Beach Ball Savings 3 Ways

Spring is an awesome time to visit the Grand Strand region of South Carolina because we frequently have temperatures in the 70s! That?s a real breath of fresh air to those coming from the northern states where they?re still shoveling out from under a recent snowstorm. It will be a long while before they get to enjoy temperatures this nice so there?s still time to slip away and enjoy some major savings on our spring vacation rentals.Beach Ball Savings 3 WaysThere are 3 ways to take advantage of Beach Ball savings on your spring vacation where you can save a whooping 15% on a new full week stay --1. Come stay a week anytime in March 2014.2. Arrive on April 5, 19 or 26 and stay for a week.3. Or come on May 3 or 10 and enjoy a week long stay before the summer crowd arrives.All three of these options will provide you with 15% off the usual weekly rates for Beach Ball located at 113A South Ocean Boulevard, Surfside Beach. You?ll be situated ocean side of the boulevard/second home. The amenities that come with this home are exceptional. You?ll have your own private pool to enjoy and can even have the option of having it heated for the week you?ll be staying there. Other amenities include two porches providing sunrise and ocean views, Internet access, 6 flat screen TVs with a 47? HDTV in the family room and a 32? HDTV in the master bedroom, DVDE player, washer dryer, and fully equipped kitchen. This 5 bedroom, 3 bath home will comfortably accommodate up to 14 people.If you?re in the area this weekend be sure to take advantage of the local events being held for St. Patrick?s Day in the Grand Strand area. There will be a St. Patrick's Day Dance  on Saturday, March 15 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Civic Center in Surfside Beach.St. Patrick's Day events in Myrtle BeachThe 5th Annual Irish Festival will be held from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 15 at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach.One of the most popular St. Patrick?s Day events in South Carolina is the North Myrtle Beach 26th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 15. Every year this Main Street parade features more than 100 entries and is the largest in the area. Many vendors will line Main Street to sell their unique crafts and artwork. Fill up on traditional Irish Fare and brew from Flynn's Irish Tavern and a few others in the area. Two stages will have performances throughout the day. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.

Check Out the Floor Plan Tours on These House Rentals

At Seaside Rentals we?re now providing Floor Plan Tours on some of the premier vacation homes that we have available. This gives you an almost real time sense as you click your way through the home?s floor plan. The house rentals in South Carolina that we can provide you with range from Myrtle Beach to Murrells Inlet and include Surfside Beach and Garden City Beach in between. From small, cozy beach homes to large spacious 3 story homes that can hold a large crowd, we?ve got you covered when it comes to vacation accommodations around coastal South Carolina.Floor Plan Tours of our house rentals in South CarolinaExperience an online Floor Plan Tour right here with The Southern Comfort, a vacation rental located in Surfside Beach, SC. This is a 5 bedroom, 4 bath home that?s just a short walk to the beach. You will have your own private pool to enjoy, pool side covered porch and an exterior shower so you don?t track sand indoors. This home is professionally decorated and beautifully furnished as you?ll see in the tour. A whole 2,965 sq ft of living space will provide you with as much room to spread out as you could possibly need!Vacation Station is another home in Surfside Beach that offers a Floor Plan Tour. This 6 bedroom, 7 bath home is oceanfront and can accommodate up to 18 people comfortably. This is a pet friendly home with a deposit required. house rentals in South Carolina with Floor Plan ToursThere?s an oceanfront deck pool measuring 17?x9?x4?. Enjoy the oceanfront covered porch and sun decks (1st and 3rd levels), your own private walkway to the beach and a Jacuzzi tub in the oceanfront master suite. With approximately 2,900 sq ft of living space you?ll be far from cramped in this beautiful home.If you?re visiting our area soon you won?t want to miss the Surfside Beach BBQ Festival on Saturday, March 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival is held on Surfside Drive and provides great barbecued food, live music, free inflatable rides for the kids and local arts & craft vendors. The Sawgrass band will perform from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the Josh Brannon Band from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Come on out and enjoy the taste of barbecue! 

Fishing and Wildlife in Garden City Beach

Outdoor enthusiasts and water sports fans will find plenty to do in the Garden City area. The Pier at Garden City is a beloved spot for fishing and family entertainment. Check out the daily fishing report to see what?s biting and what people are catching! The pier is a licensed public fishing area, so visitors do not need to have a SC saltwater fishing license to take part. Stop by the tackle shop to pick up your gear and fishing passes and talk fish tales with the locals.

