Top 10 South Myrtle Beach Hotels

By Marissa Polascak • February 27, 2017
Crown Reef Beach Resort & Waterpark is a great place to stay in south Myrtle Beach.
Crown Reef Beach Resort & Waterpark is a great place to stay in south Myrtle Beach.

The Grand Strand is the perfect place for a vacation, but with over 60 miles of oceanfront, sometimes it’s hard to decide where to stay.  Sure, its great to stay right in the middle of all of the action in downtown Myrtle Beach, but sometimes its nice to break away from routine and try out a new locale for your Myrtle Beach vacation.

Want to check out a new resort in the south side of Myrtle Beach while still being able to stay close to all of the best things to do? Take a look at this list of top south Myrtle Beach hotels & resorts with great accommodations and amenities:

Captain’s Quarters Resort

Captain’s Quarters Resort


901 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Captain’s Quarters Resort, located between 9th & 10th avenues South in Myrtle Beach, is an awesome choice for your family vacation to the Grand Strand. Enjoy a large selection of accommodation floor plans as well as wonderful on-site amenities, all while being close to top area attractions such as the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Family Kingdom, restaurants, and more. Captain’s Quarters Resort is home to a long list of amenities that your kids will love. From a huge oceanfront deck with indoor & outdoor pools, a lazy river, & Shipwreck Lagoon, to the Level 6 entertainment center (complete with a 20-lane bowling alley), there is no reason to ever be bored while staying here!

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Compass Cove Resort

Compass Cove Resort


2311 South Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach South Carolina 29577

If you’re looking to have fun in the water while on your Myrtle Beach vacation, then Compass Cove Resort is the place for you! This popular resort is not only within minutes from all of the best attractions in downtown Myrtle Beach, but this property also boasts on-site water slides, a lazy river, a large kiddie pool with a fun silly submarine, outdoor pools, indoor pools, and hot tubs for top-notch relaxation by the sea. Hungry from all the fun in the sun? Don’t worry! Compass Cove is home to The Crow’s Nest Restaurant where families can grab a bite to eat.  

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Coral Beach Resort

Coral Beach Resort


1105 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Treat yourself to a beach getaway at Coral Beach Resort! Sit back, relax, and enjoy gorgeous views of the sand from pristine oceanfront accommodations.  In addition to a variety of accommodation types, Coral Beach Resort also offers vacationers tons of on-site fun. When not exploring downtown Myrtle Beach, guests can take advantage of property amenities like extensive water features, on-site eateries, live entertainment, karaoke and more. Plus, guests here love The Entertainment Zone which features 8 AMF bowling lanes, air hockey, pool, foosball, and tons of arcade games that kids and adults alike will enjoy.

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Crown Reef Beach Resort & Waterpark

Crown Reef Beach Resort & Waterpark


2918 S. Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Crown Reef is located on the southernmost section of Ocean Boulevard, giving vacationers a break from the noise and action of downtown. Beach lovers will have the time of their life at this resort, because not only is Crown Reef on the ocean, but it is located next to Downwind Sails Watersports. After checking out amazing property amenities like The Waterpark at Crown Reef, a 575-foot lazy river, an arcade, and more, try something new like parasailing, jet-skiing, and banana boating! Also, The Market Common is located right down the road, providing vacationers with tons of shops, entertainment, and amazing restaurants.

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hotel BLUE

hotel BLUE


705 S. Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Sure, hotel BLUE is a great family-friendly property, but this hotel is definitely great for groups of friends and couples looking to have a blast during their visit. From efficiencies to two-room suites, hotel BLUE has something for everyone. Adults will love hotel BLUE’s unique sun shelves, which allow guests to relax in a lounge chair in a 6-inch deep pool, as well as bellying up to the swim-up pool bar. Guests don’t have to leave here to party either; there are three bars on-site including Proximity, 8 South, and the Loco Gecko Beach Shak.

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Landmark Resort

Landmark Resort


1501 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Vacationing with kids? Then look no further than Landmark Resort. This south Myrtle Beach property will keep you and your kids busy throughout your stay with tons of awesome property amenities. Unpack your bags and head straight to the pool deck where you’ll find indoor pools, outdoor pools, lazy rivers, kiddie pools, and the H2OASIS Waterpark & Putt-Putt. The kids will have a blast with seasonal children’s activities, appearances from Salty the Shark, and the video arcade, too!

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Oceans One Resort

Oceans One Resort


102 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Located at the southern tip of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Oceans One Resort is perfect for those looking to be close to the hustle and bustle of the city. This resort has been recognized in the past as the Best Overall Hotel due to the combination of upscale accommodations, modern décor, and unique architecture, and more. There is no doubt that the property location and on-site amenities played a big part in that recognition, as the countless nearby attractions and property entertainment is more than enough to keep anyone busy during a visit to Myrtle Beach.

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Paradise Resort

Paradise Resort


2201 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach South Carolina 29577

Paradise Resort is a great accommodation option for big families as well as couples or people travelling alone because this property offers a variety room types from ocean view efficiencies to oceanfront 3-bedroom condos. Hop in the car and take a very short drive to downtown Myrtle Beach and enjoy shopping, dining, and live entertainment, or drive just a few more minutes and check out Broadway at the Beach. Don’t feel like going anywhere? No problem. Paradise Resort is located right on the beautiful sandy beach, so guests have easy access to an effortless beach day.

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Sandy Beach Resort

Sandy Beach Resort


201 S. Ocean Blvd. , Myrtle Beach SC 29577

Of course we always love traditional beach resorts, but Sandy Beach Resort is a property to check out if you enjoy modern architecuture and fully-equipped accommodations. This upscale resort is situated just a few steps south of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, so guests have easy access to all the best parts of downtown Myrtle Beach. After spending time on the beach and on the Boardwalk, be sure to take advantage of all of the on-site amenities here. Cool off from the summer sun in the indoor or outdoor pool, take a relaxing journey around the lazy river, keep up with your workout routine in the fitness room, and more. Plus, use the free Wi-Fi to keep your friends and family updated on your vacation!

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Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort

Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort


803 S Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach SC 29577

The folks at Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort aim to make your stay unforgettable through top-notch customer service and a clean property. Those staying here will be in awe over the long list of amenities like 9 water attractions, a children's waterpark, mini-mart & gift shop, Beach Java Cafe, Malibu Beach Bar & Oceanfront Snack Bar, and more. Make yourself at home and enjoy in-room features such as free Wi-Fi, coffee service, private balconies, microwaves, refrigerators - the list goes on and on!

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