All work and no play makes for a dull summer! Even though you can’t take off the entire summer, that doesn’t mean you have to spend all day locked up in your office. Move your meetings from the boardroom to the ballroom and book your next big company meeting at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes. We can help you turn any meeting into a grand event.
Not only do we have a wide variety of meeting spaces to choose from, we also offer specials to help you get the most out of your meeting. Depending on the time you book your meeting, you and your guests can book a room to stay with us in one of our luxurious suites from prices ranging from $99-$129. On top of a great deal on rates, you can choose to either enjoy a continental breakfast with juice, coffee, and pastries or a one-hour beer and wine reception.
Our meeting spaces offer you the ultimate level of privacy and comfort as you focus on business. Not only are our meeting spaces located away from the main portion of the hotel, but they also offer stunning views of both the marina and the Grande Dunes golf course. Our meeting rooms provide a calming atmosphere for all guests and are able to accommodate events of up to 700 people.
Our Nautilus Ballroom is one of the most flexible meeting space options. For a classroom-style meeting, it can accommodate up to 240 people while a theater-style meeting can accommodate up to 480 and a standing reception can accommodate up to 700 guests. This meeting space offers an elegant atmosphere and can also be paired with our pre-function area for larger events.
If you want to move your meeting outdoors, our Grande Lawn is the perfect way to treat your guests to some much needed fresh air. Typically, the Grande Lawn hosts events such as barbeques, oyster roasts, and outdoor wedding ceremonies. This meeting space offers over 10,000 square feet of unlimited potential for your next event. Make your next company outing outdoors and take advantage of the beautiful landscape and lawn here at the Marina Inn.
If you’re hosting a more intimate meeting with a small group of people, our Triton Room will meet all your needs. This meeting space can host up to 50 people. With a gorgeous view of the Grande Lawn and golf course, you won’t have to worry about feeling like you’re in a stuffy room.
For more private and exclusive business functions, our Sand Dollar Boardroom offers you the elegance and privacy you desire. This 600 square foot room offers distinctive, relaxing views of all the beautiful aspects of our property here at Marina Inn. This boardroom is perfect for meetings of 12 people or less.
Mix up your meetings and add in some team building experiences with our Coral Room. Perfect for both breakout activities and small meetings, this room is 600 square feet and can accommodate up to 65 people. Instead of being trapped in a dull room, this meeting space offers spectacular views of our golf course that’ll help you forget that you’re even here for work. Another option for small meetings or breakout activities is our Big Break Room. With a perfect view of the Grande Lawn, this space can accommodate up to 25 people.
Our Outdoor Loggia can be paired with our pre-function area or our beautiful Grande Lawn. This area is a completely covered venue that can host up to 60 guests on its own. This meeting space is perfect for casual or elegant events and offers you a beautiful view of the Marina Inn property.
No matter what type of event you’re trying to plan — whether it be a big corporate meeting, team building with your co-workers, or just a way to get out of the office — we’ve got a meeting space that can accommodate all your needs. Plus we’ve got all the details of planning covered. Treat yourself and your employees to a day away from their desk. It doesn’t have to be business as usual when you book your meeting spaces here at the Marina Inn. Click here to book your space today!
If you’re looking for a place to book your next corporate meeting, look no further than Marina Inn at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach. With a variety of venues to choose from plus fun team building exercises, this will be the an unforgettable company meeting.
You can bring the whole company along when you book our Nautilus Ballroom. Give your meetings an extra touch of elegance in this 5,100 square foot room. For a classroom style meeting, it can accommodate up to 240 and up to 480 for a theatre style meeting. If you’re looking to set up a more private and exclusive meeting, you’ll want to move over to our Sand Dollar Boardrooms, where you can host intimate meetings with up to 12 people.
Find that happy medium between a large, overwhelming meeting and a small, private meeting with either our Coral or Triton Room. Perfect for breakout activities or smaller meetings, both rooms have an outstanding view. The Coral Room features an outstanding view of the golf course while the Triton Room features a stunning view of both the golf course and the Grande Lawn. The Coral Room can accommodate up to 50 people theatre style and up to 36 in a banquet setting. Up to 45 people theatre style can enjoy the Grande Lawn view in our Triton Room, and 30 can be seated in a banquet setting.
