Pool Time: Getting Salty on the South Strand

Mother Nature has been somewhat fickle so far this Spring keeping your favorite swimming holes on the cool side, but many vacationers are gearing up for pool time as Summer officially draws near, investing in fashion-forward swimwear, the latest aquatic toys and games for kids, and cutting-edge water-proof accessories. There is no doubt that the beach is the main attraction… Read More “Pool Time: Getting Salty on the South Strand”

Garden City Realty’s Early Arrival Survival Tips

You packed up the family wagon in the wee morning hours, got a jump on rush hour traffic, there weren’t excessive bathroom breaks along the way, and somehow your crew landed in Garden City Beach ahead of schedule. Because Garden City Realty’s (GCR) vacation rentals are booked at 100 percent occupancy through July with limited availability in August, do not… Read More “Garden City Realty’s Early Arrival Survival Tips”

Chillax: Lowkey South Strand Vacations with Garden City Realty

by Kent Kimes for Garden City Realty What is the goal of your vacation? By its very definition, a vacation means to vacate your usual residence for an extended period of leisure, relaxation and recreation, a time to recharge your batteries away from the day-to-day grind. Let us focus on the leisure and relaxation parts of that equation. Every vacation… Read More “Chillax: Lowkey South Strand Vacations with Garden City Realty”

Garden City Realty’s Guide to Games You Can Play at the Beach

So, you’re staying at one of Garden City Realty’s vacation homes, and you’re planning a beach day. You’ll definitely need some classic beach snacks, like sandwiches, chips, and fruit, but make sure to leave some room for beach games.  Beach games are a fun way to stay active in the sun and sand. Garden City Realty recommends the following games… Read More “Garden City Realty’s Guide to Games You Can Play at the Beach”

Coffee and Donut Shops Near Garden City Beach, SC

Eating out is always a treat when you’re on vacation. Garden City Realty’s vacation rentals are located next to some of the tastiest donut and coffee shops in Garden City. There’s nothing like a hot, fresh, homemade donut paired with a cup of steaming java to get that perfect beach day started. Check out some of these shops if you’re… Read More “Coffee and Donut Shops Near Garden City Beach, SC”

Top Five Vacation Rental Trends in 2020 and the Outlook for 2021

by Kent Kimes for Garden City Realty Although full recovery to pre-pandemic levels is not expected in 2021, positive trends that developed in 2020 give Garden City Realty’s (GCR) Owner Services team supreme confidence that vacation homeowners will experience a resilient market this year that allows them continued success in providing compelling guest journeys at their South Strand properties. While… Read More “Top Five Vacation Rental Trends in 2020 and the Outlook for 2021”

Top Reasons to Visit Garden City Beach in 2021

If Garden City Beach, SC isn’t already your go-to vacation destination, you will want to take the time to visit the family-friendly town full of activities, restaurants, and most importantly, miles of beaches. Located within driving distance to the well-known Myrtle Beach, SC, Garden City Beach offers a more intimate beach setting to enjoy with the family while allowing for… Read More “Top Reasons to Visit Garden City Beach in 2021”