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Topsail Island

Surf City, Topsail Island, NC
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Very quaint locale and fun to visit

It was small and a quick visit but worth the weekend. Locales were very nice. Many small... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bonnie N
,
Davie, Florida
Great vacation!

We had children from ages 6 mo to 19 and 5 different families. This was a perfect home for all of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
JODI M
via mobile
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“great beach” (42 reviews)
“get away” (25 reviews)
“quiet beach” (17 reviews)
LOCATION
Surf City, Topsail Island, NC
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"great beach"
in 42 reviews
"get away"
in 25 reviews
"quiet beach"
in 17 reviews
"laid back"
in 38 reviews
"the outer banks"
in 18 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 12 reviews
"sneads ferry"
in 16 reviews
"serenity point"
in 9 reviews
"relaxing vacation"
in 10 reviews
"beach house"
in 31 reviews
"family beach"
in 10 reviews
"family atmosphere"
in 9 reviews
"beach front"
in 11 reviews
"the east coast"
in 17 reviews
"favorite beach"
in 10 reviews
"shark teeth"
in 15 reviews
"vacation spot"
in 10 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was small and a quick visit but worth the weekend. Locales were very nice. Many small restaurants to visit

Thank Bonnie N
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had children from ages 6 mo to 19 and 5 different families. This was a perfect home for all of us! The owners had thought of everything and the home was big enough for us all to be together or have some alone time....More

Thank JODI M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Topsail Beach is really great except for the fact that they do not enforce their leash law. People are allowed to "walk" their dogs with the leash dragging the ground or they just let their dog go and hold the leash in their hand. It...More

1  Thank Elizabeth M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great ocean views! Quiet and relaxing..couldn’t have asked for better when it comes to just looking for that quiet getaway. The area is in need of more attractions. Nothing fancy just some local shops for coffee, ice cream, pizza, and even something offered at the...More

Thank Kelly H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the scenes of our family’s building sand castles together and strolling hand in hand seeking shells are sentimental, the sunrise on the beach is with every minute. The deep pink hues of the sky against the yellow sun joining the day make every day...More

Thank AuburnNC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to get away from the hustle & bustle of DC. Topsail Island fit the bill. Beautiful peaceful beaches.

Thank David M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and i came down here from Ohio right after Hurricane Irma.. we werent even sure how it would affect the coast. Luckily the Airbnb host we were staying at.. was a weather man.. ( LUCK ).. he kept us updated .. We came...More

1  Thank Chris L
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We started going to Topsail about 25 years ago. There wasn't much there except great beaches and a small town that wasn't exactly pretty except when it was a bright and sunny day at the beach. Now it still has a small town feel, not...More

3  Thank Dcerick
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We rented a house on the sound side of the island and had private access to a dock that we crabbed and fished off of every day that we were there. The walk to the beach was short only about two blocks, so easy walk...More

2  Thank Cathleenje
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

I took my first vacation in Topsail the summer of 2014... I was hooked. The house that we rented was perfect. The beach was glorious...NO crowds, pristine coastline and endless sun. I left the north and moved to Wilmington,NC...so that I could be closer to...More

4  Thank romeroju
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Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in Topsail Island
Tiffany's Motel
297 reviews
1.40 km away
Island Inn
190 reviews
3.75 km away
Quality Inn & Suites
142 reviews
9.78 km away
Topsail Shores Inn
418 reviews
10.96 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Daily Grind Coffee, Donuts & Ice Cream
328 reviews
3.87 km away
Surf City Barbeque
240 reviews
3.88 km away
Island Delights
393 reviews
3.67 km away
New York Corner Deli
342 reviews
3.85 km away
Nearby Attractions
Paddle NC
14 reviews
2.64 km away
Surf City Pier
167 reviews
4.24 km away
Seacoast Art Gallery
16 reviews
3.94 km away
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Hannah M
6 February 2018|
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Response from Doug F | Reviewed this property |
We have never had the need for one but if you call one of the rental agencies, they would know.
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Lesliejlake
20 December 2017|
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Response from Angela P | Reviewed this property |
I drive, I didnt fly. But if you fly, you would want to go into Wilmington then you can rent a car and drive. You could also go into OAJ, which is Onslow County, (Jacksonville/New River) where a lot of the military bases are.
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shootingstarbeauty
27 July 2017|
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Response from 537shawnaw | Reviewed this property |
There are some waves and they are definitely better for younger kids--- think of Myrtle Beach type waves BUT smaller with a much more relaxing and way better maintained Beach Front Space, sand, and way less of a crowd... More
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