Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Wrightsville Beach 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 $145 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Wrightsville Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Relax in oceanview Wrightsville Beach rentals

If you’re looking for a great Wilmington beach, check out Wrightsville Beach. It’s the place to go if you want to explore piers, wildlife areas, museums, stretches of white sand, deep blue waters, and bright sun. From your Carolina Beach rental on the oceanfront, you can head to Arlie Gardens to explore the flowers and lakes, the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History, or do some fishing at the scenic Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier. The kids will love Wrightsville Beach Park for lots of outdoor exploring. For a day of romance, check out the tranquil koi ponds at the New Hanover County Arboretum. It doesn't matter what your style of adventure is, you'll find it steps away from your oceanfront rental here.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Wrightsville Beach vacation rentals

Wrightsville Beach is more than just a beach town. It's home to a vibrant community of year-round residents who take pride in their history. Speaking of homes, take a peek at that history with a visit to the Bradley-Latimer Summer House, built in 1855. You can gaze at it enviously from the outside, and when you want to get a closer look at the way things used to be, head to the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History. Are the kiddos tired of the 19th century? Take them to Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park for water rides, mini-golf, and laser tag.

Activities

Things to do near Wrightsville Beach vacation homes

It's easy to be active in Wrightsville Beach. The beach itself is clean, sandy, and lapped by crystal clear water. It's a popular destination for surfers, kite boarders, and stand-up paddle boarders, and Johnnie Mercer's Pier is a beacon for amateur and experienced fishermen. The family-friendly community offers events like pirate treasure hunts, surf camps, and ecotours, and adults who visit without kids enjoy an easy-going nightlife. Plenty of restaurants overlook the marina and have docks for your fishing boat as well as freshly caught dinner and island-themed cocktails.

Weather

Local weather for the trip to Wrightsville Beach vacation homes

Temperatures soar into the 90s during the humid summers in Wrightsville Beach, and that's when you'll see families and vacationers flocking to the area from Wilmington and everywhere else, too. Fall might be the seasonal best-kept secret. While the water is still warm through October, the price of Wrightsville Beach vacation rentals sink. By the time December rolls around, the town has a deserted feel, but enthusiastic surfers still hit the waves. Water temps stay chilly through spring, but visitors love walking, biking, and dining by the sea.

Natural features

Locals aim to do Wright by their feathered friends

Your Wrightsville Beach vacation rental will be surrounded by more opportunities to commune with nature than you can shake a shrimp at. Masonboro Island, just south of town, is the largest undisturbed barrier island on North Carolina's southern coast. Loggerhead and green sea turtles hang out on the beaches, and the Audubon Society seeks to protect the habitats of birds like black skimmers, Wilson's plovers, and least terns. Travel west to Wilmington and treat yourself to a walk through the Airlie Gardens, a collection of camellias, magnolias, wisteria, and more.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Wrightsville Beach

The nearest airport is in Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), located 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from the city center.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly attractions near Wrightsville Beach vacation homes

Wrightsville Beach has an array of fun outdoor attractions for kids of all ages. Vacation homes are available near places like Smith Creek Park, a lake park with boating, fishing, nature trails, and a playground, and Parkwood Recreation Area, a parkland with picnic shelters, a playground walking trail, basketball courts, and a baseball field, and Trails End Park, a waterfront area with a fishing pier and ramp, shady trees, and picnic areas.

Good for couples

Couple's retreat near Wrightsville Beach vacation rentals

The idyllic locations of Wrightsville Beach makes it ideal for a couple’s retreat. Vacation rentals can be found near places like Airlie Gardens, an expansive garden space with walking trails, azaleas, and freshwater lakes, and Crystal Pier, a historic wooden jetty with opportunities for fishing, sea gazing, and sunset views. You could also visit the Arboretum, a tranquil flower garden with seasonal gardens and a koi pond.

How many vacation rentals are available around Wrightsville Beach?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 702 vacation rentals around Wrightsville Beach. From 403 house rentals to 286 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.