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“The Nicest Public Beach Ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Coligny Beach

Coligny Beach
Ranked #3 of 117 things to do in Hilton Head
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Toronto, Canada
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130 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
“The Nicest Public Beach Ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

Coligny Beach is possibly the best appointed public beach area I have ever seen.

The beach itself is beautiful - miles of sand along a wide beach. The water temperature is perfect, warm yet a little refreshing once you hit chest-deep water. Fairly gentle surf most days.

The facilities for Coligny are fantastic - a carpeted area takes you down to the beach from a lovely wooden walkway. There are lots of stations to wash the sand off your feet as you return from the beach. Then you hit some wooden pergolas filled with muskoka-style wooden chairs, some rocking style. Swing benches are also available along the wooden walk-way.

Public showers, washrooms and change facilities are clean and well-appointed.

Closer to the road is a children's fountain area with fountains randomly shooting jets of water.

The area also has wifi - all in all, pretty upscale.

Dogs are permitted on the beach - leashes required during the day in peak season, which keeps non-dog people from getting uptight. After 5, dogs are allowed off leash and can chase the waves and run around.

Last benefit: There is free public parking very close by and well signed (does it get any better, anywhere?)

Visited August 2014
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Mystic, Connecticut
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“Very relaxing beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

Nice people and the beach is awsome. Relaxing place to be and walking distance to all that you could ask for in a beach area. Food, drink shops, ect. Really like this place

Visited August 2014
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Zionsville, Indiana
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150 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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“Busy but nice”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

We knew it was busy in HHI so we expected it at the beach. It was fine. Everyone was pleasant and well behaved. The beach sand was soft. I liked the mat placed down on the sand by entetence to protect feet from sand. The walkway enterence Is Very Nice And The bathrooms, changing Rooms, showers, and seating areas are very nice. We will go back.

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
“HHI vacation”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

Just like any beach shopping area. Souvenir shops, and the usual fair at any beach attraction area. Nothing out of the ordinary or impressive in the plaza. The beaches are nicer than NJ.

Visited July 2014
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Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews
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“HHI at its best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

Fun, funky, with a little souvenir shop cheese thrown in. This little shopping area is a cornerstone of the HHI vacation experience. Eat an ice cream at Frozen Moo, buy some groceries at the Pig, and buy some t-shirts at Jamaican Me Crazy. The outdoor kids show is a classic, we have many fond memories from over the years. The new shops that have been added to the mall are swanky and much needed. They are a welcome addition to the shopping mix. Don't forget to check out the Frosty Frog!

Visited July 2014
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