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Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach

Ocracoke, NC
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we love ocracoke. we love the beach. we always go just a bit past the lifeguard area. the beach... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
Whitehall, Pennsylvania
Restrooms and outdoor showers, lifeguard on duty.

Beautiful and not crowded beach. Walking distance from the airport. We enjoyed swimming and... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
Siler City, North Carolina
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

we love ocracoke. we love the beach. we always go just a bit past the lifeguard area. the beach is wide , beautiful, and wild. no houses, no noisy boardwalks, no shops. just sand, surf, and sun. we do enjoy that there is a little...More

Thank ipbchlvr
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Beautiful and not crowded beach. Walking distance from the airport. We enjoyed swimming and sunning all afternoon.

Thank Maresnest19
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Easy access with plenty of parking, changing rooms, bathrooms, outdoor shower, water fountains and lifeguards. If you continue up the road a mile or so there is a neat pony enclosure on the left.

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed these beaches. Clean water and sand. We went seashell hunting. Found some nice ones! Possible fossil too. Uncrowded, friendly visitors. Only warning is that is was very rough. Watch young kids carefully. Water temperature was outstanding. Like bath water. Lots of porpoises to...More

1  Thank Ktay1975
Reviewed 28 August 2016

My husband and I spent an afternoon at this beach... It is beautiful! Expansive beach and great surf! The dunes and sea grasses are lovely against a background of blue sky and luminous clouds!

Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice beach. Of course the lifeguards make it much safer. Ocracoke is extremely laid back and a fun place to visit.

Thank kledfoodlove
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Just totally unspoiled, gorgeous sand. Nice ramp to and from beach. Shower and changing facilities. Not crowded because the island isn't in general. Amazing amazing beach.

Thank lawa306
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

There aren't many beaches left that are completely undeveloped...no buildings at all. Perfect. The lifeguard beach is a great way to enjoy this pristine area. Parking area, bathrooms and sand showers right off of the beach, and a nice ramp to get to the sand....More

Thank 379aprilh
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Go at sunrise for the best chance of shelling. Best places for shells are the farthest North point and then park at the Airport and walk towards the southpoint you'll find a good shell line in the morning after high tide!

Thank 16pawzva
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We really only visited this beach at night, since we had a (CHNS) campsite on the beach and house in town. It was full moon, so we headed the whole 1.5 minutes from town to beach several times after sundown. The beach is spotlessly clean,...More

Thank Nancy W
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Response from CJ8_Jeep |
Yes. Pop up canopies are allowed. Great spot for families.
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19 September 2016|
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Response from Toni G | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at Ocracoke Harbor Inn. The prices were decent. They have golf carts and bicycles for rent. The ladies that work the desk there are BEYOND fantastic!