Spring into the Garden at Sands Resorts

Spring season is here, and as things begin to warm up, you’re going to want to enjoy a day walking through the gardens. The spring months bring a sense of rejuvenation and livelihood after the colder off-season. When you’re here at one of the top Myrtle Beach South Carolina resorts, Sands Resorts, we know what you want to do for fun on a beautiful spring day! Enjoy a family adventure to Brookgreen Gardens and experience springtime excitement!

Spring Gardens Make a Great Family Adventure

If you’ve already hit up Ocean Annie’s for some beachside food, and you’ve enjoyed the Boardwalk, as well as our fantastic Waterpark, we have just what you might need for some downtime, Brookgreen Gardens. A trip to this magical location will be a treat for both you and your children! A spot where art, gardens, and landscape mix perfectly your kiddos will enjoy walking around the gardens. It offers a fabulous area of serenity among the busy spring and summer season that the Boardwalk tends to have during the warmer months.

What can you and your kids find at Brookgreen? You can walk through the gardens at your own pace or for an additional price you can go on a scenic tour. Beyond the flowers and foliage that are sure to bring a smile to any face, you can also experience the Lowcountry Zoo which features a wide variety of animals. Plus, check back for their events because with the garden’s every changing fun events, there is sure to be something new to see wherever you go!

Springtime at Sands

Don’t let the warmer season deter you away from the beautiful serenity and peaceful atmosphere that Brookgreen Gardens has to offer guests. When staying with Sands Resorts, one of the best Myrtle Beach South Carolina resorts, you’ll be close to this fantastic springtime gem, and you won’t want to miss out! Make your reservation today and take a step back on your vacation to allow for some educational learning, outside fun under the sun, and lots of fabulous flora and fauna to view.

Myrtle Beach in the Summer: What to Know

The heat is about to rise, and when you’re spending multiple days under the southern sun, you’re going to want to protect yourself! Staying at one of the leading ocean resorts Myrtle Beach has to offer, is one way to get out of the sun, but here at Sands Resorts, we understand you’re going to want to outside experiencing our city. Here is what you need to watch out for when it comes to our summer heat, what to bring, and what you won’t want to forget at home!

Southern Summer Heat

Summertime in South Carolina is a hot one! It’s also a reason people visit during this time of the year because the weather is warm and the ocean is cool, but when trying to escape the heat, there are ways you can still have fun in Myrtle Beach without sacrificing your well-being from too much sun exposure. We know that our Sands Resorts Waterpark will help cool you down but make sure you bring lots of sunscreens to ward off those nasty UVA and UVB rays.

What to Bring

When packing for summer vacation, there are a few things you will want to bring with you! Check off swimwear on your list because you’re going to be in and near the water, for sure when staying at one of our ocean resorts myrtle beach has to offer! Sunglasses, especially ones that are polarized will help reflect sunlight, so you don’t have to damage your retinas when on vacation to the sunny south. A hat is also an excellent item to have a long for a trip because people often forget that you can burn your scalp! If you have spent too much time in the heat, a lightweight cover-up offer protection so you can continue being outside without worrying about exposing your skin even more.

  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Lightweight cover-up

Don’t Forget These at Home

There are a couple of items you’ll want to ensure you have with you at all times; sunscreen is one of them. Sunscreen helps to ease sun exposure, and you’ll want to remember to apply multiple times throughout the day. You can set the alarm on your phone to remind you to re-apply every half-hour to an hour, especially when under the sun for long periods of time. Plus, With plenty of ways for sun protection we know that sunburns can happen, so bring aloe vera or an after sun lotion to help ease your way into healing. If you did happen to forget these items or run out during your time here, no worries, Sands Resorts has you covered where you can purchase items at our convenience store right on site!

  • SPF Sunscreen
  • Aloe vera
  • After Sun Lotion

Enjoy Sands Resorts

Whether you’re by the beach relaxing, hanging out at our waterpark, or you’re just enjoying the warm southern sun, make sure you take a break to cool down, chill out, and spend some time indoors. It’s okay to enjoy some time indoors, and there are lots of places like our fantastic lodging options. Summer is one almost here and preparing for days spent under the sun is crucial, don’t forget to enjoy one of the top ocean resorts myrtle beach is known for at Sands Resorts!

