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Palmetto Bluff Spotlight: Montage Palmetto Bluff

Written by Palmetto Bluff

Nov 30, 2022

Discover Life at Montage Palmetto Bluff

An escape from reality exploring the Carolina coast sounds like a dream, right? You'll find all that and more in this best-kept secret of the Lowcountry. In Bluffton, South Carolina, Montage Palmetto Bluff is situated among a flourishing 20,000-acre neighborhood between Hilton Head Island and Savannah, along the picturesque May River. The resort includes a vast wildlife preserve, a variety of inventive eating options, a waterfront marina, and a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, offering guests a glimpse into what Palmetto Bluff has to offer.

If you’ve never visited the best-kept secret of the Lowcountry, Montage Palmetto Bluff is a wonderful place to start. Let’s explore what the resort has to offer to those who choose to come and stay.


The assortment of cozy cottages, guestrooms, suites, and residences highlight the illustrious architecture of the Lowcountry.

Rooms & Suites

All of the rooms and suites feature marble bathrooms with double vanities, a deep bathtub with a separate shower, and the perfect style and size of beds best suited to the number of guests. Depending on which room you choose to stay in, you may see breathtaking views of maritime forests or freshwater lagoons from your veranda or screened porch for optimal time outdoors.


The cottages are furnished similarly to the rooms and suites, however, they come equipped with spectacular features. Enhance your lifestyle with all that’s aforementioned along with soaring high ceilings, sitting areas perfectly placed in front of a cozy fireplace, and a wet bar with a Sub Zero refrigerator. Additionally, the cottages lend more privacy and intimate waterfront views.

Montage Signature Residences and Village Homes

If you prefer it, you may also choose to stay in one of the Montage Signature Residences or Village Homes within Moreland or Wilson Village. Homes highlight many spacious bedrooms, fully-equipped kitchens, private screened porches, cozy fireplaces, soaking tubs, steam showers, double vanities, and so much more. If you choose to stay in either of these villages, you will get a small sample of what living in Palmetto Bluff looks and feels like.

Spa and Wellness

Spa Montage integrates local ingredients while drawing inspiration from natural elements to produce an authentic wellness experience. The resort also features a fitness center for those looking to remain active while indoors..

Spa & Salon Services

Relax with a selection of body treatments, facials, and massage therapies, all of which use the healing and restorative qualities of pristine nature. The skilled Montage Therapists complete specialized studies and training to provide therapies that are completely tailored to your greatest needs. The Elements of Wellness services were created to inspire renewal, change, and peace of mind exclusively for you.


If you prefer a more regimented approach to wellness, you may exercise in the fitness centers while admiring the beauty of pools and the surrounding landscape. The Movement Studio provides yoga, pilates, spin, and cardio courses so you may choose what kind of physical activity is best suited to your needs. For a more personal atmosphere, you may schedule private lessons or join personal training sessions with an experienced fitness coach.


You will find a thoughtfully curated collection of cosmetics, skincare, clothing, and other spa-related items at the boutique in Spa Montage. These premium items are specially crafted to guarantee that they will stimulate your senses, encourage healthy habits, and overall reflect better quality of life. If your time at the Montage Palmetto Bluff resort wasn’t long enough, you can take a little piece home with you.

Fine Dining

Experience acclaimed southern hospitality by indulging in authentic, Lowcountry-inspired cuisine made by passionate culinary experts at any of the resort’s many dining establishments.


Octagon draws visitors into a cozy atmosphere and is known for its genuine Southern hospitality. The menu offers contemporary takes on traditional Carolina dishes as well as specialty and regional craft beers, award-winning wines, and creative drinks and cocktails.


Guests may relax and interact over our variety of expertly picked bourbon, rye, and other specialty spirits, served by the greatest mixologists on the Bluff. Hush is known as the River House's best-kept secret and serves as a great environment for happy hour or a late-night cocktail.


The best way to start the day is with freshly brewed coffee, handcrafted lattes and teas, and homemade pastries. All this and more you’ll find at Buzz, an invigorating spot that establishes a positive mood before a fun-filled day at Montage Palmetto Bluff.


The Canteen in Moreland Village is an excellent spot to stop by for a morning coffee, breakfast bagel, or an afternoon handmade lunch like a panini or salad. Throughout the day, it’s easy to pop in for a quick meal or snack.

Fore & Aft

Within the relaxed atmosphere of Fore & Aft, a casual, Mexican-inspired cuisine is served to guests while also providing a wonderful viewpoint for observing the bird sanctuary situated just outside the backyard of the Inn.

River House

Comforting and elegant, River House showcases a curated assembly of seasonal ingredients and vegetables served alongside thoughtfully sourced meats and seafood. Bespoke cocktails and curated wines add to the experience, creating unforgettable nights of Lowcountry dining.

Other Excellent Experiences

There are endless opportunities to explore the 20,000 acres of Palmetto Bluff while you stay at Montage Palmetto Bluff.


On both land and water, you can experience what the natural environment of the Bluff has to offer you. Just some of the many options you have are:

You can enjoy these private activities and guided excursions through Outside Palmetto Bluff! Embark on an exciting Lowcountry adventure and explore May River and the grounds of Palmetto Bluff on one of their exclusive excursions. Outside Palmetto Bluff offers private group tours, excursions, clinics, and rentals.

Another private and exciting recreational activity is sporting clays — a Lowcountry tradition that you must try! The Palmetto Bluff Shooting Club offers close to every variety of sporting clay including skeet, trap, and game. At the Shooting Club, you may also participate in ax throwing and archery. At the Palmetto Bluff Shooting Club, there's never a dull moment!


The shops of Palmetto Bluff provide lavish shopping opportunities in spectacular settings. You may support local businesses while sporting some of the most fashionable, and high-end clothing. Once you visit these shops and see what they have to offer, you’ll be dressing like a local in no time! You may stop by the neighborhood stores such as May River Pro Shop and Palmetto Bluff Outfitters, or choose to visit the Montage’s very own Treasures boutique.


Are you looking for a venue for a special event? Montage Palmetto Bluff also allows you to host luxury events throughout the year. Whether it be a company event, elegant gala, family gathering, or wedding weekend, Montage Palmetto Bluff offers venue space for any event you could dream of.

Make Montage Memories at Palmetto Bluff

Montage Palmetto Bluff is just a sneak peek of the luxurious lifestyle the members experience at the Bluff. With an assortment of high-end amenities in a secluded environment, it’s easy to understand why so many people choose to call Palmetto Bluff home. There is always something to do at the Bluff, such as relaxing by the pool that boasts breathtaking views or exploring the grounds by kayak, playing golf, or swimming through waterways. The residential community here at Palmetto Bluff allows members to enjoy Lowcountry living to the fullest.

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