Sunset Beach Community Information

Schools near Sunset Beach, NC

Students are served by the schools of the Brunswick County Schools; there are no physical schools located on Sunset Beach. There are also a number of colleges and universities located near Sunset Beach, including Cape Fear Community College, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Brunswick Community College, and Coastal Carolina University, among a list of others.

Golfing in Sunset Beach

There are several golf options in Sunset Beach. The Angels Trace Golf Links and Sea Trail Plantation & Golf Resort are both resort facilities. Sea Trail, offering three challenging, 18-hole courses, has been recognized by Golf Digest and has hosted the Carolina Pro Am tournament and the PGA Tour's Carolina Open. Other options in Sunset Beach include Oyster Bay Golf Links, the Pearl Golf Links and Sandpiper Bay Golf & Country Club.

Sport Fishing & Boating

The area is one of the best areas for boating and sport fishing, just minutes from the Shallotte River and Little River Inlets as well as the Lockwood Folly River Inlets and Cape Fear River. Fishing options range from pier, inland and off shore sport fishing. Boating activities include anything from jet, sail and motor boats as well as parasailing and waterskiing.

Other Activities

Less than a ten-minute drive from Sunset Beach is South Carolina’s Grand Strand. The Grand Strand begins at the South Carolina state line at Little River (in Horry County) and stretches south to Pawleys Island, SC (inside Georgetown County). Considered one of the nation’s top vacation destinations, and with Murrell’s Inlet, known as the “Seafood Capital of South Carolina”, the Grand Strand hosts an estimated 13.5 million visitors annually. The Grand Strand has seen steady growth in population in the past several decades, and many area residents appreciate the benefits of the area’s booming economy and marvelous attractions.

Other activities residents can take part in include fishing off the pier at Sunset Boulevard and Main Street, cruise the waters on a charter or casino boat, visit Bird Island Coastal Reserve, learn about the mystery of the skies at the Ingram Planetarium, head to neighboring Ocean Isle and visiting the Museum of Coastal Carolina, or even embark on a wine tasting tour at Silver Coast Winery.

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