Searching for the Best Shell in Myrtle Beach

Our Myrtle Beach resorts are known for more than just the fantastic accommodations and fantastic on-site activities; you’ll be able to experience one of the best things to do on a beach vacation, shelling! Hunting for the perfect seashell takes time and some skill but when you’re staying at Sands Resorts you’ll be near the beach so you can find something spectacular!

Spring Beachtime Shelling

Spring is one of the best times to hunt for seashells by the seashore. This season allows for perfect temperatures as the weather isn’t too hot, nor too cold. We suggest if you’re going to enjoy a day full of shelling that you start in the morning. The crowds at the beach won’t be too busy, and you’ll find the best spots. When the groups at the beach become too much, we recommend taking a midday break at Ocean Annie’s for some food and drinks!

There are lots of different shells to find on the beach, and with small shovel and bag, you can take home some of the prettiest seashells from your vacation. Many people like to bring home remembrance of their getaway, and a few shells are the perfect way to take home a souvenir. Check out this handy list of standard seashells you’ll find near our Myrtle Beach resorts.

No matter what you choose to do during your stay make sure, you find the best shell to bring home! You’ll turn your moments into beautiful designs to remember here in South Carolina at one of the top Myrtle Beach resorts, Sands Resorts. Whether you place your shells on a picture frame or have them in a jar, you’ll love seeing your beach memories every day, and it can make you want to book another trip with us!

How to Battle the Spring Break Crowds

Planning a vacation can be stressful, but when it’s spring break in South Carolina, the crowds begin to double. Battling these crowds, as a visitor can be daunting and quite frankly, we understand that you might not want to venture out past the best resort in Myrtle Beach, ourSands Resorts! Here are a few ways you can avoid the crowds and the hustle and bustle that Spring Break season brings to our beautiful, coastal area!

Skip The Beach

When there are a lot of visitors, many enjoy going to the Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach’s famous boardwalk and promenade, but if you want to stay away from the hustle and bustle, there are plenty of other options which will help you keep your sanity. Figuring out what to do so that you avoid having to wait in long lines or trying to find a spot at the beach, check out our fantastic Sands Resorts Waterpark! No need to fight for a spot on the sandy shores and it’s right at our Sands Resorts. Plus, no matter which resort you choose to stay at, you’ll receive free admission to the waterpark!

Find Hidden Gems Near The Coast

When looking for things to do near the best resort in Myrtle Beach you’re going to want to go somewhere without the crowds. While the Grand Strand is famous among visitors, it gets jam-packed and you won’t want to have to wait in line or deal with long wait times for food. Hit those hidden gems on the coast like Huntington Beach State Park or Myrtle Beach State Park, these parks are great options for family and allow for hiking and biking with access to plenty of trails.

Take A Tour Of The City

Tours make up a great way to experience more of Myrtle Beach while staying away from the most crowded areas. Take a journey away from the city, Carolina Safari Jeep Tours will get your off-roading as you explore the town and surrounding area from the comforts of the Jeeps! Other tour groups include Glass Bottom Kayak Tours where you’ll be able to enjoy the Intracoastal waterways while seeing more than you typically would with a regular kayak. We also recommend renting a Pedego Electric Bike to bike around the city and the Market Commons.

However you choose to enjoy your trip to the best resort in Myrtle Beach, Sands Resorts, you’ll find that when you hit the town, you won’t want to wait in the crowded lines that you’ll see this summer season. Get out and experience more when you opt for a tour of Myrtle Beach, or skip the lines with our Waterpark passes for a fun-filled day splashing in the water, while not having to worry about finding a spot at the beach. We’ve got everything here at our resorts to make for an all-inclusive stay near the ocean! Reserve your accommodation today and get ready for one of the most fantastic summertime adventure vacations, ever!

Experience the Luck of the Irish in South Carolina

Grab your green and gold coins because the luck of the Irish is heading to South Carolina! We know that there are plenty of ocean resorts myrtle beach has to offer, but there is nothing like staying at our beautiful Sands Resorts this spring! When you’re here this March, experience St Patrick’s Day, as that rainbow and pot of gold, lands on the weekend. You’re going to want to celebrate all the fun that St. Paddy’s Day brings, so here are our local happenings and the best brews on March 16-17, 2018!

