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Watermen's Retreat

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25682 Highway 12, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 27982
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My son and I are avid kiteboarders so this location is a no-brainer for us in terms of convenience and riding conditions. My wife, on the other hand, does not feel left out as she loves the upscale accommodations and awesome views from the waterside balcony. She has even started taking lessons herself. Even for those that are not info... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had an absolute blast at the hideaway. The accommodations were very clean and comfortable. The views and the way it is tucked away was amazing. The outdoor shower was a treat for all of us to try! It was great being so close to the restaurant and activities area at Real Watersports as well.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Watermen's is associated with the Real Kiteboarding facility right next door...very convenient. I went to their 3 day introductory school and stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment at Watermen's. Apartment was like new, well furnished and appointed with all the amenities. Restaurant was reasonably priced and food was solid. Went with a buddy and the overall experience was so top... More 

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DonnaPeele, Manager at Watermen's Retreat, responded to this review

Bob, so glad you enjoyed your stay! You guys were awesome and we loved having you here. See you next year with your wives. Donna More 

Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The condo was lovely and the check in staff was friendly. I just found the whole experience disappointing. Unless you are there to kite-surf there is absolutely nothing to do. The beach is nice, its a hike though and its pretty windy because of you being sandwiched between the sound and the ocean. There is no pool or hot tub... More 

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DonnaPeele, Manager at Watermen's Retreat, responded to this review

Sophia, Thank you for your review. I wish you had asked at the front desk regarding restaurants... could have definitely steered you in the right direction! Hatteras Island has some of the best that you will find on the east coast! Windy.... yes you are right. It usually is but again there are some tricks of where to go on... More 

Swan Point, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The watermens retreat is an awesome little place in a secluded town in the outer banks! Don't be fooled by the quaint location, there is TONS to do! The condos are very modern with very comfortable amenities. They are equipped with everything that you may need for your vaycay. The views are spectacular and the staff is very friendly. Although... More 

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DonnaPeele, Manager at Watermen's Retreat, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay at Watermen's Retreat! Please come back to see us soon. Rates will begin to be 20% beginning mid August. Lots of great weather still to come! More 

Zanesville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The condo was nicely designed. Nice balcony space. Did have problems with ceiling fan and light in bedroom, called front desk which pretty much said, sorry about your luck. Beds were very uncomfortable and found one of the slats on our bed was broke, and we're not big people. No beach access unless you drive, which gets old. Biggest plus... More 

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DonnaPeele, Manager at Watermen's Retreat, responded to this review

Kelly...Thank you for your feedback. We try very hard to make sure our clients are comfortable and have a good time! I will check out the bed situation and as shared from the front desk, the electrical issues with the ceiling fan had to be referred to an off island electrician. We hope you enjoyed Hatteras Island and you will... More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Waterman's Retreat was spectacular. Very affordable for the family. The condo was beautiful with state of the art appliances. They virtually thought of everything right down to the quality of the bed linens. I brought my family of 5 and we rented a 3 bedroom. It worked out great. We ate at the waterman's resturant each night. It is located... More 

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DonnaPeele, Manager at Watermen's Retreat, responded to this review

Super stoked you had a great time! We love Happy Clients! Please come back and see us. We have some discounted rates starting mid August... More 

Toronto, Ontario
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We have stayed here before and love staying at Watermen's. Great place good service! We hope to come back here again in next year. Anyone interested in traveling to the Outer Banks should really look into Watermen's.

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Donna P, Manager at Watermen's Retreat, responded to this review

Sam, super stoked to see you return again this year. Look forward to seeing you again soon. We have some great specials in the fall and the wind is great for kiting...maybe another trip? More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Third time I've hosted a group of friends at Watermen's Retreat in Waves, Cape Hatteras, NC. We had 12 folks the week of TripleS at Real Watersports. Watermen's is an amazing spot! And the restaurant is a jewel. I highly recommend!! I will be back!

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Charlie... Hope you guys had a great time! You are a great group of folks and it is always a pleasure to see you return. Some of your friends are coming back in August... hope to see you soon. More 

Santa Barbara, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Overall an amazing stay -- the accommodations and the staff are excellent. The only negative was a family with two very young children above us who were up at 6am every morning and did not keep the children from running around making much noise overhead. There was no sleeping in for us.

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Susan, I apologize for the early risers above you. Let's try to get you in the penthouse the next time you visit us... that will give you the top floor and incredible views. We hope to see you soon! More 

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