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.

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.

Restaurant Week SC 2018 in Myrtle Beach!

Myrtle Beach Restaurants featured during 2018 SC Restaurant Week!

The holidays are over but the fun never ends in Myrtle Beach!  Enjoy some local cuisine from some of the best local restaurants along the Grand Strand at an amazing value! South Carolina Restaurant Week, an eleven-day event that runs from January 11-21 that gives Myrtle Beach area restaurants a chance to showcase their specialty dishes at an amazing value.  Participating restaurants highlight certain popular menu items, giving guests that have never dined with them a taste of what they’re missing out on. It’s also a way for loyal customers to get a special deal at some of their favorite places to eat in Myrtle Beach.

Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is centrally located to several restaurants that are participating in this year’s event. In fact, you won’t even have to leave the property to enjoy a romantic meal on the water. WaterScapes Restaurant at Marina Inn Grande Dunes is an award-winning restaurant that prides itself on making the best of seasonal fare. Offering a casually elegant dining atmosphere with spectacular views of the Grande Dunes marina, WaterScapes delivers delicious entrees using only the freshest ingredients. For Restaurant Week, Chef Corbett Rourk and the WaterScapes culinary team have created a three course prix fixe  menu with a choice of one item per course for just $35.00++ per person . Depending on what you’re in the mood for, it might be hard to decide between the spicy Jerk Chicken Breast with truffle potato puree and the Seared Salmon over kale with green lentil salsa. SEE FULL MENU!

Conveniently located just a short walk from the main entrance of the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is Ruth Chris Steakhouse. Ruth Chris serves top quality steak and seafood in a refined environment. This fine dining restaurant is offering a three-course prix fixe menu, as well as special deals on some of their delectable side dishes. Now is the time to splurge for an appetizer.

Ducati’s Pizzeria & Trattoria, known for their Italian cuisine and mouth-watering pizza, is located right across the street from Marina Inn at Grande Dunes. This little restaurant with a quaint Italian café atmosphere packs a lot of authentic flavor into their dishes. Ducati’s has designed a three-course prix fixe menu, giving you the option of choosing one item per course. It might be hard to pick just one – especially when one of the dessert options is homemade Limoncello Cake!

The newest restaurant in the group is Hook & Barrel. The award winning chef of Croissants Bistro and Bakery opened Hook & Barrell this summer with an eclectic menu. Hook & Barrell is within a five minute drive of the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes.

There are other top-notch restaurants participating in this tasty event located all along the Grand Strand. These restaurants include the French inspired menu at Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro in Little River, The Parson’s Table – also in Little River, Aspen Grille, Angelo’s Steak and Pasta and much more!

Boasting some of the top restaurants in the Southeast, from upscale to casual dining, this is your opportunity to sample some of the best fare that Myrtle Beach has to offer. So whether you’re a seafood enthusiast, steak lover or crave Italian – there is something to satisfy everyone’s palate.

While dining at WaterScapes Restaurant; make it a staycation at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes so that you can try out all of the participating restaurants then enjoy a relaxing evening in one of our luxurious rooms or suites. Check out our Winter Special Offers now!

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Marina Inn at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach

Click Here for a full list of participating restaurants as well as up-to-date promotions and menus and be sure to pack an appetite and  share your dining experiences during restaurant week with #rwsc.

One of the Best Restaurants in Myrtle Beach is at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes!

Top Culinary Experience in Myrtle Beach-WaterScapes!

Next time your looking for the best resturant in Myrtle Beach – look no further than the award winning WaterScapes Restaurant. for a unique Myrtle Beach culinary experience. Conveniently located at the luxurious, four-diamond Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, it has received several accolades such as  named one of theTop 5 Low Country Restaurants in Myrtle Beach, TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence, Open Table’s Diners Choice and more! WaterScapes’ dedication to both being at the forefront of sustainability and providing guests with meals made from fresh, local products has made them one of Myrtle Beach’s top restaurants. Combine your love of seafood and upscale dining for an unforgettable dining experience.

