Located on a barrier island just thirty minutes from historic downtown Charleston, Kiawah Island Golf Resort graciously offers ten miles of pristine beach, a world-renowned collection of five golf courses and luxurious accommodations, including one of the largest offers of villas in the country (over 500 privately owned villas and homes). Our extraordinary collection of golf courses includes the Ocean Course, host of the 1991 Ryder Cup, the 2007 Senior PGA Championship, the 2012 PGA Championship and host of the future 2021 PGA Championship.
The resort boasts rankings as the #1 Family Resort in America by Travel & Leisure, The #1 Golf resort in the U.S. by Andrew Harper Readers’ Choice in 2009, the #1 Tennis Resort in the world by TennisResortsOnline and the #1 Island to Visit in North America by Conde Nast Traveler.
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, our 255 room, luxury oceanfront hotel, which opened on August 20, 2004, has proudly accepted the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond awards since 2007. In addition, The Spa of The Sanctuary has earned the Forbes Five-Star award and is considered the #2 Spa in America by Travel & Leisure.
Guests of The Sanctuary and Kiawah Island’s Villa Resort enjoy an array of culinary offerings throughout the island which are chef driven and local inspired. These creative menus showcase seasonal ingredients from the Lowcountry’s farmers and fishermen. A vast variety of fare stretches from fine steaks and fresh-caught seafood to favorite Italian dishes and authentic Southern cooking all with a stunning island backdrop.
At Kiawah Island Golf Resort we pride ourselves on setting the standard of excellence by which all other golf resorts are measured. We are committed to offering our team members education, training, and an opportunity for advancement and professional growth.