27 Beautiful Outer Banks Vacation Rentals for Your Next Trip!

Last Updated on June 7, 2021

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The Outer Banks is where you’ll find sun, fun, and everlasting memories! In between afternoons at the beach and evenings on the boardwalk, you’ll need a lovely place to stay. We’re here for you, with a collection of beautiful Outer Banks vacation rentals to ensure a restful and rewarding experience on the beach!

If you’re seeking a variety of sizes and styles in beach rentals, you’ve come to the perfect place. From oceanside cottages to luxurious homes with room to host multiple families, this collection of places will inspire you to book that beach trip now!

This post is a part of our series on places to stay in North Carolina. We’ve also covered things to do in the Outer Banks after you book one of these places.

Outer Banks Vacation Rentals

We’ve organized these Outer Banks vacation rentals from north to south, starting with the OBX town of Corolla and ending with Frisco.

Note that all of the photos used in this article are courtesy of the property owners via Airbnb or VRBO.

We have not personally stayed at these accommodations but have researched them just for you. If you do book one of these homes, we may receive a commission to fund our future travels when you use our link.

Rentals in Corolla

Oceanfront Home

Corolla outer banks vacation rentals Image Courtesy of VRBO

The first of our picks is a beautiful home in Corolla. This house has a private pool, hot tub, elevator, and other amenities expected from such a luxury location!

This property boasts approximately 4,000 square feet of deck space, so there is no shortage of outdoor space. With so much space inside and out, this is perfect for multiple families looking to vacation together!

$538/night | 18 guests | 8 bedrooms
Book Via VRBO!

Did you know that many Outer Banks vacation rentals offer a winter discount? We’ve also found tons of fun during the Outer Banks off-season, in case you’re wondering!

Oceanfront Paradise at See Ya ‘Round

Corolla See Ya Round Image Courtesy of VRBO

This oceanfront paradise is set along the sand dunes and at times, you’ll be surrounded by wild horses. Feel the salty sea air every time you step outside as Carova Beach is only steps away.

Not far from the house are an abundance of things to do, such as the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge, Currituck Lighthouse, and shops galore.

$271/night | 8 guests | 3 bedrooms
Book Via VRBO!

If you’re into the outdoors, we think you’ll love this article that covers hiking trails in the Outer Banks!

Rentals in Duck

Duck Oceanfront with Private Pool

Duck Oceanfront with Private Pool Image Courtesy of Airbnb

This beautiful private home is right on the beach! When you’re not on the beach, you can enjoy the spacious great room and play a game of pool with your family.

You’ll also have complete access to your very own private pool and hot tub. Even better, you’ll be only a few miles from downtown Duck, one of our favorite Outer Banks towns!

$1,114/night | 14 guests | 6 bedrooms
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Oceanfront Condo

Duck oceanfront condo Image Courtesy of Airbnb

This cozy condo in Duck has views of both the pool and the ocean. Enjoy the large deck while laying on classic Adirondack chairs, soaking in the sun.

With the restored, nautical theme throughout, you are sure to feel like the captain of your very own ship!

$200/night | 6 guests | 3 bedrooms
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Treetops of Duck

Duck Tree Tops Image Courtesy of Airbnb

Located only a few houses down from the beach, this lovely house is great for those looking to spend their days in the surf and sand. Enjoy amazing sunrise views from the deck and top level.

This rental is family-friendly with a rec room on the ground floor to keep the kids busy when you’re not at the beach!

$600/night | 8 guests | 4 bedrooms
Book Via AirBNB!

Boardwalk Sound Front Apartment

Duck Boardwalk Sound Front Apartment Image Courtesy of Airbnb

This apartment is located inside the Waterfront Shops of Duck. You can’t get any closer to the action!

Have coffee on the deck, enjoy gorgeous views of the Sound from all bedroom windows, and go for an evening stroll on the boardwalk. This location is perfect for those that love to be right in the heart of town.

$195/night | 6 guests | 3 bedrooms
Book Via AirBNB!

Rentals in Southern Shores

The Cottage OBX – A Bees Nees Getaway

Southern Shores The Cottage OBX Image Courtesy of Airbnb

This classic Outer Banks beach house has a bohemian feel that cultivates a relaxing atmosphere all day long. Surrounded by gardens and live oak trees, you’ll wake up every morning to a beautiful view.

Every bedroom leads to a porch, so you’re never more than a room away from taking in all the sights. A hot tub in the backyard is just one of many of the home’s amenities.

$624/night | 12 guests | 4 bedrooms
Book Via AirBNB!

