(NAPSI) - When your idea of a perfect vacation doesn’t match your travel companion’s, how do you meet the expectations of many while maintaining affordability?

One way to solve this dilemma is to select a destination that offers enough variety to please a crowd. The Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina, for example, has 60 miles of pristine coastline that boast attractions, entertainment and dining options as diverse as the 15 million who visit each year. Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2013, Myrtle Beach has grown into one of the world’s most popular and beloved destinations because it offers so many vacation options, including:

Relax and Reconnect. The main attraction—the ocean—is front and center in Myrtle Beach and it’s the perfect spot to spend a lazy beach day or fun-filled sand and surf adventure. Looking for more? Relaxation can also be found on the water aboard a riverboat or at one of the area’s many serene spas.

The Greens. Golfers will feel right at home in Myrtle Beach among more than 100 unique, challenging and picturesque courses, including beautiful oceanfront holes and courses built by world-renowned architects. But if spending green is more your thing, Myrtle Beach also offers retail options to tempt every imaginable budget, taste and style, from boutiques to factory outlets.

A RichCarolinaCoast. Once the largest producer of rice in the world, Myrtle Beach is rich with history. Vacationers can look into the past at area plantations, historic gardens and charming towns. If the sea’s treasures are what you came for, rest assured that Myrtle Beach is home to some of the best ocean fare—and many more culinary delights—on the East Coast.

Thrills and Spills. The Grand Strand provides a ticket to fun for everyone in the family, whether it’s speeding down a roller coaster, catching wind on a NASCAR racetrack or making a splash at a water park. Adventure also waits within the area’s natural beauty, including paddleboard tours along the marsh and bird-watching at local state parks.

For more information on the Myrtle Beach area, go to www.visitmyrtlebeach.com.