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Outer Banks: Rodanthe

Rodanthe, a small village surrounded by the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, offers a beautiful retreat in the heart of the Outer Banks. It has access to the sound which is best known for its kiteboarding and windsurfing plus beautiful beaches on either side making it the perfect location for those wanting to enjoy the sand and sea. This peaceful quaint village sets the tone for the outdoor enthusiast, those that enjoy fishing, kayaking, kiteboarding, surfing, swimming, shell hunting, sunbathing or just relaxing at a cottage with the family.

Located on the easternmost point of the Outer Banks, Rodanthe is part of the Tri-Villages. Rodanthe, Waves, and Salvo are all close in proximity and give you access to plenty of exciting activities, dining, and adventure. Rodanthe was made famous by the Nicholas Sparks novel and movie of the same name and you might even be able to see the famous "Inn" during your time here. Browse through some of the dining and activity options then find your perfect Rodanthe vacation rental for your next trip here. 

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Rodanthe Dining

There are plenty of options for delicious cuisine throughout the Tri-Villages. Whether you're in the mood for some delicious, local seafood or something a little more unique, you'll have plenty of options during your time in Rodanthe. There are also several stores nearby to pick up some ingredients for a delicious meal in your vacation rental. Start your planning now! 

  • Good Winds Restaurant: Delicious food at a reasonable price with some of the most spectacular sunsets on the Outer Banks.
  • Lisa's Pizzeria: Legendary on Hatteras Island for Italian favorites like hand-tossed pizza, calzones submarines sandwiches, and more.
  • Neptune's Kitchen and Dive Bar: Bar and grill with waterfront dining, karaoke, and live music.

Rodanthe Activities

We know you could probably spend your entire vacation relaxing on the sandy shore or making memories with loved ones in your vacation rental but you might want to try something new as well. There are many fun things to do in Rodanthe as this little slice of heaven gives you access to the best of both worlds with both the bay and ocean on either side of you. Rodanthe is part of the Hatteras Island community and that comes with all the rich history of the area. 

Chicamacomico Life Saving Station gives you a peak into the past of the area with regular reenactments of what it was like for crews to rescue shipwrecks back in time. You can explore the station and learn a bunch about what these crews had to go through to keep sailors safe. You can also pick up some gear from the local surf shop to try out surfing, kiteboarding, or windsurfing for the first time. Having the ocean and the sound on either side of you gives you plenty of options for enjoying the water throughout your trip! 

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.