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Bee-Friendly Gardening Tips

At Kiawah River, we’re big fans of bees. They’re small but mighty creatures, pollinating 80% of all crops we eat. That means that bees are...

Neighborhood | News

Construction on The Dunlin is Well Underway

Construction on The Dunlin: Auberge Resorts Collection is progressing nicely! Tucked into the live oaks that adorn the edge of the Kiawah River, The Dunlin: Auberge...

Area Guide | Wellness | Events

G.O.A.T. 5K Returns to Kiawah River

Registration is open for the third annual G.O.A.T 5K being held at the Goatery at Kiawah River on Saturday, May 13th! The 100% eco-friendly race...


Kiawah River Wildlife: Great Egrets

One of Kiawah River’s most recognizable birds is the Great Egret. They’re easy to spot, with their long, S-curved necks and bright white plumage. You’ll...

Events | Nature | Neighborhood | News

Wildflower Meadows Update for Winter!

Have you noticed how lush and beautiful the landscapes along Kiawah River Parkway have become?   Jeff Snyder, our Chief Environmental Officer, is lovingly managing the wildflower...

Area Guide | Seasonal

About Town: Christmas Events Roundup

It’s almost time to cozy up at home at Kiawah River for the holidays. Residents can relish in the cooler weather and enjoy the area’s...

Adventure | Food | Nature

How to Catch Your Own Blue Crabs

Since we’re right in the middle of one of the best times of years to harvest Blue Crabs, we thought we’d take a closer look...

Farm | Food | Seasonal

Fall Harvest: What’s in Season at Kiawah River?

Fall means the resurgence of some of our favorite things: sweater weather, college football rivalries, homemade desserts and of course, seasonal autumn produce. When temperatures...

Art + Music | Neighborhood

Kiawah River’s New Weathervane

When we decided to spruce up our entranceway along Betsy Kerrison, we chose a custom-made weathervane forged in the shape of a fish, to reflect...

Home | Neighborhood | Neighbors

Hendricks’ Home Featured in Garden & Gun

Garden & Gun recently featured Kiawah River residents Megan and Randy Hendricks in their April 2022 issue, where they discussed their new home and why...

Nature | Seasonal

Winter Bird Watching

As a preserved estuary, Kiawah River is vibrant with bird species such as Roseate Spoonbills, Great Blue Herons, Dunlins and more. Found nesting near our...

Farm | News

Meet Grace and Joy

We have two new residents at Kiawah River!    Please help us welcome Grace and Joy, twin lambs born on Thanksgiving Day! The happy and healthy girls...

Area Guide | Events | Seasonal

Charleston Holiday Lights Tour

From baking holiday cookies and decorating the tree with hand-made ornaments to sporting those ugly Christmas sweaters, there are endless holiday traditions that hold a special place in our hearts here at Kiawah River. And one of our favorite...

Events | Seasonal

Event Recap: Home for the Holidays 2021

There’s nothing like coming home for the holidays, especially when your home is at Kiawah River! Every year, we celebrate the holiday season with our Home...


The Poinsettia’s Lowcountry Roots

Known as the December birth flower, poinsettias have long symbolized good cheer and success and are said to bring wishes of merriment and celebration across...


Event Recap: Goats & Gourds Day

On Oct. 23-24, our friends at The Goatery swapped ghouls for goats at their second annual Goats & Gourds Day at Kiawah River Farm. The event welcomed friends and families to Kiawah River for a...


The Tale of Charleston’s 1867 Mermaid Riot

Kiawah River’s salt marshes and estuaries are home to thousands of marine species. From microscopic insects to magnificent dolphins, it’s hard to know exactly what lies beneath the surface of our murky waters. While...


Three Gates Cattle Company Launches Website

Here at Kiawah River, we are incredibly grateful for all our farming partners who maintain the health of our land and ecosystem, helping support our community as the Lowcountry region’s...

