Where To Stay In Kiawah Island, South Carolina - Updated 2024

where to stay in kiawah island
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Kiawah Island is a beautiful and stunning sea barrier in South Carolina. It is primarily a private beach and golf resort. It feels great to watch the lovely waves of the ocean touch the beautiful golden sands of the beach. Hearing the soothing sounds of the water is so peaceful and relaxing. Some of the places that you must visit here include Beachwalker Drive, Kiawah Beach water Park, Ocean Course Drive, and Night Heron Park. While these places are definitely already on your list, what has not made your list yet is the best place to stay in. We have tried to tackle that problem by putting together a list of some of the best accommodation options available. Read on to find out where to stay in Kiawah Island, South Carolina!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 19, 2024.

Hotel

1. Andell Inn (from USD 487)

The rooms at Andell Inn are absolutely brilliant and comfortable with free WiFi, work desks and ironing facilities. Each of the rooms come with a private bathroom. All the rooms also come with a cable TV to let you watch your favourite TV shows. Dry cleaning and laundry facilities are both provided for your convenience. The hotel features a wonderful fitness centre that lets you stay on track to your fitness goals. The breakfast served every morning is absolutely sumptuous and delicious that really kickstarts your day.

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Andell Inn

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 300 Farm Lake View Road
13.96 km (8.7 mi) from Angel Oak Tree

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

Villas

2. Gorgeous villa close to places of interest (from USD 299)

This lovely apartment is located close to several family-friendly activities that will be loved by all. There are also several restaurants in close vicinity where you can eat everything that you wish to. The apartment itself is super comfortable and cosy that makes you feel like you are still sitting at your own home. The amazing back deck gives you wonderful views of the golf course and bike path. WiFi is available along with a fully-equipped kitchen and cable TV.

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina, United States
14.32 km (8.9 mi) from Angel Oak Tree
236 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable beds and everything available at our fingertips for a nice stay
we enjoy cooking and the kitchen was well equipped
very comfortable for two couples
christina's villa was nicer than expected with everything you need in the kitchen all fresh and clean
we appreciated all the kitchen utensils available for use
Cleanliness:
clean and quiet place
very clean as well
very clean and comfortable
lots of clean towels and linens
very clean and cheerful
Host:
she was always very responsive to my questions
great host and quick response great location
great follow up by owner
christina is a great host she is communicative and knows her area
the owner was so gracious and accommodating of some changes in our itinerary which we very much appreciated
Location:
great location on the island
super close to the beach
great location for golf viewing and a walk to the beach
the location is perfect with easy access to beach and bike path
great place in a great location
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3. Stunning villa with a well-equipped kitchen (from USD 230)

This amazing villa is perfect for a group of four persons. There is a stunning kitchen that has only recently been renovated. It is well-equipped with all the appliances that are required for you to cook your delicious meals. There is a large and spacious living room that is equipped with a flat-screen TV that is mounted to the wall. You also get a laundry room that has a washer and a dryer. WiFi is also available for you.

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina, United States
13.09 km (8.2 mi) from Angel Oak Tree
105 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
large screen tv in front room was awesome
the furniture was very comfortable and comfortably clean
the mattresses were very comfortable and the murphy bed was very comfortable
the kitchen is well outfitted & we liked the convenience of having a washer & dryer too
villa is excellent close to night heron park ( sp) w/ pools & more
Cleanliness:
clean and very comfortable condo
the condo was very clean and spacious
clean comfortable and well equipped
this place was great it was very clean and all new appliances
the villa was very clean and equipped with everything we needed
Host:
instantly responsive to a couple of questions i highly recommend this property
brendan is very responsive
Location:
great location on kiawah just a minute walk to the beach and close to grocery store and restaurants
wonderful place and close to the beach
shopping for food is easy at freshfields nearby
we had a wonderful time super close and just a short walk to the beach
an excellent vacation rental with a very convenient location at the beach
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Apartments

4. Lovely accommodation close to the sea

This amazing apartment that is perfect for a couple is one of the most relaxing accommodation options that you can find in the area. This condo has only recently been renovated in the most minimalistic but beautiful way. It is the simplicity of the place that makes it so appealing. One of the best features of the apartment is the amazing sounds of the waves that you can hear. This is such a refreshing way of waking up in the morning and a relaxing way of going to sleep at night. Several amenities are available in the apartment such as TV, WiFi, a well-equipped kitchen, and more.

