Coastal Carolina Beach Getaways: Find Your Way Home to Bald Head Island

Biking on Bald Head Island
With no bridge connecting Bald Head Island to the mainland, islanders are treated to a car-free and carefree environment.

When planning a beach getaway, choose a resort that has something for everyone. Bald Head Island, NC, offers miles of family friendly beaches as well as world-class golf. Arrive by passenger ferry and travel the island by golf cart, bicycle, or on foot, at an easygoing pace locals call “turtle time.”

At the center of the island’s recreational life is the Bald Head Island Club. Along with its top rated golf course, the Club offers tennis, croquet, and a resort-style aquatics center. The oceanfront Shoals Club which overlooks the Point of Cape Fear, offers dining, pools, and direct beach access. Vacation rentals on the island range from cozy cottages to spacious homes that accommodate extended family. Be sure to request temporary membership in the Bald Head Island Club and the oceanfront Shoals Club.

Real estate offerings run the gamut in terms of size, setting, and price, with shared ownership cottages in The Hammocks neighborhood starting under $50,000. Just steps from the ocean, the Southern Living Inspired Community at Cape Fear Station combines a perfect location with charming Low country architecture, with homes ranging from $750,000 to $1.5 million-plus. A picturesque 10-acre marina serves as the island’s “front door” and can accommodate vessels up to 100 feet. Contact a Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales executive to learn more.