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“Topsail Island is nice but Treasure Realty sucked.”
Review of Topsail Island

Topsail Island
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$85.00*
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Guided Kayak Paddling Tours on Topsail Island NC
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$225.00*
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Guided Kayak Fishing Trips of Topsail Island NC
Ranked #1 of 27 things to do in Surf City
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Jamestown, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Topsail Island is nice but Treasure Realty sucked.”
Reviewed May 10, 2010

My mother passed away a few months ago. To get away and relax, my brother, sister and I planned a trip for our families to Topsail Island. The island is beautiful, there wasn't much to do but it was peaceful and restful. We stayed at St. Regis Resort with Treasure Realty and from the moment we arrived, it was horrible. The pictures on their site looks nothing like the actual condos. The water didn't work and we had to have someone come and fix the water heater. The screen doors on the balconies flew off when the wind blew. We had to have a cleaning lady come and clean the dust off the furniture before we could bring in our luggage because we have infant children and I didn't want them to breath it in. Treasure Realty is overpriced for the service they provide. Their rentals are outdated and dirty. I will avoid them like the plague next time I decide to visit Topsail.

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great trip -We are headed back!”
Reviewed April 8, 2010

We went to Surf City/Topsail in 2008 and have planned a return trip for this summer (2010). Both times we used Ward Realty and have so far had a good experience with them. We travel with my husband's sisters and mom and bring our 3 kids and everyone has a good time. There are not the main "tourist" things to do but the beach and parks are excellent and offer a more relaxed, less over-stimulating environment. Our kids relax and just enjoy the beautiful ocean and sand. Having a beach-front home is a must with the kids and the duplexes offer the chance for us to get beach-front and save some $$. Crabby Mike's is a favorite restaurant with relaxed atmosphere and great food. Go onto the mainland for groceries as the IGA on the island is very overpriced. We cannot wait to head back this summer!

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Lexington, Kentucky
Level 6 Contributor
87 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Treasure Realty is TERRIBLE!!”
Reviewed April 4, 2010

Last year we rented from Ward Realty and had no issues. This year is a different story. We were supposed to have a private heated pool and hot tub. This is our second day and the hot tub has stopped working and the pool is not heated. After paying the additional $200 to have the pool activated it's not even on. So far there was dried urine on the toilet seat, the outside water didn't work, the hot tub isn't working, the pool is freezing and the grill had no gas. We definitely haven't got what we paid for. Will be making a visit to the rental office tomorrow and will update with their response. So far not impressed. If they knew the pool wasn't heated, they should not have advertised it that way and for sure shouldn't have taken my money!

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Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Love it!!”
Reviewed August 29, 2009

Topsail is a great place for the family!! It is not overcrowded like other beaches and there is so much to do!! We will definitely be back!!

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Hunt Valley, Md
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Heaven”
Reviewed August 23, 2009

Great place to relax!! Not much to do as far as kids are concerned, but that is why we go there. No tourist traps, excellent beach, quiet nights. We have stayed around Myrtle for years, decided to try Topsail for a change-WHAT A DIFFERENCE!. Cheaper rentals, uncrowded beach, nice weather. If you golf, North Shore Country Club is a very nice course ( just over the bridge in Sneads Ferry). Nice greens, nice layout, fantastic views of the Intercoastal Waterway on a few holes. Also, in Hampstead, just down 17, is Castle Bay golf course, a Scottish links style course that was a challenge, yet great-and cheap!! Much less of a price for those 2 courses than anything nice in Myrtle. It felt great to just walk onto a course and tee off right away. Also Played River's Edge in Shallotte, NC., about an hour away. Incredible course with out of this world views of the Shallotte River and the marshlands, a must play course. I liked it better than Caledonia on Pawley's Island, especially at half the price.

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