Vacation in Myrtle Beach

Vacation in Myrtle BeachIf you are thinking about a beach vacation now that September is upon us then you should consider a Vacation in Myrtle Beach. It is quite possibly one of the best vacation spots in the world. There are so many activities that you and your family will have a fun filled vacation to be sure. You can go surfing, golfing, fishing, play tennis, play beach volleyball plus there are the amusement and water parks, too. There is truly something for every sports enthusiast here. If you are not into any sports and want a little more of the relaxing type of Vacation in Myrtle Beach, or if you need a break from the great surf, then here are some of the non-sporting activities and locations below. But you can always lounge by the pool on a deck chair and spend the day catching up on your reading or just relaxing in the sun. Within Myrtle Beach and up and down the Grand Strand there are tons of great places to visit. Make your way to Ripley's Aquarium to catch sight of underwater creatures that will surely take your breath away. On the north end of the boardwalk is the new SkyWheel Myrtle Beach worth checking out. If you need a break before dinner, to catch your breath and recharge, head on back to your rental and relax for a while. When it’s time for some nighttime entertainment visit Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner and Show or the Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament and turn dinnertime into another great attraction. You might also want to check out the great shopping in the area where you are sure to find some cool new beach shoes or clothes. There are many malls and specialty shops to visit up and down the Grand Strand. All worth checking out on your Vacation in Myrtle Beach. There are also over 1,800 great restaurants in the area so no matter what you wan to eat, you’ll find it here.


Myrtle Beach Vacation

Myrtle Beach vacationWhether you’ve just gotten married or you’ve been married for what feels like forever — a Myrtle Beach vacation is definitely for lovers and is a wonderful way to become closer by spending time together, just the two of you. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, provides the ideal backdrop for romance with the ocean, the beach, the resorts, and the weather that's beautiful year round. For couples looking to restart that flame or light it up for the first time, a Myrtle Beach vacation is the way to go. There are so many things to do and see here that couples can enjoy together. Alternatively there are lazy days on the shore and lounging by the pool in each other’s arms. Either one emanates romance in one of the Atlantic Coast's most beautiful oceanfront cities.

Myrtle Beach has been a honeymoon destination for many centuries. There is something about a Myrtle Beach vacation — the sea breeze, the ocean, the beach — that just draws in the newly wed and the want-to-be-wedded. A lot of honeymooners actually choose this destination for their wedding, so it is not only a honeymoon Mecca but it has become a huge wedding destination also. There are many vacation packages that are specifically aimed at honeymooners; but you don’t have to be a newlywed to take advantage of these packages. Most resorts have honeymoon suites that are specifically decorated for romance with huge king sized beds, hot tubs and more. There are also romantic activities to be found on your Myrtle Beach vacation for lovers, including live dinner theaters that feature great food with fabulous entertainment. You will also find dolphin watching expeditions, day cruises, fishing excursions and more.

Myrtle Beach vacationA Myrtle Beach vacation for couples is a time honored tradition for many people. There are folks that honeymooned here and have such fond memories that they have come back year after year on their  anniversary date to celebrate their love all over again. It is the perfect back drop to remember the old and make some new fabulous memories with the one you love — memories that last a lifetime.


Beach Houses in Myrtle Beach

Families have flocked to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, as long as there have been people on the eastern seaboard. So, not surprisingly, for as long as they’ve been coming here they’ve been seeking out Beach houses in Myrtle Beach to reside in during their time here.

Beach houses in Myrtle BeachThe abundance and variety of Beach houses in Myrtle Beach allows visitors to enjoy the sun and ocean air in comfort. This natural vacation wonderland, offers a full range of outdoor activities, from tennis and tournament golf to hiking and biking or walking along the beach. Beach houses in Myrtle Beach allow vacationers to stay oceanfront, ocean view, or fairway view in comfort, while enjoying the balmy weather all year long. Visitors can shop, dine in any of over 1,800  restaurants, or enjoy the scenery when they tire of the multitude of outdoor activities the area offers.

Beach houses in Myrtle Beach, both privately owned and commercial properties, are available all year round and fit a wide variety of budgets. The original homes scattered over the area have been turned into rentals and offer the latest amenities. There are beach-front properties available as well as rentals in the interior of the island that are close to the 110+ golf courses, countless tennis courts, amusement and water parks, and hiking and in-line skating trails in the parks. Many facilities are open year-round, and offer bargains during the off-season on Beach houses in Myrtle Beach.

