America's Best Coastal Hotels
Courtesy of Inn at Palmetto Bluff
No. 12 Inn at Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, SC
Southern-style resort on coastal marshland, with 50 cottage rooms and suites, spa treatments, and outdoor activities.
Room to Book: The 8 Cottage suites have river views and separate living rooms, plus the standard antique pine floors, fireplaces, and screened verandas.
Insider Tip: Bird lovers can paddle a complimentary kayak or canoe through the May River to see more than 100 species, including bald eagles, great blue herons, and snowy egrets.