Nestled between Wilmington, NC, and Myrtle Beach, SC, is Ocean Isle Beach. A bridge crosses the Intracoastal Waterway to get you from the mainland to this barrier island. It's a great vacation spot for families, couples and groups of friends looking for a laid-back beach with restaurants, bars and shops.

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4.8
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JANUARY DEALS! - RENOVATED Oceanfront Condo, Sleeps 4, Close to Everything!
4 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Experience vacation in Ocean Isle Beach with our Condo, JANUARY DEALS! - RENOVATED Oceanfront Condo, Sleeps 4, Close to Everything!. Enjoy amenities such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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4.9
Outstanding(219 Reviews)
Condo
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Oceanfront Condo with Pool
4 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Condo in Ocean Isle Beach, for $170 per night is great for your next (business stay, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Welcome to Mermaid's Tale!
4.9
Outstanding(237 Reviews)
House
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Charming Ocean View Home With Private Hot Tub And Community Pool
12 guests · 4 bedrooms · 3 baths
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Are you ready to indulge in a relaxing getaway? Our House in Ocean Isle Beach has everything you need for a rejuvenating stay. Treat yourself to Charming Ocean View Home With Private Hot Tub And Community Pool's exceptional amenities, such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi.

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4.3
Excellent(1,125 Reviews)
Inn
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Ocean Isle Inn
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

This Inn for $69 in Ocean Isle Beach, is perfect for your next (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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4.9
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Condo
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Ocean Front Condo - Beautiful beach and views
16 guests · 4 bedrooms · 5 baths
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

The best choice in Ocean Isle Beach for Condo, for $414 per night for your (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Sundowners! We love to watch the sunset with a glass of wine.
5.0
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Romantic Get-away For Two
2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Condo in Ocean Isle Beach, for $75 per night is great for your next (business stay, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Beautiful Ocean Isle Beach Views; Excellent Sunrises at the Windjammer Condo
6 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 baths
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Indulge in a peaceful retreat at Beautiful Ocean Isle Beach Views; Excellent Sunrises at the Windjammer Condo, our elegant Condo in Ocean Isle Beach. Enjoy amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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Ocean Isle Beach Studio with Patio - 1 Mi to Pier!
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

This Condo in Ocean Isle Beach, is the right price for your (business stay, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.) today!

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Ocean Isle Beach

Ocean Isle Beach travel guide

Let us help you plan your perfect Ocean Isle Beach vacation. Our travel guide highlights things to do, places to see, favorite vacation rental amenities in Ocean Isle Beach, and more.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Ocean Isle Beach?

  • Internet / Wifi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Air conditioner

About Ocean Isle Beach

The island is divided with the east side to the left of the bridge and the west side to the right. These are reference points for where to stay and what to do in Ocean Isle Beach.
  • Beach: The beach stretches for seven magnificent miles of white sand. Go shelling, swim or venture out in a kayak. In the summer, you might see a sea turtle hatchling.
  • Museum of Coastal Carolina: This museum is a great break from the beach where kids of all ages learn about the coast. Interactive exhibits let visitors explore marine life and reefs.
  • Ocean Isle Beach Pier: The pier is a gathering spot for locals and visitors to fish, play pool or hang out in the arcade.

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Ocean Isle Beach, NC?

Ocean Isle Beach, NC is a popular vacation destination for beach-goers and families alike. Here are some of the must-visit attractions:

  • Museum of Coastal Carolina
  • Ocean Isle Beach Pier
  • Ocean Isle Beach Park
  • Bald Head Island Lighthouse

The Museum of Coastal Carolina offers interactive exhibits and educational programs about the area's natural and cultural history. Ocean Isle Beach Pier is a great spot for fishing and sightseeing. Ocean Isle Beach Park is a great place to relax and take in the beautiful scenery. Finally, the Bald Head Island Lighthouse is a historic landmark that offers stunning views of the ocean.

