With all the hustle and bustle of Christmas, don’t put your New Year’s Eve plans on hold until the last minute! Plan a visit us at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach for an enchanting evening as we welcome in 2019!
Our annual New Year’s Eve party is an event you won’t want to miss out on! No need to worry about getting out into the crowds and traffic, just head downstairs to our ballroom for the perfect celebratory night! Enjoy a lavish, one-hour reception before dancing your way into the Nautilus ballroom to savor a scrumptious three-course dinner. (Treat yourself, you can start that gym membership in January!)
In the ballroom, enjoy live music by a local’s favorite high energy band N’Tranze! Dance through the end of 2018 and celebrate with a kiss during the balloon drop as the clock strikes midnight!
New Years Eve Gala Package Includes:
Luxury room accommodations in a grande guest room on New Year’s Eve
Elegant one-hour reception beginning at 6:30 pm on New Year’s Eve
Four Course New Year’s Eve Dinner at 7:30 pm
Entertainment by the live band “N’Tranze”
Balloon drop, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight
Starting at $499.00 per couple, this is an enchanting way to ring in the new year in Myrtle Beach by staying with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, a 4 diamond resort! Make the most of the holiday season by spending it with a loved one at one of the best New Year’s events on the Grand Strand!
Celebrate the spirit of the season at one of Myrtle Beach’s spectacular Christmas shows! Get the family together for a special night out of incredible entertainment at one of these local shows!
Carolina Opry’s “Christmas Show of the South”
Carolina Opry’s famous Christmas special, adorned with the name “Christmas Show of the South”, is back and better than ever in its 33rd season of holiday performances! During the show, you and your family will experience a grand performance with production flair all while keeping your treasured Christmas traditions alive!
Alabama Theatre’s “The South’s Grandest Christmas Show”
A Southern tradition perfect for the whole family to enjoy! Alabama Theatre Christmas Show blends the tried and true favorites you know by heart with contemporary music and entertainment! Prepare to be amazed by spectacular scenery and costumes throughout the festive show!
Pirates Voyage “Spirit of Christmas”
If you’re looking for a show that will take you to new heights, you have to go see the acrobatic pirates at Pirates Voyage “Spirit of Christmas”! A spectacular show perfect for the whole family filled with original music that will have you dancing, classic Christmas carols, and live animals performing tricks! The best part is, a yummy and filling dinner is served during the show!
Legends in Concert Christmas Special
This is the spot to be to get into the holiday spirit with all of your favorite musical icons! Legends in Concert Christmas Special features the iconic songs and performances from Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, and Aretha Franklin! Legends is located right next to Broadway at the Beach which makes it easy to grab a tasty dinner before the show!
When you stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes this holiday season, you’re only minutes away from all of Myrtle Beach’s top attractions! Take advantage of our special holiday packages and book today! Wishing you and your family a Happy Holidays!
Ready to get into the holiday spirit? Check out these festive holiday events happening all along the Grand Strand! When you stay with us at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes you’re only minutes away from all the most exciting attractions in Myrtle Beach!
This Saturday, December 1st head to Broadway at the Beach for a full day of Christmas activities and entertainment! Begin the day at 11 am with a Christmas parade through Broadway at the Beach! Grab some lunch at one of the various restaurants before taking the kids to participate in festive activities until the tree lighting ceremony at 6 pm!
Walk around the natural wonderland of lights at Brookgreen Gardens! Night of a Thousand Candles is one of the most beautiful attractions happening along the Grand Strand during the month of December. Perfect for a romantic date night or for bringing the whole family to enjoy the sights!
Visit the spot known as a local’s favorite! At the MarshWalk in Murrells Inlet, you can stroll along the water enjoying the twinkling lights perfect for getting into the holiday spirit! There will also be live entertainment playing your favorite Christmas music that will sync up with the lights along the MarshWalk! Head to Murrells Inlet for fresh seafood dinner then stay after dark for the festive light shows!
Head to La Belle Amie Wine Vineyard for relaxing and peaceful holiday events. Experience local wine selection and music around the relaxing fire! La Belle Amie is the perfect spot to get away from the crowds and hustle of people along the beach. Each event is $5 to enter!
Take a drive through Myrtle Beach’s winter wonderland light show! Open nightly, this is a perfect spot to take the kids to get into the holiday spirit this holiday season! With over 2 million lights displayed along the 1.5-mile drive, you surely won’t want to miss this! After the light show, park your car and head to Santa’s Village where you can enjoy hot chocolate, go tubing down an inflatable slide and meet Santa Claus himself!
