Best Oceanfront Hotels in Myrtle Beach


There’s no better place to stay in Myrtle Beach than an oceanfront hotel with a great view and easy beach access. Whether you’re looking to lounge in the sun or enjoy long walks on the beach, a hotel on the beach is a must for beach lovers on vacation.

Imagine the beach just steps away from your door. Set up in the sand with your chair and umbrella for the day, or relax by the pool to the sound of waves crashing. Sip coffee on your balcony in the mornings, enjoy a glass of wine in the evening, or settle in with a good book. The possibilities are endless!

And while the coast is lined with hotels and resorts right on the beach, 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.

For families, we love hotels with an array of amenities that will keep your whole crew entertained. Lazy rivers, indoor and outdoor pools, game rooms, on-site bowlings alleys and kids’ clubs are perfect for families traveling with children. Those looking for a romantic getaway may prefer on-site dining, spa options or just a cozy private balcony.

Check out the list below for some of our top picks for oceanfront hotels in Myrtle Beach:

Captain's Quarters Resort

901 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577
266 review(s)

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.

Rates as low as $49|View

The Caravelle Resort

6900 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29572
129 review(s)

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.

Crown Reef

2918 S. Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577
204 review(s)

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.

North Beach Plantation

719 North Beach Blvd., North Myrtle Beach SC 29582
109 review(s)

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.

Rates as low as $185|View

Bay View Resort

504 North Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577
180 review(s)

Bay View on the Boardwalk offers enchanting accommodations right in the heart of the beach at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. Oceanfront rooms offer amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean. Resort amenities include lazy river, pools, outdoor splash deck and on-site Starbucks.Parking is a breeze with valet service for guests, and the boardwalk location means that entertainment is at your fingertips throughout your stay.

Rates as low as $42|View

Caribbean Resort & Villas

3000 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach SC 29577
173 review(s)

The family-friendly Caribbean Resort and Villas offers an extraordinary vacation experience right on the oceanfront in Myrtle Beach. Splash the day away in the oceanfront waterpark or take advantage of the easy beach access to dip your toes in the Atlantic. Whatever you desire on your Myrtle Beach trip, you’ll find it at Caribbean Resort & Villas. Room options are plentiful, including oceanfront suites, ocean view rooms, and condo villas right by the resort.

Rates as low as $45|View

Compass Cove Resort

2311 South Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach South Carolina 29577
326 review(s)

Compass Cove Oceanfront Resort is a perfect spot to plan your next Myrtle Beach vacation. The resort is full of amenities, including numerous water features such as the kiddie pool & submarine, full-size waterslides, indoor and outdoor lazy rivers and pools, as well as on-site food and games. Guests enjoy each beach access, and the Atlantic Ocean is just steps away. With everything this oceanfront hotel offers, you’ll never need to leave the resort!

Rates as low as $92|View

Ocean Creek Resort

10600 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach SC 29572
59 review(s)

The 57-acre gated Ocean Creek Resort offers a unique Myrtle Beach vacation experience. Located near Barefoot Landing on the north end of the Beach, Ocean Creek is a peaceful and private retreat for the whole family. On-site amenities include 13 water features, on-site dining, a tennis court, beach volleyball court and playground. Oceanfront and sunset-view accommodations are available.

Sea Watch Resort

161 Seawatch Dr., Myrtle Beach SC 29572
106 review(s)

Featuring twin towers that offer spectacular views of the ocean and Grand Strand, Sea Watch Resort provides accommodations that are well appointed and modernly decorated. Relax on your private balcony overlooking the Atlantic Ocean or poolside at the beachfront pool deck with easy beach access. Sea Watch’s long list of amenities includes a spacious pool deck with six heated pools, 10 hot tubs and two lazy rivers.

Rates as low as $65|View

Breakers Resort

2104 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach SC 29577
344 review(s)

Breakers is one of the biggest and best full-service family resorts in town, offering a choice of suites or condos, all outfitted with gorgeous views. The original hotel features a lush oceanfront lawn, plus pools and whirlpools. Whether summer or winter in rain or shine, The Breaker’s new indoor waterpark allows guests to experience the excitement of racing down any of their 5 new slides. The Breakers is also just two short blocks away from the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, making it an ideal oceanfront choice for visitors attending one of the many events and conventions in Myrtle Beach.

Rates as low as $93|View

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