Carolina Beach is located on the Pleasure Island of the region of North Carolina. Sunbathing at the iconic Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wrightsville Beach is a perfect summer activity. Take a walk around Carolina Beach Boardwalk, a seaside spot with an array of shops and restaurants. There is an array of outdoor adventures you can have in this town including surfing, hiking, fishing, biking, etc. The charming Carolina Beach State Park has a number of hiking trails to follow, whereas the white-sand trail overlooks the gorgeous Cape Fear River. If you like fishing, just hire a fishing charter at Carolina Beach Fishing Pier. The town has much to offer to an ardent music lover, as it hosts Carolina Beach Music Festival, the only beach music festival in North Carolina. Check out the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, for a gorgeous coastal holiday.
1. Beachfront condo with a private balcony
If stunning water views, fresh breezes, and peaceful accommodations sound like your idea of a getaway, consider booking this beachfront rental. It is situated on the second floor of a quiet condominium complex, which is only a few steps away from the shoreline.
Its cozy space is equipped with central air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a full kitchen. In addition to a standard cable TV, there is also a game console available for indoor entertainment. Attached to this oceanfront Airbnb in Carolina Beach is a small balcony with lounge chairs so you can unwind and take in the breathtaking scenery at the same time.
Serene Oceanfront GetAway! #NamasteHereYallCarolina Beach, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the furniture is comfortable for lounging coffee and snugglingcomfortable place with an incredible view of the ocean highly recommendbeds were very comfortablewe also liked being able to walk to the north end cafe for coffee and breakfast
Cleanliness:the place is clean and beautifulchristy’s place was peaceful clean and comfortable—everything i’d hoped for communication was excellentplace is comfortable and cleaneverything was just as pictured and cleanwhat a fantastic stay we had the condo is incredibly clean and tidy
Host:the hosts are super in every waythank you for being such an amazing host we felt very welcome hereperfect great home great location and great hosta super host for sure thanks christyRead more reviews
Location:a beautiful home and locationthe condo is in a really good locationexactly as advertised totally awesome location right on the beachthe location is amazing and the condo is well taken care of and very comfortablegreat location view and direct access to the beach
2. Pet-friendly home best for families
Spacious and fully furnished, this Airbnb is fit for a small family or a group of travelers. It is also a pet-friendly rental that welcomes up to two dogs for an additional 150 USD.
The rental is situated on the upper level of a duplex found in Carolina Beach. It is centrally air-conditioned for maximum comfort. Apart from kid-friendly features, amenities such as Wi-Fi and a high-definition TV are available as well. There are also laundry facilities and a full kitchen provided for the convenience of groups looking for a long-term stay.
Ocean Breeze at CB - Walk To BeachCarolina Beach, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the beds were super comfy as wellthe airbnb is super spacious with comfortable furniture a great kitchen and nice hangout spacesthey also left you a warm welcome with breakfast additions like oatmeal and granola bars
Cleanliness:extraordinarily clean and comfortablevery clean and had everything neededthe property is very clean and homeythe place was clean and spaciousvery clean nice beds and large bathrooms
Host:host quickly responded to a special request and was able to accommodate us…thanks againthey were very responsive totally recommendthe hosts were also wonderful and easy to communicate with through out the staywe had a wonderful time here the hosts have truly thought of everythingthank you to the hosts and we hope to come back againRead more reviews
Location:the location was excellentso close to fabulous restaurantsgreat location very close to beach restaurantssuper close to beach restaurants and storesyou must stay here absolutely stunning location
3. Bright and airy accommodation near the beach
This accommodation is a condo unit in Cabana Del Mar, a completely remodeled building on Pleasure Island in Carolina Beach. It is a bright and airy luxury rental that is completely fitted with a king-size bed, quality linens, and a comfy sofa with a pull-out, queen-size mattress. The rental has fine touches like bar glasses for cocktail drinks, and board games and playing cards for amusement. With its oceanfront balcony, guests can be thrilled by sighting dolphins and watching sunsets and sunrises.
The entire building has private beach access, adequate parking, seasonal pools, and on-site laundry. Also, the host provides beach towels, beach bags, a cooler, and ice packs.
