Island Information for Wrightsville Beach, NC

Wrightsville Beach is an island known for its crystal blue waters, expansive shore and alluring Intracoastal Waterway that transports you to a world of watersports adventures, as well as swimming, sunbathing, beachcombing and fishing.

Be energized by the island’s active lifestyle as you embark on a guided stand-up paddleboard (SUP) tour or a jog along The Loop, a fitness trail circling the inner island. Browse beach chic shopping at boutiques and gear up at local surf shops. Embark on charter cruises from full-service marinas. Scenic cruises, a waterbird sanctuary and signature events enhance the coastal experience.

Wrightsville Beach also boasts some of the finest seafood restaurants on the North Carolina coast, complete with spectacular oceanfront and Intracoastal Waterway views. As daylight wanes, the island action continues with vibrant nightlife

You can always expect more from your beach experience at Wrightsville Beach. As North Carolina's most accessible beach from Interstate I-40, getting here is a breeze. Plus, with full-service oceanfront resorts, vacation rental homes and other lodging options, staying here is even easier.

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