Bay Watch Resort Blog

Tips, guides and more to help you plan your North Myrtle Beach vacation

The Highland Games Come To North Myrtle Beach

Pull the kilt out of the closet and dust off your ghillies, the Saltwater Highland Games are back in North Myrtle Beach. This three day festival held the weekend after St. Patrick’s Day celebrates Scottish culture with a famous feat of strength competition and a variety of athletic events in support of local charities and […]

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Bless Your Heart (And Other Southern Phrases)

As a transplant to this area, I find the charm and language here in the South puts a smile on my face on a regular basis. It took me a while to acclimate and, sometimes, to decipher as some of the accents can be a bit on the heavy side. One thing I learned rather […]

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The Elephant in the Room – Tipping Guidelines

Tipping is often a controversial topic. We have received requests from many of our guests to provide some guidelines for tipping while on vacation. While not a mandatory practice, it is often customary – especially considering that most of those working in professions where tipping is common, hourly earnings are below the minimum wage. In […]

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Sandtrap New Year’s Eve Karaoke Party

Come sing in the New Year at Sandtrap Sports Bar & Grill's annual New Year's Eve Karaoke Party! Sandtrap will be open all night long featuring live karaoke music, a midnight champagne toast and a full stocked bar. Enjoy the oceanfront views and watch the ball drop on their multiple flat screen televisions. This is [...]

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Blue Bistro New Year’s Eve Four Course Dinner

Join Blue Bistro at Bay Watch Resort and start your New Year's Eve celebration with a magical oceanfront North Myrtle Beach four course dinner. The event features an elegant special event menu with appetizer, salad, choice of entree and dessert, all while enjoying amazing beachfront views from Blue Bistro's floor to ceiling windows. Visitors and [...]

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Who’s Open In Myrtle Beach On Christmas Day?

Oceana Resorts is always excited to welcome guests during the holidays. For the convenience of our Christmas visitors, we are providing this list of local restaurants, grocery stores, and pharmacies that are open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2017. Click any of the categories below to review valuable information to help plan your Myrtle [...]

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Bay Watch Resort Thanksgiving Buffet

Join Bay Watch Resort & Conference Center for their annual oceanfront North Myrtle Beach Thanksgiving Day all-you-can-eat feast. The event is hosted in their oceanfront Ocean Drive Ballroom located on the 2nd floor, providing amazing views of the North Myrtle Beach coastline while you enjoy a hearty feast of holiday favorites. Visitors and locals are [...]

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Thanksgiving Happenings in and around Myrtle Beach

If you plan on visiting during the Thanksgiving holiday, there are a number of fun things to do along The Grand Strand. In addition to a variety of shopping options including Tanger Outlets, Coastal Grand Mall, and the unique shops at both Barefoot Landing and Broadway at the Beach, we have chosen four awesome events […]

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4th of July Independence Day Events in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach, SC is the perfect place to celebrate Independence Day. There is no shortage of fun 4th of July fireworks and festivities throughout the Grand Strand. Here are just a few of our favorites that are sure to bring some excitement to your family vacation over the holiday. Barefoot Landing SummerFest! and 4th of […]

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The Search for the Perfect North Myrtle Beach Wedding

So the question was finally asked, and you’re engaged! Congratulations, now what? Choose the date and attire, determine the guest list, find a venue? What’s most important in planning that perfect wedding? How about defining what you really want to remember about your amazing wedding day? Do you want to remember the stress of planning, […]

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