Gold List 2009
Sanctuary at Kiawah Island, Kiawah Island, South Carolina
1 Sanctuary Beach Drive
Tel: 877 683 1234 (toll-free)
Tel: 843 768 6000
"You get a homey feeling in the lobby. You want to sit down and linger, isn't that the essence of Southern hospitality?" From this four-story brick, stone, stucco, and slate resort sits in "a central spot" on the island, "you can easily bike to any spot." Rooms with oceanview balconies "embody elegant comfort, lots of antiques are mixed with overstuffed sofas and chairs, and luxurious fabrics and textures." Ocean Room steakhouse uses local, grass-fed beef. Family activities include sand sculpture contests, ice cream socials, and aqua aerobics.
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