When you stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, you can live in luxury while close to all the festive attractions in Myrtle Beach! Book with us to take advantage of our current holiday special packages!
Calling all basketball fans! If you can’t bear waiting until March for the madness, bring the family to Myrtle Beach this November and participate in the inaugural 2018 ESPN Events Myrtle Beach Invitational Basketball Tournament! The tournament will be hosted at the HTC Center at Coastal Carolina University’s campus from November 15 – 18!
Cheer on top-rated college teams such as Cal State Fullerton, Monmouth, Saint Joseph’s, UCF, Valparaiso, Wake Forest, West Virginia, and Western Kentucky as they battle for the championship title!
Autumn is the ideal time to visit the Grand Strand area, with fewer crowds and mild weather take the opportunity to ditch the cold and spend a weekend at the beach!
When wondering where to stay in Myrtle Beach for the tournament, look no further than Marina Inn at Grande Dunes! The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is the perfect location for accommodations for a couple or the whole family! We are offering a special rate of $125.00 per night for the luxurious grande guest room. The grande guest room features a choice of one king or two queen beds, large bathroom, private balcony with views and more! Larger suites may be available at an additional rate.
Get ready to ball at the beach this month at the Myrtle Beach Invitational Basketball Tournament with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes!
Myrtle Beach Invitational Basketball Tournament
HTC Center at Coastal Carolina University’s Campus
With Halloween just around the corner, now is the perfect time to begin planning a special holiday getaway to Myrtle Beach! When you choose to stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, you’re combining a luxurious stay with a central location to all your favorite attractions along the Grand Strand! Sneak a peek at our holiday packages and take advantage of the incredible deals!
Myrtle Beach Thanksgiving Package
Dates: November 21 – 25, 2018
Package Rates Start at $348
Skip the stressful meal planning and book a Thanksgiving to remember at the beach! Marina Inn at Grande Dunes will take care of all the cooking and clean up and all you’ll have to worry about is bringing an appetite! Here at Marina Inn, we are located in the heart of Myrtle Beach with attractions and restaurants only minutes from our luxurious property. Our annual Thanksgiving Brunch includes all your family’s traditional fall favorites like carved turkey and dressing along with coastal specialties like chilled shrimp and oysters on half shell.
Our two-night package includes all you need to make memories this holiday season in Myrtle Beach!
Luxurious accommodations in a Grande Queen guest room for two nights
Thanksgiving Day Brunch for 2 adults and 2 children
Myrtle Beach Holiday Shopping Package
Dates: November 1 – December 30, 2018
Package Rates Start at $154
The holiday shopping season is here! Myrtle Beach has a variety of shopping sure to please everyone’s budget all along the Grand Strand. Coastal Grand Mall in Myrtle Beach is only minutes away from Marina Inn! Newly renovated Barefoot Landing features unique specialty stores like Tara Grinna Designer Swimwear, Ron Jon Surf Shop or Purpleologist, (everything in this store is purple!). Head south toward Market Common where you can get your fix of high-end retailers like Anthropologie and Pottery Barn. Top your day off back at Marina Inn where you can relax and enjoy a scrumptious dinner at WaterScapes Restaurant!
Our package includes all you need to kick off the holiday season the right way; here at the beach!
Luxurious accommodations in a Grande Queen guest room for one night
One $50 Visa gift card
The Carolina Opry “Christmas Show of the South” Package
Dates: November 1 – December 31, 2018
Package Rates Start at $268
A must see for locals and visitors of Myrtle Beach, The Carolina Opry Christmas Show of the South is one you won’t want to miss this holiday season! Featuring a long list of house holiday talent along with the indoor transformation into a Christmas wonderland with 35 decorated trees, 5 miles of festive lighting, and hills of Christmas snow! And to top it off, when you stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, The Carolina Opry theater is right across the street!
This two-night package includes all you need to kick off the holiday season!
Luxurious accommodations in a Grande Queen guest room for two adults for two nights
Two adult tickets for regular seating to the TCO’s “Christmas Show of the South”
Duplin Wine Package in Myrtle Beach
Rates Start at $176
The Duplin Winery Package in Myrtle Beach combines a luxurious stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, wine tasting at Duplin Winery, and a custom basket including items native to South Carolina. Duplin Winery is located just 10 minutes north of the Marina Inn.
