Best known as a resort community, Myrtle Beach stretches along the Grand Strand stretch of beaches along the eastern coast of South Carolina. With over 10 million visitors each year, a large majority of vacation rentals like homes, condos and cottages have guests from the Northeastern part of the United States. Vacation rentals like homes, condos and cottages settled in beach resorts make this the ideal tourist trap. Most of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is built on the eastern side of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and west of the region called Long Bay. The area on the coast is slightly elevated. The west of the waterway is where the land is mostly pine forests. The general Grand Strand area is the most popular vacation resort. Most of the luxury homes, condos and oceanfront cottages are located here. In 2004, Myrtle Beach was given the title as the "Most Popular Vacation Rental Destination" according the customer booking preferences by a popular accommodation and lodging website. With golf packages for over 120 different golf courses located within the 17 square mile area of Conway, North Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach, few can argue with the distinction of the "Golf Capital of the World".
The downtown area of the Grand Strand is the vacation resort in the highest demand. Many of the oceanfront vacation rentals like luxury homes, condos and cottages located in beach resorts of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, can be rented for as high as $10,000 a week. More affordable homes, cottages and condos can be reserved with golf course packages, spa packages or romantic getaway packages. Even corporate retreats and large family reunions are popular in this beach resorts since there are many vacation rentals to choose from. With a large variety of privately owned vacation rentals, many travelers and vacationers are now starting to see the upward trend in staying in a home, condo or oceanfront cottage and not in a hotel. You can have the freedom to cook meals and entertain guests even in condos, apartments or villas. Not too many hotels can offer a fully stocked kitchen or dining room when you prefer to change the atmosphere of your vacation. Come see why Myrtle Beach is one of the most popular vacation resorts of South Carolina and the United States.