Nature lovers unite on this barrier island on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean 21 miles south of Charleston. Brimming with lush foliage at every glance, Kiawah Island has ten miles of wide sandy beaches, 123 acres of parks, 30 miles of hiking and biking trails, and world-class golf courses.
Why reduce your enjoyment of this unspoiled paradise by staying in a small hotel room when a spacious vacation rental will enhance your visit and offer you a better value. Whether it’s a spectacular beachfront rental home with a spacious media room, swimming pool and hot tub or a cozy cottage encircled by a lush garden, we can help find the perfect place for you and your family.
To get a true sense of the beauty of Kiawah Island venture to Marsh Island Park where you’ll be rewarded with stunning scenic views atop the Marsh Island Lookout Tower of the Kiawah River, saltwater marshes, and island hammocks. For animal lovers, don’t miss the Heron Park Nature Center where you can participate in nature tours and programs, birding walks, butterfly walks, and alligator walks. Bird admirers love the Great Egret Rookery, a spot where you can typically see several dozen of the magnificent white birds in trees over a lagoon.
For an exceptional picnic area head to Beachwalker Park, which has a wide boardwalk that winds through palmettos, oaks, and pines.
Golf on Kiawah Island is not just any recreation amenity, it’s a way of life. There are five championship courses on the island highlighted by the Pete Dye designed Ocean Course site of the 1991 Ryder Cup matches and 2007 Senior PGA Championship. In 2012, the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort will host the 94th PGA Championship. Other courses to play include the Jack Nicklaus designed Turtle Point and Gary Player designed Cougar Point courses.
If you desire the beach lifestyle, there are numerous beach houses and condo rentals so close to the Atlantic Ocean that you can look out the window and see your kids building a giant sand castle. We also have listings of rentals in other settings such as alongside golf courses and overlooking rivers and lagoons, and all include kitchens where you can prepare money-saving meals.
To fully enjoy the pristine environment on Kiawah Island, a vacation rental provides the extra amenities, increased space and storage, and value you’re seeking. We have special deals and discounts on a wide variety of properties in different areas of the island, and we’ll provide you with several unbiased user reviews, so you can book with knowledge and confidence.