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  • Whether you forgot your lucky socks or want to splurge on a new pair of shoes, you'll find several pro shops throughout Kiawah Island Golf Resort that can accommodate all of your golfing needs. In fact, each of the five courses has its own pro shop, and The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island —€” the Five-Star hotel on the island —€” also boasts its own store. Each of these shops hawks lines of golf clothing and equipment from Adidas, Bobby Jones, Greg Norman, Peter Millar and Polo. Watch out for merchandise from the 2012 PGA Championship, which will be held on Kiawah's own Ocean Course.

  • The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island offers 24-hour room service so you don't have to worry about living off of mini-bar snacks if you get a hankering in the middle of the night. Whether you order breakfast, lunch, dinner or even late-night bites, you'll find a nice variety of options. Choose from a plethora of sandwiches, salads, soups and entrées to enjoy in your spacious room or on your beautiful balcony.

    Many of the in-room dining options can be found on the menus of the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel's onsite restaurants, Jasmine Porch, Loggerhead Bar & Grill and The Ocean Room. The room service menu has a Southern slant that utilizes fresh and local produce as much as possible, with plenty of Southern staples like fried green tomatoes, shrimp and grits, she-crab soup and seafood selections. Premium ingredients elevate ordinary items like a turkey wrap with Muenster cheese, avocado and bacon.

    You can also order boxed lunches with roasted turkey, BLT or crab salad sliders. For a special treat, try one of the luxury Kiawah Island hotel's thematic meals, which require 24-hour notice, such as the Family Package, which provides junk food for a movie night, the Romance Dinner or a Romantic Kiawah Picnic.

  • The Sanctuary has three outdoor pools: a small children’s pool, a large family pool with a fountain, and an oceanfront infinity pool for adults 18 and older. The hotel also has an indoor lap pool that is perfect for splashing around in the winter months. In addition to the four pools located at The Sanctuary, guests of the hotel also have access to two water parks on Kiawah. Get onboard a complimentary resort shuttle and visit the splash pads and water slides located at Kiawah Island’s Night Heron Park and West Beach, a mere 5 – 7minutes away from the hotel.

  • Yes, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island has babysitting services. In addition to Kamp Kiawah during the day, the resort has a number of employees who can be hired as babysitters for evening functions.

  • The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island holds various holiday events for guests, our favorite being the Easter egg hunt. The staff hides 4,000 Easter eggs on and surrounding the huge back Grand Lawn, which was designed to look like an English garden. At Christmas time, several events take place, including a visit from St. Nick. Festivals and celebrations for the Fourth of July, Labor Day and other holidays throughout the year offer fun for the whole family. Whether it's fireworks, parades or taking part in kayaking and boating tours, you will have a way to celebrate the holidays at the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel.

  • Families with kids will get all kinds of amenities at the Sanctuary at Kiawah Island. Whether you've brought along your baby or your middle-schooler, the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel can easily accommodate you. Ask for cribs, childproofing items, and toys or games, and they will be delivered expediently to your room. Request them prior to your arrival, and they will be waiting in your guestroom when you check in.

    At the pool or beach, children can borrow boogie boards and floats to make their time in the water more fun. In addition, the luxury Kiawah Island hotel offers a full program of activities for kids. Kamp Kiawah sessions allow kiddies to enjoy their day or night with their peers over lunch or dinner, crafts, physical activities, games and movies. Nearby tennis courts and golf courses offer youth training sessions, and 32 miles of bike and jogging trails with various observation decks are a fun way to explore the island.

  • Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s five gorgeous golf courses make it a duffer’s dream. The most difficult and renowned of the bunch is the Ocean Course, home to the 2012 PGA Championships and created by premier course designer Pete Dye. Turtle Point, designed by legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus, offers three holes overlooking the ocean. Osprey Point by Tom Fazio has four large natural lakes and gorgeous woods. Or try Cougar Point, designed by Gary Player and praised for its views of the Kiawah River. Holes at Oak Point by Clyde Johnson wind between historic Haulover Creek and the Kiawah River. Each course takes advantage of the beautiful Low Country vistas; the marshland, oceanfront, moss-draped oak trees, palm trees and meticulously kept fairways are guaranteed to create a memorable round on the green.

  • The best time of year to visit The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island is also the most popular time for tourists, the high summer season. It makes sense, given the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel sits on a beach. The weather on this barrier island is warm and sunny, with ocean breezes sweeping off the Atlantic to make everything enjoyable and comfortable.

    Summertime is the best time to take a dip in the luxury Kiawah Island hotel's three outdoor pools. A kiddie pool, a large all-ages pool with tall central fountain and a separate adults-only infinity pool let you cool off when the hot South Carolina sun is beating down. Miles of bike trails, five golf courses and the tropical surroundings give you plenty of fun outdoorsy activities during this time of year.

  • The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort hosts an array of kids' activities to keep the little ones busy during their vacation. Kids can get creative with classic crafts, such as making tie-dyed T-shirts, fashioning sun catchers and painting pottery. Active children can enter organized basketball tournaments, play laser tag and join in movie nights. The Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel also offers Kamp Kiawah, which must be reserved by 9 p.m. the previous day. At Kamp Kiawah, your children can join full-day sessions or one-off Kids' Night Out events. These include lunch or dinner, arts and crafts time, swimming and other sports, and lots of interactive, educational activities that will help children learn more about the coastal surroundings and wildlife.

  • The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island has its own shopping area located within the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel. These shops all open into one long hallway, where you can find all sorts of goodies to bring home. Sanctuary Home sells the luxury bed and bath linens found in the guestrooms. It's a perfect way to re-create at least part of the Sanctuary retreat within your own bedroom.

    For something more artsy, take a peek into Wells Gallery, which features contemporary local and regional artists who often depict the beautiful Low Country surroundings. To pick up souvenirs for the kids, stop by ECO, which has shelves of educational toys, craft projects and games. Tiger Lily, The Sanctuary's own florist, is the place to go if you want to surprise that special someone with a beautiful bouquet. For the ladies who just can't seem to find anything to wear to dinner, make your way to Elizabeth East, an upscale women's clothing and accessory boutique. The luxury hotel also has the Kiawah Golf Shop for all your golfing needs.

    If you want to get out of the hotel but want to explore other shopping spots on the island, try the Straw Market Shops in West Beach Village. There, you'll find a convenience store with beach supplies, a straw market, a tennis shop and other boutiques.