Sunset Beach, NC News and Events

It Is Easy to Enjoy Sunset Beach On a Budget!

Sunset Beach, North Carolina is the perfect destination for vacationers on a budget! We've got it all:  Nature, great weather, parks, playgrounds, affordable restaurants, and of course, the beach offers unlimited free family fun. Book your relaxing vacation ... View the full post »

The Beach Is the Best! 10 Quotes to Share and Enjoy With Friends

Vacation starts ... now!  Ok, not really. You are actually just sitting on your phone or computer, reading a blog post from your favorite beach house rental company, Sunset Vacations. But pretend, just for a moment, that you are actually here with us in Sunset Beach... View the full post »

Sunset Beach Is the Place for an Adventure Packed Vacation

Explore a swamp. Climb a lighthouse. Paddle through peaceful salt marshes. Learn to surf. Charter a fishing boat. All of these adventures (and more) are waiting for you in Sunset Beach, North Carolina.We will walk you through the different adventures available in our... View the full post »

How to Prevent and Handle Common Beach Emergencies

We interrupt your regularly scheduled vacation with a quick message about beach safety. We won’t keep you long. This blog will just touch on the basic “what to do if….” questions you might have as you vacation in Sunset Beach, NC. Perhaps you are visitin... View the full post »

Fun Tips For the Most Amazing Vacation With Kids

A family vacation is full of anticipation!  Visions of sandcastles dance in your head. Quiet evenings gazing at the sunset from your vacation rental deck are just waiting for you. But then:  K I D S. Sure, they are adorable, but man, they can quickly ta... View the full post »

The Bird Island Coastal Reserve: A Sunset Beach Treasure

A day trip to the Bird Island Coastal Reserve is a great way to expand your Sunset Beach, NC vacation without ever leaving town. Home to the infamous Kindred Spirit Mailbox, this stretch of protected land is easily accessible by walking west along Sunset Beach. ... View the full post »

Packing the Perfect Beach Bag in 5 Easy Steps

Packing for a day at the beach is easy! After all, the beach provides non-stop fun with its rolling waves, sensory sand, and beautiful seashells to discover. Your beach bag should be functional, easy to carry, and simple to clean. When your home base is a Sunset Beac... View the full post »

Summer Events Near Sunset Beach You Don't Want To Miss

Summer is finally arriving on Sunset Beach and we couldn't be more excited! We are so ready for long, lazy days where the sun stays out to party and warms our sand and souls. As you book your summer vacation rental and start planning your trip, take a look at these su... View the full post »

Everything You Need to Know About Taking Your Dog on Vacation

For animal lovers, one of the hardest part about taking a vacation is leaving the pets behind. If you’re lucky, you have an excellent pet sitter or neighbor who will care for your pets like family. Or perhaps you prefer the local kennel that offers love and playtime as ... View the full post »

Don't Forget to Pack These Essentials For Your Next Beach Vacation

Oh, if only someone would invent a way to go on vacation that didn’t involve packing! No one likes it, but packing up is part of the process. We see a lot of vacationers come and go around here. Sunset Vacations has been in the business a long time (over 30 years!)... View the full post »

The Best Vacation Rentals in Sunset Beach, NC

With over 250 properties to choose from, Sunset Vacations takes pride in offering you everything you have been dreaming of in a vacation:  Quality home rentals, wonderful amenities, excellent service and the most ideal location on the lovely North Carolina coast... View the full post »

8 Reasons the Beach is the Best Choice for Your Vacation

Vacation means different things to different people. For some, it conjures up the image of a whirlwind European tour ... visiting prestigious museums, stumbling over the local language, and trying exotic new foods. Some prefer a rustic experience, like a camping geta... View the full post »

Did You Know You Can Rent That?

Packing for a trip can be the most stressful part! There is so much to consider, especially when you are going away for a week or more. A beach vacation is no exception. You need to think about meals, clothing, medications, toiletries, baby items, sports equipment, ga... View the full post »

Family Friendly Games to Play On Your Next Beach Vacation

Playing a game with your family or friends is one of the best ways to ensure laughs, fun, and memories. Games are super budget-friendly to boot, so if you are searching for an activity for your next vacation on Sunset Beach, consider lining up a few games. We are goi... View the full post »

A Simple Checklist for the Best Beach Vacation

When you commit to a week-long vacation at the beach you want to make the most of it! After all, a vacation is a huge investment of time, money, and requires plenty of planning. We would like to outline the steps you should take to have the BEST Sunset Beach vacation, fr... View the full post »