Rentals in Kitty Hawk

The Treehouse OBX – A Bees Nees Getaway

Kitty Hawk The Treehouse OBX Image Courtesy of Airbnb

We love treehouses and had to include at least one in our guide to Outer Banks vacation rentals. This particular treehouse property is surrounded by live oak trees and only a 10-minute walk to the beach.

It is uniquely located on a hill of stilts, ensuring your privacy amongst the trees. If you’re looking for a unique and calming retreat, then this is it!

$371/night | 10 guests | 4 bedrooms
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Tranquil Coastal Waterfront

Kitty Hawk Tranquil Coastal Waterfront Image Courtesy of VRBO

Located on a cul-de-sac in a private community, this waterfront home is perfect for a couple looking to get away, or multiple families vacationing together.

The home is surrounded by 100-year-old oak trees with beautiful views and sunsets of the Sound. A saltwater pool, as well as a private dock with water access, means you’ll have more than your share of outdoor fun.

$380/night | 12 guests | 7 bedrooms
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Spacious Home in the OBX

Kitty Hawk Spacious Home Image Courtesy of VRBO

There is nothing more calming than walking through the doors of this bright, spacious property! Enjoy home-cooked meals out on the beautiful deck and utilize the fully-equipped kitchen.

With the beach only three blocks away, fun in the sun is only a few minutes within reach.

$264/night | 6 guests | 3 bedrooms
Book Via AirBNB!

Rentals in Kill Devil Hills

Snow’s Nest

Kill Devil Hills Snows Nest Image Courtesy of Airbnb

Come enjoy a beach house with the highest crow’s nest in the Outer Banks! If you find yourself cooped up indoors, the house comes with video games, board games, ping pong, and movies for you to use.

However, it’ll be hard to stay inside when amazing restaurants (like Kill Devil Grill) are only minutes away! While in Kill Devil Hills, you can’t miss putt-putt and other fun activities.

$279/night | 8 guests | 3 bedrooms
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Luxury Condos

Kill Devil Hills Luxury Condo Image Courtesy of VRBO

The last of our Outer Banks vacation rentals in Kill Devil Hills are these luxury condos with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. Close to these condos are the Wright Brothers National Monument and Jockey’s Ridge as well.

Only a short walk to the beach, these condos are a comfortable stay for parents and kids alike!

$194/night | 6 guests | 3 bedrooms
Book Via VRBO!

Rentals in Rodanthe

Ocean Views w/ Hot Tub

Rodanthe Ocean Views Image Courtesy of VRBO

Relax in the quiet town of Rodanthe with this awesome property. With untouched beaches only 200 yards away, this rental is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle and see what the Outer Banks beach life has to offer!

$79/night | 2 guests | 1 bedroom
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Peaceful Oceanfront Escape

Rodanthe Peaceful Oceanfront Escape Image Courtesy of Airbnb

This beautiful oceanfront rental is incredibly spacious with a fourth level watch-tower boasting beautiful views of the Atlantic. While kicking back on the property, you can enjoy a game room with a pool table, TV, and wet bar.

Soak away your troubles in the master bathroom jacuzzi tub and take in views of the ocean from four of the bedrooms.

$237/night | 18 guests | 7 bedrooms
Book Via VRBO!

Rentals in Waves

Elevator, Pool, Hot Tub, and Minutes to the Beach!

Waves Elevator pool hot tub Image Courtesy of Airbnb

Come down to this private home that’s just a short 5-minute walk from a semi-private beach. This area of the Outer Banks is perfect for kayaking, windsurfing, kiteboarding, fishing, surfing, or just hanging out!

Explore the restaurants, marinas, shops, and nearby lighthouses of Bodie Island and Cape Hatteras.

$164/night | 10 guests | 4 bedrooms
Book Via AirBNB!

Private Lazy River, Kiddie, and Regular Pool

Waves Private Lazy River Image Courtesy of VRBO

There are no other rentals we’ll mention that offer their own private lazy river and outdoor water area, including a kiddie and regular pool. This one has all of the above!

You can also fish at the nearby Rodanthe Pier and then come home to catch the sunsets on one side of the house. If you’re up early enough, you can see the sunrise on the other side!

$386/night | 20 guests | 8 bedrooms
Book Via VRBO!

Rentals in Avon

Note: Some of these Outer Banks vacation rentals in Avon refer to their location as Kinnakeet, which is the town’s former name. There is a community here named Kinnakeet shores.

Canal Front Cottage

Avon Canalfront Cottage Image Courtesy of Airbnb

Located only a short walk from the Avon beach, this house is the perfect place to make memories. Its location makes for great kayaking, sunsets, and fishing!

