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Oak Island Beaches

Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“great beach” (24 reviews)
“myrtle beach” (31 reviews)
“public access” (14 reviews)
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Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC
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"great beach"
in 24 reviews
"myrtle beach"
in 31 reviews
"public access"
in 14 reviews
"caswell beach"
in 25 reviews
"warm water"
in 10 reviews
"low tide"
in 17 reviews
"family beach"
in 9 reviews
"west end"
in 8 reviews
"laid back"
in 17 reviews
"favorite beach"
in 11 reviews
"long beach"
in 5 reviews
"quiet beach"
in 6 reviews
"family oriented"
in 6 reviews
"get away"
in 11 reviews
"beach access points"
in 5 reviews
"dogs are allowed"
in 5 reviews
"family vacation"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All of the properties were dumps with tons of over grown vegetation, and most of the businesses were roach infested shacks!

2  Thank bivens3553
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Reviewed 15 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.

3  Thank Kennedy B
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Reviewed 8 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

3  Thank Christy R
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Reviewed 4 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

Thank 901jones
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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

Thank Heather S
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Reviewed 1 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

1  Thank Shephusky
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Reviewed 6 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.

2  Thank Michael O
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

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

1  Thank SpennyM58
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Reviewed 16 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.

5  Thank Runnindeer
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Reviewed 6 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!

2  Thank boswellpho2
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mammabert
March 20, 2018|
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Response from SaltySeaBean | Reviewed this property |
I would say look by Oak Island Pier. you can walk to beach and restaurants. fish markets and grocery short drive away easily can be reached by bicycle as well.
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Jpteacher
October 23, 2017|
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Response from Jennifer B | Reviewed this property |
TripAdvisor won’t allow me to put the link for the Beach/sand Wheel Chairs that Oak Islands Visitor Center allows guests to borrow, but you can find it here: Search google for: “sand wheelchairs oak island NC” When I... More
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darlin270
August 19, 2017|
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Response from brettgrundynan | Reviewed this property |
hi yeah it good swimming but id recommend not going on the island as it full of snakes there everywhere. plus the treasure hunters who are very rude. but its a lovely place the rocks are shape so be aware of them. and the... More
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