I love camping in a tent or an RV, but if I’m not roughing it in that capacity….I’m an accommodations snob. Whether I’m at the beach or in the mountains, I want an adorable vacation rental homes that check all the boxes.
If you’re heading to North Carolina and are feeling my need for the perfect Outer Banks vacation rentals, check out our list. I looked through literally thousands of homes to find the perfect ones with the best interior and the I made sure all these Outer Banks rentals are highly rated.
GOOD VIBES ONLY
Three bedrooms with beautifully muted colors. Check out the hammock room, too! You’re just three blocks from the Outer Banks beach. You’ll love the large deck with gazebo, plus lounge chairs, too.
Details: 6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 4 beds · 2 baths · Check price and availability
OCEAN VIEWS FOR TONS OF GUESTS
This is the perfect multi-family space…especially for those with kids. 16 beds! Check out those bunk bed rooms! Plus you’ve got a private pool and hot tub, volleyball court, basketball hoops and a nursery for baby. There is great lounging space on the roof, with views of the ocean, plus a wet bar.
Details: 19 guests · 9 bedrooms · 16 beds · 6.5 baths · Check price and availability
HOT TUB, ELEVATOR + MORE PERKS
Spread across three levels, the spacious interior features designer decor and upscale finishes at every turn. Vaulted ceilings soar in the open great room, filled with plush furnishings and gorgeous natural light. With direct access to the hot tub/hammock area, the primary suite also features a walk-in closet and oversize shower for two.
Details: 8 guests · 4 bedrooms · 6 beds · 4.5 baths · Check price and availability
GAME ROOM, THEATRE, POOL AND MORE
Dream a big dream for vacation this year. Dream of grand Atlantic views and luxurious surroundings. Dream of nine master bedrooms with private baths and large screen TVs. Dream of a gourmet kitchen, real theater room, and private pool with outdoor entertainment area and easy access to a boardwalk to the beach.
Details: 26 guests · 9 bedrooms · 16 beds · 11 baths · Check price and availability
WEDDING/EVENT VENUE SPACE WITH 10 MASTER BEDROOMS
The entire top floor is open / communal living space with floor to ceiling windows showcasing 360 degree views makes this one of the most desirable OBX vacation rentals. Whether lying on the bean bags (made out of recycled sails raced in Abu Dhabi), dining al fresco at a teak table that weighs nearly 500 pounds, or sitting indoors with perfect air conditioning, you and your group will feel right at home and yet also very well pampered. In the evenings, enjoy the fireplace while watching the most beautiful sunset you’ve ever imagined.
Details: 28 guests · 14 bedrooms · 18 beds · 14 baths · Check price and availability
BACK AND FORTH, FROM BEACH TO POOL
Watch the sunrise on the deck with a view of crashing Atlantic waves, take a dip in the private pool on warm days, and look forward to evening strolls on the beach, just steps away, all when you book this unforgettable 6-bedroom, 5-bathroom Corolla house.
This Outer Banks vacation rental will take your breath away with its private hot tub, ocean views, and ample sleeping arrangements to accommodate your group of beachgoers. Take in all of coastal North Carolina’s beauty at this oceanfront home!
Details: 15 guests · 6 bedrooms · 9 beds · 5 baths · Check price and availability
THE BEES NEES TREEHOUSE
Set in a peaceful location surrounded by live oak trees the Bees Nees Treehouse is located directly across from the street from the Currituck Sound and just a 10 – minute walk to the Atlantic Ocean beach. The Treehouse is a tranquil, comfortable and unique house set in a private paradise, set atop a hill on stilts and shrouded in the forest, yet close to the beacH.
Details: 10 guests · 4 bedrooms · 7 beds · 3.5 baths · Check price and availability
This house is a short walk down the block to the North Point community private beach access to the ocean and across the street from the community’s private dock on the bay where you can kayak, fish and go crabbing! In addition, there is a community pool across the street from the house along with tennis and basketball courts.
Details: 14 guests · 6 bedrooms · 3 bath · Check price and availability
OUTER BANKS OCEANFRONT DREAM
If you’ve been looking for the perfect vacation getaway, you’ve found it in Ocean Blue. It’s the perfect size for friends and family to reunite. There are many amenities including a private pool with ocean views Enjoy the splendor of the scenery in this tastefully furnished oceanfront home.Recent upgrades include all new flooring throughout, new furnishings throughout, and all new kitchen appliances in the kitchen.
