10 Vacation Rentals In Kure Beach, North Carolina - Updated 2023


Kure Beach is a barrier island located between the back bays of North Carolina and the Atlantic Ocean. This small town in New Hanover County is perfect for people getting away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, with its beaches, museums, parks, surfing, kayaking, and more. If you are planning to visit the place, don’t forget to the check out the Fort Fisher State Recreation Area, the North Carolina Aquarium, Coquina Outcrop, Carolina Beach State Park, Kure Beach, Kayak Carolina, Hi-Tech Arcade, and many more popular spots. And the best idea is to select a Kure Beach vacation rental for being in close proximity to all the fun places while saving money; check out the best ones below.

1. Luxurious top floor condo close to Carolina Beach (from USD 246)

Just a short walk away from the beautiful Carolina Beach and the popular restaurants and shops, this top floor condo lets you experience the calmness of Kure Beach while having a very cozy stay. The place is down the street from the Fort Fisher Southport Ferry and NC Aquarium. It is also situated across the street from the Fort Fisher Recreation Center. There is two bedrooms, one with a queen size bed and en-suite bathroom, while another has two twin beds. The living room has a queen size sleeper sofa, and there is a second bathroom in the hall. You will also get two large TVs, free WiFi, a new kitchen, washer and dryer, and bamboo wood floors.

Bianchi: Upscale, Top Floor Condo With Beautiful Views of the Atlantic
84 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Modern appliances comfy beds and a nice TV
And the extra beverage cooler was perfect for keeping our beer and
The view is fantastic Loved the High table and chairs on the deck including the glider
Truly enjoyed the black out curtains in the master and living room as opposed to the vertical shade
Our plan was to sleep in do the laundry that needed to be done and cook lunch and dinner there
Nicely decorated very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The unit is beautifully decorated with a full deck overlooking the ocean
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
I love the working mechanics of them
That was the only notice we received about this
Beautiful accommodations love the proximity to the beach and to the pool
I was more than happy with the location
There are some books videos and a couple of games in the home
The no-seeums literally ate us alive DAY and NIGHT
The building is located between a beach walkway and a pool perfect for a quick dip after a hot day on the beach
And of course best of all you are right on the beach
Thank you Looking forward to planning another stay
The deck overlooking the beach was one of the greatest places to go after a long day and relax Many restaurants near by and
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2. Comfortable condo with the beach at the doorstep (from USD 181)

The beach is just steps away from this one bedroom, two bunk condo. The accommodation is fully furnished (kitchen, bathroom, washer, dryer, and more) and has a heated pool right outside, which remains open from May to September. The Kure Beach fishing pier is nearby and the Fort Fisher museum is adjacent to the property. The ferry to Southport is just a short drive away; ride it to reach popular seafood restaurants and the Cape Fear River. You can go to the nearby Carolina Beach to check out Britt’s Donuts or Squigley’s Ice Cream & Treats. Or, you can go swimming or surfing, or simply lie on your hammock and watch the sunset with your family.

DESTINY! Your beautiful home away from home… just steps away from the beach!
159 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
There is a closet full of beach toys to use
The decor makes you feel like the ocean is inside with you
The bed is really comfy too
So many extras provided in the kitchen and throughout
The beach in front of the condo is great and was not at all crowded
Condo is in very nice condition and beautifully (beachy) decorated
The condo was beautiful and so clean
Everything was exceptionally clean and there was a varied supply of spices and seasonings in the kitchen Colorful beach decor throughout
The owner is so nice
Only Hurricane Dorian chased us out early
all the extras Rita is wonderful to work with and truly cares about her guests Easy beach access
She immediately responded to all my questions and concerns both before and during our stay
We could not love the location more
Too many little touches to note -
We found many great shells near the rocks and
is you are looking for a cute condo in a great location
The Island is so diverse
However Kure Beach is right next to the larger Carolina Beach community and a very short drive into Wilmington
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3. A beautiful oceanfront cottage (from USD 356)

Located close to the beach, this wonderful cottage’s master suite, having an attached tropical full bath and king size bed, gives you good ocean views. Another suite has a full bed, a trundle and TV. And a guest room has three twin beds. There are two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and high-speed WiFi. You will be close to downtown Kure Beach’s attractions. Go to the pier and try fishing or taste seafood at one of the popular restaurants, take a bike tour to discover the island, do your shopping at busy areas, go for a swim, or just stay at your home away from home to get closer to your family; lots of things to do while you are enjoying your vacation.

