North Topsail Beach, NC, USA

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North Topsail Beach, NC, USA

North Topsail Beach vacation rentals

North Topsail Beach revealed

Located on tranquil Topsail Island, the town of North Topsail Beach proudly boasts one of the southeast’s most picturesque stretches of coastline, and the abundance of North Topsail Beach vacation rentals on the market is testament to its enduring popularity with vacationers. If your idea of heaven involves long days relaxing on the sands, then North Topsail Beach is just the ticket; while you're here, you'll also have the chance to cast a line in some of the best fishing waters around and take part in some thrilling water-based activities in its sparkling seas.

Push the boat out in North Topsail Beach

North Topsail Beach is surrounded by water on 3 sides, so it comes as no surprise that the majority of vacationers take to the sea while they're here—virtually all North Topsail Beach vacation rentals are located near the beach, meaning you'll never be far from the heart of the action. Aside from sunbathing and swimming, other popular pastimes in these waters include diving, surfing, and sailing; if you're in the market for offshore fishing, or even a romantic sunset cruise, check out the excursions that leave from the nearby town of Topsail Beach.

North Topsail Beach's turtle power

One of Topsail Island's many claims to fame is its status as a major nesting site for loggerhead turtles. The island draws plenty of sea-turtle enthusiasts, particularly during the nesting season between May and August when female loggerheads come ashore to lay their eggs. Around 20 minutes away, you'll find the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, which is dedicated to the care of injured sea turtles. It's open on Thursdays and Saturdays, and visitors will learn all about the lives and habitats of turtles, as well as the current plight facing these fascinating creatures.

Catch the breeze in North Topsail Beach

If sun's a priority, aim to book your North Topsail Beach vacation rental for between June and August, when temperatures average at around 78°F. Beware, however, that these months also see quite a good deal of rain—the shoulder months of April and October are much drier and temperatures are still pretty favorable. Typical highs are around 74°F and the air is also less humid at this time, which gives you ample opportunity to enjoy all of North Topsail Beach's outdoor pursuits in comfort. As an added bonus, you'll have to compete with fewer people for space on the beach.

North Topsail Beach's great outdoors

When it comes to beautiful beaches, few can compare with the 26-mile stretch of sand fringing Topsail Island. The waters are calm and inviting, and leashed dogs are allowed on the shore, making it a great place for families and their 4-legged friends; pet-friendly North Topsail Beach vacation rentals are plentiful in supply, too. North Topsail Beach's coastal setting has also gifted it spectacular sand dunes, dense maritime forests, and the perfect habitat for elegant seabirds like herons and egrets; in short, a showcase for some of the best that Mother Nature has to offer.