March 26, 2024

Plan Your Warm Weather Getaway This Season at Freshfields Village

As the weather gets warmer and the Lowcountry calls your name, there’s no better time to plan your visit to Freshfields Village. Nestled at the crossroads of Kiawah Island, Seabrook Island and Johns Island, our charming Village offers an idyllic escape for those seeking relaxation, adventure and everything in between. Whether you’re a couple looking for a romantic getaway, a family in search of fun-filled activities, or a solo traveler eager to explore the Charleston area, we’ve got something for you. Let’s dive into what makes The Village the perfect setting for your spring break or summer vacation!

Check In to Check Out at the Andell Inn

First thing’s first: It’s time to book your stay at the Andell Inn! A destination in and of itself, this boutique hotel is more than just a place to sleep; it’s the heart of your warm weather getaway. The Andell Inn’s beautifully designed rooms provide a peaceful retreat with views that capture the essence of Kiawah Island. Dive into relaxation at the hotel’s saltwater pool, a refreshing oasis that beckons after a day of exploration, or keep active by stepping into the state-of-the-art fitness center, equipped with everything you need to maintain your routine while away from home. As the sun sets, cozy up at the Porch Bar (and maybe even catch some live jazz)!

The Andell Inn is not just your accommodation, it’s your luxurious basecamp, perfectly positioned for you to soak up the beauty and activities of Freshfields Village and the surrounding islands. Whether you’re gearing up for a day of adventure or seeking a tranquil moment to yourself, the Andell Inn ensures your stay is nothing short of exceptional from the moment you check in to check out.

Enjoy The Village: Explore Freshfields

With over 30 unique shops and 11 dining experiences, there’s so much to explore! Let’s take a look at a few, highlighted below.

Step into self-care at Urban Nirvana. This spa sanctuary invites you to unwind and rejuvenate with a variety of treatments that promise to soothe your soul and refresh your body. Whether you opt for a revitalizing facial or a calming massage, you’re guaranteed an experience of pure bliss.

For those seeking an active adventure, SeaCoast Sports and Outfitters awaits with a selection of rentals, including bikes, perfect for exploring the picturesque surroundings. Pedal your way through scenic trails, and experience the natural beauty of Kiawah Island up close. This is a wonderful opportunity to embrace the outdoors while staying active, all the while making unforgettable memories.

Looking for an activity that taps in your creativity? Dive into the art of candle making at Palmetto Scent Studio. This unique experience allows you to craft a personalized scent that captures the essence of your visit, creating a tangible reminder of your time in The Village.

Fashionistas and foodies alike will revel in the shopping spree and food tour that The Village offers. From boutique shops showcasing local artisans and designers to restaurants that serve up mouthwatering Lowcountry cuisine and everything in between, there’s something to satisfy every palate and passion.

Embark on Adventure: Around Freshfields 

If you’re up for venturing beyond The Village, the Lowcountry setting of Kiawah Island offers so much to explore.

For golf enthusiasts, Kiawah Island is nothing short of a golfer’s paradise. The island boasts world-renowned courses that challenge and delight players of all skill levels. Also, the Andell Inn is proud to extend an exclusive partnership with Oak Point Golf Course to guests! Named Charleston Golf Course Owners Association 2019 Course of the Year, Oak Point Golf Course at Kiawah Island Resort is situated beside Kiawah River and Haulover Creek and meanders through mature maritime forest. Guests of the hotel will receive exclusive discounts on seasonal rates. To take advantage of this offer, please contact the course directly for tee time availability, and be sure to mention you are a guest of the Andell Inn.

A short drive to Johns Island is home to The Goatery, an enchanting local goat farm known for its sustainable practices and delightful cheese products. The Goatery offers a unique, kid-friendly look into the agricultural heart of the Lowcountry, inviting guests to meet the goats, learn about the cheese-making process, and sample some of the freshest, most flavorful cheeses imaginable. Lastly, Beachwalker Park offers a mile of unspoiled shoreline perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and seashell collecting. Whether you’re winding down with a leisurely stroll along the water’s edge or engaging in the simple joy of building sandcastles, Beachwalker Park encapsulates the serene spirit of the Lowcountry’s coastal lifestyle.

Now is the perfect time to plan your spring or summer vacation to Freshfields. If you’re looking for the perfect warm weather getaway in the Charleston area, look no further than The Village. With the picturesque Lowcountry backdrop and so much to explore, there’s something for everyone. The world is truly your oyster! Don’t forget to check out our calendar of events to see what you can attend during your stay. Snapping photos during your adventures? Be to share your fun with us by tagging us on social media!