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Forest Beach
Hilton Head Island, SC
Call us: (866) 520-8431
  • One of Hilton Head Island’s original beach communities, family friendly Forest Beach is home to both the island’s “downtown” and one of its best beaches. Coligny Beach offers endless stretches of beautiful sand, gorgeous water, and a host of amenities. Coligny Beach Park features outdoor showers, changing rooms, restrooms, free wifi, and more. Shaded areas to sit and relax, and close proximity to Coligny Plaza make it easy to see how Coligny Beach ranks as one of Hilton Head Island’s most popular places for fun in the sun.

    When it’s time for a beach break you can explore the charming shops and restaurants of Coligny Plaza. Whether you’re in search of a souvenir T-shirt or unique gifts for family and friends, you’ll find it in one of the more than 30 shops and boutiques. Dining options range from fresh seafood to homemade sweets, and everything in between.

    The fun continues well after the sun does down in Forest Beach. You’ll find live music throughout Coligny Plaza, but no one on the island offers more music than Hilton Head Island’s only beach bar. The Tiki Hut boasts two acts per day, 365 days per year with tunes ranging from reggae to top 40 cover songs. Stick your toes in the sand, grab a cocktail, and settle in for a good time.

    Forest Beach vacation rentals range from homes with pools, to oceanfront condos, to pet-friendly rentals for guests who want to bring along their furry friends. Browse our rentals to find the ideal spot for your Hilton Head Island vacation.

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  • Arts & Culture

    Live music and entertainment abound in the Forest Beach community. Coligny Plaza offers great entertainment, as well as lots of dining and shopping, and the Tiki Hut has live music twice a day, 365 days a year.


    Coligny Plaza
    Well-loved Coligny has been Hilton Head Island’s “downtown” since 1955. More than 60 specialty shops and restaurants, a movie theater, lively entertainment, year-round special events, and a perfect location within walking distance to the beach make Coligny a must-see during your Forest Beach vacation.

    Tiki Hut
    Tucked away off of Coligny Circle, Hilton Head Island’s only beach bar serves up tasty fare, refreshing cocktails, and live music every day. There are two acts a day, so early birds and latecomers alike can kick back and enjoy the ocean breezes while listening to everything from country and top 40 cover songs, to reggae and funk.
     

    Tours & Attractions

    Make it a day to remember at Coligny Beach. There’s plenty to do for everyone — biking, lounging, swimming, playing, eating...the list goes on and on.


    Coligny Beach
    Start with a long stretch of sand, add some gentle waves and an occasional dolphin sighting, then throw in easy access to great restaurants, bars and shops, and you have Coligny Beach. One of Hilton Head Island’s most popular beaches, Coligny offers top-notch amenities, including outdoor showers, changing rooms, restrooms, beach chair and umbrella rentals, and more.
     
     

    Sports & Recreation

    Fantastic weather, miles of continuous bike paths, and welcoming beaches ensure tons of outdoor sports and recreation opportunities for both locals and visitors.


    Watersports
    Practice your favorite watersport or try something new. Surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, parasailing, jet skiing and sailing are just a few of the exciting options available during your Forest Beach getaway.

    Biking
    One of Hilton Head Island’s most well-loved pastimes, biking the miles of paved paths, densely packed sandy beaches, and nature trails is an activity the family can enjoy together. Explore the island’s beautiful scenery and discover historical sites while making fun family memories.

    Tennis
    Tennis players don’t have to venture far to play a match or two. The nearby Van der Meer Shipyard Racquet Club offers 20 courts, with 13 clay and three indoor courts, as well as a full-service Pro Shop and expert instruction.
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  • Wyndham Vacation Rentals Privileges is your passport to even more fun and excitement on Hilton Head Island. Through our Privileges program, we are pleased to offer our guests benefits at a number of shows, restaurants and attractions. Simply stop by one of the Wyndham Vacation Rentals check-in offices to pick up your Privileges card during your stay, and present it at any of the participating area businesses.

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  • A Perfect Partnership

    We've all heard the saying, "You get what you pay for," but with Wyndham Vacation Rentals, you get more. Much more.

    Wyndham Vacation Rentals is the world's largest professionally managed vacation rentals business. As part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands, more property owners trust Wyndham Vacation Rentals to market, manage, and maintain their rental properties in the U.S. than any other professional vacation rental management company. Our commitment is to help our homeowners maximize their property's income potential and provide an overall relaxing experience for you and future rental guests.

