Pets on the Beach on Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head is a very pet friendly Island! We have several restaurants that serve pooch friendly dinners made especially for Fido or FiFi, offer many parks that are perfect for spending the day hanging out with your best furry friend, and have a great variety of beautiful pet friendly vacation rentals and villas to choose from during your stay on Hilton Head Island!

Pets are also very welcome on Hilton Head’s Beaches, but to ensure the safety of everyone, including your pets, the following rules do apply:


Beach Rules for Pets on Hilton Head Friday before Memorial Day thru Labor Day:

No pets are allowed on the beach between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

April 1st thru Thursday before Memorial Day (AND) Tuesday after Labor Day thru September 30

Pets are allowed on the beaches and are required to be on a leash between the hours of 10 a.m. and  5 p.m.

October 1st thru March 31st

No leashes are required at any time. Animal IS required to be under positive voice control.

Also a reminder that whether you are on the beach or not, local law requires owners to clean up after their pets and you are required to remove and properly dispose of your animal's waste.