15 Vacation Rentals In Outer Banks, North Carolina, USA - Updated 2021

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Nothing beats the beach in Outer Banks, North Carolina. The Outer Banks is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations around the world as they are famous for their vast expanse of open beachfront. Going here, you’ll able to explore the natural beauty of Cape Hatteras - a wonderful site where the two great basins of the East Coast collide. There are other popular activities and attractions here like Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Pea Island Art Gallery, and more. Check out this article to discover the best vacation rentals in Outer Banks, North Carolina, USA.

1. Cozy beach rental (from USD 355)

This amazing beach house is like no other. This accommodation hosted by Jim will take you to the sea where sun, surf, and sand are waiting. This Outer Banks beach house is charming, bright, and equipped with functional furniture and appliance that can make you want to stay forever. When you step out of the door, the ocean will greet you, this place is heaven for those seeking refuge. It presents two bedrooms with two comfy beds good for up to four guests. You are also allowed to cook in its well-equipped kitchen. The WiFi is also available - best for instagrammable posts or My Day posts on Facebook.

Endless Oceanfront Days and Nights at Perriwinkle
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, United States
152 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
luckily wifi was available once electronics withdrawal set in
the furniture is really comfortable and the ac is great
our stay was perfect we loved the cozy yet open space and our son loved his little room upstairs
the upstairs bedroom and bathroom was perfect for our daughters (aged 7 and 10)
the house is perfectly comfortable with everything you could wich for
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy home
the house itself very clean and well appointed
the house was very clean when we arrived and very welcoming
the house was very clean
the house was very clean comfortable and well decorated
Host:
jim was a fantastic host
jim and penelope are excellent hosts
jim was an excellent host and this house is perfect
jim was an amazing host who provided excellent recommendations for restaurants and places to visit
jim and penelope were great hosts
Location:
nice place and location is central to everything
great house with an amazing location
fabulous location right on the water
this place is ideal for location and amenities
the location is ideal if you are looking for a getaway that is steps from the beach
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2. Stylish Mid-century Modern holiday home (from USD 149)

This bungalow guesthouse is a stylish and cozy haven that is perfect for a couple on a romantic holiday, a pair of adventure-seeking best buds, and even solo travelers. Its Mid-century Modern aesthetic will make you feel like you are staying in a stunning boutique hotel. Aside from its trendy facade, its close proximity to restaurants, local shops, and must-visit attractions is another thing to love about it. As for amenities, this dwelling is equipped with a cozy bedroom with an indoor hammock, a spotless bathroom with towels and toiletries, a well-stocked contemporary kitchen, a dining area, and a chic living room with comfy seatings. Plus, there’s a patio where you can chill and enjoy the views and an outdoor fire pit for barbecue nights.

Hello Bungalow! Special rates now & Steps to beach
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, United States
233 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wright brothers monument was fantastic very comfortable and well laid out space
the space is so beautifully decorated while still being extremely comfortable and low-key
just wish the tv was on the main room instead of the bedroom
the bed is delightfully comfortable
bungalow was quite cozy and peaceful the perfect place to relax
Cleanliness:
very clean and homey feel
the place was extremely clean and stylish
very clean and great for two people
the house is clean and well furnished
great communication very clean - we felt right at home
Host:
hosts were fantastic with responses and were willing to help with any additional needs requested
plus the host was really responsive and kind
if we had any questions they were most responsive
the hosts were very helpful and responsive if we needed to communicate with them about anything
amazing area place & hosts we'll be back for sure
Location:
super cute place to stay and in a great location
super close to the beach
it is so cute and in a great location to a lot of things
just minutes for the beach (5 minute walk if that) the location was beautiful
on top of everything else the location is ideal with a 3 minute walk to the beach
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3. Lovely beach house (from USD 146)

It’s a fun time at this lovely rental owned by Ian. This Outer Banks beach rental offers everything from great and a lot of amenities to comfortable rooms. It is designed to make you and your family have the best time ever. The location is also convenient which is next to the Wright Brothers Museum, K-Mart Shopping, and a variety of seafood restaurants - all are within short walking distance. It features three bedrooms with five comfortable beds, enough for up to eight guests. The rental is also packed with entertainment facilities from Playstation to ping pong to movies and more. The kitchen is well-equipped with everything you need for food preparation from stove to oven to microwave. So if you’re looking for privacy and a cool place, then book this rental now.

