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Awards and Reviews

Resort

  • 2022 Travel & Leisure 2022 World’s Best Awards – Named among the “10 Best Resorts in South Carolina”
  • Ranked #6 in Southern Living' South's Best Resorts 2022
  • Awarded the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels' Gold Badge
  • Open Table Diner's Choice Award, Coastal Provisions, 2022
  • Ranked #8 Best Beach Resorts in South Carolina by Travel + Leisure (2021)
  • Ranked #9 Best Beach Resorts in South Carolina by Family Vacation Critic (2020)
  • Wild Dunes Resort named the #10 Top Resort in the South by Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards, 2019 
  • Wild Dunes Resort awarded the “2019 Expert’s Choice Award” by TripExpert
  • "World's Best for Family Travel" by Travel + Leisure magazine readers (2019)
  • Wild Dunes Resort awarded "Best Beach Resort 2019" in the Southeast USA by the Hotel & Spa Awards 
  • Wild Dunes Resort ranked a "Top Southern Resort in the U.S." by Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards (2012-2019)
  • Wild Dunes Resort named one of "The 20 Best Hotels in Charleston, SC" by Money Inc. (2019)
  • Wild Dunes Resort ranked a "Top Southern Resort in the U.S." (#11) by Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards (2018)
  • Open Table Diner's Choice Award, Coastal Provisions, February 2020
  • Open Table Diner's Choice Award, Huey's Southern Eats, August 2018
  • Winner, Reader's Choice Award by Convention South (2017)
  • Wild Dunes Resort awarded TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence Award" (2012-2018) 
  • The Boardwalk Inn, Four-Diamond Award by AAA (1998-2020)  

Tennis

  • #3 Tennis Resort in the World by Tennis Resorts Online (2019)
  • Wild Dunes Resort named "#5 Tennis Resort in the World" by Tennis Resorts Online (2018)
  • Top 5 Tennis Resorts in America- Smarter Travel (2017)
  • Wild Dunes Resort named "#4 Tennis Resort in the World" by Tennis Resorts Online (2017) 

Golf

  • 2022 Named among the Golf Digest top 50 in “America’s 100 Greatest Courses”
  • 2022 Named among the Golf Digest “Best Courses You Can Play in South Carolina”
  • Links Course named among the 32 “Top Course You Can Play” by South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel (2018-2019)
  • The Links Course at Wild Dunes, Named 2017 "Course of the Year" by Charleston Golf Course Owner's Association
  • Wild Dunes Resort’s Links Course named to South Carolina’s Top 50 Golf Courses for 2018 (#35) by the South Carolina Golf Course Rating Panel
  • Top 10 Best Courses in Charleston, SC- Golf Digest (2017-2018) 

Meetings & Weddings

  • Named "Best Of Weddings" by The Knot (2020, 2021)
  • Wild Dunes Resort was included in Brides “The 9 Best Elopement Packages of 2020”
  • Named among the top meeting sites and destinations in the South in ConventionSouth's Annual Readers' Choice Awards (2021) 

Isle of Palms, SC

  • Named “South Carolina’s Safest City” by Safewise (2021)
  • Isle of Palms named among "9 Best Beaches in South Carolina" by Travel + Leisure (2020)
  • Southern Living named Isle of Palms as one of “The South’s Best Beach Towns of 2020
  • Named among Best Small Beach Towns to Escape the Crowds by Travel + Leisure (2019)  
  • Named among South's Best Beaches by Thrillist (2018)  
  • Southern Living South's Best Awards - Named Among The South's Best Beaches (2018)

Charleston, SC 

  • #1 City in the US via Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards (2012-2022)
  • #2 Small City in the U.S. via Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards (2021)
  • Named #1 Top City in the South by  Southern Living (2021)
  • CHS Airport named among the top 10 in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler (2021)
  • #1 City in the US via Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards (2012-2021)
  • #1 Small City in the U.S. via Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards (2016-2020)
  • A Top 25 Best Town of 2017 via Outside Magazine 
  • Best City to Start a Business Right Now via Inc. Magazine (2017)
  • #1 Friendliest City in the U.S. via Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awards (2017)
  • #27 Best Place to Live in the USA via U.S. News & World Report (2017)

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There's an abundance of award-winning cuisine in the Isle of Palms and Charleston area and Wild Dunes Resort is no exception. Experience seasonal menus featuring local and sustainable cuisine at our onsite restaurant Coastal Provisions. Enjoy poolside favorites at Beachside Burgers & Bar (open seasonally), or have a home-style family dinner delivered right to your door.

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