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5 Beach Essentials for Your Next Vacation

Published on Friday, April 8, 2022

Planning a beach getaway? Temperatures are warming up around the country and you might have a beach vacation coming up on the calendar. Before you head out on your trip by the ocean, we have rounded up some beach essentials you'll want to add to your packing list. Apply Sunscreen The number one thing to bring to the beach is sunscreen. The sun feels great on our skin but you want to protect it against damaging UV rays. When choosing a sunscreen, you Continue reading

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4 Tips to Help You Reach Your Goals This Year

Published on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

January is almost over. Did you make a New Year’s resolution? Did you put a plan in motion for things you want to improve this year? Whether it’s about exercise, keeping a budget, taking a vacation, or eating better, we know it’s much easier to set goals than to reach them sometimes. Let’s talk about how we’re going to keep up with our goals throughout the whole year.    Make Smaller Goals – It can be Continue reading

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Take the Trip - It's Good for Your Health!

Published on Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Many people long for a day off from the daily grind. We get so used to our routine that it becomes the norm and we sometimes forget to reward ourselves for our hard work. According to recent studies, about 28 million Americans don't get paid vacation days at all. Those who are offered paid time off receive an average of 10 days per year. But over half of those employed do not even use the days off they have earned. Some have said they are too busy Continue reading

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How to Save on Your Next Bald Head Island Trip

Published on Friday, April 30, 2021

Are you still dreaming of a Bald Head Island vacation? If you’re like us, you look for the best ways to save money when you travel. The wonderful island we live on needs to be shared and everyone should get the opportunity to experience its beauty. Booking at the right time can mean extra days on the island. Here are some ways you can save on your trip. Look for Specials – Did you know our Bald Head Island website has a specials page? Continue reading

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Choosing Your Bald Head Island Vacation Home

Published on Sunday, February 28, 2021

Bald Head Island  boasts a vast selection of luxury premier properties. But what makes them stand out? When you’re in a beautiful area, is your rental home that important? Of course! Bald Head Island is a place to get away from it all and we want your vacation to be as perfect as possible. We can assist you in finding the ideal home for you and your family that meets every expectation.  All of our properties meet a high standard for Continue reading

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Top 5 Ways to Save on Your Beach Vacation

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020

Temperatures are heating up and summer is beginning. You might be dreaming of a beach vacation or planning one soon. When we finally get to take our family vacation, we want to have a great time without breaking the bank. It’s always nice to have some extra money for spending when we get to our destination, so here are some tips on ways you can save. Be flexible with your dates. Bald Head Island is gorgeous year-round so you don’t have Continue reading

Super Bowl Party Tips

Throw an Exciting Super Bowl Party on Bald Head Island with these 5 Tips!

Published on Saturday, January 18, 2020

It’s down to the final two teams and in two weeks we’ll be watching a red Super Bowl. You’ve experienced a season full of tears and shouts of joy, burning jerseys and boasting fantasy belts, all for this very moment. A moment that cannot be appreciated on anything smaller than a 50 inch. That’s why our number one tip to throwing an exciting Super Bowl Party is…. #1 A Big Television. Hey, you’re not at the game so it’s important to feel like you are Continue reading


How to Throw a Destination New Year’s Eve Bash on Bald Head Island!

Published on Monday, December 2, 2019

On New Year’s Eve we say goodbye to the old and hello to new possibilities. Top New Year’s Resolution for 2020 is to boost energy and stress less. How appropriate to celebrate this fresh start at one of the most energizing, stress-free spots in the US, Bald Head Island! To keep your planning as laid back as possible, here are 5 simple tips to throwing a New Year’s bash on Bald Head Island.  GUEST LIST First thing you must do is create a guest Continue reading

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Holiday Crafts in Bald Head Island

Published on Saturday, November 16, 2019

We love the holiday season on Bald Head Island! The charming island community is the best place to spend time with family and friends. Some people go all out for the holidays and others enjoy just a couple of crafts or baking traditions. The people you spend it with is most important but we have a few fun ideas for getting crafty on Bald Head Island. Want to do some light decorating at your Bald Head Island vacation rental ? Most homes are so luxurious Continue reading

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Make Memories Fishing on Bald Head Island

Published on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Fishing is a favorite pastime in Bald Head Island. Whether you’re catching fish or not, those moments spent with someone special are memories that last. The island has picture perfect scenery that makes an ideal backdrop for casting some lines or catching crabs. Even if you’re alone on your fishing excursion, it’s a great time to clear your head and relax while waiting for that nibble on your hook. Don’t miss all the opportunities... Continue reading