This package is perfect for romantic couples or for a girls getaway weekend and includes:
Luxurious, spacious accommodations in a grande guest room for one night
(2) 45-minute wine tasting vouchers at Duplin Winery
Custom wine basket that includes a bottle of select wine from Duplin, wine stopper, bottle opener, Muscadine, Pineapple & Habanero Salsa and crackers upon arrival.
Duplin Winery is a top producer of unique sweet Muscadine wine! Muscadine grapes are native to the southeastern states and there is one other Duplin Winery location in North Carolina. Duplin Winery offers more than just delicious wine; the retail store features wine accessories, local items and a café with creamy homemade fudge!
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Even while on vacation fitness is still important! Utilize our beautiful local bike paths that are ideal for a late afternoon walk with the whole family! No matter how you choose to explore, whether on foot or on two wheels, you’re sure to be surrounded by South Carolina’s natural beauty! We’ve listed the paths near our property so you and your family can get outdoors and enjoy the Myrtle Beach weather during your visit with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes.
Marina Parkway at Grande Dunes
Distance: 2.7 miles
Marina Parkway leads you through the Grande Dunes residential community which means this trail is safe for a family workout! Whether you choose to walk or bike, this is a perfect path for the kids to enjoy the outdoors!
Marina Parkway to Wild Iris Trail
Distance: 4.8 miles
If you’re feeling up to a lengthier workout, extend your adventure past Marina Parkway; continue on the Marina Partway trail and it will stretch another 2 miles as Wild Iris Drive.
This path will take you through residential areas that wind through the Grande Dunes and Pine Lakes communities!
Biking will take you about 22 minutes while walking is 1.5 hours one way.
Colonel Robert Bell Path
Distance: 3.5 miles
Start your walk on Marina Inn Parkway, passing the Grande Dunes Marina then continue to Colonel Robert Bell Path! This flat trail crosses over a bridge, however, the path is protected from traffic so your workout is a breeze!
Distance: 4 miles
To reach Perrin’s Path, continue your walk down Marina Parkway then cross over 62nd Ave. to Perrin’s Path! While strolling along, you’ll spot some of the scenic Myrtle Beach neighborhoods visitors and locals alike enjoy seeing!
Distance: 3.1 miles
Although dedicated to bikers, this trail works for walking and jogging! The path crosses 2 major highways so beware of rush hour traffic! Along this trail, you’ll spot the flawless residential properties along Grande Dunes Blvd.!
Grissom Parkway Trail
Distance: 9.1 miles
Grissom Parkway Trail is a lengthy, flat bicycle path that takes you down the Marina Parkway; then over to Perrin’s Path for a short ride – then becomes the Grissom Parkway Trail. Keep an eye out for Broadway at the Beach and Coastal Grand Mall along your near 10-mile path! Note that there are stop lights and crosswalks along the way!
Horry County Bike Run Park Trail (The Hulk)
Distance: 6.8 miles
Considered the most challenging bike trail in the Myrtle Beach area is appropriately named, “The Hulk”. We like to think the trail lives up to its name! Stretching almost 7 miles, this is a single track trail that twists and turns along the undeveloped terrain. This park is also a trailhead for the new East Coast Greenway.
The East Coast Greenway is a developing bicycle trail system that spans 3,000 miles, from Canada all the way to Key West! In the Myrtle Beach area, it crosses S.C. 31 near Carolina Forest and Myrtle Beach was the first spot along the trail to have their path completed! If biking is your forte, you won’t want to miss out on these enticing trails; all just minutes away from Marina Inn at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach!
It is officially Fall and the weather is perfect for a round of golf in Myrtle Beach! The Marina Inn, a luxury 4 diamond resort, offers a variety of Myrtle Beach golf packages including the Grande Dunes Resort Course located on site. Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is centrally located to the best Myrtle Beach golf courses so traveling there will only be a short drive! We’ll also show you what there is to do in Myrtle Beach when you want to continue the fun after the game.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has long been known as the ‘Golf Capital of the World’ and it’s no surprise with our proximity to the ocean and beautiful weather year round! Some of the most beautiful golf courses in the world call the Grand Strand home.
With 7 out of the 18 holes that play along the Intracoastal Waterway, the Grande Dunes Resort Course is quite unique to the Grand Strand! No wonder PGA Magazine said it is “one of the great golf clubs in the world”. This is our on-site course so by staying with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes you won’t have to travel far to play!
