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“Very secluded”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Kiawah Island

Kiawah Island
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Owner description: A major golf course, beautiful beaches and miles of conservation land make this private island a desirable attraction.
Scarborough, Maine
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Very secluded”
Reviewed August 13, 2013

Perfect get a way for families that do not want to be overwhelmed with crowds! Lots of outside activities for everyone.

Visited July 2013
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millington, nj
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Beautiful, tranquil island!”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

Beautiful, tranquil island! Loved the shade! The biking is amazing especially on the hard packed sand! We saw dolphins, deer on the beach, tons of shells, horseshoe crabs, a stingray! Great island!

Visited July 2013
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187 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Great even in the heat of summer”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Who cannot love this oak lined streets and 10 miles of beach. It is a bike ride through paradise. When you get too hot, take a dip in the ocean. A wonderful weekend.

Visited July 2013
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Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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111 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Pristine 12 mile beach and semi-tropical island oasis!”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

The hard sand beach is hard to beat - 12 miles of private beach with no crowds and great wide stretches at low tide. The island is a private residential oasis but a great place to rent a beach house or a five star hotel stay at the Sanctuary Hotel. Bike paths throughout the island, kayaking in the tidal creeks, tennis, great golf courses (there are five to choose from) or just be contemplative in a quiet, forested preserve. There are no high rise buildings, no cheap commercial joints but a lot of quiet! The local restaurant scene is outstanding. Well worth a vacation or long weekend stay in spring, summer or fall.

Visited July 2013
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Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Paradise!”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

We vacationed on Kiawah Island in 1981 and I immediately wanted to trade in our shared condo on Hilton Head for a Villa on Kiawah. We did so in 1989 and it is our "Paradise Found". We've traveled all over and nothing compares. As my daughter-in-law said on her first visit, " Once you've been to Kiawah, why would you go any where else?" You can do as much or as little as you like and with beautiful Charleston just minutes away, you have the "Best of both Worlds!"...

Visited July 2013
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