Inviting Facilities

Kiawah is one of the most incredible places to make memories. Community members are invited to host private events or meetings at the three Kiawah Island Community Association event spaces: The Sandcastle, the Cinder Creek Pavilion and Beachwalker Center.

The Sandcastle – Ballroom
1 Shipwatch Rd.

The Sandcastle beachfront community clubhouse was completely renovated in 2018 and features a breathtaking second floor ballroom overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The ballroom is 2,700 square feet and seats up to 180 guests. A wall of windows provide views of the dunes and beach from all areas of the ballroom. The ballroom opens onto an impressive wrap-around veranda, ideal for enjoying a cocktail, listening to the ocean, feeling a breeze and watching the pelicans.

With the full ballroom rental, you receive exclusive use of the professional catering kitchen, the lounge and the veranda. You may use a full-service caterer of your choice. Tables, chairs, silverware, glassware and dinnerware are available and included in your rental rate. Upscale restrooms and an elevator are directly outside of the ballroom for the convenience of your guests.

The Sandcastle – Room Rentals
1 Shipwatch Rd.

The Sandcastle’s second floor oceanfront ballroom can be divided into three 900 square feet spaces, which can each accommodate 60 guests depending on the layout, for smaller events or meetings. All rooms have amazing views of the ocean and the beachfront pool.

The Sandcastle – Beachfront Pool Deck and Bar
1 Shipwatch Rd.

The impressive beachfront pool deck at The Sandcastle is available for rent during the off season from Oct. 15 through March 15. Gathering under the stars while listening to the crash of the waves is one of the best ways to enjoy Kiawah. The pool lights up and features two fountains. The outdoor bar with 10 barstools and several high-top tables and chairs are available to rent. This relaxed setting will put everyone at ease.

With the pool deck rental, you receive exclusive use of the professional catering kitchen and the pool deck. The oceanfront  Sandbar is available to rent as well. You may use the caterer of your choice. Restrooms are located poolside.

The Sandcastle – Beach Wedding Ceremony
1 Shipwatch Rd.

Kiawah has one of the most spectacular beaches in the world. Wedding ceremonies are the only events permitted on the beach with approval from The Town of Kiawah Island. Call the town’s Code Enforcement Office at 843-768-9166 to share a brief description of the wedding date, beach location (The Sandcastle) and the number of guests. There are no permits or fees. With approval from the town, The Sandcastle can host your beach wedding ceremony.

Cinder Creek Pavilion and Dock
Blue Heron Pond Rd.

The quaint screened-in pavilion at Cinder Creek features a working fireplace with serene views of the marsh. A short dock leads to a rustic gazebo where you can watch the tide roll by. This is the perfect location for a casual intimate event. Up to 75 guest are permitted at Cinder Creek. Restrooms are onsite. There is limited parking.

Beachwalker Center – Meeting Spaces
23 Beachwalker Drive

The association’s Beachwalker Center features three meeting spaces. Bobcat Hall is the largest space at 936 square feet, seating up to 64 with tables and 104 without and featuring exposed wood beams. The Magnolia Room can seat 20 guests at tables or 36 without. The Turtle’s Nest is a conference room that seats up to 16 guests. Beachwalker Center does not have a catering kitchen.

Learn More and Contact

If you are interested in renting a space, please contact The Sandcastle at sandcastle@kica.us or 843-768-3875. You will be invited to tour the space and our professional staff will guide you through the planning process and execution of your special event.