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Beautiful place to watch the sunset and take family pictures. Kayakers were paddeling during... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Smithtown, United States
great break from the waves with the dog

our dog doesnt like waves so we went for an afternoon and it was great. the water was warm shallow... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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Salvo, Hatteras Island, NC 27968
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Beautiful place to watch the sunset and take family pictures. Kayakers were paddeling during sunset. Families were together walking along the shore.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 830carminel
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

our dog doesnt like waves so we went for an afternoon and it was great. the water was warm shallow and our dog loved it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mghawaly
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Great area for swimming with children and dogs and learning to paddle board! Took our two dogs recently and had a blast. Has a restroom and wash area. Very clean!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GrandmomDB
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I was here once before about ten years ago when the cemetery was in better shape and we were allowed in to view the graves. Some dated back to the Civil War. The hurricanes and storms have taken their toll on this cemetery. I thank...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank deebug2470
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Old, closed Salvo Campground is now used as a Day Use recreation area with parking, restrooms and beach area on Sound. Walking distance to Surf side. Beautiful dunes, sunny skies and clear waters make this a fantastic spot for beach activity. As a wee child...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Augustus V
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for a nice place to stay that isn't overly commercialized then you can't beat the Rodanthe/Waves/Salvo area.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank yourfatmomma
Reviewed 9 September 2017

All part of the beach is not for swimming. You need to see the board of public access and go there. There is fine if you swim at the wrong part. There is parallel road beside beach, beach house near by it, make this beach...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank sanju_222323
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Last year when we went here we thought we had found the ideal place to take our grandkids the next time we vacationed here. This year we took our grand children here and they were having a great time. While the grandkids played my husband...More

Date of experience: August 2017
9  Thank gogranny60
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This beach was quiet and small but perfect for relaxing. There is a grass area which has picnic tables and then it goes to a beach area perfect for reading a good book.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank dreamergirl4686
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We went here after a rainy morning and it was a bit cool heading there, but the dunes blocked the wind once we got on the beach. The waves were somewhat scary for our nine year old, so put his life jacket on, but it...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jefferjo
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12 January 2019|
Response from GrandmomDB | Reviewed this property |
There are specific access sites where you are allowed to drive on the beach with a permit. Search info for Outer Banks driving on the Beach. This site will not allow me to attach links. Hope this helps.