12/9/08

Picture of the Week

The beauty of Hatteras Island does not change with the seasons. Winter is a great time for a secluded retreat and stunning early sunsets. Photo on the left by Shiralee Timmons of Surf or Sound and photo on the right by Joy Crist of Surf or Sound.


12/8/08

Finding the right location for your Hatteras Island wedding

With miles of beautiful, natural background to choose from, it can be hard to decide on the perfect spot for your Hatteras Island wedding. You may want to keep the following locations in mind, but remember with so many miles of seashore, and dozens of dreamy vacation rental homes, your imagination is your only limit to choosing the ideal setting for your wedding and reception. Continue reading


12/8/08

Church Weddings on Hatteras Island

Just because you’re having a destination wedding doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a traditional church wedding. Hatteras Island has a number of churches that can accommodate a traditional ceremony, many in lovely scenic locales, surrounded by live oaks and maritime forests. If you’re planning on a church ceremony, be sure you call the church well in advance, particularly for the popular spring, summer and fall wedding seasons. Continue reading


12/5/08

Helpful Hints for Your Hatteras Island Wedding Reception

A Hatteras Island wedding reception is a phenomenal and memorable event for the wedding party and their guests, but before you break out the champagne, you may want to review these helpful hints to ensure your post wedding party is success.

Caterers and Entertainment

Whether you are planning for a casual North Carolina style barbecue reception, or a five course seaside feast, there are a variety of caterers available to help you make your island reception delicious. Try a local premier caterer, Continue reading


12/5/08

Tips for having your wedding at a vacation rental home

A Surf or Sound Realty vacation rental home can be a fabulous locale for a Hatteras Island wedding, rehearsal dinner, or reception. With all the amenities you’ll need for an exceptional event right at home, many couples find that rental home weddings are simpler and more laid back than the average wedding. Perhaps best of all, you can enjoy your home, and your vacation, long after the reception is over.

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12/2/08

Surf or Sound Realty Celebrates with their 2008 Homeowners’ Party

On November 26th, the staff of Surf or Sound Realty welcomed their homeowners with the annual 2008 Homeowners’ Party. Set outside under a large lighted tent adjacent to the Avon Office, the Homeowners’ Party presents a chance for staff to catch up with the homeowners, say thanks for a great year, and of course, have a great time. Continue reading


12/2/08

No place like Hatteras Island for the Holidays

While December is a slow time of year around here, there are plenty of local holiday events to keep visitors, locals and homeowners entertained and in the holiday spirit. If you’re enjoying a holiday vacation, why not check out these events that are in the neighborhood. Continue reading