Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Long Beach

The island views and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Long Beach. This city's shark watching, boating and aquarium draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Long Beach

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Long Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kent Mitchell Nature Trail (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Long Beach

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Long Beach

Travellers appreciate the island views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Long Beach has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Long Beach is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Holden Beach (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Bald Head Island Conservancy (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Fort Fisher State Recreation Area (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Ocean Front Park (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Carolina Beach State Park (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Ocean Isle Beach (16.7 mi / 27 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Long Beach

Fly into Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), the closest airport, located 27.6 mi (44.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR), which is 48.1 mi (77.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Long Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,033 holiday lettings near Long Beach. From 750 Houses to 19 Cottages, 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 Long Beach is on HomeAway.

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

  • Wilmington Beach: 1,232 holiday homes
  • Sea Trail: 169 holiday homes
  • Tranquil Harbour: 895 holiday homes
  • Keepers Landing: 73 holiday homes
  • South Beach: 105 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 Long Beach?

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

  • Ocean Crest Pier: 3,694 holiday lettings
  • Silver Coast Winery: 5,388 holiday lettings
  • Ocean Isle Beach: 1,127 holiday lettings
  • Oak Island Lighthouse: 3,121 holiday lettings
  • Kure Beach Pier: 3,297 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 750 Houses in Long Beach. Our other popular types of Long Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 253 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Long Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 400 holiday homes with pool available in Long Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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