Snow's Nest ~Highest Crow's Nest in the OuterBanks
Kill Devil Hills, The Outer Banks, North Carolina, United States
579 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wifi connection and ian was very attentive
having the full kitchen is nice
Cleanliness:
super clean and cozy
very clean and highly recommend
place was very clean and spacious
all good clean and nice house
clean place just as described
Host:
great house with great host
very good hosts
ian was also a great host who responded quickly
great host respectful and responsive
ian was very helpful great host
Location:
cute place convenient to shopping
great location and a very nice house
the close proximity of the beautiful beach was a definite bonus great location
great location and house awesome value
tidy little house in a perfect location
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4. Nice and homey rental (from USD 122)

Call your friends or treat your family, and together just escape the hustle and bustle of city life. This superb Outer Banks rental hosted by Artim is a fantastic place to cool down. It is centrally located which is close to everything from beaches to art and culture to shops and more. The decorations are wonderful with a lot and great amenities being offered. It features two bedrooms with two adorable beds and a comfortable bathroom. The living room is a nice place to chillax which offers entertainment as it has a large flat-screen LCD TV with Netflix and Amazon Prime TV. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need from utensils to the toaster to blender. What’s great about this accommodation is it has a coffee bar with a Keurig coffee maker. This is suitable for a small family or group vacation.

Back To Eden: 2 Bed 1 Bath Centrally Located OBX Beaches!
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, United States
260 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this beach cottage was very cozy and relaxing
the place is decorated perfectly and all the furniture is high quality and comfortable
loved the coffee bar in the kitchen artim was so helpful and quick to respond
the beds were heavenly and i especially enjoyed the king bed and comfy bedding
what a great place loved the comfy bed and the adorable coffee bar
Cleanliness:
the place is very clean and cozy
the house was clean and nicely decorated
the place was so clean and nicely decorated
the place is great clean and quiet
it was very clean and beautifully decorated and furnished
Host:
artim was a great host
the host was very quick to respond and super friendly
incredible response rate from the host and very nice to deal with
what we loved best were the restaurant recommendations given by the host
atrim is great host of great facility
Location:
beautiful and close to everything
great location for restaurants
quiet neighborhood in a great location
super close to everything i’m town
absolutely beautiful place with an ideal location for exploring obx
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5. Newly updated beach house (from USD 214)

Feel the nature and leave all your stress away. This new and beach-friendly rental hosted by Blake and Vicky offers a relaxing getaway. The wonderful rental offers comfort and convenience with its superb amenities and friendly hosts. It is situated in a secluded area but just a five-minute walk to the beach. It features three cozy bedrooms, enough for up to eight guests and two bathrooms. The kitchen is huge equipped with cooking equipment if you want to prepare your own meal. For entertainment, the WiFi, Netflix, and TV are included.

Secret Paradise Carova 4X4 beach
98 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
We loved the view from the kitchen sitting at the large kitchen table with all the windows
Plenty of room in the house
you are off the beaten path
Very comfy bed Blake is very helpful
The house was the perfect size and very comfortable for the four of us and the amenities were state of the art and hassle free
Cleanliness:
Thank you for the personal touch and taking care of your beautiful property for your guests
No need to look for another beach house
Host:
the owner greeted us when we arrived and he gave us the lay of the land
Great place nice people and very close to the beach Highly recommended
He and his wife really care about their property and they take a genuine interest in their guests
Nice and new with great furnishings and oversized kitchen
We had a pony visit us and saw a wide variety of birds and a deer appeared through the brush in the back yard
Location:
The house and location are stunning
The location was secluded but just a 5 minute walk to the beach Worth getting up early to watch the sunrise from the deck
The 4x4 beach access was exciting and the horses are
House has awesome amenities and location is really nice
The house is in a great spot
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6. Rustic, studio-type dwelling near the beach (from USD 57)

If you are planning an exciting getaway to Outer Banks, North Carolina, you might want to check out this charming, rustic abode near the beach. This Airbnb provides guests quick access to pristine waters, sandy shores, and the warmth of the coastal sun. It is a fully furnished studio-type haven that is spacious enough for two guests. Plus, pets are welcome to stay in this humble abode. One cozy bedroom with a seating area and a spotless private bathroom are housed in this dwelling. It also has a kitchenette with a dining space for two. Also, parking is available for guests’ convenience.

