The cars are coming. Hilton Head Golf Island – a collection of more than 25 of the South Carolina Lowcountry’s top golf courses – is offering Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d’Elegance golf stay-and-play packages, available Oct. 25 – Nov. 3.
The packages are great for automotive aficionados who also like to play golf and there are few places along the East Coast that offer plenty of each.
The Concours d’Elegance. Stay-and-play offers include:
• Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort “Stay, Play & Show Package:” Stay three nights and play up to three rounds at each of the resort’s courses, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Arthur Hills and George Fazio, and get two-day tickets for two people to the Concours d’Elegance for Nov. 2-3. Guests also receive a $100 dining certificate for two people to select resort restaurants, two hours of complimentary tennis court time daily, preferred rates on all other resort activities as well as merchandise discounts. Rates start at $199 per person, per night, including all taxes and resort fees..
• The Heritage Collection and Westin Resort & Spa “Concours d’Elegance Special:” Two nights at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, one round of golf at any of the seven Heritage Collection courses and two tickets for a two-day pass to the Concours d’Elegance, Nov. 2-3. Based on double occupancy, packages start at $305 per person and include all taxes and resort fees..
• The Sea Pines Resort “Concours d’Elegance Getaway Package:” Reduced rates and preferred tee times at any three of Sea Pines’ golf courses (Harbour Town Golf Links, Heron Point by Pete Dye and Ocean Course), 15 percent off private villa and home accommodations, complimentary lunch and dinner entrees for two at select resort restaurants, courtesy bicycles for two, one complimentary portrait session on the beach, 10 percent dining discount at the resort's restaurants and two complimentary hours of tennis per day. Package starts at $149 per night for three nights in a two-bedroom villa in Harbour Town..
One of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports events, the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d’Elegance celebrates its 12th year this fall. The festival kicks off with the Savannah Speed Classic, Oct. 25–27, and continues on Hilton Head Island, Nov. 2–3, at Port Royal Golf Club where the Concours d’Elegance takes center stage.
Porsche is the selected Honored Marque for the 2013 Festival and will be celebrated throughout the week. Additionally, this year’s event will showcase cars of the Great Gatsby era including the 1931 Duesenberg Model J Tourster, 1928 Packard 443 Roadster and 1931 Rolls-Royce P1 transformable sedan, among others.
As one of the nation’s foremost golf meccas, the Lowcountry is the preferred vacation destination of golfers who seek a high-concentration of world-class quality courses, an unspoiled natural environment, beautiful resorts and inns and old-fashioned Southern hospitality. Each course on Hilton Head Island has its own set of unique characteristics and challenges to keep even the most skilled player motivated.