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Bald Head Island Tips for Moms

Published on Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Family vacations can be the highlight of your year or just a lot of work for Moms. For many, it’s not that often that the whole family can get off work and school to get away. When you finally get a trip out of town, you’ll look for any way to make things go smoothly and keep the kids entertained. While on your Bald Head Island vacation , here are some tips to help make that happen.  Hungry kids? Take advantage of the kid’s meals available on Continue reading


The Best Cocktails on Bald Head Island

Published on Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Best Cocktails on Bald Head Island For many, a summertime island getaway (regardless of the location) is incomplete without at least one refreshing signature cocktail. Whether you’re hoping to enjoy a cocktail on the beach, along a pool’s edge, or inside a four-star restaurant, you’ll quickly discover that the mixologists on Bald Head Island are in a class of their own.  Bald Head Island Limited has the largest collection of top-rated Continue reading

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5 Unique Beach Activities Worth Trying This Summer

Published on Tuesday, April 9, 2019

5 Unique Beach Activities Worth Trying This Summer Bald Head Island has approximately 14 miles of pristine beach access along the southernmost edge of the isle, which is one of the main reasons that families, couples, and groups choose our coastal North Carolina paradise for bi-annual getaways. Our secluded haven is accessible by boat only, so you won’t find any loud cars on this pristine 12,000-acre island. The most popular things to do on Continue reading

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Don’t Forget These Beach Bag Essentials

Published on Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Those long summer beach days are right around the corner! We are ready for the cold weather to be a thing of the past and get out to the beach for some sun. You don’t want to head out for the day and forget something so we put together this list of essentials. Sunscreen is the most important! It might be the number one thing that could ruin a vacation if you forget. Apply sunscreen 30 minutes before going in the sun and reapply throughout the Continue reading

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5 Ways to Get the Best Views of Bald Head Island

Published on Sunday, December 30, 2018

The secret is out. Bald Head Island has unparalleled beauty and everyone wants to see it in person. There might just be too much to explore in one visit but we are going to let you know where to see the best parts of the island. You won’t be able to beat the view from Old Baldy once you climb to the top of North Carolina’s oldest lighthouse. You’ll get panoramic views of the island above the trees. It’s just 108 steps to the top and you’ll get to Continue reading

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Gearing up for the New Year with 7 Goals

Published on Saturday, December 15, 2018

How can it already be the end of 2018? Every year seems to fly by even faster than the last. With a new year right around the corner, many are thinking of ways they can better themselves or their circumstances. Here in Bald Head Island, we are planning out our year and ways we can make 2019 our best year yet. Take the Trip – Stop telling yourself “one day…” and book the trip! Travel! Many people know how much time they can Continue reading

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5 Things Your Kids Will Love For the Beach

Published on Thursday, July 19, 2018

Summer vacation at the beach is one of the things we all looked forward to as a child. Getting out of town, staying somewhere new, and spending your days playing in the water is a summer highlight for us all. While being at the beach, especially in gorgeous Bald Head Island, is enough to put a permanent smile on your face, here are some of the best items to bring on your vacation. Giant floats are all the rage right now. Not just solid color long Continue reading


How to Make Your Car Ride to Bald Head Island Fun for the Entire Family

Published on Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Are you driving to Bald Head Island for your vacation this summer?  If so, here is a list of games to make that car ride fun and educational for the entire family. The License Plate Game   Keep everyone busy for a couple of hours watching for various state license plates to win this game.  A favorite among families with school aged children, this game will cause some friendly competition among family members.  A good idea - purchase Continue reading

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Your Shopping Guide for Bald Head Island

Published on Thursday, June 21, 2018

Whether you’re looking for your own beach memento or want to bring someone back a Bald Head Island souvenir, there are several places to go to for the perfect item. When you’re done playing at the beach or swimming at the pool, you can take advantage of these island shops for coastal apparel, jewelry, and locally-made art. After climbing Old Baldy, check out the Smith Island Museum where you can learn more about the island’s history and purchase Continue reading


How to Start Your Vacation with a Bald Head Island Ferry Ride

Published on Friday, June 15, 2018

Start your relaxing vacation with a ride on the Bald Head Island passenger ferry that departs from Deep Point Marina in Southport, NC.   Preparing for Your Ferry Ride :  During our busy season, the passenger ferries leave Deep Point Marina every hour beginning at 6:00 a.m. allowing you to start your getaway early.  If you are driving or need a later arrival, the last ferry departs the mainland at 11:00 p.m. through Labor Day Weekend.& Continue reading


