Myrtle Beach Beaches

Nothing says 'vacation' like sunshine on your face and sand between your toes. So grab your sunscreen and get ready to discover the best beaches in Myrtle Beach.

This gorgeous stretch of the South Carolina coast is home to some incredible beaches. Whether you want bustling seaside fun or mellow sands surrounded by nature, Myrtle Beach has got you covered.

You could easily devote your entire Myrtle Beach vacation to sunbathing and ice cream eating. But if you prefer higher-octane activities, you'll find everything from watersports to Ferris wheels to keep you entertained.

Here's a few of our favorite beaches to get your trip planning started:

Myrtle Beach

  • If you like your beach days full of action, hit up Myrtle Beach with its electric downtown vibe and high-rise accommodations.
  • You'll find no shortage of things to do in Myrtle Beach - get a bird's-eye view with a ride on the SkyWheel, visit the quirky Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum or simply grab a bite to eat and soak up the gorgeous surrounds.
  • Or how about trying some adrenaline-pumping water activities in Myrtle Beach? There's everything from Jet Skiing to parasailing.

North Myrtle Beach

  • To the north of busy Myrtle Beach lies family-friendly North Myrtle Beach with its relaxed but lively atmosphere.
  • There are loads of things to do here. Play a round of golf, fish at Cherry Grove Pier or visit McLean Park with its tennis courts, playgrounds, fitness trails and tranquil meditation garden.
  • Wondering what to do on those rare days when the sun don't shine? Head on over to Alligator Adventure for an exciting reptile encounter.

Surfside Beach

  • So, where to go in Myrtle Beach if you feel like chilling out? Head south to this quiet beach with its uncrowded sands and amazing views.
  • If you can face the early wake-up call, Surfside Beach is an awesome place to watch the sunrise. You'll be glad you dragged yourself out of bed!
  • As the name suggests, this part of the coastline is a favorite among surfers looking to catch those rolling Atlantic waves.