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!

3 Kid-Friendly Activities to do in SC

Take a Break and Bring the Kids

Winter breaks are over, but the snow is still falling all over the United States. If you didn’t get a chance to enjoy a vacation so far, we get it! That just means it’s time to head to the sunny shores of South Carolina for a family getaway. When you warm up near the shores of the Atlantic Coast, you’ll put winter breaks and snow days behind you at our leading Myrtle Beach resorts, Sands Resorts.  

It’s A Kids Playground!

While there are plenty of activities and things for adults to enjoy during vacation. When you have little ones you’ll want to ensure they are happy as well. Myrtle Beach is the ultimate playground for kids with so many family-friendly options you won’t ever get bored. The Grand Strand will keep any kiddo busy. Full of arcades, games, and venues to check out you can spend more than one day here and not experience everything there is to do.

Myrtle Beach Ripley’s Aquarium is one of the best placed to take children too for a fun day activity. With over nine different exhibits you’ll get to see lots of fantastic underwater animals. There are even unique experiences you can book if you’re looking for even more during your aquarium trip. You’re sure also to enjoy spending the day here along with your kids!

The Children’s Museum of South Carolina is located right in town and relatively close to our myrtle beach resorts which makes for a fun activity during the day. Your children will love exploring and discovering all the fun things that this museum has to offer. They even provide a fun calendar of events, so you’ll want to check back regularly for updates to see if there are any featured events during the time you’re visiting.

 

However you and your kids decide to spend the day know, that you’ll have a roaring good time at our Myrtle Beach resorts. Reserve your vacation with Sands Resorts and see just why Myrtle Beach South Carolina makes for one fantastic winter getaway with the whole family!

 

3 Day Couples Itinerary at Sands Resorts in Myrtle Beach

Get Away for a Couples Day

Hearts galore, that’s what you’re seeing right now in the storefronts as shops begin to get ready for the lovely month of them all. It’s time to book the sweetest getaway all year! Bring your honey to our beautiful seaside resorts in Myrtle Beach this Valentine’s Day! Make the most out of your three-day retreat, here is our itinerary for your three days of fun in South Carolina.

A 3 Day Stay at Sands Resorts in Myrtle Beach

Start your trip by heading to the south Carolina coast for the ultimate couples getaway. Day one means you’ve just arrived at your Sands Resort hotel. You’re going to want to grab a bite to eat at one of the beach bars then watch the sunset. A sunset stroll along the beach is always a great way to end a day of hectic flying or driving to your destination. It’s important to keep your first night here, super relaxing, you won’t want to cram so much into a few hours that you’re feeling tired the rest of your stay.

Day Two brings the fun! Hit the Grand Strand boardwalk, one of the most famous locations in Myrtle Beach, hop aboard the SkyWheel and see the area from a new angle. Once you’ve seen the sights, the Grand Strand offers other featured venues like Brookgreen Gardens, where you can walk through the beautifully designed gardenscapes. If you still want more and you’re getting thirsty, go to La Belle Amie Vineyard and taste all the delicious options or take a tour and try out some fantastic samples.

After you’ve checked out of your room, make sure to stop at Market Commons a new, upscale shopping area. Where you can find the perfect gift to bring home before you have to leave. And if you don’t have time to go to these shops, make sure to pursue the convenience store located right at Sands Resorts properties.

No matter what you opt to do while you’re here, celebrate love and reconnect with your favorite person this February. Whether you bring your sweetheart or the entire family, make the most out of a fantastic season at our Sands Resorts in Myrtle Beach.

 

HOW TO PLAN FOR YOUR SUMMER VACATION

TIPS THE BEST MYRTLE BEACH SC SUMMER VACATION

Winter is officially here, with the solstice beginning on the 21st, and while it seems like that cold front is never going to go away, you can start planning for your amazing and sunny summer vacation to Sands Resorts. Our leading resorts in Myrtle Beach SC area are one of a kind, and you won’t want to experience the beach at any other location. Here is what you’ll need when planning the ultimate summer getaway, whether it’s with friends or family, we’ve got everything here for you to enjoy the sun, sand, and sea!

Location, Location, Location

Location is critical when planning your vacation during the summer months. At Sands Resorts we have our spots that will get you right near the beach. Plus, they’re in walking distance, so you don’t have to worry about hunting down a parking spot or walking for miles. With our strategically designed resorts in Myrtle Beach SC, you’ll not only be set for beach days, but you can get access to our incredible waterpark! Along with access to the water both by the sea and pool, our location within Myrtle Beach means you won’t have to travel far to explore the city! So you can enjoy all of the resort features and amenities as well as the cities shopping area, fantastic dining options, and more when you opt for the right destination along the Atlantic Coast.

Pack the Essentials

Beachwear is essential to any summer vacation especially clothing to wear on and off the beach, as you might hop from one hotspot to the next! You might want to invest in hats, long flowy dresses, shorts, tank tops, and sunglasses for your vacation to sandy shores of South Carolina. We recommend lighter colored clothing to keep you cool throughout your time spent under the bright sun.

Speaking of the sun, another huge thing you cannot forget is sunscreen and aloe vera. Which can help protect against sunburns and support you when you end up getting more sun exposure than you intended! You don’t want to forget any of these excellent essentials. If you happen to leave anything at home accidentally. We’ve got you covered at Sands Resorts with our handy-dandy convenience store, right on site! Stop by for anything from beachwear to toiletries; you can even pick out a cool gift to bring home as a souvenir!

What Makes Sands Resorts Memorable

You might think that Sands Resorts is just a collection of favorite resorts in Myrtle Beach SC, but we’re more than that! Your vacation is waiting, and the experience you’ll have here is one to remember. Among our accommodations, families and guests can choose from condos, suites, and townhomes. This allows for you to customize your stay thus making the options for your vacation limitless. Along with cozying up in our rooms at night, you’ll have access to fantastic dining and bars, indoor and out pools, plus admission to Wild Water & Wheels water, and so much more… shopping, golfing, Myrtle Beach attractions, we’ll make sure your vacation is unforgettable here at Sands Resorts.

 

Don’t wait until June is here to start planning your ultimate sunny getaway, start today by looking into our Sands Resorts destination locations. As some of the leading resorts in Myrtle Beach SC, you won’t want to miss out on the best family vacation when you book your trip with us this coming summer! Just don’t forget the sunscreen!  

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.