Come visit the Brunswick Islands in North Carolina and experience a sense of pure relaxation while you create unforgettable memories. Ocean Isle Beach is a readily accessible island permitting an easy trip to visit paradise.
A unique beach community, Ocean Isle Beach is perfectly suited for families. Check out the beach view from our popular Ocean Isle Inn on the Ocean Isle Beach Webcam. The gently sloping beach offers gentle surf usually without strong currents. The wide expanse of sugar fine sand is ideal for building sandcastles and other activities that build memories. There are no bright lights, heavy traffic or other commercialism. Water temperature is on the average 10 degrees warmer than the Outer Banks area. Mild seasonal changes offer beach enjoyment year round!
With the multitude of activities the area has to offer you can enjoy various types of boat and jet ski rentals, a day on a fishing charter boat, playing on the many championship golf courses here and in the surrounding areas and kayaking or canoeing the Intracoastal Waterway. Be sure to visit the local stores and shops, restaurants, ice cream shop, and amusements near by such as mini-golf, arcades and the bicycle and boogie board rentals. On Friday evenings throughout the summer bring a beach chair and your picnic basket to the Museum of Coastal Carolinas and enjoy a free outdoor concert.
Ocean Isle Beach is known as the “Gem of the Brunswick Islands.” It is located midway between Wilmington, NC, to the north and Myrtle Beach, SC, to the south. It shares the Brunswick Island status with Sunset Beach and Holden Beach and runs east to west, offering phenomenal sunrises and sunsets both. The modern bridge recently installed connects Ocean Isle to the mainland and spans to the marsh savannas.