Myrtle Beach has been a family-favorite for decades when it comes to beach destinations. Besides beautiful sandy beaches for relaxing in the sun and playing in the ocean, the resort town also has tons of options for family-friendly entertainment including shopping, dining, live music, recreation and amusement parks. Plus, many of the resorts in Myrtle Beach feature a myriad of amenities right on-site, including the always popular lazy river. Check out these eight resorts and get ready to relax as you float all your cares away without even having to leave the hotel!
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Coral Beach Resort and Suites was named the Best Family Accommodations in Myrtle Beach by the Travel Channel and it’s easy to see why. In addition to large, oceanview and oceanfront guest rooms, the resort also features more amenities and activities on-site than any other resort in Myrtle Beach. Besides the expected business center, fitness room and gift shop, there’s also some unexpected treasures like the Entertainment Zone that includes an 8-lane bowling alley, an arcade, ice cream shop and snack bar, and lots of water amenities including several swimming pools, indoor/outdoor spas and Jacuzzis, a long lazy river and even a children’s water park.
At Grande Shores Ocean Resort, guests can choose from standard hotel guest rooms or larger condo units that feature one, two or three separate bedrooms. Located right in the heart of Myrtle Beach and smack dab on the oceanfront, all the rooms offer amazing views of the ocean through massive floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as cable television and high-speed internet. Plus, the resort features a fitness center, an on-site restaurant, pool bar and a whopping 11 water attractions including four hot tubs, two outdoor pools, an indoor pool and not one, but two outdoor lazy rivers.
Voted one of USA Today’s Best Hotels for Water Fun, the Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark offers a ton of ways to enjoy the water without even stepping into the ocean. In fact, their year-round waterpark includes a whopping 15 water features right on-site including two 4-story tall waterslides, kiddie slides, a Splash House, several pools, shaded whirlpools and the longest oceanfront lazy river in town, at 575 feet long! The “Town Center” dining and entertainment zone offers even more amenities for guests including a coinless arcade, several restaurants, an ice cream shop and a coffee bar.
Grand Atlantic Ocean Resort offers full-size condominium units for families of all sizes, from a one bedroom/one bathroom unit, all the way up to a four bedroom/three bathroom condo. All of the units feature complimentary Wi-Fi, coffeemakers, washer and dryers, sofa beds in the living room and fully equipped kitchens, so it will feel like home away from home. Guests also have access to the resort’s on-site restaurant and ice cream shop, a recently-expanded fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an enclosed hot tub and an indoor lazy river. All of the hotel’s indoor water amenities are also heated, so you can enjoy them all year long!
Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, on the oceanfront and close to all the popular attractions, the Dayton House Oceanfront Resort has it all. In addition to spacious guest rooms with beautiful views, full or partial kitchens and free Wi-Fi, the resort also offers a host of family-friendly amenities including a two acre tanning lawn located between the hotel and the beach, a fitness center, an oceanfront bar and grill, breakfast buffet and multiple water attractions like a zero-entry pool, three hot tubs and an oceanfront lazy river.
The Dunes Village Resort has been rated the #1 Family Resort in Myrtle Beach by both Tripadvisor and The Today Show, thanks to a seemingly endless list of amenities. There’s a full-service spa, a fitness center, basketball courts, tennis courts, beach volleyball courts, billiards tables, several on-site restaurants, a coffee shop, a children’s activity program and an outdoor pool with poolside cabanas. But, the real star of the show here is the indoor waterpark, which is the only one of its kind in Myrtle Beach. Here, you’ll find pools for all ages, five indoor whirlpools, multiple waterslides and a 250-foot-long lazy river.
At Landmark Oceanfront Resort in South Myrtle Beach, there are numerous amenities for all members of the family to enjoy. Adults will love the exercise room, Starbucks coffee and many on-site dining options, while kids will flip over the miniature golf course, video arcade and children’s activity program. But, that’s not nearly all. The whole family will want to visit the indoor pool that features fountains and hot tubs, and the H2Oasis outdoor water park that includes several pools, a whirlpool spa and a 300-foot lazy river.
For more than 45 years, The Long Bay Resort has been a favorite with families who are visiting Myrtle Beach. Whether you have a small family or a huge clan, this resort has you covered with accommodations that range from standard rooms and efficiencies, to suites and even full apartments. Since it’s located in the quieter northern end of Myrtle Beach, you can enjoy a more low-key visit to the 720 feet of oceanfront beach in front of the hotel, or choose to stay back at the property and enjoy the many amenities like the indoor and outdoor pools, fitness center, game room, on-site restaurant, full service Starbucks and a waterpark with slides, lazy rivers and splash zones.