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Beautiful and Private

We are a family with two young sons. Our visit to Kiawah Island was extraordinary. Yes, everything... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Asheville, North Carolina
The best place on earth

Kiawah is our special place. It is perfect in every way imaginable. We love it! My parents took us... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Solon, Ohio
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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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Kiawah Island, SC
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We are a family with two young sons. Our visit to Kiawah Island was extraordinary. Yes, everything is pricey on the island ($8 for a box of cereal!) but you plan ahead and bring in groceries with you. We very much enjoyed the privacy and...More

Thank TheDiehlsTravel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Kiawah is our special place. It is perfect in every way imaginable. We love it! My parents took us there in 1976. This was my 40th visit to Kiawah. I'm fortunate to be able to take my children there now. 3 generations have enjoyed Kiawah's...More

Thank mal1965359
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kiawah is a lovely place for a vacation--you can be as busy or as relaxed as you'd like. There is much to do: golf (five courses), tennis, biking, nature walking, swimming in pools or at the beach, dining in great restaurants, whether on the island...More

Thank foodiegirl928
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel(s) here are extremely nice and well-appointed. The restaurants are nice and of high quality if a bit expensive. The Island is truly beautiful with great pools, tennis and golf. The beach is fantastic. There is a bit of difficulty in that most things...More

Thank Durwood N
Reviewed 1 week ago

KiAwah Island is paradise! Families can find numerous activities here. The beach, pools, biking. A nature center. Children can be enrolled in camps. Oyster Roasts. Five Golf courses. Tennis courts. Kayaking,, surfing,paddle boarding. Exercise facilities, shopping,great restaurants. The list goes on and on. There are...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot go wrong by staying on this island. There is so much to do, from sitting on the beach, touring on bicycles, golf, swimming, crafts, soccer, basketball, tennis and much much more. You will not find yourself with any idle time. Great for families.

Thank Soccermom1970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kiawah beach is our most favorite beach to come to with family. It's not crowded, very clean, and not commercialized.

Thank Dackwest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Kiawah Island while attending a conference. it is about 45 minutes from Charleston airport and has a number of activities including beach walking, swimming, golf and tennis.

Thank keen241
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went on this trip with my whole family and it was the best trip we have ever been on! There was so many outstanding activities to do and there is so much adventure! I definitely recommend this as a vacation for any occasion!

1  Thank Grace H
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Kiawah Island is a gorgeous sanctuary, the foliage and wildlife are just beautiful and well maintained. A very peaceful getaway.

Thank mikemichmor
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28 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.