Category Archives: Accommodations

Just a few weeks away from the 10th anniversary of the opening of The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort.  This week, aerial shots of The Sanctuary under construction. For months and months, dump truck came onto Kiawah Island, bringing … Read More

Smart Meetings magazine, a meeting and conference magazine published for corporate and association meeting and business professionals, has awarded Kiawah Island Golf Resort their 2014 Smart Stars Award for best coastal hotel.

  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

Kiawah is a large island with a lot to see, making it impossible to experience everything just by car.  The best way to see Kiawah and its entire beauty is by riding on a bicycle.  With 30 miles of bike … Read More

  The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort 10th anniversary is on August 20.  For the next 10 weeks we’ll we’ll celebrate by posting Flashback Friday blogs about its development and construction.  Our first blog will focus on the announcement … Read More

In its annual Readers’ Choice Survey, readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine ranked The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort as the 2nd best American beach resort, barely being eked out by 2/10 of a point by The Cloister at … Read More

Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s long-time tennis director, Roy Barth, has an outstanding tennis background as a player, teacher, professional, and administrator.  He was ranked as high as #8 in men’s singles and #2 in men’s doubles and reached the top … Read More