1 . Long Bay Resort

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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Myrtle Beach has a favorite oceanfront resort. It’s Long Bay Resort. And after you visit this 286-unit luxury resort featuring nonstop family fun at its stunning north end location, you’ll make it your No. 1 South Carolina family getaway choice, too!

Why is this place so grand? Oh, we might say it has something to do with all the family-oriented options. For instance, the outdoor Silly Sub Waterpark has a super colorful submarine loaded with bucket drops and fountains. And – like something out of a movie – the expansive outdoor pool is surrounded by a sprawling sundeck. The loungers lining the deck go on for what looks like miles, waiting for you to stretch out on, with a cocktail in one hand and a book in the other. Ah…we’re getting away from ourselves. Besides enjoying the spectacular pools, hot tubs and lazy river, we know you’ll have big fun with the games – literally. There are giant poolside chess and checker sets! Spend your nights in one of the one- to three-bedroom efficiencies, rooms, suites condos and apartments with stunning ocean or city views. Make a family dinner in the full kitchen of dine at the onsite Martin’s Restaurant.

Highlights

Long Bay Resort has 720 feet of beautiful Atlantic Ocean beachfront.

Fun facts

The Grand Strand has nearly 1,700 eateries serving up a variety of international cuisine and some of the world's finest seafood

Related Onsite Offerings

Golf and romantic packages, exercise room, meeting facilities, Starbuck’s, shuffleboard, sauna, gift shop and café.

2 . Springmaid Beach Resort

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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There are a lot of oceanfront properties in Myrtle Beach, but our No. 2 pick is unique. What sets Springmaid Beach Resort apart from the rest is that they have their own pier, and sitting between the pier and Myrtle Beach State Park is a beautiful, private beach that's all your own.

Your family can spend each carefree day of your vacation building sandcastles, collecting sea shells, and splashing in the surf on Springmaid's 1/4 mile stretch of white sand. It's a peaceful place where you can relax and not worry about being overcrowded. Adding to Springmaid's family-friendly appeal are their six swimming pools and two lazy rivers. Talk about a children's dream come true! Remember the pier we mentioned earlier? It's a perfect place to fish and grab a bite to eat! When you're on a family vacation, it's important that your accommodations are comfortable and welcoming. Springmaid Beach Resort offers nearly 500 guest rooms, all of which have been newly renovated. Inside you'll find a private balcony, a full-sized refrigerator, microwave, and a flat panel television. If you need more space than what a standard resort room provides, Springmaid also has 2 Bedroom Efficiency and 3 Bedroom Suites available. Your ideal Myrtle Beach family vacation is waiting for you at Springmaid Beach Resort!

Highlights

For more family fun, check out the resort's 8-hole miniature golf course and gaming arcade!

Fun facts

In the summertime, Springmaid boasts a full schedule of activities right in the resort to keep you and your family entertained. Activities include Shark Tooth and Sea Shell Search, Medieval Times Show, and a Family Sandcastle Competition!

Related Onsite Offerings

Want to bring the WHOLE family? Springmaid Beach Resort is happy to welcome your furry friend! They've created a special place for your pet by setting aside 13 pet-friendly rooms on the first floor of the Cypress Building.

3 . Holiday Sands Resort

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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Holiday Sands Resort is located on the coveted south side of Myrtle Beach and will provide fun and excitement for everyone in the family!

A family vacation should be a time for everyone to spend quality time together and just have fun! If you choose to have your next family getaway at Holiday Sands Resort, that is exactly what you will get. The whole family will love the hotel’s proximity to the beach; they can swim, fish, lie on the beach, and splash in the waves! If the Atlantic Ocean isn't enough water for you, the hotel has 11 water features, including a lazy river, 3 outdoor pools, 2 indoor pools, 2 kids play pools, and 2 indoor hot tubs. Since weather is unpredictable, it is always great to have things to do no matter what! With all this and more, it is no wonder Holiday Sands Resort has been a family favorite in Myrtle Beach for years.

Address

Holiday Sands South: 2411 South Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | Holiday Sands at South Beach: 2501 South Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Number of resorts

There are 2 resorts, Holiday Sands South and Holiday Sands South Beach. Holiday Sands South is a clean, modern, and convenient hotel with many different room types to accommodate everyone's needs. Holiday Sands South Beach features beautiful 1 & 2 bedroom condominiums with the comfort and privacy of separate sleeping, living, and dining areas.

Related Onsite Offerings

Holiday Sands Resorts loves snowbirds! Make your way to the resort during fall and winter and enjoy the southern hospitality, oceanfront location, and on-site restaurant during your stay. They also have planned activities such as bingo, snowbird meet and greets, water aerobics, and more. New snowbird guests will receive 10% off on selected oceanfront units.

4 . The Breakers Resort

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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An oceanfront oasis with an ocean of amenities and activities is sure to please travelers of all ages. A 70-year tradition, this resort is located in central Myrtle Beach and offers a sunny stay where families love to play!

