Kids Rule at Marina Inn!

There’s nothing quite like quality family time during a summer vacation and this summer – it’s all about the kids at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes! Grab the whole family and get ready for a getaway filled with exciting activities and tons of adventures in Myrtle Beach. With school nothing but a distant memory, your kids will be counting down the days for this ultimate family summer vacation!

Take away the stress of planning out every last detail of a family vacation by booking under our Summer Family Package. Plan your vacation and stay with us from May 25th through September 3th to take advantage of this amazing deal. The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is already known as one of the top family resorts in the Myrtle Beach area. From the pool to ping pong to corn hole and more – we have tons of activities to keep your kids busy!

Our Summer Family Package helps make sure even the youngest members of the family will have a vacation that they won’t forget. Under this package, you and your family will get a three night stay in one of our luxurious grande guest rooms with two queen beds. On top of your cozy accommodations, you will receive admission for two adults and two children (aged 2-11) to both the Myrtle Beach Wave Park and Ripley’s Aquarium.

The Myrtle Waves Water Park is the perfect way to blend together the sun and fun! This water park is perfect for everyone in the family, even the adults. There are water attractions for all ages, ranging from the Kids Park Rides – such as the Saturation Station and the Bubble Bay – all the way to thrilling water slides like the Super Shoot, Turbo Twister, and the Rockin’ Ray. If the water slides aren’t your style and you’re looking for more of a relaxing day in the sun, you can take advantage of their large wave pool or float along the lazy river. Spending a day out on the water is the perfect way to keep the kids busy and make sure they’re having nonstop fun!

Ripley’s Aquarium is a fun experience for all ages. This stunning aquarium is home to thousands of colorful aquatic life and is complete with interactive exhibits so your kids can experience more than just looking through a glass. Along with the more popular exhibits such as Rainbow Rock and Dangerous Reef, your children will love the Ray Bay. At the Ray Bay, you can interact with the stingrays that call the Ripley’s Aquarium their home. These unique creatures love to put on a show so be careful, they do splash! After you’re done petting the rays, you can take in a live mermaid show or venture out over the Dangerous Reef on the Glass Bottom Boat.

After exploring under the sea at Ripley’s Aquarium and shooting down the slides at Myrtle Beach Wave Park, your kids can continue splashing around at our outdoor pool. If you’re ready to play, challenge the family to a game of corn hole or ping pong with beautiful views of the Intracoastal Waterway. There are plenty of kid-friendly activities to enjoy at Marina Inn!

All this family fun is sure to work up an appetite. Sorry parents – this one’s for the kids! This summer, make sure to take advantage of our Kids Eat Free program hosted through our award winning restaurant, Waterscapes. Kids ages 12 and under eat can enjoy eating for free from the kids menu! Our kids menu will satisfy even the pickiest eaters. Your little one can start off their day with our Eye Opener, which includes one egg, bacon or sausage, potato or grits, and toast. Or, if they’re wanting something sweet and covered in maple syrup, they can order pancakes or a half waffle. Both are served with their choice of either bacon or sausage. Alternative breakfast choices include cereal, a fresh fruit cup, and toast. Don’t forget about the drink! The kids can wash down their breakfast with a nice cold glass of juice or milk.

If you’re dining later in the day for lunch and dinner, we have a tasty menu prepared for the kids! They can enjoy into our fresh chicken tenders, a hotdog or a juicy cheeseburger. If they’re looking for something a little cheesier, we also serve a grilled cheese and a cheese pizza. Your little one will love digging into a bowl of buttered noodles macaroni and cheese. All lunch and dinner items are served with french fries or applesauce, a cookie, and the choice of either milk, juice, or a soft drink.

Kids rule this summer – especially when you stay with us here at the Marina Inn! Book through our Summer Family Package for a memorable Myrtle Beach vacation the whole family will love!

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Marina Inn

Mother’s Day is right around the corner! Planning out that special day for the most important woman in your life can be stressful. Luckily, there are so many fun and unique ways to show your appreciation in the Myrtle Beach area, especially when you stay with us here at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes.

When you stay with us from May 11th through 13th, you and your mom can take advantage of our Mother’s Day Package! We’ll take care of all the little details to make sure this is a special day she’ll remember. Included in this package is a two night stay in one of our luxurious grande guest rooms complete with a bouquet of freshly cut flowers upon arrival! Plus you can treat her to a Mother’s Day Brunch that includes two adults and two children during your stay.

 

The Mother’s Day Brunch will take place on May 13th in our award winning restaurant, WaterScapes, from 10 am to 1 pm. There will be a salad and fruit display, filled with mixed greens, watermelon and feta salad, grilled vegetable pasta salad, and more. You and your mom can load up on seafood with our seafood display — which will be offering poached shrimp, oysters on the half shell, and smoked salmon. Our Mother’s Day Brunch will also feature brunch classics such as shrimp and grits, home fried potatoes, southern style eggs benedict, an omelet station, pastries, bread, and more!

Everyone, including moms, love shopping! If you’re searching for a fun way to spend the day, treat your mother to a much needed shopping spree. If you’re trying to find the perfect place to go, check out the Market Common or the Hammock Shops in Pawleys Island.

The Market Common has plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment for a relaxing afternoon of with your mom. Help your mom pick out a cute new outfit or accessories at Charming Charlie’s or Handpicked. Or, help her pick out a killer new pair of shoes at Centro Shoes. Stop by Pottery Barn or The Southern Home Store and find her a unique souvenir for her home.

For a short day trip that’s worth the short drive, the Hammock Shops in Pawleys Island are a great way to spend your Mother’s Day shopping. Browse through rows of clapboard-style cottages, where you can find dozens of boutique stores selling items ranging from jewelry to handcrafted collectibles.

If you’re looking for a unique way to spend more time with your mom that doesn’t involve shopping, try Wine & Design. At Wine and Design, you can combine your love of wine, painting, and your mom. Take part in this paint and sip activity for an evening filled with laughter and fun. You and your mom can both showcase your painting skills while you unwind together with a well-deserved glass of wine.