Where to Spend your St Paddy’s Day

There is nowhere else you’d rather be, than at the 30th annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival in Myrtle Beach! Located right in the heart of the city on Main Street you’ll enjoy this event on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Not only are we celebrating Irish culture but we like to welcome in the spring season, which will kick off our busy season. Enjoy the parade and follow it to one of three stages where live music will be, as well as an area dedicated just for kids! Plus, with over 150 vendors featuring food, crafts, and more, you’ll be set for a fantastic day during your trip!

Find the Best Brew!

If you need even more St Paddy’s Day fun head our very own oceanfront bar, Ocean Annie’s! We just reopened at the end of February after our winter season, so we’re ready for buckets of beer and lots of fun, right on the sandy shores of Myrtle Beach! We’ll be your one stop shop for delicious food and even better beers this St. Patrick’s Day. Check out our list of fantastic brews, and then join us for a cold one right on the beach!

No matter how you spend, your spring make sure you take flight and go somewhere new to Myrtle Beach! Our Atlantic Coast is waiting for you at one of our ocean resorts Myrtle Beach has to offer. Choose Sands Resorts, and we’ll ensure you have everything you need for the best weekend as you celebrate both the spring season and St Patrick’s Day! Explore our different resorts, look at our specials, and see why we rank among the best in South Carolina!

RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH SANDS RESORTS

IT’S TIME TO RING IN 2018!

It’s time! The clock is ticking down, and you don’t have any New Year’s plans? Pack your bags and head to one of the comfiest hotels in Myrtle Beach SC oceanfront locations when you book your NYE getaway at one of our Sands Resorts! Get ready to pop the champagne, and help us celebrate the beginning of a brand new year. Here are three reasons to ringing the new year with sands resorts.

NYE at the Dunes

Did you know that when you book your NYE vacation to one of our fantastic Sands Resorts, you’ll have access to more than just a midnight champagne toast? Ocean Dunes and Sand Dunes Resorts will bring together the nights fun beginning at 4 pm in the Gin Mill Oceanfront Lounge! Dance the night away, sip on some tasty cocktails, and enjoy the champagne toast at midnight.  

NYE at the Club

Our Ocean Club and Beach Club will be featuring two locations for you to enjoy the night’s festivities. The Sandals Lounge will start the day with college football games showing at noon then enjoy the happiest of hours from 4-7pm, where you’ll be able to transition into their karaoke dance party, ending with a rousing toast of champagne at midnight. Finally, if you’re staying at the Ocean Club or Beach Club, we’ll be offering free shuttles to the 2001 NYE Party at the 2001 Nightclub!

Want to learn more? Check out our excellent NYE specials and book your first 2018 trip of a lifetime, with us at our leading hotels in Myrtle Beach SC oceanfront locations, which you won’t want to miss this fantastic vacation opportunity that only happens once a year!

No matter what you decide to do this NYE, make sure you look at Sands Resort as your option for the best celebrating on South Carolina’s coast! Our marvelous hotels in myrtle beach SC oceanfront locations feature stunning views of the beach, great dining options, and lots to do around our property. Plus, once the ball drops and all the champagne is gone, you’ll want to continue exploring our quaint beach town, so, come warm up by the sea when you embark on your excellent vacation in the new year!

GET COZY AT A MYRTLE BEACH HOTEL

Winter in South Carolina is almost here, and as we’re ending the beautiful autumn season, you’ll want to reserve a cozy retreat to one of the best hotels in Myrtle Beach SC oceanfront locations you’ll find. Featuring beachside views and a quieter atmosphere sets Sands Resorts apart in the wintertime. Whether you join us to celebrate the coming 2018 year or you’re here just to relax and take a break for awhile, we’ve got everything you need to make the most out of your cozy getaway.