In the words of  Linda and Bill who wrote us following their vacation in late winter:

“March 2011
Just a note to tell you now great our stay this year was.  Our unit (Nautical Watch 102) was perfect when we arrived, so clean and well equipped.  Your cleaning staff is the best, and speaking of the best, the office staff are always helpful, friendly and go the extra mile if needed.  Looking forward to next year.  Sincerely, Linda & Bill”

Thank you Linda & Bill! We look forward to your return trip to Myrtle Beach also!



Myrtle Beach Rentals

Myrtle Beach rentalsWelcome to Part II regarding the east coast's pet friendly vacation destination of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina! Regardless of the type of Myrtle Beach rentals you’ll be staying in there are plenty of Myrtle Beach rentals in the area where your pet is welcome. As we previously mentioned, if you call us to make your reservation let us know you’re specifically looking for pet-friendly Myrtle Beach rentals. If you prefer to search on our website, specify “pet-friendly” in the search requirements.

In our last blog post we covered Dog Parks, or as they are also fondly known here, Barc Parks. Today I’m going to talk about Pet-Friendly Dining in the Myrtle Beach area. I think we can already guess there will be no 5 star formal coat-and-tie restaurants on this list and it’s just as well since your pet in all likelihood wouldn’t want to eat off fine china anyway. What we can assure you is these pet-friendly dining establishments will get 2 paws up from your best 4 legged friend in the whole world. This is a list of good wholesome eateries that have advertised they are pet friendly establishments and in some cases that also means free stuff for your pet! Can’t beat free.

You’ll be able to easily find a place from the list to dine that won’t be far from any Myrtle Beach rentals. Afterwards you can plan a trip to a local dog park or take a walk on the beach (Be sure to check for the permitted hours to have pets on the beach first!).

Here’s a run-down of the pet friendly eateries in the Myrtle Beach and Grand Strand areas where you can go out to eat and bring your pet while staying at Myrtle Beach rentals.

Myrtle Beach rentalsPet Friendly Restaurants in the Myrtle Beach and Grand Strand areas:

  • Bruster's Ice Cream makes a free Sundae with dog bones crumbled on top, just for your dog
  • Chive Blossom Cafe, Murrells Inlet , seating in the Courtyard
  • Damon's Grill at Barefoot Landing
  • Dick's Last Resort at Barefoot Landing
  • Hanging 10 Surf Bar – 1610 Highway 17 S # 8, Surfside Beach, SC (843) 650-8413
  • Molly D'Arcy's 1701 S. Ocean Blvd. North Myrtle Beach
  • Oceanfront Bar & Grill – on the Boardwalk Myrtle Beach (Pets welcome in the outside eating area.)
  • Papis Texican Grill – Little River. (Outside area on the bricks)
  • Pawleys Island Tavern Outdoors on the wood dock under the trees!
  • Salt Creek Cafe – Murrells Inlet. Outdoor seating and water for your dog!
  • Sea Blue, North Myrtle Beach. Eat on the covered and heated in winter patio
  • Shell Crackers Grill and Raw Bar, 761 Pendergrass Avenue, Murrells Inlet
  • Sonic Drive-Ins. Share your meal with your best friend!
  • Spud's Waterfront Dining on the Marshwalk at Murrells Inlet. 843-651-9987
  • T-Bonz at Barefoot Landing
  • Toffino's Italian Bakery Deli Pizza Near the Barc Park on Mallard Lake Dr. Outdoor seating
  • Wild Wing Cafe – North Myrtle Beach

Happy dining!


Condos in Myrtle Beach

Condos in Myrtle BeachWelcome to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the East Coast's pet friendly vacation destination! Whether you are looking for accommodations in an oceanfront hotel, vacation home on the beach, or Condos in Myrtle Beach, there are plenty of establishments in the area where your pet is welcome.

When you make your reservation with us let us know you're specifically looking for pet-friendly Condos in Myrtle Beach. If you prefer to search online, feel at ease using the friendly search engine on our website and specify “pet-friendly” in the requirements for your search.

