Monday, December 23, 2013

Great Condos and Location at North Myrtle Beach’s Ocean Bay Club

Few vacation destinations capture the classic beach town atmosphere like North Myrtle Beach. Here you’ll find exquisite beaches, warm water, fun attractions, genuine fresh seafood, and local gems you won’t find anywhere else. That’s why lots of families and groups choose one of the four sections of North Myrtle Beach for their special trip.

The Ocean Drive section is the center of North Myrtle Beach and is loaded with quaint gift shops, restaurants, pubs, and a seasonal amusement park that sets up every summer. You might think of it as a classic town square in the midst of a dazzling beach community. Being close to Main Street is important to some vacationers because it means leaving the car parked and having the freedom to walk to the many businesses and activities on and near Main Street. Ocean Bay Club is one of the few condo complexes that offers top notch accommodations and amenities within walking distance to the center of town.

Ocean Bay Club 1401

Ocean Drive Beach Rentals has rental properties available at Ocean Bay Club year round. Our 3 and 4 bedroom units offer all the comforts of home with extras such as indoor and outdoor pool, lazy river, hot tub, sun deck, wireless internet, and of course the incredible beach front views of the Atlantic Ocean. Each unit features a full kitchen, master bedrooms with balcony access, private master baths with Jacuzzi tubs, large living areas, and oceanfront balconies. When you rent one of our Ocean Bay Club condos, you get free parking for your entire stay and an Endless Fun Club card that will give you discounts and special offers at area restaurants and stores. All you have to do is show the card and enjoy the savings. Ocean Bay Club is also perfect for a winter rental or a spontaneous getaway. You’ll be surprised at how low our offseason rates are!

Call 877-287-2977 today to start planning your vacation at Ocean Bay Club!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, December 14, 2013

New North Myrtle Beach Pet Friendly Vacation Rentals

They’re our best friends. They keep us warm on cold days. They always make us laugh. They are always ready to greet you when you come home. We even let them ride shotgun in the car with their head out the window. If you love your dog so much that you consider them just as much a family member as your kids, you’ll want to include them in a very important part of family life: the family summer vacation.

Quite a few families can’t bring themselves to exclude their furry friends when it comes to planning the summer trip to the beach. That’s why we offer several rental properties that are pet-friendly and ready to accommodate your son or daughter of another species. Whether you want to stay in a beautiful condo and enjoy the ocean view with your small dog, or you want your large breed to have the time of their life in a house, Ocean Drive Beach Rentals has the perfect rental for you (and them).

Our pet-friendly properties range from two to four bedrooms, and all are located in North Myrtle Beach, with easy access to the beach. Some houses even come with a special outdoor area especially for pets. We have properties in Prince Resort, Ocean Bay Club, Bay Watch Resort, and houses in the Cherry Grove neighborhood that all allow dogs. These are premium properties, so you don’t have to sacrifice amenities, view, or quality furnishings to stay in a pet-friendly rental. See all our pet-friendly properties by going to our website, or call 877-287-2977 for complete details. We look forward to helping you and your dog plan a great vacation!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Upscale Condos and Fantastic Amenities at the Prince Resort

What’s your favorite part of your beach vacation? Is it staring in awe at the magnificence of the ocean from your balcony? Relaxing on the beach while soaking up the warm sunshine? Hanging out on the pool deck with a refreshing cold drink? Or, is it simply being away from the routine of regular life? Nobody understands the value of all these like Ocean Drive Beach Rentals. That’s why we offer top-quality rentals like our unique condos at the Prince Resort.

North Myrtle Beach is home to some wonderful beach resorts, but there is none other quite like the Prince. Located in Cherry Grove and directly overlooking the Cherry Grove pier, Prince Resort offers everything that makes a vacation comfortable, convenient, and memorable. A huge outdoor pool deck features a large swimming pool, lazy river, kiddie pool, and hot tub. This big deck is on the 9th floor, providing an amazing elevated ocean view while your family plays in the water. A second pool deck on the oceanfront side has a pool, kiddie pool, and hot tub. Prince Resort’s other amenities include two fitness centers (a cardio room and a weight room), an on-site restaurant, free parking, and wireless internet. If you want to bring your dog along to enjoy vacation with you, we also offer a gorgeous 2 bedroom condo that is also pet-friendly.

Prince Resort's Pool Deck

Inside Prince Resort’s condos you’ll find large bedrooms, oversized bathrooms, full kitchens, cable TV, washer/dryer, modern décor, and comfortable furniture. All Prince Resort properties have incredible ocean and beach views, too! Some units have upgraded HDTVs and special beach themes that will instantly put you in the laid back vacation mindset. Ocean Drive Beach Rentals has 1, 2, and 3 bedroom condos that are beautifully furnished and ready for your romantic getaway, family vacation, or monthly winter rental. Prince Resort is also within minutes of golf courses, outlet malls, grocery stores, gas stations, hundreds of restaurants, and Myrtle Beach’s famous attractions.

Call to plan your Prince Resort vacation!

Call Ocean Drive Beach Rentals at 877-287-2977 to plan your next vacation at the Prince Resort, or visit our website to view all our vacation rentals and book online. We can’t wait to help you plan your trip!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, November 30, 2013

2013 North Myrtle Beach Christmas Parade

The holidays are a magical time, especially if you happen to be by the beach! At Ocean Drive Beach Rentals, we love Christmas time and look forward to it every year. We also like to spread the Christmas cheer to our guests who arrive for the season and to those who are present at the annual Christmas parade on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach. Every year, we take part in the parade with our very own float. Ocean Drive Beach Rentals staff and their friends and family will be there to toss candy and call out Christmas greetings to parade attendees. There will be many other local businesses and clubs participating in the parade, and rumor has it that Santa himself will make a visit to the children at the end of the parade!

ODBR's float at the 2012 Christmas Parade

Don’t miss out on this great event, starting at 5:30 PM on Saturday, December 7th. Whether you are a local resident, seasonal guest, or a winter vacationer, make your way to Main Street and join the party. We’ll see you there!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

North Myrtle Beach Vacations: Cheapest Not Always Best

When you begin your search for a rental property to accommodate your family for a beach vacation, you’ll want to decide first how many bedrooms you’ll need, whether a house or a condo suits you better, and the proximity of your rental to the beach and attractions. After you narrow down your selection to a few of your favorite properties, you can start comparing prices.

Unfortunately, not every rental property in North Myrtle Beach is an upscale, modern paradise with top shelf amenities; many rental companies offer low quality properties at rock-bottom prices. These rentals are often dated, worn out, and plagued with maintenance issues. They also lack attractive amenities like quality pool facilities and wireless internet. Many bargain-hunting vacationers make the mistake of renting one of these properties from a large rental company, thinking they scored a fantastic deal while in reality they only set themselves up for a miserable trip and a disappointed family. Or worse, they choose their accommodations based solely on the lowest price available. Don't let this be your fate!

