8008 South Old Oregon Inlet Road , Nags Head, NC 27959 USA (Show map)


The name says it all "Relaxinn" for a little R&R beach style. At "Relaxinn" B&B it is our pleasure to make your stay relaxing and memorable. Located in historic Nags Head NC. Beach, pool and theraputic spa. Sun decks adorn front and rear for panoramic ocean and sound views. Closest ocean side B&B to Roanoke Island/Lost Colony.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Cozy B&B very close to the beach

3.4 on August 08, 2017

We stayed here for two nights in July and found it cozy and relaxing. It's just a short walk from the beach and several good restaurants. If you need a break from the beach, the pool is a nice alternative, with music playing and a hammock to rest in. Eric was nice enough to open up the hot tub on a hot day for us, too. Eric and Margie were excellent hosts!! They went above and beyond when I lost an earring in the pool - they found it after we left and mailed it to our home.

Weekend getaway!

4.8 on June 20, 2017

Another amazing weekend at the OBX! Margie and Eric are the best at what they do! Great restaurant recommendations and ideas for visiting all the OBX has to offer! We are looking forward to our next trip!


5 on August 02, 2016

This was our 2nd stay at Eric and Margie's gorgeous Bed and Breakfast in Nags Head. We can't say enough about what a remarkable place this is. The room was clean, spacious (and we had one of the smaller ones) and well-appointed. The breakfasts were delicious and not so large that you felt over-stuffed. Eric and Margie go out of their way to think of everything someone might need coming to the beach - beach towels,beach chairs, umbrella, even Boogie boards by request! There is a small shared refrigerator that we were able to store some drinks and snacks in and plenty of filtered ice in the ice machine for our drinks. There are multiple hammocks and relaxing chairs around the property and a pool complete with seating/tables and umbrellas (and another hammock). There's a hot tub, but we didn't use it as it was VERY HOT the week we were there this year. The beach is just across the street and there are many excellent restaurants nearby (ask the owners to recommend their favorites, but don't miss The Blue Moon Beach Grill!!!). We'll definitely be back again...

A very relaxing stay

5 on May 13, 2016

Eric & Margie a couple of great Inn Keepers Home and room clean, good breakfast and a lovely view from the roof top deck. If we visit that area again we would definitely stay there again. Willis & Nan .

Relaxing get away!

5 on June 01, 2015

We enjoyed everything about the Relax Inn B&B. We ended up staying an extra night. We were served a wonderful breakfast every Morning . The stuffed french toast was delicious. The room was clean and comfortable. Eric and Margie were friendly and helpful.

Great Relax Inn Weekend

5 on May 27, 2015

Wife and I spent 2015 Memorial Day Weekend at the Relax Inn. Margie and Eric were great host and saw to our every need. They spent time talking with us about the Outer Banks or any other topic that we had questions about. Our room was great. The hot breakfast each morning were great. The company was great. Most important of all is that it was Relax Inn which is exactly what we were looking for . Thanks for the hospitality.

Gem of a place in Nags Head.

5 on June 22, 2014

Our stay here was perfect in every way, as the name says RelaxInn and it was so relaxing. Beautifully presented home cooked breakfasts served in the semi outdoor area, and a delightful touch, hors d'oeuvres and wine late afternoon. Margie and Eric were able to give us lots of advice on places to visit in the area. Our room, The Captains room was spacious and comfortable with lovely décor. It is in a great location, a few minutes walk to the beach and Jennette,s Pier and some good places to eat nearby. We had a wonderful stay and the time passed too quickly. We will certainly be back when we are back in N.C.

Quiet, well-designed setting with lovely hosts

3.8 on June 18, 2014

My favorite time to visit the outer banks is late September and October because it's less busy and frenetic which makes it more relaxing. The RelaxInn manages to capture this ambience year-round. A very nice property with easy going but attentive hosts.

Perfect B&B

5 on September 20, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for three days in September 2013 and absolutely loved everything about Relaxinn B&B! We have been coming to the Outer Banks for MANY years, but this was our first B&B. The location is perfect. It is very close to restaurants and shops, the beach was across the street and over the dunes. Margie and Eric are perfect hosts! Breakfasts each morning (pancakes, omelettes, french toast, fruit, coffee...and wine/cheese/fruit at 4:00 p.m. every afternoon were wonderful. The grounds are beautiful, with LOTS of gorgeous plants. The pool, the numerous hammocks, the beach shower, the hot tub, the observation deck on the roof are all just perfect. We stayed in the Captain's Room on the ocean side...just right. The other two rooms are on the sound side, but any room will due...all are lovely. "RelaxInn" is the perfect name for this B&B. We will definitely stay here again next year.

