Upscale Corolla Beach & Golf Vacation Home

About Us

Posted by on May 4, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

We are the owners of Eagles Landing in The Outer Banks, a new luxury vacation home in The Currituck Club of Corolla, NC. At Eagles Landing, you will enjoy the beautiful beaches of Corolla, golf on The Currituck Club course, and other great activities in Corolla and The Outer Banks. We spend a lot of time in Corolla throughout the year enjoying and maintaining our home. As frequent vacationers in Corolla, we enjoy sharing our knowledge of the area with our guests including activities, dining, and shopping. Have question or interested in reserving a week? Go the Inquiry page to send us an email.

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Coastal Cantina

Posted by on Jun 16, 2012 in Dining | 0 comments

The Coastal Cantina is an open-air eatery featuring a great Tex Mex menu along with frozen margaritas and sangria on the Duck boardwalk overlooking the Currituck Sound. It has a great atmosphere of beautiful sound front view and amazing sunsets.  You order your food and drinks at the open air bar and carry it to a nearby picnic table or bench. On Wednesdays during the season, there is live music at Coastal Cantina on the boardwalk. We have been to the Coastal Cantina several times, and we highly recommend it as a different and fun type of place for a food and drink hangout.

From Eagles Landing, head south on Route 12 into the Town of Duck, park in the Waterfront Shops in Duck, and walk to the south side of the boardwalk. You and learn more about Coastal Cantina and see their menu online at Coastal Cantina.

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Tuesday Fun Flys

Posted by on Jun 10, 2012 in Activities, Events | 0 comments

Corolla is a great place for flying kites, and we find many great places for flying throughout most of the year at the ocean and on The Currituck Sound. Flying Smiles Kites is a local kite store in Corolla Light, and they host a Kite Flying event every Tuesday at The Whalehead Club during the summer and early Fall. Join Flying Smiles Kites each Tuesday from 10:30 – 11;30am to watch and learn how to fly all kinds of kites.

Treat the whole family to a fun day in the park capturing the imagination and harnessing the power of Mother Nature!  Children enjoy making paper kites to keep or bring your own to play with.  Admission and Parking are free.

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Pool Barbecue at The Currituck Club

Posted by on Jun 10, 2012 in Currituck Club, Events | 0 comments

The Currituck Club hosts a “Splash Bash” Barbecue Party at the main community pool every Thursday from Memorial Day to Labor Day. There is catered pork, chicken, and lots of sides with beverages including tea, lemonade, and beer on tap all for a set price of $12 for adults and $7 for children. There is live music too! Don’t worry about driving or parking because the site is a very short walk from Eagles Landing. We have been to many of these events, and we highly recommend it. It’s a great way to end the day, and it is a very reasonable price for dinner.

You can purchase your tickets at the Fitness Center at The Currituck Club. Make sure to purchase your tickets in advance because the price goes up at the door and on the event day.

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La Dolce Vita

Posted by on May 21, 2012 in Dining | 0 comments

La Dolce Vita is an Italian restaurant in Tim Buck II in Corolla. I have been there a few times for lunch around spring break time, and I thought it was just okay. But I went there for dinner this week and was very impressed with the food and the atmosphere. I never noticed that there was outside seating before, but we sat outside on a really nice night. From the patio there is a view of the nearby pond with fountain, mini golf range, and The Currituck Sound in the background. Our meal started with a greens salad with an incredible house Italian dressing, and fresh baked bread with dipping oil. Our entrees were traditional pasta dinners. They also have many seafood/pasta dinners as well as many specialty gourmet pizzas. They have a kids menu. I’m looking forward to our next visit to La Dolce Vita.

You can reach them at 252-453-0069 or see their menu online at La Dolce Vita. From Eagles Landing, go out the main entrance, north on 12 for about a mile, left into Tim Buck II, and go to the back side of the center.