Details: 20 guests · 8 bedrooms · 13 beds · 9 baths · Check price and availability
ANNA’S BEACH COTTAGE
World class surfing, fishing, and kite boarding. The house is 60 feet from the beach. The view is incredible! House rents Sunday to Sunday only. Sip your drink and enjoy the majestic view of the ocean from the deck of Anna’s Beach Cottage. Forget something in the house after walking down to the beach, not a problem. You’re only steps away from the ocean.
Details: 8 guests · 3 bedrooms · 4 beds · 2 baths · Check price and availability
ON THE SOUND
Enjoy coastal living in a newly constructed semi-soundfront home located in the tranquil and upscale community of Sound-front at Corolla Bay. This property is close to Whalehead Beach and provides private beach parking just a short walk to the ocean. This home is also located just a short drive away from shopping, restaurants, golf, the lighthouse, and other attractions. Spacious accommodations allow guests to spread out, relax, and enjoy every part of this huge custom five bedroom home.
Details: 14 guests · 5 bedrooms · 9 beds · 4.5 baths · Check price and availability
ROOMY OCEANFRONT CONDO
This is a corner oceanfront condo that offers private staircase to the pool and oceanfront walkway, which makes this one of the most convenient condos in the complex. Only three of the fifteen units in this building offer a private staircase. The covered balcony leads you into the kitchen, living room and dining area offering a open concept. The kitchen features new LVT flooring throughout, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances.
Details: 4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 2 baths · Check price and availability
3 LEVELS JUST 3 MINUTES FROM THE BEACH
Since you can simply walk to the ocean in just 3-minutes, it’s easy to work on that tan by the pool or beach and keep your fishing lines tight during your entire vacation! A large rec room features a pool table, kitchenette with full-sized fridge and elevator access. Plus, the king bedroom is located on this level which provides privacy from the other bedrooms.
Details: 12 guests · 6 bedrooms · 6 beds · 6 baths · Check price and availability
UNIQUE BOUTIQUE BY THE SEA
A special getaway that features an open-concept main area, cathedral ceilings, earth tones, wood flooring and accents, pops of color, and multiple outdoor spaces including a covered terrace and balcony.
Details: 6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 4 beds · 2 baths · Rental Info
OCEAN BLUES WITH VIEWS TO MATCH
‘Frankly My Dear’ is a luxury oceanfront home offering all the amenities you could ever want for an unforgettable Outer Banks vacation. Take in the stunning panoramic ocean and sound views from the spacious decks and ship’s watch. When you need a break from the beach, spend some time relaxing poolside, or soak in the hot tub under the stars.
Details: 14 guests · 7 bedrooms · 7 beds · 7 baths · Check price and availability
BEACH, POOL AND TONS OF ENTERTAINMENT
Absolute relaxation and enjoyment is the best way to describe this property. Start with the entertainment facilities: a bright and roomy Billiards Room with Full-size Ohlausen 4 x 8 table is just off the Poker Room already set up for a night of Texas Hold’em. Everyone will enjoy the Exercise Room with TV/DVD, treadmill, and stationary bike.
How about a snack? The ‘Coca Cola Diner’ is a thrill for everyone. Outfitted as a genuine diner, complete with soda counter, booths and authentic jukebox! Speaking of thrills, step into your own movie theater outfitted with your very own ticket box. Wide movie screen with high definition capability.
Details: 16 guests · 5 bedrooms · 8 beds · 4 baths · Check price and availability
5 MASTER BEDROOMS PERFECT FOR MULTIPLE FAMILIES (3 FLOORS ACCESSIBLE)
This 5 Bedroom home is wheelchair accessible with a handicapped bedroom on mid-level, elevator, wide hallways, and doorway. All 3 floors can be accessed via a wheelchair.
Sanderling is an Ocean to Sound community in North Duck offering a sound front outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, nature trails and a private sound side dock! Discounts available on area tours and golf.
Details: 12 guests · 5 bedrooms · 7 beds · 5 baths · Check price and availability
MODEL HOME WITH 5-STAR REVIEWS
Built as the Buck Island Home model home, this never-before rented home will provide the perfect setting for your family getaway to Corolla! A two-minute walk to the beach, this home located in the upscale gated community of Buck Island offers an elegant design, significant ocean views, comfortable spaces for all, inside and out. It is loaded with amenities and quality furnishings and finishes that make this a vacationer’s paradise.
Details: 11 guests · 5 bedrooms · 8 beds · 6.5 baths · Check price and availability
BEAUTIFUL MODERN TOUCHES + POOL
Located in The Whalehead Neighborhood in Corolla, NC. Just a short walk to the beach! A short drive to nearby restaurants, shops, and Corova Beach which is the home of the OBX wild horses! You’ll love the pool and the clean lines.
