Ocean Isle Beach is the center island, offering 8 miles of beach with a total resort experience: restaurants, specialty shops, public tennis courts, access to all water sports, and a water slide. This beach has the only high-rise hotel on the South Brunswick Islands. There is an airport that makes getting to Ocean Isle accessible by air, but don’t expect to see commercial jets at this relatively small facility. Home to slightly 425 full-time residents, Ocean Isle welcomes visitors to a peaceful place.
Whether you are looking for a great place to retire, raise a family, start a business, invest in real estate or just enjoy a great vacation destination, Brunswick County North Carolina is quietly developing a reputation as one of the best U.S. coastal destinations. Situated between Myrtle Beach and Wilmington, Brunswick County is comprised of six coastal communities, each unique. From the quaint fishing village of Southport, incredible St. James Plantation and the beach communities of Oak Island, Ocean Isle, Holden Beach and the island of Bald Head, Brunswick County represents the best of the North Carolina coast.
Peace and harmony await you on the Islands and Beaches of Brunswick County, North Carolina. While other beach towns have seen an explosion of clutter and traffic in recent years, the Brunswick Islands has managed to retain its charm and solitude. We move at a slower pace than the big cities, and that is part of the Brunswick Islands’ appeal. Visitors enjoy the un-paralleled beauty of our beaches, southern hospitality and the freshest seafood around! The weather is ideal for year-round visits. With an average high temperature of 73 degrees and an average low of 51 degrees Fahrenheit, the sub-tropical climate keeps outdoor activities enjoyable year-round. In fact, many of those who come to Brunswick County on vacation—end up coming back for good. With a wide variety of gated communities, quality health care and continuing education opportunities nearby, Brunswick County just could be the perfect place to live. Residents also enjoy close proximity to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Wilmington North Carolina, without having to live in the tourist-packed regions.