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Posted by on May 9, 2012 in Dining | 0 comments

Metropolis is a contemporary martini and tapas bar in Corolla with a chic, urban, adult atmosphere. They are known for their hand crafted martinis and very creative tapas dishes. Metropolis has a very cool and very unique atmosphere for The Outer Banks. We have brought our boys here a few times, but with the tapas style or portions they are still hungry when we leave.

You can reach them at 252-453-6167 or see their menu online at Metropolis. From Eagles Landing, turn left on Hunt Club drive, go past the three way stop, proceed through The Currituck Club, exit through the southern entrance, then bear to the right, and you will see the restaurant.

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Whalehead Club

Posted by on May 9, 2012 in Activities | 0 comments

The Whalehead Club at Currituck Herritage Park is one of our favorite places in The Outer Banks. It is a very nice sound side park that we enjoy throughout the year. You will see incredible sunsets over the Currituck Sound. There is a Summer Concert series on Thursday evenings.

This is a great place to fly kites! It also includes The Wildlife Education center which is a small museum with exhibits on geese and other local wildlife. There are fish aquariums. as well as different educational tours and programs. This is a great place for family photos as well as nature photography.The Whalehead Club is also next to The Currituck Lighthouse, and you can also walk into the Corolla Historic District.

From The Currituck Club head north on Route 12 for about 4.5 miles until you see the entrance on the left.

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Tim Buck II

Posted by on May 9, 2012 in Activities, Shopping | 0 comments

Tim Buck II is a shopping, recreation, and dining center of Corolla. There are over 60 shops which are primarily vacation, activity, and gift oriented. It is a popular place to hang out, especially at night. You will find window shopping, ice cream shops, and generally a good walking around after dinner kind of place. There are nice restaurants serving lunch and dinner such as Mike & Dianna’s Grill Room, Route 12 Steak & Seafood, and Fin & Claw. For activities you will find go karts at Corolla Raceway, bumper cars, paddle boats, kayaks, and miniature golf. Some of our favorite shops are Tailgaters, Kitty Hawk Kites, and Grays. There is a little of everything at Tim Buck II.

To get to Tim Buck II, go out the main entrance of The Currituck Club, turn left and go a mile north on Route 12, and you will see it on the left.

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The Blue Point

Posted by on May 6, 2012 in Dining | 0 comments

The Blue Point is a very good and very popular restaurant in Duck. It has great food and great views overlooking the Currituck Sound. Don’t wait till you get there to make a reservation. They take reservations a month in advance, but at least three weeks in advance is recommended for June, July, and August. We have not been to Blue Point for dinner in several years, but we often go for lunch during the off season. They are on the Currituck Sound Boardwalk in Duck, so it is in a perfect place for a before or after dinner walk.

The Blue Point is located in Duck on the boardwalk at The Waterfront Shops. You can reach them at 252-261-8090 or learn more at their web site: The Blue Point.

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Tommys Market

Posted by on May 6, 2012 in Shopping | 0 comments

Tommy's MarketTommy’s is a small family owned shop in Duck. You can find almost everything you need including top quality meat, seafood, produce. It’s a bit of a trek from Corolla, but we time our trip around other trips up and down route 12. It’s on the left,heading north.

We usually find what we need at the Harris Teeter store in Corolla. But if you are looking for better beef, better seafood, and better produce along with a lot of personal attention for your shopping, then this is the place to go. Tommy’s is known to have the best crab cake on the Outer Banks.

Tommy’s is located on Route 12 in Duck, on the right side heading south from Corolla. You can reach them at 252-261-8990 or learn more about them on their web site: Tommy’s Market.

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Brew Thru

Posted by on May 6, 2012 in Shopping | 0 comments

Brew ThruWhat a great concept – drive into a garage and order beer, soda,and snacks without getting out of your air conditioned car. Some say that it is not a trip to The Outer Banks without at least one visit to the Brew Thru. If you drive around The Outer Banks, you will see their stores in several locations.

Their annual T-Shirts are also an Outer Banks classic collector item. On the day before Hurricane Irene last Summer, this was the only place we found open in Corolla to replenish our supplies.

