NC Oyster Festival and Surf-Off in Ocean Isle Beach, NC

August 24th, 2011

Summertime may be winding down for most of us, but not in Ocean Isle Beach! On October 15th, 2011 the NC Oyster Festival will come to Ocean Isle Beach, and includes live entertainment, arts and craft vendors, the North Carolina Oyster Shucking Championship and Oyster Stew Cook-Off!

And to kick off the Festival, the NC Oyster Fest Surf-Off will be this September 10th and 11th between the Ocean Isle pier and Monroe Street beach access. Entries are open to anyone and the first heat starts at 8:00am on Saturday, the 10th.

If you’re ready to extend your summer fun as much as we are, contact our Ocean Isle Beach hotel staff today to book your room!

Ocean Isle Beach Wedding Planner Creates Ultimate Wedding Checklist

August 18th, 2011

If you’re planning your Ocean Isle wedding this fall in time for spring or summer, you probably already know about our beautiful hotel and wedding facilities in Ocean Isle Beach. But did you know our friends at Oceanfront Weddings of NC have created the “Ultimate Wedding Checklist”? Below are the links for each time frame and each includes a detailed list of issues you should address, so you can rest assured you will have the wedding of your dreams! For more information on holding your wedding in Ocean Isle Beach, contact them today!

Wedding Planner Timeline:

Hold Your Company Golf Tournament at The Pearl Golf Course in Brunswick County

August 14th, 2011

Brunswick County Golf CourseIf you’re looking to hold a golf tournament for your company or organization, the staff at The Pearl golf course in Sunset Beach is equipped to handle all of your needs! In the next two months, both Sherwin Williams and ATMC will be holding their annual company golf tournaments at The Pearl golf course, where they have two championship Dan Maples courses and a full bar and restaurant. Your group can enjoy lunch from their recently expanded menu and retreat to our oceanfront hotel in Ocean Isle Beach after the tournament, which is just a short five minute drive away. Contact our Ocean Isle hotel staff today for more information and pricing; we look forward to seeing you!

Take a Virtual Tour of our Ocean Isle Beach Facilities!

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!

Book Signings at Sunset Beach Trading Co. this Summer

July 26th, 2011

Sunset Beach: A History bookIf you’re in the market for a new beach read, why not pick up a copy of local author Jacqueline DeGroot’s mystery novels and have it signed by the author herself! Every Friday night this summer, Jacqueline will hold book signings and visit with her fans from 7-9pm at the Sunset Beach Trading Co. in nearby Sunset Beach. While there, check out her thrilling mystery series or her latest book, “Sunset Beach: A History”, which she co-wrote with local historian Miller Pope. It highlights the rich history of Sunset Beach and Ocean Isle Beach and is told through interviews of some of our area’s earliest residents.

The Sunset Beach Trading Co. is located at 423 Sunset Boulevard, just a short seven mile drive from our oceanfront hotel in Ocean Isle Beach.

Recommend Our Ocean Isle Beach Hotel on Facebook

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.

Win an Oceanfront Golf Getaway for Two!

July 11th, 2011

Myrtle Beach golf courseThe entire Islander Inn team is excited to be a part The Pearl Golf Course’s latest contest, which is valued at over $500! By simply filling out their submission form on their Calabash golf course website, you are automatically entered to win the ultimate “Oceanfront Golf Getaway for Two”, which includes two rounds of golf at The Pearl, two nights in one of our oceanfront rooms in Ocean Isle Beach, and dinner for two at The Isles Restaurant & Tiki Bar in Ocean Isle Beach. You only have the rest of this month to enter, so enter today and GOOD LUCK! We look forward to pampering the lucky winners when they get here!

If you’re interested in getting a group together for a “Stay and Play” golf weekend, check out our package with Fore-Travel, Carolina’s Golf Packaging Specialists!

Come Out to the Ocean Isle Beach Concert Series for Free Beach Music

July 7th, 2011

If you’re into beach music and shagging, you need to be in Ocean Isle Beach this summer! This year’s Ocean Isle Beach Concert Series is a free concert series at the Museum of Coastal Carolinas and runs through October 2, 2011. Below are the remaining scheduled concerts, all of which begin at 6:30pm and last until around 8:00pm. Visit our Ocean Isle Beach hotel’s site for more Ocean Isle Beach attractions available and we look forward to seeing you!

  • Museum of Coastal CarolinaJuly 8, 2011 – Craig Woolard Band (CWB)
  • July 15, 2011 – Continental Divide
  • July 22, 2011 – Tim Clark Band
  • July 30, 2011 – GB4 Band
  • August 5, 2011 – The Imitations
  • August 12, 2011 – Legends of the Beach
  • August 19, 2011 – Sea Cruz
  • August 26, 2011 – Carolina Breakers
  • October 2, 2011 – Craig Woolard Band

Watch Your Waistline While on Your Ocean Isle Vacation

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

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!