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Piece of Heaven

Been coming here for over 18yrs. This is where we will retire to. Quiet,friendly and clean. Just... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2012
Brian H
Jackson, Ohio
Lovely uncrowded beaches

Oak Island is not commercial. There are miles of beaches with white sand, warm water, shells to... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2012
Hermitage, Pennsylvania
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Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC
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Reviewed 29 April 2012

Been coming here for over 18yrs. This is where we will retire to. Quiet,friendly and clean. Just enough to do not to be boring and not to busy. Love this place

Date of experience: April 2012
1  Thank Brian H
Reviewed 25 April 2012

Oak Island is not commercial. There are miles of beaches with white sand, warm water, shells to collect, and you never have to fight for a spot to put your beach chair. Pets are allowed on the beach. You can also bring a cooler with...More

Date of experience: July 2011
1  Thank girlofsummer
Reviewed 22 April 2012

Perfect family vacation spot for beach and sun lovers. My family has been vacationing there for 30 years and the place is a step back in time - commercialism has been kept to a minimum with the primary emphasis on sun and sand. Great restaruants...More

Date of experience: June 2011
1  Thank WVmountaineer081
Reviewed 21 March 2012

the beautiful beaches were quiet and clean. the peopel living there are very friendly. i liked everything about it. i dislike not being there!

Date of experience: March 2012
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Reviewed 14 March 2012

No leash laws off season and no open container laws in the summer. Great beach for everybody.

Date of experience: March 2012
3  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 30 November 2011

Great beach. Less crowded than other "name brand" beaches around and just as much fun. Not as many restaurants but if you want a true beach experience and not commercialized like other resort towns, ie Mrytle Beach, Topsail Beach, etc.

Date of experience: July 2011
1  Thank makitasuki
Reviewed 18 September 2011

we went second week in september, found an off-season rental on the beach; spent the week swimming, walking, bird-watching, painting, jogging etc. wonderful island, laid-back and quiet. took one day-trip to southport (nice) and ate out twice (Provision and Island House, both excellent); bought seafood...More

Date of experience: September 2011
4  Thank tmr18
Reviewed 13 September 2011

A beach lover's dream. Clean and well kept. Great for walking your dog (on a leash when required).

Date of experience: September 2011
1  Thank Trekki
Reviewed 27 July 2011

Oak Island is a barrier island tucked neatly away in the SE corner of NC in the first county after you cross the state line on HWY 17 heading north from Myrtle. If you are looking to nightlife, shopping, shows, crowds and traffic fill out...More

Date of experience: July 2011
14  Thank 122mackey
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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
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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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Response from christyr399 | Reviewed this property |
There is public access but no bath houses