Sheraton Broadway Plantation, South Carolina, U.S.A
Example Booking: 35,000 eXpectations points, 7-nights, August/September 2017, 1-bed, sleeps 4
Available to eXpectations Holidays members were 7-nights during 27th August – 3rd September 2017 within a 1-bedroom apartment (sleeping 4). This fantastic exchange holiday was found on the RCI website in November 2016 for only 35,000 points.
The RCI Gold Crown Sheraton Broadway Plantation affords top-class accommodation and facilities a mere 15-minute drive from Myrtle Beach International Airport. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is a highly popular holiday destination and was voted amongst the USA’s Top 25 Destinations by TripAdvisor’s Travellers Choice (2016). Over 60-miles of beautiful beaches and captivating promenades lined with arcades, restaurants, and entertainment for the whole family await.
South Carolina, The Palmetto State
South Carolina is located in the south-east of the USA and is also known as the Palmetto State, referring to the sabal palmetto trees that were adopted into the state’s National flag in 1861 and are dotted all over the place.
The main attraction to Myrtle Beach is its long sandy beaches, known as Grand Strand, stretching from Little River to Georgetown, South Carolina. A wealth of attractions await from nature preserves to water-sports, go-karting and golf-courses all served by nearly 2,000 International restaurants. September, sees warm temperatures averaging 26 degrees Celsius with plenty of sunshine and a gentle ocean breeze inviting visitors to enjoy the great outdoor activities it has to offer.
RCI Gold Crown Sheraton Broadway Plantation
The four-star Sheraton Broadway Plantation is the ideal base to explore Myrtle Beach with an array of entertainment from the beach to shops, restaurants, and bars only steps away. Soak up the warm sunshine on the poolside sun-deck with chilled drinks as the little ones enjoy the water playground, featuring a fun pirate ship and giant octopus. Unwind as you float along the lazy river or get into the swing of things over a game of mini-golf or tennis and be on the ball on the basketball court. Sunny’s Poolside Bar & Grill Restaurant serves classic American dishes from burgers and salads to refreshing drinks and ice cream.
Feel at home in the beautifully decorated one and two-bedroom villas, offering pool or lake views from their private balconies and patios. All villas provide an excellent range of amenities to ensure a comfortable stay, including fully equipped kitchens, washer/dryer, dining and living room with a sofa bed.
Myrtle Beach, Sun Fun Capital
The Grand Strand features an abundance of water sports including: paragliding, surfing, jet-skiing, fly-boarding to the more relaxed kayaking and fishing. If you prefer to keep your feet firmly on dry ground then rent a Segway or bicycle to explore the sweeping Atlantic Ocean coastline.
South Carolina is also affectionately known as the “Golf Capital of the World” as it’s beautiful, natural surroundings offer over 100 award-winning golf courses. Whether you’re an amateur or more PGA Pro you will find the ideal course to suit your needs. Tee off through pine woods with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean at The Dunes Golf and Beach Club. For a more challenging course try Barefoot Resort designed by Peter Dye whilst every year the Dupont World Amateur Championships are hosted at numerous local courses.
Experience a ride in a glass capsule at SkyWheel, admiring breath-taking views across the Grand Strand, voted in Myrtle Beach’s Top 3 attractions by TripAdvisor and awarded the Certificate of Excellence (2016).
A taste of shopping paradise can be found at The Market Common, only 15-minute’s drive from Sheraton Broadway Plantation. This delightful shopping village features designer boutiques complimented by a choice of restaurants serving classic American steaks and Italian pizzas to Chinese noodles and tempting ice cream parlours.
Ripley’s Aquarium, awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence (2016), is great for the whole family with fascinating underwater creatures and colourful tropical fish. Learn about poisonous endangered species, and experience close encounters with jellyfish and sting rays. Hold your breath as the shark’s swim around you in an underwater glass tunnel!
Less than a mile from the resort see your favourite stars play live at Legends in Concert. The World’s best tribute artists present incredible impersonating shows from Madonna to Michael Jackson and shake your hips to Elvis Presley’s legendary tunes. The performances are incredible with perfect choreography and the costumes are out of this world, definitely a show not to miss.
To highlight the great value of eXpectations Holidays we conducted a price comparison using TripAdvisor to source an equivalent holiday. 7-nights at Sheraton Broadway Plantation were available on Expedia.co.uk during 27th August – 3rd September 2017 within a 1-bedroom apartment (sleeping 4) for £1,067 (based on 4 people sharing when we looked on 25/11/2016).
In comparison, we found this 7-night booking at Sheraton Broadway Plantation during the same dates also within a 1-bedroom apartment (sleeping 4) for just 35,000 points on RCI.com.
For members of eXpectations Plus, the total price for this accommodation (excluding the initial purchase price of your membership / points) would come to £480 (at the time of writing: 25/11/2016). To calculate this we have included: the associated maintenance fees for 35,000 points, 1x annual membership and 1x online RCI exchange fee.
|Associated maintenance fees for 35,000 points @ £5.75 per thousand||£202|
|1 x eXpectations Annual Membership||£162|
|1 x RCI online exchange Fee||£116|
|Mandatory miscellaneous fees (e.g. tourist tax)||£0|
So, by making this points booking, members of eXpectations Plus could have made a potential saving of over £550, based on the comparison above.
Take a look for yourself! Enter the same dates and room type above for the Sheraton Broadway Plantation on Expedia.co.uk.