Speaking of wine, if you haven’t been to Duplin Winery before, now’s the perfect time! Treat your mom to a wine tasting this Mother’s Day. For only $10 per person, you can sample 10 different wines while munching on gourmet crackers and dip. After sampling, you can pick a favorite and enjoy a full glass while you sit outdoors and soak up the sunshine and enjoy the live music!

For those of you whose mothers who just want to relax this Mother’s Day, the best gift you could give her is a massage. All her worries and stress will melt away in the comfort of her own hotel room at Marina Inn with our in-room spa services. You can schedule a deep-tissue massage, warm stone, or a therapeutic massage for you and your mom. On top of relaxing massages, make sure to schedule a facial to leave your skin feeling fresh and glowing.

If your mom loves the outdoors, you absolutely have to stop by the Brookgreen Gardens. This crown jewel of the Myrtle Beach area is filled with natural beauty. You all can navigate through the gardens or enjoy gazing at the sculpture garden. Along with beautiful flowers and breathtaking sculptures, you can spend the day checking out the Lowcountry zoo.

Make sure to book a reservation at our award winning restaurant, Waterscapes for a delicious dinner to celebrate your mom. Waterscapes offers local, fresh sustainable dining in a elegant atmosphere. Treat her to the seared salmon, white clams and pasta, grilled filet mignon, or one of the many other mouthwatering entrees Waterscapes has to offer.

When you stay with us here at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, we have everything you need to make your mom feel extra special this Mother’s Day!

Celebrate in Style at Marina Inn

Life is full of celebrations — you have anniversaries, birthdays, family reunions, and holidays. You don’t have to pop a bottle of champagne and spend a fortune on every celebration to make it memorable. With our prime location in Myrtle Beach and seemingly endless amenities and package options, you can make every event a true celebration when you stay at Marina Inn.

Show that special someone in your life just how much they mean to you on your anniversary. Go above and beyond the normal dinner and a movie date night and add a little luxury to your anniversary. When you book under our Couples Grand Devotion Package, we can help make all your romantic dreams come true. With this package, you get a two-night stay in one our luxurious rooms along with a bottle of Domaine St. Michelle sparkling wine and chocolate covered strawberries delivered to your room after arriving. Our Studio Deluxe is perfect for a couples get-away. You can cozy up in your king bed after spending a relaxing evening in the jacuzzi. You can enjoy your glass of sparkling wine on your balcony while you take in your stunning view of the waterway and golf course.

Once you’ve had time to toast to your anniversary and snack on a few tasty strawberries, you can head down to our bar, Reflections, for a free drink. Follow up your pre-dinner drink with a tasty three-course meal in our award winning restaurant, Waterscapes. Stop back by Waterscapes each morning to jump start your day with a delicious breakfast. Under this package, you don’t need to worry about anything other than enjoying each other’s company. If you’re looking for the final touch to add to your anniversary, make sure to take advantage of our in-room spa services and schedule a couples massage for you and your significant other.

No need to set an alarm clock — enjoy sleeping in with our Bed & Breakfast Package. No matter what you’re celebrating, make sure to kick off the festivities with the most important meal of the day. Start your day off with breakfast for two everyday during your stay. You can load up on eggs, bacons, grits, and so much more! You can also start your day off with something a little sweeter with our fluffy waffles and pancakes.

If you just tied the knot and you’re looking to carry your wedding celebrations over into the honeymoon, our Honeymoon Package is perfect for you! You can indulge in each other’s company and spend some much needed quality time together as your marriage begins. Under the Grande Honeymoon Experience package, you can enjoy luxurious accommodations in the room of your choice along with additional pleasantries such as cotton robes, a terrace with a stunning view, and much more. After you check in, you can expect a bottle of Domaine St. Michelle and chocolate covered strawberries delivered to your room to toast to a lifetime of bliss!

Enjoy sleeping in as we’ll deliver a hot, delicious breakfast straight to your room every morning of your stay. On top of breakfast in bed, you can enjoy a three-course meal for two in our award winning on-site restaurant, Waterscapes. On the second night of your honeymoon, you can indulge in the sweeter things in life with our Chocolate Decadence, which will be delivered to your room.

On top of all the delicious food, you and your new spouse can enjoy a relaxing one hour couples hot stone massage. You can relax away all the stress from months of wedding planning and unwind in each other’s company. On top of all the treats and the massage, you will also receive a Gilchrist and Soames Gift Box, which will be filled with luxurious products to add that final touch of perfection to your honeymoon.

Whether it’s your twentieth birthday or your sixtieth, it’s always worth celebrating! Marina Inn is located minutes away from some of the premier attractions in the Myrtle Beach area. Kick off your birthday celebration with a delicious dinner at Waterscapes. Our award winning restaurant offers fresh meals packed full of flavor. After you’ve treated yourself to a mouth-watering dinner at Waterscapes, spend your special day at The Market Common or Broadway at the Beach for a day filled with great dining and tons of shopping!

If you’re in the mood to celebrate with music, make sure to head out to the House of Blues. This farmhouse styled music hall is home to some of the best concerts in the area. If you’re looking to grab a quick bite before your concert, make sure to check out their restaurant which also features live entertainment.

You can jam-pack a full day of birthday fun at Broadway at the Beach! You can treat yourself to a much needed shopping trip or grab a bite to eat with your friends and family at one of the many tasty restaurants. On top of dining and shopping, there are plenty of attractions to help you keep the party going. You and the family can head over to WonderWorks, Ripley’s Aquarium, Soar and Explore Zipline, and so much more!

Getting your whole family together at the same time is definitely worth celebrating. Wrap your vacation and family reunion into one when you stay with us here at the Marina Inn. No matter how big or small your family is, you’ll feel right at home in our luxurious accommodations. For the larger crowds, you will love our Penthouse Suite. Each of the four bedrooms in this suite is completely unique and they all feature their own private bathrooms. The king master bedroom features a cozy fireplace to unwind in front of while the second bedroom features a relaxing jacuzzi tub.