During your stay in Myrtle Beach, there is plenty to do with your pets including a visit to South Carolina's dog parks. Aptly named Barc Park, the first park in the area is located on Mallard Lake Drive at the Market Common (former Air Force Base), you will find over 11 acres of space just for dogs which includes a dog fountain with a shower, training structures, benches and much more! It is situated in a fully fenced in setting, and is the only area in the city limits of Myrtle Beach where there is no leash law and your dog can run free! Here’s a run-down of the various parks you can take your pets to for exercise while staying at Condos in Myrtle Beach.

Condos in Myrtle BeachDog Parks in the Myrtle Beach and Grand Strand areas

  • Barc Park North is located at North 62nd Avenue North at the YMCA, Myrtle Beach. This 3-acre bark park is divided into a small and large dog area, with an actual small dog measurement at the small entrance to ensure dog size "compatibility." Features include dog fountains, lots of shade, trash receptacles and doggie doo-doo bag dispensers. Hours are sunrise to sunset, daily. For additional info, call 918-2390.
  • Barc Park is on Mallard Lake Drive, near The Market Common on the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. This 11-acre outdoor bark park opened in 2000. The fenced-in grounds are separated into a smaller dog area with structures such as ramps and hoops and a larger dog area that features a lake for doggie aquatics. Shaded areas with picnic tables and benches are welcoming for pet owners. Hours are sunrise to sunset, daily (maintenance is performed a few days each quarter; dates are posted at the park). For additional info, call 918-2390
  • Dog Park in Surfside Beach. The town of Surfside Beach has expanded and fenced an existing park behind the library on Surfside Drive. Take your dog to the Dog Park and see it for yourself. It's free!

The rules of all dog parks include waste being cleaned up by owners, dogs don't have to wear a leash, but they must wear a collar and tags. The parks are open from sun up to sun down.

Watch for our next blog post where we’ll talk about Pet Friendly Restaurants in the Myrtle Beach area within close proximity to Rentals and Condos in Myrtle Beach.


North Myrtle Beach Rentals

North Myrtle Beach RentalsYou won’t ever be at a loss for things to do when you come to the coast of South Carolina for your vacation. There’s 60 miles of beach to stroll, explore, spread your beach blanket upon and relax on. Some areas of beach are more populated than others but you won’t have to go far to find some space to yourselves. Choose your spot in the sand carefully or you’ll be chased back and forth by the tide all day long.

Whatever type of accommodations you are hoping to stay in we have that. There’s a large variety of North Myrtle Beach Rentals in our inventory of available beach rentals. Oceanfront beach houses, ocean view houses, townhomes and condos on the beach or with fairway views, and downtown rentals with all the action just a step out your front door, are all available.

North Myrtle Beach is home to dozens of sites on the National Register of Historical Places and to numerous entertainment venues, such as live dinner shows, concert arenas, amusement parks, aquariums and museums that your family will love. Plan your trip around one of our area’s many festivals, or just spend the day shopping your way through malls, outlets, and beach specialty shops up and down the coast. Nearby you can play on championship golf courses with over 100 to select from.

North Myrtle Beach RentalsWhile our North Myrtle Beach Rentals come with equipped kitchens you’ll still want to explore the eateries in the area. With over 1,000 dining options, you can only hope you are here long enough to enjoy all the luscious temptations the area offers. North Myrtle Beach is the place to go to enjoy a great meal at an affordable price. Whether you’re in the mood for some Lowcountry cooking or a Calabash seafood buffet, we have just the thing to soothe your appetite. It’s the perfect place to indulge in some of the south’s best fresh seafood.

If you are planning your trip for early August you won’t want to miss the Craftsmen’s Summer Classic Arts & Crafts Festival held at the Convention Center in Myrtle Beach from August 5 to 7. The festival features original designs/work from hundreds of talented artists and craftsmen from across the nation.


