Sunset Properties Blog

Sunset Beach Named One of 21 Best Beaches in the World!

National Geographic recently named Sunset Beach as one of 21 best beaches in the world! Of course, most of us already knew that, didn't we?    In addition to the Kindred Spirit mailbox, you'll find a pristine beach strand that allows views of the sunrise and sunset... View the full post »

Spend the Holidays at Sunset Beach!

Thinking about a weekend getaway to the beach before the Holidays? This time of year is a wonderful time to visit! The weather has been beautiful and many of our homes are available for nightly stays at a discounted rate. If the promise of nice weather with strolls on the beach isn't enough to... View the full post »

Activities for a rainy day at Sunset Beach

At some point, it's bound to happen. You are enjoying the beach vacation you've waited for all year long and it begins to rain. Don't be sad, there are plenty of nearby activities to provide you with entertainment!   The Museum of Coastal Carolina - The Museum of Coasta... View the full post »

Where do we go for dinner (or breakfast or lunch) at Sunset Beach?

"Where are we going to eat?" It's a question we have all asked a time or two while on vacation. We gathered a list of some of our staff's favorite places and even their picks! So next time you are asked "Where are we going to eat?" you'll have an answer!    ... View the full post »

2016 Sunset Beach Concert Series

The schedule for the 2016 Summer Concert Series at Sunset Beach has been announced and we are looking forward to another season of Wednesday nights spread out on the lawn at Village Park listening to the tunes! The concerts are fun, family friendly and a great way to spend the evening. Concert... View the full post »

Not So Ordinary Packing List

As you begin to count down the days until your beach vacation, you probably make a list of the items you need to pack, a bathing suit, flip flops, sunscreen, a beach towel, etc. Here is a list of some items you may not think to pack, but you’ll be glad you did. A photo mat for a picture... View the full post »

Multiple Area Airports Add Convenience When Traveling to the Beach

For those not very familiar with the southern Brunswick Islands, one may not realize there are three airports within an hour's drive of both Sunset Beach and Ocean Isle Beach. Myrtle Beach International Airport is conveniently located within a 50 minute drive of Sunset Beach and Ocean... View the full post »

Celebrating the Vesta at Sunset Beach

One of the little-known facts surrounding the island of Sunset Beach is that a former boat that ran ashore during the Civil War is now buried under the pier.  This Saturday actually represents the 150th anniversary of the Vesta running aground at what was then called Bald Beach. The... View the full post »

Visit Candy Island on Sunset Beach

Sunset Properties welcomes Candy Island to Sunset Beach starting this summer.  The shop is owned by Nick and Tracey Gavrilis, and they've done a terrific job renovating the building over the winter.  Those of you that use to walk in it as customers of the Odom Company won't recogni... 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, 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 Blvd Streetscape Project Aims for Fall Start

We are excited to hear about some long-planned projects making their way off the planning boards and into reality this year for the island of Sunset Beach. The Town is currently working with the State's DOT on a bridge gateway planting program that should be completed this spring. Addi... View the full post »

Festival Time Is Here at Sunset Beach!

Looking for an easy excuse to head to Sunset Beach, NC over the next three weekends?  Well, Sunset Properties can help by recommending any of the three area festivals coming right up. Sunset at Sunset is set for tomorrow, October 6th from 10 am until 5 pm.  There will be plenty of food an... View the full post »

Turtle Time on the Island

When you are at Sunset Beach during the summer, one of the activities that you should bring the kids to is the weekly "Turtle Talk" held at Sunset Properties' office Sunday nights at 7 pm. The event is presented by the local Turtle Patrol, lead by Carmel Zetts.  For a number of years Carme... View the full post »

Sunset Beach Boat Ramp Now Open!

The ribbon has been cut, and the Sunset Beach boat ramp is now open for use!  The project began in 2007 when the Town of Sunset Beach purchased the land, and the effort came to completion with the cooperation of Brunswick County, NC CAMA, and NC Wildlife.  The location includes room... View the full post »

Kayaking Between the Islands with Summertide Adventure Tours

Our family joined in a tidal creek kayak tour yesterday with Summertide Adventure Tours, and had a great time out on the water. Cari and Rip Van Winkle own Summertide Adventure Tours, which is a Perks Club partner with Sunset Properties.  They host two typical tours-the one we went on... View the full post »