Destination guide

The relaxing area of Wrightsville Beach awaits your stay

The beaches and riverfront create a pretty picture of Wrightsville Beach. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travellers with its fishing and surfing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Wrightsville Beach

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Wrightsville Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Halyburton Park (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Tregembo Animal Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Cape Fear National at Brunswick Forest (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Olde Point Golf & Country Club (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Magnolia Greens Golf Plantation (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Wrightsville Beach

Travellers enjoy Wrightsville Beach for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunrises. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wrightsville Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wrightsville Beach (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Airlie Gardens (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • New Hanover County Arboretum (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Ogden Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Hugh Macrae Park (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Masonboro Island Reserve (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Wrightsville Beach

The nearest airport is in Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), located 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Wrightsville Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 654 holiday rentals near Wrightsville Beach. From 255 Houses to 263 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wrightsville Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Wrightsville Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wrightsville Beach:

  • South End: 341 holiday homes
  • Shell Island: 237 holiday homes
  • South Harbor Island: 204 holiday homes
  • Parmele Isle: 228 holiday homes
  • Scotch Bonnet Soundside: 93 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wrightsville Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Wrightsville Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wrightsville Beach: 1,791 holiday rentals
  • Wrightsville Beach Museum of History: 2,253 holiday rentals
  • Johnnie Mercer's Pier: 2,258 holiday rentals
  • Magnolia Greens Golf Plantation: 1,887 holiday rentals
  • Southport Marina: 3,114 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wrightsville Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wrightsville Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 255 Houses in Wrightsville Beach. Our other popular types of Wrightsville Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 263 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 42 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 42 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wrightsville Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 191 holiday homes with pool available in Wrightsville Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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