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Myrtle Beach’s Crown Reef Finishes Final Stages of Renovations

Myrtle Beach’s Crown Reef Finishes Final Stages of Renovations

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.
Big Parties Welcome Here: Myrtle Beach Dining for Groups

Big Parties Welcome Here: Myrtle Beach Dining for Groups

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.
How To Save Money In Myrtle Beach

How To Save Money In Myrtle Beach

By Sabrina Dorfman | Thursday, September 18th, 2014 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.
Summer Never Ends at Crown Reef

Summer Never Ends at Crown Reef

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!
Within a Five Minute Drive of Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark

Within a Five Minute Drive of Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark

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.
Ripley’s Aquarium - Explore and Adore

Ripley’s Aquarium - Explore and Adore

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.
Myrtle Beach Weddings at Crown Reef Resort

Myrtle Beach Weddings at Crown Reef Resort

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.
The SkyWheel: The Highest Attraction at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

The SkyWheel: The Highest Attraction at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

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.
Get Your Free Ticket to Myrtle Beach’s Hottest New Attraction this Fall

Get Your Free Ticket to Myrtle Beach’s Hottest New Attraction this Fall

By Samantha Norton | Friday, August 15th, 2014 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.

VMB Card Deals Geared Towards Couples

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.

Best Burgers At The Beach

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.

Five Kitchen Items to Bring to Crown Reef Resort

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.

Where to Eat at The Market Common

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.

Vacation Myrtle Beach Gives Back: Special Operations Wounded Warriors

By Samantha Norton | Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 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.

Where to Eat at Broadway at the Beach

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!

Have a Night Out - Myrtle Beach Style

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.

Most Popular Games in Game On!

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.

Tips For Summer Vacations with Toddlers

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!

Brand New Four-Story Tall Waterpark is Now Open!

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!

Crown Reef Resort Wants You To Enjoy the Sun Safely

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.

Top 5 Things to Do or See at The Market Common

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.

Myrtle Beach Shopping Explored

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.

10 Reasons Crown Reef Resort Won’t Break the Bank

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!

Myrtle Beach Attractions that Give You the Best Bang for Your Buck

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.

Family Fun with Crown Reef Resort

By Sabrina Dorfman | Monday, June 2nd, 2014 Crown Reef, the resort that was built on ideas for everyone, is new and improved for 2014!

Exciting Summer Attractions

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.

Top Reasons Why Crown Reef is Perfect for Honeymooners

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.

Family Kingdom

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.

Bring These Things to the Beach

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!

What Do the Seagulls See? Find out at Downwind Sails!

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.

Crown Reef Town Center: Now Open!

By Julia Woehrer | Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 Crown Reef’s newest amenity, Town Center, is now open!

Top 5 Things to do in or see at Barefoot Landing

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.

Parking at Crown Reef

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.

The Beautiful and Historic Myrtle Beach Piers

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!

Crown Reef Waterpark Facts

By Julia Woehrer | Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 Check out these fun facts on our Waterpark opening in late spring!

Dining with a View in Myrtle Beach

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.

Crown Reef Resort Partnering with the March of Dimes

By Samantha Norton | Monday, March 17th, 2014 Vacation Myrtle Beach resorts are raising money for the March of Dimes this spring.

Nearby Restaurants for Golfers

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.

Amenity Spotlight:  New Waterpark

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.

Top 5 Things to Do at Broadway at the Beach

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!

Crown Reef’s Easter Extravaganza

By Justin Clark | Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 Join us on Easter Sunday for a full day of events starting at 9 a.m. for an Easter Egg Hunt for kids 0-5 years old followed by another hunt for kids 6-12 years old at 10 a.m.

10 Reasons Crown Reef Resort is the Best Resort for Families

By Samantha Norton | Thursday, March 6th, 2014 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!

Crown Reef Partner Spotlight Calabash Fishing Fleet

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!

Grocery Stores near Crown Reef

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.

Accommodations Spotlight: Oceanfront Queen Deluxe Suite

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.

St. Patrick’s Day Events Around Crown Reef

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.

Property Update: New Amenities Coming to Crown Reef Resort

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.

Accommodation Spotlight: Oceanfront King Efficiency

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.

Reasons to Book Your Vacation Today!

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!

Top 3 Events Nearby in February

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.

Property Update: Every Room Gets a Makeover

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.

Valentine’s Day Weekend at Crown Reef

By Crown Reef | Friday, January 24th, 2014 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 luscious coastal shoreline in Myrtle Beach. Enjoy a dip in our heated indoor pool with your loved one or relax in our outdoor whirlpool while the palm trees sway in the background.

Amenity Spotlight: Indoor Pool & Whirlpool

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!

Enjoy a Winter Weekend Getaway at Crown Reef

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.

January Myrtle Beach Events

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.