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Excellent place

I give this an all thumbs up, great places to visit and eat. We visited during winter and it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JulieC5202
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Greatest place on earth

I can't say enough good things about Kiawah. Twenty years of vacationing here and already planning... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
CPAExplorer
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Madison Heights, Michigan
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A major golf course, beautiful beaches and miles of conservation land make this private island a desirable attraction.
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Kiawah Island, SC
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a week on Kiawah during a family vacation with 8 adults and 8 children. Kiawah was our third choice, after Hilton Head and Fripp Island. Although we enjoyed the week, we found it overpriced for simply average events, food and entertainment. The highlight...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I give this an all thumbs up, great places to visit and eat. We visited during winter and it was still pleasant and the people are very friendly. The market shops are awesome . We rented a boat and got to watch the dolphins.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I can't say enough good things about Kiawah. Twenty years of vacationing here and already planning our next trip. Pools, the best beaches, biking, tennis, golf and so much more.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

We have visited several times with our entire family and enjoy each time! There are many activities to do for every member of the family, great restaurants, friendly people and plus it is just a gorgeous area. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karen C
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We loved the sunsets here. Lots of cute little places- definitely a destination. Looks like a regular crowd for many years, even decades!! Have a drink at Andell Inn around sunset- it's very vacation feeling!!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Gin2busy
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful island. Between the resort, exceptional 5 star accommodations and service, and the unique east/west barrier island orientation, this is a special place. Not just a golfers dream, but also tennis, nature programs, a wide beach and wonderful dining, just perfect. Bike trails, walking trails,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Sanctuary hotel on the island. I understand the allure of this place. The houses were simply breathtaking, and the tree lined streets were incredible. We rented bikes one day from the hotel and biked 14 miles. Road to a park that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Amos6022
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I made a quick visit to this picturesque island while traveling the southern coast. Kiawah is breathtaking and so serene. We stopped at the public beach and were awestruck with the surrounding beauty of the island. I would love to stay here...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank GTKarol
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This is our 3rd time in visiting Kiawah Island. It never disappoints. We love riding bike around the island. While not golfers if you are it would be golfer paradise. The pool in area we stay is great and we are less than a 5...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank nlhsclassof75
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We discovered Kiawah Island several years ago on one of our trips to Charleston . We started to vacation there and now are part-time residents. There is something for everyone-serious golfers, nature loving vacationers, beach bums, bicycling, spa fans, and foodies as well since Charleston...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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nj0ys1
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3 June 2018|
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Response from Lisa R | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the season. I’ve seen a dead one while walking on the shore, but I’ve never heard of them being a problem for swimmers in the water.
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Marot21
1 March 2018|
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No, I own at KRE.
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