Ocean Drive Beach Rentals has the cure for such cases. We rent high quality condos and houses that are well maintained, clean, and comfortable. Many come with incredible amenities like indoor and outdoor pools, hot tubs, fitness centers, golf cart rentals, and restaurants. Each condo is tastefully decorated, adding to your experience by creating a soothing environment in which to relax. Our selection of luxury condos rivals any others in the area. We may not have the cheapest rentals in town, but we do have the best. And remember – the cheapest rental you can find is cheap for a reason, and will most likely fail to impress you and your group. Don’t take chances with discounted rates and questionable rentals. Call us now or see our website to start planning the high-class vacation you’re looking for!

Windy Hill Dunes 1603, A luxury 5 bedroom condo available for rental

Toll Free 877-287-2977

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, November 9, 2013

North Myrtle Beach Mini Vacations on Sale!

Right now, you can score a great deal on oceanfront accommodations in North Myrtle Beach. Ocean Drive Beach Rentals has the best properties with incredible ocean views, and you can view every one of them on our website!

Take a break from the everyday routine and escape to the beach for some relaxation and fun. Weekend rates start at $199 plus tax for 2 nights, with cleaning and linens included! You’ll never find a deal like this anywhere on the beach. Other rental companies offer deals on low-quality units, but our special prices are for top-quality oceanfront condos, without the gimmicks and fine print. Ocean Drive Beach Rentals has your vacation rental at the best possible rate!

Prince Resort 1007; available for fall vacations

Don’t forget, we also offer amazing deals on quality and luxury rentals all year long. Summer vacations just don’t get any better than an Ocean Drive Beach Rentals vacation. We also have winter monthly rentals still available this season, so you can make your home at the beach. Holiday rentals are popular this year as well, so be sure to secure your house or condo for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Call us at 877-287-2977 today to start planning your trip and see why we’re the leader in North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Thanksgiving and Christmas Rentals in North Myrtle Beach

The beach isn't just for summer anymore! Beautiful surroundings and mild weather make North Myrtle Beach the ideal location for your family’s holiday get-together. Instead of taking on all the work involved in preparing your house for guests and cooking several large meals, stay in one of our large properties and relax by the beach, waking up to the incredible South Carolina sunrise each day. We have properties that accommodate any number of people, so you can reconnect with your loved ones without spreading out all over town in multiple hotels. Our condos and houses all feature full kitchens and plenty of floor space, so you can cook your holiday feast and host the dinner all in one place! Best of all, we don’t raise our rates during the holiday season, so you can take advantage of low off-season prices for any length of stay. Plan your trip now and gather the family together for an experience you’ll always remember!

Prince Resort 1205

Call Ocean Drive Beach Rentals now to reserve your property! 877-287-2977

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Monday, October 28, 2013

2013 Endless Summer Festival a Success

Ocean Drive Beach Rentals was proud to participate in the Endless Summer Festival in North Myrtle Beach this past Saturday! Our staff was pleased to meet many festival attendees and provide a vacation-themed presence on Main Street while giving out candy, Frisbees, brochures and other goodies. Our booth location on Main St drew many families who were out browsing all the fun activities and various vendors.

Folks checking out our booth at the festival

The Endless Summer Festival celebrates the laid back beach lifestyle of the Grand Strand and is one of several street festivals North Myrtle Beach hosts every year. Even though summer is long gone, we still enjoy the sunshine and unique attractions that make our town the best beach destination in South Carolina. Live music, southern food, arts & crafts, and street performances made the celebration one of the best festivals yet. If you missed out this time, get down to the next big Main Street event: the North Myrtle Beach Christmas parade on Saturday, December 7th. It will be a fun, memorable experience complete with lights, Christmas music, and extravagant floats decorated by local businesses. We’ll see you there!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, October 5, 2013

New North Myrtle Beach Rental Property: Banana Cabana

Every year, many families plan their reunions and family vacations for a summer week in North Myrtle Beach. Our area has some great properties that are perfect for a large family or group, and most of them have pools and are close to the beach. Ocean Drive Beach Rentals is pleased to offer one such vacation rental that will be available for the 2014 summer season: Banana Cabana.

Divided into two large 7-bedroom units, Banana Cabana A and B are the perfect choices when you need accommodations for up to 22 people. Have an even bigger group? Rent out both sides of this huge home and have enough room for up to 42! Both individual units have two full kitchens, multiple private and shared bathrooms, two balconies, a game room, and two living rooms. There’s even an ocean view! Two sets of laundry appliances (per unit) make keeping up with the family’s laundry a simple task. The dining areas are right beside the kitchen and allow for easy family-style meals. Your family will especially love the private pool. Both sides of the house share this pool, with plenty of room on the pool deck to lay out and read a book while getting some sun. Beach trips are easy, too! The beach is just a few minutes’ walk away.

Banana Cabana is currently undergoing renovations so that your vacation will be clean and comfortable. Check out this property’s web page to see current photos, and check back next spring to see what cool upgrades have been made. You can book your 2014 week now with a small down payment, so all you have to do is look forward to your vacation week!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Monday, September 23, 2013

Reserve Your 2014 Vacation Rental in Advance

Did you enjoy your vacation so much this year that you can’t wait to be back at the beach? No one can blame you for dreaming about your next trip to North Myrtle Beach! That’s why we’re already taking reservations for the 2014 summer season.

If you stayed with us this year, you already know that we rent some pretty amazing properties. Lots of families waste no time in making sure their favorite house or condo is theirs for a summer week. Others may want to see what other great properties we have to offer. If you want to see a different part of the beach or need a bigger condo for next year, browse our list of rental units to see which one will be best for you and your group. We also add properties to our inventory every year, so be sure to check our website often to see what’s new.

Right now, all it takes to reserve your vacation rental for 2014 is $100. It’s a great idea to book your vacation now while there is plenty of availability. Don’t wait until last minute and risk missing out on your favorite property! We have prime units all over North Myrtle Beach, either oceanfront, ocean view, or a short walk to the beach. Get your reservation in early so all you have to worry about is planning fun activities for your vacation week!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Monday, September 16, 2013

Monthly Rentals Available in North Myrtle Beach

Summer has come and gone, and soon North Myrtle Beach will begin its annual transformation from busy tourist hotspot to quaint beach town. As the area empties of vacationers and the weather cools down, many folks from the northeast US and Canada make the trip down to their “second home” and settle in to their condo by the sea.

We are happy to offer our properties for monthly rentals again this year. Most snowbirds who rented with us last year have already made plans for another year. But Ocean Drive Beach Rentals has gained some wonderful new properties in 2013, and we’re proud to be expanding our inventory to meet the high demand for quality off-season rentals. For example, units at the Prince Resort and Tilghman Resort are perfect for long term rentals because of the many on-site amenities, fabulous views, and close proximity to golf, shopping, and activities. We still have available condos at these resorts, so if you are still looking for a comfortable rental on the beach, call us now to reserve your spot!