Unique Casually Elegant Atmosphere in Myrtle Beach

WaterScapes Restaurant at Marina Inn

This elegantly casual restaurant in Myrtle Beach offers both indoor and outdoor seating options. You can enjoy the ambiance of the beautifully lit waterfront dining on the outdoor patio as you overlook the pool and watch boats glide by along the waterway. The indoor dining is in a beautiful, open room adorned with crisp white table cloths and elegant decor.

Private Dining Room for Intimate Celebrations!

If you have a big birthday coming up or want to celebrate your anniversary, our private dining room is an elegant option with inside seating of up to 30 guests an a patio for outdoor dining. Book the private room by contacting WaterScapes directly at 843-913-2845.

Open Daily for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

WaterScapes is known to the locals for a unique dinner experience but don’t forget we are open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner – so it’s available to fulfill your dining needs anytime of day.

  • Start your day off right with a mouth-watering omelette, fluffy pancakes, and a hot cup of coffee between 6:30 am and 11:30 am.
  • Spice up your lunch routine with a delicious reuben sandwich or grilled chicken ciabatta between 11 am and 2 pm.
  • End your day with a succulent grilled filet mignon or seared salmon for dinner. Dinner is served between 5:30 pm and 10 pm, and while reservations are not required, they are highly recommended – especially during the peak summer season.
  • Nightly seafood or steak specials may be available in addition to the regular menu.
  • WaterScapes offers an extensive Wine List so dont forget to ask for the perfect pairing for your meal!
  • We are kid friendly offering all of their favorites on our Kids Menu.
  • Top off your evening with our dessert special. Ask your server about the latest fresh dessert offering.

Reservations are available by calling Waterscapes directly at 843-913-2845 or at opentable.com.

Meet Executive Chef Corbett Rourk!

Chef Corbett Rourk is the executive chef at WaterScapes Restaurant and is a South Carolina native who’s Charleston, SC restaurant cooking style combines classic French training with a unique southern twist! With over 25 years of culinary experience working for a variety of restaurants, each dish he creates at WaterScapes is a treat for the taste buds. Chef Corbett Rourk has always felt his calling was to prepare the freshest meals with local products, making WaterScapes the perfect home for him.

Mouthwatering Dinner Selections at WaterScapes

When you look over the menu, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the seemingly endless choices of mouthwatering meals. Whether you’re vegetarian, gluten free, or just slightly selective when it comes to eating, at WaterScapes, your options are still endless.

White Clams and Pasta

Satisfy your seafood craving with the white clams and pasta dish which features a creamy white clam sauce, cherry stone clams, semolina pasta and crostini. As the weather cools down, the perfect way to warm up is with a hearty bowl of sweet corn and potato chowder. This dish features bacon and red pepper chantilly and can is served as either a cup or a bowl.

Vegatarian and Gluten Free Restaurant Options

If you’re searching for vegetarian-friendly options for dinner, the  Sweet Potato and Spinach Roulade or Brown Butter Gnocchi are definately worth a try. For lunch, the Fried Green Tomato Sandwich is option with a local flair! This healthy lunch item has crispy green tomatoes, creamy goat cheese, arugula, and shaved red onions – all served on delicious sourdough bread. WaterScapes also offers gluten friendly dinner selections such as Jamaican Airline Chicken, Shrimp & Grits, Grilled Filet Mignon or Char Grilled Filet. For lunch there’s the Sweet Corn and Potato Chowder or WaterScapes Caesar Salad.

Supporting Local Farmers and Friends

WaterScapes utilizes a “Farm to Table” style cooking method and prides itself on sourcing locally. The local produce from Lee’s Market in Murrells Inlet, SC is used to prepare certain dishes, as well as pork products from Benton’s Country Hams from Madisonville, Tennessee. When you order grilled local shrimp & grits – you’re feasting on southern grits from Anson Mills, a Columbia based business. Other local dishes include the char grilled ribeye and pan seared diver scallops, to name a few.

