The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is a classic and luxurious resort surrounded by towering live oak trees and boasting breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Situated on the grounds of the renowned Kiawah Island Golf Resort, the Sanctuary has access to a ten-mile stretch of white sandy beach, five championship golf courses, six swimming pools and 24 tennis courts, along with award-winning restaurants, cocktail lounges, and casual cafés. Seamlessly blending the charm and grace of a Southern plantation with the sophistication and modern amenities of a five-star hotel, The Sanctuary promises an unrivaled and unforgettable vacation experience.
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The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort features 255 spacious guest rooms and suites, ranging from Standard Guest rooms and Garden and Ocean View Suites to the luxurious Charleston, Governors and ultra-opulent 3000-square foot Presidential Suite. Rooms range in size from 520 square feet (King Rooms) to 1,200 square foot suites, which feature spacious living rooms with parlors and large balconies. The Governor’s Suite offers 1,538 square feet of space with gracious living and dining areas and private ocean-facing decks, while the ultra-opulent Presidential Suite boasts 3,000 square feet of luxurious space with a beautifully vaulted beam ceiling, an enormous living room with a fireplace, a grand oceanfront balcony and a private concierge service.
All of the hotel’s accommodations feature exquisitely designed interiors with contemporary décor and chic furnishings, marble-lined entrance hallways, and master bedrooms with designer king or queen-size pillow-top beds with Matelasse bed covers, high-quality linens and duvets, and hypoallergenic pillows. En-suite bathrooms have dual vanity sinks with granite countertops, glass-enclosed showers, deep garden soaking tubs, plush towels, full-length Chival mirror, Italian bathrobes and slippers, and luxury Penhaligon’s Quercus bath products. Most the rooms and suites have private balconies with chairs and cocktails tables and all boast in-room amenities such as televisions and DVD/CD players, customized mini-bars, hairdryers, Keurig coffee makers, safes, and complimentary high-speed and wireless Internet.
The Charleston Suite is 1515 square feet of space and features a sweeping marble entrance foyer with a powder room and a wet bar, an intimate living room with two sofas, armchairs, a writing desk and chair, and an airy dining area with a six-seater dining table. The master bedroom has two queen beds with Matelasse bed covers, high-quality linens, and duvets, and hypoallergenic pillows, a walk-in closet, and an en-suite bathroom with dual vanities, an enclosed toilet, a rain shower and a Jacuzzi tub. The suite opens onto a 256 square-foot balcony, which boasts breathtaking views of the Grand Lawn and the Atlantic Ocean beyond.
The Governor’s Suite offers 1528 square feet of space with a grand marble entrance foyer, a powder room and a spacious living room with an elegant seating area, wet bar, and flat-screen plasma television. An inviting dining area features an eight-seater dining table and chairs, an antique sideboard, and an adjacent butler’s pantry with a full-size refrigerator. The master bedroom is accessed through elegant French doors and offers a custom-made king-size pillow-top bed with Matelasse bed covers, high-quality linens and duvets, and hypoallergenic pillows, and an en-suite bathroom with dual vanities, an enclosed toilet, a rain shower and a Jacuzzi tub. The suite opens onto a 177 square-foot balcony, which boasts breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, Turtle Point Golf Course, and Kiawah’s private beach.
The incredible 3000 square foot Presidential Suite boasts a sumptuously furnished living area with elegant furnishings, a fireplace, a flat-screen plasma television and sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean, and a beautifully appointed dining room with a 12-seater dining table and chairs. A formal study has a large writing desk and chair, and volumes of antique books and the marble-tiled foyer feature a powder room. The master bedroom has a custom four-poster king pillow-top bed with Matelasse bed covers, high-quality linens and duvets, and hypoallergenic pillows, a private sitting area with an entertainment center, and a large balcony with stunning views. A dressing area features two walk-in closets with a dressing table, and an en-suite bathroom has two separate marble-topped vanities, a large rain shower with multiple showerheads, a garden Jacuzzi tub with jets, and a separate water closet.
A complimentary homemade breakfast is served every morning and includes freshly brewed coffee, tea and other hot beverages, fruit juices, fresh fruit platters, yogurt, cereals, hot entrées and signature dishes, eggs, and freshly baked bread, muffins, scones and more.
Amenities and Recreation
Deluxe amenities at the Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort include two outdoor swimming pools, one indoor swimming pools, access to a private beach with beach chairs, umbrellas and towels, and an on-site restaurant called the Loggerhead Grill. A fully equipped business center offers a complete remote office with a document center, office supplies, computer workstations, clerical services, work alcoves, UPS & FedEx shipping and complimentary wireless Internet access. A state-of-the-art fitness center offers a variety of cardiovascular and weight-training equipment, as well as personal training sessions and classes, and an exclusive spa at the resort provides indulgent and pampering massages, body treatments, and salon services.
Weddings & Events
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort offers specialty wedding services and beautiful venues from elegant ballrooms that accommodate up to 350 guests for a served dinner to beautiful oceanfront lawns and the beach for outdoor ceremonies. Other services include specially designed wedding cakes prepared by the hotel’s top pastry chef, floor-length ivory linens, and glass encased votive candles, airport transportation for guests, rehearsal dinners, and post-event brunches, and access to all the hotel’s upscale amenities and facilities.
1 Sanctuary Beach Drive, Kiawah Island, SC 29455, Phone: 843-768-2121