You can incorporate the perfect amount of intimacy without the exclusivity in our Big Break Out Room. Able to accommodate up to 25 people, this room is perfect for breakout activities or smaller meetings. While you strategize your next move as a company, you can enjoy the view of the Grande Lawn and golf course right outside your window.
If you’re team members ready to break out of the boardroom, we have a few suggestions to check out for team building exercises! You never know what next million dollar idea your team can drum up when you’re not stuck behind a desk.
Nothing gets you in the creative mood quite like wine and painting. Head on over to Wine and Design for a much needed group painting session. Your team can sip wine and bond over everyone’s attempt at painting a masterpiece. You never know what kind-of great ideas will stem from letting loose creatively!
Turn your team building upside down at WonderWorks in Myrtle Beach. They offer various activities and can customize whatever group adventure you’re looking to create. Whether it’s going on a scavenger hunt, splitting up into teams and competing in a fast-paced Laster-Tag in a maze, or climbing through obstacles in the three story glow-in-the-dark Indoor Ropes Course – they’ve got it all!
Turn your company into a quick-thinking, cohesive unit at Break Out Myrtle Beach! Create bonds and work together with your co-workers while attempt to solve clues to break out in time. Put your collective wits to the test with a series of puzzles and riddles as you work your way through one of the five rooms. Forget about the generic icebreakers and team building exercises, try to make it through CSI Myrtle Beach or the Bank Heist room to see how well your team comes together!
After a day of working hard and playing even harder, treat yourself and your team to a meal at one of the many delicious restaurants in Myrtle Beach. Worried about fitting in your large party? No need to worry – there are plenty of high-quality restaurants that can handle even the largest party.
Continue to bond with the team while you dine as a group with a trip to Dave and Busters! With flexible team building options, Dave and Busters has structured team building activities perfect to serve as icebreakers for larger groups or as a way to re-engage smaller groups. Hone in on your competitive spirit while you try to beat your co-workers high scores on a series of games such as Super Shot Basketball, Skeeball, and PacMan. Test your problem-solving and communication skills with a scavenger hunt or showcase your leadership skills with a three-part mission that puts all your skills to the test. After you’re done playing around, you can catch up over the dinner table with ice cold beverages and delicious burgers, sandwiches and more!
If you’re searching for more of a pub environment, celebrate a great day of team building with a few drinks at Liberty Tap Room and Grill. You and your group can dine either inside or outside while you toast to your successful day. With American style food and even better drinks, your entire team will find something to fill up on.
Planning your next corporate meeting and improving the cohesion of your team doesn’t have to be boring. Book your next meeting at Marina Inn!
February Fun at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
In the month of February, we celebrate American Heart, Black History, American Presidents, Romance and even Pizza…(yes, National Pizza Day is on February 9) and Puxatony Phil predicts six more weeks of winter! Are we suprised? Good thing there’s plenty of activities to keep busy when you plan your Myrtle Beach vacation at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes.
During your stay, while its cold outside take advantage our our indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna, fitness room
And when you decide to venture out – here are a list of popular activities taking place around town when you visit Myrtle Beach during the month of February:
February 3-28: Winter Teas
Location: Brookgreen Gardens
Stay warm every Saturday and Sunday during the month of February at the Brookgreen Gardens. Sip on hot tea and snack on tasty treats at the Pavillion Restaurant. After you’ve had time to unwind with a relaxing cup of tea, make sure to explore and meander through the beautiful gardens.
February 11: Craft Fair
Location: Base Recreation Center – 800 Gabreski Lane, Myrtle Beach SC
The 4th Annual Low Country Food Bank will be coming together to raise money to support those in need right here in Myrtle Beach. Over 90 crafts vendors will be present to help raise money. Have fun wandering around and picking out some local, unique souvenirs!
