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Hatteras Island - The Ultimate Windsports Destination

Canadian Hole on Hatteras Island is a popular destination for kite surfers, wind surfers, foil riders, and other wind sports enthusiasts. Located on the eastern coast of North Carolina, this expansive body of water provides ideal conditions for these water sports, making it an ideal destination for families and adventure-seekers alike.

Kite Point

Adjacent to Canadian Hole is Kite Point.  Kite Point can be a busy place, especially when ocean waves are rough and visitors seek calmer water in the sound. 

The area surrounding Kite Point is home to a number of large vacation homes that can accommodate families of all sizes. Many of these homes offer breathtaking views of the surrounding waters and are equipped with amenities such as private pools, hot tubs, and spacious outdoor living areas.

Hatteras Island Watersports Equipment Rentals

There are several places on Hatteras Island to find various types of watersports rentals.  For a discount at Ocean Atlantic Rental equipment, click here.  Other locations for Hatteras Island water sports rentals include Hatteras Island Boardsports located in Avon, REAL Watersports in Waves, and Ride Hatteras Surf Shop in Avon.

Watersports Lessons on Hatteras Island

Not everyone is a wind sports expert!  For kiteboarding lessons on Hatteras island, check out Cape Hatteras KiteboardingREAL Watersports or Kitty Hawk Kites.  Novice-friendly water sports include paddle boarding, jet skiing, kayaking and body boarding.  You'll find many travelers and locals at Canadian Hole enjoying these activities.

Hatteras Island Vacation Homes

If watersport friendly water is what you seek, and you want to avoid crowds, then finding a nearby private vacation home on Hatteras Island should be at the top of your priority list.

Two of the newest homes near Kite Point and Canadian Hole called "Seas the Breeze I" and "Seas the Breeze II" each feature 10 bedrooms, 10 full bathrooms and sleep up to 24 guests.  Both homes are located next door to one another and feature private sound access to a sandy beach, dock with boat slips and pergolas.  Rent this "20 bedroom" outer banks vacation home in the Outer Banks!

There's no other pair of homes like this on Hatteras Island.  These luxurious homes are located right on the sound front beach and offer breathtaking views of the Pamlico Sound.  Guests can also walk down Askins Creek Dr directly to beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. The interior of the homes are beautifully decorated and each home features a private pool, hot tub, game room with pool table & shuffleboard, theater room with 85" TV, and much more.

Cape Hatteras Activities

If you're not one to "seas" the breeze on the sound front, there are plenty of other activities to keep your family entertained on Hatteras Island. The area is home to a number of historic lighthouses, including the famous Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, which is the tallest brick lighthouse in the country. The lighthouse is open to the public for tours and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding waters from the top.

Another popular activity in the area is exploring Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. There are an abundance of wildlife viewing opportunities here.  Visitors can witnessed thousands upon thousands of migratory birds, not to mention other reptiles and sea turtles.  Enjoy a hike along the one of the park's three trails open year round.  Whether you want to spend a day sunbathing on the beach or exploring the park's diverse ecosystems, there is something for everyone here.

Restaurants on Hatteras Island

When it comes to dining and shopping, the area around Canadian Hole on Hatteras Island has something for everyone. There are a number of restaurants in the area that serve delicious seafood, as well as a number of shops and markets that offer unique local products and souvenirs.  The town of Avon is located just North of Canadian Hole and has many nice such destinations, not to mention Avon is home to the primary grocery store on Hatteras Island.  Other nearby small towns within a close drive are Frisco, Buxton, and Hatteras to the South and Salvo, Waves, and Rodanthe to the north.

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Hatteras Island Shopping

Each of these towns has unique shopping experiences you won't find anywhere else.  For the crafty ones in your group, make sure to stop by Uglie Mugs Coffee House in located in Avon and build your own custom necklace or other jewelry in the back of the shop.

In conclusion, Canadian Hole and Kite Point at Hatteras Island is a must-visit destination for families who love water sports and adventure. With its ideal conditions for kite surfing, wind surfing, and foil riding, as well as its nearby large vacation homes, there is something for everyone here. Whether you want to spend your days exploring the surrounding area or simply soaking up the sun on the beach, this is the perfect place to do it.