Find Serenity

Finding the perfect location for a cozy getaway is just what you need when it comes to hunting down the right spot for you and your family. The beach is always a fantastic place to go if you’re looking for tranquility and comfort. At Sands Resorts you’ll awake in the warm accommodation of your choosing, to the lovely sound of waves caressing the shoreline and seagulls squawking, like that of a meditation tape, standing on your balcony enjoying the ocean views and sounds will help put you in the right mood for the best getaway.

Don’t over Schedule It

This one is almost a given, but it still needs to be stated; don’t over-schedule your vacation! We mean it, you’re here along the beautiful Atlantic shores so that you can relax and get comfy and cozy this winter season. There should be no need for you to plan every minute of your day, if you do, you’ll return home wishing to go on another vacation. It’s important to know what you should schedule and what you ultimately should leave off your list. Plus, sometimes going with the flow of things can create an unforgettable experience that you would have never guessed could be possible.

Slow Down

It’s okay for you to slow down while on vacation. You’re in no rush, because well, you’re on vacation and that what you should be doing. You might find that spending a few days exploring our enjoyable Sands Resorts that you’ll like savoring the little moments. Although it’s not bad to include fantastic activities that will keep you busy, just remember to take a step back as there is no rush when you’re at our resorts. We enjoy that comfortable and breezy, beachfront lifestyle and we hope you do too.

 

No matter how you choose to relax this winter season, make sure you enjoy the comforts of a cozy retreat to Sands Resorts. With a few resorts to pick from you’ll have everything, you want at one of the leading hotels in Myrtle Beach SC oceanfront locations, that you hope for in the New Year. Give the gift of a retreat this season and enjoy your time spent with family and friends along the warm Atlantic coast.  

SPEND YOUR HOLIDAY BEACHSIDE AT SANDS

Thanksgiving is here, and we’re so thankful for this past year, our guests have been excellent, and we’re gearing up for holiday season with all of you. When you book your vacation during the Holidays at one of our Myrtle Beach South Carolina resorts you’ll have the time of your life, whether you’re getting ready to eat a family meal, celebrate the jolliest season, or you’re prepared to ring in the new year with a glass of champagne. We got everything here to make the most out of your time away from home when you spend your holidays beachside with Sands Resorts.

Holiday Events

At almost every turn there is some event going near our Myrtle Beach South Carolina resorts. This year head to the Brookgreen Gardens, Night of a Thousand Candles for nighttime entertainment that will have both adults and kids in awe. Walk the garden’s path and see a stunning display of lights. If you need even more illuminated pathways? If you head to the town of Conway, just a short drive away, you’ll find the Conway Celebration of Lights. Where you can drive through the display which features stunning, twinkling lights to get you in a festive mood. Check out even more holiday fun with this incredible list of all the holiday activities in Myrtle Beach.

Holiday Shopping

Tis the season for shopping and you won’t want to miss out on all the fabulous favorites this season, even if you’re away from home. Here in myrtle beach, there are a few shopping centers and locations to go to, like the Tanger Outlet Mall, where you’ll find some coveted deals. You’re sure to find just what you’re looking for, and if you happen to have forgotten something on your trip, no worries! Sands Resorts also has a gift shop where you’ll find fabulous souvenirs like postcards and ornaments to cherish your time spend here for the Holidays.

Holiday Beach

We know that even though the temperatures will be a little milder this winter, you will still want to enjoy a day at the beach. Also, if you choose not to relax, we recommend hunting for seashells. As the beaches tend to be quieter this means there is plenty of room for searching through the sand for that perfect shell. It’s also not a wrong time to perfect your sandcastle skills! Bring some shovels and pails and get to building the best sandcastle. We think festive designs like a sand-man, which is similar to snow-man, but made entirely out of sand is an excellent way for a family bond during vacation!

 

However you spend your holidays if you’re here in South Carolina, we’re glad to have you celebrating with us at Sands Resorts. Anyone of our incredible Myrtle Beach, South Carolina resorts, will make you feel at home. Whether you’re with friends or family this season, enjoy the festive spirit, seasonal specials, and we hope to see you ringing in the new year here along the coast!

YOUR WINTER VACATION TO SC

It’s time to Plan Ahead!

