10 Best Long-Term Rentals In Surf City, North Carolina - Updated 2022

long term rentals surf city nc

Welcome to Surf City, the largest town on Topsail Island. Sitting right at the center of the island, the city offers you multiple ways to enjoy yourself. You can go exploring and try to unravel mysteries and discover hidden treasures. A visit to the sea turtle rehabilitation center will give you an appreciation for nature, and you can also go all out and go surfing, because how can you be in Surf City and not hit the waves? With so much to do here, you will need a place to lay your head. There is a wide range of long-term rentals in Surf City, North Carolina, that will let you enjoy your stay to the fullest while saving a precious penny. Check out our options below.

1. Spacious four-bedroom beach house (from USD 378)

Built mere steps from the ocean, this beautiful blue house can host up to 10 people. It has four spacious bedrooms, three bathrooms with an outdoor bathroom to wash away the sand and keep the house clean. On the ground floor, you have two living rooms, both fitted with 55-inch screens and swivel chairs to entertain you. One bathroom is downstairs, with the second bathroom on the first floor with a washer and dryer for your laundry needs. The fully fitted kitchen allows you to make homemade meals with enough chairs to enjoy meals from there. The beach is just one house away while shops are a short, walking distance.

Making Memories 4BR/3BA 45 feet to Beach Access
Surf City, North Carolina, United States
43 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
beautiful space and great location - literally steps from the ocean and close to local restaurants and shops
the location to the beach and to nearby eateries and shops is also wonderful
it was the perfect place for a perfect weekend
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Monthly discount: 45% off

2. Stunning beach home (from USD 285)

This beautiful house has space for eight in its two bedrooms and five beds. It has a mainly white interior with a blend of rustic and modern styles. You have all the space you need from the kitchen to the living area and bedrooms, giving adequate room for movement. Enjoy quick access to the beach located a street away, or while away your afternoon on the grass or picnic tables in the backyard. It also has a barbeque grill, an outdoor shower, heating, free parking, WiFi, smoke, and carbon monoxide sensors, among other essentials.

⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ Gorgeous Beach Condo!
Surf City, North Carolina, United States
69 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stylish comfortable great hosting and amazing outdoor area with a grill
the kitchen is well appointed and provides lovely space for cooking together and enjoying your time away
the outdoor shower makes for a super convenient clean up when returning from the beach
the inside is clean modern and worked great for our beach vacation
the house was in an amazing location and was clean and ready for us upon arrival
the beds slept great amenities were all there and the towels and sheets were all clean
aaron and lisa were very responsive hosts and we appreciated the regular communication
i would absolutely recommend renting through aaron a great host
very convenient to the beach the decor was lovely and aaron was very responsive and helpful
lovely space close to beach access
a nice place and good location near the public beach access
nice place short walk to the beach had everything we needed
great place right across the beach
great house with direct beach access a short walk down and across the street
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3. Island waterfront sanctuary (from USD 737)

If you’re looking for a magical time away from your life then this is the spot you need to come to. With space for ten, this magnificent house has all the trimmings to give you a memorable stay. Its four decks ensure you can enjoy every meal outside while watching the sun come up and go down. The pure bliss of ocean gazing while soaking in the hot tub can get to you. But you have so much more to do, you’ll be torn between going out and staying in. The house is fully fitted in all rooms with WiFi and Netflix. The host prohibits parties, smoking, and pets on this property.

Soundfront, Dock, Hot Tub, Privacy, Walk to Beach
Surf City, North Carolina, United States
170 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing views from every room
the space was perfect and the master is large with it's own deck bathroom and stunning view
the fourth bedroom is quite small and with bunk beds a very tight fit for 4 kids
this house is the perfect getaway with spectacular views and a comfortable welcoming feel
home- cozy comfortable incredible 360° views of water
the house is clean and stocked and decorated wonderfully
it was well-appointed spacious clean and beautiful decorated
the house is stunningly beautiful was clean and very comfortable
the house was absolutely perfect clean comfortable and orally adorable
they keep their property clean and tidy with a very cozy and eclectic feel
the host was very helpful and accommodating
joi was the perfect host
joi was quick to respond to any questions and was truly a great host
joi was so kind and responsive
joi was a wonderful host and a pleasure to communicate with
great house in a fantastic location
very quiet and nice location
this is a fab house in a brilliant location overlooking the sound
location- quiet scenic family friendly
great space great location wonderful experience from start to finish
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Monthly discount: 30% off

