Kiawah's Exciting Island-Wide Expansion

Since we welcomed our first guests in 1976, Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s mission has always been to provide each guest with an unparalleled experience through our caring, gracious service—in the tradition of genuine southern hospitality—and through world-class amenities and facilities. True to that spirit, we fully renovated all five of our championship golf courses and are now in the midst of an island-wide expansion, adding a collection of stunning new resort buildings and improvements that will further enhance our already exceptional offerings. Here’s a timeline of what to watch for.

West Beach Conference Center
Opened March 2020

Kiawah Island Golf Resort presents the West Beach Conference Center. World-renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern Architects designed the center, which pays homage to the enduring classical architectural tradition found throughout the South Carolina Lowcountry. Offering more than 23,000 square feet of pre-event and meeting space, the new facility complements the already highly acclaimed and diverse venues and amenities offered to groups hosted by the resort.
Villa Registration
Now Welcoming Guests

We are delighted to present our lovely new Villa Registration–conveniently located at 2 Shipwatch Road, Kiawah Island, SC–where all villa and home guests will now be greeted at the beginning of their stay, just steps from the new conference center and all the restaurants and amenities at Cougar Point Clubhouse.
The Sanctuary Chapel
Recently Unveiled

With seating for 150, this new chapel will offer weekly non-denominational services and serve as yet another resort wedding venue.
Cougar Point Clubhouse
Opened June 2019

Following the renovation of this Gary Player-designed course in 2017, the focus turned to the clubhouse to elevate the complete golf experience. Situated on a prominent knoll overlooking the 18th hole, this fully reimagined classic clubhouse is now the perfect venue for pre-round preparation and post-round relaxation. Golfers will enjoy the fully stocked pro shop and comfortable locker room facility. And everyone is invited to indulge in their comfort food cravings at the 125-seat Players’ Pub with full bar.
Roy Barth Tennis Center
Roy Barth Tennis Center
Expansion Completed Spring 2019

With 10 new Har-Tru courts and the resurfacing of 12 previously existing courts, the expanded Roy Barth Tennis Center features a total of 22 courts to serve as the home base for the resort’s award-winning tennis instruction and for guests to fully enjoy the game they love. All 10 Har-Tru courts benefit from HydroCourt technology, which keeps the clay consistently hydrated throughout the day, improving the playing surface and also conserving water. Adding greater flexibility to the resort’s world-class tennis programs, a total of 10 courts—including nine clay and one hard—are now lighted and another four courts are lined for pickleball.
The Ocean Course Cottages
Four new two-story, four-bedroom vacation cottages just steps from The Ocean Course Clubhouse with commanding views of this iconic golf course.
Mingo Point Wildlife
Night Heron Park
This family favorite is getting a complete renovation to double the existing program space of the Nature Center as well as getting a new activities pavilion, art center, fitness center and dining outlet. The new Night Heron Park will be a true go-to entertainment complex.