What’s the best Kiawah Island Club Membership?

Kiawah Island real estate is among the most sought-after in the U.S. and it's no wonder why. Proximity to Charleston and miles of private beach are a few reasons to fall in love with this beloved sea island. And, if you’d like to add another level of luxury to your life on the island, then read on to learn about Kiawah Island club memberships.

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Which Kiawah Island Club Membership is right for you?

  • The Kiawah Island Club

For luxurious amenities, private venues, and member-only events, consider The Kiawah Island Club. Memberships are attached to a limited number of Kiawah Island properties.  A membership may only be acquired with the purchase of a property offering a specific club membership level. Membership levels include Social, Sports and Golf

Some neighborhoods, like Cassique and the Settlement, require a mandatory Kiawah Island Club membership with the purchase of a property.

Members can unwind with a massage at the club’s spa, Sasanqua. 

Or, spend a sunny day at the Kiawah Island Beach Club. For fitness enthusiasts explore the sports complex.

Of course, the most popular club activity is golf. The Kiawah Island Club offers two championship golf courses for member play.


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  • The Governor’s Club

An annual membership to the Governor’s Club is available to all Kiawah Island property owners. You may choose from golf, tennis, pool, or social memberships. Members enjoy preferred golf rates, entry to all Governor's Club pools, the fitness center at West Beach, and access to exclusive events. All memberships are annual, and there are no additional initiation fees.

2021 PGA Championship Ocean Course

With a Governor’s Club membership, you’ll receive savings of up to 60% per round on golf and tennis on Kiawah Island. 

Choose from five championship golf courses on Kiawah Island.

The Kiawah golf courses include the Ocean Course, Osprey Point, Cougar Point, Turtle Point, and Oak Point. 

If you are an avid tennis player, the tournament-grade tennis facilities at the Roy Barth Tennis center welcome all skill levels. Staff pros offer group and individual tennis lessons and tennis camps for improving your skills. 

Other benefits of the Governors Club membership include discounts on spa treatments at Kiawah Island Resort's luxury spa, The Sanctuary. Members also enjoy discounts on food and beverages at a variety of restaurants on Kiawah Island.

  • Sandcastle Community Center

Membership to the Sandcastle Community Center is available to all property owners as part of the annual Kiawah Island Homeowners' fee.  The Sandcastle is the property owner's oceanfront clubhouse with a sparkling pool overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Inside, fitness buffs will enjoy the fitness center. The Sandcastle is available for event hosting as well.  

Relax on a rocking chair at the oceanfront clubhouse’s porch.

Splash around with family and friends in the Olympic-size pool, or use the club’s beach access for a fun-filled day on the sand.

During the warmer seasons, the Castle Grille and Sandbar provide poolside food and beverages!

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