Getting Here

The First Time You Visit Kiawah Island,
You Might Need To Follow Directions.

For Every Visit After That, You’ll Simply Follow Your Heart.  Kiawah’s extraordinary natural landscapes are set in the heart of South Carolina, yet only a heartbeat away from Charleston’s distinctive, urban charms. A brief, picaresque 21-mile drive from The Holy City showcases rippling marshlands, ancient live oaks, and a great stretch of arching, tree canopies which lead to the Island’s riches.

The First Time You Visit Kiawah Island, You Might Need To Follow Directions.
For Every Visit After That, You’ll Simply Follow Your Heart.

Kiawah’s extraordinary natural landscapes are set in the heart of South Carolina, yet only a heartbeat away from Charleston’s distinctive, urban charms. A brief, picaresque 21-mile drive from The Holy City showcases rippling marshlands, ancient live oaks, and a great stretch of arching, tree canopies which lead to the Island’s riches.

Getting Here By Plane

Most major airlines offer flights (many of them direct) from across the United States to Charleston, South Carolina. International travelers employ British Airways for direct flights from London’s Heathrow to Charleston International Airport. 

Kiawah is an easy 33-mile drive from Charleston International Airport (CHS) and 10-mile drive from Charleston Executive Airport (JZI), preferred by many private jet owners.

Reaching Kiawah by Car

Kiawah Island is easily accessible by car. For visitors hailing from any of the Southeast’s major cities, a brief road trip leads to a once-in-a-lifetime experience. From Atlanta, Charlotte, Orlando, or Raleigh, the Island can be reached in under 6 hours.

Most notably, Kiawah is just 21 miles south of historic Charleston and can be reached in approximately 35 minutes by car. Get customized directions.

Need Additional Assistance

For further information on reaching Kiawah, check out our blog or give us a call. Many of our Sales Executives have lived on the Island for decades and can provide additional directions, refer transportation, and show you the best the Island has to offer during your stay.

Need Additional Assistance

For further information on reaching Kiawah, check out our blog or give us a call. Many of our Sales Executives have lived on the Island for decades and can provide additional directions, refer transportation, and show you the best the Island has to offer during your stay.