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Ready for the 2013 NC Oyster Festival?

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Maybe you like oysters, maybe you like festivals, maybe you just like the beach…no matter what it is that you’re looking for, the 2013 NC Oyster Festival has something for you!

The festival is scheduled to take place right here in Ocean Isle Beach, NC on Saturday, October 19th and Sunday, October 20th of this year. The #NCOysterFest is in its 33rd year, and we expect that many of the same activities will be available for visitors again this year – including things like a highly varied assortment of oyster and other seafood culinary treats, entertainment for the kids, live music, food and craft vendors, and the infamous Oyster Stew Cook-Off and Oyster Shucking Contest. Admission fees this year will be $5 per person (kids 8 & under are admitted for free). If you want to keep up with all of the latest news from the NC Oyster Festival, you can easily click this link to follow them on Facebook.

We would love the opportunity to have you as our guest here at The Islander Inn during the festival. Be sure to check our rates and availability online or call us at (888) 325-4753 to make your lodging arrangements. If you have any questions about our hotel, please feel free to reach out to us on Facebook or on Twitter, or via email at Thanks for stopping by our blog today and we look forward to seeing you soon at The Islander!

***Edited at 3:49PM on October 8, 2013 – If you’re looking for reservations and our site shows “Sold Out” for the time period you’d like to come, please continue to check back with us. Our flexible cancellation policy will allow those with reservations to cancel them until the weekend of the festival, so availability can open up at any time. Thanks for the great response to our post and we are very much looking forward to this event!!!***

Winter Wonderland All-Inclusive Wedding Package!

Friday, November 9th, 2012


Winter is a magical time to get married, especially when it’s by the sea! Oceanfront Weddings of North Carolina, in collaboration with The Islander Inn, is now offering the following wedding packages on beautiful Ocean Isle Beach, NC:

Winter Wonderland All-Inclusive Wedding Package

For up to 60 guests

November 2012 through March 16th 2013

Private Oceanfront Banquet Room (Friday or Saturday)

Ceremony at the Ocean Isle Beach Chapel

Two night stay in Oceanfront Room at the Islander Inn


DJ for the Reception

3 Tier Cake from Seaside Bakery

Ceremony Flowers including bride’s bouquet, 3 bridesmaids bouquet, 6 boutonnieres, 2 corsages

7 Reception Centerpieces

Buffet for up to 60 “The Wave” Package     (see selections online:

Package includes:  Event planner and staff (e.g, servers, bartender), cake cutting, white floor length linens, linen napkins, porcelain china, glassware and silverware. Gratuity and Tax included in price.  **Does not include alcohol

Total Package Price:       $4993.00 


Winter Wonderland Package Ceremony and Reception Package with Two Nights at the Islander Inn

Private Oceanfront Banquet Room (Friday or Saturday)

Ceremony at the Ocean Isle Beach Chapel

Two night stay in Oceanfront Room at the Islander Inn

Buffet for up to 60 “The Wave” Package

Total Package Price:      $3477.10

Make sure to book your dateTODAY! This special is for a limited time only and there are only so many weddings we can book during this time period. If you know of a friend or loved one who may be interested in our Winter Wonderland Wedding Package, please send them our way!

Oceanfront Weddings of North Carolina, and The Islander Inn, make wedding dreams come true.

Summer News Update!

Friday, June 8th, 2012
Here’s what’s new at The Islander Inn!
  • The Islander Inn oceanfront Tiki Bar is now open daily! In addition to our gorgeous beach, you can now enjoy a drink by the pool.
  • You can also join us at our sister restaurant, The Isles, for live music at their Tiki Bar every Wednesday and Thursday night from 7-until.
  •  Yoga classes are now offered on the beach every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday 7-8 (weather permitting) – 10.00 per person.
  •  We also have 4 bedroom 4 bath Villas available, inquire at our front desk or call 1.888.325.4753.
  • In addition to being on Facebook and Twitter, we are now on Google+!

See you at the pool! 

Take a Virtual Tour of our Ocean Isle Beach Facilities!

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

If you’re planning your Ocean Isle Beach vacation, why not get a sneak peak of what could be your Ocean Isle Beach hotel room and Ocean Isle’s finest restaurant, The Isles Restaurant! With our virtual tours, you can see your oceanfront room, both indoor and outdoor pools and the OIB beachfront.

Ocean Isle Beach NC Restaurants

We also encourage you to take the virtual tour of The Isles Restaurant and Tiki Bar, which shows you the whole restaurant from the tiki bar and the banquet room, which is one of the most popular wedding reception locations in Brunswick County.

Contact us online today to book your hotel in Ocean Isle Beach or call us at 888-325-4753 and to make your reservation at The Isles, call 910-575-5988!

