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  • January 22, 2021

The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf ResortKiawah Island, SC

Offer ID: H901

Number Of Rooms: 255

There are 255 guest rooms and suites (90% have ocean views). About half the rooms, which are among the largest luxury guestrooms in the country, have King size beds, while the other half features two Queen size beds. The hotel has 11 Executive Suites (approximately 1,200 square feet), one Governor’s Suite (1,610 square feet) and one Presidential Suite (3,100 square feet).

The guestrooms have five-fixture bathrooms with large marble walk-in showers, dual vanities, private closets and deep soaking tubs. Rooms also have shuttered bathroom windows and ocean view balconies. The furniture, including the bed, is custom made. Each room and complimentary wireless high-speed internet access. The standard King guest room is substantially larger than guestrooms in most other luxury hotels.

Available Room Types

One Bedroom Private Room - Sanctuary Guest Room

Large one bedroom private rooms situated throughout the hotel. Plantation shutters open to living area and balcony, admitting stunning views while maintaining privacy. Rooms feature either a king or two queen beds. Choose between ocean front, ocean view, garden and dune view.

Sanctuary Guest Room King - 520 sq. ft./Queen - 540 sq. ft.


  • Custom-made mattress from Omaha bedding
  • Luxurious Matelasse Bed Covers Italian Linen and Robes
  • Five-fixture bathroom with large marble walk-in shower, dual vanities, private water closet and deep soaking tub
  • Full-length Chival Mirror
  • Custom furnishings and appointments
  • Televisions and DVD/CD players
  • Complimentary high-speed and wireless Internet Access
  • Fully-stocked Mini-bar
  • Elemis bath amenities
  • 40 sq. ft. Balcony furnished with two chairs and a cocktail table
  • Hairdryer
  • Satin Hangers
  • Blanket Chest
  • Bedside Light Dimmers
  • Safe for valuables

Executive Suites

Eleven suites offer 1.200 square feet, including spacious living room with parlor and large balcony. The Governor’s Suite (1,538 sq. ft.) features a large ocean view balcony, gracious living and dining areas and a king bedroom. The luxurious Presidential Suite boasts 3,000 square feet, including a vaulted beam ceiling, living room fireplace, a grand oceanfront balcony and private concierge service. Please ask your Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort reservation specialist about our suite options so that you may reserve the one that best suits your desires.

  • Presidential Suite
  • Governor's Suite
  • Charleston Suite
  • Ocean Front Suite

The Presidential Suite

3000 square feet

The Presidential Suite has a living area that features elegant furnishings, fireplace and a flat-screen plasma television and enjoys sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. French doors connect the room to a 189 sq. ft. balcony furnished with chaise lounge chairs. The adjacent powder room includes a large marble-tiled foyer. Also included is a formal study with a large-scale writing desk and volumes of antique books along with high-speed internet access. The dining room is richly appointed with fine woven fabric wall panels and is also capable of seating twelve for dinner.

The bedroom inside the Presidential Suite features a custom four-poster king bed, sitting area, entertainment center with television, sound system and is separated from the living area by a set of French doors that open to a 40 sq. ft. balcony which overlooks the ocean and grand lawn below.

Adjacent dressing area features two walk-in closets with a dressing table. The bathroom features two separate marble topped vanities, a large garden tub with jets, large separate shower with multiple showerheads, and a separate water closet. This suite can connect to a guestroom containing two queen beds.

Governor's Suite

1528 square feet

Walk into a grand entrance foyer featuring a marble floor and adjacent powder room. Relax in a spacious living room with an elegant seating area, flat-screen plasma television and wet bar.

The dining area includes a traditional table that accommodates eight people and an antique sideboard, over which hangs an original Douglas Williams painting. Private dinners can be served from the adjacent butler’s pantry that contains a full size refrigerator.

Both living and dining areas are connected to a 177 square-foot balcony where one can view the sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean, Turtle Point Golf Course and Kiawah’s private pristine beach.

Elegant French doors separate the bedroom from the living room. The bedroom features a custom-made bed, large walk-in closet with safe, a television armoire with DVD player, and a bedside clock with CD player. The bedroom also has a separate 40 sq. ft. balcony to enjoy the stunning sunrise views.

The main bathroom is separated from the bedroom by French doors and features separate marble-topped vanities, an enclosed water closet, a separate shower with a rain shower showerhead, and deep Jacuzzi tub. The suite can connect to a guestroom containing two queen beds and bathroom, allowing six to sleep comfortably.

Charleston Suite

1515 square feet

This suite has sweeping entrance foyer featuring marble floors, a powder room and a wet bar. Spacious dining area furnished with antique credenzas and table that seats six people.

The intimate living room contains a writing desk, seating area with two sofas, and a television armoire. The 256 square-foot balcony, located directly off the living area, offers breathtaking views of the Grand Lawn and the Atlantic Ocean beyond.

Pocket doors separate the bedroom from the living area. The bedroom is furnished with two queen beds, a flat-screen plasma television, a walk-in closet and a private bathroom and garden Jacuzzi.

Shutters above the garden bathtub can be opened to the bedroom for a view of the television from the tub and allowing natural light to stream in.

Bathroom also features dual vanities, enclosed water closet and shower and rainshower showerhead. Suite connects to a guestroom with a king sized bed.

The Ocean Front Suite

1240 square feet

The Ocean Front Suite consists of a spacious marble foyer with wet bar and adjacent powder room.

The living area features a flat-screen plasma television, elegant furnishings including a sleeper sofa and private 98 square-foot oceanfront balcony with spectacular views of the beach below.

The main bathroom is separated from the bedroom by French doors, and features separate marble-topped vanities, and enclosed water closet, a separate shower with rainshower showerhead, and a deep Jacuzzi tub.

Suites can be connected to two separate guest rooms, one containing a king bed and the other featuring two queen beds. This offers comfortable sleeping accommodations for eight.

Club Level Accommodations

Club level accommodations at The Sanctuary offer guests the highest level of luxury and service available at the resort. A private concierge stands ready to assist with dining, spa, transportation, tour or any other arrangements you may need during your stay.

The Club Lounge offers a spacious and relaxing retreat for guests to enjoy continental breakfast, a mid-day snack, cocktails and hors d oeuvres, and evening cordials and chocolates. The Club Lounge is restricted to registered Club guests only (two per guestroom).

Hours of the Club Lounge:

Club is open 7 days a week Extended hours of 7:00am – 9:00pm Daily.