Kiawah IslandUnspoiled Beauty. Unparalleled Joy.

In addition to its 10 miles of beaches, enjoy Kiawah Island’s perfectly preserved maritime forests, sand dunes and marshes where whitetail deer, alligators, bobcats, seabirds and sea turtles abound.

For Families. For Couples. For Everyone.

Kiawah is a residential community incorporating a world-class resort and a unique, vibrant shopping village within a natural maritime setting that is being preserved and enhanced for current and future generations.


Kiawah Island

An award-winning resort and golf are just the beginning. From water sports, biking, tennis, and world-class golf to great shopping and dining, Kiawah Island promises the perfect mix of play and peace.

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Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Located on a beautiful barrier island just a few miles from historic Charleston, South Carolina lies Kiawah Island Golf Resort, host of the 2012 and 2021 PGA Championship. Also home to a beautiful seaside mansion, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island has been honored with the prestigious AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Stars rating.

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Dine on Kiawah Island

Ben & Jerry's Kiawah Island

Serving Kiawah Island euphoria in a cup, cone, sundae, and milkshake since 2018. Come on in and smell the waffle cones!

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 craft beer list.

FortyEight - Wine Bar & Kitchen

FortyEight - A wine bar hold happy hours Monday through Friday. 48 wines by the glass for a new wine tasting adventure every day ... and 48 Craft Beers every day!

Jasmine Porch

Enjoy fresh native ingredients rendered into traditional Lowcountry favorites such as shrimp & grits, she-crab soup, crab cakes and Jasmine's Sunday brunch.

The Atlantic Room at The Ocean Course

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

The Ocean Room at The Sanctuary

Kiawah’s premier steakhouse. Locally sourced produce, beef, seafood & poultry is celebrated on the seasonally changing menu complemented by an extensive wine list offering.

The Turtle Point Bar & Grill

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.

Kiawah Island Rentals

What's your pleasure? Kiawah Island rental properties offer an array of choices to suit every style - from oceanfront homes and vacation villas to waterfront condominiums and cottages.

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Andell Inn

Kiawah Island's charming boutique hotel nestled within Freshfields Village. Studio, one & two bedroom plans feature full kitchens and living rooms and luxury accommodations.

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Popular Events on Kiawah

Kiawah has a variety of events throughout the year. Plan your trip using the Town of Kiawah’s events calendar.

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Perfect Location

Just minutes from the historic 400-500-year-old Angel Oak Tree. Also, close to the fun and entertaining Charleston Tea Plantation and Firefly Distillery


World-class Golf onKiawah Island

Chip, putt, and drive your way to glory (or frustration) on 90 holes across 5 championship golf courses. Explore Kiawah Island’s courses and book a tee time here.

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