Myrtle Beach luxury hotels Archive

Embassy Suites Kingston Plantation Hotel

This oceanfront hotel sits on 145 landscaped acres located on a mile of beach, 12 miles from the airport. Each two-room suite is fully equipped with two televisions, a refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker. Amenities include complimentary breakfast, a gift shop, a fitness center and, indoor and outdoor pools. Continue reading “Embassy Suites Kingston Plantation Hotel” »

Bay Watch Hotel

A blue-and-aqua lobby with tan marble floor exemplifies this condominium resort’s informal, contemporary style. Families and couples seeking the comforts and conveniences of spacious units with fully equipped kitchens–and happy with North Myrtle Beach’s distance from Myrtle Beach’s traffic–come here for relaxed holidays.

Amenity highlights:

A palm-lined, 180-yard-wide outdoor pool deck extending along the resort’s oceanfront includes a 150-foot lazy river, three pools, two toddlers’ pools, and four four-person spa tubs. Each of the resort’s three towers contains indoor water attractions. Together they comprise a 150-foot lazy river, two pools, two toddlers’ pools, two 16-person spa tubs, and a six-person spa tub. A wooden stairway in front of each tower leads from pool deck to beach. Continue reading “Bay Watch Hotel” »

Litchfield Plantation Hotel

Guests arrive at the inn via Avenue of the Live Oaks, a beautiful road shaded by majestic, 250-year-old, moss-draped oaks. Rice fields, marshes, and ponds dot the lush landscape. At the end of the road is an all-white antebellum mansion, built in the 1750s. Evening cordials and cocktails are served in the nearby Carriage House.

Insider tip:

One former owner of the mansion was Dr. Henry Massingberd Tucker (1831-1904). When he returned from late-night calls, Tucker would ring the bell at the front gate, deposit his horses at the carriage house, then head to the mansion. Some say he can still be seen late at night, walking from the carriage house to his room. Continue reading “Litchfield Plantation Hotel” »

Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort

Spread over 4,300 acres, the resort never feels crowded even in the busiest seasons. While golf and tennis are the principal appeals, vacationers interested in sunbathing, the beach, and water attractions also come for relaxing, tranquil holidays.

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Kingston Plantation Condos Hotel

Guests follow a winding drive framed by gardens, pine trees, and lakes to check in at the Embassy Suites hotel. From there, they proceed to accommodations located in two- and three-story buildings spread throughout the 145-acre oceanfront resort.

Amenity highlights: The Sports and Health Club includes an indoor lap pool, an outdoor lap pool, an aerobics studios, and tennis and racquetball courts (surcharge). The seasonal SPLASH! pool complex has water spouts, slides, jet sprays, and a lazy river. Dining options include a casual café, a steakhouse, a Starbucks coffee bar, and a seasonal poolside bar. Complimentary shuttle service is provided upon request to the Arcadian Shores Golf Club, a half-mile away.

Insider tip: Located 27 miles from the resort, the 9,000-acre Brookgreen Gardens is a National Historic Landmark and home to the Huntington Sculpture Garden, the Center for American Sculpture, and the Lowcountry History and Wildlife Preserve. Admission is charged, and complimentary tours are available. Continue reading “Kingston Plantation Condos Hotel” »

Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort & Arcadian Shores Golf Club

A 17-story atrium lobby features two tall cabanas draped in blue-and-white fabric, potted plants, palm trees, and teak lounges with thick, colorful cushions. The relaxed, nautical ambience of the hotel attracts families, golfers, and business travelers attending meetings at a conference center in the 145-acre Kingston Plantation resort community, of which the hotel is a part.

Amenity highlights:

Guests have a myriad of water recreation choices, including a beachfront pool, toddlers’ pool, and spa tub. Hotel guests can also enjoy facilities at Embassy Suites, 400 yards away by boardwalk, including an outdoor water playground, a 350-foot lazy river, and spa tubs. Indoor swimming is available a half-mile from the hotel at a health club’s lap pool. The 50,000-square-foot health club offers a fitness center, exercise classes, and racquetball courts. Continue reading “Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort & Arcadian Shores Golf Club” »