Myrtle Beach Journals

What We Bought on our Honeymoon

An August 1999 trip to Myrtle Beach by Marita and Chris Buffone

Quote: We knew we wanted to use my new husband's RCI week for our honeymoon, but who knew that we'd end up in a paradise of a resort?

Presidential Villas

Hotel | "Presidential Villas at Plantation Resort"

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Best Things Nearby:Being right on the golf course is a relaxing change from the noisy boardwalk, and our unit is within steps of the pool area.Best Things About the Resort:There are so many things to do right inside the complex. We can go to the indoor pool or the outdoor pool, enjoy the whirlpool jets or hot tub, work out on the gym equipment, or just relax on the balcony and watch the world go by.Resort Experience:Well, we traded Chris's week for Presidential Villas. At the time, it was brand new and the jewel of the RCI network, according to our travel counselor. We loved it so much that we sold Chris' week in Florida and purchased our existing week! Wh...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on February 21, 2003

Presidential Villas
1250 US Highway 17 N
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29575
(843) 913-5000

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We're from New York. We're also Italian, so to say that we are spoiled when it comes to Italian food is an understatement. To tell you the truth, when we received a coupon at the resort for dinner for two at a little Italian restaurant in Garden City Beach, we were a bit skeptical. "We're in South Carolina - what do they know about Italian food," I mumbled as we pulled into the nondescript parking lot. Boy, were we wrong.Old World Italian Restaurant is a taste of the Bronx, transplanted south. There's Sinatra playing softly in the background, candles on the tables, and then there's George, the owner, greeting us with a distinct "How ya doin'?" I thought I was back in New York.As we chatted w...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on February 21, 2003

Old World Italian Restaurant
3850 Highway 17 Bypass
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29576
(843) 357-3494

Surfside Beach

Attraction | "Surfside Beach SC"

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The resort has a shuttle that operates every hour to the beach area so you don't have to worry about parking. It isn't as crowded as Myrtle Beach because there is no boardwalk per se, which makes it better for those who don't want to be surrounded by people.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on February 21, 2003

Surfside Beach
Directly South of Myrtle Beach
Surfside Beach, South Carolina