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Sunny, Fresh, Carefree and COMFORTABLE with Lagoon Views. Close to the Sanctuary

East Beach, Kiawah Island, SC, USA
  • Villa950 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights

Villa, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Upscale, Southern Luxurious Villa

7 minute walk from Beach

Master Bedroom: Deluxe Queen-Size Bed

Second Bedroom: Two Twin Beds, Two Inflateable Aerobeds

2 Bathrooms

Accommodates up to 4 Adults and 2 Young Children.

No smoking, pets or parties are permitted

Saturday-through-Saturday rentals in the Summer

The Sunny Day at Turtle Cove

​Welcome to the Sunny Day at Turtle Cove. Accommodating up to 4 adults and 2 kids, this spacious and airy second-floor holiday retreat offers sunny lagoon views graced with grand oaks and Spanish moss.

Check out the plush master bedroom, outfitted with a comfortable queen-sized bed, a pillow-top mattress, Egyptian-cotton sheets and down-alternative pillows and comforters. A 24-inch LCD flat-panel TV/DVD and private bathroom with a double vanity and tile shower round out this well-adorned corner of the house.

Swing open the door down the hall to find the second bedroom, which features 2 twin beds and another TV/DVD combo – perfect for catching that late-night film or to keep the kids entertained for a moment or two.

A second bathroom with a shower/tub combination lies adjacent to the room. 2 additional inflatable beds, a washer/dryer, a 32-inch LCD flat-panel television, DVD and CD/MP3 player in the living room and wireless internet throughout round out this perfectly appointed property.

Though 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms invite everyone to spread out and enjoy private time, we’re sure you’ll want to spend most of your time in the lovely kitchen and living areas. In the brightly lit, well-appointed kitchen, you’ll find all the utensils and cookware you’ll need to enjoy a night in. Invite the family to keep you company from the bar counter or dining table while you try a new recipe or whip up a meal you’ve always loved.

When it’s finally time to relax, head to the living room. With floor-to-ceiling windows, a cool tile floor beneath your feet and ample seating, this popular space of the rental is where families love to play games, friends catch up over a glass of wine and everyone takes part in planning the day’s activities.

The Perfect Spot To Start Exploring Kiawah

And there are so many things to choose from! Of course, the seven-minute walk to the beach is likely high on everyone’s to-do list. Though beach towels and coolers are available at the Sunny Day at Turtle Cove, just about anything else you might need – beach chairs, umbrellas, bikes and more – are easy to rent.

Take a stroll on the more than 30 miles of trails that meander throughout the island, and spend time exploring the shops and restaurants that give Kiawah Island personality. For an afternoon getaway, make the 30-minute trip to historic downtown Charleston.

Whether you spend your days relaxing inside, taking in the fresh air beyond the front door or discovering all the area has to offer, we have no doubt your stay at the Sunny Day at Turtle Cove will leave you feeling rejuvenated, refreshed and undeniably happy.

Kiawah Business License: 008074

Property Manager

Shawn and Jeanette Lawson

Member Since 2003
Premier Partner
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 21, 2018
About Shawn and Jeanette Lawson

About Property Managers, Shawn and Jeanette Lawson (Kiawah Island Getaways): Shawn's family discovered Kiawah in 1978 and returned year after year for two-week vacations. In 1985 we drove our VW Bug convertible to Kiawah and Shawn introduced me to Kiawah. I remember stepping over the dune boardwalk out in front of the Kiawah Island Inn and seeing Kiawah's wide, sandy beach for the first time - it was so brilliant it practically danced before my eyes. It was during this vacation that the two of us decided to set our sights on moving to this beautiful and fascinating place permanently. In 1988 our dreams came true and our U-Haul rattled across the Kiawah Island bridge (at that time it was nothing more than a wood-planked bridge). For the next four years we rented a 1-bedroom villa, 4251 Mariner's Watch. Shawn was so thrilled to be living on the island that he applied for the personalized South Carolina license plate 'KIAWAH' (which we still have today). In 1992, we built our first home on the island at 134 Conifer Lane. During construction, I gave birth to our first son Benjamin - he arrived 2 months early in an ambulance outside of the Kiawah Island Fire Station. In 2001, we purchased our first villa, a 1-bedroom, beachside Seascape and Kiawah Island Getaways was born. Once we got our feet wet with the villa rental business, it was a like a fever for us. We both really enjoyed furnishing, decorating and maintaining the villas - not to mention the new found fun of meeting and talking to all sorts of people about Kiawah. Because we really enjoy what we do, other Kiawah property owners noticed and we started managing their properties as well. Our whole family loves Kiawah and running Kiawah Island Getaways is a true family-run business. We personally prepare each villa prior to your arrival - because we want your stay to be perfect. We want you to fall in love with Kiawah too...and we know you will.

