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Rest in Comfort in our Newly Renovated Rooms

Our 16-room motel building was completely renovated in 2018 & remodeled again in December of 2021 with new paint, furnishings & new vinyl plank flooring to provide a comfortable place for you to stay that is just footsteps away from our beautiful white sandy beaches as well as a full-service privately owned restaurant. A new furniture package was added including new paint and new vinyl plank flooring. You may choose from a king room with a king size bed, or a standard room with 2 queen beds. Parking is available right outside your front door.

Office & Gift Shop Hours
The office & gift shop will be open from 9:00AM to 5:00PM Monday-Saturday and 9:00AM to 3:00PM Sunday. 
Office is now located at 120 Driftwood Drive - campground entrance

The Bay Breeze on-site restaurant is privately owned and operated is now serving lunch & dinner Tuesday thru Saturday. Please plan accordingly for our guest who will be on site Sunday & Monday. The restaurant is currently closed those days due to staffing issues. For more information and specific opening & closing times please call the restaurant at 252-225-0248 or visit their website www.baybreezerestaurantbar.business.site/

Welcome to Cedar Island's Rustic Resort & Motel

Located in beautiful Cedar Island, North Carolina, just 45 miles east of Morehead City, we are your first stop in the Outer Banks! We are located on the Pamlico Sound, which boasts breathtaking views, beautiful natural beaches with quartz sand, a full-service campground, motel, restaurant, sports bar, horseback riding on the beach, and many more outdoor activities. We have a boat ramp on-site to launch your small boat, canoe, kayak, or jetski and there are 2 deep water boat ramps that will launch you into Pamlico Sound. Come enjoy the beauty of Cedar Island where you can simply relax in peaceful tranquility, or be as active as you would like on your vacation in the Outer Banks! Your room will feature comfortable beds, hot showers with tankless never ending hot water,  Dish Network, tub & shower combo, a mini fridge, microwave, coffee pot & free coffee, single story building and only steps to the beach. The restaurant is not open for breakfast so please plan accordingly.
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Fun Things To Do
  • Take a horseback ride on the beach & through the water with one of our stable guides
  • Walk the beach and search for the herd of wild horses
  • Pamlico Sound offers world-class Red Drum fishing & some of the best fishing on the east coast
  • Take the on-site ferry to our neighboring Ocracoke Island in the Outer Banks
  • Rent canoes and kayaks on site from the rental office
  • Visit the playground, play volleyball or horseshoes in our campground
  • Boating available in both Pamlico Sound from the public boat ramp or Cedar Island Bay from our private boat ramp
  • Catch fish, oysters, clams, and crabs for dinner
  • Purchase fresh seafood locally from local vendors and fish houses for delicious meals
  • Visit Cape Lookout National Seashore and tour the lighthouse
  • Local duck hunting guides available in the area
  • Fishing Charter Guide services available in the area
  • Take a day trip to Beaufort for shopping and visit the Maritime Museum
  • Visit the Waterfowl Museum in Harker's Island, and learn about our Down East Heritage
  • Spend your day at our beautiful beach & forget about everything accept enjoying life. 
  • Take in our awesome sunrises and sunsets!
  • Take a walk and watch the otters and ducks play in the bay.

We have a friendly staff that is eager to serve you! Book your room now and come enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of the Pamlico Sound and Cedar Island Bay. Enjoy your stay!

Motel Room

Welcome to Cedar Island Motel. A rustic resort in the beautiful Outer Banks located at the Cedar Island Ferry. Enjoy our newly renovated motel rooms. All rooms have a mini-fridge, microwave, coffee, free wifi, Dish Network, comfortable beds & hot showers.

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