The spacious living room is perfect for family fun — you can all relax together with a family game night or movie night. On top of luxurious bedrooms, the penthouse comes with a full kitchen. If you want to take a break from dining out and you want to impress your family with your cooking skills, you can whip up your own dinner in your penthouse.

You and the entire family can soak up the sunshine and spend a day out on the water at Myrtle Beach WaterSports. Located right next to the Marina Inn, a day of fun is only a short walk away! You and the family can rent jet skis and pontoon boats for a fun and sun filled day together. On top of being able to rent jet skis and pontoon boats, you can enjoy guided dolphin tours and adventure tours.

Located on the Marina Inn property is the Grande Dunes Resort Course. We hope you brought your clubs along with you! Shoot for par with your family as you work your way through this beautiful course. The view of absolutely stunning as you work your way from the first to the last hole — seven of the holes play right along the Intracoastal Waterway. Book a tee-time and get in some much needed family bonding with a relaxing round of golf!

Nothing says celebration quite like a holiday! Make your holidays one to remember when you stay with us. We offer packages to help you make your holidays the best one yet. We offer packages for some of the most celebrated holidays such as Easter Break, Valentine’s Day, Thanksgiving, New Years Eve, July 4th, Mothers Day and more! On top of offering great holiday packages, you can dine at Waterscapes for a special holiday menu.

Every occasion is worth celebrating. And here at Marina Inn, with the help of our luxurious accommodations, premier locations, packages, and more, we can help make this celebration the best one yet.

Unwin(e)d at Marina inn

Keep the spark alive in your relationship and get a change of scenery by planning a getaway to Myrtle Beach. With luxurious packages to book under and seemingly endless wineries to visit in the area, Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is the perfect destination for a much needed couples get away.

When you book your next stay with us here at Marina Inn, make sure to check out our Duplin Winery Package! With this package, you can combine our luxurious accomodations with a flavorful wine tasting at Duplin Winery. There will even be a custom basket filled with unique items native to South Carolina waiting for you when you arrive. Your basket includes a bottle of select wine from Duplin, wine stopper, bottle opener, Muscadine and more! Duplin Winery is a quick ten minute trip north of the Marina Inn and is the perfect way to enjoy an afternoon wine tasting or an evening of live music with your significant other.

If you’re wanting to add a little extra romance to your mini-vacation, make sure to book one of our in-room massages. Nothing will relax away your stress like a wine tasting followed by a massage. Book your sweetheart a deep tissue massage to work away their worries or enjoy a relaxing couples massage together.

Located in North Myrtle Beach in front of Barefoot Landing, Duplin Winery is a popular destination for couples and wine lovers. Voted Best Wine Tasting Bar in Myrtle Beach, Duplin is home to many unique and flavorful muscadine wines. Monday through Saturday, you can head over to Duplin Winery and for only $10, can take part in their wine tasting. You can sip and sample 10 different wines while snacking on homemade gourmet crackers and dip. After you’ve worked your way through the tasting sheet, you get to keep your glass as a souvenir – plus – you can enjoy a tasty glass of whichever wine was your favorite.

After you’ve uncorked your new favorite drink, make sure to head over to the courtyard to enjoy live music. Live entertainers include performances from local favorites such as Will Ness and Calfee Swank Music Company. After you’ve had a chance to unwind with wine and live music, make sure to stop by the gift shop on your way out. Anything you could ever dream of wanting related to wine, you’ll find. You can load up on bottles of your favorite wine from your taste testing, wine accessories, gift baskets, drinkware, and so much more! For the true wine lovers, you can go a step further than just tasting with an educated session on the winemaking process while you’re working through your samples.

While you’re over in the Barefoot Landing area, make sure to stop in at the Coastal Wine Boutique. Whether you’re a self proclaimed wine connoisseur or you just enjoy the occasional glass, at Coastal Wine Boutique you can broaden your horizons with wines made from all over the world. You can sample six different wines for only $10 a person for their wine tasting. It wouldn’t be a wine tasting without something to pair it with. While you sip on your wine, you can snack on either cheese or fruit boards. Experience an entirely different wine drinking experience with their tasty frozen wines! There’s no better way to unwind and take a break from the spring heat than with frozen wine.

You can broaden your taste palette with European wines at the Silver Coast Winery. Located just over the border in Southport and Ocean Isle, North Carolina, Silver Coast Winery offers wine tasting, tours, along with additional events held on the property. Not only can you drink wine, but this winery also offers beer tastings as well! If your significant other isn’t a huge fan of wine, this is the perfect place to go! You can both enjoy a refreshing drink or either wine or beer.

This month at the Southport location, the Silver Coast Winery will be hosting multiple events for wine and beer lovers alike. On April 13th, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m you can join them for Value French Wines. For $5 you can enjoy a tasting of three Laurent Miquel Wines along with a light food pairing. These fine French wines will all be on sale that day for only $13. On April 20th, you can join them from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for the Chronic Cellars Wine and on April 27th for 4 French Dry Rose and BBQ.

Little River has more to offer than just waterfront dining; it is also home to La Belle Amie Vineyard. You can combine your love of wine, live entertainment, and festivals into one place at La Belle Amie. Wine tastings are available Tuesday thru Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For only $3, you can sample any six wines of your choice. La Belle Amie keeps their cellars stocked with pinks, reds, and whites — so no matter your preference, you’ll find the right drink to fill your glass with. During your taste testing, the staff will walk you through the five basic steps of sampling wine and how to identify a wine by it’s aroma and taste. La Belle Amie is home to the Twisted Sisters wine and offers wine ranging from very sweet to very dry.

You can pair your wine with something different than food at La Belle Amie. Every week, from Wednesday through Saturday, you can enjoy live entertainment. On top of offering a wide variety of wines to sip on, you and your significant other can enjoy one of the many festivals La Belle Amie offers. La Belle Amie hosts multiple music festivals, ranging from jazz to the oldies. Throughout the summer you can kick back and enjoy your wine at one of the many cookouts they’ll be hosting. Nothing helps you beat the heat of a Myrtle Beach summer quite like wine and a burger! Admission fees generally vary, but with the donation of 2 canned/dry food items, you can knock off $3 from the price.

