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Surf City House

  • 5
  • 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“We had a great week with our adult children and grandchildren! Sea-Sons was easily in walking distance to the beach. House was great! Lots of bedrooms and good living space. Had a great time playing games and cooking with the family. Kids loved...”
- Review left on 08/15/2016

$219

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North Topsail Beach Condo

  • 2
  • 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$99

Excellent (3 reviews)

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Sunset Beach Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“A great place for my family. It was nice, clean and quite. Making dinner for my family was easy since the kitchen was fully stocked. The pools were nice to relax at or we could take a short drive to Sunset Beach or Ocean Isle Beach...”
- Review left on 08/02/2016

$85

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Wrightsville Beach House

  • 6
  • 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$500

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North Topsail Beach Cottage

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$142

Very Good (1 reviews)

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Kure Beach Condo

  • 1
  • 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool
“We saw dolphins and pelicans out the picture window and the bed was more comfortable than ours at home. Cotton sheets and fluffy white towels were a VERY nice touch. Contact with the owner was a pleasure. He answered all of our questions very...”
- Review left on 01/01/2017

$128

Excellent (10 reviews)

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North Topsail Beach Villa

  • 2
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“The Blue Lagoon was the perfect getaway for me and my husband! It was comfortable and close to the beach! Thanks Scott for offering such a great place to stay...”
- Review left on 06/24/2017

$85

Very Good (24 reviews)

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Sunset Beach Condo

  • 3
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“If you are looking for clean, comfortable quality at a good price, especially split between two or more family heads, that offers a safe, family atmosphere and well kept amenities, consider landing here. We heard little to no noise in the surrounding...”
- Review left on 06/06/2016

$120

Excellent (3 reviews)

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Oak Island Condo

  • 3
  • 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“This condo was furnished well to suit our needs. It has been maintained and was well equipped with a kitchen that fit our needs. It was easy to get to and love the fact it had an elevator. Would not hesitate to rent it again...”
- Review left on 08/15/2016

$275

Excellent (6 reviews)

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Carolina Beach Condo

  • 1
  • 4
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“This condo was a perfect find for my family! It was clean, roomy, and in a perfect location! Convenient to all the restaurants, shopping and activities...within walking distance. Directly across from the lake where there is a farmers market in the...”
- Review left on 07/20/2015

$100

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Carolina Beach Cottage

  • 5
  • 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from $292 / night

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North Topsail Beach Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool

$140

Very Good (2 reviews)

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Oak Island House

  • 4
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Thank you again Julia for opening your beach rental to our family. We enjoyed our time there, we were very relaxed and comfortable. Felt like home which is always a great thing...”
- Review left on 08/26/2014

$150

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Kure Beach Townhouse

  • 6
  • 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

from $365 / night

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Carolina Beach Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“The owner, Julia is wonderful. She made sure we had everything we needed or wanted. Condo was clean, beautifully decorated, and has a well-appointed kitchen. View is perfect. Beach is great ... short easy walk. We have never wanted to go back...”
- Review left on 08/27/2015

$165

Very Good (11 reviews)

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Kure Beach Townhouse

  • 5
  • 13
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“We enjoyed staying here very much. Loved the lay out of the house and it was beautifully decorated. Especially enjoyed the porch with picnic table and chairs. A great view ! We would definitely stay here again...”
- Review left on 06/20/2016

$425

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Carolina Beach House

  • 6
  • 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Agua Azul was a great house. It met all of our needs. We have recently been renting beach properties along the NC and SC coast and it was one of the cleanest and Victory Beach Vacations was one of the best property management companies to work with....”
- Review left on 09/15/2016

$439

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Carolina Beach Condo

  • 1
  • 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“We only had a week, wish it would have been a little longer. The condo made you feel at home and the staff were great. Any thing you want to do can be found very easily. If you don't enjoy yourself its on you. We looked at some houses while there...”
- Review left on 10/07/2014

$70

Very Good (3 reviews)

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Carolina Beach House

  • 2
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“The research and pre-planning was very helpful. The owner was prompt, courteous, and I felt like I could call any time. The unit was beautiful and very clean. Parking was the only tricky part. It is a very tight spot when the outer lot is full...”
- Review left on 07/16/2016