Enjoy an open layout, large windows, and a full kitchen for your stay in this Outer Bank cottage.

$167/ night | 4 guests | 2 bedrooms
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Cozy Studio Apartment Right Beside the Beach

Avon Cozy studio apartment Image Courtesy of Airbnb

This Outer Banks property is only one house away from the beach. Right across the street are a windsurf shop, kayaking rentals, jet ski rentals, bars, shops, and some delicious restaurants for a wonderful OBX trip. There is no shortage of things to do when you stay here!

$111/night | 2 guests | 1 bed (studio)
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Between the Sound and Sea Escape

Avon Between the South and Sea Image Courtesy of Airbnb

Enjoy this modern private home at Kinnakeet Shores. With only a 6-minute walk to the beach and walking distance from restaurants and stores, you’re sure to find something to do during your stay.

$152/night | 10 guests | 4 bedrooms
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Private Luxury Semi-Oceanfront

Avon Private HGTV 4 BR Image Courtesy of Airbnb

At only a 47-SECOND walk to the beach (yep, they timed it!), this place is tough to beat! Watch the sunrise on the decks or the sunset on the lanai.

Enjoy mini-golf right in your backyard or head down to the pool only a quarter-mile down the road. The house also comes with a volleyball court, video consoles, and shuffleboard.

$280/night | 8 guests | 4 bedrooms
Book Via AirBNB!

Casa Creekside

Avon Casa Creekside Image Courtesy of Airbnb

Enjoy your time at this quaint cottage and walk to the beach within 5 minutes! Dog friendly on a quiet cul-de-sac with yard space for both you and your furry friends, this hot-tub-outfitted house is a wonderful place to stay.

$100/night | 5 guests | 2 bedrooms
Book Via AirBNB!

Ocean Side House

Kinnakeet Ocean Side House Image Courtesy of Airbnb

Enjoy your vacation in this beautiful, remodeled cottage! With only a one-block to the beach, you can enjoy a short walk to the water.

This place is close to everything but also far away enough from all the crowds to be relaxing at the end of a long day.

$257/night | 8 guests | 3 bedrooms
Book Via AirBNB!

OBX Sound Life

Kinnakeet OBX Sound Life Image Courtesy of Airbnb

Enjoy beautiful Outer Banks sunsets from the many great vantage points at this awesome house. Take a swim, enjoy a dip in the hot pool or visit the beach located only a few minutes from the property.

$300/night | 14 guests | 7 bedrooms
Book Via AirBNB!

Rentals in Frisco

Outer Banks Cottage

Frisco Outer Banks Cottage Image Courtesy of Airbnb

This beautiful rental is only a short walk to Frisco Beach. The home itself is warm and inviting for all families. Step out and relax on the front porch, enjoy some true beach life, and visit the nearby shops.

$129/night | 7 guests | 4 bedrooms
Book Via AirBNB!

Cozy Cottage

Frisco Cozy Cottage Image Courtesy of Airbnb

This cozy cottage lets you enjoy the natural beauty of the Outer Banks with a private screened-in porch perfect for grilling and enjoying the views.

When not on the property, you can explore the nearby beach on a 4×4 and visit Hatteras Lighthouse.

$124/night | 4 guests | 2 bedrooms
Book Via AirBNB!

Outer Banks Island Cottage

Frisco Outer Banks Island Cottage Image Courtesy of Airbnb

This newly refurbished cottage is only minutes from many locals’ favorite beach. Relax there, go for a horse ride, or take a 4×4 for an up-close (and fun!) view of the ocean. Renting this house will be the final touch to your wonderful and relaxing beach vacation!

$127/night | 4 guests | 2 bedrooms
Book Via AirBNB!

New Frisco Home w/ Amazing Views

Frisco New Home Image Courtesy of Airbnb

The last of our Outer Banks vacation rentals is only a five-minute walk from the beach and a short distance from shops, restaurants, and the ferry to Ocracoke. Enjoy beautiful views of the Pamlico Sound at this oceanside property.

The house’s hot tub, outdoor shower, and bar area are just some of the amenities that may draw you away from the beach.

$299/night | 6 guests | 3 bedrooms
Book Via AirBNB!

Ready to Book One of these Outer Banks Vacation Rentals?

From north to south, there are so many incredible Outer Banks vacation rentals. Whether you are looking for a romantic escape to the beach or a house to host the whole family, this list is a resource to help you plan your trip!

Let us know if you’ve stayed in any of these rentals and what you think!

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