Spectacularly set among the unspoiled sea marshes and ancient pine forests of South Carolina’s stunning coastline, vibrant Sun City ranks among the most highly acclaimed active adult communities in the country.
Energetic, fun-loving retirees from every state flock to Sun City to enjoy the comfort, class and convenience of having exciting entertainment venues, bountiful outdoor recreation and myriad social activities just a golf cart ride away. With 8,000 stylish homes seamlessly blending old southern charm and cool modern amenities, Sun City brims with like-minded new friends and neighbors ready to enjoy a round of golf, a bike ride along the coastline, or a waltz around the captivating ballroom. Classy, comfortable homes range from 1,000 square foot townhouses to sprawling 4,000 square foot private homes, many of which overlook lush golf courses or lovely lagoons.
Clustered around the pretty campus square with its elegant clock tower, Sun City’s 45 acre amenity campus features a sprawling social center hosting dances, concerts and lectures, as well as a state-of-the art fitness center with indoor and outdoor pools and aerobic studio. Art studios, craft center and woodworking shop let creative urges soar, while the 540-seat performing arts center plays host to theatrical productions, lectures and concerts.
Weather is temperate year-round, and Sun City sets a high bar for outdoor recreation, with lush grounds abounding in opportunities for every sort of adult play. Lake Somerset offers 20 deep blue acres of amazing catch and release fishing, while miles of walking and cycling trails wind through fragrant pine forests and across magnificent marshland. Clay tennis courts, a softball field and a bocce court are just a few of the sporting venues. Golf is a huge draw for passing those sweet southern days, and Sun City Hilton Head’s two 18-hole championship courses were designed by PGA legend Mark McCumber. With two cozy dining venues overlooking the lush greens, golfers and spectators can relish a laid-back lunch or cocktail with friends in a casually chic atmosphere.
With over 200 clubs and interest groups, Sun City can satisfy any passion from billiards to ballroom dance to book club. Day trips, lectures, meetings and social events cram the calendar of this buzzing community, where the only dilemma might be how to shoehorn all the fun into one day.
This spirited over-55 Shangri-la is only 13 miles from the fabulous beaches, legendary golf courses and super shopping of Hilton Head Island. Okatie Center, a 268-acre shopping, lodging and dining mecca is right next door.