The ocean calls you back! Your soul gets rejuvenated and energized.

Karen, 5 years of visiting

Brunswick Islands Beaches

The best vacations are beach vacations, and that’s where we shine. NC’s Brunswick Islands offers six beaches – Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Holden Beach, Oak Island, Caswell Beach and Bald Head Island – each offering its own flair and flavor. 

Throughout the beaches, you’ll find numerous public access points for an easy stroll to the shore from wherever you’re staying. Our beaches are known for being wide and flat, spacious and uncrowded. By contrast to other destinations, our sweeping coastal views are completely unobstructed, and our shores offer more room to run, bike, play or just relax.

Sample our beach communities and you’re sure to find a favorite that’ll have you returning year after year. 

Sunset Beach, NC

A home for all nature lovers, this haven for wildlife is also home to the Kindred Spirit Mailbox, a true hidden gem. The magic of Sunset Beach is ready and waiting to be discovered.

Ocean Isle Beach, NC

The palm tree lined streets and easy-going spirit of Ocean Isle Beach has made it a favorite of families for generations. Whether you're visiting for the 12th year in a row or on your first vacation to this stretch of shoreline, you will look forward to your return.

Holden Beach, NC

Named one of the country's best family beaches by National Geographic Traveler, Holden Beach, has the small-town charm and endless family fun you've been looking for. With the Intracoastal Waterway as its backyard, exploring the island by boat, board or bike is a must!

Oak Island, NC

Providing the perfect setting for families to build cherished memories, Oak Island has more than 10 miles of uncrowded shoreline that beckon you to enjoy the old-fashioned summer beach vacation you've been yearning for.

Caswell Beach, NC

If your ideal beach getaway centers around quiet seclusion and seemingly endless sand, look no further than Caswell Beach. The least inhabited of the Brunswick Islands beaches, here you'll find peaceful, inviting stretches of sand and sea, all guarded by the trusted beacon of the Oak Island Lighthouse.

Bald Head Island, NC

Leave your worries, cares and cars on the mainland when you visit Bald Head Island. Take the ferry from Southport and soak up the resort-style atmosphere of the island and its pristine beaches.

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