Top 9 Vacation Rentals In Oak Island, North Carolina - Updated 2023

vacation rentals in oak island nc

Oak Island is a delightful coastal town in North Carolina. For those looking for a good beach vacation, Oak Island is the place to go. The coast is lined with great beaches, and the Oak Island Lighthouse has sweeping views over the Atlantic. There are walking trails, restaurants, parks, Vrbo rentals and other places to stay as well. William S. “Bill” Smith Park has a sports field and a kayak launch. For those with pets, it also has two dog parks that can be enjoyed. The Oak Island Pier is fun to explore on a visit. So if you are planning a vacation in Oak Island, North Carolina, USA be sure to take a look at these top vacation rentals.

1. Rustic oceanfront cottage (from USD 451)

This entire cottage is private to guests, with three bedrooms and one full bathroom. Two of the bedrooms have double beds, while the third room has four single beds. This makes it an ideal place for a family or group of friends to stay. For those who prefer to travel with their pets, they are permitted to stay here for an extra fee. You can also check out other pet-friendly Airbnbs to make sure that your furry friends have a great place to stay. Guests need to provide their own linens and towels. The deck is one of the best places to hang out here. It has great views, especially during sunrise and sunset. For those who prefer to relax inside, the living room has large windows and comfy seating.

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Cottage in Oak Island · ★4.86 · 3 bedrooms · 6 beds · 2 baths
Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
148 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 6 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good to note: wifi connection is slow
beautiful view easy beach access and comfortable stay
beautiful ocean front view very comfortable layout and homey environment in the cottage
and best of all for a family of foodies a fully furnished kitchen
kitchen with basics appreciated the capacity to make dinners
it was clean and comfortable
clean comfortable & safe
the house was clean and the beds were comfortable
it was clean and offered everything we needed
the house was incredibly clean & cozy
the host was always quick with responses and extremely helpful
the host is very responsive and friendly
liz was a fantastic host: quick timely responses and accommodating
great host -- we will stay again
the owner was very helpful and made the whole experience very easy
great location on oak island
great location right on the beach
it was a great location
there are great restaurants and grocery stores very close by
love the location and love that my babies can come too
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2. Guest studio at the beach (from USD 240)

This studio sits just a short walk away from the beach in a quiet neighborhood. It has space to sleep up to three guests. Essentials like sheets are provided, as well as beach chairs, but guests need to bring their own towels. Guests also have their own private entrance on the ground level. The hosts live just upstairs in case anything is needed. A kitchen with essentials is available to cook at home. There is also Wifi to do research or stream movies. For those traveling by car, parking is available onsite.

Rental unit in Oak Island · ★4.92 · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath
Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
313 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very cozy with amazing amenities including a few snacks waters towels beach chairs etc
a very well equippedand comfortable cozy cottage
my daughter and i thoroughly enjoyed the cozy beautiful beach cottage and we can't wait to go back
good beds and nice touches
clean & well-lit
it was very clean and tidy and grandma barb was so sweet
this is a charming cozy and clean apartment
the bed is so comfortable and the place is sparkling clean
easy walk to the beach clean house & nice outdoor space
hosts are wonderful
the owners were friendly and accommodating
owners are very friendly
owners were super responsive and accommodating
host was very sweet and prompt with all responses
great location super close to beach
wonderful location close to the beach
great location and great living area
location was great close beach access and several good restaurants were within walking distance
perfect location for my weekend getaway
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Monthly discount: 25% off

3. Cozy and modern apartment for two (from USD 219)

Here guests can enjoy a comfortable queen bed in an apartment all to themselves. There is only one bedroom and one bathroom, lending to a nice, cozy atmosphere. In the main area, there is a kitchenette, dining area, and living area. It is warm and spacious. For those who enjoy the outdoors, there is a deck with seats and an overhead cover. It makes a great place to enjoy a morning cup of coffee. An outdoor shower is available to rinse after spending time on the beach. The apartment is just a five-minute walk to the beach. There are many restaurants and shops within walking distance as well.

Rental unit in Oak Island · ★4.95 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
189 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we needed the dehumidifier box fan and ceiling fan to cool the room down
there are beach chairs here to borrow and a nice outdoor shower too
nice breakfast table and living area to relax
the bedroom had a queen size bed vanity/sink area and the bathroom/toilet space was functional and clean
such a charming little apartment on oak island we would definitely stay there again
well decorated and clean place to stay
nice bathroom and clean place overall
i loved all of the crisp clean white and beachy touches
apartment was very clean with nice shared outdoor areas
camellia quarters is clean spacious and has so many nice little touches
thank you toni for been a great host
she was also very helpful and quick at responding
although we did not meet our host she was very responsive to any questions we had
toni marie is so kind and a wonderful host
toni marie is a wonderful host
the location is perfect
good location within walking distance to a couple of food options
25 miles but it is a very easy walk
great quiet location to get away
close to the beach close to southport close to restaurants and two fun ferries
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Monthly discount: 25% off

4. Quiet retreat for eight (from USD 366)

This cozy and modern beachfront home offers immediate beach access. For those who are looking to spend as much time as possible on the beach, soaking in the sun, this place is ideal. There are three bedrooms, each of which has a queen-sized bed. One room also has an additional single bed, while the third room also has bunk beds. Every room has a TV, dresser, and closet. The living room has a TV as well, for everyone to enjoy watching something together. A well-equipped kitchen is available to prepare meals at home. It includes appliances such as a microwave and a dishwasher. Since the house is right on the beach, sand toys and beach chairs are made available for guests to use. There are also plenty of restaurants and shops in the vicinity.

