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father and son celebrate 4th of July in Myrtle Beach by waving American Flag
May08

Planning a vacation for 4th of July in Myrtle Beach 2019 at Coral Beach Resort & Suites? While we know you could spend your entire stay at our beautiful resort with all the amenities we provide, we’ve listed some other events and activities you’ll want to check out while you’re here.

There is so much do up and down the Grand Strand from dusk til’ dawn. We’ve made it easy and broken down the perfect 4th of July activities in Myrtle Beach into daytime and evening categories.

Daytime Events and Activities:

Myrtle Beach State Park

4th of july in myrtle beach 2018Find your sense of adventure and get in touch with nature at the Myrtle Beach State Park. Take the kids for summer morning pier fishing, bike one of the many trails, or hang out with a ranger and patrol the beach for sea turtles. Get into the 4th of July spirit and grill hot dogs or hamburgers for lunch on one of the many grills provided by the park.  For more information about the park and park activities click here.

Family Kingdom

Take a break from the beach and enjoy a fun-filled day of amusement at Family Kingdom.  This fun park features over 40 rides for kids, teens, and adults – they even have their very own waterpark if you need to cool down. This place is a must to make the perfect 4th of July in Myrtle Beach 2018. Click here for park ticket pricing and more.

Pawleys Island 4th of July Parade

Head to the south end of the Grand Strand and be part of the parade in Pawleys Island! Watch from the sidelines or share your patriotic pride by creating a float! You and your family can enter a makeshift for an advanced entry fee of $15. The Parade starts at 10 am on Thursday, July 4th.

4th of July Independence Day 5K and 8K

Feeling patriotic, check out the annual Independence Day 5k and 8k at Valor Park in the Market Common. Throw on your star-spangled running shorts and join hundreds of runners on our Nation’s birthday at this competitive race. Check-in time is from 6:45 am – 7:25 am, the race begins at 7:30 am. For registration and more information click here.

Salute From The Shore

Soak in the sun, splash around in the waves, and salute our armed forces right from the shores of Myrtle Beach! At 1 pm look towards the sky and give your biggest salute as a military flyover takes place. You can even record and share your salute on social media using #SalutefromtheShore. Find out more on how to share or donate to the salute.

Evening Events and Activities:

Plyler Park / Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

4th of July in Myrtle Beach 2018

While you’re vacationing in Myrtle Beach you will definitely want to plan an evening on the Boardwalk. Enjoy a variety of eateries, shops, entertainment and more like Moe’s Moon, Landshark Bar & Grill, I Love Sugar, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, and Fun Plaza Family Fun Center. Hang out on the 4th of July for Hot Summer Nights live music and watch the sky light up as fireworks are set off at 10 pm from 2nd Avenue Pier!

Broadway at the Beach

This is a great place to treat the family for dinner, live music and entertainment on July 4th. Broadway features tons of delicious restaurants like Landry’s, Rooster’s Bar and Grill, Sweet Carolina’s and more! And don’t miss their firework extravaganza over Lake Broadway starting at 10 pm!

MarshWalk

Good eats live music and more can be found at the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. There are so many great restaurants to enjoy like the Wicked Tuna, DeadDog Saloon, The Claw House, and Bubba’s Love Shak. Hop from each outdoor deck and listen to all the different live bands playing on the marsh. Stay for a patriotic display of fireworks over the marsh, one of the best views in town. Fireworks start at 10 pm!

3 friends enjoying myrtle beach summer events
May07

Summer is finally here, and we couldn’t be more thrilled! The sun is out, the sky is blue, there are tons happening here, where are you?!

Myrtle Beach offers plenty to do outside of the sun and sand during the summer. If your family is itching to get out and explore the area, consider one of these prime area events!

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Baseball | Ongoing

 

hotdog plate at baseball gameLooking to take the family out for a night out on the town? If so, look no farther than the Myrtle Beach Pelicans! This local affiliate of the Chicago Cubs is a fun and affordable way to enjoy a bit of quality time together while on vacation. The Pelicans play all summer long and host several events throughout the week to keep guests entertained. 

