Suite of the Week: The Presidential Suite at Wild Dunes' Boardwalk Inn
Where: Isle of Palms, S.C.
What it costs: $399/night (winter); $779/night (summer)
What’s inside: Two floors, an upper loft and more than 1,400 square feet of space greet guests of all political persuasions in the Presidential Suite. Highlights include a formal dining room with seating for eight, fireplace and a living area with hardwood floors and area rugs. The master bedroom sports a four-post king bed, large bathroom with dual sinks, walk-in shower and Jacuzzi soaking tub, plus an adjacent vanity and walk-in closet. There’s also a desk and study area, full wet bar with seating for three and three flat-screen TVs. A balcony that peers out at the Atlantic Ocean amps up the wow factor.
What else you get: Golfers are treated to a pair of Tom Fazio designs: the Links and the Harbor. Following a thorough renovation this summer by Fazio and his son Logan, the Links course recently reopened, with new grasses and irrigation, restored coastal marsh views and a redesigned closing stretch that skirts the Atlantic. Off-course attractions include the Grand Pavilion, complete with two oceanfront pools; the Sea Island Grill & Lounge within the Boardwalk Inn; and an award-winning tennis complex. Apres golf, enjoy the charms and culture of Isle of Palms and historic Charleston, just minutes away.
For other budgets: Guest rooms start at $379 per night in summer’s high season. In shoulder season of November-December, rates begin at $160 per night.
Book it: 866-565-0395, wilddunes.com