It’s Wine Time in Myrtle Beach!

Tired of the hectic schedule and endless rat race? It’s time to make your escape to the luxurious four-diamond resort Marina Inn at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach! Whether you’re planning a romantic trip for two or a girls getaway with your closest friends, we’ve partnered with local Duplin Winery, to put together the ultimate way to unwind.

Duplin Winery Package

Our exclusive Duplin Winery Package combines luxurious accommodations at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes and the local flavors of Duplin Winery muscadine wine grown in a vineyard right here in the Carolinas.

Duplin Winery is located in Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, which is just a short drive from the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes.

This wine package includes:

  •    Luxurious, spacious accommodations in a grande guest room for one night
  •    (2) 45-minute wine tasting vouchers at Duplin Winery
  •    And a custom wine basket that includes a bottle of select wine from Duplin, wine stopper, bottle opener, Muscadine, Pineapple & Habanero Salsa and crackers that you’ll receive upon arrival.

Grande Guest Room

Escape to our oversized guest room featuring a king bed, two cozy cotton bathrobes, imported cotton bed linens and even a private balcony with beautiful scenic views of the Intracoastal Waterway. The bathroom offers impeccable furnishes such as travertine tile floor and a rain shower head for a relaxing experience during your stay. Our Grande Guest Room is ideal for a romantic couple’s getaway or a relaxing girls getaway!

Wine Tasting

Duplin Winery is known for its sweet muscadine wine offered in a wide variety of flavors. With Marina Inn’s exclusive Duplin Winery Package, you’ll receive 2 vouchers for a 45 min wine tasting at Duplin Winery and wine basket filled with locally sourced goodies. After you enjoy your wine tasting where you’ll learn all about the wine you’re sampling, head to their outdoor patio where you can relax in a rocking chair and continue to sip wine while you listen to live music under their beautiful oak tree.

Spa

Instead of heading out for shopping and sightseeing, take it easy with one of our various luxury spa services! And the best part is … you won’t even have to leave your room to enjoy a little ‘me time’. Our licensed massage therapists are happy to take care of your needs and have a variety of services to choose from. We offer couples massages for a session of quality time with your loved one. We’re sure you’ll be left feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.  

Shopping

The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is centrally located in Myrtle Beach and just minutes away from Barefoot Landing. At Barefoot Landing, you’ll find some of the most unique stores with gifts perfect for family back home or even to keep just for yourself.

Dinner at WaterScapes

At the end of a long day filled with good wine and shopping, make plans to dine at our award-winning on-site restaurant WaterScapes. We not only have a new Executive Chef, Chef Robert Astraikis, but he’s recently introduced some brand new mouthwatering dishes we’re sure you’ll love. We offer a wide variety of dishes from Bacon Crusted Diver Scallops to Grilled Filet Mignon. For a romantic sunset dinner, sit outside on our gorgeous patio the feature gorgeous views of the marina.

If you’re ready for a sweet getaway to unwind in Myrtle Beach, click here to book your stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes and take advantage of the Duplin Wine Package today!