Prince Resort 803, available for monthly rental

Monthly rentals are priced lower than you might think, making a top of the line oceanfront rental as affordable as a typical house rental. We offer monthly stays October – March, and reservations for 90 days or more are tax-free! Your search for a great winter rental ends with Ocean Drive Beach Rentals!


By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, September 7, 2013

2013 SOS Fall Migration in North Myrtle Beach

Shag week is almost here! We know all you Shaggers have been waiting in anticipation of a great SOS event. The biggest Shag event of the year starts this Friday, and Ocean Drive Beach Rentals is ready!

Get to North Myrtle Beach this weekend! Settle in to your oceanfront condo and rest up, because Fun Sunday and Fun Monday is the 2-day kickoff party you’ll never forget. The intersection of Main St and Ocean Blvd will be alive with Shaggers of all ages meeting up with old friends and introducing themselves to new ones. All your favorite beach music bands and DJs will be here once again to make sure the dancing never stops. SOS Fall Migrations lasts until the 22nd, so you’ll have plenty of time to dance, visit with friends, and enjoy some time on the beach. Or, make the most of your South Carolina vacation and check out the live shows and seafood restaurants you’ve always wanted to try. Great shopping and dozens of golf courses are nearby as well.

We still have some North Myrtle Beach properties available for your last minute trip. If you have already made plans for your accommodations, stop by our office inside the OD Resort and secure your property for next year. SOS week is a special event you’ll only find in North Myrtle Beach. We’re looking forward to seeing you out on the dance floor!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Monday, September 2, 2013

New Fall Specials for 2013 North Myrtle Beach Rentals

As we have mentioned before, fall vacations are perfect for those couples and families who want to enjoy the beach without the hassle of summer traffic, crowded beaches, long lines at attractions, and long waits at restaurants. Come to North Myrtle Beach in September and October, and you’ll feel like you have the whole beach to yourself! The famous Myrtle Beach attractions will be yours to play in without the crowds, and your favorite restaurants will be able seat you almost immediately. The weather is also great for swimming, beach strolls, and golf.

At Ocean Drive Beach Rentals, we want to give you even more reasons to take a fall vacation. In addition to having the best beachfront properties and classic beach homes, we’re offering incredible specials to sweeten the deal. Want to stay an entire week but don’t want to pay an arm and a leg? Take advantage of our fall special that gives you 2 free nights when you book at least 5! That adds up to serious savings when you rent a large or luxury property in September or October. This deal is perfect for those who want a full scale vacation at an upscale resort!

Stay 7 nights at Prince Resort 1007 and only pay for 5!

Lots of folks want to drive in to North Myrtle Beach for a long weekend, partial week, or holiday getaway. For these groups we’re offering 10% web savings when you book online. If you stay at least 3 nights, you’ll get 10% off instantly when you book through our easy online booking system and use promo code NVDC. Almost all properties participate. This deal is great for short trips in November and December but can be used for longer vacations too, so the longer you stay the more you save!

Call us now at 877-287-2977 or book online to secure your dates this fall, and enjoy your escape to the beach!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Monday, August 26, 2013

Labor Day Weekend in North Myrtle Beach

Labor Day weekend is only days away! The unofficial end of summer, Labor Day is the best opportunity to squeeze in a beach vacation before fall. Even if you already enjoyed a weekly vacation this year, take advantage of the day off and make a 3 day weekend trip to North Myrtle Beach!

Labor Day is sure to be an exciting event here in the Myrtle Beach area. Throughout the weekend, the Market Common will be hosting their annual Beach Boogie and BBQ Festival, starting August 30th. Enjoy kids activities, live music and of course great BBQ! On Saturday, August 31st, the Summer Breeze Music Fest will take place at La Belle Amie Vineyard in Little River. Sample local wines while enjoying beautiful South Carolina weather and live music. Top off the day with dinner and fireworks! Free fireworks shows on display Saturday night at Broadway at the Beach and 2nd Ave Pier in Myrtle Beach. Both begin at 10 PM. Don’t forget, all Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach attractions will be open for you to enjoy as well. The whole family will love our variety shows, dinner theaters, mini golf, wildlife parks, the SkyWheel, and so much more!

Ocean Drive Beach Rentals has your accommodations covered for Labor Day weekend. Amazing oceanfront condos will provide breathtaking views of the beach to perfectly compliment your relaxing weekend stay, and all properties are within minutes of all restaurants and attractions. We have properties for any size group, so call today to reserve your vacation rental. We look forward to helping you plan your weekend getaway!


By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

North Myrtle Beach Rental Management

All our fantastic properties are privately owned by homeowners who proudly offer their properties for rentals. We manage and rent some of the best condos and houses in North Myrtle Beach, keeping our guests coming back year after year. By offering unparalleled service, exceptional housekeeping, and speedy maintenance, we have a competitive edge on other rental companies in North Myrtle Beach. We offer the same benefits to new homeowners, too! If you own North Myrtle Beach property and are thinking about making a change to your rental strategy, consider Ocean Drive Beach Rentals. We have the best rental management in town, but don’t take our word for it; homeowners are talking about our great service and effective management.

“As the homeowner of a large North Myrtle Beach oceanfront house, rentals are very important to me. I trust Ocean Drive Beach Rentals with the care of my property because of their outstanding commitment to service and their ability to fill my property with quality rentals. They take the utmost care in the maintenance and cleaning of my house, while ensuring my guests are satisfied with their vacation. Ocean Drive Beach Rentals does all this in addition to providing high revenues so I never have to worry about the financial performance of my property.”

 -Former US Congressman Robin Tallon, North Myrtle Beach homeowner

“When we decided to rent our two condos, we researched and interviewed several rental agencies.  We chose Ocean Drive Beach Rentals and are very pleased with our decision.  The staff is the best!  They stay in contact with us and answer any questions in a timely manner.  Our cleaning crew is second to none.  Our rentals have exceeded our expectations!  Thank you Ocean Drive Beach Rentals for the personal attention and the great rental income!”

                -Diane Gurik, Windy Hill Dunes/Crescent Shores condo owner

“We were introduced to Ocean Drive Beach Rentals in October 2011 after we purchased our first condo in N Myrtle Beach. The unit we purchased had been with another rental company, and we switched to ODBR after some investigation (we all know biggest is not always the best). When we did visit the beach, we were shown an abundance of hospitality. Our first year’s revenue from the ODBR program exceeded our goals and our condo was maintained to the same condition as when it was placed with ODBR. After they exceeded our expectations, we purchased a second condo in March 2013 and put it in the ODBR program. The ODBR staff helped us again and continues to be truly outstanding.”