As tempting as it may be to spend all your time in your room or along the beach during your getaway, treat yourselves to something new and flavorful. With our winery package, there’s no reason why you can’t work a wine tasting into plans. Kick back, pour yourself a glass, and enjoy a well deserved couples get away at Marina Inn Grande Dunes.

Spring into Exciting Festivals at Marina Inn

The warm weather has brought us more than just sunshine and beach days. The return of spring has also brought the return of spring festivals to Myrtle Beach! When you book your stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, you’re close by all the activities and events. We hope you packed an appetite because there’s plenty of food and outdoor fun. Whether you’re searching for a food truck serving up tasty treats or need to satisfy your craving for fair food, everyone in the family is sure to be entertained in Myrtle Beach this spring!

Event: Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival
Date: April 20 – 22
Location: Oceanfront Boardwalk, Myrtle Beach between 8th and 9th Ave N

The Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival is a three day event that’s every foodie’s dream come true! Head out to downtown Myrtle Beach from April 20th through the 22nd and follow the smells of tasty food as you head over to Oceanfront Boardwalk District between 8th and 9th Avenues North for this oceanfront festival. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Not sure what truck to visit first? Don’t worry, you’ll have plenty of time to taste them all! You can expect to see vendors such as Lowcountry Lobster, Crave Cupcake Boutique, Let’s Ride BBQ, JP Italiano and so much more! There be live music, a beer garden, and plenty of entertainment for the kids. Bring the whole family since there’s sure to be something to please everyone’s taste buds. No matter what you’re craving, you’ll be able to find it during this three day celebration of delicious food!

Event: Market Common 10th Anniversary Celebration & Taste of Market Common
Date: April 21st
Location: The Market Common

The Market Common has brought the Myrtle Beach area a decade of shopping, great food, and endless fun! As if we needed an excuse to celebrate, head out to 10th Anniversary Celebration on April 21st from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to commemorate the entertainment and endless shopping the Market Common has brought us these past few years. Whether you’re a local or just passing through on vacation, you definitely won’t want to miss this celebration!

And there’s no need to worry about a personalized invite. If you love a good time and were waiting for another excuse to visit the Market Common, now’s your chance! Bring the family along for a day of strolling musicians, bouncy houses, face painters, balloon artists and more throughout the retail district of the Market Common. And don’t forget to grab a tasty slice of cake while you’re there to kick off the Taste of the Market Common.

Not only are they celebrating ten years of the Market Common, the Taste of the Market Common is back!  All the restaurants in the Market Common will be providing yummy samples of appetizers, entrees, and desserts outside their doors. So you can fill up on your favorites like Ultimate California Pizza, Gordon Biersch, and Peace, Love & Tiny Donuts. Make sure you grab a food ticket at the Grand 14 Cinema so you can load up on treats! Food tickets are $1, with dishes ranging in cost from 1-5 tickets.

Event: Horry County Fair
Date: April 20 – 29
Location: Myrtle Beach Speedway

Nothing goes together better than funnel cake and ferris wheels! Get your fill of thrills and excitement at the Horry County Fair. You can experience 10 days of fair fun from April 20 – 29th. Admission is $5, kids under 4-years-old get in free, and those aged 65 and above or members of the military get in for $3. There’ll be food, games, fair rides, a petting zoo, and so much more!

The fair will be held at the Myrtle Beach Speedway with free parking on site. Unlimited ride wristbands are only $25 so make sure to pick one up before you start exploring. For the little ones who aren’t quite ready to tackle the big rides, there will be kid rides along with character meet-and-greets to make sure your kiddies are having the time of their life. The Robinson’s Racing Pigs will be joining us this year for another year of pig racing excitement and fun. And make sure to stop by the petting zoo with the kids to pet and feed the animals!

Event: Diggin’ It Spring Garden Festival
Date: April 21
Location: Brookgreen Gardens

This year, celebrate Earth Day at one of the most beautiful natural areas of the south: Brookgreen Gardens. On April 21st, Brookgreen Gardens will be combining their Diggin’ It Spring Garden Festival and Plantacular Sale into one event in honor of Earth Day. Famous for their gorgeous gardens, breathtaking sculptures, and Lowcountry Zoo – Brookgreen Gardens is the perfect place to pay tribute to mother nature in honor of Earth Day.

On top of of the Plantacular Sale and Garden Festival, there will be hands-on workshops that the kids will love! Workshops will include nature and conservation stations, make-and-take crafts, guided tours and even live animals! For those of you who aren’t a member, admission to enter Brookgreen Gardens is $18 for adults, $16 for seniors (aged 65 and above), $10 for children aged 4-12, and children under 4 get in free.

Event: MayFest on Main
Date: May 12
Location: Main Street, North Myrtle Beach

Grab your beach chairs and head over to North Myrtle Beach for MayFest on Main! This festival will take place rain or shine and typically draws out a crowd of over 15,000 in celebration of the coming of summer. Spreading out along Main Street, you’ll be able to check out  a hundred different crafters, sample tasty treats from food vendors, and let your little ones play in the kids area.

There will be a community stage featuring live music all throughout the day. Starting at noon, some of the most popular local acts in the Myrtle Beach area will take the stage. This event is free to attend and is sure to be a great time for everyone!

Event: World Famous Blue Crab Festival
Date: May 19 – 20
Location: Little River

The World Famous Blue Crab Festival will kickoff on May 19th and 20th along the Little River waterfront. Having been consistently named the Best Annual Event/Festival, it’s no surprise that over 50,000 people show up every year for this event! Seafood lovers won’t be able to resist stopping by to see what’s crackin’ with all the local seafood restaurants. Guests can expect to enjoy all the most loved features of a festival: live entertainment, vendors, speciality food, arts and craft, and kids entertainment.

