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Wild Dunes Resort Named #10 Best Resort in the South

2019 Conde Nast Traveler's Reader's Choice Awards

Charleston, S.C., October 7, 2019- Solidifying its place as a must-visit Charleston destination, Wild Dunes Resort, A Destination Hotel, was named the #10 Top Resort in the U.S./South by Conde Nast Traveler’s (CNT) 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards. The longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry, the Reader’s Choice Awards celebrate the best hotels, resorts, islands, cities, spas, tour operators, cruise lines, airports and more in a diverse range of categories. More than 600,000 Conde Nast Traveler readers from across the globe submitted their responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today. A full list of CNT Reader’s Choice Award winners can be found online here.

“We are so honored to have been selected among the 10 Best Resorts in The South and are proud of the continued efforts of our entire resort team,” said Wild Dunes Resort’s managing director Frank Fredericks. “Going into the 2019 fall and winter season, we are more excited than ever to be able to share our beloved resort and its many seasonal amenities with Charleston locals and visitors alike.”    

Prior to 2019, Wild Dunes Resort was named the #11 Best Resort in The South for 2018. The 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards are published on Conde Nast Traveler’s website at and celebrated in the November issue of Conde Nast Traveler US and UK print editions.

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About Wild Dunes Resort, A Destination Hotel

Nestled on the northern tip of Isle of Palms, a lush barrier island off the coast of South Carolina, Wild Dunes Resort, is located 30 minutes from the charm and grace of historic downtown Charleston. The Resort occupies 1,600 acres of oceanfront paradise with a variety of accommodations ranging from the AAA Four-Diamond Rated Boardwalk Inn and the Village at Wild Dunes to private condos and luxury home vacation rentals. Offering a year-round menu of 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.

About Destination Hotels

Destination Hotels is a collection of independent hotels, resorts and residences across North America that joined Hyatt in late 2018. Ranging from upscale to luxury, each property is purposefully crafted for discovery – of place, of people and of self, capturing the unique essence of its location through authentic experiences, immersive programming and genuine service. The award-winning collection features renowned golf courses, indigenous spas, and exceptional food and beverage experiences including bars, restaurants, cafes, and rooftops. Current properties are located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii (Island of Hawaii, Kauai, Maui), Louisiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia and Washington. For more information, visit Follow Destination Hotels on Instagram: @destinationhotels, Twitter: @Destination, and Facebook: DestinationHotels.


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