Find the perfect Kiawah Island
Families love Kiawah Island Resort. According to Travel +
Leisure magazine, Kiawah Island Resort ranks as the #1 family
friendly resort in the U.S. (August 2007. Many families are
second homes on Kiawah
Island because of its proximity to downtown Charleston and its
recent golfing, off-shore fishing and beach-combing honeymoon
vacation at Kiawah, one visitor may have described the island best
by saying, "if you can't find it here, it isn't worth looking for."
pristine, picturesque natural settings, world-class amenities, sunny
climate, and located within 30 miles of America's
most historic city, beautiful homes and homesites, Kiawah Island has it all.
there's ten miles of unspoiled beach for relaxed strolls watching
dolphins and pelicans splash in the gentle surf. Across the
windswept dunes overlooking the Atlantic Ocean are exquisite villas,
condos and detached homes, as well as Travel & Leisure Golf's
number-one rated The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf
Golf is one of Kiawah Island's ultimate pleasures, featuring
five championship courses, including the world-class Ocean Course,
site of past Ryder Cup, World Cup of Golf, and Senior PGA
championships, as well as host for the 2012 PGA Championship.
magazine selected The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf
Resort, designed by Pete Dye, as the most challenging
course in the United States in its March 2007 issue. Difficulty was
determined by using a combination of the U.S. Golf Association’s
“slope rating” and “course rating” from the course’s back tees.
Nearby Bohicket Marina provides islanders with off-shore fishing charters
for ample catches of mahi-mahi, blue fin tuna and king mackerel.
Kiawah also offers championship tennis facilities, soccer fields,
kayak and canoe tours, in-shore fishing clinics, as well as thirty
miles of paved bicycle and walking paths along beachfront, lagoon,
forest, and riverfront settings.
Nature is on
fabulous display throughout the year at Kiawah. With magnificent
sunrises and sunsets along white-sand beach, egrets and herons
gliding along tidal creeks and estuaries, and pileated woodpeckers
calling from towering moss-covered oaks, there's no wonder that
Magazine rated Kiawah as the world's "best post-wedding
The island features
a full-time Nature Center with classes an exhibits, as well as Kamp Kiawah, an outdoor learning experience for
3-11 year-olds. Extensive greenspace and common areas are
meticulously landscaped and bloom with wildflowers throughout the
year, and homes and homesites benefit from a lush maritime forest canopy
protected by the town of Kiawah itself.
For a time-out
from nature, the newly-completed Fresh Fields Village offers an
exquisite choice of shops and dining in a unique island setting, and
the short drive to Charleston features stunning architectural
marvels as well as a number of four and five-star restaurants.
an official population of fewer than 1500 people, according to the
2000 census, the spacious, well-planned Island offers considerable
opportunity for new homes and homesites in select locations facing the sea, among interior
wooded lagoons, or along the marsh and river. Buying real
estate on Kiawah Island has never been more appealing.
secure island features some of the most exclusive properties on the
Atlantic Coast, as current Kiawah Island listings on villas and
homes range from
roughly $350,000 to over 7.1 million, while listings on lots
range from $500,000 to $4.5 million. Many
Kiawah Island homes and lots are
situated on the
golf course, oceanfront and waterfront of the