Kiawah Island Golf Resort, winner of the 2020 Stella Award for Best Golf Resort in the Southeast, is nestled into its namesake barrier island just 21 miles outside historic Charleston, South Carolina. This breathtaking property combines world-class amenities with unspoiled natural surroundings, plus versatile accommodations and group spaces with boundless recreation. Kiawah Island’s pleasant year-round climate delivers a haven for association meetings, conferences and conventions in any season.
A team of dedicated and experienced Kiawah Island Golf Resort sales professionals is prepared to fulfill your specific needs for accommodations, catering, entertainment, team-building and recreational activities plus state-of-the-art technology and group venues that include over 50,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor spaces accommodating 10 to 1,026 guests.
You can choose from traditional ballrooms and boardrooms to natural-light-filled breakout rooms and classic clubhouses. Outdoors, you can gather on expansive green lawns rolling directly up to the coastline or some of the most acclaimed golf courses in the nation, a stretch of private beach or a one-of-a-kind event space nestled on the banks of the Kiawah River and presided over by a lush maritime forest. In 2020, the Resort unveiled the 23,000-square-foot West Beach Conference Center boasting an expansive 10,000-square-foot ballroom. (For more details on this new conference center, see product information below.)
The Resort provides abundant overnight accommodations for your members, including The Sanctuary, a Forbes Five-Star/ AAA Five-Diamond oceanfront hotel showcasing 255 luxurious guestrooms and suites, a Forbes Five-Star spa, highly-acclaimed restaurants and event facilities that can host up to 750 guests, all opening onto a grand lawn overlooking a private beach on the Atlantic Ocean.
Additional group accommodations are available in private Resort Villas conveniently located across the island with your choice of one to four bedrooms, three different levels of appointments and ocean, partial ocean or scenic views. Complimentary, door-to-door transportation allows for effortless access from all Resort accommodations to all on-property meeting spaces and amenities.
When your members are not attending to important association business, Kiawah Island Golf Resort offers an impressive variety of team-building activities and outdoor recreation. Avid players have the opportunity to put their skills to the ultimate test on five challenging championship golf courses. There are multiple pool complexes and a 10-mile beach that is routinely included on the prestigious Dr. Beach Top Ten list. Guests can enjoy the award-winning Roy Barth Tennis Center and an array of nature programs and excursions to get your members up-close to native flora and fauna on the island.
The Kiawah Dining Collection delivers an array of cuisine to impress any epicurean with 15 restaurants, poolside cafes and eateries located on the property. Highlights include:
Kiawah Island Golf Resort is a coveted coastal destination that will attract attendee participation for your next association event—one that your members will long remember and forever appreciate.