About Cape Hatteras Island
The locality can probably best be described as the most uncongested resort area in the U.S. Hatteras Island is 50 miles long including Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Buxton (Cape Hatteras), Frisco and Hatteras. Anyone who desires may enjoy a sense of privacy to a degree of their own choosing while sun bathing, fishing, surfing, kite-boarding, shelling, and driftwood hunting.

Dress is Informal in Cape Hatteras. Water temperature suitable for swimming from mid-May through September. Numerous beach walks, slideshows, arts & crafts during the summer. Bring sunscreen, beach towels, beach chairs and camera.

Things to do
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Located less than 2 miles from our motel is the tallest brick and most famous light house in the world. You can observe the history of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse at the Museum. You may enjoy the beautiful beach from the top of the lighthouse.
Fatty's Ice cream and Gifts
Come get an unforgettable island experience with Fatty's treats and tours!  We offer everything from majestic local guided kayak tours to 24 flavors of delicious Hershey's ice cream, including toys gifts and other cool treats, we have it all!
Row boats
Outer Banks Motel has free row boats available for our guests to use in the Pamlico Sound. These boats are used primarily for netting Blue Claw Crabs and are kept in a creek basin about 150 ft. from the office. Oars and nets are provided at no charge.
Surfing, Wind Surfing, Kiteboarding
Windsurfing, as well as surfing, has become a big sport here at Cape Hatteras since conditions are ideal. Equipment may be rented in Buxton. We have the best wind on the Eastern Seaboard and are one of the closest motels to the famous "Canadian Hole." Cape Hatteras is known by many of the worlds best kiteboarders as the premiere location for the sport.
Burrus Flying Service
Hatteras Island Native, Dwight Burrus will treat you to a wondrous view of these beautiful islands as he shares his vast knowledge of the local history and his personal understanding of the resilience of these ribbons of land and its people.
Bird Watching
Cape Hatteras has the largest variety of birds in the U.S. Birders know Cape Hatteras as a place where sea, sand, and marsh combine to create exciting birding opportunities year-round. From majestic Tundra Swans to powerful Peregrine Falcons, the birds of the island are as varied as they are abundant and accessible.
Public Playground
Located across the street, 500 ft. south of the motel lobby. No beach is complete without a beach playground. Free access to this playground gives you yet another option here at the Beautiful outer banks. You can play tennis and enjoy your vacation while not forgetting your competitive spirit. Bring your racket and balls. It is free to play.
Located across the street from the motel lobby. It has earned a reputation for having stylish clothing and a selection of top name brands such as Patagonia, Dansko, and Birkenstock. The shop, open March through Christmas, carries clothing for men, women, and children, plus accessories and jewelry.
You may enjoy a refreshing massage by local massage therapist at In Touch Massage and Wellness Center.

Free Library
Our office has a free library. You are welcome to borrow a book or puzzle or donate one.
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