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina, United States
14.3 km (8.9 mi) from Angel Oak Tree
246 reviews  
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it has a very comfortable king bed an air mattress and extra blankets in the closet
beachy furniture and a big king size bed with pretty linens
the kiawah resort is an amazing place with endless bike paths amazing pools and an abundance of nature
community pools and facilities available to enjoy
it comes with everything you need and is super comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean cozy and charming
it was spotless and comfortable
the place was excellent and very clean
it was clean comfortable and cozy
everything was as clean as can be
Host:
the host was very responsive and accommodating
we absolutely love the hosts
awesome place with a great host
highly recommend his place and he's a great host
chandler was an amazing host and his villa on kiawah was perfect for a weekend getaway
Location:
great location short walk to the beach
great location chandler is very responsive
very nice place and great location
easy walk to the beach
the location is great it's a walk across the street from the beach
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5. Cozy dwelling near the beach

This cosy but spacious apartment is a perfect option for a group of six persons. This is perfect if you are travelling with your friends or family. This apartment is located close to the beach, making it very convenient for you to take a walk in the lovely sands of the beach while hearing the silent whispers made by the water. The apartment offers a lot of amenities such as free WiFi, flat-screen TV, as well as two bikes. These amenities just add on to your entire experience and make you comfortable just like you are in your own home. If you are travelling with your pets, you will have to pay extra charges.

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina, United States
14.28 km (8.9 mi) from Angel Oak Tree
224 reviews  
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were very comfortable but the couch was not
the space itself is cozy comfortable and with all the amenities you might need
beautiful space with super soft beds and plenty of space for a family of four
Cleanliness:
very clean stylish condo
clean and comfortable
clean condo with beautiful beaches
whole condo was spotlessly clean
updated and clean
Host:
the host is very responsive to questions and provides timely responses
we really appreciated how quickly the owner responded to questions
jennifer was a great host and always responded quickly
matt was very kind and answered all questions very promptly
he was super friendly accommodating and helpful
Location:
) the location was ideal
very cute place in a great location
quiet safe location
good location for a beach or golf vacation
great location easy access to everywhere we wanted to go
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6. Splendid home for a family (from USD 240)

Perfect accommodation for about four persons, this beautiful apartment lets you enjoy the splendidness of the beach and the sea. You can watch the waves roll in and kiss the golden sand of the beach. Since it is so close to the beach, you can simply go for a walk whenever you feel like being close to the mesmerizing sea. Walk, relax, or just sunbathe at the beach. The apartment itself has a number of facilities available for your convenience. Some of these amenities available for you include WiFi, a well-equipped kitchen, TV, and washer. Waking up and going to sleep here are things that are surely going to be an experience of a lifetime.

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina, United States
14.36 km (9.0 mi) from Angel Oak Tree
153 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
heather's place was very clean comfortable and relaxing
the sandlapper is so clean and comfortable and very well appointed
the place was very clean and stocked with absolutely everything you would need
the condo is very clean very thoughtfully decorated and spacious for a couple
very clean and comfortable place to stay highly recommend staying at the sandlapper
Host:
she's one of those hosts who thinks of every little thing to make sure her guests are comfortable
this place is a gem heather was the most gracious host
heather was a great host she kept us updated and was very flexible
cutest condo ever beautiful beach special touches comfy bed and that porch heather was a six star host
everything was as pictured heather is responsive and so accommodating
Location:
great location to the beach only a short walk to it
decorated very cute lots of nice extra touches and close to the beach
it is located in a lovely quiet section of kiawah island with a short walk to the beach
heather's place is a quiet scenic sweet little spot that's very close to the beach
we couldn't have been more pleased with the house and the great location
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7. Spacious villa for a group of six (from USD 175)

This beautiful apartment is spacious and is a great option if you are a big group of about six persons. There are two bedrooms in the apartment along with many apartments that make you feel at home. Enjoy cooking delicious meals in the fully equipped kitchen of the villa. The TV and WiFi let you stay connected to the rest of the world. Share your wonderful memories from here on your Instagram and tantalize your friends and family to visit too. Washer and essentials are also available for your use.

