It's hard not to be entranced by Kiawah Island's beauty, with varied wildlife and picturesque scenery abounding on this South Carolina barrier island. Cycling and walking are great ways to appreciate the natural delights, whilst fishing and enjoying the excellent golf courses are other rewarding activities. You'll find outstanding vacation rentals, including spacious oceanfront properties, so that you can let your cares drift away on the sea breeze.
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Popular Rental Amenities in Kiawah Island
Listed above are the most popular filters in Kiawah Island and the number of properties that offer them. In Kiawah Island, 402 properties provide "Pool". Consequently, if you want a rental with a pool, select the Pool filter to compare these rentals. Not as many vacation rentals in Kiawah Island are available if you like to end your days curled up by the fire or if you need a crib for your baby as "Crib" and "Fireplace" are not very popular features in this destination.
Waterfront Vacation Rentals in Kiawah Island
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Price and Availability Index in Kiawah Island
Vacation Rental Price Information in Kiawah Island
We rendered price information data on the above graph to give you more insights on prices in Kiawah Island. Vacation rental prices are the highest in August (8/31 - 9/7). The cheapest week to book a vacation rental is in January (1/13 - 1/20).
Rental availability information in Kiawah Island
This graph shows the vacation rental availability rate for the next twelve months. The week with the lowest percentage of available accommodations is in August (8/31 - 9/7). On the contrary, only 24% of the rentals are booked during a week in December (12/9 - 12/16).
The Weather in Kiawah Island
You can see our climate diagram above. In the next 6 months, July will have higher average temperatures. January is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 41°. The rainiest month is August while the driest month is October.
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Where to Eat on Kiawah Island
1. Jasmine Porch
The food on Kiawah Island is as varied as it comes. But if you want to relish local Lowcountry fare, Jasmine Porch is the place to visit. This ocean view restaurant serves classic Southern cuisine with a touch of sophistication. Try their signature Shrimp & Grits.
2. The Ocean Room
The Ocean Room, a Forbes 4-star and AAA 4-Diamond eatery, is an upscale steakhouse ideal for fine-dining. Choose from the prime steaks and fresh seafood, and pair it with a glass of wine. The Lobster Mac & Cheese, Ribeye, and Foie Gras are favorites on the menu.
3. Cherrywood BBQ & Ale House
Visit the Cherrywood BBQ & Ale House for authentic smoked Southern BBQ. Enjoy tender, juicy ribs, onion rings, and the Four Cheese Mac in the outdoor seating area and take your pick from the impressive choice of local as well as imported craft and draft beers.
Tomasso at Turtle Point specializes in authentic Italian cuisine prepared with fresh ingredients. Tuck into hand-made pasta and pizzas served with delicious home-style sauces. The gnocchi made with jumbo lump crab and provolone piccante is a popular delight.
5. Night Heron Grill & Bar
At the Night Heron Grill & Bar, you can enjoy fresh local seafood and more by the poolside. This seasonal restaurant is also ideal for a family lunch after a fun time in the pool. Try their specialty sandwiches and grilled fish tacos with a refreshing cocktail from the bar.
Family Bonding Time
Bohicket Marina offers boat tours and fishing equipment, so the whole family can spend quality time together amidst the idyllic natural scenery of Kiawah Island. Rent a bike from one of the island's three rental companies and explore miles of coastal trails. The kids will love discovering the stunning, wildlife-filled tidal creeks and salt marshes.
Don't miss Captain Sam's Inlet, where you can see bottlenose dolphins feeding, whilst kayaking is a firm favourite with youngsters, who will be entertained by a variety of tidal trails and resort paddling tours to suit all experience levels.
Exploring the Island
With miles of beaches and coastal marshland to explore, Kiawah Island is all about the outdoors. Hiking is a great way to see the island, and one of the best vantage points is Marsh Hawk Tower, a wildlife viewing location accessed via the Kiawah River marshlands. Bring your binoculars and look out for the array of birds, or watch out for the alligators floating in nearby Bass Pond.
Venture out at dawn or dusk to see the many species that inhabit Kiawah's diverse woodlands and dunes, including bobcats, deer and foxes. Atmospheric East End Lagoon, home to the rare Snowy Plover bird, is also not to be missed.
5 Must-See Attractions on Kiawah Island
1. Beachwalker County Park
This idyllic beach is ideal for sunbathing and water sports. Take advantage of the picnic area and grill for laid-back barbecues as the sun goes down.
2. Kiawah Island Golf Resort
A glamorous resort with incredible coastal views, the Kiawah Island Golf Resort is the perfect place to tee off. Aside from golf, you can indulge in spa treatments or play a little tennis before a feast in the superb clubhouse restaurant.
3. Freshfields Village
Freshfields Village is a mall boasting shopping, dining and entertainment for every taste. With 60 events annually including a seasonal farmer's market, concerts and kids' events, there's always something exciting happening here.
4. Night Heron Park
Encounter the natural environment through the Nature Program at Night Heron Park. A diverse range of activities for the whole family, as well as beautiful flora and fauna await.
5. Osprey Point Golf Course
Completely renovated in 2014, this stunning course extends across maritime forests, lagoons and saltwater marshes. It was recently awarded a near-perfect 4.5 stars in Golf Digest's 'Best Places to Play' list.
Information about vacation rentals in Kiawah Island
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||1,028 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 72%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$99|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pool, Pets allowed and Internet|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||92 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||383 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the average price per night for a vacation home in Kiawah Island?
The price of a night's stay in Kiawah Island starts at $99. If you are looking for a house rental, the nightly price is $1,226 on average. A villa Kiawah Island will cost on average $540 per night.
How many vacation homes are available for booking in Kiawah Island?
Currently there are 1,028 rentals to choose from for your vacation.
What amenities are most popular for vacation rentals in Kiawah Island?
If you're looking to book a vacation rental in Kiawah Island, the most common amenities are: Pool, Pets allowed and Internet.
How many vacation rentals with a pool are in Kiawah Island?
There are 383 rentals from 7 providers in Kiawah Island.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in Kiawah Island?
Finding a vacation home in Kiawah Island that allows dogs is easy, with 92 pet-friendly available.
What's the best time of year to travel to Kiawah Island?
If you are looking for a vacation rental in Kiawah Island, consider that rainy season is typically in August or September, with October often being the driest.
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