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Shallowbag Bay Marina Is One of the Best Places to Stay on Roanoke Island

06/26/2020 | by Joseph Mitchell | Outer Banks Travel Tips

The Outer Banks is home to some of the most beautiful waterfront views along the East Coast. If you’re traveling along the NC coast, you won’t want to miss out on the quiet shores of Roanoke Island. This beautiful island offers an incredible variety of things to do and places to see, and the views are one of a kind. Shallowbag Bay Marina not only boasts incredible views of Roanoke Sound, but it is also home to a great restaurant, a fishing charter, and plenty of unique amenities for those that stay in our set of condos! Trust us; you won’t want to miss out on this Manteo hidden gem.

For more information on how to make the most of your trip to the Outer Banks, be sure to request access to our complimentary Vacation Guide!

Your Guide to Shallowbag Bay Marina

The Shallowbag Bay Marina is minutes away from Manteo and the heart of Roanoke Island. This 75-slip marina boasts fantastic views of Roanoke Sound along with an array of amenities including a pool, gym, and hot tub, you are within biking distance from the heart of Manteo! The marina also boasts a fishing charter service that offers incredible views fishing experiences along the coast.

Fishing Charters

The Waste Knot is the premier fishing charter operating out of Shallowbag Bay Marina. This 57-foot sportfishing boat outfitted with the latest technology, tackle, and a crew that is second to none in the area.


Striper’s Bar and Grille provides a fantastic waterfront dining experience in Shallowbag Bay. They serve up delicious seafood and have a fantastic cocktail menu. You can also get brunch and takeout food.


Pirate’s Cove Realty as a collection of premium waterfront condo rentals in Shallowbag Bay. These properties put you close to the action and allow you to go from your front door to the water in seconds. Check out these rentals.

Plan Your Roanoke Island VacationManteo Lighthouse

Pirate’s Cove Realty offers the ultimate Outer Banks experience. Our rentals provide visitors with a variety of locations on Roanoke Island! These locations give you easy and convenient access to the beach, nature preserves, historical attractions, and more! Whether you want to stay in a condo in downtown Manteo or a home in Pirate’s Cove Resort, you’ll find the perfect property for your needs.

Start planning your getaway today by booking one of our properties! We look forward to welcoming you to the Outer Banks.