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 turtles, 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.


  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Charter a Boat
  • Photography
  • Tennis
  • Fishing
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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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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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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