Crown Reef Blog
By Julia Woehrer | Monday, February 1st, 2016
Vacation Myrtle Beach resorts are raising money for the March of Dimes this spring.
By Samantha Norton | Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
If you’re looking to get away for Valentine’s Day weekend with your significant other, it’s hard to beat the beauty of the coastal shoreline in Myrtle Beach. There is so much going on in Myrtle Beach, that you and your special someone will have plenty of options to choose from when it comes to making dinner reservations or a night on the town. Prefer to keep it low key and casual? Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark has more than enough to keep you entertained!
By Samantha Norton | Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
2016 is knocking on your door, and Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark is the perfect place to ring out 2015 and ring in a brand new year! The Myrtle Beach area is teeming with events and things to do.
By Samantha Norton | Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
Birthday parties are a fun and joyous occasion for the birthday boy or girl, friends and family. We are so excited to offer a variety of birthday party packages perfect for the kind of party you have in mind.
By Samantha Norton | Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
Myrtle Beach as a vacation destination alone is pretty year round, but there is a lot to be said about visiting in the “off season”. You get so many benefits when you visit late in the year, from a practically empty town to a highly guest oriented resort!
By Samantha Norton | Monday, December 14th, 2015
Christmas is a beautiful time of year when lights are sparkling and ornaments are shining. There is nothing better than taking in a great Christmas themed show and reveling in the holiday spirit. Luckily Myrtle Beach has the most wonderful Christmas shows to encompass the holiday joy.
By Sarah McGann | Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
Once again, Crown Reef Resort is supporting Toys for Tots by collecting new, unwrapped toys for children in need this holiday season.
By Samantha Norton | Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
Myrtle Beach is a lively city with events happening all around, and the shoulder season is no exception. December ushers in many holiday themed events and January starts the year off right with fun and entertainment. Even better are all of the deals happening around Myrtle Beach at local restaurants and attractions and when you couple this with the great rates at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, it’s a win-win!
By Samantha Norton | Monday, November 23rd, 2015
Myrtle Beach is often mistaken as a summer-only vacation destination, but that is not the case; there are there tons of attractions and dining that stay open year round with great deals. A few other high points to visiting during the slow season are great room rates, fun events and no crowds!
By Samantha Norton | Friday, November 20th, 2015
Milder weather will be greeting us soon at the beach, but it is a fantastic time to visit! You will be able to enjoy our bountiful amenities, as well as avoid the crowds that are so prevalent during the summer. Another great feature is that this weather ushers in great room rates! Check out some of our specials:
By Samantha Norton | Friday, November 20th, 2015
Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year, and we have you covered with great shopping in Myrtle Beach. There is a variety of shopping to be had and tons of great specials; you can shop at strip malls, outlet malls, and big box stores right here in Myrtle Beach and just minutes from Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark.
By Samantha Norton | Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
Thanksgiving doesn’t always have to mean cooking and cleaning up a ton of dishes, at least not when you come visit us at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark! Myrtle Beach has tons of restaurants and many of them put on an awesome spread for the holiday.
By Julia Woehrer | Saturday, November 7th, 2015
Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, which you can check out here, is now officially enclosed for the continued enjoyment of all of our guests through the short lived cooler months in Myrtle Beach.
By Samantha Norton | Friday, November 6th, 2015
Crown Reef has many options to choose from when you are ready for some sustenance in the form of food rather than the nourishing rays of the sun.
By Samantha Norton | Saturday, October 24th, 2015
It is almost Halloween time, and we bet you are wondering if we will be having any Halloween activities? We will!
By Samantha Norton | Friday, September 4th, 2015
Vacation is time for relaxation and indulgence, but while some of us like to relax on the beach and indulge in sweet or savory treats, others like to jog it out and pump some iron for relaxation, or even just to counteract that heaping order of wings you had at Loco Gecko Beach Shak and Restaurant last night! Whichever traveler you are, we have you covered in our new state of the art Fitness Center!
By Samantha Norton | Thursday, August 20th, 2015
Myrtle Beach WonderWorks is one of the most popular attractions at the beach. Located at Broadway at the Beach, this family-fun attraction should be on the top of your Myrtle Beach to-do list if it isn’t already.
By Samantha Norton | Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
Labor Day is a time to relax, and it is also a time to bring your family together for barbecues, activities and fun, so why not do it right here at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark! Not only do we have an array of pools and hot tubs and a lazy river, we also have an oceanfront waterpark!
