Category Archives: Recreation

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 June issue of the prestigious Travel + Leisure magazine listed their ten top family vacations in the world.  It’s called the “Travel + Leisure Family 10.”  Kiawah Island Golf Resort made the list as what they call the “All-American … 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

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

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

Spring has arrived, and it’s time to get out your tennis shoes, racket and come join us for a legendary game. From private lessons by Kiawah Island Golf Resort professionals to Har-Tru clay courts and vacation packages—we’re your perfect tennis … Read More

Choosing the perfect summer vacation ideas can be tough. Whether you’re looking for a family vacation, a group vacation, or solo adventure, you want to arrive at a place with an abundance of activities and beautiful amenities. There should be something … 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

First of all, what is frit painting? Frit is crushed up pieces of glass. It comes in the same type and same colors of the regular glass we use in Kiawah’s Turtles’ Nest Art Studio. There are three types of … Read More