February 13: Marshi Gras
Location: Murrells Inlet Marshwalk
The Murrells Inlet Marshwalk always has something fun going on! This month, add a little Louisiana flare to your Myrtle Beach vacation at the Marshwalk for Marshi Gras! While the Marshi Gras King and Queen will lead the parade there will be over $1,000 given away in both cash and prizes to the best four costumes. All of the restaurants along the Marshwalk will be handing out party favors and will feature special food and drink menus with a Louisiana-inspired taste.
February 13: SC-CARES Chocolate and Champagne for the Creatures
Location: Inlet Affairs Catering – 4024 US-17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC
SC-CARES is a Wildlife Rescue & Rehab Center, Animal Sanctuary, Environmental Center & a 501(c)3 non-profit charity. What better way to kick off your Valentine’s Day celebrations early than with chocolate and champagne supporting this wonderful organization! The 10th Annual Chocolate and Champagne for the Creatures is combining your love of animals, champagne, and chocolate as they support SC-Cares. This night features hors d’oeuvres, chocolate candies from Sweeties in Georgetown, and desserts from Pawleys Island Bakery. Enjoy a fun night out with either your date or a group of friends, complete with a champagne fountain and a chocolate fountain – all in support of a great cause!
February 14: Complimentary Valentine’s Day Carriage Rides
Location: Corner of Howard Ave. and Nevers St. in the Market Common
Ride around the beautiful Market Common area with your sweetheart from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Valentine’s Day. Take a break from your shopping or squeeze in a ride before dinner at one of the amazing restaurants located inside the Market Commn and enjoy spending some extra quality time with your loved one.
February 17: Valentine’s Bonfire
Location: La Belle Amie Vineyard
Fight off the winter chill and keep the romance alive with a visit to La Belle Amie Vineyard’s Valentine Bonfire. Snuggle up by the fire with your loved one and enjoy their company as you sip on wine from the vineyard. Admission is $5 and with the donation of 2 canned/dry food items, you will receive a $3 discount.
February 25: KidzTime Festival
Location: Broadway at the Beach
The 17th Annual KidzTime Festival will be a day filled with nonstop fun for kids of all ages! From 11 am to 4 pm, your kids will enjoy face painting, balloon artists, character appearances, live entertainment and variety of vendors offering kids activities and giveaways!
Don’t forget to visit our website for the latest special offers like our Valentines Day Package that includes room and Valentine’s Dinner for two. Save with our Winter Escape offer from now – February 29 with rates starting at just $104/night.
Book Your Myrtle Beach Valentine’s Day Package!
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and love is in the air along the Grand Strand! Before stocking up on heart shaped boxes of chocolate or picking out just the right card, why not switch things up this year and plan an enchanting getaway to Myrtle Beach? From waking up to a relaxing view of the waterway to the romantic candlelit dinner at WaterScapes Restaurant, we have plenty of amenities at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes to make your Valentine’s Day trip memorable!
Valentine’s Package starts at $262 per couple
Package includes accommodations in a luxurious grande guest room for one night and a (5) course dinner for two and the best part about it is that this package has flexible availability. You can book this package for one night at the package rate and extend for more days at the best available rate anytime from February 9 – 17, 2018. Upgrade to one of our suites at an additional charge.
Package Includes Room and Dinner for Two
When you stay the Marina Inn and book with our Valentine’s Day Package, you’re guaranteed to enjoy an intimate mini-vacation with your sweetheart. During your stay, you will have the to opportunity to enjoy luxurious accomodations for two and wake up to outstanding views while siping coffee as you watch the boats sail by on your private balcony. Choose from a variety of accommodations for two from the Grande King Guest Room, Studio King, Mediterranean Club Suite or the romantic Studio Deluxe.
Add a Couples Massage
Book our in-room spa service “Couples Massage” so you can both be pampered by our talented massage therapists to ease your tension into tranquility. Book a 60 or a 90 minute massage.
Package Includes 5-Course Dinner at WaterScapes!
Once you’re done getting pampered, our Valentine’s Packages includes a decadent five-course dinner at WaterScapes, our on premise, award winning restaurant.
