Forest Beach is one of Hilton Head Island’s original beach communities. This three-mile stretch of beach is located between Shipyard Plantation and Sea Pines Resort on the popular south end of the island.
If you’re searching for the ultimate in Hilton Head Island oceanfront real estate without the restrictions of a gated community, then buying property in North or South Forest Beach could fit the bill. This area includes an interesting mix of old, new, modest and large homes to fit most every lifestyle. This community offers about 600 residential homes and lots all within 600 yards of the Atlantic Ocean. You’ll find an array of bungalows, magnificent oceanfront homes and lower-maintenance villas to choose from.
Step outside your front door to the waves and unspoiled beaches of Hilton Head Island, and live the island lifestyle where the beach is your playground. This area is quieter than many of the resort-style communities on the island. It’s the perfect place to take a relaxing bike ride or stroll down the peaceful streets. No need to worry about calling in a pass for your friends because they can stop by and join the fun anytime at Forest Beach.
When you live on Forest Beach, you’re within walking distance to what some characterize as the “downtown” area of Hilton Head Island, also known as Coligny Plaza. This area is extremely popular with tourists for the variety of shops, boutiques and restaurants it offers. There are more than 60 shops and dining options to choose from. Coligny also offers you endless opportunities for entertainment. There is something fun for everyone.
Because of the proximity to the beach and loads of fun and unique experiences, Forest Beach is popular with locals and tourists alike. The neighborhoods include a mix of permanent and rental properties. North and South Forest Beach hosted some of the first beachfront neighborhoods, with some of the first homes dating back to the 1950s.