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The preferred choice among meeting and event planners combines traditional, elegant decor with modern amenities providing an elegant backdrop for meetings, conferences and special events of all shapes and sizes. Enjoy spacious, flexible and secluded 15,000 square feet of combined space that includes a main 5,100 square foot ballroom with breakout space.

Plan Your Event with Precision

184

Combined Guest Rooms 

and Suites

13

Meeting Rooms

Rooms Undivided: 4
Ballroom Divided: 9

15,000

Total Meeting Space Square Feet

(including indoor/outdoor)

350-400

Maximum Guest Capacity

(depending on room set up requirements)

tailored to your needs

unique meeting spaces

  • pre-function

    Whether paired with the elegant Nautilus Ballroom or the outdoor Loggia and Grande Lawn, this versatile space is 4,700 square feet with 18’ tall ceiling featuring crystal chandeliers with breathtaking views of the Grande Lawn & Golf Course.


    • On its own, this space will accommodate a meal event
for up to 170
    • Offers a 500-person capacity for a standing reception  when paired with the Nautilus Ballroom and the outdoor Loggia and Grande Lawn
    • Accommodates up to (27) 6’ ft exhibit tables or (25)  8’x10’ exhibit booths
  • Nautilus Ballroom

    Take in the serenity of our Nautilus Ballroom featuring 18’ ceilings framed by corinthian column molding and ornate chandeliers and wall sconces.This columnless 5,100-square-foot space offers the perfect backdrop for your meeting or a large, elegant event. 

    • 350-person capacity for banquet rounds 
    • 240-person capacity for classroom-style meetings
    • 480-person capacity for theatre-style meetings
    • 700-person capacity for standing receptions
    • Can be broken out into five sections for separate events
    • May be paired with the Pre-Function area for larger capacity.
  • Outdoor Loggia

    This impressive, covered, outdoor event venue features an 18’ tall ceiling with drop lantern lighting, terracotta stucco walls and cobblestone floors that overlooks the Grande Lawn allowing an intimate, old world ambiance. This space is often paired with the Grande Lawn or Pre-Function for large events.

    • Can accommodate up to 60 standing or 50 for a seated event.
  • grande lawn

    This charming, natural outdoor space offers more than 10,000 square feet of open  space surrounded by Mediterranean architecture of the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes. Enjoy the sunset overlooking the Grande Dunes marina and golf course.
     

    • Ideal for afternoon or evening dinner or receptions of up to 300.
  • sand dollar boardroom

    Surrounded by draped, floor to ceiling windows, circular ceiling molding with drop chandelier with dark woods and leather chairs, the uniquely private Sand Dollar Boardroom offers 600 square feet of space for intimate meetings of up to 12 people. Equipped with laptop connection and mounted wall screen.

  • Coral Room

    Perfect for a small meeting or breakout room, the 600-square-foot Coral Room offers a floor to ceiling draped window with view of the Grande Lawn. Also features an enclave for coffee breaks and drop down screen.

    • 25-person capacity for classroom seating
    • 35-person capacity for banquet-style seating
    • 50-person capacity for theatre-style seating
  • triton Room

    This functional 500-square-foot breakout room features a floor to ceiling window with gorgeous views of the golf course and enclave for coffee breaks.

    • 20-person capacity for classroom-style meetings
    • 40-person capacity for banquet-style seating
    • 45-person capacity for theatre-style seating
  • private dining room

    Located off of our signature restaurant Waterscapes, this intimate room is a relaxing alternative from the formal meeting space. Featuring a floor to ceiling draped window with doors opening to the patio utilizing a combination of indoor/outdoor space. May be utilized for a meal function or a small breakout meeting.

    • 25-person capacity for receptions and meal events
    • 25 person capacity for small breakout meeting
    • The attached patio is available for indoor and outdoor events
  • Big break room

    With 250 square feet of space, the Big Break Room is an additional option for a breakout room or meal function accommodating  up to 25. Featuring a floor to ceiling draped window with gorgeous views of the Grande Lawn and Golf Course.