The romantic ambiance of WaterScapes paired with their fresh, localy sourced cuisine is the perfect way to wind down your evening and enjoy the company of your sweetheart. Choose from the tasty New York Strip Steak or Chilean Sea Bass. And we offer a variety of wines to select from that pair perfectly with each of the courses.
There are plenty of activities around the Grand Strand where you can soak up the quality time with your loved one. If you’re looking for a more relaxed and wine-filled way celebrate with your sweetheart, visit a couple of area winerys that specialize in muscadine wine from the native muscadine grape. Take part in a wine tour at Duplin Winery.
At Duplin Winery, you can sip on ten different types of wine with your beloved while you snack on homemade gourmet crackers and homemade dip. After you’ve polished off your samples, you order a full glass of your favorite wine and sit back and relax on the porch in a rocking chair or listen to live music. Another wonderful place to enjoy sipping on wine is at La Belle Amie Vineyard .
This vineyard is part of a former tobacco plantation and has been owned by the Bellamy family since the 1800’s. On Valentine’s Day they will have live afternoon music or plan to be there on February 17 for the Valentine Bonfire Event.
Treat your significant other to a little more than a heart-shaped box of chocolates this year with a mini-vacation to Myrtle Beach. With luxurious accommodations and fine dining, the Marina Inn is the perfect place to celebrate your special relationship.
Book our Valentine’s Day Package today and treat your loved one to a memorable weekend in Myrtle Beach!
New Year’s Eve at Marina Inn – An Annual Tradition!
Say farewell to 2017 and celebrate the upcoming New Year in style at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes! Book our New Year’s Eve Package and ring in 2018 with luxurious accommodations and a unique party experience. You won’t even have to leave the premise or worry about driving when you reserveon our our luxurious guest rooms or suites.
Along with your luxurious accommodations, Our New Year’s Eve Gala includes
Lavish one hour Reception at 7:30pm………..Partake in mini crab cakes with remoulade sauce, cajun fried oysters with horseradish sauce and cripsy bacon wrapped quail.
Followed by Delicious 4 Course Dinner at 8:30pm……….Seated in the beautiful Nautilus Ballroom – This is a culinary adventure created by our Executive Chef Corbett Rourk and his team!
Begin with poached lobster truffle roulade, asparagus, pickled mushrooms, fennel puree, and a salad with orange vanilla vinaigrette.
As you finish up the first course and move on to the second, you can enjoy champagne and grape terrine, petite greens, sun dried tomato puree, and roasted golden beets with white balsamic vinaigrette.
The third course includes prime filet mignon, braised veal, oxtail epigram, fondant potato and red wine, parsnip puree, pearl onion confit, and truffle jus.
Hopefully you’ve saved room for dessert! Satisfy your sweet tooth with a decadent chocolate mousse cake topped with raspberry and chocolate sauce.
Following your amazing dinner is a night full of dancing and live music performed by the Top 40 Band N’Tranze.
N’Tranze is more than just a party band and is a group of focussed technicians and top-notch entertainers. They specialize in R&B, beach music, motown, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s as well as the current hits of today! N’Tranze will have you rocking and dancing the night away as you enjoy the premium spirits and wide selection of wines available for sipping and toasting during the duration of the evening.
And at midnight, bring in the New Year with party favors, a champagne toast and a grande balloon drop!
After you’ve partied the night away and are ready to relax, you can head back to your Grande Guest Room. This oversized guest room features either 1 king bed or 2 queen beds. Enjoy a quiet toast on your private balcony or unwind in the relaxing shower complete with a rainshower head. You can end the night by crawling into bed and snuggling up as you say hello to another year.
Before you begin making your list of New Year’s Resolutions, reserve your room at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve experience in Myrtle Beach!
Myrtle Beach Holiday Light Shows
Christmas is right around the corner and it’s time to get in the holiday spirit! Come spend some time this holiday season at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes. There are plenty of spectacular Christmas shows to watch such as tree lightings, holiday shopping and of course plenty of twinkling Christmas lights to see. Marina Inn is in close proximity to all the holiday happenings, so you can simply throw on your favorite Christmas sweater and grab a mug of hot chocolate as you venture out to enjoy all these holiday festivities in Myrtle Beach.
