Kiawah Island Resort is a great destination for families because it offers such a wide range of activities. You can play golf, relax at the spa and enjoy the outdoors. Situated on a beautiful 10,000-acre island in Coastal South Carolina, the resort offers scenic beaches, nature programs, and a selection of family activities year-round. This resort was featured in: Best Valentine's Day Escapes.

The destination is a haven for wildlife, including turtles and alligators. Staff naturalists lead walking tours and workshops.

Things to Do

There are five championship golf courses, a spa, and two tennis clubs featuring 23 clay courts, five hard courts and a practice court with an automatic retrieval ball machine.

The 21-acre Heron Park features three swimming pool complexes, beach services, bicycle rentals, a game room and a fitness center.

The 12-room garden-themed spa offers treatments inspired by the ocean and the botanical gardens. Facilities at the spa include a sauna, steam room and whirlpool.

Choose from a number of adventure activities on your vacation, including ocean kayaking and biking.

Among the family activities are arts, crafts, fireworks, ice cream events and more. There is a children's camp for kids ages 3 to 11.

Golf

The resort is a golfer's paradise with five scenic championship courses. The Ocean Course, home of the 1991 Ryder Cup and the 1997 World Cup, was designed by Pete Dye. The Ocean Course offers a 7,296-yard, par 72 layout that stretches nearly three miles along the Atlantic Ocean. The Golf Academy offers a private instructional tee, practice green and bunker. There are also indoor/outdoor putting areas and a classroom.

Rooms & Suites

The resort offers several accommodation options. The Villas include 600 villas and private luxury homes. The Sanctuary offers luxury hotel rooms and a spa.

Where to Eat

There are a number of dining venues to choose from. The Ocean Room serves sophisticated dishes with an emphasis on seafood. The Jasmine Porch offers scenic ocean views and serves casual and traditional favorites. The AAA Four Diamond Atlantic Room offers steaks, chops and seafood.

Outdoor dining can be enjoyed at Turtle Point Grill & Bar near the 18th green.

Book your activities before you go, including tee times and spa treatments, to make sure that you get what you want.

Plan This Trip:

The property is located 21 miles from historic Charleston.

Rates range from $275 to $625 per night. 1-4 bedroom villas coast from $99 to $639 per night; and from $579 to $4,399 per week.

Location: 12 Kiawah Beach Drive , Kiawah Island , South Carolina , United States , 800-654-2924, 843-768-2121