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Ocean Isle Beach, NC Hotels and Motels
The South Brunswick Islands are made up of Holden Beach, NC, Ocean Isle Beach, NC and Sunset Beach, NC and are some of the most popular vacation destinations in North Carolina, each luring visitors for different reasons. No matter which location you choose, everything you need to live or vacation by the water is here. Why would you want to stay in a hotel on Ocean Isle Beach, NC? One reason is that this beach is known for being very family friendly.
On Ocean Isle Beach, NC you will find a couple of surf shops including Salty’s Surf Shop on E. First Street and Surf Unlimited on Causeway Drive which is a family owned store. During the season you can learn to surf right here at the Ocean Isle Beach Surf Academy or enroll your kids in their surf camp. The Ocean Isle Fishing Center located on Causeway Drive holds fishing tournaments each month during the fishing season and you will find a number of charter boats available to take you fishing. The North Carolina Oyster Festival, held in October, is a fun filled family event in which you can participate. You can go to the Museum of Coastal Carolina, an ocean museum on E. Second Street.
On the mainland you can visit the award winning Silver Coast Winery. You can play golf at one - or all - of the five golf courses at The Big Cats Golf Courses at Ocean Ridge Plantation. You can dine at Sharky’s on Causeway Drive for seafood; Roberto’s Ristorante on Ocean Drive for Italian; or you can try the Jamaican delights at Sugar Shack, located on Hale Beach Road.
If these are not enough reasons to convince you to stay in Ocean Isle Beach, NC, consider the hotels themselves. The Ocean Isle Inn, located at 37 W. First Street, is an award winning resort. You can choose an ocean view room or a sound view room. In each you will find hand-made teak furniture, tiled floors and bright tropical colors as well. The oceanfront conference facility would be a great location for a family reunion or a wedding. This hotel offers midweek Supersavers discounts during the off-season, weekly rates and AAA and AARP discounts.
Consider The Winds Resort Beach Club located at 310 E. First Street. This hotel is rated the AAA highest rating and has a range of accommodations available. Your choices include studios, mini-suites, deluxe rooms, one - and two-bedroom suites, and resort cottages with four, five or six bedrooms. The Garden Bar Restaurant and oceanfront, poolside Tiki Bar serve a light menu and a complimentary hot Southern breakfast buffet is served daily. You can take part in a Free Summer Golf Program from June through August with free greens fees for all guests of The Winds on a selection of top area courses.
Another hotel you will find on Ocean Isle Beach, NC, is The Islander Inn located at 57 W. First Street. This oceanfront family hotel offers you 70 beautifully appointed guest rooms from which to choose. AAA and AARP discounts and off-season rates are available for you.
Holden Beach, NC hotels and Motels
Holden Beach, NC is quiet, safe, family-oriented and residential in character, however, it comes alive at night with two local restaurants where you can find excellent food and entertainment during the season. These are Mermaid's Island Grill at 102 Jordan Boulevard and Castaways Raw Bar & Grill at 112 Ocean Boulevard West.
The only hotel at Holden Beach, NC is the family owned, Gray Gull Motel located at 3263 Holden Beach Road, SW on the mainland side of the Intracoastal Waterway. Here you will find 17 rooms. Just pop into the hardware store to register and pick up fishing tackle if you like.
The Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, located at 4646 East Coast Lane in Shallotte, NC is another hotel you may want to choose when visiting Holden Beach, NC. This national chain hotel is a short drive from Holden Beach. It has 62 rooms that include non-smoking rooms. No pets are allowed in this facility.
Sunset Beach Hotels and Motels
Sunset Beach, NC attracts beachgoers who want the simplest of amenities – sun, sand and sea. You will find that the weather, the natural beauty of the area and the abundance of recreational opportunities will draw you to this area. You can, however, shop on the mainland or explore the Ingram Planetarium in The Village at Sunset Beach. You will find no hotels or motels on Sunset Beach, however, the Sunset Inn located at 9 N. Shore Drive is a lovely bed and breakfast inn. The Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, located at 4646 East Coast Lane in Shallotte, NC is a short distance away; or you may choose a vacation rental.