This beautiful, newly renovated three-bedroom villa is one of the cypress and cedar-shingled Mariner’s Watch Villas (#4214) reminiscent of turn-of-the-century seaside cottages. Offering the closest villa location to the beach and ocean and featuring a private staircase leading from the rear deck directly onto the boardwalk—this is the quintessential coastal retreat.
This oceanfront villa features a spacious, open floor plan with breathtaking ocean views from the kitchen, living and dining area, and even the master suite. The great room showcases white, beamed ceilings, sprawling ocean views. and ship-lap walls. The fully appointed, sizable kitchen features everything a chef would need, ample counter space and a breakfast bar perfect for grabbing a bite before heading out to the water. Best of all, the kitchen is open to the Great Room, so the chef won't ever miss a part of the fun or conversation.
Bedding will include 2 king bedrooms and the third guest room with two twins along with a pull out sofa for an additional guest.
As our guest, you will have access to 5 Championship Golf Courses – including The Ocean Course – the location of the 2021 PGA Championship; The Kiawah Island Resort Tennis Center - #1 ranked by Tennis Resorts Online; Free Wireless Internet Access; Local Property Management staff is on hand in case of emergencies and their friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable staff can assist you with any needs throughout your stay. Additional housekeeping services are also available during your stay (mid-week clean or daily trash and tidy).
There is no grill available, nor is one allowed, due to Kiawah Island safety regulations imposed upon villas.
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience but ask that the rules be followed to avoid fines or dismissal from the island
When you stay with ESPM for 3-21 nights you will receive a valuable credit of $300 to use toward beach gear, bikes, etc. Credit may not be available for last minute bookings, 48 hours notice is required.
Upon booking you will be sent a rental agreement to review and complete online. Your booking is not confirmed until this document has been submitted.
No smoking and no pets allowed
Town of Kiawah Island Business License RBL19-005821, 2 designated parking spots, max occupancy 8
- Winery tours
- Satellite / Cable
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Full Kitchen
- Coffee Maker
Local Services And Businesses
- Bird watching
- Eco tourism
- Horseback riding
- Scenic drives
- Sight seeing
Sports And Adventure Activities
- Massage therapist
- Medical services
- Basketball court
- Deepsea fishing
- Equestrian events
- Children welcome
- Non smoking only
- Pets not allowed
- Wheelchair inaccessible
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- Central Air
- Washer & Dryer
- Ironing Board
- High Speed Internet
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We had a great stay! Very clean!! Would recommend to anyone.
Amazing property, highly recommend.
This property was everything and more then the listing showed. Staff was excellent and the property was extremely clean. I would highly recommend this property. My only complaint is they should trim the dunes behind the unit. They were higher then behind any other unit and in my opinion took away from it being a true ocean front. Your view of the ocean was completely blocked except for the side views. If you want full ocean view I’d rent upstairs or another unit. Other then that the property was perfect.
Everything was perfect. Condo was in great shape. We will definitely be back.
Pretty good beach condo -
Location was the the very best thing about the condo. very close to the beach. Good layout. Pretty clean.
Having stayed at many different condos and houses at Kiawah over the years:
Negatives - main one is that you could hear people in the upstairs unit walking around and talking through the ceiling. More insulation between the two unit or a rug in the upstairs bedroom would help.
The bathrooms / showers are very tight in space, especially the bedroom closest to the front door.
The toilets are very low to the ground and it would be nice to replace them with comfort height toilets.
The dishwashing machine needs to be looked at, the cycles took 4 hours to clean.
A wonderful place on Kiawah Island
A great location, a wonderful ocean view and a wonderful place to stay.
Ronald and Beth A.
Amazing Condo !
The views from the living room and kitchen are great
Relaxing time on Kiawah island
Excellent accommodations and unit was clean!
