The Lifestyle You Deserve

Seahawk Retreat was created for UNCW students who want the best possible living experience.

Our prime location offers a relaxing refuge, an easy commute to campus, and the conveniences of a vibrant local community.

Your Launchpad to Explore Wilmington

Seahawk Retreat offers an ideal mix of safety, security, and discovery. With the University of North Carolina Wilmington and its global academic outlook just steps away, you also have easy access to a thriving walkable community and stunning nature within a bike ride or short drive.

UNCW Campus

Our apartments are located steps from the UNCW main campus. A 5-minute walk, to be precise. Talk about easy living.


Got visitors? Show them a time to remember, from brunch to dinner. Within a short walk of Seahawk Retreat, you can access Wilmington’s best dining and nightlife options.

Coffee shops

Live that laid-back but always stimulating college life. Treat yourself to a daily or weekly ritual at one of the neighborhood’s many cozy cafes.


Places to Love

Here are some of our favorite local spots, from small shops to chic new restaurants. Go explore – and let us know yours!

Long Island Eatery

An authentic New York Delicatessen run by a family that is actually from Long Island, New York.

El Cerro

Local chain serving a lengthy menu of Mexican favorites & margaritas in a casual setting.

Bitty & Beau’s Coffee

Bitty & Beau’s Coffee is more than just a place to grab a cup of coffee. The shops are run by people with disabilities, and guests love the vibe!

Tap Tea Bar

Wilmington’s Original Boba (Bubble) Tea destination!

Spill Coffee Co

Wilmington’s 1st vintage coffee truck!


University of North Carolina Wilmington Off-Campus Student Apartment Living That’s Connected

Curious about local life? From wellness offerings to a thriving social scene, we’ve got you covered, day and night. Our always-evolving neighborhood is ready to serve you.

Whether you’re making a dash to class at the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s main campus or catching a football game at Trask Coliseum, everything you need to experience UNCW lies just a few steps away. Learn more about Seahawk Retreat’s neighbors with our detailed map below.