Details: 14 guests · 7 bedrooms · 9 beds · 4 baths · Check price and availability
RICH WOODS, EXTENDED POOL SEASON + PETS FRIENDLY
Designed with comfort and convenience in mind, this home is located minutes from the heart of Corolla and is just a short stroll from the beach. The owners have thought of everything to make sure your time spent on the Outer Banks is unforgettable. When you’re ready for a break from the beach, rinse off in the outdoor shower, then spend some in the hot tub or take a dip in the pool.
Details: 6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 4 beds · 2 baths · Check price and availability
FANTASTIC ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS + HEATED POOL
This astounding home is going to stand out from others! Beginning with the massive (3 X the size of other houses this size!) Gourmet Chef’s Kitchen on the top-level appointed with everything you can imagine! All GE Monogram Commercial appliances including full-size double ovens, French Door top oven, a beautiful oversized island with bar stools, microwave, and prep sink. There’s even a Coffee Bar Station!
Details: 14 guests · 6 bedrooms · 10 beds · 5.5 baths · Check price and availability
LUXURIOUS, OPEN AND AIRY
After-Dune Delight is one of the finest oceanfront homes located in the desirable Buck Island community. Enjoy sunrises over the Atlantic while having coffee on the top-level deck and delicious dinners in the spacious dining room while the sun sets over the Currituck Sound.
This stunning home is located in a gated community within walking distance of shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. Families can indulge in evening activities like ice cream after dinner, feeding turtles in the ponds, go-karts, and kids’ playground areas. Dune Delight will exceed your expectations of a relaxing and memorable beach experience.
Details: 16 guests · 6 bedrooms · 11 beds · 5.5 baths · Check price and availability
HUGE WINDOWS ON THE SOUND…AND AFFORDABLE
Sound Escape is a beautiful sound-front retreat with upgraded amenities and furnishings. As guests within The Currituck Club, a premier gated community, your family can use its various amenities including free trolley service to the beach access, beach valet, Clubhouse with on-site dining, large community pool with kiddie pool, Fitness Center, and courts for tennis, basketball, and volleyball!
There are planned kids’ activities offered during the summer and paths for walking and bike riding. Golfers in the family can make reservations to play on the 18-hole course, landscaped throughout this resort, with sound and ocean views.
Details: 12 guests · 5 bedrooms · 4.5 baths · Check price and availability
OCEANFRONT, PRIVATE POOL, PLUS PETS
Wonderful home with eight bedrooms, this well-appointed house has eight full baths, three half baths, a private pool (can be heated for added $400), hot tub, elevator, and all the amenities you could hope to find in a luxury oceanfront accommodation. Over 4000 square feet of decks!
Details: 18 guests · 8 bedrooms · 12 beds · 8 baths · Check price and availability
ON THE CANAL WITH A BOAT DOCK
Anchor down for a while at Island Trader in South Nags Head and make lasting vacation memories. Expansive water views will surely delight and keep you returning to this waterfront gem year after year. Island Trader has been fully remodeled creating spacious open living with water views from the majority of the home. The modern, elegantly furnished interior will soothe your soul with a coastal theme and bright accents.
Details: 6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 beds · 3 baths · Check price and availability
WATER FRONT W/ HOTTUB, GAMEROOM, KAYAKS, SUPS, FIREPIT! DOGS OK!
Canal Daze is a beautifully updated, dog-friendly, canal front home with a private luxurious hot tub, large game room, theater room, WIFI, private dock with room for a boat, kayaks, paddle boards, and access to a remarkable salt water pool, sound beach, tennis courts and more! Only 4 miles to the ocean front!
Details: 13 guests · 4 bedrooms · 7 beds · 3 baths · Check price and availability
GORGEOUS SUNSETS AND BLUE HUES
Bluewater is large, sun-drenched, and newly decorated! It sits on a quiet cul-de-sac in the beautiful Villages at Ocean Hill neighborhood. It is stone’s throw from the fitness center; 15-acre lake; lakeside pool; tennis basketball, and shuffleboard courts; and playground. It is a short stroll or bike ride to the beach-front pool. There is a great view of the Currituck Lighthouse which comes to life each evening at dark.
Details: 12 guests · 5 bedrooms · 8 beds · 5 baths · Check price and availability
JUST STEPS TO THE BEACH
This 3 bed / 2 bath cozy cottage offers all the amenities in a beautiful and peaceful environment. The rooms are simple, clean and comfortable with a large screened in porch with limited ocean view. There are flat screen TVs and cable TV. You can stroll to some great local restaurants or take a short drive to nearby attractions such as H20BX water park, The Wright Brothers Memorial and Jockeys Ridge State Park.
