Mixed in with the ocean breeze is a whole lot of cheese, but that's what makes Myrtle Beach such a delightful destination for families.
Miles of beachfront make up the Grand Strand, but it's adorable attractions like Captain Hook's Adventure Golf, House of Blues and Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede that set it apart from other East Coast beach towns. (The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade is amusingly quintessential.) Oh, and don't forget the golf. Here, championship courses are the rule.
With so many diversions, it's a shame to visit on your own. If you want to get away from it all to a sluggish seaside town, Myrtle Beach might disappoint. However, if you're traveling with a diverse crew and want an action-packed beach vacation, it doesn't get more satisfying than Myrtle Beach.
Check out these large and luxurious Myrtle Beach vacation rentals, each fit for a family reunion. Get away from the crowds, and enjoy your family without sacrificing your own space.
-- posted by Laura for the HomeAway team
This dreamy 7-bedroom rental in Pawley’s Island is all porch – one side of the house overlooks the creek; the other, the ocean. Guests also enjoy two wet bars, a community pool, and a boat dock. Starting at <a href="http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p7028693h" target="_hplink">$5,195 a week</a>.
Sprawl out in this 8-bedroom, 5,600-sq-ft Myrtle Beach home, and take a dip into the oceanfront pool and hot tub. Private beach access and an outdoor shower are pluses. Starting at <a href="http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p396638 " target="_hplink">$3,420 a week</a>.
Getting around this 8-bedroom home is no problem with the private elevator. Located in North Myrtle Beach, the “Tahitian Pearl” offers up lots of extras, both big and small – like a hot tub, heated pool, and lobster pot. Starting at <a href="http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p164461" target="_hplink">$435 a night</a>.
Every one of this rental’s eight bedrooms has its own bathroom and flat screen TV. The <a href="http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p903686" target="_hplink">charming Garden City Beach home</a> also has a heated pool, hot tub, outdoor kitchen, and other luxurious surprises.
This 5-bedroom home in Myrtle Beach is located right on the ocean, and is surrounded by palm trees. Each bedroom has its own flat screen TV, to boot. Starting at <a href="http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p7067436h" target="_hplink">$3,900 a week</a>.
This 6-bedroom home near Myrtle Beach State Park is all about the view: 20-foot windows and an oceanfront deck with a built-in pool are must sees. Starting at <a href="http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p919074" target="_hplink">$3,290 a week</a>.
This <a href="http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p290254" target="_hplink">North Myrtle Beach rental</a> boasts six bedrooms, three indoor spas, and a pool and hot tub overlooking the ocean.
With a whopping 12 bedrooms, 3 full kitchens, 2 oceanfront decks, and a game room, this Cherry Grove Beach rental has enough room and amenities for 40 of your closest friends and family. Starting at <a href="http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p981464" target="_hplink">$625 a night</a>.
Located in Georgetown, this 8-bedroom home offers private access to a secluded beach, views of the ocean, marsh, and lake, a golf membership and golf cart, and multiple gathering spaces for guests. Starting at <a href="http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p7151809h" target="_hplink">$2,955 a week</a>.
This 8-bedroom <a href="http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p922685" target="_hplink">Garden City Beach rental</a> has plenty of porches and windows for taking in the ocean views. There’s also the outdoor shower, pool table, multiple TVs, pool, and hot tub.
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