Cast Your Vote: Wild Dunes Resort and Charleston, SC Nominated in Travel + Leisure Magazine's 2014 World's Best Award Survey
Have you ever been a traveler, hotel guest, adventurer, tourist, friend or fan? It’s time for you to voice your vote and spread the love! Vote now for your favorite travel experiences in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Award Survey at tlworldsbest.com.
Spring Break and Easter in Charleston, SC: Special Beach Activities and Events at Wild Dunes Resort
Celebrate a break from school and work with all-new vacation activities and offerings available this Spring Break season, April 7-20, 2014, at Charleston's Island Resort! Plan your vacation in advance with this comprehensive Charleston Spring Break 2014 guide – stocked with information on Resort happenings and ideas for a fun-filled family Spring Break at Charleston’s Island Resort.
Romantic Valentine’s Day Ideas in Charleston, SC
Just named one of the most romantic getaways in the world by Fodor's Travel, Charleston is your destination for Valentine's Day 2014. Dazzle in the romantic allure of our Southern city with these unique date ideas for celebrating with your Valentine at Wild Dunes Resort.
Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner at Charleston's Island Resort
Want to forgo the cooking this Thanksgiving? From our traditional buffet in The Sweetgrass Pavilion to our Thanksgiving Feast delivered to your home or condo, we invite you to join us for America's favorite food holiday!
Resort Activity Spotlight: Seventh Annual Turkey Trot 5k Beach Run in Charleston, SC
Turkey on your mind? Suitably so with America’s favorite harvest feast just two weeks away! Here’s how we talk turkey at Charleston’s Island Resort: first, the turkey feasting, then the turkey trotting! New to the tradition? A guest favorite, seven years running (pun intended), Wild Dunes Resort’s Turkey Trot is a scenic 5K fun run/walk on Isle of Palms Beach. Don’t fret. It happens two days after Thanksgiving…giving plenty of time for the tryptophan to wear off!
Taste of Fall: Pumpkin Soup Recipe from the Sea Island Grill’s Chef Jeff Miller
Halloween may be over, but thank goodness it’s still pumpkin season! Thinking ahead about your Thanksgiving feast? Or craving something seasonal and savory on this Sunday fall evening? Read on for a homemade recipe from our talented Chef Jeff Miller of the Sea Island Grill that’ll surely satisfy any pumpkin-lover’s palate.
Wild Dunes Weekend | Sept. 27-29: Local Events, Activities and Things to Do in Charleston, SC
Fill your final days of September with Southern food, striking Civil War photography, a free museum day, shopping and of course, some socializing! Here’s our picks for things to do this weekend in Charleston...
Local Brewery Spotlight: Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival in Charleston, SC
Feeling thirsty? Come October 12, there’ll be plenty of refreshing beverages at our first annual Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival. Whether you come for just the day or stay overnight with our Charleston, SC Beer Festival Package, here’s a tip for all: bring your appetite, savor all the selections, and be sure to fill up with some locally-crafted beer. Discover the local Charleston brews waiting for you…
Beer & Food Pairings for Island Brews & Chews Craft Beer Festival in Charleston, SC
The countdown is on! Our first-ever Charleston craft beer festival Island Brews & Chews is almost here! Come for the day, or stay overnight with our Charleston, SC Beer Festival Package. Book advance festival tickets online, or call 843.886.6000 to purchase tickets + overnight package. Plus, stay tuned as we roll out exciting previews for this one-of-a-kind Charleston Oktoberfest festival. Take a peek…
Where to Watch NFL Football in Charleston, SC! Introducing New Game Paired Menus at The Lettered Olive Lounge this Fall
Game on! Experience a Food Faceoff Monday and Thursday nights this fall at the Lettered Olive Lounge. Come on out to root for your favorite NFL team and enjoy draft specials and regional dishes inspired by each game. Read on for the football & food line-up:
Announcing Craft Beer Selections for First-Ever Island Brew Festival in Charleston, SC
Calling all craft beer connoisseurs! We're excited to share the participating breweries and beer selections for the inaugural Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival happening October 12, 2013 at Palm Cove here at Charleston’s Island Resort!
Charleston, SC Father’s Day Activities at Wild Dunes Resort
Check out our Isle of Palms resort offerings that are sure to make this Father’s Day getaway one to remember!
Wild Dunes Resort Earns Trip Advisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence Award!
We're delighted to share that Wild Dunes Resort received Trip Advisor's "2013 Certificate of Excellence Award!"
Wild Dunes Resort Summer Photo Sweepstakes with Flat Duney
Meet our new Resort celebrity and star of this summer’s photo contest, Flat Duney! Color, cut, snap a photo & share him enjoying your Wild Dunes Charleston, SC beach vacation and beyond for chances to win all summer long!
Wild Dunes Resort Activity Spotlight: Memorial Day Beach Fun Run and Southern Social in Charleston, SC
Introducing our first ever “People Chase” Fun Run and Southern Social at Wild Dunes Resort! Join us for a one mile beach run with small hurdles followed by a southern social with local vendors, cocktails, and food (imagine the traditional steeple chase with a Wild Dunes Resort twist)! Get the details…
Charleston, SC Memorial Day Activities by the Beach at Wild Dunes Resort
Kick off the start of summer with Memorial Day by the beach at Wild Dunes Resort! See a roundup of all Memorial Day activities happening on the Resort!
Explore Charleston, SC and Isle of Palms with Bicycle Rentals at Wild Dunes Resort
Explore the Isle of Palms and the Resort by the area’s favorite mode of transportation – bicycles! See the best trails and insider riding tips from the Bike Shop Manager, Dave Luebchow.
