Palmetto Bay Marina

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86 Helmsman Way
Hilton Head, SC 29928
32° 10' 40.95'', -80° 46' 19.98''
843-785-5000
VHF Ch. 16
$2.75/ft
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Fuel
Last Updated: Apr 01, 2024 11:21AM

Diesel $3.90

Gas Regular $5.149

Octane: 89;
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Awards


Boaters Choice 2021Boaters Choice 2022Boaters Choice Elite Fleet 2023

About


Palmetto Bay Marina, featuring all new docks and amenities, offers boaters the safety, convenience, and comfort of a full-service marina on the warm Carolina coast. We're only 1/2 mile from the Intracoastal Waterway, located in the heart of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. We can easily accommodate vessels up to 150+ feet.

We're excited to have completed our multi-phase restoration project at Palmetto Bay Marina. All of the facilities have been fully renovated including docks, wifi, integrated power supply, showers/restrooms, fueling stations, patio areas, and more. We’re seeing lots of boats from the loop this season making their way to the island for great weather and a slow-paced attitude.

Our location, tucked inland, provides 22 feet at low tide making an ideal stopover for larger vessels, sailboats, and catamarans. No height restrictions and wide hulls are welcome.

Berth Capacity


Slips:140
Linear Docks:1800 Feet

Approach


Minimum Approach Depth:0.0 Feet
Minimum Channel Depth:0.0 Feet
Mean Low Water Dock Depth:22.0 Feet
Mean High Water Clearance:0.0 Feet

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Jan 22, 2024

Fuel Dock:Yes
Gas:Yes
Diesel:Yes
Dockage:Yes
Water Hookup:Yes
Transient Storage:Yes
Long Term Storage:Yes
Service & Maintenance:Yes
Wi-Fi:Yes
Pump-out:Yes
Restrooms:Yes
Showers:Yes
Laundry:Yes
Trash:Yes
Boat Ramp:Yes
ATM:Yes
Groceries:Within 5 Miles
Alcohol:Yes
Medical Facility:Within 5 Miles
Pharmacy:Within 5 Miles
Car Rentals:Within 5 Miles
Bike Rentals:Yes
Hotels:Yes
Restaurants:Yes
Beach:Within 5 Miles
Dog Park:Within 5 Miles
Golf:Within 5 Miles
Tennis:Within 5 Miles
Ship Store:Yes
Boat Rentals:Yes
Max. Vessel LOA:225.0 Feet
Max. Slip Length:400.0 Feet
Max. Slip Width:25.0 Feet
Floating Docks:Yes
Travel Lift:Yes
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Nice Dock and facilities. Great restaurants on site.

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Clean facility, good dockhands, hot showers, nearby good restaurants, and out door rental. Bike paths easily lead to beach, shops ,etc. Courtesy bikes available and good.

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The staff was very attentive and helpful. We would definitely recommend this marina.

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All dock hands were great.Easy pull up at docks fueled, washed clothes ate at the Carolina Crab was excellent. Thank you for 2 nights because of storms. John the bartender at Carolina crab was great Double Trouble This Is Us Jim &Paulette

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Very nice facility. Helpful staff and well maintained facility.

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I love staying here.

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great dock hands, good bath facilities though the codes were not reliable. One worked well though. Great bar and restraunt facilities. A fair value for sailors.

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Excellent dockage. So easy to book and the staff was there to help tie us off.

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Very professional staff. Great place to visit and fuel

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Friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff, great facilities and docks. Great place to stay.

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Great staff and super clean marina.

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I used the Marina twice in seven days for purposes of attending to an engine oil leak. The docks, showers and laundry were all current and kept clean. Sean and Tristan were engaging and helpful in docking. Palmetto Bay is on my list for marinas to use in the future. Returned as part of my journey north. Good service, nice facility, and pleasant boaters

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Great marina and great staff and awesome dock-master Tony-calls for a pump out are responded to quickly and efficiently.

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Excellent service, we could not have been happier with the professionalism of the staff or the accommodations.

