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Great Beach

I really enjoy visiting Oak Island. The beach is not very big, in terms of sand availability. Not... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Family trip

Beautiful beach and family friendly. We had plenty of room to run around to explore and relax. We... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Weddington, North Carolina
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Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

I really enjoy visiting Oak Island. The beach is not very big, in terms of sand availability. Not usually too crowded. Located in a cute little area. Parking is free and usually readily available. They have a pier as well with some restaurants nearby.

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank 850kennedyb
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach and family friendly. We had plenty of room to run around to explore and relax. We had so much fun collecting seashell and watching the BIG Ocean liners head out of port. We also enjoyed watching the sailboats, kites, and paratroopers. The Coastguard...More

Date of experience: April 2018
6  Thank christyr399
Reviewed 5 April 2018

When we rented a house on the beach in October and the beaches were not crowed. Great to walk on the beach with out crowds

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank 901jones
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved oak island! The beaches are beautiful. Not overcrowded. Clean. Amazing views. This place is definitely at the top of my list for secluded getaway for me and my husband. Not a whole lot to do on the island but it’s not far...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Heather S
Reviewed 2 April 2018

White sand beaches with great waves. There are three sides on the island with beaches. The north side is a nature preserve with no beaches. The East side is the best beach. Very wide lots of clean sand. Our favorite spot. The South side is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Shephusky
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Oak Island beaches are fantastic. Oak Island is less commercialised than many other beach areas in North Carolina. The beaches are clean and not overly crowded. There are many great restaurant choices nearby.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Michael O
Reviewed 22 February 2018

delightful beaches, reasonably clean, with usually friendly people enjoying the warm waves and building sand castles

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank SpennyM58
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

I have been to almost all the beaches in North and South Carolina. This is my absolute favorite because of the two light houses, the fact that it faces south, and that the community is so warm and welcoming.

Date of experience: January 2018
5  Thank Runnindeer
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Before living here full time I had vacationed here with my family since the mid 1960's. We always looked forward to our time here and it remains a Fav of my Children and Grandchildren!

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank boswellpho2
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I did not want to leave that ocean-front view. Ocean Crest Motel is the best place for the value to stay at Oak Island, NC.

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank bacog387
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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