Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Sunset Beach, North Carolina - Updated 2023


The beautiful town of Sunset Beach is the perfect weekend getaway for beach lovers. Whether you enjoy the thrill of water sports, wish to spend some time on the beaches sunbathing and building sandcastles with your family, or want to dine on delicious, freshly caught seafood, Sunset Beach promises a great vacation for you. For travellers who don’t prefer staying in expensive hotel rooms and wish to go for the home away from home experience, Sunset Beach does not disappoint. Enjoy staying in your very own private home that is perfect for you, whether it’s a small studio apartment or a huge condo ideal for a large family. So if you are planning to take a trip to Sunset Beach, check out our list of the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Sunset Beach, North Carolina.

1. Cosy and cheerful condo ideal for a small family (from USD 48)

Whether you are travelling with your family or a group of friends, this small yet amenity-packed condo is perfect for you. Enjoy staying in this home that comes with two double beds and a bathroom. Darcy, the host, is extremely welcoming and friendly, and will go out of her way to ensure that you are well taken care of. In addition, the home is sparkling clean and well-decorated, with soothing periwinkle blue background and cosy decor. This accommodation is also very close to the town’s best attractions such as golf courses, bird sanctuaries and the beach.

Entire Condo, Sleeps 4, 3rd Floor, Great Getaway!
Sunset Beach, North Carolina, United States
87 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pools were wonderful and a nice break from the beach
the bedroom decor was sweet and beach themed as was whole apartment
nice clean place to stay
very nice and clean room
nice and very clean home
darcy’s place was super clean and very convenient to everything
darcy is an excellent clean hostess highly recommend
darcy is quick to respond very helpful and has a seamless check-in process
very clean and darcy was a very welcoming host
condo was great location was perfect close to beach and calabash
location was great just a few minutes from everything
the condo is nice and quiet and beds super comfortable great location
clean and close proximity to the beach it was just what i needed
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2. Minimalist guest suite with access to a hot tub (from USD 65)

This guest suite is located in a quiet area, but close to some of the best attractions in Sunset Beach, such as the Town Park, the beach with fishing piers and water sports, bird sanctuaries, and more. You have access to great amenities on the premises, including swimming pools, bar and restaurant, hot tub and even a fun game room. The home comes complete with all the amenities you need for a great stay, and can comfortably accommodate up to four guests.

Mini Suite on golf course - 2 minutes from beach
Sunset Beach, North Carolina, United States
200 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
children and adults thoroughly enjoyed the amenity center and swimming pools in the neighborhood
super clean and accurately described
very cozy and clean real quiet
carol’s place is cozy clean and comfortable
carol is great place was clean and had everything you need
it was clean well stocked with the essentials and a great price
the hosts were very thoughtful and made the place feel like home:)
carol was a great host who met us to show us the space
carol was available and a gracious host indeed
carol is responsive and kind and was a wonderful host
carol is an excellent communicative host
nice location close to many things
with great location and lovely accommodations
it was a great location
super close to the beach which is very convenient
a great location near sunset beach and other local beaches
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3. Lovely abode best for couples (from USD 125)

This gorgeous home has picturesque views of the lawn and golf course outside as well as a variety of great amenities for your comfort and enjoyment. Enjoy your very own private entrance and a screened-in porch, and other complimentary facilities on the premises such as a tennis court, swimming pools and a fitness centre, as well as a library and hot tub facilities. This property is in close proximity to the beach. While this home is perfect for couples, it can comfortably accommodate up to four guests. Plus, the home is spotlessly clean and the host is very friendly and welcoming.

Sunset Beach Effy
Sunset Beach, North Carolina, United States
222 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the smart tv was great for down time and the kitchenette was perfect for making snacks
clean and lovely
plenty of room and very clean in condo
room was very clean
this place is clean compact and exactly as advertised
it is a very neat and clean unit
james was attentive and gracious
james was a fantastic host
james was very accommodating and a great host
james is an amazing host
james is a great host and answered all questions quickly
the location is wonderful
great stay in a great location
very close to everything and is a great value
the location was very accessible to the nearby beaches and the food was amazing
sunset beach was gorgeous and the unit had everything we needed and was close to everything
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4. Carolyn's Coastal Haven (from USD 125)

Exuding the cool and tranquil vibes of the nearby ocean, Carolyn’s Coastal Haven is a very pretty and well-decorated home that is ideal for couples, solo travellers or small families. Newly refurbished, this golf course retreat is a stone’s throw away from the beach, and has a queen-size bed. Enjoy cooking your own meals in the fully equipped kitchen, complete with all the cookware and serveware you may need. There’s a laundry room, a tennis court, a swimming pool, and a beautiful wraparound patio, where you can enjoy your morning cup of tea or coffee in peace.