 

Special Weekly Promotions Include:

·      $2 Tacos & Tallboys – $2 Tacos and $2 16oz cans from 6pm – 8pm

·      Weiner Wednesday – BOGO Hebrew National hot dogs

·      Thirsty Thursday – $1 Domestic Drafts from 6 pm – 8 pm

Additionally, the Pelicans host different theme nights throughout the week and host between-inning games to keep the crowd pumped. Ticket start as low as $7 and can be purchased online.

Blue Crab Festival | Historic Little River Waterfront | May 18th & 19th

If you love seafood, this is the festival for you! The 38th Annual Blue Crab Festival kicks off in the Historic Little River Waterfront with live music, entertainment, vendors, and of course lots of seafood! Tickets are $5 per adult, children 12 and under are free.

Hot Summer Nights | Myrtle Beach Boardwalk | Ongoing

Looking for fun, affordable family entertainment? If so, look no farther than the Hot Summer Nights festival that takes place throughout the summer along the bustling Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. This annual event features several weekly events for families, all of which are completely free to attend! Last year, this summer event included free concerts, a weekly Kids’ Carnival, roaming street entertainment, kids’ games, activities, and much more. Simply head down to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk between June 11th – September 2th from 8-11pm to see what all the buzz is about!

Sun Fun Festival | May 31st, June 1st & 2nd

Long-time beachgoers will remember this Myrtle Beach tradition! The Sun Fun Festival was an annual beach even for more than 50 years until 2011 when the event was put on hiatus. After a great 2017 extravaganza, the festival is back and promises to be bigger and better than ever!

Festival events will include tons of live entertainment, the Sun Fun Parade (Saturday, 10 am along Ocean Boulevard), beach games and competitions, shag lessons and dance competitions, live music, family-friendly games and activities, fireworks, and more!

This event is free to attend and runs all weekend long.

Carolina Country Music Fest | June 6th – 9th

Pack your boots and grab tickets to the biggest country music festival the beach has ever seen! Get ready for four days of action-packed live entertainment featuring some of the industry’s biggest players. Headliners include Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Dierks Bently, Alabama, Delta Rae, and many more. This four-day event will also host an impressive array of local souvenir and food vendors to keep you busy between shows. Tickets are available online and reservations at Coral Beach are still available – check rates now.

Water Lantern Festival | June 29th

The Water Lantern Festival is a one of a kind event for you to see thousands of hand-designed lanterns light up the night. This family-friendly event offers you a chance to write down your hopes, dreams, or letters to loved ones and send them out with thousands of others. Tickets start at $25 (tickets increase as the festival date approaches) and include a lantern, marker, commemorative drawstring back, and more. Festival-goers will enter at 5:30 pm and enjoy music, food, and entertainment until the lanterns are launched at 9 pm.

July 4th in Myrtle Beach

beach fireworks

Myrtle Beach is the place to be on July 4th! From festive family activities and boat parades to foodie events and fireworks, there is plenty to do during this patriotic event. Here are a few events that your family can enjoy that weekend:

·      Murrells Inlet Boat Parade (Thursday, July 4th) – The parade begins at the Garden City Point and ends in Murrells Inlet. This year’s parade will begin at 9 am.

·      Independence Day Cookout (Saturday, June 29th) – La Belle Amie Vineyard is hosting their annual 4th of July cookout on Saturday this year at the vineyard. The event will include live entertainment, complimentary wine samples, and plenty of food available for purchase. Admission is $7.

·      Fireworks (Thursday, July 4th) – Guests can find 4th of July Fireworks at Broadway at the Beach, Barefoot Landing, Murrells Inlet, and Cherry Grove Pier.

Brookgreen Gardens Summer Music Festival | Ongoing

Bring your best beach chair to Brookgreen Gardens weekly at 7 pm throughout the summer for concerts under the oak trees! The Summer Music Festival is a leisurely, ongoing event complete with the tunes of some of the area’s best bands. Enjoy singing, dancing, and grab some light refreshments while you’re there. Brookgreen Gardens Summer Music Festival takes place Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening from June 19 – August 10. Admission to the festival is free with garden admission.

The Salt Games | September 15th – 16th

Think you have what it takes to throw down in the sand? Or maybe you just want to watch all the action, either way, the Salt Games on Ocean Boulevard is one of the best festivals on the beach! Watch as the brave take on cross fit, surf, volleyball, and 5K competitions right on the beach! This is a family affair, kids are welcome to watch or participate in other games and activities. This is a free event beginning at 8 am each day September 15th – 16th. Food trucks and vendors will camp out all day for convenient access to food and beverages to patrons.

