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Beach - Resorts and Lodges in North Carolina
The beach is always within reach here! Cape Hatteras National Seashore stretches 72 miles along the Atlantic Coast on the Outer Banks and features high, sandy dunes perfect for swimming, beachcombing, and body surfing. Bald Head Island features 14 miles of beach to explore and Emerald Isle showcases calm, crystalline waters designed for relaxing wading. There truly are so many sandy options in this beach bummer’s paradise!
There are endless beach activities waiting! Watch scenes unfold from the sands, or head out and enjoy plenty of water fun such as surfing and sailing! Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront is a beachfront property perfect for swimming or sunning with the Atlantic breeze on your face and a tropical drink in hand. Don't miss a chance to play in the sand...
Well, it is an island, right? So it has to have some coasts. That's true, but these 14 miles of pristine, uncrowded sands were designated as one of "America's Top 20 Beaches." Three sections at Bald Head Island Limited – East, West, & South – each ensure you the finest Carolina beach sunrise and sunset views. From combing to building...
At Ocean Isle Inn on Ocean Isle Beach you will find something that is hard to come by: a quiet and truly unspoiled beach. Play sand volleyball, watch dolphins frolic in the waves or curl up with a book and soak up gentle sea breezes. This is a North Carolina island beach getaway the way it was meant to be.
Sea Ranch Resort presents the Outer Banks beach vacation of a lifetime! Here, you're just moments from the shores. Stay in one of their beautiful condo-style suites with two bedrooms and two baths, or a spacious oceanfront hotel room with convenient, walk-out beach access. Plus, with oceanfront dining, an onsite pool, and more, you'll be sure to...
Making its home along the Banks of North Carolina, the Hilton Garden Inn at Kitty Hawk offers you beautiful oceanfront views of the Atlantic. The beach is only steps away, and is covered in beach chairs and umbrellas for all guests to relax in and enjoy. Soak up the sun, or go fishing at the nearby pier!
Located in the Myrtle Beach area of North Carolina, Brunswick Plantation & Golf Resort offers plenty of opportunity to get out in the water! Enjoy strolls along the beach with your loved one, or building sandcastles with your family! Whatever you choose to do on the beautiful North Carolina coast is up to you on your next vacation!
The Winds Resort Beach Club lies on a stretch of beautiful white sandy beach along southern North Carolina. It's the perfect destination for that tropical island feel! You'll have a great time enjoying everything from swimming and sailing to jetskiing and boat cruises.
With the shores of Roanoke Sound just outside the door, Oasis Suites Hotel is the perfect place to enjoy plenty of fun on the beach. Take advantage of the scenic gazebo for some outdoor relaxation, or head out on exciting water adventures to go fishing, or even crabbing! Don't miss this great experience!
Located right on the lake, the Mill House Lodge is the perfect location for a secluded beach getaway. With the mountains as your backdrop, you and your guests will experience a lake retreat like nowhere else in North Carolina. Enjoy reading a book near the lake in the morning before heading out on a canoe or splashing in the waters. It's all...
Discover the beautiful shores of the Outer Banks when you plan your next vacation at Hampton Inn & Suites Outer Banks/Corolla. Located right on the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, the hotel puts you in the perfect spot for soaking up the sun and sinking your toes into the warm sand. The kids will love building sandcastles, while there's plenty...
White sands and pristine sunsets welcome you to North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. Our 85 miles of unique south-facing beaches offer some of the most breathtaking sunrises and sunsets on the eastern coast. Have some fun as you build sand castles with the kids, bask in the sun or dive in and enjoy the surf. Explore barrier islands and watch the wild...
Step out of your luxury rental and onto a sandy beach where the waters are aquamarine and the sun is shining brightly. Beach Realty & Construction/Kitty Hawk Rentals feature a wide variety of rental homes, all of which are right on the sandy shores of the Atlantic. Enjoy quality time with the little ones building sand castles or escape into a...
Access Realty Group features oceanfront properties that leave nothing between you and a golden sandy beach. Bring a good book and a cool drink for the ultimate in relaxation. Play catch with the kids or build a sandcastle; it's easy to turn these sandy shores into your outdoor playground. Just don't forget the sunscreen!
North Carolina Travel Articles
Island vacations are considered some of the best. After all, what is more relaxing than spending a few days out on the beach? It’s easy to book a hotel room at a crowded waterfront resort, pay for... more
While most people think of island vacations as a trip to Hawaii or the Caribbean, you can experience all the wonders and excitement of an island retreat without having to go nearly that far. Just a... more
North Carolina’s southern coast truly is an ocean away from ordinary. Sun-soaked beaches meet with the Atlantic Ocean, charming towns showcase their local flavor, and almost endless attractions... more
North Carolina Top List Picks
Bryson City, though small, is a behemoth when it comes to natural splendor. Flanked by both the Great Smoky Mountain Range/National Park, Nantahala National Forest, and the historic Tuckasegee River,... more
The Outer Banks of North Carolina are a great family vacation destination. The area is absolutely bursting with quality hotels and fabulous beaches. But with so many choices, it's hard to decide where... more