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lovely beach

we usually come here for our anniversary and bring the whole family in the late spring, late... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
Sheri C
Alexis, Nc
Great Family Beach

This beach is a throwback to the old days. There are no high rises and the limit for beach front... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Oak Island, North Carolina
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All reviews public access island beach west end low tide laid back get away dogs are allowed low key family vacation ocean front free parking sunrise and sunset plenty of parking north carolina off season great fishing next year
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

we usually come here for our anniversary and bring the whole family in the late spring, late summer. Always have a pleasant un-hurried visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sheri C
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This beach is a throwback to the old days. There are no high rises and the limit for beach front homes is two stories. There are no chain restaurants or fast food places.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank szaf1947
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We went to Oak Island Beach about 6 weeks after hurricane Florence hit. The beach faces south, so you can see both the sunrise and sunset from this beach. As beaches go, it was pretty average. Our friends from the area said the beach lost...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank 515thomash
Reviewed 17 October 2018

This is a beautiful beach. Wide strand, not a lot of people and kept nice and clean. Even a month after a devastating hurricane, they have done a wonderful job of keeping this place open and friendly. Really like it here a lot!! Quiet,peaceful and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Edgar W
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Folks, when I say Oak Island has nothing to offer...I mean NOTHING! Gilligan had more to do on a deserted island! The beaches are not clean, their housing options are not very well maintained(from the two we occupied...supposively both rated 4 star). If you are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank chrisannarnold
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The house we are in is only 50-60 feet from the water at high tide and the beach is gorgeous. It took me a minute to figure out why I could see the sunrise and sunset from the same place as Oak Island beach faces...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Lee G
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Lovely rooms great beaches. This was a romantic getaway for an anniversary, it exceeded our expectations. Wonderful time

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Denise R
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We have vacationed a lot of different places but this Oak Island Gem has just become our favorite. The 2 bedroom home is beautifully decorated & has panoramic views of the ocean from the house & deck. It is conveniently located to nearby stores &...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Janie B
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is home. I love Oak Island Beautiful beach Great people Awesome places to eat! Great place for a family vacation

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Terry V
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Sunday at the beach. I have been here very often and September might be my favorite time. Weather is as you see, temp is 88 F at 3 pm, water is (guessing) mid to high 70s. Paradise

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Mike L
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20 October 2018|
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Response from Terry V | Reviewed this property |
They are in great condition. My home town. Stayed there in October for my nieces wedding
5 September 2018|
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Response from Gary P K | Reviewed this property |
It's 38 miles from Wilmington & yes, u drive right there from where ever u are.
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17 August 2018|
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Response from christyr399 | Reviewed this property |
There is public access but no bath houses