Dataw Island is a private gated community located 6 miles east of Historic Beaufort, SC. Dataw Island mixes the history of the island with beautiful natural settings and the updated amenities beautifully. Dataw Island offers 2 recently renovated golf courses, award winning tennis facilities, croguet and bocce, indoor and outdoor pools, a breautiful clubhouse and restaurants, a fitness center plus boating and kayaking. In 2017 Dataw Island has been recognized with the following awards: Best South Carolina Community Bliss Award from Real Estate Scorecard Best Tennis Facility in the US by the USTA Best Health and Wellness by Ideal-Living Top Retirement Community be TopRetirmentCommunities The Beaufort Gazette Reader's Choice Poll named Dataw Island the winner for the following choices, Best Community Neighbrohood, Best Golf Course, Best Golf Instruction, Best Tennis Fcailities and Instruction, Best Wedding Location. Dataw Island has hosted the Carolina PGA - South Carolina Open, the SPGA Senior Amateur, the TaylorMade/Adidas Intercollegiate and the USTA event Dataw Splash.