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Beautiful Place

Absolute beautiful place to visit. Went on a day trip to "site see" with the family. Did not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jeeplvr
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Wilmington, North Carolina
via mobile
a place of beauty and tranquility

Limited places to stay. You are either in a home with several couples or you are at the Sanctuary... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Benny H
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A major golf course, beautiful beaches and miles of conservation land make this private island a desirable attraction.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bike riding” (16 reviews)
“get away” (17 reviews)
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Kiawah Island, SC
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolute beautiful place to visit. Went on a day trip to "site see" with the family. Did not expect it to be a gated island. Yes a guard house to charge even drive the streets and look around. Wow.... it wasn't worth all the hype....More

Thank jeeplvr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Limited places to stay. You are either in a home with several couples or you are at the Sanctuary, a large lovely Grand Hotel that is very pricey but provides you access to everything and everywhere. The Island is tranquil and peaceful and almost a...More

Thank Benny H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been visiting this area for nearly 40 years. Kiawah is wonderful getaway, with an huge expanse of lovely white-sand beach, miles of bike / walking trails, some great restaurants and comfortable rental accommodations form one-bedroom condos to houses that could easily support a...More

Thank Manatee4Me
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful island........large beaches along the Atlantic side....numerous golf courses, along with many nature activities. Great dinning. A very restful place to spend a few days.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another wonderful vacation on Kiawah Island with great friends. So enjoyed the beach, pool and rental bikes. You can bike and walk for miles whether on the beach or bike/walking paths. Property sizes and prices in a wide range to fit many budgets. Wonderful shopping,...More

Thank JMBrown
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Kiawah is a gorgeous island! We did several of the tours kiawah resort has to offer - wildlife bike tour, sunset cruise, and twilight kayak. All were great, I highly recommend! We spent a lot of time at the beach and we loved how we...More

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Once again, had a great restful stay on Kiawah. We love that the beaches aren't crowded and the calmness of the waves are great for young kids. The proximity to great restaurants in Charleston is a plus.

Thank jbentonclark
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I've had the opportunity to visit several of the SC and GA beaches, but have yet to find anywhere that lives up to Kiawah. Although it has grown tremendously, it still maintains its quaint, laid back vibe. The beach itself cannot be beat! Unless you're...More

Thank yduncan
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This island is gorgeous in every way; beautiful landscaping, paved bike trails, the beach, the architecture of the houses.......just amazing. We will be back! We loved being able to bike to breakfast every day, bike on the beach and swim in the warm water!

Thank myangel6
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The grounds are amazing. The beach is wide with from sand, good shelling and easy waves for boogie boarding. Long, long walks or bike rides on the beach is great. The bike paths are fun, some areas not well drained when it rains and lots...More

Thank babalu w
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Luciley529
29 November 2016|
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Response from Phyllis906 | Reviewed this property |
The Santuary is simply beautiful. The lobby is elegant. I think they'll be thrilled. The lobby patio opens to a lush green lawn that spills down to the beach. Maybe arrange for Sunday brunch at Jasmine Porch. I hope... More
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Kathy H
7 November 2016|
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Response from serenity2222 | Reviewed this property |
Check directly with Kiawah - it often depends on the number of children in that age group at that juncture. IMOHO&E, they're NOT too reliable with delivering the SERVICES they promise, and their maintenance is lacking (pool... More
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sherry264
21 December 2015|
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Response from Meheryar B | Reviewed this property |
There are a number of shops renting bicycles on the Sanctuary so I am sure you will get one. There are indoor pool in fitness club which may be heated but I am not sure.
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