Events | News

Spring House Grand Opening Event Recap

With record-breaking sales, numerous ground breakings and new home offerings, 2021 has been an incredible year of progress at Kiawah River thus far. Most recently, we gathered...

Area Guide | Farm

About Town: Farmers Markets Around Kiawah River

As the region’s first agrihood, Kiawah River features a working farm partnership with local Johns Island farmers complete with beef cattle, chickens, bees, produce, flower fields and...

Adventure | Area Guide

On the Water: Sailing at Bohicket Marina

Life at Kiawah River is synonymous with life on the water. The community’s commitment to sustainability allows residents to enjoy the Lowcountry’s many tidal rivers,...

Farm | Food | Nature

Notes from Nature: Beekeeping 101

At Kiawah River, we are buzzing to tell you about our resident beehives and how you can take up the hobby of beekeeping right in your own backyard. Kiawah River’s...


About Town: PGA Championship Kickoff Party

On May 19, Kiawah River’s homeowners and friends enjoyed a Lowcountry picnic in celebration of the start of the 2021 PGA Championship which took place at The Ocean Course...


Father’s Day Gift Guide

With Father’s Day right around the corner, the team at Kiawah River compiled our favorite Lowcountry-inspired gifts perfect for any father, grandfather or father figure....

Food | Nature

What to Pack on Your Spring Picnic

As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, the Lowcountry’s flora comes to life with bright bursts of seasonal blooms along the winding...


Storey Farms’ Homegrown Story

Jeremy Storey was a chef at Chicago’s elite three-Michelin-star restaurant Alinea before he traded in his apron to become a farmer, raising 3,000 hens at Storey Farms on Johns Island.  Jeremy has a chicken coop at Kiawah...

Art + Music

Gibbes Museum Celebrates Artist Manning Williams at Kiawah River

This month, Kiawah River’s Oak Park welcomed a relaxing outdoor picnic with the Gibbes Museum of Art in honor of revered artist Manning Williams. A Charleston-native, Williams was a talented artist who captured the Lowcountry scenes with...

Area Guide | Seasonal

A Guide to the Perfect Lowcountry Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day looks a little different in 2021, and we’re completely fine with that. This year, we’re exchanging our dinner reservations for something different. Kiawah River’s network of waterfront...


Kiawah River Field Guide: How to Fly Fish

Known for its changing tides and thriving marsh estuaries, Kiawah River’s flourishing waterways are an angler’s paradise. Unlike other fishing destinations, the Lowcountry’s warmer temperatures...


Home for the Holidays Tour of Homes

Photo of 2019 Holiday Home Tour   Come and experience Kiawah River’s Home for the Holidays Tour of Homes on Friday, November 27th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Explore our...

Adventure | Area Guide

Horseback Riding Guide to Johns Island

Do you want to discover Johns Islands’ pastures and waterfront trails by horseback? The lush landscape and open fields present an escape for any horse...


Get to Know Your Local Waterways

Whether you are a recreational enthusiast or active water buff, the waters surrounding the Lowcountry offer endless opportunities to enjoy and celebrate this unparalleled natural environment.   Kiawah River’s commitment...

Art + Music

Lowcountry Pastimes: Sweetgrass Baskets

Tracing the perimeter of marshes and inlets throughout the Lowcountry, sweetgrass is a long-bladed grass that grows exclusively on the southeastern coast of the U.S....


All About Bees: Inside the Hive

Once you understand how Kiawah River’s Golden Honey is made, every taste will be even sweeter.   Chuck Hudspeth, the Kiawah River beekeeper, is inviting us to learn...


On the Water: Tide Guide

From the clusters of oyster beds and perennial spartina grass, or cordgrass as more locally known, along the sparkling saltwater riverside to the tailing redfish...


Kiawah River’s Virtual Home Tours

While home building continues as planned at Kiawah River, these ever-changing times of the Coronavirus require us all to respond and adapt accordingly. During this...


