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HGVC South Carolina Resorts

Discussion in 'Hilton Grand Vacations Club / HGVC' started by CalGalTraveler, Apr 16, 2018.

  1. CalGalTraveler

    CalGalTraveler TUG Member

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    Next year we would like to stay at one of the HGVC oceanfront resorts in South Carolina for a few days after a visit to Clemson. Since we fly in/out of Atlanta, Hilton Head appears to be the closer location.

    Is Ocean Oak at Hilton Head the best choice versus the HGVC resorts at Myrtle Beach? If so, is it feasible to book 9 months out in mid April for a weekday stay? We prefer tranquil beaches over commercialized beach boardwalks.

    What activities exist at Hilton Head in mid-April? (we don't golf)

    Is it feasible to take day trips to Savannah or Charleston?
     
  2. Arimaas

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    I couldn’t answer your questions about the SC properties, but plan on taking a trip to Myrtle at some point so will be following.

    I did just come back from Orlando, however and stopped in Charlestown on the drive down and savvanah in the way up. Both are really beautiful towns and if you have the chance I highly recommend you visiting them. We only spent a night in each and felt that it wasn’t enough time. If the SC properties are driving distance, however, a full day in each city would probably be worth it. Like I said, wish we had more time there, but we were just passing through.

    Btw if you get to savannah try a restrraunt called sweet potatoes. You won’t regret it.
     
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    We have stayed at both Myrtle Beach (both Anderson Ocean Club and Ocean 22) and Hilton Head Island (Ocean Oaks). Since Ocean Oaks has opened on HHI, we much prefer that location because of the relaxing tranquil beach setting. Ocean Oaks only has around 60 units (they are currently building phase 2 of Ocean Oaks which will add 60+ more units) of which only 12 are Ocean front. You should be able to book when club season window opens but book immediately when it does open for your dates or you won’t find availability later.

    The main activities which we enjoy are relaxing on the beach, swimming in the pool and ocean and riding bikes. Riding bikes is very popular on HHI. You can also tour some of the interesting things on the island but we really are going there to enjoy the beach. It can however be chilly in April so we have moved our dates to early June for our family vacation. Savannah is well worth visiting, if you have never been. It is only 1 hour away. Charleston is also very nice coastal southern city but a good two hours from HHI.
     
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