The River hotel Of Southport
Southport's best address. Located at a private beach area on the waterfront of the Cape Fear River on the edge of downtown Southport, N.C. Each guest room includes a private balcony where coastal lighthouses can be seen over the vast water system where pirates called these waters home. Enjoy your own in room full kitchen, flat screen tv, tile floors, solid surface countertops, premium toiletries, and plush pillowtop mattresses. Relax at the beachfront pool deck or take a stroll on the hotel's private deep water fishing pier.
Experience one of several championship golf courses one of which is only accessible by boat! Southport is a quaint little seaport village full of interesting shops and restaurants. Southern Living Magazine named Southport as one of the top five small towns in the south for 2018. Over three hundred Hollywood movies and tv shows were filmed in and around Southport and the setting for best selling books and novels.
Rent a bicycle or golf cart and explore places like the local maritime museum where you will see exhibits like items from Blackbeard's pirate ship Queen Anne's Revenge. A few blocks from the hotel ferries await to take you to places like Baldhead Island where cars are not allowed. A great place to have lunch and climb Old Baldy that protected the mouth of the Cape Fear coast from 1817 until 1958. Other ferries will take you and your car on a sea adventure to connect with the natural ocean world of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher the last Confederate Fort to fall during America's bloodiest war. At the aquarium feel the smooth skin of a stingray as it glides by. Climb along adventure reef and talk to a diver that swims the depths with eels and sharks. A wonderful place of nautical adventure for all ages.