Retirement Guide to Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach, SC
Known as a resort and vacation destination, Myrtle Beach is also popular among people looking for active retirement communities. A golfer’s dream with over 100 courses, the majority of which are open to the public.

Local Links

Visit Myrtle Beach – A great place to learn more about all there is to do and see in Myrtle Beach.

Where It All Began: Myrtle Beach – An interesting article from Travel + Leisure about the very first golf course in Myrtle Beach.

Myrtle Beach Golf Course Top Fives – lists of the top 5 golf courses in the Myrtle Beach area, as ranked in various categories such as most challenging, most scenic, and most player-friendly.

Myrtle Beach Area Communities

Berkshire – Berkshire is a community in Myrtle Beach developed by Centex Homes. You probably don’t need to be told that Myrtle Beach is home to the most golf courses per square mile, and there are about 120 within easy driving distance. If you are looking for a peaceful South Carolina retirement community in a convenient location, read more about Berkshire.

Grande Dunes – Grande Dunes is a resort lifestyle community in Myrtle Beach South Carolina. Many boomers are turning to resort lifestyle communities for South Carolina retirement because of the level of amenities these types of communities have to offer.

Harbor Club on Winyah Bay – Harbor Club on Winyah Bay is a master planned community, two miles south of Georgetown, SC. It is situated 35 miles south of Myrtle Beach and 60 miles north of Charleston. Georgetown is touted as the third-oldest city in the U.S. and is steeped in pre and post-Civil War history. And though it’s also the state’s second largest seaport (behind Charlestown), Georgetown is known for it’s small-town, low country charm, and scenic marshes and coastline. As well being a noted sports fishing destination, the area offers fine dining and shopping.

Stone Gate at Prince Creek – This is an active condominium community located just minutes away from the TPC Myrtle Beach.

Brunswick Plantation – Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort is located in Calabash North Carolina, just minutes from Myrtle Beach. Community amenities include indoor/outdoor pools, tennis, exercise spa, as well as a wide variety of active clubs and classes. Residents also have access to Brunswick House, which includes a reading room, card room, indoor swimming pools, sauna and more.

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