Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Surf City

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Surf City. Revered for its surfing, spas and dolphin watching, this city is both romantic and relaxing. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Surf City

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Surf City a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Olde Point Golf & Country Club (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Castle Bay Country Club (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Surf City

Travellers enjoy Surf City 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 Surf City

Travellers enjoy Surf City for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Surf City is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southside Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Topsail Island (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Wrightsville Beach (20.5 mi / 33 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Surf City

Fly into Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), the closest airport, located 23.7 mi (38.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Jacksonville, NC (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis), which is 27.6 mi (44.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Surf City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,085 holiday rentals near Surf City. From 768 Houses to 174 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Surf City for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Surf City?

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 Surf City:

  • Island Oaks: 95 holiday homes
  • Scotch Bonnet Soundside: 95 holiday homes
  • South End: 346 holiday homes
  • Landfall: 54 holiday homes
  • Airlie: 52 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 Surf City?

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

  • Ohana Paddle Sports: 1,204 holiday rentals
  • Seacoast Art Gallery: 1,161 holiday rentals
  • Inis Spa: 1,153 holiday rentals
  • Thomas Tackle and Seafood: 1,240 holiday rentals
  • Serendipity Day Spa: 1,240 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Surf City 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 Surf City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 768 Houses in Surf City. Our other popular types of Surf City holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 174 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 36 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 36 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 Surf City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 335 holiday homes with pool available in Surf City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.