The 12 Best Airbnbs In Outer Banks, North Carolina

August 6, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Outer Banks, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Outer Banks and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 World Class, Brand New Luxury Waterfront Home

16 Guests | 14 Bedrooms | 14 Bathrooms

Book Now: $2,400 per night, airbnb.com

This spacious and amenity-rich 4-story home that feels more like a private hotel than a house will be the ideal spot to impress everyone on that upcoming company event or if you’re planning a big wedding by the water. This 14-bedroom colossus has something for everyone, from a fitness centre to a dock to multiple terraces to enjoy great views either privately or as a group. This is a unique stay you won’t want to miss!

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Simply the finest home available in the Outer Banks. Construction completed summer 2020 and you can be the first to enjoy the custom built Edgecamp Sporting Club to enjoy all things OBX. This is a kiteboarders, kayak, surf, stand up paddle board paradise. Launch from your own private dock.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | TV | Washer | Air conditioning | Heating | Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Free parking on premises | Gym | Kitchen | Hangers

#2 Lunasea At Tarheel Shores

12 Guests | 6 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms

Book Now: $230 per night, airbnb.com

Neat and spotlessly clean interiors with a stunning mid-century décor are some of this house’s best design features of this gorgeous abode for 12 located in Salvo, right in the middle of the Outer Banks. Enjoy great views from its many balconies, while the kids play in the pool, and then head to the game room to shoot some pool or take the group to the beach, only a couple of flip-flop steps away.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Welcome to Lunasea by KEES VacationsLunasea is an oceanside 6 bedroom home that feels more like a resort. Your own private resort!! This home is large enough for an extended family vacation, a corporate retreat or a special event. Arrival day couldn’t be easier with KEES Vacations.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Dryer | TV | Washer | Heating | Iron | Air conditioning | Hot water | Bathtub | Free parking on premises | Hot tub

Guest Reviews

“Really enjoyed our time at Kee’s Place. It was relaxing, fun and the amenities were a great touch.” – William
“The house was great and overall very clean! everything was like new, the swimming pool was great! The house was near the beach, a short walking distance.” – Veronica
“Awesome place. Definitely looking to come back for the summer. Quiet location.” – Alex
“Beautiful house with all new appliances and amenities. Everything you could possibly want is on site and the home is walking distance to the beach.” – Travis
“The house was more than spacious enough for our group of ten (including the huge dining room table), and very clean and well-stocked with kitchen supplies and household basics.” – Erica

#3 Ocean Dream! Immaculate Oceanfront Home!

15 Guests | 6 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms

Book Now: $580 per night, airbnb.com

A family-friendly beach house for 15 guests with everything from a bathtub to an elevator. This is a choice like no other for several families travelling together who want to enjoy an unforgettable vacation in NC’s Outer Banks. With a fancy private movie theatre, a pool and even a game room with a pool table, you’ll enjoy every minute of your stay.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Ocean Dream is now booking for 2021! Ocean Dream is a Salvo Oceanfront family favorite with 6 spacious bedroom (all masters), a private pool with tiki bar, an elevator, and an open floor plan, the house has something for everyone including your 4-legged friend! Only a short walk over the sand dunes & your toes will be in the sand for a day in the sun. Ocean Dream has an elevator with access to all levels from the ground floor.”

Amenities

Wifi | Indoor fireplace | Cable TV | Dryer | TV | Washer | Heating | Air conditioning | Essentials | Beach essentials | Laptop-friendly workspace | Hot water

#4 The Surfing Kitty –With Views Of Pamlico Sound And A 5-Minunte Walk To The Beach

10 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $240 per night, airbnb.com

With bright, open spaces and high, vaulted ceilings this house offers everything you and your extended family may need for the perfect trip to the beach. Work on your tan on the big terrace while the children frolic in the backyard, whip up some to-go meals in the kitchen and embark together on a 5-minute journey to the most wonderful beaches leaving all your worries behind.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Beautiful Salvo Retreat If you’re dreaming of a peaceful, quiet getaway right on Hatteras Island, look no further than The Surfing Kitty for your next vacation! This 3-bedroom cottage with modern amenities is perfect for a group of friends or a small family.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Dryer | TV | Washer | Heating | Air conditioning | Hot water | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Refrigerator | Dishwasher