The 37th Annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival will be a day to remember. Bring the family along for a day spent along the waterfront enjoying live beach music and tasty seafood meals or specialty treats! Admission is only $5 and the festival will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. Whether seafood unanimously ranks as your #1 favorite food year after year or you’re just looking for a good time, make sure to take a trip out to Little River to experience this festival firsthand!

Spring isn’t the only thing in bloom here in Myrtle Beach. You can spring into great savings when you stay with us from now until May 31st and book under our Spring Savings Special! You can enjoy up to 25% off our daily rates when you book under this special. Make sure to book soon so you can enjoy all the amazing festivals we’ve got going on in Myrtle Beach!

We don’t skip out on the good times in the spring here in Myrtle Beach. Nothing combines our love of sunshine, great music, and tasty treats quite like a spring festival!

Hit the Links with Marina Inn Golf Packages

As the weather is warming up in Myrtle Beach it’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air! When you stay at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, there are plenty of outdoor activities to take advantage of – from hitting the links to zipping around on the waterway. Whether you take a trip to enjoy a day splashing around in the ocean on our private beach or soak up the rays by our infinity edge pool, we offer plenty of opportunities of ways to be outside this spring.

Myrtle Beach is a top golf destination so make sure to pack your golf clubs when you vacation with us! And before you book your tee time, make sure to book under our Golf Package so we can help you create a unique golf vacation. At Marina Inn we offer a variety of golf packages including our on-site course, the Grande Dunes, along with tee-times to other courses in the Myrtle Beach Area. If you aren’t able to to find a golf package that suits your needs, you can simply request a quote and build your own Myrtle Beach golf experience.

We are located right across the Intracoastal Waterway from Grande Dunes golf course. Named the “National Golf Course of the Year” in 2009, you’ll definitely want to make a tee time or two at this award winning course. The greens of the course are kept in pristine condition and the unique layout provides players with an enjoyable, yet challenging round of golf. And its position on a high bluff guarantees a spectacular view of the Intracoastal Waterway, Marina Inn and the marina.

Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, the Pine Lakes Country Club is home to one of the most popular courses in the area. The course was originally built upon natural dunes less than half a mile away from the ocean. After a complete restoration, the course is looking better than ever. The back nine still reflects the original design from the first president of the PGA, Robert White, while the front nine was renovated to provide a more elegant experience to golfers.

A Robert Trent Jones course, the Dunes Golf and Beach Club is a private club located oceanfront here in Myrtle Beach. This premier course is recognized as a Top 100 course in nearly every golf magazine. The Dunes hosted the PGA Professional National Championship in June of 2014. This pristine course has hosted many major tournaments and is sure to be the highlight of your golfing experience. Having just finished renovations on their golf shop, you can load up on high quality golf merchandise after you finish working on your short-game.

The Myrtle Wood Golf Club is home to 36 holes of championship Myrtle Beach golf. This course is considered a modern masterpiece thanks to their skillful course design. The Myrtlewood course has gently sloping fairways with a variety of hazards and bunkers. This course is constantly ranked as a top repeat-play course in the Myrtle Beach area.

Any avid golfer has their heart set on completing their bucket list of golf courses. With our Bucket Life Golf Package, we can help you check off three more courses on your list! Under this package, you get one night accommodations at the Marina Inn along with one round at either the Grande Dunes Resort, the private Dunes Club, or the historic Pine Lake’s Country Club.

Our Honors Golf Package is perfect those wanting to mix luxury and golf together. This golf package combines your choice of up to 8 of Golf Digest’s Top 100 ranked courses along with luxurious accommodations here at the Marina Inn. When you book under this package, you can play at popular courses such as the Resort Course at the Grande Dunes, Caledonia Golf and Fish Club, Dunes Golf and Beach Club, True Blue Golf Plantation, and Tidewater Golf Club. Included in your stay is a minimum of four nights in one of our stunning rooms along with breakfast for every morning at our award-winning restaurant, Waterscapes. Along with breakfast, you can enjoy two mouth-watering dinners at Waterscape as well during your stay. Don’t think we’ve forgotten about lunch. Lunch is provided for you every day at the course you choose to play at.

Next up is our 3/4 Big Break Package! Under this package, you pay for three rounds of golf at the Barefoot Landing courses and get the fourth free. Your choice of courses at Barefoot Landing include Dye, Love, Fazio, and Norman. Included in this package is a three night stay here with us at the Marina Inn!

Our Prime Time Rewards Golf Package is perfect for anyone who is in town to play as many rounds as possible. Under this package, you get three nights accommodations here at Marina Inn. Along with your stay, you get four or more rounds of golf at your choice of any of the 22 Prime Time Signature Golf Courses located here in Myrtle Beach. Popular courses on this list include the Grande Dunes Resort Course, Kings North, Tradition Club, TPC, and World Tour. You can mix and match any of the golf courses for any time of day and receive discounted A.M. and P.M. pricing. To top off your golf experience, you will also receive a $100 Prime Time Rewards card, which will be issued to you by the golf shop at the first course on your itinerary. This card is eligible for use at any Prime Times Signature Course for merchandise, food and beverage, or any combination of the two.

Next up at the tee box is our Legends Myrtle Beach Golf Package. Included in this package is three nights accommodation here at the Marina Inn along with the chance to play at five Legends golf courses. Legends courses include the Moorland, Parkland, Heathland, Oyster Bay and Heritage Club. With this package, you can play three rounds and get the fourth round free, or play four rounds and get the fifth round free. To keep you fueled for your golf adventure, this package also includes a full breakfast buffet, lunch from a selected menu, and two draft beers or fountain drinks with every round at the golf course you’ve chosen to play at!

While our golf packages aren’t limited to what we’ve covered, we have more than enough great package deals to accommodate both your vacation and golfing needs. If you’re not here for just golf but still brought your clubs along – make sure you get the chance to go out and at least work on your short game or chipping at our on-site course at the Grande Dunes.

If you’re ready for a day out on the Intracoastal Waterway, simply walk next door and check out Myrtle Beach WaterSports. They offer a wide variety of activities for you and your family to enjoy exploring and speeding around the water. Not only can you rent jet skis, but you can also take part in jet ski dolphin watch tours for a chance to see one of nature’s most beautiful creatures in their natural habitat. If you’re one that wants to enjoy the water at a slower pace, your can rent a pontoon boat for your crew and enjoy a day of cruising around the water.

