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Outer Banks: Nags Head

The town of Nags Head holds some of the oldest single-family beach cottages on the Outer Banks and is also the home of Jockey’s Ridge, the largest sand dune on the East Coast. Families will enjoy this quaint town, old-style charm, and plenty to do including public fishing piers and beautiful beaches to relax and enjoy the sun. Browse our selection of Nags Head vacation rentals and start planning your trip to the Outer Banks today!

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Nags Head Beach Accesses

An estimated 41 Public Beach Accesses in Kitty Hawk (located on Virginia Dare Tr. – AKA “The Beach Road”, starting at MP10 at Albatross St and run through MP26 at Coquina Beach.) For detailed information regarding Nags Head Beach Accesses click here.


  • Items left on the beach or under/on walkways to beach after sunset are subject to confiscation. Please take all beach gear back to your rental each night.

Additional Amenities

Outer Banks Family YMCA3000 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head – Weekly and Daily Memberships are available for a FEE, call 252-449-8897 for more information.

(Mon- Fri 5:00 am – 9:00 pm; Sat 8:00 am – 6:00 pm; Sun 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm)

  • 6 Lane Indoor Lap Pool (open year round- lifeguard. Swim lessons and aquatic exercise classes are available throughout the year)
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Splash Park with 2 Pools (opens Mid May)
  • Sauna
  • Fitness Center
  • Locker Rooms and Showers
  • Full Court Gym
  • Racquetball Courts
  • Child Care
  • Scheduled Group Exercise Classes

Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge

Nags Head offers up incredible views and surrounds you with scenic beauty, but a trip to Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge takes you even further into this majestic wild. A day spent exploring this protected, coastal barrier island is sure to excite the mind and imagination. Get up close to nesting habitats that keep migratory bird species thriving. Helpful staff are on-hand to answer questions you may have and point out interesting wildlife along the way.

Stay and Savor the Outer Banks

All of the Outer Banks is beautiful but there’s something about a stay in Nags Head that makes a trip exceptional. Let us set you up in a property that meets your every need. Contact us today to start planning your next adventure and to book your Nags Head rental today!

Nags Head Map

South Nags Head Map

a bunch of kids jumping down a sand dune in nags head nc
paraglider taking flight over a sand dune in nags head nc

Travel Tip: Community Amenities/ Restaurants/ Non-Essential Businesses

Community amenities, restaurants, gyms, etc. may have modified hours or other limitations during your stay. Brindley Beach Vacations cannot guarantee nor do we have control over the availability of these businesses. We suggest you call ahead to local businesses to confirm their hours, purchase tickets, or make advanced reservations when possible.