Kiawah Island, South Carolina
Kiawah Island is home to 10 miles of uninterrupted beaches, 30 miles of marsh and world class golf with the Jack Nicklaus’ designed Turtle Point Golf Course or the Ocean Course which was home of the 2012 PGA Championship. Stay at the Kiawah Island Sanctuary hotel, ranked by Travel + Leisure as one of the best hotel spas in the country. The rooms and villas at this oceanfront hotel are a luxurious escape with plush amenities. Don’t forget to dine at the Ocean Room, the only steakhouse in the U.S. to earn both Forbes 4 Star and AAA 4 Diamond ratings
Other islands in the Charleston area are:
Isle of Palms:
Proud to be a family beach with a balanced blend of full-time residents and visitors, the Isle of Palms is a tight knit island community with a 1,500-acre Wild Dunes Resort, two championship golf courses, a marina, and miles of sweet sand and surf.
Affectionately known as "the Edge of America," Folly Beach is an eclectic, laidback beach community just 15 minutes from downtown Charleston where surfers, locals, and vacationers can revel and relax in the natural beauty and casual vibe that's distinctly - and only - Folly.
The only island in the world that's been the setting for both an Edgar Allan Poe novel and a Revolutionary War battle, Sullivan's Island is a warm and welcoming seaside village that sits proudly at the mouth of the Charleston Harbor.
A 2,200-acre homage to natural beauty and a slower pace of life, Seabrook Island is a tranquil, private residential island community where championship golf, a deep-water marina, horseback riding, and wide beaches await your arrival.