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Crown Reef in the NewsUSA Today 10 Best


Named on USA Today’s 10Best “Hotels For Water Fun In The Winter



Traveler Reviews & Blogs:

“With 15 water features from fountains to hot tubs, indoor and outdoor pools and a onsite water slide – you could spend hours enjoying some fun in the sun!” -Got The Travel Bug Too

5/14/18 “Myrtle Beach Take II
“I chose the Crown Reef Resort for it’s awesome four-story oceanfront waterpark, home to the world’s first hotel “EXPLOSION” slide as well as a TWISTER body slide, KIDZ Twister slide, the longest lazy river in Myrtle Beach at 575 feet long…” -Mom Confessionals

2/21/18 “Vacation Myrtle Beach”
“Going on a vacation with a toddler means we need to make sure it is kid friendly. I don’t think we could have found a better place to stay for my son.” -Southern Momma’s

“Myrtle Beach is not just for Spring break or Summer vacation. You can have fun any time of year.” -Bernetta Style

12/4/17 “Family Thanksgiving in Myrtle Beach 2017″
“I would recommend the Crown Reef to any family big or small that is looking for a nice family friendly resort in Myrtle Beach.” -Andersons Angels

7/1/17 “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Beach Walk At Crown Reef Resort”
“There was a great turnout and the weather couldn’t have been any more perfect for the event. Crown Reef Resort and Waterpark hosted a family fun day afterward so everyone could enjoy a bit of music and fun after the 5k.” -Honey & Pine

10/21/17 “Beach fun during off season (part 1: where to stay)”
“My son enjoyed his birthday weekend, everyone got along all weekend, I got to visit the ocean for a recharge on myself, and my husband got to experience Vacation Myrtle Beach style for the first time ever.” -A Blender Mom

7/6/16 “Family and Budget Friendly Beach Getaway!”
“Crown Reef Resort and Waterpark offers generous rates – especially for being an ocean-front resort and considering everything that you’re getting in your room and throughout the property. You could pay more for a one-day visit to a waterpark elsewhere.” -BloggyMoms

7/2/16 “6 Reasons Your Family Will Love the Crown Reef Resort”
“You can have a great time without ever leaving the resort…” -Barb Webb, Rural Mom

6/24/16 “Inclusive Resorts Vs Airbnb: Which One Is Better For Families With Kids?”
“Resorts like the Crown Reef are often a better deal financially than vacation rentals, especially if you’re traveling with kids.” -Patty Lamberti, Money Under 30

6/23/16 “Best Oceanfront Suites in South Myrtle Beach”
“Only Crown Reef Water Park Resort offers absolutely everything that you and your family could possibly need or desire in a Myrtle Beach vacation.” -Cindy, Akron Ohio Moms

6/22/16 “Oceanfront Water Park on Myrtle Beach – Our Visit”
“The memories we made during our stay will last a lifetime – as will all of the stories!” -Cindy, Akron Ohio Moms

5/14/16 “Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina”
“I loved sitting on my balcony in the morning with my cup of tea listening to the sound of the surf…” –Mary Chong, Calculated Traveler

6/13/15 “Our Myrtle Beach Adventure at Crown Reef”
“It was one of the most fun and relaxing vacations we’ve ever taken.” -Diane Schmidt, SavingsMania®

5/15/15 “REVIEW: Crown Reef Resort at Myrtle Beach”
“If you are looking for great value and fun for the family, you can’t beat the price, and your kids are sure to thank you for an awesome vacation!” -Michelle Sisco, Smyrna Vinings Marietta Macaroni Kid 

4/14/15 “BWW Reviews: CROWN REEF BEACH RESORT AND WATERPARK in Myrtle Beach, SC – Spectacular Views, Ideal Location, Family Friendly”
“Crown Reef is the perfect family-friendly destination for all your traveling needs.” -Christina Mancuso, BroadwayWorld.com

10/22/14 “5 Reasons to Stay at the Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach, SC”
“If you are looking for a fall or winter getaway, Crown Reef is your solution.” -Reesa Lewandowski, Momma Lew

10/14/14 “Our Getaway to Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach”
“It’s a great place for families with kids or without.” -Christina Shirley, Mom’s Messy Miracles

9/24/14 “Myrtle Beach and Crown Reef Resort”
“Crown Reef was excellent.” -Kathryn Cummins, Cummins Life

9/10/14 “Crown Reef Resort – Ultimate Family Destination!”
I definitely recommend staying at Crown Reef Resort if you need an affordable family vacation.” -Erin, MommyOctopus

8/29/14″Great Place to Stay with Kids”
“Our eight-year old was in LOVE with the water slides. She told us she wanted to stay there all day.” -Katie, Trekaroo

8/25/14 “Le Crown Reef Resort à Myrtle Beach”
“L’emplacement est idéal si vous cherchez un endroit directement sur l’eau.” -Jaime, Jesuisune Maman

8/24/14 “Crown Reef Resort – Myrtle Beach, SC”
“You can stay at the resort the entire time and never run out of stuff to do.” – Kathy Balman, Kathy’s Cluttered Mind

8/15/14 “Myrtle Beach on a Budget”
“In Myrtle Beach you don’t need to spend a little more for built-in fun.” -Sarah Pittard, Solo Traveling Mom

8/13/14 “Crown Reef Beach Resort Review – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina”
“I loved having an ‘all-in-one’ kind of resort to stay at, where you have the option to stay at the resort during your entire trip and never have to leave to go anywhere.” – Brittany, Mom. Wife. Busy Life.

