Ocean Isle Beach, NC is located in the middle of the South Brunswick Islands between Holden Beach and Sunset Beach, NC. The island has a high-rise bridge that spans over the Intracoastal Waterway and beautiful marshes. Ocean Isle is the most developed south Brunswick Island and offers an oceanfront fishing pier, a public boat launch facility providing you direct access to the Intracoastal Waterway from the island side. Ocean Isle real estate includes a large selection of vacation homes making the island a prime candidate for investing or just simply retiring.
The Ocean Isle Fishing Center that has some of the best fishing charters around. Come rent a jet ski or boat for the afternoon, then go Parasailing! They also have a great clothing and tackle store. If you are looking for some great local food, stop by their restaurant called “The Giggling Mackerel”.
Ocean Isle is well known for the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce Oyster Festival that is held every October. This festival celebrates with steamed oysters, shrimp and other seafood for all to enjoy. Over 100 Vendors bring their items to sell to the public while different live bands play. It is a great time of year to be at the beach!
Ocean Isle Beach, NC is located approximately 10 minutes from Sunset Beach and 15 minutes from Calabash, NC known to be “The Seafood Capital of the World”. Ingram Planetarium is also just a short drive away and offers an 85-seat domed theater with various learning experiences involving astronomy, energy, navigation, and space exploration. The Museum of Coastal Carolina offers family oriented activities with exhibits about coastal life, a touch tank, and a science hall.
Myrtle Beach, SC is just a short 20 minute drive south where one can shop the day away. Go and visit the wonderful outlet stores or visit some of the local theme parks such as Myrtle Waves or the NASCAR Speedpark.
If you have your own small private plane and you want to fly to visit our beautiful area there is the local Ocean Isle Beach airport. It is located only one mile from the Ocean Isle bridge that crosses over onto the island. Also there is the Myrtle Beach Airport is only a short 30 minute drive.
View our real estate listings in Ocean Isle Beach and see why it is an excellent choice for your vacation or retirement. The calm waves of the Atlantic and white sands are waiting for you.