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Docked here for two months this winter- liked the Marina so much we are staying there again next year. The docks are great, great laundry facilities, showers, etc. The Marina is great dog walking, bike riding, and great walking paths including cool hiking paths in the woods. It’s close to good restaurants and good food shopping. What makes the Marina special is the staff. Kai, Tony, Sean and Patrick are true professionals and surround themselves with good talent. The entire crew is professional and fun to be around. We highly recommend this Marina.

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Would love to stay here again. Tristin was amazing. The black marlin smash burger did not disappoint. The best service I think I’ve ever seen. Team work ! And made customers feel very taken care of !

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Marina staff were polite, courteous and helpful. Docks, washrooms, showers and laundry all new. Great location, friendly environment, I will stay again.

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Dockmaster Tony and his team were instrumental in making our stay seamless. Their professionalism and commitment to customer satisfaction were evident from the moment we arrived. They were readily available to assist with any requests, ensuring a stress-free and enjoyable experience. Unplanned circumstances led to two extensions of our stay, and throughout the entire process, the staff exhibited flexibility and accommodation. The facilities at this marina were top-notch. The laundry room and bathrooms were not only convenient but also exceeded expectations in terms of cleanliness and free. Not to mention the dolphins played in the slips next to it so we got a show every day! One of the standout features of this marina was its proximity to excellent restaurants. The convenience of having dining options within reach was nice, adding an extra layer of enjoyment to our stay. The marina's location, close to grocery stores, further enhanced its appeal. This made provisioning and daily errands a breeze, contributing to the overall convenience of our stay. In conclusion, our time at this marina was fantastic. The combination of a helpful and accommodating staff, outstanding facilities, and a prime location makes it a standout choice for anyone seeking a marina experience. We are already looking forward to returning and highly recommend it to fellow cruisers.

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The entire organization, led by Anthony and Shawn, provided us with an excellent marina experience.

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Great Marina. Well protected and easy on and off even with a little current. Sturdy docks in great condition, convenient showers and washing machines, and Dockmaster Tony was great. While there are free bikes, they weren't in usable condition when we were there.

Marina Response:
Thanks for the great review! We agree, all new bikes on the way!
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We loved this Marina! Tony & Shawn are great people, so laid back & caring! We stayed here for 1 week and everything was amazing! Free laundry, nice clean restrooms and showers. It’s a little bit of a walk to get your dog to a grassy place though. The black marlin restaurant was great & the breakfast place too! Internet was spotty but we didn’t care! Self service fuel dock is open 24-7! We will definitely be back!!! The ferry boats were a little annoying bc they don’t understand no wake! Current wasn’t awful.

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Very modern marina. Clean showers and bath houses conveniently located, floating at the docks. Great restaurants steps away at the marina. Deep water slips. Highly recommend.

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Tony and crew does a great job helping get you docked. The docks and facility are great.

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Great marina. All facilities are well maintained. Staff is very knowledgeable and ready to help. Good restaurants at the marina. Strong current but staff is very good at getting boats docked safely

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They have set the bar for service as high as it could be. Every time we dealt with the dock crew they were over the top friendly and supportive. Tony, Sean, Seth and others we spoke with on the phone, just stellar, we love this place. Laundry, showers, everything on the docks was new and clean and well-tended, this is how it should be. We should report that it's terrible so we can make sure we find space on future visits. ;)

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A great marina. I love how the bathrooms are on the docks. The tidal currents can make this a tricky docking effort, so planning your arrival at slack tide is a plus. Having a courtesy vehicle (car, or even bikes) would be a big improvement.

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Second time time visiting for a month. Dockmaster is very friendly and helpful. Restaurants on site have great food and service. Love being able to watch football right there.

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S/V Biscuits stayed at Palmetto Bay Marina for almost two months. We had the best time staying at the marina. Tony, Sean, Rhett, and the rest of the crew at the marina were fantastic. We loved the people we met at the dock. The free laundry, showers, and restaurants to go to is a big plus. You can scooter or walk to Publix. The docks are new, and are set up to handle lots of catamarans such as ourselves. We will be stopping by again for sure next time we are in the area!

