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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
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“beautiful beach”(101 reviews)
“parking meters”(12 reviews)
“clear water”(15 reviews)
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Bob Sawyer Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice beach. I like the end with fewer people. That end has some nice seashells. There is metered parking nearby. It is free early morning and late evening to park.

Thank juliegI6249SD
Reviewed 2 days ago

Quintessential Carolina beach with great shoreline for swimming, surfing or sitting on the sand. Very clean and great for kids to look for seashells.

Thank LorettaH274
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked the beach. It was clean and not a lot of shells. The beach was big compared to beaches north in Onslow county.

Thank Lester E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was just down at Wrightsville stayed 3 nights always enjoy here a real good place to just unwind friendly people and fine food places you will enjoy

Thank michaeljwilson2327
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here during the week before Labor Day. Felt like we had the place to ourselves which was very nice. Had to pay $17 to park for the day. Remember to bring your supplies - sunscreen, chairs, blankets, etc. unlike other beaches around the...More

Thank MCS1266fun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favorite beach in north carolina so far. We moved to NC a year ago ages visited many beaches but this one is the best BECAUSE it is so much less crowded than any other beach we've visited.

Thank bethanyrenea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, Family friendly beach. It wasn’t overcrowded, which was awesome. We enjoyed our self a lot. They have a few restaurants nearby. Your typical tourist shops.

Thank Octavia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is very hard to raise a child with autism.When Wrightsville Beach.teamed up with Surfers Healing it makes your heart melt."WELL DONE"

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go somewhere else for a nice day at the beach. Expected another great NC beah but it was not to be. Parking: Went on a late Thursday afternoon in August, found parking by the pier (paid parking) but that was after circling a bit and...More

Thank CousinHelen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beach and water are very clean. Parking is close to the beach. Not a beach that is calm. Many big waves. Great for surfers and boogie boarders. The locals that frequent the beach are very proud of it and love to talk to us tourist.

Thank hope51493
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April 5, 2018|
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Response from lhap |
No smoking, no drinking any alcohol on beach. Yes enforced. Beach is patrolled all day and tickets are written for violators.
October 23, 2017|
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Response from jenjenjtay | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think their are handicapped accessible areas right on the beach, but I hope im wrong! You may not need or even be your interested in renting a dune buggy wheelchair. I did this for my sister and it was pretty cool... More
September 17, 2017|
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Response from jenjenjtay | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, there is no charge, there are plenty of public beach areas, very nice