Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Hampstead

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Hampstead. Revered for its bird watching, boating and shopping, this city is both romantic and relaxing. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Hampstead

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hampstead a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Castle Bay Country Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Olde Point Golf & Country Club (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Halyburton Park (22.2 mi / 35.8 km)
  • Tregembo Animal Park (24.7 mi / 39.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Hampstead

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Hampstead is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southside Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Topsail Island (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Ogden Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Wrightsville Beach (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Airlie Gardens (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • New Hanover County Arboretum (18 mi / 29 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Hampstead

Fly into Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.7 mi (28.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Jacksonville, NC (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis), which is 27.6 mi (44.4 km) away.

Where to stay near Hampstead?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,578 holiday rentals near Hampstead. From 940 Houses to 60 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hampstead for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Hampstead?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hampstead:

  • Shell Island: 233 holiday homes
  • South End: 341 holiday homes
  • Historic District: 79 holiday homes
  • Airlie: 51 holiday homes
  • Ocean City Beach: 404 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hampstead?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Hampstead. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sloop Point Plantation: 1,578 holiday rentals
  • Olde Point Golf & Country Club: 1,593 holiday rentals
  • Castle Bay Country Club: 1,559 holiday rentals
  • Southside Park: 1,209 holiday rentals
  • Magnolia Greens Golf Plantation: 1,890 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hampstead listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hampstead?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 940 Houses in Hampstead. Our other popular types of Hampstead holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 60 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 60 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 392 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hampstead?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 529 holiday homes with pool available in Hampstead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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