Updated 3.24.2020 AREA INFORMATION Recent Announcements: Topsail Island: Surf City: The town of Surf City has announced a 30-day temporary discontinuation of all short-term rentals. For complete information, please visit their website, HERE Topsail Beach: The town of Topsail Beach has prohibited short term rentals until April 22nd. For complete information, please visit their website, … Continue reading Carolina Retreats – COVID19 – Travel Updates
If you’re visiting coastal North Carolina, it’s probably because you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and unwind with your loved ones. In that case, you can’t pick a better place than Carolina Beach. This lovely beach town offers peace and tranquility, as well as many outdoor opportunities you … Continue reading What Do You Need to Know About the Carolina Beach State Park?
Dear Travelers, On behalf of the entire Carolina Retreats family, I want to reassure you that in times of uncertainty surrounding travel and your vacation, your safety and wellbeing remain our top priority. We understand that many of you may be experiencing stress given the rapidly changing information related to COVID-19, Coronavirus. We want you … Continue reading Be Confident when Staying in a Vacation Rental
As a leading expert in the vacation rental market, we find it ever important to continually educate ourselves throughout the region. One recent event in particular caught our eye. The Cape Fear Real Producers is a local publication that showcases the top 50 real estate agents across the greater Wilmington region. These expert agents can … Continue reading Cape Fear Real Producers Shines Light on Local Real Estate Agents
Finding the ideal vacation spot can be tricky. You want to find a place that pleases your entire family, with various kid-friendly activities as well as things to do for you and your spouse. The North Carolina Coast fits all the criteria. Between gorgeous ocean views and a relaxing pace of life, you’re in for … Continue reading What Are Some of the Best Beaches in North Carolina for Families?
A local’s favorite for over a decade, Ida Thai in Carolina Beach is one of the staples on Pleasure Island, NC. An accommodating mix of appetizers, soups and entrees from a husband and wife who’ve worked throughout Thailand and California! This quaint spot sits right off of the main strip of Carolina Beach Rd across … Continue reading Featured Business: Ida Thai Cuisines
Are you planning a trip to the North Carolina coast? We know it can be tricky deciding when to take time off, especially when you’re not familiar with the area you wish to visit. Luckily for you, we’ve thought about that and created this blog to help your planning process. Here, we’re going to discuss … Continue reading Is There a Best Time to Visit Carolina Beach?
Surf City, NC: Located in the very heart of Surf City, NC, is The Peak Taphouse and Kitchen. A quaint bar and hangout located on Roland Avenue in the center adjacent to the Surf City IGA. This modern era bar is complete with several beers on tap along with a plethora of distinguished IPAs and … Continue reading Featured Business: The Peak Taphouse and Kitchen
Surf City, NC: In wake of the damage left behind from Hurricane Florence and Matthew a year ago, a concerted effort was made to ask for federal assistance. After a yearlong wait, the U.S. Army Corps will award $237 million to North Topsail Beach and Surf City, NC. Many thanks to Senators Tillis and Burr … Continue reading Surf City, North Topsail Beach, Awarded $237 Million
Beginning December 15h, 2019, Topsail Beach will undergo a major beach nourishment and channel dredging project. Contracted to Weeks Marine on October 4th, this project includes dredging a new Topsail Inlet and side channels within the Banks Channel. This is the second phase of the project known as the Storm Damage Reduction (SDR) Project and … Continue reading Topsail Beach Resumes Storm Damage Reduction (SDR) Project