Five Star Luxury 

Beyond its mesmerizing scenery and laid-back pace, the Lowcountry is a wonderland of five-star living. Everything from our hotels to our restaurants to our culture reflects an understated elegance and refinement you will not find anywhere else in the world. It is a unique type of sophistication that brings together world-class opulence with a relaxed Southern charm. Here, you will find the finer things in life, served with a hospitable allure that only the Lowcountry can provide. And that refinement is reflected in the scores of accolades we have received from media outlets all over the world. Where, in the Lowcountry, there is no end to the high life.

Driven by the famed hospitality program at the University of South Carolina Beaufort,…

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Plaid Goes Gold: Inside the 50th RBC Heritage

Plaid Goes Gold



It all started with a lighthouse.

Charles Fraser, the developer behind Sea Pines, knew he needed something splashy to draw national interest in the resort he was building on a sleepy sea island in the middle of nowhere. The answer, he realized, would be a golf tournament.

The first Heritage was held in 1969, while construction on the Harbour Town Lighthouse was still underway. In fact, you can see the scaffolding surrounding it in photos of inaugural champion Arnold Palmer accepting his plaque. That plaque would eventually become the signature prize awarded every April in Harbour Town, launching one of many grand traditions associated with the tournament.

One of those traditions…

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Travel to Hilton Head

It has never been so easy to get there from here.

Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport has spent the last few years giving its airlift a complete overhaul, courting new carriers and opening up new destinations across the country. The result? It has never been easier to get there from here. 

The “Big Three” carriers have always had their stamp on our local airport, offering plenty of options for seeing the world. And with the airport so close, travel in and out of the Lowcountry is quick and easy. For example, American Airlines offers daily nonstop departures to two major hubs, Charlotte and Dallas/Fort Worth, as well as Philadelphia and Washington – DCA. In June, they began offering a daily nonstop service to Chicago’s O’Hare International…

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HH Food and WineThe 33rd annual Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival sponsored by Publix kicks off on Monday, March 5th and runs through Sunday, March 11th, 2018. The wine and food festival not only features a week of extraordinary specialty events, it also provides scholarships for local college students looking to pursue careers in the food and beverage and hospitality industries.

After its humble beginnings when a group of close-knit hospitality professionals began the event in a parking lot, Hilton Head’s premier wine event now serves as a major draw to the island. A large percentage of visitors travel from outside of the area, with many citing the wonderful selection of wines, Southern hospitality, the charm of The Sea Pines Resort, and variety of events offered as…

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