  • waterscapes restaurant

    For an intimate group dining experience, this space features dark woods and relaxing hues of olive and taupe surrounded by windows  overlooking the pool and the marina. The space may also be paired with the outdoor patio for an indoor/outdoor option of up to 80.

meeting space features

Tailor Your Event with the Right Space

Attendees Per Day:

Meetings

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5 marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:48 AM marina_admin 10/05/2024 06:38 PM Ballroom 5,100 110′ x 47′ 18′ 480 240 380 350 700 120 30 24
6 marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:49 AM marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:49 AM Chamber A 800 34′ x 23’6″ 18′ 50 27 50 40 100 22 4 3
7 marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:49 AM marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:49 AM Chamber B 800 34′ x 23’6″ 18′ 50 27 50 40 100 22 4 3
8 marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:50 AM marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:50 AM Chamber C 1,900 41′ x 47′ 18′ 220 105 150 144 300 56 11 9
9 marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:50 AM marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:50 AM Chamber D 800 34′ x 23’6″ 18′ 58 42 50 40 100 22 4 3
10 marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:51 AM marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:51 AM Chamber E 800 34′ x 23’6″ 18′ 58 42 50 40 100 22 4 3
11 marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:52 AM marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:52 AM Triton Room 500 30′ x 16’3″ 10′ 45 20 40 36 52 24 n/a n/a
12 marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:53 AM marina_admin 10/05/2024 06:38 PM Boardroom 600 30′ x 20′ 9′ 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 12 n/a n/a
13 marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:53 AM marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:53 AM Coral Room 600 36′ x 17′ 10′ 50 25 30 35 65 30 n/a n/a
14 marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:54 AM marina_admin 10/05/2024 06:38 PM Pre-Function 4,700 170 150 500 27 25
15 marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:54 AM marina_admin 08/05/2024 07:54 AM The Grande Lawn 10,150 360 300
Theater
Seamless Event Support

Services for a Successful Meeting

SUBMIT REQUEST
Event Management
  • Conference Services Manager

  • Group Reservation Manager

  • Personalized Group Reservation Link

  • Banquet Captain

  • A/V Technician

Catering
  • Breakfast- Continental/Plated/Buffet

  • Breaks – AM/PM/a La Carte

  • Lunch – Box/Plated/Buffet/Express

  • Dinner – Plated/Buffet/Express/Specialty

  • Reception – Passed & Display Hor D’oeuvres /Carving Station/Specialty Stations

  • Bars – Host/Cash

Meeting Set
  • Tables/Chairs

  • Tablecloths

  • Podium-Standing or Tabletop

  • Riser

  • Dancefloor

  • Registration Table

  • Exhibit Tables

Meeting A/V Equipment
  • LCD Projector/Screen

  • Microphone-Wireless/Handheld

  • Speakers/Mixers

  • Owl Video 360

  • TV Monitors

  • Laptop

  • Switchers

  • Lighting

  • Flipchart/Easel/Markers

  • Power Strip

Meeting A/V Packages
  • LCD Projection

  • DVD/LCD Projector/Sound

  • DVD/Monitor

  • Boardroom Wireless 

  • Sound System

  • House Audio

Business Center Services
  • (3) Desktop Workstations

  • Copy/FAX/Scan – Self Service

  • Package Receiving/Handling

Savor the Experience

Elevate Your Event with Our
Exquisite Catering Options and
Trusted Recommended Vendor Resources

Our skilled culinary team has curated specialized catering menu selections to aid in exceeding
expectations to create a memorable dining experience for your event. Our team will also create
a personalized menu upon request.

or Contact our Catering Department at 843-913-1338
View Meeting Resources here

Photo Credit: Carl Kerridge Photography
Your Questions Answered

Navigate the Planning Process
with Confidence

  • Where is the resort located?

    We are easily accessible inside the luxurious Grande Dunes Resort on the Grande Dunes Marina. Located between Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach within a five minute drive to shopping, dining, nightlife and attractions including Barefoot Landing and Tanger Outlet,  golf courses, nightclub and comedy club and several restaurants from casual to upscale.

  • What is the nearest airport & how far away is it?

    The Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) is served by several well-known carriers that offer direct and connecting flights each day from the city of Myrtle Beach to more than 350 destinations, with 50 direct connections. MYR is an easy 11 miles and a quick 20 minute ride.

  • Do you provide airport transportation?

    We do not provide transportation to/from MYR. Several cab services estimated for a cab fare of $46.00 one way and ride share programs estimated at $35.00 one way. All major car rental agencies are available at MYR.

  • Is parking provided?

    If you have accommodations at the resort, valet or self parking is included in the resort fee. If you are attending an event and do not have accommodations at the resort, self parking in our open parking lot is free and valet parking is $12.00 per car.

  • What time is check-in/checkout?

