With sixty miles of white sand beaches The Grand Strand encompasses Myrtle Beach. This resort area has miles and miles of resorts, restaurants and entertainment facilities. U.S. Highway 17 or King's Highway runs through the heart of Myrtle Beach. George Washington stayed in Myrtle Beach in 1791, two years after he became the first President of the United States.
The climate is ideal for playing golf all year round with temperatures in the mid 50's in January. With over two hundred days of sunshine, Myrtle Beach is a popular tourist area. There are more than 120 golf courses and many tennis courts for the sports enthusiasts. Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Aquarium and IMAX Theater are just some of the attractions in Myrtle Beach. Several celebrities have built performance theaters along the Myrtle Beach streets.
Families find Myrtle Beach a fine vacation destination. The Poindexter Oceanfront Resort is a popular family, business or romantic getaway. Guests are treated to partial ocean view rooms or ocean front from the 285 that are available. They come provided with balconies for enjoying the waves of the Atlantic Ocean.
The resort is actually three high rise buildings with the Convention Centre within a one mile radius. This makes it perfect for people on business trips. Guests are able to get right onto the three hundred yards of beach from the resort. A sundeck provides chairs and lounges for enjoying the more than two hundred days of sunshine.
The Poindexter Ocean Front Resort has ten swimming pools available for the use of their guests. They are both indoor and outdoor pools so that everyone can swim no matter what the weather. One of the features of the resort is a hot tub. A children's pool is available, and children's activities happen every day throughout the summer. A fitness room helps keep guests in shape. There are also barbeque grills that everyone staying at the resort can use to prepare meals.
All 285 rooms come with refrigerators, coffeemakers, and microwaves. Everything a guest would need to execute a meal is included in the amenities. It is possible to eat at the restaurant that is on the premises.
If guests want to have choices for their meals they are in the heart of Myrtle Beach with thousands of restaurants. Myrtle Beach is most well known for their seafood buffets, followed closely by their pancake houses. Every type of cuisine is available. Fresh seafood, Italian, mouth watering ribs and Lowcountry grits and hushpuppies can be found. Dress is casual at most of the restaurants. Chain restaurants like Olive Garden, Red Lobster and Fuddruckers are peppered throughout the Myrtle Beach area.
The Poindexter Ocean Front Resort has package deals that include golf, amusement parks, honeymoon or entertainment. With the splendid weather and pricing of the hotels and attractions of Myrtle Beach, SC is a great travel destination. The miles of white sandy beach offer a relaxing vacation.
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