-Ocean Bay Club Owners Jim & Natalie McNally

We would be happy to give North Myrtle Beach homeowners a free consultation and property evaluation. Call us for a new direction for your rental management!

877-287-2977 x103

Monday, August 12, 2013

Now Booking Fall and Winter Vacations in North Myrtle Beach

Did you miss out on summer vacation this year? Were you able to get away but still need to get your beach fix after August? You might think that summer is the only time you can escape for an amazing beach vacation, but think again; Ocean Drive Beach Rentals offers incredible rental houses and condos all year round!

When the summer crowd clears out of North Myrtle Beach after Labor Day, condos become available at a steep discount. So if you missed out on a great deal this summer, you can take your vacation in September or October and save hundreds of dollars on a top quality oceanfront condo. Whether you want a long weekend or a full week, our schedule is flexible so you can plan the best time for your vacation. Have you ever considered a holiday beach rental? Spend Thanksgiving or Christmas in one of our properties and have a traditional celebration with the beach right outside your door!

Ocean Bay Club 1401, available for fall and winter vacations

Ocean Drive Beach Rentals also offers monthly rentals so you can spend the entire winter looking at the beautiful Atlantic! We welcome snowbirds from the northeast and Canada to escape the snow and come to North Myrtle Beach for three to five months of bliss. Give us a call for a monthly quote, and we’ll give you an unbeatable rate including all utilities and cable. There’s nothing to worry about once you get into town for the winter; we have all your property needs covered so you never have to worry about the upkeep and maintenance of your rental.

We welcome you to North Myrtle Beach, no matter what time of year you’d like to come. Call to speak with one of our professional vacation experts, and see why Ocean Drive Beach Rentals is a step above the rest!


By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Ocean Drive Beach Rentals is Adding New Vacation Properties

As a relatively new company, we are building a reputation in North Myrtle Beach by renting the best and cleanest vacation properties at competitive prices. We understand that our guests work hard for the privilege to spend their vacation in beautiful North Myrtle Beach, and they expect to get the most value for their money. That’s why we’re committed to growing our business by offering new properties that will exceed your expectations and provide the perfect foundation for your family’s beach vacation.

We are adding more properties to our inventory this year. Condos at Ocean Keyes, Prince Resort, Tilghman Resort, and others are joining our rental program, and we are offering these properties for your next vacation. We’re even adding beach houses with private pools! All these quality properties are clean and comfortable. Some are oceanfront, some are ocean view, and all come with fantastic amenities. Don’t wait until it’s too late to book your summer 2014 rental. These great properties will go fast!

View from Tilghman Resort 1112, a new ODBR rental property

Summer is rapidly coming to an end, but we still have great oceanfront rentals available for your last minute trip. Rental prices and beach crowds both decrease during the last two weeks of August, making it the perfect time to enjoy a summer vacation in North Myrtle Beach. If you’re looking for more reasons to choose the Myrtle Beach area as your vacation destination, read our other blog posts; they’re full of info on all kinds of attractions and activities.

Whether you are planning a last-minute vacation for the end of summer, a quick fall getaway, or looking ahead to your 2014 vacation, give us a call. Our friendly staff will help you plan the beach vacation of your dreams!


By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Lowered Rates on August Vacations in North Myrtle Beach

Are you still looking for that perfect place to spend your family vacation? Summertime is already starting to wrap up, but we’re not slowing down! August vacations are hot right now, and all those folks who put off their vacation until the last minute are looking for their place on the beach. Don’t let summer end without getting down to North Myrtle Beach and enjoying the vacation of a lifetime.

If you've never been to North Myrtle Beach, now is the best time to book your week at the most popular beach on the east coast! The weather, food, shopping, golf, fishing, and attractions are second to none, and our low August prices allow you to get the most value out of your vacation. For those that make the Myrtle Beach area a regular destination every year, ditch the hotel and spend your week in a large oceanfront condo or beach house! You’ll love our top quality properties, which come with unbeatable amenities and are either directly oceanfront or within a short walk to the beach.

Verandas 901: August weeks available!

Check out our website to see our full inventory of vacation properties, and be sure to see our specials page to find out what amazing deals are being offered for August vacations. When you decide which premium rental is perfect for your family, you can easily book online or call us at 877-287-2977. Remember, if you found a better deal through another rental agency, let us know. We may be able to beat it!

Don’t let the season end before taking advantage of our great August deals!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

New Sports Complex Comes to North Myrtle Beach

The Myrtle Beach area is a bustling tourism hub, with families coming in from all over the world to experience the beaches, entertainment, attractions, golf, and shopping. There are also sporting events and tournaments that bring baseball and basketball teams and their families to Myrtle Beach every year. Sports tourism is a growing segment of the tourism industry, and the city of North Myrtle Beach is hard at work on a brand new park and sports complex that, when finished, will rival any other in the nation.

At the busy intersection of Highway 31 and Robert Edge Parkway, a vast tract of land is being developed into a landmark location for college and high school teams to compete, and the local community to enjoy. Besides the eight soccer/lacrosse/football fields, six baseball diamonds and playground, there will also be an amphitheater, dog park, picnic shelters, and a 27-acre lake. Vacationers and locals alike will love the new North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex, and the local economy will enjoy the benefits of the boost in visitors.

 If you are part of a competitive sports team or looking for another family activity for your vacation, be sure to check out the new complex, to be completed in February 2014. You’ll need accommodations for your trip, and all Ocean Drive Beach Rentals’ properties are within minutes of the complex. Some families will want to combine their family vacation with a baseball or basketball tournament. We have the perfect properties for those groups, from beautiful oceanfront condos to large beach houses. Call us to plan your trip!

 By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Myrtle Beach Shopping Isn’t Just for Ladies Anymore

By now you probably know that shopping is one of the best things about a Myrtle Beach vacation. With 2 outlet malls, countless beachwear and souvenir stores, hundreds of gift shops, and 2 regional malls, you can visit a new store every day and still not see them all. Shopping is traditionally a ladies’ venture, and they will shop the malls while the men go deep sea fishing or golfing. But Myrtle Beach is also full of stores where the men can have their own shopping excursion.

Perhaps the most famous outdoor enthusiast mega-store is Bass Pro Shops, located near the intersection of Highway 17 and Highway 22. This camping/hunting/fishing wonderland is close to Tanger Outlets, so the women can browse dozens of brand name stores nearby while the men of the family shop in one giant emporium that offers everything they need for an outdoor adventure.