By Samantha Norton | Saturday, August 1st, 2015
August in Myrtle Beach ushers in tons of fun! Right at our resort you have access to fun amenities, like our waterpark and a daily kids club. Although for many the summer is winding down and it is almost time for the kids to go back to school, Myrtle Beach is still basking in warm weather and water while putting on all kinds of fun events! Make sure to add some of the below events and fun to your family’s itinerary!
By Samantha Norton | Saturday, July 4th, 2015
What’s more satisfying than finding a resort that has all the amenities you and your family want so that you never have to leave? Crown Reef Resort is just what you have been looking for! Here are 10 reasons why you and your family should stay at Crown Reef!
By Samantha Norton | Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
Crown Reef Resort and Water Park allows your family the freedom of fun within a safe environment in the resort. One of the best perks of booking a resort such as the newly upgraded Crown Reef is having all of your necessities all under one massive roof.
By Samantha Norton | Monday, June 29th, 2015
We are a business, a family in business and when we started out all those years ago we wanted our focus to always reflect our family and values. We passionately give back to the community that is our home as well as the birthplace of our business.
By Samantha Norton | Saturday, June 27th, 2015
Savings are all around and within reach in Myrtle Beach. If you are staying at Crown Reef Resort and Waterpark, then your vacation budget is given an appreciated cushion by their fair suite prices and the plethora of amenities that will entertain the kids. Here is why Myrtle Beach and Crown Reef Resort will not break your bank.
By Admin | Monday, May 18th, 2015
Officials from the University of Northwestern Ohio and Myrtle Beach Speedway announced today a two new entitlement sponsorships for this coming November. The former Myrtle Beach 400 an iconic event for the past 23 years will now be the “UNOH 400” presented by Crown Reef Beach Resort.
By Samantha Norton | Monday, March 9th, 2015
Any time is the perfect time for a getaway to Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark! Easter is fast approaching, and we hope you decide to spend it with us!
By Megan Burke | Friday, January 16th, 2015
Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, a pristine property located oceanfront along the south end of Myrtle Beach, has recently gotten a facelift and several family friendly additions that position this resort as one of the top destination along the Grand Strand for families.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Sunday, December 21st, 2014
Myrtle Beach is known for most of all, their beaches! No matter what time of year, the beach can be a relaxing and refreshing place to visit. Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark is located oceanfront with plenty of beach access walkways, making your first stop on the sea shell search easy to reach.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Friday, December 19th, 2014
While visiting Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark there is much to be enjoyed with their wide range of amenities. Their Vacation Members Benefits Card is just one amenity that is given free to guests and will come in handy for when you venture around Myrtle Beach. There are savings and deals to be had at most of the popular attractions and restaurants around.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Thursday, December 18th, 2014
Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark in Myrtle Beach is open to guests 365 days a year. There are many reasons why the winter season is partial to your wallet. Plus, this time of year the beach has a laid-back atmosphere without the crowds and there are plenty of restaurants and attractions to enjoy without waiting in line.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Thursday, December 11th, 2014
Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark gives their guests an oceanfront view and plenty of amenities all while being close to the most popular attractions around. Perhaps you are planning a miniature vacation for you and your girlfriends. Take your trip to Crown Reef Resort to maximize your fun, relaxation and money.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
Presents, stuffed stockings and other traditional holiday gifts and traditions are important. Above all, family time and lasting memories top the list of importance. Traveling, exploring attractions and finding new views is an ideal way to create a lasting family memory this Christmas.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Thursday, November 20th, 2014
There are certain times of year when sun bathing and playing in the ocean do not coincide with the weather. Even as the temperature drops, there is plenty of room for outdoor family fun at the beach.
By Samantha Norton | Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
Do you love finding a great deal when you are on vacation? We know we do! One of the best things restaurants can have is a happy hour with discount drinks and food! We have our very own at Loco Gecko called Loco Hour!
By Sabrina Dorfman | Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
There are fabulous perks of Crown Reef Resort and Waterpark for people who love the outdoors. The oceanfront access and moderate Myrtle Beach weather makes for awesome outdoor activity opportunities. If you enjoy jogging, walking or running, there is no need to stop while on vacation. Check out these perfect spots to get your heart rate up!
By Samantha Norton | Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark has added a great amenity to it’s on site dining options! Loco Gecko Beach Shak and Restaurant is located at the south end of the Town Center on Lobby Level directly oceanfront!
By Sabrina Dorfman | Thursday, October 30th, 2014
While staying at the Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, you may need some suggestions of how to find the best restaurants around. Chances are you prefer a restaurant with a great view, excellent food, and a wonderful price. Look no further than next door and stop in at Damon's Grill.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
The Crown Reef Resort and Waterpark is located oceanfront in the welcoming city of Myrtle Beach. Awaiting you are many amenities, breathtaking views, age friendly attractions, hundreds of restaurants and so much more.
