10 Best Beachfront Rentals In Topsail Island, North Carolina


Offering a 26-mile (42-kilometre) coastline, Topsail Island in North Carolina is a hidden gem when it comes to amazing beachfront destinations. It features unspoiled white-sand beaches, pristine waters, and a number of attractions, such as a variety of museums and shopping centres. If you’re coming with kids, make sure to bring them to Soundside Park, Seacoast Art Gallery, and Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. In addition, from here, you can easily head to Wilmington or Jacksonville and explore the plethora of urban activities there, including restaurants and cafes, festivals, and shopping complexes. However, if you truly want to make the most of your vacation here, why not book a private home-away-from-home situated right on the beachfront? Read on to explore the best beachfront rentals in Topsail Island, North Carolina.

1. Serene retreat close to Jolly Roger Pier (from USD 320)

Featuring modern furnishings throughout the space and tranquil colours, this beach house is designed for a large party of up to 12 guests. With four spacious bedrooms and three bathrooms, this home has everything you need if you want to relax and socialise in an unfussy setting. It has a large full kitchen with a breakfast bar and dining table. Just beside this is a spacious living area.

Best of all, the accommodation is right on the beach and close to Jolly Roger Pier and all the restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and other establishments in the neighbourhood.

Your Oceanfront Oasis
Topsail Beach, NC, US
12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

2. Homey three-bedroom duplex house (from USD 244)

Featuring cosy interiors and a warm vibe that will make you feel right at home, this amazing duplex offers three bedrooms and three bathrooms, making it ideal for a family or a group of friends. You will also have access to a variety of restaurants, karaoke pubs, and bars in the area, where you can party until the wee hours of the morning.

The home features a wraparound deck facing the beachfront—the best spot where you can relax with your favourite beverage and enjoy the sunset.

A Breath of Fresh Aire - the beach comes right up to your deck!!
145 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 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:
beds were comfortable rooms pretty views spectacular
the property was clean and comfortable
clean and comfortable and right on the beach
house was clean and felt like a safe vacation option during the pandemic
everyone was pleasant and helpful
the property owner was very helpful and friendly
steve was super responsive to my questions
loved this location and property
perfect location and was quiet time of the year
perfect place to get away
the beach house itself was fantastic as was the location
while the views are fantastic and the location ideal this side is ready for a refresh
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3. Spacious house for large groups (from USD 250)

Offering a panoramic and breathtaking view of the beachfront at all times, this four-bedroom home is perfect for a large group of friends as it offers accommodation for up to ten guests. Plus, it is close to a variety of restaurants, bars, and other establishments. It also offers parking for four vehicles. However, the highlight of this home is the beautiful wraparound deck that opens right onto the beachfront.

'Stress Free By The Sea' - Oceanfront, Topsail Beach
91 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we love cooking and appreciated all the high quality appliances gadgets and other items available in the kitchen
the house itself was extremely clean (coming from someone that is extremely picky on cleanliness while traveling)
can’t beat the views and being right on the water very clean owner was very responsive and helpful
mike was very responsive
the owners were incredibly responsive for all our questions
owner was wonderful and very responsive
check in was so easy owners were very responsive with any questions
great location on topsail island
comfortable home well appointed perfect location
great house in great location w/ great owner
location is great and check in process was excellent
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4. Lovely condo for families (from USD 157)

This beautiful beachfront condo can easily accommodate up to six guests with its two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Plus, it offers a peaceful vibe that will surely put you at ease. The home features a wraparound balcony that provides panoramic views of the sea. The balcony is also a great spot where you can relax with a cup of coffee or a beer. In addition, you will have access to private parking, a swimming pool, and a tennis court.

SPECIAL- Due to Cancellation: September 17 -24 available $1,200
North Topsail Beach, NC, US
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

5. Tranquil beach house with full kitchen (from USD 256)

If you are planning a trip with a large group of friends, this four-bedroom house is perfect for you. Featuring remodelled interiors, a fully equipped kitchen where you can easily prepare all your meals, and barbecue facilities on the private deck, this home offers everything you need for a comfortable stay. Fresh bed linen and towels are also provided. What’s more, it has a private deck that faces the beach. Restaurants and shops are just close by.

Beautiful Beachfront 4 Bedroom Home-Only 50 Steps to the Beach!
Holly Ridge, NC, US
7 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

6. Cosy condo with direct beach access (from USD 120)

If you are looking for a cosy place for a romantic getaway or a solo trip, this one-bedroom condo is perfect for you. Aside from offering amazing views of the oceanfront, it has an open-plan kitchen, dining, and living room area that leads to the balcony. Plus, you will have direct access to the beach with a ramp that connects the sand to the accommodation.