$AUG DEAL$ Isolated, Huge Seaside Porch Near Pier, OCEANFRONT, STEPS TO BEACH
84 reviews  Wifi Available
House 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The beds are so comfortable I could actually sleep
The front porch view is to die for
One of the favorite amenities was the outside shower which we named the Seaside
The living space was nice and cozy and the kitchen well stocked
The outdoor shower was a huge bonus
The cottage was clean and had everything we needed
It was clean quiet and comfortable
Owner is a wonderful host
The owner Debbie was great to work with
Debbie was great to work with and we thoroughly enjoyed staying in her home
And working with Deb was super easy peasy
You cannot go wrong with this property
Also it felt very safe for them to walk by themselves on the boardwalk to the pier
boardwalk and pier made it ideal
The place was a very quaint spot right near the ocean
Easy walk to the beach
easy access to the beach and close to restaurants
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4. A wonderful studio apartment with two bicycles (from USD 121)

This first floor studio apartment is very close to the ocean and a short bike ride away from the restaurants at the Kure Beach Pier. So you can take advantage of the two bicycles provided. A 5-minute car ride will take you to Carolina Beach. The apartment has a queen size bed, full bath, flat-screen TV, kitchen, dining table with four stools, and a private garage parking.

Private Kure Beach Studio Apt. with Garage Parking
Kure Beach, North Carolina, United States
172 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice tv with cable and the wifi is great
but it was nice to come back to an air conditioned room after being out all day
the bed was very comfortable i rarely sat on it without falling into a nap
the apt has everything we needed and it was very comfortable and clean
the apartment was great and equipped with everything we needed
it was very clean and cozy
great place very clean well stocked
the space was very clean and tidy and exactly as described
the living area was clean and comfortable
studio was clean and had everything you could need
the host was very responsive to any questions
the host was so kind and helpful
the visit to kure beach and this host was great
the owners were super responsive and helpful
host was excellent and easy to get a hold of
super cute space and great location
perfect walking distance to the beach
located in a fun area and very close to the beach
the location was perfect just a two minute walk to a private beach access
perfect location close to the beach in a cute little area full of restaurants and things to do
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5. A wonderful cottage surrounded by oak trees (from USD 139)

Located in a quiet residential area, just a few blocks away from the beach and also surrounded by old oak trees, this cottage-style home provides a perfect setting for a rejuvenating stay away from the city. The home has two bedrooms on the first floor, one having a queen bed and the other have a full bed. Upstairs, the master suite has a king bed and a fourth bedroom has a full bed. There are two bathrooms, kitchen, living room, AC, heating, WiFi, and a large wrap around deck.

Corporate Housing at Pirates Cove - Kure Beach, NC
Kure Beach, North Carolina, United States
100 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 6 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen amenities were great for us to cook
we had a fantastic time there was plenty of room to spread out and get comfortable
we had a very comfortable stay
very clean and family friendly place
the house was nice and clean as pictured
the house was clean and comfortable
the house is comfortable very clean and spacious
everything was sparkling clean
phil and ashley were amazing hosts
hosts are friendly and very responsive
everyone was helpful and friendly
phil was a gracious host and appreciate him sharing his beautiful home
phil was very responsive to our added requests and questions
we couldn’t have asked for a better location - quiet all day and close to the beach
the location was great and communication was super fast
this is an amazing value only a 10 min walk to the beach
we enjoyed the quiet neighborhood beautiful setting and the short walk to the beach
this place was a great location and was just the place we needed when visiting family in the area
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6. A cozy two-bedroom apartment close to the beach

This private ground level apartment has two bedrooms with a queen bed each and there is also a sleeper sofa in the living room. It has a fully equipped kitchen, grill, beach bikes, beach towels and bags, outdoor shower, WiFi, and is close to a wonderful beach. Pets are allowed and they do not charge if you have only a single furry friend. The apartment is part of a beach house. The entire house is also available in case you are with a big family; the upper level gives you three more bedrooms.

