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End of Summer Vacation Activities by the Beach in Charleston, South Carolina!

Summer’s not over yet! Before heading back to school, come play by the beach at Charleston’s Island Resort. From Spa Camps to special Labor Day Weekend activities—we have a new batch of family-friendly vacation activities and Resort events that you won’t want to miss!



WINE SOCIAL ON THE PLAZA {Friday, August 30 5-7 p.m.}
Kick off your Labor Day Weekend at Wild Dunes Wine Social from 5-7 p.m. on the Village Plaza. Wine representatives will be present for you to sample their fare. Cost is $20 and includes a Wild Dunes wine glass, hors d’oeuvres, discounted wine rates and live entertainment. Please call 843.886.7301 to make a reservation.

LABOR DAY FAMILY 5K BEACH RUN/WALK {Saturday, August 31 at 8 a.m.}
Join us at the Grand Pavilion at 8 a.m. for a run on the beach! Prizes will be awarded for the top male and female finisher. Entry free is $25 and includes a T-shirt. Please pre-register at the Fitness Center on the Village Plaza 24 hours in advance. Call 843.886.7008 for more information.

WILD DUNES CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT {Saturday, August 31 at 5:30 p.m.}
Attention all teens and adults, we’re hosting a special Labor Day Cornhole Tournament (otherwise known as “bags”)! Get a team of two together and come join us for some friendly competition. Cost is $10. Saturday, August 31 at 5:30 p.m. at the Grand Pavilion Volleyball Court.

END OF SUMMER LOWCOUNTRY BBQ {Saturday, August 31 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.}
Come out and celebrate the last weekend of summer with an in-house smoked BBQ feast served poolside at Palm Cove. A cash bar will be available. Dinner buffet is from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and is $35 for adults and $13 for children inclusive of tax and gratuity. Call 843.886.2307 for more information.

DUNEY’S BINGO DIVE {Sunday, September 1 at 7 p.m.}
Join us at the Swim Center for a Bingo pool game. Swim and dive to find Duney eggs for a chance to win cool prizes. Cost is $5. Sunday September 1 at 7 p.m. at the Swim Center Pool.

DUNEY’S DIVE-IN OUTDOOR MOVIE {Sunday, September 1 at Sunset}
Grab some popcorn and a cold drink, and wind down your Labor Day weekend with an outdoor dive-in movie at the Swim Center Pool. Rated G or PG. Complimentary. Sunday September 1 at Sunset at the Swim Center Pool.


Arrive with your prettiest dress and enjoy a morning social with the girls while enjoying nail art and light refreshments tea party style. You will also be decorating your very own pedicure slippers and after high tea, take home a tiny tiara to celebrate you being a tea party princess. This camp is for ages 2-5 and pre-registration is required. Mondays and Thursdays 8:30-9:30am. Cost is $35 per child. Please call the Sand and Sea Salon with Spa Services to book your spot, 843-886-2555.

A spa-tacular camp for your maturing little lady. Enjoy mocktails with the girls while getting pampered with nail art, a facial mask, and the creation of your very own sugar scrub…What’s not to love?. This camp is for ages 6-12 and pre-registration is required. Tuesdays and Fridays 8:30-9:30am. Cost is $35 per child. Please call the Sand and Sea Salon with Spa Services to book your spot and for meeting location, 843-886-2555.

Get your hands wet! Our tie dye professionals will help you twist, tie, and dunk a Wild Dunes T-Shirt to create a groovy piece of apparel. Cost is $15. Tuesdays and Fridays at 2pm. Meet at the Grand Pavilion Volleyball Court.

Join the Island Adventures team for five great games of bingo for the entire family to enjoy. Win prizes like cooler bags, backpacks, picture frames and more! Cost is $5 for two cards. Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the Village Amphitheater.

It’s no secret that fishing is part of our Low country lifestyle here in Charleston. Join our Island Adventures team as we pull seine nets through the ocean and see what types of fish and sea life we can catch and release! Saturdays at 10 a.m. Meet at the Grand Pavilion Beach. Complimentary. 

Make your memories at Wild Dunes last with one of your very own creations! Our arts and crafts include Family Stepping Stones, Spin Art Frisbees, Sand Art and more. Cost varies by activity and range from complimentary-$15 per child. Thursdays at 2 p.m. Meet at the Grand Pavilion Volleyball Court.


Our new Resort pool – Palm Cove – features zero entry (perfect for tikes), a great bar to quench your thirst on those long, summer days and grab and go snack options. Featuring “Attitude Adjustment Hour” – our version of happy hour – Thursday night adult pool games and contests and live entertainment Friday’s during summer. Please call 843.886.7010 for details.

Destination Family Golf Programming conveniently blends family time with golf outings overlooking the Atlantic Ocean or Intracoastal Waterway and is available seven days a week after noon on the award-winning Links Golf Course and Harbor Golf Course; including:

-Junior golfer receives a Wild Dunes Resort pewter golf bag tag.
-Club rentals are available for half off peak pricing discount for junior and accompanying adult golfers.
-Junior golfers 16 years of age and yougner will receive a complimentary golf round when accompanied by a paying adult after noon daily.

Bring the family out to Palm Cove next to the Village every Sunday night to enjoy dinner poolside. Grab a specialty cocktail from the bar and end the evening roasting smores over the open firepit. Dinner buffet includes menu items such as strawberry black pepper salad, kettle chips, grilled vegetable wraps, hot dogs, hamburgers, jerk chicken skewers, and blackened catfish with watermelon pico de gallo. A cash bar is available. Dinner buffet offered from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and is $30 for adults and $13 for children inclusive of tax and gratuity. Call 843.886.2307 for reservations.  

Please see chart below for the full list of new activity offerings, times and dates. And for a complete listing of Resort-wide happenings and activities, check out our Summer 2013 Vacation Planner.

See something you’re interested in? We suggest you register in advance by calling our Pre-Arrival Concierge team at 877.845.8897 and select option “3”. While on property, please dial x2292 for recreational activities and x2555 for Spa camps.


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