4-Days at Montage Palmetto Bluff

If you’re thinking of planning a trip to any of the Montage Hotels and Resorts, we’ve planned some itineraries to help travellers make the most of their experience with a series of 5-day, 4-night itineraries.

Montage Palmetto Bluff, nestled along the May River in the Lowcountry of South Carolina between Hilton Head Island and Savannah, is set within an award-winning 20,000-acre community, the resort encompasses an extensive nature preserve, walking trails, a vibrant village, marina, restaurants, and a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. Accommodations include spacious cottages, guest rooms, suites and village homes that all pay homage to the region’s rich heritage. Here’s how to make the most of a trip to Montage Palmetto Bluff:

Day 1:

Arrive at Montage Palmetto Bluff

5 p.m. Enjoy complimentary Culinary Heirlooms at the Inn fire pits

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6:30 p.m. Have a casual evening dinner at Buffalo’s. It’s your first night, so go and roast s’mores over at the River House Fire Pits after dinner and enjoy conversation and libations from the River House Lounge.


Day 2:

Breakfast at Buffalo’s—the Biscuit Bar is a “must-have!”

9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Get out on the water for an Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding.


11 a.m. Head over to Recreation and pick up a bicycle to cruise out to Moreland Village for lunch at Canteen. While you’re out there, make sure to stop by the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy to learn about the land and wildlife on property, there are always new programs to discover.

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2:30 p.m. You’ve pedaled the property, now let our equine friends show you their trails on a ride at Longfield Stables.

4 p.m. Relax and enjoy “porching” at the River House, enjoying sweet tea, cookies and conversation.

6 p.m. Enjoy the signature cocktail, Artillery Punch, in Octagon Bar & Gathering Place before heading to dinner in Jessamine.

Day 3:

Take time to enjoy the comforts of your room and order breakfast in bed.

10:30 a.m. Head over to the dock and depart for Mimosas on the May River, a relaxing Saturday morning aboard the resort’s majestic motor yacht, Grace. The captains will entertain you with stories of their favorite lady, Grace, and her extensive restoration and life on the May River.

1 p.m. Sit on the patio at Buffalo’s and enjoy a casual afternoon lunch with beautiful views of the arched oaks and the May River.

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2:30 p.m. Bust a few clays at the Palmetto Bluff Shooting Club from the five-stand or take in the full 13 stations.

5 p.m. As the evening settles in, the fish are biting, so cast a line in the lagoon and see if you can catch the big one! The lagoons are full of picture perfect large-mouth bass, no fish tales needed!

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7 p.m. Conclude the day with live entertainment, inventive cocktails and sharable bites at Octagon Bar & Gathering Place.

Day 4:

If you’re looking for a quick breakfast, grab a pastry and coffee from RT’s on your way over to play tennis.

10 a.m. Get your blood pumping with a Tennis Clinic over at Wilson Lawn & Racquet.

MPB-Lifestyle-Wilson Lawn and Racquet-Tennis Lesson

11:30 a.m. Relax and have a leisurely Sunday brunch in Jessamine.

1 p.m. Enjoy a walk through nature with a few clubs in hand at the May River Golf Course, a stunning Jack Nicklaus Signature Course.

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5:30 p.m. You’ve had a vacation full of adventure, spend some time pampering yourself at Spa Montage, the facials will leave you looking years younger!


7:30 p.m. Enjoy views of the sunset over the lagoon waterways during dinner in the Canoe Club. It’s your last night, so take in more time under the stars and a few more s’mores at the River House Fire Pits.

Day 5:

Enjoy one last sunrise on the May River. Head over to recreation for a kayak and paddle along the river with the dolphins. Bike back to Jessamine for one last breakfast with beautiful views of the lagoon waterway.

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10 a.m. Spend time cuddling with the resort’s Canine Ambassadors before you depart, they provide the fondest farewells. Grab a few snacks and keepsakes from RT’s on your way out to bring a bit of Palmetto Bluff flavor home with you.