Ocean Isle Beach Blog

Day 10 Clue for Sunset Properties' Scavenger Hunt

Happy Easter to all!Eight was the right answer to yesterday's question asking how many new businesses are enrolled in the Sunset Properties Perks Club for 2013.  We've been pleased to offer that program to our guests for a number of years-we feel it is just another service that sets us ... View the full post »

Day 9 of the Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt

The answer to yesterday's question of the name on the mailbox on Bird Island is "Kindred Spirit". The Town of Sunset Beach recently dedicated some informational kiosks about Bird Island and the Kindred Spirit story at the main public parking area at the island's gazebo. Check it out on your ... View the full post »

More Winners for the Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt!

Here are some more of our daily winners from this year's Scavenger Hunt:Day 5: Brandy Stack (with a bonus prize from the folks at the Old Bridge Preservation Society)Day 6: Billie LewisEach of these winners will receive a Sunset Properties-opoly game, and will be eligible for the grand prize dra... View the full post »

Day 7 Activity for the Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt

The answer we were looking for with yesterday's question was Ingram Planetarium.  It's a great family place that's easy to reach from both islands when your family is on vacation.  The staff changes shows each year, so check it out when you are back this summer.We've got a ... View the full post »

Holiday Easter Events Scheduled for Ocean Isle Beach

Museum of Coastal Carolina will be hosting its 19th annual Family Day on Saturday from 10am until 2 pm at Ocean Isle Beach.  Join them for fun, games, food, and free admission to the Museum rain or shine.On Sunday, there will be an Easter service on the beach strand near Ocean Isle Inn at ... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt-Day 6

The Old Bridge Preservation Society was the answer to yesterday's question-they are hosting the first Strawberry Wine Fest on May 4th. The organization has done a great job not only saving the old bridge used to reach the island of Sunset Beach until 2010, but creating fun family activities year... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Announces Winners for First 4 Days of Scavenger Hunt

We know that many of you are facing winter weather this week, so we hope this contest can warm you up a bit as you think of the beach! Over 1200 responses over the first 4 days-thanks to all for participating! Here are winners drawn from thoses entries for the days so far: Day... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt-Day 5

The answer to yesterday's question is Platinum Perks and Linen-Ready. Sunset Properties rental homes in those two program include linen for each reservation, and they will represent over half of our total reservations this coming season.You'll need to dig a little deeper today for the answer... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt-Day 4

Good job on the weekend tasks! Sunday's answer-there were 32 turtle nests combined on Ocean Isle Beach and Sunset Beach in 2012. They were part of over 1,000 along the North Carolina coast, all monitored by volunteers that put in over 41,000 hours through the year. Thanks to everyone th... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt-Day 3

We're excited to see this year's first large group of visitors to the island this weekend-the season is officially started! Those of you that have been coming to either Sunset Beach or Ocean Isle Beach for years know that we have very active Turtle Patrols on both islands. Thanks to... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt-Day 2

Wow-thanks for all of the responses from yesterday's first clue-over 700 at last count! The contest is off and running. The answer to our first question: our beaches face south, so that's a photo of a sunrise of the Ocean Isle Beach pier.  It was taken by Larry Lynn, a photograp... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt-Day 1

Ok-ready to get started in this year's Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt? You need to think about our geography along the coast to answer it correctly: Go to sunsetproperties.travel, and take a look at the picture of the pier in the photo rotation on that page. Is that a picture o... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt Starts Friday

Join in the Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt!We'll be starting our 2nd Sunset Properties Scavenger Hunt this Friday March 22nd, and would love for you to join in the fun!The online event is a great way to help pass some time as we head toward summer at the beach. We'll post questions or acti... View the full post »

Sunset Properties Hosts 3rd Housekeeping Conference

Thanks to all of the cleaning contractors that made it out to the Sunset Properties Housekeeping Conference in early March. The event, held at Sea Trail's Conference Center once again, drew over 160 current and prospective cleaning contractors.David Haynes, Sunset Properties' Rental Man... View the full post »

Ocean Isle Beach Vacation Rental Promotions Launch!

Anyone else ready for the beach?  Our staff here at Sunset Properties are counting the days down until we hit the beach again, and are looking for company!We know some of you are fighting late winter snow and more, so we decided it was time to help you think of the beach and warmer weather.&nbs... View the full post »