Just over the horizon from historic Charleston an island of spectacular natural beauty rests between the winding Kiawah River and a pristine stretch of Atlantic Ocean beach. Nestled into this tranquil ‘lowcountry' landscape, Kiawah Island Golf Resort welcomes you to an ambience of elegant ease and relaxation enhanced in every aspect by our unwavering commitment to excellence. Here, a select group of private homes and resort villas managed by Kiawah Island Golf Resort provide you with the conveniences of home as well as the exemplary services and luxurious amenities of an award winning resort. Guests renting villas and homes from the resort receive exclusive benefits such as preferred access to recreational facilities, special rates, complimentary transportation and charging privileges. In addition to these carefully selected accommodations, your choice of lodging includes The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, a magnificent oceanfront luxury hotel and spa and recipient of the prestigious AAA Five Diamond award.