South Carolina: Myrtle Beach, PirateLand Family Camping Resort - Camp at the Beach in Comfort.
Need an affordable family getaway? Take your kids and go camping. This is the spot to create your own family beach adventure any day of the year. Here’s the scoop.
PirateLand is Myrtle Beach's premier oceanfront camping resort providing a complete family camping experience for the whole family. The 185-acre oceanfront camping complex has more than 1500 sites including oceanfront, lakeside and wooded spots. Accommodations:
The sleeping options include camping areas as well as two- and three- bedroom vacation villas (for those without an RV). Onsite is a full laundry mat, an outdoor pool complex, a heated indoor pool, and bathhouses with heat, A/C and with hot water. All rentals have central air and heat and a fully equipped kitchen with basic cookware, coffee maker, microwave, and seating for four to six people. Bonus points:
Each site comes equipped with sewer, electric, free cable TV, water and picnic tables. Wi-Fi access is available. Need to know:
Guests must provide their own linens, blankets, pillows, towels, grill, cleaning supplies, and any lawn furniture. Vacation activities:
No matter the age no one will be bored. For more than four decades the folks at PirateLand have been making vacations happen with a fun water activities, on-site recreation, and themed family nights. The atmosphere provides the ideal opportunity to make memories all within just a short walk to the beach. Each PirateLand holiday will be different because throughout the year themes change weekly. Activities include a mini-golf tournament, three-legged races, arts and crafts, adult as well as kid's Bingo, family scavenger hunts, and family trivia nights. Weekly organized activities include water aerobics, corn-hole tourney, beach walk and special seasonal events. Bonus points:
Onsite there’s a snack bar, ice cream parlor (sweet), and gaming arcade so no one will be bored. Just for the kids:
During the summer months PirateLand has a slew of supervised kid's activities in addition to a huge pool complex with 510-foot lazy river, a kiddies’ pool and waterfall. Wait for it!
Families may rent paddleboats. How fun, right? Just for adults:
They also offer adult floats – time reserved when the lazy river is exclusively for those guests 18 years of age and older.
Here's the deal.Throughout the fall and winter PirateLand offers a stay six nights get the seventh night free. They also offer 10% off for members of AAA, AARP, GOOD SAMS, active military, and veterans on stays between September 3, 2012 and May 23, 2013.
Location on the planet:
Pirateland Family Camping Resort, 5401 S. Kings Hwy. Myrtle Beach, SC 29575.Make it happen.
For more information or reservations call toll-free 1-800-443-CAMP (1-800-433- 2267) or www.pirateland.com Content researched and written by Jule Nelson-Duac for FTF. Images provided by PirateLand in Myrtle Beach. Copyright 2013.