Surrounding Areas

Bald Head Island and the surrounding communities offer the perfect vacation backdrop with unspoiled beaches, the crystal blue Atlantic, and a fascinating history. Be sure to make time during your visit to check out some of these lovely little coastal towns just a short distance from the beautiful beaches of Bald Head Island.


Situated along the Cape Fear River, Southport is a quaint coastal village featuring beautiful historic sites such as the Old Brunswick Town site and lovely Orton Plantation as well as a large variety of antique shops and dealers in the area. Southport is accessible by ferry or scenic highway. Regardless of you arrive in Southport the coastal charm and beauty you will find is simply breath taking.

Oak Island

Oak Island is Brunswick Countys largest island at a little over 12 miles long and averaging roughly 1 mile across. With a reputation for being family-friendly Oak Island is a great place to vacation or live year around. Environmental conservation efforts have resulted in a beautiful unspoiled setting with gorgeous beaches, yaupon trees, and wind-swept live oak trees. With miles of walking trails, parks and nature centers, Oak Island is a nature lover's dream.

Holden Beach

Renowned not only for is pristine beaches but also for its great fishing, a trip to Holden Beach is a must if fishing is part of your vacation itinerary. A full service pier caters to fishermen of all skill levels. If you are interested in something a little more adventurous, a variety of charter boats and captains are anxiously awaiting to take you off-shore where you might just land the big one! The serene leisurely atmosphere found at Holden Beach also makes it an ideal vacation destination for couples and families.

Ocean Isle Beach

Ocean Isle Beach is a peaceful sanctuary, celebrated for its sprawling white sand beaches and calm surf. Situated in the center of the South Brunswick Islands, Ocean Isle Beach boasts 8 miles of gorgeous beaches combined with several restaurants, shops, and a variety of fun activities such as fishing, public tennis courts, water sport adventures and a water slide park make Ocean Isle beach a popular vacation destination.

Sunset Beach

Sunset Beach is a quiet coastal village that is just 3 miles long. The relaxed ambiance combined with the diverse assortment of activities available makes for just the right blend of amenities for locals and guests of the island year after year. Whether you delight in taking in a round of golf, fishing, relaxing in the sand or doing a little shopping at local boutiques, Sunset Beach is sure to please!

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Bald Head Island Office
Mailing Address: PO Box 3012, Bald Head Island, NC 28461
Phone: 910-457-1702
E-Mail: Rentals
Hours: 10 am to 4 pm daily