Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Resort Information

Where gracious luxury lives in perfect harmony with unspoiled nature, just a stone’s throw from historic Charleston, South Carolina. From golf getaways to family vacations, Kiawah Island Golf Resort delivers the accommodations, amenities, activities and beautiful natural environment that keep guests coming back, year-after-year.

The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island

Located along the pristine shores of Kiawah Island, South Carolina, this exquisitely designed oceanfront hotel, just 21 miles from downtown Charleston, captures the spirit, history and charm of the beautiful south.

Come walk through the front doors and experience a seaside mansion, where you will be surrounded by the grandeur of the architecture and hospitality at its finest. This beautiful seaside mansion is waiting to envelop you in its service and southern hospitality.

The Sanctuary offers 255 spacious rooms and suites, including the 3000 square foot Presidential Suite. Our 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.

#1 Golf Resort in South Carolina

Kiawah Island Golf Resort offers challenging golf courses and hotel vacation packages in a beautiful natural setting near historic Charleston, South Carolina. Equally appealing, our villa and golf vacations provide celebrated traditions flavored with the spirit of world-class competition and Southern hospitality.

For an unsurpassed golf experience, play on the five legendary courses at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, designed by five legendary architects: Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio, Gary Player, and Clyde Johnston.

The Ocean Course

The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort hosted the 2007 Senior PGA and the 2012 PGA Championships. It will also host the 2021 PGA. The Ocean Course is the fourth course to have hosted each of the PGA of America’s major championships.

The Turtle Point Course

After a nine month renovation, the new and improved Turtle Point Golf Course reopened October 1, 2016 to rave reviews from members and guests. Late in 2015, Jack Nicklaus, along with the members of his architectural team, surveyed the course and made recommendations for the improvements. Renovations included refurbishing green complexes, re-grassing the greens, tees and fairways with Paspalum (the same salt-tolerant strain of grass that is on The Ocean Course, 

The Osprey Point Course

Making full use of Kiawah’s maritime forests, lagoons and saltwater marshes, Osprey Point is one of the most popular courses with resort guests. Totally renovated in 2014 under the direction of course architect Tom Fazio, Osprey Point features tees, greens and fairways grassed with Paspalum. Fazio blended a par-72 layout that takes advantage of its setting. The course offers a wide variety of holes, each presenting its own unique challenges and beauty, which are bound to produce an enjoyable round. Each hole is unique and memorable. 

The Oak Point Course

Completely renovated in 2015, the new and improved Oak Point offers guests the greatly enhanced playing surface of Paspalum. Renovations also significantly added to the strategic challenges of the design elevating Oak Point to the championship level of the resort’s other courses.

The Cougar Point Course

Cougar Point re-opened with rave reviews on October 1 of 2017 following an exciting 10 month renovation. The renovation featured planting Paspalum on all tees, fairways and greens, rebuilding all bunkers, rebuilding all bridges and bulkheads, and updating the irrigation system. Cougar Point’s team worked closely with Gary Player Design to ensure the visual impact and playability of the renovation.

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