Kiawah ranked as one of the top islands in the world

Top Islands in the World

In the latest Conde Nast Traveler magazine (the same issue that named Charleston as the #1 destination city in the U.S. for the third year in a row), Kiawah Island was ranked as the fourth in their top islands in the WORLD!  Here’s the lineup of the top islands — some pretty impressive company!:

  1. Maui
  2. Kauai
  3. The Maldives
  4. Kiawah Island
  5. Bora Bora

Here’s our write-up:


Readers’ Choice Rating: 89.4

Scenery: 93.8
Friendliness: 87.9
Atmosphere: 92.2
Restaurants: 78.5
Lodging: 90.5
Activities: 86.6
Beaches: 90.3This “gorgeous island paradise” is a prime spot for a “vacation away from all the hustle and bustle of mainstream America,” as one reader notes. Kiawah also boasts an impressive nature preserve, so between trips to the expansive beaches and matches on the tennis court, make sure to check out the exotic wildlife. And don’t forget your golf clubs because “no other courses compare” to those of Kiawah, which hosted the 2012 PGA Championship.

We were also named the 4th best golf resort in the U.S.  So, next time you visit, when you go home you’ll really have something to brag about!