Welcome to Carolyn’s Coastal Haven!
Sunset Beach, North Carolina, United States
177 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were super comfy and kuerig coffee was a treat
very comfortable space with a beautiful view
our family of 4 adults fit comfortable
cozy and comfortable condo very comfortable beds and beautiful view
carolyn's place is beautiful: huge patio great kitchen spacious bedrooms and comfortable beds
very clean quiet & peaceful
place was clean cozy and comfortable
great communication and very clean we loved everything about it
a lovely clean quite place to stay
the space was very clean and well equipped
the host was fantastic
she is a wonderful host and was available to answer all of our questions
carolyn is an amazing host
host was very responsive to all our needs
she was so accommodating and very easy to communicate with
the location was wonderful
great location and so relaxing
good location to the beach
the location is ideal to be able to get around and in walking distance to the pool
location was good - only a few minutes drive to the beach
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5. Well-located retreat best for families (from USD 234)

With a gorgeous patio where you can relax with a good book and a glass of wine, this beautiful beach house has been owned by the same family for four generations. It is ideal for large families as it can accommodate up to eight guests. It is close to the beach and the market that has convenience stores and souvenir shops. This home comes with two bedrooms, complete with a king-size bed and one extra room that can host four guests.

The Perfect Beach Getaway + EV Charging Station
Sunset Beach, North Carolina, United States
183 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
well stocked kitchen; a/c worked well as did the wifi; comfortable beds
beautiful house with lots of beds
the beds were comfortable with extra pillows and blankets
skip the big mcmansions and stay at this nice comfortable beach cottage
its set-up is awesome- big open kitchen plenty of seating tvs in every bedroom
and everything was very clean
the house was very clean and well stocked
this house was very clean
we found the house clean and spacious for our family
the house is very well appointed clean and spacious
hannah was a great host and very accessible for questions
our host was very responsive for the few questions we had
the host was extremely responsive and accommodating
hanna is a wonderful host
hannah was a lovely host very responsive and helpful
great location & great house
great house in a perfect location
great house and a great location
awesome beach house within walking distance to the beach we loved the location
the place was so cute and in the perfect location
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6. Spacious home near the beach (from USD 234)

Whether you are looking for a large home for a great family reunion, or a fun weekend accommodation for a bachelor or bachelorette party, this place is great for you. It can comfortably sleep up to 10 guests, and is extremely spacious and well-maintained. It comes with two porches where you can relax with a good book, an outdoor shower, fresh linens, and more. The property is very close to the beach as well, making it great for a coastal vacation.

Augie’s Pleasure - Room For the Whole Family!
Sunset Beach, North Carolina, United States
110 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 8 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had a great vacation at augie’s pleasure great space clean and great air conditioning
the house accommodated my family perfectly the only thing i’d recommend is keeping toilet paper stocked
very clean home with a wonderful atmosphere
the house was perfectly clean
the house was very clean with a spacious living/dining area
sue was great to work with the house was clean and well furnished
the house is very clean and well taken care of
she was an amazing host
lovely home and great host
host checked in to make sure we had everything needed
owner is very responsive to all communications
it's an older home but the owners have done a nice job taking care if it
great location and great house
easy walking distance to the beach
awesome house convenient location great space
nice house close to the beach
wonderful hostess and great house the location is fantastic
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7. Beautiful home with a swimming pool (from USD 74)

This ground-floor two-bedroom home is perfect for couples or families, and comes with a variety of great amenities. Enjoy reading a book in the screened-in porch. There’s a hot tub and an outdoor pool for your enjoyment, as well as a tennis court is just a stone’s throw away from the premises.

