7 Dec 2022
’Tis the season for Christmas shopping. When you visit Kiawah Island during December, you can stroll and shop at Freshfields Village. With more than 30 shops, you will find something for everyone on your shopping list, along with plenty of stocking stuffers.
For gourmet items for the foodie on your list, hit up, a store that features Lowcountry gifts, custom gift baskets, and a large selection of beach music CDs.
For the book lover, head to Indigo Books and Gifts, one of the few independent bookstores in South Carolina. Browse the shelves that hold books of every genre, including children’s and YA books, mysteries, nonfiction, and classics. The shop also has journals, jigsaw puzzles, and gift wraps.
Island Mercantile offers a wide selection of apparel that reflects the Kiawah lifestyle, including T-shirts, Kiawah Island sweatshirts and hoodies, classic caps, stuffed manatees, dolphin and sea turtles, along with an array of other gifts.
Grab some spirited stocking stuffers at Kiawah Spirits, which offers a wide range of classic liquors - over 60 locally made, more than 110 small-batch bourbons and ryes, and over 100 single malt scotches.
Personalize your holiday gift with a stop at Palmetto Scent Studio, where the staff can help you design a custom scent. In about 30 minutes, pick a fragrance, design a custom label, and create a one-of-a-kind candle or home fragrance. To give it an Island ambiance, choose scents that are a reminder of Kiawah.
Make the season bright for a man’s best friend at, a pet supply store that sells toys, treats, beds, and more.