The Beach

The Ultimate Myrtle Beach Vacation for Beach Bums

Profile photo of
May 31, 2016

Sure you could go crazy and try to visit as many attractions as possible while in Myrtle Beach, or you could take a more relaxed approach and just bum it on the beach during your stay.

Myrtle Beach has something to offer for people of all ages; kids can play in the sand and water, and adults can kick back under the umbrella and enjoy the relaxing sounds of the ocean. No matter what you choose to do at the beach, the most important thing is that you enjoy it and make the best of it.

For those of you who are looking to visit the area simply to go to the beach, why not plan your trip to be the ultimate Myrtle Beach vacation for beach bums?


Breakers Resort Myrtle Beach

Ocean front at 21st and 27th Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578
from 156

Breakers Resort is an oceanfront property that is located in the heart of downtown Myrtle Beach. This resort not only provides guests with tons of great on-site amenities like several swimming pools, but Breakers also offers easy access to the best attraction there is: the beach! After you wake up from sleeping in your one, two, or three-bedroom oceanfront condo, make your way downstairs and enjoy the sights and sounds of the beautiful sandy beach. Sit back, dig your toes in the sand, and listen to the waves crash down on the shore for as long as you'd like during your stay.

Summer Stays Slashed up to 40%

Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark

2913 South Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
from 106

Spend your vacation in the sand and sun at Crown Reef Beach Resort! This oceanfront resort is home to a variety of accommodations to suit the needs of you and your family on your beach vacation. The rooms here aren't as big as some other resorts, but you won't be spending much time in your room while you're here, anyway. Instead, you'll be outside in the sunshine playing in the ocean or in the on-site waterpark. True beach bums will also get a kick out of Downwind Sails Watersports operating right next door! Check out parasailing, go for a banana boat ride, coast along on a sailboat, get adventerous on a jet ski, and more, to take a break from lounging around under your beach umbrella.

31% Off Beach & Breakfast!

Dunes Village Resort Myrtle Beach

5200 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
from 109

Breathe in salt air and listen to the waves roll in from your very own private balcony at Dunes Village Resort. Whether you book an oceanfront or an oceanview suite at Dunes Village Resort, you will be glad that you are just steps away from the Atlantic Ocean. Before or after heading out to the beach, be sure to check out Dunes Village Resort's sprawling waterpark that features pools, waterslides, kid's activities, and much more!

Dunes Village

Sands Ocean Club Resort

9550 Shore Dr, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
from 52

At Sands Ocean Club Resort, beach time is all the time. This oceanfront property boasts one, two, and three bedroom condos along with a long list of amenities that will keep you occupied when you're not basking in the sun. Of course, you can just walk out the door at Sands Ocean Club and be right on the beach, or you can spend some time at the on-site Ocean Annie's! Ocean Annie's Beach Bar is a favorite among locals and visitors, and boasts a true “beach bum” atmosphere with bikini-clad servers and and delicious drinks.

Things to Do

The Beach

The Beach

When visiting Myrtle Beach, there's nothing better than going to the beach and curling your sand in the toes and hearing the waves break along the coast. Of course, you could always go to the beach to lay out and get a tan, but you can also go and set up some chairs and an umbrella in order to relax the day away. One of the best feelings in the world is getting hot from the sun and then diving head first into the refreshing ocean. Bum your vacation away on the beautiful South Carolina coast and, when the sad day comes that you have to pack your things and leave, you'll be left with nothing but happy memories.



Whether you want to just take a stroll or go fishing, visiting the many piers along the Grand Strand is always a fun activity for avid beachgoers. There are several piers in the area, and many charge just a small fee for walking, while others even rent out fishing equipment and cook up delicious eats in on-site restaurants. During the summer months, you can even catch live music, karaoke, fireworks, and more, at select piers!


Share Your Thoughts!

Have a question? See something we forgot? Want to share a great vacation tip? Leave your reaction to this article below:

You must be logged in. Connect any of your social accounts below to leave a comment.