Author Archives: Jeanette Lawson

Tips for Buying an Investment Property on Kiawah Island

Here on Kiawah Island—against the odds—we’re fortunate to be having a booming summer for tourism in 2020.  Why such luck? First, South Carolina has a more “hands-off” state government, so we opened sooner than many other places in the US … Read More

New accommodations Kiawah Island

Riverside Relaxation & Endless Ocean Views: Introducing Two New Properties

We mean it when we say that every rental in our portfolio is special to us. From luxury villas on tree-lined golf courses to impeccable ocean view penthouses, each rental has brought joy to our guests—which is what’s most important … Read More

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Social Distancing on Kiawah Island: Have a Five-Star Stay, Six Feet Apart

We’re yet to see the full picture of what summer on Kiawah Island will look like. But no matter the outcome, we already know that a socially distanced stay is possible here. … Read More

Learn About Kiawah Island Getaways’ Cleaning Procedure

Before we get into the details about our meticulous, CDC-approved cleaning procedures at Kiawah Island Getaways, we want to share a message from the vacation rental industry.  This short video—called “To Guests, with Love”—showcases in 4 minutes just what guests … Read More

Kiawah Island Dunes

Is Kiawah Open to the Public?

You may have heard that Kiawah Island has a guardhouse at its main entrance. So you may be wondering: what happens if you aren’t staying on the island? Is Kiawah open to the public? Can I still enjoy its pristine, … Read More

Angel Oak Tree

Everything You Need to Know About Seeing the Majestic Angel Oak Tree in Person

Just outside the city of Charleston, South Carolina lies one of the south’s oldest and most fabled flora: the Angel Oak Tree.  You don’t need to be an arborist to appreciate its majesty. While its 65-foot height is nothing to … Read More

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Direct Flights to Charleston, SC: The Latest Scoop

Charleston is a hub of romance, a hub of history, a hub of culture—and, more and more, a hub for direct flights from around the US. From the East Coast, to the West Coast, to the Midwest, to other cities … Read More

Kiawah Island Nightlife

Does Kiawah Island Have Nightlife?

So you’re coming to Kiawah Island and wondering about what to do after dark. Does Kiawah even have nightlife? The short answer: yes, we do! We may be a slow-paced island, but that doesn’t mean the fun stops when the … Read More

Our Top 5 Restaurants on Johns Island

As Johns Island locals, we’ve spent a lot of time around the table at Johns Island restaurants. From five-star French cuisine to farmstand joints specializing in fresh catches, we’ve tried them all, and we’re here to dish on what we’ve … Read More

Kiawah Island beach biking

5 Kiawah Island Nature Center Adventures to Try

Walks & Bike Tours See another side of the beach with a guided nighttime walk. Learn more about Kiawah Island’s history with a cycling tour. The Kiawah Island Nature Center hosts an array of local-led excursions that give you a … Read More