With the summer months just around the corner, high season for Myrtle Beach is about to go into full-swing. Those wanting that perfect beach vacation will be looking for not only “good” resort amenities but the best. With so many oceanfront resorts to choose from, finding the perfect one can be a daunting task. We’ve decided to make life a little easier and provide a quick list of our best resorts with lazy rivers in Myrtle Beach, SC.

#1 Crown Reef Resort

Lazy river at Crown Reef Resort

2918 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Located on the South end of Myrtle Beach, this resort boasts some of the best water activities of any oceanfront resort in the area. With its water park open 365 days a year, you can bet this place has it all. One of the stand-out features of the resort is its 575 ft long lazy river ride! Putting Crown Reef Resort in our number one spot for best lazy river in Myrtle Beach.


#2 Windy Hill Dunes

Outdoor lazy river at Windy Hill Dunes

3805 South Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

As one of the most popular resorts in North Myrtle Beach, Windy Hill Dunes provides an amazing experience for those seeking a more luxurious beach vacation. Aside from this resort’s spacious and well-decorated rentals, it’s the panoramic ocean views and top-notch amenities that keeps guests coming back year after year. The oceanfront lazy river at Windy Hill Dunes earns the number two spot on our list of best lazy rivers in the Myrtle Beach area.


#3 Captain’s Quarters Resort

Indoor and outdoor lazy rivers are available

901 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Located in central Myrtle Beach, Captain’s Quarters Resort entrenches its guests in a shipwreck-styled lagoon that houses 15 thrilling water amenities begging to be explored. Of the 15 water-based amenities, there are 2 on-site lazy rivers; one indoors and one outdoors. Offering fun and activities for kids (and adults) of all ages, this cool themed resort rightfully earns the number three spot for resorts in Myrtle Beach with the best lazy river.


#4 Tilghman Beach and Golf Resort

Outdoor lazy river at Tilghman Resort in North Myrtle Beach, SC

1819 North Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Located in the Cherry Grove section of N. Myrtle Beach, Tilghman Beach and Golf Resort gets the number four spot for best lazy rivers in North Myrtle Beach. These well-kept, designer furnished condo rentals provide vacationers with outstanding accommodations perfect for groups and large families. Enjoy a day in the sun on the large pool deck that features a pool, jacuzzi, lazy river and poolside bar where you can grab tasty drinks and snacks.


#5 Long Bay Resort

Indoor lazy river at Long Bay Resort

7200 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Located in the Dunes section of Myrtle Beach, Long Bay Resort snags the number five spot on our list of the best lazy rivers in Myrtle Beach. Aside from its prestigious location, this oceanfront resort has some brow-raising on-site amenities.  Long Bay’s jam-packed list of amenities include: two restaurants, a Starbucks, indoor & outdoor pools, a 250 ft lazy river and much more. Looking to explore area attractions during your vacation? Broadway at the Beach, the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel and the nationally recognized Boardwalk & Promenade are just a few of the many notable attractions located within a short driving distance from Long Bay.