Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark $ 61.18 This south-end hotel features a 38-foot tall oceanfront waterpark, an extensive event center and plentiful pools and dining options. Image for Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark

Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark

Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark
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Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark

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Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark is a premier oceanfront south Myrtle Beach resort, which has been named World's 8 Best Resorts With Waterparks by Trips to Discover and can be seen on Forbes' Best Hotels in Myrtle Beach list. A longtime top choice for families, couples and groups, Crown Reef features everything you need to feel at home while on vacation. With both room and suite options, as well as whirlpool suite options and two-bedroom condos, accommodations at Crown Reef are the perfect choice for your next vacation. The waterpark at Crown Reef Resort is fun for guests of all ages! The four-story oceanfront waterpark is home to the world’s first hotel “EXPLOSION” slide as well as a TWISTER body slide, KIDZ Twister slide, and Salty's Splash House for the kids. The oceanfront pool deck also showcases a variety of popular water features including a silly sub, Tropical Island Pool, whirlpools, the longest oceanfront resort lazy river in the area, as well as a seasonally enclosed pool space with a heated pool that is only steps away from the pool deck.  Dining options are also plentiful at this resort and include the Town Center Dining, Entertainment and Fun Zone. A popular place for weddings, meetings and large events, Crown Reef is the site of 7,000 square feet of meeting and event space, making it an ideal venue for beach weddings. Planning your next event or family vacation in Myrtle Beach has never been so easy! 

Property Amenities:
  • Waterpark Featuring Two Four-Story Tall Waterslides
  • Kids Splash House Water Feature with 8-Foot Kiddy Waterslide and Silly Sub
  • Six Heated Pools Including One Seasonally Enclosed Indoor Pool
  • Four Hot Tubs
  • 575' Lazy River
  • Large Pool Deck with Lounge Chairs for Sunbathing
  • Town Center Dining and Fun Zone
  • Loco Gecko Oceanfront Restaurant
  • Game On! Arcade and Winner’s Circle Prize Redemption Area
  • Grab N’ Go Grill and Coffee Bar
  • Swirl Ice Cream and Sweet Shop
  • Elevated Sun Deck and Gazebos
  • Fitness Room
  • 7,000 Square Feet of Meeting Space
  • Wedding Services
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Guest Laundry Room
Room Amenities:
  • Oceanfront Balcony
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • Clock Radio
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • In-Room Safe
  • Blackout Drapes
  • Cable TV
  • Pack and Plays Available (first-come, first-serve)
  • Electronic Keys
  • Free Local & Long Distance Calls
  • Whirlpool Suites Available

Oceanfront Pool Bar – The seasonal Pool Bar offers a great place to keep you going on a warm summer day by the pools or surfing the waves with hamburgers, wraps, nachos and fries from Loco Gecko, along with a number of ice cold drinks, including signature daiquiris and non-alcoholic smoothies. Our friendly and prompt bartenders also are ready to whip up a special cocktail to help guests beat the heat.

Town Center Dining, Entertainment and Fun Zone - The Town Center Dining, Entertainment and Fun Zone includes Loco Gecko Beach Shak Restaurant, Grab n' Go Grill and Coffee Bar, Swirl Ice Cream and Sweet Shop, Game On! and Winner's Circle. 


Located on the south end of Ocean Boulevard, Crown Reef is easily accessible to beach traffic in any direction.  The resort is located just minutes from the Myrtle Beach International Airport and The Market Common shopping, dining and entertainment complex.  Just next door to the resort is Downwind Sails watersports, offering a variety of ocean excitement including parasailing, jet skis, banana boat rides and more. Adding to the exciting activities right outside Crown Reef's door, just a short drive from the resort are Broadway at the Beach, the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Coastal Grande Mall, the Tanger Outlet Center, and more. There is fun for everyone in Myrtle Beach including amusement parks, water parks, putt-putt golf, race cars, tennis, fishing and sailing. In the evening here in Myrtle Beach, take in one of the must-see entertaining family shows that all members of your group will enjoy. If golf is your game, the Grand Strand offers over 100 top notch courses to choose from. From Gary Player's Blackmoor Golf Course to the famed Dunes Golf and Beach Club, the Crown Reef golf staff can help you choose the perfect course for your golf vacation.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort (Fees may apply).


  • Golfing
  • Sailing
  • Boating
  • Surfing/Boogie Boarding
  • Para Sailing
  • Tennis
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Volleyball
  • Running Track
  • Fishing
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Playground



Resort Policies For Main Resort Accommodations

Total includes room, resort, booking, destination marketing fees, and taxes as well as any purchased additional services. Taxes and fees subject to change. The first nights room and tax as well as any additional services for the first night of your stay will be charged to your credit card to guarantee your reservation. The credit card used for the deposit must be presented at check-in, with matching photo ID. Your remaining balance is due upon check in** and can be paid via major credit card* or debit card. Credit or debit cards must have a VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express logo and must be imprinted with the cardholder’s name; matching photo ID must also be presented. We are unable to accept checks, money orders, cash, pre-paid cards, gift cards or foreign currencies. *A 2.5% convenience fee will be added at check in for credit card payments, however this fee is waived for debit card payments. **Some packages/special offers may have different deposit/payment requirements. Please refer to the details of the rate plan.

