Saturday, May 28, 2011

It's Summer in North Myrtle Beach, 2011

Sunshine, the roar of motorcycles, and a Saturday cook-out for our arriving guests officially welcomed our summer rental season today. Though stormy weather was forecasted for North Myrtle Beach, all we saw were sunny skies with high temperatures dancing around 85 degrees. Our hard work at preparing for our first cook-out paid off with a better-than-expected lunch crowd.

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Jake cooks some delicious burgers for our arriving guests!

Our rental inventory is booked solid for this Memorial Day weekend, though we were able to accommodate a few last minute vacationers. We’re very happy to meet and great guests who came to North Myrtle Beach as far away as Ohio and Illinois. Arriving guests really enjoyed our arrival cook-out, of which we will continue with through the summer weeks (with a special surprise for the July 4th week). Staff members at Ocean Drive Beach Rentals love Saturdays, and it shows with our positive attitudes and great customer service.

There are still plenty of weeks available this summer. Don’t wait until the last minute to make your North Myrtle Beach family vacation plans. Plan early - so you can reserve the best available property for your vacation needs. With over 85 vacation rental properties, Ocean Drive Beach Rentals has a rental for every budget!

Written By: Jake Foutz - Director of Marketing, Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Arrive Hungry for Your North Myrtle Beach Vacation

Starting Saturday, May 28th, Ocean Drive Beach Rentals will be grilling out every Saturday in anticipation for arriving guests. After a long drive, pull up at our office on Main Street to pick up your arrival packets and grab a burger, hot dog, and drink! Your first family dinner at the beach will be provided free of charge – as a thank you for being our guest this summer.

Many of our guests drive more than 6 hours to come to North Myrtle Beach. Several hours on the highway can become very tiresome and annoying. It is a pleasure to provide that relief for when they [guests] check-in. We plan to have plenty of burgers, hot dogs, chips, soft drinks, and water available for everyone. Locally – born Beach Music in the background will compliment your mood for vacation. Stick around for awhile to chat with staff members and socialize with other arriving guests.

Don’t eat too many snacks on the car ride to North Myrtle Beach! We’ll take care of your dinner plans at arrival. Take advantage of all this great tasting free food. All you need to do on arrival day this summer is RELAX.

Written By: Jake Foutz - Director of Marketing, Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Live Music in North Myrtle Beach

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Nadirah Shakoor, of Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer Band, performing at Margaritaville of Myrtle Beach. May 2011

Beach weather is very much here and summer is right around the corner! Many families are in town, or are planning to visit in the next few months. Our peak season brings some of the best live acts and bands you’ll find in North Myrtle Beach all year. Spring and summer street festivals, such as Mayfest and the Little River Blue Crab Festival, bring in thousands of spectators.

The Legends of Surf Music, featuring Al Jardine and David Marks of the Beach Boys, put on a great concert before a packed house last weekend at North Myrtle Beach’s Mayfest celebration. Beach Music greats, such as The Fantastic Shakers and The Catalinas, are set to perform in front of a record crowd at this year’s Blue Crab Festival – happening right now. Great weather, delicious local food, and arts & crafts vendors compliment these popular festivals. You’ll want to stay tuned-in to our OD News page for more information about upcoming outdoor festivals along the Grand Strand.

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Al Jardine, of the Beach Boys, rockin' at Mayfest 2011

The House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach is your chance to get up close and personal to some big acts. Its small venue size is perfect for the most intimate experience between musician and fan, and provides for great views almost anywhere in the theater. Popular bands and artists such as, Willie Nelson, Peter Frampton, .38 Special, and Good Charlotte are all expected to perform at the House of Blues within the next few months. Make sure to check out the band schedule online HERE before planning your next North Myrtle Beach family vacation.

Whether it’s popular mainstream musicians or regional and local bands, North Myrtle Beach has some of the best live acts in town when you’re in town. Stop in the office at Ocean Drive Beach Rentals or give us a call for our recommendations when planning our next family vacation. Most of the local venues keep us up-to-date with what’s going on around town.

Written By: Jake Foutz - Director of Marketing, Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Book One Vacation, Get the Second Vacation Free

Ocean Drive Beach Rentals is known for their great North Myrtle Beach vacation savings. With our EZ Breezy Pricing program, we’re comfortable in saying that we have the best value at the lowest pricing at the beach. Our Endless Fun Club gives our guests real dollar savings at all the popular area businesses and attractions! What more could we offer that will ensure that our guests have the best vacation possible?

For a limited time only, Ocean Drive Beach Rentals is giving away a free vacation! Call our office at 877-287-2977 to book your 2011 North Myrtle Beach vacation in one of our nearly 90 vacation rental properties, and we’ll give you a free weekend stay at our Ocean Drive Beach & Golf Resort. Located along the famous Ocean Drive, our resort features its very own beach club, indoor and outdoor pools, outdoor lazy river, beauty salon, and much more! You’ll be in close proximity to great restaurants, clubs, and live entertainment. The Ocean Drive Beach & Golf resort has been a popular attraction along the Grand Strand for many years.

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Coastal Cottage - 2nd Row in North Myrtle Beach

Ocean Drive Beach Rentals makes your vacation planning easy with the lowest vacation rental prices in town. There are over 85 properties in our inventory for every sized budget. Our rentals are perfect for couples just married, or large 15-24 people family groups. We have a special arrival day surprise for all of our summertime guests that will surely be a big hit. We’re here to help you realize your vacation memories!

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Ocean Drive Beach & Golf Resort - Oceanfront in North Myrtle Beach

Click through on this link to learn more about our limited time May promotion. Hurry and book your 2011 weekly vacation with Ocean Drive Beach Rentals before it’s too late! I’m sure your family could use some extra time at the beach this year – one week is just not enough.

Written By: Jake Foutz - Director of Marketing, Ocean Drive Beach Rentals