Great Deal on Garden City Rental

If you’re planning a trip to coastal South Carolina for an end of summer vacation in August we have a great deal on a Garden City Beach vacation rental.

Garden City Beach vacation rentalThis home, “At Last", is almost 2 blocks to the ocean. It’s a unique property featuring a full-sized 4-bedroom home on the 2nd floor and a 1-bedroom unit with full kitchen and living area on the 1st level with separate entrance. Perfect for in-laws or teenagers! For your convenience, a washer & dryer is located on both levels. It's 2 homes in one! For all your outdoor needs, “At Last" has a screened porch, open porch and sundeck! This home also has a built in charcoal grill on screened porch and is pet-friendly. A non-refundable pet fee is required.

If you book a stay in “At Last"  for 6 nights during August you’ll get the 7th night free! This applies to any available week in August 2012 and to new full week bookings only.

Amenities in this Garden City Beach vacation rental include dishwasher, Internet Access, Non-Smoking, Pets Permitted, Screened Porch, TV, VCR, and Washer/Dryer. Property does not have linens. Linen packages are available for rental. A linen package includes 2 bath towels and 1 washcloth for every person that the house accommodates, as well as a bathmat for each bathroom and a set of kitchen towels. Linen orders will be delivered and picked up from your property. Your online reservation will default to complete linen package, however, you may choose to bring your own or add other linens at the time you make your reservation. Departure maid service is included in all rental rates.


We Have Winter Rentals in the Grand Strand

It’s not too early to begin thinking about your escape to the south from the cold winter months. We have a large selection of Grand Strand winter rentals up and down the coastline at discounted off-season rates.

Grand Strand winter rentalsWhether you’re coming for a week, a month, or the entire winter, we have a vast number of Grand Strand winter rentals that would meet your needs. From small 1 bedroom condos to large 6+ bedroom houses, we have you covered.

The winter season is a great time to visit here. You feel like you have the beach to yourself. It’s quieter then – less people, less traffic, wide open sandy beaches. Yet there is still plenty going on in the area and most places are open year round. If you’re a golfer you can use this time on the uncrowded courses to work on your golf game.

The 30th Anniversary Craftsmen's Summer Classic Arts & Crafts Festival is being held Friday, Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Myrtle Beach Convention Center, Myrtle Beach, SC. Featuring original designs and work from hundreds of talented artists and craftsmen from across the nation. Visit with the actual artisans as you browse hundreds of booths and discover what goes into the creation of these one-of-a-kind treasures. With items from traditional to contemporary, functional to whimsical and decorative to funky there’s something for every style, taste and budget.

Mustang Week in Myrtle Beach

For those planning on being here for 2012 Mustang Week Myrtle Beach, we have plenty of Garden City SC beach house rentals available for your stay. If you own a Mustang, or even if you just love the cars, Mustang Week from July 16-22 offers the most unique collection of these cars. Burnout contests, races and car shows are just a few of the events taking place.

Garden City SC beach house rentalsStart off with a meet-n-greet from 12 noon until 4 p.m. at the Palace Theatre on Tuesday, July 17 and then on Wednesday, head over to the Myrtle Beach Speedway for burn-outs and more. Myrtle Beach Autocross, Circle Track Fun Runs and Burn-Out Contents begin with the opening of the gates at 8:30 a.m. Wheels of Destruction Thrill Show at 7:15 p.m. Thursday there will be a meet-n-greet at Hooters in North Myrtle Beach prior to 12 noon then a cruise to Darlington Drag Strip from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. Darlington Drag Night is from 3-11 p.m.  Don't miss the 7th Annual Car Show at Myrtle Beach Mall on Friday. Registration from 9-11 a.m. Judging 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday is the southeast’s largest Mustang and SVT Cruise-In held at Colonial Mall from 12 noon until 6 p.m. Car show awards will be at 3 p.m.

Remember, if you need accommodations give Surfside Realty a call about our Garden City SC beach house rentals at 1-800-833-8231.

Super Specials on Garden City Beach Rentals

There are some super specials on Garden City Beach vacation rentals that you can still cash in on if you hurry. There’s a last minute special on Water’s Edge 1006 that will save you $100 off the weekly price for 7/7/12. You can get $50 off the weekly price when you book any available week in July or August 2012. This special price applies to new, full-week reservations only.

Water’s Edge 1006 located on North Waccamaw Drive in Garden City Beach, is in a oceanfront complex with shared indoor and outdoor swimming pools. It has one bedroom with a queen sized bed and two queen sofa beds in the living room. Amenities include an oceanfront pool with sun deck and lounge chairs, indoor/outdoor Jacuzzi, central air and heat, 2 DVDs, 2 TVs, high speed internet, W/D, private balcony and 2 elevators. Enjoy easy access to an oceanfront beach café and mini mart on the property.

