10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Carova, North Carolina - Updated 2022

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Come to North Carolina and enjoy one of America’s few remaining secluded beach resorts that is Carova. This untainted beach community, which can only be accessed by boat or four-wheel drive vehicle, is sure to give you both adventure and relaxation. Here you can explore False Cape Park either on your own or with a tour, visit two local wineries, chill out on the beach, or enjoy watching mustangs roam freely in the local sanctuary. To help provide a restful vacation there are many beautiful homes where families and couples can stay. These accommodations can help you to have a chilled out and memorable beach vacation. Please refer to the list below for the best Vrbo accommodations in Carova, North Carolina.

1. Spacious oceanfront home (from USD 300)

The nearby wild horses couldn’t drag visitors off this beautiful oceanfront home if they tried. This private rental is perfect for large families and groups, as well as for reunions on the beach. This majestic home sitting on stilts has a modern gourmet kitchen, spacious living room, hardwood floors throughout, a beach-y vibe in its furnishings, a hot tub on the patio, a pool, and a private movie room for visitors to enjoy. This property has sweeping views of the Atlantic ocean and beach from the numerous windows throughout the home making it a wonderfully welcome location to stay during your beach vacation.

Retiro familiar de lujo, sala de cine, elevadas vistas al mar, piscina, jacuzzi, parrilla, wifi gratis
98 reviews  Wifi Available
House 20 Guests 8 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 20
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
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Every bedroom having a balcony and a bathroom made it so no one was fighting over bedrooms
feels like you have your own private island
It's many bedrooms with their own bathrooms
Amazing location with plenty to do for all ages
My only suggestion would be to put in blinds in the upper windows of the bedrooms because that sun gives a rude awakening so early in the morning Other than that it was perfect
The house itself was beautiful and large and we loved having 2 refrigerators and 2 dish washers
The weather was not very cooperative and we had vehicle issues
He hooked us up with a great guy for repair
House was terrific and the owner was great to work with and very accommodating
Tracy was so responsive and checked in to make sure things were going well
The home owner Tracy was very helpful
is a great bonus Beautifully decorated throughout with all you could ask for and was spotless when we arrived
Beautiful house and location Two full families that included 3 little ones
We also enjoyed the Movie Theater in the house
It was far out (about 20-30 minute beach ride)
The house was beautiful and the location was spectacular
Wild horses came every day by the house the beach is awesome
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2. Beachside mansion with stunning ocean views (from USD 456)

Imagine sipping a glass of wine while enjoying the ocean breeze while standing on the wraparound terrace of this mansion. This nautically decorated home has a large spacious living room to relax in, a large fully equipped modern kitchen, and a solarium with wicker furnishings to enjoy morning breakfasts before a day at the beach. For all family members’ enjoyment, there is a pool area with hot tub and lounging area, a large library, and a game room with a pool table. There is also WiFi and cable in case the natural beauty and outdoor activities aren’t enough recreation for visitors to enjoy.

Kaptain's Treasure * Pool / Hot tub * Mesa de billar * Pases de estacionamiento GRATUITOS * 4WD REQUERIDO
32 reviews
House 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy :

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Some paint chipping off the ceiling in the basement found food crumbs under the furniture in the living room
view of ocean from top floor
The WiFi is spotty and weak
The blinds in the sun room did not open and should be repaired or replaced to allow for the beautiful view I would also recommend replacing some of the plastic chairs around the pool area as many...
We never felt like we were on top of each other
House was exactly as pictured
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
Beautiful spacious home with a great pool and great hot tub
deer rabbits and even coyotes
So clean and well stocked with all the essentials
We had an awesome week Plenty of room for the whole family beautiful views fun horse sightings wonderful beach
I was more than happy with the location
Horses were also around quite often
This was a great house in a perfect location
The kids loved the playground
The property management staff went out of their way to ensure an enjoyable stay as Laura and David were both wonderful
Just steps away from a beautiful beach Driving 8 miles on the beach to get there is not for the faint of heart
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3. Canal-front home in Mustang sanctuary (from USD 595)

Enjoy using one of the two double kayaks to ride up the canal and go fishing or crabbing during your stay. This canal-side property also provides guests with a game room which includes pool and ping-pong tables. Adirondack chairs are provided out on the deck where you can sit and listen to native birds calling out or watch the mustangs venture onto the property. Enjoy having dinner at the dining room table or on the deck outside after using the fully equipped kitchen or grill to prepare it. There are laundry facilities, TV, WiFi, and plenty of parking.