The entertainment never ends at Breakers Resort. Kids and adults alike can make a splash in the indoor and outdoor waterparks, which feature a pirate ship, a lazy river, hot tubs, pool, and a sauna. If you'd like outdoor aquatic adventures, mosey on over the the Atlantic Ocean and try beach bumming, swimming, and a wealth of water sports. For some on-land fun, tee it up at many of the surrounding golf courses or head into town for shopping and dining. When you're ready for the pampering portion of the vacation, choose from a collection of rejuvenating treatments at the onsite Cinzia Spa. For some exceptional eats, choose from cafes, a full-service restaurant, a Ben & Jerry's ice cream parlor, and a Starbucks Coffee. Your one- to four-bedroom condo includes a private balcony, flat-screen television, and unlimited free DVD rentals. There's something fun for everyone!

Address

Oceanfront at 21st and 27th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, SC 29578

Highlights

With more than 80 nearby golf courses in this oceanfront oasis, you'll have no problem finding somewhere to tee it up!

Related Onsite Offerings

A summer kid's club program combines swimming pools, arts and crafts, and more for the ultimate beach vacation!

5 . Landmark Resort

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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Indoor, outdoor, oceanside, beachfront – with so many choices about where to make a splash in South Carolina, you don’t have to choose just one when you stay at the Landmark Resort. Water fun, versatility and great accommodations means success for your Myrtle Beach family vacation.

No wonder why this Grand Strand destination is called the Landmark Resort. There is no doubt that anyone who stays at this resort will remember that it not only has an outdoor waterpark but also indoor and oceanfront pools, lazy rivers, whirlpools and kiddie pools. Wait, did we mention that this resort is on the beach, too? Whoa – now that’s a lot of options! To avoid looking like a California Raisin for you entire stay, you might consider drying out on the expansive sundeck or putting around on the nine-hole mini golf course. From the one-bedroom guestrooms to the three-bedroom penthouses, your family can lounge in comfort and stay sufficiently hydrated with the in-room wet bars. Eat a casual meal at the Gazebo Restaurant and take in the sights along Ocean Boulevard. Don’t forget about the amazing golf packages, either!

Highlights

The outdoor waterpark includes a wading pool with waterfalls, barrel bucket dumps, rain tree umbrellas, bar jet tunnels, a deep lap pool and an eight-foot spa pool.

Fun facts

Myrtle Beach has more than 60 miles of expansive beaches.

Related Onsite Offerings

Exercise facility, sauna, lap pool, video arcade, laundry service, gift shop, convenience mart and airport shuttle service.

6 . Coral Beach Resort

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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The Travel Channel named Coral Beach Resort the Best Family Accommodations in Myrtle Beach. You will too when you bring your gaggle to this South Carolina getaway crammed with indoor and outdoor pools, a waterpark, a comedy club and even a recreational center featuring an eight-lane bowling alley!

Talk about not having enough hours in the day to do things you need (and want) to do! Except we think you’ll probably need more like an entire week to experience all the amenities and entertainment options at this premier Grand Strand resort. Here’s a small sampling of what we mean: 10 pools, a waterpark, a lazy river, Jacuzzis, a game room, saunas, a gift shop, a general store, a children’s activity center and a fitness center. Whew! Now throw in the onsite recreation center equipped with bowling lanes, a video arcade and pool tables and the live entertainment – including karaoke – and you’ve got yourself an action-packed adventure! You will be more than delighted to know that there are big, cushy beds waiting for you to collapse into in your oceanfront room, suite or condo featuring private balconies and full-sized refrigerators. And onsite restaurants mean no washing dirty dishes - yippee!

Highlights

MacDivot’s Sports Pub and Comedy Corner at Coral Beach Resort feature the East Coast’s favorite comedians!

Getting there

Take Hwy. 501 through Conway, over the Waccamaw Bridge into Myrtle Beach. Go to the third traffic signal after crossing the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge and take a right on 3rd Ave. South. Follow 3rd Ave. through three more traffic signals. At the third traffic signal take a right on Ocean Boulevard where you will see Coral Beach Resort.

Related Onsite Offerings

Tennis access, laundry services, concierge services, weekly drawings, beach access, Atlantis Marketplace and Sandbunker’s Beach Bar and Grill.

7 . CondoLux Luxury Vacation Rentals

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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Why bring your family to Myrtle Beach, only to stay in a cramped hotel room? CondoLux Luxury Vacation Rentals offers you plenty of space and luxury near plenty of family fun.

Whether you're looking for a cozy two-bedroom condo or an expansive eight-bedroom vacation house, CondoLux has a rental to suit your needs. Each one offers plenty of luxury touches sure to help you relax on your Myrtle Beach vacation. And what a vacation! Ride a wooden roller coaster at the beachfront Family Kingdom amusement park. Catch a live show at the Carolina Opry. And, of course, enjoy some old-fashioned family fun by the sea at the world-famous Myrtle Beach. All this and more awaits you just minutes from your CondoLux rental!