 

What is your favorite summer event in Myrtle Beach? Let us know!

A view of new attractions in Myrtle Beach
Apr11

Myrtle Beach is gearing up for the summer and this year new and exciting things await its visitors. All over the Grand Strand new attractions and restaurants have been popping up and we have the scoop on what’s in-store for Myrtle Beach Vacationers.

Top Golf

Long awaited, Top Golf in Myrtle Beach is finally open and has yet to disappoint. Rent a bay with friends and family and take turns hitting a micro-chipped ball at the giant targets on Top Golf’s green. There are a variety of games to choose from like Top Scramble, TopChip, TopGolf and more! What could make Top Golf anymore fun? How about delicious food & hand-crafted drinks? Try the Jumbo Pretzel Board, similar to a charcuterie board, with loads of meats, cheeses, extras! Pricing is based on hourly bay rental: $25/hour from open until noon, $35/hour from noon until 5 PM, and $45/hour from 5 PM until close ($47/hour on Fridays & Saturdays). Visit their site for more information or call (843) 945-3318 for reservations.

Simpsons 4D

Get up-close-and-personal with some of the residents of Springfield! Springfield’s Aztec Theater opens this summer at Broadway at the Beach for an experience you won’t forget. Meet American’s favorite cartoon family (Homer, Marge, Lisa, Bart, and Maggie) in the all-new The Simpsons in 4D! You can even grab a Buzz Cola or a Squishee from the Kwik-E-Mart next door.

Tethered Balloon Ride

Now you and your friends or family can ride sky-high over Myrtle Beach in a tethered helium balloon! Located near the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Sky Rider Park will be offering tethered balloon rides for up to 15 passengers, children 4 and under are even permitted to ride. More information coming soon.

The Sneaky Beagle

Bring your pup and dine at the dog-friendly restaurant, The Sneaky Beagle. Located on Carolina Forest Boulevard you and your furry friend can enjoy lunch or dinner outside. The restaurant provides clips to hook your dogs too while you enjoy a cold beer, taco, or sandwich at one of the many picnic tables. They even have menus for your pooch provided by Crabby Dog Eats! Order your pooch a pupcake, chicken jerky, and other fun options!

Tipsy Scoop

Sorry kids, but this fun new shop is for adults only! Opening soon at Broadway at the Beach is Tipsy Scoop Ice Cream Barlour (inside ItSugar). Tipsy Scoop features ice cream made with alcohol. Try flavors like Spiked Hazelnut Coffee, Strawberry White Sangria Sorbet, or Dark Chocolate Whiskey Salted Caramel.

 

Friends Cheers at a Broadway At the Beach Restaurant
Apr04

Let’s face it, one of the best parts of vacation is the food, and Myrtle Beach has no shortage when it comes to good eats! Located just a few miles north from The Coral Beach Resort, one of our favorite places with tons of restaurants is Broadway at the Beach. Whether you’re in the mood for seafood or burgers, milkshakes or sushi, Broadway at the Beach restaurants have a great selection (there are over 20 different restaurants) so, you will have no problem finding a place to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters! Aside from the awesome restaurants, Broadway at the Beach also has shopping, attractions, and entertainment so you will have lots to do before or after you eat, you can even make a day of it! One thing we can guarantee is that you will never go hungry while spending time at Broadway at the Beach. We’ve made a list of the best restaurants at Broadway at the Beach, to make your decision on where to eat less overwhelming.

Carolina Ale House

Known for their family-friendly sports-themed environment, Carolina Ale House is a great casual restaurant for the whole family to enjoy for both lunch and dinner! Go enjoy over 60 beers on tap and a menu with delicious options such as their Thai Chicken Bowl, Beer Battered Fish & Chips, and Pretzels with Queso. Does your team have a big game? Lucky for you every wall at Carolina Ale House is lined with TVs so you can feel right at home as you cheer them on! Food, sports, and fun is their motto…and there’s no doubt about that! Check out their full menu filled with American favorites with a twist!

