We use cookies to provide you with the best browsing experience. The data collected by cookies is used to optimise the website for our users and deliver an appropriate service and relevant information to you. By using our site we assume you’re aware and agree to use the cookies for this purpose.

Destination Photo

Kure Beach Condos & Vacation Rentals

Kure Beach Travel Guide

Kure Beach is a fun coastal town found on Pleasure Island, North Carolina. Known for its beautiful beaches, this town makes the perfect getaway vacation, with sun, sea and sand. It is home to the oldest fishing pier that visitors will find on the Atlantic coast, as well as having a bunch of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. From history to beautiful seaside scenery, life is laidback in this beach town. Visitors will love the choice of eateries in Kure Beach too, with everything from award winning seafood to sweet treats such as donuts and ice cream.

Things to Do in Kure Beach

Of course, the main attraction in this coastal town is Kure Beach. There are miles of beautiful white sand and turquoise blue sea, as well as the famous Kure Beach Pier that allows visitors to wander and admire views of the Atlantic Ocean. For history buffs, Fort Fisher State Historic Site is the place to be. This fortress was built in the 18th century and was used during the American Civil War. Visitors can explore the fort and museum, as well as wander around the scenic trail. There is also the Fort Fisher State Recreation Area, which is home to a beautiful beach, lagoon and sea turtles. To get a closer look at the wildlife in Kure Beach, head to the North Carolina Aquarium.

Best Time to Visit Kure Beach

The summer is a popular time for vacationers to flock to Kure Beach. For quieter times of the year and cheaper accommodation, choose spring or fall for your vacation.

A Local's Guide to Kure Beach Vacation Rentals

Kure Beach, North Carolina is the idyllic small American beach town. Just south of the more populated Carolina Beach, Kura Beach offers visitors a relaxed coastal getaway. Located in New Hanover County, North Carolina, Kura Beach is part of Pleasure Island, an ideal location to rent a vacation home. Renters will enjoy full stoked oceanfront condos and stunning beach house vacation homes.

Water Activities

Visitors can try their hand at reeling in the catch of the day on the Kure Beach Fishing Pier (one of the nation’s oldest piers), take in the views from the swings at Ocean Front Park, or have an up-close encounter with marine life at the North Carolina Aquarium, named one of the best aquariums in the United States by the Travel Channel.

See & Do

Kure Beach is home to a unique bit of American history, Fort Fisher, located just south of Kure Beach, was the site of the largest land-sea battle in the Civil War.

Kure Beach hosts a variety of family-friendly events throughout the year, including the free Boogie in the Park concert series, and the Pleasure Island’s Seafood, Blues & Jazz Festival.

Condos in Kure Beach

With miles and mile of ocean in this small town, a vacation in Kure Beach NC offers the perfect escape. The resort can be found on Pleasure Island, and although the biggest draw is the turquoise waters and long stretch of sand, there are also a range of other family-friendly attractions.

The North Carolina Aquarium lets visitors get up close and personal with all sorts of marine life, while the Fort Fisher State Recreation Area and Historic Site is the place to learn about the American Civil War.

The island and nearby Carolina Beach is home to a huge range of Kure Beach vacation rentals and oceanfront condos, all of which can make a great home away from home for the duration of your stay. Rentals in Kure Beach come in all shapes and sizes, so whether you need a vacation home for a family reunion or a small Kure Beach condo retail for two, you’re sure to find the perfect spot.

Price and Availability Index in Kure Beach

Most expensive
Most availability
, , , , , , , , , , , Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec 1 , 0.9 , 0.8 , 0.7 , 0.6 , 0.5 , 0.4 , 0.3 , 0.2 , 0.1 , 0 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec 1 , 0.9 , 0.8 , 0.7 , 0.6 , 0.5 , 0.4 , 0.3 , 0.2 , 0.1 , 0 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec 1 , 0.9 , 0.8 , 0.7 , 0.6 , 0.5 , 0.4 , 0.3 , 0.2 , 0.1 , 0
Powered by:
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Kure Beach is in July, while the cheapest month is in March. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Kure Beach is in the high season in July. Kure Beach has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Kure Beach tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Kure Beach tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Kure Beach

77º 28º
2.01
73º 28º
1.97
75º 36º
3.86
84º 54º
6.19
90º 65º
2.52
91º 62º
8.99
89º -11º
2.02
90º 64º
29.68
89º 42º
1.36
78º 29º
5.02
69º 30º
7.73
73º 14º
5.13
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Rainy days

This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Kure Beach. The hottest month in Kure Beach is June, when temperatures peak at 91 ˚F. The coolest month is August, when temperatures drop to -11 ˚F. The wettest month in Kure Beach is September with 29.68 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 1.36 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Kure Beach

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 711 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Kure Beach, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Kure Beach comes in at $29 per night. A typical accommodation in Kure Beach costs on average $263 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 474 accommodations in Kure Beach that have WiFi. We have 4 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 78 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Kure Beach? Then choose one of the 450 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 64 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 69 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Kure Beach AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 4 providers, including 209 places to stay from Airbnb, 67 accommodations from VRBO and 67 places to stay from Homeaway.

455 of our accommodations in Kure Beach have been reviewed and rated. 45% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 402 places to stay right now.

Destinations near Kure Beach

Our providers