Hilton Head Shopping Guide

The Best Places to Shop on Hilton Head Island

You truly can't beat all of the great shops and shopping centers here in Hilton Head. With all of the options available on the island, it comes as no surprise that shopping is on the agenda for so many of our guests while they're visiting.

From local boutiques to antique shops to large retail chains, there's a little something for everyone.

One of the best parts about shopping on the island is that most of the shops are condensed into a few areas, so you can shop for hours without the need to drive from store to store. 

Below is our guide to some of the best shopping centers in Hilton Head to help you decide where to head for your vacation shopping trip. We're confident you'll be able to find everything you're looking for on the island and more!

Coligny Plaza

Coligny Plaza is the most established shopping center on the island. For over 50 years, Coligny Plaza has provided gift shops, clothing stores, and restaurants to Hilton Head shoppers. The plaza features more than 60 businesses in total including a grocery store, cinema, bike rentals, and occasionally even live entertainment.

Location: 1 N Forest Beach Dr, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Popular Stores: Chico's, Sun & Sand, Haskins & Co

Tanger Outlets

Just over the bridge back to the mainland in Bluffton, you'll find the Tanger Outlets. The outlets offer products at prices generally lower than you'll find from the same brands online or in other retail stores. There's a huge selection of stores at Tanger Outlets, many of which are national retailers and designer brands you've surely heard of.

Location: 1414 Fording Island Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910

Popular Stores: Nike, Michael Kors, Banana Republic

Shelter Cove Harbour Shops

While the shops themselves are great, the setting here is second to none. Shelter Cove sits on the Intracoastal Waterway and offers a beautiful waterfront promenade that overlooks the ships at the marina. Shelter Cove Harbour is one of the most popular destinations on the island for shopping, dining, and entertainment.

Location: 1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Popular Stores: Southern Tide, Neptune's Niche, Treasure Island

Shelter Cove Towne Centre

Shelter Cove Towne Centre is one of the newest shopping destinations in Hilton Head. There are more than 30 shops and restaurants at this open-air shopping center. From fashion to sports gear to coastal living decor, there's quite a variety offered at Shelter Cove Towne Center. There's even a playground your kids can enjoy while you do your shopping.

Location: 40 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Popular Stores: Talbots, Coastal Bliss, Belk

The Harbor Town Shops

The shops are located in Harbor Town in the upscale Sea Pines Plantation. The iconic Harbor Town Lighthouse and the boats at the marina set the scene while you walk from store to store checking out boutiques, gift shops, art galleries, and more. There are some fabulous dining options in Harbor Town as well that you can enjoy while shopping.

Location: 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Popular Stores: Coastal Treasures, S.M. Bradford Co, 32 Degrees North

Village at Wexford

Village at Wexford is located in the heart of the island and features a collection of over 30 merchants. There are over a dozen stores, a wide assortment of dining options, a day spa, a hair salon, and even a pilates studio. While it doesn't boast many big name retailers or designer brands, it's certainly worth checking out its unique local shops.

Location: 1000 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Popular Stores: Seasons, Lilly Pulitzer Signature, Currents