Guest Reviews

“The Surfing Kitty was as expected location wise, and having never visited the area, we were looking to be close to family the KOA up the road (it was an easy two min drive). We had a well-stocked kitchen set-up, plenty of seating for meals, and good space all around the house.” – April
“I have to be honest with my review. If you are looking for a spacious and convenient location by the beach it’s a nice option.” – Jody

#5 Enjoy The Relaxed Pace At EZ Livin’!

10 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $270 per night, airbnb.com

Did you ever wonder what the perfect stay for three couples with kids on a trip to the beach would look like? Well, this is it. The children will simply love the two bunk beds while all the grownups will be able to have the privacy of their own room, and you can all come together as a group in the fancy living room while you plan which beaches to explore next.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“You’ll fall in love with E-Z Livin’ as you enjoy the sunrise and sunset views from the furnished open decks! Just 3 lots back from the ocean in Salvo—only a 5 minute walk down the quiet street and your toes will be in the sand! The screened in porch or the hammock are the perfect place to relax after a long day in the sun! The first level of the home includes 3 bedrooms, including: 1 master queen bedroom, a room with 2 sets of bunks, and another queen bedroom with a shared bathroom.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Dryer | TV | Washer | Heating | Iron | Air conditioning | Essentials | Laptop-friendly workspace | Hot water | Free parking on premises

Guest Reviews

“We had a great stay ! Enjoyed the ez living house! We had plenty of room.” – Sherri

#6 Top Floor Condo With Private Hot Tub Sound And Sunset Views

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $260 per night, airbnb.com

Ideal for smaller groups of friends or travelling companions, or perhaps for a mid-sized family, this wonderful condo in the heart of Rodanthe is both a walking distance to great surf beaches as well as to many great tourist spots in Outer Banks including mini-golf, wall-climbing and great water sports rentals. You’ll also love the big shared pool making this an unmatched stay in NC’s Outer Banks.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Southern Tides at RODANTHE SUNSET RESORT offers great corner views of the sound to west & south. Enjoy a modern open kitchen great for breakfast & entertaining, with spices, oil, and all the necessaries. New Keurig coffee and drip coffee makers. Sit on the large balcony and watch sunsets, or the kiteboarders soaring through the air, all while relaxing in a private hot tub, or through the 10 foot sliding glass doors!”

Amenities

Wifi | Indoor fireplace | Cable TV | Dryer | TV | Iron | Air conditioning | Hot water | Bathtub | Elevator | Free parking on premises | Hot tub

Guest Reviews

“The condo was perfect location for access to the Ocean and right on the Sound for Kiteboarding or Windsurfing. The hot tub was a great plus to the stay as well!” – Cody
“Clean place. Great views overlooking the sound, especially at sunset!!! We had a great stay!” – Kate
“Great location; quiet; and great views. It was a bit dirtier than expected. The elevator wasn’t operational, which would have helped when bringing up luggage and groceries.” – Kevin
“Excellent location and stay for our vacation with our daughter, son-in-law and 2 kids. The sleeping arrangements were ideal, 2 bedrooms with king beds and 1 with twins. The view was spectacular and perfect for the Kiteboarders in our group!” – Liz
“We had a wonderful trip. This place has an amazing location right on the sound and a quick walk/bike ride to the beach. The place was clean and very open. Beautiful sunset views over the sound from the deck.” – Sara
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#7 8-Bedroom Waterfront House With Heated Pool, Tennis And Fast Wifi

16 Guests | 8 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms

Book Now: $880 per night, airbnb.com

Amenities galore in a house that sleeps more than 16 people. If you wanted to be nearer the water, you’d have to rent a boat! Overlooking the sound, you’ll get the most amazing picture-perfect sunset views and when you finally manage to look away and to the house, you’ll find a heated pool, a hot tub, a fireplace and even a rich library to enjoy a good read.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Kinnakeet Harbor Vacation Home. Private heated pool, waterfront home on Pamlico sound and less than a mile from oceanside beach. Hot tub, access to tennis courts, kayaks, SUPs, bikes, grill, linens & towels included. Instant detox!”