Suzzanne's/Owls/Beaches/Pets Ok
Nags Head, North Carolina, United States
166 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super comfy bed there wasn’t any coffee at least that i saw which was listed in the amenities
the kitchenette is perfect for a simple breakfast and snacks which is what we needed
the room is directly above the garage door and washing machine and is very clearly heard
Cleanliness:
it is clean and the bed was super comfortable
great price very clean and just as described
check-in was very easy the space was clean and as described
clean efficient space for a couple on a short stay
the room itself is spacious clean and thoroughly thought out - 5 stars
Host:
our host was very helpful and welcoming
very communicative hosts and helpful
very helpful and great hosts
i briefly meet the host and he was very nice
they are great hosts and provided local tips and restaurant suggestions
Location:
great location central to everything
great location to nearby attractions
great location and convenient to everything
great stay close to everything
nice apartment in a great location
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7. Laidback family cottage (from USD 200)

Located in a peaceful area and near the beach, Chillin’ is a good choice to have a wonderful vacation. This rental is a family cottage which is in a convenient place to shop and find nice restaurants. The beach is also accessible where you can enjoy swimming and experience a lot of aquatic activities. This Outer Banks family vacation rental features three cozy bedrooms with four beds and a comfortable bathroom. The kitchen is fully equipped with cooking equipment. Some family features are also available like travel crib and books and toys for kids.

Chillin' at the OBX. October rentals available
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, United States
19 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 4 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the open floor plan and the fully stocked kitchen
Cleanliness:
house was clean and well worth every penny
Host:
the owner was very responsive to questions check in was easy and she provided great area recommendations
a host that cares and wants her renters to have a great time
the home offered everything we needed and was cozy and family friendly
hariet was extremely helpful and gave us some wonderful tips of places to visit while staying at chillin’
hariet was an extremely gracious host and was quick to respond to texts when i had a question
Location:
great location close to the beach
great location and well-appointed house perfect for our family of four
the house was perfect for what we needed and close to so much to do including the beach
very close to the beach nice quite neighborhood and very easy check in/out procedures
and the walk to the beach isn't bad at all
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8. Wonderful, spacious beach home (from USD 261)

A great family vacation is possible at this property. This lovely accommodation offers all the comforts you’re aiming for from great amenities to functional and modern equipment. This rental features four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a large living area. The kitchen is clean and equipped with an oven, a microwave, a coffee maker, and more. For entertainment a cable TV is available too.

Beach? We gotcha Beach-oceanside, only steps from uncrowded beautiful beach
40 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The cottage itself has everything you need to relax(A/C sundecks comfy beds stocked kitchen) along with the closeness to the beach
The house is well stocked for cooking and has a large dining table for the family
We liked the setup with 2 bedrooms and a bathroom on each side and the kitchen was well stocked
There was plenty of room for all 8 of us and a decent yard for Riley
The only thing I would want the owners to know is that the housekeeper was still cleaning the property after 4pm when check-in time was at 4
Cleanliness:
The house is nice with 4 bed and 2 bath
The house is tastefully decorated and all accommodations were superb
Host:
We brought our golden retriever with us
They live close and met us at the home Excellent communication prior to arrival during and after It was a perfect home for our family of 4 and a dog
the tour Had questions that were answered at the location and after via texts
If the area had better internet provider it would have helped us with some offsite work however kids would have been glued to their electronic devices
and we arrived in 2 cars and neither car could pull into the driveway until she pulled out
Location:
The house was in a great quiet neighborhood on the beach block
few minutes walk which we enjoyed every morning
It's not the biggest deal
Perfect location away from the busier touristy area and a 1-2 minute walk to a beautiful uncrowded beach
Just a great stay here with wonderful owners that are in continual communication and go out of their way to ensure a great vacation
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9. Beach house with lots of amenities (from USD 49)

For those families who love sea adventure, staying at Oceanview Salvo is a good choice of accommodation. This lovely rental is full of charm, sunny, and has beachy decorations that will make you feel comfortable and relaxed. This rental consists of five bedrooms with five beds equipped with fresh and clean linen. The house is huge which is suitable for a big family or a large group. The kitchen is at your disposal, equipped with an oven, a coffee maker, and a refrigerator. A lot of entertainment facilities are available too, there are eight TVs, five DVD players, home theater system, and a basketball goal. Isn’t this place awesome?