Best Location On The Island! Direct Ocean Views!Carolina Beach, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:wifi is strong if you do have to get work done
Cleanliness:the place was amazing and cleanthe apartment is spotless modern and comfortablevery cozy clean condo with very pleasant personal touchesvery comfortable bed very clean and everything was well communicatedher place was super cute extremely clean nicely decorated without being too overwhelming
Host:super responsive and always helpful host great experiencekristen is a lovely host perfectly communicative and offers great advice for how to spend time on the islandkristen was super responsive and attentive to our needskirsten was also a considerate and responsive hostowners were wonderful and even helped us out very quickly when we needed an extra parking passRead more reviews
Location:perfect location for our honeymoongreat location you’re surrounded by stores that are walking distance and same with restaurantsperfect location for a relaxing trip to the beachgreat location beach all the stores right off boardwalksuch a cute place to stay
4. Quaint little cottage near beach
This beautiful little vacation rental in Carolina Beach is just two blocks away from the ocean. Its master bedroom has a comfortable king-sized bed with a foam mattress. The living area has a chaise sofa and a kitchen with a breakfast bar. The electric fireplace is all set to keep you warm at night and the Roku Television with Netflix and Sling is there to keep you entertained. There is a small front deck to enjoy the bliss of the outdoors.
Little Blue Cottage at CB - 2 Blocks From BeachCarolina Beach, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:i was impressed with the quality bed linens extra heater snacks and suchgreat hot water shower tvs etc) we slept well in very nice bed and the quickie trip (one night) was a delight
Cleanliness:perfectly clean and comfortablecottage is clean and modernthe place was very clean and tastefully decoratedlast but not least the bathroom was clean with plenty of fresh towels and hot waterthe house is super clean and stylish
Host:the owners were very responsive to my questionshosts were very responsivethe hosts we very attentive as wellthe little touches the host add were really nice and made the house seem like a homejoe and michelle are wonderful hostRead more reviews
Location:great location in walking distance to the beachlocation was greatgreat location and super cute placeexcellent location just a quick walk to the beachsuper convenient location a very short walk to the beach
5. Studio with a surf shack vibe
This pet-friendly Airbnb in Carolina Beach is just one block away from the main shores. The cottage has an interesting décor–its hardwood floors, cane furniture, and whitewash walls emitting a typical surf shack feel. It has a comfortable king-sized bed and two chairs made with cane. A kitchen stands in one corner, equipped with stove, refrigerator, microwave, and utensils.
CB Surf Shack 1 Block From The BeachCarolina Beach, North Carolina, United States
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Amenities & Room:the back patio is great for morning coffee & a britts donut bed is comfythe back patio was a great space to relax and there was even an outdoor showerregardless of the kitchen the space was still perfect for usreally cute patio plenty of space for 2 bed was very comfortablethe place is sparkling clean with all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay
Cleanliness:it was clean had a comfortable bed and is dog friendlythe room is quaint but super clean and extremely comfortablethe place was very clean and included a kitchen and refrigeratorthe place was very clean and simple check in was a breezenice simple clean comfortable place with nice touches and great location
Host:hosts are excellentvery friendly and attentive hostshosts were great and very responsivethe hosts were also very helpful since the beginning available at all times whenever i had any questionsthey are always wonderful hosts with excellent communicationRead more reviews
Location:location is excellentsuper cute spot and great locationexcellent location and cool accommodationssuper cute place very close to the beachthe location was great and a 2 minute walk to the beach
6. Luxurious apartment with view of the ocean
The upscale apartment is located just next to the elusive Carolina Beach Boardwalk. The modern apartment has a spacious open-plan living area with lots of natural light. Its grand window offers an excellent view of the ocean. There is also a fully equipped kitchen. There are two bedrooms with queen-sized beds. A couple of extra guests can use the two sofa beds and airbed in the living area. A cot is also provided for the children.