By Samantha Norton | Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
The Vacation Myrtle Beach resort group is kicking off a fundraiser for breast cancer awareness, research and treatment as part of the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
Crown Reef Resort and Waterpark urges you to take a load off while you trade in stress for relief at our comfortable and relaxation-filled resort.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
Just because the summer sun has sizzled down doesn't mean the fun has to. The Crown Reef Resort and Waterpark and Myrtle Beach are entertaining year round, and the breezy warm weather is as welcoming as ever. You will be in shorter lines to your favorite rides and attractions, and experience events unique to the season.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Thursday, October 9th, 2014
If you travel to Myrtle Beach during the autumn season, you will be pleasantly surprised to find not only a warm welcome from the weather, but also events and activities still in full swing.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
Crown Reef Resort and Waterpark is welcoming to large groups. When traveling with a large group it may not be easy to find accommodating attractions for all. Here are some places in Myrtle Beach that have ideal proximity to Crown Reef Resort, making them easy to travel to. There are also special discount rates for large groups at these attractions, so start planning today!
By Julia Woehrer | Friday, September 26th, 2014
Travelers now have a brand new way to get wet and wild in Myrtle Beach’s Grand Strand, named the top summer U.S. travel destination by TripAdvisor.com, with the opening of a brand new $2 million waterpark at the oceanfront Crown Reef Resort.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Monday, September 22nd, 2014
Your wedding party, family reunion, team or business has picked Myrtle Beach and Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark for their getaway. Going out to eat in Myrtle Beach with large parties may be difficult as groups may not have ample room to all dine together. Be sure to check out these large group friendly restaurants to make for the most enjoyable experience for your party.
By Samantha Norton | Friday, September 12th, 2014
We love Myrtle Beach for a multitude of reasons, but we especially love how long our summer season lasts. When northern states are cooling down and settling in for winter, we are still rocking sunshine and beach worthy weather into mid-October. October does usher in some slightly cooler weather, but the perfect kind of cool down, more on that later!
By Sabrina Dorfman | Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
One favorable measure about Myrtle Beach is the proximity to all of your wants and needs. Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, while it has an all-encompassing vacation feel surrounding the premises, is not far from one's necessities and desires.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
Ripley's Aquarium is the most visited attraction in South Carolina. Ripley's will leave you in awe and amaze you while it introduces learning about the ocean and the abundant life within it. For a reasonable price, the entire family can appreciate getting up close and personal with sea creatures and explore the ocean without getting wet.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Thursday, August 28th, 2014
An array of wedding ceremony and reception options await you at Crown Reef Resort. Depending on the number of guests and your personal preference, Crown Reef will have the ideal package for you. No matter which you choose, your near the ocean nuptials will be the celebration of the year.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
A few miles north of Crown Reef Resort you will find downtown Myrtle Beach. This is an ideal area to park the car and walk from ride to restaurant and where you will easily find the SkyWheel—one of the most iconic attractions at the beach.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Thursday, August 14th, 2014
Take romantic to the next level at Crown Reef Resort and easily enjoy savings all around the Grand Strand by using a special card that you get at check-in. Be at ease knowing that many and most attractions will have deals designed to take the edge off of your wallet and leave your mind at ease.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Thursday, August 7th, 2014
Crown Reef Resort welcomes you to dining-filled town of Myrtle Beach. While you're enjoying the warm Atlantic Ocean, nearby attractions and places of entertainment, be sure to treat your family to some all-American burgers at the beach. These places not only have the most satisfying burgers in town, but also offer food at a great price.
By Cherie Lowe | Monday, August 4th, 2014
One of the strongest amenities in the newly remodeled Crown Reef Resort are beautiful in-room kitchens in efficiencies and suites.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Monday, August 4th, 2014
Aside from the breathtaking views, the swinging park benches at the park overlooking the pond, and the unique boutiques and shops, there are some fantastic restaurants at The Market Common to suit whatever dining mood your family is in.
By Samantha Norton | Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
We get this question a lot, and we love to do the research required to answer it, where should you eat when you are at Broadway at the Beach?
There are so many options to choose from, there isn’t a wrong answer here, but we do have our own personal favorites that we know you will love too!
By Sabrina Dorfman | Monday, July 14th, 2014
Crown Reef Resort offers many amenities that make you feel free and at ease on vacation. When you are through with relaxing and ready to go out on the town, Myrtle Beach supplies a plethora of options for your night out.
