Awards & Accolades

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Kiawah Partners’ work on Kiawah Island has garnered an impressive number of awards and accolades

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Lifestyle

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  • Ranked Kiawah Island #5 Places to Buy a Second Home, 2017
  • Ranked Kiawah Island #5 Places to Buy a Second Home, 2016
  • Ranked Kiawah Island #13 Places to Buy a Second Home, 2015
  • Ranked Kiawah Island #4 Best Places to Buy a Second Home, 2014
  • Ranked Kiawah Island Best Places to Buy a Second Home, 2013
  • Ranked Kiawah Island #4 Best Places to Buy a Second Home, 2012
  • Ranked Kiawah Island #6 Best Places to Buy a Second Home, 2011
  • Ranked Kiawah Island #2 Best Places to Buy a Second Home, 2010

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  • Charleston ranked Top Small-City in the United States, 2016
  • Charleston Ranked Friendliest City in the World, 2016
  • Kiawah Island Ranked #7 Best Island in the United States, 2016
  • Charleston Ranked Most Romantic City in the World, 2015
  • Kiawah Island Ranked #2 Best Island in the World, 2014
  • Kiawah Island Ranked Best Island in the United States, 2014
  • Charleston Ranked Top City in the United States, 2014
  • Charleston Ranked #2 Top City in the World, 2014
  • Charleston Ranked Top City in the United States, 2013
  • Charleston Ranked Top City in the United States & World, 2012
  • Charleston Ranked Top City in the United States, 2011
  • Ranked Kiawah the #1 Island in North America, 2009

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  • Top 40 Private Country Clubs in America, 2006

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  • Five Star Award (The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort), 2008-2015

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  • Top 10 World’s Best Real Estate Communities, 2005



Southern Living

  • The South’s Best Islands 2017

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  • Charleston Ranked Top City in the World, 2016
  • Charleston Ranked Top City in the United States & Canada, 2016
  • Ranked Kiawah Island #2 Best Island in the Continental U.S., 2016
  • Ranked The Sanctuary as the #10 Best Hotel in the South, 2016
  • Ranked Charleston America’s Most Charming City, 2015
  • Ranked Charleston Most Romantic City in America, 2015
  • Ranked Charleston #6 Friendliest City in America, 2015
  • Ranked Kiawah Island #5 Best Island in the United States, 2012
  • Ranked Charleston #3 Best City in the United States, 2012
  • Ranked #5 in Top 100 Hotels (The Sanctuary), 2007
  • Ranked #1 Family-Friendly Resort in the United States and Canada, 2007

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  • Top 10 Best Family Resorts, 2005

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  • Best of the Best for Private Communities, 2005

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  • America’s 100 Richest Towns, 2005

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  • Best Clubhouse/Community Center: Cassique Clubhouse, 2006
  • Bronze Award for Best Active Adult/Retirement Community, 2006

Tennis

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  • Top Five U.S. Tennis Resorts, 2008

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  • Ranked #1 Tennis Resort in the World – Kiawah Island Golf Resort, 2007

Beach

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  • Second Most Romantic Beach in America, 2008

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  • 30 Best Beaches for Families
  • Dr. Beach’s Top 10, America’s Best Beaches, 2008-17

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  • Top 100 Islands in the World for Beaches, Lodging & Dining, 2008

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  • Great American Beaches in the “Fun for Everyone” category, 2007

Spa

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  • Five Diamond Award (The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort), 2007-2015
 

Homebuilding

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  • Excellence in Homebuilding – Cassique Garden Cottages, 2007
 

Golf

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  • Top 100 Modern Courses in America (Cassique and The Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course) 2015
  • Top 100 Residential Courses, (Cassique and The River Course) 2015
  • Top 100 Residential Courses, (Cassique and The River Course) 2014
  • Top 100 Residential Courses, (Cassique and The River Course) 2013
  • Top 100 Residential Courses, (Cassique and The River Course) 2012
  • Top 100 Residential Courses, (Cassique and The River Course) 2011
  • Top 100 Residential Courses, (Cassique and The River Course) 2009
  • Top 100 Modern Courses in America (The Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course and The River Course), 2009
  • Best Residential Golf Courses (Cassique and The River Course), 2006

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  • America’s Toughest Golf Course (The Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course), 2011
  • “Places to Play” – Five-Star Rating (The Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course), 2009
  • America’s Best Private Courses (The River Course and Cassique), 2009
  • Ranked #1 on America’s 50 Toughest Golf Courses (The Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course), 2007
  • Two Kiawah Island Courses Named in America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses, 2007
  • Four Star Rating (Turtle Point, Cougar Point, Osprey Point), 2009
  • Ranked #1 Best Course to Live On (The Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course), 2007

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  • Top 100 Courses in the U.S. (The Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course), 2009
  • Living – Best Large Community, 2006

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  • Top 40 Real Estate Courses in America (The River Course and Cassique), 2008

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  • Kiawah Island ranked #5 in America’s Top Golf Communities, 2007
  • Kiawah Island Golf Resort Named Best Golf Resort, 2006
  • Ranked #4 for America’s Top 100 Golf Communities, 2006

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  • Kiawah Island named one of America’s Top 100 Premier Properties, 2006

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  • Ranked The Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course #7 in the Guide to America’s Top Golf Courses, 2007
 

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