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Communities Near the Beach

Nothing says resort-style vacation living 24/7/365 like settling down in a community near the beach. For many retirees and active adults, there’s nothing better than quick and convenient beach access—and all that comes with it. Whether you prefer to partake in all the amazing watersport beach activities, enjoy a day of sun and sand with family, or stroll along beachfront boardwalks, the communities featured here are all surrounded by beach vibes. Explore these gated, 55+, and retirement communities near the beach to find your perfect home.

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Hilton Head Plantation

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Plantation, a 4,000-acre master-planned community located on the northern tip of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, offers a diverse selection of homes for sale with numerous resort-style amenities. Here, residents have access to four golf courses, more than two miles of beaches, an on-site marina, multiple clubhouses, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, fitness and tennis centers, an extensive trail system and numerous recreation areas. Lots from $125,000 to $1.549 million; Homes priced from $360,000 to $3.45 million; Condos from $339,000 to $1.25 million; Townhomes & Villas from $225,000 to $659,000. Read More...


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Islands of Beaufort

Beaufort, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Beaufort, South Carolina

Choose from a selection of traditional Lowcountry homes and residential lots for sale at this park-like waterfront community set within the Beaufort city limits, 30 minutes from the beach and less than an hour from Hilton Head and Savannah. Lots are priced from $25,000 to $550,000; Homes from $400,000 to $1.4 million. Read More...


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K. Hovnanian's® Four Seasons at Carolina Oaks

Bluffton, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Bluffton, South Carolina

Located in the scenic Lowcountry, this 55+ active adult community offers new homes just 20 miles from Hilton Head Island beaches and historic Savannah, Georgia. Amenities include a clubhouse, fitness center, resort-style swimming pool, tennis & pickleball courts, bocce ball courts, walking & biking trails, dog park, community gardens, and more. Homes priced from the $300,000s. Read More...


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Kiawah River Estates

Charleston, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Charleston, South Carolina

This waterfront community in the South Carolina Lowcountry is a short drive to historic Charleston and offers access to Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Exclusive amenities include a clubhouse, fitness center, swimming pool, tennis & pickleball courts, a crabbing dock, fishing ponds, and more. Lots priced from $60,000 to $350,000; Homes from $425,000 to $1.3 million. Read More...

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Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head

Hardeeville, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Hardeeville, South Carolina

This Jimmy Buffett-inspired 55+ community is located in the heart of coastal South Carolina, minutes from Hilton Head Island. The community offers a laid-back lifestyle with resort-style amenities including a clubhouse, resort-style swimming pool, indoor and outdoor dining, fitness center, tennis & pickleball courts, pet spa, and a theater. Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC are within a short drive. Lots priced from $1,000 to $35,000; Cottages/Villas from $236,400 to $304,990; Single Family Homes from $330,990 to $399,990. Read More...


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Moss Creek

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Established master-planned community between Charleston, SC, and Savannah, Georgia, featuring a variety of single-family homes and courtyard/patio villas with resort-style amenities including unlimited golf, tennis, fishing and boating. Villas priced from $150,000 to $300,000; Homes priced from $300,000 to $1.5 million. Read More...


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Oldfield

Okatie, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Okatie, South Carolina

Deep in South Carolina's Lowcountry, between Beaufort and Hilton Head, is the club community of Oldfield. Amenities include a Greg Norman golf course, Equestrian Center, Sports Club with 6 tennis courts, fitness center, resort-style swimming pool and lap pool, the River Club with fine and casual dining and the Outfitters Center - a hunting lodge with outfitters store and wildlife education center. Lots priced from $50,000 to $400,000; Homes from $479,000 to $1.9 million. Read More...

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Palmetto Bluff

Bluffton, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Bluffton, South Carolina

Situated in the picturesque South Carolina Low Country along the May River, Palmetto Bluff offers an array of amenities including a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, a Sports Campus, an interior freshwater river system, The Inn at Palmetto Bluff--ranked the #1 Top U.S. Resort by the readers of Conde Nast--and a Spa. Lots ranging from 1/3 acre to 15-acre family compounds are priced from $225,000 to $2.5 million; Cottages and Homes from $800,000 to $6 million. Read More...


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Palmetto Hall

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Palmetto Hall is a gated golf community located on the north end of Hilton Head Island. One of the South Carolina Lowcountry’s newer communities, its relatively small size (750 acres and fewer than 600 total homesites) promotes a close-knit neighborhood community. Anchored by 36 holes of championship golf, the Hilton Head Island landscape is on full display with rolling fairways, lagoons, manicured landscapes, and natural low country beauty. Lots priced from $60,000; Homes priced from $450,000 to $1.2 million. Read More...


