Sunset Properties Blog

5 Tips for Making the Most of your Vacation Rental Experience!

5 Tips for Making the Most of your Vacation Rental Experience! So we may not be a hotel, but we still have what you need for a great vacation! Our policies and daily functions are similar, but at the same time much different. Based off an article from the New York Times, here are some import... View the full post »

Science Shows That Going to the Beach Is Good for Your Health

Whether we are basking in the sun or splashing in the ocean, everyone enjoys going to the beach. As if we needed reasons to love it any more, science now suggests that the beach is actually good for your brain and overall health. Being at the beach allows us to feel happier, relaxed and re-energiz... View the full post »

Ocean Isle Beach Voted the South’s Best Tiny Town

Over the years, Ocean Isle Beach has become one of the South’s premier vacation destinations for thousands of families. The seven-mile island offers its visitors a relaxing getaway from the worries of everyday life. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that Southern Living has officially named Oce... View the full post »

Are you planning to spend St. Patrick’s Day at the beach? You’re in luck!

Pull out your favorite green garb and start looking for rainbows: St. Patrick’s Day is on the way and there are plenty of local events that will shamrock your world. You’ll find plenty of activities and events that the whole family can enjoy. So be sure to mark March 17th on your calendars ... View the full post »

Join us to watch the 2017 Solar Eclipse from Sunset Beach or Ocean Isle

A Total Solar Eclipse is expected on August 21st, 2017 and while our area isn't in the direct path, we are close enough that we will get quite a show! Join us on Sunset Beach or Ocean Isle to view the eclipse from the beach! From our area, we should see a very generous partial covering of the su... View the full post »

Celebrate the 4th of July at Sunset Beach and Ocean Isle!

Looking for 4th of July activities at Sunset Beach and Ocean Isle for 2017? We have all the information you need!   July 3rd   Ocean Isle Beach Fireworks - Monday, July 03, 2016 (approximately 9pm)  Join us Monday, July 3rd at 9pm as we ... View the full post »

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 »

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 »