Kiawah Island is known as many things: a top golf resort, a popular beach destination, and a beautiful location for biking, boating, and fishing on the Atlantic. With championship golf courses, top-ranked tennis programs, miles of trails, and endless waters, there are enough things to do on Kiawah Island to last more than one lifetime.


Kiawah Island Vacation Rental Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Here are the most frequently asked questions from our guests about Kiawah Island, Kiawah Island vacation rentals, activities on Kiawah Island and more. Feel free to give us a call at 843-768-0273 to speak with a local vacation specialist.

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Does my Kiawah rental include linens?

Your Kiawah Island vacation rental includes all bedding & bath linens. A starter set of paper towels, toilet paper, bar soap, dish soap, sponge, dishwasher soap, washer detergent & coffee filters.

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Does our rental have a washer & dryer?

All Pam Harrington rental units have washer & dryer in the property, EXCEPT Shipwatch Villas, which offer communal laundry on each floor. (2166 has in unit)

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Are golf carts allowed on Kiawah Island?

Golf carts are not permitted on Kiawah. Lightning Bugz are no longer allowed on Kiawah Island.

Where can we rent bikes on Kiawah Island?

Surfscooter will deliver beach cruisers to your Kiawah Island Vacation Rental by 4 pm on arrival day.

Advanced booking recommended. 

Do you offer Grocery Delivery?

Our friends at KiawahGOGO will have your fridge stocked and loaded for arrival! They offer several options of Kiawah Island Grocery Delivery and concierge services.

What is there to do in Kiawah Island?

Relax among nature and 10 miles of flat beach, 30 miles of paved trails for biking, walking, ecotourism and more, just 21 miles from Historic Charleston, SC. More Info.

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Is Kiawah Island Open to the Public?

Kiawah Island has a private 10 mile stretch of beach, as well as a Public beach named Kiawah Beachwalker Park. Beachwalker Park has picnic areas, lifeguards, chair & umbrella rentals (in season).

Where is the Kiawah Island grocery store?

The Village Market by Harris Teeter is located in Freshfields Village. Fresh vegetables and seafood can be found at the Rosebank Tent across from our office!

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How far is Kiawah Island from Charleston?

Kiawah Island is a scenic, country drive just 21 miles from Historic Downtown Charleston. Easily enjoy several days in Charleston during your visit. Take advantage of it's rich history and vibrant city life!

Can you drive to Kiawah Island?

Yes, our Kiawah Island Vacation Rentals allow off street parking at residence. US 17 to Main Rd or US 26 to Bohicket Rd.

3 hrs from Charlotte & 5 hrs from Atlanta.

How far is Kiawah Island from Savannah?

Kiawah Island is 118 miles from Savannah, GA, or the equivalent of a 2 hour drive.

US 17 North to US 95 north, and US 17 North to Main Rd.

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How far is Kiawah from Myrtle Beach?

Kiawah Island is 120 miles from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, or the equivalent of a 2 hour drive.

US 17 South to SC 700 West to Bohicket Rd.

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Is alcohol allowed on Kiawah's beach?

Alcohol is not allowed on any public South Carolina Beach. Kiawah is a private beach - you may only use plastic cups for ANY beverage, including alochol - no bottles, glass, or cans.

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Is Kiawah Island a private Island?

Kiawah Island is a private, gated, club community with a world class golf resort and spa offering 10 miles of pristine beach and 30 miles of biking trails.

Kiawah island frequently asked questions

What is Kiawah Island known for?

Rest and relaxation among 10 miles of private, pristine beaches, award-winning championship golf and tennis, boutique shops, fine dining, and activities the whole family can enjoy.