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Our picks for the best resorts in Myrtle Beach

Our picks for the best resorts in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach boasts 60 miles of shoreline to build sandcastles, search for shells, work on your tan and make new family memories. Myrtle Beach is a vacation spot focal point brimming with options for all travelers, especially families.

Most of the resorts are near the beach or on it, some are just a hop, skip and a jump from it and others are right near the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, which encompasses lots of unique shops, cool arcades and yummy restaurants. These properties accommodate families of all types. Plan your next vacay with this list of the best Myrtle Beach resorts for families.

1. Marriott’s Ocean Watch Villas at Grande Dunes

A couple minutes’ walk from the beach, Marriott’s Ocean Watch Villas at Grande Dunes is an upscale oceanfront property set inside a community. It’s popular with families looking for a proper resort experience but with enough space to spread out. Accommodations are in contemporary two-bedroom suites, which come with separate living and dining spaces, as well as full kitchens, free Wi-Fi, and balconies with ocean or garden views. Away from the rooms are four different restaurants to choose from, as well as indoor and outdoor pools, a hot tub, gym, and barbecue grills.

2. Ocean 22 by Hilton Grand Vacations

About a 15-minute walk on the beach from the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Ocean 22 by Hilton Grand Vacations is another grand all-suite option in a high-rise hotel setting. Suites are large, clean, and modern with flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi, as well as private balconies, separate living rooms with sleeper sofas, full kitchens, and in-room washer/dryers. The best suites have direct ocean views. Away from the rooms there is an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub, fitness center, and deli.

3. Marina Inn at Grande Dunes

Fronting a marina on the Intracoastal Waterway, Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is a great choice if you’re looking to incorporate golf in your vacay as there is a golf course on-site. The property features a mix of rooms, studios and suites with full kitchens, which are perfect for families. On-site amenities include indoor and outdoor pools, a 24-hour workout room, several restaurants, and a shuttle service to a quiet stretch of beach maintained by the hotel that is just a few minutes’ drive away.

4. Island Vista

Cuddled right on the beach, Island Vista is a beloved option for larger or multi-generational families as it offers one- to four-bedroom suites with full kitchens and living rooms and, oftentimes, washer/dryers, dining rooms, and Jacuzzi tubs. But due to this is a hotel resort and not a condo property, it also features the amenities of a hotel, like room service and a few on-site dining options inviting to families. A few other amenities include a lazy river, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and hot tubs, a fitness room, and a beachfront deck.

5. Dunes Village Resort

If your family loves waterparks, then Dunes Village Resort is the spot for your family. Located about three miles from the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, but still on the beach, it offers a mix of sizable rooms with kitchenettes, balconies and one- to four-bedroom condos with separate living and dining areas, full kitchens, and Jacuzzi tubs. It also features two indoor water parks complete with a lazy river, multiple waterslides, a kids’ play pool, and hot tubs, among other features. There is also an outdoor pool, two restaurants, and a coffee shop and spa on-site.

6. Regency Towers

Located at the south end of Myrtle Beach, Regency Towers offers families a less crowded beach option. This condo property features clean, spacious, and comfortable accommodations, many of which have direct ocean views from multiple balconies and are large enough to accommodate big families. There is no restaurant on-site, however, although the condos do have kitchens if you don’t mind cooking for yourself. On-site amenities include an outdoor pool and hot tub.

7. Hampton Inn & Suites Myrtle Beach

Easily accessible to the airport, the Hampton Inn & Suites Myrtle Beach features a two-story lobby with fabulous ocean views. There are 227 rooms and suites, and all are comfortable, and generous in size, with balconies and ocean views. Away from the rooms there are no less than seven swimming pools, two lazy rivers, a fitness center, and a full-service spa. A complimentary hot breakfast is served in the lobby daily, and coffee is available all day.

8. Coral Beach Resort & Suites

Coral Beach Resort & Suites is a solid mid-range pick for families looking for a beachfront property within walking distance of attractions like the Family Kingdom Amusement Park. They offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs and have ocean views from the balconies. Mini fridges, microwaves, and coffee makers make snacking in the room easy. Families will like the one-bedroom apartments, which come with full kitchens. On-site amenities include two restaurants, one of which serves a breakfast buffet; a lazy river; water park; and kids’ and adults’ indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs. Guests can also keep busy at the bowling alley, games room, and fitness center.

9. Anderson Ocean Club and Spa, Oceana Resorts

Anderson Ocean Club and Spa is affluent all-condo property right on the oceanfront, just under two miles from Broadway at the Beach. Studios are roomy and have ocean views along with balconies, flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, kitchens with dishwashers, and washer/dryers. Also, there’s options for one- to three-bedroom condos, which feature wall beds or pull-out couches in sitting rooms. On-site amenities include an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, lazy river, workout room, spa, and even mini-golf.

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No matter where you choose to stay in Myrtle Beach you are bound to have a fantastic time enjoying the waves, the food and the atmosphere of this family friendly beach town.

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