Upscale Luxury Condo on Boardwalk, Ocean ViewCarolina Beach, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:modern decoration huge tv comfortable and large beds plenty of amenities providedelectric curtains big tv comfortable couches all the appliances and all the basics in the kitchennevertheless those outdoor noises can be canceled by the extremely comfortable mattress they have
Cleanliness:it's so clean an modern lookingvery nice place very clean and organizedour stay was great very clean and beautiful placethe place is cleanhuge tv and immaturely clean spaces
Host:ben and stina are wonderful hostswe really enjoyed our stay here and the hosts were so helpful when we had questions or concernsRead more reviews
Location:the location is such a good location to everythingstylish place and great locationthe location is great; the boardwalk is literally right across the streetnice place to stay close to the beachthe location is great to walk around and enjoy what cb has to offer
7. Bright and tastefully decorated apartment (from USD 133)
The charming beach of this coastal city is just three minutes away from this apartment. Its interior is very tastefully decorated, with a string of colorful elements enlightening its whitewash walls and hardwood floors. The master bedroom has a comfortable king-sized bed. An extra guest can squeeze into the airbed of the living area. The living area has a cozy couch, with the kitchen and dining space on the other side. The apartment is located on the backside of the main house, accessible through stairs. It also has a small deck where you can lounge and enjoy the fresh air.
☼Island Time 1 Block From The Beach☼Carolina Beach, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:great place no complaints but shares wall with another apartment rented by same ownersbig tv and super comfy bedthe apartment was great space for us our toddler and our dogthe bed is extremely comfortablespotless the bed was super comfortable and amenities were there with great thought
Cleanliness:very clean and smelled freshclean convenient and pet friendlysean & christine’s place was beautiful so clean and cozysuper clean and very nicely decoratedclean comfortable and stylish
Host:friendly hosts and quick responsesthey were amazing hoststhe hosts were very friendlythey were very quick with responding and were so helpfulhost very nice and responsiveRead more reviews
Location:great location close to the beachshort walk to beautiful beachperfect little get away great locationthe location is perfect and just a short walk to the beachexcellent location for access to the beach
8. One-bedroom apartment near the sea (from USD 140)
The one-bedroom apartment is just one block from the beach and close to all the facilities. The bedroom has a king-sized bed for a couple while an airbed is also provided if there is an extra guest. There is a cozy living area with a couch and television. The equipped kitchen accompanies the dining space so you can your meal indoors. This vacation rental in Carolina Beach also has a large deck with sitting facilities to enjoy some fresh air.
☼Vitamin Sea 1 Block From The Beach☼Carolina Beach, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:we could enjoy our dinner at the table and chairs at the end of each dayas you’ll read in every review about vitamin sea—a fantastic location spotless apartment stylish nice touches great pricegreat place to stay bed was super comfy nice kitchen tv with netflix was greatapartment exceeded expectations thanks for letting us stay at your place
Cleanliness:really clean and stylishvery clean and great communicationsuper clean and pet friendlyvery clean and had everything we neededthe apartment is very clean and tastefully decorated
Host:the owners were very responsive ti questions and requests for information all through the processlove that it was pet friendly - my sphynx kitten loved itperfect location and the hosts were very helpful nRead more reviews
Location:great location and very cute apartmentamazing location near the beachsuper close to the beach literally a brisk walk across the streetthe location was great;an easy walk to the beach and very close to everything else we neededperfect size and location for couple's getaway
9. Light-filled apartment best for couples
The studio apartment is a few minutes away from the beach access next to Ocean Grill & Tiki Bar. The apartment is bright and full of natural light, reflecting in its whitewash walls. It has a king-sized bed and a cozy living area. There is a small kitchenette with microwave, toaster, blender, and coffee maker, along with a dining area.
Quiet Studio, Great Location with Amazing Reviews!Carolina Beach, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:comfortable bed and couch with clean areaenjoyed the stay and slept like a newborn on the comfy bed
Cleanliness:so impeccably clean and stylishvery clean and relaxingvery clean and beautiful insideeverything was clean and organizedeverything was clean convenient as well
Host:hosts were easy to reachhosts were very friendlyjoe and michelle made sure we enjoyed our stay and were great hostsbeautifully decorated and so inviting and the hosts are fabulousjoe and michelle are wonderful hostsRead more reviews
Location:the location was perfectbeautiful space and amazing locationshort walk to the beach several good restaurants near by and short drive to fort fisher ferryvery nice accommodations in a convenient distance from the beach for a nice walka great little place within walking distance of the beach
10. Pet-friendly apartment near downtown
This downstairs unit is best for a weekend trip to Carolina Beach, especially when you plan to explore the downtown area. Its close proximity to the bars and restaurants (and even the beach!) is one of the main reasons why the rental is popular among travelers who are on the go.
