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North Myrtle BeachUnited States of America

Appreciate the tranquil beach atmosphere, stay at one of the golf resorts and watch exciting performances in this quiet bay area.

North Myrtle Beach is a relaxed haven of sandy bays, piers and golf courses. The birthplace of South Carolina’s iconic “Shag” dance is an eclectic hub of restaurants, shops and picturesque stretches of sand, a calmer option than nearby Myrtle Beach. Enjoy the serenity and the slower pace of life in this pretty South Carolina town.

The western section of North Myrtle Beach contains some of the city’s most luxurious and relaxing sites. Play a few rounds and sip drinks from the elegant bar at Barefoot Resort and Golf. Head to the nearby Barefoot Landing shopping center, where you will find many bars with live performances and upscale boutiques.

For fun dining, bring your family to the House of Blues Myrtle Beach. Watch the rock-and-roll shows on the deck and attend the Gospel Brunch all-you-can-eat event on Sundays. For a different type of dramatic performance, visit the Alabama Theatre. Enjoy its unique brand of flamboyant and extravagant musicals.

Rent Jet Skis from one of the tour operators near the beach for a thrilling trip on the Atlantic Ocean or go parasailing or banana boating. Dinner cruises and other trips are available from agencies near the beach. During the hot summers, sunbathe on the sand before cooling down in the ocean.

Among the most acclaimed North Myrtle resorts is the Surf Golf and Beach Club, which combines the area’s favorite pastimes. Consider attempting the courses at the Beachwood Golf Club, the Azalea Sands Golf Club or Mayday Golf.

Fly to Myrtle Beach International Airport and drive north for about 20 miles (31 kilometers) to get here. Walk along the beach promenade or get around the city by taxi or bus. Myrtle Beach is just 15 miles (24 kilometers) southwest along the Grand Strand coastline, with Charleston another 100 miles (160 kilometers) farther.

For a serene beach hub with eclectic shopping options, resorts and entertainment venues, come to North Myrtle Beach.

Top hotels in North Myrtle Beach

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Ocean Drive Beach & Golf Resort
Ocean Drive Beach & Golf Resort
3 out of 5
98 N Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is NZ$149 per night

Located in Ocean Drive, this beachfront hotel is in the city centre, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from OD Pavilion Amusement Park and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Cherry Grove Pier. ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,182 reviews)

"We always stay at this hotel! It is convenient to restaurants, shopping and everything you might need. The hotel is clean and has been updated. The front desk is helpful and very friendly."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2020

Ocean Drive Beach & Golf Resort
Best Western Ocean Sands Beach Resort
Best Western Ocean Sands Beach Resort
3 out of 5
1525 S Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, SC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$131 per night

Nestled on the beach, this Crescent Beach hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Crescent Beach, Ingram Beach and Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf. Ocean Drive ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,103 reviews)

"Pools were nice and it was good there were three of them with one being indoors. Breakfast could have been better as Best Western is known for that. Even with Covid restrictions, they could have figured something out"…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug. 2020

Best Western Ocean Sands Beach Resort
Avista Resort
Avista Resort
3.5 out of 5
300 N Ocean Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC
The price is NZ$185 per night

Offering direct access to the beach, this Ocean Drive hotel is in a shopping district, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Ocean Drive Beach, and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Cherry ...

4.2/5Excellent! (982 reviews)

"The Avista is a great escape and the hotel staff are incredibly friendly and gracious. Their rooms are spacious and clean and the view of the ocean from the 17th floor is breathtaking. My family always has a wonderful time when we stay there."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul. 2020

Avista Resort

Popular places to visit in North Myrtle Beach

House of Blues Myrtle Beach
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House of Blues Myrtle Beach

Savor the taste of ribs, burgers and steaks and appreciate the rocking atmosphere with eclectic musical shows and dance performances.

Broadway at the Beach
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Broadway at the Beach

A huge complex that offers a world of entertainment for the whole family with amusements, entertainment, shopping and dining.

Ripley's Aquarium
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Ripley's Aquarium

South Carolina’s most popular attraction is home to thousands of sea creatures both large and small.

Top activities in North Myrtle Beach

Motown Tribute Show
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Motown Tribute Show

NZ$51
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
Elvis Live Tribute
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Elvis Live Tribute

NZ$26
Per adult
74% of travellers recommend
Dining at Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach with Priority Seating
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Dining at Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach with Priority Seating

NZ$54
Per adult
74% of travellers recommend
Myrtle Beach Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center
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Myrtle Beach Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center

NZ$45
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Surf Lessons
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Surf Lessons

NZ$107
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Ride From Myrtle Beach Airport (MYR)
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Ride From Myrtle Beach Airport (MYR)

NZ$78
Per adult

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