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Sunset Beach Travel Guide

Packed to the brim with pristine, almost-deserted white sandy beaches, Sunset Beach is a little slice of paradise in the heart of North Carolina.

Things to Do in Sunset Beach

Sunset Beach's highlights are no doubt the sandy coastlines. Sunset Beach Park itself is a serene and tranquil place to relax, bordered by vast areas of greenery and walking trails.

Browse knick-knacks and quirky souvenirs over at the Sunset Beach Waterfront Market or tread along the coast to the Bald Head Island Beach.

Best Time to Visit Sunset Beach

The summer months are the best time to visit Sunset Beach in order to enjoy the hottest temperatures perfect for beach-going.

Price and Availability Index in Sunset Beach

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Sunset Beach is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Sunset Beach is in the high season in July. Sunset Beach has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Sunset Beach tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Sunset Beach tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Sunset Beach

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Sunset Beach. The warmest months in Sunset Beach are June and April, when temperatures reach 97 ˚F. The coolest month is April, when temperatures drop to 6 ˚F. The wettest month in Sunset Beach is April with 5.12 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 1.5 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Sunset Beach

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including VRBO, Airbnb, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 505 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Sunset Beach ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Sunset Beach is available at $30 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $255 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 260 accommodations in Sunset Beach that have WiFi. 7 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 58 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Sunset Beach by car, be sure to choose from 251 accommodations that provide parking. We have 44 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 50 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Sunset Beach accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 8 providers, including 139 places to stay from VRBO, 67 accommodations from Airbnb and 51 places to stay from Homeaway.

291 accommodations in Sunset Beach have been reviewed: 66% are rated excellent or good. 132 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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