Where to stay around Kiawah Island?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,131 holiday lettings near Kiawah Island. From 984 houses to 559 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kiawah Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kiawah Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kiawah Island:

  • East Beach: 450 holiday homes
  • West Beach Village: 286 holiday homes
  • Vanderhorst Plantation: 323 holiday homes
  • West Beach: 514 holiday homes
  • East Beach Village: 422 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kiawah Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kiawah Island. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kiawah Beachwalker Park: 3,119 holiday lettings
  • Cougar Point Golf Course: 3,121 holiday lettings
  • Golf Club at Briar's Creek: 3,411 holiday lettings
  • Night Heron Park: 3,235 holiday lettings
  • Ocean Course: 3,508 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kiawah Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Kiawah Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 984 houses in Kiawah Island. Our other popular types of Kiawah Island holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 559 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 264 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 163 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kiawah Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,056 holiday homes with pool available in Kiawah Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a vacation rental in Kiawah Island, USA your home away from home

    A Kiawah Island self-catering vacation rental in is found on Kiawah Island on the Atlantic Coast in Charleston County, South Carolina. Characterised by long stretches of beautiful white sand, palm tree fringed beaches and boasting five award winning golf courses, Kiawah Island has numerous by county parks, fishing piers, marinas and water parks. The interior of the skinny island is densely wooded; the ocean front pleasantly breezy.

    Things to do in Kiawah Island

    Vacation rentals in Kiawah Island are a must for golf players both serious and recreational. One of the five courses, the Ocean course has seen Rider Cup action as well as other major championships and is considered one of the toughest courses on the East Coast. Tennis is also widely available so if you enjoy a game then make sure you bring your racquets. Fishing is also a popular past time from the Fishing pier on Folly Beach or Mt Pleasant Pier both nearby.

    The beaches around a Kiawah Island holiday rental are beautiful and so vast that it is always possible to feel that you are completely away from it all or to find beach activities and fun. If you want to a much livelier water experience then visit any of the three water parks nearby; Splash Island, Splash Zone or Whirlin’Waters. For more strenuous activities James Island County Park has a 50 foot climbing wall and bouldering cave as well as hiking trails, kayaking, and fishing docks.

    Places to visit in Kiawah Island

    Probably the most obvious place to visit, while staying in a Kiawah Island vacation home, is Charleston, a port town famous for more than a very lively 1920’s dance. Visit the French Quarter, known for its art galleries, historic churches and architecture. A stroll through the Battery and White Point Gardens with its amazing views and elegant historic mansions is also a must. In fact the whole city is awash with heritage, culture with mysterious graveyards, Revolutionary and Civil War sites, cobblestone streets, secret passageways and endless photo opportunities.

    Weather in Kiawah Island, USA

    On holiday at Kiawah Island self-catering vacation accommodation you’ll encounter a subtropical climate, which brings lots of warm sunny weather from spring through to autumn and temperatures peaking above 30 degrees in June, July and August. The rest of the year here is very mild, with plenty of moderately warm days.

    Cheap flights to Kiawah Island, USA

    Vacation rentals on Kiawah Island are around 25 miles from Charleston Airport (CHS), which can be reached from UK by flying from London Heathrow (LHR) to Atlanta (ATL) with Delta Air Lines or British Airways, and catching a connecting flight with Delta.

    Activities and attractions in and around Kiawah Island

    Are you looking for things to do during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy Kiawah Island for its golfing and cycling. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Kiawah Island a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Turtle Point Golf Course (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Osprey Point Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Cougar Point Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Ocean Course (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
    • Splash Zone Waterpark (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
    • Edisto Island Serpentarium (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Kiawah Island

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kiawah Island

    Travellers enjoy Kiawah Island for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kiawah Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Night Heron Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • Kiawah Beachwalker Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Folly Beach County Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
    • Angel Oak Tree (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
    • Botany Bay Plantation (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
    • Edisto Beach State Park (13.7 mi / 22 km)