 Myrtle Beach is also home to several large golf stores such as Martin’s PGA Tour Store. If it is related to golf, you can find it there. There are hundreds of golf courses in the area, so a pro shop is never far away. Camping World is in Myrtle Beach off Highway 501, offering everything you need for your outdoor experience or RV road trip. The Tanger Outlet malls have men’s clothing and sports apparel, so you’re sure to find comfortable clothes for your vacation. When you check in to your Ocean Drive Beach Rentals vacation property, ask our knowledgeable staff for more recommendations so you can make shopping a memorable part of your trip!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, July 6, 2013

North Myrtle Beach House Rentals

Everyone loves to vacation at the beach! That’s why Ocean Drive Beach Rentals offers beach vacation properties to comfortably accommodate all groups and families. Condos are definitely the right choice if you want a spectacular view and special amenities, but if you are looking for extra room and more privacy, look no further than an Ocean Drive Beach Rentals house.

From 3 to 6 bedrooms, we have houses available for your North Myrtle Beach vacation. Whether your family needs an economical option close to the beach, or a large luxury beachfront home, we have the house for you! All houses come equipped with full kitchens, cable TV and comfortable furnishings, and are oceanfront or within walking distance to the beach. Some of our homes even have private pools, hot tubs, balconies, ocean views, or channel views. You even have the option to add a golf cart rental when you reserve a vacation house to make your trips to the beach even easier!

When you rent a house, you also have the benefit of spending your vacation in a quiet Cherry Grove neighborhood, away from the crowds and traffic that the high rise condo buildings bring. Some of our Cherry Grove channel houses have private docks where you can tie up a boat, fish for flounder and crab, or just relax and take in the South Carolina beauty.

All our houses are clean, spacious, tastefully decorated, and close to all the best Myrtle Beach attractions.  Choose your favorite one now and call us to make reservations for your next vacation.


By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Independence Day in North Myrtle Beach

All summer, the Myrtle Beach area bustles with vacationers experiencing all the great accommodations, activities, attractions, and restaurants in town. Every day is magical, but the 4th of July in particular is a spectacle unlike any other. Summer is our favorite season, and nothing says summer like this classic holiday.

If you find yourself fortunate enough to be taking a trip to North Myrtle Beach or Myrtle Beach during 4th of July week, you can catch all sorts of fun activities that celebrate our Independence. Broadway at the Beach will have live music, entertainment, street performers, and fireworks over the lake. Barefoot Landing hosts a special fireworks show at 10:15 pm. In Murrell’s Inlet (just south of Myrtle Beach), The 30th Annual July 4th Boat Parade begins at 5 pm. Finally, the USS North Carolina (just across the state line in North Carolina) will present the Battleship Blast Celebration and a fireworks display.

No matter where you are, you can easily find an amazing fireworks show. Myrtle Beach will have beach fireworks from the 2nd Ave pier. In North Myrtle Beach, catch the fireworks from the Cherry Grove Pier in front of the Prince Resort. If you're staying in an Ocean Drive Beach Rentals property, this would be the closest fireworks show to you. We welcome all our guests for an unforgettable 4th of July week, and if you missed out this year, give us a call to book your vacation rental for next year!


By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Plan Your North Myrtle Beach Fall Vacation Now

One of the best things about North Myrtle Beach is that the vacation weather sticks around well into October, so fall is a great time to enjoy the beach and attractions without dealing with the summer crowds and navigating through the heavy traffic. Start planning your fall getaway now and get first pick of our fabulous oceanfront properties or channel houses. We even have stunning large oceanfront houses so nothing gets between you and the beach!

Beachwalk Villas 604, available for fall vacations

Prices on North Myrtle Beach vacations drop drastically after Labor Day, so you get more for your hard-earned money. You can book an oceanfront condo for a week in October for about half of what it costs for a week in July! Most Myrtle Beach attractions also stay open all season, so you can still catch a live variety show, ride the SkyWheel, see the wildlife at Alligator Adventure, and explore any of the hundreds of other activities in the area. Get a group of guys together and plan a golf trip, or take a ladies’ retreat and go shopping at Tanger outlets. There are also plenty of kids’ activities to experience too!

Ocean Drive Beach Rentals offers most properties for fall vacations and mini vacations. Take a full week and have a relaxing vacation, or book a long weekend to recharge your batteries before going into the busy holiday season. Check our specials page often to see what kind of deals and bargains we're offering. The beach isn't just for summer anymore, so call us now to plan your trip!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Father’s Day in North Myrtle Beach

The staff here at Ocean Drive Beach Rentals wishes all dads a Happy Father’s Day! If you are lucky enough to be in the North Myrtle Beach area to celebrate, here are a few tips for enjoying your day with Dad.

Take the paterfamilias to breakfast at any of the great, local pancake houses in North Myrtle. Golden Griddle on Main St offer delicious homemade food in a comfortable atmosphere. Also try Hot Stacks or Plantation Pancake House on Highway 17, just minutes from your vacation rental.

Treat Dad to a fun day on the water by booking a half day or full day fishing trip. He’s sure to love the experience of hanging out on a real Calabash fishing boat while hunting sea bass, snapper, flounder, and grouper. Call Hurricane Fishing Fleet for reservations.

Have a cookout right from your rental! Buy fresh meat from a local grocery store and if your rental offers a grill, gather the family around for some quality time outdoors. Afterward, hit the beach for some horseshoes or kite flying.

To top off the day, head down to Broadway at the Beach and let your father enjoy dinner at one of the unique, famous restaurants like Margaritaville, Senor Frogs, Hard Rock Café, or Liberty Steakhouse. Stroll around Broadway at the Beach and window shop or buy souvenirs at one of the many gift shops. You may even catch some dazzling local street performers!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, June 8, 2013

North Myrtle Beach Rentals with Golf Carts

North Myrtle Beach is great for accommodations variety. Whether your family wants an oceanfront condo with great amenities or a quiet channel house in Cherry Grove, this is the perfect vacation town on the east coast. But if you’re staying in a channel home a few blocks away from the beach, how do you get to the beach? While walking takes only a few minutes from any of our channel homes, it can be an unpleasant experience while trying to keep an eye on the kids and haul beach chairs, towels, toys, etc.

 If you’re staying in an Ocean Drive Beach Rentals house, you have the option to rent a golf cart for the week. If you choose to rent one, a fully charged cart will be delivered to your property, ready to shuttle your family and equipment to the beach and back. Our carts come with a lock and extension cord so you can rest assured your cart is safe and can be charged whenever is convenient. Golf carts make vacation living a lot easier and can be used for more than just beach trips! Use your cart for quick grocery errands or a sightseeing cruise around the Cherry Grove neighborhoods at dusk.

If you are looking for a house rental or have already made your reservations with us, call our office and ask about golf cart rentals. They’re a great way to make your vacation easier and more relaxing!

 By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Myrtle Beach Water Parks

So you’ve already reserved your oceanfront condo, your bags are packed, and you’re all set for your fun family vacation. You’re planning your activities for the week and you are sure of one thing: it’s going to be HOT! Of course the ocean will be at your doorstep, so cooling off in the surf is a will be a great way to relax and swim without spending cash. But you’re in Myrtle Beach, and your family wants variety and FUN!