Meet Your Neighbors: The Hawes Family

Meet your new neighbors, Rob and Chris Hawes! These Indiana natives lived in Charleston for 18 years where they raised their two children. Now the...


Introducing Kiawah River Farm

Life is sweet at Kiawah River, and it tastes even sweeter with the bounty of fresh flavors growing at Kiawah River Farm. Welcome to Charleston’s first...


DIY Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

Celebrate Easter as a family with this DIY activity to create colorful hard-boiled eggs!  Naturally dye them using items like red cabbage, turmeric, beets or coffee....

Adventure | Wellness

5 Ways Bicycling Can Improve Your Health

Research for this article came from in this BikeRadar article from January 6, 2020  There is a nostalgic pleasure in riding your bike, reminiscent of simpler...


Kiawah River 2020 Events

Whether you’re interested in adventurous excursions, experiencing community or rejuvenating your personal wellness, enjoy this year’s wildly fun events at Kiawah River. Bring your family,...


New Bird Sightings at Kiawah River

Appreciating Kiawah River’s indigenous bird population is one of our favorite pastimes, as many Johns Islanders locals will agree. The island is full of diversity...


Reflections of 2019: Events & Adventures

By Candice Broyles, Sales & Marketing Coordinator 2019 was an incredible year of progress and connection at Kiawah River. Alongside the new homes and amenities...


Forbes on Kiawah River | January 2020

The original article by Sheri Koones was published on January 1, 2020 on    As our society becomes more and more divided politically, people seem to...


Home for the Holidays at Kiawah River

Kiawah River’s growing neighborhood welcomed visitors for our Holiday Tour of Homes on November 29, as 9 new homes festooned with festive holiday decorations were open to...


Events: Holiday Tour of Homes

HOLIDAY TOUR OF HOMES Friday, November 29 10 to 2 o’clock Kiawah River Join us for a festive open house at Kiawah River, featuring our variety of new homes...

Area Guide | Events

Fall Festivals in the Lowcountry

Changing leaves, cooler temperatures and oyster roasts are just a few of our favorite things about the autumn season here at Kiawah River. The onset...


2019 Events

2019 Events   Fall Field Day & Run Like the Devil 5k Race October 26 | Bring your friends, family and pets as we enjoy a trail run,...


Butterfly Garden Cottage: Open House

Butterfly Garden Cottage Open House Friday, July 5th 1 to 5 p.m. Designed by renowned coastal homes architect Julia Sanford, and brought to life by Saussy Burbank, the...


Recipe: Dave’s Tomato Pie

Recipe From John’s Island’s Tomato Shed Café Not much is better than a juicy tomato freshly plucked from the vine, whether you grew that ‘Big boy’...

Area Guide

12 Things You Can Do on Johns Island

There is always something to explore on Johns Island, from local farmers markets to natural parks full of history, it’s easy to enjoy life on...


Kiawah River at Garden & Gun’s SEWE Events

The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition swoops in every year with new events that celebrate wildlife and nature. This year, Garden & Gun Magazine hosted Cocktails & Conservation on...


Lowcountry Birding at Kiawah River

Kiawah River is nestled amidst the lushness of the Charleston sea islands and comprises 20 miles of shoreline, maritime forest, salt marshes and dune fields....


Farming the Sea Islands

Nestled among the marsh grass of the sea islands riverfront is the blossoming Kiawah River community. Formerly known as Mullet Hall, Kiawah River embodies sea...


Meet our Chief Environmental Officer

Jeff Snyder is not your typical CEO. As the Chief Environmental Officer at Kiawah River, he manages the land, waterways, and wildlife, and has done...


Kiawah River’s Healthy Lifestyle

Staying well at Kiawah River is easy. With over 15 miles of nature trails throughout the woods and along the water at Kiawah River, there’s no...


‘Tis the Season for Tradition

The holidays are a time for tradition, a time to reflect on the year and dream about the year ahead. We have big plans for...