    Check in time begins at 4:00 pm. Early check in time is permitted if room is ready upon arrival but cannot be guaranteed. Contact the hotel directly on the day of arrival at 843-913-1333 to ask about the possibility of checking in prior to 4:00pm. The Hotel front desk is staffed 24 hours daily to accept check-ins. Check out time is 11:00 pm. Late check outs after 12:00 N is based on availability and will be charged a half day rate.

  • Is breakfast included in room rate?

    Breakfast is not included in the room rate. Full breakfast menu is available at WaterScapes Restaurant from 6:30am – 11:00am or in Reflections Coffee featuring Starbucks from 6:30am – 11:00am.

  • Where is the meeting space located?

    All of our meeting and event space is located on the first floor, overlooking the Grande Lawn and Grande Dunes Golf Course. This area is located away from hotel traffic so your event will be secluded from resort traffic. This area is easily accessible by elevator from all areas of the resort and there are dedicated restrooms for this space.

  • Is outdoor space available?

    Yes, we offer beautiful outdoor event spaces that showcase the natural beauty of our resort’s surroundings and a sunset over the marina. From wedding ceremonies to open-air receptions, our outdoor areas provide a picturesque backdrop for your event.

  • Do you allow tents for outdoor events?

    Unfortunately we do not allow tents to be placed on our outdoor event space.

  • Do you offer wi-fi services?

    Yes, wireless internet access through the building, including event space is included.

  • What planning and coordination services does your team provide for our event?

    Our experienced conference services team is here to assist you from initial planning stages to execution to assist with meeting room sets, menu selection, banquet event order execution and guest room reservations. Additional services such as entertainment, floral, photography will be coordinated directly through the vendor. Our team has curated a list of preferred vendors from which to choose. For elaborate events that require several vendors, it is recommended to enlist the services of a destination management company.

  • Do you require a deposit?

    Upon return of the signed contract, we will require 25% of the contracted estimate of charges, inclusive of 22% service charge and sales tax. Following initial deposit, a sliding scale deposit schedule with final estimated balance due 7 days prior to arrival.

  • What is a destination management company and should I consider one?

    A destination management company (DMC) is a business whose function is to plan and provide services for your meeting or event. They can take your meeting or event to the next level by offering services such as event design and décor, teambuilding, transportation, event management, offsite events and more!

  • What are our catering options?

    Our resort offers a full service catering menus with a variety of menu selections and a dedicated catering team to assist with planning and execution.

  • Are you able to accommodate dietary restrictions?

    Yes! You will have a dedicated Event Manager to work with you and our F&B team to offer specialty meals upon request.

  • Can we bring our own food and/or alcohol?

    All food and beverage must be provided from our resort. No outside food or beverage is allowed.

  • Do you provide A/V? Can we bring our own?

    The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes offers a list of audio visual services. If you choose to bring your own audio visual, a surcharge will apply. Additionally, if you opt to provide your own AV and assistance is required from our tech, additional fees will apply.

  • Do you work with outside vendors?

    The resort offers a list of recommended vendors to assist with your event with services such as destination management services, entertainment, light and sound, photography, transportation and more.

  • Is there a time limit for entertainment?

    All entertainment for outdoor events will conclude before 10:00 pm. All entertainment for indoor events will conclude before 12:00 am.

  • I have materials that need to be shipped. How does that work?

    All shipments must have name of event, event dates and group contact to c/o Marina Inn at Grande Dunes 8121 Amalfi Place Myrtle Beach, SC 29572. All shipments must be pre-paid. Shipment should arrive no earlier than three (3) days prior to event. Hotel has no liability for the delivery, security, or condition of the packages.

    We will accept and store all boxes and shipments required for scheduled events according to package handling policies. Handling fees are $5.00 per box/ $60.00 per pallet.

  • How do you handle signage requests?

    The resort does not permit any signage to be affixed to the walls, floors, ceilings, furniture, fixtures or any other areas of the property unless the hotel management gives approval.

  • Are business services available?

    The 24 hour business center is conveniently located off the meeting space with (3) desktop computers that include internet access, a fax and copy machine.

  • Is security onsite?

    Our resort is monitored by in-person security 24 hours daily.

  • How do I inquire about availability and pricing?

    To inquire about availability and pricing for your event, simply reach out to our dedicated events team via phone at 843-913-1338 or submit RFP. We’ll be delighted to assist you in planning the perfect event tailored to your needs.

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