Book your vacation with pride at LION IN THE SUN!
11 reviews
House 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bunk bed was fairly unstable to the point where we stopped using it halfway through our stay
The upstairs air conditioner broke on day 2
And the kitchen had all the cooking utensils we needed to cook for 10 of us
the house and beach access worked wonderfully
The shower outside made beach clean up easy and the hot tube was absolutely wonderful
Cleanliness:
The house was clean well decorated and move in ready
There was small amount of trash (plastic wrappers) and food (goldfish crackers) under most of the beds
Host:
We traveled with three generations and everyone was happy
he was very helpful and flexible Thanks for sharing such a wonderful home with us
The exterior oven was very greasy
I really enjoyed the friendly communication with the owner
To begin with the directions were very clear and we arrived without a clinch
Location:
The walk to the beach was not bad at all
We loved the location and town of salvo
Our kids enjoyed playing the games that were there at the house
so the location was perfect
Even though our stay was delayed by the hurricane Once we got to our destination
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10. Relaxing and cheerful accommodation good for two (from USD 79)

Surprise your honey and have a memorable vacation together at this gorgeous rental, the Shaker. This rental is small but promises a comfortable stay which offers fun and relaxation all the way. It is a one-room cabana designed in a beach-house style. In here, you can do many things like sunbathing, watching the dolphins, walk hand-in-hand to the sandy beach, and more. It features a queen bed and a kitchenette which is equipped with all your need for food preparation. The TV and internet are available too.

Relaxing, Cheerful ~ OCEANFRONT ~ Perfect for 2
115 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
and clean the shower & toilet regularly
perfect for 2 people the condo was clean and steps away from the ocean
nice clean room close to beach
Host:
the property owners are non responsive if you call
i would stay at this location again for sure i'd think twice about this specific owner though
beautiful location but the owner does not know what communication is
Location:
the cabanas were cute the location was perfect
it was a great location
this is the perfect location and was exactly what we were looking for
loved staying at the hatteras cabanas could not have asked for a better location
great location in a quiet peaceful part of the outer banks
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11. Cute and pet-friendly oceanside cottage (from USD 98)

Bright and airy is this oceanside cottage’s theme. Ideal for four people, this cheerful home is located in the town of Kitty Hawk and has direct access to the beach. The interior features powder blue walls with chic and beachy decor. This house is equipped with a spacious kitchen, a living area with entertainment facilities, a bedroom with a TV, and a deck with a seating area and stunning views. Shops and eateries like Winks Grocery and Art’s Place are a short walk from this cute abode.

OCEANSIDE BEACH COTTAGE WITH DIRECT BEACH ACCESS & GREAT VIEWS- PET FRIENDLY!
51 reviews  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
maybe bar height chairs on deck and a table for dining outside
It is furnished with everything you could need for a comfortable stay
The screened in porch (while it didn't have the outdoor furniture shown in the pictures) was a great place to store our beach gear and bikes
The house is right in front of public street parking for the beach
so our dogs enjoyed watching (and barking at) beach goers
Cleanliness:
The house was clean and the decor was beautiful
The property is clean and charming Didn't want to leave
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
It was exceptionally clean and welcoming
Host:
let alone one that’s dog friendly
Cozy dog-friendly cottage
I was more than happy with the location
We had some maintenance issues and Carolina Shores addressed them quickly (always buy the damage insurance )
Pet friendly and close to the beach
Location:
:The location is great
It was a great start in a great location
We enjoyed it and found it to be the perfect location for exploring the Outer Banks
Great location to nearby restaurants Recommend Arts Place and Ocean Boulevard
We were 50 yards from a beach access
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12. Colorful home by the ocean (from USD 74)

We’re warning you. Once you book this home for two, you might not want to leave. Located on Hatteras Island, this vibrant and cheerful studio-type home comes with a queen bed, a shocking red couch, a fully equipped kitchen, and a simple dining table with a view. The bathroom is built with a shower and lots of storage. To enjoy more of your surroundings, lounge by the front porch with your favorite drink in hand. The area has plenty of shared grills and fish cleaning stations for those who are in Outer Banks for fishing.

