From Our Family to Yours

Dear Beach Goers, The past two months have taken a swift and severe toll on our country. We have been facing a health emergency that none of us have experienced in our lifetimes. As we continue to flatten the curve and work towards the goal of containing the virus outbreaks, the conversation has started to … Continue reading From Our Family to Yours

Be Confident when Staying in a Vacation Rental

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

Featured Business: Ida Thai Cuisines

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

Carolina Retreats names Stuart Pack as Vice President and COO

Surf City, NC – October 1, 2019 – Carolina Retreats, a leader in vacation rental management services throughout southeastern North Carolina, has recently announced the addition of Stuart Pack as the firm’s new Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In this new role, he will be tasked with improving and managing the company’s day to … Continue reading Carolina Retreats names Stuart Pack as Vice President and COO

What to do this Fall on Pleasure Island: Festivals & Events

As summer 2019 winds down and the cooler Carolina breezes roll in, the locals take a refreshing break and begin to enjoy the late respite the summer solstice brings. For Pleasure Island residents, this also means a time to celebrate with several festivals and events! Beginning in September, almost every weekend has an exciting event … Continue reading What to do this Fall on Pleasure Island: Festivals & Events

5 Reasons A Beach Vacation in North Carolina is Even Better in the Fall!

No one can argue the powerful and alluring affect the ocean has on our mind body and soul. A casual stroll while the ocean breeze refreshes ones senses is undeniably therapeutic. Each and every year, hundreds of thousands of people migrate to our wonderful North Carolina coast seeking such respite. With over 70% of the … Continue reading 5 Reasons A Beach Vacation in North Carolina is Even Better in the Fall!

Carolina Retreats is Proud to Partner with TrustPilot for Guest Reviews

Carolina Retreats is over the moon to partner with one of the largest automated review companies in the nation. TrustPilot, founded in 2007, has over a quarter million businesses using customer reviews to drive growth. With so many review platforms out there, TrustPilot is one of the few that offer integrated services such as SEO … Continue reading Carolina Retreats is Proud to Partner with TrustPilot for Guest Reviews

Q&A with Property Maintenance and Repair, Ricky Kernodle

Within five minutes of conversing with Ricky, you’ll already feel at ease. A good hearted and all around friendly guy, we sat down with our resident repairman and maintenance guy for Pleasure Island, Ricky Kernodle, to chat a bit about where he’s from and what makes him so upbeat. Are you originally from this area? … Continue reading Q&A with Property Maintenance and Repair, Ricky Kernodle

Q&A with Kelli Taylor

We recently sat down with, Kelli Taylor, our Senior Property Manager for Carolina & Kure Beach, to ask her how she got into the vacation rental industry and which aspects of her day are the most rewarding. How long have you lived in Carolina Beach? My entire life! I have lived on Carolina Beach and … Continue reading Q&A with Kelli Taylor