North Topsail Beach is located on Topsail Island and is a popular beach destination known for its beautiful beaches and ocean views. The 11-mile barrier island of Topsail is located along the southeastern coast of North Carolina, surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. North Topsail is a quiet coastal destination for those looking to retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. In addition to North Topsail Beach, the island is home to Topsail Beach and Surf City.
Residents and visitors can enjoy numerous outdoor recreational activities such as deep-sea fishing, water sports, and nearby waterways for boating and birdwatching. The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center works locally to protect the turtle population on North Topsail. There are various accommodations, including beachfront vacation rentals, hotels, and cottages. Enjoy several dining options of local cuisines, cafés, restaurants, and bars. With a natural beauty and friendly community, North Topsail provides a setting for a relaxing vacation or permanent coastal residence.