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Spring into Fun Myrtle Beach Events

So many reasons to come to Myrtle Beach this Spring!

If you’ve never visited Myrtle Beach in the Spring, you don’t know what you’re missing. Beyond the beauty of the ocean and the tranquility of the beach, you’ll find music, art, food and events large and small for couples and families.  Vantage Vacation Rentals invites you to get your toes in the sand and enjoy this wonderful time of year when there are less crowds, warm temperatures, and low off-season rates.

Vantage boasts a variety of condos, townhomes, and cottages in North Myrtle Beach and the surrounding area that have fantastic amenities to make your stay relaxing.  Perhaps you’re dreaming of an oceanfront oasis like North Beach Plantation, Ocean Creek, Emerald Cove, Blue Water Keyes, or Beach Cove Resort or the serene sunsets of Marina Inn at Grande Dunes situated along the Intracoastal Waterway.  These conveniently-located communities are just a short drive from all the fun at Myrtle Beach’s most popular events and activities.  Here are just a few of the great events happening between now and Memorial Day.  To find more, visit https://www.visitmyrtlebeach.com.

March

Can-Am Days Festival
March 10-18 – The 57th annual festival welcoming Canadians and other snowbirds with live music, entertainment, food, demonstrations and much more.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
March 17 – Parade, live music, children’s area, rides and over 150 vendors.

Easter Egg Hunt
March 31 – Egg hunt, children’s activities and a photo op with Ms. Blossom.

April

Horry County Fair
April 20-29 – The third annual fair includes Robinson’s Racing Pigs, a petting zoo, carnival rides, food and live entertainment for all ages.

Society of Stranders (SOS) Spring Safari
April 20-29 – The biggest adult party on the East Coast, in the place where shag dancing originated. Parties, classes, competitions, a parade and more.

Wings over Myrtle Beach Air Show
April 28-29 – Two-day air show featuring the US NavyN Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron, USAF F-16 Viper Demo Team, GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team, Class of 45 Demo Team and the USSOCOM Para-Commandos Jump Team. The event will also include displays, helicopter rides and other activities.

May

Mayfest on Main® Festival
May 12 – The 13th festival will feature over 100 crafters, food, live music and more.

World Famous Blue Crab Festival
May 19-20 – The 37th annual festival, one of the largest festivals in the Southeast, will feature live beach music, a kids’ zone, and approximately 300 arts and crafts, specialty food and business expo vendors.

Plan your Spring getaway to North Myrtle Beach at VantageMB.com.  Or give our Vacation Coordinators a call at (888) 404-3110 – we would be happy to help you find the rental that’s just right for you!

North Myrtle Beach Loves Snowbirds

Follow Us South for the Winter

Calling all Snowbirds – escape the winter blues and fly south with Vantage! With off-season temperatures in the 60s and 70s, North Myrtle Beach is known for staying warm all year long.  Trading your snow boots for flip flops has never been easier!  Vantage’s unique FlexStay properties provide more flexibility, allowing you to customize a vacation that fits your timeframe and budget. Starting the beginning of September, these vacation rentals allow you to fly into town any day of the week and enjoy a 3-night minimum stay rather than a traditional week-long visit. Looking to nest for longer? Vantage offers great snowbird deals on long-term vacation rentals. Whether you dream of an off-season weekend getaway or a 3-month-long vacation,  plan your visit around YOUR schedule, not the other way around!

Check Out a Few Snowbird Properties


Beach Cove Resort 421
1-BR, 1-BA, Sleeps 6 – Enjoy your morning coffee on the balcony of this oceanfront condo. Guests have access to a variety of amenities within the resort, including a grill and coffee bar, indoor/outdoor pools, a lazy river, and arcade room. At night, stop by the Barefoot Landing and enjoy attractions including House of Blues & Flying Fish Market & Grill.


Blue Water Keyes 1101
2-BR, 2-BA, Sleeps 6 – Wake up to beautiful views from  the glass-paneled balcony of this oceanfront condo. Located in Crescent Beach, the property features a full kitchen, a flat-screen TV, and a whirlpool tub in the master bathroom. Head downstairs to enjoy indoor/outdoor pools, hot tubs, a lazy river and fitness center.


Emerald Cove II 8A
4-BR, 3-BA, Sleeps 10 – This spacious oceanfront condo is equipped with a kitchen, large breakfast bar, flat-screen TVs & washer/dryer. Step out on the private balcony and let the “big blue” relax you and your family. Make sure to splash around in the outdoor pool!