Joe’s Crab Shack

Joe’s Crab Shack has been around since 1991, so they know a thing or two about delivering great seafood. From crab buckets to steam pots, you’ll love the awesome food and atmosphere. Our favorite menu item? The East Coast Platter. So strap on your bib and order away. Let’s be honest, you can’t visit the coast and not indulge in seafood at least once! Joe’s Crab Shack is open Monday – Saturday from 11:00 am until 9:00 pm and on Sundays from 11:00 am until 8:00 pm. Make reservations by calling 843-626-4490 or visit their website for more information.

Johnny Rockets

Feel like you’ve been transported back to the 50s at Johnny Rockets. Grab a juicy burger and sip on a handspun milkshake while listening to 50s classics like Elvis, The Beach Boys, and The Temptations! Johnny Rockets has put a modern spin on the classic diner and features delicious food in an upbeat and friendly environment. Did we mention they have tabletop jukeboxes? This spot is perfect for a casual lunch or dinner with the family, open daily at 11 PM.

Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville

If you are looking for an upbeat environment that’s just as fun for you as it is for your kids, Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville is your place! This restaurant contains a “boat-load” of character and the island-inspired food never disappoints. We highly recommend the Volcano Nachos and the famous Cheeseburger in Paradise. No matter what you choose, it’ll all pair great with one of their 10 margaritas on the menu. Enjoy your meal in paradise…but watch out for the hurricane! Call 843-448-5455 for reservations and more information.

King Kong Sushi

For our sushi lovers out there, King Kong Sushi is a must stop for delicious and fresh Asian cuisine! Their menu features exciting sushi roll options such as their 007 Roll and Russian Roulette Roll. For those that aren’t sushi fans, they also serve traditional Japanese hibachi style dishes. Enjoy your meal out on their patio that overlooks the beautiful Lake Broadway or at their sushi bar that just so happens to also be a full-service beverage bar including unique Saki selections. King Kong Sushi is open Monday – Sunday from 11:30 am until 10:30 pm. Enjoy!

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen is a family style dining experience. From fried chicken to collards, pot roast to mac and cheese, the southern cuisine reminds you of grandma’s cooking while views of Lake Broadway are the perfect dining addition. The portions are “all you can eat” family style so when you finish a plate of one item, they’ll bring you out another (and another, and another)! Don’t forget to stop at the gift store on your way out to pick up cookware, books, recipe mixes and more. When you eat at Paula Deen’s, you better come hungry! Call 843-945-1072 for reservations and check out their website for the full menu. They are open weekdays from 11am-9pm and weekends from 8am-9pm.

Wahlburgers

Wahlburgers is a delicious burger joint that is new to Broadway at the Beach – but certainly does not disappoint! Known for their Chef Inspired recipes that feature both light and hearty options, Wahlburgers is committed to serving you the freshest meals all while your family and friends make lasting memories! Take a bite out of the Fiesta Burger loaded with fresh jalapeno and salsa or enjoy a more traditional option like The Double Decker (but make sure to ask for extra Wahl sauce). Gluten-free options and a phenomenal kids menu are available too! Don’t forget to save room for dessert and treat yourself to one of their house-made Frappes!

For more Myrtle Beach restaurant ideas, check out Myrtle Beach Restaurants: Sports Bar & Grill Edition!

Myrtle Beach Spring Break with friends on the beach
Feb12

The month of February is quickly passing us by and coming soon is…Spring Break! With March and April high temperatures of around 80 and an average of only 5 rain days both months, we hope Myrtle Beach is in the running to be your Spring Break 2019 destination of choice! From beautiful beaches with lots of water activities to delicious dining and upbeat nightlife, Myrtle Beach has it all. What’s even better? The Coral Beach Resort is here with the inside scoop on how to make your stay more enjoyable by putting together “The Perfect Spring Break” for you to enjoy!

 

Morning: Paddle Boarding

To start the day off, why not get in the water? After all, is it really spring without some time in the sun and sea? While the months of March and April can still be a little cool in the mornings, and the ocean is not quite swimming temps, we recommend going on a paddleboard tour with Carolina Waterman. This guided paddleboarding adventure takes you on a 2-hour instructional tour of the Waccamaw River. See nature up close and enjoy the relaxing water views! Reservations are required so be sure to call: 843-222-3132. You can also check out one of the many boat tours offered in Myrtle Beach!