While summer can be a busy season for Myrtle Beach, if you’re looking for a calming getaway, our soft sandy shores are where you’ll want to land. Winter offers up warm temperatures, and the mild Atlantic waters make for a pleasant vacation. It’s why many people travel to this side of the coast during the winter months. When the snow starts falling, you’ll be dreaming of the perfect getaway. There is no better place to go than the Southern East Coast, and we’re here to help you find the best resorts in Myrtle Beach SC!  

Quiet Time

When summer ends, fall and winter bring a breath of fresh air to the coast. With smaller crowds, you’ll be able to enjoy some time beachside without having to deal with long lines at attractions. Myrtle Beach can become the perfect quiet place for a relaxing getaway. Whether you’re walking around the Boardwalk, or you just want to hang out back at our resorts in Myrtle Beach SC, there is something for everyone this winter.

Golf Time

One of the best things to do during the off-season is golf. As temperatures rarely ever dip below freezing, a friendly game on the green is what you’ll need. As golfing in Myrtle Beach is extremely popular during from fall to spring, you’ll want to book a tee time with one of the many beautiful courses. Check out some of the fantastic greens you’ll find here, when you vacation with us at Sands Resorts!

Beach Time

This time of the year makes for a perfect trip to the beach! While you might not be donning your favorite swimsuit, you can still have a lovely time on the sands. If you’re staying at our Ocean Club make sure to dine at Ocean Annie’s which is one of our tasty restaurants and it’s right on the beach! Don’t forget to hunt for seashells, when the offseason rolls around; you can have better luck finding just the right shell for your collection as the beaches tend to be less crowded. Plus, with lots of room on the beach, you’ll love strolling along the shoreline!

 

However, you want to enjoy your vacation, make sure it’s along the shores of the Atlantic this winter. Book the ultimate getaway with Sands Resorts, one of the resorts in Myrtle Beach SC, and you’ll see why winter can be a phenomenal time for a trip!

A SPOOKY SANDS RESORTS GETAWAY

The spookiest season is just around the corner, and you won’t want to miss out on all your hallows eve favorites! Vacationing during Hallo-weekend, the weekend before Halloween, can mean your kids won’t get to experience all the incredibly spooky activities in store. But fear not! At Sands Resorts everyone will get a scare and maybe a treat or two when you stay with us, at one of our fantastic Myrtle Beach South Carolina resorts, this Halloween Season. Here are a few of our favorite activities to get you in the mood, when things start to go, bump in the night…

Boardwalk Haunts

If you’re looking for the scariest things to do in Myrtle Beach during these last few weeks of October, look no further than the Boardwalk! Friday nights on the walkway… mean the zombies come out of their graves. Enjoy a sweet photo-op with these un-dead as you roam around, then make sure to check out the Haunted House this year featuring a Zombie Zone for the undead! From dusk to Midnight experience a frightful night here in South Carolina. We recommend it’s not the best choice for the littlest ghouls or those few adults who might find it too scary, but there are plenty of non-scary Halloween adventures to embark on this season. Check out more Grand Strand Halloween fun at Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, and the Hollywood Wax Museum.

Vroom to Broom

Witches aren’t the only ones who need a stick to drive! At the Surfside Halloween Car Show, experience some fabulous stick-shifts and automatics this season. With lots of candy to keep the little ones busy, adults will enjoy the impressive vehicles. Your kids will love Trunk or Treating in some fantastic classic and modern cars. Plus, lots of delicious food, a fun DJ to groove too, and it’s free for the whole family! Learn more about the details here!

The Headless Horseman

Most of us have heard about the headless horseman who roams the night waiting for his next victim. But if you’re ever in Myrtle Beach during this time of the year, you’ll want to head to The Market Commons. Hop aboard a Haunted Carriage ride around The Market Commons on Halloween, if you dare! Your little ones will enjoy trick or treating and seeing the headless coachman as he returns to give passengers a tour this Halloween.

 

No matter how you choose to spend your last days in October make sure, you enjoy them beachside at one of our fabulous Myrtle Beach South Carolina resorts! Whether you’re looking for a fright, something the youngest members of the family will enjoy, or just wanting to relax on the beach, our Sands Resorts are a perfect option no matter the weather this harvest season. Book your vacation and start planning the ultimate Halloween getaway the whole family will die for!