Just a quick 45 minutes from Wilmington, NC and Myrtle Beach South Carolina, Holden Beach is known for its quite and family atmosphere. Voted by Dr. Beach as the #1 Family Beach, there are no high-rises, no stoplights, no hotels and very little commercialism on the island. But if you are wanting a quite, relaxing, picturesque vacation you cannot go wrong by booking your families vacation on Holden Beach, NC.
Holden Beach is an eight mile, south facing beach in the Brunswick County area of North Carolina.
The Golden Holden description is often used to describe our beautiful island. One is almost guaranteed to see the most amazing sunrises and sunsets that are simply breathtaking. The island is often bathed in a glow of "gold" that simply defies words and is indestructible. One must see it with their own eyes to the beauty .
Many local photographers enjoy taking sunrise and sunsets pictures and often post daily their beautiful photos of the beach, nature, fishing boats and surrounding areas. Susan Yerry and Terrah Hewett have their own Face Book pages and many of our residents, quests and friends of Holden Beach enjoy seeing their breathtaking photographs. Thank you to both these amazing artist for sharing your photos with all of us.