 

Afternoon: Shopping at The Market Common

After a little exercise on the water, why not treat yourself to some shopping? The Market Common is the best spot in town with both great shopping and great lunch spots as well! This outdoor shopping center has stores like Anthropologie, Pottery Barn, Orvis, and so many more. They are also home to local boutiques that carry all kinds of unique brands. Our favorite lunch spot? Tupelo Honey! Their motto is “Shop. Eat. Play. Live.” and we couldn’t agree more. Check out The Market Common website for more information and their full list of stores.

 

Dinner: The Wicked Tuna

After all that shopping, we know you’ll be hungry! The Wicked Tuna is one of our favorite local restaurants and an option that is surely not going to disappoint! The Wicked Tuna is located on the Marshwalk in Murrells Inlet, just 20 minutes south of The Coral Beach Resort. Take in beautiful waterfront views and watch the sunset all while enjoying award-winning local cuisine. The Wicked Tuna is known for their “hook to plate” food – meaning each week they catch the seafood locally by their own boats. From fresh sushi and fish to prime rib, everyone is sure to find something that will give them an amazing culinary experience. We recommend making reservations since this dining spot is so popular. Call 843-651-9987.

 

Late Night: Drinks & Dancing at Bubba’s Love Shak

Located also on the Marshwalk just a short walk from The Wicked Tuna, Bubba’s Love Shak is a great environment for some late night fun! Enjoy a tropical atmosphere with lots of drink choices along with live music for entertainment.

 

We know there are many places for you to choose to stay along our beautiful Myrtle Beach coast, but Coral Beach would love to be your hotel choice! The Coral Beach Resort is reopening its door on March 4th after undergoing repairs and renovations due to the damage done by Hurricane Florence. Come be some of the first to check out our new and improved resort and all the amenities we have to offer! Take a dip in our expansive oceanfront pool, have some friendly competition in our 8 AMF lane bowling alley, or grab a drink and sing karaoke at our oceanfront bar and grill! We hope to see you soon. For reservations give us a call at 800-314-8060.

Myrtle Beach Boat Tours - Friends riding the banana boat
Jan23

There are endless options when it comes to Myrtle Beach boat tours! You can enjoy a laid back cruise, sightseeing tour, or something more adventurous like a two-person boat that goes FAST! We’ve put together a list of our favorite places in the Grand Strand for boat tours, cruises, rentals and more!

Sail Boat Rides

Enjoy sailing on the Atlantic Ocean with Downwind Sails of Myrtle Beach. Downwind Sails offers 30-minute sailboat rides with a professional sailor on one of their state-of-the-art Hobie Cats. Rides will accommodate 2-4 people and start at $10 per person.

Banana Boat Rides

Downwind Sails also offers banana boat rides, something for the whole family to enjoy! The banana boat ride is typically 10-15 minutes of joy-riding Myrtle Beach waves. Up to 6 people can ride together and rides are $18.50 per person.

Salt Shaker Boat Tours

A new and exciting way to cruise the waterway is on a CraigCat™ aquatic armchair with Salt Shakers Boat Tours. You’ll have a 1-hour guided adventure in a 2-person boat, each tour accommodates up to 8 people, great for families! Rides are $108.50 per person and must be reserved in advance.

Waccamaw River Tours

This boat tour option is a laid back one, great for sightseeing and enjoying the natural beauty of the Intracoastal Waterway! Take the Nature & Wildlife Tour for 1.5 hours of coasting down the waterway and watching for osprey, heron, turtles, and alligators. Nature & Wildlife tours are $22.95 for adults and $14.95 for children.

Pirate Cruise

Ahoy there! Climb aboard Carolina’s largest pirate ship and join Blackbeard on his hunt for treasure. Blackbeard’s Pirate Cruise is an hour long ride filled with fun for the whole family. Cruises are $25 per person (children 2 and under are free) and include a pirate mustache, tattoo, and pirate booty earned on the ship!

Deep Sea Fishing Charter

Voyager offers deep sea fishing charters in Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach. During your deep sea fishing charter, you can expect to catch big-game fish like black sea bass, flounder, small jacks, sharks, etc. Reserve a half day fishing trip for you and your family during the morning, afternoon, or for night shark fishing (available June-September). Charters are $40 per adult and $32 for children 3-12.

Dolphin Cruise

Voyager also offers Dolphin Cruises for the whole family to enjoy. Each cruise is 2.5 hours long with food & beverage service. Adults are $25 per person and children 3-12 years old are $19 per child. Myrtle Beach Watersports also offer dolphin sighting cruises on the Sea Screamer and Sea Thunder. Their tours are 1.5-2 hours long and tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children 3-12. They guarantee a free pass to ride again if no dolphins are sighted during your cruise.

Party Boat

Hop on the Living Large Party Barge for some sun, fun, and day drinking on the water. The boat holds up to six people and offers 4, 3, 2-hour, and custom cruises. On each cruise, you’ll cruise the Intracoastal Waterway to Myrtle Beach’s well kept secret islands. Call 843-603-5572 for more information about cruises and rates!

Jet Boat Rides

Head to the south end for the thrill of a jet boat ride! You and your family (up to 11 people) can enjoy a half hour of 360 spins and power slides through Murrells Inlet. Tickets are $35 per person and passenger must weigh at least 40lbs.

 

Couple toasting, one of the romantic things to do in Myrtle Beach
Jan18

The holidays have officially come and gone and the warmer months are in sight! One of our favorite holidays, Valentine’s Day, is just around the corner. With that brings all the heart-shaped chocolates, beautiful flowers, and a romantic night out! If you will be celebrating your day of love right here in Myrtle Beach then you are in for a treat! Coral Beach Resort has put together a list of our 5 favorite romantic things to do in Myrtle Beach that are perfect for your Valentine’s Day celebration!

Dining

The Melting Pot

You may have heard of this popular fondue restaurant before, but that is only because it never disappoints! Come enjoy an interactive dining experience with several fondue cooking styles and a variety of unique entrees, salads, and unforgettable desserts. The upscale atmosphere is perfect for an intimate Valentine’s dinner. Our favorite? The baked Alaska dessert fondue! For more information and to make reservations, call 843-692-9003.

Aspen Grille

“Fresh Carolina Cuisine” is their motto, and we might be a little bias but nothing beats food from the Carolina’s! Aspen Grille has been a popular Myrtle Beach restaurant for over 5 years. This sophisticated restaurant is definitely more upscale, but that doesn’t mean it lacks a good time or some southern hospitality. Their menu has a wide variety of choices from shrimp risotto to braised black short ribs so you and your special someone are sure to find something you both enjoy! Give them a call for more information or to make reservations at 843-449-9191

Collector’s Café

Collector’s Café was named “The Best Romantic Restaurant” by Myrtle Beach’s The Sun News…and we agree! This quaint little Café and Gallery make the perfect date night spot. Fine dining is combined with fine art and the result is an elegant yet eclectic dining experience! Enjoy filet mignon, mountain trout, or our favorite, their scallop cakes! Collector’s Café is also a great spot to grab a before-dinner drink or an after-dinner coffee and dessert. For more information or to make reservations, call 843-449-9370.

 

Activities

La Belle Amie Vineyard

This winery is a little bit of a drive from The Coral Beach Resort, but we promise the experience will be well worth it! Located just north of us in Little River, South Carolina, La Belle Amie Vineyard has been around for almost 20 years! Enjoy a romantic day of strolling through the Vineyards, seeing the old tobacco barn, and enjoying a wine tasting in their private tasting room. La Belle Amie Vineyard is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10 am – 5 pm and is the perfect Valentine’s Day activity before your romantic night out! Call 843-399-9463 for more information.

 

Atalaya Castle

Atalaya Castle is located in Huntington Beach State Park, just 15 miles south of Coral Beach Resort. This castle was built in 1931 and was the winter home of industrialist and philanthropist Archer M. Huntington and his wife, the sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington. Atalaya is filled with charm, character, and history. Take a stroll hand in hand through the brick-lined hallways while you catch beautiful ocean views through the large iron rod windows. The interior of the castle features a courtyard filled with wildflowers and palmetto trees, creating the perfect romantic spot to spend some of your days. For more information, call 843-237-4440.

 

Red stage curtain with spotlight and falling snow at a myrtle beach christmas show
Dec01

If you are traveling to The Grand Strand during this holiday season but are not sure what festive activities to go and enjoy with your family…we have you covered! One of our favorite ways to get into the holiday spirit is to go and enjoy the many Myrtle Beach Christmas Shows! We have put together a list if our top 3 favorite Christmas Shows for you and your family to enjoy during your Myrtle Beach stay.

 

  1. The Carolina Opry

The Carolina Opry has been putting on their annual Christmas Special for over 30 years! This iconic production features singers Rita Gumm, Moses Braxton, Delvin Choice from NBC’s The Voice. In addition to the 35 singers and dancers, this year The Carolina Opry has brought in over 35 Christmas trees, 75 wreaths, and 5 miles of lighting to make this show one you won’t forget! Call 843-913- 4000 for tickets and more information.

 

  1. Alabama Theatre

If you are looking for a combination of talent, scenery, and special effects…then the Alabama Theatre’s Christmas Show is your place! Known as “The South’s Grandest Christmas Show”, this show instills the true meaning of Christmas by combining contemporary songs with all your favorite classics. This year the show even features a comedian so your family will be enjoying a night of song, dance, and laughter! Call 1-800-342-2262 for tickets and more information.

 

  1. Pirates Voyage

If you are looking for a night full of adventure, great food, and that is sure to get you in the holiday spirit then look no further than the Pirates Voyage Christmas Show! Watch as the Christmas Spirit takes Captain Scrooge on a journey through time to find the true meaning of Christmas! This show is full of music, acrobatics, animals, a live nativity, and a delicious four course holiday meal. Make it a Christmas vacation to remember for you and your family! For tickets and more information, call 843-497-9700.

 

No matter which show you choose, we know you and your family will enjoy it and leave in the holiday spirit! If you have been keeping up with us, then you know we are still undergoing renovations and repairs due to the damage of Hurricane Florence. We unfortunately will not be opened back up for the holiday season but our sister hotel, Sea Crest Resort, is! Give them a call at 1-800-845-1112 to book your stay or receive more information!

Young Granddaughter and Grandfather enjoy Myrtle Beach in the Winter
Nov14

While Myrtle Beach is known for its beautiful beaches and warm weather, it’s no surprise that Myrtle Beach in the winter months has an “off-season”. However, despite not being able to take a dip in the ocean or lay out by the pool, there are still TONS of activities to keep you entertained and make your Myrtle Beach vacation the best vacation yet! Here is a list of our top 20 things to do this winter in Myrtle Beach.

  1. Take a stroll down the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and enjoy shopping, museums, and lots of dining options.
  2. Soar in style at Helicopter Adventures and enjoy the most beautiful views of Myrtle Beach from the sky.
  3. Get in a heated family bowling competition upstairs in Coral Beach’s own Entertainment Zone.
  4. Hang out for a few hours with your favorite celebrities at the Hollywood Wax Museum.
  5. Let the kids explore and learn with all of their senses at Edventure Myrtle Beach (formerly known as the South Carolina Children’s Museum).
  6. Get in the Christmas spirit by enjoying festive music, comedy, and dancing at The Carolina Opry’s Christmas Special.
  7. Spend a day under the sea at Ripley’s Aquarium at Broadway at the Beach.
  8. Go back in time and tour the historic Atalaya Castle located in Huntington Beach State Park.
  9. Shop till you drop at over 40 stores in a beautiful village setting at The Market Common.
  10. Relax, unwind, and treat yourself to a spa day at Majestic Massage and Day Spa.
  11. Get face to face with alligators, monkeys, and hyenas at Alligator Adventure located in Barefoot Landing.
  12. Schedule a tee time at one of the 120 golf courses located along the grand strand.
  13. Jump, climb, and dunk all your energy out at Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park.
  14. Get your imagination on at Wonderworks with over 100 hands-on exhibits such laying on a bed of nails or becoming a human lightning rod.
  15. Enjoy spectacular views and a delicious variety of food by visiting the Murrells Inlet Marsh Walk.
  16. Take a ride on The Sky Wheel in climate controlled gondolas to see miles of the beautiful Myrtle Beach coast.
  17. Channel your inner pirate with a show full of stunts and entertainment all while enjoying a 4-course meal at Pirate’s Voyage.
  18. Relax and enjoy a long walk on the beach during this less crowded season.
  19. Let your adrenaline rush at Ripley’s Haunted Adventure as you make your way through this haunted house with laser guns.
  20. Bundle up and take a voyage out to sea to deep sea fish or go for a dolphin cruise with Super Voyager Deep Sea Fishing.

