Myrtle Beach Golfaway

16 Outstanding Accommodations in Myrtle Beach

By • Jun 18, 2009

We assume that you’ve spent an awful lot of time choosing which golf courses you want to play in Myrtle Beach and that’s great, but how much time have you invested in figuring out where you’re going to stay? Rest assured, if you don’t get a good night’s sleep you will not hit the little white ball very sweetly the next day!

Are you looking to relax in a high-rise hotel, with stimulating views of the beach, or to gather with a group of friends in a cozy beach home? Myrtle Beach has an outstanding selection of hotels, resorts, motels, condos and beach homes to choose from. Don’t let your budget be a concern either because in today’s competitive market there are so many options to choose from that the bigger nightmare is deciding which one is right for you. Besides price, location is probably just as important: you want to be in close proximity to the golf courses you are playing, as well as restaurants, entertainment, and perhaps the beach.

Below we’ve highlighted 16 outstanding hotels and resorts in Myrtle Beach to help you find the perfect place to stay, with all the amenities and conveniences you’re looking for.

Barefoot VillasBarefoot Resort

Barefoot Resort is the only true resort on the Grand Strand and overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway & Barefoot Landing. This luxury resort features over 150 shops on-site, The House of Blues, Alabama Theatre, Alligator Adventure, four world-class championship golf courses and Greg Norman’s Grille. Enjoy the amazing views of the Intracoastal Waterway and the new Yacht Club Marina from a private balcony. Amenities include an outdoor Jacuzzi and the largest outdoor pool in SC, and its all next to some of the areas best dining, shopping and nightlife of Barefoot Landing.

Barefoot Yacht Club Villas

barefootyachtclub-frontviewSetting new standards for luxury in Myrtle Beach accommodations, Barefoot Yacht Club Villas outshine most resort hotels on the entire Grand Strand, featuring kitchens with granite countertops, designer furnishings and incredible spacious floor plans, which can accommodate up to ten adults. Enjoy spectacular views of the Intracoastal Waterway and the new Yacht Club Marina from your own private balcony. Amenities include an outdoor Jacuzzi and the largest outdoor pool in SC. Barefoot Yacht Club Villas also offers unequaled access to Myrtle Beach activities such as  some of the best dining in the area, shopping and nightlife of Barefoot Landing and world-class golf at the neighboring four championship courses of Barefoot Resort.

Brunswick Plantation

The Pool at Brunswick Villas

Set amongst a backdrop of delightful blooms and evergreens, reminiscent of an enchanting English garden, Brunswick Plantation is also one of the few complete resorts in the Myrtle Beach area. This spacious and luxurious 1400-acre property features swimming pools, Jacuzzis, a fitness center and restaurant along with 27 holes of championship golf. After your round, spend your evening relaxing in a comfortable, spacious studio or two-bedroom condo, all surrounded in southern-style charm. Brunswick Plantation is located within minutes of world class beaches, ocean fishing, shopping, a winery and the endless attractions of Myrtle Beach.

Grand Atlantic Resort

Consistently rated in the top 10 by tripadvisor.com, Grand Atlantic Resort is located in the south beach area of Myrtle Beach and is also conveniently close to many of the amazing golf courses that the Grand Strand has to offer. Featuring outstanding ocean views from every room, these spacious 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom condos offer ceramic tile entries, washer/dryers, high-speed internet access, cable TV, and fully equipped kitchens complete with refrigerator, stove and microwave and are directly on the beach. Imagine stepping out of the building and walking straight down to the water! This attractive resort is highlighted with a wide variety of family recreational facilities that include an indoor/outdoor pool, lazy river, children’s pool, and a large sun deck. You’ll also have access to a fully equipped exercise room, a seasonal outdoor bar and restaurant, and a convenience store—all on-site.

Grand Villas World Tour

This full service resort includes an impressive selection of studio, two, three and four bedroom condos featuring spacious balconies with spectacular views of the World Tour Golf Links, elegant designs, gourmet kitchens, well appointed furnishings and elevator service in all buildings. Combine this with amenities such as an outdoor pool, fitness center, clubhouse, restaurant, putting and chipping greens. The central location is ideal, situated right off Hwy 501 in central Myrtle Beach and 1 mile south of Hwy 31 makes this a convenient choice for your golf package. Enjoy an atmosphere of romantic southern charm with outstanding hospitality and a luxurious golf lifestyle the way it was meant to be.

malibu-balconyMalibu Pointe

Located in North Myrtle Beach, Malibu Pointe offers luxury 3 Bedroom-3 Bath or 4 Bedroom-4 Bath unit condos that include fashionable Caribbean style furnishings, Granite counter tops, master bath Jacuzzi Tub, TV and DVD in all bedrooms and a 42 inch HD DLP TV in the living room. Enjoy beautiful ocean views and fabulous amenities, including a deluxe high speed computer center, wireless access and computers in all units, large indoor and outdoor pools, a lazy river and kiddies pool, hot tubs and a game room/arcade. Malibu Pointe is the perfect fit for any golf package!

