Ice Cream & Candy Shops of Sunset Beach


Ice Cream & Candy Shops of Sunset Beach

Treat yourself! 

A stop for ice cream or sweets should definitely be on the vacation agenda. Sunset Beach, NC is home to several wonderful little shops where you can grab a delicious ice cream treat, candy, and other desserts. You can even use this list as a bribe for good behavior - no judgement here. 

Your Guide to Sweets at the Beach! 

Mootown Ice Cream

"Blue Bell ice cream and delicious coffee await you at this newly renovated ice cream shop beside Island Breeze. Previously "How Sweet It Is", we have updated the look while keeping the same, delicious ice cream and adding a few surprises."

101 Shoreline Dr W # 2, Sunset Beach, NC 28468

Calabash Creamery

Try 24 flavors of delicious, award-winning homemade ice cream! The Creamery also has soft-serve, homemade Italian Ice (April - October), Homemade Waffle Cones, Ice Cream Cakes & Pies

9910 Beach Dr SW, Calabash, NC 28467



Sunset Slush / Sandcastles Sweets & Treats

Two shops in one! Find amazing, classic Italian Ice as well as a variety of candy that will delight! Your family will love to cool off with a colorful slushie. The candy is beautifully displayed in large baskets you won't be able to resist. Salt water taffy and more! 

430 Sunset Blvd S, Sunset Beach, NC 28468

Two Ladies & A Scoop   (Plus More)

Come meet the fabulous ladies at this amazing shop! Located in Ocean Isle Beach, it's a friendly place that offers not only ice cream, but Keke's famous pound cakes, and smoothies. Check out their great website for details. They even host events, like paint nights. 

7290 Beach Dr. Unit #7 Ocean Isle Beach, NC  28469



Back Porch Ice Cream

Located in Calabash, The Back Porch Ice Cream Shoppe has 40 flavors of ice cream, milkshakes, soft serve (with "flavor bursts", and the famous Calabash Twister. Oh, and they are dog-friendly, too!

9970 Beach Dr SW, Calabash, NC 28467

Sunset Beach Trading Co.

Great ice cream and fudge in the heart of Sunset Beach. Open since 1991, the Trading Company is THE place for beach gear and souvenirs of your favorite place, Sunset Beach! 

423 Sunset Blvd S, Sunset Beach, NC 28468


Pete's Sweets

Pete's Sweets is a family owned and operated business with locations in Ocean Isle Beach and Holden Beach, NC. They serve fresh fudge, ice cream, and other sweets. Stop in and your sweet tooth will certainly be satisfied. 

113 Causeway Dr, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

The Ice Cream Shoppe

Enjoy a touch of nostalgia when you visit The Ice Cream Shoppe of Ocean Isle Beach - with an old-fashioned feel. They have 24 flavors of hand dipped ice cream, as well as homemade waffle cones, banana splits, sundaes, and milkshakes.

6787 Beach Dr SW, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469


We hope this quick list of local ice cream and treat shops has inspired you to rent a vacation home in Sunset Beach and treat yourself! We love to support our small businesses and hey - this is a great way to do it. 

If you need help booking a Sunset Beach vacation, never hesitate to contact our team at Sunset Vacations. We would love to help you find the perfect Sunset Beach rental that suits your needs. 


Ice Cream & Candy Shops of Sunset Beach

What's your favorite treat? 

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