A Tropical Escape... Closer than you think. With hints of the Caribbean and the charm of the South -a unique oceanfront paradise is no further than the southernmost North Carolina Coast. Simple to fly to from many major cities -shorter to drive to than tropical feeling resorts much further south feel a million miles away from everything you want to escape. The exotic and cozy setting of The Winds offers a variety of accommodation choices. Overlook the seven mile island -breathtaking un-crowded powder sand beach and or palm trees and lush gardens. The Thirsti Tiki -on the oceanfront pool deck -has the premier view on all of Ocean Isle Beach for light dining and beverage enjoyment. A stay at The Winds includes *daily housekeeping *free in room wireless high speed internet *a complimentary hot breakfast buffet *three pools *one indoor* *whirlpool spas *complimentary bikes and more. The mild -subtropical climate is ideal for year round golf and tennis. The Winds offers golf packages with play on over one hundred courses. The Winds is the highest rated accommodations on Ocean Isle Beach -according to AAA and Mobile. Perfect for romantic getaways -weddings -retreats and small meetings. Paradise is closer than you think.