Slip into the elegant Victorian world of pleasure and comfort that is the Robert Ruark Inn, an intimate, luxurious bed and breakfast offering the ultimate in accommodations and a sumptuous southern style breakfast. Awaken to the siren song of historic Southport, a picturesque fishing village that inspired world renowned author Robert Ruark. Stroll through Southport's charming clapboard cottages nestled amongst ancient live oak trees to the banks of the beautiful Cape Fear River where a parade of yachts, sailing ships and container ships from exotic ports cruise by Southport in route to Wilmington. Experience exceptional cuisine and shopping in downtown Southport, and enjoy the excellent golf courses and enchanting Oak Island Beaches that are just minutes away. Come to Southport and let us pamper you Victorian style!