Best Oceanfront Hotels in Myrtle Beach

By staff • April 16, 2018
Crown Reef makes the list based on their numerous on-site amenities and budget-friendly rates.
Crown Reef makes the list based on their numerous on-site amenities and budget-friendly rates.

If you’re planning a vacation in Myrtle Beach, odds are you have some interest in the beach. Whether you need a tan, some exercise, or just a weekend of relaxation in front of the waves, Myrtle Beach offers a huge variety of lodging options for every budget.

And while the coast is lined with hotels and resorts, some are better than others. Luckily, the team at researches each and every property so that we can report back to our followers with the best options for your Myrtle Beach vacation.

Check out this list of the best oceanfront hotels in the area, then click over to our deals page and find out just how affordable your next vacation will be. You might be surprised!

Avista Resort

300 N. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach SC 29582

Enjoy beautiful views of the Atlantic from your room at Avista Resort. This oceanfront property is just a short walk from the famed Main Street in North Myrtle Beach and just a short drive from Myrtle Beach. Avista offers a variety of accommodation types as well as on-site amenities such as two pools, hot tubs, a lazy river, seasonal restaurants, the Tree-Top Lounge, fitness center, and much more. 

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Captain's Quarters Resort

901 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

This downtown Myrtle Beach property is so rich with amenities that you might not every leave the resort. In addition to 15 pools indoor and out, a lazy river, and Shipwreck Lagoon for the kids, there’s also an on-site bowling alley with 20 lanes, billiards tables, and an arcade. And in case you do want to go out for a stroll, Captain’s Quarters is located within walking distance of attractions like Family Kingdom, the SkyWheel, and Second Avenue Pier.

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The Caravelle Resort

6900 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29572

Three of the nine properties (Caravelle Tower, St. Clements, Carolina Dunes) at this north end resort have spectacular oceanfront rooms suitable for families of all sizes. Flanking the main tower is a block-long poolscape, where it’s easy to forget that you’ve just spent hours splashing around in the sun. Caravelle also has four options for on-site dining, and plenty of activities to keep the kids busy during the summer.

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Crown Reef

2918 S. Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

The recently-renovated rooms at this south end resort come complete with contemporary kitchens and refrigerators, and flat-screen tv’s. Crown Reef has also added an enormous oceanfront waterpark with two tall slides, a silly submarine, 575-foot lazy river, and a pool deck that’s perfect for taking in some rays. Guests here don't have to go far to enjoy attractions, as a watersports company operates right next door!

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Dunes Village Resort

5200 North Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach SC 29577

One of the most popular resorts on the Grand Strand, guests rave about the 30,000 square-foot water complex, the hammocks on the oceanfront pool deck, poolside cabanas, and numerous kid-friendly activities. Accommodation options range from oceanfront studios to deluxe 4-bedroom condos that sleep up to 16 guests.

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Holiday Inn at The Pavilion

1200 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach SC 29577

This AAA Four-Diamond resort sits on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, right in the middle of all the action downtown. Guests here are a short stroll from the SkyWheel, the Hot Summer Nights series at Plyler Park, and several of Ripley’s best attractions. Rooms at the independently-owned property feature granite countertops, luxury bedding, flat-screen tv’s, mahogany furniture, and designer tiled floors.

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North Beach Plantation

719 North Beach Blvd., North Myrtle Beach SC 29582

With an award-winning on-site steakhouse, three acres of oceanfront water features including a lazy river and swim-up pool bar, and state-of-the-art fitness center and spa, this North Myrtle Beach luxury resort has everything you need to escape the stresses of home and spend some quality time relaxing. It’s also conveniently located just moments from all of the dining, shopping, and entertainment options at Barefoot Landing.

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Roxanne Towers

1604 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Located just north of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, these oceanfront towers are a short walk from the SkyWheel, and a short drive from attractions like Broadway at the Beach and Field, home of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. The clean and quiet rooms are available in Studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom options, with penthouses lining the top two floors.

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Sandy Beach Resort

201 S. Ocean Blvd. , Myrtle Beach SC 29577

As one of the newest towers in Myrtle Beach’s downtown district, Sandy Beach has quickly established itself as a great option for families and couples alike. Located just south of Second Avenue Pier and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, the location is great for those looking to do a little exploration with their fun in the sun. The resort also boasts 13 different floor plans, available in 1, 2, and 3-bedroom units, complete with private balconies and free wireless internet.

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SeaSide Resort

2301 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach SC 29582

With a location at the south end of Ocean Drive in North Myrtle Beach, guests at this resort won’t have to look far for their own little slice of uncluttered beach. Throw in a lazy river, a couple of hot tubs, and free continental breakfast, and budget-friendly SeaSide Resort becomes a great option for families of all sizes.

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