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Jeanette Lawson

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 mean to us “mom & pop” vacation rental companies. Give it a watch!  Here’s our

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Kiawah Island Dunes
Jeanette Lawson

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, uncrowded beaches without a pass? Yes! Kiawah Island is indeed open to the public; you

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Airplane flying over water at sunset
Jeanette Lawson

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 here in the South, getting to Charleston without a pesky layover is easier than ever.

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Kiawah Island Nightlife
Jeanette Lawson

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 sun goes down. Start with a sunset cocktail, have a wine tasting, then follow it

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Jeanette Lawson

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 learned. Read on to discover our top five favorite Johns Island restaurants.   Fat Hen

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Kiawah Island beach biking
Jeanette Lawson

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 richer perspective of the island while allowing you to enjoy its natural beauty. Walking and

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Jeanette Lawson

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 the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, with runners taking off at  8 a.m. from East Beach

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Jeanette Lawson

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 a whole range of critters of the sea, earth and sky. Take a look at

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