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Best things to do in Kiawah Island

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“Our second favorite beach! A small road trip away from James Island but totally worth the drive! The water is calmer and it’s quieter. It’s where we head when we want peace and quiet.”
30local recommendations
Bar
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“Great Breakfast and Dinner but be sure and check hours, they change in the off-season.”
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Restaurant
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Café
“Very pleasant surroundings but perhaps a bit overpriced. The pastry selection is always fresh.”
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Golf Course
“Amazing view of the Ocean Course on Kiawah. Great food and drinks. Make a day of it. Rent bikes and enjoy the beautiful island!”
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Sports Bar
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“Watch the game, hang out with friends and enjoy great food and drinks. This place is popular so get there early for the game. Restaurant side has a good menu for families.”
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Bar
“The Heart of Kiawah Island. Absolutely beautiful, lovely place to have a drink or more!”
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Restaurant
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Lodging
“PGA Ocean course and several other golf courses. The Sanctuary Spa is a must do splurge .. five star!”
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Home Goods Store
“An outdoor shopping village with a great Grocery store, Sports Store, Coffee Shop, Ice Cream shop, Restaurants, and Outdoor Concerts in the summer.”
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Health
“Vincent’s is an old time soda fountain offering Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Ice Cream. Get a traditional eggs and bacon breakfast, then stop back for a hand pattied hamburger w/ a shake.”
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Winery
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“NEARBY Features 48 exceptional wines by the glass everyday, 840 hand selected wines by the bottle everyday, 48 local and regional craft beers, and delicious light fare. The highlight of FortyEight is the ability to taste our 48 featured wines everyday. Using our automated wine servers, you are able to get a taste (1 oz.), a half glass (2.5 oz.), or a full glass (5 oz.) of any of our 48 exceptional wines, just by inserting your FortyEight smartcard. And if you are shopping for wine to take home, you can taste any of our 48 featured wines before you buy them! In addition, there are 840 wines available by the bottle, hand selected by our wine team; and 48 local and regional craft beers, ”
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Bar
“Enjoy cocktails, snacks, the ocean, and a view of the 18th green of the 2012 PGA Championship course, The Ocean Course at Kiawah”
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Park
“Pool Facility - Communal Pool Daily Guest fees apply for the Pool $12 per adult per day plus tax Under 12 years old $7 per day plus tax”
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Locality
“Private beach community and golf resort. I'll give you the password to get on the property!”
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