Details: 10 guests · 3 bedrooms · 5 beds · 2 baths · Check price and availability
NICHOLAS SPARKS’ INN AT RODANTHE
The Inn at Rodanthe, as it was named in the movie based on Nicholas Spark’s popular novel is a restored, single family home (not an actual Inn), and you can stay here. The interior was decorated with great attention to detail to ensure that the decor was as close to the movie as possible – even using some of the movie props.
Details: 12 guests · 6 bedrooms · 8 beds · 4.5 baths · Check price and availability
OCEANFRONT COTTAGE ON HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE
Dune Haus is an oceanfront Outer Banks paradise with private beach access. Available for the first time as a vacation rental summer 2022! Dune Haus is a stylish & contemporary cottage nestled in the eclectic solitude of Salvo with Hatteras Island as your backyard. This cottage is a one of a kind place designed for the most discerning guest to enjoy all the adventures that the Outer Banks has to offer.
Details: 10 guests · 4 bedrooms · 8 beds · 3 baths · Check price and availability
PERFECT COZY COTTAGE
“Deja Blue” awaits you and your family! Come and enjoy the perfect mixture of old beach charm and modern conveniences. This quaint beach cottage is located in Kill Devil Hills and is the perfect getaway if you are pure relaxation! Get ready to indulge all of the amazing perks of renting an Oceanfront Beach Cottage. You will enjoy watching the beautiful sunrise over the Atlantic, watching the dolphins frolic in the ocean or taking a late night stroll along the shoreline. You will also enjoy an unobstructed view of the ocean right from your back deck!
Details: 6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 1 baths · Check price and availability
SUCH AN INCREDIBLE FAMILY SPACE
Rise n’ Shine to a sparkling oceanfront view in this beautiful seven-bedroom home in Waves! Situated on a spacious oceanfront lot under a wide Carolina blue sky, this home has plenty of space for your large family gathering, plus plenty of private main bedrooms and top-notch amenities for everyone to find spots they’re sure to love.
Details: 14 guests · 11 bedrooms · 7 beds · 8 baths · Check price and availability
SIMPLE, EASY ELEGANCE
Enjoy a truly unique family vacation with ocean views, private beach access, and neighboring wild horses! Must have 4×4 vehicle to access this Carova gem. This spacious home has been completely renovated with top of the line appliances and amenities for the perfect beach getaway. Wake up to a warm cup of coffee and a sunrise over the Atlantic, experience the wonder of the wild horses in their natural environment, and escape to one of the most unique beaches on the East Coast!
Details: 14 guests · 5 bedrooms · 9 beds · 3.5 baths · Check price and availability
SOUTHERN CHARM NEAR THE OCEAN
Enjoy sunset views over the Sound, take advantage of the community pool. At the cottage you can play a game of shuffleboard, corn hole. frisbee, putt/ putt golf or volleyball. There is also 4 adult bikes, beach chairs and beach umbrella in a beach wagon for your enjoyment at the beach.
Details: 8 guests · 4 bedrooms · 5 beds · 2 baths · Check price and availability
STRAIGHT OUT OF COASTAL LIVING MAGAZINE
There could be no bluer views than from the decks of this home as you relax in Adirondack chairs with a favorite novel. Water surrounds you at DUE EAST with the Pamlico Sound on two sides and a marina on another. As you enter the home through the foyer, two king master bedrooms are on either side, each with master baths with custom tile. Two more master bedrooms are located upstairs, one with 2 single beds and the other a king master suite with french doors leading to your private porch overlooking the pool.
Details: 8 guests · 5 bedrooms · 4 beds · 4.5 bath · Check price and availability
AMAZING AMENITIES WITH EASY BEACH ACCESS
Built and appointed with only the finest of finishes and furnishings, this 5,900 sq. ft. home is the reel deal. Three levels of decks wrap around the home providing both covered and uncovered seating for shaded comfort and sun bathing. Send your luggage and groceries up in the all-level elevator with easy access from the carport. And best of all, the beach is just on the other side of the dune.
Details: 21 guests · 15 bedrooms · 9 beds · 11 baths · Check price and availability
MORE INFORMATION FOR YOUR OUTER BANKS VISIT
- YOUR NORTH CAROLINA VACATION
- OUTER BANKS, NC: 33 THINGS TO DO IN OUTER BANKS BY TOWN
- JACKSONVILLE, NC: 13+ ADVENTUROUS THINGS TO DO IN JACKSONVILLE NC
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