Amenities

Wifi | Indoor fireplace | Dryer | TV | Washer | Heating | Iron | Air conditioning | Essentials | Laptop-friendly workspace | Hot water | Room-darkening shades

Guest Reviews

“Quiet and serene location away from the crowds. Awesome pool. Great house for family gatherings.” – Colleen
“Whoah – what a special place! We were so impressed when we got here. The photos don’t do this place justice.” – Catherine
“This place is incredible. Right on the water, although the beach is rocks and not sand. Every evening we would sit on the deck and watch the sunset.” – Jane
“This is a fantastic place, especially for a family/friends get together. Great for kids! The house is really big and spacious, the kitchen is nice and the living room is stacked with a great collection of books – we loved it!” – Soumit
“Host was amazing, very helpful and responded quickly. Also very lovely home great for a getaway with friends or family!” – James

#8 Avon Oceanfront 6-Bedroom House With A Private Pool, Steps To The Beach!

16 Guests | 6 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Book Now: $470 per night, airbnb.com

Bask in the Atlantic Ocean sun from an expansive deck on the top floor overlooking the beach, cook your favourite meals in the fully stocked kitchen and enjoy a good movie while you comfortably slack in the living room couches. The only difficulty you’ll find is deciding whether to soak in the pool or in the private hot tub. This is a great choice for a big family reunion at the beach.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“This well-appointed 6 bedroom, 4 bath oceanfront home will be your favorite Hatteras Island Vacation Home with uninterrupted ocean views from the expansive decks! Enjoy the private pool and hot tub, or take a quick walk over the sand dune & you’ll be on the beach. On the entrance level you will find 4 bedrooms, all with cable TVs, and 2 bathrooms. Bedroom #1 is furnished with 2 pyramid bunks.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Dryer | TV | Washer | Heating | Iron | Air conditioning | Essentials | Beach essentials | Laptop-friendly workspace | Hot water

#9 New Frisco NC Home With Amazing Views

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

Amazing sunset views await you as well as gorgeous modern interiors in this handsomely appointed home. With 3 bedrooms and room enough for 6 guests, this will be your top pick for your next family vacation to Frisco on NC’s Outer Banks. Enjoy local bars and cafes and the delicious restaurants nearby, or engage in action-packed watersports for a vacation you’ll never forget.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“This 3 Bedroom, 2 bath brand new home is perfectly situated in Frisco, NC to enjoy sunsets and views of the Pamlico Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. Just a 5-minute walk to the beach, close to off-road beach access, nearby shops, restaurants and to the ferry to Ocracoke. Your Outer Banks vacation will be one to remember in this new cozy home.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | TV | Washer | Heating | Air conditioning | Essentials | Laptop-friendly workspace | Hot water | Bathtub | Free parking on premises | Hot tub

Guest Reviews

“Great place, pictures don’t do justice. Close to the beach. Mark was great to deal with, great tips and meets you upon arrival.” – Heather
“Great place to visit for the beach and beach activities! House was amazing and host was great.” – Jaimi
“Mark’s Beach House was the perfect way to experience OBX. We LOVED Frisco, taking the ferry to Ocracoke Island and this beautiful and pristine beach house was just a short walk from the beach. We wouldn’t hesitate to stay again!” – Susan
“Lovely home within a short walk to the beach. Beautifully designed space and spacious decks.” – Rebecca
“This place is absolutely gorgeous! Brand new construction with hot tub, outdoor shower, chef’s kitchen, double decks, and a great view of the sound. Oh, and you’re a block from the ocean!” – Brian