Another of our Garden City Beach vacation rentals with special rates going on is Southern Elegance. If you book Southern Elegance now you’ll receive 5% off a stay between 9/29/12-10/9/12, 10/13/12-10/28/12 and 11/28/12-12/31/12. This applies only to new, full-week reservations only.

Southern Elegance is a large oceanfront home with open covered parking and an elevator. This house offers a lot of space with additional living and dining areas, two oceanfront master bedrooms and two wetbars with icemakers and mini refrigerators. The private swimming pool, private beach access and oceanfront decks on both levels are sure to give you a lot of opportunities to relax and enjoy! Additional amenities include 10 flat screen televisions, 2 DVD players and internet access. This is a non-smoking home. Southern Elegance is dog friendly with a non-refundable pet deposit.

Have a Happy & Safe 4th of July

Some of the very best 4th of July fireworks displays can be seen from our oceanfront Surfside Beach SC resort. When you are staying oceanfront you have the choice of spreading a blanket on the sand to watch or enjoying the comfort of watching from the balcony of your rental.

Surfside Beach SC resortThere’s plenty going on in the area for the holiday and whether you stay nearby in your Surfside Beach SC resort or go out and explore the entire Grand Strand area, we promise you’re going to have a blast!

The Independence Day Celebration in Surfside Beach will be held from 6-10 p.m. on 13 North Ocean Blvd. It promises loads of fun for the whole family so check it out.

There will be a Fireworks Display at Barefoot Landing in Myrtle Beach at 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4.

In North Myrtle Beach the 19th annual Fireworks Display at the Cherry Grove Fishing Pier will begin at 9:30 p.m. The pier is located at 3500 N. Ocean Blvd. in the Cherry Grove section of North Myrtle Beach.

Don't miss the Murrells Inlet 29th Annual July 4th Boat Parade & Fireworks Display. Parade kicks off at 10 a.m. (high tide) from Garden City Point. This year's parade theme is "Red, White & View! Inlet-style Tried and True." The parade will head over to the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk and then follow the Murrells Inlet shoreline down to the Hot Fish Club. The Murrells Inlet Marshwalk restaurants will light up the skies on the 4th of July with a spectacular fireworks display. The show, which is shot off from the end of the Veterans Pier, is scheduled to start at 10:00 p.m.


Hot Summer Nights On the Boardwalk

There’s free nightly events going on from now through the end of September on Ocean Boulevard’s new boardwalk in Myrtle Beach. It’s called Ocean Boulevard’s Hot Summer Nights. If you’ve not visited the new boardwalk and skywheel yet, let this be the summer you do! Just a short drive from any of the Garden City Beach beach houses we have available, all of these events are open to the public.

Garden City Beach beach housesOn Sunday nights from 7-10 p.m. there’s an amazing drum display called “Whacker Barrel” not to be missed.

The Kid’s Carnival is held on Monday nights in Plyler Park on the new boardwalk. There will be a giant inflatable slide, bounce houses, face painters, stilt walkers and plenty of entertainers.

Enjoy a Live Concert Series on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights. Just bring your lawn chairs or blanket and enjoy the hottest bands in the area.

The Beach’s Best Fireworks Display is held on Wednesday nights at Plyler Park. Enjoy the spectacular display from the park, the boardwalk or from the beach.

Garden City Beach beach housesNew this year is Dixieland on the Boardwalk on Friday nights as you are serenaded by the strolling Dixieland Band. Get ready to sing along and stomp your feet as you enjoy some of the most inspirational sounds of the South.

If you haven’t found your accommodations yet, just give us a call at 1-800-833-8231 and we’d be happy to show you the Garden City Beach beach houses that we have available.

Come Enjoy Our Beaches and Free Movies

When you’re making reservations for a beach vacation you’re planning for some good old-fashioned family fun and that’s exactly what you’re going to find in Coastal South Carolina. From surf fishing and beach combing to the comfort of our South Carolina vacation rentals, we promise you a great time.

South Carolina vacation rentalsA laid back beach vacation definitely has its rewards both physically and mentally. Bring those books you’ve been meaning to catch up on, just make sure they’re not work-related. Grab beach balls, the Frisbee and the bocce ball set and brings those, too. Steps outside our South Carolina vacation rentals will have you on the beach or on the golf course – your choice.