Canal front. Hot tub. Enjoy sunset in screen in porch. Large deck. Game room.
Corolla, NC, US
10 reviews
House 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms
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there was plenty of space plenty of flat screens and good wifi included
the house was extremely clean and up to date
there’s was enough room for everyone and the place was super clean and more than comfortable
alan was very helpful
the owners have thought of everything and are extremely easy to work with
this is an amazing house and location to stay
walking in it felt like a brand new house
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4. Twin shores beach park private rental (from USD 650)

Relax in the afternoon sun while enjoying the crisp sea breeze in the hammock on the balcony or on the wooden swing at the ground floor. Amenities include a fully stocked kitchen, a separate dining room, a spacious living room, and plenty of parking space. For a relaxing evening, there are games, a video library, a TV and DVD player, and toys. There are multiple patios to sit outside while watching the stars make their nightly display. For those interested in water sports, there is a kayak provided to use on the ocean or at Currituck Sound.

5 noches min checkin dom, lun o mar. Piscina, jacuzzi, vista al mar, perros OK
33 reviews  Wifi Available
House 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
but that was okay because the awesome hot tub is in a screened covered porch on the upper level
The kitchen had everything you could possibly need and then some We especially enjoyed the salt water pool and the screened-in porch
We thoroughly enjoyed the pool hot tub(ahhh) and screened-in porch
The kitchen recently updated with stainless steel appliances and all the cooking supplies one could ask for
Houses can feel dated and more like a rental property than a true home
Everything was clean and very well
The house is very clean
The house was extremely clean and welcoming
The bedrooms spacious and clean
The house was beautiful decorated was great
Julie was incredibly helpful and easy to work with
She was always quick to respond to any questions we had and just made the entire transaction
She was an absolute pleasure to work with and clearly cares about her guests
This was not the case with Julie Moyaux's beautiful home
We had a wonderful time and Julie was always quick to answer any questions we had
The house has so many great entertaining spaces
A beautiful and very functional house in a great location
just a couple minutes walk
The location amenities distance to the beach and pool were perfect
Very impressed by the property Looking forward to next year
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5. Comfy stilt house with horses (from USD 306)

Wake up each morning admiring the awe-inspiring views from your bedroom. Behold the wild horses wandering the front yard. This home is full of amenities for the your entire party to enjoy such as a pool and large deck. The deck comes with Adirondack chairs to sit back in and enjoy the sunset over the water or the star-filled sky each evening. There is a fully stocked kitchen and adjacent dining area, laundry machines, living area to watch TV or play DVDs, no shortage of parking and storage for any kayaks, paddleboards, or other recreational equipment needed to participate in outdoor activities on the ocean in the nearby wildlife sanctuary.

Patas de verano * Piscina privada * Bañera de hidromasaje * bonita terraza * Pases de estacionamiento GRATUITOS 4WD
46 reviews
House 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy :

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Pool is big enough to cool down when not on the beach
The property could use some upgraded furnishings
the horses of course especially I personally enjoy the home the air-conditioning in the master suite with a separate bedroom
The pool is wonderful and the screened in porch off the top floor was great for all meals or just sitting
no lugging chairs and cooler and the best was the ponies grazing in the front yard
The house was very clean
Very clean and homey feel
The vacation rental was very clean
The pool was clean and very refreshing
The house is just as it is pictured-- bright cheerful and very clean
Always there to help with recommendations and going the extra mile to make sure everything is just right
Carova Cottages was very responsive and friendly to any issues or questions we had
had a beach allowed dogs and was fun and relaxing Summer Paws
and he could sleep comfortably
We would also be more mindful of the tide times
The governor issued a complete mandatory evacuation
The decks are great and help take advantage of the views
We loved the pool used it every day
Vacation rental in a great location
We saw wild horses every day and they visited the house several times
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6. Large home by the Canal at Carova Beach

Enjoy crabbing or fishing along the canal during the day. Take your catch down to the beach and enjoy a seafood bake with your family while watching the sun set over the ocean. The wooden floor and walls, as well as the beach decor throughout the house, will definitely get you in a beach vacation mood. Guests can enjoy watching the horses in the front yard while soaking in the hot tub on the balcony..For recreational needs there is a swimming pool, game room with pool table, and two kayaks to take out onto the canal during your visit.

Get away from it all and enjoy the wild horses!
2237 Tarpon Rd
House 18 Guests 8 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms

7. Beautiful home on the Carova dunes

Enjoy this beachfront property only accessible by 4x4 and located on the dunes of Carova Beach. It is a perfect location to check out the beach and nearby wildlife sanctuary for families and couples. There is a large living room to kick back in, a den with pool table, and a private pool for guests to take advantage of during their stay. Enjoy a breezy summer evening on the back deck while taking in amazing views of the ocean during dinner with the family.

