Dog Regulations at Surfside Beach, SC

We often get asked about dog-friendly vacation rentals. After all, who wouldn't want to bring their four-legged kids along on the family trip? Surfside Beach does have strict policies when it comes to dogs on the beach during peak months, however. This is not only for the protection of all visitors, but also for the protection of your beloved fur kids. The sand is hot and the summer sun is powerful, making it a tough environment for canines. Here's the scoop on year-round dog rules so you can plan your vacation accordingly:

May 15 - September 15

Dogs or other domestic pets are not permitted on the public beach.

September 16 - May 14

Leashed dogs are allowed on the beach.

So if you're looking for the perfect getaway for your family and looking for dog-friendly rentals in Surfside Beach, try looking for fall, winter or early spring dates so that your pup can enjoy the beach as well. And don't forget that your pet must be up-to-date on all vaccinations (always a good idea before you travel anywhere) and owners are always responsible for picking up after dogs. Please help us keep the town of Surfside Beach looking beautiful for future visitors! And for those who love the idea of horseback rides on the beach, Surfside does not permit this. Horses and other large animals are not allowed on the beach at any time during the year.

Get the Most Out of Your Beach Rental











Options for entertainment in Surfside Beach are endless. From golf courses, to shopping centers, to sunny beaches, there are plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy. If you've decided to rent a vacation home for your next trip to the beach, there are lots of ways to entertain yourself without even leaving the property! Here are 5 tips for getting the most out of your beach rental.

1.       Pack the essentials. While our homes are outfitted with plenty of amenities, prepare to bring some personal items. Linens are not included in a rental, but we do offer linen rental packages. Think ahead and bring beach towels, coolers, and other sunbathing essentials so that you are as comfortable as can be. Other vacation equipment items, like cribs, bikes, and golf carts are available for rent as well.

2.       Pack some extras. Renting a beach home for your group has plenty of advantages over a hotel room. Comfortable, spacious accommodations allow everyone to congregate and enjoy their vacation together. Consider bringing along a few DVDs for the kids, or even a few board games or a deck of cards for a family game night on the patio. Pool and beach toys are also great items to pack, and you can save time and money by bringing your own rather than purchasing them when you arrive at the beach.

3.       Hit the grocery store. While it’s a great idea to check out some of the area’s fabulous restaurants, don’t forget to stock the fridge with some snacks! Your rental comes with a fully equipped kitchen, and some rentals have outdoor grills. Save some money and bond with the family by having dinner at home. Whip up a few appetizers and enjoy happy hour on the patio after a long day on the beach!

4.       Plan extra activities. While your rental home with have plenty to offer, start thinking about what else your family would like to do and see during their trip to Surfside Beach. Consider planning a shopping day or fishing excursion for a fun family outing. Bring home your fresh catch and throw it on the grill for a meal the family will remember for years to come!

5.       Include the whole family. Think your four-legged friend could use a vacation, too? Browse our pet-friendly vacation homes and find the perfect fit for the whole family. There are plenty of dog parks and dog friendly restaurants in the area so you can include your best friend in the fun!

So if you’re ready to start planning your fun in the sun, we’re here to help! We want to make sure our renters have everything they need to plan memorable vacations for their families. Contact us for more information about our properties, and get ready to relax at the beach!

Surfside Beach House Rental

Surfside Beach House RentalMyrtle Beach, South Carolina, has long been known as one of the hot spots on the Atlantic Coast, and with good reason. Beautiful sands, fabulous beachhouse rentals, awesome golfing, exciting things to do, and tons of shopping are among the top draws for this popular beach vacation destination. But if you don't like crowds and traffic you might consider staying in a Surfside Beach House Rental. It has all of the beauty and ambiance of the Myrtle Beach area, but is not as crowded — which can make for a more serene vacation or beach getaway along the crystal blue Atlantic Ocean. It still puts you in easy walking or driving distance of everything that the area has to offer.

Whether the ideal Myrtle Beach vacation has you seeking a break from your daily routine so that you can lounge on the beaches or by the pool, or if you are looking for an excitement-packed adventure, you will find it all here, including championship golf courses and miniature golf, water parks, shopping, concerts, fine dining and more. Don't miss the new Boardwalk built in Myrtle Beach! There are over 100 championship golf courses, which is why this area of the world is known as a golfer's paradise. When the sun sets, you will find that the fun does not stop — as top notch restaurants and night clubs beckon to you in your Surfside Beach House Rental.

When you are not running barefoot in the sand or collecting seashells, your family can enjoy area entertainment at one of several entertainment and shopping complexes. Broadway at the Beach, home of Hard Rock Café and Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville, just to name a few. Stop by Barefoot Landing, which houses over 100 stores and restaurants, as well as a tiger preservation station and living tiger museum. Enjoy Las Vegas style performances at the Alabama Theatre. Even those kids with graying hair will enjoy a trip to Ripley's Aquarium, where you'll see sharks, eels, stingrays and other glorious sea creatures up close and personal. Wind your day up with a visit to the Family Kingdom Amusement Park, located a short drive from your Surfside Beach House Rental, for a ride on the wooden coasters, 100-foot Ferris Wheel, or one of dozens of other rides, or take a plunge from the water slide with a one-hundred foot drop.

For the deep sea fishermen in the family, Myrtle Beach offers world-class fishing salt water fishing, both from shore and off shore on fishing charters trips for individuals, families and groups. You will also find a lot of fishing opportunities inland by fishing the many inlets, creeks and channels that feed into the Atlantic. Rent a boat for the day and get prepared to reel in spotted sea trout, red drum, black drum, bluefish, Spanish mackerel, perch, flounder, and whiting, just to name a few, or take a chartered boat.

A Surfside Beach House Rental is a great idea for anyone looking for some time to fully relax at the beach. You'll have everything you need, all the comforts of home, and save on the whole experience.