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Get an overview of this hotel1940s-style Hilton Head lodge on a private island

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Set on estuary

Occupying its own 15-acre island on an estuary within Hilton Head Island, the resort entertains families during summer and winter holidays, and offers couples a tranquil retreat in other seasons.

Swim, fish, golf

Guests at Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort can fish and net crabs off an estuary pier, loll in hammocks, golf at nearby courses, and swim in pools at the main resort or at Disney's Beach House nearby, accessible by bike or shuttle.

Villas and studios

One and two bedroom villas at Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort provide full kitchens, master suite with two-person jetted tubs, and washer/dryers. Guest studios feature a kitchenette, and all units a rustic ambiance and porches with rocking chairs.

Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort is located on a 15-acre island within Hilton Head Island, at the southernmost tip of the South Carolina coast. A pine-floored, beam-ceilinged den in the resort's main building—which is called Live Oak Lodge—includes a pool table, game tables, a TV, and deep leather seats. Coffee is provided in the lobby every morning and lemonade throughout the day—both are complimentary. Hammocks, Adirondack chairs, and rope swings are scattered throughout the resort, offering additional places to relax.

Disney's Discovery Club offers supervised activities for children age 3–12 and, once or twice weekly, a night out with activities and dinner (surcharge). Depending on the season, various family activities are offered, some complimentary and some for a fee. These activities include puppet shows, magic shows, gyotaku (Japanese fish printing), kayak tours, cooking classes, nature walks, and campfire nights featuring singing, dancing, and s'mores.

Complimentary charcoal grills are available for guests to cook outdoors. A fitness center contains cardio machines, weight machines, and free weights. A kiosk in the lobby provides high-speed Internet access (surcharge). Complimentary WiFi access is also available. A general store on site sells sundries, beverages, beer and wine, ice cream, snack foods, gifts, and clothing, and rents video movies. The hotel offers beach umbrellas and lounges.

  • Picnic area 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free beach shuttle 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 123 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Balcony 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Tide Me Over - This take-out window is adjacent to the pool and open year-round. Open-air seating is available at picnic tables on a wooden deck overlooking the marsh, and breakfast and lunch menus are available along with tropical drinks. Lunch choices include fish & chips, pulled-pork sandwiches, burgers, chicken fingers, hot dogs, salads, and smoothies.

Surfman's Sand Bar - Located at Disney's Beach House, this bar serves tropical drinks, snacks, and light meals from late morning to early evening during summer.

Signals - This quick-service spot is also located at Disney's Beach House, and is open from late morning to early evening during summer for snacks and light meals.

During the summer, barbecue buffets take place by the main resort's pool on Tuesday nights, with magic shows, story-telling, singing, DJ music, and views of community fireworks from a barge set in the Broad Creek estuary 100 yards off the resort's dock. In seasons other than the June–August period, Tuesday night shrimp boil buffets are offered in the same area, with a live band for entertainment.

This Hilton Head resort does not have its own dinner restaurant but there are several dining options within the surrounding area

Nearby restaurants:

Redfish Restaurant



Nearby Things to Do

The resort has three pools (heated in winter), including two at the main resort and another 1.5 miles away at the 13,000-square-foot Disney's Beach House, which faces three miles of Atlantic Ocean beach. The main-resort pool complex is composed of a long, irregularly shaped pool with a spiraling, 70-foot-long waterslide; a large toddlers' pool; and a 25-person spa tub. On the second floor above the pool complex, an air-conditioned Community Hall contains a big-screen TV and features activities such as bingo. Complimentary shuttles zip guests to the 3.5-acre Disney's Beach House complex, which includes a 50-foot-long, H-shaped pool; a toddlers' area with a soft floor and water-spurting beach balls; and a Coast Guard–themed clubhouse with a big-screen TV and table games, a small room with coin-operated video games, and a covered area with ping-pong and foosball tables.

Fishing and crab netting is available off the end of a long, weathered-wood dock that juts out over a marsh to Broad Creek, the estuary running through Hilton Head Island. (Rental gear is available and no license is required.) The resort's naturalist leads complimentary tours of the marsh and also offers bird-watching excursions and after-dark astronomy lessons. Shuffleboard, horseshoes, and bocce are available at the main resort. In addition, the resort also rents out adult, child, and adult-child tandem bicycles with fat tires suitable for the beach and the island's hundreds of miles of bike paths. Rental kayaks are available for use on Broad Creek and nearby lagoons. At Disney's Beach House, an independent operator on the beach rents chairs, umbrellas, and boogie boards as well as ocean kayaks, AquaBikes, sailboats, and low-slung three-wheel beach buggies.

The 2,000-acre Palmetto Dunes residential/resort community, of which Disney's Beach House is a part, features three golf courses: the Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront, the George Fazio, and the Arthur Hills. Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center offers 23 clay and two Nova ProBounce courts (eight are lighted for night play). Instruction is available. A half-mile away on Broad Creek, the Mediterranean village–style Shelter Cove Harbour offers deep-sea and inshore fishing charters, sport crabbing, sailboat and power-boat rentals, sightseeing and nature excursions, and dinner cruises.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Sailing nearby 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
No rollaway/extra beds available

Hotel Name

  • Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort
  • Disney's Resort Hotel Hilton Head Island
  • Disney's Resort
  • Disney's Hilton Head Island
  • Disney Hilton Head Island Resort
  • Disneys Hilton Head Resort
  • Disneys Hilton Head Island Resort
  • Disney Hilton Head Resort
  • Disney`s Hilton Head Island Hotel Hilton Head

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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