Reflecting the style of a grand Southern seaside mansion, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is the crowning jewel to a special resort island already recognized for its world-class golf and natural splendor. Located just 21 miles from the beautiful and historic city of Charleston, South Carolina, The Sanctuary is one of the East Coast’s pre-eminent luxury destinations with its highly acclaimed and awarded Forbe's 5-Star spa. From the moment you wind through nearly 400 live oak and palmetto trees on the entrance drive, your timeless Experience begins. Guests of The Sanctuary have privileges at five championship golf courses, including the famous Ocean Course by Pete Dye, host of the 1991 Ryder Cup Matches, 2007 Senior PGA Championship, 2012 PGA Championship and future 2021 PGA Championship, as well as Turtle Point by Jack Nicklaus, Osprey Point by Tom Fazio, Cougar Point by Gary Player and Oak Point by Clyde Johnston. Kiawah also boasts the renowned Tommy Cuthbert Golf Learning Center for guests wanting to improve their game.