Kiawah Beachfron Get Away
very beautiful oceanfront condo - kitchen well stocked. A few recommendations for a condo of this high quality - bedrooms had 2 pillows per bed. In the closet were 2 more pillows but no pillowcases. Few blankets to be found. Maybe stock the bathroom with more than 1 night supply of shampoo/lotion. Also, please include at least one night supply of coffee. Very clean condo and exactly as expected per description. We biked, even down to the Ocean Course for lunch. Walking on the packed, clean beach was a highlight. The tennis center was interesting. Although not busy, it seemed impossible to get a hard court so we played on clay twice. They will also need to add pickle ball courts somewhere. The main tennis center only has 4 and they are also hard to reserve. My biggest complaint is that I went to the Tennis Center asking for a court at 8:15 (I was there at 8 and they were open), there was NO ONE on the courts and they told me, "Yes, you can have a court at 8:30". What? I was trying to get on with my day and there was no reasonable explanation for not allowing us to start then and have an hour. Customer service not what I expect on Kiawah - obviously a Kiawah problem, not a rental issue.
Manager Response: Thank you for your helpful feedback! I am so sorry you had an issue with the Resort booking tennis courts. We definitely recommend making dining, tennis, and golf reservations ahead of time if possible to avoid any wait times. So glad you enjoyed your visit otherwise and we hope you will return to 4214 Mariners Watch!
Beautiful place and right on the beach! We loved out stay!!
We have stayed at Mariners Watch quite a few times we love it also being so close to the beach is great
Great Time in Kiawah
My family and I had a great experience at this unit. The location was incredible and the place was clean and well appointed. We will be back!
Perfect for our family. House was outstanding, very clean, location was great.
A guest from Wisconsin
For the most part great! Hot water heater is NOT good. Twin beds not comfortable for kids so would be really hard for adults! Insanely awesome location, great lay out! Nicely stocked kitchen, beautifully decorated and very very clean upon arrival. Loved all of the seating! Island with all of the bar stools was outstanding! Deck furniture amazing! Proximity to the beach was everything
We had a great time, great property, great location . We hope to go back soon . Thank you for everything !
Spectacular luxury (turn key) experience
From the very initial point of contact with ESPM vacation rentals, this entire experience has exceeded my expectations.
The booking process was easy. The payment process was straight forward and simple.
The staff at ESPM was happy to field multiple phone calls to answer a barrage of questions from us -- first-time vacation property renters.
And the property was better than advertised... it was completely remodeled, spotlessly clean and very inviting.
ESPM provided everything from resort access credentials to parking passes and provided a seamless transition for key acquisition and return.
All the way around, this was a completely stress-free experience for a property that was simply exceptional in every way.
I highly recommend this property. (Admittedly my standards are very high. This property and management company really delivered.) A++
We stayed in this villa with my 3 children and father. There was plenty of room for everyone, everything was updated, the walk to the beach was perfect. The only issue is that the dunes are overgrown and you don't have a straight view of the ocean.
We had a very nice time everything was great
Highly recommend this villa. The space was incredibly clean. Location was perfect. Can't wait for a return trip!
Amazing Ocean Front Villa
We had the best stay in this villa! The decor and views were incredible. Everything was very clean and comfortable. We have already booked a stay for next year.
We Came Back Again!
We just love this Villa, so much so we came back just 4 months later! The layout is just perfect for our family of 5. The decor is beautiful and the villa is so comfortable. You can come right in and immediately relax. We love how well-equipped the kitchen is, we order out most nights, but if you are staying in, there is plenty of kitchen gear to get meals on the table fast. The view is beautiful, and you just can't beat the steps off the boardwalk to the beach. We just love it here! If you're looking for beachfront on Kiawah, you will not go wrong with this villa. It is perfect!
Met friends over over 40 years, and hadn't seen for 15 years! We ALL were blown away by how beautiful the home was and the proximity to the beach. We drove to Charleston for dinner and sightseeing, and also explored Kiawah sights and restaurants. Will be back!
Excellent Birthday Getaway
The property at 4214 Mariners Way was immaculate. We had 6 adults and there was plenty of room for everyone. The proximity to the Ocean was great. Walk off the deck and you are on the board walk. We had views from the left and the right of the ocean. The proximity to restaurants and grocery store at Freshfields was very convenient. Property was clean and everything was maintained and in working condition. I would recommend and would love to stay again!
Late summer rental dream!
The house was immaculate and beautiful. Perfect spot on the beach we will rent again!
We have been vacationing in Kiawah for 25 years and this villa is the best view and most beautiful we have ever rented. Furnishings and decor were beautiful, lovely open concept. Plenty of room for 4 generations of family to enjoy a vacation. My 90 year old mother loved the ocean views and enjoyed sitting on the porch every day. Will most definitely book again!
