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.
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.
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.