Whether you’re hoping to maximize your time on the golf course, zip around the waterway or simply relax by the pool – Marina Inn at Grande Dunes has all you need for an unforgettable Myrtle Beach vacation! We have accommodations for any size group so give us a call today to reserve your spot!

Room For the Whole Family at Marina Inn

Sometimes what you need to reconnect with the family is a vacation to Myrtle Beach! Reserving rooms for a large group shouldn’t be a hassle, and when you book your stay at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, we can accommodate any size group. We offer a wide variety of luxurious suites to select from that are perfect size for a getaway with you and your family.

You and your family will feel right at home in our two bedroom suite. This spacious option is perfect for families who want to enjoy each other’s company without constantly having to climb over each other. With one king and two queen beds, no one will have to worry about sleeping on the sofa. While the kids hang out in the living room and watch TV on the 47’’ HDTV, you can enjoy a cup of coffee and some much needed quiet time out on your private balcony.

Within your suite, there are two bedrooms each with their own bathroom to ensure your family has all the privacy they need. When you’re ready to freshen up after a long day at the beach, you will absolutely love how refreshed you feel after showering with our Rainshower heads. When you’re getting ready to head out for a family outing, you won’t have to fight over sink space since each bathroom has separate double sinks. Whether it’s mom or your daughters who want to spend a little extra time primping, there are lighted makeup mirrors in each bathroom.

This spacious suite wouldn’t be complete without a full kitchen. If your fun-filled vacation has you worn out and not wanting to leave your room, take advantage of the full kitchen and make dinner with your family! While you enjoy your dinner with your loved ones, you can call curl up around the fireplace in your living room and enjoy a family movie night.

For larger beds, you can upgrade to our two bedroom deluxe suite. This 1,200 square foot room features two king sized beds with a view of either the pool, Marina, or Intracoastal Waterway. The entire family can make themselves at home in this spacious room.

With a 37’’ HDTV in every bedroom, the children can spend the night watching movies or bring along their gaming consoles and set up camp in their rooms. Each bedroom features oversized closets, so even the over-packer in the family will have plenty of space for their stuff.

Your private balcony is the perfect place to unwind after another great day of vacationing. With stunning views, you can enjoy a relaxing drink on the balcony by yourself or watch the sunset with your loved ones. Your entire family will love vacationing in this luxurious suite, complete with two king beds, two private bathrooms, and a spacious living room plus a full sized kitchen and washer and dryer.

When you stay in our three bedroom suite, you’ll consider bringing along your extended family just to fill it up. This suite is perfect for a large family or for those who want to bring along the extended family for a trip filled with fun and memories. This suite is able to accommodate 6-10 people and has a combination of bedroom accommodations with king and queen sized beds.

Just like our other suites, this room features private bathrooms for each room with Rainshower heads, a cozy fireplace, a full kitchen plus dining room, and a washer and dryer. On top of all these luxuries, the spacious living room is the perfect place to unwind after a long day and relax with your entire family. Whether you’re enjoying a having a game night or just want to enjoy each other’s company – this suite is perfect for helping you get the most out of your vacation.

While you’re on vacation, you might as well treat yourself to the most luxurious accommodations. As soon as you step through the doors of your four-bedroom penthouse suite, you’re be in awe at the sun pouring in through the windows in the spacious, rounded living room. The shape of the penthouse and the wrap around balcony give you maximum viewing pleasure of the Intracoastal Waterway, the marina, and the golf course.

Each bedroom in the suite offers a stunning view and is unique from the other rooms, offering you plenty of space and privacy. The king master bedroom has a cozy fireplace to curl up beside either with a good book, while the second king room has a whirlpool tub perfect for adding an extra element of relaxation to your vacation.

If you’re looking to unwind, there’s no need to crowd the master bedroom and the second king room. The living room features its own cozy fireplace for the family to enjoy while playing a game or watching a movie.  Each bathroom has its own Rainshower heads to help wash away any unneeded stress while you’re vacationing. This roomy penthouse suite can accommodate up to nine people and is perfect for a large family.

Once you decide when you’re going to join us for vacation, it’s time to start booking your stay! While you’re making your reservation, be sure to take a look at our Family Package to get the most out of your stay with us here at Marina Inn. Our Family Package includes accommodations in one our grande guest rooms with two queen beds for three nights. Included in your stay is admission for two adults and two children (aged 4-12) to WonderWorks, an exciting hands-on museum, and a trip to the beautiful Brookgreen Gardens. Whether they’re landing a space shuttle or maneuvering through the Indoor Ropes Course – they’re sure to have a blast using their imaginations and seeing all there is to do at WonderWorks. At Brookgreen Gardens, you and the kids can enjoy wandering the sculpture gardens, be surrounded by butterflies and nature in the Butterfly Garden or take a trip through the Lowcountry zoo.

We take the hassle out of planning a family vacation. Not only can we accommodate any size group, And you most certainly don’t need to spend the entire vacation cramped into a tiny room, crawling over each other. When you stay with us at Marina Inn, we’ll give you and the entire family the vacation you’ve always dreamed of.

Marina Inn Private Beach Experience

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Myrtle Beach is a beautiful stretch of coastline that attracts people from all over. During the summer months, the beach can be hectic and crowded. But when you stay at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, you can avoid the crowds and enjoy the serene beach day you’ve been daydreaming about all winter!

Spring has arrived and it’s time to soak up the sun and enjoy the warm weather as you experience the ultimate Marina Inn private beach experience. Upon arrival, you’ll find a winding path surrounded by trees, beach grass and dunes leading you to an unspoiled, private part of Myrtle Beach – only available to our guests. Once you’ve followed the path and reached the beach, feel free to pick any oceanfront chair you wish for a day of relaxation and fun in the sun!

