Category Archives: Recreation

Rainy days are some of the best opportunities to experience Nature’s symphony.  As children, our parents often told us, with good intentions, to stay indoors during rainy days. They said, “You will get sick” or “You will get mud in … Read More

Spring Fishing on Kiawah

Some of our best fishing of the year occurs in the spring. The waters are starting to get warmer, and the fish are becoming more active and feeding heavily. Redfish and Sheepshead are found inshore and at the reefs year-round, but … Read More

It’s match day. In only a few hours you’ll be on court, butting heads with your arch nemesis, the person who blasted you in straight sets just a couple of months ago. But this time, you promise yourself, the outcome … Read More

Here at Kiawah Island we celebrate Earth Day everyday, but this year our recreation staff has three very special Earth Day events.  On Wednesday, April 11th, we will be hosting an Earth Day Trivia Night at Night Heron Bar and … Read More

The weather is starting to warm up and it’s almost time to get back into the pool- let the summer games begin!  Whether you’re organizing games for friends in your backyard pool, or working at a Poolside Resort this summer, … Read More

  Among all the various creatures on Kiawah, one that draws substantial attention is that of the Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin, Tursiops truncates. Both migratory and inland populations can be seen with an estimated 25 or so that show a specific … Read More

If I could choose any wildflower for the state flower of South Carolina, I would agree with the choice so wisely made in 1924: Yellow Jessamine, Gelsemium sempervirens.  Late winter on Kiawah, while the leaf buds are still barely beginning to … Read More

  Diamondback Terrapins are my favorite turtle, with the dreamy eyes of a baby harp seal and the unassuming face of a manatee; the docile temperament of a dolphin and the beauty of a seashell. For extra credit include perseverance … Read More

In the birding world, a conspiracy, an asylum, or a slurp may sound like complete nonsensical ways of naming birds, but it’s not. Rather than being utter prattle, these names are actually linked to specific sets of birds and touch … Read More

Liz King, Kiawah’s Director of Outdoor Programs, describes the new pools under construction at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. This summer, Kiawah Island Golf Resort will complete three new state-of-the-art pools, two in the Night Heron Park and one adjacent to … Read More