Author Archives: Mike Vegis

As the days get longer and the mercury rises, so do the temperatures in the Kiawah River and the surf zone. Soon the cool 60 degree spring water temperatures will rise to the 80 degree summer water temperatures. Warmer waters … Read More

According to Shape Magazine, South Carolina’s Kiawah Island took fourth behind Maui, Kauai, and the Maldives in Conde Nast Traveler’s “Top 25 Islands in the World” reader’s poll. And the Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon and Half Marathon puts the island’s … Read More

Kiawah Island Golf Resort has won the Gold Award from Smart Meetings magazine. Geared to the meetings and conference industry, their readers have voted and named Kiawah Island Golf Resort as the Gold Medal winner for Best Coastal Resort in their annual Smart … Read More

While many people know of the great meeting spaces at The Sanctuary, here are some great meeting/reception/wedding spaces on other areas of the resort: The Ocean Course Clubhouse Kiawah’s renowned Ocean Course graces one of the most extraordinarily beautiful parcels … Read More

Dr Simon Hudson is an Endowed Chair in Tourism and Hospitality at the University of South Carolina.  He recently wrote an article for “Hotel Executive” magazine on “Converting Hotel Guests into Apostles.”  He closed the article with this paragraph about … Read More

Kiawah Bobcats

For years our Naturalists have been sharing their sightings and stories of Kiawah Bobcats. In the past couple of years, one special Bobcat (2014 Bobcat 350,aka 2013 bobcat 700) has captured our hearts. Through her frequent traverses of Night Heron … Read More

We asked long-time Sanctuary concierge, Charlie Pickett, for his list of of the top 10 things not to miss when visiting Kiawah Island Golf Resort.  These are not in any particular order: Watch the sunset from the Ryder Cup Lounge

Red Knot

  While walking on Kiawah’s beach, 9 year old Olivia Davidson, her mom and grandmother came across the remains of a shorebird. Upon closer inspection, they could see that the bird was banded. They brought the bird into the Heron … Read More

Spring Bird Watching on Kiawah

  As winter wanes, birds around the globe begin to undertake one of the most spectacular feats in the natural world: the annual spring migration. This is the time to experience stunning spring bird watching here on Kiawah. Whether you choose to … Read More

Great August Meeting Deal

 Ready for a great August meeting deal?  Honored with both the coveted AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star awards, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort offers an impressive setting for prestigious gatherings overlooking Kiawah’s pristine beach and championship … Read More