Hilton Head Island 2016 Beach Renourishment schedule.

From the Island Packet Work rescheduled to begin March 15 The new schedule means work won’t be completed before Easter at Sea Pines, but it should be finished before the RBC Heritage Presented By Boeing golf tournament, which is April 14 to 17. Once the renourishment begins, work will occur 24 hours a day, on …

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“Hilton Head Island Farmers Market”… It’s GREEN! Enjoy the bounty.

  When you are on vacation time is precious, right? You can’t leave the kids at the beach by themselves… besides they need lunch and you were hoping to get in a little shopping in, take the kids somewhere interactive and educational… Oh! almost forgot about dinner, hmmmm…  WELL, why not save time and do all …

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Pecans ~ History & Trivia

  A brief history of pecans. The pecan is native to North America and generally speaking follows the Cotton Belt from the Carolinas to Texas. Pecans are not grown commercially on any other continent. The history of pecans can be traced back to the 16th century. The only major tree nut that grows naturally in …

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Medical Information for Seaside Living.

18sandpiper.com wants you to have fun & be safe at the beach!   Avoidance of Jellyfish & Stingrays                  Although all stings can not be avoided, many can be. Simple steps can be taught to young ones and can help prevent a miserable beach experience. Swimming is fun …

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Gullah Country

  Hilton Head Island, Beaufort & Bluffton Located alongSouth Carolina’s coast and bordered by theAtlantic Ocean, lie three vacation destinations well-worth the trip. Hilton Head’s beaches and world-class golf, Beaufort’s historic landmarks and shopping, Daufuskie Island’s rich African American history, & Bluffton’s eclectic arts community and old town charm are all included in South Carolina’s …

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Leatherback turtles come to Hilton Head Island this year!

Leatherback Turtle June 30, 2011~With more than a month remaining in sea-turtle nesting season, reports of loggerhead nests are on pace to break records for some areas of Beaufort County. And already, leatherback turtle nests have been documented on Hilton Head Island for the first time. The largest sea turtles, endangered leatherbacks, reach lengths of …

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Loggerhead Sea Turtle time!

    May 9, 2011 ~ Hilton Head Island is the largest barrier island on the South Carolina coast. It is comprised of gated communities, private homes, condominiums, and multi-story, oceanfront homes. Like most of the barrier islands along the southeast coast, the north and south ends are fairly stable, but the mid-portion is erosional. …

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New Website…

{May 5, 2011. Please be patient with us as this website has been “Remodeled” downloaded and is going through a loading stage with a bigger area.} Big News!!!! 18 Sandpiper has just released a new updated website. It has been in the building process for a little while. We hope you enjoy what you find …

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