Nov 18, 2020

William Means Guide to Kiawah Island

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Acres of untouched natural beauty, pristine beaches, luxury real estate, a top-rated resort and championship golf courses make Kiawah Island the ultimate example of luxury living. This gated island community feels far removed from the hustle and bustle yet is still within reach of Charleston’s attractions. Come with us as we explore this beautiful barrier island.

Pristine Beachfront. Boasting 10 miles of pristine beach on the Atlantic Ocean, Kiawah Island offers the ideal coastal lifestyle. Private beach access points are available to property owners, and visitors can enjoy Beachwalker County Park on the west end of the island which has a dressing area, restrooms, drink vending and a boardwalk.

Breathtaking Homes. From expansive beachfront homes to luxurious condos, properties on the island are characterized by oversized windows, numerous porches, swimming pools and private docks that allow for full enjoyment of the coastal environment. There is an emphasis on indoor-to-outdoor living with plenty of natural beauty to appreciate. Explore homes for sale on Kiawah Island here.

Luxury Resort. Kiawah Island’s top-rated resort is a huge draw for residents and visitors alike. Complete with 22 tennis courts, a nature center, expansive clubhouse, new conference center and more, premium amenities offer something for everyone. Part of the resort, The Sanctuary Hotel is a five-star oceanfront marvel that showcases Southern hospitality at its finest.

World-Class Golf Courses. Five championship golf courses designed by the pros make Kiawah Island a top destination for any avid golfer. From the Ocean Course designed by Pete Dye to Osprey Point designed by Tom Fazio, the best of the best have played on these courses at top-level tournaments. Visit the Golf Learning Center for private instruction, group lessons as well as family and junior programs to perfect your game.

Wildlife Retreat. Between the maritime forest, rivers and ponds, and the Atlantic Ocean, there is an abundance of flora and fauna that call Kiawah Island home. Deer, bobcats, gray foxes, river otters, ospreys, alligators and dolphins are just a few of the wild animals you may see on the island. Explore wildlife viewing spots here.


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