How can I get around in Ocean Isle Beach, NC?

You can get around in Ocean Isle Beach, NC in the following ways:

  • By car
  • By bike
  • By foot

You can also take a shuttle bus or hire a taxi to get around the town.

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Ocean Isle Beach, NC?

Ocean Isle Beach, NC offers a variety of affordable accommodations for all budgets. Here are four great options:

  • Ocean Isle Inn - This hotel offers comfortable rooms with amenities like a pool, free Wi-Fi, and a complimentary breakfast.
  • Sea Trail Plantation - This resort features spacious villas with full kitchens, golf courses, and an outdoor pool.
  • Islander Inn & Suites - This hotel features an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi, and complimentary breakfast.
  • Bridgeview Hotel & Suites - This hotel offers rooms with balconies, a pool, and free Wi-Fi.

What is the culture like in Ocean Isle Beach, NC?

Ocean Isle Beach, NC is a small town located along the Atlantic coast of North Carolina. It is known for its white sand beaches, lush vegetation, and friendly atmosphere. The culture in Ocean Isle Beach is relaxed and welcoming, and offers a variety of activities and attractions for visitors and locals alike.

  • Outdoor Activities: Ocean Isle Beach is full of outdoor activities, from swimming and sunbathing to fishing, boating, and golfing.
  • Local Events: The town hosts a variety of events throughout the year, such as the annual Shrimp Festival and the Summer Concert Series.
  • Entertainment: The town is home to a variety of entertainment venues, such as the Ocean Isle Beach Pier and the Museum of Coastal Carolina.
  • Cuisine: Ocean Isle Beach is known for its seafood restaurants, which serve up fresh catches from the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Nightlife: The town has a lively nightlife scene with a variety of bars, pubs, and nightclubs.

Is Ocean Isle Beach, NC safe to travel to?

Ocean Isle Beach, NC is a safe place to travel to. Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind while visiting:

  • Stay aware of your surroundings.
  • Be mindful of the local laws and regulations.
  • Follow the safety guidelines set by local authorities.

What are the popular shopping destinations in Ocean Isle Beach, NC?

  • Ocean Isle Beach, NC is a popular shopping destination for tourists and locals alike.
  • Some of the most popular shopping spots include:
    • Ocean Isle Beach Pier
    • Island Passage Boutique
    • The Island Tackle and Hardware Store
    • The Islander Gallery and Gifts
  • These stores offer a variety of items for visitors to purchase, ranging from beachwear to souvenirs.

Where is Ocean Isle Beach, NC?

Ocean Isle Beach, NC is located in Brunswick County, on the Southern coast of North Carolina. It is a popular vacation destination, known for its beautiful beaches, golf courses, and fishing piers. The town is home to a variety of restaurants, shops, and other attractions.

What are the top things to do in Ocean Isle Beach, NC?

Ocean Isle Beach, NC is a great destination for a beach vacation. Here are some of the top things to do:

  • Visit the Museum of Coastal Carolina
  • Go fishing or crabbing in the Intracoastal Waterway
  • Relax on the beach and soak up the sun
  • Enjoy a round of golf at one of the local courses

No matter what you choose to do, you are sure to have a great time in Ocean Isle Beach, NC!

What do I need to know before visiting Ocean Isle Beach, NC?

Before visiting Ocean Isle Beach, NC, it's important to know:
  • The beach is open year-round, but the peak season is from May to August.
  • The town is home to a variety of restaurants, shops, and activities.
  • There are a variety of accommodations available, from hotels to vacation rentals.
It's also important to remember that Ocean Isle Beach is a small town, so it's important to book accommodations in advance and plan ahead. Additionally, it's a good idea to bring sunscreen and comfortable shoes for walking on the beach.

What is the price range for rentals in Ocean Isle Beach?

Vacation rentals in Ocean Isle Beach have a price range between $49-$2,476. The average price for rentals in Ocean Isle Beach is $365 per night.

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