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Rooms and Suites at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island

From 339 USD
Garden View Room

Garden View Room ( 520ft2 - 540ft2 )

All of the guestrooms offer the same beautiful interior with a marble lined entry way, deep garden soaking tub, dual vanity sinks, and a private balco...

From 766 USD
Dunes View Room

Dunes View Room ( 520ft2 - 540ft2 )

Dunesview Guestroom With 1 King Or 2 Queens Located on lower floors - Views of landscaping. Custom furnishings including work desk and sofa Marble wal...

From 974 USD
Club Garden View Room

Club Garden View Room ( 540ft2 )

Club Garden view Guestroom With 1 King Or 2 Queens Club Services - Room overlooks front of hotel. Custom furnishings including work desk and sofa Marb...

From 1,045 USD
Ocean View Room

Ocean View Room ( 520ft2 - 540ft2 )

All of the guestrooms offer the same beautiful interior with a marble lined entry way, deep garden soaking tub, dual vanity sinks, and a private balco...

From 1,045 USD
Oceanfront Room

Oceanfront Room ( 520ft2 - 540ft2 )

All of the guestrooms offer the same beautiful interior with a marble lined entry way, deep garden soaking tub, dual vanity sinks, and a private balco...

From 1,203 USD
Club Ocean View Room

Club Ocean View Room ( 540ft2 )

Club Ocean view Guestroom With 1 King Or 2Queens - Club services - Ocean views from balcony. Club Oceanview Guestroom With 1 King Or 2 Queens Club Ser...

From 1,378 USD
Club Oceanfront Room

Club Oceanfront Room ( 540ft2 )

Club Oceanfront Guestroom With One King Bed Club Services - Direct unobstructed ocean view. Club Oceanfront Guestroom With One King Bed Club Services...

From 2,147 USD
Ocean View Suite

Ocean View Suite ( 1100ft2 )

The Ocean View Suites offer a spacious 1,100 square feet, 2 full baths, a king bed in the bedroom and a pullout sofa bed in the living area, and an ex...

From 2,486 USD
Oceanfront Suite

Oceanfront Suite ( 1240ft2 )

The Ocean Front Suite consists of a spacious marble foyer with wet bar and adjacent powder room. The living area features a flat-screen plasma televis...

The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island



The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island is a spectacular oceanfront Hotel. The South Carolina coast offers countless vacation destinations and places to stay. But none equal to The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort.

Just 21 miles from Charleston, this South Carolina luxury beach resort hotel delivers Forbes 5-Star service and unequaled accommodations. Meticulous attention to detail, distinguished service, and unparalleled luxury paired with a truly sumptuous setting.

Choose from 255 well-appointed guestrooms, with King rooms spanning 520 square feet or more. Or upgrade to an exceptional suite, including the breathtaking 3,000-square-foot Presidential Suite.

Kiawah Island is ten miles of wide, immaculate, oceanfront beach that invites you to stroll or cycle for hours without interruption. Soothing by day, romantic by night, the beach is complemented by the island's river, meandering lagoons, pristine marshlands, and maritime forests. Each sun-washed day ends beneath a star-studded southern sky.

The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is a destination like no other. The guests enjoy world-class accommodations, amenities, and recreational facilities, so you can fully experience the resort lifestyle.

The Story Behind The Sanctuary

Take one step through The Sanctuary's doors, and you'll feel like you've been transported back centuries to a grand seaside mansion. At once elegant and welcoming, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island exemplifies gracious Southern hospitality.

The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, an oceanfront hotel, and spa, opened off Charleston, SC, in August 2004. A casual but elegant building, reminiscent of a grand seaside mansion, the four-story hotel was designed to feel like it has been on Kiawah Island for centuries, evolving and expanding from one imaginary homeowner to the next. It's a magnificent setting. Luxurious amenities and warm, attentive hospitality await you.

The Ultimate in Curb Appeal

Using the world's most giant mechanical spade, the resort transplanted over 400 trees, including 160 fifty-foot-high Live Oaks, to create a sense of arrival with a centuries-old feel. The hotel site was also raised twenty feet to allow unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean from the ground floor. The Sanctuary's exterior combines upscale Charleston brick, stone, stucco, woods, slate, copper, and ironwork.

Refined Southern Hospitality

Designed to be elegant but not too formal, the interior is characterized by grand spaces and traditional but light southern décor highlighted by antiques. In the lobby, ceilings soar high above hand-planked walnut flooring shaped into irregular lengths and widths, and planks installed on sleepers so the floor will "give" and creak, adding even more to the effect of a seaside mansion that has stood the test of time.