From your North Myrtle Beach condo, head down to Myrtle Waves on Highway 17, close to Broadway at the Beach. They've got a wave pool, water slides, play areas, and raft rides that will keep you cool and your kids happy. With 20 acres and over a million gallons of water, Myrtle Waves is the closest and most convenient water park for visitors of Myrtle Beach.

Family Kingdom is a classic attraction closer to the beach in Myrtle Beach. Located on Ocean Blvd and 3rd Ave South, this combo amusement park and water park is about 30 minutes from North Myrtle Beach and offers a full day’s worth of fun for the family. Now known as Splashes, the water play area is packed with slides, pools, kids’ pools, and lazy river. This is a great way to spend your afternoon while also catching the other famous attractions in downtown Myrtle Beach.

Further south you’ll find Wild Water & Wheels, a huge complex that boasts a full water park in addition to mini golf, go-carts, and carnival rides. This park is in Surfside Beach, about 45 minutes from your North Myrtle Beach property. Take a special trip to Wild Water & Wheels, or stop and spend a few hours on your way to Brookgreen Gardens or Huntington Beach State Park.

If you’re staying in an Ocean Drive Beach Rentals condo, chances are you already have some great water options already, such as lazy rivers, kiddie pools, hot tubs, and oceanfront pool decks. But if your family is craving a little more adventure, check out the area water parks! It’s just one more reason the Myrtle Beach area is such a great vacation destination!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Vacation Season Comes to North Myrtle Beach

The 2013 winter and spring seasons have been interesting for folks on the east coast. Cold temperatures and extreme weather have created numerous problems for those living in the northeast, and even North Myrtle Beach experienced temperatures far below average all the way into May. But now, all that is in the past and the sun is shining on our little resort town again. The Memorial Day weekend is shaping up to be beautiful; perfect for a day out on the beach or taking in all of the sights and attractions. Ocean Drive Beach Rentals is sold out for the weekend, and we’re proud to offer all our guests accommodations for this special time.

After the weekend, however, summer will be knocking on our door and we will be welcoming families from all over the US to our beach for a fun-filled vacation. We kick off the official start of the summer vacation season on June 1st, and we’re excited to present our premium properties again for our 4th season. Our summer schedule is filling up quickly with last minute reservations, so be sure to give us a call or book online to reserve your condo or house. We still have availability for the first two weeks in June, and in order to fill these dates we’re offering incredible specials, including some properties for 60% off! Check out our specials page for more info.

OD Beach Rentals is heading into the 2013 summer season with a new rental office on the beach and awesome new properties for our guests! If you've already booked your dates and are counting the days until you arrive, we can’t wait to see you! If you've been thinking about a beach trip but have been waiting for a deal, there’s no better time than now to secure your oceanfront condo or house. Like us on Facebook to be the first to see our new vacation specials and North Myrtle Beach vacation updates. Call us to see why North Myrtle Beach is the new exclusive spot on the South Carolina beach and why families choose us first. We’re looking forward to helping you plan your next vacation!


By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Friday, May 17, 2013

The Little River Blue Crab Festival

The Grand Strand is home to several waterfront communities from the North Carolina border, all the way down to Georgetown. The northernmost community is Little River, situated directly north of North Myrtle Beach. This little town is famous for its quiet neighborhoods, sea excursions, casino boats, and fresh seafood. Celebrating Little River’s heritage this weekend is the 32nd annual Blue Crab Festival.

The Blue Crab festival is so huge, they can’t fit it into one day! Visitors will delight in the many forms of entertainment such as live music, outdoor games, kids’ activities, and of course the crab, fish, and shrimp that come straight out of the nearby ocean. Come out and enjoy the festivities Saturday and Sunday, May 18th and 19th from 9 AM – 6 PM. The festival will take place on Waterfront Drive along the Intracoastal Waterway.

 If you’re coming in from out of town, give us a call. We have some great condos available at unbelievable last-minute pricing. And as always, we would love to see your festival photos! Post them on our Facebook page and tell us about your fun day.

  By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Friday, May 10, 2013

North Myrtle Beach Real Estate Services

Do you love the Myrtle Beach area? Have you ever vacationed in North Myrtle Beach and thought how divine it would be to live there? Maybe it’s time to start thinking about buying property in one of the best and most desirable beach resort towns on the east coast!

Ocean Drive Beach Rentals is a full service real estate office, specializing in buying and selling real estate in North Myrtle Beach. Our real estate division, Worley Properties, is your expert when it comes to buying or selling your beach property. Relocate to North Myrtle Beach, become a local, and enjoy our relaxed beach lifestyle! Or, invest in a vacation property and earn a supplemental income by renting your property to eager vacationers. There is a high demand for large oceanfront houses and condos in the area, and luxury properties are rented at a premium price. When you decide on the perfect beach property and complete the purchase, we remain by your side as your property manager to rent your new unit and maximize your return on investment immediately.

The staff at Ocean Drive Beach Rentals and Worley Properties are experts in the real estate and vacation rental markets. We know how to market, maintain, and rent high quality properties in North Myrtle Beach like no other company. Our knowledge about the area and skill in property management make us the authority on North Myrtle Beach vacations. Call our office today to speak with a real estate or vacation rental professional, or see our website for more info. Even if you bought your property through another agent, we still offer our unbeatable property management services to all homeowners in North Myrtle Beach. When it comes to buying, selling, or renting your property, make sure you choose the best!

 By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Friday, May 3, 2013

Summer Vacation Rental Specials for North Myrtle Beach

Ocean Drive Beach Rentals is pulling out all the stops in order to fill summer dates! Right now, we’re dropping prices and adding specials to make sure we have the lowest prices on North Myrtle Beach condos and houses. Beachfront condos and vacation homes are now up to 50% off until the end of June! Save big money on your family’s vacation by calling now to book. We still have plenty of open weeks and a wide selection to choose from, so call us today before all these properties are taken!

Ocean Bay Club 1205

In addition to offering unbeatable prices on top-shelf vacation properties, we also offer deals and discounts at area businesses, just by being our guest. Visit the Endless Fun Club page on our website to view all participating North Myrtle Beach businesses, ranging from boutique shops on Main Street to the most exciting live entertainment in town. Buy your tickets to area attractions and take advantage of a discounted price while skipping the admission lines! We also offer professional, “insider” advice on where to go, what to do, and how to get the most out of your Grand Strand vacation.

