Modified Resort Services

During this unprecedented time, we are working to ensure that you can make the most of your stay with us. Please view the details of our modified Resort amenities and services below.

Kiawah Island Golf Resort Operations Update Effective November 2, 2020

The Town of Kiawah has issued an ordinance effective July 1st requiring face coverings to be worn in all indoor public areas. Exceptions to this rule will be for young children and when actively eating or drinking. We encourage you to bring your own face covering. However, should you not have one you may obtain one at either the Front Desk or Concierge Desk, as well as The Sanctuary Valet.


The Sanctuary hotel
The Sanctuary
In anticipation of your arrival, our Service Professionals are working daily behind the scenes preparing the hotel and taking every precaution to ensure the well-being of our guests. We look forward to welcoming you to experience our unparalleled accommodations and services.

Modified Housekeeping Services
We are currently not providing daily housekeeping service as well as evening turndown service. We are happy to deliver fresh towels and bath amenities to your door upon request at any time during your stay. Thank you for your understanding as we have put these measures in place to protect your safety as well as that of our employees.

Sanctuary Guest Beach and Pool Services
Chair and umbrella service will be available with seating restrictions at both the outdoor pool and Sanctuary beach access.

The Sanctuary pools and fitness center are reserved for hotel guests only, and will operate with restricted use. Villa and Home guests are encouraged to reserve their beach services via the link listed in the Recreation section below.

Retail Shops at The Sanctuary
Select retail stores within The Sanctuary are open with restricted occupancy, allowing for safe social distancing.

Sanctuary Dining
The Sanctuary is pleased to offer In Room Dining to all hotel guests.

See the Dining section below for updates on all other dining outlets, including hours and menus.

We have implemented guest temperature checks at all restaurants throughout the resort, using a contact-less thermometer.

Villas & Homes
Kiawah Island Golf Resort Villa and Home Rentals are now open and accepting reservations. Click here to explore accommodation options and availability.


  • All five courses are currently open for play. Snack Shops open at 7:30am daily, and beverage cart service begins at 9am.
  • Golf Pro Shops are currently open for indoor service, including check-in.
  • The Tommy Cuthbert Golf Learning Center Professional Staff is currently providing golf lessons. Please call the Learning Center at 843.266.4030 for more information (Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM).


We are currently accepting reservations for bike rentals and beach services, and are offering a selection of Recreation and Nature activities. View our Calendar of Events for a complete listing of the daily activities. See below for updates regarding pools.

  • Bike Rentals — The Sanctuary bike pavilion is currently open for walk-up rentals from 8:30am – 3pm daily. Walk-up rentals are available in ½ day (4hrs) increments and up.
    Advance bicycle rental reservations can be made here.  Please note: Online bike reservations are currently only available to guests of Kiawah Island Golf Resort and Governor’s Club members. You will be required to enter your valid reservation number or membership number before completing your online reservation.
    If you are a not a resort guest or Governor’s Club member, and would like to reserve a bicycle, please call (843) 768-6001.
  • Beach Chair & Umbrella Service — By Reservation Only. Reserve Here. Guests of The Sanctuary receive complimentary beach services and do not need to reserve in advance.
  • Turtles’ Nest Art Studio is now open Monday – Friday 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM and Saturday 10 AM – 1 PM, Drop in, no reservations required. Also offering Art To-Go | 11 AM – 3 PM. Order here. For art classes and family craft schedule, visit our calendar of events.
  • Youth Programs – Featuring Archery, Paddle Boarding and Beach Activities. Ages 8 to 15. Monday – Friday. Reservations required. Camp To-Go Activity Bags are available for purchase inside the Heron Park Nature Center.
  • The Nature Center is currently open for retail shopping and viewing of animal exhibits, with restricted occupancy. Visit our calendar of events for the daily hours of operation.
  • Our Recreation team can be reached at 843.768.6001 between 8:30 AM – 4 PM.


