Playing a round or two along the Grand Strand is something that all golfers look forward to; and as you probably know, you have a choice of more than a hundred golf courses. However, in this two-part article, we are going to focus on the all-inclusive resorts that offer a little more than just golf. These resorts will allow you to experience some of the greatest golf courses along the Grand Strand in a world-class setting as well as additional amenities. The first part focuses on North Myrtle Beach Resorts, while the second part will focus on Central and South Myrtle Beach.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH RESORTS
Sea Trail Golf Resort
Sea Trail Golf Resort offers the golf getaway that you’ve been waiting for, as you experience a Carolina resort lifestyle with 54 holes of championship golf, while staying in luxurious accommodations that offer world-class dining, and
plenty of available activities – and its all within minutes from the beach. Sea Trail offers a host of activities for guests of all ages. Whether it’s fitness, relaxation or sports, everything you need for a fabulous vacation is right here at Sea Trail.
Sea Trail features three spectacular golf layouts which are both challenging and enjoyable. There are three unique golf courses, each one was designed by some of the best in the business – Rees Jones, Willard Byrd and Dan Maples. Each of these courses feature multiple tee boxes, perfect for players of all ages and skill levels. They also offer additional golf amenities, including practice putting greens, a driving range, and a PGA-sanctioned Golf Learning Center.
While at Sea Trail Resort, we urge you to visit the Village Activity Center and enjoy the lush tropical setting of their
outdoor pool and whirlpool during the summer months. For the cooler days, they have a heated indoor pool and whirlpool. The Village Activity Center is open year round. Please be sure to call for information about local outings which may include horseback riding, eco-tours, deep sea fishing, kayaking, golf lessons, tours and adventure cruises.
Resort Amenities Include:
• Three championship golf courses
• Driving range, chipping range, and two putting greens
• The Sea Trail Village Activities Center (seasonal)
• Indoor, outdoor, and children’s pool access (seasonal)
• Two golf shops
• Two on-site restaurants
• Daily housekeeping service
• Complimentary Wireless Internet in Conference Center
Suite Amenities Feature:
• Large living and dining room areas
• Full kitchen or kitchenettes are available
• Private porches or balconies are available
• Spacious bathrooms
• Elevator access for most premier units
• Convenient location
• Cable TV, VCR, DVD
Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort
Located in Calabash, North Carolina, just a short drive from the heart of Myrtle Beach, is Brunswick Plantation and
Golf Resort. This fabulous resort offers an elegant setting that exceeds local standards for luxury and style, while still preserving its southern charm. Brunswick Plantation is a 1,700 acre plantation-style resort that offers unsurpassed services at very affordable rates.
Whether or not you enjoy the game of golf, you’ll love this peaceful and tranquil setting. Brunswick Plantation proudly features 27 fabulous holes of golf with their Magnolia, Dogwood, and Azalea courses. Guests can also enjoy
seven onsite pools, Jacuzzis, a fitness center, tennis courts, while you are also within minutes of pristine beaches and the Intracoastal Waterway.
Guests can enjoy both the Brunswick House, a private property owners’ clubhouse which includes extensive porches and patios, a ballroom, library room, card rooms, exercise facilities, pools & sauna; or the Plantation House, which includes the fabulous Jasmines Restaurant / 19th Hole Bar & Grill, and a fully stocked pro shop. Brunswick Plantation is located just minutes away from some of the best dining, entertainment and attractions along the Grand Strand.
Barefoot Resort and Golf
Barefoot Resort and Golf is located in the heart of the low country of North Myrtle Beach, and was established to provide guests with a golf vacation unlike any other. The gorgeous terrain and proximity to the ocean create the perfect setting for four of Myrtle Beach’s world renowned layouts, designed by four of golf’s most inspired architects, Pete Dye, Tom Fazio, Davis Love III and Greg Norman.
Then there’s the Yacht Club Marina at Barefoot Resort, featuring luxury accommodations where guests can enjoy well-appointed kitchens with granite countertops, designer furnishings and incredible spacious floor plans – all with breathtaking views of the Intracoastal Waterway from your private balcony. The Yacht Club Marina also includes an outdoor Jacuzzi and one of the largest outdoor swimming pools in South Carolina.
Also located within Barefoot Resort are a nice variety of golf villas, all of which include fully equipped kitchens, flat screen TV, pools and private patios or decks. Barefoot Villas are a great choice for visiting golfers and are conveniently located; in fact, you are within minutes of some of the area’s best dining, shopping & nightlife at the fabulous Barefoot Landing complex.
Barefoot Resort also features an enormous driving range with over 30 acres of manicured grass and state-of-the-art lighting for evening practice. Also conveniently located at the range is the Callaway Performance Center, where the patented “Callaway Performance Analysis System” (CPAS) is used to help golfers make an educated golf equipment purchase.
After you’re done hitting balls, completed your short game practice, or you’re finished with your club fitting at the Callaway Performance Center, stop in for a cold beverage and a freshly made Pizza at Putters Pub, which is nicely located on-site. Putters Pub proudly offers daily specials, Sunday brunch, Happy Hour specials and fun filled Karaoke Nights on Wednesday and Saturday nights at 7:00 pm.