Enchanted Airlie Brings a Beautiful Holiday Spirit to Wrightsville Beach.

How often do you have the chance to walk through the woods at night? This is not just any woods - this is Airlie Gardens adorned with lights! Airlie continues to amaze visitors with its breathtaking combination of formal gardens, historic structures, sculptures, water views, more than 100,000 azaleas and the [...]

2018-02-21T18:27:33+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Live Music Lives at Blockade Runner

Live music: we like it! We support North Carolina musicians. Read and learn more about some of the North Carolina musicians we have play at our hotel all summer long and in the fall also! Ed Stephenson A classically trained guitarist who honed his guitar skills first at Peabody John Hopkins and later North [...]

2017-10-18T21:45:39+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Goods from Eastern Coastlines around the World Featured in our Gift Boutique

There's something about those eastern coastlines ... of any continent or island, no matter how big or small. Our gift boutique dedicates quite a bit of its inventory to products where looking east means seeing the ocean. Here is a new item that you may not want to miss! Introducing ... Swahili Coast Kikoy Towels: [...]

2017-09-12T17:27:28+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


As a coastal business, every day we face a challenge: what to do with the waste that we generate?  With close proximity to the fabulous Atlantic Ocean and the glittery Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway comes great responsibility. THE WASTE GENERATED AT BLOCKADE RUNNER BEACH RESORT MUST NOT BECOME MARINE DEBRIS. We take great pride in [...]

2017-08-18T17:23:47+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Places to go in Wilmington on a Rainy Day

It may be a rainy day in Wrightsville Beach, however luckily, our resort's location is just a simple 15 minute drive from historic Downtown Wilmington. We put together a list for you of things you can find around town on a rainy day. Cinematique of Wilmington A series of classic, foreign and notable films [...]

2017-08-08T17:39:45+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|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 [...]

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

Carolina Cup 2016

Annabel Anderson of New Zealand and Titouan Puyo of New Caledonia, France win the elite championships in the 2016 Carolina Cup in Wrightsville Beach, NC, USA WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC, USA, April 25, 2016 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Annabel Anderson of New Zealand captured her fourth consecutive victory in the women’s division of the Carolina Cup elite [...]

2017-05-03T17:45:51+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments