Activities

Relax. Refresh. Renew
Peace and restoration are hallmarks of any Bald Head Island visit, and at Island Retreat Spa and Salon, we help bring that peace and restoration to you. Our philosophy focuses on the powerful healing effects of nature, which renew and refresh your body, mind and spirit. Walk-ins are welcome; however, appointments are recommended to ensure service availability. In addition to our services, our all-natural line of organic skin and hair care products is available for purchase at the spa. Discover more on their website .
The BHI Conservancy is a non-profit organization founded in 1983 whose mission is to protect, preserve and promote the natural environment of the Smith Island complex. With 500 different programs, including summer camps for children, naturalist-led kayak tours, wildlife education about sea turtles, alligators, birds and more, the Conservancy will introduce you to the wilds of Bald Head Island. Discover more on their website.
Idyllic surroundings and lush amenities meet casual living — the way life should be. Open year-round, the BHI Club is situated in full view of the Atlantic Ocean and overlooking our championship 18-hole golf course. With a slope rating of 137 from the men's tees and 113 from the women's, the course wraps around freshwater lagoons, through a maritime forest, and across dunes overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Visit their website for more information.
For nearly 200 years, North Carolina's oldest standing lighthouse, Old Baldy, has marked the mouth of the historic Cape Fear River. Visit a civil war fort, hear stories of pirates, river pilots, and life saving crewmen. Take the historical—and often hysterical—narrated tour of Bald Head Island to discover facts and fancy, legends and lore. Visit their website for more information.
From the marina, boats have unobstructed access to the Cape Fear River, the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. Offering kayak tours and rentals, surfing lessons and rentals, coffee & tea, t-shirts. cameras...everything your need for a great time on Bald Head Island. Kayak rentals and excursions may be arranged through Riverside Adventure Co. Visit their website for more information.


Sailing-Kayaking-Surfing Lessons are Available Through The Sail Shop

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Coastal Urge, an active coastal lifestyle store with a location in Wilmington, NC, brings their unique blend of active apparel and gear rental and tours to Bald Head Island. Through the Harbour location, Coastal Urge offers stand-up paddle board lessons, rentals and both guided and self-guided excursions. Coastal Urge plans to add kite-boarding lessons and outrigger canoe rentals and excursions to the mix, as well as other outdoor activities. Visit their Website for more information.
Bald Head Island and Southport,NC are served by three well-appointed marinas that provide easy access to the Cape Fear River, Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean: Bald Head Island Marina, Deep Point Marina and Indigo Plantation Marina. Each marina is operated by Bald Head Island’s developers, long known for providing high-quality facilities and professional, friendly service. Whether you are looking for a homeport to keep your vessel year-round or a scenic harbor to visit for the day, all three marinas deliver a great boating experience in a beautiful setting. Slips are available for lease on a daily, monthly or annual basis at very attractive rates. Visit their Website for more information.

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Are you looking for additional information or wondering what a typical day looks like in our full-immersion wellness program?
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