Vacation rentals in Southport NC

Vacation rentals in Southport NC

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Highlights Southport (NC)

  • White sand beaches
  • Heritage sites
  • Victorian homes
  • Historical museums
  • Eclectic shopping
  • Wildlife refuges
  • Stunning golf courses

Best Vacation Rentals in Southport (NC)

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Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Southport (nc), Brunswick County
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Southport (nc), Brunswick County
Vacation Rental • 1195 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(87 reviews)
Be part of a unique small town. Live oaks, historic homes, shopping, restaurants, all contribute to the uniqueness of Southport NC. But what really sets it apart is that all roads seem to lead to water and that's where you will be. Fireworks on the 4th, Stede Bonnet Regatta,and the U.S. King mackerel Open, are examples of what can be viewed from the deck.One king size bed with private bathroom, another bedroom with two single beds with private bathroom, provide sleeping for four. Fully equipped kitchen, separate dining area, and open floor plan lead to living easy.Cook dinner and watch the ...
from $333 / night
Vacation Rental for 5 Guests in Southport (nc), Brunswick County
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Southport (nc), Brunswick County
Vacation Rental • 1292 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(117 reviews)
No hidden or additional fees! Vrbo's most flexible cancellation timeframe. Perfect for a relaxing fun family get away! Come sip your morning coffee and enjoy the spectacular water views from your large, private, covered, 2nd floor veranda/deck that overlooks the intersection of Intracoastal Waterway and the mouth of the Cape Fear River. You can watch various birds in the salt marsh and as they fly overhead and watch the boats and ships transverse the waterways. The views include Oak Island and Old Baldy Lighthouses, the Historic Southport Salt Marsh Boardwalk, and all the action at Mornings...
from $263 / night
Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Southport (nc), Brunswick County
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Southport (nc), Brunswick County
Vacation Rental • 893 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(25 reviews)
2-night minimum stay - Enjoy Southport like a local with the balcony view of Historic Southport provided by Port! Located in the heart of downtown Southport, this condo is located just 2 blocks from the Cape Fear River waterfront! Stroll the Southport shops and quaint restaurants just steps away. Port features a spacious bedroom with king size bed and gorgeous private bathroom. An additional half bath is located just off the living room. This condo offers the convenience of a washer and dryer in the unit, as well as an iron and ironing board. Marble, tile, and hardwood floors make this get-...
from $190 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Southport (NC)

$409for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
$421 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Southport (NC)

9%for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
30% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Southport NC

Take a vacation and get a new outlook on life

Southport is the jewel of the Brunswick Isles offering a variety of exciting venues, historical treasures, and beautiful beaches. Named as one of the most picturesque downtown landscapes, it has been featured in many films and TV series. It also has that highly addictive southern charm, making you feel right at home. The shopping is amazing, dining and nightlife will surpass your expectations, and there’s always something interesting happening right around the corner. From farmer’s markets to simple fishing and sunbathing, you’ll find it all in Southport!

Spacious charming rentals for everyone

Artfully decorated and worth every penny, travelers will enjoy these beautiful properties just waiting to be booked. These rentals have visual appeal both inside and out with classic North Carolina architecture. Expect amenities like a large comfortable living room, convenient desk, fully equipped kitchen and TV. Why not go all out and choose a rental with gardens and excellent views? Or one with a pool or jacuzzi? Heat up a pie in the oven or pull out a cool drink from the fridge to sip over the balcony. Perfect for solo travelers and groups, anyone will find what they’re looking for here!

Vacations in Southport NC

The area and getting around

Enjoy outdoor nature excursions

Southport’s Pier and Riverwalk is the perfect place to enjoy Victorian seaside charm. There is an extensive sandy beach for sunbathing and the pier stretches out into the ocean. You’ll find platforms for fishing and benches for passersby capitalizing on the fresh sea air. It is accessible from downtown Southport, so after sightseeing you can relax at the Pier! The Riverwalk’s wide walkway encompasses the length of Cape Fear River offering spectacular views and waterfowl. And the Waterfront Park features a gazebo, fountain, and recreation for the family. A great place to take in the sunset before venturing out for a night on the town.