When you’re deciding where to dine during your vacation in Myrtle Beach, be sure to add WaterScapes at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes to your list. Whether you’re searching for a spot for a romantic dinner for two or a place to grab a delicious meal before a night on the town with friends, WaterScapes is the perfect spot. Give us a call today to make reservations at 843.913.2845 or opentable.com

This is Why You Should Consider a Fall Wellness Package

Wellness While on Vacation in Myrtle Beach?               Yes and  Here’s Why..

Stress whether good or bad will continue to be a part of our everyday lives.  All the more reason to incorporate a healthy life balance of work and play. Here at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, we have combined the best of comfortable, luxury accommodations and on-site amenites for a relaxing Myrtle Beach getaway as a couple or with friends.

Located on the beautiful 2200 acre Grande Dunes Resort offering welcome solitude from the hustle and bustle that can be Myrtle Beach with a secluded environment surrounded by green space and winding pathways around the Intracoastal Waterway and the Grande Dunes Marina. Bring your yoga mat out to the Grande Lawn overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway & Grande Dunes Golf Course for relaxing yoga or meditation.

Take a five minute complimentary shuttle ride to our beautiful Marina Inn Secluded Beach where you can take a long discovery walk on the beach while listening to the crashing waves and sea birds. This section of the beach is relatively unpopulated other than Marina Inn guests or locals and wide with enough space to stretch out for yoga and meditation or just relax and catch some sun. It is a rare beach experience!

Wellness R&R Package at Marina Inn 

Starting at $343* per person for two nights
September 1 – November 30, 2017 includes

  • Luxurious grande guestroom with a choice one king bed or two queen bed accommodations for two nights
  • “60 Minute Therapeutic & Relaxing Massage” an overall thorough massage using light to moderate pressure
  • “Facial Massage” helps to release tension and restore blood flow
  • Daily breakfast in our signature restaurant – WaterScapes
  • Wellness Gift Basket including Organic & Natural Healthy Snacks
  • Unlimited, full 24 hour use of the fitness center, heated outdoor/indoor pools, sauna and Jacuzzis
  • Grande Dunes Walking Trail Map
  • Valet parking

WaterScapes,  is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and utilizes locally sources, sustainable ingredients whenever possible for healthful, flavorful meals. Lunch and dinner may also be added to your package at an additional charge.

WaterScapes Restaurant at Marina Inn

Above Images courtesy of Rachel Jones – Hippie-nheels.com

If you are looking to add more activities to your itinerary, take in 18 holes of golf at the championship Grande Dunes Resort Course; conveniently located onsite. If tennis is your game, the Grande Dunes Tennis Club, a full service tennis club with (10) clay courts & some lighted for night play. For a more adventurous activity, Myrtle Beach WaterSports is conveniently located within steps at the Grande Dunes Marina.

Myrtle Beach has also included some great  activities to incorporate into your vacation during their “60 More Days of Summer” Fall Campaign!

Beach Yoga – Complimentary, weekly Vinyasa yoga sessions will be offered by Shanti Yoga Studio every Saturday in September & October at 9:00am  on the beach at 79th Ave. N.  beach access.

Self Guided Yoga – All you need is a yoga mat,  a quiet place for meditation and a download of“Senses” Guided Meditation  – a 16 minute guided meditation courtesy of Dawn Yager, local yoga and meditation expert and owner of Shanti Yoga Studio  .

Guided Bicycle Excursion – Every Thursday at 6:30 pm in September & October, join. in on a weekly guided bicycle excursion offered by Pee Dee Bicycle Company. Located at  1600 Farrow Parkway 81; you can bring your own bike or rent one there. The guided bicycle tour is approximately 10 miles round trip.

If you’re still not convinced; read what CBS New Travel Editor Peter Greenberg has to say about our wellness package. This is a Labor Day focus but our wellness package is available through November 30, 2017.

Last-Minute Labor Day Deals

Don’t let fall in Myrtle Beach pass you by without experiencing the best weather for outdoor activities at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes!

Looking for Valentine’s Day Romance in Myrtle Beach?

