Charleston, South Carolina, offers a host of activities to suit every desire. You will find beaches and water activity, great shops, fine dining, historic home tours, spa treatments, golf and more. For the 8th consecutive year, Charleston has been named one of the 'Top Ten' destinations in the United States by the well-traveled readers of Condé Nast Traveler. According to Travel Holiday magazine, Charleston is one of the 'Top Five' romantic destinations and for the third consecutive year, and was also named one of the 'Top Three' cities for Family vacations according to Family Fun magazine.
At the Charleston Place Hotel, you can spoil yourself in luxury and pampering. The hotel boasts a gorgeous new $1.4 million European-style Spa and Fitness Center that includes a state of the art exercise pavilion, rooftop tennis court, sun terrace, a horizon edge swimming pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. To further pamper you, The Spa offers more than a dozen different massage and beauty therapies, including aromatherapy, as well as specialized facial and nail care.
Charleston is also a great golf destination, yet it still has not been discovered by the masses, resulting in more accessible tee times at an unhurried pace. According to Golf Magazine, Charleston is home to two of the '100 Greatest Golf Courses in the World.' Many golf architects have proclaimed their Charleston area courses as some of their best, including Jack Nicklaus, Robert Trent Jones, Pete Dye, Gary Player, Tom Fazio and Rees Jones. Take advantage of these outstanding courses, which truly utilize the surrounding natural beauty to offer some of the most challenging and highest ranked links in the world.
You cannot ask for a finer eating experience than at the Charleston Place Grill. The most acclaimed Mobil Four Star restaurant in the state of South Carolina, the Charleston Grill is a comfortable blend of a warm ambience and impeccable dining. Chef Bob Waggoner has created a masterful menu filled with award-winning entrees and desserts; a meal you will not soon forget. You can also experience the casual elegance of the Palmetto Café and dine on delicious New-American cuisine. The Palmetto Café combines the best of both a sophisticated atmosphere and a relaxed feel with superb menu choices.
Conveniently located in the center of historic downtown Charleston, the Shops at Charleston Place and the Riviera offer you some of the finest options in shopping. Wander the stylish Charleston Place and find world-famous stores nestled right into the heart of Charleston's shopping district.