Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Carolina Beach

Enjoy the live music and other features of Carolina Beach. This walkable city is known for its beaches, seaside and surfing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Carolina Beach

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Carolina Beach a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Tregembo Animal Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Halyburton Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Cape Fear National at Brunswick Forest (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Kent Mitchell Nature Trail (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Carolina Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Carolina Beach

Travellers love Carolina Beach for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunrises. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Carolina Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Carolina Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Carolina Beach State Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Freeman Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Ocean Front Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Fort Fisher State Recreation Area (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Masonboro Island Reserve (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Carolina Beach

The nearest airport is in Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), located 16.1 mi (25.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Carolina Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,309 holiday lettings around Carolina Beach. From 668 flats & apartments to 623 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Carolina Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Carolina Beach:

  • Wilmington Beach: 1,268 holiday homes
  • Lighthouse Creek: 79 holiday homes
  • Middle Island Plantation: 77 holiday homes
  • Long Beach: 946 holiday homes
  • Tranquil Harbour: 829 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Carolina Beach?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Carolina Beach. From Vrbo UK travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Odysea Surf and Kiteboard School: 3,181 holiday lettings
  • Carolina Beach Fishing Pier: 3,044 holiday lettings
  • Carolina Beach Boardwalk: 3,178 holiday lettings
  • Brunswick Town Historic District: 3,287 holiday lettings
  • Southport Marina: 3,090 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carolina Beach listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Carolina Beach?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK offers 668 Flats in Carolina Beach. Our other popular types of Carolina Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 623 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 33 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carolina Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 608 holiday homes with pool available in Carolina Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Carolina Beach

    Wilmington Beach
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    Lighthouse Creek
    79 holiday rentals
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    Tranquil Harbour
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    River District
    91 holiday rentals
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    South Harbor Island
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    Parmele Isle
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    102 holiday rentals
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