Outer Banks Vacation Rentals

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Make Outer Banks your next getaway

Outer Banks vacation rentals are your ticket to 100 miles of stunning coastline and beachfront adventure. The strip of barrier islands separates the Atlantic Ocean from mainland North Carolina—creating a hub of water sports, marine habitats, and carefree relaxation. As one of the most popular vacation destinations on the East Coast, the Outer Banks does things a little differently—with a new experience to be found in each village, uncommercialized beaches, and a laid-back tranquility to its rhythmic tide.

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Outer Banks vacation rentals for every getaway

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The Wright Stuff OBX
3 Bed | 3.5 Bath | Sleeps 6

The Wright Stuff OBX - Kill Devil Hills, NC

$372 avg / night
Sunrise Watch KDH136
2 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Sunrise Watch KDH136 - Kill Devil Hills, NC

$339 avg / night
Scout's Cove KDH906
2 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Scout's Cove KDH906 - Kill Devil Hills, NC

$289 avg / night
Reel Life #108DS-H
1 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Reel Life #108DS-H - Hatteras, NC

$220 avg / night
Salty Paws
1 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6 (4 Adults Max)

Salty Paws - Duck, NC

$255 avg / night

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Recent Outer Banks vacation rental reviews

Large home, clean in a good neighborhood.
Kimberly H. | Jul 2024
This is our second time staying at Nauti By Nature. We love the conveniences of staying here….being steps away from the quiet, private beach and beautiful pool, being only short drives to other OBX towns, being within walking distance to some restaurants, ice cream shops, and stores. Accommodations are so roomy with a king bed in each bedroom, full kitchen where we had every appliance and utensil we needed to make and serve meals. The central air was a welcome feature after coming in from the July heat. The space is also very kid friendly (safe area, perfect pool, short distances to beach and pool, condo is stocked with puzzles and games which our 11 and 5 yr olds loved!). Both times we’ve stayed at this condo, it has been a very clean and welcoming space. I’ve seen some reviews complaining about the sand dune between the condo and the beach. This is the Outer Banks, dunes everywhere! Not being able to see the beach didn’t bother us at all. It’s mere steps to a view…so easy! We will be back to Nauti By Nature for sure! It is our favorite stay in the Outer Banks!
Kimberly L. | Jul 2024
This property has everything you’ll need for a successful holiday. My family and I cannot wait to come back next year.
Marc J. | Jul 2024
Outer Banks Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 388 of our Outer Banks homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).

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Yes. 823 of our Outer Banks vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.

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Some of the most popular amenities in our Outer Banks vacation rentals include:

Our standard check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Some exceptions apply—after you book, you’ll find check-in and check-out details in the Vacasa guest app or your Trip Manager.

Absolutely. Our local Outer Banks team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.

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No worries, plans change. Read over our cancellation policy for more information. And if you currently have a Vacasa reservation for Outer Banks, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

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Professional cleaning


Explore our Outer Banks vacation rentals in NC

See for yourself why families and travelers return to these beaches every year with an Outer Banks vacation rental. Find the right vacation for you along each of the area’s islands and villages. You’ll find wild Spanish Mustangs along beaches in Corolla, kite-flying, hiking, and hang-gliding in Nags Head, and unspoiled views along Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

No matter where you go, there are a few things that you can count on: fresh seafood, opportunities for outdoor adventure, and the relaxing crash of waves nearby. With homes on the ocean, the sound, and everywhere in between, Vacasa offers one of the largest inventories of Outer Banks vacation rentals available. Once you’ve caught your first Outer Banks sunset, you won’t know how you’ve done without it.

Beaches, attractions, and activities in the Outer Banks

Guests of the Outer Banks have unlimited access to miles and miles of clean, uncrowded, family-friendly beaches. Fill your itinerary with endless fun by the ocean.

What is the most popular part of the Outer Banks?

If you’re looking to stay in the heart of the coastal action, Nags Head, Kitty Hawk, and Kill Devil Hills tend to see more tourists due to their central location and wide selection of restaurants, bars, shopping, and activities.

What is the Outer Banks most known for?

The Outer Banks are renowned for their pristine, uncommercialized beaches, preserved coastal ecosystems, relaxing laid-back atmosphere, and its wide array of water sports.

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