Enjoy breakfast on the beach to start a new day or spread a blanket, add some tea lights put into seashells, and enjoy a romantic sunset dinner on the beach. Just pay attention to which way the tide is going! Nothing can ruin a picnic like a rogue wave out of the blue.

You’ll love the large variety of vacation rentals that we have to choose from. Check our website! From small to large condos and houses, in all areas of the Grand Strand, and each offering a full range of different amenities. Decide what’s important to you in a rental and we’ll do our best to find that for you.

And while you’re here why not take in the free “Movies Under the Stars” in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden on Farrow Parkway at The Market Common. These free movies are held every Wednesday evening at 9 p.m. through August. Call 839-3500 or visit for more details.

Plan Now for Your Winter Escape

It’s a good time of year to be making reservations for one of our South Carolina winter rentals. Check them out now and make your reservation for later at a reduced rate. It’s wise not to wait or the perfect-for-you rental might just be taken.

Many people come to coastal South Carolina to spend their winter months in one of our South Carolina winter rentals at off-season rates. It’s a great way to escape the cold and snow of the north and enjoy the relaxing environment and temperate climate only found at the beach.

South Carolina winter rentalsThe 7th Annual Makai Luau, a Grand Strand tradition, will be held June 9th, 2012 at the Hot Fish Club located in beautiful Murrells Inlet. This ticket-only benefit begins at 6 p.m. on the lawn of the Hot Fish Club and will feature live music, a fire and hula show from Chief Kamu, a traditional luau buffet, beer and wine beverages, as well as the wildly popular Surfers Punch. There will be prizes for the Ugliest Hawaiian Shirt contest, a Best Lei contest, and more. All proceeds from this event fund the projects of the Grand Strand Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, a grassroots, non-profit, environmental organization that works to protect our oceans, waves, and beaches. Tickets will be on sale at area surf shops or by visiting

Take Part in Military Appreciation Days

Visiting coastal South Carolina during May will have you taking part in Military Appreciation Days that run from the first of May through the 31st. When you’re looking for accommodations for your time here be sure to check out our many available and affordable Garden City SC beach house rentals. Staying in a house rental will provide you with all the conveniences and luxuries of home and you can save a bundle on meals in the process. Our Garden City SC beach house rentals will also have you close to the any of the following events taking place throughout the month of May.

Garden City SC beach house rentalsWe’re celebrating military men and women – active duty, reserves and National Guard – and veterans from every service branch. Look for military discounts from hotels and restaurants, along with concerts, special events, the big Saturday parade and family activities in downtown Myrtle Beach.

  • Hot Summer Nights on Ocean Boulevard – Enjoy free activities and entertainers in downtown Myrtle Beach and on the Oceanfront Boardwalk
  • Beach Blast Christian Music Festival – Saturday, May 19, Pavilion Site
  • 5K Run/Walk – Sign up now for this 5K Run on Ocean Boulevard and the Boardwalk!  The race begins at 7:30 a.m., Saturday, May 26, and ends at Plyler Park.  It's free for active duty, reserves and veterans, or $20 for civilians.
  • Memorial Day Parade – This big Ocean Boulevard Memorial Day Parade steps off at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 26.  The parade begins at 27th Avenue North and travels south to Ninth Avenue North, with great views all along the route!
  • Memorial Day Ceremony – Join the Grand Strand Patriotic Alliance and City of Myrtle Beach for the Memorial Day Ceremony at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 28, on the Convention Center Plaza.
  • Military Appreciation Days Ceremony – Our closing ceremony for Military Appreciation Days is set for 5:00 p.m., Monday, May 28, at Valor Memorial Garden, The Market Common.

Beach Blast Christian Music Festival

If you’re planning on being here for the Beach Blast Christian Music Festival in downtown Myrtle Beach on May 19, 2012, be sure to check out one of our many available Surfside Beach beach houses to stay in. You’ll have everything you need for a comfortable and relaxed stay will visiting the area. It’s a wonderful time of year to be enjoying coastal South Carolina.

Surfside Beach beach housesThe music festival will include performers such as Toby Mac, Third Day, Red, Jamie Grace, Royal Tailor, Emcee KJ-52 and Outcast BMX. Special guest speaker Nick Hall will also be at the event. The festival will be held Saturday, May 19 in downtown Myrtle Beach between 8th and 9th Avenues North on Ocean Boulevard, not far from any of our Surfside Beach beach houses.

If you enjoy eating crabs you might also want to drive over to Little River and take in the Blue Crab Festival taking place May 19 and 20th. The festival will take place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Water Front Ave. The event promises live music, arts and crafts, food (including delicious steamed blue crabs), and activities for both families and kids. Join in for a weekend of great music from beach to blues to everything in between.

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