Sunset Beach is a city in Brunswick County, on the North Carolina Coastal Plain. Sunset Beach received its name from the beautiful sunrises and sunsets that can be seen from the island due to its unique southern exposure. Beyond the sunsets, this beach is also known for its powdery white sand and its swing bridge; the only one of our islands to still have one. Another unique feature of the island is Bird Island, an undeveloped and secluded island that can only be accessed by land by way of Sunset Beach. The inland side of Sunset features several golf courses, Ingram Planetarium and Sea Trail Golf Resort & Convention Center.
The inland side of Sunset Beach is for the most part only accessible by car. But over on the island, it is easy to get around on foot or bike, using the roads or the beach. The intracoastal waterway is navigable by boat or kayak. Bikes and kayaks are both available for rent on the island .
Ingram Planetarium, 7625 High Market Street, ☎ +1 910 575-0033, . Tu-Sa 12.30PM-5PM. Hours may vary by season, call ahead. Various programs in the planetarium, plus science hall exhibits and gift shop. Lots of family activities offered.Adults $8, Children (3-5) $4. edit
Pelican Bookstore, 1780 Chandler’s Lane #10B (At the intersection of Highways 904 and 179 behind Food Lion), ☎ +1 910 579-8770, . M-S 10AM-8PM, Su 1-5PM. Carries best selling hard backs, trade and mass market paperbacks, used books, children's books, local authors, jigsaw puzzles, greeting cards and maps.edit
Sunset Vacations, Offering a large selection of luxury beach homes in Sunset Beach, NC. Reservations Toll-free: +1 800-331-6428, +1 910-579-9000 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org), . Over 300 vacation homes to choose from.
Ramada Hotel - Sunset Beach, 17205 Pacific Coast Highway, Sunset Beach, CA 92649, ☎ 866-523-5987, . Come stay at Ocean Front Ramada a fine hotel located on the Sunset Beach,just a mile away from the Huntington Beach. Hotel features Oceanfront rooms and suites, wireless internet, a delicious breakfast and getaway packages.edit