Wild Dunes Resort Activity Spotlight: New Shrimp & Grits Facial in Charleston, SC
Welcome a facial for the little shrimp in your life. Sand & Sea Salon with Spa Services got creative with that famous southern staple, Shrimp & Grits – and now it can be found not only on our dining menus, but on our spa menu as well!
Resort Activity Spotlight: Charleston Inshore “Creek Fishing” Charters at Wild Dunes Resort
Tag along with our top Lowcountry guides as they take you “Creek Fishing" in the salt marsh and show you the best spots for reeling ‘em in!
What’s New this Summer! See Charleston, SC Beach Vacation Activities at Wild Dunes Resort
The 2013 Summer Vacation Planner has arrived and brought along “Brand New” resort activities, happenings and offerings! Make sure you keep an eye out for the “Brand New” stamp throughout the Vacation Planner so you don’t miss out on the fun!
July Destination Dish Corn Recipe
Each month, the Destination Hotels & Resorts culinary teams - including our phenomenal Wild Dunes Resort chefs are put to the test. July's Destination Dish is a pan seared duck breast with corn spoon bread, rosemary corn coulis, roasted red peppers in a cinnamon brown butter and an arugula salad tossed in a black pepper champagne vinaigrette.
Healthy Chefs in Training!
Our recent DH&R Healthy Kids Recipe Contest proved that healthy can be delicious...and we have the recipes to prove it! With 75 entries and over 11,000 votes, a panel of eager kid judges named their #1 recipe along with several finalists, one of whom we had the pleasure of meeting -- along with her daughter's kindergarten class.
Family Fun by the Beach!
Can you think of a better way to enjoy summer than with family by the beach? We can't! We invite you to experience first-hand why families return year after year to Wild Dunes Resort with our "A Tradition of Family Fun video." Enjoy!
Sweeping Views, Beautiful Hues...Charleston, SC
An acclaimed city by media, visitors and residents alike, Charleston, SC is known for its beloved lowcountry vistas. But, why tell you about it when you can see for yourself.
Want to experience it in person? Please be our guest.
One Wild Weekend...literally
Southeastern Wildlife Exposition is quickly approaching! Will you be joining us for this wild weekend?
August's Winning Photo
It's that time again, time to announce the August My Wild Dunes Summer Photo Sweepstakes winner! This month's winning image is...Beach Turtles.
Charleston Wins Best Tennis Town
It's official, Charleston, S.C. has been awarded USTA's "Best Tennis Town in America" distinction! The winning town was announced Monday during the U.S. Open, and Charleston was among two other cities, Atlanta, G.A. and Richmond, V.A. in the semi-finalists.
Sand sun and sea
My daughter could have spent days on the beach. She had so much fun just being a kid and not having schedules to follow. We all had a relaxing time!
The luckiest sweet tea in the world
This icy sweet tea got the privilege of sitting on the Pavilion at Wild Dunes while watching the beach and the ocean.
Our New Vacation Planner Cover
Throughout the year, we publish our treasured Wild Dunes Resort Vacation Planner, a helpful pocket guide detailing each season’s activities on the Resort. For this year's Fall/Holiday Planner, we asked our loyal Facebook fans to vote on their favorite cover. Now, the votes are in...
July's Photo Sweepstakes Winner
The first of the month brings another exciting announcement for our monthly My Wild Dunes Summer Photo Sweepstakes winner! This month's winning image is...Up To His Toes.
Bird's Eye View - Charleston Area From Above
The Charleston area is steeped with history, culture and beautiful scenery. But, have you ever thought about what it looks like from a bird's eye view as you fly over Charleston and Wild Dunes, South Carolina? Look no further…
Charleston for Best Tennis Town!
Game On for Golf at Wild Dunes, South Carolina
We're excited to share our newest golf video. Get a first-hand glimpse into the game of golf at Wild Dunes, SC and see what makes a round here so unique with commentary from our very own Director of Golf, Jeff Minton!
Learn more about our fall golf packages and to experience award-winning golf at Wild Dunes for yourself!
Did you know that the beach in front of Wild Dunes is one of the favorite nesting spots for sea turtles in Isle of Palms? Read our conversation with Mary Pringle of the Isle of Palms Turtle Team to learn more about this endangered species and what we can all do to help...
Cool Summer Reads
Escaping to the beach this summer and searching for beach-worthy reads? Look no further...we have eight recommendations that would make excellent additions to your beach bag.
June's Photo Sweepstakes Winner
It's that time again...time to announce our monthly My Wild Dunes Photo Sweepstakes winning image - Wide Open at Wild Dunes!
We love this image submitted by the Johnson family of their son Camden's underwater fun! See what they had to say about it...
Wild Dunes Family Fun
Family fun at its best! See vacation highlights from a recent guest.
Time to Drink in the View
This summer, our newly opened oceanfront Grand Pavilion Café and Bar is a must visit. With sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and a soothing seaside breeze, this is the perfect spot to grab a cocktail after the beach. You won’t want to miss one of the signature beverages, the Mo-tea-to! Even better, we’re sharing the recipe with you to enjoy it year round...
Day at the Dunes
I love hanging out at the Grand Pavilion. The new bar is awesome and makes for a great day at the pool! Cannot wait to come back!
May's Photo Sweepstakes Winner
Summer is in full swing at Wild Dunes Resort! And, what better way to celebrate the season than announcing our May My Wild Dunes Photo Sweepstakes winning image - The Shower is Just as Fun.
“Cleaning up from a day at the beach can be just as fun as the beach - our 2 & 3 year olds 'cleaning up' after a super fun day in the sun.”
Thanks for sharing, Bethany, and congratulations on your winning prize – dinner for two at Sea Island Grill during your next visit!
Click here to view more vacation photos from our guests and learn how you can enter the My Wild Dunes Summer photo sweepstakes.