Are you ready for sun-kissed skin and sea breezes? There’s no more idyllic summer vacation destination than the beach! If you’re searching for the most beautiful coastline in South Carolina, look no further than North Myrtle Beach! The Grand Strand boasts 60 miles of pristine shoreline that’s perfect for sunbathing, surfing, and more. Not sure which public beach to visit during your trip? Discover the best beaches in North Myrtle Beach below!
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Your Guide to the Best Beaches in North Myrtle Beach
1. Cherry Grove Beach
Cherry Grove Beach is a laid-back beach community on the northern end of North Myrtle Beach that’s famous for its impressive, 985-foot-long pier. The Cherry Grove Pier is a great place to cast a line or simply taking it beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean. Of course, it’s also a great place to sink your toes in the sand and simply relax!
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2. Ocean Drive Beach
Ocean Drive Beach is the most bustling stretch in shoreline in North Myrtle Beach. Locally known as the O-D, it’s home to the OD Pavilion, located just across the street from the shore. This family-friendly attraction boasts an amusement park, live entertainment, restaurants, and more!
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3. Windy Hill Beach
Windy Hill Beach is a nine-mile stretch of coastline at the southernmost point of North Myrtle Beach. You can access both the Intercoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean via Windy Hill’s marinas. This beach is near Barefoot Landing, one of the most popular attractions in the North Myrtle Beach area!
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4. Crescent Beach
Crescent Beach is a quiet destination nestled between Ocean Drive and Windy Hill. Fun fact: Crescent Beach is the widest beach in our area! When you’re not relaxing on the beach, spend time shopping for antiques, playing mini-golf, and seeking out live entertainment nearby.
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Stay Near the Shore With Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach
Want to stay near the best beaches in North Myrtle Beach? Look no further than Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach! We offer more than 100 rentals along the Grand Strand. With so many options, you’re sure to find a rental home that meets your needs. Consider one of our oceanfront or ocean view rentals for a beach vacation. These rental types are close to public beach access points, making it perfect for travelers who want to spend every day by the water’s edge!
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