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Penthouse with Wrapping Balcony, Luxury Upgrades, 3 BR/3BA at Oceanfront Resort

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,377 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

19th floor 3 BR/3 BA penthouse upgraded condo 4-minute walk to beach (sleeps 10)

Have you ever walked on the beach looking at resorts and say, 'I wonder what it would be like to stay in that unit? Their view is the best in the building.' This is that unit! As a penthouse end unit on the 19th floor, this 3 bedroom/3 bath condo offers a luxurious escape to the beach. The oversized, covered, wrap-around balcony offers 234 square-feet to enjoy the awesome view for miles up and down the beach.

Inside, 3 sliding glass doors give you balcony access from the master suite, the family room, and the dining room. You can enjoy a view of the ocean while sitting on the new sofa while watching a ballgame on the 42' flat screen TV in the family room. Or you can retire to the master bedroom to nap on the king bed or to enjoy a book in the cozy sitting area. Dine in style inside or outside with a fully equipped kitchen, including Lenox everyday china, glasses, utensils, cookware, and appliances.

The other two bedrooms each have a bathroom with unlimited hot water, two extra-long double-beds, a 32' flat-screen Vizio TV, a DVD player, and a great view. Striking granite countertops will round out your image that this 1377-square-foot penthouse is one of the best on the Golden Mile.

Our extended family offers 3 condos in the same building to make your family vacation even more fun for bigger groups (see the link for All My Rental Listings below).

The Sand Dunes resort itself offers pools, a lazy river, covered parking, and the wide, white Golden Mile beach with lifeguards, chairs, and umbrellas. Walk to River City Cafe for burgers, Starbucks, Cheeseburger in Paradise, Bonefish Grill, NY Deli, Sam's Corner, and many other nearby restaurants. You can have the vacation of your dreams without driving anywhere!

But Myrtle Beach's best attractions are only moments away:

9 minutes to Broadway at the Beach

9 minutes to Barefoot Landing

7 minutes to Tanger Outlet shopping

10 minutes to live entertainment, including Medieval Times, Carolina Opry, Pirates Voyage, and the SkyWheel

100+ award-winning golf courses, including privileges to The Dunes Golf and Beach Club

Putt-putt courses, dance clubs, and hundreds of restaurants

We hope you enjoy this luxurious condo and the extra touches we added to make our second home your second home.

Keywords: penthouse, beach house, rental, second home, top floor, family unit, condo, beach, oceanfront, hotel

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, german, spanish, hungarian, Brazilian Portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

About Kelley

We are retired in North Carolina, spending as much time with our kids and grandkids as we can.

Kelley purchased this condo in 2011

Why Kelley chose Grand Strand - Myrtle Beach Area

We have lived in Brazil, Argentina, Michigan, Missouri, Florida, and North Carolina, yet we always dreamed of owning a beach condo. The first time we saw this condo, we knew: 'It doesn't get any better than this!'

What makes this condo unique

All generations have things to enjoy at the Sand Dunes. It's relaxing for people our age who just want to enjoy some quiet time with family. Our kids like the restaurants and conveniences within walking distance. Our grandkids love the pool, arcade, wifi, and beach. And there's plenty of room so we don't feel crowded when we vacation together.


Myrtle Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 19
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1377 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Luxury towels provided
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Luxury towels provided
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Luxury towels provided
  • Hair dryers and power outlets provided; grip bar in all bathtubs
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , Private bath; luxury sheets and towels
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Private bath; luxury sheets; ocean-facing view
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , XL doubles; luxury linens; private door to bathroom
  • King size bed in master suite; 4 double beds, including 2 extra-long double beds in each of two bedrooms
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Top floor, panoramic views, end unit, 42' flat-screen TV plus Blu-ray in family room, 32' flat-screen Vizio TVs plus DVD players and ceiling fans in all bedrooms, stroller, 3-in-1 booster/high chair, clothes iron, full-size ironing board, lazy river, indoor pools, outdoor pools, spa


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(50 traveler reviews)

Penthouse with Wrapping Balcony, Luxury Upgrades, 3 BR/3BA at Oceanfront Resort
average rating of 4.96 based on 50 reviews
Vernon, NJ

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Another great stay in Penthouse 10! The six of us know we will find a home as welcoming, well-cared for and accommodating as our own. Our compliments on the updates - the new window treatments, sofa, etc. made your already wonderful condo even better. Thanks for sharing again with us and for another memorable vacation. Your annual NJ Visitors

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful condo but resort/amenities are lacking

  • 3 of 5

We stayed in this lovely condo the week of July 4th - obviously a very busy week. To be clear, the condo and the owners are absolutely great! Kelley was so responsive and helpful with any questions we had. We had more than enough room and the condo is well-stocked with anything you might need. We cooked dinner multiple nights and always had everything we needed. Our only issue was that the sliding glass doors to the balcony (3 total) did not have any child safety measures. Our kids were great about following our rule of "no kids on balcony w/out an adult" but I would have slept better if there was a lock they couldn't reach at the top of the doors.

