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Wrightsville Beach Things To Do

On-Site Activities

Soundside

Soundside at the Blockade Runner, located just across the street from the resort and easily accessible by a crosswalk, is the perfect place to hop aboard the Carolina Runner or one of our sailboats, rent a kayak or paddleboard, swim in the calm waters of the sound or just relax. You'll also find that its garden environment is the perfect place to take in one of the stunning sunsets Wrightsville Beach is known for.

Boat Tours

Climb aboard the Carolina Runner for one of our Wrightsville Beach boat tours where you'll experience scenic views, wildlife and more. Guests can choose from our relaxing Sunset Cruise or adventurous Island Hopper Cruise.

Sailing

Did you know that our Wrightsville Beach resort is named after the merchant vessel used for evading a naval blockade of a port? Hop aboard one of our very own vessels for a sunset sail, sailing lessons and more.

Kayaking

Paddle your way through the waters of Wrightsville Beach in a single or tandem kayak and soak in the beauty of our beach town. Thrill-seekers will delight in our Eco Paddle, winding through marshland and tidal flats.

Fishing

Cast your line in Wrightsville Beach's best fishing spots near Blockade Runner Beach Resort. Whether you want to remain on the dock, or test your skills on the open water, we'll provide all of the necessary equipment for a good time.

SUP

Guests can find their balance on one our stand up paddle boards. Rent your board and explore our tidal waters, or practice SUP yoga with a certified instructor.

Boat Slips

Boat Slips are offered to resort guests for a small fee per day and can accommodate yachts up to 27 feet per slip. Please inquire about availability and pricing with our Concierge.

Wellness

Reconnect and reinvigorate your senses by the ocean at our Wrightsville Beach wellness hotel. With on-site activities and amenities that will improve your mind, body and soul, you'll leave feeling refreshed and energized. Join a yoga class in our seaside gardens, book an in-room massage or sweat it out in our fitness center.

Surfing

Named one of the "World's 20 Best Surf Towns" by National Geographic Magazine, Wrightsville Beach is a hot-spot for surfing. Learn to surf with lessons from one of the experts at Blockade Runner Beach Resort or rent a board and test your skills out in the water!

Yoga

Find your inner calm with yoga at our Wrightsville Beach resort. Relax with an ocean view in our gardens, or test your skills on a stand up paddle board with one of our certified instructors.

Cabana Rentals

Rent a private cabana for the day and relax poolside in your own piece of paradise. Each cabana features two lounge chairs, and a small table that doubles as a cooler. The cooler will be stocked with ice and two complementary waters served in sustainable containers.

Lawn Games

Kids of all ages will enjoy the open space of our oceanfront lawn - perfect for a friendly cornhole tournament, giant Jenga or pick-up soccer or football game. Seasonally we use our lawn for kids' crafts and evening programming like hula hooping or outdoor movies.

Beach Chair and Umbrella Rentals

We are pleased to offer beach chair and umbrella rentals seasonally. Reserve your chairs and umbrellas in advance by speaking with our concierge. Same day rentals can be aquired on the beach where one of our attendants will assist you.

Kids' Programs

Kids can enjoy a morning of fun featuring seashell hunting, a boat tour, surfing, kayaking, or fishing while mom and dad relax at our Wrightsville Beach hotel. After working up an appetite, lunch will be provided during all kid camps!

Firepit Activities

Take your pick of an oceanfront wood-burning firepit or a gas firepit on our promenade. No matter the season they're perfect for relaxing with family and friends (not to mention s'mores!).