Developed on a barrier island, 21 miles from historic Charleston, Kiawah Island Golf Resort lies along ten miles of one of America’s Top beaches, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean. Over 500 well-appointed villas and private luxury homes with endless amenities. Reflecting the style of a grand southern seaside mansion, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, 255 room, ultra-luxury oceanfront hotel and spa. Awarded AAA 5 Diamond and Forbes 5 Star. The flavors of Kiawah are chef driven and locally inspired. You'll find creative menus showcasing seasonal ingredients from the Lowcountry's farmers and fishermen. A variety of fare, from steaks and fresh-caught seafood to Italian dishes and authentic Southern cooking.