Hatteras Island is southernmost part of the Outer Banks. It is composed of seven quaint villages and towns. This long stretch of coastline offers miles of serenity and natural beauty. Hatteras Island also offers terrific fishing, birdwatching, kiteboarding, surfing, beach driving, and much more. Come play on the soft sand beaches, splash in the rolling waves, and enjoy the tranquility.
Hatteras Island is a true Outer Banks treasure. Each area of Hatteras Island offers a special experience to every visitor.
Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo are the northernmost towns on the Hatteras Island. Together they are called the “Tri-Villages”, and if you blink while driving through the “Tri-Villages” you are liable to miss one of the towns. On this area of the Outer Banks the gorgeous Atlantic Ocean and the Pamlico Sound are only separated by a narrow strip of land.
Centrally located on Hatteras Island, Avon, NC is home to the only chain grocery store and the one-of-a -kind Beach Klub, where you can enjoy live music and family entertainment. This old Hatteras Island village only has two stop lights, yet it is considered by most to be the busiest of Hatteras Island’s towns. Avon also Head on over to the Klub Koru for live music, teen nights, and family entertainment.
Frisco, Buxton, and Hatteras Village are the southernmost villages of the Outer Banks. Buxton is one of the better known southern beaches as it is home to the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Frisco is a small community located between Buxton and Hatteras Village. Hatteras Village not to be confused with Cape Hatteras, which is the spit of land jutting out into the Atlantic at Buxton, is home to renowned charter fishing fleet and the graveyard of the Atlantic.