No matter what season you decide to come to stay with us and visit Myrtle Beach, we promise your vacation will be packed full of the best activities to enjoy with your family!

 

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Whether it’s a bachelorette party, a birthday celebration or just a girl’s weekend, Myrtle Beach has all you could need for that perfect getaway with your girls! From restaurants to shows, nightlife to shopping, Coral Beach has put together itineraries full of the best activities to partake in while enjoying your Girl’s Myrtle Beach Getaway!

Budget-Friendly Getaway

It’s no secret that vacations can get expensive, but don’t worry, Coral Beach has the inside scoop. Here is our list of restaurants and attractions to keep you having fun without breaking the bank:

Restaurants

  • Salt Water Creek Café – located on the south side of the Grand Strand, you can enjoy a raw bar, blue light specials, or other great seafood options!
  • Magnolia’s at 26th – a great brunch spot with all your favorite breakfast foods! They even have Mimosas!
  • Nacho Hippo – located in The Market Common, Nacho Hippo offers a fun atmosphere, piled-high nachos, and delicious margaritas.

You can also check out our Top 5 Under $10 dining options near Coral Beach!

Attractions/Activities

  • Myrtle Beach Boardwalk – there is so much to do on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk that is perfect for a budget-friendly getaway including rides, bars, and live music!
  • The Beach – it’s the best feature of any Myrtle Beach getaway and it’s free! Grab a couple of towels, a cooler, and the girls for some maximum quality girl time.

Another way to save during your stay: Coral Beach offers an early booking discount, save up to 35% by booking your hotel reservation in advance!

Bachelorette Party

You’ve booked your rooms at Coral Beach and now it’s time to make your bachelorette weekend itinerary! With so many different options of fun things to do in Myrtle Beach, we know it can get overwhelming. Here is our list of favorite restaurants and attractions perfect for celebrating the soon to be Mrs. and also guaranteed to keep your weekend full of fun!

Restaurants

  • Wicked Tuna – known for their daily and locally caught seafood, Wicked Tuna provides delicious meals, great cocktails, and the perfect view of the inlet. (The even the Tuna Shack, a bar outside with live music.)
  • Bubba’s Love Shack – this is a laid-back, easy-breezy spot to hang out with the girls. They always have great live local bands and patio seating.
  • RipTydz – this place is full of fun with their rooftop bar, fun cocktails, cornhole, and the perfect view of the ocean.

Attractions

  • East Coast BrewBoat – if you’re looking for a unique party experience with a view, try the BrewBoat! You and the girls will power the boat by pedaling as you enjoy some prime day drinking fun!
  • Club Oz – there’s nothing that says “Bachelorette Party” quite like a good club! Club Oz is all the rage with the best DJs, pyrotechnics, and VIP service.
  • House of Blues – grab dinner, cocktails, and see a great show all in one spot. Check out their website for up-to-date show calendar.

Relaxing Girl’s Week

At The Coral Beach, we are all about relaxation, and what could be more relaxing than downtime with your girls? So If you are seeking a trip to unwind and destress but unsure of what to do…we have got you covered! Here are some ideas sure to bring great memories all while keeping you calm, cool, and most importantly…relaxed!

Restaurants

  • Miyabi – offering a hibachi side or sushi side, this Japanese restaurant is sure to be entertaining, delicious, and low key.
  • Collector’s Café – food with a side of art is what you’ll experience at this one-of-a-kind restaurant.
  • Travinia Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar – located in The Market Common, it has Italian cuisine and wine…what more do you need for the perfect girl’s getaway in Myrtle Beach?

Attractions

  • La Belle Amie Vineyards – what girl’s getaway would be complete without a little wine tasting? A great place to sip some wine and dish with the girls.
  • Kiva Day Spa – a little slice of heaven awaits you and your girlfriends at this luxurious spa.
  • Brookgreen Gardens – nothing says tranquility like the beautiful gardens in Brookgreen, located in Pawleys Island.
  • Om Yoga – offering private yoga to make the perfect relaxing girl’s getaway.