What Makes Myrtle Beach the Best Family Destination Getaway?

As we mature, we still love the vacation spot that captured our hearts as youngsters. It’s Myrtle Beach, and it has lots to offer families, too. It’s still a blast, whether we do the same things with the kids than we did AS kids.


Ready to hit the road? Here are six reasons to book your Myrtle Beach summer vacation today.


It’s time to set that out-of-office notice and book your beach vacation. You don’t have to spend a fortune if you take advantage of the specials offered at Compass Cove Resort. Also:


Enjoy free and low-cost entertainment at Broadway at the Beach

Shop, share appetizers, and check out live music and other performances.


Walk the Boardwalk and Promenade

The Boardwalk is right on the water, with lots of photo opportunities and snacks that won’t bust your budget.

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk


One finance principle: It’s about value, not cost, entirely. Compass Cove’s on-site amenities could fill an afternoon with family fun. Also:


Drive if you can

Driving costs are lower, especially if you’re bringing in many people. Family road trips are enjoyable memories.


Hit early-bird and kids-eat-free restaurants

An early-bird menu and buffet are available at Angelo’s Steak and Pasta. Mammy’s Kitchen offers kids 2 and younger free buffet meals. Call (843) 448-7242 for details about Mammy’s deal.


There is so much to entertain the family at Compass Cove Resort. You’re steps from the Atlantic Ocean with lots of water features on-site. Also:


Crow’s Nest Oceanfront Bar & Grill

Delicious food (try the sweet Thai chili jumbo wings!) and cold beer are a short walk away. At Crow’s Nest Oceanfront Bar & Grill, you can share a bucket drink and keep the bucket!


J-Mike’s Flavor Station

This casual, close-by spot serves breakfast, smoothies, tacos, and more. Grab a sandwich from J-Mike’s Flavor Station and go to the beach.


At Compass Cove, the sights and sounds aren’t some distant destination. You’re 5 miles from Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, a marine-life attraction with a glass underwater tunnel, penguin habitat, and more.. Also:


SkyWheel Myrtle Beach

1110 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach | (843) 839-9200

2.7 miles from Compass Cove Resort

Take a spin on this 187-foot observation wheel for the finest views of Myrtle Beach. On SkyWheel Myrtle Beach, air-conditioned gondolas and glare-resistant windows make this a comfortable experience.


Family Kingdom Amusement Park

300 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach | (843) 626-3447

1.7 miles from Compass Cove Resort

This seaside attraction has 37 rides for both adults and kids. Family Kingdom Amusement Park has thrill rides, kiddie rides, go-karts, and more fun.


Schedule a huge beach time slot! With 60 miles of pristine shoreline, you’ll have plenty of room to roam — or chill. There’s something for everyone on the Grand Strand! 


Indulge in beachy drinks

If you visit Myrtle Beach and don’t have Voodoo Juice, have you actually experienced Myrtle Beach? Visit the Tiki Hut at Compass Cove Resort for this iconic adult beverage.


Search for sea glass

As you sift through the sand to find shells and shark’s teeth, watch for sea glass. It’s shards of broken bottles worn smooth over time in the surf, and it’s a beautiful find. They’re frosty in appearance and come in all colors, most commonly green.

Compass Cove Outdoor Pool Deck

Come Home to the Gorgeous Grounds of Compass Cove

It makes economic sense to stay at a resort that is high on amenities and low in price. That’s Compass Cove Resort. Beach days ahead this summer are best enjoyed at one of the Grand Strand’s finest resorts.


Choose a spacious room type to fit your family’s needs, and check out our money-saving specials. Let’s escape to Compass Cove Resort today.

Compass Cove Oceanfront Pool