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Myrtle Beach

If you’re looking to mix things up this Valentine’s Day, treat your sweetheart to the ultimate Valentine’s Day getaway to Myrtle Beach at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes! Our exclusive Valentine’s Day Package is perfect for couples who are looking for the most luxurious and unforgettable experience in Myrtle Beach!
Available February 14th – 16th, our Valentine’s Day Package rates begin at $240 per couple and include a three-day weekend getaway in one of our romantic guest rooms. Escape to our oversized guest room featuring a king bed, two cozy cotton bathrobes, imported cotton bed linens and even a private balcony with beautiful scenic views of the Intracoastal Waterway. The bathroom offers impeccable furnishes such as travertine tile floor and a rain shower head for a relaxing experience during your stay.
Our Valentine’s Day package includes:
  • Luxurious accommodations in a king bedroom for one night
  • Romantic, five-course dinner in WaterScapes Restaurant
For those who’re dreaming of a true fairytale weekend, add extra nights, a couple’s massage for two and breakfast for two when you call to make a reservation!
Special Valentine’s Day Menu at WaterScapes
Fun Fact: Valentine’s Day is the 2nd most popular holiday to dine out, only behind Mother’s Day! Make that special someone in your life swoon with a romantic evening in Myrtle Beach at our very own on-site restaurant, WaterScapes. Our exclusive Valentine’s Day menu will be available for 3 nights, Thursday (Valentine’s Day), Friday and Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.. And remember, with our Valentine’s Day Package your dinner is included.
The menu was crafted by our head chef at WaterScapes and includes a whopping five courses!
For starters, our romantic Valentine’s Dinner menu features two courses of soup, scallops, and salad. For the entree, choose from wild-caught seared salmon or a juicy filet mignon and top off the dinner with a chocolate pate or a warm berry clafoutis.
Valentine’s Day Activities in Myrtle Beach
Make some memories during your romantic getaway to Myrtle Beach! Take a walk along the beach and snap a sweet selfie with your Valentine. Catch a morning sunrise or a glowing beach sunset to end the day. Some of the best views can be found at the top of the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel located along Ocean Blvd, only minutes away from Marina Inn. Head to The Market Common to take advantage of their complimentary horse-drawn carriage rides or spend the afternoon tasting wine at Duplin Winery.
If you’re ready for a sweet getaway, book now for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day in Myrtle Beach at the one and only Marina Inn at Grande Dunes!

Top Golf is Coming to Myrtle Beach!

It’s time to tee up! In little over a month, Topgolf will be opening right here in Myrtle Beach! The popular sports entertainment complex features an interactive golf game that is built for all skill levels, from amateurs to pros! In addition to offering a high tech version of golf, Top Golf also has a kidzone, a variety of games, and even offers golf lessons for those trying to improve their golf game!
You’re sure to work up an appetite after all that activity. Topgolf offers a menu that’s filled with tons of food and drink options, from brunch to pizza. And there’s even sweet donut holes for dessert! Topgolf is located right next to Broadway at the Beach on Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach, only a short drive from Marina Inn at Grande Dunes.
When planning your visit to Myrtle Beach, known as the Golf Capital of the World, stay with us at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes! As a 4 diamond luxury resort, we’re conveniently located in the heart of the Grand Strand, and minutes away from numerous resort golf courses and the coolest attractions in Myrtle Beach!
We feature two special packages for our guests, the Honors Golf Package and the Prime Time Rewards Package! Choose your package, pack your clubs and get ready for a day filled with fun on some of the top ranked golf courses in the country.
Starting at $1,195* per golfer
Are you ready for a truly unique golf experience in Myrtle Beach? Forget what you already know about Myrtle Beach golf packages with the newly created Honors Package! This luxury golf package combines your choice of up to 8 of “Golf Digest’s Top 100” ranked Myrtle Beach courses with accommodations at Myrtle Beach’s top luxury resort at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes! This exclusive golf excursion includes the following:
  • Accommodations at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes for a minimum of 4 nights
  • Seven 7 golf rounds at a choice of top Myrtle Beach golf courses including
    • Resort Course at Grande Dunes
    • Caledonia Golf & Fish Club located in beautiful Pawleys Island, SC
    • The private Dunes Golf & Beach Club in Myrtle Beach
    • Two of 3 Barefoot Resort’s Top 100 designs: Dye, Fazio or Love
    • Top Ranked True Blue Golf Plantation
    • North Myrtle Beach, SC Tidewater Golf Club
  • Full breakfast each morning at WaterScapes restaurant on-site in the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
  • Daily lunch provided by the golf course
  • Two dinners at WaterScapes Restaurant, the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes signature on-site restaurant
Play all day while soaking up the East Coast sunshine with our Prime Time Rewards Package! This exclusive package features a wide variety of courses and includes the following:
  • 3 nights accommodations at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
  • Four or more rounds at a choice of any 22 Prime Times Signature Golf Courses in Myrtle Beach area. Mix and match from all 22 Prime Time Signature Courses for any time of day at discounted AM and PM pricing.
$100 “Prime Times Rewards” card (issued by the golf shop) on arrival at the first course on their itinerary. The $100 rewards card can be used at any Prime Times Signature Course on food & beverage, merchandise, or any combination of both, but is not redeemable for rounds of golf.
Our Prime Time Rewards Package includes top Myrtle Beach golf courses such as the Grande Dunes Resort Course, Kings North, Tradition Club, TPC, World Tour and more!
After a full day of golf and fun, head to Happy Hour in Reflections Cafe for yummy shareable dishes and cocktail options! Reflections Cafe is located right in the lobby at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes and open for food from 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. You can dine indoors or take your Happy Hour outdoors with spectacular views of the Intracoastal Waterway.
Our on-site restaurant, WaterScapes, is open all day to provide you with a hearty breakfast before heading out or an exquisite dinner to top off your night! Outdoor dining on the patio is also available for those that like to dine al fresco.
If you’re ready for the ultimate golfers getaway, what are you waiting for?! Book your next trip to Myrtle Beach with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes today!