Most Drivable Holiday Light Show
From now – December 31st, you can take part in the “Great Christmas Light Show” in North Myrtle Beach. Over 2 million lights will be displayed throughout a 1.5 mile stretch in the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex. Over 500 festive light displays, with some measuring up to 55 feet tall, have been custom made for this magical light show. Guests can enjoy a new feature of the show this year as a section of lights come alive to synchronized music. Once you’re done driving through the display, you can visit Santa’s Village and see Santa himself and enjoy roasting a S’more or two. Be sure to check out Go Ape, where the normal ropes course has been transformed into a magical world of christmas lights or you can even go tubing down Santa’s giant inflatable slide!
Hours & Admission
- The Great Christmas Light Show – Drive Through Experience will be open November 24 – December 31 (Closed on Christmas Day December 25)
- Gates open 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
- Santa’s Village will be open Friday and Saturday only from November 24 – December 9.
- Admission is priced per vehicle: 1-15 guests: $15 per vehicle; 16-30 guests: $30 per vehicle; 31+ guests: $60 per vehicle
Most Highly Sought After Holiday Light Event
Brookgreen Gardens will transform under 5,000 handlit candles and countless lights for the annual Nights of a Thousand Candles event. You can enjoy exploring the gardens with friends and family along the lit path while sipping a cup of cider and singing along to holiday music. At 5:45 pm, the 85-foot-tall fir tree, decorated with over 100 thousand lights, will be lit in a ceremonial fashion. Nights of a Thousand Candles will be running from December 1-2, 7-9, and 14-17. Due to the popularity of this event; admission must be purchased in advance online. Pricing: Adults=$20.00; Child=$12; Children under 3: Free. Click Here to purchase tickets.
Most Unique Music & Light Show
The Carolina Opry Theatre in Myrtle Beach is well known for their annual Christmas Show but a little known, but just as engaging is LIGHT – Holiday Show. This unique presentation includes stunning lasers coreographed to holiday tunes. Its hard to explain how they achieve this but lets just say the combination of color & movement from the lasers combined with holiday music is a one of a kind holiday experience! All seats are general admisson and is it affordably priced at $15.02 for adults; $12.00 for children ages 3-16. Beer & wine is available for purchase at this event. Check Here for days and times as they vary throughout December.
Dining & Drinking Under Holiday Lights
If you love visiting the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk, there are several holiday event happenings to attend. You’ll be amazed as it lights up under the glow of thousands of twinkling lights for the Marshwalk Wonderland of Lights. Watch the magical holiday display, featuring holiday music synced to lights. The Murrells Inlet MarshWalk has transformed into a winter wonderland for the upcoming holidays. This event is taking place Monday – Saturday nights from 7:00-11:00pm. Check their Facebook page for more details. If you can make it on December 9 or December 16 – partake in the Merry Marshwalk Christmas! From 10am to 5pm, with local businesses and artists will line the MarshWalk. Don’t forget to to meet Santa from 12:00-2:00pm.
And then finally, the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk Santa Crawl happening on December 16 from 5:00-10:00pm is for adults only where you will enjoy Tito’s Vodka holiday drinks from each participating restaurant and a variety of dining from seafood to pizza! Win cash and prizes in the “The Best Santa Attire “Contest. Winners of the contest will be announced at 10:00pm. So don’t be a Grinch and make sure to stop by and enjoy dining along the many restaurants along the walk or endulge in some holiday cheer!
Holiday Lights on the Ocean
A visit to Myrtle Beach would not be complete without a visit to, well, the beach! Visit “Holidays on the Boardwalk” and take a stroll boardwalk will be lit with 10,000 holiday lights. There’s also activities for the kids such as holiday train rides, live entertainment, face painting, pictures with Santa and more!
There are plenty of festive happenings around Myrtle Beach during the holiday season. Make plans to reserve your stay at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes and enjoy the magic of the holidays with family and friends with one of our Holiday Packages like our Holiday Shopping Package now – December 28 that includes
- Accommodations in a grande guest room
- $50 Visa gift card
- Rates start at $154++ per night