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Address: Salvo, Hatteras Island, NC
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Great beach..been coming down for years! Have the beach all to yourself! Peace and quite, lots of fish! Perfect place for friends and family gatherings!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Aaron B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beach..been coming down for years! Have the beach all to yourself! Peace and quite, lots of fish! Perfect place for friends and family gatherings!

Thank Aaron B
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Very comfortable clean beach house with semi ocean front views. Loved the decks, hot tub and pool. The house is well stocked and met our every need. There is a little hike to beach access and crossing the dunes can be difficult - but well worth any effort. Almost like having our own private beach. Beautiful star-lit sky and a... More 

1 Thank Rboone58
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Once again thoroughly enjoyed the fabulous waves of the Outer Banks. Not overcrowded & relatively clear water. Good for an easy-going vacation. As most would say, the biggest bummer was the traffic onto & off of the island.

Thank mcbusymom
Syracuse, New York
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The Salvo beach was a changing world in and of itself! While we frequented it mostly during the day and enjoyed the salt breezes and the sand between our toes, the surf, shells, crabs, and sea birds, we also realized that it was something entirely different at night, with the magnificent star show and crab performers. The posted rules and... More 

1 Thank WRCathcart
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52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

What can I say the beach is big and no crowds. We stayed at Tern to The Sea Colony Drive. Very nice house one row back. Now the dunes were tough on my 70year old mom. cactus and hot Sand wear water shoes. Loved the house everything we needed. Loved watching the sun set sO wonderful

Thank eeseasdaszds
Danville, Virginia
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84 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

In our experience, this is one of the very few beaches left that isn't crowded . We have visited several times and every visit is so very pleasant, with just a few groups scattered along the beach. There is the remnant of a Civil War shipwreck visible in the water at a point just off shore. That gives us a... More 

Thank Dini35
Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
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343 reviews
179 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Salvo beach day use area is a great alternative to the ocean side beaches. The water is calm and good for younger kids. Lots of water sports like wind surfing, kite surfing ect. There are bathrooms but not much else for amenities. Come prepared

3 Thank BinMckin
Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Saw an awesome sunrise from the Salvo beach, just a few mins walk from our motel. Best place to have a peaceful beach time.

Thank ParamitaGhosh
Green, Ohio
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We have been vacationing in the Outer Banks for 5 years now but we have never stayed in salvo, this past summer was our first time in salvo and I have nothing negative to say about it. Are house was located on Colony Dr. On the "Surf" side of the island, the beaches where very clean but there was about... More 

3 Thank Jeff4529
Newport, North Carolina
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111 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Salvo is a gorgeous strip of sand below Rodanthe as you travel down scenic Hwy 12, towards Hatteras. The beach is pristine, and not very well known, but for four wheel drive enthusiasts its a dream come true. Sometimes you are the only one there. There are no attractions other than the Atlantic and a convenience store or two, but... More 

2 Thank kdhbeachbum

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