Kiawah Island Resort is a great destination for families because it offers such a wide range of activities. You can play golf, relax at the spa and enjoy the outdoors. Situated on a beautiful 10,000-acre island in Coastal South Carolina, the resort offers scenic beaches, nature programs, and a selection of family activities year-round.
Kiawah Island is a haven for wildlife, including egrets, loggerhead turtles and alligators. The resort offers staff naturalists who lead walking tours and workshops. You can view local snakes, lizards, turtles and a young alligator.
Things to Do
There are five championship golf courses on the island, a spa, and two tennis clubs featuring 23 clay courts, five hard courts and a practice court with an automatic retrieval ball machine.
The 21-acre Heron Park features three swimming pool complexes, beach services, bicycle rentals, a game room and a fitness center.
The 12-room garden-themed spa offers treatments inspired by the ocean and the botanical gardens. Facilities at the spa include a sauna, steam room and whirlpool.
Choose from a number of adventure activities on your family resort vacation, including marsh creek canoeing, ocean kayaking, back-river excursions, and biking.
Among the family activities offers at the Kiawah Island Resort are oyster roasts, ice cream socials, festivals, arts & crafts, Easter egg hunts, 4th of July fireworks and holiday tree lightings. There is a children's camp for kids ages 3 to 11.
Rooms & Suites
The resort offers several accommodation options. The Villas at Kiawah Island include 600 villas and private luxury homes. The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island offers luxury hotel rooms and a spa.
Where to Eat
There are a number of dining venues to choose from on at the Kiawah Island Resort. The Ocean Room at The Sanctuary serves sophisticated dishes with an emphasis on seafood. The Jasmine Porch at The Sanctuary offers scenic ocean views and serves casual and traditional favorites. The AAA Four Diamond Atlantic Room offers steaks, chops and seafood.
Outdoor dining can be enjoyed at Turtle Point Grill & Bar near the 18th green. Other options include The Ocean Course Grill, Haulover Bar & Grill, Shrimper's, The Sundancer Oceanfront Bar & Grill and The Night Heron Poolside Grill & Bar.
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Book your vacation activities before you go, including tee times and spa treatments, to make sure that you get what you want.
Kiawah Island Resort is located 21 miles from historic Charleston.
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island rates range from $275 to $625 per night. 1-4 bedroom villas coast from $99 to $639 per night; and from $579 to $4,399 per week. For reservations, call the resort at 800-654-2924, or book online.