Sunset Beach Area Attractions

Looking for something fun to do while staying at The Continental Motel & Apartments? Visit these area websites to learn more about Sunset Beach area events:

Sunset Beach Fishing Pier

Right across the street from the Continental! Where the local fishermen gather.

Sunset Beach Merchants Association

They host a popular weekly market each Thursday in the mainland town park April through October.  Check their website out for local merchants and restaurants you can shop and dine at.

Ingram Planetarium

You’ll find weekly shows, an exhibit hall, and other fun activities at this planetarium located on Sunset Beach’s mainland.

The Museum of Coastal Carolina

Located on Ocean Isle Beach just 10 minutes from the Continental, this museum offers exhibits explaining a range of topics from coastal tides to animals found in our marshland and beach strands.  Check for weekly speakers throughout the year.

Coastal Stadium 10 Movies

Located in Shallotte just off US 17 approximately 20 minutes from the Continental.

Planet Fun Center

Located in Shallotte, this family indoor entertainment center offers bowling, laser tag, and much more.  Stars Grille is an on-site restaurant.

Silver Coast Winery

This local award-winning winery is about 10 minutes from the Continental.  Check their website for scheduled festivals and other events throughout the year.

Sunset River Marketplace

Located in Calabash approximately 10 minutes from the Continental, this is the place to see and buy local artwork by coastal artists.




There are some shops on the beach causeway close to the Continental that are helpful, including:

The Sunset Trading Company

Find Sunset Beach logo’ed gifts, beach items, and homemade fudge.  Located next to the Continental.

The Island Market

Groceries, beach items, and a deli located across the street from the Continental.