#10 The Big Kahuna – 3-Minunte Walk To The Beach

16 Guests | 8 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms

Book Now: $300 per night, airbnb.com

The Big Kahuna is one of those places that offer value for money like you wouldn’t believe. This huge property in Rodanthe boasts a big private pool, a hot tub on a third-floor terrace, a rec-room with a pool table and even a private cinema with comfortable seating for 12, all of it for under $10 per person per night if you travel with a big group of friends or family.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Indulge in a Vacation Haven That’s Fit for a King Live largely and enjoy the best of Hatteras Island with a stay at The Big Kahuna. Located in the postcard-perfect town of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island, a pristine coastal region that’s known for great waves and miles of water.”

Amenities

Wifi | Indoor fireplace | Cable TV | Dryer | TV | Washer | Heating | Air conditioning | Hot water | Free parking on premises | Hot tub | Pool

Guest Reviews

“Really nice place. It is huge and well appointed. It is a 5min walk to the beach.” – John
“The home was plenty big for our extended family, lots of room to spread out! Hot tub and pool were great and we had a blast playing pool as well. Kitchen had everything we needed and the home was nice and clean!” – David

#11 Avon Oceanfront 5-Bedroom Beach House With A Hot Tub

10 Guests | 5 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

If you’re travelling to Outer Banks with two big families and are looking for a great place right next to the water, then this is it! Unobstructed ocean views all to yourself, big open spaces inside with a kitchen and a dining table for 10 are just the tip of the iceberg. This is an amenity-rich stay in insta-worthy Avon that you will want to book over and over again.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“This well-appointed 5 bedroom, 3. 5 bath oceanfront home will be your favorite Hatteras Island Vacation Home with uninterrupted ocean views from the expansive decks! Enjoy access to the Kinnakeet Shores Community Pool, quiet time in your private hot tub, or take a quick walk over the sand dune & you’ll be on the beach. Sun’s Up!”

Amenities

Pool | Kitchen | Stove | Refrigerator | Dishwasher | Coffee maker | Microwave | Dishes and silverware | Oven | BBQ grill | Fire extinguisher | Carbon monoxide alarm

#12 Private HGTV 4-Bedroom Luxury Semi Oceanfront Home

8 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $393 per night, airbnb.com

The perfect home base for a big family to stroll to the pier on the boardwalk, visit amazing Atlantic beaches a walking distance away, enjoy the restaurant scene Avon has to offer or take a short drive to the sound on Avon’s West coast. In between explorations of the surroundings, you’ll also relish in amenities galore like a pool, a beach volleyball court and even a 6-hole mini-golf course. Stay for a week or stay for a month, one thing is certain and that’s that you’ll never get bored.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“SOUTHERN CHARM has been totally renovated and features gorgeous weathered driftwood floors and “Vintage Beach” décor throughout cottage. A 47 second walk to the beach! Enjoy watching the sunrise from one of multi-level decks, or enjoy your glass of wine as the sunsets over the sound from the covered Lanai. The pool is part of our Gold membership at the private Koru Club which is located 1/4 a mile down the road at the pier. It is very quiet and well cared for and never crowded.”

Amenities

Pool | Hot tub | Wifi | Indoor fireplace | Dryer | TV | Washer | Kitchen | Air conditioning | Essentials | Hot water | Free parking on premises

Guest Reviews

This is a terrific house and location and very helpful hosts. Great experience! – Toni
Had a great time! Access to the beach is super easy. House is beautifully decorated. Wonderful hosts! – Timothy
Just a perfect home in a perfect location. We have teenagers, and they especially appreciated having their own hang out space” on the second floor. Super clean, super inviting, and super cozy. We could not have been more comfortable, relaxed or welcomed.” – Tilda
Beautiful space, fantastic location, and great communication with host. Thanks for a wonderful first trip to the OBX! – Kimberlee
We had a great experience at this house! The location is perfect, with easy access to the beach right across the street. The house has good beach views and a good sunset view from the top deck.” – Kristi
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