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Who says the winter time is the offseason on the Grand Strand? For three straight weekends in the dead of winter, the Myrtle Beach area will host a trio of unique and long-running events that promises something for everyone. Sure, the weather can be iffy in January and February, but these indoor events will keep you warm and active until spring rolls around. While there’s plenty to do and see on the North Beach Plantation property, like a relaxing day at the Cinzia Spa or a hearty feast at 21 Main, you can also check out the pageantry of the 40th Annual Carolina Square and Round Dance Convention in Myrtle Beach, the 32nd Annual Shag Dancing Championship Preliminaries in North Myrtle Beach, or the 23rd Annual Myrtle Beach Stamp & Postcard Show for a fun way to shake off the winter time blues. Here's a look at all three upcoming events: Read More »

 

Guests at North Beach Plantation have a limited number of options when it comes to casino-style gambling: You can travel thousands of miles west to Las Vegas, hundreds of miles north to Atlantic City, or just three miles offshore into international waters. While casino gambling is illegal on South Carolina soil, the Big M Casino sails out of nearby Little River six days a week, giving Grand Strand visitors and locals the opportunity to legally gamble in a fun and adventurous environment. Departing from its docking station on the Little River waterfront, the massive, 186-foot yacht heads out to the high seas for approximately five hours of gaming fun and sightseeing. The ship also has a scenic rooftop observation deck with a restaurant bar. Guests can take a break from the action inside and enjoy the ocean view and fresh air. Read More »

 

Come read up on some frequently asked questions regarding our resort policies, procedures, and offerings. Read More »

 

Americans love to ring in the New Year in their own unique ways. In New York City’s Time Square, they drop a big ball. In Atlanta’s it’s a giant peach. And Las Vegas puts on a pyrotechnics display that makes the strip look tame. Although North Myrtle Beach has no tradition of dropping or blowing up things to signal the start of a new calendar, it does carry on the rites of having a good time Grand Strand style – with live music, dancing, food and fireworks. Say goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015 with a smile on your face at one of these five North Myrtle Beach hot spots: Read More »

 

If you're going to be in North Myrtle Beach for the New Year, you can chose from a number of events and activities where you can raise a glass and toast the beginning of 2015. Plenty of parties will be taking place in bars and restaurants all over town -- and even more in Myrtle Beach just to the south -- but if you want to stay local, you are still sure to find a great event right in North Myrtle Beach. Here are a few special events we thought you'd want to know about: Read More »

 

Imagine a Grand Strand vacation filled with four-diamond accommodations, excellent fine dining, a full-service spa and an award-winning swim-up bar. Now imagine enjoying all these things and more at one location – North Beach Plantation in North Myrtle Beach. There’s no imagining required at this magical resort, although it does have a too-good-to-be-true feel. As you cross over the causeway and see the twin towers high above the 60-acre oceanfront property, you realize you have arrived someplace special. Situated on an island separated from the mainland by tidal creeks, North Beach Plantation keeps the pleasant surprises coming once you get over your breathe-taking arrival. It all starts with the first-class accommodations, which range from condo-style units in the 18-story towers to beach cottages and houses with up to five bedrooms. A three-time recipient of AAA's exclusive Four Diamond rating, North Beach Plantation offers luxury accommodations with private balconies overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, fully equipped kitchens, modern fixtures and furnishings. Houses, condos and cottages feature a mixture of features, including patio decks with hot tubs, barbecue grills and hammocks. Read More »

 

If you're having a hard time getting into the holiday spirit, the Alabama Theatre is serving up heaping helpings with its annual production of "The South's Grandest Christmas" show. For guests at North Beach Plantation, holiday cheer is only a short distance away. Located at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, the Alabama Theatre has made a name for itself with this traditional Christmas showcase. Highlighting the wonders of a country Christmas below the Mason/Dixon line, this award-winning performance has been known to put a smile on the faces of even the biggest scrooges in the audience. Read More »

 

It's safe to say that Dr. Chris Quinn has a true love affair with North Beach Plantation - in more ways than one. Not only did he and his wife, Jenna, fall in love with the elegant North Myrtle Beach resort the first time they visited, they also subsequently held their wedding at North Beach, and recently returned to celebrate their first year together at their favorite place on the planet. "I brought my then-girlfriend, Jenna, there for the first time and it was just perfect," recalled Chris. "Just driving down the road and crossing the bridge that leads to the towers is so fantastic. You can tell you are arriving someplace special. We absolutely fell in love with it." Read More »

 

Everyone loves a homemade Thanksgiving feast … except the ones who have to spend all week preparing it and the rest of the weekend cleaning and recovering from it. That’s one of the reasons families have begun turning to a holiday meal at a nice restaurant in recent years. Show up, sit down, chow down, and stagger back home for a long, relaxing nap. No cooking, no cleaning, no problems.That trend is particularly true of parties who take advantage of the holiday for a mini-vacation in North Myrtle Beach. With so much to see and do, and without all the cooking comforts of home, guests have started celebrating Thanksgiving dinner at a fine-dining establishment or a country-cooking hot spot for maximum convenience and excellent cuisine. Read More »

 

North Myrtle Beach is a popular place for a couples retreat, in part because of the wide selection of activities available for parties of two. While there's plenty of things to see and do for families, golfers and large groups, North Myrtle Beach is especially suited for couples looking to spend some quality time together, no matter how you define "quality time." From romantic dancing and dining hot spots to outdoor activities designed for making memories, you'll find it all in North Myrtle Beach. Here's a list of suggestions for couples looking to have a special getaway you will remember for years to come: Read More »

 

A is for Alligator Adventure, a zoological park at Barefoot Landing with thousands of gators, crocs, reptiles and other unusual critters. B is for Barefoot Landing, the entertainment, dining and shopping capital of North Myrtle beach. C is for Calabash-style seafood, made famous by the city just north of the Carolina border but available at seafood buffets throughout North Myrtle Beach. D is for Dancing, a popular pastime in North Myrtle Beach. In fact, South Carolina's state dance, the shag, was popularized in the clubs of Ocean Drive in the 1950s and ‘60s. Read More »

 

For years, visitors and residents on the north end of the Grand Strand have been largely left out of the retail-shopping center boom. With the Barefoot Landing, Broadway at the Beach and Market Common mega-plexes to the south, along with Coastal Grand Mall, Myrtle Beach Mall and two Tanger Outlets, those living and staying in the downtown North Myrtle Beach and Little River areas have had long drives to get some serious retail therapy. But that is changing with the recent opening of the new Coastal North Town Center, a 368,000-square-foot retail district featuring dozens of national and regional outlets - some of them making their debuts on the Grand Strand. With stores like the Hobby Lobby and Publix grocery store, which have no other locations on the 60-mile stretch of the Grand Strand, Coastal North Town Center may be giving residents and visitors on the south side of the Strand good reasons to make the drive to North Myrtle Beach. Read More »

 

Guests at North Beach Plantation might be horrified to learn that there are hundreds of alligators, snakes and other rare reptiles within short distance of the exclusive North Myrtle Beach resort. Fear not; they are confined to the 15-acre property at Alligator Adventure, just across Highway 17 at Barefoot Landing. And while you don't have to worry about encountering one of the man-eating crocodiles in the wild, Alligator Adventure gives visitors the next best thing: the chance to get up close and personal with the ancient creatures.Featuring various species of alligators, crocodiles, venomous snakes and other rare reptiles, Alligator Adventure is most popular for the animals that take top billing on the marquee - gators, and lots of them. From the popular American alligator to the endangered Albino alligator, this wildlife refuge is literally wall to wall with gators. Read More »

 

The Little River Shrimp & Jazz Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary in October, and the two-day party filled with live concerts and fresh seafood has already become a popular tradition on the Grand Strand. Thousands pack the downtown streets and fishing docks of the historic Little River Waterfront to celebrate two of the town's biggest treasures - seafood and music. The first part of the "Shrimp & Jazz" honorees is obvious. The peak of the fall shrimp season brings boatloads of shrimp to the docks and dining rooms of Little River's many seafood restaurants. Also known for producing large quantities of fresh catch of the day fish and blue crabs by the bushels, Little River features all kinds of seafood at this festival. Read More »

 

North Myrtle Beach has always been a great place to hold a beach wedding, so it's no surprise that it has also become a popular place to celebrate a wedding anniversary. Because North Myrtle Beach has fewer restrictions on beach weddings than some surrounding cities on the Grand Strand, it has become a hot spot for couples to exchange their vows with the Atlantic Ocean serving as the perfect backdrop. Many of those couples return to year after year to revisit the site of their special day, and to add some new memories to their marriage. Another draw to North Myrtle Beach is the abundance of romantic accommodations and restaurants. Guests at North Beach Plantation know there's no finer place on the Strand for a romantic retreat, and they don't have to go very far to find the ideal restaurant for a memorable anniversary dinner to mark the occasion. Here is a list of the top five places to enjoy an anniversary dinner in North Myrtle Beach: Read More »

 

