Palmetto Dunes, Palmetto Bluff named among best family resorts

10/21/2013 10:52 PM

10/22/2013 12:59 AM

"Travel + Leisure" has again named Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort on Hilton Head Island among the world's best family-friendly resorts.

The magazine, in its November issue now on newsstands, placed Palmetto Dunes at No. 23 in its list of World's Best Family Resorts for 2013, making it the highest-ranking South Carolina resort.

The resort offers a host of family-friendly activities from golf and tennis to surfing and fishing. The Inn at Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton was ranked No. 24. Wild Dunes Resort at the Isle of Palms placed 33rd.

The awards are based on a survey of the magazine's readers. In 2003, Travel + Leisure named Palmetto Dunes the No. 1 Family Resort in the U.S. and Canada. has also lauded the resort year after year for its junior tennis programs, ranking it No. 4 in the world. Last year, Tennis magazine named it the No. 1 tennis resort in the Carolinas. Its three award-winning golf courses have also received numerous honors over the years.

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