Welcome to Bluffton, South Carolina, where history and economic expansion merge comfortably, soaked in the golden hues of Southern hospitality! In this traditional South Carolina landscape, a quiet tidewater village emerged and grew with the ease of the tides.
Located in coastal Beaufort County in South Carolina, the town of Bluffton sits on a high bluff overlooking the May River. This popular waterway contributed to the town’s early success as a port town, and today it’s the source of Bluffton Oysters, famous for their salty sweetness. Bluffton is only 5 miles from Hilton Head Island and all its amenities, and an easy 20 mile drive to historic Savannah, Georgia.
Experience Old Bluffton, loaded with its varied mix of art galleries, antique shops and boutiques, great restaurants, and plenty of southern charm.Drive along the roads that line the May River. Follow Alljoy Road all the way to Bluffton’s most popular gathering spot: the May River boat launch. Folks live casually here in beach houses that may have been in their families for generations.
Recently, the Town of Bluffton expanded by 32,000 acres, annexing four tracts of land to become the fifth largest town in South Carolina. Commercial and residential developments have been springing up, providing needed space for the region’s growing population of residents and businesses. Everything from two major outlet malls to trendy restaurants and major retailers have found homes in Bluffton. Driving down the Highway 278 corridor, you will see a growing number of master-planned residential communities as well.
Each neighborhood commits to its own personal style and offers a variety of amenities to suit the taste and budget of any potential resident. Townhomes, villas and condominiums also commit to their own style, and they vary in size, style, and price. There is something for everyone in Bluffton – whether it’s for a primary or temporary residence, or for an excellent investment.
Bluffton residents and guests enjoy 7 public golf courses and 8 private ones. Bluffton is ideally located and offers everything a thriving community needs. The unique difference here is that this growing community continues to carefully preserve the town’s colorful historical heritage and character. Discover why Bluffton isn’t just a town; it’s a state of mind!