The Grand Strand welcomes millions of visitors to its sandy shores every summer, but the crowds drop off significantly after Labor Day and gradually throughout the months that end with "ber". That's a shame, because any local will tell you that fall is the best time to be in North Myrtle Beach. Smaller crowds, lower humidity, empty beaches and no-waiting restaurants are just a few of the fringe benefits of booking your Grand Strand vacation in the fall. Read More »

 

On the northern end of the Grand Strand resides "A Tale of Two Cities" with a twist. It's always the best of times at the Carolina border towns of Calabash and Little River. Located just 20 miles north of Myrtle Beach, these two tiny fishing villages sit just across the state line and the Intracoastal Waterway from one another. Although both are famous for their seafood restaurant, marinas, golf courses and laid-back lifestyles, each has its own distinct flavor and rich history that make them hidden gems in the far corners of their respective states. Read More »

 

If you’re one who settles for less than the best, this may not be the place or top 10 list for you. But if you have an appreciation for the finer things in life, The Bridge at North Beach Plantation is the best penthouse in town. Here are the top 10 reasons to spend your Myrtle Beach getaway at The Bridge. Read More »

 

If you’re looking for a good time during the final days of summer and early days of fall, look no farther than North Myrtle Beach. From free concerts and movies to dance and heritage festivals, North Myrtle Beach has a full calendar of fun set for August, September and beyond. Here are five you don’t want to miss. Read More »

 

While enjoying your stay at North Beach Plantation, be sure to swing on by some of the area's top golf courses. With more than 100 championship golf courses along the Grand Strand, North Myrtle Beach plays host to some of the best. Here's a list of the top five places to play golf on the North Strand: Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation has created the ultimate oceanfront penthouse for those with an appreciation for the finer things in life. Officially known as "The Bridge," this 5,500-square-foot condo sits high above the Atlantic Ocean like a luxury nest. Spanning the space between the top floors of the Jasmine and Indigo towers, The Bridge serves as the most coveted piece of real estate on the Grand Strand market at one of its few Four-Diamond resorts. Featuring seven bedrooms, including a master's suite fit for a king and queen, 7 1/2 spacious baths with granite countertops and a Jacuzzi tub, and a long list of amenities you won't find anywhere else on the Strand, The Bridge is the new place to stay for special occasions. Read More »

 

USA Today and 10Best.com confirmed what guests of the North Beach Plantation have known all along; you can’t beat it for the ultimate vacation experience on the Grand Strand. The popular newspaper and web site selected North Beach Plantation as the No. 1 Luxury Hotel in the Myrtle Beach area in a recent article. The story cited the resort for its Four-Diamond Rating from AAA, as well as its “upscale accommodations and first-class amenities.” Read More »

 

There's no more relaxing place to stay on the Grand Strand than North Beach Plantation, and there's no more relaxing place in North Beach Plantation than the Cinzia Spa. Located on the 7.5-acre "island", this secluded, luxury North Myrtle Beach resort is home to the full-service Cinzia Spa, which offers a wide range of treatments as well as a modernly furnished and fully outfitted fitness center to help you make the most of your vacation. Read More »

 

It’s luxury unlike anything we’ve seen on the Grand Strand. And it’s coming in July. North Beach Plantation is soon unveiling its newest and cushiest accommodation, “The Bridge” at North Beach.. This expansive penthouse joins the resort’s two towers (hence the name) and has been coined “floating oceanfront elegance” by its owner and developer of North Beach Towers. It may be the largest, most luxurious resort stay on the Southeast coast. Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation in North Myrtle Beach offers so many first-class amenities that there’s really no need to leave the property. But if you do decide to venture out, you don’t have to go very far to find great food, fun and attractions. Here’s a list of places to visit within walking distance of North Beach Plantation. Read More »

 

One of the many perks of choosing North Beach Plantation for your Grand Stand stay is there truly is no bad room. Not even close. With that said, newcomers often benefit from a little help in choosing accommodations for vacation; which tower to choose? Suites or houses? One bedroom or more? North Beach’s Denise Clarke, the front desk manager, expertly guided us through the selection process. Read More »

 

We have some good news for y’all headed to North Beach Plantation this summer: You picked the right place to stay on the Grand Strand. The luxury oceanfront resort is planning the return of some popular events — with a twist — as well as introducing some new perks that will no doubt be popular ones. Read More »

 

We love our kids more than anything, we do. But sometimes… well, we need a break. Even if it is just for 15 minutes. North Beach Plantation resort, thankfully, delights kids and parents alike with its Kids Club, a daily diversion that occupies the little ones and gives mom and dad a breather. Club supervisor Allison McCarthy said the resort offers five or six activities a day for the children staying at the resort, comprising crafts, games and other fun. Once a week they will showcase a magician or an animal show, bringing in live reptiles and other creepy crawlies at which kids can marvel. Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation is a popular destination for groups, and no wonder! Between the amazing cottages at North Beach, where you can enjoy all the comforts of a private residence by the sea with luxury style and some extra amenities and the high end oceanfront towers, you’re sure to find something that’s perfect for a long and relaxing group vacation. That’s true whether you’re coming to North Myrtle Beach for a wedding, a family reunion or with a traveling sports team. Read More »

 

Are you looking for the perfect beach getaway? If you haven’t tried North Myrtle Beach yet, it’s time to expand your horizons! North Myrtle Beach has many unique qualities to recommend it (in our humble estimation) over other vacation spots on The Grand Strand. Here are the top five reasons why: Read More »

 

Looking for something fun to do with kids, maybe something interactive, but a little tougher than the Build-A-Bear workshop? Give Ridemakerz a try! Ridemakerz is an interactive shop where kids (and grown up kids, too) choose a car body, then customize it with sounds, wheels, tires, chassis, spoilers, decals, radio control … the options go on and on. Read More »

 

When it comes to honeymoons, many couples are so relieved to be done with the stress of planning a wedding that all they want to do is relax and enjoy some time alone together. And that’s easy to do at North Beach Plantation. But if you’d like to plan something special for your new bride or groom, we’ve got plenty of ideas and are happy to help out. Read More »

 

If you’re the kind of person who needs to stay active and fit, even on vacation, you’ve got to check out Beach Fit, the state of the art fitness center at North Beach Plantation. Read More »

 

When you’re traveling with your family, it’s often nice to pack a few fun toys that will help keep the trips entertaining, and help extend your beach fun. Here are a few of our favorite beach toys, broken down by age group: Read More »

 

Family vacations can be a big drain to the finances if you’re not careful. But being frugal really pays off, as it means you can start saving up for your next vacation sooner! Read More »

 

Does the idea of a 15-foot-long alligator leaping into the air and snapping its enormous jaws down on a hunk of fresh meat entice you? At Alligator Adventure in North Myrtle Beach, you can get up close with alligators during feeding time. But don’t worry—it’s perfectly safe! Read More »

 

Sometimes, when you’re on vacation, it’s hard to get everyone to agree to do the same thing. Mom wants to see a show. Dad wants to go for a walk and do some window shopping. Someone’s hungry. And someone else wants to check out some amusement park rides. When a problem like that comes up on a Myrtle Beach vacation, the answer is usually Broadway at the Beach. Broadway is one of the most concentrated entertainment, shopping and dining attractions on the Grand Strand. Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation is currently rated the number one hotel in North Myrtle Beach on TripAdvisor in the top 10 percent of businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor. The award is only presented to resorts that consistently earn outstanding reviews on the site from travelers. Read More »

 

Top North Myrtle Beach Hotel According To TripAdvisor Adds New Prime Steakhouse To List Of Exquisite Guest Amenities Read More »

 

Myrtle Beach’s Top Hotel Has #6 Pool Bar In World, #1 In United States Read More »

 

New 60-Acre Development Offers Wide Array Of Accommodation Styles Myrtle Beach, S.C.—Representatives of Brittain Resort Management announced that The Cottages at North Beach Plantation are now open and ready for vacation bookings. They are the latest addition to a wide range of Four Diamond luxury vacation accommodations by the acclaimed North Beach Plantation, located in North Myrtle Beach. Read More »

 

Right here in Myrtle Beach, you need to experience the Sea Screamer Dolphin Cruises. Read More »

 

Make sure to add La Belle Amie Vineyard to your things to do list while you are visiting Myrtle Beach. Read More »

 

Who says the winter time is the offseason on the Grand Strand? For three straight weekends in the dead of winter, the Myrtle Beach area will host a trio of unique and long-running events that promises something for everyone. Sure, the weather can be iffy in January and February, but these indoor events will keep you warm and active until spring rolls around. While there’s plenty to do and see on the North Beach Plantation property, like a relaxing day at the Cinzia Spa or a hearty feast at 21 Main, you can also check out the pageantry of the 40th Annual Carolina Square and Round Dance Convention in Myrtle Beach, the 32nd Annual Shag Dancing Championship Preliminaries in North Myrtle Beach, or the 23rd Annual Myrtle Beach Stamp & Postcard Show for a fun way to shake off the winter time blues. Here's a look at all three upcoming events: Read More »

 

