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Beach Pro Rating Descriptions
  1. Basic: Generally wood frame construction. Functional but simple. Most were completed in the 70’s or early 80’s.

    Typical features:
    • Generally no elevators.
    • Outdoor corridors (not climate controlled).
    • Many of these have wall-mounted heat pumps instead of central air conditioning.
    • Many do not have washer/dryers
    • Usually access to outdoor pool but not always.
    • Many of these were built using modular construction.
    • Because of the age, the furnishings, fixtures and appliances are often dated unless the condo has been recently remodeled.
  2. Moderate: Typically concrete/steel construction if oceanfront, wood frame in most other cases. Most of these were built in late 70’s and 80’s.

    Typical features:
    • Concrete/steel buildings usually have elevators although most golf course and off-the-beach villas may not.
    • Access to outdoor pool, maybe a few other amenities.
    • Hallways generally not climate controlled.
    • Typically do not have granite counter-tops or comparable upgrades.
    • If furnished, wide variations in age and quality-from original 20 year old furnishings to recently remodeled.
    • Generally no lobbies or significant other common areas other than pools.
  3. Excellent: Solid construction quality. Attractive building design. Good amenities. Most of these developments were either completed or substantially renovated during the late 90’s or even as late as 2007.

    Typical features:
    • Generally not climate controlled hallways.
    • Usually have elevators although a few golf course villas and off-the-beach condos may not.
    • May or may not have granite counter-tops
    • May or may not have lobby, significant common areas.
    • Good amenities, outdoor pool at least, typically more
    • If furnished, attractive functional well-maintained furnishings and appliances.
    • Washer/dryer in condos with 2 or more bedrooms. 1 bedroom condos may or may not have washer/dryers; efficiencies generally do not have washer/dryers.
  4. Upscale: Excellent construction quality, distinctive architectural design, extensive amenities. Most of these developments were completed 2004 or later.

    Typical features:
    • Climate controlled hallways.
    • Elevators
    • If furnished – upscale designer furnishings.
    • Attractive architectural building design.
    • Nicely appointed lobby and common areas.
    • Granite counter-tops in kitchen, possibly bathrooms. Many feature stainless steel kitchen appliances.
    • Extensive amenities typically including indoor and outdoor water amenities and workout facility, often much more.
    • Washer/dryer in all condos but efficiencies.
  5. Luxury: Exceptionally high level of construction, design, attention to detail. Most of these developments were completed 2004 or later.

    Typical features:
    • Climate controlled hallways.
    • Superior amenities typically including indoor and outdoor water amenities and workout facility, often much more.
    • Granite counter-tops.
    • High ceilings (over 8 feet).
    • 7 or 8 foot doorways.
    • Luxuriously appointed lobbies and other common areas.
    • Upscale fixtures.
    • Superior interior detail (molding, door casing, floors, carpet, doors, windows, etc.)
    • Elevators
    • Attractive architectural building design.
    • If furnished – exceptionally high quality, designer furnishings.
    • Washer/dryers in all condos but efficiencies.
    • Large floor plans with spacious rooms.
    • Master bathrooms typically have tub, shower and double vanity.
    • Security entrances.
All of the information in the Grand Strand Condo Encyclopedia (floor plans, amenity lists, project completion dates, etc.) is deemed to be reliable but is not guaranteed. All dimensions (floor plans, site plans, pool dimensions, etc.) are approximate. The Beach Pro Ratings simply represent the opinions of Gene Carter and are not intended to be used for any other purposes. Neither Gene Carter, nor Beach Pro Inc, nor The Hoffman Group are responsible for the accuracy of the information on this site. Visitors to this site are responsible for verifying all information.
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3000 North Ocean Boulevard Myrtle Beach
Beach Pro Rating4
Vacatn Rntls AllowdYes
Bedroom Types2,3,4
Pool - OutdoorYes
Pool - IndoorYes
Interior HallwaysYes
Owner Pets AllowedYes
The Caribbean Resort is a large oceanfront condominium development located at the northern tip of Myrtle Beach’s downtown hotel section and just south of the famed Golden Mile residential area. It’s also very close to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and Broadway at the Beach and next door to the popular Sea Captains Restaurant. Phase II, also known as the Cayman Tower, offers upscale 2, 3 and 4 BR oceanfront and ocean view condos with designer furnishings, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The resort is loaded with amenities including a wide array of indoor and outdoor water features, fitness room, poolside bar, a spacious registration lobby and more. Corridors are enclosed and air-conditioned.
5200 North Ocean Blvd. Myrtle Beach
Beach Pro Rating4
Vacatn Rntls AllowdYes
Bedroom TypesE,1,2,3,4
Pool - OutdoorYes
Pool - IndoorYes
Interior HallwaysNo
Owner Pets AllowedYes
Dunes Village Resort is a large upscale oceanfront condominium development located just north of Myrtle Beach’s famed Golden Mile residential section, a little over a mile from the downtown hotel area. In its combined two phases, it boasts the most substantial indoor water park ever built in the Myrtle Beach market. The twin indoor water parks offer over 25,000 square feet of water attractions. These amenities are complemented by a full-service oceanfront restaurant, coffee shop and much more. The total resort stretches over 600 linear feet of beach. The oceanfront and ocean view condos, ranging in size from studios to 4BRs, are designer-furnished with granite countertops and other upscale features.
100 North Beach Blvd. North Myrtle Beach
Beach Pro Rating5
Vacatn Rntls AllowdYes
Bedroom Types1,2,3,4,5
Pool - OutdoorYes
Pool - IndoorYes
Interior HallwaysYes
Owner Pets AllowedYes
North Beach Towers is a spectacular oceanfront resort which is the anchor for North Beach Plantation, a 60 plus acre luxury planned community located at the southernmost end of North Myrtle Beach across from Barefoot Landing. This resort is one of the few in our area that carries AAA’s 4 Diamond Rating. The twin towers are connected on the 3rd and 14th floors with bridges, each containing restaurants. Resort amenities include an almost 3 acre oceanfront water park with a swim-up bar and private cabanas, a large fitness center, upscale restaurants and an 18,000 SF world-class spa. The huge residences feature 9 ft ceilings, double entry doors, gas ranges, private owner storage, and luxury finishes. Floor plans with 1 to 5 BRs are available.
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