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina, United States
14.3 km (8.9 mi) from Angel Oak Tree
145 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 5 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tv and internet easy to access
Cleanliness:
very clean condo and nice showers
the villa was very nice and clean
Host:
great rental with great host
jennifer was super responsive to our questions even late on a friday night
great location and great host loved jennifer's place at kiawah
Location:
a great place in a great location
perfect location quiet and peaceful a very quick walk to the beach
comfortable immaculate and a great location
perfect location only a few hundred yards from beach and 2 mins from golf course
great location on kiawah - convenient to beach and to market area for groceries etc
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8. Renovated apartment with wonderful views

This beautiful and modern lagoon is a great space for about six persons. The ambience of the apartment is very cosy and comfortable, and you will not feel like you are in a strange house. Everything here will welcome you warmly. There is a lot of natural light flooding the apartment, which just adds on to the wonderful ambience of the house. The apartment has a central air-conditioning system, along with other amenities such as TV, WiFi, a fully equipped kitchen, washer, and dryer. Everything is available in the apartment for your convenience and comfort.

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12.39 km (7.7 mi) from Angel Oak Tree
26 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
beautiful place clean and fresh
very nice clean and comfortable
the space was clean and comfortable lots of extra towels and has everything you’ll need during your stay
the villa was well furnished newly remodeled and clean
the condo had a great layout and was very spacious
Location:
the location was amazing
good location to bike to beach (3 min) and quiet serene surroundings
location is great we would stay here again
great place for a relaxing beach get away
for not being ocean front the location relative to the beach was great
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9. Oceanfront getaway for four (from USD 1929)

A great option for a group of four persons, you can choose this modern apartment with great interiors if you are a small family. This house offers a great escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The house faces the ocean, which means that you are always close to the soothing sounds of nature. Watch the waves playing softly with the sand and go to sleep listening to their soft sounds. The modern kitchen of the apartment has all the appliances that would be required to cook meals with ease. Find this fully equipped kitchen completely at your disposal. There are also other amenities such as WiFi, TV, and essentials like towels and bedsheets.

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina, United States
13.13 km (8.2 mi) from Angel Oak Tree
166 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was like sleeping on a cloud
favorites include kitchen amenities shower beach location/access view/sound of waves from interior etc
great kitchen outstanding bathroom and the view from the bedroom is very nice in the morning
very nice lines for the bed and bath and a comfortable mattress for the bed
the bathroom was gorgeous with a beautiful shower with three shower heads and a bench
Cleanliness:
very nice place spotless and modern
the place is perfect beautiful clean and inviting
i highly recommend this condo - very clean and comfortable
super clean great spot and ron was very helpful
all areas of ron's place are very clean and well appointed ( kitchen family room bath bedroom etc
Host:
ron was very helpful and quick to respond to any questions we had
our host ron was very responsive and accommodating to an unexpected change in our plans
fanbulous host and beautiful condo
ron was extremely responsive as a host and was also very flexible with our arrival
plus ron is super responsive and helpful as a host
Location:
great condo wonderful location on the beach
the location cannot be beaten
great location right on the beach and close to the sanctuary
ron's place was a beautifully renovated condo with a great location
great location with direct access to the beach
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10. Stylish and renovated home for six (from USD 239)

This spacious apartment for six persons was only recently renovated and styled. The beautiful furnishings used to decorate the interior of the apartment is one of the reasons why it feels so much like home. The villa feels quite fresh and gives you a relief from the hustle and bustle of everyday mayhem. There is a lot of natural light pouring into the rooms of the villa that you will surely love. The kitchen has also been renovated and is well-stocked with everything required to cook meals. Several amenities are offered for your convenience such as WiFi, TV, dryer, washer, and essentials like bedsheets and towels.

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina, United States
12.41 km (7.8 mi) from Angel Oak Tree
97 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great ac for summer months and fast wifi for the smart tv
other things i wish i would have packed: coffee for the keurig and toilet paper
there was plenty of room and a really great view of the pond
Cleanliness:
a very clean stylish residence
ashley’s villa was very clean and comfortable
clean comfortable place with easy beach access
very clean and found the place to be as described
ashley's place is just as pictured and just as advertised - newly renovated clean upscale and comfortable
Host:
ashley is a thoughtful host
ashley is a fabulous host
ashley is a great host
best of all ashley is a very responsive host
ashley is extremely helpful and accommodating
Location:
the location of this villa is ideal too
great location on the island
nice place great location
the location is perfect with a walk to the beach under 10 minutes
the beach is super close by bike or a very short walk
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The perfect haunt in Kiawah Island

This ends our list with the hope that we have made it easy for you to choose the accommodation that makes you feel at home. Go through the list and find the one that appeals to you the most; choose the best place to stay in Kiawah Island, South Carolina.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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