We were looking for a change of pace as we typically go to OBX every year. We wanted to come to a place that offered something a little different and wanted to make some memories with the kids that would last a life time. We found that at SML and were extremely pleased with the main house at Silver Bay View Cottages. Great game room for the kids downstairs when we weren't on the water. The views from the deck and hot tub were breathtaking. Surprisingly, we could sit on the deck and not get eaten by mosquitoes. Many hours on the dock, in and out of the water. Lots of tubing, wake boarding, knee boarding, rope swinging, and hanging out on a few little beaches that we found. Also, we rented a boat from Mitchell's Point Marina and the staff was very friendly and they certainly took care of us during our stay. You probably won't spend much time in the house but we had a great experience in there as well. Very clean, lots of space and beds. The owner was wonderful and we enjoyed meeting him. There was even a problem with one of the beds and he fixed it for us within an hour. You can't beat that. All in all, a very memorable vacation and wonderful house. If you're looking to entertain a bunch of kids and their friends, the memories that you'll make here are hard to beat.