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The Value of Membership in the Palmetto Bluff Club

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Aug 29, 2022

The Top 5 Benefits of a Palmetto Bluff Club Membership

Imagine playing a round of golf with your neighbors on a course surrounded by panoramic vistas of the marsh landscape. After, you enjoy the rest of the day poolside with flavorful cuisine carefully crafted by our private culinary team. This way of life can be your reality with a membership at the Palmetto Bluff Club.

The luxurious amenities at Palmetto Bluff Club lie beneath ancient moss-ladened oak trees throughout the property. The beauty of the surrounding land provides a breathtaking backdrop for a myriad of first-in-class lifestyle offerings that every member can enjoy. Ask any member of the Palmetto Bluff Club and they will tell you that their time utilizing these amenities has positively impacted their lives. Look no further to explore the value a membership at the Palmetto Bluff Club has to offer you.

Let’s take a look at some of the top benefits of being an exclusive Palmetto Bluff Club member.

A Close-Knit Community

As a homeowner in Palmetto Bluff, you will experience the friendliness and compassion of your neighbors. The residential atmosphere of the community encourages the formation of strong relationships between members across the property. Spending time poolside or on the golf course is sure to demonstrate the sociability of fellow Club members. In time, members of the Club will become family, and you will feel as if you have known them for years.

World-Class Golf

Speaking of meeting new people, golf is a great way for you to meet and compete against your new friends. Play a round of 18 holes surrounded by the May River Forest. In 2005, Jack Nicklaus built the May River Golf Course to challenge golfers. In his words, “The May River Golf Course is a thinking man’s golf course where proper thinking, coupled with the proper shot execution, will be rewarded”. All 7,171 yards capture the beauty of the land and let the course meander through the forest neighborhood. Paspalum turf and sand bunkers are scattered throughout to enhance the charm of surrounding ancient oak trees.

Whether you are playing golf or practicing with your golf pro, the May River Grill and golf pro shop are great places to wind down after a day on the fairways.

Fitness and Wellness Amenities

You can unwind at the Spa Montage with the wide variety of treatments available. Sit and relax in the sauna, or enjoy a Palmetto Body Massage. Find rejuvenation through the serene and calming atmosphere this spa exudes. Your membership at the Palmetto Bluff Club will allow you to find stillness and transformation at the Spa Montage.

If you seek relaxation through exercise then the state-of-the-art fitness facilities may be fitting for your lifestyle. These facilities are sprinkled throughout the property each with its own distinct focus. The River House Pool is home to a heated lap pool for swimming year-round. The Lodge fitness center contains cardiovascular training equipment while others have weight training equipment. There are bountiful ways to experience the wellness and fitness amenities that Palmetto Bluff has to offer with your membership.

Farm-Fresh Cuisine

Your health and wellness can also be impacted by the farm fresh grown directly on the property.

The Farm at Palmetto Bluff showcases the true nature of a farm-to-table dining experience. This farm focuses on utilizing sustainable farming practices when planting crops. Connecting the history of the geography and climate educates patrons of the various property restaurants on the importance of sustainable farming. Featuring fresh harvests into dishes across restaurants allows members to savor the gourmet offerings.

Related: Six Benefits of Farm to Table Dining

Chef Rhy Waddington

Chef Rhy Waddington, who serves as Executive Chef, incorporates freshly harvested crops from the Palmetto Bluff Farm into his own handcrafted dishes. Becoming a member of the Palmetto Bluff Club grants you access to exclusive, membership-only restaurants where Chef Waddington and his team will prepare whatever you choose from our wide array of menus. All of our restaurants provide you with the ultimate Lowcountry fine-dining experience.

The Canoe Club

With its coastal menu, you will find food that celebrates the local catch at The Canoe Club. Shrimp, oysters and other seafood prepared in a myriad of ways will have your mouth watering. Overlooking the May River, you can feast on South Carolina Grouper that encapsulates the beauty the Lowcountry provides.


Look no further than Cole’s if you’re looking for more casual dining options.This family-oriented restaurant pairs local fare with craft beverages and wine. Enjoy a flavorful meal while sitting over the surrounding marshland. Watch your favorite sports team with your family on one of the several TVs throughout the space. Host your family dinner here and relish the smokehouse favorites of brisket or pork ribs. If you’re looking for something lighter, you may choose to delight your taste buds with Cole’s famous fried chicken.

The May River Grill

Feeling hungry after a successful day on the golf course? Enjoy a plate of brown butter scallops or a hanger steak at The May River Grill! Sporting a casual dining experience the May river Grill is the ideal place to relax to watch your fellow golfers finish at the 18th hole.

With a membership at the Palmetto Bluff Club, you can experience the farm-fresh cuisine at each of these exclusive restaurants.

Family Fun

Wanting to take the family out to dinner? Or enjoy a fun day poolside? A membership at the Palmetto Bluff Club caters to every member of your family. Take the kids out for a day by the pool, or take them to the May River Golf Course for a lesson, and there is an activity to suit everyone’s interests. While utilizing one of the property’s amenities, your family will be able to create lifelong memories with other members of the Club.

Learn More About Palmetto Bluff Club Membership

A membership at the Palmetto Bluff Club is the ideal way to explore what the property has to offer. Every resident at Palmetto Bluff is required to become a Club member as we don’t want you to miss out on the luxurious, Lowcountry lifestyle. With plenty of options for family fun through the resort-style amenities and the close community, your family will feel right at home. Enjoy the extraordinary cuisine while spending time with other Club members and taking in the gorgeous landscape that surrounds the Bluff.

Now that you know the value of membership at Palmetto Bluff — it is time to call Palmetto Bluff home! Simply click the button below to contact a team member. We would be more than happy to get you started on your journey to becoming a member of the Palmetto Bluff Club.

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