Holden Beach, NC

The Family Beach

Located on an Atlantic coastal barrier island, Holden Beach has much to offer. Clean water, blue skies and lots of family fun. If you're looking to slow things down, and relax, you have found the perfect place to visit. 


Things to do.

Sunny days and Ocean Waves

Named one of the best family beaches in the U.S., Holden Beach offers the island charm you want, with natural beauty, and a variety of things to do. From watersports to wine tasting, beachcombing to biking, and everything in between, visitors can have as exciting or relaxing a vacation as they would like. After you've explored the beaches, parks and waters, enjoy a taste of Holden Beach’s local flavors and fresh seafood at our selection of great restaurants. And, don’t miss out on getting to know the island natives—sea turtles, crabs, dolphins and other marine creatures—with activities such as turtle watching, crabbing, fishing, birding and more.