Author Archives: Jeanette Lawson

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

Ultimate Guide to the Kiawah Island Marathon 2019

If you’re going to push your body to its limits, you might as well do it in a setting that will nourish your soul! The 42nd Kiawah Island Marathon and Half Marathon will be held on December 14th, 2019 at … Read More

Kiawah Island Wildlife Encounters

There are countless reasons to love it here, but for many visitors (and residents like us!) up-close encounters with Kiawah Island wildlife tops the list. Our protected, ecologically diverse island—with its beaches, woodlands and coastal marshes—creates the ideal habitat for … Read More

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Kiawah Island Loggerhead Turtles Hatching, Explained 

Anyone who’s spent significant time on Kiawah Island can tell you how dearly the community holds its loggerhead turtles. There’s a patrol dedicated to them. A restaurant named after them. Along with our dune-frolicking deer, golf-course-wandering alligators, and night-prowling bobcats, … Read More

Kiawah Island Beach

Kiawah Island Beach Life: 5 Ways the Livin’ is Easier Here

From Maine to Florida, there are a lot of lovable beaches on the East Coast. We might be biased, but we’ll say it anyway: Kiawah Island’s beach truly stands apart from the rest. With bikeable sand, friendly folks, mouthwatering eateries, … Read More

Where is Kiawah Island?

Where is Kiawah Island: Your Quick and Easy Beach Getaway

So you’ve just had coffee with a friend who’s raving about her latest Kiawah Island escape. Or maybe you spent the morning drooling over social media photos of Kiawah’s amazing beach, lowcountry charm, and coastal cuisine. Either way—now you can’t … Read More

Kiawah Island weddings

Marital Bliss: Your Guide to Kiawah Island Weddings

Intimate gathering or blowout bash? Live music or DJ? Chocolate cake or vanilla? Anyone who’s planned a wedding knows the choices can seem endless. And one of the first—and maybe toughest—choices you’ll make is where to host the event. If … Read More

Kiawah Island a South Carolina Vacation

Why Kiawah Island Should be on Your South Carolina Vacations Shortlist

Did you know Conde Nast Traveler readers voted Kiawah Island as the 2017 No. 2 Island in the world, and Charleston, South Carolina as the 2016 No.1 City in the World? With its majestic beach, award-winning golf courses, meandering bike trails, and … Read More

Weather on Kiawah Island

Kiawah Island Weather Report: What to Know Before You Book

Of course there’s no time quite like summertime on Kiawah Island—but don’t count the other months out! Kiawah Island weather varies from season to season, but with our subtropical climate, you can enjoy the outdoors almost all year long. Our … Read More

South Carolina Islands

Beginner’s Guide to the South Carolina Islands

You don’t have to go to the Caribbean to live the “Island Life”— it’s all right here on the the South Carolina islands. Our string of 34 palmetto-studded sea islands range from untamed and secluded to five-star and bustling. While … Read More