines, Shipyard, Palmetto Dunes and Port Royal resort areas with some of the top championship golf courses and tennis facilities in the USA and the world! Whether you’re fine tuning your tennis skills or in search of the perfect round of golf in Hilton Head, staying in Forest Beach puts you in the center of Hilton Head’s world-class tennis complexes and finest fairways. 

Island Adventures & Activities 

Award-winning beaches, championship golf courses and world-class tennis facilities are only the beginning when it comes to getting outdoors on Hilton Head Island. Hilton Head Island is only 5 miles wide and 12 miles long with over 60 miles of biking trails throughout the island, you can ride everywhere! The Forest Beach resort area is centrally located to enjoy the top Hilton Head Island adventures and activities with ease. Embark on a mesmerizing dolphin watching tour on the Calibogue Sound from Harbour Town, a happy hour cruise from the famous Salty Dog at South Beach in Sea Pines or a historic tour of Daufuskie Island. Enjoy unforgettable Hilton Head Island adventures both on the water, and off when you vacation in Forest Beach, Hilton Head Island!   

Restaurants & Retail Therapy in Downtown Hilton Head

The Forest Beach neighborhood is essentially the “downtown of Hilton Head” with a great selection of specialty shops, live entertainment, family-friendly events and enough restaurants to eat out somewhere different each night of your stay on Hilton Head Island! Whether you’re sipping fruity cocktails at Hilton Head’s iconic Tiki Bar, dining family-style at the Skull Creek Boathouse (the best family-friendly restaurant on Hilton Head Island) or romancing your loved one with fine-dining on fresh seafood, the options for outstanding restaurants and retail therapy in Forest Beach are endless.

Where to Stay in Hilton Head’s Downtown Forest Beach Area

Wherever you stay in the Forest Beach resort area, you’re not far from the wide sandy beaches and tranquil waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Our diverse portfolio of Forest Beach vacation accommodations range from romantic oceanfront villas to spacious, pet-friendly family homes just a few steps away from the beach outfitted with all the amenities needed (and more!) for a safe and memorable stay on Hilton Head Island. 


Oceanfront near Coligny Plaza
The Forest Beach Breakers is a 3-story oceanfront complex adjacent to the popular Coligny Plaza. These spacious Forest Beach vacation villas are wrapped around an oceanfront pool with a boardwalk leading to Coligny Beach. The Breakers Hilton Head in North Forest Beach is a firm favorite for hundreds of visitors to Hilton Head Island.


Oceanfront - South Forest Beach
The Carolina Beach Club offers oceanfront condos only minutes from Coligny Plaza and steps from the Atlantic Ocean. The complex features an oceanfront pool and spa, and guests enjoy free access to the upscale amenities of the adjoining Hilton Ocean Oak Resort with two pools, a pool bar, boardwalks to the beach and firepits to end the day island style.

Near Coligny Plaza Coligny Villas are family-friendly Hilton Head villas located near to the Coligny Plaza in the heart of Forest Beach with easy access to shopping, dining and Hilton Head’s downtown entertainment. These Hilton Head vacation villas are set in manicured gardens with a seasonal pool and are only a short stroll to the award-winning Coligny Beach Park.


South Forest Beach
Courtside Villas are located just off Forest Beach’s primary pathway close to everything! Take an easy 10-minute walk to the shopping, dining and entertainment at Coligny Plaza, the Adventure Playground or the cool Atlantic waters. For tennis lovers, the award-winning Van Der Meer Tennis Center is right next door.


Oceanfront - South Forest Beach
Forest Beach Villas are located near the Coligny Circle on South Forest Beach Drive, just across the street from the beach and minutes from Coligny Plaza. The popular Hilton Head villa complex is set in the palms and palmettos with manicured gardens, ponds, tennis courts and a seasonal pool. 


