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Celebrate 4th of July at the Beach | Special Events & Activities at Charleston's Island Resort

A festive Fourth of July 2016 at the beach is within reach! Fire up the fun with special events, activities and happenings at Wild Dunes Resort and around Isle of Palms and Charleston, SC.

Read on for our top picks for how to celebrate America's Birthday, the Wild Dunes way! 


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Spring Break and Easter Activities at the Beach in Charleston, SC -- March/April 2015

Splash into spring with family-friendly Spring Break activities and special events at Charleston's Island Resort - March 27 through April 11, 2015! Read on to check out all that's new and happening and make activity reservations in advance of your vacation to make the most of your days in the sun. 

Spring Break and Easter Weekend in Charleston, SC

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Ask the Pros Q&A: Golf Lessons

Our family will be arriving at Wild Dunes on Saturday. I have a 19 year old son who has started to golf some. Do you offer lessons or clinics for beginners?

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Local's Guide: 2 Days in Charleston

Browse a Top Travel Destinations list and you’re sure to spot this Southern gem leading the pack, “#1 City in America” (four years in a row), “Top City in the World,” “Best City for Foodies,” “Friendliest City in the U.S.” to name a few. Yet, actions speak louder than words, right? Pack your bags and see for yourself all there is to love about this charming, coastal, candy-colored city. We teamed up with native Charlestonian Daisy Bainum from Wild Dunes Resort to get a local’s low-down of favorite things to do in Charleston, SC in this insider’s travel guide to South Carolina’s oldest city. 

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#TBT: Throwback Thursday to Cyber Monday Sale - Second Chance to Save up to 40% Off Stays!

Missed Cyber Monday? Don't fret! In honor of Throwback Thursday, we're hitting the rewind button to offer you another chance at Cyber Monday Savings of up to 40% off stays through March! Who wouldn't want to relive a sale this good?

Read on to see the offer and book your stay! Don't delay - this blast from the past is only valid through midnight tonight. Book this Charleston, SC vacation deal online now!

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Resort Event Spotlight: Shopping on the Village Plaza, Wednesday April 23 5-8pm

Please join us Wednesday, April 23 from 5-8 p.m. for our special Shopping on the Plaza market featuring local Charleston artisan crafts and Resort gifts, wares, art and more. 

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You’re Invited: Wild Dunes Resort’s Facebook Spring Break Q&A Chat - Thursday, March 27, 1 - 1:30 p.m. EST

Who’s excited for Spring Break 2014? Want expert advice on everything from what to do at the Resort to Charleston must-see attractions? Join us for a special Pre-Spring Break Facebook Q&A Live Chat with Wild Dunes Resort’s Pre-Arrival Concierges. During the chat, you’ll have the chance to ask our team of Resort experts your questions about the Resort, Spring Break activities, dining and more. Read on for details!

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New for Spring Break 2014 in Charleston, SC: Duney's VIP All-Inclusive Kids Recreation Pass

For the first time ever, Charleston’s Island Resort is offering an all-inclusive kids passport to fun at the beach – Duney’s VIP Pass! Purchase your VIP pass at the beginning of you family beach vacation at Island Adventures® Outfitters on the Village Plaza or call 843.886.2292 to sign up in advance. The VIP Pass comes on a lanyard that must be worn by children at all activities. Read on to see the kid-friendly fun in store for your Spring Break Vacation in Charleston, SC. 

Charleston, SC Kids Activities

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Golf FOREcast: Daylight Savings Time + Great Weather=Tee Time at Wild Dunes Resort!

Golfers, celebrate! Finally, the time has come to spring forward and push our clocks one hour ahead! Pair daylight savings with great weather on the horizon for the perfect chance to enjoy a round or more  at Wild Dunes Resort this weekend.

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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.

Charleston, SC Spring Break Vacations

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What’s New for Spring 2014! See Charleston, SC Beach Vacation Activities in our Seasonal Vacation Planner

The 2014 Spring Vacation Planner has arrived with a thrilling new collection of Resort activities, happenings and offerings for the New Year! Read on to see all that's new and awaits you on your next Wild Dunes beach vacation…

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day at Wild Dunes Resort!

Father’s Day is around the corner, and if you’re still seeking ideas for Dad…we have you covered! Check out our Father’s Day happenings and specials across the Resort! 

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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!

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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.

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September's Winning Photo

Time to announce our final My Wild Dunes Summer Photo Sweepstakes winner! September's winning image is...Patiently Waiting.

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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. 

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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!

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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...

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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. 

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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…

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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.

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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...

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Wild Dunes Family Fun

Family fun at its best! See vacation highlights from a recent guest. 

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Happy Father's Day

From our Wild Dunes family to yours, have a wonderful Fathers Day! Enjoy a few Photos with Dad from our team at Wild Dunes. 

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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