Oceanfront-Modern-Romantic Getaway
133 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

13. Cottage close to a quiet beach (from USD 152)

This cottage on Hatteras Island comes with two bedrooms and can accommodate up to four guests. Located on a quiet street close to the beach, the elevated bungalow home rental has a screened-in front porch, bright rooms with colorful decor, and a chic farmhouse-style kitchen. There’s also an open back deck with a picnic table. This beautifully styled home is a short walk to restaurants and the general store, as well as rental shops for bikes, kayaks, and fishing gear.

Cozy Beach Cottage! Pet Friendly! Booking now for Fall 2021!
53 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The house is adorable and comfortable
The outdoor shower was awesome
It offers privacy and everything you could think of
Our family of five (3 kids ages 4 and under) stayed here for three nights
Window air units keep the place plenty cool
Cleanliness:
Very clean and comfortable with everything we needed and Traci was great
The house was nicely updated and decorated Stocked with everything we needed
The rooms were nicely decorated and the kitchen had everything you needed for quick meals and snacks
cottage was clean and well stocked
The cottage is clean and was stocked with what we needed to prepare meals before and after our days fishing
Host:
We had our dog and three kids
so be sure to pack some bug spray along with your sunscreen
The weather was ideal for us (low humidity
We really enjoyed the screen porch and proximity to the beach
The screened in porch deck and outdoor shower offer great extras
Location:
Frogs are fun to listen to at night after a rain
Also it is a short walk to a beautiful beach
The location is perfect for easy access to the beach
the house is very close to the nearest beach access and only about a half hour from the Hatteras Lighthouse for point access There are convenience stores nearby and a Food Lion grocery store abou...
The walk to the beach was easy and convenient
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14. Lovely beach cottage

Everyone is welcome to this cottage. This rental is a 1950s cottage, fully renovated and equipped with modern furniture and home appliances. Lunar will take you to the ocean for just a two-minute walk. It features four bedrooms and two bathrooms that can accommodate up to four guests. This place is so relaxing with a hammock in the backyard - best for chilling. The kitchen is well equipped with pantry items, utensils, a refrigerator, and more. In here, you will enjoy the cool atmosphere of the Outer Banks.

Lunar Tide Beach Cottage
3 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
The house was clean and comfortable with everything we needed to make our week great
It was clean and well stocked
The house was really well done and there was plenty of room for everyone (6 ppl)
Location:
We stayed at Lunar Tide while we had family friends visiting from Seattle and it was perfect Walking distance to the beach and restaurants fully fenced private backyard that is the perfect lounge...
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15. Luxurious abode by the beach

Welcome to Eagles Landing! This is a luxury rental pinned in the heart of The Currituck Club of Corolla, NC. This adorable rental is charming, bright, and modern which is equipped with all the comforts you need. The living space is huge and decorated beautifully, you’ll have a wonderful view of the golf course from here. It also features five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and a private pool. This accommodation is also equipped with entertainment amenities like a wet bar, HDTV, and a game room with pool table. This is recommended for a family reunion.

Upscale Corolla Beach & Golf Vacation ☀️ Pine Island Beach Club Access
84 reviews  Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Having the master bedroom and living room and kitchen on the same level was great along with the other bedrooms on the lower level Lots of sunlight massive high ceilings
We loved the decor open spaces and the number of bedroom
The convenience of the trolley to the beach was excellent as well
nicely accommodated our 11 family members (including 4 children age 3-13)
The pool stayed cool on the hot days and provided some shade
Cleanliness:
The house is spacious clean and very well appointed
I can't say enough good things about this house
Host:
The owner was responsive and interactive with check in information
We also recommendthe wild horse tour for all ages
The home enabled us to entertain quite comfortably
We had a wonderful weeks vacation
So I messaged the owner just to make sure and especially the roads too
Location:
It's in walking distance to the community pool
It's in the same shopping center as Harris Teeter walking distance really
We were close to shopping (remember we are 9 women ) restaurants and activities
This is in a gated community
we're amazing and used daily To explore Corolla for the first time was so fun
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Best ocean experience awaits in Outer Banks

Outer Banks is a dream vacation for many. Why not? It boasts the finest beaches and breathtaking views on Earth, along with a plethora of exciting things to do. It’s not surprising why a lot of vacation houses have sprung up and offer a memorable stay for those who seek refuge. Outer Banks will not disappoint you, book now!

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