In all modesty, we can honestly say: "Boy, did you ever pick the perfect place for a vacation!" With a world-class beach, amazing restaurants, hip and happening nightlife, tons to do with the family, top tourist attractions galore and sunshine for days and days, Wrightsville Beach has the whole package, including a wide variety of hotels, motels, inns, resorts and rentals. If you can wish it, it’s already here.
Blockade Runner Beach Resort and Conference Center
On the east side, the resort fronts the Atlantic Ocean with a wide sandy beach, while on the west side, it fronts Banks Channel. The Blockade Runner offers the most complete water-related activities possible.
Location: 275 Waynick Boulevard
Price: Off season: $129-$209/night In season: $209-$379/night
Blockade Runner/The Cottage
The "Cottage" is located oceanfront, adjacent to (and owned by) the Blockade Runner Beach Resort and Conference Center. It’s located on historic Lumina Avenue and features 13 sleeping rooms and nine bathrooms. Large covered porches have panoramic ocean and channel views. The Cottage is perfect for corporate retreats, weddings and family reunions, and offers the charm and ambience of a classic beach cottage combined with the convenience of a full service resort.
Location: 225 South Lumina
Price: $10,000/week Memorial Day until Labor Day
Carolina Temple Apartments Island Inn
Located facing the sound, the inn — constructed by the Temple Family in the early 1900s — is a good example of early coastal North Carolina architecture with central hallways, spacious breezy wraparound porches, large rockers and the occasional well-placed hammock. Louvered outer doors to each of the eight apartments give a Caribbean feel. The apartments are either one or two-room air conditioned suites with private baths, ceiling fans and fully equipped kitchenettes.
Location: 550 Waynick Boulevard
Contact: (910) 256-2773
Price: Off season: $85-$140/night, $500-700/week. In season: $750–$950/wk
Located on the Intracoastal Waterway, at the foot of the Banks Channel Bridge on Harbor Island, the Harbor Inn offers private balconies with stunning water views, an outdoor pool and a private pier.
Location: 701 Causeway Drive
Contact: (910) 256-9402
Price: Off season: $79–$89/night. In season: $155–$205/night
Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort
This elegant, upscale, oceanfront resort has luxurious interiors and amenities galore, including an oceanfront pool, direct beach access and a health club with spa and massage. The SunSpree offers 8,500 square feet of conference space, a restaurant, lounge and poolside bar and grille.
Location: 1706 N. Lumina Avenue
Contact: (910) 256-2231
Price: Off season: $129-$359/night, In season: $299-$419/night
One South Lumina
Located in the heart of Wrightsville Beach, directly on the oceanfront, One South Lumina offers tastefully decorated accommodations, modern conveniences and private balconies. Centrally located many restaurants, beach stores, ice cream shops and a grocery store are within walking distance.
Location: 1 South Lumina
Contact: (910) 256-9100
Price: Off season: $85–$155/night In season: $185–$230/night
Sandpeddler Motel & Suites
Conveniently located on the southern end of Wrightsville Beach, directly across from the Oceanic Pier & Restaurant, Sandpeddler offers its guests spectacular views of the sparkling blue Atlantic Ocean. Only steps away from the beach, sound, fine dining and fishing, the Sandpeddler Motel & Suites is the perfect place for your next family vacation, weekend getaway or business trip.
Location: 15 Nathan Street
Price: Off season: $99-$139/night, In season: $149-$249/night
Shell Island Oceanfront Suites
Relax on your private balcony and soak up the breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean, sea-oat covered dunes, and 3,000 feet of the most beautiful white sand beach on the Cape Fear Coast. Located on the northernmost tip of Wrightsville Beach, Shell Island is pleasantly secluded from the daily bustle, but just minutes from shopping, dining, and historic downtown Wilmington.
Location: 2700 N. Lumina Avenue
Price: Off season: $99-$109/night, In season $149-$309/night
Silver Gull Motel
Located next to the famous Johnnie Mercer’s Pier, the Silver Gull is a classic oceanfront motel with 32 rooms, ocean views and efficiency/kitchenettes.
Location: 20 East Salisbury Street
Contact: (910) 256-3728
Price: Off season: $70-$175/night, In season: $145-$220/night
Summer Sands Suites
Situated in the middle of the island, the Summer Sands offers easy access to both the beach and the harbor, and the convenience of nearby specialty shops and restaurants.
Location: 104 South Lumina Avenue
Price: Off season: $79-$149/night, In season: $99-$229/night
The Surf Suites
The all-oceanfront suites, adjacent to the Crystal Pier, feature private bedrooms, complete kitchen amenities, comfortable living space and a private balcony or patio at the ocean’s edge. The oceanfront pool, sundeck and shady gazebo offer a panoramic view of the spectacular Atlantic Ocean.
Location: 711 S. Lumina Avenue
Price: $89-$199/night, In season: $199-$299/night
Located on the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway on the mainland, at the drawbridge to Wrightsville Beach, the Waterway’s unique location allows guests to watch the boats and is also within walking distance of six of the area’s finest restaurants.
Location: 7246 Wrightsville Avenue
Contact: (910) 256-3771
Rates vary depending on availability, time of year and week or weekend. Off-season range is for fall, winter and spring. In-season range is for summer.
Bryant Real Estate
Location: 1001 N. Lumina Avenue
Holliday Vacations, Inc.
Location: 2002 Eastwood Road, Suite 106
Location: 523 Causeway Drive
Laney Real Estate Co.
Location: 530 Causeway Drive, Suite 8,