Rachel Carson Reserve

Whether you’re new to paddling and need to take it nice and slow, or you’re ready to expertly navigate the waters with a local guide, you’re in the right hands for a great adventure. It’s an experience you won’t forget.


11 min.

Drive Time

4.7 miles

Distance from Hotel
Locals Recommend

“Dive into adventure and take a tour of North Carolina’s aquatic life. Talk with divers as they swim with sharks in the Living Shipwreck, featuring a WW II German U-boat replica.”


Your coastal North Carolina adventure starts here at the Beaufort Hotel

Nestled on ten acres, the Beaufort Hotel is offers the privacy of a boutique hotel within minutes to some of the best experiences you’ll enjoy on the Southern Outer Banks.

During your stay, discover, experience, and explore Beaufort – named the “Best Small Town for Adventure” in America by USA Today.

The Beaufort Hotel is a private escape that’s close to every kind of adventure you can imagine. We encourage you to explore like a local, as we give you a slice of what it’s like to live here on the Crystal Coast.

Experience Beaufort North Carolina’s Attractions

Discover 300 years of Beaufort’s history and step back in time and experience some amazing local attractions during your stay.

The Gem of the Crystal Coast

The Beaufort Hotel NC, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, is a unique reflection of the local community. Our staff is committed to sharing their insider knowledge of the places, moments and experiences that makes the Crystal Coast destination special.