Come Spend Thanksgiving at the Beach

Not sure how you’re going to spend Thanksgiving this year? Why not begin a new tradition by spending it at the beach. Staying in one of our Garden City Beach SC condos you’ll have all the comforts of home plus more! If you decide to make a Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings, you’ll have a well-equipped kitchen in these Garden City Beach SC condos where you can do that. If you’re rather not cook, there are many restaurants in the surrounding area that are more than happy to serve you a Thanksgiving dinner fit for a king!

Garden City Beach SC condosAs tradition has it in these parts, every year many people participate in the Surfside Turkey Trot. It begins at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 22 at the Surfside Pier. Participants have their choice of a 10K, 5K or 1 mile race. There is a free tot trot race for children in attendance too. Come out and join the race or come out and cheer on the participants. You can also enjoy food and a great view of the Atlantic Ocean all at the same time.

While you’re here the South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival is taking place from November 22-24, 2012, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. This 3-day bluegrass festival features top names in bluegrass music. If you enjoy bluegrass music, don’t miss it!

The Intracoastal Christmas Boat Regatta will be held on Saturday, November 24 2012 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the curtain rises on this spectacular maritime parade beginning at the Little River Inlet at 5 p.m. and traveling south, arriving at Dock Holidays Marina at 7 p.m. If you want details on entering a boat call 843-249-8888.

From our family to yours, have a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday!

A Jewel in Surfside Beach

With the holiday season fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to get away to the beach and relax, unwind, and celebrate life. You’ll enjoy our beautiful beaches and starting off each day with a sunrise over the crystal blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

We have a wide assortment of Surfside Beach house rentals that are sure to meet the needs of you and your family. With our off-season rates there are many vacation rentals that any family can afford no matter what your budget is.

Surfside Beach house rentalsPirateland is one of our many Surfside Beach house rentals that sit oceanfront and offers all the luxuries you deserve while on a vacation. This lovely beach house accommodates 14 people comfortably with its 4 bedrooms. With a private swimming pool, private walkway to the beach and an oceanfront deck with a wonderful view you have all you need for a great vacation! Other amenities include 5 TVs, 1 DVD and internet access. This is a non-smoking home and pets are not allowed.

One of our guests summed up this property perfectly in a letter we recently received:

“A jewel in Surfside Beach! We have been renting this property for the past 6 years. It is such a perfect rental for us that we have had no desire to look elsewhere. The home is beautiful and well-kept. It has the amenities you would desire and the location is perfect. It is near many of the attractions but far enough to provide a very relaxing atmosphere. Some of the local attractions are a leisurely stroll down the beach or a casual walk down the sidewalk. It would not be easy to find a better vacation rental.”
— Lazy Days, NY

Garden City Beach Annual Rentals

If you’re planning an extended stay in the coastal South Carolina area, especially around Myrtle Beach, you should take a look at our Garden City Beach annual rentals. We have a nice selection that includes one and two bedroom condos and single-family homes. Some of these homes are furnished but most are not.Garden City Beach annual rentals

The Garden City Beach annual rentals we have at this time are a short walk to the beach and include amenities such as washer and dryers, swimming pools, internet access, cable TV, trash pickup and parking.

When you’re coming for an extended period of time that will have you here through the summer months you don’t want to find yourself paying summer vacation rental prices. They can get pretty steep. By leasing one of our annual rentals you’re assured of having the same monthly rental fee no matter what month it is. Even if you’re not staying a full year, this will often times save you a bundle.

Garden City Beach annual rentalsYou’ll be able to live like a resident of the area when you move into one of these rentals. You’ll quickly see why people love living here. Living in close proximity to the ocean and with all the sunshine this area gets, just plain gives people happy spirits. It’s a healthy place to live offering miles of beach front that will do you good to walk on a daily basis. We do!

Enjoy This Garden City Beach Vacation

A Garden City Beach SC vacation this time of year has a lot of fun things to offer. From harvest festivals, shrimp festivals and chili cook-offs to ghost walks and trick or treating. You’re sure to find plenty of events that will entertain the whole family while you’re here.

We can assist you if you need a vacation rental while you’re here for a Garden City Beach SC vacation and we look forward to working with you. We can also tell you where lots of things are going on over the next week or so.

Garden City Beach SC vacationThe Myrtle Beach Gaither Festival 2012 will start at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19. This two day event is held at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.

