Vacation rentals with beach access in North Carolina

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Top-rated beach access rentals in North Carolina

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Guesthouse in Bolivia
Serenity by the Sea. Waterfront & Dock w/ Kayaks.
Waterfront guest cottage has expansive views of the water, marsh, wildlife and boaters. Located in the quiet old fishing village of Sunset Harbor. Get away from the hustle and bustle and relax in this calm and peaceful setting. You will also be able to enjoy some of the very best sunsets Mother Nature provides. Sliding glass door spills you right into the back patio where you can grill, enjoy the coastal breezes, swim and fish off the dock, or enjoy a massage by a licensed massage therapist.
May 5 – 12
$95 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 144 reviews
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Home in Surf City
Little House On The Beach
Click dates on calendar to see our reduced rates!!! "Little House on The Beach" is a beautiful example of early Surf City allure that captures the true essence of simple island life. At NO ADDITIONAL FEE, provided are new fresh Linens, Towels, condiments, full spice drawer, pots, pans, silverware and much more. Enjoy meals on the porch while watching for Dolphins and Whales. Enjoy new smart tvs, each with cable and high speed WIFI. Beach umbrellas, surf/ boogie boards beach chairs!!
Sep 6 – 13
$602 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 156 reviews
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Condo in Oak Island
The Coastal Coconut: Beautiful Ocean View Condo
This spectacular ocean view condo with top notch 2022 renovations is just steps from the beach. Be swept away by the view of the rolling waves, whitecaps, and the OKI Pier as you relax and enjoy a beverage on the balcony. You will also be treated to a breathtaking sunset as the colors change each minute across the sky. Retire to the living room and rest your tired feet on a comfy sectional sofa as you interact with others in an aesthetically pleasing open floorplan setting.
Dec 20 – 27
$125 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 112 reviews

Popular amenities for North Carolina beach access rentals

Apartment rentals with beach access

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Apartment in Atlantic Beach
Quaint ~Luxe Apartment 2 min walk to beach/sound
Jul 17 – 24
$130 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 102 reviews
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Apartment in Emerald Isle
Steps from the beach. Newly renovated
Apr 16 – 23
$83 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 133 reviews
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Apartment in Wilmington
PalmTreeHut
Feb 11 – 18
$78 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 320 reviews
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Apartment in Kill Devil Hills
Outer Banks Apartment for 2, steps to the beach!
May 1 – 8
$156 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 171 reviews
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Apartment in Surf City
Turtle Shell Bungalow A
Oct 22 – 29
$278 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 115 reviews
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Apartment in North Topsail Beach
New! Oceanfront 2bd/2ba - Penthouse View!
May 3 – 10
$217 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 129 reviews
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Apartment in Emerald Isle
Lucky Enough Private beach parking/no cleaning fee
Oct 27 – Nov 3
$121 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 129 reviews
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Apartment in Elizabeth City
Stay Downtown On Historic Main St.
Jan 12 – 19
$84 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 182 reviews
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Apartment in Mooresville
Lakefront Family Fun, New Gazebo, Toys Included!
Nov 21 – 28
$119 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 142 reviews
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Apartment in Kill Devil Hills
OG Salt Suite - Close to Beach, Hot Tub, Gym!
Oct 22 – 29
$189 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 134 reviews
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Apartment in Carolina Beach
THE LOFT - 1 Block to beach with office space
Jul 31 – Aug 7
$237 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 128 reviews
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Apartment in Carolina Beach
Siren Song- Just steps from the beach ⛱️
Dec 12 – 19
$81 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 102 reviews

House rentals with beach access

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Home in North Topsail Beach
Your next Island Getaway at “The Carolina Daze!”
Oct 31 – Nov 7
$124 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 236 reviews
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Home in Kitty Hawk
Tidepool Offers Top-Shelf Style and Privacy
May 9 – 16
$500 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 138 reviews
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Home in Emerald Isle
*Heated Pool Oasis~Oceanside~Family Beach House*
Jan 28 – Feb 4
$199 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 110 reviews
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Home in Surf City
Hot tub, Beach Front, Private, Walk to Restaurants
Oct 12 – 19
$724 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 102 reviews
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Home in Carolina Beach
The Beach House on Snapper
Mar 18 – 25
$176 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 228 reviews
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Home in Surf City
Soundfront, Dock, Hot Tub, Privacy, Walk to Beach
Oct 14 – 21
$402 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 213 reviews
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Home in Surf City
LunaSea - 2 Bed Oceanfront, Walk to Shop & Dine
Feb 6 – 13
$250 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 284 reviews
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Home in Kitty Hawk
Waterfront 2 bedroom/dock access/2 bikes
Aug 18 – 25
$376 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 115 reviews
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Home in North Topsail Beach
Oceanfront 3 bedroom home; private beach access
Sep 15 – 22
$821 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 101 reviews
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Home in Henrico
Cozy Quail Shores Lake Gaston
Sep 25 – Oct 2
$178 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 169 reviews
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Home in Marshallberg
The Yates Cottage
Jan 7 – 14
$139 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 208 reviews
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Home in Hertford
WaterWinds Waterfront pvt house/dock pet friendly!
Dec 7 – 14
$179 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 110 reviews

Condo rentals with beach access

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Condo in Carolina Beach
Best Location On The Island! Amazing Ocean Views!
Nov 18 – 25
$225 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 268 reviews
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Condo in Carolina Beach
Oceanfront 1 bedroom condo with pool
Apr 8 – 15
$218 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 183 reviews
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Condo in Kure Beach
Dual master, end unit condo with amazing views
Jan 2 – 9
$225 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 117 reviews
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Condo in Kure Beach
Beachfront Condo, Steps to the Beach
Sep 18 – 25
$237 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 107 reviews
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Condo in Surf City
Weekend Seaclusion, Linens, Snacks & Sea Included
Dec 31 – Jan 7
$104 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 116 reviews
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Condo in Kure Beach
Oceanfront! - Pool & Cable - Walk Ft Fisher
Sep 30 – Oct 7
$223 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 110 reviews
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Condo in Carolina Beach
Serene Oceanfront GetAway! #NamasteHereYall
Oct 18 – 25
$193 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 288 reviews
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Condo in Carolina Beach
The Great Wave
Oct 10 – 17
$101 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 163 reviews
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Condo in Carolina Beach
Oceanfront Condo-1A-Pet Friendly! Linens Provided!
Nov 12 – 19
$123 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 175 reviews
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Condo in Emerald Isle
Studio Condo Walking Distance to Beach!
Apr 18 – 25
$128 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 114 reviews
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Condo in Atlantic Beach
Stylish beach retreat, pool, complimentary parking
Jul 14 – 21
$109 per night
4.81 out of 5 average rating, 161 reviews
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Condo in Carolina Beach
CAROLINA VIEWS (OCEAN + MARSH)
Sep 24 – Oct 1
$140 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 167 reviews

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