Destination guide

The adventurous city of Bald Head Island awaits you

The island views and wildlife create a pretty picture of Bald Head Island. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the golfing, sailing and surfing. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bald Head Island

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Bald Head Island a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kent Mitchell Nature Trail (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Tregembo Animal Park (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Bald Head Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bald Head Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bald Head Island Conservancy (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Fort Fisher State Recreation Area (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Ocean Front Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Carolina Beach State Park (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Carolina Beach (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Freeman Park (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
Transport

Transport to and around Bald Head Island

The nearest airport is in Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), located 27.9 mi (44.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR), which is 54.4 mi (87.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Bald Head Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 253 holiday rentals near Bald Head Island. From 189 Houses to 16 Cottages, 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 Bald Head Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bald Head Island?

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 Bald Head Island:

  • South Beach: 107 holiday homes
  • The Hammocks: 127 holiday homes
  • Cape Fear Station: 48 holiday homes
  • Middle Island Plantation: 82 holiday homes
  • West Beach: 108 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 Bald Head Island?

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

  • Bald Head Island Country Club: 2,947 holiday rentals
  • Bald Head Island Lighthouse: 2,946 holiday rentals
  • Smith Island Museum of History: 2,948 holiday rentals
  • Bald Head Island Visitors Center: 2,941 holiday rentals
  • Kent Mitchell Nature Trail: 2,861 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bald Head Island 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 Bald Head Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 189 Houses in Bald Head Island. Our other popular types of Bald Head Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 16 holiday houses
  • Villas: 19 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 16 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bald Head Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 159 holiday homes with pool available in Bald Head Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.