Brew Thru is located in Tim Buck II shopping center in Corolla. You can reach them at 252-453-2878 and you can learn more at their web site Brew-Thru.

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Duck’s Cottage

Posted by on May 6, 2012 in Coffee | 0 comments

Duck’s Cottage is a bit too far to drive just for coffee, but if you are going to Duck or passing south through Duck you should stop at Duck’s Cottage for good coffee, espresso drinks, newspapers, books. We have been to Duck’s Cottage many times, mostly in the off season. I am mostly a black coffee drinker, but I do like the lattes at Duck’s Cottage.

It’s a nice place to just hang out. After you get your coffee, walk over to the boardwalk and enjoy the view of The Currituck Sound where you will see incredible sunsets. And there are some nice little shops along the boardwalk

Duck’s Cottage is located in The Waterfront Shops in Duck. You can reach them at 252-261-5510 or learn more at them at their web site Duck’s Cottage.

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Bunkers Grille at The Currituck Club

Posted by on May 6, 2012 in Dining | 0 comments

We highly recommend The Grille. The food, the atmosphere, and the people are very nice. You will have a great selection of sandwiches, burgers, salads, and other entrees to choose for your lunch.

They are primarily open only for lunch, but on Mondays during the Summer, they serve dinner. The Monday dinners are a limited set of dinner meals plus the standard lunch menu options. The dinner menu is very reasonably priced. You will need reservations for the Monday evening dinner.

Bunkers Grille is located in the club house at The Currituck Club which is a very short walk from Eagles Landing. You can reach them at 252-453-9400.

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Pizzazz Pizza

Posted by on May 6, 2012 in Pizza, Take Out | 0 comments

Pizzazz is our most frequent place for pizza on our trips. It has a few tables, but is mostly for take out. They serve traditional style pizza starting with cheese and you add your toppings, and they serve specialty pizzas such as Greek, Hawaiian, California White. They also serve salads and subs.

They do deliver, but with the summer crowds, you will be better off picking up the pizza yourself. We usually find Pizzazz to be open much further into the off season than other pizza places in Corolla.

Pizzazz is located in the Harris Teeter shopping center which is walking distance from Eagles Landing. You can reach them at 252-453-8858, and you can see their menu online at Pizzazz Pizza.

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Just For The Beach Rentals

Posted by on May 6, 2012 in Activities, Rental Equipment | 0 comments

Just for The Beach has good bikes and beach equipment, and we have found the people to be very helpful. We have rented bikes here several times, as recently as our Spring Break week in April 2012. They will deliver the bikes to your house if you rent for the week, but we recommend going to the shop to pick out the exact bikes that you want.

The bikes could be your beach transportation for the week to The Currituck Club beach access, but remember to cross the road carefully at the crosswalk. You will find many other items to rent such as chairs, umbrellas, cribs, etc.

Just For The Beach is conveniently located at the Ocean Club Centre which is by the southern entrance to The Currituck Club. You can reach them at 866-629-7368 or learn more at their website Just For The Beach.

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Steamers Shellfish To Go

Posted by on May 6, 2012 in Dining, Take Out | 0 comments

Steamers Shell Fish To GoSteamers Shellfish to Go is Corolla’s version of the popular New England-style clam bake. Choose from live Maine lobster, littleneck clams, mussels, Alaskan snow crab legs, and jumbo king crab legs. Take home your Steamer Pot To Go, place it on the stove, add a cup of water, and in 30 to 45 minutes, you’ll have a seafood feast like no other!

This is a great option for feeding your large group in the comfort of your home, on the decks, by the pool instead of waiting in line at a restaurant. If you want to eat out, the have a casual waterfront deck with picnic tables for outdoor dining which overlooks the Currituck Sound. They also have a good selection of non-seafood choices.

Steamers is located in Tim Buck II in Corolla. You can reach them at 252-453-3305 or see their menu online at Steamers Shellfish To Go.