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Staff super helpful and courteous, nice facility and we will be back!

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Good facilities and helpful staff.

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Great staff, nice docks, FREE laundry!!!

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Tony and the staff here are wonderful! It has been a great experience to stay at Palmetto Bay Marina! Tony is so knowledgeable about this areas tides and currents, and has helped us numerous times with how best to move our boat! The floating docks are like new and facilities clean. Everyone is friendly!

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All you can ask for. Great help, nice facilities and multiple restaurants on site. Tony was great and did everything possible to help. Highly recommended!

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They have a great crew there. Everyone was friendly and helpful. We will definitely be back.

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Awesome Marina. Easy in and out. Great Dockmaster. Good restaurants… will be back!

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Great marina and awesome staff.

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This is our 3rd stay at Palmetto Bay Marina. We tow our 24' boat (Looney Bin) from Virginia for week-long stays and enjoy the convenience of renting a slip instead of repeated launching & trailering. Great location central to HHI's west side for day trips north or south or quick runs over to Daufuskie Is. Friendly & knowledgeable staff - always attentive & helpful. Convenient fueling at good prices. We'll be back again next year!

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Excellent, great Marina.

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Nice restaurant, good water pressure on pier and showers, great laundry facilities, and very helpful guys in office. Will come back

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Staff are professional, competent and diligent. Docks are great and I enjoyed the 3 restaurants on premise.

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Great Marina, staff very helpful & courteous. One of our Favorites! We'll be back for sure!

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I just left Safe Harbor Palmetto Bay Marina. I was there for a month. Tony runs an excellent Marina. This place has risen from the devastation of Hurricane Matthew and now is the newest and best marina in the Hilton Head Area. Only thing missing is paper towels in the 3 very clean restrooms. The electricity was totally adequate for my 75 ft Marlow, even at the end of a long dock. I will be going back there! Thanks for your service, Tony

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Dock hands always ready to help and courteous Easy pull up for fuel and pump out. On site multiple restaurants are great .

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Great place! Staff very helpful.

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Staff was wonderful. Amenities met our needs. Restaurants were very good. Will stay there again.

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Great Marina, Tony is always very accommodating, we arrived in a dock party was going on, and everyone welcomed us with open arms

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Great staff and convenient location.

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Clean neat nice staff. Dockwa needs to correct the street address that is on the website.

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Palmetton Bay was great. I wish they had a ship store that sold a few things especially ice. But overall a great experience.

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Absolutely the best personell anywhere. Beutiful facilities and an all around great marina.

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Had a very pleasant experience. Nice docks, ample space, wash down and charging available as well as fuel. Docks were neat and tidy with good cleats and bumpers. Felt very secure. Will come back for sure.

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Dock hands are great, internet is terrible but they just added a new bath house and washer dryer set up.

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Only problem the restaurant doesn’t open until 10:00 for breakfast on Sunday not sure about other days.

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Very nice marina.Staff were friendly and helpful. Facilities are clean and can't beat free laundry. There are a good selection of restaurants on site.

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No issues as usual, good docks and facilities.

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Everything was great once we got the boat checked in. It was a little confusing on where to go once we entered the marina to check the boat in. Need better signage!

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We spent a week with our 24ft pontoon in a slip at Palmetto bay. Staff and the accommodations were very nice. I would highly recommend staying here.

