The Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Myrtle Beach is a top destination with its endless stretch of beaches, boardwalks, a varied selection of restaurants and the Family Kingdom Amusement Park. These resort hotels are almost attractions unto themselves, with waterparks, lazy rivers, game rooms, spas and kids’ programs, so check out our list and book your favorite to keep the whole brood happy on your South Carolina trip.
South Bay Inn and Suites
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There’s so much to do at this resort you might never want to leave. Spend all day splashing about in the indoor waterpark with a pool, two slides, a splash pad, a lazy river and three hot tubs. When everyone is tired of swimming, the game room on the lobby level has pool, ping pong and foosball. The colorful and spacious rooms can accommodate multiple guests with city or ocean views. Grab meals at the oceanfront Horizons or Captain B’s.
Dayton House Resort
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Fuel your family’s start to the day with the complimentary deluxe hot breakfast in the Rose Room. Spend time floating down the oceanfront lazy river, relaxing in the hot tubs and swimming in the indoor or outdoor pools. Chill under an umbrella on the tanning lawn while listening to the soothing sound of the waves, before grabbing a tasty burger from the poolside bar and grill. The newly renovated rooms come with full kitchens, complimentary wifi, flat-screen TVs and either resort or ocean views.
Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort
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Kids will love the waterpark – and the eight other pool attractions – at this family-friendly resort with its 50ft (15m) waterslide and oceanfront lazy river, among other wet fun such as rainmakers. The relaxed, generous rooms offer free wifi, flat-screen TVs, microwaves and refrigerators. Upgraded rooms feature private balconies or fully equipped kitchens. Relax at the tiki-style Malibu Beach Bar for lunch or dinner with staples including wraps, burgers, sandwiches, hotdogs and salads.
The Breakers Resort
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The Breakers is an expansive fun-filled beachfront resort with five towers and 700ft (213m) of shoreline. Families can frolic in The Cove, an indoor waterpark, or the many other water attractions such as hot tubs, a lazy river and various pools. Accommodations are varied, with one- to four-bedroom condos, suites and guest rooms with flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, microwaves and private balconies. When the kids tire of swimming, there’s cornhole, giant chess and shuffleboard to continue the merriment.
The Caravelle Resort
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This vibrant resort boasts nine buildings, with amenities both kids and adults will appreciate. Parents will welcome the peaceful seventh-floor sundeck with its beach views and the relaxing Aqua Petit Spa; while kids will go wild for the popular Game Room with car racing, air hockey and arcade games. Enjoy quality family time at the block-long poolscape with lazy rivers, multiple pools, a whirlpool and the Wild Water Pool. Multiple accommodation types are on offer, including suites, condos, studios and efficiency rooms.
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Rooms at the tropical Paradise Resort offer plenty of space with ocean-view guest rooms, suites and one- to four-bedroom condos so the whole family can come. Amenities include free wifi, TVs, and on-site parking. Grab a meal at Sandals Restaurant or a snack from the Tiki Hut. Breakfast is enjoyed at the Breakfast Bar. When the family is tired of the beach, take a dip in the indoor or outdoor pool, and relax on the lazy river or in a hot tub.
Dunes Village Resort
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The Dunes Resort feels like a home away from home with comfortable rooms equipped with full kitchens, big-screen TVs, spacious balconies and calming views of Myrtle Beach. Condos and suites come with two to four bedrooms. Spend the day at the indoor waterpark flying down the speed slide or floating on the lazy river. While parents unwind with a treatment at the Lost in Serenity Spa, kids can take part in treasure hunts or arts and crafts in the Kids Club.
Coral Beach Resort
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When families tire of the beach at this lively resort, take the fun indoors. The exciting Entertainment Zone boasts games such as Pac-Man in the video game arcade, eight lanes of bowling and the Chill and Grill zone with a snack bar and ice cream shop. For endless fun in the sun, there’s the lazy river, a kids’ waterpark, indoor and outdoor Jacuzzis, as well as pools. The neutral-toned rooms and suites have amenities including free wifi, flat-screen TVs, equipped kitchens and private balconies.
These recommendations were updated on February 8, 2021 to keep your travel plans fresh.