North Beach 834 Madiera
2-BR, 2-BA, Sleeps 8 – Slow down and enjoy the relaxed pace of the amenity-rich community of North Beach Plantation. Located in the Cottages section, this home features all-new, high-end furnishings and flat-screen TVs, and is just a short walk away from the spa, indoor/outdoor pools, swim-up bar, on-site restaurant and other fantastic amenities.

Don’t wait Snowbirds – plan your off-season North Myrtle Beach escape today.  Browse VantageMB.com or give us a call at (888) 404-3110 to let our Vacation Coordinators help you find the perfect vacation spot.

Share Your Vacation Memories

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Share Your Memories for a Chance to Win $500

Over the last 10 years, Vantage Vacation Rentals has worked to provide the best vacation rental experience in Ocean City, Maryland. Since 2007, we have since expanded into North Myrtle Beach and the South Jersey Shore. To celebrate our 10th Anniversary, we want you, our guests, to share your beach memories with us! Starting today, May 10th, we will be launching our first-ever photo contest, giving you the chance to win a $500 VISA gift card!

Contest Details

How to Enter: Between today (May 10th) and September 10th, upload up to 3 photos from any of your Vantage vacations. To enter, visit our photo contest website at VantagePhotoContest.com. 

How to Win: The entrant with the greatest number of votes will win! Anyone will be able to vote on our photo contest page between September 11, 2017 and October 10, 2017. Share your photos on your favorite social media platform and through word of mouth to get more votes!

Make Memories with Vantage

Haven’t booked your summer vacation yet or looking to create new memories?  Visit our Rentals Page or contact a Vacation Coordinator at 888-404-3110 to find the perfect vacation home today!

From The Beach, With Love

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Valentine’s Weekend Getaway

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means planning the perfect experience for that special someone starts right now. Why go the traditional route with just a dinner and a movie when you can plan an unforgettable Valentine’s weekend at the beach? Myrtle Beach will provide a peaceful getaway with less crowds, no traffic, shorter lines and cheaper rates. Have a weekend full of relaxation, quality time, and a whole lot of romantic fun! The shore is waiting and is yours to explore.

Love Is In The Air

Wake up early and enjoy the beauty of nature; take a stroll along the 60-mile beach and search for shells washed up on the shore, all while watching the sunrise. Spend your days bike riding (link to bike rental blog), shopping, exploring and soaking up the sun. Plan a memorable day at La Belle Amie Vineyard where you can eat, drink, relax and end your day cozied up by a bonfire. There are a countless number of favorite restaurants that will have you drooling! Make a reservation at Aspen Grille for some fresh Carolina cuisine or grab a bite to eat at Brentwood Restaurant & Wine Bistro. Enjoy a four-course meal at Ripley’s Aquarium where you will be surrounded by marine life and romance.. Make Valentine’s Day extra special and board the Barefoot Princess Riverboat for a romantic cruise down the intracoastal waterway. The options are endless and will have you leaving with new memories and happy hearts.

Treat youand your loved one to a stay at one of our stunning properties with breathtaking views and luxurious amenities:

North Beach 834 Madiera ~ A beautiful 2-BR, 2-BA townhouse that sleeps eight. This luxurious home comes equipped with a full kitchen, FREE Wi-Fi, a private garage, A/C, pools, hot tubs and more!

Marina Inn 5101 ~ This 2-BR, 2-BA condo sleeps six. Enjoy beautiful views of the marina and intracoastal way along with a spacious living area, fully-equipped kitchen, gas fireplace, on-site restaurant and fitness center.

 

 

 

Cure For Spring Fever | SC Spring Events

Myrtle Beach Spring Events are About to Heat Up!

As January comes to an end, we can’t help but daydream about the upcoming spring season. In just a few short weeks, the weather will start to break, the school year will begin winding down, and an energetic atmosphere will set in. From outdoor fun to indoor arts and crafts shows – once March rolls around, Myrtle Beach will be bustling with events. If you have a bad case of spring fever, then the place to be is down by the beach where you can relax, unwind and recharge. Sounds like music to our ears!

Check Out Our Favorite Upcoming Events:

  • March 11th-19th – Canadian-American Days Festival – Join us for the 56th Annual Cam-Am Days, a week of celebrations with our neighbors from the north! This tradition started as an event when Canadians visited the area during spring break, but has since expended. Experience Southern hospitality and discounts on countless activities at popular attractions.
  • April 21st-30th – Society of Shaggers Spring Safari – Beach music lovers and shaggers from the East Coast will be gathering in a small sandy paradise known as the Grand Strand. For ten days, enjoy live music, dancing, tea parties and a parade!
  • May 12th-21st – Bike Week Spring Rally – This week-long event is full of bike shows, cruise daycations, vendors, tours and more!
  • May 20th-21st – Little River Blue Crab Festival – As one of the largest festival sin the Southeast, attendees can enjoy food, arts and crafts, drinks, a kid’s area and all the crabs you can eat.