Feeling a little more adventurous? Consider taking a chartered fishing trip. Experience the thrill of an off shore fishing excursion. Track and catch king mackerel, dolphin fish, triggerfish, amberjack, and more! Local guides have a love for the area and sport fishing, so you're sure to learn a lot about the local sea life! Chartered trips range from intense adventure to relaxing tours, so if all-day sport fishing isn?t for you, consider a near-shore or inlet fishing tour. Check out this list of recommended fishing charters and find the right trip for you!

Still want to experience the marine life of the Carolina?s, but don?t want to cast a rod? Try out a saltwater marsh tour or a dolphin watching excursion. Inlet adventures by Captain Dick?s are educational experiences, complete with expert guides and even marine life touch tanks. Learn about the coastal Carolina wildlife and ecosystems by immersing yourself within them. It?s fun for the whole family!

Once you?ve booked your rental home, start planning your vacation activities. If you?re craving an ocean adventure, then Garden City beach is the right place for you!

Great Deals on Vacation Rentals in Grand Strand

If you?re looking to save money on vacation rentals in Grand Strand we?ve got some great deals for you to consider. Some of the best deals can be had at this time of the year rather than waiting for the heat of summer to arrive so if you?re able, be sure to take advantage of these!vacation rentals in Grand StrandYou?re going to save a whooping 35% off the price of a new, full reservation and get free linens when you arrive in February or March at oceanfront Shore Perfection located in Surfside Beach. This is a dog friendly home that will comfortably accommodate up to 20 people. It?s definitely a place you?ll want your extended family to stay with you. It includes awesome amenities like a private 17?x9?x4? swimming pool built into an oceanfront deck, covered porches, sun decks, indoor Jacuzzi, exterior grilling station and showers, free Internet, wet bar/ice maker, 8 flat screen TVs, 3 DVD/VCR players and a washer/dryer.?Another oceanfront gem is The Bellagio with its 7 bedrooms and 7.5 baths. Located in Myrtle Beach this vacation home can save you 30% off regular rates and provide free lines when you arrive March 1 or 22 and stay for a full week. Arrive April 5 or 19 Grand Strand vacation rentalsand save 20% or May 3 or 10 and save 15%. This home is completely furnished and beautiful decorated. It includes an exterior hot tub, swimming pool and shower, a Jacuzzi in the master suite, and optional heat for the swimming pool. You?ll appreciate the free Internet, TV/DVDs in the great room, a gourmet kitchen and a game room with pool table, two wet bars and TVs. You can spread out in this home offering 6,100 total sq ft of living space!When you stay in one of our vacation rentals located along the Grand Strand region you?ll be close to all the finest things the area has to offer. From over 1,800 restaurants that include casual and fine dining to more than 110 championship golf courses and shopping malls galore -- you?ll have plenty of things to see and do here!

Baseball and Parrot Heads: Are These Signs of Spring?

We?re excited to tell you about what we believe are clear indications of an early spring arriving in coastal South Carolina! Sure, we realize it?s only been a week or two since we had all that snow and ice but it?s gone now! It will take some time before we?re all done talking about this crazy winter, that?s for sure but in spite of what Punxsutawney Phil had to say, we see some definite signs of an early spring coming!Garden City Beach vacation rentalsFor one, we have some awesome Garden City Beach vacation rentals that you?re going to want to snatch up fast before they?re all reserved straight through the end of August! Take a look at these vacation homes right here on our website, pick the date you?re coming, and book your reservation! It?s just that easy but do it now because every year our vacation rentals in Garden City Beach go fast.You can take advantage of a special rate on Ocean Star, a second row home in Garden City Beach offering 30% off regular rates plus free linens on March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 arrivals! This 6 bedroom, 6.5 bath home can accommodate 14 people comfortably. Plus it has an elevator, private 16?x32? salt water pool with wading pool, inlet forward porches and a full sized regulation sand volleyball court in the backyard.vacation rentals in Garden City BeachWhat convinces us that spring is near is talk of Coastal Carolina?s baseball team, the Chanticleers hosting upcoming games. They will be playing a two-part tournament from February 22 to March 2 at the Myrtle Beach Pelican's home stadium.You won?t want to miss Caravelle Resort's Baseball at the Beach from February 20 to February 24 when Coastal Carolina plays four games against teams from George Mason, Illinois, Wichita State and Connecticut.Then from February 28 through March 2, Coastal Carolina will host The Caravelle Resort Tournament featuring James Madison, Marshall, Rhode Island, West Virginia and Duke. Spring is definitely in the air!Parrot Head?s among us will want to visit LaBelle Amie Vineyard to enjoy another sign of spring -- the Winter Parrot Head Festival. It?s being held on Saturday, February 22, starting at 2 p.m. Call (843) 399-9463 if you need more information.We look forward to your arrival this Spring season!     

