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Kiawah Island

Kiawah Island, SC
+1 843-762-9964
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The island is lush and stunning

Lots to do. Walk on the beaches. Swim in the ocean. Ride bicycles. See nature; birds, alligators... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Peaceful Serene Place

We love Kiawah Island. We stayed a week in a one bedroom condo that had everything we needed. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Forest, Virginia
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A major golf course, beautiful beaches and miles of conservation land make this private island a desirable attraction.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bike riding” (16 reviews)
“get away” (17 reviews)
Kiawah Island, SC
+1 843-762-9964
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots to do. Walk on the beaches. Swim in the ocean. Ride bicycles. See nature; birds, alligators and plant life. Play golf and eat at great restaurants.

Thank OhioTraveled
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love Kiawah Island. We stayed a week in a one bedroom condo that had everything we needed. We walked to the beach, husband played golf and I took a yoga class, shopped and went to the spa.

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a peaceful vacation, great weather, long (very long) beach strips to walk around, far away from masses of tourists, this is a place to be. If you are looking for party or shopping... not so much. Very nice too: taking...More

Thank gelatogirl72
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Perfect place to unwind for a weekend or a week. Bicycle, walk, or just jump in the ocean. If you need a place to unwind than this is definitely it.

Thank SecondSister2
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I live on Seabrook Island which we are considered sister islands and I do enjoy going to Kiawah Island, especially when friends are family visit me. I enjoy the attractions and activities and I live on a nice beach, but love there beach also. Dining...More

Thank 344Tanya_P
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Absolute beautiful place to visit. Went on a day trip to "site see" with the family. Did not expect it to be a gated island. Yes a guard house to charge even drive the streets and look around. Wow.... it wasn't worth all the hype....More

Thank jeeplvr
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Limited places to stay. You are either in a home with several couples or you are at the Sanctuary, a large lovely Grand Hotel that is very pricey but provides you access to everything and everywhere. The Island is tranquil and peaceful and almost a...More

Thank Benny H
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We have been visiting this area for nearly 40 years. Kiawah is wonderful getaway, with an huge expanse of lovely white-sand beach, miles of bike / walking trails, some great restaurants and comfortable rental accommodations form one-bedroom condos to houses that could easily support a...More

Thank Manatee4Me
Reviewed 24 August 2017

A beautiful island........large beaches along the Atlantic side....numerous golf courses, along with many nature activities. Great dinning. A very restful place to spend a few days.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Another wonderful vacation on Kiawah Island with great friends. So enjoyed the beach, pool and rental bikes. You can bike and walk for miles whether on the beach or bike/walking paths. Property sizes and prices in a wide range to fit many budgets. Wonderful shopping,...More

Thank JMBrown
Nearby Restaurants
Jasmine Porch
488 reviews
1.75 miles away
The Ice Cream Boat Cafe
46 reviews
2.27 miles away
Ocean Room at The Sanctuary
302 reviews
1.82 miles away
La Tela Pizzeria
494 reviews
1.85 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Beachwalker County Park
191 reviews
.73 miles away
The Ocean Course
234 reviews
.14 miles away
Cougar Point Golf Course
57 reviews
.14 miles away
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29 November 2016|
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Response from Phyllis906 | Reviewed this property |
The Santuary is simply beautiful. The lobby is elegant. I think they'll be thrilled. The lobby patio opens to a lush green lawn that spills down to the beach. Maybe arrange for Sunday brunch at Jasmine Porch. I hope... More
Kathy H
6 November 2016|
Response from serenity2222 | Reviewed this property |
Check directly with Kiawah - it often depends on the number of children in that age group at that juncture. IMOHO&E, they're NOT too reliable with delivering the SERVICES they promise, and their maintenance is lacking (pool... More
20 December 2015|
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Response from Meheryar B | Reviewed this property |
There are a number of shops renting bicycles on the Sanctuary so I am sure you will get one. There are indoor pool in fitness club which may be heated but I am not sure.