SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

February 27, 2012 09:11 ET

Grand Strand Myrtle Beach Hotels Prepare for Can-Am Days

Visitors Enjoy a Week-Long Celebration With Concerts and Events

MYRTLE BEACH, SC--(Marketwire - Feb 27, 2012) - From March 10th through the 18th, Myrtle Beach celebrates its visitors from the north with the 51st annual Canadian-American Days Festival. Those looking to stay close to all the action, from concerts to car shows, will find everything they need -- and more -- at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes, among hotels near Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach.

Guests of this oceanfront resort in Myrtle Beach, SC can participate in any of the week's events, starting with a doll and bear show, perfect for families and collectors, on March 10th. Things really get going -- literally -- on the 15th with the Run to the Sun car show, featuring 3 full days of races, car shows, and cruising. Get into the Irish spirit on the 17th beginning with Irish Fest, offering Irish food, beer, and entertainment. As the day progresses, don't miss the St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival, the largest parade on the Grand Strand. Enjoy a day of arts and crafts, delicious food, and live entertainment, plus a special kids' area with rides and games. Of course, Irish beer and fare will also be on the menu. To see a full event schedule, visit

If the festival fun gets to be overwhelming, guests of the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes can escape to their Myrtle Beach resort, offering opportunities for relaxation with a European spa and indoor pool, a sauna, a beachfront pool with waterslide, and easy poolside dining.

To learn more about the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes, visit the hotel website at, where you can book rooms, discover options for dining in Myrtle Beach, and find great packages and deals.

About the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes

Whether you're looking for a family vacation destination, a place to rekindle the flame with your sweetheart, or a beautiful setting to host a work event, the 22,000-acre Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes has everything you need. Set in an upscale residential community environment, this AAA Four-Diamond resort offers generous amenities and a gorgeous beach backdrop. Families can spend the day at the swimming in the large beachfront pool with waterslide, building sandcastles at Myrtle Beach, or, in season, making new friends at the Fishtank Kids' Club. Couples can connect during a day of relaxation at the European spa, featuring an indoor pool, or playing a friendly match of tennis. Those with work on the mind will appreciate the full-service business center, fitness center, and sauna. If you're set on impressing a client, head out for a day of championship golf. Plus, the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes also features 45,000 sq ft of event space, ideal for corporate meetings and functions. This luxury resort's dining options take advantage of the surroundings. At Ocean on 82nd, enjoy an elegant meal and a gorgeous view. At the poolside Ocean Blu, enjoy simple and delicious fare al fresco. Resort-style accommodations each offer a private deck, spacious bathroom, wireless and high-speed Internet access, large bathroom, and plush bedding; many rooms offer ocean views.

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    Cindy Hull
    Myrtle Beach Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes
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