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Salvo Beach

Address: Salvo, Hatteras Island, NC
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Ranked #18 of 44 things to do in Salvo
Activities: Surfing
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Activities: Surfing
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Paducah, Kentucky
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I love this area so much more than the northern part of OBX. We were there in the fall, so it may not be the best representation, but it was quiet, quiet, quiet! I seriously counted 20 people as far as my eyes could see north or south. We walked for a couple miles south of where we entered the... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We rented a house in Salvo with 2 old college roommates of mine and their spouses. It is so peaceful in the Salvo area. A couple of stores, galleries, cafes and pizza within a short drive. It is a 20-30 min. drive north or south to a larger selection of food, stores, etc. But this is a wonderful location to... More 

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Tiffin, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Rented home near monito lane, second row of houses from beach!!! Walked short distance to salvo beach, and it is beautiful!!! Not super crowded and relaxing, can watch kiteboarders here as well :)

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Canton, Ohio, United States
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144 reviews 144 reviews
87 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We visited the day use park on the Sound side, just south of Salvo. It was a great little park with picnic tables it is accessible by walking or biking from Salvo or by car. The hurricane hit it hard and the shower and bathrooms were closed while we were there. Excellent sunsets. You can kayak, fish if you know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We are going to Salvo in spring with our longboards to surf. The rental in not on the beach. Is there public parking with beach access ? Or what is the best and easiest way to bring all the gear to the beach?.....i guess drop everything off with the car....return the car to the house....and walk. Any advise is appreciated.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great weather, rented a house on the beach, no other way to go!! 100 yards to the beach through the sand dunes and beach is gorgeous. Definitely recommend!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Peaceful, quiet, LOTS of beach to enjoy WITHOUT being "towel to towel". Our dog got to enjoy the beach for the first time too. Really amazing and not a tourist trap.

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Durham, North Carolina
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

The beach towns of North Carolina's Outer Banks are remarkably diverse, ranging from the sprawling commercial developments of Nags Head and Kittyhawk to the isolated communities of Ocracoke and Carova. If your preference is for something on the quieter end of that spectrum but somewhere you won't need a 4-wheel drive vehicle just to get to the beach, then Salvo... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We stayed in a house 1 street over from the homes on the beach or more accurately on this side of the huge dunes, my Wife & I are in our 50s & those dunes were one heck of a walk up then down the other side to the beach, & back again, that's the big & only downside to... More 

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Newport, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

One of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Salvo is hidden on Hatteras island, and a lot of people simply pass through Salvo, never stopping to see it's beauty. Sawgrass surrounds you, with plenty of area to drive 4x4 vehicles so you can get so close to the water. Birds are everywhere, fish are plenty, and this place is... More 

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