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Myrtle Beach's Most Breathtaking Sunrise Spots

As the first light of dawn paints the sky with hues of gold and pink, there’s no better way to start your day in Myrtle Beach than with a spectacular sunrise. From pristine beaches to charming piers, here are the best places to catch a Myrtle Beach sunrise:

1. Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade

The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade, stretching along the oceanfront, offer an iconic spot to witness the sunrise. This picturesque pathway invites you to take a leisurely stroll, enveloped in the salty ocean breeze and the gentle sound of crashing waves. As the sun begins its ascent, find a cozy bench or perch on the wooden railing to watch as the sky transforms into a canvas of vibrant colors. The reflection of the sun on the shimmering waves creates a mesmerizing spectacle, casting a warm glow over the sandy shoreline. 

2. Surfside Beach Pier

Just a short drive south of Myrtle Beach lies Surfside Beach Pier, a tranquil haven where you can immerse yourself in the beauty of the sunrise. Begin your morning with a leisurely stroll along the soft, sandy shoreline, feeling the warmth of the sun. As the sky begins to blush with the first light of dawn, make your way to the pier and find a spot to watch the sunrise. The panoramic views from the pier offer an uninterrupted vista of the horizon, allowing you to witness nature’s masterpiece unfold before your eyes. 

3. Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

For a unique and tranquil sunrise experience, head to the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. This scenic boardwalk winds its way along the salt marsh, offering stunning views of the sunrise as it casts its warm glow over the tranquil waters. As you stroll along the wooden pathway, surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature, you’ll feel a sense of peace and serenity wash over you. The marsh comes alive with color as the sun rises, creating a scene that is both captivating and serene. Take your time to soak in the beauty of the sunrise and the natural splendor of the marsh.

Sunrise over the ocean waves in Myrtle Beach, SC.

4. Apache Pier

Stretching 1,206 feet into the Atlantic Ocean, Apache Pier offers an expansive vista for sunrise enthusiasts. Whether you’re casting a line or simply taking in the view, the sight of the sun rising over the horizon is sure to leave you breathless.

5. Your Very Own Balcony at Monterey Bay Suites

For the ultimate sunrise experience, why not enjoy the view right from your own balcony at Monterey Bay Suites? Sit back, relax, and watch as the sky comes alive with radiant colors, casting a magical spell over the tranquil waters below.

Monterey Bay Outdoor Pool

Stay at Monterey Bay Suites

As you plan your Myrtle Beach getaway, don’t miss the chance to experience the beauty of a Myrtle Beach sunrise firsthand. And for the perfect accommodations to complement your sunrise adventures, look no further than Monterey Bay Suites. With spacious suites, oceanfront balconies, and unparalleled amenities, Monterey Bay Suites offers the perfect retreat for your Myrtle Beach getaway. Book your stay today!

Monterey Bay's king suites are perfect for Myrtle Beach honeymoons.