$333

Very Good (2 reviews)

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Kure Beach House

  • 6
  • 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from $491 / night

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Carolina Beach Cottage

  • 3
  • 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

from $285 / night

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Kure Beach House

  • 8
  • 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$409

Excellent (2 reviews)

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Kure Beach Townhouse

  • 5
  • 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from $263 / night

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Oak Island House

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
“Elizabeth, Russ and I would like to Thank you so very much for opening up You?re home to us and our Fur babies we never leave home without them. Russ and I have been vacationing in the Outer Banks for many years I have to say this is the best...”
- Review left on 07/23/2017

$112

Excellent (49 reviews)

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Carolina Beach Condo

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Nice place very cozy great view close to shopping and grocery clean beach great renters to work with Thank you Larry and Carol Prevett”
- Review left on 10/21/2016

$150

Very Good (16 reviews)

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Kure Beach Townhouse

  • 4
  • 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

from $219 / night

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Kure Beach House

  • 5
  • 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from $263 / night

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Carolina Beach House

  • 2
  • 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“We rented the cozy Bungalow for a week stay in the Carolina Beach area. This was the area we would bring our children when they were little over 30 years ago. We also camped with two of our Grands, when they around nine and ten. The area has changed...”
- Review left on 05/23/2016

$125

Excellent (14 reviews)

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Carolina Beach House

  • 9
  • 21
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
“The house is very spacious and has a wonderful layout for alot of people. The pool is clean and a nice size. We have been very pleased overall. Something minor, but the kitchen could have used a whisk...”
- Review left on 07/27/2016

$622

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Carolina Beach House

  • 2
  • 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
“Took forever to get around to write this. My GF Hilary, myself, and our 5 year old, 70lb lab Bruno stayed my bday weekend. Weekend of Sept.12th. We did not personally get to meet Diane, but she was very responsive when answering our emails. We did,...”
- Review left on 11/09/2016

$125

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Carolina Beach Studio

  • -1
  • 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Nice unit, clean, well stocked and maintained, close to restaurants and beach access. The only issue we had was that this listing advertised, and is still advertising, pool access. At the time the reservation was made, no mention was made that the...”
- Review left on 06/27/2016

$118

Very Good (1 reviews)

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Carolina Beach Townhouse

  • 1
  • 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
“our stay at the We Bungalow was all that and more for Jennie and I and our two little poodles.they have all the amenities you would ever want. Owners Diane,and Bobby are 5 star hosts they accommodated our needs and was right on top of things. It is...”
- Review left on 09/06/2016

$100

Excellent (30 reviews)

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Carolina Beach Condo

  • 1
  • 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$110

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Carolina Beach Townhouse

  • 3
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$150

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Kure Beach House

  • 6
  • 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from $641 / night

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Ocean Isle Beach Villa

  • 4
  • 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

from $160 / night

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Emerald Isle House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from $179 / night

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Wrightsville Beach House

  • 4
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“this year we decided to try Wrightsville beach in the fall.What a great experience!Beautiful sunrises,less crowded beaches were just the ticket...”
- Review left on 11/08/2016

$251

Excellent (12 reviews)

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Carolina Beach House

  • 3
  • 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
“We have stayed at one of the owners properties for the last 7 years and we have had nothing but great experiences. Owners Jamie, Brian have always been quick to respond to any issues (which have been very few and even put us in another property...”
- Review left on 11/02/2016

$150

Excellent (10 reviews)

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Kure Beach House

  • 5
  • 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from $321 / night

About Coastal North Carolina

Beautiful beaches, world-class seafood, fascinating history, and a vibrant local flavor make North Carolina’s coast a wonderful place to visit. Coastal North Carolina vacation rentals are abundant throughout the region and provide the most authentic beach experience for a getaway in this area. Choose from charming beach rentals and historic, downtown homes to complete your trip to the coast.