Our Favorite Island Getaway
Great spot for our family reunion with our adult children, our third visit to Kiawah. This luxury unit has been updated and is very nicely decorated - a sheer pleasure to occupy. Dinner at The Fat Hen is our family tradition. Always a great visit to Charleston with dinner at Magnolia's - best shellfish and grits around. Bird watching while boating on Bohiket Creek is a delight. Great beach for walking or just hanging out.
Beautiiful and Updated Villa
This is one of the nicest villas we have stayed in. It is completely updated and nicely decorated! Excellent location with it being on the beach and can walk to the pool!
Best Kiawah Rental to date
We have been visiting Kiawah for the last 10 years. We love the island so much, we are considering retiring there. Mariners Watch was the perfect spot for our family and the renovation was top notch. The unit was spacious, open floor plan and very well equipped. Location was ideal. This will be where we return for many visits.
Beautiful Oceanfront Villa
We loved this villa! We've been visiting Kiawah for years and always return to Mariner's Watch--this villa is gorgeous. The decor is beautiful, not too beachy but very comfortable and perfect for relaxing. The layout was fantastic for our family of 5. You can't beat the 1 minute walk to the beach. Only complaints would be that the thicket in front is quite high, which we understand can't be tamed due to conservation, but just to be aware of in comparison to other villas. Also, the lock on the front door was extremely difficult to use and should probably be replaced. We contacted the rental company twice and never heard back about this issue. However, these were minor issues and we would return here in a heartbeat. Absolutely loved it.
A beautiful property right on the beach. Nice location in East beach where you could easily walk or bike to market and Sanctuary. Unit was tastefully decorated and had every thing we needed. Perfect for a family with small children.
Amazing views and lovely property
Beyond the stellar views, this home is lovely, clean and plenty of room. Only complaint is the front door was very difficult to lock.
We loved the location and the condo and would certainly return. We were, however, disappointed that the dune in front of this first floor unit had not been trimmed as all other units appeared to be. This meant that the view looking straight ahead to the ocean was compromised. That was our only criticism.
We enjoyed being close to the beach and the villa was a very comfortable place to relax after a lovely beach walk. We appreciated the kitchen being well equipped for cooking in.
Charleston ice storm
Not as planned, as literally iced in for 2+ days with no island restaurants open, no access to mainland, and no ability to correct frozen pipe, frozen steps maintenance issues. However, unit was excellent and a very comfortable place to ride out the conditions.
We have been visiting Kiawah for twenty years now...Beautiful unit on the beach...not a thing would we have changed. Super easy check-in...everyone very helpful! The favorite spot in the unit was the fabulous "recliner nook" overlooking the beach which was perfect for reading/napping. For the older folks looking to stay here (my mother-in-law traveled with us) or people with bad knees, just know going in that there are a lot of steep steps getting down to the beach. Probably not a surprise, but thought it worth mentioning. A beautiful place to stay. Would love to visit again!
Great access to the beach. ESPM was very professional and responded promptly when we had questions.
updated, well maintained, clean villa with beautiful view. Love the furnishings and appointments. Very relaxing, great location on the island.
Perfect rental for a beach getaway
Our six person family had a great stay at this property. It has easy access to the beach which was a huge selling point for us. The decor was nice and bright and the place was very clean. Overall, it was a great vacation spot and we would rent it out again. The only negative was they did not provide beach towels so we had to go into Fresh Fields to buy some.
Best Beachfront at Mariner's Watch
From the moment we walked in to 4214 we knew we were going to have a fabulous stay at Mariner's Watch! Would rent this villa again in a heartbeat!
It's a JUST RIGHT kind of place!
Our stay at 4214 Mariners Watch was a great experience in all respects. The home was beautiful, functional and perfectly located to enjoy the beach as much or little as each of us chose. It's a scenic beach stroll to restaurants at Sanctuary and we appreciated ESPM's help to arrange bikes and beach chairs for our perfect week!
4214 Mariners Watch KI Vacation
very nice stay at an upgraded property. Great view of Ocean. Nice appointments. Need to fix noisy vent over stove from wind blowing. Add hand real next to inside steps for elderly. Wash outside windows for better view.
Very beautiful spot, recently renovated, great beach access.
Our family truly loved this vacation home.And if your looking for a beautiful place to stay on the beach then this is the perfect place
Manager Response: Thank you so much for your kind review!