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Kiawah Island

Kiawah Island, SC
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Islands, Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing, Viewing wildlife
Description: A major golf course, beautiful beaches and miles of conservation land make this private island a desirable attraction.
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Nashville, Tennessee
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
35 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Wherever you go on the island you are treated with true southern graciousness. The weather was very cooperative and immensely enjoyed the beach on Kiawah Island. All is relaxing, no rushes, soft sand and blue grey water. The surrounding mature trees and manicured horticulture is abundant wherever you look on the entire island. All hotel accommodations are luxurious, and there... More

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Berlin, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Very peaceful and relaxing. If you like the ocean, bike riding, good food, beautiful homes and scenery, wild life, upscale everything including the people-both guests and staff then this is where you'll want to spend your vacations. On top of that the golf is world class as well as the tennis facilities and Spa at The Sanctuary. Most peaceful place... More

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Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
47 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

very relaxing. beautiful island with great running trail off the main roads. the island is really beautiful and well preserved

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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Kiawah Island is more than just an idyllic South Carolina beach town: it is a place where nothing seems to ever go wrong, where the promise of summer, in all of its transient carelessness, is captured forever. My family has summered in Kiawah Island for years now, and it has yet to grow old on us. Whether relaxing on the... More

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ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We have been vacationing, at least once a year, at Kiawah for 12+ years and it is honestly my happiest place on Earth! There is just something for everyone of every age. We rent thru Beachwalker Rentals and truly love the staff there! We have finally found a house that we "repeat" rent because it has everything we like and... More

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Stayed in rented house for the weekend of the marathon. Great house by the golf course. Marathon well organised. Fantastic location.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

our family frequents Myrtle Beach and one day we took a day trip down to Charleston, then moving onward to Kiawah Island. A delightful and deserted island paradise you do not want to miss if you are in the area. Lovely warm water and miles of long beach.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

So we rented a house on the island on the West Island near Cougar golf Course for our long weekend for the Marathon it was a great house .. we had a great time with family and friend Thursday Night - Sunday Morning.. the Marathon was well organized.. some of the volunteers from the local JROTC could of done some... More

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Sudbury, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
22 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Definitely rent a bike and ride on the beach, on the trails and on the residential streets. You won't regret it. It's the best way to feel the Island get under your skin.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Kiawah Island was the best vacation we've ever taken with our family. The bike trails, beach combing, and kayaking were so much fun for us and our three boys. Wildlife abounds! There are many family friendly activities each night at the public parks. Kiawah's proximity to Charleston also makes day trips very convenient.

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