Vacation Rentals for the Perfect Spring Getaway

Don’t let the stress of finding a place to stay that accommodates everyone stop you from having fun.   Vantage has you covered, and we will work with you to find the perfect place that fits your needs. So, mark your calendars and start planning the best spring getaway at Myrtle Beach, SC. Here are a few of our popular spring rentals:

  • 10 - Ocean Creek MM1 - BalconyOcean Creek MM1 Sleeping eight, this 3-BR, 2-BA condo is equipped with a full kitchen, free Wi-Fi and stunning views!
  • Marina Inn 7301 – Enjoy a stay in this beautiful 3-BR, 3-BA condo, which accommodates 10. Wake up to a view of the Intracoastal Waterway, a fully-equipped kitchen, gas fireplace, free Wi-Fi, fitness center and indoor/outdoor pools.
  • Emerald Cove II 8A -This 4-BR, 3-BA oceanfront condo sleeps 10. The spacious unit is equipped with a private balcony, flat-screen TVs, washer/dryer and gorgeous views!

To explore more properties, visit our website and customize your own search, or speak with a Vacation Coordinator to discover your perfect spring vacation rental

Chow Down for Restaurant Week!

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Now through January 22nd is Restaurant Week South Carolina, which is a celebration of dining throughout the state. However, with all of the available options, we want to showcase five of the participants.

21 Main at North Beach

Located on-site at North Beach Plantation, 21 Main offers a high-end menu including steak, lobster, and red snapper as well as sushi. Their Restaurant Week special consists of three courses with the option of a wine pairing at an additional cost. Options you can choose from can be seen here.

Ducatis Pizzeria & Trattoria

Located in the Grand Dunes Shopping Center, Ducatis is a local favorite in Myrtle Beach, featuring fantastic Italian food and boasting a 4.5/5 rating on TripAdvisor.If you are in the mood for Italian cuisine, this is the place to go. For Restaurant Week, a fixed menu is being offered including one appetizer, two entrées, one dessert and two non-alcoholic beverages. Lunch and dinner are available. Your options can be viewed  on the Restaurant Week Menu.

Landry’s Seafood

Landry’s Seafood strives to bring family, warmth and exceptional seafood to the dining experience at their various locations throughout the United States. For Restaurant Week, their menu features one starter, a salad, one entrée, and one dessert. To see the full list of options available, visit the Restaurant Week website.

WaterScapes

Located in the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, WaterScapes offers an incredible fine dining experience in Myrtle Beach. With several products provided fresh and locally, WaterScapes is one of the top romantic restaurants in Myrtle Beach. They are offering a three course meal for Restaurant Week which you can see here.

The Parson’s Table

Not only is The Parson’s Table a local landmark, it  is also an award-winning restaurant. When you are looking for a unique dining experience with a seasoned history, look no further.  With a three course meal featuring a salad, entrée and dessert being offered. Click here to see the options available for their Restaurant Week dinner menu.

Can’t get enough recommendations? Click below to download our FREE North Myrtle Beach Vacation Guide which includes recommendations for dining, shopping, attractions and more to fulfill all of your vacationing needs!

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Vantage Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Celebrating 10 Years of Amazing Vacations

They say that time flies when you’re having fun, and nothing could be more true of the decade that’s flown by since Vantage Vacation Rentals began. We are pleased to announce that Vantage will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary in October 2017. It’s exciting to see how far we’ve come. What began as a desire to see greater personal service and innovative thinking in our local vacation rental & property management industry has grown into a thriving company now represented in three of the East Coast’s most popular resort markets: Ocean City, MD, the S. Jersey Shore & Myrtle Beach, SC. These core values have become the foundation of who we are and the fire that drives us each and every day.

The Year of Service Excellence: Every Individual. Every Moment. Every Day.

As part of our 10th Anniversary celebration, Vantage has designated 2017 as “The Year of Service Excellence: Every Individual. Every Moment. Every Day.” This is our way of reinforcing Vantage’s commitment to you. Stay tuned throughout the year for fun ways that we will be including our guests, property owners, and staff in celebrating this milestone and sharing our appreciation. Thank you for allowing us to serve you, and here’s to the next 10 years and beyond.