Oceanfront Condo with Beautiful View. Top floor, Elevator, Easy Beach Access
116 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the unit was extremely clean quality kitchen wonderful view from the balcony and short trip from the elevator
great ocean view and very comfortable home away from home
everything in great working order and quite comfortable for my husband and i
the kitchen is well-equipped and the decor is fresh and tasteful
the villa was spotless and incredibly clean
condo was very clean check in was easy
very happy with the cleanliness of the condo
the cleanliness was outstanding and the condo gave an overall warm welcome
it is always clean and comfortable
the owners were very responsive to our questions and always prompt with their responses
owners were easy to communicate with
the owners were very responsive to any questions and super easy to communicate with
the owners are super nice and helpful
the owners are super friendly and were available almost immediately to answer questions
perfect place to unwind from life’s many demands
perfect location for sunning surfing shelling and shark teething
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7. Two-bedroom townhome (from USD 129)

Featuring two spacious bedrooms, one full bathroom, and a half bathroom, this luxurious townhouse has been newly renovated to provide six people a comfortable place to stay. The home is located just steps from the beachfront, and you can enjoy watching the waves as you’re relaxing in the living room or dining area.

Townhome Steps From the Beach, Newly Renovated, Quiet Neighborhood
126 reviews  Wifi Available
townhome 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view on deck that you can see from kitchen to living room is so relaxing
the mattress in master is so comfortable
comfortable beds and pet friendly we would book again
the unit was clean upon arrival
publix grocery store is new clean and well stocked with goods
when you 1st enter the property you immediately can smell the cleanliness which for me is huge
clean attractive great views and location
the bedding sheets are wrapped in plastic and clean the bedding is fresh and includes pillows
the owner is very pleasant and helpful
the property owner ted was a pleasure to work with
ted was responsive and extremely accommodating
our vacation was great and the property owner was super helpful
we had the most lovely time here everything was clean and organized and the property owner was just amazing
the location is wonderful
the location is perfect
overall enjoyed this place great location good fishing spot and walking distance to everything
great location and the layout of the property was great
this property is in a great location
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8. Peaceful abode for 12 (from USD 300)

With spacious interiors that are ideal for a large family, this luxurious home offers a laidback setting just a stone’s throw from the beach. You can enjoy panoramic views from the living room, dining area, and kitchen. It also has direct access to the beach and is located in a quiet area away from other establishments, allowing you to have some peace and privacy.

5BR/3 BA - Sleep12- Direct Oceanfront.
71 reviews  Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen and living room with stunning views
easily accommodated 8 of us with a ton of room for everybody
excellent location — beach is downstairs from the deck house was very comfortable and well laid out
house was clean and well stocked with everything we needed
great owner to work with
owner is extremely pleasant and clear about house rules
the house is very spacious and the location is fantastic
great place for surf fishing
one of the nicest features of the property is how close it is to the beach
loved this beautiful house layout and convenient location
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9. Colourful two-bedroom condo with pool access

This charming abode features two bedrooms and can easily accommodate up to seven guests, making it perfect for families. Both the bedrooms have a private balcony that overlooks the beach, and it is a pleasure to enjoy the sunset with a cup of coffee.

The building where the condo is located has a variety of great amenities, including a business centre, free WiFi, an outdoor swimming pool, a sauna, and a basketball court. It also has close proximity to restaurants and bars.

Cute as a Button...Oceanfront 2/2 Condo, King in Master, new hardwoods floors.
North Topsail Beach, NC, US
condo 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

10. Bright vacation rental with sunset views

Situated right on the beach, this amazing two-bedroom home features spacious interiors and a coastal-themed décor throughout that aims to make guests feel at ease. Guests staying here will be provided with bed linen, towels, complimentary toiletries, and a well-stocked kitchen where you can prepare your own meals. It is also within close proximity to neighbourhood restaurants if you don’t feel like cooking.

Its two bedrooms have soft queen-size beds, and the dining table has a great position beside the window. However, the highlight of this rental is its porch, where guests can sit back and enjoy sunset views.

100ft Ocean Front, Covered porch with new stairs to the beach,
129 reviews  Wifi Available
House 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful views plenty of room to spread out and quiet secluded beach
the sand is white and clean and the ocean is aqua blue
the place was clean and welcoming
this house was very clean and had everything we needed for a relaxing stay
this property is clean perfect location you are about 20 steps to the ocean when high tide is in
house was very clean and cozy the view and beach were amazing
the owner is very easy to work with and answers all of your questions promptly
loves this location perfect for a winter beach getaway
we had a great week location and porch right on the beach were the best parts
was a nice place to stay right on the beach
location of the property was great and interior was clean
great for walking great star gazing we'll be back
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Enjoy Topsail Island, a beach lovers' paradise

With its coastline, Topsail Island is truly an amazing paradise in North Carolina. Book yourself a private home-away-from-home in Topsail Island, where you can be yourself and enjoy living on the coast. Choose any of the rentals above and you are sure to have a memorable stay.

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