MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The gorgeous Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina kicks of its annual "60 More Days of Summer" campaign on September 1. This year, the focus of this exciting extension of the vacation season is wellness and relaxation—all easily attainable on the area's 60 miles of sun-soaked beaches. 60 More Days of Summer, which runs through October, features a myriad of wellness and adventure offerings. Visitors can enjoy surfing, high ropes courses, cable wake boarding, inland kayaking, spa services, local and sustainable cuisine, and serene natural settings, to name just a few. Special offerings for the fall season include complimentary weekly beach yoga and meditation zones appealing to all five senses.
Area resorts and hotels will also offer exclusive wellness-focused packages and deals to appeal to the health-conscious traveler, including up to $200 in spa credits with a minimum two-night stay at the newly renovated Marriott at Grande Dunes; unlimited yoga and fitness classes, daily health-conscious breakfast, a facial and a massage with a two-night minimum stay in a two-bedroom villa at Kingston Resorts; and a facial massage, 60-minute full-body massage and daily breakfast with a two-night minimum stay at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes.
"The Myrtle Beach area has long offered robust wellness experiences that appeal to the adventurous and health-focused traveler," said Scott Schult, executive vice president of marketing at Visit Myrtle Beach. "What our 60 More Days of Summer campaign does is simply shine a light on this offering while creating a reason to travel right now: undeniable affordability combined with the appeal of the fall season, with its summer-like temperatures, warm ocean waters and more peaceful ambiance."
During September and October, the Myrtle Beach area will offer weekly, complimentary Vinyasa yoga on the beach each Saturday morning beginning at 9 a.m. Yogis are invited to meet and park at Shanti Yoga Studio at 7901 N Ocean Blvd #5 in Myrtle Beach, before walking to the 79th Ave beach access. Class will be offered in the studio in the event of inclement weather. No prior experience is needed. Participants should bring a beach towel and water.
Additionally, meditation zones will be located throughout the area, with instructions to download a complimentary guided meditation appealing to all five senses, created exclusively for these locations in partnership with local yoga instructor and meditation expert Dawn Yager. These locations include:
- Smell: Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet (located near the labyrinth)
- Sight: SkyWheel, Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade (mention code 60Days for a $2.50 discount on the specially designed "relaxation gondola")
- Taste: Heidi's Corner, Myrtle Beach (located on the porch between Hook & Barrel and Croissants Bistro & Bakery)
- Sound: Myrtle Beach State Park, Myrtle Beach (located on the Pier)
- Touch: Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach (complimentary massages offered on Saturdays from 2-4 p.m. near the Hat Fanatic store; masseuses provided by Mist Spa at the Caribbean Resort)
Weekly bicycle excursions will also be offered, with interested cyclists meeting at Pee Dee Bicycle Company (1600 Farrow Pkwy B1, Myrtle Beach) on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. and traveling around the Market Common area. Participants must bring their own bicycle or can rent one during the shop's normal business hours. The group will ride approximately 10 miles round trip.
For more information on the 60 More Days of Summer campaign, the area's varied wellness experiences or to book a trip to the Myrtle Beach area, go to www.VisitMyrtleBeach.com/60Days.
About Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Stretching from Little River to Pawleys Island and comprising 12 distinct communities, the Myrtle Beach area is home to 60 miles of sandy beaches, an assortment of entertainment and family attractions and world-class golf. Popularly known as the Grand Strand, the Myrtle Beach area presents the quintessential vacation experience peppered with plenty of Southern hospitality.
For additional information on the Myrtle Beach area, visit www.visitmyrtlebeach.com or call (888) Myrtle-1.
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SOURCE Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce