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Surfside Beach, SC Condos & Vacation Rentals

Surfside Beach Travel Guide

Known as the 'Family Beach', Surfside Beach is where vacationers love to spend time relaxing on the white sand by the sea. This town is welcoming, with over two miles of beautiful beach to spend time with family and friends or take a dip in the turquoise blue waters. Plus, there are also water sports for those looking to get an adrenaline rush. The fishing pier is the prime spot for anyone who wants to see what they can catch, as well as restaurants and shops to stroll around. There is everything from tropical snow cones to seafood dining. Surfside Beach is also home to other fun activities suitable for all ages.

Things to Do in Surfside Beach

Top things to do in Surfside Beach include walking the Surfside Pier. This is where you can fish and take in the beautiful views of the ocean, as well as eat at one of the restaurants or food vendors. For fun with all the family, there is Wild Water & Wheels. There are over 30 water slides and rides, plus a lazy river and mini-golf. The Hudson’s Surfside Flea Market is a much-loved shopping experience in Surfside Beach where visitors can browse antiques, crafts and local cuisine.

Best Time to Visit Surfside Beach

Summer is the most popular time for vacationers to come to Surfside Beach. However, for cheaper accommodation and hot temperatures, September is also a good month.

A Local's Guide to Surfside Beach

If you're looking for a relaxing vacation away from the hustle and bustle of some of the bigger resorts, Surfside Beach SC is for you. Located on the Atlantic Ocean, the town is in the heart of South Carolina’s Grand Strand. There are a range of family-friendly activities and attractions to help keep you entertained in this fantastic beach town. The Myrtle Beach area offers everything you could want from a seaside stay. Simply grab a deckchair and enjoy the laid-back life on the family beach, under the shade of on the fishing piers. Just a few miles South you will find the town of Garden City Beach, another popular resort -- a day to trip here can be a great addition to your holiday.

Surfside pier is likely what you will see in any photo of the town, and despite suffering from some hurricane damage back in 2016, it is still a great attraction. There are a few restaurants on the pier where you can tuck into some tasty foods while surrounded by the sea. Another memorable trip is a visit to Ripley’s Aquarium where you can get up-close with some of the animals, such as jellyfish, stingrays and horseshoe crabs. The attraction offers a little more than your usual aquarium, as you can go on a behind the scenes tour, watch some educational live shows and even take a short trip on a glass bottom boat.

Visitors can take a stroll down memory lane with a trip to the Nostalgia City and Museum where you will find a collection of old signs, vintage cars and a host of other unique memorabilia. Although the museum is not very big, it has a packed collection, and there is a gift shop where you may be able to find the perfect souvenir.

For years, generations of families have been staying in the variety of Surfside Beach vacation rentals and condos. Dune Realty Vacation Rentals offers over 900 beach homes, each of which are fully equipped and many have their own private pools or hot tubs for the ultimate break away from it all. Similarly, Surfside Realty Beach vacations offers guests the chance to get the perfect beach house to match their needs and budgets. The many beach vacation rentals on offer are varied and all are impeccably decorated.

Just south of Myrtle Beach are the bigger hotels, such as Surfside Beach Oceanfront Hotel. The hotel is ideally situated adjacent to the pier and benefits from an outdoor pool and a range of other amenities. Alternatively, chose from the large range of resorts, ocean front hotels, cozy rental homes, motels, condo rentals and much more. There are also some desirable vacations homes in the nearby Murrells Inlet.

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Surfside Beach is in June, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Surfside Beach is in the high season in July. Surfside Beach has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Surfside Beach tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Surfside Beach tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Surfside Beach

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Surfside Beach. The hottest month in Surfside Beach is June, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 19 ˚F. The wettest month in Surfside Beach is August with 16.48 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 1.5 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Surfside Beach

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate VRBO, Airbnb, Homeaway and more. We have 2226 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Surfside Beach ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Surfside Beach is available at $21 per night. A typical accommodation in Surfside Beach costs on average $233 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Surfside Beach can pick from 1041 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 7 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 166 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Surfside Beach, you'll want to pick from 972 places to stay that provide parking. 234 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 178 pet-friendly accommodations available.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 6 providers in Surfside Beach, including 620 places to stay from VRBO, 267 accommodations from Airbnb and 241 places to stay from Homeaway

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