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Oak Island Beaches

Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC
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Heaven on Earth

No other place like Oak Island... beautiful beaches and wonderful people come give it a try and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oak Island, North Carolina
Last minute vacation

Came to Oak Island last minute as original vacation plan was affected by storms. Would come back... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“great beach” (24 reviews)
“myrtle beach” (31 reviews)
“public access” (14 reviews)
Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No other place like Oak Island... beautiful beaches and wonderful people come give it a try and fall in love just like I did

Thank lisaswalters
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came to Oak Island last minute as original vacation plan was affected by storms. Would come back here. Quiet and relaxing water still warm some waves from storms.

1  Thank SaltySeaBean
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This place sure is a hidden gem. Homes right along the coast. LIterally the dunes are all that separates most of the homes. Ample space to lounge and play on the beach from sunrise to sunset. Sand bars to walk on with the grandkids. Adult...More

Thank RickiePooFan
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I understand there was some sort of rock debris thrown up, which is what the beach at 40th Street is like. It's not that nice to have to pick your way through, or stub your toe. However, at 14th Street, there are no rocks, there...More

1  Thank m1a2tanks
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I never have heard of a small island in North Carolina called Oak Island, but I can tell you now that my days could easily turn into months, then years.. I see a flourishing beach town with a stretch of beach rentals miles long... beautiful.....More

1  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The beach is very clean. not crowded. nice relaxing vacation. I would recommend this beach to everyone

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

i have been here several times and love it every time. the island has not changed much and that's a good thing. some new restaurants , beaches are beautiful

1  Thank Leda B
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I have traveled around the world… Been to beaches in the Caribbean, beaches along the Atlantic, and the Pacific. I have been to Hawaii… If there's a beach I will find it. I call Oak Island home, although I was not born and raised here....More

1  Thank TerrapinPaul
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Caswell Beach section of OKI is our favorite beach! You can see the Lighthouse and Bald Head Island! The beach is pet friendly! From the beach you can see cargo ships going in/out of the Cape Fear River Basin. Caswell Beach has their own turtle...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We came here Labor Day weekend to chill out and relax. This island is calm; not overrun with franchises. It's local shops, restaurants and businesses. That makes it perfect for chill-axing.

Thank Catherine B
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24 October 2017|
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Response from Capt65 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, contact the visitor center for details. They also have Sand Wheelchairs you can borrow.
20 August 2017|
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Response from Mary L | Reviewed this property |
Most definitely!
Carol A
31 July 2017|
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Response from Julie G | Reviewed this property |
Allowed on a leash and must pick up doggy doo