Sunset Beach, NC News and Events

The Perfect Mother's Day Gift Awaits in Sunset Beach

How to Wow Your Family This Spring With Only One Appetizer

  Tulips are blooming along the boarders of quaint cottages. Fresh, tender, new green leaves are spreading in joy to reach up to the sun. Birds tweet and twitter in delight as they flit about making or repairing their nests.  It’s spring! And what does spring mean to foodies? Fr... View the full post »

5 Hairstyles to Keep You Sophisticated at the Beach

  You are walking along the beach, basking in the early morning sunshine, savoring your coffee and thoroughly relishing the quiet lapping of the waves on the beach that is unbroken by questions and interjections from your children. The moment is pure bliss and you think you never want it t... View the full post »

3 Reasons Why You Need to be in Sunset Beach for Easter

Can you believe that Easter is just around the corner? April 15th to be exact this year! If it wasn’t for the gorgeously warm weather, it would be hard to believe that it was even spring yet - this year is just flying by! And, it can be a good thing to have the year fly by, especially if... View the full post »

How to Pack More Than Your Bikini in a Carryon

You are lugging the enormous bag under the sun, sweat dripping down your face even though the day isn’t that hot. It is just that crazy, enormous bag. Vacation would be beautiful and a breeze if only you didn’t have so much luggage. Really, it seems like you packed everything but the... View the full post »

1 Simple Drink That Will Make You Summer Ready

  Have you ever tried a green-drink? Or a detox smoothie? One of those drinks that promises such incredible results that you have to try it, and then tastes like something out of a lawnmower? You have to be extremely dedicated to drink something like that over and over. Now, of course, there... View the full post »

Top 5 Tips to Have a Blast at the Beach on a Budget

  A brisk salt breeze ruffles your hair, making the color in your cheeks rise. The sun envelopes you in a warm, caressing hug, making your body un-stiffen after the stressful week you’ve just had. And the soft, rhythmic lapping of the waves lulls you into an incredible sense of calm. ... View the full post »

Top 10 Affordable Events You Won't Want to Miss This Spring

  It’s spring! Or nearly. The sun is shining, the weather is warming, and things are beginning to bloom here in Sunset Beach, NC. With the advent of spring comes the longing to get out and enjoy the weather, and just to enjoy life! We have a full roster of delightful, and affordable, event... View the full post »

The Best Way to Welcome in a Warm Spring

Can you believe this gorgeous weather we are having?! Between the sunshine and the warmth, you would think we have entered May or June already. This gorgeous weather might be causing us to do a double take when we look at our calendars, but here at Sunset Vacation we are never disappointed... View the full post »

How to Have the Best, Relaxed Spring Break at the Beach

Fun all day. Sun beating down on your shoulders and thawing out your fingers. Sand under your toes, giving you a free pedicure. Doesn’t this sound heavenly? Like something from a dream after this long spell of cold, or at least cooler, weather? Well, guess what? Spring Break is about to ha... View the full post »

How to Escape the Cold and Have the Best Southern Vacation

Crystal clouds of snow are sweeping across the frozen whiteness covering any and all discernible landscape features. Grey clouds turn the entire outdoor world the same color. Flat grayness. Nothing more. And there’s been no sun for days! Indoors, you are curled up under a mound of blanke... View the full post »

How to Woo Your Love with Romantic Food

Can you believe that Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us? Have you decided what you are going to do for that romantic dinner for two (or for your whole family)? Are you dreading dragging your family to a crowded restaurant only to have the din make your own children act up? Or, if you are wi... View the full post »

Want to Visit One of the Top Beaches in the World?

Stunning white sands. Beaches made up of black volcanic ash. Pearly whiteness made up of nothing but polished shells. What constitutes the perfect beach to you? Maybe instead, it is one that contains stunning colored fish just off shore for you to indulge in when you snorkel. Or a beach of... View the full post »

How To Have the Best Cozy and Relaxing Winter Afternoon

An escape. A scintillating adventure. A new life. That is what a vacation is supposed to give you. It is also what a good book is supposed to give you. Doesn’t that sound like something you would love to have a bit of this winter? When you come to Sunset Beach on vacation and stay in one... View the full post »

The Best Way to Give Sweets to the Sweet This Valentine’s Day

It is nearly Valentine’s Day! A time for love. A time for romance. And a time for chocolate. Think decadent, rich, sweet chocolate. Creamy. Molten. A crunchy outside shell. We aren’t describing a generic box of chocolates here, if you can’t already tell! In fact, it is best to skip tha... View the full post »