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The charming seaside town of Sunset Beach has long sandy stretches of coast with clear seas that make for the perfect family location. The area is famous for its many golf courses, with several championship greens available for players of all handicaps, and comfortable resorts that allow you to get in as much tee time as possible during your trip. Set on a barrier island; the town has a slightly isolated feel, but it's close to major cities of North Carolina and enjoys excellent road links.

Things to see

The Oyster Bay Golf Club is set around a large lake, with well-kept greens and tall trees providing shade from the sunshine. There are plenty of challenges for even the most experienced golfer, with island holes and both long and short holes, and once you're finished with your game you can head to the cozy tavern for refreshments. The 54-hole Sea Trail Golf Resort is popular with beginners and those who want to enjoy a straightforward game, and the resort is also home to a conference center and many private events, allowing you to enjoy the pretty lakeside course in-between work and social engagements. Inside the utilitarian exterior of the Ingram Planetarium, you'll find a magical experience where you can see the stars and learn about different constellations and planets. You simply lie back in your comfortable seat, and the projector creates a fascinating show on the domed ceiling, with both educational and fun events going on.

Hotels in Sunset Beach

The area has lots of beach resorts and you'll find many Sunset Beach hotels with sea view rooms. You can enjoy facilities such as indoor and outdoor pools, spa tubs, restaurants, bars, and lounges to help you relax during your stay. Some hotels also have golf courses on site, as well as bike and surfing rentals to keep visitors entertained. There's a choice of guestrooms on offer, and you can enjoy amenities such as coffee makers, air conditioning, irons and ironing boards, hair dryers, cable television, and daily housekeeping services. You'll find boutique properties close to the beach, with individually designed rooms, as well as suites with kitchens and separate living areas.

Where to stay

Sunset Beach has long stretches of coast with hotels and private homes overlooking the calm sea, and many people pick this spot because of the quiet and slightly isolated feel of the town. However, there are a handful of shops such as small boutiques and places selling handcrafted items, as well as laid back coffee shops hidden amongst the trees. There's a wide selection of restaurants available, with seafood eateries the most popular, and you can enjoy freshly caught fish grilled to perfection. The town is also host to an annual oyster festival, although you can enjoy freshly farmed shellfish during the season.

How to get to Sunset Beach

Myrtle Beach International Airport is about 35 miles from Sunset Beach, and you can pick up a rental car or book a shuttle from the airport to take you to your hotel. There are planes arriving from New York City as well as other major cities across the USA. Wilmington International Airport is also a potential arrival point, with excellent links to major airports, and from here you can hire a car with the drive to Sunset Beach taking just under an hour.