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The Sand Dunes Motel

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Welcome to The Sand Dunes Motel in the heart of charming Kure Beach, North Carolina

The Sand Dunes now offers two spacious efficiency apartments!
Each apartment accomodates up to six people, with a full kitchen and two bathrooms. Ideal for a relaxing beach vacation without the high price tag. Call to reserve this great new offer.

All rooms are now nonsmoking for your healthy and comfortable stay. Smoking is allowed outdoors, including on balconies.

Check-in at our renovated office in the center building, featuring free hot coffee every morning from from 8-11 AM.

Click here for easy online reservations!

Kure Beach is on Pleasure Island, which is located 18 miles south of Wilmington, N. C. on US Route 421. This beach town is one of the East Coast's best-kept secrets. If your idea of a family vacation is a small family-oriented area filled with restaurants, motels, great fishing, arcades, and gift shops, along with 3 miles of uncrowded beautiful beach, then the Sand Dunes Motel is your Family's place to stay!

We are the newest Ocean Front Motel on the strand. We offer 39 rooms, of which 27 are oceanfront. We also offer side-view rooms that can stretch your vacation budget further.


The Sand Dunes Motel now has the best WI-FI internet in town! Have you ever video chatted, emailed friends, or made your friends jealous from the beach? Now you can with our strong wireless signal that works great throughout all rooms, and even provides four bars across our idyllic beach, to the waves... Even to the end of the Kure Beach Fishing Pier 1/4 mile away! Free for guests, so come and enjoy for yourself.

Our beaches are lifeguard protected from Memorial Day until Labor Day.


  • A toll free reservation line 800-535-4984
  • Private Balconies on all our Ocean Front rooms
  • Free local phone calls
  • Daily Housekeeping Service
  • Free WI-FI for our guests -- even on the beach
  • Full Efficiencies, including Microwaves and cooking ware
  • Beach side Grills and picnic tables
  • Cable TV
  • Ice and Vending area
  • Onsite Laundry facility
  • Night security for your family's safety and peace of mind
  • Walking distance to restaurants, gift shops, fishing pier, playground, tennis & basketball courts
  • Ocean Front POOL
Call The Sand Dunes at (800) 535-4984 to make your reservations today!

Are HIGH FUEL COSTS a bother?
Stay at our central location and WALK LESS THAN A BLOCK to four restaurants, gift shops, game rooms for the kids, and the fishing pier!
Just leave your car parked - enjoy beautiful Kure Beach and save gas.

Beach and Fishing Pier
[Click on the above photo to see a larger version.]


  • World-class North Carolina Aquarium
  • Civil War Historical Museum
  • USS North Carolina Battleship
  • Fort Fisher Ferry across the Cape Fear River to Southport
  • Barrier wall to deserted island
  • Bald Head Island Lighthouse via Ferries
  • 4.5 Miles of 4 wheel drive family vehicle beach driving at state park area
  • Water slides and Amusement Park
  • Historical Housing district in Wilmington
  • Mall Shopping
  • ZOO
  • Golf courses
  • Charter Boat Fishing
  • Moonlight Cruises
  • Jet Ski rentals
  • And Much, Much More!

Sorry, We DO NOT Allow Pets of ANY Kind.

View of The Sand Dunes Motel from Beach

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The Sand Dunes Motel
P.O. Box 656
133 South Fort Fisher Blvd.
Kure Beach, NC 28449
Phone (910) 458-5470
Reservations (800) 535-4984


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