What’s Nearby Forest Dunes Resort
Forest Dunes Oceanfront Resort is located in the trendy northern end of Myrtle Beach, a little over three miles from down town. First time visitors to this stylish Vacation Myrtle Beach resort will want to know what sort of attractions and activities are available in the vicinity.
When you first check in to this family-friendly resort you will be given a Vacation Member Benefits Card that entitles you to discounts at dozens of attractions, restaurants and retail outlets that are to be found along the 60-mile Grand Strand. The front desk staff will also hand you an up-to-date list that contains all of the VMB partners. Here are a few examples of the type of activities and attractions that you will find close to Forest Dunes during your Myrtle Beach vacation.
Water activities – The sixty mile long strand offers many types of water sports activities. Fishing enthusiasts will find as many as eight piers from which they can enjoy this pastime, or they can charter a boat to fish some of the area's many waterways and backwater creeks. The ocean also offers such sports as surfing, waterskiing, para-sailing, jet skiing, sailing and scuba diving. There are also a number of water parks such as the Myrtle Waves Water Park and Wild Water & Wheels, where the family can enjoy slides, wave pools, waterfalls and water chutes.
Golf – Scattered along the Grand Strand are almost 100 golf courses, which is one of the reasons why Myrtle Beach is known as the Golf Capital of the World. Many of the golf courses here have been planned by such well known designers as Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Tom Fazio, Pete Dye, Arnold Palmer, and Davis Love. Between them Myrtle Beach’s golf courses offer a great round to every standard of golfer from the professional down to the casual amateur. There’s plenty of truth in the boast that this is a Golfer’s Paradise.
Cuisine – With more than 1,500 restaurants scattered along the Grand Strand visitors to Vacation Myrtle Beach resorts can enjoy a complete cross section of gastronomic pleasures. Murrell’s Inlet, near the southern end of the strand, is the self-proclaimed “seafood capital of the world” and should be put on your “must do” list. You’ll find every kind of specialty food is catered for in Myrtle Beach, including Cajun, Mexican, French, Southern and Asian. Many of the restaurants honor the VMB Card, so check your list and be sure to take your card along with you.
Shopping – There are thousands of shops scattered along the Strand, with a specialist shop for just about every class of item you can think of. The larger malls include the Coastal Grand Mall, at 1½ million square feet Myrtle Beach's biggest shopping center The mall houses many well known stores, more than 100 specialty shops and a 14-screen movie theater complex. Tanger Outlets is a bargain hunter’s heaven with stores such as Old Navy, Tommy Hilfiger, Brook Brothers and Nautica. Other malls you can visit include Broadway at the Beach, the Market Common, Hammock Shops and the Myrtle Beach Mall.
Nightlife – Myrtle Beach would not be the same without its wide selection of nightlife, and you’ll discover something to suit everyone when the sun goes down and the lights come on. There’s a stunning collection of venues that open up at night, including theaters, high energy dance clubs, sports bars and even family funfairs.
Visitors to Vacation Myrtle Beach hotels should be sure to take their VMB Card with them when taking in any of the activities and attractions offered in Myrtle Beach. Many of these venues are VMB partners and offer substantial discounts or other benefits when you present this Myrtle Beach discounts card.
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