With a long history of hospitality on the North Carolina coast, we’re proud to share our love for the region through our collection of bespoke properties.

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North Carolina Coast

Chart Your Coastal Adventure with Our Area Guides

Set your sights on the North Carolina coast—a treasure trove of hidden gems and scenic splendor. Our North Carolina vacation properties provide the perfect gateway to explore this diverse region, which stretches over 300 miles and is lined with pristine beaches, historic lighthouses, and inviting small towns. Experience the surfing hotspots of Topsail Beach, the historic mysteries of Roanoke Island, and the laid-back charm of Oak Island. Enjoy activities like hiking, biking, and fishing, or take a biplane ride for an aerial tour of the lighthouses, the piers, the beaches, and much more. Keep scrolling to explore more about each of our North Carolina beach destination properties.

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Travel the North Carolina Coast

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Carolina Resort Collection is proud to share some of North Carolina’s top destinations.

Jennette's Pier historic landmark of the Outer Banks on Roanoke Island
Top Roanoke Island Experiences

Manteo & The Outer Banks

Take a leisurely stroll along the boardwalks of Manteo, where the echoes of maritime history mingle with the salty breeze. Or venture out to the Outer Banks, where miles of sandy shores and picturesque marshes beckon beachcombers and nature enthusiasts alike. From historic lighthouses and maritime museums, to wild horse tours and waterfront dining, the treasures of Roanoke Island await. On Manteo, stay at The Tranquil House Inn, enjoy dinner and drinks at 1587 Lounge, or plan a private celebration at The Waterfront Trellis event venue. Enhance your visit to Roanoke Island with our local area guide.
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Group of surfers on vacation in Surf City, NC
A Classic Beach Destination

Surf City, Topsail Island

Known for its friendly atmosphere and vibrant beach scene, Surf City, NC, is an ideal destination for vacationing surfers and beach lovers. Keep your eyes peeled, and you might even catch a glimpse of the beloved loggerhead sea turtles that call these waters home. Enjoy days filled with surfing, paddle boarding, and strolling along the Surf City Pier. Experience all the charm and adventure Surf City has to offer with a getaway to Loggerhead Inn & Suites.
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Fishing pier at Surf City, NC
A More Quiet Island Experience

Topsail Beach, Topsail Island

Experience the serene allure of Topsail Beach, where the rhythm of the waves sets the pace for a perfect island getaway. This tranquil locale offers a range of activities from leisurely beach strolls to fishing excursions at the local pier. As you explore the area, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, a sanctuary dedicated to protecting all species of marine turtles. Let our area guide be your compass for planning a memorable stay at Guest House Topsail.
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Oak Island Lighthouse
A Complete Coastal Escape

Oak Island “OKI”

Oak Island’s calling your name with its laid-back charm and stunning natural beauty. Highlights include the Oak Island Lighthouse and numerous access points to tranquil beaches. Whether you’re meandering along scenic trails, indulging in fresh-catch dining, or simply soaking in the glorious sunsets that paint the sky each evening, there’s an adventure waiting for you. Discover all the treasures this coastal paradise has to offer with a stay at The Beach House Motel & Suites.
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Oak Island beaches with houses and beach goers

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