Barefoot Golf Resort
The four courses at Barefoot Golf Resort are named after four hall of fame players – Norman, Love, Fazio, and Dye. Each course has its own quirks and characteristics; just like the players! This resort was named as the 2017 North America Golf Resort of the Year!
Located right next to the ocean, (literally in the dunes!), the Dunes Club courses are sure to satisfy any golf lover’s dreams. While playing the course you’ll get a chance to play up on hole 13, dubbed ‘Waterloo’ – which is known around the world! Experience a match with the sunshine on your face and the warm breeze blowing through as you play for a true Myrtle Beach golf game.
A local’s favorite, Pine Lakes course keeps a loyal following coming back year round! Known as the first golf course of Myrtle Beach, the Grandaddy course has been restored to and makes all the other courses green with envy. It’s no surprise this country club’s classic features a rich history that keeps golfers coming back every year!
If you need a break from the game, there’s plenty to do in Myrtle Beach to keep the fun going! Enjoy entertainment, attractions, shopping, and dining up and down the Grand Strand.
Broadway at the Beach or Barefoot Landing
The perfect place to go and spend time when you’re not quite sure what to do. Broadway at the Beach, located centrally in Myrtle Beach, is home to a movie theater, various restaurants, specialty shops, Ripley’s Aquarium, and so much more! Barefoot Landing, located further up the coast in North Myrtle Beach, is filled with delectable restaurants and shopping and right on the marina with a view that won’t disappoint.
Whether you’re in search of a new driver or need some new gear or balls – stock up on everything you need to play at one of the two locations along the Grand Strand!
Ocean Annie’s Beach Bar
A local’s favorite oceanfront spot, Ocean Annie’s Beach Bar is where you’ll want to spend happy hour after a long day on the course! There’s plenty of live music and ice cold drinks to unwind after the game.
New South Brewing
A local brewery in Myrtle Beach, at New South Brewing Company you can try a unique variety of craft beers and even schedule a tour to learn how their beer is made!
WaterScapes at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
After a long day of playing the course, grab your friends and treat yourselves to a dinner at our fine dining restaurant on site at Marina Inn! With a top-rated chef and an outdoor dining area, WaterScapes is the perfect spot to dine and relax for another round of golf in the morning!
When you choose to stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes during your next visit to Myrtle Beach’s famous golf courses, you can choose from a variety of different golf packages. Click here to see our current offers. Pack your clubs and we look forward to seeing you on the course!
Thank you for the patience and support during the storm the past week! Hurricane Florence was predicted to hit our coast as a Category 4 storm and thankfully it weakened and we were spared from any damage. The mandatory evacuation for our area was lifted and we are happy to be back in operation!
The Myrtle Beach area is in excellent condition and we are looking forward to seeing everyone back on the beach. After a rough week for the Carolinas, we hope to see families and friends enjoying a getaway filled with quality time and good memories! The weather is warm and there is still plenty of fun to be had this fall around the Grand Strand. For the remainder of September, take advantage of our special offers to spend some much deserved time relaxing with your loved ones!
We wanted to update our guests on travel and road closures due to the continued flooding happening further inland. If you’re driving to Myrtle Beach by car, please be sure to check the roads and map out a route before you begin traveling. Utilize these websites below for current information on our state roads and various detours you may need to take.
Bring your team to Myrtle Beach and stay with us at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes for an ideal retreat! With va variety of meeting spaces to choose from and plenty of attractions along the Grand Strand, you’ll find everything you’re looking for here.
Type of Meeting Spaces
The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes offers several versatile options for your indoor or outdoor event accommodating meetings or events up to 700 guests! Below we’ve listed the various functional spaces we have on site for Myrtle Beach locals and visitors alike!
Our 5,100 square foot Nautilus Ballroom offers an elevated and luxurious atmosphere for your event! Accommodating up to 240 people for a classroom style meeting, Up to 480 people for a theater-style meeting, Up to 700 for a standing reception, Will break out into five sections to accommodate smaller events, may be paired with the Pre-Function area for larger events.
Whether paired with the elegant Nautilus Ballroom or the Loggia and Grande Lawn, this versatile space is 4,700 square feet and offers several options with breathtaking views of the Grande Lawn & Golf Course. Combined with the Nautilus Ballroom, this space is large enough for events with up to 700 people. When combined with the outdoor Loggia/Grande Lawn, this space will accommodate for a reception of up to 700 people. On its own, the Pre-Function space is large enough for a meal event for up to 170 people. This space will also accommodate up to 27 exhibit tables.