By Samantha Norton | Friday, July 11th, 2014
Game Zone is one our newest amenities and one of our most fun guests have told us! Kids of all ages can have a great time playing a multitude of games in Game On! our state of the art coinless and ticketless arcade! After a rousing gaming session, take your game card to the Winner’s Circle and redeem your play points for fun prizes! We have tons of games, some classics and some newer playing concepts. Here are some of our most popular games.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Saturday, July 5th, 2014
Bringing small children on a trip can be tiring, yet rewarding and taking them on vacation should be fun and relaxing for the entire family as new memories are made for everyone!
By Julia Woehrer | Friday, July 4th, 2014
Are you ready for one of the most exciting oceanfront waterparks on the East Coast? We have just completed our $2 million oceanfront Waterpark and it’s now open and FREE for all Crown Reef Resort guests!
By Sabrina Dorfman | Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
The heat and summer sun in South Carolina are remarkable and relentless. Although some of the best ways to enjoy summer are outdoors at the beach, pools and water parks, it is important to keep in mind that the sun, while fun, can also be dangerous and harmful. It is imperative that you use caution while outside and take heed to these tips of how to enjoy the shore, the pool and more while exercising caution for you and your family.
By Samantha Norton | Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
The Market Common is a trendy new addition to the already popular Myrtle Beach shopping and dining scene. Crown Reef Resort is practically a stone’s throw away from The Market Common, making it a convenient and chic area for our guests to enjoy.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
Myrtle Beach is vast and compact all the same. When it comes to shopping, Myrtle Beach has a large variety of places to get special styles and excellent sales no matter which part of the beach you choose to explore.
By Samantha Norton | Friday, June 13th, 2014
Crown Reef Resort is a great place to stay if you are looking to get the most out of your hard earned dollar. The resort has been undergoing massive changes in the last nine months and is coming to the end of its’ property wide improvement projects and starting to sparkle! We are so excited to share the new and improved property with you, being a great value is just a bonus!
By Sabrina Dorfman | Thursday, June 12th, 2014
The Crown Reef Resort sits conveniently on the ocean and is not far from many of the wonderful attractions that make Myrtle Beach popular. When exploring Myrtle Beach with your family, you will find that there are attractions that target specific ages and attractions that entertain the whole family.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Monday, June 2nd, 2014
Crown Reef, the resort that was built on ideas for everyone, is new and improved for 2014!
By Sabrina Dorfman | Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
There is no room for boredom in Myrtle Beach with all of the attractions for both day and night. You cannot go wrong with a vacation here if you are searching for non-stop fun! There are classic attractions that keep people coming back for entertainment, and there are new attractions to keep things fresh for everyone visiting.
By Samantha Norton | Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
Crown Reef Resort has made major upgrades and improvements starting the process last fall and is set to be complete early this summer. Crown Reef Resort was once the premier resort in Myrtle Beach; it is our mission to revive it to its’ former and rightful glory.
Honeymooners want to spend their first week or weeks of marriage in getaway paradise that they will never forget. Many couples save up for the whole year, or year’s before while they are planning their wedding to be able to afford a nice honeymoon. Crown Reef is able to give couples the getaway of their dreams without for a great price and without compromising! Below are just a few of the reasons Crown Reef Resort is perfect for honeymooners.
By Samantha Norton | Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
The goal of vacation is to relax and take a break from your everyday life. You pack your bags full of shorts, swim suits and tank tops, load the family up in the SUV or head to the airport to catch a flight. You and your family are on the edge of your seats giddy with excitement to finally arrive in Myrtle Beach.
Once you get here it’s time to make the most of your once a year excursion and what better way to do that than seeing and doing all the fun things you can fit in while still taking time to relax on the Atlantic Ocean’s sandy beaches! One great family past time you are sure to make into a family tradition is Family Kingdom, Myrtle Beach’s only seaside amusement park.
By Sabrina Dorfman | Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
If you are staying at Crown Reef Resort then you are sure to have a stylish oceanfront vacation that you will forever remember. One the most visited attractions in Myrtle Beach is none other than the beach. The beautiful beaches are a vacationer’s haven with golden sandy beaches leading to the refreshing Atlantic Ocean. You bring anything else that will make for an enjoyable and long lasting day at the beach with your family. Here is a list of things you do not want to forget when planning your day at the beach so that you are not hassled to have to make sandy trips back to your room or to the store. After all, vacation time is precious; maximize your time of having fun and soaking in that Vitamin D!
By Sabrina Dorfman | Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
Look right outside and to the right of your oceanfront balcony to check out where your next voyage will take place. Located right next to Crown Reef Resort is the beach destination of the season.
By Julia Woehrer | Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
Crown Reef’s newest amenity, Town Center, is now open!