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Point Hope

Charleston, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Charleston, South Carolina

This neo-traditional new home community is minutes from historic Charleston and offers a live, work, play lifestyle with a deep connection to nature. Amenities include an extensive trail network, swimming pool, parks, shops, restaurants, and businesses. Homes priced from the $500,000s. Read More...


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Port Royal Plantation

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

This private oceanfront community on Hilton Head Island boasts award-winning golf courses, a private beach club, tennis & pickleball courts, and multiple amenities to enjoy Lowcountry nature and wildlife. Hilton Head's popular attractions are just minutes from the community gates. Real estate options range from undeveloped homesites to bungalows to oceanfront estates. Homes priced from $450,000 to $5 million+; Lots from $125,000 to $2 million+. Read More...


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Restore at Carolina Park Apartments

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

This active adult (55+) apartment community 30 minutes from downtown Charleston offers resort-level amenities catering to active adults seeking the comforts of home in a turnkey, maintenance-free apartment. 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units priced from $1,695 to $2,950 monthly. Read More...


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Rose Hill Plantation

Bluffton, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Bluffton, South Carolina

This gated community in Bluffton, South Carolina offers the best in Lowcountry living, with a championship golf course, acres of parks & nature trails, deepwater access, fishing & kayaking, tennis & pickleball, swimming pools, equestrian center, and a lively community clubhouse. Lots priced from $60,000 to $400,000; homes from $300,000 to $1.8 million. Read More...


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Sea Pines

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Homeowners at this 5,000-acre oceanfront enclave on South Carolina's Hilton Head Island have access to four championship golf courses and five miles of pristine Atlantic beaches, along with a full-service marina, tennis and equestrian facilities, resort dining and a 603-acre Lowcountry nature preserve. Lots priced from $119,000 to $5 million, with condos, townhomes, villas and single-family homes priced from $170,000 to $8.7 million. Read More...


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Seabrook Island

Seabrook Island, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Seabrook Island, South Carolina

This island resort community located 30 minutes from Charleston offers a South Carolina Lowcountry lifestyle, encompassing a wide range of housing options, Atlantic beaches and golf, tennis, equestrian and marina facilities. Lots priced from $50,000 to $1.3 million; new and resale homes, villas and townhomes priced from $100,000 to $7 million. Read More...

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South Island Plantation

Georgetown, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Georgetown, South Carolina

This coastal South Carolina gated community set along Winyah Bay in Georgetown features new homes and an array of amenities near the historic downtown. Amenities include a clubhouse, fitness center, swimming pool, walking & biking trails, fishing ponds, and a planned marina. Homes priced from $289,000 and up; Lots from $14,000 to $139,000. Read More...


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Spring Island

Spring Island, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Spring Island, South Carolina

Private island community located in the heart of South Carolina’s Lowcountry, midway between Hilton Head Island and the coastal town of Beaufort. An Arnold Palmer golf course is the centerpiece, with 3,000 acres of lush maritime forest preserved for the exclusive enjoyment of no more than 400 families. Other amenities include a Sports Complex, an Outfitter Center, and an Equestrian Center with 35 miles of riding trails. Homes priced from $800,000 to $3.5 million; Lots from $100,000 to $1 million. Read More...

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Summers Corner

Summerville, South Carolina Communities Near the Beach
Summerville, South Carolina

This new home community offers a walkable lifestyle with an active village center, swim complex, 95-acre lake, walking trails, two on-site schools, and a performing arts center. Historic Charleston is just 35 minutes away. Homes priced from the low $300,000s to mid $400,000s. Read More...


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Bay Creek

Cape Charles, Virginia Communities Near the Beach
Cape Charles, Virginia

Bay Creek with a picturesque location that combines laid-back coastal living and beach-time adventures, it’s the ideal setting for families, golfers, nature lovers, and those looking to escape the busy city for a relaxed beach community. This unique master-planned community offers a variety of housing options. Homesites priced from the $70,000s to $500,000; Homes from the $400,000s to $2 million. Read More...

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The Chamberlin

Hampton, Virginia Communities Near the Beach
Hampton, Virginia

Formerly known as the Chamberlin Hotel at Historic Fort Monroe, this luxury independent living community offers resort-style amenities, including an indoor heated pool, five-star dining, on-site hair salon and barbershop, housekeeping service, on-demand shuttle transportation, 24-hour concierge and more. Apartments priced from $1,800 to $6,000 monthly. Read More...


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