The Heart of Sunset Beach (Sandpiper Bay)
Sunset Beach, North Carolina, United States
153 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 5 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice view clean pools love the number code entry
the decorations were cute and the pools easy to access
good space with plenty of room for a family of 4
also loved having two bedrooms and two bathrooms
well maintained and clean ground floor golf condo
very clean updated and plenty to do
neat and clean and kid friendly
nice condo but could use a good deep clean
great place nice and clean
the hosts were very responsive and helpful
tom and marianne were very responsive to our questions and issue
very clean and answers any questions you may have very fast very nice host
nice condo owners make it simple and easy
great host convenient location
enjoyed the location for our golf trip
pool was close by great price makes this a hard location to beat
we loved the location and our living space
it is a lovely condo in a perfect location
great location with everything you need to go on a low budget family trip
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8. Vintage three-bedroom home perfect for families or groups of friends (from USD 150)

This home is sure to charm you with its vintage charm reminiscent of old England. Surrounded by beautiful tall trees under which you can host a fun picnic or enjoy a nap on a hammock, this quaint old home is amazing for a family or even a couple. Wake up to the soothing sounds of birds chirping, and take a walk down to the beach in peace. It doesn’t get better than this!

"Shoreline Serenity" on Intracoastal Waterway
Sunset Beach, North Carolina, United States
176 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is a quaint beach cottage with peaceful intercostal water views from every room
accommodations were perfect for two adults and two children with two twin beds to spare
very comfortable and clean home with bright living spaces inside and a large deck to be enjoyed outside
the kitchen is wonderfully stocked as is the rest of the house
the beds were comfortable and the kitchen was fully stocked with anything you could possibly need or want
clean and cozy
the house was very clean & the communication with louise was great
the house is sparkling clean and is stocked with everything you need
the house is pretty artistic and its clean
it was clean comfortable and had a great layout for us (two couples and a young child)
louise is a wonderful host
owners are very friendly and accommodating
louise was great to communicate with and made an excellent host
extremely responsive and helpful host
louise made sure everything was handle and was extremely responsive
amazing place in a great location
super peaceful location and a very short drive to the beach
perfect house perfect location perfect vacation
perfect location near sunset beach as well as calabash
nice comfortable house in a great location convenient to sunset beach and calabash
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9. Modern and huge family-friendly home with four bedrooms

This space exudes a familial warmth that is sure to put you at ease the moment you step in. Decorated with warm-toned interiors, pastels and wooden floors, this space will feel like your very own home quickly, and you will never want to leave. The kitchen is equipped with all the cookware you need to prepare your own meals in style, and the sheer number of appliances and gadgets will impress you and ensure a grand stay indeed, from televisions to a Keurig coffee maker.

Family Friendly, Spacious Sunset Beach House
Sunset Beach, North Carolina, United States
50 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 6 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this house is great large and comfortable with all the necessary kitchen supplies plus more
the screened in porch with plenty of space and comfortable seating is a amazing
rooms had tons of room and huge bathrooms
the kids’ room with bunk beds was especially sweet
the best of sunset beach- close to the beach beautiful interior comfortable
it was very clean and has plenty of room with everything you need
the house was clean and comfortable and nicely decorated compared to many other beach houses we’ve stayed in
the house was very well kept and clean
great place great value clean
location is great house was generally very clean except for a few small things
lauren and jack are excellent hosts
lauren was very helpful and always available to answer questions
we saw lots of friendly deer
wonderful neighborhood with convenience stores within walking distance
also the location is great being so close to the beach
great house great location to the beach
close to the beach enjoyed our stay
this is a great place in a very good location
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10. Aesthetically pleasing three-bedroom condo with great amenities

This newly renovated condo is extremely beautiful, and is sure to put you in a great mood from the moment you step in. Great for small groups looking for a very Instagram-worthy home to stay in, this place is ideal for bachelorette parties or elaborate bridal shower weekends, or even honeymooning couples. Complete with amenities like an indoor pool, hot tub facilities, several televisions, and free WiFi, you’ll find everything here needed to have a comfortable vacation.

805 Colony II Sunset Beach
Sunset Beach, North Carolina, United States
64 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pools hot tub and gym were maintained very well and easy to access as well
nice place with clean living quarters
nice place very clean easy in easy out
the unit we stayed in was easy to find easily accessible and very clean
the kids loved the pool and we loved how close we were to the beach
the place was awesome short drive to the beach
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Enjoy the relaxing vibe of Sunset Beach

Sunset Beach is a small barrier island that is an ideal travel destination as it offers a wide variety of activities and accommodations to suit every tourist. Whether you wish to dig into delicious seafood, enjoy the white sand beaches and go swimming in the cool blue waters, or simply want to relax in your own private home, Sunset Beach is an awesome place to visit. So book your Airbnb accommodation today, and enjoy the perks of living in a home!

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