By Samantha Norton | Monday, April 21st, 2014
Barefoot Landing has so many things to see and do. It is a monumental task to narrow all the options down so our suggestion is multiple visits to see and do it all! We know that it isn’t realistic for most tourists, so we have taken the guesswork out for you and shaved the list to the top five things to do in or see at Barefoot Landing.
By Samantha Norton | Monday, April 14th, 2014
Crown Reef is a large property with parking to accommodate. The minimal resort fee included in your room rate helps support our free parking policy.
By Samantha Norton | Monday, April 7th, 2014
There are quite a few piers in and around Myrtle Beach. Piers are a great place to admire the view and to fish! Piers are widely popular for their photographic opportunities and many people even get engaged on piers!
By Julia Woehrer | Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
Check out these fun facts on our Waterpark opening in late spring!
By Samantha Norton | Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
There are a many choices when it comes to dining in Myrtle Beach, but you can’t beat dining and an awesome view of the ocean.
Lucky for you there are many options with great service and excellent food to tempt your taste buds.
By Justin Clark | Saturday, March 15th, 2014
Staying at Crown Reef Resort during your next golf vacation? Good news, you’ll be centrally located to numerous delicious dining options including a few that are almost within walking distance.
By Justin Clark | Friday, March 14th, 2014
Every guest who visits Crown Reef during the summer will have access to a brand new waterpark that will occupy the southern end of the property.
By Samantha Norton | Thursday, March 13th, 2014
It’s is hard to narrow down just five things that are must see or do at Broadway at the Beach but here are our top five!
By Samantha Norton | Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
Who likes to deep sea fish or go on a dolphin cruise? When you stay at Crown Reef you get many amenities, one amenity is the VMB Card which entitles you to savings all over Myrtle Beach for dining, attractions, entertainment and shopping!
By Justin Clark | Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
One of the best parts of vacationing in Myrtle Beach is enjoying the delicious cuisine located all along the Grand Strand. From delicious seafood to tantalizing steaks, Myrtle Beach is a melting pot of flavors and dishes.
By Justin Clark | Friday, February 21st, 2014
Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach and just a mile from Market Common, Crown Reef offers a wide variety of accommodations sure to suit every guest’s needs.
By Justin Clark | Friday, February 21st, 2014
Need a reason to escape the cold and come vacation in Myrtle Beach? Then book at room at Crown Reef Resort for St. Patrick’s Day weekend and enjoy the local festivities that are going on around the town.
By Justin Clark | Thursday, February 13th, 2014
Crown Reef Resort is undergoing a renovation to vastly improve the vacationing experience and ultimately turn Crown Reef into one of the top vacation destinations along the Grand Strand. A few weeks ago, we published a few details about how we’re remodeling all 514 rooms here at Crown Reef. Today, we’re going to give an update about what amenities we’re adding to our resort as well.
By Crown Reef | Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
Finding the perfect room to suite your needs is crucial when planning your next summer vacation. Knowing the number of people the room will sleep comfortably is important, especially when you’re traveling with a big family. For those who may be planning a couple’s getaway, our Oceanfront King Efficiency is the perfect room for you.
By Crown Reef | Friday, February 7th, 2014
As snow falls outside, you’re probably wondering if the winter is ever going to end. However, there is a cure to the winter-time blues and that’s to go ahead and start planning your summer vacation to Myrtle Beach!
By Crown Reef | Monday, February 3rd, 2014
Although it finds comfort nestled in the heart of winter, February is generally a warmer month here in Myrtle Beach. The average temperature in February is 61 degrees, which is higher than it is in January.
By Crown Reef | Friday, January 31st, 2014
Crown Reef Resort is dedicated to becoming the best resort along the Grand Strand but to get there some changes needed to be made. Last fall, Crown Reef underwent a management change that has brought new life to the property.
By Crown Reef | Friday, January 17th, 2014
Crown Reef Resort is dedicated to bringing you the best amenities possible to give you and your family the best vacation ever!
By Crown Reef | Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
Picture a secluded beach, a cool breeze blowing through your hair, and waves crashing just a mere few feet from you. A winter trip to the beach is one of the most relaxing and breathtaking vacations you will ever take. Summer trips are great for families to have fun and unwind when the air is warmer and there are more people to enjoy the season with. However, winter vacations are all about relaxation and serenity.
By Crown Reef | Wednesday, January 8th, 2014
January is a beautiful month to come enjoy Myrtle Beach. The low winter sun provides for spectacular sunsets, beautiful sunrises, and mild temperatures that will make you forget the freezing cold awaiting you back home. While the city does slow down some in January, there are still plenty of events going on to keep you entertained when you’re not watching the waves crash into the shore.