Diving Into Man-Made Paradise: Discovering Public Pools in Hilton Head

Hilton Head Island is famous for its expansive beaches stretching as far as your eyes can see. While the Atlantic’s waves whisper secrets to the shore, another water wonder on the island beckons — swimming pools. When we talk about public pools, we’re referring to those welcoming spaces that are open to the community or resort guests, offering a refreshing dip under the warm South Carolina sun. Discover a few of the many, many public pools in Hilton Head.

Hilton Head Island Recreation Center

  • Address: 20 Wilborn Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
  • Phone: (843) 681-7273

Nothing defines a “public pool” like the Hilton Head Island Recreation Center. Go lap swimming in their eight-lane, 25-yard lap swimming pool! The center also has a shallow lesson pool, perfect for new swimmers or little ones still learning. Join swimming lessons, water fitness classes, and more!

Sea Pines Harbour Town Pool

  • Address: 1 Lighthouse Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
  • Phone: (843) 842-1979

The Harbour Town Pool stretches 120 feet in a whimsical freeform shape, complete with a delightful kiddie section and convenient changing facilities. Jumping in is complimentary for guests of the Sea Pines Resort and Sea Pines property owners with a CSA ID card. For visitors, dial up the Sea Pines Resort Recreation Department for the splashy details.

Hilton Head Plantation Spring Lake Pool

  • Address: 7 Surrey Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
  • Phone: (843) 681-8800

Dive into the fun at the newly revamped Spring Lake Pool within the Spring Lake Recreation Area! Whether you’re gliding through the water for some laps, lounging in the lazy river, or getting your heart pumping with water aerobics, the Spring Lake Pool can be your go-to aquatic playground.

Spa on Port Royal Sound

  • Address: 239 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
  • Phone: (843) 785-4775

Though quaint in size, the Spa on Port Royal Sound community is colossal in fun and relaxation! Here, there’s an indoor pool complex and two gleaming outdoor pools for residents and owners. At the Spa on Port Royal Sound, you’re not just living; you’re living it up!

Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort Pools

  • Address: 22 Harbourside Lane, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3522
  • Phone: (843) 341-4100

Step into Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort and find the Big Dipper and the Little Dipper swimming pools! You can also heat it up at the Beach House Pool. With plenty of lounge chairs, umbrellas, and poolside games and activities, there’s never a dull moment at these amazing public pools.

Wrapping up Our Splashy Adventure

We know we could’ve mentioned so many more public pools on the island, but we hope this short list has given you a taste of the diverse range of public pools available in Hilton Head Island! If you’re not in the mood to share a pool with others, don’t worry.

Beachside Hilton Head has several vacation rentals with private pools that only you and your loved ones can enjoy. If your Beachside Hilton Head rental does not have a private pool, don’t worry, a Harbour Town Pool pass is included with your stay! Either way, we’re sure you’ll have a splashing good time. Book your stay now and see you at the pool!