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The Top 5 Best Pools at Vacation Myrtle Beach Resorts

By Samantha Norton

In the coming weeks Myrtle Beach will see an influx of vacationers to Myrtle Beach hotels. Naturally, families will be looking for resorts that are not only oceanfront, but also have an excellent selection of amenities. For most families that means Myrtle Beach water park resorts and hotels with amenity options like pools, lazy rivers and whirlpools. All Vacation Myrtle Beach resorts have spectacular pools, but here’s a list of some of the standouts.


crown reef resort waterparkCrown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark

Can’t Miss Pool Highlights: Crown Reef Waterpark; 575 ft Lazy River; Large Oceanfront Island Pool

Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark is one of the very few waterpark hotels in Myrtle Beach! The four-story Crown Reef Waterpark is open year-round and features its own slides — 302 ft Twister slide and 278 ft Explosion slide — a 575 ft long lazy river — the longest oceanfront resort lazy river in Myrtle Beach — and Salty’s Splash House, a kids favorite that boasts a Sillie Sub, an 8 ft Kiddie Slide, and splash features like water dump buckets! Crown Reef Beach Resort also boasts three refreshing, oceanfront pools:

  • the Island Pool: heated year-round
  • the Bridge Pool: partially covered; heated year-round
  • the Indoor Pool: shaded; heated year-round; indoor pool deck also includes a kiddie pool and hot tub

Learn more about Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark.

captain's quarters kids waterparkCaptain's Quarters Resort

Can’t Miss Pool Highlights: Shipwreck Lagoon Kids’ Waterpark; Oceanfront Tropical Pool

Yo ho, yo ho! Encounter a shipwrecked pirate ship and tropical, oceanfront pools and amenities at Captain’s Quarters Resort! The Shipwreck Lagoon Kids’ Waterpark boasts tons of kid-friendly amenities, including water cannons, water dumping buckets, and waterfalls, all at a comfortable, safe depth of only 1.5 ft. Nearby, the large heated oceanfront Island Pool is the spot for year-round relaxation. Looking to warm up? Visit one of the five whirlpools; four are open year-round and perfect for those off-season vacations.

Learn more about Captain's Quarters Resort.

caravelle resort outdoor pool deckThe Caravelle Resort

Can’t Miss Pool Highlights: Block Long Poolscape; Wild Water Kids Pool; Heated Indoor Pool

It’s not just the amount of things you can do at this oceanfront resort that’s so amazing, but the fact that you have a block of oceanfront pools to choose from that really separates The Caravelle Resort from the rest! The seasonally heated Wild Water Kids Pool is complete with colorful structures and water features like umbrella waterfalls and water dump buckets at a depth of only one foot, great for kids of all ages. If you’re feeling lazy, take a ride on the lazy river; there’s even a kid-friendly, one-foot deep lazy river nearby! Take a swim in the large, seasonally heated outdoor pool or unwind in the outdoor hot tub. Don’t let a rainy day get you down: The Caravelle’s indoor pool deck — located on the 7th floor of the main Caravelle Resort building — is complete with a heated indoor pool and an indoor hot tub, open year-round.

Learn more about The Caravelle Resort.

landmark resort h2oasis water parkLandmark Resort

Can’t Miss Pool Highlights: H2OASIS Water Park; Large Indoor Pool Complex

Landmark Resort is one of the quintessential Myrtle Beach resorts with a waterpark. With 17 different water amenities available you'll have no problem having fun and staying cool during the summer months. Splash down three giant slides and more at the new, seasonal H2OASIS Water Park, complete with a fun kids splash area! Without traveling too far from the beach, Landmark Resort is home to a huge outdoor poolscape including a large oceanfront pool, whirlpool, a 300 foot lazy river, and plenty of lounge space for some much needed time under the sun. And in case of those rare rainy days, enjoy some time in the large indoor pool, heated year-round and complete with a beautiful dolphin fountain. Or take a ride on the 300 foot indoor lazy river, open year-round. Kids will have plenty of splish-splashing fun in the indoor Kiddie Fun Pool and lazy river!

Learn more about Landmark Resort.

sea watch resort outdoor pool deckSea Watch Resort

Can’t Miss Pool Highlights: Two 225’ Lazy Rivers; Six Oceanfront Pools; Ten Hot Tubs

Boasting 19 pool amenities (yes, you read that right!) Sea Watch Resort has you covered when it comes to poolside pleasure — just pick a lounge chair and find your spot for sun lounging by the pool at this gated oceanfront property. Take a ride on one of the winding lazy rivers or warm up and relax in one of the hot tubs — two hot tubs are enclosed seasonally. You’ll have your pick from six large oceanfront pools that will make you feel like you’re in an oasis.

Learn more about Sea Watch Resort.


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