Sunset Beach, NC News and Events

Awesome New 2019 Vacation Rentals You Have to See!

Sunset Vacations has the distinct privilege of managing some of the most comfortable and affordable vacation properties on Sunset Beach, NC. We offer a broad spectrum of properties, both in price and accommodations, that are sure to suit every need. We manage around 260 v... View the full post »

No Need to Hibernate! Fun Winter Events Near Sunset Beach

It's important to stay active and engaged even during the dreary winter months. Luckily, there is still so much to do and see when the weather turns colder. In fact, getting out and about on and around Sunset Beach can be even more enjoyable because there is less traf... View the full post »

The Best Gifts For The Beach Lover In Your Life

If there is someone in your life for whom the beach is truly their happy place, this list is for you. For those of us here at Sunset Vacations it is certainly the case. After all, we have made the beach our business and we love to share it with you. Here are a few ideas f... View the full post »

What Should I Bring? Last-Minute Ideas For Your Thanksgiving Feast

It's almost turkey time! Maybe you are the one hosting the big meal this year, but if you are lucky, you received an invite to spend the day with friends or family! Either way, you know that you need to contribute to the feast because expectations for fant... View the full post »

Crazy, Creepy Creatures of the Atlantic That Will Delight Your Kids

Fascinating or the stuff of nightmares? You decide.  When you think of scary sea creatures, you might immediately imagine a shark like Jaws, or perhaps a blood-thirsty fish like a piranha. But there is so much more living just below the surface of our beautiful A... View the full post »

This Guest Room Checklist Will Make You the Host With the Most

Hosting doesn't need to be stressful! When you have a well-equipped space that is always guest-ready, you will be thrilled to get the call that visitors are on their way! The holiday season is the most popular time for out-of-town guests, so we have prepar... View the full post »

A Holiday At Sunset Beach is the Perfect Gift

We love Sunset Beach during the holidays! If you haven’t visited our little beach town during the off-season, you will be surprised and delighted by the availability of fantastic vacation rentals and the wide variety of activities catering to our community.In recent... View the full post »

Games For Grown Ups That Will Make You Giggle

No Candy Land Allowed!  Games aren't just for kids. In fact, one of the best ways to ensure a laugh-out-loud evening with friends is to break out a game. We prefer games that are fast-moving without a lot of complicated rules. Honestly, our ... View the full post »

Delightful Parks And Playgrounds Near Sunset Beach

Every time we travel we really like to know where the local parks and playgrounds are located! Sometimes kids just need to swing and climb, and adults might be searching for a pretty place to run or take a walk. Here is a list of parks and playgrounds on and around S... View the full post »

The Best Fall Events Near Sunset Beach!

As we settle into a new normal after the devastation of Hurricane Florence, we are excited to think about all the fun there is to be had on and around Sunset Beach this fall!  October 11 | Sunset Beach Summer Market  ... View the full post »

The Most Wonderful Wildlife on Sunset Beach

If you are visiting Sunset Beach from another part of the country, you might be curious about the wildlife you see during your vacation! Barrier islands have their own unique ecosystems because of their network of inlets, sounds, rivers and creeks flow... View the full post »

Steal These Vacation Beach House Style Ideas Now!

Sunset Vacations is proud to manage over 250 rental properties and we have seen so many ideas for fabulous beach decor! Some homes have a classic nautical vibe using traditional blues, grays and whites, while others dial up the sunny fun with bright colors and patter... View the full post »

Our Fall Picks for the Best Beach Reads

We think nothing sounds better than sitting on a warm beach with a great book in your hand. Here are a few interesting choices we think you will love. This list includes a few genres including historical fiction, inspirational, mystery and of course, romance.    ... View the full post »

What Happens When Beach and Science Meet? Easy Experiments Kids Love

There is so much to discover when visiting the ocean with your children. Every sense is engaged! Just because you're on vacation doesn’t mean you should stop learning. Here are a few simple science experiments to try using materials from the beach.   ... View the full post »

Make Beach Vibes Last with These 10 Simple Strategies

Back to school. Back to work. Back to reality. The only real problem with booking a vacation on Sunset Beach is going home! We feel the same way, so we sat around brainstorming ways to keep that beach vibe going, even after the sun has set on your vacation.   ... View the full post »