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Address: Kiawah Island, SC
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Activities: Golfing, Viewing wildlife
Description: A major golf course, beautiful beaches and miles of conservation land make...
A major golf course, beautiful beaches and miles of conservation land make this private island a desirable attraction.
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Beautiful island. Lots of outdoor activities. Great beaches. Whether it's a family vacation with kids or a romantic long weekend for just the two of you, it's the perfect place to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful island. Lots of outdoor activities. Great beaches. Whether it's a family vacation with kids or a romantic long weekend for just the two of you, it's the perfect place to go. Stay at the Sanctuary. It has lots to offer.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Kiawah Island is a hidden gem! It's very peaceful and beautiful! The old trees, lush greenery and beaches are amazing! The beaches are big, with hard sand and not crowded. It's so relaxing and nice to sit out on, walk on or ride your bike out here. I recommend the bike rentals to see the Island. The Island has a... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Being a native of South Carolina, I have been to many beaches but Kiawah is my favorite. The people are friendly, the beach is divine, and there is always something to do. Families, couples or just a nice getaway, Kiawah has it all!

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Davidson, North Carolina
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148 reviews 148 reviews
62 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Whether you are looking to play golf, tennis, or just relax at the beach, this is a perfect destination. Many options from a five star luxury hotel to house and condo rentals. There is something for everyone and every age. Unfortunately, we hit terribly hot and humid weather this June and outside activities for us were at a minimum. But... More 

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175 reviews 175 reviews
40 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Wonderful place to vacation... beautiful beaches... lots of activities.. great golf... great restaurants...

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We went to Kiawah for the first time last week and loved it!! There were wide , clean beaches, extremely warm water, no riptides, no crowds, abundant wildlife, no chain hotels or fast food! If you love to see alligators in the wild, go to Kiawah! They are everywhere and are protected. We stayed in an adorable lagoon front cottage... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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159 reviews 159 reviews
34 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We absolutely loved Kiawah and spent last week there. Our favorite thing? The beaches - relatively calm waters (we are used to the Delmarva Eastern Shore), the sandbars, tidal pools at low tide, and fine sand. The biking and walking trails are amazing too. Highly recommended for a fantastic beach vacation spot. Here are our top things about Kiawah (and... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

What a great mix of ocean front activities and championship golf courses all in a 12 mile island. Relax and do as little or as much as you want.

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Springfield
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Love the location, close to the other islands and only 35 minutes from Charleston. Beautiful tree lined (canopy) drive to get there, light filters in magically! Price points excellent. The island village is very cool, love the look and feel, and even had a farmers market our last night there, awesome! The ice cream shoppe is simply divine and the... More 

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Good: Ocean course golf, Paddle boarding, Spa, candle making. Kudos to Alicia, Christine and Sarah for trying to remedy all of the problems that we had. Incorrect pricing when calling to make reservation 10 months in advance, unanswered and unreturned phone call from spa, unavailable schedules for paddle boarding, housekeeping entering villa when no one there and scaring dog who... More 

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Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Kiawah Island

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