For great getaways, read about all the exciting weekend events the Kiawah Island Golf Resort near Charleston, South Carolina, has to offer for the 2008/2009 year. Take part in golf and tennis weekends, a women’s escape retreat, a gourmet and fine wine weekend, or a murder-mystery whodunit weekend.
Located along 10 miles of pristine beach just south of Charleston, South Carolina, Kiawah Island Golf Resort is rated as one the country’s top golf resort by Golf Magazine and Travel + Leisure Golf. The resort also ranks as the number-two tennis resort in the U.S. by Tennis Magazine, has nine restaurants, and features a renowned recreation and nature program.
Kiawah offers guest accommodations that include private villas or rooms at The Sanctuary, the resort’s AAA Five Diamond/Mobil Five Star-rated oceanfront hotel and spa.
Read on to find out about all the fun and exciting family, singles, couples, and golf events happening this year!
Special Event Series at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Announced
January 15-18 Fifth Annual Women’s Escape Weekend
A weekend designed with everything women love in mind. You will enjoy informational speakers, cooking demonstration and class, and hands on workshops. Enjoy a weekend that will rejuvenate, pamper, and inspire you! Sanctuary accommodations start from $735 per person, double occupancy, garden view room. Villas accommodations start from $625 per person, double occupancy for one bedroom west beach scenic villa. Friday Registration Fee – $45.00. Saturday Registration A Fee – $289.00. Saturday Registration B Fee – $130.00. Sunday Registration Fee – $50.00.
November 7-9, January 23-25, January 30-February1, February 6-8 are Women’s League Tennis Weekends
Bring your friends and team members for a weekend full of fun, leisure time and, of course instruction with our amazing Tennis staff! Sanctuary accommodations start at $539 per person for garden view. Villa accommodations starting at $425 per person for a one bedroom west beach scenic villa.
January 30-February 1 An Artful Weekend at The Sanctuary
Enjoy spectacular works from southeastern artists and galleries as well as the Sanctuary’s own collection of art and antiques. Other forms of art including music and dance will also be represented this weekend. Sanctuary accommodations start from $384 per person, double occupancy for garden view rooms. Villas start from $255 per person, double occupancy for one-bedroom west beach scenic accommodations.
February 6-8 Second Annual Murder on the 19th Hole-Murder Mystery Weekend
The Sanctuary presents an event full of murder, mystery and mayhem! While you enjoy The Sanctuary’s variety of amenities and exquisite fine dining, several murders are going to take place. By following the twists and turns and unraveling the clues, it’s up to you to narrow down the suspects and find the murderer. Sanctuary accommodations start from $645 per person (double occupancy) in a garden view room. Villa accommodations start from $539 per person (double occupancy) in a one-bedroom west beach villa. Weekend Pass (without accommodations) $385 per person.
February 13-15 Par for Pairs Couples Golf Retreat
Enjoy golf, the spa, gourmet dinner and a wine tasting as well as our other amenities in this relaxing environment. Event package price based on double occupancy: Sanctuary accommodations starting from – $685 per person or villas accommodations starting from – $569 per person.
February 20-22 Second Annual Shaggin’ on Kiawah Weekend
Kick off spring with South Carolina’s state dance, the Shag! Dance to beach music with Kiawah Island Golf Resort, the Charleston Shag Club, and the Islanders. Move your feet to the sounds of both band and DJ in our distinctive outdoor venues. Everyone from first time shaggers to experienced dance fanatics are welcome with instructors available to those who are new to this fun dance. Sanctuary packages start from $395 per person, double occupancy for garden view accommodations. Villa accommodation packages start from $281 per person, double occupancy for one-bedroom West Beach villa accommodations.
February 20-22 Inspirational Yoga Retreat Weekend
This retreat is an enjoyable and effective way to discover the many benefits yoga has to offer. Learn how gentle stretching, breathing, and relaxation can bring ease and balance into your life. Sanctuary accommodations start from $545 per person, double occupancy, garden-view room. Villa accommodations start from $340 per person, double occupancy for one-bedroom West Beach scenic accommodations.
February 26 – March 1 Third Annual Friendship Cup
Join us in a celebration of the greatest friendships made on the golf course in this two-man team tournament for amateur players. Bring your non-playing companion to enjoy The Spa at The Sanctuary. Player event registration fee $700 per person while non-player registration fee is $330 per person and includes daily breakfast, opening reception & plated dinner, accommodations for two nights, golf rounds, gift bag, and awards luncheon.
March 1-5 Ninth Annual National Pro Am
This event attracts teams from across the country for spirited competition and lively camaraderie. Teams of the three amateurs and one PGA club professional compete in a four-man best ball format on The Ocean Course, Turtle Point, Osprey Point and Cougar Point.
March 5-8 Fourth Annual Women’s Golf Getaway
Kiawah Island Golf Resort presents this engaging event coupling instruction from two of the Top 50 Female Teachers in the industry and Kiawah professionals, with rounds of golf and time to relax on Kiawah Island. This is the perfect women’s getaway of golf, meet and greet receptions, delicious cuisine and luxurious accommodations. Sanctuary accommodations start from $1295 per person, double occupancy, based on three nights stay. Villa accommodations start from $1125 per person, double occupancy for one-bedroom West Beach scenic accommodations.
March 13-15 Gourmet & Grapes at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Indulge in a five star culinary experience within the quarters of the Sanctuary hotel. Guests are invited to test their palates with distinguished wines from around the world, and experience delicious cuisine from our Sanctuary chefs and renowned celebrity chefs across the nation. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center. Sanctuary accommodations start from $2219 per person, double occupancy, based on two nights stay. Villas accommodations start from $1703 per person, double occupancy for one-bedroom West Beach scenic accommodations. Saturday Chef Expo Day Pass $300 per person. Saturday Lunch and Seminar Pass $125 per person. Fifty percent of proceeds will benefit MUSC’S Hollings Cancer Center and appropriate documentation will be provided.
For more information or to book your weekend at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, please visit: www.kiawahresort.com.