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Address: Kiawah Island, SC
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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 but expensive

I love going to Kiawah as the beaches are wonderful, there are great restaurants and I find it very relaxing. Of course, this does come at a price but it is worth it to have a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
michaell1232014
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Charleston, South Carolina
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214 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love going to Kiawah as the beaches are wonderful, there are great restaurants and I find it very relaxing. Of course, this does come at a price but it is worth it to have a great getaway so close to home.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have the time, once you're on the Island drive, bicycle or walk as far as you care to, and just take the all the "roads less traveled" and see where they take you. From the beach, past lovely Cyprus trees to the Tennis Courts and around the golf courses, it's a beautiful way to spend some time just... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming here annually since the early 80s and have loved every nanosecond. It is quiet, peaceful, noncommercial, and incredibly well maintained. Accommodations range from expensive megamansions to small 1 BR condos, plus the 5star Sanctuary. Oh yeah, its a golfer's mecca too.

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Lubbock, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended an event at a private home. It is a terrific location. Unfortunately the part we were in is private and there is gated access to the private areas. Beautiful homes and facilities with quiet peaceful beaches.

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DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lucked out and did not cancel our Labor Day plans after Hurricane Hermine passed over the Carolinas. The weather knocked down a few limbs but overall Kiawah was pristine clean and a beautiful retreat. The island is easy to reach off of Hwy 95 but getting closer you run into two lane roads and Charleston traffic. The island has one... More 

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Highwood
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is consistently rated as one of the best beach resorts in all of America. Acres of clean, sandy beach. Undisturbed dunes. Dolphins. Warm waters. Bike trails. PGA caliber water front golf courses. It's paradise and a perfect place to unwind. It's also not very crowded even during peak summer seasons during July and August.

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Westminster, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We biked to the island from Andell Inn with two kids 9 and 6 and It was the highlight of our short stay. We will definitely come back gain.

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for peace and quiet in a beautiful and natural setting this is the place. There are no chain restaurants or stores to disturb the serenity of this tranquil island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Kiawah and go every year. So much to do for every age range. We stay at Parkside villas near Night Heron Park which is very centrally located. The beach is about 300 yards away. The Park is 30 yards. The Nature Center is across the lake. We always enjoy riding bikes especially on the 10 mile long beach.... More 

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Washington, DC
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118 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kiawah Island is a phenomenally wonderful place to ride a bike for miles and miles on the flat, wide beach, body surf in the ever-changing waves, and soak in the sun and ocean breezes. Golfers prefer the Ocean Course, swimmers appreciate the availability of a 25 meter lap pool if your owner has privileges, and water sports' enthusiasts enjoy kayaking... More 

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