New Year’s Eve Party at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes

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!

Top Christmas Shows in Myrtle Beach

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!

Holiday Events in Myrtle Beach

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! 

Christmas Tree Lighting at Broadway at the 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!

Nights of a Thousand Candles at Brookgreen Gardens

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!

MarshWalk Wonderland of Lights at Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

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! 

La Belle Amie Vineyard Holiday Events

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!

December 22 – Yuletide Music & Bonfire

December 29 – New Year Bonfire

The Great Christmas Light Show at North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Center

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!

Myrtle Beach Invitational Basketball Tournament

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

November 15 – 18, 2018

Rates starting at *$125.00 per night

Golf Courses to Play in Myrtle Beach this Fall

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has long been known as the golf capital of the world; which isn’t surprising with our proximity to the ocean and beautiful weather year round! When you choose to stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, a luxury 4 diamond resort in Myrtle Beach, you’re just a short drive away from some of the best courses along the Grand Strand!

Grande Dunes Resort Course

With 7 out of the stylish 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 a luxurious round of golf!

Barefoot Golf Resort

The 4 courses at Barefoot Golf Resort are named after 4 hall of fame players. Norman, Love, Fazio, and Dye. Each course with its own quirks and characteristics; just like the players! This resort was named as the 2017 North America Golf Resort of the Year and it doesn’t take an expert to see why. The relaxation you’ll feel while playing the course is what will keep you coming back time and time again!

Dunes Club

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 come up on hole 13, dubbed ‘Waterloo’ and well-known around the world for being the signature hole of the course! 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.  

Pine Lakes

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 and rich history keeps seasoned golfers coming back every year!

Once the cool breeze begins to blow through, pack your clubs and plan your visit to Myrtle Beach for the perfect time of year to play a round at each course! It’s not too late to book with our Ultimate Summer Sale offered now through August 31! Book today to get the best deals and begin making memories with your family in Myrtle Beach! 

State Parks to Visit in Myrtle Beach

Summer isn’t over in Myrtle Beach just quite yet! There’s still plenty of time to enjoy the great outdoors at one of our South Carolina State Parks. When you stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, a luxury 4 diamond resort in Myrtle Beach, not only is the view of the Intracoastal Waterway breathtaking, but you’re just a short drive from the parks and their natural beauty!

Myrtle Beach State Park

There’s always something going on at Myrtle Beach State Park! Choose between exploring the nature trails or learning about the local flora and fauna in the Lowcountry.

September 5th – 26th: Plethora of Plants

Every Wednesday in September you can learn about the plants that grow in the park, for ages 10 and up!

September 6th – 27th: What Wildlife Will A-Pier?

Every Thursday in September, kids 5 and up can observe wildlife from the pier while learning unique facts and history on the local animals!

September 6th – 27th: Backyard Bird ID

Every Thursday in September, kids 8 and up can spend time feeding some of the common birds along the Grand Strand!

September 14th – 28th: Reptile Rap

Every Friday in September, kids ages 5 and up can learn more about reptiles and their importance to our local ecosystem!

