Quiet Luxury Vacation Getaways
The quiet luxury of Palmetto Bluff is one of the many vacation getaways we offer at Getaway2give. There’s a certain mystique about the Low Country. And as far as peaceful vacation getaways go, it is cherished as a quiet, pristine paradise.
However, the Low Country is more than merely a place. Although it geographically refers to the sub-tropical South Carolina coast including the Sea Islands, it is actually a culture with customs, crafts and cuisine all its own.
Books have been written about it, movies have featured it as their setting, chefs have specialized in its unique cooking style, and TV shows have placed their characters there. Think Anne River Siddon’s book Low Country or Pat Conroy’s The Prince of Tides. Or such films as Hardeeville, Forrest Gump, The Big Chill. Or Chef Philip Bardin’s fried quail with duck-stock gravy.
If you want to experience all the best of the Low Country while living in high style, you should consider a stay in Palmetto Bluff [LINK].
Our Perfect Vacation Getaways
To give you an idea of what makes this exclusive residential community situated between Savannah and Hilton Head Island one of our perfect vacation getaways, let’s start with some basic facts. Palmetto Bluff…
- Spans 20,000 acres
- Extends 32 miles along unspoiled rivers and salt marshes
- Has been rated “#1 Best Resort in the US and Canada” by Travel + Leisure Magazine
Nature’s bounty surrounds you wherever you go in Palmetto Bluff. casting a line in one of the many ponds or the May River, or swimming in the resort pool, the Low Country lulls you with its romance. Spanish moss dangles from the long, twisty limbs of water oak trees. Warm breezes tease the air with a sultry, salty aroma. Snowy egrets and wood storks swoop into the lagoons to feed and nest, while shrimp boats gently ply the quiet waterways and inlets.
Palmetto Bluff welcomes exploration of the environs by boat, on foot and by bike.
Getaway2Give’s Palmetto Bluff cottage, for instance, is just a short jaunt to the center of Wilson Village, a waterfront town with charming shops and bike and walking paths. From here you can also access the resort’s pool, fitness center, tennis courts, restaurants and marina.
Families appreciate the plethora of activities to keep kids happy for hours. The popular Paintbox program delights 5- to 12-year-old guests with a full week’s roster of games, crafts, movies, nature hikes, lawn games, sports and scavenger hunts. Little ones will love Wilson’s three-story treehouse, complete with a rope ladder, slide, wooden boardwalk and zip line. Every evening, wind down as everyone gathers ‘round the River House Fire Pits for a s’mores treat while watching a spectacular sunset.
It’s all managed by Montage International a well-deserved recipient of accolades for its luxury properties across the U.S.
Palmetto Bluff’s developers were intent on preserving not only the region’s topography, but also its rich Southern heritage. For years, Native Americans harvested oysters and fished here. Then came plantations during the antebellum era, and in 1902 a wealthy New York banker, Richard T. Wilson purchased Palmetto Bluff where he built a grand mansion that lavishly entertained visiting socialites. The Village Square was built on the old mansion site and it still reflects that gracious, carefree lifestyle.
Dedicated to protecting the ancient maritime forest is the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy, a 501c3 non-profit organization offering interactive educational programs for visitors and Palmetto Bluff members. Artifacts as old as 12,000 years are on display at the local History Center.
Outside of the resort, don’t miss a visit to Old Town Bluffton. Just a couple of miles away, this quaint community is a step back in time but with a contemporary funky vibe. And your stay won’t be complete until you take a crabbing tour with May River Excursions.
An escape to Palmetto Bluff is welcome any time of year. The climate is conducive to year-round activities, and it’s ideal for a couples’ weekend or a weeklong vacation that you and the kids will cherish forever. And if you’re like most visitors, you’ll want to keep coming back to Palmetto Bluff for the ultimate in rest and relaxation. For more information about Palmetto Bluff and other memorable vacation getaways, contact Getaway2Give today.