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Gold List 2010

Sanctuary at Kiawah Island, Kiawah Island, South Carolina 

1 Sanctuary Beach Drive

Kiawah Island, South Carolina
United States

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.

(255 rooms)
Also featured on the: Hot List 2005, Gold List for 2006, Gold List for 2007, Gold List for 2008, Gold List for 2009, Gold List for 2011
Awards: Activities
Amenities: Beach, Golf, Pool, Spa, Tennis, Water sports

Overall Score: 95.6

  • Rooms: 96.1
  • Service: 93.1
  • Food: 91.8
  • Location: 94.8
  • Design: 95.4
  • Activities: 94.7
Information may have changed since date of publication. Please confirm details with individual establishments before planning your trip.



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