Kiawah Island resorts is a vast complex with an inn and villas. The inn
is close to the ocean, with swimming pools. The villas, spread out over
miles, are set in a beautiful terrain and are either close to the beach
or by lagoons. Four villas are usually in one dwelling with lush foliage
surrounding them. There is a market at town center with sit-down or
pick-up food for all three meals, and upscale foods and wines which can
be used in your villa, all appointed with living rooms, porches, and
kitchens. Services such as transportation around the resort are readily
available with friendly staff. Bicycles are readily available. Golf
courses, tennis courts, fitness room and spa, as well as conference
facilities and dining areas.
The Grille at Turtle Point is appointed as a club with tables far apart
but still noisy when full. The grilled shrimp served cold were very
good, but the salad was limp and unappealing. The grilled salmon with
matchstick potatoes was well prepared, as a well presented fried local
flounder covered with matchstick potatoes, and what was billed as a lump
crab meat cole slaw, was served without the crabmeat. The flounder was
perfectly cooked. Breakfast at the Grille was unappealing, with little
to offer, but for the meals the service was pleasant and efficient. The
breakfast at the Market was better, although not in as nice a
The Atlantic room at the Inn was a beautiful space, well appointed, with
little if any noise, and very attentive service. The seafood martini was
filled with fresh tasty shrimp scallops and jumbo lump crabmeat and
served over blood orange granita. The cornmeal encrusted calamari mixed
with chili garlic, fruits and vegetables was very tasty and perfectly
prepared. The jumbo lump crab cake for entree was outstanding. It was in
the main large succulent pieces of crab accompanied with sweet potato,
onion, asparagus and crawfish hash. My potato encrusted Atlantic salmon
over sauteed baby spinach all sitting in cilantro beurre blanc was a
Drinks were generous, the wine list varied with good prices and a dry
sauvignon blanc by the glass was just as described.
A few days or more at this resort offers enormous diverse activities for
anyone. May in Kiawah is just right.
Reservation Contact Information:
Villas at Kiawah Island Resorts
12 Kiawah Beach Drive
Kiawah Island South Carolina 29455
Phone Number: 1-843-768-2121
It is 45 minutes from Charleston, SC airport; 30 minutes from Charleston center.
Transportation within the resort is provided free of charge.
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