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Romance Package at Marina Inn

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it reminds us how important it is to spend time with our loved one and is the perfect opportunity to consider a romantic getaway to one of the southeast’s top romantic locations – Myrtle Beach, SC.

The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes located on the northeast coast of Myrtle Beach is a renowned location for couples seeking a romantic getaway Check availability of our Studio Deluxe Suite. This intimate, secluded suite features a king size bed facing cozy fireplace. This suite also features a luxurious marble Jacuzzi; perfect for relaxing after a day of exploring the Myrtle Beach area. Then enjoy a glass of wine on the spacious, private balcony overlooking the serenity of the golf course and waterway. These suites are in high demand so early reservations are encouraged!

In honor of Valentine’s Day, take advantage of our relaxing Bed & Breakfast Package for your romantic weekend escape. You can begin each morning with breakfast in your cozy bed or enjoy your meal sitting on the balcony overlooking the stunning Intracoastal Waterway. Wherever you choose to dine in your suite, you can enjoy any item off the extensive breakfast menu from WaterScapes Restaurant.

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In Room Spa Services at Marina Inn

After breakfast, you still won’t have to leave your room with our “In Room Massage” service.  Your massage therapists will arrive directly to your suite for a calming side by side “Couples Massage” while you both share in the relaxation of a therapeutic massage.

Once you’ve spent the morning indulging in breakfast in bed and getting pampered, you can spend the rest of the day doing nothing but lounging around the suite in your cotton bath robes.  If you decide to venture outside of the Grande Dunes Resort, there are plenty of romantic activities to entertain yourselves in the afternoon.

Traveling just 5 miles north or the  Marina Inn, spend some time meandering through the boutique shops at Barefoot Landing.  Make sure you stop in to Duplin Winery and sign up for a tasting that’s available from 11 am to 5 pm Monday-Saturday. You will learn all about the Duplin family history  as well as watch the bottling process as you and your sweetheart enjoy sipping on the delicious flavors of  Muscadine wine. Muscadine grapes are native to the Carolinas and offer a unique flavor not found anywhere else. Browse the unique retail store and be sure to purchase a bottle or two to take home.

Right across the street from Barefoot Landing is a perfect spot to grab a quick bite to eat for lunch. One of the newest dining experiences is Nacho Hippo. Don’t expect to find the ordinary taco fare at this open air cantina! They are known for their funky “hip” taco selections such as the  “Kamikaze” that includes seared tuna, lettuce, seaweed salad, wasabi jalapeno mayo and Japanese pepper blend. Or the “Thai One On” – spicy red curry chicken, spring roll slaw, toasted coconut and Thai peanut sauce – just to name a few. They also serve up a “hip” nacho selection piled high with toppings, definitely a large enough portion to split between the two of you. Don’t count out their beverage selections…be sure to try one of their spicy jalapeno margaritas!

For an afternoon adventure, travel south about 30 minutes to Murrells Inlet, SC. The weather is usually mild this time of year so you can enjoy some salty air breezes on the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk. This ½ mile wooden boardwalk meanders along a natural saltwater estuary. Watch the local fishing boats come in with their latest catch and stay camera ready for the chance to snap a glimpse of a blue heron catching his lunch, pelicans flying by or other unique sea life along the walk. Complete your visit with an afternoon cocktail or fresh seafood snack  at one of the many quaint restaurants that line the boardwalk.

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Valentines Day Menu

WaterScapes at Marina Inn!

Once you’ve finished exploring for the day, you’ll want to wind down back to the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes over a romantic dinner for two at WaterScapes Restaurant. If you are vacationing over Valentines Day, Chef Corbett Rourk has created a succulent five-course Valentine’s Day Menu available from 5:30-9:30pm.  WaterScapes offers a secluded, romantic atmosphere in a relaxed setting. It’s the perfect way to end the day with your loved one – dining over a delicious meal and an amazing bottle of wine  in a cozy atmosphere.

So if you’re ready to escape to Myrtle Beach and book your romantic Weekend Getaway with us at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, click here for more information on the Bed & Breakfast Package.