10 Vrbo Vacation Rentals In The Barrier Islands Of Outer Banks, NC - Updated 2022

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Catherine
Catherine 
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Outer Banks is a 300-kilometer (200-mile) long string of peninsulas and barrier islands that separate the Atlantic Ocean from mainland North Carolina. OBX, a modern term used to promote and market the place, is composed of islands namely: Currituck Banks, Bodie Island, Roanoke Island, Hatteras Island, Ocracoke Island, Core Banks, and Bogue Banks. It has been a major tourist destination and is popular with visitors around the world for their subtropical climate and wide stretch of open beachfront.

In fact, vacation rentals are everywhere! And you might be surprised by the large selection and variety of it throughout the beaches. With its unique location, it’s without a doubt a perfect place for your next vacation. Let’s check out these vacation rentals to complete that beach dream you have been waiting for!

1. Oceanfront rental: Fall is great in OBX! (from USD 311)

Let us start off with one of the most refreshing vacation rentals in Outer Banks. This vacation rental sleeps up to four people and offers an easy access to the beach. Wake up to a scenic view of the ocean, sunset or sunrise, from the master suite’s view deck while having a sip of your hot coffee. Aside from its nice location near shops and restaurants, this accommodation is homey and has a cutesy design from bed sheets to wall decorations.

Spectacular views
111 reviews  Wifi Available
townhome 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wi-fi and internet connectivity are excellent
amazing views easy beach access and well stocked kitchen
it’s well appointed and has a fabulous well equipped kitchen
Cleanliness:
clean and well appointed
we enjoyed our stay in this clean well-stocked condo
the condo was clean and well cared for and was beautifully decorated
Host:
bud is a great host also
bud and janice thank you for being so kind and informative
owners bud and janice are wonderful to work with and the property was ideal
Location:
great location on beach and close to town
amazing location and breathtaking sunrises
wonderful property great location and views
we are so happy that we chose this place
it’s a perfect place for a romantic beach getaway
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2. Oceanside cozy beach getaway at Pelican Pines (from USD 165)

This house is a nice vacation rental for a bigger family or group of eight. Its interior is a combination of brown and blue color yet was able to match it well. This vacation rental is just a 5-minute walk to the beach and is close to many water sports activities that the kids and even the adults will surely enjoy.

OCEAN SIDE Cozy beach cottage getaway at Pelican Pines
40 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms were nice sizes the kitchen was well stocked
the extra room off the living room was wonderful for my little one to play in
Cleanliness:
loved this place nice clean and quiet
the house was perfect for what he needed everything was clean and well maintained
Host:
lisa the owner is wonderful and very accommodating
we love the beautiful beaches of the obx the owner was very easy to communicate with via email/text
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3. Days Inn Kill Devil Hills (from USD 170)

Make yourself at home in this hotel property with its beach-inspired colors and designs. The location is perfect in front of the beach. Popular attractions like Wright Brothers National Memorial, Destination Fun, Professor Hacker’s Lost Treasure Golf and Nags Head Woods Preserve are also nearby.

Days Inn by Wyndham Kill Devil Hills Oceanfront - Wilbur
Kill Devil Hills, NC, US
4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

4. Sanderling Resort (from 159 USD)

This resort property has a chic and trendy interior and sleeps up to two people. This accommodation has most of the basic things you will need during your stay. They have 120 air-conditioned rooms in total that feature private balconies or patios where you can enjoy and relax with a scenic sunset view. This 4-star resort also offers a spa for a more relaxed and unforgettable beach vacation!

Sanderling Resort

Price: from 159 USD

Number of Guests: 2

5. Ground-floor studio apartment with pool and hot tub (from 200 USD)

This apartment offers a very refreshing accommodation to its guests. There are lots of local restaurants, shopping area and of course, beaches within reach. The place is also near attractions and choices of leisure activities as well as water sports and adventure. The apartment also features a saltwater pool that the guests could use if they plan to just stay in the area. The property also has beach bikes to use for free.

Ground-floor studio apartment with pool and hot tub

Price: from 200 USD

Number of Guests: 4

6. OBX penthouse suite (from USD 149)

Want to have a luxurious yet budget-friendly vacation? This condo unit might be the place you are searching for. Be close to a not so crowded beach access where a lot of water sports activities take place. A perfect location to relax and enjoy that wonderful private vacation in the beach you have been dreaming of. The property is in a nice and quiet location with great amenities to give you a hassle-free vacation that suits your budget.

