The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Earns Triple Five-Star Rating

Kiawah Island, SC – For the second consecutive year, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort has earned a Triple Five-Star rating from Forbes Travel Guide. The Sanctuary hotel, The Spa at The Sanctuary, and The Ocean Room, the resort’s flagship restaurant, were awarded Five Stars by the international authority on assessing service and facility standards. The Sanctuary becomes one of only fifteen properties worldwide to hold a Triple Five-Star rating.

“Everyone at The Sanctuary and throughout Kiawah Island Golf Resort is deeply honored to once again be recognized by Forbes Travel Guide as one of the world’s premier destinations,” says The Sanctuary General Manager, Bill Lacey. “The Five-Star rating recognizes properties that consistently provide the very highest level of anticipatory service, genuine hospitality, and unsurpassed amenities. To be listed as one of the handful of hotels across the globe that have earned the Triple Five-Star rating is a testament to the unwavering passion and dedication our entire team has for providing incomparable service to our valued guests.”

The Forbes Travel Guide is the only independent global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants, spas and ocean cruises.
To learn more about The Sanctuary Hotel and Spa at Kiawah Island Golf resort, visit To view the full Star Ratings for 2023 and learn more about how Forbes Travel Guide determines its Star Ratings, visit

Located along 10 miles of pristine beach less than 30 miles south of Charleston, S.C., Kiawah Island Golf Resort consistently ranks as one of the country’s top resorts. It includes The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, the resort’s Forbes Five Star/AAA Five Diamond 255-room hotel and spa, nearly 500 private villas and luxury homes, and five championship golf courses, including The Ocean Course, host of the 1991 Ryder Cup, the 2012 PGA Championship and 2021 PGA Championship. For 13 of the past 15 years, the resort has ranked as the number-one tennis resort in the world by, and features acclaimed recreation and nature programs. For more information, visit

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