How to Land the Best Bald Head Island Rental for Your Next Vacation

Published on Monday, April 9, 2018

Are you considering a vacation at Bald Head Island?  If so, we want to help you find the perfect rental home for your vacation.  Read our top strategies on how to select the best home for your next trip to BHI. Tip #1:  Read the BHI Armchair Guide.  This guide provides a complete directory of all vacation rentals available through Bald Head Island Limited Property Management.  The guide will give you the details of each Continue reading

Beach Hacks You Need to Know

5 Beach Hacks You Need To Know

Published on Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Are you looking forward to your beach vacation at Bald Head Island? Miles of pristine beaches and sunny weather are calling your name. We already gave you our best packing tips but we have some popular beach hacks to try when you visit. Most of us know the baby powder trick to get sand off or using a fitted sheet to keep sand out of your lounging area but here are some new ones that are a MUST when on your Bald Head Island vacation .  When you Continue reading

Packing Tips for Bald Head Island Spring Break

Packing Tips for your Spring Break Trip on Bald Head Island

Published on Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Your spring break trip is finally here! You’ve dreamt about lying on the beach all winter long. Well dream no more! Shoveling snow is over and your heading to warmer weather on Bald Head Island. Here’s a few tips on what to pack before you get here.  First; choose your suitcase wisely. Whether you’re flying or driving, you will be getting on a ferry to get to the island, so we suggest something manageable. The island has plenty Continue reading

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How to Visit Bald Head Island on a Budget

Published on Tuesday, January 30, 2018

If you’re looking to visit Bald Head Island but need to stay on a budget we’ve got some great tips for you. After all, you’ve saved all year for this vacation and you want your dollar to stretch so you can enjoy every bit of it. Here’s some ways you can get the best bang for your buck!  Travel Off Season You can usually get better deals off season, especially at beach destinations such as Bald Head Island. Check out the Bald Head Island Haven Continue reading


Packing Tips for Bald Head Island

Published on Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Are you ready for your Bald Head Island vacation? You have booked your dream beach trip and are counting the days until you visit. Now it’s time to pack. Whether you stay for a weekend or a week, packing can seem overwhelming. We’ve got some tried and true tips for preparing your bags for vacation to help make your trip a smooth one. Save space: We’ve heard of people rolling their clothes to save on space but have you ever tried it? Maybe you’re Continue reading


7 Ways to Have a Fun Family Car Trip

Published on Monday, June 12, 2017

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Save Money in 2017

Published on Thursday, December 29, 2016

As a new year begins, many people reflect on the past year and think about what they’ll do differently or improve for the next year. One of the top New Year’s resolutions is to save money. Another is to travel more. We are going to combine these and tell you how you can plan your Bald Head Island vacation and save money at the same time.  Special offers are available all year for those looking to get a great deal on their trip. If you are interested Continue reading


Play Outside with Geocaching!

Published on Thursday, November 3, 2016

There’s no question that being outside in Bald Head Island is always an adventure. There’s so much to do and enjoy around the area to make it an unforgettable vacation. If you haven’t tried geocaching yet, we are here to tell you to give it a try! We’re taught at a young age that getting a reward is so much more fun when you work for it. Scavenger hunts and looking for buried treasure is any kid’s ideal excursion. Geocaching Continue reading


Five Beach Bag Must Haves

Published on Friday, July 8, 2016

Before you leave your cozy ocean front vacation rental and head out to the 14 mile long pristine beach make sure to grab your beach bag. It’s packed with all the necessities you need for a day in the sand and under the sun! Here are five beach bag must haves so you can spend as much time as you’d like on the beautiful beaches of Bald Head Island. Our first “beach bag must have” is sunscreen. The sun will shine bright during Continue reading

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What do I do about Groceries on Bald Head Island?

Published on Monday, December 21, 2015

We’ve been asked this question a lot lately. Maybe it’s because we use the words ‘peaceful oasis’ ‘remote island’ and ‘charming escape’ to describe vacations on Bald Head Island. However, ‘remote’ and ‘isolated’ doesn’t mean you have to go hungry; in fact, just the opposite. With an exceptional grocery store in Maritime Market, and plenty of restaurants to choose from Continue reading

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Shopping at Island Passage Boutique this month?

Published on Thursday, December 10, 2015

As a frequent vacationer or resident of Bald Head Island, there is one familiar shopping bag everyone loves to see. The Island Passage brand, a local boutique for clothing and accessories, has been a longtime favorite on Bald Head Island for over a decade. Located a few doors down from Maritime Market, Island visitors can find clothing and gifts from popular brands they love such as Tart, Veronica M, French Connection, Velvet, Free People, and more Continue reading

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