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For nearly 100 years, families near and far have come to love the community known as Holden Beach. As one of three barrier islands located on the southern coast of North Carolina, Holden Beach has welcomed visitors to enjoy the natural environment and good old southern hospitality.
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Holden Beach is a gem of a vacation destination. Accommodating a world of outdoor sports and interests, with crystal clear beaches that are uncrowded even during the busiest summer days, the island was recently ranked as one of the top family friendly beaches in the country. And “HOLDEN BEACH IS AMERICA’S #1 BEST FAMILY BEACH”, as ranked by Stephen P. Leatherman, Director of the Laboratory for Coastal Research at Florida International University.
An ideal launching point for boating, kayaking, fishing, surfing, and any number of sandy and salty past times, Holden Beach is a nationally acclaimed barrier island that is a perfect escape for families who want to throw on the flip flops, spread out the beach towel, and enjoy the laid-back, coastal scene.
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Ranked by National Geographic’s TRAVELER Magazine as one of the countries top 10 family beaches, the appeal for the island comes from it’s quiet position between the port city of Wilmington, NC and the bustling scene of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Make plans to take the Olden Holden Bike Tour! The tour consists of three different bike routes, totaling approximately 20 miles, each with its own special beauty and history. Along the routes, you will find numbered signs, which signify special points of interest.
Boating, fishing, jogging and hiking the island are very popular activities. Our grandchildren love to play Bocce Ball on the beach . It’s an easy-to-learn, laid-back game, so you don’t have to worry about getting sweaty and everyone in your family can play. Or just take a walk. Shell hunters can find so many that the kids will fill up the car when they pack to return home.
With plenty to see and do such as fishing along the pier, watching the sea turtles in their natural habitat, seeking the perfect seashell, or simply lounging in the sand, Holden Beach is the not just a tranquil vacation destination but a location that embraces and understands nature.
The island is a sea turtle habitat and during the hatching season (May to October) those who don’t mind staying up late at night can witness one of nature’s most interesting pleasures – watching hundreds of small sea turtles “boil’ out of the sand and marching to the ocean.
Interested in more local nightlife? Head to the beach. One of the most popular after dark activities is ghost crab hunting, and all a prospective hunter needs to participate is a flashlight and a love of the great outdoors. Take a nocturnal expedition of your own and introduce yourself to these skittish but abundant local natives.
Plan an Adventure Day
Location. Location. Location !
Holden Beach is close to Wilmington NC and Myrtle Beach NC. Both boast plentiful shopping, and lots of fun adventures within an hour’s drive from Holden Beach.
Enjoy a show at one of the many venues such as Carolina Opry, tour the Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington followed by dinner on the Riverwalk, visit Historic Southport, enjoy an ecological wonderland at the Shallotte River aerial adventure park, explore our local lighthouses, check out the events at Ingram Planetarium. Kayak, Wind-Surf, Boogie-Board, Enroll in Surfing School. There’s so much to do in the Holden Beach area.
We’ve got a lengthy list of age-appropriate suggestions. Ask us !
Take a Day Trip
There are over 125 superb golf courses within a one-hour drive from Holden Beach. Courses range from very challenging to those that are more fun for the higher-handicap golfers . The Myrtle Beach area is perhaps the best region in the United States to find a course just right.
Few oceanfront sights are as well loved as a Boardwalk teaming with families, cotton candy, hot dogs, and amusement park rides.
Nothing says “summer” quite like a visit to Myrtle Beach’s seaside boardwalk. Along with 1.2 miles of walkable boardwalk, the downtown Myrtle Beach area is home to tons of great shops, restaurants, hotels, rides, attractions, and entertainment. Known as “the heart of Myrtle Beach,” the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Entertainment District has something for people of all ages to enjoy
Try Your Hand at Saltwater Fishing
Whether it’s fishing from the pier, beach, or deep-sea fishing you’re interested in, Holden is the place to be. Anglers will find plenty of opportunities to reel in a big catch at the Holden Beach Pier. With ample room, even in the height of the summer tourist season, the Holden Beach Fishing Pier will inspire any angler to get off the beach chair, grab the rods and reels, and start casting.
Or, go for the max adventure on a fishing charter, either for inshore angling or for a deep-water experience in waters as far out as the Gulf Stream.Holden Beach’s Charter Boat Captains are dedicated to offering the best fishing experience possible to experienced fishermen or those who have always wanted to try deep sea fishing! Full-day, 1/2-day and shorter sport fishing excursions are available.
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Your Holden Beach Oceanfront Vacation Rental
Ahhh…”Contentment” at the beach, it doesn’t get any better than that! Enjoy your days relaxing in this gorgeous home which offers spectacular ocean views framed by large picture windows all across the living & dining room wall. This beautifully furnished home offers warm hardwood floors in the living room, kitchen, and dining area with light and airy nautical décor throughout. Family friendly kitchen space for preparing and enjoying meals together with lots of room to move around! This home makes your vacation special and sets the mood to kick back and soak up the lazy days with comfortable beds, whirlpool tub, and plenty of rockers and ocean breezes…sheer heaven on earth! Treat yourself to this contemporary spacious home for your next trip to the beach.
Other amenities include: 7 Premium Cable HDTVs (one in each bedroom, and one in the greatroom) , DVD Player, HBO, CD stereo system, wireless internet, and book library. Wonderful outdoor living space from top to bottom with 2 covered porches on the ocean side, enclosed outdoor shower w/H&C water, porch furniture, rockers, and charcoal grill. 6 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Sleeps 14. BR#1- 1 King (DN) w/private bath BR#2- 1 Queen, 1 Twin (DN) w/private bath BR#3- 1 King (UP) w/private bath BR#4- 1 Queen (UP) BR#5- Pyramid Stack Bunks (1 Double & 1 Twin) (UP) BR#6- 1Queen, 1 Twin (UP) w/private bath.
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