The Best Wilmington NC Beaches You Need To Visit 

Are you planning a visit to Wilmington, North Carolina? If so, you might be thinking about visiting one of the local beaches. As a popular NC beach town, Wilmington has something for just about everyone. Downtown Wilmington is known for its boutique shopping opportunities on the boardwalk, and there are plenty of watersports going on during the summer, such as kayaking, jet skiing, and fishing. Furthermore, this is the perfect family-friendly getaway for those looking for an oceanfront rental!

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17 Things to Do in Surf City NC on Your Next Beach Trip

Planning a visit to Surf City, North Carolina? Surf City is a small town on Topsail Island, just about 30 minutes outside of Wilmington. Although a relatively small barrier island, Topsail is divided into 3 parts: North Topsail Beach, Surf City, and Topsail Beach. All 3 areas are easily accessible to one another and make great family-friendly vacation destinations.

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The Best Topsail Island Fishing Charters for Your Vacation

Topsail Island is renowned for its fishing. Three fishing piers are spread across the island’s coastline, with the centrally-located Surf City Ocean Pier dating back to 1948. Fishing from the shore, a pier, the inlets, or aboard a vessel in the Atlantic Ocean are favorite pastimes for Topsail Island locals and tourists.

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A Traveler’s Guide to Oak Island’s Beach

If you are planning a trip to Oak Island Beach, North Carolina, you probably want to get as much as you can out of this adventure. Just south of Wilmington and Wrightsville, this is a beautiful place with tons of oceanfront vacation rentals, numerous animals, and soft, white sand. As a result, there are people who come to visit Oak Island from all over the country.

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Carolina Retreats attends the Travel Rally, hosted by the Wilmington and Beaches Hospitality Industry

On Wednesday, May 4, Carolina Retreats had the pleasure of attending the Travel Rally Breakfast hosted by the Wilmington and Beaches Hospitality Industry. Due to the pandemic, this was the first in-person travel rally in two years, and Carolina Retreats first time attending. We had a great time!

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Carolina Retreats Attends the 2022 VRM Intel Live!

A special thank you goes out to all the amazing vendors and participants in this year’s VRM Intel in Wilmington, North Carolina this year. From the talented Amy Hinote as our emcee and organizer, the sessions included great feedback and information regarding the recent rise in property value, the ever-growing demand for housing in our areas, as well as what that means from a vacation rental management perspective. 

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The Most Delicious Carolina Beach Restaurants

Are you thinking about taking the trip to Carolina Beach? While one of the smaller North Carolina coastal towns, Carolina Beach is south of Wilmington and shares the same coast as Kure Beach to the south. Don’t let its size fool you though, there are plenty of restaurants from which to choose.

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Property Managers Wear Many Hats Part Two: The Property Manager’s Role During Hurricane Season

As a professional property management company, Carolina Retreats takes nearly every burden away from the property owner.  During hurricane season, the saying goes, “It’s hard to fight Mother Nature.”  So, we don’t fight it, we manage it.

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