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What Are The Most Popular Amenities in Kiawah Island, SC?

Amenity Info in Kiawah Island, SC

The above reveals the top rental amenities and the property numbers associated with each of them in Kiawah Island. In Kiawah Island, 4081 rentals offer Internet or Wifi, 4027 rentals offer TV, 4007 rentals offer Air Conditioning. So, if you need Internet or Wifi during your vacation, use the Internet or Wifi filter to compare these properties. Two amenities that are not typical are Kitchen, Hot Tub.

How Does The Vacation Home Rental Price Look Like in Kiawah Island, SC?

Vacation House & Condo Rental Price Information in Kiawah Island, SC

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Which Accommodations Should I Pick in Kiawah Island, SC?
Most Picked Accommodations in Kiawah Island, SC
Before visiting Kiawah Island, it is a good idea to explore all the accommodation types in this area, and pick the one that fits your group well. All the available accommodation types are: House, Condo, Villa, Apartment, Cottage, Townhome, Studio, Hotel, Guest House, Resort, Bungalow, Bed And Breakfast, Yacht, Lodge, Recreational Vehicle, Cabin, Farmhouse, Building, Estate, Boat. House is the most-liked rental type, with the largest percentage of 46.00%. The biggest home in this area available for rent is around 30139 square feet.The least popular accommodation in Kiawah Island is Boat rentals
How Many Rental Accommodations Are Pets Friendly in Kiawah Island, SC?
Percentage of Pet Friendly Rental Properties in Kiawah Island, SC
21.69% of vacation homes in Kiawah Island are pet friendly. If you have pet allergies, make sure to check the home property and see whether it is a pet-friendly vacation home or not.
Best Tourist Attractions in Kiawah Island, SC?
Tourist Attractions In Kiawah Island, SC

When you have only limited times to spend in Kiawah Island, we highly recommend you to visit those famous places:

How to plan 1 or 2 or 3-day trip itineraries in Kiawah Island, SC?
Trip Planning

On the first day, head to Beachwalker Park. Be sure to arrive before noon or you will be unable to find parking. After lunch at one of the local golf resorts, head out for an afternoon of kayaking or canoeing before finishing the day with dinner at BLU.

The next day, visit the observation towers after renting bicycles to get around the island. Grab lunch at Loggerhead’s before spending the afternoon fishing. End the day with dinner at The Players’ Pub and drinks at The King Street Grille.

What are the activities in Kiawah Island, SC that are family friendly?
Family Friendly Activities

With more than 30 miles of paved paths as well as ten miles of bikeable beach, taking a bike ride through marshlands with your family. Bikes are a way to get from one destination to another or you can simply take a long ride along a tropical wetland. Tour Marsh Island Park, climb the tower, and ride by the old Shoolbred cemetery.

A really fun family event is taking in a movie under the stars. On Kiawah Island, you have two options for movie viewing outside. On Tuesday, Night Heron Park has drive-in movies with people bringing pool floats to enjoy a family movie on the screen. Every Wednesday, Starlight Cinema is held at Freshfields Village. Bring beach chairs and blankets to relax in the village square to watch family movies on the big screen.

Whether your family is just starting out learning to fish or you are experienced anglers, Kiawah Island offers some of the best options. Cast a line off one of the local docs or at a scenic beach location. There are also professional charters available for you to try your luck out on the sea. Consider a catch-and-release charter where you get the chance to hook flounder, trout, and redfish while learning more about the local ecology.

Night Heron Park is a great place for a family with disc golf, playgrounds, volleyball, basketball, tennis, and soccer plus much more. One of the most popular activities in the park is extreme laser tag with two age divisions. Take a canoe or kayak ride to enjoy views of the island from the water.

What does the calendar look like for local events & festivals in Kiawah Island, SC?
Local Events & Festivals

The Sundown Festival is held one day each week for 18 weeks each year, featuring jump castles, inflatables, train rides, a photo booth, and live music. The event is held in Night Heron Park and also includes live music and crafts. On the Independence Day holiday, the night ends with a firework display.

Held in April each year, Blues by the Sea is an afternoon of free, live music featuring local and national blues artists. The artists have included The Nighthawks, Vanessa Collier as well as Patrick Green, and the Blues Buckets. Bring blankets and chairs to enjoy outstanding live music at Freshfields Village.

How to get around in Kiawah Island, SC?
Transportations

The closest airport to Kiawah Island, South Carolina, is Charleston International Airport, about 45 minutes away from the island. The best way to get to the island is to rent a car.

What are the travel peak seasons in Kiawah Island, SC?
Peak Seasons

The average monthly temperatures for Kiawah Island are:

  • January – low of 41F (5C); high of 59F (15C)
  • February – low of 45F (7C); high of 64F (18C)
  • March – low of 50F (10C); high of 68F (20C)
  • April – low of 58F (14C); high of 75F (24C)
  • May – low of 66F (19C); high of 82F (28C)
  • June – low of 73F (23C); high of 88F (31C)
  • July – low of 76F (24C); high of 90F (32C)
  • August – low of 75F (24C); high of 88F (31C)
  • September – low of 71F (22C); high of 85F (29C)
  • October – low of 60F (16C); high of 78F (26C)
  • November – low of 50F (10C); high of 69F (21C)
  • December – low of 46F (8C); high of 63F (17C)

Summer months can be very humid in Kiawah Island with the most humid month August. The least humid month is February.

What are the must-visit places in Kiawah Island, SC?
Must See Attractions

Kiawah Beachwalker Park has the only public beach on the island. There are lifeguards on the beach as well as beach chairs and umbrella rentals. There are dressing areas, restrooms, a snack bar, and outdoor showers as well as a boardwalk with handicap access. The beach is located on the west end of the island.

If you are a golfer, you will find some of the best courses on Kiawah Island. You will find courses designed by pros and also play on courses where some of your favorite golfers have won championships. The Ocean Course was created by Pete Dye while Osprey Point was designed by Tom Fazio. Clyde Johnston created Oak Point while Jack Nicklaus designed Turtle Point. Cougar Point was designed by Gary Player.

Where to visit in order to explore art and culture in Kiawah Island, SC?
Art & Culture Places

The Wells Gallery is the premier art gallery in the area. Located in the Sanctuary Resort, the gallery focuses on contemporary art featuring LowCountry and Southern experiences. The works of local and national artists are presented, and it is one of the only galleries to feature works that celebrate Kiawah Island.

Where are the hidden gems or unique spots to visit in Kiawah Island, SC?
Hidden Gems

There are several observation towers located on Kiawah Island where you can get stunning views of the area. The Blue Heron Pond Tower, located on the Vanderhorst Plantation, offers a spiral staircase to a platform with 360-degree views of the marsh. Marsh View Tower, located at the end of Marsh Hawk Lane, offers views of the salt-water marsh as well as the road bringing cars onto the island.

What are the nightlife spots in Kiawah Island, SC?
Nightlife Spots

Loggerhead Grill and Sanctuary, located at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, offers a menu that includes sandwiches, burgers, salads and wraps served on an outdoor patio overlooking the resort pool and the Atlantic Ocean. The bar specializes in frozen drinks, creating the feeling you are on an island within an island. Guests who are staying at the Sanctuary Hotel may reserve private cabanas as well. Loggerhead is located at One Sanctuary Drive.

The King Street Grille offers house-made menu items as well as a variety of beers, wines, and cocktails. As a sports bar, it is a local’s favorite for catching the big game. Charleston City Paper has named the location “Best Sports Bar” and it has also been named the “Best Beach Bar.” Indoor and outdoor seating is available at the grill, located at 679 Freshfields Drive.

An Irish bar with a twist, Seanachai Whiskey and Cocktail Bar offers signature cocktails, an extensive whiskey list, and a menu that is chef-driven. The interior is warm and welcoming with a hand-built wooden bar. They also have an extensive beer and wine list available. Find them at 3157 Maybank Highway on Johns Island.

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