The South Carolina coast can offer your family some of the best vacations around ~ whether you want to visit the hustle and bustle of the Myrtle Beach area or are looking for something a bit more laid-back and relaxing ~ you’ll be able to find just what you are looking for.
The coast line of South Carolina offers hundreds of resorts, both family-friendly as well as those that cater to adult vacations. There are small seaside towns that offer excellent dining in restaurants that offer local fish caught that day on their menu, surfing, golfing, water parks, kayaking, jet-skiing and fishing. The list of outdoor activities for a families seems endless. Visiting during the cooler weather is just as busy with live theater shows that rival entertainment you will find in much bigger locals, museums and ghost tours ~ the South Carolina coast offers something for everyone.
Two of best resorts, in totally different areas of the coast, have made the list for top family vacations!
While Myrtle Beach has a reputation for hosting rowdy college kids each spring break, the oceanfront Marriott is definitely above the ruckus and family friendly thanks to its private strip of sand and 405 luxurious suites. All guests get access to several golf clubs, a beachfront pool, and a European spa. The seasonal kids’ club coordinates on-site arts projects and scavenger hunts as well as visits to area attractions like Ripley’s Aquarium.
The Sanctuary combines the beauty of a beachfront location with an elegant mansion–like architecture. Beyond the golf courses, spa, and three pools, it caters to families with a large and comprehensive kids’ program that includes glass making, tie-dying, fly-fishing, and archery. The resort offers many adventures by bike or hike into the maritime forests and marshes that surround the area.