Guests at North Beach Plantation have a limited number of options when it comes to casino-style gambling: You can travel thousands of miles west to Las Vegas, hundreds of miles north to Atlantic City, or just three miles offshore into international waters. While casino gambling is illegal on South Carolina soil, the Big M Casino sails out of nearby Little River six days a week, giving Grand Strand visitors and locals the opportunity to legally gamble in a fun and adventurous environment. Departing from its docking station on the Little River waterfront, the massive, 186-foot yacht heads out to the high seas for approximately five hours of gaming fun and sightseeing. The ship also has a scenic rooftop observation deck with a restaurant bar. Guests can take a break from the action inside and enjoy the ocean view and fresh air. Read More »

 

Come read up on some frequently asked questions regarding our resort policies, procedures, and offerings. Read More »

 

Americans love to ring in the New Year in their own unique ways. In New York City’s Time Square, they drop a big ball. In Atlanta’s it’s a giant peach. And Las Vegas puts on a pyrotechnics display that makes the strip look tame. Although North Myrtle Beach has no tradition of dropping or blowing up things to signal the start of a new calendar, it does carry on the rites of having a good time Grand Strand style – with live music, dancing, food and fireworks. Say goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015 with a smile on your face at one of these five North Myrtle Beach hot spots: Read More »

 

If you're going to be in North Myrtle Beach for the New Year, you can chose from a number of events and activities where you can raise a glass and toast the beginning of 2015. Plenty of parties will be taking place in bars and restaurants all over town -- and even more in Myrtle Beach just to the south -- but if you want to stay local, you are still sure to find a great event right in North Myrtle Beach. Here are a few special events we thought you'd want to know about: Read More »

 

Imagine a Grand Strand vacation filled with four-diamond accommodations, excellent fine dining, a full-service spa and an award-winning swim-up bar. Now imagine enjoying all these things and more at one location – North Beach Plantation in North Myrtle Beach. There’s no imagining required at this magical resort, although it does have a too-good-to-be-true feel. As you cross over the causeway and see the twin towers high above the 60-acre oceanfront property, you realize you have arrived someplace special. Situated on an island separated from the mainland by tidal creeks, North Beach Plantation keeps the pleasant surprises coming once you get over your breathe-taking arrival. It all starts with the first-class accommodations, which range from condo-style units in the 18-story towers to beach cottages and houses with up to five bedrooms. A three-time recipient of AAA's exclusive Four Diamond rating, North Beach Plantation offers luxury accommodations with private balconies overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, fully equipped kitchens, modern fixtures and furnishings. Houses, condos and cottages feature a mixture of features, including patio decks with hot tubs, barbecue grills and hammocks. Read More »

 

If you're having a hard time getting into the holiday spirit, the Alabama Theatre is serving up heaping helpings with its annual production of "The South's Grandest Christmas" show. For guests at North Beach Plantation, holiday cheer is only a short distance away. Located at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, the Alabama Theatre has made a name for itself with this traditional Christmas showcase. Highlighting the wonders of a country Christmas below the Mason/Dixon line, this award-winning performance has been known to put a smile on the faces of even the biggest scrooges in the audience. Read More »

 

It's safe to say that Dr. Chris Quinn has a true love affair with North Beach Plantation - in more ways than one. Not only did he and his wife, Jenna, fall in love with the elegant North Myrtle Beach resort the first time they visited, they also subsequently held their wedding at North Beach, and recently returned to celebrate their first year together at their favorite place on the planet. "I brought my then-girlfriend, Jenna, there for the first time and it was just perfect," recalled Chris. "Just driving down the road and crossing the bridge that leads to the towers is so fantastic. You can tell you are arriving someplace special. We absolutely fell in love with it." Read More »

 

Everyone loves a homemade Thanksgiving feast … except the ones who have to spend all week preparing it and the rest of the weekend cleaning and recovering from it. That’s one of the reasons families have begun turning to a holiday meal at a nice restaurant in recent years. Show up, sit down, chow down, and stagger back home for a long, relaxing nap. No cooking, no cleaning, no problems.That trend is particularly true of parties who take advantage of the holiday for a mini-vacation in North Myrtle Beach. With so much to see and do, and without all the cooking comforts of home, guests have started celebrating Thanksgiving dinner at a fine-dining establishment or a country-cooking hot spot for maximum convenience and excellent cuisine. Read More »

 

North Myrtle Beach is a popular place for a couples retreat, in part because of the wide selection of activities available for parties of two. While there's plenty of things to see and do for families, golfers and large groups, North Myrtle Beach is especially suited for couples looking to spend some quality time together, no matter how you define "quality time." From romantic dancing and dining hot spots to outdoor activities designed for making memories, you'll find it all in North Myrtle Beach. Here's a list of suggestions for couples looking to have a special getaway you will remember for years to come: Read More »

 

A is for Alligator Adventure, a zoological park at Barefoot Landing with thousands of gators, crocs, reptiles and other unusual critters. B is for Barefoot Landing, the entertainment, dining and shopping capital of North Myrtle beach. C is for Calabash-style seafood, made famous by the city just north of the Carolina border but available at seafood buffets throughout North Myrtle Beach. D is for Dancing, a popular pastime in North Myrtle Beach. In fact, South Carolina's state dance, the shag, was popularized in the clubs of Ocean Drive in the 1950s and ‘60s. Read More »

 

For years, visitors and residents on the north end of the Grand Strand have been largely left out of the retail-shopping center boom. With the Barefoot Landing, Broadway at the Beach and Market Common mega-plexes to the south, along with Coastal Grand Mall, Myrtle Beach Mall and two Tanger Outlets, those living and staying in the downtown North Myrtle Beach and Little River areas have had long drives to get some serious retail therapy. But that is changing with the recent opening of the new Coastal North Town Center, a 368,000-square-foot retail district featuring dozens of national and regional outlets - some of them making their debuts on the Grand Strand. With stores like the Hobby Lobby and Publix grocery store, which have no other locations on the 60-mile stretch of the Grand Strand, Coastal North Town Center may be giving residents and visitors on the south side of the Strand good reasons to make the drive to North Myrtle Beach. Read More »

 

Guests at North Beach Plantation might be horrified to learn that there are hundreds of alligators, snakes and other rare reptiles within short distance of the exclusive North Myrtle Beach resort. Fear not; they are confined to the 15-acre property at Alligator Adventure, just across Highway 17 at Barefoot Landing. And while you don't have to worry about encountering one of the man-eating crocodiles in the wild, Alligator Adventure gives visitors the next best thing: the chance to get up close and personal with the ancient creatures.Featuring various species of alligators, crocodiles, venomous snakes and other rare reptiles, Alligator Adventure is most popular for the animals that take top billing on the marquee - gators, and lots of them. From the popular American alligator to the endangered Albino alligator, this wildlife refuge is literally wall to wall with gators. Read More »

 

The Little River Shrimp & Jazz Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary in October, and the two-day party filled with live concerts and fresh seafood has already become a popular tradition on the Grand Strand. Thousands pack the downtown streets and fishing docks of the historic Little River Waterfront to celebrate two of the town's biggest treasures - seafood and music. The first part of the "Shrimp & Jazz" honorees is obvious. The peak of the fall shrimp season brings boatloads of shrimp to the docks and dining rooms of Little River's many seafood restaurants. Also known for producing large quantities of fresh catch of the day fish and blue crabs by the bushels, Little River features all kinds of seafood at this festival. Read More »

 

North Myrtle Beach has always been a great place to hold a beach wedding, so it's no surprise that it has also become a popular place to celebrate a wedding anniversary. Because North Myrtle Beach has fewer restrictions on beach weddings than some surrounding cities on the Grand Strand, it has become a hot spot for couples to exchange their vows with the Atlantic Ocean serving as the perfect backdrop. Many of those couples return to year after year to revisit the site of their special day, and to add some new memories to their marriage. Another draw to North Myrtle Beach is the abundance of romantic accommodations and restaurants. Guests at North Beach Plantation know there's no finer place on the Strand for a romantic retreat, and they don't have to go very far to find the ideal restaurant for a memorable anniversary dinner to mark the occasion. Here is a list of the top five places to enjoy an anniversary dinner in North Myrtle Beach: Read More »

 

The Grand Strand welcomes millions of visitors to its sandy shores every summer, but the crowds drop off significantly after Labor Day and gradually throughout the months that end with "ber". That's a shame, because any local will tell you that fall is the best time to be in North Myrtle Beach. Smaller crowds, lower humidity, empty beaches and no-waiting restaurants are just a few of the fringe benefits of booking your Grand Strand vacation in the fall. Read More »

 

On the northern end of the Grand Strand resides "A Tale of Two Cities" with a twist. It's always the best of times at the Carolina border towns of Calabash and Little River. Located just 20 miles north of Myrtle Beach, these two tiny fishing villages sit just across the state line and the Intracoastal Waterway from one another. Although both are famous for their seafood restaurant, marinas, golf courses and laid-back lifestyles, each has its own distinct flavor and rich history that make them hidden gems in the far corners of their respective states. Read More »

 

