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7 Things to Do During Sunset on Kiawah Island

7 Things to Do During Sunset on Kiawah Island

July 5, 2022

Categories: Lifestyle

Partake in These Kiawah Island Activities During Sunset 

One of the most magical experiences a person can have is watching the sunset. By witnessing the sky fill with gorgeous shades of crimson, lilac, and fuchsia, you are reminded of the immense beauty of Earth. You can take time to simply relax and breathe in the fresh air while watching the sun sink below the horizon, along with any stress or worries from your day. It is the ultimate way to unwind and put your mind at ease while being surrounded by the splendor of nature.

On Kiawah Island, we have some of the most awe-inspiring sunsets in the world due to our waterfront location. Whether you are currently a resident or are planning an upcoming trip, continue reading to discover seven activities to enjoy while watching the sunset beneath the water on Kiawah Island

1. Enjoy a Picnic During Sunset, Kiawah Island Style

The evening is an ideal time to plan a picnic on the beach, while watching the sunset. Since most beachgoers have headed home, you can relish in the serene surroundings and listen to the waves crashing onto the shore. Simply lay out a blanket onto the sand and bring some snacks, such as cheese and crackers or tropical fruit. Enjoy time spent with loved ones getting lost in conversation as you watch the shining sun sink below the horizon. 

2. Kayak Along the Picturesque Kiawah River

The adventurous at heart may enjoy spending time kayaking along the Kiawah River while watching the sunset. In fact, dusk is an incredibly peaceful time to be out exploring the Island’s vast waterways. While you’re out and about, you may even spot bottlenose dolphins feeding along the water’s edge or great egrets diving for their evening meal. 

As the sun begins to set and the sky fills with beautiful warm hues, take a moment to observe your surroundings while the waves rock you gently side to side. The sun sinking below the marsh and the shimmering river is truly a sight you won’t want to miss!

3. Unwind with Your Favorite Book

There’s nothing more relaxing than reading a book outside while the sun sets and the sky fills with beautiful colors. Whether you choose to read in a hammock in your backyard or on the white sandy beaches, it is the perfect way to unwind after a long day. Get lost in the words of your favorite author as you take in the breathtaking view in front of you. 

4. Beachcomb Along the Pristine Shoreline

Dusk is the perfect time to wander the bare beach and look for intricate seashells, sea glass, and other various items that may have washed ashore during the day. Spend some time strolling along the shoreline, searching for treasures while the sun sets around you and colorful clouds fill the sky.

5. Go for a Sunset Cruise

Sunset is the perfect time to embark on a sunset Kiawah Island cruise! Grab your friends and family and head out for a boat ride just before sunset. Enjoy the cool air blowing in your face as you explore the vast waterways surrounding the Island. While you’re out on the water, you may even see some natural wildlife, such as dolphins playing in your wake or fish jumping out of the water. 

What’s more, Members of the Kiawah Island Club have the opportunity to take advantage of the GoKiawah initiative, which aims to unite friends and families for a wide array of adventures. The GoKiawah Boat Club, for example, allows Members to reserve a Club boat in order to partake in a wide range of adventures. That way, Members can embark on a sunset cruise at their convenience. 

6. Catch the Evening Bite

Wrap up your afternoon with an exciting fishing adventure! In fact, many species of fish are particularly active around dusk. Head down to the beach, the Kiawah River, or one of the various ponds around the Island to try your hand at catching the evening bite. While you’re casting your line, don’t forget to take in the picturesque scene before you. 

7. Treat Yourself to a Delicious Meal

Kiawah Island is home to many restaurants that provide guests with amazing views of the Island. From upscale dining establishments with expansive views of the Atlantic Ocean to casual beachfront eateries, there are a variety of places to savor a delicious meal while witnessing a magical sunset. For Resort guests looking to indulge in an elegant evening meal, visit The Ocean Room to enjoy masterful dishes while watching the sunset below the Atlantic Ocean. 

Additionally, Members of the Kiawah Island Club have exclusive access to Members-only restaurants, such as the B-Liner, which is located on Kiawah’s picturesque shoreline. Or, Members may choose to visit the newly renovated Voysey’s, serving distinctive dishes among stunning Lowcountry scenery. With so many unique eateries around the Island, you’re sure to find somewhere to enjoy a meal coupled with gorgeous sunset scenery. Be sure to make your reservation for roughly an hour prior to sunset to catch the best views. 

Looking for the best Kiawah Island restaurants with awe-inspiring views? Click here to discover our top picks of local eateries and upscale establishments.

Admire the Sunset Every Evening from the Comfort of Your Home

When you call Kiawah Island home, you are granted the incredible opportunity to watch the sun sink beneath the Lowcountry each and every evening. The homes and homesites on the Island each feature immaculate views, whether of the beach and the ocean or the river and the golden marsh. That way, you can choose the scene you wish to see while you relax in your home. And when you’re looking to explore, the Island has plenty of adventurous opportunities to offer residents.  

Interested in calling Kiawah Island home? Click the button below to get in touch with us. We’d be happy to show you around the Island and give you a tour of available properties. 



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