Valerie Wilson Travel

Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Kiawah Island is a barrier island located 20 miles south of Charleston, South Carolina. The 10,000-acre island boasts 10 miles of beautiful beach, as well as pristine tidal creeks, salt marshes, and the Kiawah River. Kiawah Island is widely known for being one of the foremost golf destinations in the United States. It is home to five elite golf courses, most notably the Ocean Course, which has hosted major golf tournaments, including the Ryder Cup in 1991, the World Cup in 2003, and the PGA Championship in 2012. Kiawah Island blends natural beauty with modern conveniences and top-notch amenities, making it an award-winning destination and a premier location for luxury travel on the east coast.

Fun Facts:

1. Kiawah Island is home to the Bass Pond Site and the Arnoldus Vander Horst House, both are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

2. Roger Warren, former president of PGA of America, currently serves as president of Kiawah Island Golf Resort.

3. The island features seven award-winning golf courses designed by the likes of Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Tom Fazio, and Pete Dye. The Ocean Course was the site of the 1991 Ryder Cup and the PGA Championship in 2012.

Where We Would Stay: The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is located along the pristine shores of Kiawah Island, South Carolina. This exquisitely designed luxurious hotel, located just thirty minutes from downtown Charleston, captures the spirit, history, and charm of southern hospitality. The island is a hidden secret and serves as one of America’s most beautiful natural environments. 

With its 255 guest rooms and suites, The Sanctuary is one of the finest oceanfront hotels built on the East Coast in the past 20 years. Each spacious room features luxurious five fixture baths, large marble showers, dual vanities, private water closets, shuttered bathroom windows and ocean view balconies. A private concierge level offers the most exclusive, personalized services and private elevator access, while the concierge club features exquisite food presentations throughout the day.

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April 2021