Kiawah Island Beach 


Kiawah Island Beach

Kiawah Island Beach, located about 20 miles from downtown Charleston, boasts 10 miles of pristine beaches. The island has two main areas, commonly referred to as East Beach and West Beach. Kiawah is a private gated community, and the only public beach access is located on the west end of the island at Beachwalker County Park. Kiawah Island is committed to preserving the natural environment so this area has some of the widest and least crowded beaches in the area.



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Kiawah Island Beach Rules and Regulations


  • Dogs allowed on the beach year round
  • Pets must be leashed May 16 - Oct 31
  • Pets are allowed to be off leash from 7 am - 7 pm everywhere on the beach except in critical habitat areas Nov 1 - March 15
  • No glass allowed on beach
  • No open fires or fireworks allowed on beach
  • No vehicles allowed on beach
  • No sleeping on beach
  • Public nudity prohibited
  • Bikes allowed on beach but must be walked across boardwalks
  • Stay off sand dunes
  • Do not interfere with sea turtles
  • No digging holes and no metal shovels

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