We make it easy to browse properties and plan your vacation. Simply choose your favorite property from our wide selection of vacation rentals, and call us to reserve your dates. You can even book online! Don’t forget to enter our special online promo codes to get the best discount. We give you the best deals on South Carolina beach vacations. Start planning your trip today before it’s too late! 877-287-2977

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, April 27, 2013

North Myrtle Beach Outdoor Activities

Millions of vacationers come out to the Grand Strand every year to relax on the beach, enjoy the warm weather, play in the surf, and get a taste of our authentic southern seafood. Many of these folks are content to just hang out at their resort for their whole vacation. This is a great way to vacation and North Myrtle Beach certainly has the resorts where this is possible. But for those that want to get out and experience all the outdoor fun this beach town has to offer, Ocean Drive Beach Rentals recommends a few activities that will create lasting memories.

Watersports are very popular with tourists and locals alike, because North Myrtle Beach is situated in a unique area where ocean, waterway, and tidal channels all meet. This special placement presents plenty of opportunities to play on the water. Parasailing is a fun way to combine a boat and a parachute into a watersport that gives you a birds-eye view of the beach while allowing you to float high above the ocean. You can rent jet skis, kayaks, paddleboards, and even boats to explore the water ways and certain parts of the ocean. Take a jet-ski dolphin tour and get up close with these docile creatures as they cruise around. For those that just want to ride in a boat and enjoy the beautiful South Carolina scenery, short cruises and dolphin adventures are available. Deep sea fishing is another exciting activity that you’ll remember forever.

The spring and summer weather in North Myrtle Beach is perfect for golfing. There are many courses in the area ranging small to expansive, and cheap to expensive. Take a spring or fall golf trip with your buddies and stay in one of our large properties.  Or, make a few rounds of golf part of your family vacation. When multiple families vacation together, sometimes the ladies will take a shopping trip while the men hit the links. Golfing is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with a little competitive action!

There is so much more to your North Myrtle Beach vacation than just the beach, your condo, and restaurants. Spend your time outdoors and go explore some of the area’s outside attractions! Alligator Adventure, Myrtle Waves Water Park, NASCAR Speedpark, and tons of mini golf courses offer hours of entertainment. Take a stroll around Broadway at the Beach or Barefoot Landing for a shopping and dining experience on a whole new level. There’s also ropes courses, zip lines, ATV tours, scuba diving, horseback riding, and outdoor live music to keep your family busy every day. You may be tempted to stay in your incredible Ocean Drive Beach Rentals condo all week, but don’t spend your whole vacation indoors! Ask us for tips and suggestions on activities when you check in for your vacation, and have fun!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Friday, April 19, 2013

Adding Value to Your North Myrtle Beach Vacation

The time of year has come in which families all over the country make plans for their beach vacations. They have narrowed down their destination to North Myrtle Beach, but where do they go from there?

As those beautiful, warm summer months approach, prices are starting to drop on condo and house rentals throughout North Myrtle Beach. And as units fill up, the competition gets hot among vacation rental companies, each trying to ensure their units are occupied. Because of this stiff competition, there are many great deals to be found out there. Ocean Drive Beach Rentals has put together some spectacular specials that put us ahead of the pack when it comes to choosing a rental company. Check out our specials page to see what kinds of deals that are going on!

It’s also important to keep in mind that a low price doesn't always mean a great value. Some of the larger rental companies in North Myrtle Beach offer super-low prices on some units, so bargain hunters book their rental and arrive for vacation, only to realize they got exactly what they paid for – a low-quality condo. Don’t let this happen to you! Remember to look closely at online photos and ask when they were last updated. Properties deteriorate over the years so be sure to ask about the things that are important to you and your family such as recent upgrades, living space, bedding, and amenities. We’re well informed about our properties and we can tell you from experience exactly what each rental looks like inside. We’ll always give you an honest idea of what to expect.

Pay special attention to amenities when you shop for a rental. You can save time and money by taking advantage of on-site pools, lazy rivers, hot tubs, fitness centers, and restaurants.

We have plenty of top shelf properties for your vacation. See our new website and search for your perfect North Myrtle Beach rental now. You can also call us at 877-287-2977. We’re eager to help you plan the vacation you’ve always dreamed about!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Friday, April 12, 2013

North Myrtle Beach Vacation Specials

Ocean Drive Beach Rentals is committed to providing the best vacation rental accommodations at the best prices available. Our high-quality properties are ready for summer vacation fun, and equipped for your convenience and relaxation. We offer beautiful houses and condos in the North Myrtle Beach area, ranging from one to six bedrooms, and all our rentals are oceanfront, ocean view, or a short walk from the beach.

Right now, summer weekly rentals are up to 30% off! Just go to our website and browse all our great properties to find which rental you like best. You can also check our specials page to see what great deals are being offered. Most of our remaining summer inventory is 10% - 30% off, including luxury properties! We also have great deals on Bay Watch Resort units, at 20% off June and August. Prices are rarely this low, so jump on this opportunity before it’s gone! It’s simple to book online with promo codes, or give us a call at 877-287-2977 to reserve your spot.

Paradise Pointe 5B, a 3 Bedroom oceanfront unit
20% off summer weeks!

We’re also offering flat-rate vacations, where you pay a low flat rate for a great rental, all taxes, fees, cleaning, and linens included. No hassle, no haggle! If you find a better price on ANY rental, let us know. We can meet or beat most prices for North Myrtle Beach vacation rentals. If you've been waiting for a great vacation deal to come along, this is it! Call us now for complete details on these specials and all our properties - 877-287-2977. We can’t wait to help you plan the vacation of a lifetime in North Myrtle Beach!

Prince Resort 803, a 2 bedroom luxury oceanfront condo
10% off already-reduced prices for summer weeks!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Encounters: UFO Experience Coming to Myrtle Beach

One of the best things about vacationing in the Myrtle Beach area is all the great attractions to choose from. Even if you vacation here every year, there is always something new and exciting to do. Broadway at the Beach is welcoming a new exhibition this year, Encounters. This exhibition is taking the place of last year’s Bodies exhibit, and will feature UFO artifacts, photos, displays, and probably some interesting souvenirs.

Those who are familiar with Broadway at the Beach already know that the complex is a tourist’s fantasy. Hundreds of shops, boutiques, stores, and restaurants can be found at this one location, as well as world famous attractions like Ripley’s Aquarium, WonderWorks, the Pavilion Nostalgia Park, and Hard Rock Café. There are also other entertainment venues within a couple blocks: Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball stadium, Myrtle Waves water park, NASCAR Speedpark, and the Palace Theater. For an unforgettable experience, we recommend a whole day to explore Broadway at the Beach and its surrounding attractions.