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The facility did not meet my electric needs and what they did have kept tripping breakers all the time bathrooms were dirty and generally not a good place to be I will say the staff was very kind and courteous

Marina Response:
Wesley, Thank your for your review. When seeing the 1 star review this morning I looked into your reservation. It appears you have a 25 ft boat and stayed with us for 3 nights. Regarding the electric, we have ample power throughout the marina that services a 100 plus boaters on a dialy basis with no isssues. The power pedestals and electric system is new and required by "code" to have the new GFI breakers on the power pedestals. These new GFI power pedestals are more sensative than the older ones but are required by code. If the breaker was flipping this would have been a result of an electrical issue on your boat. Please note, that I just credited your electrical charge which will be reflective on your credit card shortly. Regarding the bathrooms, we have new bathrooms that get serviced twice a day. This time of year we have a tremendous amount of traffic, so of course there are unforeseen times that may occur when they are not as cleans as they should be. Regarding your comment of "generally not a good place to be", I do not really know how to repsond. We have spent much time and money redeveloping Palmetto Bay facilites as well as the marina. I am sorry we did not live up to your expectations.
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We had a great experience docking at palmetto bay! Checking in, and out was a breeze! Highly Recommended!

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Facilities were top notch! Staff was very helpful!

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Very courteous and helpful staff.

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Super facility. Bathrooms and showers are new, and the laundry is free. The dock hands were really helpful and had us set up and checked in in less than five minutes. There are three restaurants on the property. We would definitely stay here again.

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The stay was good. The dock was convenient, although it took a while to get in and get out due to the length of the no-wake zone. The employees were very helpful. The only down sides were I never could get the boat repair shop to answer the phone about some work I was considering getting done and also, there was not a shop where you could get ice and bait for your fishing trip. I was nearby, but the nearest live bait was off the island which added an hour to your trip each day, if they had live bait. I wound up catching some with my cast net most of the time.

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Great stay for the week

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Great stay! Helpful and friendly staff! Marina has a few bikes to use. Quick bike ride to grocery store and a few restaurants in walking distance.

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Attentive staff. Our complaint is that they advertise 30 Amp service but then cannot provide due to shortage of adapters forcing the boater to travel to find one at his expense.

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Modern dock and electric. Complimentary laundry facility with 2 modern larger washer and dryers. 4 clean bathrooms with shower stalls. Complimentary dockside staff assisted pump out service. All of the marina staff were friendly, courteous, helpful and knowledgeable. Attentive staff assisted with with adjusting dock lines in inclement weather. There is also 3 restaurants on site. The only negative is there is a busy channel beside the marina.

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The new electric grid on the outside dock did not provide a consistent voltage so our air conditioning would cut out at times. We were limited to one A/C at a time. The weather was hot, but there should have been ample voltage to prevent low voltage cut offs.

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Great team at the Marina! Everyone was very helpful and very nice! Great restaurants and bar area at the marina. Fantastic live music while we were there! Showers and laundry were clean too.

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Very convenient.

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Great staff and very friendly.

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Very nice and clean. Great restaurants nearby. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

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Very helpful & friendly.

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Long docks for catamarans and large yachts. Lots of room

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Very nice Marina. Docks, Power Pedestals, Bathrooms, and Laundry, all in excellent condition. Dockhands very helpful. 3 very good Restaurants on site. Publix a very easy 2 mile Bike ride, for provisions. Only negatives were that Dog walking was not great, and WiFi was inconsistent

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Great marina-staff is service oriented and friendly. Enjoyed our stay and would return again.

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Great facility and staff! Excellent dining choices on-site.

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Very nice stay. Docks, restrooms , staff and free laundry were fantastic!

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Excellent marina. Helpful dock staff. New, well-built docks and reasonable docking fees. Restaurants available in the marina, and free bikes if you would like to go elsewhere.

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What an amazing place. Superb restaurants on site and very friendly staff. Helped with our lines and the pontoons are new and clean.

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Helpful and friendly staff. Good facilities

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Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Staff is very friendly and provided excellent service. We’re already planning to stay here in October on our trip back south.

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Easy in, easy out. Staff helpful, and nice.

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Great line handlers on the dock ! We will be back !

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Friendly staff. All you need

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Great personnel, Great restaurants, Great location. They need to work on wifi. I will stay there again.

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Tony and his dock crew are exceptional! Docks are new and facilities are great. Great location on the island.

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Prompt and helpful assistance while docking and leaving.