The apartment does its job as needed; while it isn’t the most stylish, it sure is a great place to hang your hat after a day of fun out in town.
Low Tide, 1 BR apt. Lower unit A, Carolina BeachCarolina Beach, North Carolina, United States
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Cleanliness:everything was clean and tidy on arrivalclean place and very comfortablethe condo was very clean and neatit smelled pretty strong of mold and mildew and could have been a little more cleanit is very basic but clean and safe
Host:jamie was a great hostgood for pets and owners alikevery clean had everything i needed and host was very responsive to questionsRead more reviews
Location:good location and cute placeexcellent location to the boardwalkcute little spot great location & safe friendly neighborhoodlovely place in walking distance of everythinggood location close to beach and other offerings
11. Bright first-floor apartment
This one-bedroom private apartment is a short distance away from the beach and has its own private entrance. There is also a cozy living area with a sofa and chairs, perfect to relax and watch Netflix on the television. The bedroom has a comfortable queen-sized bed for two. A small kitchen features a microwave, toaster, coffee maker, various kinds of utensils are also provided. There is a huge outdoor living area, where you can dine on your favorite meals and enjoy stunning coastal views.
Mini KiwiCarolina Beach, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:we felt complete safe and the apartment was spotlessher place was clean comfortable and had all amenities that we would need
Cleanliness:very clean and comfortablevery clean and very relaxingclean comfortable and very welcomingthe place was clean comfortable and full of charmvery clean and cozy and was in a beautiful area
Host:the host is superjenifer was very responsive if we had any questionsamazing place and amazing hoststhey truly know what being great hosts meansgreat place with very hospitable hostRead more reviews
Location:this location was absolutely perfectgreat location and super stylish spoteasy walking distance from the beachgreat location to cb beach and resturantssuper cute and cozy as well as in a great location
12. Cozy ocean-view condo for the families
This ocean-view condo is minutes away from all the facilities. It is just one block away from the beach. The condo is based on the second floor of the building, accessible through the stairs. The apartment has a bedroom with a queen-sized bed and pull-out sofas. The beautiful living area is bright and charming. In one corner of the living area stands the kitchen and breakfast bar. It opens out into a small patio overlooking the street.
This Airbnb in Carolina Beach with pool access will surely make you and your companions happy!
No Cleaning Fee! Minutes Walk Everywhere, CB CondoCarolina Beach, North Carolina, United States
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Cleanliness:very clean and well kept condoyou can expect cleanliness great communication and prompt repliesthe condo was clean updated and comfortablevery clean and accurate information from listinginside was as clean as can be
Host:also fast responses and a great hostthey were so helpful and the place was awesometracey was a great host the check-in instructions were spot onwonderful place to stay with great host i would definitely recommend it and stay here againthe owners add such an added value of everything being extra clean and fast responses to any questionsRead more reviews
Location:perfect location great restaurants within walking distancebeautiful condo close to everythingthis condo is beautiful the location is perfectperfect location for anything you neednice condo in a great location
13. Rustic beach cottage
This rustic North Carolina beach rental is a short walk away from all the attractions of this town including the beach. The basic interior has a classic touch, with wooden floors, throw rugs, classic linens, and colorful artworks. It has a bedroom with a queen-sized sofa bed, suitable for a couple. The living area consists of a wide sofa which can be converted to a single bed. A fully equipped kitchen stands on one side. The home features outdoor spaces including a spacious yard and a screened porch. Here, you can enjoy your meal with a beautiful view of the surrounding greenery.
THE ISLANDER "Shabby Chic" Beach Rental!Carolina Beach, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the wifi and internet were both great had premium movies channelsno central a/c but the 2 units kept the place nice and coola truly fully stocked kitchendiane & bobby keep a very nice space and are very helpful in making sure everything is comfortableeverything necessary was provided and the accommodations felt homey and comfortable
Cleanliness:very clean and just as describedsmall (perfect for two) very clean adorable placeneat and clean dianne very friendly and helpfulthe place is perfectly clean and comfortabletheir place was very clean and charming equipped with everything you could need
Host:the hosts were so friendly and accommodatingincredibly nice and responsive hostsvery convenient and sweet host the place was greatdon’t hesitate to stay the hosts are wonderful and the islander provides everything that you could needdianne was super friendly & quick to respond to usRead more reviews
Location:cute beach cottage close in central locationgreat place with close beach accesssuper cute bungalow close to everything you needcute little space within walking distance to just about everythinglocation is great walking distance to beach and loads of restaurants and bars
14. Quirky cottage three blocks from the beach
Donning a bright orange exterior, this cottage by Diane and Bobby is a great place to stay for two people. Its queen bed is laden with soft sheets and fluffy pillows. A fully equipped kitchen is right at your disposal, although the best eateries downtown is just four blocks away.