Address

311 17th Avenue South North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Related activities

CondoLux has a dedicated Myrtle Beach golf department for golf packages and tee time bookings, so all you have to worry about is that hole-in-one!

Fun facts

CondoLux has been offering quality rental properties in the Myrtle Beach area since 1986.

8 . Water's Edge Resort

Garden City Beach, South Carolina

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Located on the sandy shores of beautiful Garden City Beach, Water's Edge Resort is the quintessential family beach vacation. An ocean of activities and a tranquil setting combine to make this the perfect stay for kids and adults alike.

The beach is always within reach at Water's Edge Resort, which rests at the edge of Surfside Beach. Just outside your door awaits golden beaches and roaming Atlantic Ocean. Adults can enjoy a tanning session or stroll along the sandy shores while the little ones swim and build sand castles. Grab a bite to eat at the oceanfront cafe and spend some family time at the Rising Tides oceanfront lounge. The spacious rooms and suites display breathtaking views of the Atlantic from their oceanfront balconies while providing all the comforts of home like free high-speed internet access and cable television. These one- to three-bedroom condominiums can house almost every size of family. While moms and dads work up a sweat in the fitness center, the little ones can enjoy activities like arts and crafts with the kids club!

Address

1012 N. Waccamaw Drive, Garden City, SC 29576

Highlights

More than 25 golf courses are located within 10 miles of the Water’s Edge Resort including Caledonia, True Blue, and TPC of Myrtle Beach Courses.

Related activities

Horseback riding on the Myrtle Beach shores is a unique way for the family to view the ocean!

9 . Beach Cove Resort

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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Combine both your love for relaxation and for your family at Beach Cove Resort. Situated in North Myrtle Beach, this laidback resort is close enough to renowned downtown attractions but far enough away to experience the ultimate in South Carolina R and R that you’ve been searching for.

Of course you came prepared to do a little sunbathing and splashing around if you decided to make Myrtle Beach your family vacation destination. And you won’t be disappointed at Beach Cove. Sheltered from the unneeded inland sights and noisy sounds of the city by two towering buildings of one- to three-bedroom suites and condos, the resort pool area is like a mini tropical oasis. Well, not even that mini. Four uniquely-shaped outdoor pools, three oceanfront whirlpools and a 350-ft. lazy river are surrounded by swaying palm trees providing shelter from the warm Carolina rays. Did we mention there is a racquetball court? How about a game room and seasonal kid activities? It’s no joke; there is plenty to do here. And, if for some reason you end up getting too relaxed and too comfortable on the resort grounds, shake it up and go to Barefoot Landing, just steps away.

Highlights

The resort has four eateries: Breeze’s Beach Bar and Grill, Tradewinds Café, Javatini’s Coffee and Martini Bar and the Ice Cream and Soda Shoppe.

Getting there

Beach Cove Resort is located off of US-17, on S. Ocean Boulevard in North Myrtle Beach.

Fun facts

The nearby Barefoot Landing is home to the award-winning House of Blues.

10 . Caribbean Resort & Villas

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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A stay at Caribbean Resort & Villas takes the Myrtle Beach family experience to an all new level.

With spacious condominiums and an ideal location, Caribbean Resort & Villas is the perfect place to stay for family fun. With up to four-bedroom condominium units available, you'll find plenty of space to spread out and relax on your vacation. And what a vacation! From surfing the web with complimentary wireless internet in the hotel to exploring the beach to golf games and more, you're sure to find fun for all in Myrtle Beach! All this and more is waiting for you in and around the condos from Caribbean Resort.

Address

719 North Beach Blvd. North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Related activities

Are your kids excited to see the ocean? Why not let them get up close and personal with underwater life at Ripley’s Aquarium?

Fun facts

Caribbean Resort & Villas was been voted #1 Hotel for Families, Golf Packages, and Overall Hotel on the Grand Strand in 2012 by the Sun News' -Best of the Beach.

11 . Westgate Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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Enjoy all the space and fun your family needs at Westgate Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort!

Westgate Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, offers you everything from traditional hotel rooms to two-bedroom villas, so it's easy to find a lodging to suit your need. These luxurious rooms each offer unique touches, from flat screen televisions to stunning ocean views. Westgate is also ideally located near the best attractions of Myrtle Beach. From the soft sand of the beach itself to Family Kingdom Amusement Park, Myrtle Waves Water Park, Ripley’s Aquarium and Broadway at the Beach, Westgate is your gateway to fun!

Address

415 S Oceanfront Blvd. Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Related activities

Looking for a little excitement? Family Kingdom Amusement Park is just across the street from Westgate Myrtle Beach!

Fun facts

Westgate Myrtle Beach offers pet-friendly accommodations, so even your four-legged family members can join in on the fun!

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