Topsail Island COVID 19 Virus Updates

For those arriving between now and the next two weeks, please call 800-762-3961.
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April 2, 2020 / 12:00 PM EST

Mayor Steve Smith ammended the Town’s current State of Emergency to suspend short-term rentals until April 30th in response to the State’s Executive Order 121 that contains the “Stay at Home Proclaimation Order”.

Here is the full message from the Town of Topsail Beach website:

March 27, 2020 / 2:00 PM EST

Governor Cooper announces Statewide Stay at Home Order until April 29 with essential businesses remaining open and social distancing mandated.

Here is the full message of the Stay at Home Order:

March 24, 2020 / 10:30 AM EST

The three municipalities of Topsail Island have put vacation rental restrictions in place to help mitigate the spread of the Covid 19 virus. Here are the links to each Town’s website and Facebook page where you can stay up to date and read their public press release statements:

Surf City website and Facebook

Topsail Beach website and Facebook

North Topsail Beach website and Facebook

Here is a summary of each Town’s current mandates now in effect:

Surf City:

Topsail Beach:

North Topsail Beach:


As of today, the three municipalities representing Topsail Island have come to a consensus response to the Covid 19 virus and have individually issued orders associated with the state of emergency which effectively shut down the vacation rentals for the immediate future. We have included links to the specific orders below. Guest affected by these mandates will receive full refunds.

March 23, 2020 / 11:30 AM EST

As you can imagine, we are experiencing a significant increase in phone calls from our guests and homeowners. We have put some new procedures in place to help better manage this extraordinary and unprecedented time. 


For guests arriving in the next two weeks:

For those with concerns and arrival dates in the next two weeks, please call us at 800-762-3961. We will also be reaching out to those who have booked a stay at a property that may be directly affected by restrictions to the beach, roads, or other essential amenities. 

For guests arriving later than the next the two weeks:

If you are arriving after the next two weeks, please do not call us at this time. Because of the rapidly changing nature of this crisis, we do not have many answers about more distant reservations. With limited the current high call volume, we are prioritizing those arriving in the next two weeks.

Please feel free to send your questions to, and we will promptly respond as quickly as possible. 

We are in constant communication with other rental companies, industry professionals, towns, and municipal authorities.

Here is a the latest joint statement made by the three communities that make up Topsail Island in regards to vacation rentals:

We will continue to provide updates and information on this page. 

Health and Safety are the Highest Priorities

Be assured that Treasure Realty is taking proactive measures to ensure our guests and clients, as well as our staff and vendors, have a safe and clean environment. Like many across the country, some of our employees are working remotely. We have upgraded our already professional cleaning standards with an eye toward this national crisis. 

Thank You for Patience and Understanding

There are numerous concerns as the Covid 19 virus continues to disrupt our lives. Please know that we take your concerns seriously. We appreciate your patience and for choosing Treasure Realty. We will weather this storm together. 

We all look forward to when this crisis is a distant memory. In the meantime, Topsail Island remains calm, peaceful, beautiful, quiet, free from crowds, an easy escape as a drive-to destination.

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