Climate

Those enjoying a vacation on the coast of North Carolina will benefit from a subtropical, humid climate. Here, winters are usually mild with lows in the mid-30s and highs in the mid-50s. Snow is not unusual, but when it occurs it is usually only a light dusting. In the summer, temperatures range from the high 80s to the low 90s. Since this region sits right on the Atlantic Ocean, tropical cyclones can sometimes hit the area during summer months. Don’t let this deter your vacation plans though, as this usually only happens once every seven years.

Areas within Coastal North Carolina

The North Carolina coast includes many wonderful towns that draw thousands of tourists each year. The Outer Banks, Wilmington, and the small, historic town of Brunswick are some of the best places to begin your exploration of the state’s beautiful coast. More details about each area include:

  • The Outer Banks is a lovely string of narrow barrier islands located just off North Carolina’s coast. People can visit the Wright Brother’s National Memorial, learn about the English Roanoke Colony through the outdoor drama The Lost Colony, or explore the Graveyard of the Atlantic, a watery grave of over 3,000 shipwrecks. 
  • Wilmington, also known as “Little Hollywood,” is a beautiful coastal town with much to offer tourists. Known for its thriving film industry, Wilmington has been the home of popular television shows like Dawson’s Creek and One Tree Hill, and it frequently tops the list of the most popular cities for filming in the country. It also boasts a vibrant local arts and music scene. 
  • The Brunswick Islands and surrounding towns, including Bald Head Island, Calabash, Oak Island, Southport, and Sunset Beach (among others) are wonderful choices for visitors who love history.

Things to Do

Some of the most breathtaking views in the South can be found along the coast of North Carolina. Wake up to a colorful sunrise at your Coastal North Carolina beach rental or spend the day outside at one of the many pristine beaches. A few things worth enjoying while in the area include:

  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore: It was the first national seashore in the country and offers visitors opportunities for crabbing, swimming, surfing and fishing. The seashore is one of North Carolina’s greatest treasures and a must-visit. 
  • Historic Downtown Wilmington: With its scenic river walk overlooking the USS North Carolina Battleship and Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, this town is a great place to explore. End your day watching the sunset on the river as you browse eclectic, local shops and restaurants. 
  • Wilmington National Cemetery: This is a great destination for those interested in American History. At this cemetery, you’ll find markers that date back to the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. 
  • Visit a lighthouse: Many lighthouses can be found along the coast and a tour of any of them is an interesting trip on its own. The Cape Lookout Lighthouse on the Crystal Coast is a great starting point for any Coastal North Carolina lighthouse tour. 

Food & Dining

Seafood fans will have a wonderful time on the coast. Visitors staying at one of the many Coastal North Carolina vacation rentals have the opportunity to taste some of the freshest oysters, crab, and shrimp in the country. From modest seafood shacks to upscale waterfront dining, the state prides itself on its seafood. Try lightly battered, fried seafood Calabash-style at the Waterfront Seafood Shack, carry out shrimp burgers from Big Oak Drive-in & BBQ in Salter Path, or enjoy a mouthwatering dinner from the Cape Fear Seafood Company in Wilmington. Breweries and wineries are also abundant along the coast. Visit Front Street Brewery in Wilmington for a taste of local craft beer or Silver Coast Winery on Ocean Isle Beach. 

Events

Coastal North Carolina hosts many annual events and celebrations that are sure to be fun for tourists. When planning your vacation around a local event, keep in mind that Coastal North Carolina vacation rentals are in high demand and fill up well in advance, so make reservations early. Popular events in the area include: 

  • The Azalea Festival: Taking place every April in Wilmington, this event is one of the most popular annual events on the coast. With tons of local food, vendors, and entertainment, the festival is a fun celebration of Southern charm and springtime pageantry. 
  • The North Carolina Seafood Festival: Held in Morehead City each fall, the event pays homage to the local seafood industry. Through live music, cooking classes, and fun fishing tournaments, this festival aims to educate the public on the importance of local seafood to the state’s economy.


The different parts of North Carolina’s coast are each unique in their own way and offer something for everyone in your family. Whether you’re looking for wind-swept beaches, historic lighthouses, or quaint downtown areas, Coastal North Carolina vacation rentals provide easy access to all the main attractions. Once you experience all that the area has to offer, you’ll want to return year after year.

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