Barco is an unassuming town in North Carolina, unincorporated and close to the southeast coast of the United States. As well as offering options for beach breaks and other coastal attractions, the town is in close proximity to other Carolina towns, like Currituck and Sligo, with trips to the unspoilt peninsula of Knotts Island and the expansive North River Game Land, also popular among visitors to the region. For anyone looking to take a break in the area, check into these Airbnb vacation rentals in Barco, NC, below. All are ideal places to stay while planning your day trips.
1. Private apartment in Corolla village (from USD 109)
With enough space for four guests, this suite is an ideal location for small families, although even a couple will find it perfect for their stay. It’s a great suite for anyone who enjoys water sports, with options for surfers, bodyboarders and more. The suite is a third-floor apartment, close to the Currituck Lighthouse, and you’ll find a barbecue shack and pizzeria nearby for dining options. A well-stocked kitchen is at your disposal if you’d prefer to cook for yourself and the overall cosy atmosphere in the apartment will be to everyone’s taste.
Private Apartment, Corolla Village, Dog FriendlyCorolla, North Carolina, United States
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Amenities & Room:we loved the cute apartment and seeing currituck lighthouse from the deckthe place was spotless and the wifi worked extremely wellgary was really communicative and helpful when we arrived (early) to the apartment
Cleanliness:spacious very clean and accomodatingthe place was very clean comfortable and pleasantthe place is clean and comfortable and exactly as advertisedvery nice and clean apartmenteverything was very clean and ready for us when we arrived
Host:gary and laurie were such great hostsgary and laurie are amazing hostsgary is a wonderful hostgary and laurie were great hosts and were quick to respondgary was very helpful and informativeRead more reviews
Location:money well spent perfect locationbest place in the heart of corolla easy beach access and close to great shoppingit was within easy walking distance to the lighthouse and the parkgary’s place was in a great location walking distance to the beachnice place very close to the beaches and a lovely park
2. The Lilypad - A slow-living getaway (from USD 125)
The phrase “slow living” is used by the hosts at this bucolic cottage and if you’re wondering what that means, just know that you can step right out into the backyard, have a swim and enjoy some lake fishing. If you have a boat, then this is the ideal place to stay - you’ll have room to park it and there’s a boat ramp that lets you take to the water. Nearby, you’ll also find a great winery, where you can sample the finest wines in the region. If you happen to catch some fish, you’ll be delighted to test out the grill that’s in the yard, too.
The LilypadCoinjock, North Carolina, United States
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Amenities & Room:we enjoyed swimming the sunrise and the beautiful night time viewthe bedroom could get a bit warm but it was bearable with the fan that was availablecute and cozy cottage with beautiful views and quite peaceful surroundingsthe beds were super comfy we traveled with 2 teenagers and a 10yr old
Cleanliness:the place was neat and cleanthis how is so beautiful and clean and everything is so nicethe house is so super clean that i felt like we were staying at a family member's houseadorable beach-themed decor clean and cozyvery clean cute cottage with cute beach theme decor
Host:the host is very responsive and accommodatingcommunication with owner was easythe neighbors were so friendlyRead more reviews
Location:beautiful location right on the waterthe location is about 20-30mins from the beaches but we loved the locationthis place is really nice for a get away weekendquiet location right on the currituck sound but easily drive-able to the atlantic coast beachesexcellent location shallow sound water in the backyard made for some great water fun for the kids
3. Stunning, immaculate beach house (from USD 285)
There’s a definite aquatic theme to the decor in this delightful beach house, with lots of aquamarine clouded-glass trinkets and soft furnishings in the same colour. There is also 3,000 square feet (278.7 square meters) of space, enough room for a travelling party of up to 12 people. Capacious windows offer excellent views of the waterfront and you can get an even closer view by stepping out onto the large deck. The kitchen is equipped with everything you could want, allowing you to prepare and serve excellent meals by use of the new appliances in the recently-remodelled space.
Beautiful Corolla Beachhouse Steps From the WaterCorolla, North Carolina, United States
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Amenities & Room:the amenities of corolla light were excellent including the fitness center tennis facility and poolwe had one rainy day and loved having the pool table to keep us busyour family had a great time at the beach and poolscomfortable beds and linens
Cleanliness:the house is very clean and cozykathy's place was immaculately cleanappliances and bathrooms are clean and work wellwe found the home in excellent condition and everything felt clean and fresh
Host:owner was very easy to communicate with and accommodatingowner is super responsive and very helpfulkathy was a great host--very informative easy to reach and understandingresponsive accommodating and thoughtfulkathy was one of the best hosts i’ve dealt withRead more reviews
Location:great location 20 steps to the baygreat house just steps away from the bay and close to the beachhouse was great - exactly as advertised and well appointed close to beachamazing location with great amenitiesit's such a short walk to the beach and the sunsets from her house are beautiful
4. Small, private home on an island (from USD 65)
While many of the properties available are ideal for larger parties, this is the perfect Airbnb rental for a party of just two. The Outer Banks are nearby, a perfect spot for a quiet walk, and the hosts point out that the location is on the North American Flyway - making it an ideal location for birders. The property itself is located on Currituck Sound and if you have a boat you should certainly bring it along - because the owners have put their own private dock at your disposal.
