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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location is great and located right beside the pro shop (surfing, kite surfing, ...). The apartments are really spacious, beautiful, quiet, and clean. We stayed on the top floor in a 3 bedroom with a huge kitchen and living room. The staff are all super friendly. The only downside was the WiFI was not working during our whole stay... More 

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

We really appreciate you taking time to provide feedback for us. We are always wanting to make your trip more enjoyable. Thanks to specific feedback from our guests we were able to isolate the wi-fi problems and hopefully they have been resolved. As far as lawn maintenance.... I AGREE wholeheartedly 6:30am is WAY too early whether you are on vacation... More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our fourth stay at Watermen's. Very nice lodging with everything you need for a multi day stay. My wife and I stay here for 1 week each summer. We cook most of our own food and the kitchen setup is great. When the wind is blowing of course kiteboarding is what you do but be sure to stand... More 

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

We love our guests that come back to see us! So glad you enjoyed your trip. I have to agree the sunsets here are some of the BEST you will see anywhere! Thanks for visiting and we look forward to your return next year! Donna More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was truly impressed with the facilities and staff at Real. Ultra comfortable apartments, all kinds of top gear for rent, a massive surf shop on premisses, great restaurant and the friendliest staff at the perfect location for surf, sail or just plain RnR. l honestly can't imagine a better place to stay in the entire region. Definitely going back.... More 

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

Francisco, We aim to please! So glad you enjoyed your trip. Thank you for taking time to give us some feedback! Donna More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great upscale apartments. If you kitesurf this is an awesome place to stay. Only several things to improve: 1. The numbers on the combination lock that is used to close the kite storage are quite small and it is hard to see them. 2. The linens (sheets and pillows) could be better. I am not saying they are bad but... More 

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

Thanks for taking time to provide feedback. All really good points and we will look at incorporating some of ideas. We look forward to you heading back this way in the future! Donna More 

Fairfax, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome space - we had a 2 bedbroom condo. Great view of the sound. Was nice having the restaurant next door, but did not serve breakfast. Staff was very friendly. Maid service available upon request, but we did not use it. Great kitchen space. We are considering doing Thanksgiving in a 3-bedroom space this year.

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

Debbie, Thank you for taking time to post a review. We would LOVE to have you guys come back at Thanksgiving! Hope to see you then. donna More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Watermen's is terrific. The apartments next to REAL sports are well furnished and make it super easy to get out on the water when the wind is going. Also the staff are amazing and helpful! They will even stock up your fridge with food before you arrive, but don't make the mistake of not eating at Watermen's restaurant next door... More 

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

Super stoked you enjoyed Watermen's Retreat and we look forward to your next visit! donna More 

Detroit, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a great time there-our daughter was living in the area for the summer & we met her there for a 4 day vacay. Stayed at their condo 2 bedroom overlooking the sound. Had a kitchen that we enjoyed cooking & entertaining in (Had a party & plenty of room.) Unbelievable location one of the few places where you can... More 

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

Thanks for taking time to give us a review. You are right... it is unique that you can see the sunrise and sunset over water from the same spot. Hatteras Island is a truly amazing spot. We look forward to seeing you again in the future! Donna More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed our stay. The suite was lovely, comfortable and well equipped. It was quite private considering all the comings and goings. We especially enjoyed the food and beverage at Waterman's Grill! There's not much in the immediate vicinity with such an offering.

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

Thank you for taking time to give us some feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your return! Donna More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our trip to watermens was perfection. Donna was available both before our trip, and while we were there for any questions. Our apartment was beautiful, clean, and with gorgeous views from the balcony. Options to go out for meals or cook at home allowed for easy decision making while we were on vacation. We love this place and have already... More 

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Thank you for taking time to review Watermen's Retreat. Super stoked you had a great time! We look forward to your return trip. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent the week in one of the large 3 bedroom condos. The unit was perfectly appointed. Upscale while not be pretentious. The location is simply perfect. I enjoyed having a perfect (and large) kitchen where I made my daily breakfast. For lunch, I enjoyed the Watermen's Grill which is excellent! I highly recommend this place! I am going back!

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Kristen, So glad you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again. Donna More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Watermen's Retreat is designed with three living floors, all with breathtaking views of the Pamlico Sound and Atlantic Ocean. The first floor consists of six 1,000 sq ft, 2 bedroom/1.5 Bathroom units. The 2nd and 3rd floors have larger spaces with four 1,500 sq ft 3 bedroom/2.5 Bathroom units on each floor. Whether you choose "Waterfront" or "Waterview," you will be treated to plenty of Pamlico Sound and Atlantic Ocean views and the best sunrises and sunsets on the planet! All Watermen's Retreat Condominiums feature: Teak Floors, Tile Bathrooms, Carpet Bedroom (all new), 2 or 3 Bedrooms, all with king and queen sized beds. Full Kitchen with Granite Cocktail Bar, Great Room with Leather Furniture and Waterviews, Flat Screen TVs, DVD, CD and MP3 Stereo, Wireless Internet, Waterfront and/or Waterview Decks, Gear Storage, Covered Parking and Elevator. Watermen's Hideout has been added in 2015. This two bedroom cottage is waterfront and pet friendly. We are within a very short walk to REAL Watersports and Watermen's Bar & Grill. We do partial weekly rentals. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Watermen's Retreat

Address: 25682 Highway 12, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 27982
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Hatteras Island > Waves
Price Range: $199 - $389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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