Find the best place to stay — Wrightsville Beach

Where to stay around Wrightsville Beach?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 686 holiday lettings near Wrightsville Beach. From 273 houses to 238 condos, find unique self catering accommodation 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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wrightsville Beach:

  • Parmele Isle: 261 holiday homes
  • South End: 94 holiday homes
  • South Harbor Island: 252 holiday homes
  • Shell Island: 255 holiday homes
  • Landfall: 269 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 accommodations near great places in Wrightsville Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wrightsville Beach: 2,225 holiday lettings
  • Wrightsville Beach Museum of History: 2,199 holiday lettings
  • Johnnie Mercer's Pier: 2,227 holiday lettings
  • Cape Fear Museum: 1,914 holiday lettings
  • Fort Fisher State Historic Site: 3,170 holiday lettings

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 273 houses in Wrightsville Beach. Our other popular types of Wrightsville Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 238 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 40 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 29 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows 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 168 holiday homes with pool available in Wrightsville Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental Villa in Wrightsville Beach, USA, Your Home Away From Home

    The popular seaside resort of Wrightsville Beach is situated in the state of North Carolina, on a long and thin island that stretches its way parallel to the mainland. This is on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States of America and very close to the city of Wilmington. Your holidays in Wrightsville Beach will be spent in a North Carolina resort which is known to have one of the best reputations in the whole area. This is a real surfing town and there are plenty of facilities within the resort to cater to the sport. Although there are hotels in the area, to be honest, self catering accommodation in Wrightsville Beach seems to be catching on in leaps and bounds. Whichever property you eventually manage to secure, you are guaranteed all of the main facilities you will need for a perfect American vacation.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Wrightsville Beach, USA

    As we have already stated above, your holidays in Wrightsville Beach will be spent in a resort that is immensely passionate over the sport of surfing. If you don’t have too much experience in this activity, why not take advantage of some professionally-taught lessons. If you’re a pro already, you’ll feel right at home here. Other interesting activities to indulge in here include swimming, beach-combing, canoeing, sailing, pleasure boat cruises and there are also opportunities to book yourself on chartered deep-sea fishing excursions.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Wrightsville Beach, USA

    There is one attraction that would be a crime to miss on your holidays in Wrightsville Beach and this is The Wrightsville Beach Museum of History. Okay, so the town is only one hundred years old, but in US terms, that’s practically Neolithic! So a tour of this attraction is definitely recommended to learn more about the past of this area. You might also want to head due west to the town of Wilmington where you will find a good number of museums and other equally interesting attractions. For a taste of the nature of the area, you might like to think about checking-out nearby Holly Shelter Game Land.

    Weather in Wrightsville Beach, USA

    On your holidays in Wrightsville Beach you should be prepared for what is known as a humid sub-tropical climate. This means that whilst it stays pretty mild throughout the year, there can be a heck of a lot of rain at times and this is borne out through the fact that there are over 57 inches of rainfall here per year; with one day of snow on average. Temperatures range between an average of 13 degrees Celsius in the winter and rise to a very warm 32 degrees in the summer.

    Travel to Wrightsville Beach, USA

    The easiest way to travel to your self catering accommodation in Wrightsville Beach would be to firstly fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Atlanta (ATL), in Georgia, with British Airways. Next, you will need to catch a connection to Wilmington International Airport (which strangely doesn’t have a single international flight!) (ILM) through Delta Airlines.

    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)

    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.

    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)