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.


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.

Natural features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Wrightsville Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 675 holiday lettings around Wrightsville Beach. From 273 houses to 270 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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:

  • South End: 341 holiday homes
  • Shell Island: 229 holiday homes
  • South Harbor Island: 205 holiday homes
  • Parmele Isle: 228 holiday homes
  • Ocean City Beach: 458 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? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Wrightsville Beach. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Johnnie Mercer's Pier: 2,387 holiday lettings
  • Wrightsville Beach Museum of History: 2,353 holiday lettings
  • Brunswick Town Historic District: 2,931 holiday lettings
  • Southport Marina: 3,160 holiday lettings
  • Airlie Gardens: 2,277 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wrightsville Beach listed on 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. offers 273 Houses in Wrightsville Beach. Our other popular types of Wrightsville Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 270 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 36 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 175 holiday homes with pool available in Wrightsville Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.