Encounters is opening April 4th, and will be ready for your summer vacation. They will be open until 8 pm on weeknights and 10 pm on Friday and Saturday. Adult tickets are $14, while kids’ tickets cost $10. Purchase tickets online to avoid admission lines. We’re looking forward to learning more about this special exhibit. Keeping with the UFO theme, Encounters seems to be mysterious and there is little info to be found on it right now. We’re hoping they will surprise us with some intriguing artifacts and evidence of otherworldly creatures visiting our planet! If you’ve seen this UFO Experience, tell us about it on our Facebook page. Our guests would appreciate the feedback!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Bay Watch: The Ultimate Vacation Resort

**UPDATE: Bay Watch condos are now 20% off when you reserve your June or August week!**

Ocean Drive Beach Rentals rents vacation properties in many of the beautiful oceanfront resorts in North Myrtle Beach. When making their vacation arrangements, many folks ask for advice on what to rent. When choosing a vacation rental, it’s important to consider a few different factors; price, location, amenities, and the unit itself. Families love to vacation at Bay Watch because it offers amazing views and the best on-site amenities in the area.

Bay Watch is one of the largest and most popular resorts in North Myrtle Beach. It is an oceanfront complex with three individual towers and a covered parking structure. People love Bay Watch’s close proximity to Barefoot Landing, Restaurant Row, the outlet mall, golf and many other North Myrtle Beach activities. Everything is just minutes away! Even if you want to go explore the many attractions of Myrtle Beach, it’s all accessible by a short drive down Highway 17.

Bay Watch 1709

Bay Watch is virtually unbeatable when it comes to amenities. You can practically park your car and never leave the resort while you enjoy your vacation. There are indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs, a recently renovated fitness center, outdoor pool deck, on-site restaurant, and lazy rivers. The beach is right outside the door, with easy access. Spend your days on the beach and by the pool, while your nights can be spent out on the town or relaxing in your comfortable condo. Ocean Drive Beach Rentals offers one and two bedroom condos at Bay Watch, all with incredible views, comfortable furniture, attractive décor, and unlimited access to amenities. Some units have sleeper sofas and Murphy beds, so the whole family will be able to sleep comfortably.

View from Bay Watch 1641

If you have been to Bay Watch and can’t wait to come back, give us a call to plan your return. If you have never experienced this beach front wonder, we welcome you to call us or visit our website for more info. We’d love to help you plan the vacation of a lifetime!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

North Myrtle Beach Vacation Rental Amenities

When you plan your beach vacation, an important thing to keep in mind is what kind of amenities are going to be offered at your vacation property. If you stay at a hotel, your choices are pretty much the same wherever you go; pool, hot tub, maybe a continental breakfast or high speed internet. But what if you are taking your family or planning your trip for a large group? Private rentals are definitely the better choice, but when it comes to amenities, you’d be wise to do your homework.

If you've always wanted the kind of vacation where you can relax in privacy, a house rental may be just the thing for you. Houses offer more square footage, more privacy, and a yard to play in. But houses lack the amenities that resorts have. There are some houses that offer private hot tubs and a few that even have pools, but these are rare and often cost much more than families are prepared to spend. A house is a great option for those who want to accommodate a large group but are ok going without on-site amenities.

Resorts, on the other hand, offer much in the way of amenities. Some smaller resorts are limited to only shared pools and hot tubs. The larger resorts offer fitness centers, indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs, lazy rivers, and sometimes even waterslides and on-site restaurants. However, a lot of large resorts get heavy traffic, especially during the summer. This can create parking hassles and might affect the peace and quiet some look forward to on their vacation. When you make your vacation plans, involve the other members of your group and collectively decide which amenities you like. This will help narrow down your choices while ensuring you satisfy the group.

Oceanfront pool deck at the Prince Resort

One of the best things about Ocean Drive Beach Rentals is that we offer our guests a variety of choices. We have condos of all sizes in small and large resorts alike. Some have a ton of on-site amenities, which add value to your overall vacation experience. We also offer large houses where peace and quiet are abundant. When you call our office, we customize your vacation around what is most important to you. That’s why we’re the best on the beach!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Monday, March 11, 2013

New Summer Vacation Specials for North Myrtle Beach Rentals

As we turn the corner into spring, many families are dreaming about that special summer week when they can walk out to the beach, feel the soft sand under their feet, breathe the fresh ocean breeze, and stay in an oceanfront condo with a beautiful view. As you make your plans for summer vacation, you are probably looking for a great deal as well.

Ocean Drive Beach Rentals has launched a special unlike anything we have ever done before! We selected great properties by the beach, and put them on a flat rate promotion. While all other rental companies haggle and charge higher rates for “peak weeks”, these rental properties are the same rate all summer long, and even include tax, departure cleaning, and linens. This means you pay one low price for your vacation without hidden fees, extra charges, or unpleasant surprises. Some of these rentals even have fabulous ocean views!

No one else on the beach offers a deal like this, and it is the perfect way to rent a summer week on the beach without having to search all over for the best price. It’s simple – just go to our website to see which properties participate, choose your property, and call us to book. We have everything from a 1 bedroom efficiency to a large 4 bedroom house, all offering these great flat rates. The efficiency is $800, a 2 bedroom is $1200, 3 bedrooms are $1600, and a 4 bedroom upscale home is only $2000!

TJ's - a 4 bedroom house for only $2000 total, all summer long!

Don’t see something you like? We also have a large variety of homes and condos available for rentals, and certain weeks are 15% off! The first two weeks of June and the last two weeks of August are still on sale, so book online with promo code JA13 to save instantly on ALL properties. We can’t wait to help you plan the vacation of a lifetime. What are you waiting for?          --         877-287-2977

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals

Saturday, March 2, 2013

North Myrtle Beach Amusement Parks

Vacationing in the Myrtle Beach area means having access to the best attractions on the east coast. If you take a family vacation with your kids, you’ll want to find a few places you can bring them to spend a day outside enjoying all kinds of amusement park fun.

The OD Pavilion in North Myrtle Beach is a semi-permanent carnival that sets up for the summer season every year. Folks from all around North Myrtle Beach come to take part in the nostalgia of the carnival rides, games, arcade, and food stands. The OD Pavilion is on the beach in the Ocean Drive section of North Myrtle Beach, and is within walking distance of several Ocean Drive Beach Rentals condos.

Family Kingdom is located in Myrtle Beach, and is the largest traditional amusement park in the area and features a full size roller coaster and other fun rides and games. In addition to the roller coaster, Family Kingdom has bumper cars, log flume, Ferris wheel, and oceanfront water park.

Myrtle Waves is a large water park close to Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. Featuring 20 acres of water slides, kiddie pools, Lazy River, and wave pool, the whole family will have a blast exploring the cool water activities. Next to Myrtle Waves is the NASCAR Speedpark, a race-themed go-cart park with several tracks for kids and adults alike. You can buy a multi-park “flex” ticket and enjoy both parks with one ticket!

Amusement parks are just some of the many attractions that bring vacationers to the Grand Strand. Families with young children will surely want to make a theme park or water park a part of their trip. When you book your Ocean Drive Beach Rentals condo, ask about amusement parks and other area attractions. We’ll give you tips on the best things the Myrtle Beach area has to offer!

By Brandon Moss of Ocean Drive Beach Rentals