Three Steps to a Perfect Beach Vacation

Planning a vacation is exciting, but it can also be a bit stressful. Whether you?re planning a romantic getaway for two, or a rowdy family reunion, finding the perfect setting for your trip is an important step. No matter what the occasion, renting a beach house is a great way to get comfortable and relax on your vacation. Our rental homes offer plenty of room to spread out, relax, and have fun! We?re here to make your beach vacation stress free and lots of fun. Here are three steps to planning the perfect beach vacation. 

1.     Book your home: Renting a beach house is the best way to enjoy the Surfside beach area. You will have plenty of space and amenities to do your vacation your way. We?re here to help you find the perfect rental home for your trip, and we have properties of all shapes and sizes! Find which one will be best for you and your family and set your dates.

2.     Plan your activities: Once you have your home base established, browse the local events calendars and find a few outings you?d like to try. Shopping at Barefoot Landing and a round at Azalea Sands Golf Club are great activities to get out and try. There are tons of bars and restaurants in the area if you?re interested in a night out. We recommend grabbing a few groceries on your way into town so you can make use of your rental?s fully equipped kitchen. Have a cook out and family game night on the patio.

3.     Relax: The final and favorite step is just that easy ? relax! Once you?ve found your rental home and scoped out the beach scene, you?re ready for a great vacation. All that?s left to do is mark your calendar, set your out of office memo, and let the vacation spirit take over.

So don't over think it! There is no wrong way to vacation, but we're confident that staying at one of our beach homes is the right choice for you.

Advantages of Choosing Second Row Vacation Rentals

Many people coming to the beach want their accommodations to be as close to the ocean as they possibly can be. They look for oceanfront rentals and they pay a premium price for them. While we certainly understand the desire to be up close and personal with the ocean as well as to have unobstructed views, have you considered the benefits of staying in our second or third row vacation rentals in Surfside Beach?One of the biggest advantages to staying a bit further from the oceanfront is price. You can save a lot by being located just a few yards further from the oceanfront and, in many cases, you still have a wonderful view. These homes are located in neighborhoods offering places to walk and bike and some Surfside Beach SC vacation rentalscommunities also offer additional benefits such as clubhouses, tennis, shuffleboard, and a playground for the kids. These second and third row home rentals offer more privacy, security, and you won?t find people playing in your front yard.Many of our Surfside Beach SC vacation rentals come with their own swimming pools. Shown here is Southern C?s, a Surfside Beach 2nd row vacation rental home. It?s large enough for the biggest family with its 6 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. This home can comfortably accommodate up to 16 people. Amenities include free Internet access, DVD/VCR players, TVs, swimming pool, sun deck, a washer/dryer and lots more.The Gathering Place is another example of an outstanding home rental in Surfside Beach that sits second row along South Ocean Boulevard. This home also can accommodate up to 16 people and has 5 vacation rentals in Surfside Beach South Carolinabedrooms with 4.75 baths. You?ll be just a half mile from the Surfside Pier and 1.8 miles from the Garden City Pier. The home comes with it?s own swimming pool (24' x 13' & 3' to 5' Deep), outside shower and sun deck. Internet access is included in the price. With ceiling fans in every room and extra coffee makers in the bedrooms, this is a wonderful home to vacation in. Offering 2,900 sq ft of living space you?ll have plenty of room to spread out. Amenities also include all furnishings and appliances as well as a washer/dryer.When you?re ready to secure a vacation rental for your next visit to beautiful Surfside Beach, consider the second and third row homes that we have to offer. Find out for yourself what makes these homes the preferred choice of many vacationing families year after year.

