Life is busy, and sometimes it is hard to carve out quality time with your significant other. Take a much-needed break and plan a romantic getaway! With a variety of accommodations options and nine miles of beautiful beach, North Myrtle Beach is the perfect backdrop for a relaxing weekend to reconnect with your someone special.
Or, if you enjoy a more active couple’s vacation, North Myrtle Beach’s unique location on the Grand Strand provides convenient access to a number of one-of-a-kind experiences. Here are some of the ways couples make the most of a weekend getaway in North Myrtle Beach:
ENJOY A SUNSET WALK (OR HORSEBACK RIDE) ON THE BEACH
If you’re coming to North Myrtle Beach for a couple’s weekend getaway, odds are you want to spend some time at the beach. Plan visits to the beach at sunrise or just before sunset and enjoy long walks on the beach. As you stroll together, enjoy the sensation of the sand beneath your toes and the peaceful sound of the ocean waves.
Or, take your beach “stroll” to the next level with a horseback ride on the beach at Inlet Point Plantation and you’ll feel like your favorite fairytale or romantic movie has come to life. Saddle up for a picturesque ride across undeveloped Waites Island. Inlet Point offers a variety of options for your excursion, including a relaxing sunset and moonrise tour that will perfectly set the mood for your couple’s getaway. You can even request a private tour for just the two of you to enjoy (fellas, you can thank us later).
RESERVE AN INTIMATE DINNER FOR TWO
A romantic dinner in an intimate setting might be just the spark you need for your couple’s vacation. For a refined and upscale experience, visit Barefoot Landing’s Greg Norman Australian Grille. Offering innovative cuisine and a spectacular décor, this restaurant will make you feel like you took a trip right to the heart of Australia. The expansive dinner menu includes steaks, chicken, seafood and more, so there is sure to be something for each of you to enjoy.
For the seafood lovers who want a sleek, contemporary venue paired with great food and wine, head to SeaBlue Restaurant & Wine Bar. Providing a dining experience that is unique to the area, SeaBlue is an award-winning restaurant dedicated to bringing fresh food and superior service to every table.
For more options, don’t forget to check out our other local restaurants that would be perfect for a romantic dinner for two.
EXPERIENCE LIVE MUSIC OR A SHOW
After dinner, keep the fun going and catch a show at one of the many renowned theatres or exciting live music venues in North Myrtle Beach. A favorite of many visitors and locals, Alabama Theatre offers a variety of entertainment including singing, dancing and comedy. If you’re looking for a world-class variety show filled with high-energy music, song and dance, The Carolina Opry is not to be missed. For a live music experience like no other, visit the famous House of Blues, where you can simultaneously eat, drink and watch live concerts from many well-known musicians.
In the mood for delicious frozen drinks and upbeat live music? Head to Lucy Buffett’s Lulu’s at Barefoot Landing. You and your honey can enjoy the fun atmosphere that Lulu’s offers as you gaze out at the beautiful—not to mention, romantic—waterfront view.
DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY
Here on the coast, dancing the Carolina Shag is one of our favorite ways to get a little closer. Whether you’re a newbie to this dance or a seasoned veteran, anyone can put on their dancing shoes and boogie the night away right in the heart of North Myrtle Beach. Visit one of our two famous beach bars, Fat Harold’s or OD Lounge, and hit the dance floor with your significant other. And don’t worry . . . each club offers lessons on certain nights so you and your partner will be twirling across the floor in no time!
SPEND A DAY AT LOCAL WINERIES AND VINEYARDS
Want to do a little exploring? “Wine down” and reconnect over a glass of local wine at a nearby winery or vineyard. At La Belle Amie in Little River, taste samples of their private label wines and wander the expansive, beautiful property. Whether you and your partner consider yourselves wine novices or experts, La Belle Amie’s staff is knowledgeable and willing to explain the entire winemaking process. Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, you can even enjoy an intimate live music performance (weather permitting).
For another amazing, yet totally different, winery experience, visit Duplin Winery. Conveniently located in the heart of North Myrtle Beach, enjoy the delicious variety of wine offerings this location has to offer. After you finish your tasting, purchase a bottle of your new favorite label and relax on the patio, where you can share your favorite memories from your romantic getaway.
No matter what you choose to do on your romantic getaway, a trip to North Myrtle Beach will surely bring you closer together as a couple. So, what are you waiting for? Start planning your next weekend getaway and get excited for the many ways you and your significant other will be able to reconnect and create memories in North Myrtle Beach.