Last Updated on July 19, 2021
Last Updated on July 19, 2021
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Wilmington is known for family-friendly fun, beautiful beaches, great restaurants and breweries, and so much more. While soaking up all of the amazing things to do in Wilmington, you’re definitely going to want an equally amazing place to stay on your trip!
These Airbnbs in Wilmington are the perfect place for you to make the most out of your beach vacation! Check out these properties from Downtown Wilmington, Carolina Beach, and Kure Beach (one of NC’s best beaches), and enjoy the sand, sun, and fun!
Here’s how we’ve organized this guide:
- Airbnbs in Wilmington
- Airbnbs in Carolina Beach
- Airbnbs in Kure Beach
Airbnbs in Wilmington
We have not personally stayed at these Airbnbs in Wilmington but have researched them just for you. If you do book one of these places, we may receive a commission to fund our future travels when you use our link.
Note that all of the photos used in this article are courtesy of the property owners via Airbnb.
Quiet Carriage House
This Carriage House is in the Princess Place neighborhood of Wilmington, located right next to Burnt Creek Mill where an abundance of wildlife lives. Spend your mornings out on the screened-in porch or back deck and enjoy the complete privacy afforded by this Airbnb.
$74/night | 3 guests | 1 bed
Palm Tree Hut
Nestled in the palm trees, this uniquely remodeled Mid-Century converted garage is filled with industrial charm. Sit out on the Tiki Porch to feel like you’re in your own little world.
This converted garage is conveniently located next to tons of restaurants, Wilmington breweries, the Riverfront, and more!
$69/night | 2 guests | 1 bed
The Black House
Enjoy the large backyard and oversized deck, fully equipped with a swing and hammock, or take advantage of the modern amenities such as high-speed Wi-Fi and a Smart TV. This home is centrally located between the beach and Downtown Wilmington.
$175/night | 6 guests | 4 beds
Hip Loft in Historic Downtown
Stay in the heart of Downtown Wilmington in this artful, fully renovated Airbnb. You will be only minutes from the award-winning Riverwalk, and tons of bars, restaurants, and shops are right at your doorstep!
A fully stocked kitchen, convenient parking, and modern amenities mean you’ll want for nothing while you visit.
$137/night | 5 guests | 3 beds
The location can’t be beaten when staying at this renovated downtown condo in Wilmington! This one-bedroom, inspired by South American decor, is located in the historic Masonic Temple building (1899). It is within walking distance of bars, shops, and restaurants, and the building is also connected to The Rooftop Bar.
Bringing along a furry friend? No problem! This Wilmington Airbnb is pet-friendly and even offers a few pet supplies to help make your stay comfortable.
$82/night | 4 guests | 2 beds
Zen Cottage in the Woods
This Wilmington cottage provides privacy within the trees while only a 10-minute drive from downtown or Wrightsville Beach. When staying at this Airbnb, you also have access to a private hot tub!
$90/night | 2 guests | 1 bed
Haus of Style
The location of this Airbnb in Downtown Wilmington is truly hard to top! It’s positioned right behind the Riverwalk, meaning you’re within walking distance of everything you could possibly want or need to see!
Conversely, it’s also far enough away from the bar noise and comes with a private balcony to watch the sunrise or sunset over the Cape Fear River.
$94/night | 2 guests | 1 bed
Historic District Home
Stay in this historic 1900s home and be close to both the Riverwalk and Downtown! This Airbnb is blocks away from wedding venues, breweries, local art galleries, the Convention Center, the Brooklyn Arts District, and more.
$108/night | 8 guests | 5 beds
The last of our Airbnbs in Wilmington is a nice New Orleans-style space in Downtown. It has been given an artist’s touch, with eclectic and fun styles throughout. The building itself is secure and gated and even comes with a parking spot—a rarity for downtown Wilmington!
You have everything you need within walking or biking distance.
$100/night | 2 guests | 1 bed
Airbnbs in Carolina Beach
We move away from Wilmington with some nice Airbnbs in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. Let’s start with some cool places in the former!
Breathtaking Oceanfront Views
Enjoy this beautiful oceanfront 2nd-floor Airbnb in Carolina Beach with convenient beach access. You’ll feel absolute relaxation when staying here thanks to the thoughtful décor and big glass sliding doors illuminating an expansive view of the ocean.
$123/night | 3 guests | 2 beds
The Great Wave
This 3rd-floor Airbnb in Carolina Beach is fully renovated with beautiful ocean and marina views. Enjoy the many restaurants within walking distance or spend the day at the beach. Regardless of how you spend your day, you know you’ll have a great place to come back to!
$85/night | 5 guests | 2 beds
Here Comes the Sun – Bright & Airy Retreat!
Just minutes from the Carolina Beach boardwalk is one of the newest Airbnbs in Wilmington! At this lovely retreat, you’ll enjoy ocean views from the living room, master bedroom, or both covered patios.
This Airbnb is perfect for a relaxing beach vacation and is also only 30 minutes from downtown Wilmington!
$75/night | 6 guests | 3 beds
Airbnbs in Kure Beach
The last of our Airbnbs in Wilmington’s surrounding areas are in Kure Beach, one of our favorite places to stay along the coast!
Still Waters Resort
When staying at Still Waters Resort, you get all the amenities that come with the resort! Soak up the sun on your beach vacation with private beach access, oceanfront views, multiple indoor and outdoor pools, and more.
$176/night | 6 guests | 3 beds
This oceanfront retreat in Kure offers so much to see and do! Walk the trails of Carolina Beach State Park, enjoy the food and fun of this quaint beach town, or see wildlife at the aquarium and Civil War history at Fort Fisher Historic Site.
Enjoy all the amenities offered at this retreat, such as a pool, spa, and fitness center, as well as easy access to ferries that can take you to the other islands!
$172/night | 7 guests | 4 beds
Sea Salt Escape
Enjoy this brand-new build in the heart of Kure Beach. This beautifully staged home is in the middle of the boardwalk and aquarium, as well as walking distance to shops, restaurants, bars, and local coffee shops.
$155/night | 8 guests | 4 beds
Ocean Dunes Kure Beach Condo
Soak up amenities such as a pool, hot tub, and playground at this oceanfront condo, located only 2 miles from Fort Fisher and the aquarium! The condo itself offers high-quality furnishings and décor with high-speed WiFi, flat-screen cable TV, a built-in sound system, and more.
$161/night | 4 guests | 3 beds
Stay in this renovated 2-bedroom condo in Kure Beach that is tailor-made for the best possible vacation. Feel the stress disappear as you watch the waves from the expansive ocean views.
Visit the nearby Kure Beach Fishing Pier and Fort Fisher for some fun!
$205/night | 7 guests | 5 beds
Ocean Front Condo
This beachfront property is the perfect place to relax and unwind while watching the sunrise with unobstructed ocean views.
Enjoy all that Pleasure Island has to offer, from water sports to the boardwalk to shops and restaurants while staying in this home away from home.
$141/night | 6 guests | 3 beds
Ready to Book One of these Airbnbs in Wilmington and Its Surroundings?
Whether you are visiting for the beaches or soaking up history at Battleship North Carolina, we hope you’re able to stay at one of these Airbnbs in Wilmington. More than just places to stay, these houses and condos will make your beach vacation a truly memorable experience.
If you were to choose, which of these Airbnbs in Wilmington would be your first pick? We’d love to know which one and why and hope to hear more about your visits to our Port City either here in the comments or our Facebook Group!