Where Is Holden Beach NC?

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"HOLDEN BEACH IS AMERICA'S #1 BEST FAMILY BEACH". As ranked by Stephen P. Leatherman, Director of the Laboratory for Coastal Research at Florida International University

"Top Family Beach in Country". As stated by National Geographic's Traveler Magazine!

Choose from our Holden Beach rentals and spend your vacation on our clean, white sandy beaches. Holden Beach, NC was voted one of America's top 10 family beaches! We can help you find the perfect vacation rental home and to enjoy a memorable stay. Select from nearly 300 Holden Beach vacation rentals - single family homes, condominiums and duplexes. Offering oceanfront vacation rentals, second row, canal front or a dunes location. While you're visiting, please stop by one of our RE/MAX at the Beach real estate sales offices and take a look at some of our many properties we have listed. We have three office locations that serve the Holden Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Calabash, Oak Island, and other surrounding areas in Brunswick County, NC. No matter your budget, let us find your perfect dream home, or that precious commercial property to open your new business.

Holden Beach, North Carolina is an island that is neatly tucked away in the southern most part of Brunswick County. Holden Beach is one of five islands that make up the North Carolina Brunswick Islands and is located only 35 minutes south of Wilmington, NC and 30 minutes north of Myrtle Beach, SC. Our year around moderate temperatures make this island a very satisfying vacation destination. Since Holden Beach faces due south, visitors see the sunrise and set on the ocean.

The Intracoastal Waterway provides Holden Beach with nine miles of calm water on the island's north side, which makes it perfect for boating, skiing and fishing. Whether you bring your bike, boat, running shoes or flip flops, you are sure to enjoy yourself. Holden Beach has a total of 2100 permanent and vacation rental homes with the number of year round residents at nearly 1,000 people. Holden Beach is a planned, low density island.

Enjoy golf with your Holden Beach vacation! The county is home to more than 30 plus golf courses ranging from bargain-level tracks and mid-range surprises to high-end, daily-fee and semi-private courses . The Holden Beach and Brunswick County, NC area have clearly established themselves as one of the east coast's premier golfing destinations. Holden Beach is located within one hours drive of 100 golf courses.

Holden Beach is a Nationally Known as "Top 10 Family Beach" & Has Won Other Award's

Here at Holden Beach you won't find flashing neon signs or high-rise buildings-- due to building height restrictions of only 35 feet. Holden Beach is focused on being a small " family beach". In the 2005 Yahoo! "Spring Vacation Guide", Holden Beach was ranked #4 for the Top Ten places to buy a second home. Again in the Spring of 2012, Holden Beach was recognized by National Geographic Traveler Magazine as one of the 38 Best American Beaches. Holden Beach was rated 9th out of all US beaches in the Family Beach category. Points were awarded for various categories such as sand softness, water temperature and clarity, and number of sunny days per year. Holden Beach, NC is one of America's Top Ten Family Beaches! Other awards and recognition's have also been given to Holden Beach as one of America's few "Healthy Beach" award winners. If you would like to see how beautiful Holden Beach really is, then please view our NEW streaming web cam on our daily weather and surf report page.

Since 1756 when the Holden family purchased the island from England for 50 shillings, the Holden's have been promoting natural coastal development and welcoming new guests to our beautiful paradise by the sea. (Read about our history here.) Whether you are looking for that perfect vacation rental home or if you looking for that second dream home by the sea, the staff at Alan Holden Vacations and RE/MAX at the Beach, will surely help you find what you what your heart desires. Besides, who knows Holden Beach better than a Holden! We invite your family to visit and be a part of our family of guests and staff at Alan Holden Vacations. So pack your bags, grab your sunglasses and come visit us.

Reserve your Holden Beach vacation rental online today!