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Wrightsville Beach

Bob Sawyer Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC
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Lovely beach area.

Lovely soft sand and a bit shingly down in towards the sea but generally great. Parking was easily... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
No dogs

Dogs are not allowed between april1st to sept 31st. This info was in a PDF file which is hard to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
via mobile
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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 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely soft sand and a bit shingly down in towards the sea but generally great. Parking was easily available (although I imagine its probably not always that easy!) and only a very short walk to the sand. Lifeguards clearly on patrol so it feels safe....More

Thank Rachelcorrie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dogs are not allowed between april1st to sept 31st. This info was in a PDF file which is hard to search on the beach site. Wish they had this posted on the beach. 😔

1  Thank NEEHAR G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The beach was clean and very family friendly. Unfortunately we were here the day after a lot of storms so the surf was incredibly rough and you could easily move 50 to 100 feet side to side with the current.

Thank Steve7287
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been to the Outer Banks on previous vacations we were a little skeptical on how Wrightsville Beach and the Wilmington Area would compare. We liked how there were many more public access beaches and parking areas, however the beach sand itself for example at...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay in Wrightsville! The beach itself is mostly level, no steep hills, and a nice sand texture - not too shelly or rocky. Life guards are placed evenly apart and are quick to blow their whistle if you are swimming too...More

Thank Brittany P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip, overall. Water was clear, lifeguard on duty, not terribly crowed. Long walk from hotel to actual shore, especially for an elderly person. Our hotel did have an elevator and parked by deck nearby, however.

Thank jenjenjtay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 friends and I drove from Wake Forest to Wrightsville Beach last Sunday. We were unsure of the weather when we drove down there, but after 1pm the sun bursts through, and we loved it! The water was crystal clear, waves to have fun with,...More

Thank Christoffer Dam... R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled here from Wilmington as it is one of the "must do" items in the local area. However, the beach has course sand, not a great range of cafes/restaurants and none overlooking the sea. If all you want to do is sit on a...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice clean beach with plenty of room. The water was shallow enough to wade quite far out and pretty clear. The only draw back was there were no readily accessible public bathrooms.

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a beach girl. I grew up going to Topsail Island. I have lived in Jupiter, FL and now I live in the Outerbanks of NC. This was my first visit to Wrightsville and I was impressed with the amenities and water presence. It...More

Thank Stephanie S
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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
1 February 2017|
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Response from Michele C | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I grew up on Staten Island and Jersey, so I'm familiar with the shore. Wrightsville Beach is more like south jersey beaches where the sand is softer, the beach is wider, and the waves tend to roll in a little more... More
14 September 2016|
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Response from Macarena's L | Reviewed this property |
Showers are outsite and you change in the restroom at the main parking , but if you keedp going from there about 2 miles on the same street ,there are more spots where to park and a surf store in the midfle of that block... More