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Sun City Hilton Head South Carolina

Sun City Hilton Head, located in Bluffton, S.C., is part of the Del Webb collection and has been at the top of the active adult community list for years.

This community includes more than 8,200 homes ranging from the high-$100,000s to over $1 milion. The heart of the community is an amenity campus complete with areas to dine, swim, play games, and socialize. Sun City Hilton Head is also well-known for its three, 18-hole championship golf courses.

Sun City Hilton Head Overview

Sun City Hilton Head is the largest active adult community in South Carolina. There are over 8,000 homes, world-class amenities and 54 holes of golf. At Sun City Hilton Head you can enjoy active adult living in one of South Carolina’s most popular resort destinations.

Since 1995, Sun City Hilton Head has been one of the most highly acclaimed active adult communities in the country. It is nestled in the semi-tropical low country of South Carolina where unspoiled sea marshes meet tall pines and ancient oaks. The mild marine climate has a yearly average temperature in the 70s that makes outdoor activity comfortable throughout the year. A bountiful lineup of amenities and social activity cater to adults who want a physically active and socially engaging lifestyle. As a result, retirees from across the country have flocked to this beautiful community.

Sun City Hilton Head Amenities

A 45-acre Village Center at the heart of the community boasts an amenity campus that resembles a southern town square complete with a clock tower. The Town Square provides a unique blend of old world charm combined with brand new amenities. Anchoring one end of the square is The Pinckney Social Hall, which is a 17,000 square-foot venue with a ballroom. It hosts lectures, workshops, dances and concerts. At the other end of the square is the The Purrysburg Fitness Center, which has a state-of-the-art fitness facility, indoor and outdoor pools, and a cushioned-floor aerobics studio. The Yemassee Crafts Center building is also located on the square and includes studios for ceramics, arts and crafts, sewing, and photography.

Magnolia Hall is a performing arts center in this active adult community. The 16,000 square-foot center offers stadium style seating for 540 people. The facility plays host to a variety of theatrical performances, lectures, and concerts. The Hidden Cypress Fitness Center is a workout facility that overlooks the beautiful Hidden Cypress Golf Course. It includes a state-of-the-art fitness center, meeting rooms, outdoor pool, and restaurant. There is also a large woodworking shop with an area for model railroad enthusiasts.

Construction of the final amenity center was completed in 2012. This new state-of-the-art venue has an indoor and outdoor pool, and more bocce ball, tennis, and pickleball courts.

The grounds are an active adult playground adorned with 12 Har-Tru tennis courts, a softball field, pickleball and bocce ball courts, a dog park, and outdoor party pavilion. Lake Somerset is a 20-acre fishing lake within Sun City Hilton Head that offers great catch and release fishing. The lake provides gorgeous views and remote controlled sailboats are a common site. Elevated boardwalks and miles of walking and biking trails meander through acres of majestic oaks, pines, and wetlands.

There are three 18-hole championship golf courses. The Okatie Creek Golf Club and Hidden Cypress Golf Club were both designed by PGA tour professional Mark McCumber. The courses boast lush greens and extensive waterways that provide for an exciting and memorable round of golf for both experts and beginners. The latest 18-hole Argent Lakes executive course is also available for golf enthusiasts. Residents of this 55+ community have a total of 54 holes of golf available for play every day.

After a round of golf, residents can gather with friends for drinks or a bite to eat. There are two dining options in Sun City Hilton Head, both named Jameson’s Grille. These restaurants serve a wide selection of appetizers, sandwiches, and burgers as well as traditional pub fare that’s ideal for casual dinners.

Sun City Hilton Head Homes & Real Estate

There are numerous choices for homebuyers in Sun City Hilton Head. Housing options include 1,000 square-foot villa townhomes all the way to 4,000 square-foot custom single-family homes. A wide array of home styles and floor plans cater to the needs of active adults who want low-maintenance ranch home living. The homes have been thoughtfully designed around the needs of active adult buyers. Expansive great rooms, entertaining kitchens, and ample outdoor living space are showcased on most homes in the community. Many of the home sites enjoy magnificent golf course and nature views.

There are both new construction and pre-owned resale homes for sale in this development. There have been several dozen different floor plans offered since the community started construction in 1995. Buyers opting for new construction can select from a vast selection of different single-family models. The resale home market has an ever-changing selection of various floor plans that include single-family and villa townhomes. Additionally, the exclusive waterfront Riverbend neighborhood boasts a fine selection of custom built homes on oversized lots. In the Riverbend area homebuyers can purchase vacant lots and build a custom home with no required timeframe.

