Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Kure Beach

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Kure Beach. Renowned for its aquarium, seafood restaurants and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Kure Beach

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Kure Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Kent Mitchell Nature Trail (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Tregembo Animal Park (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Halyburton Park (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Cape Fear National at Brunswick Forest (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Kure Beach

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Kure Beach

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kure Beach is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fort Fisher State Recreation Area (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Ocean Front Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Carolina Beach State Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Carolina Beach (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Freeman Park (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Bald Head Island Conservancy (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Kure Beach

Fly into Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), the closest airport, located 20 mi (32.1 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Kure Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,584 holiday rentals near Kure Beach. From 691 Houses to 688 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 Kure Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kure 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 Kure Beach:

  • Long Beach: 1,050 holiday homes
  • Shell Island: 222 holiday homes
  • Tranquil Harbour: 904 holiday homes
  • South Beach: 95 holiday homes
  • South End: 326 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 Kure Beach?

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

  • Kure Beach Pier: 3,343 holiday rentals
  • Ocean Front Park: 3,344 holiday rentals
  • Magnolia Greens Golf Plantation: 1,904 holiday rentals
  • Wrightsville Beach: 1,775 holiday rentals
  • Southport Marina: 3,148 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kure 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 Kure Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 691 Houses in Kure Beach. Our other popular types of Kure Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 688 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 Kure Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 748 holiday homes with pool available in Kure Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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