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Sunset Properties Clue #9 for Scavenger Hunt

The answer to yesterday's question of the name on the mailbox on Bird Island is "Kindred Spirit".  The Town of Sunset Beach recently dedicated some informational kiosks about Bird Island and the Kindred Spirit story at the main public parking area at the island's gazebo.  Check it ... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Day 8 Scavenger Hunt

Ok-just 3 days to go in this year's Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt.  Hope you're getting your daily entries in so that you can be included in the grand prize drawings early next week. Today's 8th effort-what is the name of the mailbox on Bird Island?  (Hint: back... View the full post »

More Winners for the Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt

Here are some more of our daily winners from this year's Scavenger Hunt: Day 5: Brandy Stack  (with a bonus prize from the folks at the Old Bridge Preservation Society) Day 6: Billie Lewis Each of these winners will receive a Sunset Properties-opoly game, and will be eligible for the gra... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt-Day 7 Clue

The answer we were looking for with yesterday's question was Ingram Planetarium. It's a great family place that's easy to reach from both islands when your family is on vacation. The staff changes shows each year, so check it out when you are back this summer. We've got a task for ... View the full post »

Day 6 for the Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt

The Old Bridge Preservation Society was the answer to yesterday's question-they are hosting the first Strawberry Wine Fest on May 4th.  The organization has done a great job not only saving the old bridge used to reach the island of Sunset Beach until 2010, but creating fun family activitie... View the full post »

Easter Beach Service Schedule at Sunset Beach

There are three scheduled beach services for Easter this year on the Sunset Beach strand. Seaside United Methodist Church will hold a service at 6:45 am at the pier. Sunset Beach Community Church will hold its service on the beach at 40th Street also at 6:45 am. Calabash Presb... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt-Day 5

The answer to yesterday's question is Platinum Perks and Linen-Ready.  Sunset Properties rental homes in those two program include linen for each reservation, and they will represent over half of our total reservations this coming season. You'll need to dig a little deeper today for th... View the full post »

Winners Update for Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt

We know that many of you are facing winter weather this week, so we hope this contest can warm you up a bit as you think of the beach! Over 1200 responses over the first 4 days-thanks to all for participating! Here are winners drawn from thoses entries for the days so far: ... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt-Day 4

Good job on the weekend tasks!  Sunday's answer-there were 32 turtle nests combined on Sunset Beach and Ocean Isle Beach in 2012.  They were part of over 1,000 along the North Carolina coast, all monitored by volunteers that put in over 41,000 hours through the year.  Thanks t... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt-Day 3

We're excited to see this year's first large group of visitors to the island this weekend-the season is officially started! Those of you that have been coming to either Sunset Beach or Ocean Isle Beach for years know that we have very active Turtle Patrols on both islands.  Tha... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt-Day 2

Wow-thanks for all of the responses from yesterday's first clue-over 700!  The contest is off and running.  The answer to our first question: our beaches face south, so that is a photo of a sunrise.  (Taken at the Ocean Isle Beach pier by Larry Lynn-a photographer that hel... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt-Day 1

Ok-ready to get started in this year's Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt? You need to think about our geography along the coast to answer it correctly: Go to sunsetproperties.travel, and take a look at the picture of the pier in the photo rotation on that page.  Is that a p... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt Starts Friday

Join in the Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt! We'll be starting our 2nd Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt this Friday March 22nd, and would love for you to join in the fun! The online event is a great way to help pass some time as we head toward summer at the beach.  We'll post questio... View the full post »

Sunset Beach Celebrates its 50th!

The Town of Sunset Beach is celebrating its 50th year as an incorporated town in 2013.  Mike McIntyre, the Congressman whose local district that includes Sunset Beach, gave a special tribute to the event in Congress this past week.   The Town has two special events scheduled for ... View the full post »

Sunset Properties 3rd Annual Housekeeping Conference Held at Sea Trail

Thanks to all of the cleaning contractors that made it out to the Sunset Properties Housekeeping Conference in early March.  The event, held at Sea Trail's Conference Center once again, drew over 160 current and prospective cleaning contractors. David Haynes, Sunset Properties' Sun... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Spring Promotions Kick Off!

We're ready for it to warm up here at Sunset Beach, and the staff members at Sunset Properties are counting the days down until we hit the beach again! We know some of you are fighting late winter weather, so we thought it was time to help get your interest back on the beach.  He... View the full post »