Oct 182014

We were pretty worn out from waking up early and our nearly 400 mile trip Thursday, so we slept soundly our first night here at Hilton Head Island Motorcoach Resort. I’d have liked to have slept in a little bit yesterday morning, but was awakened to the sound of a maintenance guy trimming the brush around our RV site this morning. But what the heck, a place this big takes a lot of work to keep it looking good.

And it really does look good, from the well-groomed entry to the interior roads to the campsites.

Hilton Head Resort sign

Hilton Head road 2

Hilton Head road

This is a member-owned resort and the sites are very nice.

Hilton Head RV site 2

Hilton Head RV site 3

Hilton Head RV site

Here is the site we are parked on, which is owned by friends of ours. Once I get the new issue of the Gypsy Journal finished, I plan to spend some time under that umbrella just watching the world go by.

Winnie at Hilton Head

The resort has every amenity you could ever want, from a large temperature controlled pool to a heated spa, lounge, fully-equipped exercise room, modern laundry facilities, luxury tile and marble bath facilities with private shower rooms, six tennis courts, a basketball court, shuffleboard, miles of paved bike and walking paths, and a dog park. All this and it’s just a short walk or bike ride to the beach! Can you tell I like this place?

Something else I like is food, but you all knew that, right? I’m not a sushi kind of guy, but when I hear about a good Chinese buffet I’m right there. So when I found Vari Asian Seafood & Sushi Buffet on Yelp, I was looking forward to trying it. We arrived a few minutes after 5 on Friday afternoon and there were only two other customers, never a good sign. But we decided to give it a try anyway and were very glad we did. The hot and sour soup was very tasty, the fried rice was excellent, and everything else on the buffet table was very good. Service was fast and friendly. It’s well worth a return trip.

Have you entered this week’s Free Drawing yet? This week’s prize is an audiobook of my friend Suzie O’Connell’s Mountain Angel, the first book in her popular Northstar Angels romance series. To enter, all you have to do is click on the Free Drawing link or the tab at the top of this page and enter your name in the comments section at the bottom of that page (not this one). Only one entry per person per drawing please, and you must enter with your real name. To prevent spam or multiple entries, the names of cartoon or movie characters are not allowed. The winner will be drawn Sunday evening.

Mountain Angel

If you are a science fiction fan, I’ve got some good news for you. My friend Stephen Arseneault just released OMEGA Exile, the first book in his new Omega series, which is a follow-up series to his popular eight-book AMP series. Check it out on Amazon

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  5 Responses to “Hilton Head Island Motorcoach Resort”

  1. Nick how do you keep your motorhome looking so nice? I never hear you talk about washing or waxing it? Max.

  2. Max, actually, it’s in need of a wash job. I’m way too lazy to spend hours outside washing and waxing it, I use Blue Beacon truck washes when on the road and when I’m in Yuma, Az they have several mobile wash/wax crews that will do the RV and car for about $100.

  3. We should all have such friends, Nick…what a great spot to be for awhile. NC daughter says the storm over Bermuda not coming your way either….and that is great news too!!

  4. Glad to hear that you like it there, enjoy! It’s available until we arrive on Nov 3, so if you want to says a little longer, go for it. Post pictures of what Terry is weaving.

  5. Thanks, Nick. I’ve used one of the truck washes before but not Blue Beacon. I’ll try that next time.

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