OBX Penthouse Suite: VIEWS, VAULTED CEILINGS, LUXURY AWAITS!
111 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this condo has lots of room with a beautiful view
Cleanliness:
wonderful clean cozy condo with fantastic views
the condo was clean well supplied with necessities lots of room
this property was very clean the beds were comfortable the kitchen had everything you needed
so beautiful clean well equipped and just outstanding we can’t wait to return
Host:
the owners were very kind and checked in on us
also the property owners are warm and friendly and easy to contact
we certainly enjoyed the neighborly and friendly deer on-site too
the owners provided great information about the area regarding grocery stores and restaurants
superb communication with the owners who are incredibly helpful
Location:
overall a great trip and great quality time at a beautiful location
the location of this property was perfect for a nice weekend getaway for my wife and i
loved cape hatteras definitely recommend this place and will return in the near future
a great place to kick back and relax which was just what we were looking for
the property was spacious clean and overall close by to everything we wanted to do and see
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7. Treetop retreat (from USD 80)

Lastly, this studio is available for a more private and quiet vacation. Aside from the beach, you can also have a great view of the trees and marsh and be close to nature. If you want to explore more of the Hatteras Island and see more of its activities and attractions as well as its beautiful beaches, then I believe I found you the perfect little spot!

Treetop retreat. Perfect for one or two.
61 reviews  Wifi Available
studio 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
and her little treehouse getaway was clean and comfortable
it is a clean and perfect place for one or two to stay
the bed was comfortable and it was very clean
it’s clean quiet and the bed is so comfortable we will definitely go back
Host:
the host was amazing
the owner is very helpful and very sweet
clean cozy room with friendly host who also provided helpful tips on where to eat swim and entertainment
Location:
beautiful room and the location was great
the location was easy to find yet slightly tucked away which was perfect for a vacation away
the location was perfect too
very clean quaint little place that’s out of the way yet very close to area attractions
her place was quiet and comfortable and full of interesting art
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8. Beachwoods by Diamond Resorts (from USD 595)

You can find this resort property within close proximity of Duck Woods Country Club and Sea Scape Golf Links. This vacation rental will give you a comfortable vacation and many activities within the property that you and most especially kids will surely enjoy. In this resort, fun is as limitless as the sand and with its nice amenities and many activities, you won’t run out of fun things to do!

Beachwoods by Diamond Resorts
Kitty Hawk, NC, US
4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Four-bedroom ocean view

Looking for a more spacious place that will fit a bigger family or group? This is the place to be! The house sleeps up to 13 people with four bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Just a few steps away from the beach, have a breathtaking and fantastic ocean view from the deck and a chance to see dolphins swimming by. Guests have access to a fully-equipped kitchen and can buy most of the ingredients you would need in grocery stores nearby. Attractions and activities are minutes away too!

4 Bedroom Ocean View
26 reviews
House 13 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
close to the beach great views and room to spread out
the outdoor enclosed shower was very nice
the kitchen was very well stocked with all the utensils
the kids enjoyed the hot tub all but the pyramid bunk beds were comfortable
the kitchen was well stocked with all the pots pans and utensils you could hope for
Cleanliness:
house was clean and well stocked
it was clean
very clean and everything you'd want in a house
the house is really well maintained and clean
this is a very clean and well maintained property in a nice location
Host:
owners were very helpful and made recommendations for things to do and places to eat
the owner was very helpful and responded to inquiries in a timely manner
the owner does a great job listing everything but the house is a little dated
kids loved the hot tub the owners were fantastic and very responsive to all my questions
the homeowner was responsive to my questions and some concerns we had
Location:
awesome location and a beautiful home
close to fishing pier and good restaurants
this lovely house is in very close proximity to the beach
easy walk to the lifeguarded beach
we had our annual vacation at your house and found it to be a wonderful place to vacation
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10. Beach house on the moon

Another beach-themed vacation rental is this house that sleeps up to 10 people. The house is close to a shopping center and many restaurants but you can also take advantage of going to Oregon Inlet Fishing Center nearby and catch your own fish to prepare a dish in the kitchen of the house where the guests have full access. You can also enjoy the sunset view from its screened porch and have a nice laid back vacation.

Beach House on the Moon
South Nags Head, NC, US
14 reviews
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice kitchen and deck with hot tub
bed were comfortable kids loved the bunk bed set up
Cleanliness:
it was clean and very nicely decorated with a well-stocked kitchen
Host:
the homeowners are very responsive by phone for anything
Location:
we had a great time on our vacation the location of the house was perfect
it is a very short walk to the beach and in a quiet and pleasant neighborhood
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Beach bound

Can you hear the relaxing waves of the ocean? What are you waiting for? It’s time to experience sunbathing and many more activities at the long stretch of beautiful beaches on this island. Make the most out of your vacation in the Outer Banks!

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