Private Home on Waterlily IslandCoinjock, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the bed is super comfortable private bathroom with a claw foot tub
Cleanliness:everything was sparkling clean and thoughtfully arranged down to the chocolates on the down pillows
Host:roxy is an excellent hostshe was a wonderful host warm friendly and invitingroxy was a wonderful and thoughtful host she made us feel very welcome and at homeroxy is an amazing host and a great cooknot sure which was more charming the home or the host but together they made for a wonderful experienceRead more reviews
Location:roxy’s place is beautiful; only to be outdone by her warm personalitywonderful stay at roxy's place
5. Waterfront studio at the Coinjock Marina
This studio apartment is located above a restaurant and could not be any better placed for holidaymakers who want to enjoy some time by the water. It’s an impressively large accommodation, with plenty of space to move around in. The newly-opened OBX waterpark is just 15 minutes away - great news for holidaying families with young children. All the appliances you could wish for are here and a kitchen is available, although, given that you’re going to be above a restaurant, maybe you’d be happier to eat there.
Captain's 1/4's -on Intracoastal Waterway + MarinaCoinjock, North Carolina, United States
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Amenities & Room:the view was great and much larger than a regular hotel roomgreat and spacious apartment very private and just as described in the listingit’s a cute little apartment with a nice view but the stairs outside are a little treacherouscomfortable apartment for families or if you are traveling with friendsroom is like a huge studio set up
Cleanliness:very clean and comfy placeit was very cleangia gave great communication the room was big clean and had everything we could have neededthe apartment was clean accessible and comfortablecomfortable clean and quiet i would stay here again
Host:the host was very nicegia was a wonderful hostthe apartment is cozy and the host was very responsivegia is a great host and we enjoyed our time hereeveryone is very friendly and hospitableRead more reviews
Location:this location is very easy to findnice location directly on the intercostalit is an awesome location right on the water and is co-located with an awesome restaurantgreat place if you want to be a little bit away from central obxhad a great time nice place in a great location
6. House for seven in the Coinjock Marina
This house has superb views, offered by its excellent location on the intracoastal waterway that separates Barco from Knotts Island. The hosts own several properties on the marina, including the nearby restaurant, the staff of which who will be happy to help you with anything, including delicious meals. You will have access to a kitchen of your own and, with the location being right on the coast, you can bring along a fishing rod or two and hopefully catch something for a delicious seafood dinner!
No Wake Zone - on Intracoastal Waterway + MarinaCoinjock, North Carolina, United States
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Amenities & Room:it exists for exchanging ims over wifi at bestnice quiet location; plenty of room; attractive nautical furnishingsthe beds were comfortable and the washer/dryer came in handy to wash beach towels and swim suits
Cleanliness:the house was very clean and biggreat place to stay clean and lots of roomcomfortable clean and well equipped home
Host:amazing place restaurant and staffthe host were friendly however there were minor issuesgia the host is fantastic to work withgia and norman were very helpful and so quick to respond if we had questionsgia was very responsive and check-in was seamlessRead more reviews
Location:this location served as a great location for a group retreatgreat deal; great location fun for whole family with fishing dock nearby beaches within driving distance wildlifecomfy cottage great location cool restaurant/bar adjacentgreat place to stay especially if you come by water we can't wait to returnlovely rental central to the outer banks and virginia beach
7. Nautical home for 10 on the marina
This accommodation is the perfect place for large travelling parties, offering options for dining, sailing and just watching the yachts pass by. There’s plenty of sleeping space, including a futon and a sofa bed in the TV room and you’re literally a stone’s throw from the Coinjock Marina restaurant, a local institution. The kitchen is fully equipped and, with plenty of seating outside, it’s the ideal place for a garden party with fine food and even better views.
HypNautic - on Intracoastal Waterway + MarinaCoinjock, North Carolina, United States
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Amenities & Room:great place roomy & comfortable well layed out
Cleanliness:clean spacious and very welcomingplace was very cleanplace was cleanclean cute & charmingwe were extremely pleased with the cleanliness and size of the house
Host:louis and the staff are greatalso thank the owner for a short booking my other reservation canceled on very short noticeeveryone there friendly & welcomingowner is dedicated to making the house a peaceful nice getawayplace is great decor is awesome and can’t beat the location host was greatRead more reviews
Location:great location on the waterawesome location right on the intercostal waterwaylocation to marina restaurant and store was perfectthe location was perfect for uswould highly recommend this location to anyone
8. Romantic waterfront getaway
First thing’s first: You won’t find many Airbnb vacation rentals that offer you your own 40 foot (12 metre) private pier. That’s just one thing this splendid waterfront cottage will offer you and you can add to that with an on-site hot tub. It’s an ideal place to spend a honeymoon or just a romantic getaway. As it’s located in an unspoilt, pollution-free location, you’ve also got the delights of a clear night sky for a spot of stargazing.
There’s room enough for a whole family to stay here and more - enough sleeping spots for seven people - and there’s a kitchen, well-stocked enough for basic, tasty meals.
Waterfront, fishing and romantic get awayBarco, North Carolina, United States
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Amenities & Room:michelle's place is cozy inviting relaxing and a pleasant surprise with great views
Cleanliness:spacious comfortable and very cleanthe house was clean and ready for my family
Host:michelle was a great hostmichelle was very helpful when we had questionsmichelle is a wonderful hostRead more reviews
Location:the location is amazing by the waternice secluded place situated a few tenths of a mile from the main roadcovered parking a nice plusamazing place perfect fishing kayaking and r&rquiet and perfect for relaxing
Beautiful Barco offers wonderful accommodation for all
There’s a lot to love about Barco - an unassuming area with wonderful, fresh sea air and delightful accommodation to suit honeymooning couples, large families and solo travellers. You’ll love the coastal walks and seafood dining options and, if you bring your children, they are sure to fall in love with the area.
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