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A reverence for conservation guides Kiawah Island, the perennially top-rated travel destination 25 miles southwest of Charleston, which offering a world-class respite beyond your wildest imagination. Take in ten miles of unspoiled coastline, or wend along one of the meandering pathways that forever reveal new vistas of untamed beauty. Luxuriate at Andell Inn or The Sanctuary, Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s five-star waterfront property.

From Downtown

Travel time: 48 min.
Take SC 30 W, SC-700 W, State Rd S-10-20 and Kiawah Island Parkway to Green Dolphin Way in Kiawah Island


Cherrywood BBQ & Ale House at Osprey Point

Genuine Southern BBQ, house smoked over local hardwoods. Enjoy hearty BBQ platters, house made sauces, famous mac & cheese, signature sides, salads. Large beer & bourbon list.

FortyEight - Wine Bar & Kitchen

Enjoy 48 wines by the glass for a new wine tasting adventure every day, 48 Craft Beers, and 48 items on our menu!

The Atlantic Room at The Ocean Course

Kiawah’s signature seafood restaurant. Chef Ondo uses seasonal ingredients with an emphasis on the freshest seafood. Dining room provides sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Tomasso at Turtle Point

Specializing in authentic cuisine from all regions of Italy, including fresh pasta and pizza made daily. Delicious desserts. Extensive list of Italian and New World wines.


The pursuit of pleasure abides

Nature meets leisure in a most transcendent way on Kiawah. Take your pick of seven championship golf courses including The Ocean Course, which hosted the 2012 and 2021 PGA Championships, as well as an oceanfront county park, wildlife programs, water sports, biking and tennis. Others will want to tuck into the Visitor Center and Freshfields Village, with its array of treasures from artworks to fashion in keeping with the island’s sublime surroundings.

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