    Wyndham Vacation Rentals on Forest Beach continually strives to make your homeowner experience one of individual attention and professionalism and to help your property realize its full investment potential. We pride ourselves on having a local team with global support, making us the best of both worlds and the perfect partner to manage your vacation rental. The high standards to which we hold our people and our properties form the basis of our Vacation Rental Bill of Rights® — a list of six key commitments that every traveler can expect when booking a vacation rental stay with us.

    Our goal is to drive your revenue further by creating a strategic marketing plan. Through this plan we will enhance your bookings and generate the results you expect by optimizing distribution channels. In other words, our marketing doesn't start and stop here. We proudly and successfully partner with several other distribution channels and maintain your property there as well—putting more money in your pocket.

    • VRBO.com
    • Homeaway.com
    • Flipkey.com
    • Airbnb.com
    • Redawning.com
    • Booking.com
    • Tripping.com
    • TheKnot.com
    • CharlestonCVB.com ...and More!
       

      Our success as a property management company begins with the trust our owners place with us. We work hard to help our owners get the most value possible from their rentals. Our fantastic team of detail-driven staff takes personal pride in inspecting, managing, and maintaining each property.

      If you've got a property on Forest Beach and you're looking for personal service, powerful marketing, and exceptional property management, we welcome the opportunity to speak with you.

      Contact our local local Business Development representative, Kimberly Morris, to join our program or for any additional information or questions that you may have. To learn more about Wyndham Vacation Rentals property management program on Hilton Head Island, visit HHIPropertyManagement.com.


      Rental Destinations

      • Sea Pines
      • Palmetto Dunes
      • Shipyard
      • Forest Beach
      • Folly Field
      • Singleton Beach

      Kimberly Morris

      21 Executive Park Road
      Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
      (843) 686-8193
      Kimberly.Morris@wynvr.com

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    • What are your office hours?
      We are open 7 days a week and are in the office Monday–Saturday 9AM – 5PM EST, and Sundays from 10:00 AM–4:00 PM EST.

      How do I check-in?
      If you have already received your keys or keyless code, please feel free to go straight to your rental property after 4:00 p.m. If you did not receive your check-in packet in the mail; please stop by our Welcome Center on the day of your arrival. Please note that the keyless code for your vacation rental will not be activated until 4:00 p.m.

      When / how will I receive my welcome packet?
      After we receive your full payment and a signed contract you will be mailed a welcome packet which includes your keys or keyless code, parking passes, and welcome information one to two weeks prior to arrival. If your reservation is closer to time and you will not receive the packet in time, we will hold it for you at our local office for you to pick up at arrival.

      Where do we check-in?
      Our office is located on the South end of the island at 21 Executive Park Rd. Should you arrive after hours (office hours vary by season) your check-in packet will be stored in a convenient lock box at our Welcome Center ― located just to the right of our front door. Please review your final confirmation letter for the lock box access code.

      Can I get an early check-in and late check-out?
      Unfortunately, we do not allow early check-ins or late check-outs as we want to make sure that the rental property is prepared for the next arrival.

      What amenities are provided for us at our vacation rental? 
      For your convenience, we will provide you with a “starter supply” to help jump start your vacation. Each property will be supplied with the following:
      KITCHEN - Dishwashing Liquid • Dishwasher Detergent • One Roll of Paper Towels • Two Dish Towels •Two Dish Cloths • One Trash Bag
      BEDROOM - All beds will be dressed with fresh linens. For properties with sleeper sofas, the sofa bed linens will be bagged and located on the sofa bed or nearby closet. Extra linens are available by request for an additional charge.
      BATHROOM - Bath Soap • Shampoo • Conditioner • Body Lotion • Tissues • Toilet Tissue • Two Bath Towels* • One Hand Towel* • One Wash Cloth
      *Bathroom linen - per person per maximum occupancy

      Are beach towels and chairs included?
      No, we suggest bringing to your own or renting locally. For a list of local business & special savings, please check out our Privileges Program which offers guests over 100 discounts across the island!

      What kind of parking will be available at my vacation rental?
      Depending on the rental, many properties have on-site parking. Whether it be a private driveway or a complex parking lot, you should have enough room for your party. As a reminder, none of these gated communities, complexes and homes permit boats, boat trailers, motorhomes, commercial vehicles, recreational vehicles, motorcycles, motored scooters, buses, mini-buses pull behinds and rooftop cargo or storage racks (i.e. Kayaks, Canoes, Bikes, etc.)