Recommend Our Ocean Isle Beach Hotel on Facebook

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Ocean Isle Beach Hotel on FacebookIf you’re not a fan of our Facebook page, you are missing out on our latest specials, fun attractions in Ocean Isle Beach and restaurant specials from our friends at The Isles Restaurant & Tiki Bar! And in addition to the Facebook “Check-In” feature which allows you to tell your Facebook Friends you’re enjoying your vacation at our oceanfront hotel, Facebook will now let you “Recommend” our hotel to your friends. Simply visit our Ocean Isle hotel’s Facebook Page and type in your recommendation at the top right side of the page.

Watch Your Waistline While on Your Ocean Isle Vacation

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

OIB hotelHave you been working hard to maintain your dieting routine and don’t want to let it all go out the window while on vacation? While of course a little “cheating” is fine, we understand your dietary needs are important to you. That’s why our Ocean Isle hotel offers a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast with several healthy options for our guests to enjoy while on vacation. Breakfast items include bagels, English muffins, breakfast pastries, a variety of dry cereals, grits, fresh fruit, juice, coffee, and for those not watching their waistlines, waffles and sausage biscuits.  

Also, every room is equipped with microwaves, refrigerators and coffee makers so you can continue to save on calories while on vacation by buying pre-made salads, luncheon meats, and other low calorie or low carbohydrate lunch and snack items upon arrival. 

Looking to stay 5 or more nights? Save big on your Ocean Isle Beach hotel with our specials!

Pool Safety 101 from Ocean Isle Beach, NC’s Premier Oceanfront Hotel

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Ocean Isle HotelSummertime is in full swing at our hotel in Ocean Isle Beach, and we’re excited to have our indoor and outdoor pools and indoor Jacuzzi open! And in order for our guests to enjoy all of our amenities, we’ve compiled a list of pool safety tips. We look forward to a fun (and safe!) summer at the Islander Inn with our guests!

  • Make sure to apply plenty of sunscreen repeatedly throughout the day
  • Wait 20 minutes after eating before swimming
  • Be mindful of how much alcohol you consume
  • Closely watch children while in the water and never leave them unattended at the pool (Remember: floaties and floatation devices are not life jackets! Children with floatation devices still require adult supervision.)
  • Keep children away from pool drains, pipes and other openings 

Visit our site to book your summer vacation in Ocean Isle Beach, and don’t forget to check out our hotel specials!

Meeting Facility in Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

You already know about our Ocean Isle Beach wedding facility, but did you know we also provide local businesses and groups with the same space for their meetings? Our oceanfront hotel in Ocean Isle Beach has a spacious, casual meeting space that is over 600 square feet and can accommodate up to 50 people.  Our helpful staff is delighted to assist with coordinating all of your meeting particulars, including a portable PA system for music and microphone hookup. We can also arrange to provide refreshments, deluxe continental breakfast, or a catered lunch or dinner by our friends at The Isles Restaurant in Ocean Isle Beach

Does your group require lodging? We have both oceanfront or sound view rooms available, simply contact our Ocean Isle Beach hotel staff via our Contact Form for more information or call us directly at 1-888-325-4753!

Brunswick County, NC Golf Course’s Specials Help the Less Fortunate

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Our friends at The Pearl Golf Course in Ocean Isle Beach, NC are offering Winter Specials in an effort to help local charitable organizations this holiday season. Come on out to The Pearl for a round of golf and help the less fortunate at the same time!

The Pearl is participating in the Brunswick Family Assistance Can Food Drive by offering a special $35 rate to any player that brings in three canned or non-perishable  food items. (Three cans per player. Dates can only be booked 48 hours in advance.)

Brunswick County, NC Toys for Tots

They are also working with the local U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program this holiday season! Help children throughout the community experience the joy of Christmas by bringing in an unwrapped toy and receive a special $35 rate. (One toy per player. Dates can only be booked 48 hours in advance.)

Please note that The Pearl Golf Course Winter Specials are only good through Christmas Day.

Looking For A Great Restaurant in Ocean Isle Beach, NC?

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

We highly recommend you taking a visit to the only oceanfront restaurant in Ocean Isle Beach, NC The Isles Restaurant. With breathtaking sunsets and only the freshest local seafood and ingredients, we are sure that you will agree, that they are the best in fresh seafood in the area. Enjoy some after dinner cocktails at the restaurants oceanfront Tiki bar and listen to live music, while watching the waves crash and pelicans flying over head! Just a great experience overall. Check out their entire Restaurant Menu or follow them on Facebook. In May 2010 The Isles also won “Editors Choice” for restaurant in Ocean Isle, from the Ocean Isle Beach Visitors Guide!

The Isles Restaurant & Tiki Bar - Oceanfront- Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Beach shot of The Isles Restaurant