South Forest Beach - Near Van Der Meer Tennis
The Island House Villa Complex is in South Forest Beach across the street from the Van Der Meer Tennis Center and an easy walk to Coligny Plaza and Coligny Beach Park. The complex has a large communal pool, a pool house, BBQ grills and picnic area with pet-friendly villas available for a truly family-friendly Hilton Head vacation. 


Near Coligny Plaza
North Shore Place is located next to Hilton Head’s popular Coligny Plaza and across the street from the Atlantic Ocean. The complex features a rooftop pool and landscaped inner courtyard. In addition, Sunset Rental guests at North Shore Place have a path to the beach through the upscale Sea Crest complex and access to a luxury oceanfront pool overlooking Hilton Head’s finest beaches. 


South Forest Beach
The Ocean Breeze Villa complex is located on Lemoyne Avenue, one block from the Atlantic Ocean and a short stroll or bike ride to the shops, restaurants and entertainment at Coligny Plaza. This pet-friendly Hilton Head villa complex features three seasonal pools, free on-site tennis and a playground for the kids.


Oceanfront - South Forest Beach
Stay steps from the Atlantic Ocean at the Ocean Club in South Forest Beach. The Ocean Club villas offer oceanfront Lowcountry living in beautifully manicured gardens with a communal pool and direct beach access to the sandy beach and ocean. Switch to island time and walk everywhere from these spacious, oceanfront villas in Forest Beach, Hilton Head.


Oceanfront - South Forest Beach
The Ocean Dunes Villas in Forest Beach keep our guests coming back year after year! A favorite Hilton Head location with oceanfront villas overlooking the dunes and Atlantic Ocean with an oceanfront pool, a boardwalk to the wide sandy beach and the best sunrise on Hilton Head Island. All this within walking distance to Coligny Plaza for shopping, dining, entertainment and Hilton Head activities. 


South Forest Beach
Ocean One Hilton Head Island Villas are another favorite with visitors to Hilton Head Island. Located just south of Coligny Plaza and Coligny Circle, these oceanfront Hilton Head condos have access to a large oceanfront pool, outdoor BBQ grills and a private boardwalk leading to the wide sandy beaches and Atlantic Ocean.


Oceanfront - North Forest Beach
Oceanwood is a quiet community nestled in the trees in North Forest Beach, only 200 yards from the Atlantic Ocean. You’re only steps away from some of Hilton Head’s most beautiful and uncrowded beaches, yet a short bike ride on the bike path to the hustle and bustle at Coligny Plaza. The Oceanwood complex features an oceanfront pool, kiddies pool, raised cabana with views and a private boardwalk to the ocean.


Oceanfront - North Forest Beach
Sea Crest is an upscale oceanfront Forest Beach complex with ocean view villas and luxury resort amenities. The landscaped gardens feature meandering pathways, lagoons, fountains, a gazebo, two outdoor pools, a jacuzzi, and a boardwalk to the ocean. You’re only minutes to shopping, dining and entertainment at Coligny Plaza or enjoy on-site dining at the elegant Aqua restaurant. 


South Forest Beach
The Hilton Head Seascape complex is located across the street from the pristine beaches in South Forest Beach. The complex features a lagoon, two saltwater pools, a private beach cabana and outdoor shower and is only minutes from the Coligny Plaza for the best dining, shopping and entertainment on Hilton Head Island. 


Oceanfront - South Forest Beach
Watch the sunrise over the Atlantic from your private balcony when you stay at Shorewood Villas, an oceanfront complex in Hilton Head’s Forest Beach resort area. Shorewood boasts a seasonally heated oceanfront pool and spa set in beautifully landscaped gardens and is only one block from Coligny Plaza with shops, restaurants, live entertainment and activities for the whole family. 

For a safe, secure and stylish oceanfront vacation in Hilton Head, stay with Sunset Rentals in Forest Beach on Hilton Head Island, SC. Book online or call our professional vacation planners on 800-276-8911 to begin your Hilton Head vacation in Forest Beach resort area today!