Kiawah (Kee-a-Wah) Island Golf Resort: Fact Sheet
Phone: (843) 768-2121 or 800-654-2924
Address: One Sanctuary Beach Drive, Kiawah Island, SC, 29455
Description: Thoughtfully developed on a barrier island of coastal South Carolina
only 21 miles from historic Charleston, Kiawah Island Golf Resort
lies along ten miles of one of America’s Top beaches, bordered by
the Atlantic Ocean. This 10,000-acre island is a haven for a plethora
of wildlife including egrets, loggerhead turtles and alligators.
Accommodations: • The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort – a 255-room, ultra-
luxury oceanfront hotel and spa (AAA Five Diamond and Mobil
• The Villas at Kiawah Island Golf Resort – 600 charming villas
and private luxury homes.
Golf Courses: Five championship courses designed by the world’s leading golf
course architects: The Ocean Course by Pete Dye, home of the 1991
Ryder Cup, the 1997 and 2003 World Cups, the 2007 Senior PGA
and 2012 PGA Championships; Osprey Point by Tom Fazio; Turtle
Point by Jack Nicklaus; Cougar Point by Gary Player; and Oak Point
by Clyde Johnston.
Tennis Facilities: Two world-class tennis clubs, which have hosted such prestigious
events as the ’98 FED CUP and the ’90 US Men’s Clay Court
Championship. Together, the facilities include 23 clay courts and
five hard courts, and an innovative practice court with an automatic
retrieval ball machine. The resort, rated one of the top five in the
U.S. by Tennis magazine, offers an array of clinics and camps.
Meeting Space: Over 19,000 square feet of meeting and conference facilities, in
addition to several unique outdoors function areas. The Sanctuary at
Kiawah Island adds another 18,000 square feet of the finest meeting
space in the country.
Restaurants: Ocean Room Prime at The Sanctuary is the resort’s signature
steakhouse with a menu specializing in exceptional hand-selected
cuts of beef and chops as well as other signature dishes. The Bar at
Ocean Room Prime is adjacent to Ocean Room Prime, providing a
place to enjoy a scotch, martini of the finest micro-brew beer.
Jasmine Porch, also at The Sanctuary, has a stunning ocean view and
offers casual and traditional Lowcountry favorites. Loggerhead Bar
& Grill is located poolside at The Sanctuary and serves classic
American fare and frozen drinks. The Osprey Point Grill, offers a
selection of casual fare in a relaxed golf setting. Tomassos at Turtle
Point Clubhouse is an authentic Italian gathering place specializing
in classic cuisine from all regions of Italy. Located in The Ocean
Course clubhouse, The Atlantic Room is the resort’s premier seafood
restaurant” featuring modern American twists on seasonal seafood
selections. Shrimper’s, located in The Straw Market in West Beach
serves lunch and dinner, and caters to families with a simple menu
and inexpensive prices. Oak Point Golf Club has Haulover Snack
Bar, offering soups and sandwiches overlooking the Kiawah River.
The Night Heron Poolside Grill & Bar features appetizers, salads,
local seafood, sandwiches and burgers. The West Beach Market has
wine, beer, snacks, and gifts; also The Market at Town Center has a
fully stocked deli with groceries, logo apparel, and newspapers.
Spa: At The Sanctuary: A Mobil Five-Star, 12-room garden-themed spa
featuring treatments based upon the ocean, forest and botanical
gardens. There is also a sauna, steam room and whirlpool.
Nature Programs: A nature center with on-staff naturalists for viewing local snakes,
lizards, turtles and a young alligator. There are also walking tours
and workshops that teach about indigenous island wildlife in their
natural habitats. For outdoor adventure the resort offers marsh creek
canoeing, ocean kayaking, back-river excursions and biking.
Family Activities: Year-round activities include oyster roasts, ice cream socials,
festivals, arts and crafts, productions and holiday events – such as
Easter egg hunts, 4th of July fireworks and holiday tree lightings.
Recreation Services: The 21-acre Heron Park, bicycle rentals, three swimming pool
complexes, beach services, a game room, children’s camp (ages 3-
11) and a fitness center.
Rates: Villas (1-4 bedrooms): $115 to $850 per night; $625 to $4,650 weekly
Luxury homes: $180 to $3,750 per night; $975 to $20,700 weekly
The Sanctuary: $275 to $825 per night; $585-$4,700 for suites nightly