Motel Amenities


  • All rooms have been completely refurbished and the motel reopened in April of 2018.
  • Each room offers Dish Network with flat-screen televisions, a mini-fridge, microwave, coffee pot, new tankless water heaters where you will always get a hot shower, LED lighting, touch keypad locks, and comfortable beds.
  • WiFi is available in the motel and at the BayBreeze on-site privately owned restaurant.
  • Beach access is available from your room by heading East towards the State Ferry terminal and accessing the walking path to the beach or you can cross the street to Driftwood Drive which will dead end at the public boat ramp. Thebeach is amazing with quartz sand that won't burn your feet, shallow waters, no riptide, spectacular views, and perfect for the kids and pets to swim virtually any time. Oh, and at any given time, you may have the Outer Banks Wild Spanish Horses or some free-range cattle come pay you a visit!
  • The Bay Breeze restaurant offers delicious, fresh local seafood and a full bar for your dining pleasure steps from your campsite or motel room.
  • Boating access is available from either our private boat ramp which launches into Cedar Island Bay or through the NC State boat ramp which launches into Pamlico Sound. Both ramps can get you to deep water access and the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Rent canoes and kayaks on site from the rental office and spend an amazing day paddling through Cedar Island Bay on your own private eco-tour where you can search for the Outer Banks Wild Spanish Horses. Book online now!
  • Fishing is available on the property as well as all around us. Our most common catches are Speckled Trout, Flounder, Red Drum, Mackerel, Blue Fish, and Mullet. Charters are available in the area at great rates through local guides or you can find a great spot onshore or wade into the sound to catch dinner. An NC fishing license is required unless you are fishing with a charter guide.
  • Crabbing, clamming, and casting a net to catch local shrimp can be a fun way to spend your day and is a popular event.
  • Horseback riding on the beach is an awesome experience with either our 60 or 90 minute rides offered at our Outer Banks Riding Stables. Book by phone only at 252-515-9441 or stop in the Visitor Center for more information!
  • A new gazebo was recently added across from the restaurant with bench seating and a great view of Cedar Island Bay, offering a great place for our guests to eat lunch or dinner outside.
  • Horseshoe pit, volleyball court, and corn hole are also available at no cost to all resort guests.
  • Billiards and video games available in the restaurant
  • Coin laundry is located in our rear motel building with 2 coin washers, 2 dryers, and a folding table for your convenience. Change and detergent is available in the Visitor Center during business hours.
  • The Visitor Center & Gift Shop offers ice, firewood, soft drinks, bug spray, suntan lotion, shirts, hats, beach & swimming accessories, and other vacation essentials. It is open from 9m-6pm through September 30, 2021
  • Pet-Friendly beach and campground. Motel rooms are pet friendly and available for a nightly fee. There is also a new dog [park right across the street in the campground.
  • We are conveniently located at the Cedar Island Ferry where you can walk on, take your bikes or car to visit Ocracoke Island, and the other Outer Banks Islands for a day of exploring.