The Kiawah Island Golf Resort Experience 

Located on a beautiful barrier island just a few miles from historic Charleston, South Carolina
lies Kiawah Island Golf Resort, the Official Golf & Tennis Resort at Kiawah Island.

Your golf and family vacation begins at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Come see why Kiawah is rated the Best U.S. Golf Resort in addition to the Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence—Most Excellent Golf Resort.

  • You can choose from one of five incredible golf courses and play where the pros play—including the legendary Ocean Course, host of the 1991 Ryder Cup and 2012 PGA Championship.
  • With 24 Har-Tru, clay and hard courts and a myriad of instructional programs offered at the #1 Tennis Resort in the World, as ranked by, you’ll be ace of the baseline in no time.
  • From kayaking and nature tours to bicycling and days spent at the beach, our recreational activities are sure to please everyone. It may explain why we were voted “No. 1 island to visit in the U.S. mainland” by Conde Nast Traveler.
Golf World #1 Resort in the U.S.
Golf World Magazine
Trip Advisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence
Trip Advisor
Forbes The Sanctuary Awarded
The Forbes Five-Star Award

"Golf at the Ocean Course, dinner at the Sanctuary Ocean Room - both were incredible experiences."

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  • Stay at our iconic oceanfront Sanctuary Hotel, a beautiful seaside mansion recognized with the Forbes Five Star Award, AAA Five Diamond and the “Top Property in the World” rated by Andrew Harper Reader’s Choice.
  • Choose from a wonderful array of beach vacation rental homes and villas featuring exclusive guest benefits—the perfect option for families and groups of any size, and budgets of every range.
  • Dine at a dozen restaurant and lounges, including The Ocean Room, the resort’s premier steakhouse; The Atlantic Room, our signature seafood restaurant; Tomasso at Turtle Point, serving Charleston’s finest Italian fare; and Jasmine Porch, where authentic Lowcountry cuisine is paired with Southern charm.

The staff at Kiawah Island Golf Resort invites your family or group to visit and enjoy all that we have to offer, and enjoy a gracious tradition of world-class golf, tennis, accommodations, dining and hospitality.