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Caribbean Resort Guests Have Lots to See and Do in the Neighborhood

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There are endless numbers of reasons to stay and play at the Caribbean Resort in Myrtle Beach – clean comfortable accommodations, first-class amenities and several on-site restaurants, beach bars and cafes that make it possible for guests to spend their entire vacation without leaving the property.

But for those who want to see and do all that Myrtle Beach has to offer, it's hard to find a better place to stay than with us. Within walking distance of the resort are some of the Grand Strand's top attractions, dining, shopping and nightlife, as well as one of the most scenic stretches of beachfront in Myrtle Beach. Here's a list of all the great things in the neighborhood of the Caribbean:

Attractions: It's just a short stroll south down the beach or Ocean Boulevard to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, a 1.2-mile oceanfront walkway that leads to the heart of the downtown district. Ride the famed Myrtle Beach SkyWheel and all the other neon-lit attractions around Plyler Park, where free concerts, fireworks shows and festivals are held. For a more peaceful walk, head north from Caribbean Resort and onto Myrtle Beach's Golden Mile, a stretch of oceanfront lined with historic beach homes and cottages. To double the view, walk down Ocean Boulevard and return via the beach.

Dining: The Caribbean is located right next door to the hotel is one of the Grand Strand's most renowned establishments – the historic Sea Captain's House. Featured in national publications for its Southern hospitality and Lowcountry cuisine, this seafood-centric eatery has been serving hungry customers for more than half a century. Caribbean guests are only steps away from the Sea Captain's tasty three meals a day. Within a couple of blocks of the resort are several fine-dining and casual options, including Bennett's Calabash Seafood Buffet, Magnolia's at 26th and Mexico Lindo Mexican Cantina. Breakfast hot spots like the Omega Pancake & Omelet House are nearby, as are several fast-food options, such as Arby's, Jersey Mike's and Subway. For a nice snack, Starbucks and Whitecaps Frozen Yogurt are located just across the street.

Nightlife: Located just two blocks away on the corner of 30th Avenue North and Kings Highway is Drifter's Saloon, a quaint little sports bar where you can catch all the games on TV or play a few games of your own, including billiards, darts and video games. If you prefer to stay on the oceanfront, Beach Bummz Cafe and Bandito's Cantina are a few blocks south. Otherwise, a walk or cab ride to Broadway at the Beach's Celebrity Square, where a dozen or so bars occupy a square block, is your best bet if you're looking for live music, dancing and more.

Shopping: Kings Highway is only one block away, and so are the many shops and boutiques that fill the adjoining strip malls. Pipeline Surf Shop and the Surf Shop are different from the run-of-the-mill beachwear stores on every corner, featuring apparel and watersport gear. Nearby La Plage Swimwear offers a wide range of women's swimwear. If you are up for a longer hike, or a short ride in the car, Broadway at the Beach is a straight shot up 29th Avenue North and features dozens of shops offering all sorts of national chains and locally owned and operated stores. Pharmacies and convenience store are also nearby so you can pick up grocery items, toiletries and drinks. For adult beverages, Green’s Liquors is on the corner of 29th Avenue North and Kings Highway.


(Posted: 10/20/14)