This top beach destination is about 45 minutes away from Charleston, South Carolina. The fastest way to reach Charleston is by plane, although it can be reached by train or bus depending from where you come from. Driving from here can easily get you to the premier golf courses and the Beachwalker Park relaxation. You are advised to take Route 17 towards Maybank Highway, turn left at Rohicket Road (Betsy Kerrison Parkway). Then at the traffic circle, you need to take the 3rd exit onto Kiawah Island Parkway. Once you reach Beachwalker Drive, turn right and follow the road to the end to get to this prestigious beach.
Kiawah Beachwalker Park
Current weather nearby
- Few clouds
- Temperature: 8 °C
- Wind: West-Southwest, 7.4 km/h
- Pressure: 1020 hPa
- Rel. Humidity: 100 %
- Visibility: 10 km
46.8 km Southeast
Thu, 11/08/2012 - 07:30
The skinny island ranked 7th in the ''Top 10 Beaches in America'' is a spot where romance is ideal for couples, the warm waters are welcoming for both families or retirees and the holiday place allows you can to travel with man's best friend. This sumptuous seashore featured in the screening ''The Legend of Bagger Vance'' captures the attention of every golf passionate through its award-winning courses. Hosting the 2012 PGA Championship, Beachwalker Park will not only be the golf highlight of the East Coast but also the 4th location to host each of the major PGA championships held in USA.
Bring Your Dogs and Unwind
Kiawah Beachwalker Park is located on the West side of the Kiawah Island, having the Bohicket River to its North and the Atlantic Ocean to its East. With a name reminding of its early history, this 11 miles long spot of land is known to be one of the most beautiful barrier islands in the South Carolina region. Kiawah is named after an Indian tribe of the 1600s. The head chieftain also known as the cassique is believed to have led the English colonists to the unspoiled grounds which now became a much appreciated touristic spot. Even though the British are known to have settled here in 1670, the island famous for Beachwalker Park has been bought by the Royal family of Aiken in 1951.
Nowadays Kiawah Beachwalker Park is seen as a rare getaway which will help its guests unwind through its seclusion and luxurious features. On the welcoming beach, sea birds gather to the tourists' delight and birdwatching is one of the most common nature connecting activities. Beachwalker Park is also a dog friendly holiday location, a benefit not encountered too often especially in sumptuous resorts.
Breezy Ocean Course
Because of its complexity the island's Ocean Course was featured in the 2000 movie production ''The Legend of Bagger Vance''. The one of a kind design of this golf course combines both interior features snaking then to the exterior to the breezy oceanfront. Aside from this superstar challenge, there are another 4 first class courses to entertain, relax and challenge the golf champion in you. If acing the holes is too much of a task, watching the professionals in the 2012 Championship can be a treat for this sport's fans.
Relaxation, Relish, Romance
Beachwalker Park is the perfect escapade for the ones wanting to enjoy the rays of the sun. Swimming or surfing is for the more active ones while the spa facilities will increase the feel of luxury for the guests looking for this kind of refreshment. Bike along the coast, watch the seabirds and the sun setting at horizon and remember a romantic holiday on a cosy unspoiled seashore.