View All Hotels in North Myrtle Beach

Avista Resort 3.0

North Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach, Coastal South Carolina

Enter Dates for Best Prices


Review Summary

Photos and Review by



  • The parking lot is across the street, which makes loading and unloading difficult
  • Pricey resort fees and taxes

Bottom Line

The 378-room Avista Resort offers guests lots of options on the activities front, like convenient beach access, multiple indoor and outdoor pools and lazy rivers, and a large fitness center with various cardio machines. Oceanside, higher-level rooms have killer views, but all rooms have tacky decor, like uncomfortable, bright bedspreads and an overabundance of ruffled towels. Its location in North Myrtle Beach is a bit farther away from Downtown's touristy attractions, but it gives guests a bit of a break from the crowds and hustle.

Oyster Hotel Photos

View All 9 Albums

Oyster Hotel Review


In the somewhat less crowded North Myrtle Beach, with fewer touristy attractions than Downtown, but still plenty for visitors to do

Map of Avista Resort

Although there's no such thing as a peaceful slice of the Myrtle Beach pie, North Myrtle Beach at least isn't as chaotic as Downtown Myrtle Beach. Just a few blocks southwest of the hotel are a bundle of restaurants and bars. Although there's plenty that's close enough to walk to from the hotel, the roads aren't particularly pedestrian-friendly, so many guests will prefer to drive.

Resting a good 15 miles north of Downtown, North Myrtle Beach has less nightlife (though there are some fun bars at Barefoot Landing), and a bit of a slower pace. Plenty of family-friendly attractions are located here, including an aquarium and the O.D. Pavilion & Amusement Park. The area is known for being less high-end than Downtown, and offers visitors more budget-friendly hotels.

  • 30-minute drive to Myrtle Beach International Airport
  • 3- to 5-minute walk or 2-minute drive to various restaurants and bars
  • 2-minute drive to Ocean Drive Amusement Park
  • 10-minute walk or 3-minute drive to McLean Park
  • 10-minute drive to Barefoot Landing
  • 30-minute drive to Downtown Myrtle Beach

Customers Who Viewed Avista Resort Also Viewed

Things You Should Know About Avista Resort


300 North Ocean Boulevard, North Myrtle Beach, Coastal South Carolina 29582, United States

Room Types

  • Large Ocean View One Bedroom L
  • Ocean Front One Bedroom Deluxe G1
  • Ocean Front One Bedroom G
  • Ocean Front One Bedroom King K
  • Ocean Front Three Bedroom B
  • Ocean Front Three Bedroom Corner A
  • Ocean Front Two Bedroom E
  • Ocean Front Two Bedroom F 4th Fl
  • Ocean Front Two Bedroom King F
  • Ocean View One Bedroom H
  • Ocean View One Bedroom King J

Don't Forget to Like Us On Facebook! We Love to Be Liked.