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Why Visiting Myrtle Beach & Crown Reef During Winter Is Great For Your Wallet

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 gives you the best bang for your buck. 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.  

There are awesome deals offered by Crown Reef Resort to help you save on your stay during the winter in Myrtle Beach. 



Winter Wonderland Savings: You can take advantage of this deal through March 2017. The Winter Wonderland Savings is great for the travelers with arrival and departure dates that are concrete, since you can arrive on any day of the week. Oceanfront Efficiencies are as low as $59 plus taxes and fees and Oceanfront Suites are as low as $69 plus taxes and fees.

Breakfast at the Beach: You get daily breakfast for two when you choose this special as well as discounted oceanfront accommodations. Book a Queen Deluxe for as low as $59 plus taxes and fees. 


Year-Round Amenities

Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark is flush with year round amenities perfect for the whole family. Family friendly amenities include:

·         575’ Lazy River – Float around the heated, longest oceanfront resort lazy river in Myrtle Beach.

·         Waterpark – The crown jewel of Crown Reef, the seasonally heated and enclosed waterpark, has two 40 ft. slides your family will love.

·         Heated Indoor Pool, Whirlpool and Kiddie Pool -  Cooler weather won’t deter you from splashing in the heated indoor pool and relaxing in the large indoor whirlpool. There is even a perfect kid     sized pool for the little ones to play in.

·         Game On! and Winners Circle – The state of the art coinless and ticketless arcade and prize redemption center located right in the Town Center.

·         Loco Gecko Beach Shak and Restaurant – Enjoy a variety of delicious foods like pizza, wraps, wings, burgers and more just a few steps from your room.


Popular Myrtle Beach Area Winter Events

Festival of Trees
Where: Ripley’s Aquarium, Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach
What: Beautifully decorated Christmas trees with state themes.
When: Nov. 6 to Dec. 31

Nights of a Thousand Candles
Where: Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet
What:  4,500 hand-lit candles and thousands of lights decorate a beautiful sculpture and botanical garden.  Enjoy live entertainment, and each night they light a 70 foot tall tree that grows on property and has 70,000 LED lights.  Make sure you buy your tickets in advance, as tickets are limited.
When: Dec. 1-3, 8-10, and 15-18 from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Brookgreen Gardens New Year’s Eve Garden by Candlelight Pre-Party
Hours: 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Reservations: Required
Tickets: $20 for adults
Entertainment: Thousands of candles and music. Light refreshments will be available for purchase.

Hard Rock Café – New Year’s Eve Concert & Party
843-946-0007 ext. 208
Hours: Doors open at 10 p.m., appetizer buffet at 11:30 p.m.
Reservations: Accepted, Seating is limited, Get there early to get a table.
Price: $30+tax for General Admission in advance, $35+tax day of, VIP options available
Includes: Party favors, confetti cannons, balloon drop and live feed from Times Square
Entertainment: Black Glass



Parking in Myrtle Beach during the popular summer months may get pricey especially with parking garages, parking lots and parking meters located near downtown.  For the winter months it is not only a breeze finding a spot, but it is free all day to park down town until March 1st.  Plus, parking at Crown Reef is always free for guests (one pass for each standard room and two per suites).

Some of the Grand Strand’s golf courses may close down for post-season maintenance but many of the courses that stay open lower their rates for the winter golfers.  See a list of Crown Reef Resort's suggested courses in the area. 

You will always save year-round with the Vacation Members Benefit Card which you receive during check-in right on the back of your room key card.  There are more than one hundred establishments and over $300 worth of savings to be had with the VMB card.  You can take advantage of wallet saving discounts at restaurants, attractions, shops and more. 

Crown Reef Resort and Myrtle Beach have much to offer with the cooler weather including fewer crowds, less traffic and more savings.  Click here to view all available packages and deals and start planning your winter retreat today!

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