Pawleys Island Turtle Strut 5k/10k Race will take place on October 20, 2012. The race begins at 7:30 a.m. Come on out and join us!

Garden City Beach SC vacationThe huge annual Endless Summer Festival will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. Enjoy fabulous entertainment, lots of vendors with one of a kind specialty craft items, food vendors, classic & antique car show and children’s area with community stage and carnival rides. Free admission and free concert, so don’t forget to bring your beach chair and enjoy the music.

A family fun event for trick or treating is Howl-O-Scream, held on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 5-8 p.m. at McLean Park, North Myrtle Beach. Free and open to the public. For more info call 843-280-5584.

We Have Plenty of Winter Rentals in the Area

Choosing a winter vacation rental that's perfectly suited to you can make a big difference in the level of enjoyment that your vacation destination has to offer. There is something truly special about spending the winter months at the beach, enjoying ocean views from the balcony or deck of your rental, rather than dealing with the ice and snow conditions at home.

Myrtle Beach winter rentalsWe have a large number of Myrtle Beach winter rentals that are also available in the surrounding areas of Garden City Beach and Surfside Beach, too. Whether you’re looking for a high rise condo, low rise condo, townhouse, duplex, or single family vacation home, we have plenty for you to consider.

On our website you can browse Myrtle Beach winter rentals and you’ll see the full list of available rentals in the Grand Strand region. Take your time and read the various descriptions, noticing the amenities that each rental offers its guests, pay attention to any restrictions, and look for any special deals they might be offering. Prices fluctuate based on date of your arrival and length of stay but sometimes you can save even more when you make your reservation by a certain date, regardless of when you’ll be staying here. Always read the fine print — especially on the special deals and limited time offers. Nobody likes last minute surprises — unless they’re good ones, that is.

Staying in a Beach House Rental

If you want to experience the best family vacation possible, then head to Myrtle Beach. This beautiful 60 mile span of clean, white beaches offer the perfect balance between serenity and activity. If you truly want the best of both worlds, then you should look into one of our Myrtle Beach house rentals.

Myrtle Beach house rentalsThe most obvious advantages to renting a beach house are having easy access to the beach, sensational views and privacy. In the majority of cases, the house rental will come with a deck or balcony. On this deck or balcony, you will be able to enjoy your meals with the family while overlooking the beach. It's also the perfect location for a nightcap after a long day playing on the beach or enjoying the local sites and events.

The average features in Myrtle Beach house rentals will include 3-6 bedrooms, 3-6 bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, natural wood cabinetry, wireless Internet, DVD and TV. With all these features and being right on the beach, you’ll never have a shortage of things to do.
The prices for our house rentals are incredibly affordable. You’ll find some of the best values available for beach house rentals in the country right here in Myrtle Beach.

Join the folks at the Market Common on Sept. 28-30, 2012, for Oktoberfest at Valor Park. German food, beer, music and more will keep you in the spirit all day long.

Live music and the best of Irish and Italian fare and spirits set North Myrtle Beach afire each September during the Irish Italian Festival. This year the festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, and features a spaghetti-eating contest.

Houses For Rent in Garden City Beach

Autumn is a beautiful time of year to visit coastal South Carolina. The temperatures are cooling off and the summer tourists have left the area. If you haven’t taken your vacation yet this year, consider an autumn vacation where you can enjoy the area at a more leisurely pace. If you prefer to stay in a house for rent in Garden City Beach rather than a hotel or a condo, give us a call at Surfside Realty and let’s talk.

house for rent in Garden City BeachIf you’re an art lover this really is a perfect time to be here. We have a couple events taking place nearby that would interest you. Staying in an area house for rent in Garden City Beach you will be within a short drive to any of these area events taking place soon.

2012 St John’s Greek Festival takes place on Sept. 27, 2012, at St. John's Greek Orthodox Church of Myrtle Beach. Get a feel of the Greek culture at the 2012 St John’s Greek Festival. Taste the different Greek foods such as Gyros, Roasted Lamb Greek Salad, Spanikopita and Mousaka along with different Greek pastries and plenty of bread. There will be Greek wine and beer available as well. An assortment of activities and vendors will be in attendance along with live Greek music and dancers that will keep the excitement going.

Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art will also be held on September 27, 2012. Get lost in the music there. The festival will showcase visual and performing arts. Observe and take in the visual arts by visiting the Gallery Crawl which will feature art from Murrells Inlet to Georgetown or have a taste of wine, fine hors d’oeuvres, and live entertainment at the Pawleys Island Wine Gala. Other featured events and special artists include the Wearable Art Luncheon, Young@Heart performance, The Baruchs of Hobcaw, World’s Smallest Airport, Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats, Private Wine Tasting, Steve Tyrell, Mac Arnold and Plate Full o’Blues, A classical Evening featuring Taylor Johnson, Fireworks Ensemble American Tapestry, Deborah Silver, Legends of Motown starring Horizon, Bright Star Theaters Production of “Once Upon A Time” and Chalk Under the Oaks.

Shaggers SOS Fall Migration Has Begun

The SOS Fall Migration takes place from September 14-23, 2012. On the first Sunday and only Monday of the Fall Migration everyone meets in the street for two of the biggest block parties you have ever seen. On Fun Sunday the party is in the street beside the OD Arcade. Some of the best names in beach and shag music will help you rock the day away with a few thousand of your closest friends. Don't worry if you can't get enough fun in one day, because on Monday they’ll do it all again. You’ll have the convenience of being able to stay in any of our Grand Strand SC vacation rentals while you’re here.

Grand Strand SC vacation rentalsFor Fun Monday they will pack Main Street from OD to Hillside with every smooth dancing fun loving friend that we can find. There will be great music, dancing in the street, and plenty of fun. The center of attention during the 10 days of the biggest adult party on the East Coast are the famous SOS lounges -- Fat Harold's, Ducks, Duck's II, the OD Arcade, and the clubs at the OD Beach & Golf Resort.

If you’re a shagging lover and you’re coming to be a part of the Fall Migration and you still need accommodations we have outstanding Grand Strand SC vacation rentals that would be perfect. No matter what your budget is, we've got the perfect rental for you! With hundreds of oceanfront, 2nd and 3rd row, and ocean view vacation homes and condos up and down the Grand Strand, you're sure to find the ideal rental to call home base while you're here shagging away.

Royal Garden Resort, Garden City Beach

A late August vacation is a great time to come to the beach if you want to avoid the crowds. Families with children have returned home to prepare for school that has already started or will be soon. In August we’ll have reached the hottest it will be all summer and begin the incremental change to cooler weather day by day.

Garden City Beach resortIf you need a place to stay you might want to take a look at the stunning Royal Garden Resort on North Waccamaw Drive. It’s a beautiful Garden City Beach resort that offer unbelievable sunrises every day you’re here. This condominium with 2 bedrooms is ideal to use as a winter rental.

If you want to come now or if you want to escape the cold and snow of winters, this Garden City Beach resort has everything you need to be comfortable. There’s ceramic tile throughout, a fully equipped kitchen, and the most perfect view you could possibly imagine. Amenities include an indoor heated pool and hot tub, elevator, dishwasher, non-smoking, off-season monthly rental, TV, and washer/dryer in unit.

South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale returns to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 8. This year’s registration is online or in person at the Convention Center. All spaces are $50.00, regardless of location. Admission to South Carolina’s Largest Garage sale is free.

Sizable Resorts for Your SC Vacation

Resorts have become a trend for vacation accommodations over time and for good reason. A Surfside Beach South Carolina resort can hold a family of any size that are looking for comfortable accommodations close to the action but not too close. Most of the resorts in the area are capable of providing exceptional comfort and luxury that formerly hotels were known for.

Surfside Beach South Carolina resortWhen you stay in a Surfside Beach South Carolina resort you’ll be close to more than 100 championship golf courses, numerous outlet malls, many specialty beach shops, live theater and over 1,800 places to eat. There are lots of activities for the kids to enjoy. With amusement parks and water parks, Ripley’s Museum and miniature golf, they’ll surely never be bored.

If you’re looking for adult things to do, check out the Gold Key Jazz Society Concert. It’s held on August 26, 2012 from 6:30-10 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn West), 101 Fantasy Harbor Blvd., along the Intracoastal Waterway, just west of Myrtle Beach, off U.S. 501. Donation is $30.

Surfside Beach South Carolina resortDon’t miss the Beach Boogie and BBQ Festival taking place from Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2012 in Myrtle Beach.

2012 Myrtle Beach Southern Living Showcase Home Tour will be held on Friday, Aug 31 beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach. The Southern Living Showcase Home, built by Classic of Myrtle Beach, S.C., presents the latest in building products and design ideas. Proceeds from the home tour benefit Hope House of Myrtle Beach and Coastal Animal Rescue.


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