North Forest Beach

Forest Beach on Hilton Head Island is among the most popular destinations for Island visitors and those renting on Hilton Head. Forest Beach is divided into two parts: North Forest Beach and South Forest Beach. Those two areas are divided by the iconic, Coligny Plaza, which was the island’s first “downtown” and original shopping center.

Coligny Plaza is home to dozens of restaurants, ice cream parlors, coffee shops, night life, as well as dozens of retail stores.  Visit the iconic Piggly Wiggly on arrival for your island needs or Haskins & Co. for affordable, trendy, boutique shopping.


South Forest Beach and North Forest Beach vacation rentals are busy near the central Coligny area, but you are sure to find a quieter spots as you go further north or south. Best of all?  With any of these rentals at Forest Beach, you are never far away from miles of beautiful Hilton Head Island beaches!


Who It’s For: Forest Beach is for those who want easy and quick access to the beach but want to be close to shopping, dining, and nightlife. It’s the hustle and bustle of the island! Also, it is for those who do not want to use a car while on the Island! You can reach everything while walking or Biking!