Cure Those Winter Blues with a Visit to the Grand Strand Area

If you?re looking for an antidote to the winter blues we have it right here in coastal South Carolina! Many people find it necessary to escape the cold and snow each year during those long winter months if only for a week. Often times it?s just what they need to recharge them enough to get through the rest of the season. For others, they come for one to three months and return after the snow melts.Grand Strand vacation home rentals can relieve those winter bluesWhat we can tell you is that we have many comfortable Grand Strand vacation home rentals that will begin lifting your spirits from the moment you walk through the front door. There are plenty of oceanfront rentals that will provide you with the opportunity to catch a sunrise from your deck every morning while having breakfast and it only gets better from there.We know it?s difficult for many people living in the northern states to endure those long winter months and it seems like the older you are, the harder it becomes. In many states it?s rare that people ever see the sun during this time of year and many times when it is out it?s too cold to even go outdoors to enjoy it. In coastal South Carolina the sun seems to almost always be shining and the temperatures are a long ways from cold. We?d like to invite you to come treat yourself to a stay in any one of our Grand Strand vacation home rentals.It?s a known fact that moods are significantly lifted when you get adequate sun. Some people use ?Sun Boxes? and while it helps it doesn?t come with a beautiful sandy beach to walk or all the championship golf courses and shopping malls we have here in the Grand Strand region.Grand Strand vacation home rentalsDon?t settle for imitation sunshine when South Carolina is so close. The weather is so temperate that you can walk the beaches, go bicycling, and hit the golf courses any time of the year. Those are the very things that will lift your spirits and put you in a good mood. Maybe that explains why so many people relocate to this area after retiring and are always happy they did so.Medically, it?s true that sunshine is essential for our physical and emotional well-being. Sunshine encourages our body to release serotonin, a chemical derived from the amino acids in our body?s tissues, and that significantly improves our mood. It?s also our body?s main source of Vitamin D, which is essential for strong teeth and bones and the older you get the more important this is.When the sun is out and the temperatures are warmer, you?re more likely to want to go outside and do things. In this area there are many things to do outdoors, too, things like playing golf, walking the beach, shopping, visiting museums and local parks, gardens, and many historic landmarks. All these things can contribute to an increased feeling of well-being.If you?d like to experience an increase in your mood irst hand, why not come and visit us in coastal South Carolina. We promise you won?t run out of things to do while you?re here and you?re going to feel a whole lot better. Take a look at the vacation home rentals we have on our website and if you have any questions just give us a call at 1-866-252-9930. We?d be happy to hear from you.

Look at Our Colorful Crab Drive Rentals in Garden City Beach

For those looking for a more luxurious home in a gated community, you?ll like what our Crab Drive rentals in Garden City Beach can provide you with. You?ll be just a short walk to the beach from any of these homes, a half mile easy walk to Garden City Pier, and 2 miles to Surfside Pier. This is a private community that maintains peace and quiet by ensuring that no motorcycles, trucks, trailers, campers or boats enter the grounds. If you?re going to be here between April ? October you?ll be able to use the 30?x20? neighborhood swimming pool.Available vacation rentals in Garden City BeachThese colorful homes are as beautiful on the inside as on the out. They?re all professionally decorated and beautifully furnished with everything you need to ensure a comfortable stay for your entire family. You?ll like having a porch right off the living room where you can enjoy a mid-afternoon glass of sweet tea or an end of day cocktail. Free high speed internet is available in all of these homes as our ceiling fans, multiple DVD players and flat screen TVs and your own washer/dryer unit.The spaciousness of these vacation home rentals in Garden City Beach will be appreciated along with having bedrooms and baths on multiple levels. Kitchens with granite countertops come well equipped with everything you need for on-site meal preparation. But when dining out is what you prefer, the area has close to 2,000 restaurants for you to choose from ranging from as casual as pizza delivery right to your door to four start fine dining offering and elegant experience.

Pet Friendly Spots at the Beach

A long term vacation rental will be a lot of fun for any family. However, it wouldn?t feel like home if the whole family couldn?t be included! Here at Seaside Rentals, we understand that your pet is a valued member of your family, and that a long term vacation without them just wouldn?t feel right. We have a whole list of pet-friendly rental homes for you to choose from so that everyone can enjoy a well-deserved trip to the beach. The Surfside Beach area also offers a variety of pet-friendly activities and hot spots. So grab the leash and get ready to make some memories with your favorite furry family member.

The Surfside Beach Bark Park is a great spot for you and your dog to get some fresh air and exercise in a comfortable, scenic environment. The park provides grassy areas and beach access, as well as water and clean-up bags for your convenience. All dogs must have Town of Surfside Beach registered tags, which are easy to pick up at Town Hall. Make a trip to the bark park part of your weekly routine during your stay with us.

River City Café is a beach side burger joint that the whole family will enjoy. The laid back atmosphere and the menu of classic American fare make this a great place to stop in for dinner or lunch. Enjoy a juicy burger on the patio with your pup. He may even score a few homemade French fries that fall from the table.

A Dog?s Way In is a great pet-friendly attraction in Murrells Inlet, just a few miles south of Surfside Beach. They provide grooming, training, and boarding services as well as a pet supply store. They also have a wonderful 3 acre dog park on site as well that is packed with amenities. Complete with a filtered swimming pond, picnic tables, foot bridges, fresh water fountains and showers, this park is a great place to spend the day with your pooch.

While you?re in the Murrells Inlet area, check out Bruster?s Real Ice Cream, a custom sundae shop where you and your dog can enjoy a frozen treat. Choose your favorite flavor combination and order up a dog bone sundae for your pup as well. They top soft serve ice cream with crumbled milk bones for especially spoiled pets!