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Highlights Kure Beach

  • Beach pier
  • Historical sites
  • Beach vacation
  • Water activities

Best Vacation Rentals in Kure Beach

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Kure Beach, Pleasure Island
Vacation Rental • 6 Guests • 3 Bedrooms
4.3
(20 reviews)
Sit on the ocean front screen porch and enjoy watching the sun rise and all the sights, sounds and smells of the North Carolina coast. There is a private walk-way to the beach, an outdoor shower and plenty of parking for a max of 4 cars! Enjoy the open floor plan and spacious kitchen with a panorama of ocean views. The master bedroom is also ocean front. There is a queen bed in each of the three bedrooms allowing for the property to comfortably sleep 6 people. The two guest bedrooms share a full bathroom in the hall. The living room has new furnishings, and the kitchen is fully stocked with...
from $244 / night
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Kure Beach, Pleasure Island
Vacation Rental • 6 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
4.7
(19 reviews)
"Beach Times" is located in Kure Beach and is about 1 mile from the NC Aquarium, Ft. Fisher Civil War Museum, and Kure Beach fishing pier. This is a single family home with it's own private walkway to the beach! If you just need a couple bedrooms and enjoy the privacy and luxury feel of having your very own spaces - this house is for you!The 2-bedroom, 1.5 bath oceanfront home is perfect for a couple or small family. Both bedrooms have their own TVs and have just recently had mattresses replaced so you'll be ready for a good nights rest! The main bedroom has a queen bed and a private half b...
from $186 / night
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Kure Beach, Pleasure Island
Vacation Rental • 2099 ft² • 5 Bedrooms
4.9
(20 reviews)
Welcome to 'Happy Ours'...You couldn't get any closer without being oceanfront in this spectacular town home. Enjoy breathtaking unobstructed views and sunrises in this 5 Bdr (including 2 masters), 4 ½ bath condo with plenty of room to spread out for everyone! You’ll find luxury throughout as nothing was spared in this 2100 square foot treasure, featuring granite, ss appliances, brand new tile floors and new carpeting on 3rd floor. Upscale decor with a casual feel. Huge sundeck off master bedroom, huge covered deck off great room, 2 more decks off the back.Main living area on 2nd floor incl...
from $292 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Kure Beach

$632for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
$565 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Kure Beach

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Vacation rentals in Kure Beach

A family-friendly beach destination

Kure Beach is a charming beach town, perfect for families, friends, or couples seeking a relaxing vacation destination. With several well-kept beaches, activities for kids, a beach pier, historic sites, and good restaurants, you won’t run out of things to do during your time here. There are countless vacation rental options available throughout the town, so you can be sure to find one that perfectly suits your travel needs.

Your perfect vacation rental

Whether you want to spend your Kure Beach vacation close to the ocean, in a family-friendly neighborhood, or near the downtown shops and restaurants, there are plenty of options to choose from. Many of the vacation rentals in Kure Beach are spacious, designed to sleep entire families with several bedrooms. Book a rental with your own private pool to cool off in during those extra hot summer days. Several rentals in this area come equipped with balconies and ocean views so that you can enjoy views of the beach from your own home. Pet-friendly rentals are available for those traveling with pets.

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The area and getting around

Arriving in Kure Beach

Kure Beach is located about 15 miles south of Wilmington. The nearest and largest airport is Wilmington International Airport, which is about a 30-minute drive from Kure Beach. If you’ll be flying into the airport, there are airport shuttle vans as well as taxi services to reach Kure Beach. Rental car companies are also available if you plan to rent a car.

Getting around Kure Beach

Kure Beach is a small, walkable beach town. You can easily reach all the restaurants, shops, beaches, and points of interest on foot. Renting bikes is also a good option for getting around the town as well as for visiting some of the attractions outside of the downtown area.

Travelers and activities

Kure Beach for Families

Kure Beach was named one of the best family beach vacations on the East Coast! There’s no shortage of family-friendly activities to enjoy. Families with young children should head to the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, where you can explore the waters of Cape Fear River. You’ll get to see freshwater streams, swamps, coastal habitats, reefs, and oceans. You’ll even get to have an up close encounter with a rare albino alligator named Luna. The aquarium offers a wide variety of hands-on activities for kids as well as fun educational exhibits. Also, head to Hi-Tech Arcade, where kids can enjoy over 30 classic arcade games and win prizes.

Kure Beach for history buffs

If you love visiting historical sites and learning about US history, then you won’t want to miss out on Fort Fisher State Historic Site. The site is home to a Civil War fort with a fascinating history. Browse the museum and walking area with several information plaques. Also be sure to stop by the North Carolina Military History Museum for indoor and outdoor exhibits featuring military artifacts and exhibits.

Loggerhead turtles are one of the most prominent species found along Kure Beach. Fully grown Loggerheads measure up to 35 inches in width!

Top 5 travel tips in Kure Beach

1. Walk along the Kure Beach Pier

A stroll to the end of the Kure Beach Pier is an absolute must. It’s free, with stellar views of the ocean and surrounding shoreline. Try to go around sunrise or sunset for the best views. You’ll see plenty of pelicans, and if you enjoy fishing, be sure to bring your fishing equipment with you!

2. Fort State Fisher Recreation Center

The recreational site of this historic fort was the site of two major Civil War battles, and offers stunning views of the ocean. You can go kayaking, canoeing, or fishing here. It’s also a quiet, serene place to just watch the sunrise while listening to the waves splashing on the rocks.

3. Ocean Front Park

This small ocean-front park has quite a few fun things to do. Enjoy a picnic on the green lawn and swing on the benches that overlook the beach. There’s a playground for little ones to run around and a pavilion that hosts church services on Sunday mornings and regular live music events. Parking is free and during the warmer months, there’s a weekly farmer’s market.

4. Visit the Coquina Outcrop

This massive green, mossy outcrop in the middle of expansive white sand beaches is a natural phenomenon. The formation is only visible during low tide, so be sure to check the tide charts so that you can see the many species of marine life that live there.

5. Rent kayaks

A variety of kayak rental companies are available in and around Kure Beach to rent kayaks from. Get the whole family in on the fun and spend an afternoon kayaking around Cape Fear.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Kure Beach

What is the average price for vacation rentals in Kure Beach?

We can see from last year that Kure Beach had an average price of $545 per night, a relatively high one for a neighborhood in the USA.

Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?

If you want to save as much as possible during your vacation to Kure Beach, go there in May ($478 per night on average), November ($481), or April ($500), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Kure Beach?

At the time of booking a vacation rental in Kure Beach, the highest prices are found in the month of July (with an average of $624 per night), followed by June ($609), and then September ($591).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Kure Beach?

If you decide to put Kure Beach on your bucket list, we recommend planning your vacation ahead of time because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 76% of rentals booked the previous year.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

January, November and December are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that have the largest number of properties available, with an average availability of 48%, 44%, and 44%. However, even during these months, when rental availability is the highest, the average is just 45%. So we highly recommend you always book a little in advance to make sure you get the rental of your dreams.

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