Rendering of Sanctuary entrance

Rendering of Sanctuary entrance

 

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 of the project, made June 24, 2002.  Then-Managing Director of Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Prem Devadas, was the driving force behind the hotel

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 T&L Blue

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 Vacation.”

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Kiawah Island to Host One of First Opportunities To Taste Ocean Aged Wine Profiled on CBS. An 18-Person Experience at The Sanctuary on Kiawah Island to Kick Off Series of Restaurant Tasting Event.

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Meeting Sanctuary Front Aerial

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 Sea Island.  We’ll get them next year!

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West Beach Cantina!

Formerly known as the West Beach Pool Bar – the new West Beach Cantina has already become an island hot spot! This full service poolside bar and grill offers a fresh spin on Mexican cuisine with an island vibe. Come down to West Beach for an ultra-relaxed paradise…sunbathe with a margarita in hand or sit at the bar and chat with our resort staff while munching on some nachos.

Cantina Margarita & Nachos

Cantina Margarita & Nachos

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If you are like me, you are adventurous in your beverage selections. However, from time to time you find yourself somewhat intimidated by the larger wine lists. When flipping through page after page of an enormous menu filled with high end wines all just waiting to be tried, it can to be a bit hard to find “the one” you are looking for. You might find yourself wishing that something would just jump out and speak to you. Well if that’s the case, next time you are in The Ocean Room stop after the first page of our 1,000+ wine list at the Sommelier Selection.

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Play tennis at Kiawah Island Golf Resort!

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 50 in the world in men’s singles on the pro tour. Through his years playing as a professional and teaching here at Kiawah, he has developed a very unique tennis philosophy. He has given us some insight into his technique by sharing his top 10 tennis tips with us:  

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You can’t be too low

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Looking for something new to do for dad on Father’s Day? How about a daycation out at Kiawah Island?! Think about it…. You and dad jump in the car early Sunday morning and you head out towards sunny Kiawah Island. Along the way you cruise through the tunnel of stunning and historic oak trees covered in Spanish moss. When you arrive on Kiawah our welcoming committee greets you on your ride in. You pull up to any of our famous golf courses for an unforgettable morning round. Dad’s not the golfing type?  Fear not because Kiawah Island Golf Resort has something for everyone! Whether you spend the morning kayaking, fishing, biking, sun bathing or just taking a stroll make sure to pair it with a brunch reservation at Jasmine Porch!

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When it comes to rest, relaxation, and getting away from it all, our goal is for you to experience the very best vacation for the very best of value. As a guest at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, you’ll receive exclusive guest benefits and preferred access and pricing for the following world-class amenities and services found throughout the Island.

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Night Heron and West Beach Children’s Pools

With interactive water features and poolside dining, our newly enhanced pool complexes are the perfect gathering spots for family fun.

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Beach Sunrise

Dr. Beach – Professor Stephen Leatherman at Florida International University – has posted his annual list of America’s top 10 beaches. The list is based on his evaluation of 50 factors, including cleanliness, safety and amenities.  .  Kiawah Island’s Beachwalker Park (eastern 1/5 of the island that the developers donated to the county back when the resort was started) came in as the 9th best beach in America.

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