4x2251, Beauty & The Beach
1 review
House 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
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The sunrises were beautiful and the beach walks were fantastic
Loved staying up at the 4x4 area
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8. Canal-side home surrounded by nature

This spacious home decorated in hues of blues, yellows, aquas, and neutrals and with hardwood floors sits on the canal filled with local wildlife. Don’t leave your food too long on the upper patio table or you’ll have a flock of white cranes joining you. There is a fully equipped kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, a living room, and multiple decks to enjoy taking in the beautiful scenery surrounding the property. This home comes with a pool, a small boat to take out on the water, and a picnic table. It also comes with kids’ riding toys and beach toys including pails and shovels, flotation devices, a canoe, and four kayaks for visitors to use to explore the canal and surrounding area.

Fish on dock, Pool, Hot Tub, 4-Kayaks&Canoe, Free WIFI
50 reviews
House 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
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Also be prepared by bringing everything you'll need so you don't have to leave
It was very much catered to kids except for the lack of an adequate gate at the top of the stairs
I caught 2 bass in the canal that were over 12in & 18in
In addition to the amenities of the home and the awesome layout
floats footballs things for toddlers to adults
It was clean beautifully decorated and spacious
The house was clean upon our arrival and we were able to stop at the food lion in town to get water and food for the week
It was exactly as they advertised Very clean as well
The house is very well kept and maintained
The house was perfect and you all had so many things available to use such as kitchen hand towels and soap in all of the bathrooms
The owner was quick to respond to any and all questions
horses and the beautiful beach
all provided our whole family with an relaxing and fun beach experience
John and Lorraine were very easy to work with and had great communication
we had 3 days of decent weather where we enjoyed the pool the canal
It also has a great setting not far from the beach and neighbors a good distance away as well My family
Tv and Netflix was a plus on the first rainy and breezy day Easy walk to the beach
What a property Easy to rent Fun to get to Relaxing to stay Lived up to everything stated Perfect for all ages
The smell in the tap water took a little getting used to but by the end of the week it was fine
The daily visits from the wild horses the easy walk to get ice cream(fire station)
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9. Spacious beach cottage

Guests will feel like they’re staying right at the beach with this home’s nautical-themed bedding adorned with fish, starfish, and seashells designs. The kitchen is finished with marble counter tops and the entire home has hardwood floors, modernizing this spacious beach cottage. There is a laundry area, a game room, outdoor shower to clean off after the beach before entry to the home, and plenty of space to park your 4x4. Enjoy taking it easy on the patio with a glass of wine from nearby Martin Winery after a day at Corolla amusement park or a day paddling the local nature preserve.

C9000 The Beach House. 4x4 Secluded Area, Rec Room w/Foosball, Hot Tub, WiFi
22 reviews
House 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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Nice to have 2 fridges
And multiple trash cans with trash from the last tenants
I was not comfortable w/
We couldn't use the master bathroom because of the sulfuric smell We had to go buy bottled water to use for everything Besides that we enjoyed the extra fridge and the updates the owners have do...
it was everything it was advertised to be
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The house was very clean and we all loved our stay
I was very dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
JUST not the realty co
Will not go with this reality company again did not help with any of the problems
There were bugs both alive and dead all over Old horse manure on the deck
Although clean & secluded what we wanted The rental company did nothing about the wifi request as it was not working
Had minor issues with the rental company themselves
but it's a beautiful area
Had a great stay at The Beach House
Close to the beach yet in a very quiet area
No cell service entire stay and no wifi till 3rd day
I recommend this vacation rental Reviewer Comments:The 4x4 beaches of Carova are absolutely beautiful
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10. Lemon oceanside villa with movie room

This idyllic beach home enjoys stunning ocean views from the numerous windows and verandas throughout. Enjoy having a communal breakfast at the breakfast bar in the kitchen or in the dining room before heading out to check out the beach. There is a fully equipped kitchen, a pool, movie room and large living room to enjoy watching TV or a few DVDs, as well as a game room with pool table to use. Visitors can enjoy watching the wild horses gallop along the nearby beachfront besides heading out on the ocean for some family fun.

Beautiful 8BR Oceanside, 4x4 Beach, Wild Horses! Easy Breezy Lemon Squeezy
Corolla, NC, US
3 reviews
House 18 Guests 8 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything you could need in the kitchen and more
house was spacious and comfortable
house was clean and very spacious
owner was quick to reply to email questions
thank you for allowing us to rent your home
this was a wonderful house
amazing location
beautiful house with everything needed
the beach was close and not crowded
not easy to get to, but if you have a 4x4 vehicle with some clearance, you'll be fine
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Peace, serenity, and mustangs in Carova

Carova beach offers families, friends, and couples a secluded retreat where peace and relaxation can be enjoyed completely without disturbance. If this is too much peace and relaxation, there is parasailing over the Atlantic, mini golf, and the Corolla Amusement park which are all in driving distance. After such a relaxing vacation observing nature and taking it slow, it will be hard for guests to head back to reality, However, you can always return to this beach community the next summer.

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