How do you get there? We make traveling to our beach easy and convenient. No need to drive or worry about the hassle of parking. Simply hop on our complimentary shuttle and it will drive you the short five minute ride to the beach. It runs on an schedule and goes back and forth all day long. Starting Easter weekend, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., we’ll take care of your transportation to the beach.

On top of getting you to and from the beach, we also offer a variety of beach services. Instead of having to haul everything with you, we’ve got your beach necessities covered. Our beach service includes access to beach towels, chairs, and umbrellas.  Convenience is a top priority so along with providing you with the beach basics, we also offer our guests a changing room, full facilities, shower, and Beach Lifeguard service.

Nothing works up an appetite quite like a day spent splashing in the ocean or building sandcastles with the kids. There’s no need to worry about packing the cooler when you can take full advantage of our snack bar! Enjoy sitting under the covered patio or under an umbrella while you snack on salads and sandwiches and enjoy sipping on a cold, refreshing beer or wine.

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The food and beverage service is available during peak-snack time between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. If you’re searching for something on the lighter side, try a garden salad or enjoy a fresh, juicy cabana fruit cup. For those of you with a heartier appetite, take a bite out of the tasty smoked turkey, chicken salad, tuna salad, or ham and cheddar sandwiches. Another delicious and healthy option is the grilled vegetable wrap.

For those of you trying to save your appetite for dinner at our award winning restaurant, WaterScapes, you can enjoy a light snack to hold you over. Try the uncrustable peanut butter and jelly sandwich, potato chips or a cup of applesauce to curve your hunger. If spending the day in the salty ocean has you craving something sweet, pick up a candy bar to satisfy your craving. Wash down your tasty treats with an ice-cold water, juice, or enjoy a Coke or Sprite.

If you’re trying to quench a thirst for more than just water, our snack bar has a variety of alcoholic beverages for you to try. Nothing says beach day quite like cracking open an ice cold Corona, Bud Light, Miller Lite, Michelob Ultra, or Yuengling. If you’d rather sip on a glass of wine to help you relax, we offer Cabernet, Merlot, Chardonnay, or White Zinfandel.

When you stay at Marina Inn, you don’t have to worry about a thing. No matter what you need on your beach day, we’ve got you covered. Book with us and enjoy your own little private piece of Myrtle Beach!

Operating Hours May 27 – September 24:

  • Beach Service available daily from 9:00am – 4:45pm including chairs, towels and umbrellas, changing room, shower, full facilities & Beach Lifeguard Service
  • Food & Beverage available daily from 11:00am-5:00pm Light dining menu of sandwiches, salads and lite fare as well as beer & wine
  • Marina Inn Shuttle Service available daily from 9:00am – 7:00pm

Pack your Appetite when you visit Myrtle Beach

If there’s one thing you need to remember to pack when visiting Myrtle Beach, it’s your appetite. There are always new restaurants opening around the Grand Strand, and when you book your stay at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, you’re located in close proximity to some of the hottest new dining options. Here are some of the new spots to check out while you’re visiting:

WaterScapes
For an award winning upscale dining experience at one of the best seafood restaurants in Myrtle Beach, you won’t even have to step foot off the property. WaterScapes, located at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, showcases a “Farm to Table” style approach using fresh, local ingredients. They are conveniently open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast includes all the favorites such as omelettes, Belgian waffles, french toast. Some of the lunch options are salads, burgers, Grilled Swordfish Tacos and a Fried Flounder Sandwich. Their dinner menu features selections such as Filet Mignon, Pan Seared Diver Scallops, and a Berkshire Pork Chop. Enjoy the ambience of the candlelight glow indoors or take your dining experience outdoors with amazing views of the pool, marina and Intracoastal Waterway.

Blueberry’s Grill
Right around the corner from Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is a brand new restaurant – Blueberry’s Grill. They offer an eclectic menu of breakfast and lunch items, serving everything from Omelettes, Breakfast Burritos and Pancakes to Halibut Primavera, Soy Glazed Salmon and Shrimp and Grits. Breakfast is served all day and during their weekend brunch they offer a Build Your Own Bloody Mary Bar where you can concoct your own perfect drink to ease into your day. You can enjoy dining indoors or soak up the sun and eat on their outdoor patio!

Hook & Barrel
Hook and Barrel is a modern restaurant that serves up fresh, sustainable, local seafood. Their menu features a whole steamed section of delicacies from the sea including fresh oysters, clams, and shrimp. They also offer a variety of other items including Bone-in Filet, Peach Pork Tenderloin, and flatbreads. The restaurant itself has unique touches on everything from the presentation of food – the complimentary pimento cheese is served on a wooden cutting board in the shape of South Carolina – to their decor of jellyfish lights hanging from the ceiling over the bar. And afterwards, make sure to grab a glass of wine to sip on while you relax and rock on one of their giant swings.

Strong Waters Craft Cocktails & Kitchen
Located on 21st Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard, Strong Waters is a prohibition-era inspired bar and restaurant that utilizes a ‘Farm to Shaker’ style approach for their libations and ‘Farm to Table’ method for their menu, using only the freshest, local ingredients. Their menu showcases their ‘Lowcountry cuisine with a twist’ that includes specialties such as Shrimp & Grits Soul Rolls, Pork Belly Tacos, a Butcher Block Burger, and a Short Rib. Make sure to try one of their handcrafted specialty cocktails to pair with your meal such as the Smokin’ Oldie, Honeysuckle Mule or Gin Slap. Strong Waters Bar also offers Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays which features a Signature Stuffed Waffle, Cast Iron Pancake, Shrimp & Grits, and more – as well as spiked coffees, a Bloody Mary Bar, and Bottomless Mimosa specials!

RipTydz Oceanfront Grill & Rooftop Bar
RipTydz is an oceanfront multi-level restaurant located right off the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. Known for their specialty fruity cocktails, they offer drinks in giant mason jars and portable pouches. Their menu features items such as a Mac’N’Cheese Burger, Baja Steak Tacos, Seafood Towers, Sea Steamers, an Old Bay Po Boy and Shrimp and Grits. RipTydz offers an open air atmosphere with stunning views of the Atlantic ocean. You can enjoy playing a game of sand volleyball, corn hole or relaxing with a few cocktails on the rooftop bar. You’ll definitely feel like you’re vacation when you dine here!

