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From the Beach to Bellamy Mansion: An Adventure in Carolina Craft Cocktails & Shrimp Boats

The Wilmington Wine and Food Festival provided our Coastal enclave with some springtime inspiration to kick off our shoes and put on our hats with craft cocktails and 21st century hors d'oeuvres and bar snacks. Our Resort hosted an evening on our Soundside with a specialty cocktail: Strawberry Basil Blanc de Blanc Mimosas. The sunset over [...]

By | 2017-05-27T23:36:30+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Community|0 Comments

Meet our New Sailing Director

New in 2017: Blockade Runner Beach Resort's official J/22 Sailing Program with an emphasis on summer and fun. Meet the Director, Captain Mark Thompson. We asked him a few questions about his sailing background and experience. Blockade Runner Beach Resort (BR): What kind of boat is your favorite to sail? Captain Mark Thompson (MT): I love the [...]

By | 2017-05-03T17:41:22+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Community, People|0 Comments

We Are an Ocean Friendly Establishment

If you are visiting Wrightsville Beach for the first time, there is something you should know: we are serious about keeping our oceans clean and pristine, free of plastic, and healthy for all animals. 2017 has gotten off to a running start with sustainability here at BR. We rang in the new year [...]

By | 2017-04-01T19:31:18+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Community, Environment, Healthy Lifestyle, People|0 Comments

How a Statement Piece Can Kick Start the Interior Design Process

An inside look at the Blockade Runner Beach Resort's interior decoration palette for their spring/summer 2017 Tower section design revamp of some 3rd floor rooms, the 4th floor king bed rooms, and a few rooms in our Balcony section. When it comes to decorating a room, there is nothing like a statement [...]

By | 2017-03-31T19:51:17+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Community, Healthy Lifestyle, People|0 Comments


Tips on How to Win Flotilla (Based on the 2016 Winners) Not your average Thanksgiving! Every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Wrightsville Beach gears up its Flotilla Parade for a magical harborfront experience of boats, lights and fireworks. Did I mention that there is a competition?  8 [...]

By | 2017-03-31T19:51:17+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Community, Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Pro SUP Racing Tips

5 Pro SUP Racing Tips from World Ranked Paddler April Zilg 1. Warm Up & Get in the Zone Always take plenty of time to warm up before your race. Go out for a short pre-run, paddle, or pedal to get your racing muscles loose and ready. This is a great time to [...]

By | 2017-03-31T19:51:17+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Community, Healthy Lifestyle, People, Tri-Paradise|0 Comments

Blockade Runner Specialty Valentine’s Day Cocktail Recipes

Blockade Runner Specialty Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipes Celebrate the most romantic day of the year in style with these instant classics. The interior of our Aquarium Bar and EAST Oceanfront Dining easily gives itself to such characters of the imagination as James Bond and our cocktail crafters behind the bar have created these Valentine's Day drinks [...]

By | 2017-03-31T19:51:17+00:00 January 28th, 2017|Community, People|0 Comments

November – February: What’s Happening at Wrightsville Beach

When the undead arrive on Halloween night, many aspects of Wrightsville Beach’s outdoor activity join the hurrah, and then join the ghosts – as they evaporate into thin air and return to the beyond. Many are under the belief that Wrightsville Beach’s outdoor activity does not return until March Madness summons it with extensions of sunshine, warm [...]

By | 2017-03-31T19:51:17+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Community, Healthy Lifestyle, Tri-Paradise|0 Comments

Art of the Bloom: Where Inspiration Meets Creation

Art of the Bloom: Where Inspiration Meets Creation Cameron Art Museum installed 30 pieces from their permanent collection into our Lee Ballroom while the New Hanover Garden Club recruited top local floral designers to recreate thoughtful flower arrangements of the exceptional art on display for the first icy weekend of January 2017. [...]

By | 2017-03-31T19:51:18+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Community, People|0 Comments