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The Finest Shopping on the Outer Banks

Selling fine gifts, beachware & souvenirs since 1929

What's in a Cotton Gin?

Each one of the four Cotton Gin locations holds thousands of top brands and specialty one of a kind gift items.

Visit a store in Corolla, Duck, Nags Head or Jarvisburg and take a piece of vacation home with you.

Whether you forgot to pack something or just want to spoil yourself, Cotton Gin locations carry many of the top quality beach beach brands you want with something stylish for everyone.

 Vacation Fashion and Beach Style

Tommy Bahama®

Bold colors and luxury materials make up the iconic beach brand of both men's and women's sportswear, swimwear, accessories, footwear and more.

Southern Tide®

Clothing that's classic, authentic, and built with a purpose. Southern Tide is always made with high quality materials.

Vineyard Vines®

Created for the beach, Vineyard Vines has high end ties, hats, belts, shirts, shorts and bags for men, women, and children.

Available in-store only

Available in-store only

Available in-store only


Pandora is a charming line of hand-finished and modern jewelry made from genuine materials at affordable prices.

Vera Bradley®

Stylish quilted cotton luggage, handbags and gifts using designs with distinctive, colorful fabrics and trims.


Endless is a high-quality jewelry collection, inspired by nature with a variety of colors and shapes that allow you to mix and match to create your own.

Available in-store only

Available in-store only

Available online and  in-store only


The Outer Banks is a beautiful destination located on the coast of North Carolina. Everything that represents coastal living can be found inside a Cotton Gin store. From hand carved waterfowl to hand painted nautical ornaments, there is something for everyone and every home.

 Coastal Living and Nautical Decor

Water Foul & Decoys

Cotton Gin offers one of the largest collections of nautical carving and wooden duck decoys available for sale on the Outer Banks.

Kitchen & Dinnerware

Browse porcelain place settings and stunning serving sets decorated with the natural beauty of the Outer Banks and sea life.

Pirates & Mermaids

Through out the store you will discover unique items displaying mythical sirens, pirate artifacts and alluring mermaid decorations.

Available in-store only

Available in-store only

Available in-store only

Ships Ahoy... Matie

The Outer Banks is rich with nautical history of pirates and old wooden ships. Explore models of ships new and old. Each location offers a different selection.

A Nautical Holiday

Walk through a winter wonderland of under the sea ornaments and decorations. Take home a new holiday ornament each year to remember your vacation.


Complete your home with the comfort and finishing of a coastal country cottage. Look through hundreds of shabby chic treasures for your home.

Available in-store only

Available in-store only

Available online and  in-store only


The Cotton Gin is proud of the huge collection of unique items. Our family searches to find one of a kind gifts and special items that can only be found here. Explore the store and you will find something to treat yourself to or to give as a gift.

 Special Items and Unique Gifts

Imported Specialty Products

Fine lotions, fragrances and soaps are just some of the amazing body care products you will find. Brands like Pre De Provence and Wavertree & London.

Fine Outdoor Living

Each Cotton Gin carries a huge selection of items to add personality to your outdoor area and make spending time outside more enjoyable. 

Crabtree & Evelyn®

Each Cotton Gin offers a wide-range of Crabtree and Evelyn products. After a day in the sun and surf, treat your skin to luxury. 

Available in-store only

Available in-store only

Available in-store only

Sanctuary Vineyards® Wines

The Outer Banks produces some of the best wines in the state. Pick up a bottle of the award winning Sanctuary Vineyard and discover the taste of the Outer Banks.

A Gourmet Pantry

The list of gourmet goodies you can find seems endless when you wonder into a Cotton Gin. Jams and jellies, canned fruits and vegetables, hot sauces and gourmet goods. Don't come in hungry.

Yankee Candle® Company

Yankee Candle, America's Best Loved Candle! will enhance and bring to life to your vacation Browse through the scented candles, unique home items and car fragrances.

Available in-store only

Available in-store only

Available in-store only

A Sign of the Times

Treasures for Your Home

Vintage and Replica Items

Spend hours reading the hundreds of different signs and saying that everyone loves. Take home a meaningful saying for yourself or someone else.

Sculptures, bird baths, sun dials and so much more. Cotton Gin carries one of the largest selections of outdoor yard art. (largest selection is Jarvisburg location).

Browse through the piles of vintage looking signs and items that take you back to yesteryear. From the 1920's through the 1960's, if you're looking for something vintage, you'll find it here.

Available Online and in-stores

Available in-store only

Available in-store only


Enjoy the sweet & savory taste of

the café by the vineyard.

(Or grab a to-go box and take a quality meal on your trip)


Thyme and Tide café is located inside The Cotton Gin in Jarvisburg, NC, along the Outer Banks. The on-site vineyards and gardens inspire fresh cuisine, and Chef Clint Betts brings decades of culinary experience to the table.

Thyme and Tide focuses on a menu of sandwiches, salads, soups and freshly baked goods with Outer Banks Wine Country as inspiration.  Join us for a casual breakfast or lunch overlooking the vineyards, and pair it with a glass of wine for a unforgettable experience.

Thyme & Tide Café

6957 Caratoke Hwy

Jarvisburg, NC 27947

Call ahead for pick-up orders

Phone:  (252) 491-2387

Closed for the Season















Enchantment By The Sea - A Prom for Grown Ups

Saturday, May 7th at 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM in EDT

Sanctuary Vineyards

7005 Caratoke Hwy, Jarvisburg, NC

Who says the kids get to have all the fun? On May 7, Sanctuary Vineyards will be transformed into the ultimate throwback, Enchantment By The Sea - our Prom for Grown Ups. Relive your glory days in style with a 3-course dinner featuring prime rib, appetizers and dessert, 2 glasses of wine (cash bar also available), hits from the 50's -80's performed live by Old Enough to Know Better and contemporary DJ sets by DJ Bruce. Dress to match the era of your original prom and get a complimentary photo in the Old School Photo Booth. Get creative with your outfit (formalwear recommended) and your dance moves, because there will be awards for Best Dressed and Best Dancers.

Tickets $45



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