If you’re one who settles for less than the best, this may not be the place or top 10 list for you. But if you have an appreciation for the finer things in life, The Bridge at North Beach Plantation is the best penthouse in town. Here are the top 10 reasons to spend your Myrtle Beach getaway at The Bridge. Read More »

 

If you’re looking for a good time during the final days of summer and early days of fall, look no farther than North Myrtle Beach. From free concerts and movies to dance and heritage festivals, North Myrtle Beach has a full calendar of fun set for August, September and beyond. Here are five you don’t want to miss. Read More »

 

While enjoying your stay at North Beach Plantation, be sure to swing on by some of the area's top golf courses. With more than 100 championship golf courses along the Grand Strand, North Myrtle Beach plays host to some of the best. Here's a list of the top five places to play golf on the North Strand: Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation has created the ultimate oceanfront penthouse for those with an appreciation for the finer things in life. Officially known as "The Bridge," this 5,500-square-foot condo sits high above the Atlantic Ocean like a luxury nest. Spanning the space between the top floors of the Jasmine and Indigo towers, The Bridge serves as the most coveted piece of real estate on the Grand Strand market at one of its few Four-Diamond resorts. Featuring seven bedrooms, including a master's suite fit for a king and queen, 7 1/2 spacious baths with granite countertops and a Jacuzzi tub, and a long list of amenities you won't find anywhere else on the Strand, The Bridge is the new place to stay for special occasions. Read More »

 

USA Today and 10Best.com confirmed what guests of the North Beach Plantation have known all along; you can’t beat it for the ultimate vacation experience on the Grand Strand. The popular newspaper and web site selected North Beach Plantation as the No. 1 Luxury Hotel in the Myrtle Beach area in a recent article. The story cited the resort for its Four-Diamond Rating from AAA, as well as its “upscale accommodations and first-class amenities.” Read More »

 

There's no more relaxing place to stay on the Grand Strand than North Beach Plantation, and there's no more relaxing place in North Beach Plantation than the Cinzia Spa. Located on the 7.5-acre "island", this secluded, luxury North Myrtle Beach resort is home to the full-service Cinzia Spa, which offers a wide range of treatments as well as a modernly furnished and fully outfitted fitness center to help you make the most of your vacation. Read More »

 

It’s luxury unlike anything we’ve seen on the Grand Strand. And it’s coming in July. North Beach Plantation is soon unveiling its newest and cushiest accommodation, “The Bridge” at North Beach.. This expansive penthouse joins the resort’s two towers (hence the name) and has been coined “floating oceanfront elegance” by its owner and developer of North Beach Towers. It may be the largest, most luxurious resort stay on the Southeast coast. Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation in North Myrtle Beach offers so many first-class amenities that there’s really no need to leave the property. But if you do decide to venture out, you don’t have to go very far to find great food, fun and attractions. Here’s a list of places to visit within walking distance of North Beach Plantation. Read More »

 

One of the many perks of choosing North Beach Plantation for your Grand Stand stay is there truly is no bad room. Not even close. With that said, newcomers often benefit from a little help in choosing accommodations for vacation; which tower to choose? Suites or houses? One bedroom or more? North Beach’s Denise Clarke, the front desk manager, expertly guided us through the selection process. Read More »

 

We have some good news for y’all headed to North Beach Plantation this summer: You picked the right place to stay on the Grand Strand. The luxury oceanfront resort is planning the return of some popular events — with a twist — as well as introducing some new perks that will no doubt be popular ones. Read More »

 

We love our kids more than anything, we do. But sometimes… well, we need a break. Even if it is just for 15 minutes. North Beach Plantation resort, thankfully, delights kids and parents alike with its Kids Club, a daily diversion that occupies the little ones and gives mom and dad a breather. Club supervisor Allison McCarthy said the resort offers five or six activities a day for the children staying at the resort, comprising crafts, games and other fun. Once a week they will showcase a magician or an animal show, bringing in live reptiles and other creepy crawlies at which kids can marvel. Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation is a popular destination for groups, and no wonder! Between the amazing cottages at North Beach, where you can enjoy all the comforts of a private residence by the sea with luxury style and some extra amenities and the high end oceanfront towers, you’re sure to find something that’s perfect for a long and relaxing group vacation. That’s true whether you’re coming to North Myrtle Beach for a wedding, a family reunion or with a traveling sports team. Read More »

 

Are you looking for the perfect beach getaway? If you haven’t tried North Myrtle Beach yet, it’s time to expand your horizons! North Myrtle Beach has many unique qualities to recommend it (in our humble estimation) over other vacation spots on The Grand Strand. Here are the top five reasons why: Read More »

 

Looking for something fun to do with kids, maybe something interactive, but a little tougher than the Build-A-Bear workshop? Give Ridemakerz a try! Ridemakerz is an interactive shop where kids (and grown up kids, too) choose a car body, then customize it with sounds, wheels, tires, chassis, spoilers, decals, radio control … the options go on and on. Read More »

 

When it comes to honeymoons, many couples are so relieved to be done with the stress of planning a wedding that all they want to do is relax and enjoy some time alone together. And that’s easy to do at North Beach Plantation. But if you’d like to plan something special for your new bride or groom, we’ve got plenty of ideas and are happy to help out. Read More »

 

If you’re the kind of person who needs to stay active and fit, even on vacation, you’ve got to check out Beach Fit, the state of the art fitness center at North Beach Plantation. Read More »

 

When you’re traveling with your family, it’s often nice to pack a few fun toys that will help keep the trips entertaining, and help extend your beach fun. Here are a few of our favorite beach toys, broken down by age group: Read More »

 

Family vacations can be a big drain to the finances if you’re not careful. But being frugal really pays off, as it means you can start saving up for your next vacation sooner! Read More »

 

Does the idea of a 15-foot-long alligator leaping into the air and snapping its enormous jaws down on a hunk of fresh meat entice you? At Alligator Adventure in North Myrtle Beach, you can get up close with alligators during feeding time. But don’t worry—it’s perfectly safe! Read More »

 

Sometimes, when you’re on vacation, it’s hard to get everyone to agree to do the same thing. Mom wants to see a show. Dad wants to go for a walk and do some window shopping. Someone’s hungry. And someone else wants to check out some amusement park rides. When a problem like that comes up on a Myrtle Beach vacation, the answer is usually Broadway at the Beach. Broadway is one of the most concentrated entertainment, shopping and dining attractions on the Grand Strand. Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation is currently rated the number one hotel in North Myrtle Beach on TripAdvisor in the top 10 percent of businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor. The award is only presented to resorts that consistently earn outstanding reviews on the site from travelers. Read More »

 

Top North Myrtle Beach Hotel According To TripAdvisor Adds New Prime Steakhouse To List Of Exquisite Guest Amenities Read More »

 

Myrtle Beach’s Top Hotel Has #6 Pool Bar In World, #1 In United States Read More »

 

New 60-Acre Development Offers Wide Array Of Accommodation Styles Myrtle Beach, S.C.—Representatives of Brittain Resort Management announced that The Cottages at North Beach Plantation are now open and ready for vacation bookings. They are the latest addition to a wide range of Four Diamond luxury vacation accommodations by the acclaimed North Beach Plantation, located in North Myrtle Beach. Read More »

 

Who says the winter time is the offseason on the Grand Strand? For three straight weekends in the dead of winter, the Myrtle Beach area will host a trio of unique and long-running events that promises something for everyone. Sure, the weather can be iffy in January and February, but these indoor events will keep you warm and active until spring rolls around. While there’s plenty to do and see on the North Beach Plantation property, like a relaxing day at the Cinzia Spa or a hearty feast at 21 Main, you can also check out the pageantry of the 40th Annual Carolina Square and Round Dance Convention in Myrtle Beach, the 32nd Annual Shag Dancing Championship Preliminaries in North Myrtle Beach, or the 23rd Annual Myrtle Beach Stamp & Postcard Show for a fun way to shake off the winter time blues. Here's a look at all three upcoming events: Read More »

 

Guests at North Beach Plantation have a limited number of options when it comes to casino-style gambling: You can travel thousands of miles west to Las Vegas, hundreds of miles north to Atlantic City, or just three miles offshore into international waters. While casino gambling is illegal on South Carolina soil, the Big M Casino sails out of nearby Little River six days a week, giving Grand Strand visitors and locals the opportunity to legally gamble in a fun and adventurous environment. Departing from its docking station on the Little River waterfront, the massive, 186-foot yacht heads out to the high seas for approximately five hours of gaming fun and sightseeing. The ship also has a scenic rooftop observation deck with a restaurant bar. Guests can take a break from the action inside and enjoy the ocean view and fresh air. Read More »

 

Come read up on some frequently asked questions regarding our resort policies, procedures, and offerings. Read More »

 

Americans love to ring in the New Year in their own unique ways. In New York City’s Time Square, they drop a big ball. In Atlanta’s it’s a giant peach. And Las Vegas puts on a pyrotechnics display that makes the strip look tame. Although North Myrtle Beach has no tradition of dropping or blowing up things to signal the start of a new calendar, it does carry on the rites of having a good time Grand Strand style – with live music, dancing, food and fireworks. Say goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015 with a smile on your face at one of these five North Myrtle Beach hot spots: Read More »