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We’ve stayed twice at Palmwtto and the staff is excellent. It’s an easy in and easy out marina. Free laundry and 4/5 placwa to eat and drink onsite. You’d never have to leave or you didn’t want to! We will stay again for :)

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The New Docks and facilities are great. High quality and well done. Certainly, the newest docks in the Hilton Head area and one of the best docks for larger boats.

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Excellent marina, clean bathhouse and laundry rooms. Staff was always eager to help out. Lots of things to do there, boat tours, jet ski and dinghy rentals. 3 restaurants on site and plenty of safe bike paths to take you where you need to go.

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What a awesome place to visit. Trailered my boat from Indiana. Rented a dock space for the week. They answered all my questions for a first timer in salt water. Will be back again. Very clean and experienced

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Docking was easy and Sean was there to assist - much appreciated. The complimentary pump out is a great service - and they came right away. I think that the restrooms should be supplied with a soap dispenser and towels or air dryer. Minimally, a hand sanitizer should be available.

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We arrived in Spring of 2022. The marina had just been rebuilt, and the WiFi was just getting started. Over the past 10 months, we have watched the staff grow the marina into a fantastic experience! The docks are amazing, with almost 12' of clearance on the pilings during King Tides. Electric is brand new and clean, water quality is very good. A few months ago they finished and installed the restroom/shower facility barge as well, which really helps. They also added a pump out boat for convenience. The restaurants on site are excellent, with choices for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and an out music bar/restaurant as well. They do get occasional wakes from he Hage Point ferry boat, but nothing substantial enough to cause concern. During high winds down the fairway against the current I saw nothing substantial in terms of wave action like you see in some marinas with a long fetch in one direction. They are adding more fuel pumps on the new transient dock. Fuel prices have been good as well. They have a lift which can handle 50 ton boats and I believe the max beam is 19 feet? They have exceptional gel coat workers there which did some work for us. They have dolphin tours, wave runners and Watersports there as well should you wish. There is a trolley stop nearby to go around the island, but the marina also has free bikes. It's about 15 minutes to the beach by bike. Overall, we love this marina, and have booked our future reservations here already, as this will become a very popular marina in the future.

Marina Response:
Thank you for the kind words! One of the greatest things about the business we are in is the people we meet, we’ll always find a spot on the docks for you guys!
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Had an amazing experience at Palmetto Bay. Spent 2 months there abs loved every second of it. The staff was amazing would highly recommend you stay there.

Marina Response:
Thank you Andrew. We look forward to having you back when your travels take you our way, until then have safe, fun adventures on the water!
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We enjoyed Palmetto Bay marina, great dock master, excellent staff ,will highly recommend and God willing will go back again for sure

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Clean bathroom facilities. However, needs paper towels and hand soap at the sinks. Staff is extremely helpful. Pump-out boat will come to you nearly as soon as you ask for it.\nRestaurants nearby are good too. Grocery and pharmacies are less than two miles away. If you have a bike, the Hilton Head bike trail system is the eighth wonder of the world! :-)

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Great staff, helpful and competent. Well maintained facility. New large washers and dryers. Restaurants on-site. Will stop here again.

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Great marina and awesome staff. Definitely recommend arriving at slack tide as the current rips through there.

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Nice clean marina with new floating docks. Restaurants nearby, bikes available to get to groceries and hardware store. The staff is on the ball and really nice folks.\nI left the boat there for several weeks to travel home and now plan on stopping at Palmetto Bay again when I return north.

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Still a few more repairs needed (transition from shore to the docks has been temporary plywood for many months), but the staff is extremely friendly, and the floating docks, power, and WiFi have all been great.

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Great marina, helpful staff. New restrooms and laundry facility. Overall, a fine marina, BUT why are the shower heads so high? I’m 5’3 and had to take it in the face thoroughly my whole shower as I couldn’t even reach the head to redirect the stream. Great water pressure, by the way! This particular part of my stay at Palmetto Bay was material for a Seinfield episode. 😅

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It was nice enough. Nice docks. However, the bathrooms are severely lacking - no hand soap, no hand dryers/paper towels and toilet paper not replaced. We boaters rate marinas not only on their docks but especially their facilities. Thank you.

