Awards & Accolades

Top ranked for lifestyle, golf, real estate, and environmental stewardship

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

Lifestyle

2018

  • Kiawah Island ranked #3 Island in the Continental U.S., Travel + Leisure
  • Kiawah Island ranked among Best Little Beaches to Visit in Spring, Coastal Living
  • Charleston ranked Top City in Continental U.S., Travel + Leisure

2017

  • Kiawah Island Ranked in World’s Best Top 10 Islands in the Continental U.S, Travel + Leisure
  • Charleston ranked Top City in America, Travel + Leisure
  • Charleston ranked #2 city in the world, Travel + Leisure
  • Kiawah Island ranked #5 Places to Buy a Second Home, Barron’s
  • Kiawah ranked The South’s Best Islands, Southern Living

2016

  • Kiawah Island ranked #2 Island in the Continental U.S., Travel + Leisure
  • Kiawah Island ranked #5 Places to Buy a Second Home, Barron’s
  • Charleston ranked Top Small-City in the United States, Conde Nast Traveler
  • Charleston ranked Friendliest City in the World, Conde Nast Traveler
  • Kiawah Island ranked #7 Best Island in the United States, Conde Nast Traveler
  • Charleston ranked Top City in the World, Travel + Leisure
  • Charleston Ranked Top City in the United States & Canada, Travel + Leisure
  • Kiawah Island ranked #2 Best Island in the Continental U.S., Travel + Leisure
  • The Sanctuary ranked as the #10 Best Hotel in the South, Travel + Leisure

2015

  • Kiawah Island ranked #13 Places to Buy a Second Home, Barron’s
  • Charleston ranked Most Romantic City in the World, Conde Nast Traveler
  • Charleston ranked America’s Most Charming City, Travel + Leisure
  • Charleston ranked Most Romantic City in America, Travel + Leisure
  • Charleston ranked #6 Friendliest City in America, Travel + Leisure

2008-2015 (Consecutive)

  • Five Star Award (The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort), Forbes Travel Guide

2014

  • Kiawah Island ranked #4 Places to Buy a Second Home, Barron’s
  • Kiawah Island ranked #2 Best Island in the World, Conde Nast Traveler
  • Kiawah Island ranked Best Island in the United States, Conde Nast Traveler
  • Charleston ranked Top City in the United States, Conde Nast Traveler
  • Charleston ranked #2 Top City in the World, Conde Nast Traveler

2013

  • Kiawah Island ranked Best Place to Buy a Second Home, Barron’s
  • Charleston ranked Top City in the United States, Conde Nast Traveler

2012

  • Kiawah Island ranked #4 Best Places to Buy a Second Home, Barron’s
  • Charleston ranked Top City in the United States & World, Conde Nast Traveler
  • Kiawah Island ranked #5 Best Island in the United States, Travel + Leisure
  • Charleston ranked #3 Best City in the United States, Travel + Leisure

2011

  • Kiawah Island ranked #6 Places to Buy a Second Home, Barron’s
  • Charleston ranked Top City in the United States, Conde Nast Traveller

2010

  • Kiawah Island ranked #2 Best Places to Buy a Second Home, Barron’s

2009

  • Kiawah Island ranked #1 Island in North America, Conde Nast Traveller

Tennis

2015

  • No. 1 Tennis Resort in the World, tennisresortsonline.com

2008

  • Top Five U.S. Tennis Resorts, TENNIS

Beach

2008-2018 (Consecutive)

  • Kiawah Island ranked Dr. Beach’s Top 10 America’s Best Beaches, Travel Channel
  • Kiawah Island ranked Top 9 best beaches in Charleston, Conde Nast Traveler

2008

  • Kiawah Island ranked Second Most Romantic Beach in America, National Geographic TRAVELER
  • Top 100 Islands in the World for Beaches, Lodging & Dining, Conde Nast Traveller

Spa

2007-2015 (Consecutive)

  • Five Diamond Award given to The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, AAA

Home Building

2017

  • Marsh House awarded Citation Award for excellence in design and construction, American Institute of Architects

2007

  • Cassique Garden Cottages awarded Excellence in Home Building, Pinnacle Award

Golf

2018

  • Top Golf Course in South Carolina (Ocean Course), South Carolina Course Panel Rating
  • Cassique course ranked #8 golf course in South Carolina, South Carolina Course Panel Rating
  • River Course ranked #16 golf course in South Carolina, South Carolina Course Panel Rating

2015

  • Top 100 Modern Courses in America (Cassique and The Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course), Golf Week
  • Top 100 Residential Courses (Cassique and The River Course), Golf Week

2014

  • Top 100 Residential Courses (Cassique and The River Course), Golf Week

2013

  • Top 100 Residential Courses (Cassique and The River Course), Golf Week

2012

  • Top 100 Residential Courses (Cassique and The River Course), Golf Week

2011

  • Top 100 Residential Courses (Cassique and The River Course), Golf Week
  • America’s Toughest Golf Course (The Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course), Golf Digest

2009

  • Top 100 Modern Courses in America (Cassique and The Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course), Golf Week
  • “Places to Play”- Five-Star Rating (The Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course), Golf Digest
  • America’s Best Private Courses (The River Course and Cassique), Golf Digest
  • Top 100 Courses in the U.S. (The Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course), Golf Magazine

2008

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

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments or would like to get in touch with us, please let us know and we will follow up at your preferred date and time.

BEST DATE
BEST TIME