 

If you're going to be in North Myrtle Beach for the New Year, you can chose from a number of events and activities where you can raise a glass and toast the beginning of 2015. Plenty of parties will be taking place in bars and restaurants all over town -- and even more in Myrtle Beach just to the south -- but if you want to stay local, you are still sure to find a great event right in North Myrtle Beach. Here are a few special events we thought you'd want to know about: Read More »

 

Imagine a Grand Strand vacation filled with four-diamond accommodations, excellent fine dining, a full-service spa and an award-winning swim-up bar. Now imagine enjoying all these things and more at one location – North Beach Plantation in North Myrtle Beach. There’s no imagining required at this magical resort, although it does have a too-good-to-be-true feel. As you cross over the causeway and see the twin towers high above the 60-acre oceanfront property, you realize you have arrived someplace special. Situated on an island separated from the mainland by tidal creeks, North Beach Plantation keeps the pleasant surprises coming once you get over your breathe-taking arrival. It all starts with the first-class accommodations, which range from condo-style units in the 18-story towers to beach cottages and houses with up to five bedrooms. A three-time recipient of AAA's exclusive Four Diamond rating, North Beach Plantation offers luxury accommodations with private balconies overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, fully equipped kitchens, modern fixtures and furnishings. Houses, condos and cottages feature a mixture of features, including patio decks with hot tubs, barbecue grills and hammocks. Read More »

 

If you're having a hard time getting into the holiday spirit, the Alabama Theatre is serving up heaping helpings with its annual production of "The South's Grandest Christmas" show. For guests at North Beach Plantation, holiday cheer is only a short distance away. Located at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, the Alabama Theatre has made a name for itself with this traditional Christmas showcase. Highlighting the wonders of a country Christmas below the Mason/Dixon line, this award-winning performance has been known to put a smile on the faces of even the biggest scrooges in the audience. Read More »

 

It's safe to say that Dr. Chris Quinn has a true love affair with North Beach Plantation - in more ways than one. Not only did he and his wife, Jenna, fall in love with the elegant North Myrtle Beach resort the first time they visited, they also subsequently held their wedding at North Beach, and recently returned to celebrate their first year together at their favorite place on the planet. "I brought my then-girlfriend, Jenna, there for the first time and it was just perfect," recalled Chris. "Just driving down the road and crossing the bridge that leads to the towers is so fantastic. You can tell you are arriving someplace special. We absolutely fell in love with it." Read More »

 

Everyone loves a homemade Thanksgiving feast … except the ones who have to spend all week preparing it and the rest of the weekend cleaning and recovering from it. That’s one of the reasons families have begun turning to a holiday meal at a nice restaurant in recent years. Show up, sit down, chow down, and stagger back home for a long, relaxing nap. No cooking, no cleaning, no problems.That trend is particularly true of parties who take advantage of the holiday for a mini-vacation in North Myrtle Beach. With so much to see and do, and without all the cooking comforts of home, guests have started celebrating Thanksgiving dinner at a fine-dining establishment or a country-cooking hot spot for maximum convenience and excellent cuisine. Read More »

 

North Myrtle Beach is a popular place for a couples retreat, in part because of the wide selection of activities available for parties of two. While there's plenty of things to see and do for families, golfers and large groups, North Myrtle Beach is especially suited for couples looking to spend some quality time together, no matter how you define "quality time." From romantic dancing and dining hot spots to outdoor activities designed for making memories, you'll find it all in North Myrtle Beach. Here's a list of suggestions for couples looking to have a special getaway you will remember for years to come: Read More »

 

A is for Alligator Adventure, a zoological park at Barefoot Landing with thousands of gators, crocs, reptiles and other unusual critters. B is for Barefoot Landing, the entertainment, dining and shopping capital of North Myrtle beach. C is for Calabash-style seafood, made famous by the city just north of the Carolina border but available at seafood buffets throughout North Myrtle Beach. D is for Dancing, a popular pastime in North Myrtle Beach. In fact, South Carolina's state dance, the shag, was popularized in the clubs of Ocean Drive in the 1950s and ‘60s. Read More »

 

For years, visitors and residents on the north end of the Grand Strand have been largely left out of the retail-shopping center boom. With the Barefoot Landing, Broadway at the Beach and Market Common mega-plexes to the south, along with Coastal Grand Mall, Myrtle Beach Mall and two Tanger Outlets, those living and staying in the downtown North Myrtle Beach and Little River areas have had long drives to get some serious retail therapy. But that is changing with the recent opening of the new Coastal North Town Center, a 368,000-square-foot retail district featuring dozens of national and regional outlets - some of them making their debuts on the Grand Strand. With stores like the Hobby Lobby and Publix grocery store, which have no other locations on the 60-mile stretch of the Grand Strand, Coastal North Town Center may be giving residents and visitors on the south side of the Strand good reasons to make the drive to North Myrtle Beach. Read More »

 

Guests at North Beach Plantation might be horrified to learn that there are hundreds of alligators, snakes and other rare reptiles within short distance of the exclusive North Myrtle Beach resort. Fear not; they are confined to the 15-acre property at Alligator Adventure, just across Highway 17 at Barefoot Landing. And while you don't have to worry about encountering one of the man-eating crocodiles in the wild, Alligator Adventure gives visitors the next best thing: the chance to get up close and personal with the ancient creatures.Featuring various species of alligators, crocodiles, venomous snakes and other rare reptiles, Alligator Adventure is most popular for the animals that take top billing on the marquee - gators, and lots of them. From the popular American alligator to the endangered Albino alligator, this wildlife refuge is literally wall to wall with gators. Read More »

 

The Little River Shrimp & Jazz Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary in October, and the two-day party filled with live concerts and fresh seafood has already become a popular tradition on the Grand Strand. Thousands pack the downtown streets and fishing docks of the historic Little River Waterfront to celebrate two of the town's biggest treasures - seafood and music. The first part of the "Shrimp & Jazz" honorees is obvious. The peak of the fall shrimp season brings boatloads of shrimp to the docks and dining rooms of Little River's many seafood restaurants. Also known for producing large quantities of fresh catch of the day fish and blue crabs by the bushels, Little River features all kinds of seafood at this festival. Read More »

 

North Myrtle Beach has always been a great place to hold a beach wedding, so it's no surprise that it has also become a popular place to celebrate a wedding anniversary. Because North Myrtle Beach has fewer restrictions on beach weddings than some surrounding cities on the Grand Strand, it has become a hot spot for couples to exchange their vows with the Atlantic Ocean serving as the perfect backdrop. Many of those couples return to year after year to revisit the site of their special day, and to add some new memories to their marriage. Another draw to North Myrtle Beach is the abundance of romantic accommodations and restaurants. Guests at North Beach Plantation know there's no finer place on the Strand for a romantic retreat, and they don't have to go very far to find the ideal restaurant for a memorable anniversary dinner to mark the occasion. Here is a list of the top five places to enjoy an anniversary dinner in North Myrtle Beach: Read More »

 

The Grand Strand welcomes millions of visitors to its sandy shores every summer, but the crowds drop off significantly after Labor Day and gradually throughout the months that end with "ber". That's a shame, because any local will tell you that fall is the best time to be in North Myrtle Beach. Smaller crowds, lower humidity, empty beaches and no-waiting restaurants are just a few of the fringe benefits of booking your Grand Strand vacation in the fall. Read More »

 

On the northern end of the Grand Strand resides "A Tale of Two Cities" with a twist. It's always the best of times at the Carolina border towns of Calabash and Little River. Located just 20 miles north of Myrtle Beach, these two tiny fishing villages sit just across the state line and the Intracoastal Waterway from one another. Although both are famous for their seafood restaurant, marinas, golf courses and laid-back lifestyles, each has its own distinct flavor and rich history that make them hidden gems in the far corners of their respective states. Read More »

 

If you’re one who settles for less than the best, this may not be the place or top 10 list for you. But if you have an appreciation for the finer things in life, The Bridge at North Beach Plantation is the best penthouse in town. Here are the top 10 reasons to spend your Myrtle Beach getaway at The Bridge. Read More »

 

If you’re looking for a good time during the final days of summer and early days of fall, look no farther than North Myrtle Beach. From free concerts and movies to dance and heritage festivals, North Myrtle Beach has a full calendar of fun set for August, September and beyond. Here are five you don’t want to miss. Read More »

 

While enjoying your stay at North Beach Plantation, be sure to swing on by some of the area's top golf courses. With more than 100 championship golf courses along the Grand Strand, North Myrtle Beach plays host to some of the best. Here's a list of the top five places to play golf on the North Strand: Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation has created the ultimate oceanfront penthouse for those with an appreciation for the finer things in life. Officially known as "The Bridge," this 5,500-square-foot condo sits high above the Atlantic Ocean like a luxury nest. Spanning the space between the top floors of the Jasmine and Indigo towers, The Bridge serves as the most coveted piece of real estate on the Grand Strand market at one of its few Four-Diamond resorts. Featuring seven bedrooms, including a master's suite fit for a king and queen, 7 1/2 spacious baths with granite countertops and a Jacuzzi tub, and a long list of amenities you won't find anywhere else on the Strand, The Bridge is the new place to stay for special occasions. Read More »