The Sanctuary Rooms and Suites

Nine suites offer 1,200 square feet, including a spacious living room with a parlor and large balcony. The Governor's Suite (1,538 sq. ft.) features a large ocean view balcony, gracious living and dining areas, and a king bedroom. The Presidential Suite boasts 3,000 square feet, including a vaulted beam ceiling, living room fireplace, a grand oceanfront balcony, and private concierge service. Please ask your Kiawah Island Golf Resort reservation specialist about suite options in The Sanctuary so that you may select the one that best suits your desires.

The Kiawah Dining Collection

The Kiawah Dining Collection's restaurants, cafés, and eateries across the island offer diverse culinary explorations that stay true to the coastal Carolina roots.

The Ocean Room - As the premier steakhouse on Kiawah Island, The Ocean Room serves masterful dishes crafted from locally sourced beef, poultry, and produce in a seasonally changing menu, all complemented by a wine list showcasing more than 1,000 superior selections. This elegant restaurant overlooking the Atlantic Ocean is perennially awarded both Forbes 4-Star and AAA 4-Diamond ratings, so you're ensured an unparalleled dining experience.

The Atlantic Room - Kiawah Island Golf Resort's signature seafood restaurant, The Atlantic Room at The Ocean Course, serves modern American cuisine with an emphasis on fresh regional catches procured through partnerships with local anglers, all complemented by an extensive wine list of classic favorites and exciting new selections. The true hallmark of every dish is The Atlantic Room's uncomplicated "taste of the season" preparations.

Jasmine Porch - Your home for genuine Lowcountry cuisine at breakfast, lunch, brunch, or dinner. Jasmine Porch has been named "Best Downhome Cookery" by the prestigious Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report. The seafood inspires seasonal menus pulled directly from the local waters and certified organic produce from around the region. Charleston brick walls, hewn oak floors, and salty ocean air set the ambiance for your ultra-relaxed, eat-local meal.

The Ryder Cup Bar - Whether you're gathering your foursome for a post-round drink, grabbing a casual lunch with family on the veranda, or toasting the sunset over the ocean, the Ryder Cup Bar is your perfect gathering place. This eatery is also famous for its salt-air breezes and spectacular views of The Ocean Course and beach beyond, serving modern pub fare in a relaxed atmosphere with indoor and outdoor seating.

Tomasso at Turtle Point - Tomasso at Turtle Point is Kiawah's Italian Gathering Place showcasing old-world cuisine elevated with a contemporary influence of the Lowcountry's fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Choose from Chef Derick Wade's hand-made pasta, sauces, pizzas, and pieces of bread - all prepared daily - and complemented by an inspired wine list featuring everything from crisp Pinot Grigios to full-bodied Barolos. Then finish your meal with a decadent dessert and a glass of house-made Limoncello.

The Players' Pub - Pull up a chair to experience classic American fare from The Players' Pub, with selections to satisfy both comfort food seekers and full-blown foodies. This is your perfect place for a relaxed lunch with friends, a fun family dinner (complete with kid-friendly favorites), and victorious post-round drinks with your foursome. And you won't miss a moment of your favorite sports teams in action with multiple flat-screen televisions broadcasting every play.

Cherrywood BBQ & Ale House - Proud to be a stop on the South Carolina BBQ Trail in the state that invented the slow-and-low cooking method, Cherrywood BBQ & Ale House serves up top-quality meats smoked over local hardwoods, rubbed with signature seasonings and dripping with tangy, house-made sauces. The restaurant's selection of more than 60 local, imported, draft, and craft beers perfectly complements the authentic BBQ dishes. Rounding out the menu are hearty appetizers, soups, salads, and desserts.

Play the Nation's Most Awe-Inspiring Resort Golf Courses

The biggest names in golf have made their mark on the championship courses - both as designers and pro players putting their skills to the ultimate test during the Ryder Cup PGA Championship and other top-level tournaments. Year after year, the most respected experts place the resort golf courses at the top of every list. So shouldn't they top your list, too?

Golf Packages - Stay and play! Let the staff build a golf package around your schedule and accommodation preferences.

The Spa at The Sanctuary

Spa facilities are showers, steam room, sauna, mineral whirlpool, and relaxation lounge. Massage Escapes & Body Rescues - From timeless classic massages to treatments applying therapeutic pressure to therapies tapping into the restorative capabilities of pressure and warmth, you'll glide out of your massage feeling brand-new. The Body Rescues are treatments that restore your skin's natural beauty.

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Why we love this hotel

  • The Sanctuary Kiawah Island Golf Resort feels like an English Mansion. The tasteful design makes it your home away from home.

  • All rooms and suites have balconies or terraces, from where you have a fantastic ocean view.

  • The resort has a family pool area and a separate space with an adults-only swimming pool.

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