What makes this Villa unique

Welcome to the Sunny Day at Turtle Cove. Accommodating up to 4 adults and 2 kids, this spacious and airy second-floor holiday retreat offers sunny lagoon views graced with grand oaks and Spanish moss.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
        • 2 Twin, 1 Queen, 2 Rollaway


        • 2 Bathrooms

            Location Type

              • Near The Ocean
              • Resort


                  • Family


                      • Iron & Board
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining Area
                              • Dining Room


                                  • Books
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Television
                                  • Toys


                                      • churches
                                      • cinemas
                                      • health/beauty spa
                                      • marina
                                      • playground
                                      • restaurants
                                      • winery tours

                                        Leisure Activities

                                          • beachcombing
                                          • bird watching
                                          • boating
                                          • horseback riding
                                          • outlet shopping
                                          • scenic drives
                                          • shelling
                                          • shopping
                                          • sight seeing
                                          • walking

                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                              • ATM/bank
                                              • Babysitter
                                              • groceries
                                              • hospital
                                              • medical services

                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                  • basketball court
                                                  • cycling
                                                  • deepsea fishing
                                                  • golf
                                                  • golf privileges optional
                                                  • kayaking
                                                  • surf fishing
                                                  • swimming
                                                  • tennis

                                                    House Rules

                                                    Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                    Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                    18 Reviews


                                                    Latest reviews

                                                    Sunny Day lives up to it's name!

                                                    AnnLexington, Ky

                                                    This villa was just beautiful! So bright & cheery we loved everything about it- from the spacious living room & the large windows that brought in so much light. We watched an alligator in the lagoon almost every morning- having the lagoon view was great- it is so big we really felt like we had a river view. This villa was very comfortable & as always with Shawn & Jeannette decorated beautifully- filled with everything you could possibly need. The bed was very comfortable & it was so quiet - being lagoon front it was also dark at night in the master bedroom- which I love! We have stayed in 3 different properties of their's & you couldn't ask for an easier reservation process. Shawn & Jeannette go above & beyond! We love Kiawah & since we discovered Kiawah Island Getaway, we wouldn't think of using anyone else. The properties are exactly what you see- actually even better! I highly recommend Sunny Day - we look forward to staying there again!

                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                    Thanks so much Jack and Ann for taking the time to write a review for the Sunny Day!

                                                    We are so very fortunate to have a lovely property like this in our portfolio and even more fortunate to have guests such as yourselves!

                                                    cleanest place we ever stayed!!loved all the wildlife!!!

                                                    Shane W.

                                                    thank you!!!

                                                    Beautiful Home !

                                                    David I.

                                                    Lovely 2 bedroom, open floor plan is great, walk to the beach, close to everything.

                                                    The Sunny Day - perfect vacation!

                                                    Stephanie Y.Charleston, SC

                                                    The Sunny Day is a beautiful villa. It is perfectly decorated, and it is cleaned to perfection. Everything is spotless, and every detail is taken care of for guests. There are lovely books, fun games for children, the kitchen is perfectly clean and organized, and the linens and bedding are all top notch. It is close to the beach, and the owners do a spectacular job managing this property perfectly. Highest recommendation!

                                                    Wonderful Writing Retreat!

                                                    A guest from Bogart, GABogart, GA

                                                    The Sunny Day was a PERFECT "home away from home." Where I spent half of the time busily writing (in the sunshine on the nearby dock - or in the sunFILLED condo), our family joined me for the other half of our stay. The condo was spotless and wonderfully maintained. We cannot wait to return.

                                                    Excellent place, not close to Charleston

                                                    David J.We live near San Francisco

                                                    Kiawah Island, beach and bike riding are wonderful. Facility is excellent. Only downside is it's almost an hour to Charleston.


                                                    East Beach, Kiawah Island, SC, USA

                                                    30 Minute Drive to Charleston, 45 Minute Drive to Airport Other Activities: Wildlife Viewing, Boating, Shopping, Kayaking, Shelling


                                                    18 Reviews
                                                    Exceptional 5/5
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