Vacation is all about indulging, and the decadent desserts and cozy winter drinks in Myrtle Beach are some of the most flavorful ways to treat yourself. Once the summer season fades, vacationers gladly trade in their fruity cocktails and ice cream for spiked ciders and rich desserts featuring warming winter spices. A bonus of visiting in the off-season—beyond the holiday decorations and glowing fireplaces—is that when the crowds are gone, you’re free to linger over a decadent slice of pie or after-dinner drink as long as you wish.
When you stay on the oceanfront at Bay View in Myrtle Beach you’re steps from one of the most beautiful—and most effective—workouts around. Mix up your usual fitness routine and get it done on the beach. The shoreline is less crowded in the offseason, so you can jog, do yoga, or get in a HIIT workout without worrying about beachgoers. Even a casual walk in the sand puts your body into calorie-burn mode.
The Boardwalk is 1.2 miles long and Bay View Resort is right on the path, making it an extra convenient place to get your steps in. Walking this promenade is less strenuous than trudging through sand, and there are loads of things to see while you exercise. Treat yourself to a ride on the SkyWheel instead of an ice cream cone to help your steps pay off.
Meet your steps goals and enjoy your time out and about when you visit a local shopping center in Myrtle Beach. Broadway at the Beach is a shopping complex 2.5 miles from Bay View Resort that offers lots of storefronts and walking paths to explore while you engage in some light cardio. The Market Common, a similar shopping district only four miles from Bay View Resort, is also home to a mix of fitness trails so you can get your heart rate up before cooling down browsing the nearby stores.
Bay View Resort amenities include a fitness room with all the equipment you need to keep in shape during your visit. Hop on the treadmill for a cardio workout, or lift weights to maintain your physique. The resort amenities also make it easy to stay active while you’re a guest at Bay View. Play giant chess and checkers or challenge your family to a game of shuffleboard to exercise even while playing. If a lifting session or long run leaves you sore, hop in the hot tub to soothe your aching muscles.
Pack your yoga mat and enjoy some centering workouts while in Myrtle Beach. You don’t have to join a gym to enjoy a budget-friendly yoga session in Myrtle Beach. Sea Yoga offers sessions for $15 at local spots—check their calendar to find a class that fits your itinerary. Classes include Sunday yoga at Crooked Hammock Brewery, 12 miles from Bay View Resort, and Saturday morning sessions at The Hangout, a restaurant just 3 miles away.
Whether you rent a beach cruiser or bring your own bike to Myrtle Beach for vacation, getting out on two wheels is a great way to explore the city while burning some extra calories. You’ll find tons of bike trails to explore that begin near Bay View Resort. Drive and park at Market Common or use the 20-minute bike ride as your warm-up to the 5.6-mile loop nearby. This exercise is more enjoyable than strenuous, so for those wanting a challenge, The Hulk Mountain Bike Trail is a good choice. This intermediate bicycle course offers a mix of twisting dirt paths and boardwalk-style trails only seven miles from Bay View Resort.
Book your stay at Bay View Resort to enjoy a getaway where you can hit your fitness goals with ease. Get your steps in walking the nearby beach and Boardwalk, and take advantage of the well-appointed workout room. The pools and hot tubs make recovery a joy, and the beautiful views from elegant oceanfront rooms keep your mental fitness in check.