Romance is alive and well in the Myrtle Beach Area! In fact, the Grand Strand offers fun for couples not just on Valentine’s Day, but also all year long. Here is our pick of the top ten most romantic spots in the Myrtle Beach area:
#1 The Beach: Imagine an evening walk on the beach, hand in hand with the cool sand between your toes, the sounds of the waves crashing, the smell of the salty air, the warmth of the South Carolina sun as it sets, and the breezes that brush your skin. No wonder the beach takes our top spot!
#2 The Myrtle Beach SkyWheel: What could be more amazing than cuddling with your loved one 190 feet above ground on the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, surrounded by breathtaking views of the sand and surf? This modernized Ferris Wheel is the centerpiece of the 1.2-mile oceanfront Boardwalk, and has become a popular place for first dates and engagements alike!
#3 The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade: Stroll the wooden walkway overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and then stop at Mad Myrtle’s to share an old-fashioned ice cream soda with two straws. With unique beachfront eateries, cool gift shops, and thrilling attractions, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is #3 on our list.
#4 La Belle Amie Vineyard: Sample southern wines from muscadine grapes grown at La Belle Amie Vineyard in Little River, just minutes from North Myrtle Beach. Tour the scenic property with your love (aimer in French), listen to live music, and savor the romance and beauty of South Carolina.
#5 Barefoot Landing: Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle beach is nestled along the picturesque Intracoastal Waterway, and offers a variety of unique, romantic restaurants, shopping and amusements. Take a ride with your sweetheart on the carousel, or take in a concert at The House of Blues for a night to remember.
#6 Broadway at the Beach: Enjoy the nightlife at a dozen clubs in Celebrity Square at Broadway at the Beach, where you can dine and dance the night away. Broadway is also home to some of the areas top attractions like Wonderworks and Ripley’s Aquarium, perfect for a fun date with that special someone.
#7 Brookgreen Gardens: Experience the beauty of the Lowcountry at Brookgreen Gardens, just a few miles south of Myrtle Beach. This 9,100-acre former rice plantation features gorgeous botanical and sculpture gardens, majestic live oaks, spectacular fountains, a zoo with native wildlife, and even a boat ride through the marshes.
#8 Atalaya Castle: Nestled within Huntington Beach State Park you will find Atalaya Castle. Philanthropist Archer Huntington built Atalaya in the 1930s for his wife, sculptor Anna Huntington. This amazing, architectural structure overlooks the ocean and is surrounded by palm trees. As you tour the grounds, you can’t help but feel the romance of a bygone era.
#9 Outdoor Adventures: Go tandem parasailing above the ocean, explore the marshes on a kayak or stand up paddleboard, or race on a jet ski. Encounter dolphins on a sightseeing cruise along the coast, go fishing, try scuba diving, or just splash in the waves with your sweetie! Spend time together at at one of our beautiful State Parks, or play a round of couples golf. The possibilities are endless!
#10 Art Appreciation: The Myrtle Beach Area is rich in culture. Take in a live show, visit a local museum, or check out the exhibits at the Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum.
As you can see, there are so many reasons for lovers to love the Grand Strand! Come for a romantic getaway this year and experience the Myrtle Beach Area with your Valentine! Check out our February Special: Stay 2 nights, get one night free, with complimentary chocolates and free linens at these featured properties, when you mention this article!
Blue Water Keyes #1108
Blue Water Keyes is a luxury, oceanfront resort building in North Myrtle Beach’s Crescent Beach, known for the widest beach in town. Boasting beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean and close to all the area’s great attractions, this 2BR/2BA property is a great place to have a relaxing beachside vacation! Blue Water Keyes #1108 is a well-maintained, updated property. Each bedroom has its own bathroom; the master bedroom has a king bed and the second bedroom has two double beds. There is also a queen sleeper sofa in the living room. Both the master bedroom and the living room have access to the balcony, so you can easily enjoy views of the ocean and sunsets. Create a nice homemade meal in the fully stocked kitchen, complete with beautiful granite counter tops. Get in a workout at this year-round resort’s indoor heated pool and gym that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Other onsite amenities include an outdoor pool, lazy river and kiddie pools.
Harbourgate Marina #200
Harbourgate Marina is a premium waterfront resort offering guests spacious suites in a picturesque North Myrtle Beach location. Situated on the Intracoastal Waterway, the resort features a full-service marina with boat slips for rent. Guests can enjoy deep-sea fishing charters, adventure cruises, watersport equipment rentals, and a pool overlooking the waterway. Harbourgate Marina #200 is a spacious 3BR/2BA condo. There is a king bed in the master bedroom, 2 full beds in the 2nd bedroom and 1 queen bed in the 3rd bedroom.
The Ironwood section is a deluxe Barefoot Villa community located off Catalina Drive in the heart of Barefoot Resort. With several added amenities, such as a pool, tennis courts, basketball and sand volleyball, there is always something to do. The famous Love, Dye, Fazio, and Norman golf courses are located in Barefoot, as well as the shops, attractions and restaurants at Barefoot Landing nearby. At Ironwood #1532, the master bedroom is equipped with a king bed that can convert to 2 twin beds and the guest bedroom offers 2 twin beds. The living room is equipped with a sleeper sofa as well. This condo has a fully stocked kitchen to prepare your meals. Enjoy the bright spacious rooms and vaulted ceilings that this 3rd floor condo offers.
The sea, the sun, and the Grand Strand! Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach, LLC, is a premier, full-service, licensed property management company in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Whether you are booking a reservation for your vacation or entrusting us with the management of your property, our professionally trained staff will ensure that all the details of renting the property are handled in a pleasant, stress-free manner. Call us today at 888-488-8588!
Myrtle Beach Barefoot Resort, a division of Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach, is just a hop skip and jump away from the beach and beautiful Barefoot Landing, and was built with golf in mind with four of the most amazing golf courses in the area. When planning your vacation getaway, Myrtle Beach Barefoot Resort will help you make the most of your visit to the Grand Strand. Call us today at 800-548-9904