Kiawah Island Golf Resort is pleased to offer an array of activities for families to enjoy this Thanksgiving holiday. View the complete selection of daily events – which have been carefully curated to allow our guests to create lasting memories while ensuring safety and social distancing remain a top priority – on the Thanksgiving section of our website.

Night Heron Family Pool is currently open.

Pools are exclusive to Kiawah Island Golf Resort guests and Governor’s Club members. Please have your resort confirmation or club membership number available when you call to make a reservation.

Reservations are required and may be made beginning at 8:30 AM one day prior to requested swim session date.

  • Each family is permitted to make reservations for one swim session per day.
  • Social distancing guidelines between families are enforced in the pool and on the pool deck.
  • Once a reservation is made, if your plans change at any time, we ask that you call to cancel your reservation.
  • For upcoming swim times, or to make reservations, please call 843.768.6001.

The Spa at The Sanctuary

The salon is currently open for manicures, pedicures, and hair services. Call 843.768.6299 to book your appointment.

All Covid-19 safety recommendations for cosmetology will be observed. Guests and salon staff will be required to wear masks. If you do not have a mask, one will be issued to you upon arrival.

Please note that spa facilities – showers, steam room, sauna, mineral whirlpool, and relaxation lounges – are currently closed.

The Spa is now offering a streamlined menu of its most pampering massages and facials, which can be viewed here.

Spa amenities will remain closed at this time, including showers, steam rooms, saunas, mineral whirlpools, and relaxation lounges.

Due to the intimate nature of spa services, masks must be worn by staff and guests at appropriate times during the spa visit.

The Roy Barth Tennis Center

The Roy Barth Tennis Center is currently open.
The Tennis Pro Shop is currently open for limited retail service. Remote outdoor check-in service will remain available from 8:00am – 4:00pm daily.

The Roy Barth Tennis Center is currently offering modified lessons and clinics for adults and junior players. Private lessons and court rentals are available. Please call the pro shop front desk at 843.768.2838.

View our Daily Clinic Schedule here.

Kiawah Island Golf Resort Dining Collection

PalmettoPriorityWe are pleased to offer dining options at our resort restaurants with modified services. Below you will find details pertaining to each outlet, including current menus and hours, and whether each outlet is providing to-go orders or seated dining.

To place a to-go order, guests must call the restaurant directly with the numbers listed below. In order to offer the best possible service, walk up orders are not permitted at this time.

We are pleased to also offer unopened beer and wine for purchase as an extension of our to-go service. Valid ID required.

All to-go menus will have a 15% service fee included.

We have implemented guest temperature checks at all restaurants throughout the resort, using a contact-less thermometer.

The Market Breakfast
Town Center Market
Town Center Market pre-ordered groceries are available for pickup from 10 AM - 7 PM or delivery. Delivery times advised at time of order.
Shrimp and Grits
Jasmine Porch at The Sanctuary
The Atlantic Room
Ryder Cup Crispy Shrimp
The Ryder Cup Bar
Tomasso fusilli
Tomasso and Turtle Point Bar & Grille
Cherrywood Signature Dish
Cherrywood BBQ & Ale House
The Player's Pub
The Players' Pub at Cougar Point
Loggerhead Grill at The Sanctuary
Beaches & Cream
Beaches & Cream at The Sanctuary
The Ocean Room at The Sanctuary
The Ocean Room Lounge
The Ocean Room Lounge
The Sanctuary
The Lobby Bar at The Sanctuary
Kiawah Eats

Commitment to Cleanliness
Kiawah Island Golf Resort has partnered with the professionals at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) as an advisory council to guide our actions to ensure the well-being of our guests and employees. Our commitment includes increasing and monitoring already stringent policies regarding overall cleanliness, frequency of cleaning, and food safety throughout the Resort.

In addition, we are adhering to the protocols set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), and the South Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association (SCLRA). Click here to read the specific steps Kiawah Island Golf Resort is taking.