My Wild Dunes Blog


Share memories of your visit by posting photos, and comments, or discover the fun our guests have enjoyed!

Post a comment, photo or video now!

Holly Jolly Holiday Happenings in Charleston, SC!

Let this be the year you go all out for the holidays with a seaside celebration! What’s that mean for you? Well you’ve heard it said: no peeking until Christmas morning! But, our holiday happenings in Charleston are just too good to keep secret! Take a look…

Holiday Activities & Special Dining Events

Book the following Resort activities through our Virtual Concierge online or call our Resort Pre-Arrival Concierge team at 877.845.8897 (select option "3") or by email.

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 14 and 21 from 9 - 10:30 a.m.
The Sea Island Grill
$12 for children, regular menu pricing for adults
Enjoy a delicious breakfast with Santa. Juniors can’t resist the combination of Rudolph’s pancake buffet with its loads of sweet-tooth toppings and chocolate milk. Adults can follow suit, or order from the breakfast menu. And once the whole family is rubbing their bellies, make sure to get a picture and a special surprise gift from Santa. 

Wild Elf Chase
Friday, December 20 – Tuesday, December 24
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Across the Resort
Each day Elliott the Elf will be hiding out somewhere on the resort making sure all the kids are behaving before Santa’s arrival this week. If you see Elliott, snap a photo with him and come by the Swim Center with your photo to redeem a prize. Elliott will be out and about from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day.

Santa’s Helpers Workshop
Saturday, December 21 at 4 p.m.
The Boardwalk Inn
Create some holiday souvenirs and crafts at the Boardwalk Inn starting at 4 p.m. Fees may apply for some activities.

Christmas Stories and Cookies
Monday, December 23 at 5 p.m.
The Boardwalk Inn
Gather around our storyteller for some holiday stories, cider and cookies. Complimentary.

Christmas Morning Brunch at The Sea Island Grill
Wednesday, December 25 from 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The Sea Island Grill
On Christmas morning, come to The Sea Island Grill for a delicious plated Lowcountry brunch. Bloody Mary bar available for purchase. For reservations, please call 843.886.2200.

Little Elves Golf Clinic
Thursday, December 26 from 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Links Course Driving Range
$25 per child
Treat Santa’s helpers to a round of golf this holiday season! Gather the kids (ages 7-15) for an afternoon of golf instruction at the Links Driving Range.

Little Elves Tennis
Thursday, December 26
The Tennis Center
$50 per clinic ($20 for Tiny Tots)
Treat Santa’s helpers to a day of play at Wild Dunes Tennis CenterClinics are designed for children of all ages and skill levels. Book the appropriate clinic below by calling 843.886.2113.
• Tiny Tots (ages 4-6) from 8-8:45 a.m.
• Junior Masters (ages 7-11) from 9-11 a.m.
• Future Stars (ages 12-16) from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Holiday Feast Delivered
Try a Christmas meal destined to get you in the spirit, delivered right to your door! Dinner includes our take on traditional fixings including a roasted whole turkey with apple-walnut stuffing or orange honey glazed ham, giblet gravy, pear, walnut and gorgonzola salad with a dijon sherry dressing, green beans almandine, orange cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes with garlic, sweet potato casserole, cranberry nut bread with pecan pie and apple pie (feeds 10 – 12 people; limit one per reunion). Reservations must be made by noon on Thursday, December 19. Delivery available Monday, December 23, Tuesday December 24 and Wednesday, December 25 from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Cost is $250. Pick-up available. Please inquire when placing order. Order must be placed by Thursday, December 19. Call 843.886.2307.

Gingerbread Pedicure  
The yummiest way to treat your feet this season. Accompany seasonally spiced scented products with ginger cookies to take home. $65. For more information or to make an appointment at Sand & Sea Salon and Spa, please call 888.845.8915, or on the Resort, call 843.886.2555. 

For packages to visit this holiday season, visit our special offer or call 888.778.1876 to customize your Charleston, SC holiday getaway today!

Preview the holiday fun at Wild Dunes Resort that awaits... 

Post a comment Back to Blog

Comments (0)

Post Your Comment

To post a comment, type your comment and select Post Comment at the bottom of the form; after being approved your comment will appear directly underneath the post you replied to. Your email address will not be posted.


Help me decide

Find Lodging that's Right for You.

explore our accommodations below

Boardwalk Inn

An intimate island hotel with a relaxed, private feel. Downstairs, enjoy The Coastal Provisions and Lounge and sparkling pool. Choose from guestrooms, suites, junior and presidential suite. Views vary.

Learn More

The Village

A collection of guestrooms, studios, one to three bedroom suites and penthouses, The Village is at the center of all Resort activity and a short walk from the beach. Views vary.

Learn More

Condo Rentals

Condo rentals at Wild Dunes Resort allow you to get exactly what you want from your vacation. Our condominiums are conveniently located throughout the Resort with easy access to the beach and all Resort amenities. Images are representative and size, quality, furnishings, and views for each vacation rental varies.

Learn More

Vacation Home Rentals

With three to seven bedrooms, all vacation homes offer convenient access to Resort amenities including restaurants, salon with spa services, shops, pools, award-winning activities and, of course, the beach. Images are representative and size, quality, furnishings, and views for each vacation rental varies.

Learn More
Groups/Promo Code

True To Our Place, Diverse By Design | DestinationHotels.Com

View All on Map

destination hotels








New Mexico

New York

North Carolina


South Carolina






Washington, D.C.

It appears you are using an older web browser! While using our site, you may encounter some trouble along the way. For PC users, we recommend upgrading to the latest version of Internet Explorer or Firefox. For Mac users, we recommend the latest version of Safari or Firefox.