 

USA Today and 10Best.com confirmed what guests of the North Beach Plantation have known all along; you can’t beat it for the ultimate vacation experience on the Grand Strand. The popular newspaper and web site selected North Beach Plantation as the No. 1 Luxury Hotel in the Myrtle Beach area in a recent article. The story cited the resort for its Four-Diamond Rating from AAA, as well as its “upscale accommodations and first-class amenities.” Read More »

 

There's no more relaxing place to stay on the Grand Strand than North Beach Plantation, and there's no more relaxing place in North Beach Plantation than the Cinzia Spa. Located on the 7.5-acre "island", this secluded, luxury North Myrtle Beach resort is home to the full-service Cinzia Spa, which offers a wide range of treatments as well as a modernly furnished and fully outfitted fitness center to help you make the most of your vacation. Read More »

 

It’s luxury unlike anything we’ve seen on the Grand Strand. And it’s coming in July. North Beach Plantation is soon unveiling its newest and cushiest accommodation, “The Bridge” at North Beach.. This expansive penthouse joins the resort’s two towers (hence the name) and has been coined “floating oceanfront elegance” by its owner and developer of North Beach Towers. It may be the largest, most luxurious resort stay on the Southeast coast. Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation in North Myrtle Beach offers so many first-class amenities that there’s really no need to leave the property. But if you do decide to venture out, you don’t have to go very far to find great food, fun and attractions. Here’s a list of places to visit within walking distance of North Beach Plantation. Read More »

 

One of the many perks of choosing North Beach Plantation for your Grand Stand stay is there truly is no bad room. Not even close. With that said, newcomers often benefit from a little help in choosing accommodations for vacation; which tower to choose? Suites or houses? One bedroom or more? North Beach’s Denise Clarke, the front desk manager, expertly guided us through the selection process. Read More »

 

We have some good news for y’all headed to North Beach Plantation this summer: You picked the right place to stay on the Grand Strand. The luxury oceanfront resort is planning the return of some popular events — with a twist — as well as introducing some new perks that will no doubt be popular ones. Read More »

 

We love our kids more than anything, we do. But sometimes… well, we need a break. Even if it is just for 15 minutes. North Beach Plantation resort, thankfully, delights kids and parents alike with its Kids Club, a daily diversion that occupies the little ones and gives mom and dad a breather. Club supervisor Allison McCarthy said the resort offers five or six activities a day for the children staying at the resort, comprising crafts, games and other fun. Once a week they will showcase a magician or an animal show, bringing in live reptiles and other creepy crawlies at which kids can marvel. Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation is a popular destination for groups, and no wonder! Between the amazing cottages at North Beach, where you can enjoy all the comforts of a private residence by the sea with luxury style and some extra amenities and the high end oceanfront towers, you’re sure to find something that’s perfect for a long and relaxing group vacation. That’s true whether you’re coming to North Myrtle Beach for a wedding, a family reunion or with a traveling sports team. Read More »

 

Are you looking for the perfect beach getaway? If you haven’t tried North Myrtle Beach yet, it’s time to expand your horizons! North Myrtle Beach has many unique qualities to recommend it (in our humble estimation) over other vacation spots on The Grand Strand. Here are the top five reasons why: Read More »

 

When it comes to honeymoons, many couples are so relieved to be done with the stress of planning a wedding that all they want to do is relax and enjoy some time alone together. And that’s easy to do at North Beach Plantation. But if you’d like to plan something special for your new bride or groom, we’ve got plenty of ideas and are happy to help out. Read More »

 

If you’re the kind of person who needs to stay active and fit, even on vacation, you’ve got to check out Beach Fit, the state of the art fitness center at North Beach Plantation. Read More »

 

When you’re traveling with your family, it’s often nice to pack a few fun toys that will help keep the trips entertaining, and help extend your beach fun. Here are a few of our favorite beach toys, broken down by age group: Read More »

 

Family vacations can be a big drain to the finances if you’re not careful. But being frugal really pays off, as it means you can start saving up for your next vacation sooner! Read More »

 

Sometimes, when you’re on vacation, it’s hard to get everyone to agree to do the same thing. Mom wants to see a show. Dad wants to go for a walk and do some window shopping. Someone’s hungry. And someone else wants to check out some amusement park rides. When a problem like that comes up on a Myrtle Beach vacation, the answer is usually Broadway at the Beach. Broadway is one of the most concentrated entertainment, shopping and dining attractions on the Grand Strand. Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation is currently rated the number one hotel in North Myrtle Beach on TripAdvisor in the top 10 percent of businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor. The award is only presented to resorts that consistently earn outstanding reviews on the site from travelers. Read More »

 

Make sure to add La Belle Amie Vineyard to your things to do list while you are visiting Myrtle Beach. Read More »

 

If you're going to be in North Myrtle Beach for the New Year, you can chose from a number of events and activities where you can raise a glass and toast the beginning of 2015. Plenty of parties will be taking place in bars and restaurants all over town -- and even more in Myrtle Beach just to the south -- but if you want to stay local, you are still sure to find a great event right in North Myrtle Beach. Here are a few special events we thought you'd want to know about: Read More »

 

If you're having a hard time getting into the holiday spirit, the Alabama Theatre is serving up heaping helpings with its annual production of "The South's Grandest Christmas" show. For guests at North Beach Plantation, holiday cheer is only a short distance away. Located at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, the Alabama Theatre has made a name for itself with this traditional Christmas showcase. Highlighting the wonders of a country Christmas below the Mason/Dixon line, this award-winning performance has been known to put a smile on the faces of even the biggest scrooges in the audience. Read More »

 

North Myrtle Beach is a popular place for a couples retreat, in part because of the wide selection of activities available for parties of two. While there's plenty of things to see and do for families, golfers and large groups, North Myrtle Beach is especially suited for couples looking to spend some quality time together, no matter how you define "quality time." From romantic dancing and dining hot spots to outdoor activities designed for making memories, you'll find it all in North Myrtle Beach. Here's a list of suggestions for couples looking to have a special getaway you will remember for years to come: Read More »

 

A is for Alligator Adventure, a zoological park at Barefoot Landing with thousands of gators, crocs, reptiles and other unusual critters. B is for Barefoot Landing, the entertainment, dining and shopping capital of North Myrtle beach. C is for Calabash-style seafood, made famous by the city just north of the Carolina border but available at seafood buffets throughout North Myrtle Beach. D is for Dancing, a popular pastime in North Myrtle Beach. In fact, South Carolina's state dance, the shag, was popularized in the clubs of Ocean Drive in the 1950s and ‘60s. Read More »

 

Guests at North Beach Plantation might be horrified to learn that there are hundreds of alligators, snakes and other rare reptiles within short distance of the exclusive North Myrtle Beach resort. Fear not; they are confined to the 15-acre property at Alligator Adventure, just across Highway 17 at Barefoot Landing. And while you don't have to worry about encountering one of the man-eating crocodiles in the wild, Alligator Adventure gives visitors the next best thing: the chance to get up close and personal with the ancient creatures.Featuring various species of alligators, crocodiles, venomous snakes and other rare reptiles, Alligator Adventure is most popular for the animals that take top billing on the marquee - gators, and lots of them. From the popular American alligator to the endangered Albino alligator, this wildlife refuge is literally wall to wall with gators. Read More »

 

If you’re looking for a good time during the final days of summer and early days of fall, look no farther than North Myrtle Beach. From free concerts and movies to dance and heritage festivals, North Myrtle Beach has a full calendar of fun set for August, September and beyond. Here are five you don’t want to miss. Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation in North Myrtle Beach offers so many first-class amenities that there’s really no need to leave the property. But if you do decide to venture out, you don’t have to go very far to find great food, fun and attractions. Here’s a list of places to visit within walking distance of North Beach Plantation. Read More »

 

Are you looking for the perfect beach getaway? If you haven’t tried North Myrtle Beach yet, it’s time to expand your horizons! North Myrtle Beach has many unique qualities to recommend it (in our humble estimation) over other vacation spots on The Grand Strand. Here are the top five reasons why: Read More »

 

Looking for something fun to do with kids, maybe something interactive, but a little tougher than the Build-A-Bear workshop? Give Ridemakerz a try! Ridemakerz is an interactive shop where kids (and grown up kids, too) choose a car body, then customize it with sounds, wheels, tires, chassis, spoilers, decals, radio control … the options go on and on. Read More »

 

Does the idea of a 15-foot-long alligator leaping into the air and snapping its enormous jaws down on a hunk of fresh meat entice you? At Alligator Adventure in North Myrtle Beach, you can get up close with alligators during feeding time. But don’t worry—it’s perfectly safe! Read More »

 

Right here in Myrtle Beach, you need to experience the Sea Screamer Dolphin Cruises. Read More »

 

