Sports To Try While Visiting Hilton Head Island

Nestled along the picturesque coast of South Carolina, Hilton Head Island is a haven for sports enthusiasts seeking adventure. With its pristine beaches, lush landscapes, and outstanding outdoor facilities, Hilton Head Island offers something for everyone.

Below, we’ve shared the most popular sports you should try. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or a beginner looking to try something new, we highly recommend the following.


Hilton Head Island is a golfer’s paradise, boasting over 26 championship courses that cater to players of all skill levels. From meticulously manicured fairways to stunning oceanfront views, each course offers a unique and unforgettable golfing experience.

Among the most popular courses are those at Harbour Town Golf Links, home of the PGA Tour’s RBC Heritage. You can also test your skills on one of the island’s challenging Robert Trent Jones courses, where you’ll be treated to impeccable course conditions and breathtaking scenery at every turn.


Grab your racket and hit the courts in Hilton Head Island, where tennis reigns supreme. With numerous tennis clubs and resorts offering top-notch facilities and professional instruction, you can improve your game while soaking up the island’s scenic beauty. Among the most popular spots is Cordillo Tennis Courts on the island’s southern end. Whether you’re playing singles or doubles, tennis is a fantastic way to stay active and socialize during your vacation.


Experience the fastest-growing sport in America by trying your hand at pickleball in Hilton Head Island. Combining elements of tennis, badminton, and ping pong, pickleball is easy to learn and incredibly fun to play. Head to one of the island’s pickleball courts, where you can enjoy friendly matches with fellow enthusiasts or participate in organized tournaments.


Discover the island’s natural beauty at your own pace by embarking on a cycling adventure. With over 60 miles of paved bike paths winding through scenic marshlands, forests, and beaches, cyclists can explore the island’s hidden gems while getting a great workout. Whether you prefer leisurely rides along the coastline or more challenging trails through lush landscapes, Hilton Head Island offers endless opportunities for cyclists of all levels.


For the ultimate adrenaline rush, take to the skies with a thrilling parasailing excursion on Hilton Head Island. Strap into a harness, feel the wind in your hair, and soar high above the sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean. With experienced guides ensuring your safety, you can relax and enjoy panoramic views of the island’s coastline while experiencing the exhilaration of flight.

Book a Vacation Rental Through Us

If you need a base of operations for your Hilton Head Island sports adventures, you can rent the perfect property through us. Beachside Hilton Head Island has a wide catalog of vacation rentals, allowing you to choose based on the number of guests coming and other needs. Check out the available properties and book today!