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Phila, PA
Reviewed 24 August 2012

My two friends and I have been traveling together now for more than 20 years. We are firm believers in first class travel whenever possible. Someone casually remarked that after touring Charleston she had driven over to Kiawah island and discovered the Kiawah Island Golf Resort and thought it was beautiful. After researching it, it looked like the perfect place...

3Thank pconroy726
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 21 August 2012

We just returned from my family's 4th visit to Kiawah. We loved it when we were child-free and we love it more with our 16 and 8 year old. We rented a villa from the resort (reviewed in the villas section) for less than a week so it was pretty pricey this time. The beach is super wide, you can...

2Thank vunn
Reviewed 18 August 2012

Kiawah is our family's #1 beach resort. The beach is incredibly wide with a gradual slope. This means no undertow, which is perfect for families with smaller children. Also, the beach is fantastic for riding bikes, which are easily rented. It is possible to ride for miles--literally--on the beach. The entire resort is payed out with a network of bike...

1Thank Darthdaddy
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 15 August 2012

FIVE STARS! You will absolutely love this resort. The oceanfront view rooms are the best. It is as if you have a private beach all to yourself. In-room dining can make it a serene experience for one or a romantic evening for two. This visit to Kiawah Island is a first visit for me, but I will be back! It...

Thank A G
Ashburn, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 6 August 2012

We rented a 3 bedroom villa for our family for the last week of July. The cottage was perfect for ourselves, 3 year old twins and 5 year old. It was very well appointed and allowed us to cook meals in with food picked up at the fabulous Fresh Fields store within minutes of the house (easier than dining out...

3Thank Anne A
Frenchtown, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 July 2012

This was our first time to The Sanctuary. It met all of our expectations. It was clean,friendly staff, very accomodating to our 2 boys and just a great place to relax. We are not golfers so we didn't get to experience the courses. We didn enjoy riding our bikes on the beach, diving in the waves and relaxing by the...

Thank Janice M
Long Island, NY
Reviewed 18 July 2012

In April my Wife my son and I went to Kiawah and stayed at the Sanctuary. It was Great and Relaxing! The Tennis was the Best my son and I worked with "Langdon" one of the pro's each day we couldn't wait to hop on our bikes and go and hit! The Rooms were clean and very well kept. The...

Thank Marshdragon
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 6 July 2012

The Sanctuary and Kiawah Island are two very well kept secrets in the USA. The Sanctuary is a top rated and top performing hotel in the South...and Kiawah Island is so beautifully kept and clean..what a delight to be in nature and at the same time in luxury..not a bad thing to say about our 7 night trip.

1Thank cynjacobs61
Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 28 June 2012

The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island is excellent. It is not inexpensive (but then few great, luxury resorts are), but the property is beautifully maintained, the rooms are spacious and comfortable with beautiful views, and the service is exceptional. I had my first visit back in 2008 with a group of 8 girlfriends celebrating a 40th Birthday. I returned this June...

Thank Caren C
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 June 2012

After owning a home on Kiawah and selling it 10 years ago, we enjoyed our first trip back to the island since the sale. The Sanctuary wasn't even built yet, so we were thrilled to find this world-class hotel on the island. It lived up to its reputation! We enjoyed a fabulous stay in this beautifully appointed hotel. The service...

1Thank Lily2727_11

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just 21-miles south of beautiful and historic Charleston, South Carolina, Kiawah Island Golf Resort offers an unmatched golf experience with a unique combination of distinctive golf courses, a spectacularly beautiful natural setting, luxurious resort amenities and gracious hospitality. Selected as the best golf resort in the U.S. in Golf World magazine's "Readers' Choice Awards" survey, the resort staff is totally committed to the game of golf and those who play it at every level. Kiawah Island Golf Resort possesses an esteemed golf tradition flavored with the spirit of lively competition. Kiawah Island's championship resume includes the dramatic 1991 Ryder Cup, the 1997 and 2003 World Cups, the 2005 PGA Professional National Championship, the 2007 Senior PGA Championship and the prestigious 2012 PGA Championship won in commanding fashion by Rory McIlroy. It has also been named the site of the 2021 PGA Championship. The resort offers five distinctive, world-class golf courses designed by Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio, Gary Player and Clyde Johnston. Using the island's magnificent setting of rolling sand dunes, expansive saltwater marshes and quiet maritime forests, each architect has created a unique expression of golf's varied challenges and rewards. The resort has received an impressive array of rankings in various magazine readers' polls proving that service is still king on Kiawah Island including being named the No. 1 island in North American Island & No. 2 island in the world in the latest Conde Nast Traveler's annual Readers' Choice Awards With 10 miles of stunning shoreline and an unmatched golf experience, Kiawah Island Golf Resort is one of America's top vacation destinations. In addition to the five championship golf courses, two tennis centers, it is known as one of the top eco-friendly resorts in the U.S. and has a world-renowned recreation and nature program With close to 600 villas and luxury homes and the Forbes Five Star/AAA Five Diamond, 255-room oceanfront hotel and spa, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, the resort offers a wide variety of accommodation options. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Address: 1 Sanctuary Beach Dr, Kiawah Island, SC 29455-5434
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Kiawah Island
Price Range: ₹ 12,894 - ₹ 33,250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kiawah Island Golf Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 580
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Kiawah Island Golf Hotel Kiawah Island
Kiawah Island Resort
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Kiawah Island Golf Resort South Carolina
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“Facing the ocean, corner suites are best.”
 of 5 bubbles Jay323443, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Sanctuary has an indoor pool only for guests staying at the hotel. If you stay in the villas, you can not use the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles SavyTravlr, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Villas are well-appointed. Sanctuary Hotel is gorgeous!”
 of 5 bubbles reduff, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Use the shuttle for transportation.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelkM9065CR, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Look at the pictures and ask if they could up grade for a premium room.”
 of 5 bubbles frankiegarber, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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