Sunset Beach, NC News and Events

Paddleboarding 101 - You Can Do It!

Stand-Up Paddleboarding is fun and easy to learn.  You can rent stand-up paddleboards (SUPs) and kayaks right here in Sunset Beach, North Carolina. Today we tell you where, how, and why you should try paddleboarding next time you're in town.  ... View the full post »

Learn More About Renting a Condo From Sunset Vacations

Did you know that Sunset Vacations has over 200 vacation rental properties? Because of our large inventory, you are likely to find just what you are looking for when planning a beach vacation. Today, we are going to explore an option you may not have though... View the full post »

Print This Sunset Beach Walking Tour to Level Up Your Vacation!

Enjoy Sunset Beach in a whole new way. Sunset Beach, North Carolina, is known as one of the last remaining old-fashioned beach towns on the east coast. It is small, quaint, and super accessible by car, but also by foot or bicycle. There are actually two parts th... View the full post »

Complete These Last Minute Tasks Before Going On Vacation

Did vacation sneak up on you?  No worries. We are going to provide you with a quick checklist that will help you stay organized as you get ready to go on your next vacation. It can be overwhelming to pack up, get the house ready, and close that garage door as you... View the full post »

Sunset Vacations Most Frequently Asked Questions - Answered.

Confused about renting a vacation home?  We get it! Renting a vacation home IS very different from other types of vacations. There are certain things you need to bring, questions about insurance and payments, and more. Today we will share answers to some of ... View the full post »

12 Ways to Save Money On a Beach Vacation

You always want to save money, especially while planning a vacation.  We want to teach you a few tips and tricks that will help you save a few bucks while planning your beach vacation. These ideas can add up to some real savings. See how many you can implemen... View the full post »

These Family Friendly Beach Jokes Will Make You Laugh Today

Kids love jokes AND the beach.  What better way to pass a few minutes than to share a joke with those you love? There is definitely a sweet spot where kids start to "get" jokes.... right around age 5-6. It only gets more fun as they start to gain more knowle... View the full post »

Book Direct and Save Money on Sunset Beach Rentals

When you sit down to plan a family vacation, where do your keystrokes first take you? Many people head right to the big third party sites. You know the ones....  Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway, FlipKey, Trip Advisor, and others. There are times when these site... View the full post »

What to Do If You Have an Emergency On Vacation

Expect the best, but prepare for the worst. That’s generally the most practical, if not very fun, way to go through life.  That includes vacation!Today, we will provide you with a great reference that lists our local urgent care facilities, hospitals, dentists... View the full post »

Try These 4 Beach Themed Recipes and Smile!

Cooking is a fun way to pass the time!  And if you love the beach, you will love these adorable recipes we found for a simple beach-themed meal at home. Every one of them is kid-tested and kid-approved, and most are simple enough for children to help assemble.&nb... View the full post »

Seashell Facts That Will Impress Your Curious Kids

When you vacation at Disney, you bring home a pair of Mickey Mouse ears. When you take a trip to New York City, you remember the trip with an ‘I Love NY” t-shirt. But what about a holiday at the beach? You collect seashells! Free and ripe for the picking, ou... View the full post »

Fun Beach Crafts Help Days Go Fast!

Bring the beach home with easy, fun crafts anyone can do.  Stick this blog in your back pocket when you are looking to pass time with your little ones. They will love working with simple materials, working on their fine motor skills, and spending time with you. I... View the full post »

5 Easy Immunity Boosting Recipes the Family Will Love

You CAN boost your health by eating the right foods! After all, it’s estimated that 70 - 80% of our immune system is actually hosted in our GI tract. It’s a complicated relationship, but by nourishing your body with the correct nutrients, you can actually help you... View the full post »

We Bet You Didn't Know These Crazy Beach Facts!

You think you know a lot about the beach?   Sure, you vacation here every year. You know how to build a killer sandcastle. You know how to find ghost crabs. You don't panic when a clump of seaweed takes your leg hostage. But we bet there is actually a lo... View the full post »

Vacation At Home! 5 Ideas For When You Are Stuck In the House

Not on vacation? It's the worst, right?  Today we will give you five great ideas to make your time at home more fun, even if weather, illness, or other unforeseen circumstances stand in your way. 1. Drop some science O... View the full post »