4. Charming townhome in Sandpiper Village (from USD 345)

Tucked in the serene surroundings of Sandpiper Village, this townhouse offers room for 11 guests in its 4 bedrooms with 3 queen-size beds and a 3-bunk bed. The beach, attractions, shops, and eateries are all a walking distance away from you. You have decks on both the second and third floors that give you glimpses of the ocean as you recline. Whip up meals in the fully fitted kitchen and enjoy meals in the built-in dining area. You can also lounge in the living area while playing board games or watching movies.

Sunshine & Saltwater
20 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 6 Beds 11 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 11

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi perfectly handled all our remote school and work
beds were comfortable & all 3 rooms (not bunk bed room) had fans which the adults appreciated
the townhouse is fantastic and plenty of room for all of us
this townhome was so clean
so comfortable and clean
happy it had an outdoor shower to clean off before going inside
everything was clean and decorated so cute our family enjoyed the stay so much
nicole was a great host
she’s a very quick and responsive host
nicole was a great host with quick responses and great communication
a short walk to a beautiful beach
the location is great with just a short easy walk to the beach
great location close to the beach and quick drive to surf city restaurants
the house is a quick walk to the beach in a great community
beach was beautiful & literally a <5 min walk from the house so convenient
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Monthly discount: 10% off

5. Oaksail Lodge (from USD 350)

Located in a wooded lot in Pleasant Grove, Oaksail Lodge is the perfect getaway if you’re looking for peace and quiet by the seaside. Its four bedrooms and five beds comfortably host up to seven guests, with the fully furnished open-plan kitchen capable of feeding them. The house sits minutes away from the public beach access ramp, where you can while away your days. The lodge has decks where you can relax and enjoy the sunrise or sunset. It comes with standard amenities like WiFi, an indoor fireplace, and parking, and it is perfect for a family getaway.

Oaksail Lodge / 4 bed minutes walk from beach
Surf City, North Carolina, United States
23 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 7 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
the beach was very clean and the water unexpectedly very warm
clean spacious so close to the beach quiet street lots of decks
the house is beautiful clean and a very short walk away from the beach
hosts were extremely gracious friendly and responsive
and best of all hosts were extremely responsive helpful and flexible
nice quiet neighborhood and a perfect location for quick beach access
the oaksail lodge a perfect beach house is minutes walk from the sand and salt water
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Monthly discount: 40% off

6. Cozy townhome in Turtle Cove (from USD 200)

Sitting just one minute away from the beach, this townhouse offers quick access to the surf and sand. It has a hosting capacity of six guests in its two bedrooms and three beds. Enjoy the scene from either of the two decks or head to the publicly accessed beach for some fun and games. You have parking for two cars, a fully functional kitchen, WiFi to keep you connected to the grid, and a TV for entertainment in the living area. Audrie, the host, advises you to bring your own linens, towels, and other toiletries due to COVID-19. You can contact her if you’re unable to.

Surf City, North Carolina, United States
31 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfy beds and couch modern updates/decoration awesome tv two spacious balconies
nice layout with large rooms comfortable furniture and everything we needed to have a nice weekend
beds were very comfortable
beds are firm which was perfect
clean and cute place with beach access just across the street
audrie’s home was very clean and close to the beach
audrie was super responsive and great to work with
great location across from the beach and close to town
stylish and super close to beach
great location for any shops and the beach
great stylish condo within walking distance to all the local spot in surf city
great location great communication and easy check in
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Monthly discount: 10% off

7. Serene getaway in Sandpiper Village (from USD 380)

This spacious home sitting less than two minutes from the ocean is part of a small cluster of properties in Sandpiper Village. This particular townhouse has four bedrooms to comfortably serve a family or a group of friends of up to ten people. Six beds and a pull-out sofa bed will give your party the perfect slumber after a day in the sun. The open floor plan gives you freedom of movement in the living area and kitchen. The kitchen is fully equipped with two sets of dining furniture to allow the whole crew to dine together. You can get your supplies from the shops found a walking distance away.

