If you are planning to honeymoon on Hilton Head Island, you are undoubtedly searching for the right Hilton Head hotels to stay in. Many people choose to get married and honeymoon on the island, because of its year round tropical climate, beautiful beaches, award winning golf courses and abundance of other activities to choose from.
If you are also getting married on the island, you should know that planning ahead is the best strategy since you will need to apply for a marriage license and also, if you are planning to say your vows on the beach, a permit from the Town of Hilton Head.
Depending on the length of time you plan on staying, you might want to choose a hotel with a kitchenette or full kitchen. You should also consider whether you plan on spending the majority of your time golfing, at the beach, or whether you are looking for a secluded romantic getaway.
Hilton Head Island first became established as a resort community in the late 1950′s, after the expansion and growth of local lumber mills prompted the building of the first mainland access bridge, bringing land developers and architects to the area. The first hotel on the island was the Sea Pines resort, which is still in operation today. Other hotels and resorts soon followed, and honeymooners and vacationers alike began flocking to the area.
Located close by is Dafuskie Island, a residential island that is home to three golf courses and several resorts. This island is popular with people who are seeking a private island retreat with the attractions of Hilton Head island only a ferry ride away. Many Hilton Head hotels offer packages in conjunction with Dafuskie Island, giving you even more honeymoon options.
Above all, keep in mind that your honeymoon should be an unforgettable, once in a lifetime experience, so it makes sense to plan ahead and reserve your accommodations well in advance, particularly if you are planning on honeymooning on the island during the peak tourist season. Local wedding planners can be an invaluable resource when it comes to finding the best combination wedding and honeymoon deals, and for the best honeymoon packages alone, there are many resources and sites online that you can help you find the perfect Hilton Head hotels to choose from. Do a little research and a little planning, and you will be well on your way to a perfect honeymoon.