A Look Back at Vantage History

Oct 2007 – Grand Opening of Vantage’s flagship office in Ocean City, MD (originally as Vantage Resort Realty)

 

Jan 2008 – Vantage opens on-site check-in office at Belmont Towers, OCMD

 

Feb 2008 – Vantage opens at the S. Jersey Shore in Somers Point, NJ

 

Sep 2015 – Vantage begins welcoming guests in N. Myrtle Beach, SC

 

Apr 2016 – Vantage launches N. Ocean City, MD check-in location for N. OC guests

 

Sep 2016 – Vantage opens on-site check-in office at Summer Beach, OCMD

 

Governor Orders Mandatory Evacuation

Evacuation Starts at Noon in North Myrtle Beach

Please be advised that Governor Nikki Haley has issued a mandatory evacuation of Zone A in Horry County & North Myrtle Beach starting at noon (12 PM) today, Thursday, October 6.  Zone “A” includes all areas east of U.S. Business 17 (Kings Hwy), up to the intersection with U.S. 17 (Kings Hwy) & all areas east of US 17 (Kings Hwy) to the Northern county line.  Vantage is urging all guests to heed the warnings of authorities & leave the area for safety.  We will continue to keep you updated on any changes as they occur before, during & after Hurricane Matthew. Guests may call Client Services at 888-234-5646 if you have questions.  Stay safe out there, everyone!

  • American Red Cross shelters will open at 12:00 p.m. today for individuals who must evacuate.  Shelters should be considered as a place of last resort to ride out the storm, shelters may be crowded, do not accept pets and are not designed for comfort. When going to a shelter, citizens will need to take their own supplies such as batteries, bedding, identification, toiletries, clothing, and so forth. Shelters do not accept guns, alcohol or animals.
  • The City of North Myrtle Beach will continue to post information regarding Hurricane Matthew prior to, during and following the storm via these outlets: www.NMB.us (See “Press Releases” on the home page), www.Facebook.com/cityofnmbwww.Twitter.com/cityofnmb
  • Those who experience medical and other emergencies during the storm may call 911.
  • For non-emergencies (trees down across a roadway, electrical wires down across a roadway, etc.), call 843-281-3705. That number is associated with the North Myrtle Beach Emergency Operations Center.

Important Update About Hurricane Matthew

Be Advised

Vantage is closely monitoring the weather forecast as Hurricane Matthew approaches the East Coast. Some uncertainty remains, but most weather models are predicting that Matthew will directly affect the Carolina coast at the end of the week (likely Saturday). As a result, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is directing North Myrtle Beach to prepare for a possible evacuation beginning at 7:00AM on Thursday, October 6. Visit the City of North Myrtle Beach on Facebook for details on evacuation routes, traffic updates, and shelter locations. We will continue to keep you updated on any changes as they occur. Guests may call Client Services at 888.234.5646 for more information.

Save at Our Top Myrtle Beach Rentals

North Beach Plantation

With summer just around the corner, now is the time to saveNorth Beach Plantation! We have great deals for some of our best locations. North Beach Plantation has a resort style Caribbean themed pool area with 8 pools (indoor & outdoor), 5 hot tubs, and the Grand Strand’s only swim-up bar! Kids will love floating around in the lazy river. Indulge in a day of relaxation at the world-class Cinzia Spa, where you can pamper yourself with massage and body treatments in an elegant and tranquil setting. One of our best properties, North Beach 834 Madiera is a beautiful townhouse located in North Beach Plantation that can sleep up to 8 people. With an upgraded interior and an open concept floor plan this property will make you feel right at home. On top of the outdoor fun amenities, guests also have the pleasure of using the fitness center, and on-site steak & sushi restaurant ’21 Main”. All of this, and just steps from South Carolina’s beautiful clean beaches and a short drive from many popular attractions. You will never want to leave!

Check out all our North Beach properties
North Beach 834 Madiera
North Beach 213
North Beach 4804 Cantor
North Beach 4903 Cinzia

Ocean Creek Resort

Need a fun, active and neverOcean Creek Resortending vacation? Then our Ocean Creek Resort rentals are perfect for you.  Located in the heart of North Myrtle, these rentals have so much to offer! Some of the best shopping centers and entertainment venues are a close walking distance. Along with amenities including a putting green, multiple luxurious pools, and even their own onsite restaurant with a breakfast buffet and bar & grill. Bring the whole family to see what the Ocean Creek Resort has to offer! It may just be your best vacation yet! For more information on our Ocean Creek rentals go to http://www.vantagemb.com/rentals/ocean-creek-resort-rentals