Myrtlewood Villas

Myrtlewood VillasOn your next golf getaway to Myrtle Beach, you may want to consider Myrtlewood Villas as an accommodation option. Offering 1, 2 and 3-bedroom condos with an abundance of space and privacy and located right in the center of fabulous Myrtle Beach. These condos feature a full kitchen, generous living area, daily housekeeping service (optional), outdoor pools with patio grills and easy access to the beach and you’re only moments away from all of the areas hottest attractions and Broadway at the Beach. Myrtlewood Villas is also conveniently located to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and just minutes from the Myrtle Beach International Jetport. If you’re traveling by car, their location on Highway 17 Bypass gives you easy access from all directions.

Ocean Reef Resort

The Ocean Reef Resort presents a taste of tropical paradise in this beautiful oceanfront setting and offers the best in top-of-the-line accommodations, amenities, activities and much more. Experience their new tower, featuring 1, 2 and 4 bedroom condos and the new Island Oasis kiddies park complete with bucket drops, water streams and fountains. Enjoy great on-site dining, a fitness facility and convention center and its all just minutes from wonderful attractions, amusements parks, superb nightlife and world famous Grand Strand golf.

River Oaks

This remarkable resort has always been a favorite for both family and golf vacationers. Ideally located in central Myrtle Beach, River Oaks offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom golf villas that feature fully equipped kitchens, washer / dryers and screened balconies. Enjoy the serenity of beautiful lush fairways with amenities that include tennis, an indoor/outdoor pool, and acres of beautiful wooded land. It is hard to imagine that you are only minutes from Broadway at the Beach, the invigorating Atlantic Ocean and all the fun and entertainment that the Grand Strand has to offer.

The Resort at Sea Trail

The Resort at Sea Trail, offers one of the most natural and tranquil surroundings that you will experience on your golf vacation. Their diverse villa accommodations feature lush fairways, sparkling freshwater lakes and beautiful forests. Ranging from one to four bedrooms The Resort at Sea Trail offers condos and villa-style suites to fit anyone’s lifestyle, featuring full kitchens and large living/dining areas. Each villa is privately owned, is comfortable, fully equipped and is tastefully decorated. All accommodations are convenient to the full range of Sea Trail amenities  such as indoor and outdoor swimming pools, spa, licensed massage therapist, fitness center, biking, volleyball, and Magnolias Fine Food & Spirits, a full service restaurant that is located in one of Sea Trail’s two clubhouses. All this plus three excellent golf courses designed by some of golf’s most esteemed architects: Willard Byrd, Dan Maples and Rees Jones.

Shaftesbury SuitesShaftesbury Suites

The Glens Golf Group has taken golf vacations to the next level, offering golfers a unique getaway at the new Shaftesbury Suites facility at the Shaftesbury Glen Golf and Fish Club. Shaftesbury Suites was designed specifically to accommodate groups of 16 to 20 golfers looking for the ultimate Myrtle Beach golf vacation experience. Guests can enjoy one of five luxury two-bedroom, two-bath suites situated on the exclusive second floor of the Shaftesbury Glen Manor House overlooking the lush fairways of Shaftesbury Glen Golf and Fish Club and the Waccamaw River. Each suite features four full-size beds, a fully equipped kitchen, flat screen TV’s and internet access. While not on the course, you can enjoy using the practice putting green and driving range with unlimited complimentary range balls. Shaftesbury provides 4-star service and exclusive after-hours access to the Shaftesbury clubhouse for private parties. See our full review: Exclusive Luxury At Its Best At Shaftesbury Suites

Sunset Village

Sunset Village at Sandpiper Bay Golf & Country Club offers spacious villas situated directly on the golf course with spectacular views of lush fairways and well manicured greens. Their tastefully decorated villas are fully furnished and well equipped. The 3 bedroom/2 bath units have 4 twin beds, one queen bed, one sleeper sofa, TV, a large living and dining area, fully-equipped kitchen, washer/dryer and private screened deck, (some villas are equipped with six twin beds). The 2 bedroom/2 bath villas have 4 double beds, TV, a large living and dining area, a fully-equipped kitchen, washer/dryer and private screened deck. Some of the amenities at Sunset Village include a fully-stocked pro-shop, driving range, putting green, 2 outdoor swimming pools, 2 hot tubs, tennis courts, grilling and picnic areas, as well as 27 holes of championship golf. Fine and casual dining are conveniently located at the nearby Pipers Restaurant.

