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Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Wild Dunes Resort this Summer

CHARLESTON, S.C. July 2, 2021Wild Dunes Resort, a Destination by Hyatt property located on the Isle of Palms in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, invites guests to experience the resort this summer for an unforgettable vacation that is perfect for all ages.


“At Wild Dunes Resort, we understand that no two trips or travelers are exactly alike, which is why we offer our guests endless programming options so that they can choose their own vacation style,” says Resort Manager, John D’Angelo. “Whether our guests are looking for quiet relaxation, family-friendly adventures, action-packed sports or simply a classic beach experience, Wild Dunes Resort has something for everyone.”


Please see a list below of the top 10 ways to enjoy Wild Dunes Resort this summer.


  1. Make Memories with the Resort’s Island Adventures Programming

    Guests can now choose from a wide variety of family-friendly Island Adventures programs for non-stop fun during their stay. Adventure-loving children can enjoy classes such as Wild Science, Into the Wild Lowcountry Wildlife Encounters and Evening Explorers Camp. Creative children can take part in tie-dye class, Seaside Sweets sugar workshop or Fun in the Sun Camp.


  2. Admire Local Art at Gallery at Sweetgrass

    The Gallery at Sweetgrass, located in the resort’s Sweetgrass Plaza, is Isle of Palms’ first fine art gallery. The Gallery at Sweetgrass allows visitors to enjoy a glimpse of Lowcountry art from more than a dozen talented artists. Curated by Sarah Miller, of Charleston’s Miller Gallery, The Gallery at Sweetgrass features art in an array of styles and mediums by local and regional artists. Visitors at the resort can drop by during their stay to meet the gallery’s first visiting artist, Joyce Harvey.


  3. Explore the Lowcountry at Capers Island

    Enjoy a naturalist guided boat tour to Capers Island, one of the few remaining undeveloped barrier islands. Guests can check out Boneyard Beach, observe wildlife in their natural habitat or enjoy an authentic Lowcountry Boil on the beach at sunset. For the extra adventurous, guests can try their luck catching blue crabs using hand lines and dip nets.


  4. Be Transported to a Tropical Paradise with Cocktails at Laughing Gull

    Guests can now visit Laughing Gull, a poolside restaurant with Caribbean-infused cuisine, for a colorful atmosphere that feels like paradise. Kick back and enjoy poolside cocktails like the Low Tide, a citrus and mint vodka drink, or frozen drinks like the frosty Peach Old Fashioned and numerous Caribbean rum-based libations. Laughing Gull also offers food dishes with an island flair.


  5. Get Competitive and Learn How to Play Pickleball

    Reserve one of Wild Dunes Resort’s four new pickleball courts and enjoy a game that is sure to put a smile on everyone’s face. The resort’s tennis professionals are available to help guests learn the game or improve their current skills.


  6. Take a Golf Lesson at one of Charleston’s Top Golf Schools

    Rated among the best in the state, Wild Dunes Resort offers 36 holes of signature golf courses designed by Tom Fazio. The resort’s golf school offers small class sizes, along with the use of video reviews, drills and proven teaching aids, which will get golfers ready for the game. The school’s top-notch professionals also offer putting clinics, one-on-one lessons, junior golf school and a variety of family packages, so there is plenty to do for golfers of all skill levels.


  7. Relax at The Spa at Sweetgrass

    Inspired by the beauty and energy of the South Carolina coastline’s clear blue skies, endless sand dunes and the fresh ocean air, The Spa at Sweetgrass is a gathering place to retreat and reset. Guests can choose from extensive treatment options including massages, scrubs, wraps, facials, manicures and pedicures or wellness classes including meditation for some well-deserved self-care.


  8. Enjoy a Slice at Coastal Crust

    Delight the entire family with wood-fired Neapolitan-style pizzas and Italian-inspired dishes at Coastal Crust at Wild Dunes. This pizzeria sources local ingredients, creates their dough from scratch and uses traditional recipes to deliver old-world style and Italian flavors while staying current with today’s trends. Other offerings include antipasto, pasta dishes, sandwiches and desserts. The eatery also features a full bar with fine wine, craft beer and specialty cocktails.


  9. Lounge or Swim at the Sweetgrass Pool

    The Sweetgrass Pool is the perfect place to kick back and relax or make a splash during summer vacation because no beach vacation is complete without a cannonball in the pool. Take a dip in the zero-entry pool, let the children enjoy the kid’s splash pad or relax in the poolside lounge areas.


  10. Sample Local Seafood at Oystercatcher

Oystercatcher, open daily for dinner, offers a seafood-focused menu featuring an array of locally inspired small plates, sharable dishes, chef-crafted salads and more. Floor-to-ceiling windows and bar and lounge seating make this the perfect place to kick back with friends and savor the flavors of the Lowcountry.


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About Wild Dunes Resort, A Destination by Hyatt Hotel

Nestled on the northern tip of Isle of Palms, a lush barrier island off the coast of South Carolina, Wild Dunes Resort occupies 1,600 acres of oceanfront paradise with a variety of accommodation options, including the AAA Four-Diamond Rated Boardwalk Inn, the Village at Wild Dunes, private condos, luxury home vacation rentals and its new 153-room Sweetgrass Inn opening March 26. Wild Dunes Resort, located just 30 minutes from the charm and grace of historic downtown Charleston, will be the largest resort of its kind in the region with the addition of Sweetgrass Inn, offering groups of up to 650 people the chance to enjoy a Lowcountry getaway. With year-round championship golf, nationally ranked tennis, award-winning recreation, spa services and restaurant options, Wild Dunes Resort has been distinguished by many publications and associations as a top destination for families, golfers, tennis lovers and meeting and event planners. Visit Wild Dunes Resort online on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.




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