      Do you need car passes to enter the gated communities?
      Numerous complexes and gated communities on Hilton Head Island such as Sea Pines, Palmetto Dunes, and Shipyard require you to display a car pass at all times. The requested number of gate passes will be included in your check-in packet and will be only valid for the community in which you are staying. Please note that the number of car passes are limited based on property size. You can purchase a daily pass into Sea Pines for a small fee.

      Do all your properties have free pool heat?
      Some private homes offer pools that are able to be heated during Fall and Spring for an additional fee. Please call your local Vacation Specialist for the details regarding your specific vacation rental. Pool heat must be set up at least 14 days in advance.

      Do all properties have a laundry room?
      All properties have laundry access whether it is private or communal.

      Do all of your vacation rentals have a private or complex grill?
      Many rental properties do have grills but please feel free to contact your local Vacation Specialist to confirm the details regarding your unit.

      Do you offer dog-friendly vacation rentals?
      We do have a handful of dog-friendly accommodations year-round. Before bringing your dog, please check with a Vacation Specialist in advance regarding availability and/or restrictions and fees that apply. Please visit the Town of Hilton Head's website for details and hours of when dogs are permitted on the beach.

      What are the special rules on Hilton Head Island during turtle hatching season?
      For those staying in oceanfront homes and villas between the months of May to October — please turn off all outdoor lighting and shut all blinds. This will ensure that nesting sea turtles will not be disturbed.

      What types of wildlife will I find on Hilton Head Island?
      Hilton Head Island is a naturally beautiful environment along with an abundance of wildlife, including birds, deer, turtles, dolphins and alligators. Children and adults should use extreme caution around the edges of any waterways, as alligators may be hiding. In addition, there are many small critters such as snakes, palmetto bugs, cockroaches, and spiders. Please do not be alarmed if these “critters” occasionally wind up inside as they are attracted to damp, cool areas. Please do not feed alligators or any other wildlife that you may encounter.

      Where can I rent bikes and baby equipment?
      We highly recommend LowSea Bike, Beach, & Baby Rental! They always do a wonderful job at taking reservations in advance and will deliver bikes prior to your arrival.

      Are there bike racks?
      Yes, almost every property and business on the island provides bike racks nearby.

      Where do you recommend to Golf on Hilton Head Island?
      If you're having trouble choosing which green to play while on vacation at Hilton Head Island, it's no wonder why. With a variety of courses including 30 signature championship courses designed by the top names in golf, Hilton Head Island is nothing short of a golfer's paradise. Check out some of our local golf discounts on our Privileges Program!

      Does Hilton Head Island have specific beach rules that we need to be aware of?
      To check out rules and regulations on fishing, first aid, and prohibited items on Hilton Head’s beaches, please check out http://www.hiltonheadisland.com/beaches/beach-information/.

      Can you recommend a good seafood restaurant?
      With so many wonderful local seafood restaurants around, it's hard for our team to recommend just one. Take a look at our Privileges Program to view some of our top picks with great discounts!

      What airports are close by?
      Hilton Head Airport – 9 minutes away
      Savannah/Hilton Head International – 57 minutes away
      Charleston Airport – 2 hours away

      Are there rental car companies on the island?
      Yes, there are car rentals here on the island and multiple car rental locations at all three airports listed above.

      Do you offer travel insurance?
      Wyndham offers Travel Protection Insurance, which can help during unforeseen circumstances that may interrupt your travel plans. It is strongly recommended because this benefit can protect you in case you have to cancel within the contract deadlines or if there is a mandatory hurricane evacuation (see contract for more details). RedSky Travel Insurance

      What is your cancellation policy?
      Cancellation of reservation less than 60 days prior to arrival for homes and 30 days prior to arrival for villas will result in the loss of all funds. Trip Insurance is highly recommended and may be purchased through WVR HHI. Any changes to an existing reservation must occur 60 days prior to arrival for homes and 30 days prior to arrival for villas. Cancellations greater than 60 days prior to arrival for homes or 30 days prior to arrival for villas will result in a cancellation fee of 8.5% of the rental rate plus reservation fee. Extended stays (greater than 27 nights) have a 90 day policy.

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