The Grand Strand is approximately fifty miles along the Carolina coast. It starts at the North Carolina border in Calabash and runs down to Pawley’s Island. The city of Myrtle Beach is the largest of these communities made up of several towns and beach sections. To the far south end of the Grand Strand is Pawley’s Island and Murrell’s Inlet.

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So, when it comes to the ideal place for a Grand Strand beach vacation, it’s always important to consider location, location, location. Yes, the accommodations are still a priority but its also wise to be in an area that can compliment a great vacation.

Over the last few years, the northern section of Myrtle Beach has grown in popularity due to its comfortable surrounding area. Starting around 48th avenue north to 79th avenue, you will find a mixture of both resort rentals and residential living. Not much traffic and very family friendly. The combination has created an atmosphere ideal for a safe, secure feel of comfort throughout your vacation stay. Keep in mind, Myrtle Beach’s main ocean front road is Ocean Blvd and the city’s streets use the north/south number system for addresses. Pay close attention which section you’ll looking in when exploring for your vacation destination. Not unusual for first time visitors to book a vacation in the southern section thinking they’re heading to the northern part of Myrtle Beach.

This northern section of the Myrtle Beach community provides great areas to stretch your legs during a morning job or enjoy the evening sunset while walking with the family. In addition, there are patches of great attractions, variety of dining, wonderful entertainment and shopping options for everyone all within a mile or two inland scattered up and down Highway 17. No matter where you stay it’s an easy drive to any desired destination.

So, for your next vacation to the Grand Strand, consider the northern section of Myrtle Beach. It’s the perfect location to top off a great beach get away for you and your family.

Sand Dunes Resort

Located in the exclusive Dunes area within the northern sections of Myrtle Beach, Sand Dunes Resort provides a relaxing, comfortable environment and a wide variety of accommodations, including fully furnished and smartly decorated one, two and three-bedroom condos, suites and villas. Explore Sand Dunes eight buildings that comprise of villas and towers each distinguished in design to provide everything you need for your ideal vacation in Myrtle Beach.