Soak up North Carolina’s laid-back coastal culture at the Blockade Runner Beach Resort. Located on one of the most beautiful and serene beaches on the North Carolina coast, the Blockade Runner Beach Resort is a contemporary resort hotel surrounded by landscaped gardens and stunning ocean views. The resort offers peaceful accommodation in the form of minimalist rooms with en-suite marble bathrooms, private balconies and modern amenities, including free Wi-Fi and televisions.

The easy-access beach offers an array of fun activities for the whole family, from swimming, snorkeling to volleyball and beachcombing, while adults can enjoy fishing charters, stand-up paddle boarding, surfing and sailing lessons, and boat tours from the hotel. Other hotel perks include a beautiful outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center and gym, a seasonal pool bar and an oceanfront restaurant serving fresh seafood and regional fare.

Guest Accommodations

The Blockade Runner Beach Resort features stylish guest rooms and suites with cool, nautical-inspired décor, tiled floors, and modern furnishings, and private balconies with breathtaking views. Differing in layout and size, guest rooms and suite feature double, queen or king-size beds in designer linens and comforters, and en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers, soaking tubs, spa terry robes and towels, and Signature Collection bath products.

Spacious and sunny sitting areas have comfortable seating, work desks and chairs, and natural stone finishes, and conveniences in every room and suite include 37? flat screen HDTVs, mini fridges, Keurig coffee makers, Bitel Mobile charging station, and complimentary wireless Internet. Rooms are available as Harbor Front Rooms, Atlantic Oceanfront Rooms, Deluxe Atlantic Oceanfront Rooms with Balconies, and Premier Atlantic Oceanfront Staterooms.

Premier Atlantic Oceanfront Staterooms are the resort’s largest and most luxurious suites, with breathtaking, panoramic views of the lush gardens and shimmering ocean. Suites have walls of floor-to-ceiling windows that capture the magnificent views, as well as large, private balconies with comfortable furnishings and outdoor in-wall fireplaces. Bedrooms have king-size beds with designer linens, and spacious en-suite bathrooms feature rainfall showers, soaking tubs flat screen TVs, and signature bath products. Coastal-style décor and contemporary furnishings are elegant and stylish in natural and ocean-inspired hues, work areas have desks and ergonomic chairs, and there are areas for business meetings and social gatherings. Special touches include in-room spa services, Champagne on arrival and valet parking.


The Blockade Runner Beach Resort has several places to wine and dine against a backdrop of spectacular ocean views. EAST Oceanfront Dining serves award-winning cuisine in a beautiful oceanfront garden setting. Celebrating the tastes and flavors of the surrounding environment, this chef-driven restaurant offers menus of creative seafood-centric and vegetarian dishes with influences from Asia, California, Mexico, and the Mediterranean. Guests can enjoy lunch, and dinner in the contemporary restaurant or outside on the canopied garden deck.

The Sea Escape Pool Bar serves a variety of colorful cocktails and other libations, along with light meals and snacks. Open seasonally, the bar features pool patio and beach areas in which to dine and enjoy drinks with garden and ocean views.

Amenities and Recreation

In addition to deluxe accommodations with private balconies and modern amenities, including free Wi-Fi and televisions, the resort has easy access to the beach and offers an array of fun activities for the whole family, from beachcombing and swimming to snorkeling and beach volleyball. Other beaches and water-related adventure include fishing charters, and boat tours from the hotel, which also features an outdoor swimming pool with a seasonal pool bar, an oceanfront restaurant serving fresh seafood and regional fare, and a fully equipped fitness center and gym. The contemporary resort hotel is situated next to US Route 76 and is only one mile from Johnnie Mercer's Pier.

Weddings and Events

The Blockade Runner Beach Resort caters for destination and oceanfront weddings, offering luxury accommodations, modern amenities, and spectacular views. Boasting an idyllic beach ambiance with white sands, blue seas and elegant, nautical themes, the resort lends itself to romantic island-style weddings, beach ceremonies, and elegant receptions. In addition to beautiful venues, the resort also offers exclusive services such as customized menus and outstanding cuisine, preferred vendor lists, professional wait staff, and event planning and management teams to take care of every detail.

The Blockade Runner Beach Resort also features flexible meeting space for group functions, seminars, and conferences, with versatile layouts for all types of events and functions, state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, and additional services such as accommodations, concierge services for excursions to recreational sites and ‘must-see attractions.’

275 Waynick Blvd, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480, Phone: 910-256-2251, Map

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