95 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The beds were comfortable TV in each bedroom
Loved the outdoor shower Hot and Cold shower and everything needed for the beach
the kitchen was stocked with quality and up to date equipment and utilities
The bed was really comfortable
Everything the brochure stated was true The beds were comfortable
The house is very clean and very tastefully decorated
It was beautifully decorated and very clean
The house was clean and had everything we needed
It was very clean and updated
Everything was clean and neat and Louann thought of everything we might need
The owner Luann was terrific to work with
The owner was great communicating all the necessary information & quick to respond to any inquiries
The owner was very helpful
We have rented many homes through VRBO
and now we know why Overall great price great home great owners
quiet Perfect get away Beach was never crowded and the views were lovely
We loved the peacefulness of the area
Loved the quiet not crowded beach Loved being able to walk a few steps to the ocean
The owners manage this property and are
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5. Cozy and rustic seascape

This lovely beachfront cottage features an open living area and large windows with ocean views. There are three bedrooms, with space to sleep six. Two of the rooms have a double bed and the third room has two bunk beds. It is recommended for a combination of up to four adults and up to four children, but only a total of six people can stay for optimal comfort. The kitchen here holds all the necessities for cooking meals at home easily. There is outdoor seating on the oceanside deck. One-full bathroom and one-half bathroom are inside the house, with an additional shower outdoors. This one is ideal for use in the warmer months. Do note that with a stay here guests need to bring their own sheets and towels.

Cozy rustic Ocean Front Cottage
83 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
but there were two other bedrooms that would have slept a lot more people - one room with 2 bunk beds and another double bed in a room that was roadside
it was not the vacation we expected
the only downside Was hard to get comfy sitting on it
The other town Southport was fantastic for shopping and eating out
The cottage was so convenient to the beach and everything else that we needed Although the house is rustic
very clean tv and internet
The stove dishwasher and fridge
The cottage had everything we needed and included hardwood floors which are great for pets
The house was very comfortable and Liz was great
The owner was helpful and responds to texts quickly
Liz for being such a wonderful host
all of our needs Location was amazing as we could just let the dog and kids go to the beach and play
The owner was easy to work with
The housekeeper had even put out a sporty dog food and water bowl set We only used the bedroom that directly faces the beach
but so relaxing Thanx liz for great cottage
This is a great location right on the beach
The access to the beach is great and oak island has tons of infastructure
Holden beach is right next to it which has great shells for people that want to collect some
We grocery shopped ate out and browsed around town and it was just a couple of blocks away
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6. Private room with ocean views

This private room has space for two guests. Guests will have their own private bathroom as well. Just steps from the beach, and offering great beach views, this rental is perfect for a sunny getaway. The bed is a large, comfortable king. The bathroom has a walk-in shower and a soaking tub. The TV has cable channels, and internet is available. A hot tub for two is also available for guests to use. Cooking facilities are not available to guests, but there are plenty of restaurants within walking distance. The spectacular sunsets from the deck are one of the best things about staying here.

Beach Oasis, Ocean Views, At the Beach, Hot Tub
Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
273 reviews
Private room in guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
private entrance with private balcony makes one feel completely comfortable
bed and space were so comfortable
loved the short walk to the beach the room was comfortable and cozy with lots of thoughtful amenities
great place to stay for a cozy chill vacation spot a stone's throw to the beach
the bathroom was large and attractively decorated
everything was very clean and inviting
our room was extremely clean bathroom was very clean sheets were clean and the bed was extra comfortable
nancy's place was sparkling clean and relaxing
beautiful sparkling clean and private
very clean quiet and peaceful
nancy is a wonderful host
nancy is an amazing host
nancy was such a great host providing great care and attention to detail
you will not regret staying here very nice and comfortable great hosts
nancy is an excellent host
amazing location close to beach
super close to restaurants and shopping
this is a great location with a short walk to the beach
this is a very good location
sand was firm and perfect for long walks
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7. Beautiful abode with breathtaking views

This beautiful beachfront cottage is cozy, classic and clean. It can sleep up to seven people. Each of the three bedrooms has a queen bed, and one has an additional twin bed. There are three flat-screen TVs available for entertainment. A DVD player with a selection of DVDs also makes it easy to watch some films. The cottage does have Wifi so it is easy to keep in touch with people back home. With board games and books, there are plenty of things to do! All linens and towels are provided, as well as dish and laundry detergent. The best part of a stay here is the large sunny deck with expansive ocean views.

124 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Great 3 bedroom cottage that is
The beds were so comfortable as well as the pillows
The furniture inside is not comfortable at all except the beds
but it was big enough for two adults and three little kids
The kitchen and bedrooms were tidy comfortable and well-equipped
The house was very clean and it had everything we needed
It was very clean and comfortable
It had everything we needed and very nicely decorated
It was clean and had everything we needed I enjoyed my early morning and evening
and we didn't have any issues after that
We had a wonderful experience
The owners are responsive and helpful
My best friend since 2nd grade myself and another close friend celebrated our 65th birthdays
Location short walk to ocean nice view from porch plenty of toys for the kids (
was out the next day
The bad: No garbage disposal house has very unlevel floors
We were near enough to attractions but far enough to avoid a lot of tourist traffic
and it's a tight squeeze to get anything out of the dryer
The other issue was someone pranked our house and the next door house by banging on the windows at midnight
Perfect place right on the beach
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Sleeping on Oak Island

Oak Island is an ideal beach vacation. It has plenty to do and to see, but mostly it is a great spot to relax and soak in some sun. These vacation rentals have been selected so visitors can have the best possible experience on Oak Island. Who knows, you might even opt for a longer stay for enjoying too much. Oak Island has got you covered with some long-term rentals in case that happens. If you’re planning a trip, be sure to take a look!

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