This outdoor, but completely covered venue may be paired with an event in the spacious Pre-Function area or the outdoor Grande Lawn for casual or elegant events. On its own, the Loggia will accommodate up to 60 people for a reception and up to 50 people for a seated meal event.
Offering 10,150 square feet of flexible outdoor space with charming, all natural views of the waterway and the golf course, this space is ideal for special celebrations in Myrtle Beach! The Grande Lawn can be combined with the Loggia to add a partially covered space, which is perfect for any event ranging from cookouts to oyster roasts. This space may also be tented and becomes a proper space for elegant wedding ceremonies or receptions of up to 400 people.
Truly private and unique, the Sand Dollar Boardroom is 600 square feet and offers a distinct environment with relaxing views. The Sand Dollar Boardroom is a perfect fit for intimate meetings of up to 12 people.
Perfect for a breakout or small meeting, the Coral Room is 600 square feet and offers outstanding views of the golf course! The Coral Room can accommodate up to 50 people theatre style, up to 36 people in a banquet setting, and reception style for up to 65.
This space is an additional option for a breakout or small meeting with 500 square feet and relaxing views of the Grande Lawn & golf course. The Triton Room will accommodate up to 45 people theatre style, up to 30 in a banquet, and 50 people reception style.
Located off of our signature restaurant Waterscapes, this intimate room is a relaxing alternative from the formal meeting spaces. For a relaxing combination of indoor/outdoor space, utilize the attached patio! The Private Dining Room will accommodate receptions and meal events of up to 30 people.
A completely outdoor space with panoramic views of the marina and golf course that is perfect for a small wedding ceremony or reception of up to 50 people.
Team Building in Myrtle Beach
In Myrtle Beach, there are plenty of attractions nearby to keep you and your team engaged and active. From trampoline parks to escape rooms, we’ve listed some great ones in the area that can accommodate large groups.
When you stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, you’re only minutes away from the best restaurants in Myrtle Beach that accommodate large parties. Experience southern hospitality and quality bonding time with your team members. Treat your company with the yummiest food along the Grand Strand!
Summer is coming to an end but there is still so much to look forward to when you choose to stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes! This fall, Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is part of the ‘60 More Days of Summer’ promotion, that runs throughout September and October. This promotion is aimed at showcasing all the things to do while the crowds fade away but while the weather is still warm. Click here to find out more details about this special promotion.
During this time, take advantage of ourFall Family Takeover Package. You don’t want to miss out on up to 30% off the best rates on luxurious waterfront accommodations!
Enjoy dinner and a show at Pirates Voyage where the thrill of the acrobats flying through the air and the yummy meal will have you cheering for more!
WaterScapes Fine Dining Breakfast each morning for 2 adults and 2 children
Fill up on a Low Country Omelet, Bananas Foster French Toast, Belgian Waffle and so much more!
Kid’s Party Bucket for each child on arrival!
Located along the Intracoastal Waterway, Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is a luxurious 4 diamond resort that’s close to all of Myrtle Beach’s best family attractions. While at the resort, enjoy splashing around with the kids in the zero entry pool. You can also take advantage of our complimentary shuttle rides to ourprivate beach to experience the lovely fall weather in the south! Our full-service beach amenities are available every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through the end of September.
When you visit Myrtle Beach in the fall, you’ll enjoy less traffic on the roads and more chances for fun at the most incredible attractions along the Grand Strand! Rockin’ Jump is a giant trampoline park and perfect for those cooler days the whole family can enjoy together! Avoid the lines of summertime and visit the local Children’s Museum and discover all the wildlife under the sea Ripley’s Aquarium.
With less of the summer crowds; your family can experience more fun during your Myrtle Beach fall getaway. Dare to try new restaurants, activities, and visit local fall festivals in the Grand Strand area! When it comes to kid-friendly restaurants that serve up the yummiest dishes, we love WaterScapes, our on-site restaurant! Check out LuLu’s at Barefoot Landing, a colorful new spot where kids can play beach volleyball in the sand and build castles while waiting for the food to arrive. Ultimate California Pizza Game Zone has the ‘Best of the Beach’ pizza and an arcade inside full of interactive games so the kids can earn enough tickets to take home a prize! Each restaurant is only minutes away when you stay with Marina Inn.
Take advantage of all the fun activities the summer has to offer without all the crowds and reserve your room with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes for your family’s fall getaway! Book yourFall Family Takeover Package today!