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What You’ll Love About Waves


Watersports are a big deal in Waves—and with beaches this nice, it isn't hard to see why.


Head over to the beach with your gear for a sunny day of fishing—prepare to catch some anglers!


As a beach community, life in Waves isn't quite as fast-paced as it is in the city.

Welcome to Waves, an OBX Village

Waves, Rodanthe, and Salvo are well known locally as the tri-villages of the Outer Banks. Each community runs together without a definitive border, as if the three towns were one village. Together they are a charming OBX village with gorgeous vacation homes, fantastic soundside access for windsurfing and kiteboarding enthusiasts and in proximity to the National Wildlife Refuge for bird watchers.

Spotlights of Waves


Kiteboarding Paradise

Waves is well-known for REAL Watersports, one of the largest kiteboarding lesson centers in the U.S.. Kiteboarders from all over the world flock to Hatteras Island to kite in the flatwater of the Pamlico Sound. One of the most renowned flatwater spots on Hatteras Island is located in Waves behind REAL Watersports known as "The Slick." Come on down and book a lesson with one of the many kiteboarding instructors on the island and see how it feels to fly.


Beach Life

The beaches of Waves are legendary. Not only are they the perfect place to relax on the sand and sunbathe, the waves make for some pretty incredible water sports. In fact, two major watersports companies call Waves home—and you'll find plenty to do in terms of surfing, kiteboarding, kitesurfing, boating, and more. Whether you're content to soak up the sun on the sand or you'd like to fly high above the waves, there's something for you in Waves.


Community Events

From the Hatteras Island Surf Fishing Challenge to the Triple-S Invitational, Waves is the place to be for water sports competitions, local cultural events, and more! Some of our favorites include the Cape Hatteras Wave Classic and Roxy Beach Day.

Waves Attractions

Waves Residential Resources

Want to know even more about residential life in this outstanding city of beautiful homes, friendly faces, and big opportunities? You don’t have to look far! As your Hatteras Island, NC experts, we know all the insider details! Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!


Quick Facts

Population (2010): 134
Zip Code: 27982
County: Dare
Mean Home Price (2013): $400,000


Travel Times

Rodanthe: 4 min
Hatteras: 44 min
Airport: Billy Mitchell Airport
Major Roads: NC-12



District: Dare County
Elementary: Cape Hatteras Elementary
Middle: Cape Hatteras Secondary
High: Cape Hatteras Secondary

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