Dave & Buster’s
For nonstop fun and good food, check out Dave & Buster’s at Broadway at the Beach! Challenge your friends and family to a round of hoops or giant Pacman and take advantage of special offers such as their Eat & Play combos which allows you to order an entree or appetizer and get a $10 power card. Dave & Buster’s menu features drink specials and some delicious entrees including Dave’s Double Cheesburger, Bang Bang Chicken and Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles, and Dynamite Fried Shrimp. This is the place to go to watch any big sporting event. With a huge bar area filled with flatscreens Tv’s, there’s not a bad seat in the house.

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen
Who says you can’t have home-cooked meals on vacation? Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach at Broadway at the Beach, Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen is Southern cooking at it’s finest. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, their menu is served family-style – meaning you order a variety of hearty dishes to pass around the table. Some of the featured menus items include Chicken and Waffles, Ooey Gooey Butter Pancakes, Best Ever Southern Fried Chicken, Pepper Steak, Beef Pot Roast, Chicken Pot Pie, and Ol’Fashioned Southern Meatloaf. And of course you get a basket of warm biscuits to share! After you dine make sure to check out their retail store where you can pick up everything from t-shirts and trinkets with funny southern phrases written on them to cookware, sauces, and Paula Deen Cookbooks.

Say “I Do” At Marina Inn

Your wedding should be a day filled with love and cherished memories, not stress and last minute changes. Avoid the stress and treat yourself to the wedding of your dreams here in sunny Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Whether you live here in Myrtle Beach or you’re looking for the perfect place to have your wedding, we can’t wait to help you plan the most magical day of your life! When you plan your wedding at Marina Inn, you can make your special day even more special.

Start your wedding off on the right foot with the rehearsal dinner! With two separate dining packages to pick from, you can’t go wrong. The Plated Rehearsal Dinner comes with your choice of the main entree, salad, and dessert. Your guests will struggle to choose between tasty options such as roasted free range chicken, grilled sirloin filet, low country filet with shrimp, and wild caught salmon. If your family loves to eat, our Rehearsal Buffet Dinner package is perfect for you. With a variety of different salad, entree, side, and dessert options to choose from, this rehearsal dinner will be both memorable and delicious.

With a variety of venue options, you can have the indoor or outdoor wedding you’ve always dreamed of. With venues able to accommodate up to 700 people, your wedding can be as private and intimate as you like or you can invite the entire town.

You can enjoy the stunning view of the waterway with our outdoor Grande Lawn venue. This venue can give you the elegant wedding you’ve always wanted while accommodating up to 400 people. If you’re worried about the weather literally raining on your parade, this area can be tented if need be.

Take your outdoor wedding to the next level with our Compass Pad venue. This intimate area offers you a breathtaking panoramic view of the marina and golf course. This stunning option is perfect for both small weddings or receptions of up to 50 people.

If your dream wedding doesn’t involve being outdoors under the Myrtle Beach sunshine, no need to worry. With multiple indoor options, we can make your dream wedding happen anywhere on property. Watch our Nautilus Ballroom or Coral Room transform transform into the venue of your dreams.

After you say “I do” to the love of your life, say “I do” to the best food of your life! With our wedding reception catering packages, you can start off the rest of your life together with a bang! All wedding reception packages include: use of our elegant Nautilus Ballroom, complimentary bridal suite on the wedding night, special rates for friends and family, and so much more. Your guests will thank you no matter which dining package you choose: the Grande Heavy hors d’oeuvres package, Grande Plated Dinner, or the Grande Buffet Dinner.

Whether you’re nibbling on hors d’oeuvres or dining on a two-course meal, make sure to take advantage of our Grande Bar Selections. Enjoy a simple glass of wine with dinner or enjoy an open bar throughout the reception. With our Deluxe Bar Package, you and your guests can sip on top brands while you celebrate. If you want to keep it simple, you’ll enjoy our Beer and Wine Bar Package, where you can enjoy unlimited domestic and international beers, house wines, and soft drinks. No matter what or how much you’re wanting to drink, we’ve got the right package for you.

Save yourself the headache of trying to coordinate your wedding schedule with your honeymoon travels. Unwind and kick off married life under the sun right here in Myrtle Beach! With two honeymoon packages to choose from, you and your beloved can start off your eternity together with a honeymoon filled with romance, luxury, and intimacy.

Start off your forever together the right way our Classic Myrtle Beach Honeymoon package. You can unwind from the stress of wedding planning in the room of your choice and enjoy luxuries such as a terrace with a view, cotton bathrobes, Egyptian cotton linens and down pillows. You can toast to your nuptials after your bottle of Domaine Ste. Michelle sparkling wine is delivered to your room after check-in along with chocolate covered strawberries. During your honeymoon, you can also enjoy fine dining every morning for breakfast at our on-site restaurant, Waterscapes, along with enjoying a three-course dinner for two.

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The Grande Honeymoon Experience has everything you need for the perfect beginning to your marriage. Enjoy your honeymoon in the room of your choice, and with all of our luxurious options, you can’t make the wrong choice. You can enjoy a terrace with a stunning view, two cotton bathrobes, Egyptian cotton bed linens and so much more. After you check-in and get comfy in your room, you can expect a delivery of Domaine Ste. Michelle sparkling wine plus chocolate covered strawberries right to your door.

With our Grande Honeymoon Experience package, you can enjoy some much needed R&R with breakfast in bed each morning along with a one hour couples hot stone massage within the privacy of your room. Once you’re finally able to drag yourself from the comfort of your room, you can enjoy a romantic dinner for two at our award-winning restaurant, WaterScapes. Your second night will be even sweeter with a complimentary Chocolate Decadence for Two delivered right to your room.

Your special day should be just that: special. With a multitude of wedding packages to choose from, you’ll never have to settle for anything less than the wedding of your dreams at Marina Inn.