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Very nice facility with an very nice facility with an attentive staff. look forward to returning when next passing through the area.

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We docked our 42' catamaran at Palmetto Bay for a week in November. The facilities were very nice, complimentary laundry, restaurants onsite, and the dockmaster, Paul, was super! We would not hesitate to visit again. SV Seas the Moment

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Dockhands are great at getting you tied up. Easy walk/bike ride to Publix,1.5miles to provision. Great restaurants onsite. Our second stay and we’ll be back

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Docks are in good shape and Tony and his crew are top notch.

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Docket needs to up-date information regarding bathrooms, showers and laundry. All are new and provided on a barge that is an part of the Marina. A unique and wonderful solution.

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Wow! What a great place to stay. We were greated with smiling faces and beautiful facilities. The staff was willing to answer all our questions and more. \nIf you are in Hilton Head, this is the place to stay! \n

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Great place great team

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Kai Patrick and Tony are the best. Couldn’t do enough to help us with anything we needed at the marina.

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Delightful facility \nWill be back

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This marina has very clean facilities, friendly staff and floating docks. We chose this marina because it was less than 5 miles from the timeshare we were staying at. Definitely recommend

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Easy to get in and out of marina. Will use again when we come back.

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Great place great service definitely coming back!

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Great Place. New docks , restrooms and showers new, great location. Staff were very helpful docking. We were on a face dock. A little bumpy but not bad because it’s a no wake zone. Restaurants and gift shop. Will definitely stop here again.

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Great Marina with clean bathrooms/showers, free laundry, helpful friendly staff and great WiFi all the way out to the boat.

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Awesome marina in excellent location! Clean bathrooms right on dock nice to wash up after a day on the water. Boat ramp right next door makes super easy! Will be back soon. Having your own boat on vacation is a game changer!!

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Great staff, nice new marina, lots to see and do.

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Good marina, great staff, new docks well done, many cleats, wide and easy to walk. Still making more improvements.

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Staff was very friendly. Beautiful sunset’s from this marina.

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It was great, The people and dock master where awesome. Will definitely stay again.

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Excellent new docking with all amenities. Very secure. Easy check in and friendly staff to assist. Fuel and all electrical, water and pump out available. Would highly recommend

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New docks. All the rentals at different dock than transients.

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Brand new marina and the staff was helpful, several nice restaurants on premise

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Great location, lots of fun. Highly recommend - the new addition is great!

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Initially I was not going to leave a review because sometimes folks just get it wrong. So here is some constructive criticism: just answer your phone and radio. We called four times, hailed on 16 six times, yelled to a guy washing his boat and were informed that they work on 10. Four hails on 10 that were not answered either. We yell to some folks on the dock and they helped us with our lines and were very nice. I found out they had the same communication problem as us, which is unfortunate. When the Harbormaster came over I told him the same as what I just typed above. His response, "well, my radio is always on". Maybe it's a volume problem...

Marina Response:
we are sorry you ran into that issue. Thats not the norm for us and we usually manage to surprise people with how accessible we are. We typically answer the phone well into the night and its not at all uncommon for us to be there to help with lines well after dark. Our staff typically carry a cell phone and a portable radio in addition to a base station in the harbor office. All that said, we apologize we didnt meet your expectations and if you give another chance in the future perhaps we can make it up to you.
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Nice place! Good people- restaurants etc. still rebuilding from storms so facilities are still torn up. I will come back here

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Beautiful new docks. The bathroom and showers are planned for a floating dock - IT IS NOT HERE. Showering on the boat - no problem. Except the pump out was not working. The travel lift/ramp area is under construction and could take years.

