There is beauty in every day -- especially any day in the OBX! All too often I post the beautiful blue sky, sunny beach day photos from the back deck of Shades of Summer with the gorgeous sweeping ocean views. Yesterday evening I took a break from prepping the house for summer to look out the back slider and saw this beautiful sight! The fog gently rolling in off the ocean. It is its own kind of beauty and very different from my sunny day, blue skies photos but still post worthy in its own way! Take the time to enjoy ALL the days, even the foggy, misty ones! ☺️ ... See more
Happy First Day of Spring!! 🌷🌺🌼🌻 Bring on the beach weather!
Just enjoying this beautiful day... hope you are! 🙂
Take a tour of our newly remodeled Family Suite!
Many OBX beaches made the list, including Corolla! 💙
Beautiful blue waves lap against powdery pale sand along much of the Tar Heel State's 300 miles of shoreline. But North Carolina also boasts coves that once sheltered pirates and remote colonial-settled towns, where herds of wild mustangs still roam. Find the best beaches for every kind of play, rig... ... See more
Some great news was announced regarding the federal approval for the Mid-Currituck bridge! Once built, this bridge will shave 50 minutes to an hour + off the drive time for those coming from the north to Corolla depending on the time of year. In the off season, it will definitely save us about 50 minutes! In the busy season, it's even more. For anyone who has been following this project, you know how long this bridge has been waiting for approval, so this is a huge leap forward! We will continue to keep you updated as we learn more. ... See more
In a significant step forward, the Federal Highway Administration has signaled its approval of the Mid-Currituck Bridge project that would connect the communities of Aydlett on the mainland and Corolla ... See more
Anybody else ready for spring? Just about 2 months until our first guests check-in! We only have 4 open weeks remaining on our 2019 calendar. Book now, while you still can! http://www.sos-obx.us/index.php/book-now/ ... See more
Are you ready to listen to the sounds of the crashing surf while sunning yourself on the beautiful beaches of the OBX? Only 5 weeks remain available on our Summer 2019 calendar! If you were thinking of booking a week, act quickly or you will miss out! Available 2019 Weeks: Week of June 1 Week of June 15 Week of August 3 Week of August 24 Week of August 31 ... See more
The beach at Shades of Summer - Ocean Sands Section E! Find more info at: http://www.sos-obx.us
We are pleased to be able to post photos of our first completed remodel of the year! This off-season we are focused on completely remodeling "Surf" & "Sand", our family suite! "Surf", our king family suite master is now complete and we are thrilled with how it turned out. What do you think? ... See more
Can anyone spot the little visitor who made an appearance during our last trip to Shades of Summer? 🦀 She stopped by to ask for directions to the beach! Now we don't want anyone to be "crabby" over missing out on a week at the beach (see what I did there? 😁), so if you are thinking about booking a week, take action soon. Reservations and inquiries are continuing to come in and soon all of our available weeks will be booked! Take action now, so you don't miss out! ... See more
Tod and I spent a wonderful week over the holidays at Shades of Summer making great progress on our latest remodeling project -- the family suite! We still have some decorating to finish but the entire suite is looking fabulous and both rooms have new furniture. We can't wait for our guests to see the finished product but for today, a sneak peek will have to do! ... See more