Author Archives: Alex Richey

  Future hotel guests continued to eagerly wait for The Sanctuary grand opening. Their excitement continued to rise as the nation’s travel media had already acclaimed the luxurious, one-of-a-kind hotel.  Before The Sanctuary grand opening, it was already named “Best New Resort” … Read More

Eleven years ago The Sanctuary at Kiawah at Kiawah Island Golf Resort held a very unique event—The Topping Out Ceremony. “Topping Out” is a 1,300 year-old custom that originated in Scandinavia to celebrate the completion of a structure and to appease … Read More

Originally the land where The Sanctuary is located was only six feet above sea level, which is as low as the current hotel parking lot. In order to have better ocean views and to be safer in the instance of storm … Read More