Marina Response:
I understand your frustration with the above not being completed. Unfortunately, the construction has taken much longer than expected due to delays in material and labor. The travel lift will be completed by April 28th and the transient showers, bathrooms, and laundry will be completed by the end of May. Once again, I am sorry for the delay and hope you will give us another chance in the future.
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Great people. Helped me with an engine problem. Nice floating docks. Good restaurants. They ate still under construction so not baths, showers or laundry yet.

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Great staff, lots of help with docking. Nice new docks. Restaurant was fantastic, good happy hour.

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Great docks and location on the island. Need to have trash cans on the docks. Most importantly, no wake markers need to placed outside the marina and enforced.

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Awesome Experience!! Patrick and the whole crew were very helpful and accommodating! Will Definitely be back!!

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It was a great stop for 2 days. We met up with friends who shuttled us around the town. The docks are great and dockhands very helpful and knowledgeable. There are new slips being built on the north/west side which should double the marina. The only downside is that the bathrooms are shared with the restaurants. I was told that when the new slips are finished they will have a bath house barge. Otherwise, this was a great stay for a great price.

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Nice marina with lots of renovation and rebuilding happening. Will be awesome when finished.

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Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Thanks Sarah

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The marina was very clean and the staff were helpful. The food at the blue marlin was great and the bartender Josh was excellent! The downside is there is no shower or boater reserved restrooms. The worst part was the electrical. You cannot run two 30 amps on the same pole and the GFIs were only 30 amps and extremely sensitive. That is they continually flipped. If this were fixed I would have given it 5 stars.

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Hi Craig we’re sorry you felt that way. On the bright side we have a beautiful new barge coming with brand new showers, restrooms and laundry facilities! It’s enroute so should be here any time now. As far as the electric is concerned there’s no problem at the pole running two 30amp outlets, all of our pedestals are brand new and have the proper ground fault protection. We typically have an electrician available to track down any issue you might be having so you can have the problem rectified for all the newer / updated marinas you choose to stay at. Let us know next time you’re in town and we’ll help you get it fixed.
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Great experience. Super nice staff. Our boat isn’t much to write home about but they treated us like it was!

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Great Marina and location, friendly helpful staff.

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PBM very nice marina with great dock hands. Patrick was a great help with local knowledge and stepped in to help with mechanical issues and his network of trades. restaurants and live music a bonus 100% recommend a stay

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Docks looked brand new and the staff was great. It’s a bit of a trek to groceries or laundry since Uber/Lyft and taxis are in short supply right now. The current can get pretty strong so take that into account when you’re approaching the dock.

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Great Staff!! Great Bars and restaurants

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Nice location and staff was excellent.

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The management and staff are very helpful here. I brought our boat in for a week and needed to extend my stay and they accommodated me with not issues. Docks and services are new, due to rebuilding from a hurricane a few years ago. Additional docks to be built later 2021 with new amenities .

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No showers Worn - needs updating Not in a great area - out of the way Write up too positive

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The Palmetto Bay Marina staff was very helpful and we would love to come back again soon.

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Very helpful, congenial staff. Nice modern floating docks. Clean restrooms. Bike paths to everywhere on Hilton Head Island. No showers.

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They are still rebuilding after being wiped out by Hurricane Matthew in 2018. No showers until 2021. Otherwise, 5 stars. Dockhands did an excellent job helping me tie up and took care of all my needs (diesel and a pump out). Multiple restaurants on the property. Publix supermarket is a little over a mile away, but not too far to walk. Looking forward to when they're back to fully operational status. Would definitely stay here again.

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We have been EXTREMELY happy with our stays at this marina! We have had a need to be very sporadic with our stays throughout the month and the staff has been more than accomodating especially as they are very busy. They have always made room for us and have been exceptionally friendly and helpful. The marina itself is very very nice. We LOVE this marina and will continue to stay here in the future as we are in Hilton Head all the time.

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Great place and friendly people. Clean, well equipped location Launching ramp is right next door Making it super easy and fast to launch a boat and bring it to the marina. Great restaurants are located there as well. I would highly recommend this location. Deep water access as well.

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