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The Spectacular Sanctuary Hotel

The Carolina coast offers countless vacation destinations and places to stay. But none equal to The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Just 21 miles from Charleston, this South Carolina luxury beach resort hotel delivers 5-Star service and unequalled accommodations. So you feel like your needs are being met even before you realize them—all in a truly sumptuous setting.

Choose from 255 well-appointed guestrooms, with King rooms spanning 520 square feet or more. Or upgrade to an exceptional suite, including the awe-inspiring 3,000-square-foot Presidential Suite.

The Story Behind The Sanctuary
Take one step through The Sanctuary's doors and you'll feel like you've been transported back centuries in time to a grand seaside mansion. At once elegant and welcoming, The Sanctuary Hotel exemplifies gracious Southern hospitality.

World-Class Amenities

Our staff diligently caters to your every need—and so do our facilities.

Guests of The Sanctuary Hotel are invited to indulge in many exclusive amenities.

The Sanctuary Spa
Our 5-Star spa provides pampering treatments that draw inspiration from our seaside setting
Sanctuary Dining
The Kiawah Dining Collection offers more than a dozen restaurants, cafés and eateries across the resort
Sanctuary Pool
Sanctuary Pools
Enjoy a refreshing dip in or relaxing lounge by your choice of outdoor or indoor pools for the exclusive use of our hotel guests
Kiawah Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Maintain your routine in our fitness center with cardio and weight-training equipment, group instruction and personal training
Sanctury Shopping
Resort Shopping
Browse through our curated collection of fine boutiques and upscale shops for that perfect gift or treat for yourself
The Chapel at Kiawah
Future Expansion: The Sanctuary Chapel
Connecting to The Sanctuary Hotel through a tranquil courtyard garden, this stately chapel with seating for 150 will offer weekly nondenominational services, welcoming all hotel guests regardless of their religious affiliation. The chapel will also be available as a ceremony venue for dream destination weddings.

“Walking the grounds at the Sanctuary Hotel with my family will be memories I will never forget. The sheer beauty of this building was breath taking.”
–Jeff M.

“Sanctuary Resort was fantastic, food, golf, biking on the beach, villa location!Loved it all! A must see destination for golfers, and adventurous people.”
–Linda H.