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Kiawah Island vacation rentals

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Condo in Kiawah Island
Kiawah Island Villa Captain’s Quarters
Enjoy this stylish one-bedroom, 2nd-floor villa located 100 yards from the beach on beautiful Kiawah Island. It has an 18-foot vaulted ceiling with a beautiful lagoon view from the screened porch. The bedroom offers a king-size bed, desk, walk-in closet, and a remodeled bath. The fully equipped kitchen includes a dining table for four. The villa also has a new queen-size sleeper sofa, hardwood floors throughout, a washer/dryer, and a dedicated parking space immediately in front of the building.
$200 per night
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Steps from the Beach at Seascape
Welcome to our 600 sq ft, 1-bedroom & 1-bath Villa located on Kiawah's vibrant West Beach. Just steps from the ocean and world-class golf just beyond. Perfect for a couples getaway, family beach retreat, or the golf experience of a lifetime. Our villa is equipped with a chef's kitchen including stainless steel appliances including a commercial-grade beer/wine cooler. You'll feel at home in our living space that features vaulted ceilings and a screen porch to match. The perfect place to relax!
$115 per night
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Bright & Gorgeous; The Best of Kiawah
At Tennis Club Villa you can walk to everything! This airy minimalist condo has been newly remodeled with a fresh neutral palette and striking lighting. Gorgeous new hardwoods, brand-new furniture. Steps away from the Roy Barth Tennis center, and a short walk to the beach, The Sanctuary, Town Center, and Turtle Point Golf Club. Beware: you'll never want to leave! Please note: we personally manage our property and it doesn’t have Kiawah Resort amenities. RBL21-000396
$131 per night
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Stay near Kiawah Island's top sights

Photo of Kiawah Beachwalker Park
Kiawah Beachwalker Park81 locals recommend
Photo of Freshfields Village
Freshfields Village50 locals recommend
Photo of The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort12 locals recommend
Photo of Ocean Course Clubhouse
Ocean Course Clubhouse7 locals recommend
Photo of King Street Grille
King Street Grille16 locals recommend
Photo of Night Heron Park
Night Heron Park7 locals recommend

Kiawah Island house rentals

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Lagoon-a Beach Villa: Fairway Oaks Villa w/ Resplendent Interior - Near Beach
$350 per night
Home in Seabrook Island
Beach House- 0.4 Miles from the Ocean
$108 per night
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3 Bedroom Beach House behind Vanderhorst Gate
$278 per night
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Marsh front home w/ endless views, spacious outdoor living areas- bike to beach!
$316 per night
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Waterfront cottage with shared pool, river view, and beach access
$477 per night
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Scenic view cottage w/ skylights & Free WiFi- across the street from the beach!
$276 per night
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Kiawah Home with Private Pool & Large Porch
$461 per night
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Home in Folly Beach
Sandy Dog Beach House by StayDuvet | Beach Access!
$342 per night
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Spacious Kiawah Island Home w/Deck - Walk to Beach
$202 per night
Home in Johns Island
Lofty Home with Private Hot Tub, Deck, & Sunroom - Walk to the Beach
$308 per night
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Renovated cottage w/ deck & screened porch - walk 150 yards to the beach
$281 per night
Home in Kiawah Island
Dog-friendly home with deck, grill & pool - easy walk to beach, dining & shops
$326 per night

Kiawah Island condo rentals

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Peaceful 1 BR Villa in West Beach ~ Kiawah Island
$126 per night
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**Newly Renovated** Oceanfront Villa
$337 per night
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4784 Tennis Club Villa
$122 per night
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Freshly Renovated Seaside Home - Close to Tennis, Golf, and Beach Activities
$212 per night
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Fairway Oaks Villa, 100 yards from the beach
$116 per night
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First-Floor Seascape Villa with Easy Beach Access - Tennis, Golf Nearby
$200 per night
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Dog-Friendly Renovated Condo with Screened Porch - Tennis, Golf & Beach Nearby
$191 per night
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Sleek Beachfront Condo with Stunning Views - Walk to Shopping & Dining, Near Golf
$540 per night
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Charming condo with private beach access, on-site golf, high-speed WiFi & AC
$186 per night
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The Sandlapper
$185 per night
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4315 Windswept Villa - SWEETGRASS
$167 per night
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Luxury Treetop Kiawah Island Villa—3min from beach
$267 per night

Kiawah Island cottage rentals

Cottage in Kiawah Island
Incredible riverfront, gorgeous, renovated cottage
$482 per night
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Remodeled Cottage on Sparrow Pond, Walk to Beach!
$305 per night
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Stunning remodeled cottage, central location!
$476 per night
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Cottage w/ On-Site Golf, Shared Pool, & Beautiful Inlet Views - Near the Beach!
$269 per night
Cottage in Kiawah Island
Charming cottage with big deck - close to the beach, golf & tennis
$263 per night
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Charming cottage yards to beach and recent reno
$410 per night
Cottage in Kiawah Island
1030 Sparrow Pond: Lovely Cottage w/ Pool Access
$245 per night
Cottage in Kiawah Island
Perfect cottage in popular Inlet Cove!
$394 per night
Cottage in Johns Island
Chic Johns Island Cottage w/ King Bed+Smart TVs!
$99 per night
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Cottage in Kiawah Island
Completely Renovated, 5 min walk to beach
$548 per night
Cottage in Johns Island
Remodeled Riverside Sunset View Cottage
$354 per night
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Cottage in Seabrook Island
Renovated Cottage Within Walking Distance to Beach
$336 per night
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Your guide to Kiawah Island

INTRODUCTION

This tranquil island southwest of Charleston puts nature first, rigorously protecting its beaches, marshland, and forests. That means you might encounter a whitetail deer as you walk under the canopies of live oak trees in the island’s forest, or catch the flash of a snowy egret as you kayak through a marsh. Sea turtle and bottlenose dolphin sightings are common along the 10 miles of sandy beaches. Kiawah Island is a favorite getaway for golfers, too, its championship golf courses considered some of the best (and most picturesque) in the country. Visitors should note that the island, which is a gated community, prizes its peace and quiet: There’s a nighttime noise ordinance, and many areas can be reached on foot or by bike rather than car.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Kiawah Island?

Spring and summer are the most popular times to visit Kiawah Island, but the weather stays mild year-round. In spring, temperatures range from the mid-50s to the mid-70s Fahrenheit. The summer months warm to prime beach weather, in the 80s. Summer can get muggy, though there’s an oceanfront breeze, and passing thunderstorms are common in the afternoons. Starting in October, temperatures start to cool down, though daytime temperatures rarely get below 60 degrees, even in January. Fall and winter are generally dry.


What are the top things to do in Kiawah Island?

Beachwalker Park

Not every stretch of coast is open to visitors—some parts are accessible only to homeowners and their guests—but the public beach, Beachwalker Park, is one of the island’s best anyway. There, you’ll find calm waters and just enough amenities—beach gear rentals, a snack stand—to make a day of it. Just remember not to disturb the sea turtle eggs you may spy on the shore (Kiawah is a prime spot for loggerhead turtles in summer).

Captain Sam’s Inlet

At this inlet between Kiawah and neighboring Seabrook Island, you can watch bottlenose dolphins as they herd fish up onto the sandbar and then toss themselves up there to eat, a rare behavior known as strand feeding. Visit just before or after low tide to spot them.

Night Heron Park

This is the island’s main destination for getting to know the resident wildlife. Start off at the interactive nature center, where you can learn about the local snakes, turtles, and gators, before heading off on the 30 miles of trails through the forest.