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The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

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On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Indoor pool, 2 outdoor pools, cabanas (surcharge), pool umbrellas

Overview of The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

5 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
1 Sanctuary Beach Drive, Kiawah Island, SC, 29455

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKiawah Island Beach2 min walk
  • Popular LocationTurtle Point Golf Course16 min walk
  • Popular LocationNight Heron Park21 min walk
  • AirportCharleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.)61 min drive

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About this area

Kiawah Island

Located in Kiawah Island, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is on the beach. Turtle Point Golf Course and Cougar Point Golf Course are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including basketball.

What's nearby

  • Kiawah Island Beach - 2 min walk
  • Turtle Point Golf Course - 16 min walk
  • Night Heron Park - 21 min walk
  • Osprey Point Golf Course - 6 min drive
  • Osprey Point - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Charleston Intl. Airport (CHS) - 61 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Ocean Room — 1 min walk
  • Jasmine Porch — 1 min walk
  • The Market at Town Center — 13 min walk
  • Tomasso — 19 min walk
  • The Atlantic Room at The Ocean Course — 14 min drive

About this property

The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Upscale resort on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools
Spend the day relaxing at the beach, practicing your swing on The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort's golf course, or pampering yourself at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 3 restaurants. All 255 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and furnished balconies. Free wired Internet and 24-hour room service are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with satellite channels.
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort offers 255 accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

This Kiawah Island resort provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hair dryers.

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including 15 outdoor tennis courts. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an indoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a health club.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, The Sanctuary Spa. Services include facials and manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open select days.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Valet parking on site (USD 22.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Free area shuttle

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–11:00 AM on weekdays and 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekends: USD 29.00 per person
  • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 3 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • 15 outdoor tennis courts
  • Beach yoga
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Ecotours
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Golf driving range
  • Indoor pool
  • Playground
  • Tennis

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Free area shuttle
  • Indoor pool
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Golf caddy
  • Golf cart
  • Golf clubhouse
  • Golf clubs
  • Golf lessons
  • Golf privileges (optional)
  • Golf pro shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Tennis lessons
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business center

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa open select days
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 29.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 22.00 per night (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Kiawah Island Sanctuary
Sanctuary Hotel
Sanctuary Hotel Kiawah Island
Sanctuary Kiawah Island
Sanctuary Kiawah Island Resort
Sanctuary Resort
The Sanctuary At Kiawah Island
The Sanctuary At Kiawah Golf
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Resort
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Resort
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Kiawah Island
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Resort Kiawah Island

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.8

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 42 out of 53 reviews
5 - Excellent 79%
Rating 4 - Good. 9 out of 53 reviews
4 - Good 17%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 53 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 53 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 53 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
It was wonderful in every way! Highly recommend.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The Sanctuary lives up to its 5 star reputation. It is the perfect example of luxury and relaxation.
Stayed 7 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The beaches were amazing - not very crowded and soft sand! The hotel and staff were great - customer service was over the top!
Stayed 5 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2021