Americans love to ring in the New Year in their own unique ways. In New York City’s Time Square, they drop a big ball. In Atlanta’s it’s a giant peach. And Las Vegas puts on a pyrotechnics display that makes the strip look tame. Although North Myrtle Beach has no tradition of dropping or blowing up things to signal the start of a new calendar, it does carry on the rites of having a good time Grand Strand style – with live music, dancing, food and fireworks. Say goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015 with a smile on your face at one of these five North Myrtle Beach hot spots: Read More »

 

North Myrtle Beach is a popular place for a couples retreat, in part because of the wide selection of activities available for parties of two. While there's plenty of things to see and do for families, golfers and large groups, North Myrtle Beach is especially suited for couples looking to spend some quality time together, no matter how you define "quality time." From romantic dancing and dining hot spots to outdoor activities designed for making memories, you'll find it all in North Myrtle Beach. Here's a list of suggestions for couples looking to have a special getaway you will remember for years to come: Read More »

 

A is for Alligator Adventure, a zoological park at Barefoot Landing with thousands of gators, crocs, reptiles and other unusual critters. B is for Barefoot Landing, the entertainment, dining and shopping capital of North Myrtle beach. C is for Calabash-style seafood, made famous by the city just north of the Carolina border but available at seafood buffets throughout North Myrtle Beach. D is for Dancing, a popular pastime in North Myrtle Beach. In fact, South Carolina's state dance, the shag, was popularized in the clubs of Ocean Drive in the 1950s and ‘60s. Read More »

 

North Myrtle Beach has always been a great place to hold a beach wedding, so it's no surprise that it has also become a popular place to celebrate a wedding anniversary. Because North Myrtle Beach has fewer restrictions on beach weddings than some surrounding cities on the Grand Strand, it has become a hot spot for couples to exchange their vows with the Atlantic Ocean serving as the perfect backdrop. Many of those couples return to year after year to revisit the site of their special day, and to add some new memories to their marriage. Another draw to North Myrtle Beach is the abundance of romantic accommodations and restaurants. Guests at North Beach Plantation know there's no finer place on the Strand for a romantic retreat, and they don't have to go very far to find the ideal restaurant for a memorable anniversary dinner to mark the occasion. Here is a list of the top five places to enjoy an anniversary dinner in North Myrtle Beach: Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation in North Myrtle Beach offers so many first-class amenities that there’s really no need to leave the property. But if you do decide to venture out, you don’t have to go very far to find great food, fun and attractions. Here’s a list of places to visit within walking distance of North Beach Plantation. Read More »

 

Are you looking for the perfect beach getaway? If you haven’t tried North Myrtle Beach yet, it’s time to expand your horizons! North Myrtle Beach has many unique qualities to recommend it (in our humble estimation) over other vacation spots on The Grand Strand. Here are the top five reasons why: Read More »

 

A is for Alligator Adventure, a zoological park at Barefoot Landing with thousands of gators, crocs, reptiles and other unusual critters. B is for Barefoot Landing, the entertainment, dining and shopping capital of North Myrtle beach. C is for Calabash-style seafood, made famous by the city just north of the Carolina border but available at seafood buffets throughout North Myrtle Beach. D is for Dancing, a popular pastime in North Myrtle Beach. In fact, South Carolina's state dance, the shag, was popularized in the clubs of Ocean Drive in the 1950s and ‘60s. Read More »

 

For years, visitors and residents on the north end of the Grand Strand have been largely left out of the retail-shopping center boom. With the Barefoot Landing, Broadway at the Beach and Market Common mega-plexes to the south, along with Coastal Grand Mall, Myrtle Beach Mall and two Tanger Outlets, those living and staying in the downtown North Myrtle Beach and Little River areas have had long drives to get some serious retail therapy. But that is changing with the recent opening of the new Coastal North Town Center, a 368,000-square-foot retail district featuring dozens of national and regional outlets - some of them making their debuts on the Grand Strand. With stores like the Hobby Lobby and Publix grocery store, which have no other locations on the 60-mile stretch of the Grand Strand, Coastal North Town Center may be giving residents and visitors on the south side of the Strand good reasons to make the drive to North Myrtle Beach. Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation in North Myrtle Beach offers so many first-class amenities that there’s really no need to leave the property. But if you do decide to venture out, you don’t have to go very far to find great food, fun and attractions. Here’s a list of places to visit within walking distance of North Beach Plantation. Read More »

 

Are you looking for the perfect beach getaway? If you haven’t tried North Myrtle Beach yet, it’s time to expand your horizons! North Myrtle Beach has many unique qualities to recommend it (in our humble estimation) over other vacation spots on The Grand Strand. Here are the top five reasons why: Read More »

 

Sometimes, when you’re on vacation, it’s hard to get everyone to agree to do the same thing. Mom wants to see a show. Dad wants to go for a walk and do some window shopping. Someone’s hungry. And someone else wants to check out some amusement park rides. When a problem like that comes up on a Myrtle Beach vacation, the answer is usually Broadway at the Beach. Broadway is one of the most concentrated entertainment, shopping and dining attractions on the Grand Strand. Read More »

 

Who says the winter time is the offseason on the Grand Strand? For three straight weekends in the dead of winter, the Myrtle Beach area will host a trio of unique and long-running events that promises something for everyone. Sure, the weather can be iffy in January and February, but these indoor events will keep you warm and active until spring rolls around. While there’s plenty to do and see on the North Beach Plantation property, like a relaxing day at the Cinzia Spa or a hearty feast at 21 Main, you can also check out the pageantry of the 40th Annual Carolina Square and Round Dance Convention in Myrtle Beach, the 32nd Annual Shag Dancing Championship Preliminaries in North Myrtle Beach, or the 23rd Annual Myrtle Beach Stamp & Postcard Show for a fun way to shake off the winter time blues. Here's a look at all three upcoming events: Read More »

 

Americans love to ring in the New Year in their own unique ways. In New York City’s Time Square, they drop a big ball. In Atlanta’s it’s a giant peach. And Las Vegas puts on a pyrotechnics display that makes the strip look tame. Although North Myrtle Beach has no tradition of dropping or blowing up things to signal the start of a new calendar, it does carry on the rites of having a good time Grand Strand style – with live music, dancing, food and fireworks. Say goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015 with a smile on your face at one of these five North Myrtle Beach hot spots: Read More »

 

If you're going to be in North Myrtle Beach for the New Year, you can chose from a number of events and activities where you can raise a glass and toast the beginning of 2015. Plenty of parties will be taking place in bars and restaurants all over town -- and even more in Myrtle Beach just to the south -- but if you want to stay local, you are still sure to find a great event right in North Myrtle Beach. Here are a few special events we thought you'd want to know about: Read More »

 

North Myrtle Beach is a popular place for a couples retreat, in part because of the wide selection of activities available for parties of two. While there's plenty of things to see and do for families, golfers and large groups, North Myrtle Beach is especially suited for couples looking to spend some quality time together, no matter how you define "quality time." From romantic dancing and dining hot spots to outdoor activities designed for making memories, you'll find it all in North Myrtle Beach. Here's a list of suggestions for couples looking to have a special getaway you will remember for years to come: Read More »

 

A is for Alligator Adventure, a zoological park at Barefoot Landing with thousands of gators, crocs, reptiles and other unusual critters. B is for Barefoot Landing, the entertainment, dining and shopping capital of North Myrtle beach. C is for Calabash-style seafood, made famous by the city just north of the Carolina border but available at seafood buffets throughout North Myrtle Beach. D is for Dancing, a popular pastime in North Myrtle Beach. In fact, South Carolina's state dance, the shag, was popularized in the clubs of Ocean Drive in the 1950s and ‘60s. Read More »

 

The Little River Shrimp & Jazz Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary in October, and the two-day party filled with live concerts and fresh seafood has already become a popular tradition on the Grand Strand. Thousands pack the downtown streets and fishing docks of the historic Little River Waterfront to celebrate two of the town's biggest treasures - seafood and music. The first part of the "Shrimp & Jazz" honorees is obvious. The peak of the fall shrimp season brings boatloads of shrimp to the docks and dining rooms of Little River's many seafood restaurants. Also known for producing large quantities of fresh catch of the day fish and blue crabs by the bushels, Little River features all kinds of seafood at this festival. Read More »

 

If you’re looking for a good time during the final days of summer and early days of fall, look no farther than North Myrtle Beach. From free concerts and movies to dance and heritage festivals, North Myrtle Beach has a full calendar of fun set for August, September and beyond. Here are five you don’t want to miss. Read More »

 

We have some good news for y’all headed to North Beach Plantation this summer: You picked the right place to stay on the Grand Strand. The luxury oceanfront resort is planning the return of some popular events — with a twist — as well as introducing some new perks that will no doubt be popular ones. Read More »

 

A is for Alligator Adventure, a zoological park at Barefoot Landing with thousands of gators, crocs, reptiles and other unusual critters. B is for Barefoot Landing, the entertainment, dining and shopping capital of North Myrtle beach. C is for Calabash-style seafood, made famous by the city just north of the Carolina border but available at seafood buffets throughout North Myrtle Beach. D is for Dancing, a popular pastime in North Myrtle Beach. In fact, South Carolina's state dance, the shag, was popularized in the clubs of Ocean Drive in the 1950s and ‘60s. Read More »