A Wave From It All
Surf City, North Carolina, United States
47 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 8 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the outdoor shower was fantastic (it has hot water ) the house is 3 floors with 2 balconies
clean and comfortable stay
the house was sparkling clean and smelled amazing
it was very clean and spacious with a wonderful common area and a few lovely porches
jessica was an amazing host very responsive even about silly questions
fantastic host she was quick to respond and was very kind
jessica's place was great she is a great host great communication i will definitely rent her place again
jessica was super accommodating and very quick to respond to us
awesome location and well appointed beach house
the location and area of the house was beautiful we loved the beach
jessica's place is a great spot its a very short walk over a foot bridge to the beach
house was very clean and very close to beach and shopping would definitely rent again
not directly on the beach but super close
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Monthly discount: 10% off

8. Bright condo in the heart of Surf City (from USD 207)

Welcome to the condo in Surf City that will give you a true walking vacation. You will not have use for your car once you arrive as everything is a walking distance away from you. You can access the beach just three blocks away. You can also get to the restaurants, bakery, ice cream shop, and other shops a walking distance away. Access Soundside Park, located just a quarter of a mile away (402 meters), where you can cross the bridge or simply make memories on the bridge. This condo houses four guests in its two bedrooms and it has a spacious kitchen and living area with two patios to lounge in.

Bright&Airy Sound Views In The Heart Of Surf City
Surf City, North Carolina, United States
57 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed was comfortable big bathtub and nice water pressure
it was convenient for all our planned actives and was so very comfortable
the condo was clean and well stocked
the place was very clean and cozy
clean space and friendly hosts
the place was exactly what we expected and nice and clean
very clean and within walking distance of everything
we also really appreciated how quick the host was to respond
rosie was a great host and was easy to communicate with
the host was very communicative and the place was nice and clean
the location is awesome as it’s so close to beach access and different restaurants
the location is super convenient for the area
comfortable condo with a short walk to beautiful and uncrowded beach
this is a great place with its location and affordability
amazing location very close to the public beach access
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Monthly discount: 25% off

9. Beachside condo with a breathtaking view (from USD 200)

There are enough activities that would take you to Surf City, but the most tantalizing one is watching the sun rise and set over the ocean. This beachside condo offers that panoramic view from the comfort of your deck. The beach is just a few steps away from your doorstep, allowing you the luxury of a morning or evening walk. An added perk is that you get private beach access. If you’re looking for a refreshing dip in some fresh water, you can simply walk into the pool. This unit has a capacity of six people with two sleeping in the living room queen sleeper. Enjoy an easy walk to eating spots, shops, rentals, and parks and piers. Wilmington and Jacksonville are also just a short drive away.

41 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 7 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our family enjoyed the view and the pool
the beds were very comfortable and plenty of extras
place was so clean so peaceful and just what i needed
the condo very clean and with all amenities described
kathy’s place is super clean up-to-date and she’s very cooperative relative to communication
always clean great location and mrs
close to the beach very clean and comfortable
kathy is a great host and quick response to all my questions
check in/out was simple and kathy was very responsive to our questions while we were there
kathy was a great host and the condo was all that we were hoping for and more
excellent condo close to beach
great location for a relaxing get away
great location and quick walk to the beach
it is in an ideal location for doing anything on topsail island
kathy’s place was a great location to the beach
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Monthly discount: 15% off

10. Cozy suite for two in Surf City

This sweet, little spot serves as the perfect getaway for two, just three minutes away from the beach. It is located a mile (1.6 kilometers) south of Surf City and serves as a great location to explore this island. You get private parking when you drive in. Also available are a kitchenette with a mini-fridge and coffee maker, a queen-size bed, a full bathroom, and toiletries. The suite also comes with WiFi and internet TV for you to relax with when you’re not out and about.

The Salted Rim
Surf City, North Carolina, United States
65 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is private and the bed was super comfy the location of the space is perfect
place was clean
the unit itself was very clean and spacious for two
clean place with all the basics you need
hosts were quick to respond as well when we needed something which we really appreciated
the location of this place is absolutely perfect
perfect location for beach and local spots
right across the street from a beach access great location everything new and super clean
this place was perfect for our quick trip to the area
perfect location great space helpful & responsive hosts
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There is no better way to explore the beauty of Surf City than from long-term rentals that give you the luxury to stay for long durations at a bargain. These units give you the best houses that are available. You will enjoy a memorable stay in any of these places and most likely plan for a second trip back.

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