The Colony I

The Colony I is a private resort community with luxurious villas overlooking beautifully manicured greens, marshland hazards, and an abundance of wildlife located on the first and second fairways of Oyster Bay Golf Links. For your added pleasure you can enjoy the outdoor pool/hot tub, tennis courts, and basketball court, grilling and picnic areas. The 2 bedroom/2 bath units, have 4 double beds, TV, a large living and dining area, fully-equipped kitchen, laundry room with washer/dryer, wrap-around deck and a screened in porch. The 1 bedroom/1 bath villas have 2 double beds, TV, a large living and dining area, a fully-equipped kitchen, a laundry room with washer/dryer, and deck.

The Colony II

The Colony II is a private, first-class golf complex located in a tranquil setting adjacent to Oyster Bay Golf Links. The Colony II features a fully equipped clubhouse with an indoor heated pool/hot tub, an exercise room, an outdoor pool and a grilling and picnic area in the courtyard. The 3 bedroom/2 bath villas consist of 4 twin beds, one queen bed, one sleeper sofa, TV, a large living and dining area, a fully-equipped kitchen, washer/dryer and private deck. The 2 bedroom/2 bath villas have 4 double beds, TV, a large living and dining area, a fully-equipped kitchen, a laundry room with washer/dryer, and a private deck. The 1 bedroom/1 bath villas have 2 double beds, TV, a living and dining area, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a laundry room with washer/dryer, and private deck. There is also a Private Mini-Suite with 2 double beds, TV, a small refrigerator, microwave, wet bar and whirlpool bath.

Courtyard Barefoot LandingThe Myrtle Beach Courtyard at Barefoot Landing

The Myrtle Beach Courtyard at Barefoot Landing surrounds guests with the conveniences that make business and pleasure travel easy. Relax in one of their 157 spacious rooms, that feature a work desk, two telephones, and wireless high speed internet access. The Courtyard at Barefoot also features an indoor pool and whirlpool, and a delicious breakfast buffet that is available 7 days a week. This hotel has a smoke-free policy and is only 1.5 miles from the beach. The Courtyard at Barefoot is located within walking distance of Barefoot Landing, a 100 acre complex with specialty shops and many fine restaurants offering some of the most imaginative cuisine on the east coast and spectacular nightlife that includes the House of Blues and the Alabama Theatre, two of the most popular night spots in Myrtle Beach. The Courtyard at Barefoot is also just minutes from 4 world class championship golf courses, featuring four amazing layouts by four of the best designers in the business Fazio, Norman, Love, and Dye.

True Blue CondosTrue Blue Condos

True Blue is nicely nestled between the awe inspiring Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. Surrounded by century old live oaks, unspoiled freshwater lakes and an abundance of wildlife, True Blue offers an extremely relaxing atmosphere. Overlook the lush fairways of one of the top US public courses on the Grand Strand and enjoy the relaxing low country mood of Pawleys Island. True Blue features spacious and well maintained 2 and 3 bedroom condos and full size garden homes. Enjoy an array of amenities that include outdoor pools, outdoor Jacuzzis, tennis court, crystal clear lakes for fishing enthusiasts and a wonderful kiddie play park, outdoor grills and restaurant.

Village at the Glens VillasVillage at the Glens

Located on the world famous Heather Glen Golf Links, this Scottish-styled villa resort complex has everything a golfer desires. Spaciousness, comfort, and convenience are just some of the hallmarks at the Village at the Glens. Two bedrooms, each with two double beds, two full baths, fully equipped kitchens, washer and dryer, a large living and dining area, all blend together into an ideal villa for a golfing foursome. A quality putting green is available on site, as well as a pool facility, and just down the road is the practice facility of Heather Glen, complete with driving range, putting green, and a chipping/bunker area. The Heather Glen pub is also notorious for serving delicious breakfasts and lunches, as well as a variety of refreshing cocktails. Village at the Glens is located only minutes away from some of the top restaurant and entertainment venues that have made Myrtle Beach famous. The Village at the Glens is also convenient to both the Myrtle Beach and Wilmington (NC) airports, and is easily reached by those who are driving into town.

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Born in Durban, South Africa, Azor fell in love with the game a little late in life. He served an apprenticeship in the printing industry and then went into print sales. In the early nineties he moved to the United States with his wife Glynis, and their two sons Dave and Clint. In 1994 he and Glynis established "Electronic Pencil" a Graphic Design company. In 2004 they started a golf magazine; he currently enjoys writing for their publication and writing the editorial for Myrtle Beach Golfaway’s website. “Besides the challenge and fun factor, the camaraderie on the golf course is second to none, it’s a blessing to spend time with good people and play a great game in such tranquil settings,” says Azor.
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