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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We drove from Toronto to Waves (960 Miles) hoping we could outrun Hurricane Matthew. Wrong! We got blown off road, pinned into a sand dune on Hwy 12 about 10 miles from our destination - Waterman’s Retreat. The next day Trip Foreman (owner) and Luke Johnson (my kite instructor) helped us dig our car out. Lulu and the gang from...

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Donna P, Manager at Watermen's Retreat, responded to this review

What an adventure you had! Super stoked that you had such a great time! We look forward to seeing you again! donna

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Very comfortable place. The rooms were well decorated, spacious, very clean and had everything we needed. From the first call to make our reservation to checkout, the staff was as nice as could be. The food at the Watermans Bar and Grill was outstanding. Fresh fish, wraps and house made sides that were all nicely prepared and the ribs were...

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So glad you had a great visit. We look forward to you heading back this way soon. donnna

Oneida, Tennessee
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed in one of the cabanas across the street from Real Watersports and it was very nice. It was very clean and had all the necessities. We went the week after Hurricane Matthew and had to go a day later but the staff were very accommodating and worked with us on the arrival. The cabanas do not have direct...

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As one of the first guests in the Watermen's Cabanas we are glad you had such a fine experience. The Cabanas are new to the Watermen's Retreat Resort. Guests do have launching and landing privileges at REAL Watersports, as well as access to all of the amenities offered across the street. The Cabanas are economically priced and are pet friendly!...

Scio, New York
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our stay at Watermens was ou first visit to th outer banks and I guarantee it won't be our last. The staff at Watermens Resort were fabulous and so accommodating. The views were breathtaking, and weather phenomenal! Thank you to Donna and her staff for giving my family a wonderful vacation!

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I am so glad you had such a great visit! We look forward to your return visit. Donna

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent fully equipped suite/ condo type property on the outer banks. Exteremely well appointed and maintained with good parking under, storage closets for beach, surf equipment with provided lock. Electronic key card access to building and rooms. Highly recommended especially for those wanting the ultimate convenience for kiteboarding, kitesurfing and all other ocean board sports. The restaurant...

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Thank you for taking time to write a review. We love happy clients! Donna

Concord, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My husband and I just returned from a six night stay at the Watermen's Retreat. Even though we weren't on the beach the sunset views over the sound were stunning. We were able to watch the sun set from our deck. If you want to see the water be sure and request to stay on that side when you book...

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Super stoked you enjoyed your trip! You are right the sunsets off of the balcony is quite the sight to see! We look forward to your return. Donna

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Best Value around for a great waterfront condo. I have visited Waterman's for two years in a row and there will definitely be more trips booked in the future. Book a bayside room for an incredible view.

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We LOVE our repeat clients and we look forward to your return! donna

Montpelier, Vermont
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We have taken lessons through REAL before, but had never stayed at Waterman's Retreat. We stayed for just under a week and had a great time. The restaurant/bar staff was incredibly friendly and the location was perfect for day trips both up and down the island. We usually stay in Hatteras Village and found ourselves doing a lot more exploring...

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So glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon! Donna

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

This place has great views over the sound with spectacular views. Check in was fast and the room was spacious. This place is geared to very active people and it was fun to watch all the activities. The room was nice but being self employed we take our work with us and it was a little tough to have a...

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We are glad you enjoyed your visit! We are centrally located which makes it great for exploring the island and other attractions! We hope to see you again soon! Donna

Seneca Falls, New York
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Everything was beyond wonderful at Watermen's Retreat and Watermen's Bar & Grill during our recent OBX adventure at REAL Watersports. The overall quality, maintenance standards, and attention to detail were outstanding in all facilities at your beautiful venue. Even more extraordinary was the service provided by your great staff members. Watermen's and REAL are indeed number one at OBX and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Watermen's Retreat is designed with three living floors, all with breathtaking views of the Pamlico Sound and Atlantic Ocean. The first floor consists of six 1,000 sq ft, 2 bedroom/1.5 Bathroom units. The 2nd and 3rd floors have larger spaces with four 1,500 sq ft 3 bedroom/2.5 Bathroom units on each floor. Whether you choose "Waterfront" or "Waterview," you will be treated to plenty of Pamlico Sound and Atlantic Ocean views and the best sunrises and sunsets on the planet! All Watermen's Retreat Condominiums feature: Teak Floors, Tile Bathrooms, Carpet Bedroom (all new), 2 or 3 Bedrooms, all with king and queen sized beds. Full Kitchen with Granite Cocktail Bar, Great Room with Leather Furniture and Waterviews, Flat Screen TVs, DVD, CD and MP3 Stereo, Wireless Internet, Waterfront and/or Waterview Decks, Gear Storage, Covered Parking and Elevator. Watermen's Hideout has been added in 2015. This two bedroom cottage is waterfront and pet friendly. We are within a very short walk to REAL Watersports and Watermen's Bar & Grill. We do partial weekly rentals. ... more   less 

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Address: 25682 Highway 12, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC 27982
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Hatteras Island > Waves
Price Range: ₹ 13,585 - ₹ 26,555 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Very clean!!!”
 of 5 bubbles sbarnes2016, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are truly set up in condo like fashion. Bring whatever food and essentials with you as if you were staying at a beach house rental. Think condo not hotel. ”
 of 5 bubbles P411VSnicholasm, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Beware since rooms are so comfy and luxurious, they compete for your water time. Excellent kitchen facilities. Great balconies. If facing water, you get amazing sunset views ”
 of 5 bubbles Q2052OPfranciscom, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stay on a water view apartment.”
 of 5 bubbles HUH42, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Book a room with a water view and you get gorgeous sunsets and even a little music! Rooms street side you'll get a great shot of the parking lot for REAL sports, main road and concrete plant? across the street. ”
 of 5 bubbles KATG10, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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