7/29/14 “Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach”
“Crown Reef Resort’s friendly staff, remarkable location, and comfortable rooms made for a memorable ocean getaway.” -Marissa Mitchell, Mom Behind a Blog

7/29/14 “Review of Crown Reef Resort Myrtle Beach, SC”
“Our girls LOVED the waterpark.” -Cherie Lowe, Queen of Free

7/21/14 “Crown Reef Resort!”
“The new waterslides are the best.” -Rebecca Plaisance, South Charlotte Macaroni Kid

7/18/14 “Fun Family Vacation at Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach #Review”
“Crown Reef Resort is definitely establishing themselves as one of the best properties on Myrtle Beach!” -Mary Hoover, Mission to Save 

7/27/14 “Crown Reef Resort And Brookgreen Gardens: Myrtle Beach”
This property has it all.” -Sara Broers, Travel With Sara

7/6/14 “Fun for the Whole Family at Crown Reef Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach”
“The Crown Reef Beach Resort is a vacationer’s dream come true.” -Cindy, Akron Ohio Moms

6/22/14 Town Center At The Crown Reef Resort”
“Paradise does exist in Myrtle Beach and Town Center is geared to lend you a hand in keeping things easy and fun.” -Dana Vento, Pittsburgh Frugal Mom

6/20/14 “The Crown Cafe: Breakfast Is Served”
“People were scooping it up by the plateful, and eating every last morsel, so YOU know it is good.” -Dana Vento, Pittsburgh Frugal Mom

6/18/14 “It’s All In The Staff”
“Everyday is a good day at the Crown Reef Resort and as the music blares, the waves crash and the lazy river propels forward, the employees prove it’s all in the staff!” -Dana Vento, Pittsburgh Frugal Mom

6/16/14 “Welcome to the Crown Reef Resort”
“This is a perfect family travel destination.” -Dana Vento, Pittsburgh Frugal Mom 

4/22/14 “Crown Reef Myrtle Beach”
“I truly believe if you scheduled a stay at the Crown Reef Resort you would not have a desire to leave. I think they offer everything a family would need to have an amazing vacation.” -Amee, Madame Deals Blog


News Articles:

10/27/17 “33 Crazy Fun Things To Do In Myrtle Beach For Family Fun” -365 | Atlanta Family

2/12/16 “6 Fun & Fabulous Spring Break Family Vacations” -Erin Gifford, Kidventurous

1/25/16 “Indoor Pools In All 50 States” –Gina Martinez, Cheapism & MSN.com

1/20/16 “10 Best Indoor Waterpark Hotels” -Erin Gifford, Kidventurous

11/24/15 “Best Hotels For Water Fun In The Winter” -Lyn Mettler, USA Today 10Best.com 

11/2015 “Family-Friendly Myrtle Beach Resorts for Every Budget” -Lyn Mettler, My Family Travels

10/9/15 “Fall perfect time for trip to Myrtle BeachAngela Gary, Banks News Today

9/21/15 “Check Into Crown Reef Beach Resort, Myrtle Beach -Sara Kendall, MomsCharlotte of Charlotte Observer 

8/5/14 “Must-see stops for sports nuts” -Fox News

7/24/14 “Why Swim When You Can Slide? Water Parks Where You Can Play and Stay for Days” -Huffington Post

5/30/14 “Myrtle Beach Hotel Icon Unveils New Looks” -Carolina TravelPlanner

4/25/14 “10 Best Beaches for Families in 2014” -Family Vacation Critic

4/24/14 “5 best beaches for families” -Today Travel

4/4/14 “Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach adds water park in major overhaul” -GoToMyrtleBeach

4/4/14 “Crown Reef overhaul, including new water park, expected to be ready by summer” -Sun News

4/3/14 “News to use” -Chicago Tribune



5/18/14 “Competition Motivates Myrtle Beach Resort Renovations” -South Carolina Business Review



November/December 2014 “Southeast”
“If attendees will have families in tow, consider the oceanfront Crown Reef Resort. It completed a $7.5 million renovation in summer 2014 and opened a new $2 million water park with three slides and a pool, enclosed in winter for year-round access.” -Connect Meetings Intelligence Magazine


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Crown Reef Resort Moments:


Got The Travel Bug Too, 6/5/18

Stay, Eat, Play: Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark

NEW VIDEO📹: On our visit to Myrtle Beach, we partnered with VacationMyrtleBeach.com and stayed at one of their 14 beach resorts at Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark which became one of Tristan's most favorite resorts! All he wanted to do was play in their lazy river and go to the beach 🏖Meshach had an awesome time on their water slide too, as they do have a water park on site 👏Blog post coming soon! In the meantime check out our video!Check out our website and sign up for our FREE newsletters to receive more inspirational videos, travel stories and giveaways directly to your inbox 💻 https://www.gotthetravelbugtoo.com/ Music By:Ellie Goulding – ⱢI₲H₮S (DΣΣP Trap Remix) by DEEP Creative Commons license found here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/Follow DEEP on SoundCloud 👉https://soundcloud.com/nepamusicLoco Gecko Beach Shak Visit Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Posted by Got The Travel Bug Too on Tuesday, 5 June 2018






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