Rates do not include taxes/fees. Canadian reservation deposits must be made in U.S. funds. Rates are based on double occupancy. An additional $10 per person, per night may be added for adults ages 17 or older; kids 16 or younger stay free within maximum occupancy. Weekends slightly higher. No charge for pack and plays, which are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Guest must be 21 years or older to register unless accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or spouse. Each reservation may purchase one parking pass per unit if booked in a standard room/efficiency or two per suite. A $12/night charge per vehicle for overnight parking will be charged at check-in. Recreational vehicles and trailers are not permitted. A $200 credit card pre-authorization is required at check-in as a security deposit. Pre-Authorization, less any charges, released upon check out. Availability of funds may vary based upon your financial institution and account type and may take 10+ days. Pets are not allowed.  A fine of $500 will be assessed if a pet is brought into a unit.  Service animals are not considered pets when required to perform a specific duty for the owner, and must be registered at the front desk at check-in.  Emotional support animals however are considered pets and are not allowed at any time. Grilling is not permitted on balconies. Rates subject to change. Holiday rates slightly higher. Check-in time after 4 pm. Check-out time 11 am.

Crown Reef Vacation Interruption Protection (VIP) Plan

Add Crown Reef's Vacation Interruption Protection (VIP) Plan to your reservation in order to protect your vacation investment (call for pricing details!). The VIP Plan can be purchased at the time of booking or within 24 hours of booking, and will offer you the following great benefits to give you complete peace of mind before and during your hard earned vacation:

  • Cancel any time before 4 PM on your check in day and your deposit will be refunded in full
  • Make changes to your reservation as you need*  
  • In the unfortunate event that your stay is cut short, you will receive a refund for the remaining portion of your stay*

By declining the VIP Plan, you understand that the following will apply to your reservation:

  • The reservation deposit is non-refundable
  • Any changes made to the reservation, prior to arrival, will incur a $20 fee per change; changes include, but are not limited to date changes and room type changes*
  • No refund for early departures

*Any changes will require your booking to be re-calculated based on the current best available rate and the new actual length of stay. Early departures require checkout by 11:00am.

VIP Plan is not valid with winter rental snowbird reservations, third-party reservations, Penthouse, or Advanced Purchase reservations. Other exclusions may apply.

Accidental Damage Protection

Accidents happen, but that shouldn’t be a concern while on vacation. This agreement covers non-negligent or accidental damage to your unit that may occur during your stay. If something breaks, simply let us know immediately and your agreement kicks in to repair or replace the item. Most importantly, you are provided with peace of mind and can get back to enjoying your vacation with no worries! 
  • The Accidental Damage Protection Plan is an optional fee that is $39.99.
  • This plan provides coverage for up to $1,000 of accidental damage.
  • This may include but is not limited to; furniture damage, scratches, scuffs or spills on carpet, bedspreads, broken lamp or scratches or scuffs to walls.
  • This fee is non-refundable and is added to your balance.
  • Any damage claim must be reported to the resort prior to check-out.
  • The Accidental Damage Protection Plan does not cover intentional or malicious damage due to abuse or damage incurred while violating resort guidelines. For example, this may include but is not limited to smoking, pets, parties or other resort guidelines.
  • If you opt to decline this optional coverage, a $200 preauthorization to a credit card will be required at check in to cover potential damage. 
WHAT IS INCLUDED: Minor, non-negligent damage to the unit. This may include but is not limited to scratches to the furniture, walls, accidental breakage of glassware, spills, minor stains, and accidental furnishings breakage. Each registered guest is protected by this waiver and will not be obligated to pay for accidental loss or damage to the unit or its contents up to $1,000.
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED: Intentional or Neglectful damage to the unit.  This may include but is not limited to: damage caused by a party, damage caused by smoking or pets, theft or removal of unit inventory, furniture breakage if determined to be negligent. All damage must be reported by the guest prior to checkout. Damage not reported prior to check out or discovered by the resort is not covered. Damage to guests’ personal property is not covered. 
WHAT IF I DECLINE THE Accidental Damage Protection Plan?  If you decline this optional plan, we will run your credit card for a $200 preauthorization at arrival to cover potential damage. If there is no damage to the unit, this charge will be removed seven to ten business days after your stay. If damage does occur, repair/replacement costs for damages will be deducted from this deposit.  Any costs that exceed the deposit will be charged to the credit card on file.
*Not valid for purchase with Penthouse.
Penthouse policies vary.
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