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Ocean Lakes: Sprawling Family Fun on the Atlantic
Upon arriving to Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, guests quickly realize why the park has earned a slew of awards from the campground industry, including RV Park of the Year in the Mega Category from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds.
Situated on more than 300 acres along one mile of white, sandy beach, the park offers lots of activities and amenities for the guests. The park’s own two-acre recreation complex beckons with its own pool area with sun decks, a game center, miniature golf course with a fisherman’s wharf theme. A cafe with a patio area takes care of hungry guests.
There’s also the Camptown Center, which features the Sandy Mart store, where guests can stock up on needed supplies. Do a wash at the Sandy’s Soapy Suds and Fluff n’ Fold laundromat, catch at show a the Center Stage and or get together with fellow guests at Sandy’s Meet ‘n’ Eat.
Don’t let the campground’s sprawling size intimidate you. Ocean Lakes has nearly 900 golf cars for rent, giving you the ideal vehicle for tooling from one campground activity to the next. Bicycles also are for rent for visitors who want to cruise the beautiful coast. If you feel like staying in your place, no problem: Sandy’s Pizza Delivery serves hand-tossed pie right to your RV.
Regardless of the season, guests can be assured that a fun event will be occurring, from Gospel Weekends to Craft Fairs to Halloween events to a New Year’s Polar Bear Plunge. Stay up-to-date on all the campground happenings by tuning in to the campground’s own channel, Ocean Lakes Information Channel 10.
All of the park’s 893 sites are pull through and generally accommodate 40-foot RVs with slideouts on both sides. Included are nearly 600 concrete pads that measure 45 feet by 18 feet. The full-hookup sites offer up to 50-amp power, 70-channel cable TV hookups, a modem-friendly phone jack with free local calls, daily curbside trash pickup and a picnic table. Wi-Fi is available.