Myrtle Beach Condo

Myrtle Beach Condo

With the peak tourist season being between May and September we’re right in the heart of the summer months and showing off what makes this the popular vacation destination that it is. Myrtle Beach is a family-friendly beach town that is ideally situated along the east coast. North of Charleston, SC, and south of Wilmington, NC, we offer a 60 mile stretch of beach along the Grand Strand, full of entertainment and activities that will keep you and the family  hopping. In fact, there is so much to do here you’re going to wish you were staying far longer than you probably are. At the very least you’ll have to come back again and again. Your accommodation options here are varied and abundant. Whether you want to rent a beach house or Myrtle Beach Condo we have a good selection for you to choose from. Rentals are located oceanfront, ocean view, across the street, second or third row, and more. The rental you choose could have inlet views, golf course views or, of course, ocean views. You can decide where you’d like to stay and what view you’d like to see every day when you sit on your balcony. At Beachcomber Vacations we offer a huge selection of rentals to choose from that include oceanfront, ocean view, across the street, second and third row, and more. We can find you a Myrtle Beach Condo that is sure to meet all of your needs. The area also offers first class amenities such as entertainment, first class dining, water parks, water sports, amusement parks, charter and shore fishing, championship and miniature golf, and our white sandy beaches. If you're a Jimmy Buffet fan, you won't want to miss the Summer Parrot Head Festival at La Belle Amie Vineyard in Little River on July 30th from 12-5 p.m. Along with plenty of live music and fabulous food, take a tour of the vineyard and sample some fantastic wines. Admission is $8 per person, and individuals under 18 and over 80 are admitted for free. Folks who donate at least two canned or dry foods items will receive a ticket discount of $3.


Beach House in Myrtle Beach

If you're planning the perfect beach vacation for your family finding the right accommodations will be at the top of your list. Where you stay is one of the most important factors in your vacation. A bad experience could ruin an otherwise great vacation. Many people prefer renting a Beach House in Myrtle Beach due to its spacious size, privacy and amenities. Amenities that often include easy beach access, quiet neighborhoods, swimming pool, hot tub, Jacuzzi, free internet, full kitchens, washer/dryer, and so much more! Beach House in Myrtle BeachWhen deciding on a rental be sure to consider your individual needs and prioritize what is most important to you and your family. Do you want to be right on the beach so you can wake with the sun and have breakfast on your sundeck while watching the tide go in and out? Is it more important to be within walking distance to all the activities the Grand Strand offers? Perhaps a 2nd or 3rd row home would be ideal if it was quieter and had its own private swimming pool. Many people like to wake up by strolling the beach while others prefer to stroll to the nearest coffee shop. We have properties that offer all of these things, whatever your needs are. If you have children and pets you’ll want to find out which beaches and rentals are kid- and dog-friendly. You won’t want a rental with a long steep walk to and from the beach if you have small children. Many properties provide your beach toys – umbrellas, chairs, towels, etc. – so keep this in mind when looking at properties otherwise you’ll need to find a place to rent all of your beach supplies. At Beachcomber Vacations we offer a huge selection of rentals to choose from that include oceanfront, ocean view, across the street, second and third row, and more. We can find you a Beach House in Myrtle Beach that will be beyond your wildest dreams for your vacation and you’ll be pleasantly surprised by how affordable it can be.




What an exciting new addition to the Grand Strand! Myrtle Beach is still growing in the entertainment industry and vacationers traveling to our beautiful Atlantic beach have another great venue for family fun.  After a day of fun in the sun, sit back and be amazed at the acrobatic feats of these talented young men and women. All ages will enjoy the water show and bountiful dinner (thank goodness for to-go boxes). There is so much going on at the same time that you are afraid to talk to your neighbor in case you miss something! It starts off slowly so you can enjoy your meal (kind of like a warming up time) then explodes into a competition of gymnastic feats – in and out of the water. Located so close to North Myrtle Beach, it is a MUST SEE for vacationers staying in our wonderful vacation homes and condos.

North Myrtle Beach Resorts

North Myrtle Beach is an ideal oceanfront destination for families and groups of all sizes and has something for everyone. Our North Myrtle Beach resorts offering oceanfront views are just the beginning of a great getaway. With a view of the beautiful blue Atlantic, what more could you want for your relaxing vacation in these beachy decorated properties. There is much to do in North Myrtle Beach from year-round festivals and entertaining dinner shows to challenging miniature golf — North Myrtle Beach is the place to have fun! The center of the “Seaside Golf Capital of the World” North Myrtle Beach resorts are just minutes away from the most scenic championship golf courses in the area. From slow, lazy days in the sun watching kids jump gentle, frothy white waves to a perfect get-away filled with historic sightseeing tours by day and moonlit cruise by night, North Myrtle Beach has something for everyone.

North Myrtle Beach resorts