Myrtle Beach is known as one of America’s favorite destinations with its long stretch of sandy beach, warm ocean water, and more seafood buffet restaurants than you know what to do with. But there's more to Myrtle Beach than that famous, fun vacation place where families have traveled for decades. So where did the name Myrtle Beach come from? "Myrtle certainly sounds like a woman's name possibly a famous resident from the early nineteen hundred. Or maybe, it’s from an American Indian heritage paying homage to our early natives. There’s even a story that it had to do with a [...]
Sands Resorts is the home of the best Myrtle Beach vacation accommodations on the Grand Strand. Our property offers a variety in size and locations throughout the resort. The number one question we are asked in booking is what is the difference between oceanfront and oceanview rooms and condos. At Sand Dunes we offer many options to include the Oceanfront Main building, North and South Towers, Tower 1 & 2, Villa 1 & 2 and the Sand Dunes Villas. The oceanfront options are in our Oceanfront Main building. Here we have efficiency, 1 bedroom junior suites and the two bedroom penthouse option. In this building all [...]
Everyone loves pizza. Our inherent fondness for fluffy, yet subtly-crispy dough, well-seasoned tomato sauce, freshly-grated mozzarella, and a bevy of meaty (or vegetable) toppings originates somewhere deep down in our souls. It’s not difficult to locate a slice of pizza in Myrtle Beach (or anywhere else, for that matter).
Here at Sand Dunes Resort, we welcome all types of boating enthusiasts. Some folks motor into town from a nearby city, while others tow their vessel from afar and dock it at a nearby marina. Regardless, plenty of reputable Myrtle Beach marinas near the resort offer swift service, affordable rates, and a handful of amenities.
What makes the Grand Strand so undeniably enticing for anglers are the ample inshore possibilities, where tens of thousands of plump redfish thrive. Luckily for prospective anglers, Sand Dunes Resort is a short drive from the best fishing charters in Myrtle Beach.
Sand Dunes Resort is home to a contemporary indoor ice cream parlor, known as Ocean Sweets. Regardless of where you’re traveling on a given day, you’ll always be a short walk, bicycle ride, or drive from some of the tastiest homemade ice cream in Myrtle Beach.
There is an innumerable amount of different ways to travel on a budget. The definition of “affordable travel” undoubtedly differs from family to family. However, budgeting for a trip doesn’t have to be taboo behavior.
When Mom and Dad hear the phrase “beach fun,” memories of building sandcastles, searching for starfish, and lapping up ice cream are likely to come to mind. Beach fun, in and of itself, is all about making everyone in the family happy, from your glee-filled youngest to your skeptical teenager.
There’s no better place to start and finish your day in sandy paradise than right here at Sand Dunes Resort, one of the top-rated hotels near the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. We’re less than five miles up the Grand Strand from the Promenade—close enough to the action but far enough from the swarm of tourists.
Restaurant Row in Myrtle Beach is just three miles from Sand Dunes Resort. And, although we feature three on-site restaurants, we cannot blame you if lunch or dinner at this popular eat street is too enticing to pass up.