 

While enjoying your stay at North Beach Plantation, be sure to swing on by some of the area's top golf courses. With more than 100 championship golf courses along the Grand Strand, North Myrtle Beach plays host to some of the best. Here's a list of the top five places to play golf on the North Strand: Read More »

 

If you’re getting married in Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, or any other exotic locale, chances are you could use a few planning tips for destination weddings. One question comes up again and again: How do you select the right vendors when you’re planning a destination wedding? Here are a few tips. Read More »

 

No two vacations to Myrtle Beach are alike—or at least they don’t have to be, because there are always new things to do and see every time you visit. And that includes different options for families whose kids are at different ages. There are plenty of choices in Myrtle Beach for things to do with younger kids. Read More »

 

Have you always dreamed of a destination wedding? Would you want your big day to be on the beach, or in a beautiful courtyard? At North Beach Plantation we have you covered with either option. We’re here to make your big day a dream come true. We have everything from the accommodations to catering, photography and more! Read More »

 

Terri Stapleton, her 15 year old daughter, Brenna, and a friend of Brenna’s all needed a break. “We three, as women, needed to get away. There was just too much stress,” Terri said. Terri, who lives in Rocky Mount, Va., owns a time share on the Grand Strand, but for years, she’d been enviously eyeing North Beach Plantation in North Myrtle Beach since it was built. So when the girls asked to go to the beach on a girl’s weekend, leaving the boys of the family behind, Terri decided it was time to give North Beach a shot. And she is so glad she did. Read More »

 

We had big plans for getting in perfect shape by vacation time … but then life happened. Sound familiar? A sensible, healthy diet and regular exercise are the only tried-and-true ways of getting in shape, but we’ve found a few tricks to nudge that process along — or fake it altogether. Here are four doable ways to get your body beach ready without breaking the bank, or your back. Read More »

 

If you’re planning a destination wedding in Myrtle Beach, put North Beach Plantation on your short list. It’s one gorgeous location for a wedding, and the North Myrtle Beach resort has so many options you and your guests, you won’t have to leave the resort at all. Read More »

 

While the beaches of the Grand Strand will always be the big draw for visitors, good southern cooking comes in close second. On May 3, North Myrtle Beach will be hosting the seventh annual Taste of the Coast, marrying the best of beach culture with delicious food, drink and family fun. For those staying at North Beach Plantation, more than a dozen restaurants have committed to participating in the event with more being added weekly. Come sample specialties from The Melting Pot, Damon’s of North Myrtle Beach, Maggie Moo’s and more, all offering the best of their menus. New this year will be Boardwalk Billy’s, Carolina Quench, Miyabi Japanese Steak and Seafood House and Ms. Margaret’s Soul Food Express and Catering among others. Admission is $3, and kids 12 and under are free. Ride and food tickets are $1 each. Read More »

 

She made sure you were fed you when the only things you wanted to eat were hot dogs and chicken nuggets. She made sure you were bathed when you wanted to be covered in playground dirt and germs. She made sure you were comforted you when the mean kids at school stuffed you into your own backpack. Thank your mom for her unconditional love this Mother's Day with special treatment from one of the Myrtle Beach area's premier day spas. Read More »

 

A new addition to the entertainment scene in Myrtle Beach is bringing a vintage flair to the Myrtle Beach Mall! The Warp Zone is now open and offering an array of classic games for only 25 cents, including Pac Man, X-Men and more. Read More »

 

If you’ve only visited North Beach Plantation in the summer months, you might be surprised by what you discover in the winter. Yes, the beaches are less crowded, though you’ll still find plenty of people strolling and enjoying the scenery. The roads aren’t as packed with vacationers, but fortunately that doesn’t mean the city rolls up the welcome mat. Most of your favorite Myrtle Beach attractions are open year-round, and sometimes they’re even more fun to visit in the off-season! Read More »

 

It’s normal to get to a point where you simply can’t deal with one more winter back home. The snow, the ice, the dark … maybe it’s time to say “enough” and head to the beach! Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation is arguably one of the coolest accommodations on the Grand Strand. The North Myrtle Beach resort not only offers high-rise living, but also full-fledged pampering by way of spas, private cabanas and fine dining among other amenities. Read More »

 

North Myrtle Beach is an amazing place to escape to in the winter. The ocean is peaceful, the crowds are gone, and you can get a terrific rate on your accommodations. And of course when you stay at North Beach Plantation, there are amazing amenities that are open year-round, including lovely Caribbean themed water attractions. Read More »

 

Whether it’s a quick bite to eat before hitting the beach or a fine dining experience for a romantic night out, you’ll find what you’re looking for at North Beach Plantation Resort, in North Myrtle Beach. Take a minute to learn more about the dining options located at our resort that will keep you satisfied from morning to night. Read More »

 

With apologies to fashion-forward brides, let’s face some facts: the number one thing that guests remember about weddings is not the dress. It’s not the flowers. It’s usually the food. Read More »

 

Are you a shag dance aficionado? Does beach music give you the uncontrollable urge to dance? You’re not alone—and you need to be around your people! That’s what the Society of Stranders is all about. The next big shag event takes place from Jan. 17-19, 2014, in North Myrtle Beach, and North Beach Plantation welcomes shag dancers! Read More »

 

Myrtle Beach is a great place to be during the holidays—there’s something about Christmas in the south that just seems right. And Carolina Opry has one Christmas tradition that many visitors come back for year after year: The Christmas Show of the South, now in its 28th season. Read More »

 

The holidays are stressful, but once they’re over, it’s time to focus on you. A healthier you. A stronger you. That’s why we all think about holiday resolutions in the new year. And if you’ve resolved to be healthier, don’t forget that it’s about more than just cutting calories. Health and wellbeing is about being revitalized and rejuvenated, too! Read More »

 

Whether you’re coming to North Beach Plantation for a quick weekend away or an extended stay, you’ve got to be able to find time to sneak in a visit to Cinzia Spa. We can help you relax and even help refresh your mind and body! Read More »

 

If you are looking for ultimate luxury and want to be spoiled on your vacation, then look no further than 21 Main, at North Beach Plantation. A winner of the AAA Four Diamond Award, which is given annually to the best hotels and restaurants nationwide, North Beach Plantation is also home of 21 Main, a restuarant serving steaks, sushi, shrimp and other delectable food. Read More »

 

You don’t have to take a trip to Alabama to experience some of its soul. Instead, guests of North Beach Plantation can hightail it over to Alabama Theatre in North Myrtle Beach at Barefoot Landing. Read More »

 

Under the romantic and alluring canopies of moss-draped oak trees, there is an eclectic assortment of businesses collectively known as The Hammock Shops. Read More »

 

Less than two miles away from North Beach Plantation, guests of the resort can enjoy the expansive entertainment, dining and shopping complex known as Barefoot Landing. Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation in North Myrtle Beach is a vacation within a vacation. Read More »

 

Saturday, November 23 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Watch the illumination of the grand Christmas tree at Broadway and enjoy dance performances and live music from the Palace Theatre, Legends in Concert and the Carolina Forest Performing Arts Academy. Read More »

 

Did you know? February is National Wedding Month, and at North Beach Plantation we know that planning for spring and summer weddings are about to be in full bloom. Read More »

 

When you stay at North Beach Plantation in North Myrtle Beach for a family vacation, there’s no shortage of ways to relax and entertain every member of the family. To help give the families staying at North Beach Plantation options, our kids club has different activities planned every day. When you’re here, stop by the west pavilion on the pool deck to pick up a daily schedule. Read More »

 

Take the day and head about 60 miles north of Myrtle Beach to Southport, N.C., to catch the ferry at Deep Point Marina that travels to Bald Head Island, N.C. Read More »

 

They can’t do it like birds of a feather, but fish do fly at Flying Fish Public Market & Grill. The restaurant, 4744 U.S. 17 S. in North Myrtle Beach at Barefoot Landing, is home to an unusual ritual customers enjoy. Read More »

 

This elegant, romantic North Myrtle Beach restaurant at Barefoot Landing is brainchild of world-renown golf legend, Greg Norman, who opened the eatery in October 1999. Read More »

 

Heading to North Beach Plantation for an early May getaway to North Myrtle Beach? If you also love Italian food, the Italian Festival May 3-5, 2013, is a great way to enjoy some freshly prepared treats from “The Boot.” Read More »

 

In order to open up the popular event to different genres of music, this year's Oct. 13-14 event will be called the Little River ShrimpFest. The festival will feature live music ranging from pop to rock, from beach music to bluegrass, and from gospel to country ... oh, and in staying true to tradition, jazz. Read More »

 

North Beach Plantation has planned many great things for your kids for the summer of 2012. Read More »

 

November 24 @ 8:00 AM Please join the fun event Thanksgiving morning. They have a 8k, 5k, 1 mile and the Tot Trot. Read More »