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Oak Island Beaches

Address: Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC
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Nashville, Tennessee
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

i have to admit, when driving to the oak island beach today, I wasn't expecting much. I just wanted to see the ocean. But I was pleasantly surprised on the beauty, cleanliness and overall quality of the beach. The sand was soft, the water was pretty and there were several rental houses along the road to stay in. The beach... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

We love going to Caswell beach near the Oak Island lighthouse. It's never been beach blanket to beach blanket. Very peaceful and relaxing!! And the people are always so friendly!!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

If you're looking to party this is not the right beach for you! We were able to rent an ocean front home with a pool and made our own fun. For daily activities I suggest: the Oak Island Light house, riding the ferry to Bald head island and touring the island with rented golf carts (call and reserve in advance..these... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Oak Island beach is a great beach if want to swim, surf, fish or just relax. No out of control drunkeness, cheesy hotels, kids running wild. Great family beach with permanent residents and rentals. For now free parking with easy beach access. Dog friendly too. Plenty of places to eat off the beach and a couple of restaurants on the... More 

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Clarksburg, West Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

If your looking for a beach without a crowd then this is the beach for you! Perfect place to take the family..dont have to worry about crowds or your kids getting lost. Everyone you meet on the beach is very friendly.. I love that you can fish right infront of your beach house! Its like your own private beach Highly... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The fish were running and the beach was cluttered with fisherman. Now, if you love to fish, it was a perfect time to be on the beaches. We like to shell and walk and photograph. Fisherman set up there lines away from water line, so you are constantly ducking under lines. Makes for a distracting walk. We love the beaches... More 

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Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We went to the beach nearly every day during the 4 plus weeks we were here. It was never crowded. There were so many public assess areas so we tried just about every access point from Caswell all the way to the Point on the western tip. The sunsets were just wonderful at the Point. Best of all our big... More 

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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Such a relaxing beach. If you want real privacy try the west end of the island.... It's like having your own private beach.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I have been to beaches all over the world. The water here might not be the clearest, but the waves are pretty small and the atmosphere is great. Look forward to many good years there.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

i guess all the kids and noisy people went to myrtle beach! this place was a little paradise! The only thing is that you had to PAY to go on the pier!!! what the heck??? otherwise it was great.

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