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Wrightsville Beach

Bob Sawyer Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC
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“clear water” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Bob Sawyer Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not as populated as Myrtle Beach area, but also not as commercial. Lots of great beach wandering with some sea shells. Also a lot of surfers. Fisherman esp off Johnnie Mercers Pier. Mornings & eves make for peaceful beach walking. Amazing sunrises & sunsets.

Thank Ann R
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I would recommend going to Charleston and Hilton head over this beach by far. The amount of money you will spend is about the same and you will get a better experience in my opinion. The beach is nice and there are more things to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having lived on the NJ shore I love being close to the sea. Wrightsville Beach didn't disappoint! It is a wide beach and is quite beautiful for a nice walk after dinner. Clean with plenty of open space. I'd highly recommend it and next vacation...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be aware of SHARKS ! and rip current. Parking could be an issue during the summer months. Recommended for vacation rentals and evening walks.

Thank omark108
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I personally loved Wrightsville Beach. Lots of access points, good lifeguard coverage and I liked the restrictions of no alcohol and no smoking, which I think helped reduce the party atmosphere and the trash. Fun to watch the surfers in this birthplace of east coast...More

Thank Rondi F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our trip to Wrightsville Beach! Beautiful beach, great dining spots. This place is a gem. Much less commercial than spots like Myrtle Beach. Loved it and will definitely be back!

Thank Jes H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful beach very windy the days we were there, wide open and no shade between dunes and the water. So if you plan to spend time on the beach and do not want to be in the sun, bring and umbrella or shade tent. Water...More

Thank Islandhopper365
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach was beautiful! My youngest children saw the ocean for the first time at this beach. Parking was easy and everyone we met was friendly. We walked out on the pier and saw many people fishing. We only stayed for the evening, but I...More

Thank babyllama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Husband could not go in the water because the bottom was covered in broken shells and hurt his feet. If you like to just walk on the beach, it is a perfect place because the sand is hard and very easy to walk on, but...More

Thank vsfkyfan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean, not too crowded (went at the very end of August once most kids were in school). Enjoyed the warm water, despite a very windy few days.

Thank Madeleine M
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18 September 2017|
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Response from jenjenjtay | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, there is no charge, there are plenty of public beach areas, very nice
Carol G
5 September 2017|
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Response from Avanish A | Reviewed this property |
It should be cold.
15 August 2017|
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Response from Vis2r | Reviewed this property |
Excellent choice! Airlie Gardens will be beautiful in the Fall-- A great place for a romantic walk & the pictures you can get will be amazing! Stop at the Visitor's Center & Museum-- explore the old beach cottage & get... More