Fascinating museums to explore

Fort Johnston was built in 1748 by the British to protect Brunswick County from pirates. Today it is an amazing museum where each room is filled with artifacts dating centuries. There’s a room dedicated exclusively to the filming industries’ infatuation with Southport. Old Brunswick County Jail is a must-see for its history and museum archives. Built in 1904, its walls graffitied by inmates and use in “Crimes of the Heart” are worth the trip. The NC Maritime Museum archives all things related to Southport’s involvement with the American Revolution on the sea and famous shipwrecks including a 2000-year-old canoe.

Travelers and activities

Southport NC for Culinary travelers

Southport’s Yacht Basin, surrounded by water and dynamic vistas, is the perfect atmosphere for fine or casual dining. Here are some highlights to get you started. Fishy Fishy Café is known for its Calabash style fish and hush puppies which are lightly breaded and fried to perfection. They feature boat parking, so come as you are for refreshment, live music and its fame in the ‘Revenge’ series. Provision is acclaimed for impeccable seafood fresh off the grill, self-serve beer with Conch fritters, frolicking dolphins, and spectacular sunsets. And, Frying Pan focuses on seared fish specialties, homemade desserts, and superb views of the Frying Pan Shoals.

Southport NC for Savvy Shoppers

Lantana's Gallery is a compilation of local art, jewelry, and clothing, to name a few, in a beautiful setting close to the water in the historic section of town. You’re bound to find unique gifts to brighten your day. Take an afternoon or morning scenic drive to Calabash and enjoy the delightful Callahan’s of Calabash variety store featuring name brand sellers like Quay of Australia, awesome homemade fudge, and so much more! Northrop Antique Mall in historic Southport is housed in an historic brick building with more than 28 vendors offering a myriad of goodies from the past. There are also fresh food products and bath items for your modern needs.

Fort Johnston, the cornerstone of Southport, was built in 1749 to defend the coast against Spanish and French pirates and privateers.

Top 5 travel tips in Southport NC

1. Name that movie self-guided tour

A Self-Guided Walking Tour for Filming Locations in Southport is available as an online map for you to tour the sites. At the same time you’ll see many Victorian edifices worth gawking at and maybe some libations along the way. Southport has been a favorite filming location for years due to its natural beauty, location, and friendly community atmosphere.

2. Walk the Marsh of discovery

The Southport Marsh Walk is a narrow boardwalk above the salty marshes on the way to the sea. It begins in downtown Southport and is a relaxing stroll filled with wildlife, and historic landmarks that were used as backdrops for movies. See how many you can recognize while keeping an eye out for great blue herons.

3. Shop for hard-to-find items

Port City Peddler is a shopping adventure! This venue hosts several vendors offering everything from vintage antiques, handmade furniture and more! They also offer workshops teaching the how-tos of various projects like sushi rolling or Fairy Gardening. Every day is new so stop by often.

4. Tour the Victorian homes of Southport

Grab your camera and pick up a free map at Southport’s Visitor Center. This activity is a delightful way to spend the afternoon with like-minded friends, oohing and aahing at the marvelous craftsmanship in these 1800s homes. There are also delicious eateries along the way to keep you fueled while capturing memorable moments from yesteryear.

5. Hit the greens

Carolina National Golf Club is located on the Winding River Plantation and offers its visitors 3-courses of 9 challenging holes. You’ll get a good workout while enjoying the awesome scenery including the abundant wildlife. Afterwards, get refreshed at the Plantation Grille.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Southport (NC)

How much do the vacation rentals in Southport cost on average?

Southport is one of the cheapest cities in the USA. For a stay here you pay around $320 per night.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Southport?

Travelers who want to save as much as possible travel to Southport in January, February, or April, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $247, $265, and $295 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Southport go up the most?

Last year, the month that offered the highest average prices in Southport was June, with an average price of $396 per night. This was followed by July, with an average of $360, and then May, with $347.

Is Southport a good location for a last-minute getaway?

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

Which months offer the highest availability?

The most available months are, on average, October (with an availability of 43%), December (41%), and November (40%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

How many rentals are there in Southport?

Holidu works with 2 different partners to offer you an inventory to choose between 20 vacation rentals we have in Southport.

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