September 15th: Beach Sweep

Help keep our beaches beautiful by participating in the beach sweep! Appropriate for all ages.

September 29th: Take a Kid Fishing

Sign up for the experience of a lifetime while learning how to fish! A variety of awards will be given out to participants and fishing gear will be provided to those who need them. 

November 17th: Live Birds of Prey in Flight!

Learn more about how these birds hunt their prey and fly above the trees at this live demonstration!

 

Huntington Beach State Park

Just a short drive south of downtown Myrtle Beach, Huntington Beach State Park is known for the historic Atalaya Castle; which is often a venue for weddings and other special occasions.

September 28th – 30th: 43rd Annual Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival

Featuring more than 100 of the finest local artisans, the Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival provides aesthetic beauty against a backdrop of natural beauty. Enjoy fine art, quality crafts, and food, along with live music performances from local musicians!

October 13th -14th: Palmetto Campout

Never been tent camping? Learn how with a park ranger! Campers will be provided with a list of food items to bring and only a limited number of tents are available to borrow.

October 26th – 27th: Atalaya Fall Festival & Haunted Castle

Experience an evening of frightfully fun family entertainment! At the Atalaya Fall Festival & Haunted Castle, you and your family can enjoy two haunted houses, carnival games, spooky movies, a bonfire and more!

November 10th – 11th: Atalaya Sleepover

Spend the night at Atalaya, and enjoy everything from spooky ghost stories to stunning nature hikes! Dinner and breakfast will be included and only a limited number of tents are available to borrow.

And it’s not too late to take advantage of the Ultimate Summer Experience Sale happening now through August 31st. You can save up to 35% off your final summer getaway.  We hope to see you soon! 

Must See List at The MarshWalk in Murrells Inlet

When you stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, a luxury 4 diamond resort in Myrtle Beach, you’re just a short drive from the beautiful MarshWalk in Murrells Inlet! The MarshWalk features various dining options with a view of the water and live music from local performers every night! Locals enjoy coming down to this area for a relaxing night away from the action of downtown Myrtle Beach and fresh seafood. While there are many things to brighten your night during your visit to the MarshWalk, we’ve listed what you can’t miss!

Goat Island

Although you aren’t allowed on the island, (goats only!) you can view the goats from various spots on the boardwalk. The goats were originally placed on the island during the summer months to help with undergrowth and have since become beloved and admired by visitors and locals alike! You won’t want to miss seeing Goat Island during your visit to the MarshWalk!

Dead Dog Saloon

A great spot for families, Dead Dog Saloon offers a menu with all the classics that everyone will love.  Seafood steam pots, burgers, and tacos, oh my! You won’t be able to resist the pairing of fresh seafood with incredible live entertainment. Dead Dog Saloon also serves breakfast every morning so you can fuel up before a boat day along the inlet!

Wicked Tuna

A yummy spot for delectable sushi, Wicked Tuna also has a unique addition to the fresh seafood. The Tuna Shak is a bar outside the restaurant where visitors can order food and drinks while enjoying the view of the marsh. The Tuna Shak is also where live performers play every night, so grab a drink and a front row seat for a perfect summer night!

Bubba’s Love Shack

Bubba’s Love Shack is a local favorite for great drinks and even better live music for the coolest atmosphere along the MarshWalk. Outside of Bubba’s you’ll find patio tables and colorful rocking chairs to soak up the summer night air and the warm breeze from the inlet.

BrewBoat

Hop aboard the best place to watch the sunset over the inlet while enjoying a cold one with friends! BrewBoat is a pedal-powered party boat where you can bring your own beverages to sip on while exploring the inlet.

Pirate Ship Adventure

If you’re looking for an interactive adventure that the kids will go crazy for, the Pirate Ship at Murrells Inlet is it! The kids will receive pirate names and gear to board to ship and then the show begins. While battling pirates on the inlet, this giant pirate ship is the perfect adventure for your little treasure hunters!

It’s not too late to book a summer getaway to Myrtle Beach with our Ultimate Summer Sale offered now through August 31! Book today to get the best deals and begin making memories with your family in Myrtle Beach!