We think it's important to make a few comments about the resort. We understand that many of these things are not necessarily under the control of the owners but they affected our overall satisfaction so I know I would want to know. Overall we weren't very impressed. It's getting run down and could use some upgrades. We were not given access to the front pool and lazy river which was really disappointing. I can't even count how many times we had to explain that we weren't "allowed in that area." The fitness center was offered at an additional fee, I don't understand why the front pool area couldn't be as well?

We did have access to back 3 pools - the general pool, the (very small) lazy river, and a toddler pool. Unfortunately something was wrong with the toddler pool and it was closed off the entire week. How a resort cannot arrange to fix the toddler pool during the week of JULY 4TH is beyond me. In general the pools were very chaotic and not regulated in anyway. They had signs that the floats were only for the lazy river and no coolers or glass were allowed in the pool area. However the reality is that the floats were carried over to the general pool (at least the ones that were inflated) and people did whatever they wanted. I understand that there weren't lifeguards, but was very frustrated by the lack of regulation of general rules. I literally watched an employee play on his phone for 30 minutes while teenagers took over the pool with floats to the point that any parent with young children was forced to leave the pool because of concern for safety. I also can't even get into how horrible the elevators were - very slow and HOT - 1 of 3 seemed to always be broken.

Summary: great condo but wish it was located in a different resort.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Kristen. Thank you for your review and comments about the resort. We are happy that you found the condo lovely, roomy, and well-appointed to cook and enjoy family time together. The resort is under new management as of about a year ago, and we continue to see significant improvements. The indoor pool area was completely remodeled. The Mango's restaurant has been redesigned into a more affordable Southern BBQ restaurant. Landscaping was upgraded throughout. It's headed in the right direction, for sure. July 4 is a busy week. I'm not sure why resort staff did not take action at the pool in the situation you described, but we have asked resort management to be sure their employees are trained on how to handle pool safety in the future. Elevator improvements were scheduled for May, but unfortunately they were delayed. By our visit on July 30, all the elevator cabs had been refurbished with new walls, floors, and ceilings. And all elevators were operating normally. We regret that the work wasn't completed ontime to improve your vacation experience. It was a pleasure hosting your family, and we hope to have the opportunity again. ...Kelley
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Great condo, great location

  • 5 of 5

This was our 9th year coming to Myrtle Beach and our 5th year staying at this condo. Everything about it makes us keep coming back. The owners are FANTASTIC!!! They even surprised us this year with flowers and chocolates for this being our 5th year staying with them. They are very easy to communicate with and do everything to accommodate our requests. The condo is well kept, up to date and in a great location. The resort as a whole has also improved drastically over the past couple of years. I would highly recommend this property to anyone looking for a great place!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ultimate View

  • 5 of 5

This was our first stay in Penthouse 10. My family( 6 adults and 2 children) lived as if we were home. All the bedrooms were roomy and furnished well! The kitchen was well equipped for homemade meals. The view was spectacular whether it was morning or night time. We would stay again!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond, VA

A Sweet Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Penthouse 10 is a great find! The photos are a true depiction of the condition of this condo- it is pristine! The bedrooms are spacious (even with 2 beds in each room!) & having a bathroom for each bedroom is a real bonus. The condo is equipped with everything you might need- from kitchen supplies to beach toys! Kelley is prompt with communication and is very helpful in making the rental process an easy one. Another bonus is that the condo has a keypad lock, which means no keys to obtain or keep up with! The views from the wrap around balcony are just beautiful. You can see amazing sunrises while drinking morning coffee and gorgeous sunsets with a cocktail in hand. There is also a full gym with indoor pool and sauna that can be utilized for a nominal fee...we found it adequate for keeping up with our normal exercise routine while on vacation. We had 4 adults and 2 kids this year. The condo was perfect for our family and will be for yours, I'm sure! We will definitely vacation here again. Thank-you Bill, Maria, Kelley & Hoyt for helping our family make wonderful memories!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is my first time rental at Penthouse 10, it was everything you wanted for home away from home. Excellent place to stay, this condo is so convenient to every where you want to see and any where to want to go at Myrtle Beach. The view from the condo is so amazing!

We enjoyed every minutes there for 5 beautiful days. We got up early in the morning for catch the sun rise, morning walk on the beach, and catch the sunset in the evening from the top of the balcony. Thank you Kelly for your warm hospitality!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Myrtle Beach International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Onsite at Mangos (100 feet)
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
The Dunes Golf and Beach Club
Nearest Motorway
0.75 Miles
Highway 17
Nearest Restaurant
Onsite at Mangos (100 feet)
Nearest Beach
Onsite (200 feet)
Car: recommended

Onsite convenience store, onsite arcade, onsite pizza, onsite ice cream, onsite fine dining at Mangos. The Fresh Market, grocery store, restaurants, bakery, and Cane Patch par-3 golf course a few very walkable blocks away. Starbucks in the next block. River City Cafe next door. Tanger outlet shopping, Pirates Voyage, Wonderworks, Boardwalk, SkyWheel, restaurants, dance clubs, piano bars, bowling, parks, Walmart, grocery stores fewer than 6 miles away. View of SkyWheel from balcony.


Rates & Availability

Myrtle Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 17 2017 - Jun 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early fall
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2017 - Mar 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
Mar 24 2018 - Apr 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
Late Spring 2018
Apr 16 2018 - Jun 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Departure cleaning and linens $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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