Kure Beach, North Carolina, United States
165 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was clean and had numerous amenities including beach gear (chairs umbrella)
fantastic apartment with so many amenities
we walked into an immaculately clean and well stocked apartment
very well equipped and clean
the rental is spotless roomy and comfortable
the unit is super clean looks new and beds very comfy
apartment was roomy and clean
they were wonderful hosts
the hosts are amazing
they were amazing home owners
great house with great hosts
super friendly host with interaction dependent on guest 's preferences
great location and super pet friendly
great place great proximity to the beach
super close to the beach and very nice accommodations
the location is fantastic right across from the beach and there are great restaurants near the house
perfect two bed room with great location for beach access
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7. Cozy three-level villa close to fishing pier

This luxury villa in Kure Beach is just 3.2 km (2 mi) away from Fort Fisher and Southport Ferry. You can visit the shops and eateries at Carolina Beach, such as the famous Britt’s Donuts. And just a short drive will get you to Wilmington, where you can see the USS North Carolina battleship and take a stroll along the Riverwalk in Downtown Wilmington. The villa’s ground level has a twin bed and entrance to the garage. The second level has a living room, balcony with stunning views of the ocean, fishing pier and a boardwalk, a fully equipped kitchen, and a half bath. The top level has one bedroom with king size bed and private bath with a whirlpool tub, and an another room with a queen bed and private bathroom. There is also a shared outdoor pool on the premises, where you relax during during the summer.

Luxury Villa with Ocean Views in Downtown Kure Beach near Fishing Pier!!!
6 reviews
townhome 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Property clean and comfortable for the three of us Alot of steps to climb but to be expected
Very clean Beautiful view of the ocean off the deck
Only downside was that we had two older adults with foot problems and had some difficulty with stairs
Weather hot pool would have been nice but it was not clean
Short walk to beach and pier Comfortable beds
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8. Lovely pet-friendly beach cottage

This luxury cottage is located in a quiet residential area close to the Kure Beach and the downtown area. So you will have a peaceful stay, but all the popular shops, eateries, oceanfront park, and boardwalk are nearby. The town’s famous locations are close by, including Downtown Carolina Beach is about 6.4 km (4 mi) away. The accommodation has a bedroom with king bed, bathroom, kitchen and two seating areas, each with a sleeper sofa, grill, cable TV and WiFi. There’s also a parking for four cars. A dog is allowed in the cottage, but for a small fee.

Luxury Cottage Dog Friendly in Kure Beach Short Distance to Beach
29 reviews
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Perfect pet-friendly beachfront condo

Just a few seconds away on foot from the beach, this recently-renovated condo will be perfect for two people and a small child. And the home is also pet-friendly, but you have to pay a 50 USD (around 39 GBP) fee. The condo has a kitchen, WiFi, cable TV, a queen bed, and a couch. It will only take a few minutes by car to reach Carolina Beach and the famous Britt’s Donuts. Fort Fisher is also nearby.

Kure Beach Front Townhome Unit 6
Kure Beach, North Carolina, United States
19 reviews
Entire townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
clean and well maintained
the condo was clean and right on the beach
the unit was very nice and clean
the bnb was wonderful everything was very clean and in a great location
host was very responsive to emails and needs
he was straightforward and friendly
responds very quickly and is fulll of helpful tips for the area
close to a lot of good restaurants and close to fort fisher
thanks for offering your place
great location steps from the beach and easy to access parking
nice comfy condo very close to the beach
this place was exactly what we needed close to the beach large spaces and great atmosphere
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10. A cheap but cozy condo with a balcony

Just a short stroll away from the beach, this second floor condo has a bedroom with a 32-inch TV, a living room with another bigger flat screen, a bathroom, a fully furnished kitchen, an outdoor pool, bunk beds, a fold-out sofa, and a balcony with stunning ocean views. The Fort Fisher State Park is within walking distance, while many other popular spots are just a short drive away.

2nd Floor Oceanfront with Balcony!
106 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The size of the space was just right for our family
It was great to have beach chairs provided and boogie boards
Condo is oceanview not oceanfront
The condo is small but has everything you need
everything we could need or ask for Fully stocked kitchen full size washer/dryer extra beach toys
We had everything we needed and the condo was very clean
it was clean plenty of seating for company
This place was just as described and pictured
Pool was a nice extra
My boys and I were extremely happy with our decision to rent this beautiful condo
We really enjoyed the experience Thanks for letting us stay hopefully next August
furniture and decor was beautiful and not overdone on the beach theme
Was very pleased with all aspects of our stay and would definitely book again
The twin "bunk beds" are a unique feature that we liked much more than the sofa sleeper option in many rentals Location at the end of the beach area
It was quiet and relaxing away from a busy area
The last building on the beach next to the walking path to Fort Fisher Park
The location of this cute condo is perfect
Kure beach is great - quaint and not crowded
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The perfect vacation at Kure Beach

The ocean sounds in the night, wonderful beaches, calm atmosphere, tasty treats, a lot of history, and more - Kure Beach is ready for your arrival. So what are you waiting for? Have a wonderful vacation!

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