Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Kure Beach, NC that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $79 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Kure Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy the water from a Kure Beach cabin rental

When you book one of the Carolina cabin rentals near Kure Beach, you can simultaneously enjoy the small-town charm and a relaxing beach. Kure Beach is home to the oldest fishing pier on the Atlantic coast, but its attractions go much further than that. The beach features soft sands and gentle waves perfect for families who are looking for a quiet and relaxing experience by the shore. Additionally, you'll find numerous walking and biking paths that take you by the shore and around the vibrant greenery of Kure Beach.


Experience history near Kure Beach vacation homes

Due to its rich history, Kure Beach has many heritage sites and museums near vacation rentals offering glimpses of coastal life in the past. The Fort Fisher State Historic Site has the remains of a Confederate fort and artifacts from the war, and the Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site, is a history museum that showcases the former village of Brunswick, which was razed by the British in 1776, and the fort that was built on its ruins. The 1921 Fort Fisher Monument, the Battle Acre, is a memorial placed on the site of the former Fort Fisher headquarters that will interest history buffs. Price’s Creek Lighthouse, a historic site that holds the ruins of an 1850s brick lighthouse, is also a must-see landmark.

Things to do

Seaside fun in Kure Beach vacation homes

Whether you want to enjoy days in the sand or explore historic and nature sites, Kure Beach has a diverse range of activities to suit every inclination. If you want to spend time sunbathing, swimming, or fishing, vacation homes near Kure Beach Pier, a popular fishing spot and beach with an abundance of fish, and the Carolina Beach State Park, a coastal park and fishing marina, are ideal. The Ocean Front Park and Pavilion, a seaside park with festivals and events, is also a good place to enjoy a beach retreat. Animal lovers will enjoy the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, an educational facility with a variety of marine life in interactive exhibits.


Seasonal weather in Kure Beach

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 79°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Kure Beach

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Kure Beach is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kure Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Carolina Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Freeman Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Wrightsville Beach (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Greenfield Lake Park and Gardens (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Airlie Gardens (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Kure Beach

Fly into Wilmington Intl. Airport (ILM), the closest airport, located 18.7 mi (30.1 km) from the city center.

Getting around

Transportation from your summer rental in Kure Beach

Getting to and from your summer rental in Kure Beach is quick and convenient, thanks to the many transportation options in the area. Rental cars give you the flexibility to move through the area on your own time, while limousines, taxis, and rideshare provide more scheduled transportation. You can also take a ferry to get back to the mainland, or walk and bike from different destinations in Kure Beach.

Food and drink

Culinary delight in Kure Beach

Dining in Kure Beach usually means fresh, local seafood dishes, but there’s plenty more to suit every palate. Island grills with the catch of the day and oceanside dining, thick, juicy burgers near the beach, country homestyle cooking in a diner, and fine-dining in authentic Italian bistros are all options near Kure Beach vacation homes, giving you endless culinary possibilities to satisfy your cravings.

Family friendly

Family fun near Kure Beach vacation rentals

Kure Beach has plenty of outdoor and indoor fun for the whole family. Vacation homes are available near such sites as the Fort Fisher State Recreation Area, a beachfront and marsh for swimming, hiking, fishing, and exploring, and Joe Eakes Park, a vast natural space with recreational areas. Zeke’s Island Reserve, a secluded coastal area for beach activities, fishing, and boating among native wildlife, and the North Carolina Underwater Archaeology Center, an educational facility with information on the state’s military and maritime history, are also great for kids.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Kure Beach?

Whatever your vacation needs, you'll find a rental in or around Kure Beach that's a perfect match. Here are some of our favorites: For even more great options, check out our top vacation rentals in Kure Beach.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Kure Beach?

Yes, you can. If you'd love a simple but stylish stay, you can't go wrong with a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often conveniently positioned in the center of town. Take a look at the following options in or near Kure Beach:

Can I find short term rentals in or near Kure Beach?

Just because you only have one or two days to spare doesn't mean you have to spend it in a bleak hotel room. Take a quick vacation but still have the home comforts you need at one of these short-term rentals in or around Kure Beach:

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Kure Beach?

Whether spent in a cabin, an apartment or a lodge, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to spice up your love life. Whisk your sweetheart off for a few days at one of these popular escapes in or near Kure Beach:

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Kure Beach?

Browse these large group vacation rentals in or near Kure Beach where you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list:

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Kure Beach?

A family get-together should be memorable. Whether you're planning a fun escape with the kids or that long-overdue family reunion, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Kure Beach offer a home away from home with enough space for everyone: If you're after family-friendly attractions around the area, you won't have far to go. Maze Mania & Arcade, Onslow Pines Park and Lynnwood Park Zoo offer fun for both kids and grown-ups.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Kure Beach?

Nothing says "glamorous getaway" like having an indoor pool. Pack your favorite swimwear and splash about in the privacy of one of these roomy vacation homes in or near Kure Beach: Cast your eyes over our Kure Beach vacation rentals with indoor pools for more options.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Kure Beach?

There sure are. There are plenty of one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Kure Beach. If you only require a small space, one of these popular properties might be just the thing:

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Kure Beach?

It's easy to organize a wonderful vacation with Vrbo. Whether you'd rather have a comfy cabin or a trendy apartment, you'll find terrific two-bedroom options in or near Kure Beach: Here are just a couple of our personal faves:

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Kure Beach?

You could easily fit a small crowd into the three-bedroom beauties available on Vrbo. If you're vacationing with a group of friends, have a look at these options in or near Kure Beach: