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Kiawah Island Resort
Low Country Holidays

The Sanctuary Hotel
Pros Stunning location, outstanding accommodation, all the services and amenities you would expect from a five star resort Summary Large full service hotel with doorman, concierge, valet parking, spa, shops, fine dining and beautifully appointed, spacious bedrooms, many with ocean view
Cons If you find large hotels too formal and impersonal then you might prefer the Inn at Harbour Town on Hilton HeadOur view No doubting the quality of this outstanding hotel but we personally prefer something a little more intimate, the rooms are fantastic though.

Awarded the Forbes Five Star Award, the Sanctuary offers the ultimate in luxury accommodation backed up by impeccable service and top class amenities.

Just a few steps from your room and within sight of the Atlantic Ocean, two outdoor swimming pools provide exclusive retreats. Separate adult and family pools allow guests to choose the atmosphere of their choice. The beach concierge is pleased to arrange for beach chairs, umbrellas and towels. The Loggerhead Grill provides food and beverage service for guests on the beach, as well as those at the outdoor pools.

The indoor swimming pool offers the opportunity for guests to take a leisurely dip, a vigorous lap or participate in a Hydro Toning Fitness Class. The pool is open 7 days a week from 6:00am - 8pm. It is adults only from 6:00am -10am.

The Sanctuary Spa
The full service Spa at the Sanctuary provides guests with everything you would expect from massage to facials, hair and nail care, private yoga and pilates classes. For the golfer they offer specialist high performance stretching, foot massage and athletic recovery massage programs.

Shopping
As you would expect from a five star hotel there are several gift, clothing and other specialist shops within the Sanctuary.

Business Centre
The business center offers a complete remote office providing a document center, clerical services, office supplies, computer workstations, work alcoves, UPS & FedEx Shipping and Wi-Fi Access. The Business Center is available to guests of The Sanctuary at any hour of the day or night by utilizing your guest room key for admittance.

Fitness centre
The Sanctuary's Fitness Center is open from 6am - 8:30pm daily, and offers a variety of cardiovascular and weight-training equipment. The fitness center also offers personal training, which can be used to enhance your regular workout or maintain your fitness levels throughout your visit.

Mercedes Benz program
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort have a partnership with Mercedes-Benz. Guests of The Sanctuary may enjoy the use of a Mercedes-Benz vehicle during their stay in four hour increments per day on a first come, first serve basis.

The Sanctuary offers 255 spacious rooms and suites, including the 3000 square foot Presidential Suite. The King rooms are among the largest on the East Coast with the smallest measuring 520 square feet. All hotel rooms are uniquely designed to include such exquisite amenities as a handcrafted desk and armoire, an elegantly appointed sofa and chair, and custom made beds.

Dining
The Ocean Room, Kiawah’s signature steakhouse offers the ultimate gourmet dining experience. It is the only steakhouse in the U.S. to earn both Forbes 4 Star and AAA 4 Diamond ratings. Open for dinner.

The Sushi Lounge serves traditional sushi dishes along with ‘sushi southern style’ plus a menu of contemporary small plates and classic cocktails. Open for dinner.

The bar in the lobby serves wine by the glass, domestic and imported beers, classic cocktails and fine spirits.

The Jasmine Porch, with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean, combines the finest low country cuisine with local organic produce. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Loggerhead Grill is a seasonal café providing poolside dining including gourmet sandwiches, burgers, salads and wraps. Open for lunch and dinner.

Beaches & Cream is Kiawah’s sweet shop offering a selection of quick meals, specialty lemonades, iced coffees, locally made ice creams and sweets. Seasonal. Open for breakfast and lunch.

Minimum stay
There is a minimum booking requirement of two nights accommodation & 2 rounds of Kiawah golf. We find most of our guests stay 3 nights and play 2 rounds as part of a longer trip involving one or more of our other Carolina destinations.

Golf
There are five golf courses attached to the resort with several other courses nearby. See the Kiawah golf page for more information on local courses.

Downtown Charleston
This beautiful and historic city, just 45 minutes from Kiawah, boasts a lively, cosmopolitan mix of bars, restaurants, shops and attractions including historic homes, cobbled streets, colonial architecture and gardens. The waterfront area offers breathtaking views of Charleston Harbour and some of the areas major attractions such as Fort Sumter and Patriot’s Point Naval Museum.

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