Sun City Hilton Head Lifestyle

Lifestyle takes center stage at Sun City Hilton Head. There are over 200 chartered clubs and interest groups in the community that cater to a vast audience. Whether your passions include sports, fitness, socializing, arts and crafts, religion, continuing education, or cards and games, there is something for everyone. Between the various club meetings, day trips, classes, lectures, and social events, your biggest dilemma will be to figure out a way to fit everything into your schedule.

Continuing education is also a big focus for many of the residents. In addition to the various continuing education courses offered in the community, the adjacent New River Campus of the University of South Carolina and Technical College of the Lowcountry offer credit and non-credit continuing education classes for Del Webb residents. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute also offers residents non-credit courses for educational enrichment.

Surrounding Area

Sun City Hilton Head is conveniently located 13 miles west of world famous Hilton Head Island in Bluffton, SC. The area is revered for great beaches, famous golf courses, and unique boutiques. The Okatie Center, a 268-acre shopping and commercial center adjacent to Sun City, is accessible via golf cart. It includes banks, hotels, restaurants, a grocery store, and more. Several miles away, Berkeley Place is home to the Cinemark Theater and great shopping and dining outlets. There are many cultural and recreational attractions on Hilton Head Island and the surrounding area that makes Sun City Hilton Head a great active adult community to call home.

Sun City Hilton Head Amenities

  • 45-Acre Town Center and Amenity Complex
  • Jameson’s Grille
  • The Clubhouse (Restaurant)
  • 2 Indoor Lap Pools
  • Purrysburg Fitness Center
  • Aerobics & Dance Studio
  • Hidden Cypress Fitness Center
  • Lakehouse Fitness Center
  • Magnolia Hall 540-Seat Performing Arts Center
  • Ceramics Studio
  • Art Studio
  • Sewing Room
  • Arts & Crafts Room
  • Pinckney Social Hall – 17,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Grand Ballroom
  • Wall Street Room
  • Billiards Room
  • Meeting & Multi-Purpose Rooms
  • Card Room
  • Computer Room
  • Book Exchange Room
  • Stained Glass Area
  • Model Railroad
  • Photography Studio
  • Woodworking Shop
  • Table Tennis
  • 4 Outdoor Resort-Style Pools
  • 14 Har-Tru Tennis Courts
  • 12 Pickleball Courts
  • 12 Bocce Ball Courts
  • 2 Horseshoe Pits
  • Softball Field
  • Volleyball Court
  • 2 Croquet Fields
  • Walking & Biking Trails
  • Fitness Trail with Exercise Stations
  • 20-Acre Fishing Lake with Gazebo
  • Dog Park
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Gardening Plots
  • Playground for Grandkids
  • RV & Boat Storage
  • 18-Hole Hidden Cypress Golf Course
  • 18-Hole Okatie Creek Golf Course
  • 18-Hole Argent Lakes Executive Golf Cours

Sun City Hilton Head Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Sun City Hilton Head. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Amateur Radio
  • Avant Gardeners
  • Ballroom Dance
  • Bible Study
  • Bicycle
  • Bid Whist
  • Billiards
  • Bird Club
  • Boat and RV
  • Bocce Ball
  • Bon Appetite Cooking
  • Bowling
  • Bridge
  • Canasta
  • Car Crazy Club
  • Car Lovers United
  • Ceramics
  • Chess
  • Chorus and Band
  • Cloggers
  • Coin
  • Community Theatre
  • Computer
  • Computer Education
  • Cribbage
  • Croquet
  • Cyclers
  • Dominoes
  • Euchre
  • Fishing & Hunting
  • For the Love of Dogs
  • Geneaology
  • Glass Crafters
  • Golf Clubs
  • Horseshoe
  • In Stitches
  • Kayaking
  • Library
  • Line Dancing
  • Mah Jongg
  • Men’s Golf
  • Model Railroads
  • Model Yacht Group
  • Money Talks
  • Motorcycle
  • Music Guild
  • New River Harmony
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Pickleball
  • Pinochle
  • Poker
  • Quilters
  • Racquetball
  • Sew What
  • Shalom
  • Skywatchers
  • Softball
  • Solos (singles club)
  • Stained Glass
  • Stationary Making
  • Sun City Chimers
  • Sundancers
  • Sunscribers
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Travel
  • Volleyball
  • Water Aerobics
  • Wine Enthusiasts
  • Women’s Golf
  • Woodcarvers
  • Woodworks & Modelmakers Guild