One to Remember

5 on September 15, 2013

Charming inn, delightful and accommodating hosts. Aptly named inn as we thoroughly relaxed during our stay. Eric & Margie attended to our every need - before we could ask. Delicious homemade breakfasts. Timely afternoon wine and hors d' oeuvres was just great. Inn was convenient to all we wanted and needed. Hardly needed or used our car at all. We'll definitely be going back.

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Rooms & Rates

Captain's Room

Come be afloat in our Captains Room by the sea! A rosewood scandanavian queen size bed in a spacious bedroom surrounded by nautical treasures of artwork, sailing vessels, and an original inspiration of a Captain's imaginary under water scene captured in his painting. Drift off to sleep by the meserizing ocean sounds or from a varity of natures homeopathic spa sounds. Catch a glimpse of traveling ocean vessels from your private deck entrance/ sitting area. Hues of blue, yellow and golden sand colors make a connection to the water, sun and sand environment.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $165 - $250

Bodie Island Light House

Come enjoy your own private Island get away in our Bodie Island Room with cottage-style King size bed. Happy hues of yellow, reds and golds backdrop the nostgia of local history. A convenient connecting private bathroom awakens your senses of living near the ocean with a deep-sea handpainted mural. Choose from a varity of natures homeopathic spa sounds to fall asleep to or wake up to. A private deck entrance opens to outdoor rooms, grounds, hot tub and pool area. "Capture the moment" by continuing up the stairway tower to the roof top observation deck. A stary night or a sunny morning will greet you.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $165 - $225

Birds of Paradise

It's a jungle out there, so come & enjoy our melody in the Birds of Paradise Suite! A serene tropical Rain forest decor sets the mood of peace and contentment. Chill out in the king size bedroom or in the connecting comfy sofa room, adorned with tropical birds. The sofa room overlooks the pool, grounds and ajoins a spacious spa affect private bathroom. Fall asleep to a varity of natures soothing outdoor spa sounds and wake up refreshed to hear laughing seagulls at a distance. A private deck entrance opens onto many levels of deck leading to the roof top observation deck for a starry

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $175 - $275

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Location Type

Island, Oceanfront, Oceanview, Small town


Norfolk, VA (ORF) 85 miles

Directions to property:

From the North - US64 to Hwy 168 South merge to US 158 in Currituck County - stay on 158 to island keep South to mile marker 16.5 - at light for US 12 turn left immediate next light go straight to beach road ( Old Oregon ) turn right forth house on the right. - From the West US 64 to island follow sign to beach turn right Old Oregon Inlet forth house on the right

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Oregon Inlet Sports Fishing, Boating/ water sports, Wright brother memorial, Bird watching/ wildlife, Bike paths, Bodie Island /Cape Hateras light houses, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Ruins, Tours, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

On-site amenities

Electric vehicle charging, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Wedding Facilities , Hammocks, Bathhouse/ two outdoor showers, Picnic and barbecue area, Outdoor wet bar, Beach chairs/coolers/boogy boards

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bike rental, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Library, Parking, Pool, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, Spa, TV, Turndown Service, Videos, Walk to mass transit, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Video Arcade, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 10:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Birds of Paradise suite can sleep one additional, added cost
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Weekend two night minimum - Holiday three night minimum
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Fifty percent upon reservation - Balance thirty days prior to arrival
  • Cancellations: In the unlikely event that you must cancel with less than thirty (30) days* notice, shorten your stay or check out early, please understand that we must ask you to take responsibility for your entire reservation. If we can rebook your room(s), a full or partial refund will be made less a $50 processing fee.Our Hurricane Policy: If Nags Head is issued a Mandatory Evacuation Order a credit will be given for another stay. If evacuation order is not issued for Nags Head a credit for another stay will be given should our guest decide not to stay/arrive. We strongly recommend affordable trip insurance.
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About the innkeepers

Anything to do with the water - nature and wildlife - culture - meeting B&B type people''''

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Home cooked

  • Time Served: 8:30 9:30
  • Serving Location: Outdoor - weather permitting, Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Famous Island Omelette
The fluffy omelette is a refined version of an ancient food. According to Alan Davidson, the French word omelette came into use during the mid-16th century, but the versions alumelle and alumete are employed by the Ménagier de Paris in 1393. Rabelais (Pantagruel, IV, 9) mentions an homelaicte d'oeufs , Olivier de Serres an amelette, François Pierre La Varenne's Le cuisinier françois (1651) has aumelette, and the modern omelette appears in Cuisine bourgoise (1784).

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