The town of Waves one of the three towns that make up the Tri-Village area. Located between the towns of Salvo and Rodanthe, this Outer Banks town is home to quaint local eateries, shops, and easy ocean access. The town of Waves is named home to REAL Watersports and Kitty Hawk Kites, Waves is a town full of activity and life on the water. Learn how to kiteboard on the soundside or pick up surf lessons on the ocean. 

On one side of the town is the crystal blue ocean, and on the other are the waters of the Pamlico Sound.  Waves is named for the Atlantic Ocean’s influence on the tiny community. The village is dotted by gorgeous cottages, but the influence of history is still apparent to anyone who visits. Waves is an area where you can find a stretch of beach all to yourself even in peak tourist season.Waves is the perfect Outer Banks town for those who want to adventure into watersports, get in on prime fishing spots, or even just soak up the sun with a good book. With expansive and open beaches, it’s time to plan a getaway to Waves for much needed rest and relaxation.

Featured Properties In Waves

Sweet Haven (7102)

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This charming beach cottage is the ultimate getaway spot. Enjoy beautiful views of both the ocean and sound, and wide open beaches just a short walk away. Conveniently located on a quiet street, making it perfect for evening strolls. Close by to restaurants, watersports, and quaint shops. There is even a local produce stand located across the street.

PASA Kiteboarding Instructor Certification

April 22, 2019 — April 26, 2019
The Professional Air Sports Association, or PASA, is an organization dedicated to teaching and promoting the sport of kiteboarding in a manner that is professional, safe, and fun. Kitty Hawk Kites Watersports Resort in Rodanthe, NC will be hosting a five-day PASA Instructor Certification Program (ICP). PASA started the Instructor Certification Program to take the guesswork out of choosing an exceptional kiteboarding instructor. To sign...
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Atlantic Coast Cafe

Located in the Hatteras Island Village of Waves, NC, this waterfront restaurant/cafe is a local's favorite. They are known for their sandwiches, wraps, coffee and for having the "best breakfast around". Enjoy waterfront views and the best kiteboarders around while you sip coffee, enjoy lunch and take in the view.
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Moneysworth Rentals

From baby equipment to beach fun, Moneysworth Rentals is the best and one-stop shop for all of your OBX vacation needs! From bikes, to kayaks, beach chairs, and more, Moneysworth Beach Equipment and Linen has you covered.
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Waterman’s Bar & Grill

Watermen's Bar & Grill is a waterfront restaurant located in the big red building directly behind the REAL Flagship Store in Waves. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner every day, and also offer Carolina Brewery beers on tap, wine, mixed drinks, a rum bar and world-class coffee. Watermen's has live music on their waterfront stage and gorgeous sunset views over the Pamlico Sound...
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