The Best Romantic Hotels to Book in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

A day in the sun will call for a dip in the relaxing pool at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes.
A day in the sun will call for a dip in the relaxing pool at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes. | Courtesy of Marina Inn At Grande Dunes / Expedia
Christy Taylor

A beach holiday is an excellent way to add a little extra romance to your relationship, so try Myrtle Beach. Reconnect on your private balcony while admiring a glowing sunset, stroll hand in hand along the white-sand beach listening to the roar of the waves, or sip cocktails around a serene sky-blue pool. Love won’t be far away at some of the best hotels in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, bookable with Culture Trip.

1. Marina Inn at Grande Dunes


Marina Inn At Grande Dunes
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Nestled inside the Grande Dunes Resort, the Marina Inn overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway. The warm, tasteful rooms offer comfy cotton robes and 300-thread-count bed linens. Lounge on the private balcony with marina or waterway views, or relax under the rainforest shower. The complimentary beach shuttle ferries guests to the unspoiled private section of beach away from the crowds. Along with the outdoor pool, there are two hot tubs, an indoor pool and a sauna. Make sure to indulge in the in-room spa services.

2. Oceans One Resort

Hotel, Resort

The view from outside the Oceans One Resort
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The beachfront Oceans One has not one but two indoor and outdoor mineral pools; along with a winding lazy river, whirlpool tubs and a generous sun deck and social area. The restful pale-blue and grey-toned rooms offer private balconies, free wifi, full kitchens and one- to three-bedroom condos. Larger condos even feature whirlpool tubs.

3. Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes

Chain Hotel, Luxury

A view of the pool at the Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes
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The elegant upscale Marriott overlooks the north end of Myrtle Beach. Soothing neutral-toned spacious guest rooms and suites come with mini-fridges, coffee makers, plush down bedding, marble bathrooms and resort or ocean views, and some even have private balconies. Take in a couple’s massage at the Hibiscus Spa, or unwind in the steam room. Soak in the sun in the picturesque outdoor pool, or lounge under an umbrella. Admire the ocean views through the floor-to-ceiling windows surrounding the indoor pool.

4. Marriott's OceanWatch at Grande Dunes

Chain Hotel, Hotel, Luxury

The decor inside the Marriotts OceanWatch at Grande Dunes
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There’s no lack of amenities at this modern, all-villa resort. The two-bedroom villas are decorated in soft neutrals shot-through with bright pops of blue and green, with fully equipped kitchens. There are four pools to cool off in, including the multi-level Seaside Pool, and the calming Serenity Pool. The whirlpool spas are a secluded oasis, enclosed in greenery. In the evening, unwind around the fire pit under the stars, or take advantage of one of the grills.

5. Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort

Resort, Hotel

A room with a view at the Seacrest hotel
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The relaxed, generous rooms offer free wifi, flat-screen TVs, microwaves and refrigerators, while 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 resort offers nine pool attractions, with an indoor and outdoor lazy river, two indoor whirlpools and indoor and outdoor pools.

6. Paradise Resort


The pool and sea view at the Paradise Resort
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Rooms at the tropical Paradise Resort are spacious, with ocean-view guest rooms, suites and one- to four-bedroom condos. Amenities include free wifi, TVs, and on-site parking. Grab a meal at Sandals Restaurant or a snack from the Tiki Hut. After hours on the beach take a dip in the indoor or outdoor pool, float away on the lazy river or soak your limbs in a hot tub. Then grab a book or catch some rays on the oceanfront pool deck.

7. South Bay Inn and Suites


A view of a double bed at the South Bay Inn and Suites
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Spend all day at this resort splashing about in the indoor waterpark with a pool, two slides, a lazy river and three hot tubs. The entertaining game room on the lobby level has pool, ping pong and foosball, while the colorful and spacious rooms feature city or ocean views. Sit on the terrace for breakfast at Horizons while listening to the crashing waves. The third-floor Captain B’s is the ideal spot to sip a cocktail while smelling that salty air.

Not quite what you had in mind? One of the best hotels in Myrtle Beach is sure to have everything you’re looking for. If your loved one happens to be a furry companion, then choose one of the best pet-friendly hotels in Myrtle Beach, or opt for a spa hotel in the area for some relaxation. Look wider at the best beach hotels in South Carolina, bookable now with Culture Trip. Headed to North Myrtle Beach? Check out our top pick of resorts there.

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