Beach-loving visitors discover the superb Outer Banks from their own select vacation rental homes. Choose a quaint and comfortable beachside cottage, an elegant rental home with sunsets over the Albemarle Sound or a deep-water port vacation home for instant boat access to the bays, marshes and ocean. Everything you expect of the perfect beach vacation is close at hand.
What better way to enjoy a family beach vacation! Rental homes offer spacious living areas, everyday comforts, waterfront views, your choice of game room, pool and hot-tub amenities and wide, shady porches. With water, water everywhere, family members indulge in fishing and crabbing, quiet kayaking, robust surfing or parasailing, peaceful seaside cycling and that favorite, toes-in-the-sand enjoyment of the beach.
This barrier island township is the center of the Northern beach and home to about 7,000 year-round residents. Summer welcomes visitors anxious to share the natural landscapes and village-like appeal. Savor long stretches of Atlantic views and silky sands. If you’re a history buff, visit area lighthouses and the National Memorial honoring Wilbur and Orville Wright, who accomplished the first controlled powered flight in 1903. In nearby Kitty Hawk, Seascape Golf Links challenge players with changing elevations and coastal landscapes. A popular day trip just 17 miles to the southwest, the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Elizabeth Gardens and live performances of “The Lost Colony” combine to preserve and present the background of Native American culture and Sir Walter Raleigh’s colonization efforts in the late 1500’s.
While cooking at “home” combines savings with pleasant family meals, wonderful local restaurants round out your vacation experience. The Good Life Gourmet offers the right mix of casual and upscale. It’s a bistro, bakery, wine shop and take-out specialist with delicious deli, specialty soups and fresh-daily desserts. Colington Café is Southern Living-rated with regional favorites from crab bisque to key lime cannoli. Beneath shade trees in a Victorian house, the café prepares every dish to order. Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar boasts the only real oyster bar with ocean-view lounges and a sea lovers menu.
Cozy. Quaint. Palatial. Private. Whether your party includes 2 or 10, the impressive value of vacation home rentals meets your budget and personal preferences. There is no rival for the comfort and convenience of being able to enjoy your private spaces at a reasonable per-person cost that traditional hotels cannot equal.