The rental has a covered deck with outdoor furniture where you can curl up with a book or savor your ice-cold beer to combat the heat! The beach is a few minutes on foot from this quiet property.
THE COTTAGE @ CAROLINA BEACH! SWEETCarolina Beach, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the cottage is very comfortablethe cottage was cozy and beautifulthe space was exactly as described and was very comfortable for our small familyour small family of two adults 1 small child were very comfortablevery cute little place with everything you'd want (kitchen ac wifi washer) while you're at the beach
Cleanliness:super clean quarky and cutethe kitchen was very clean and functionalthe place is wonderfully decorated and very cleanhome was cleangreat place clean cozy and great location
Host:the hosts made us feel welcomethey are great hoststhe hosts are amazing and make everything easywonderful host and a wonderful place to stayhe was very friendly and wanted to make sure we were comfortableRead more reviews
Location:this was a really cute place close to everythingthe location was perfect - it's walking distance from pretty much everythinggreat location walking distance to tons of restaurants shops and the beachnice and quiet location near the beachwalking distance and within minutes away from the beautiful beach
15. Oceanfront condo with private beach access
The charming condo is a basic, clean, and comfortable space with an excellent view of the Atlantic Ocean. This top-floor beachfront Airbnb in North Carolina has a bedroom, a grand living room, a kitchen, and a balcony with a view. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed, whereas the sofa bed and bunk beds in the living area can accommodate some extra guests. A group of six can stay here comfortably. The floor-to-ceiling French doors connect the living area with the balcony. The apartment is bright and full of light and evokes a cheerful and positive vibe.
☀️Beachfront Bliss with Private Beach Access☀️Carolina Beach, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:huge deck area with a great view of the pool and beachexcellent view plenty of room nice open layout - great for catching the sunrisemaster bed squeeked a lot would recommend bringing an air mattressthe a/c worked perfectly and the bathroom vent worked extremely wellwe especially liked the new appliances in the kitchen and the wonderfully large private deck
Cleanliness:the appliances were clean and new lookingthe condo was very clean and the beds very comfortable (great linens)it was clean cute nicely decorated and very comfortablethe place is also well decorated spacious super clean and tidybeautiful view very clean and well maintained
Host:and the hosts were amazingpaul and alia are great hosts they are quick to respond to communications are awesome peoplethank you to the owners and the cleaning crew/property manager for a wonderful environment and experiencei would stay again anytime and appreciated fast responses and good communication from the hostsalia and paul were very accommodating and responsiveRead more reviews
Location:the location is perfectgreat location a quick short walk to the beachenjoyed the location and valuethis place was great the location was close to everythingthe location of the place was superb
The perfect coastal town for a holiday
This small town beside the ocean is one of the best destinations for a holiday. Here, you can hike through Carolina Beach State Park trails or enjoy a four-wheel cruise along the beach. In the summer, there is an array of outdoor activities to enjoy in this town. There are a lot of wonderful reasons to visit Carolina Beach, so you might want to choose a long-term rental. Book an Airbnb vacation rental today for a fun-filled coastal vacation in Carolina Beach.
Frequently asked questions about Airbnbs in Carolina Beach
1. Which are the best oceanfront Airbnbs in Carolina Beach?
This condo with private beach access is the best beachfront Airbnb in Carolina Beach. For rentals just a short walk from the beach, check out this sunny studio apartment for a couple, this quaint little cottage, and this one-bedroom apartment.
2. Which are the most luxurious Airbnbs in Carolina Beach?
Splurging on your accommodation in Carolina Beach? Consider these luxurious Airbnbs: an oceanfront condo with private beach access, a luxurious apartment with a view of the ocean, a quaint little cottage near the beach, and a studio with a surf shack vibe.
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