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“beautiful beach”(106 reviews)
“parking meters”(12 reviews)
“clear water”(15 reviews)
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Bob Sawyer Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

We spent a number of years living near WB - coming back to visit made our hearts happy. It's a clean beach and during off season (winter) there is no parking fee. Tip: If traveling here in the summer you would do best to drive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank hopalongrving
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Being from Georgia we normally head south to Florida beaches for our vacations. Here for work, we decided to check out the beach and were very pleasantly surprised. I guess we thought it would be more brown water like the east coast of GA ocean...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank loribledsoe
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I love the beach. Wide - not too crowded. I prefer fewer crowds so I stay away from the piers. They have many access points but not enough parking lots. We go before 10am in the summer and stay away from weekends.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 903bobd
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic fun! Fall in love with the beautiful beaches and area of Wrightsville, NC. Visit the most amazing pizza place - Spicoli pizzeria - before you hit the beaches! Your expectation will be exceeded by flavors and spices you’ve not had in ... well ......More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sundowner1126
Reviewed 18 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank juliegI6249SD
Reviewed 18 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LorettaH274
Reviewed 3 September 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lester E
Reviewed 2 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank michaeljwilson2327
Reviewed 29 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MCS1266fun
Reviewed 26 August 2018 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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2 December 2018|
Response from 302shelleyr | Reviewed this property |
April is a pretty time it’s not crowded the temperatures will be about mid 70s but the water will be ice cold if you don’t care about getting in the ocean that’s the perfect time. May is great as well. I am buying a little... More
6 April 2018|
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No smoking, no drinking any alcohol on beach. Yes enforced. Beach is patrolled all day and tickets are written for violators.
24 October 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