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Duck Donuts

Posted by on May 6, 2012 in Coffee, Take Out | 0 comments

Duck DonutsDuck Donuts is a very popular donut store in The Outer Banks. In the past people (including ourselves) drove down to Duck in the morning to buy a box of their donuts.

In 2011 they opened a Corolla store, and now they are walking distance from Eagles Landing. The donuts are made to order with the topping of your choice, and of course you can get coffee there too.

Duck Donuts is located in the Harris Teeter shopping center. You can learn more at Duck Donuts.

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Bacchus Wine & Cheese

Posted by on May 6, 2012 in Shopping | 0 comments

Bacchus has a great selection of fine wines, gourmet foods, imported cheeses, Angus beef, desserts, deli meats, and sandwiches.  We shop there often in the summer and the off season. They have a few tables for eating lunch at the store, and we have been there many times for lunch, but it is also a great place for buying your to-go lunches for your day at the beach. We also highly recommend their fresh salsa which is sold by the pound and is perfect for happy hour at the house. Bacchus has wine tasting events every Tuesday, and we have heard good reviews from some of our guests.

Bacchus is located in the Food Lion shopping center on the right side of the building. You can reach them at 252-453-4333 or learn more on their web site at Bacchus Wine & Cheese.

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Outer Banks Coffee Company

Posted by on May 5, 2012 in Coffee, Shopping | 0 comments

Outer Banks Coffee Company is conveniently located just a few doors down from Lighthouse Bagels, so it’s an easy stop while picking up your morning bagels. They sell coffee beans by the pound. They can grind it for you, but remember that there is a coffee bean grinder at Eagles Landing. They make and sell coffee drinks like Latte, Mocha, Cappuccino, and there is an in store seating area with free wifi. I usually just buy a pound of my beans and make it at home. My favorite bean is the Outer Banks Blend. They are open most of the year.

Outer Banks Coffee is located in the Food Lion shopping center in Corolla. You can reach them at 252-453-0200 or learn more on their web site at Outer Banks Coffee.

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Lighthouse Bagels

Posted by on May 5, 2012 in Take Out | 0 comments

Lighthouse Bagels are absolutely awesome. Even people who believe that a good bagel can only be found in New York City believe that these are great bagels. They are made fresh in the store each morning. We usually buy a bag of bagels along with a tub of their home made cream cheese. They have a wide variety of bagels with different cream cheeses, but I always like their plain bagel with plain cream cheese. They also started making donuts this year. I sampled a few of their glazed donuts this year. Due to the popularity and reputation for great bagels, you’ll find the store packed in the morning, but they do a good job of moving people through the line quickly. There are a few picnic tables in front of the store.

Lighthouse Bagels is located in the Food Lion Shopping Center in Corolla. You can reach them at 252-453-9998 or learn more on their web site at Lighthouse Bagels.

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Harris Teeter

Posted by on May 5, 2012 in Shopping | 0 comments

Harris Teeter is the closest and nicest grocery store to Eagles Landing. The meat, seafood, produce, and wine sections are top notch. They have a great deli section with Boars Head meat, and they make subs and sandwiches to order. This is the best and least expensive place to buy subs in Corolla. They have a great beer cooler and a pretty good wine selection. The store is open 24 hours in the summer season. The store is walking distance from the house.

Unlike some states where beer and wine must be sold in a special store, In North Carolina beer and wine are sold in grocery and convenience stores. Beer and wine cannot be sold before noon on Sundays, but I have never had a problem with that law. Also keep in mind that plastic bags were banned in The Outer Banks a couple years ago. So you need to either bring your own tote bags or us paper bags which are much harder to carry. You will also find a Red Box machine at the store for DVD rentals.

The crowds on check in day is always a major concern for vacationers in Corolla. Back when Food Lion was the only grocery store in Corolla, the Saturday crowd was so bad that the lines went all the way down the grocery aisles. Since Harris Teeter opened there is much more shopper capacity, and it has not been a problem. I have found wide open check out stations around 5:00pm on many Summer Saturdays.

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