Author Archives: Mike Vegis

In addition to stripping and refurbishing the hardwood floors in the Sanctuary during our annual Sanctuary refurbishment, work on other parts of the hotel also went on.  Repairs and deep cleaning of individual guest rooms is taken care of during … Read More

Annual Hotel Renovation

While some hotels just use the slow season to do minor repair work, at The Sanctuary, we use a week early each year for our annual hotel renovation.  We close down for close to a full week each January, remove … Read More

Bird Feeding 101

Winter can be a tough time for wildlife. Colder temperatures and less availability of food makes every day a challenge, and Bird Feeding 101 is your guide to helping the wildlife around you.  Many animals have adapted to the cold … Read More

Congratulations to Earl Klugh on his recent Grammy nomination for is album, “Handpicked” for Best Pop Instrumental Album.  Already a Grammy winner, he has been nominated 12 times before this latest nomination. Here’s more information on this soon-to-be-award-winning album, “Handpicked:” … Read More

Sold-out Weekend of Jazz huge hit

Thursday night, Uge Groove wowed the crowd with his sax.  Friday night, Spiro Gyra and Al Jarreau had the stage on The Sanctuary Grand Lawn hopping.  Above was the scene at Saturday’s sunset concert with Burt Bacharach and Earl Klugh. … Read More

Thanksgiving Sand Sculpting

Every Thanksgiving Day, families and friends gather on the beautiful sandy beach of Kiawah Island Golf Resort to engage in some good old-fashioned competition. Could this event be the annual Turkey Trot on Kiawah Island? It could be, but not … Read More

  Food & Wine Celebration to Bring Private Dining to Friday’s Classic Black-tie Evening The Sixth Annual Gourmet and Grapes on Kiawah Island – a Culinary Extravaganza benefiting the Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina – … Read More

In the latest Conde Nast Traveler magazine (the same issue that named Charleston as the #1 destination city in the U.S. for the third year in a row), Kiawah Island was ranked as the fourth in their top islands in … Read More

Marathon spectating is never easy.  Still not sure why your loved ones are running 26.2 miles without being chased by zombies?! Because 26.3 would just be crazy! Your friends and family members have dedicated much time and effort in training … Read More

  As Town Biologist Aaron Given puts it, ‘the first of a wave of buttery goodness’ has arrived on Kiawah. This week, Town biologists banded the first two Yellow-rumped Warblers (Setophaga coronata) of the season. Yellow-rumped Warblers are one of … Read More