Located off the coast of North Carolina, the Outer Banks are a popular destination for sun seekers, divers, and laidback vacation goers. To find the best Outer Banks vacation rentals, you might want to start with our list of the top Outer Banks VRBO homes below.
Also known affectionately as “OBX,” there are so many things to do on the Outer Banks. Beyond the best Outer Banks beaches, interesting attractions like the Wright Brothers National Memorial, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and The Lost Colony of Roanoke are all major draws. To enjoy everything OBX has to offer, you might be wondering, where are the best places to stay in the Outer Banks? The most popular islands and places to stay in OBX include Corolla, the Northern Beaches like Duck, Nags Head or Kitty Hawk, and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
To enjoy a family vacation or romantic getaway you’ll never forget, be sure to choose the right OBX vacation rental to suit your needs. Not to worry, we’ve rounded up the best Outer Banks VRBO homes in all the top areas to help you decide!
Beautiful Family Home With Pool & Games Room
Perched on the 12th fairway of the Currituck Club Golf course, this luxurious 5-bedroom vacation home in Corolla NC is perfect for a family vacation to OBX. Located in an exclusive community in desirable Corolla on the Outer Banks, the home boasts gorgeous golf course and sea views, just a convenient 5-minute trolley ride to the beach! With five huge bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, this home can easily accommodate a family or group of 10.
This comfortable and inviting home offers numerous spaces to relax and entertain, both indoors and out. The spacious interior floor plan includes a large lounge area with lots of seating and a flat screen TV, as well as a bonus mezzanine with sitting area and dedicated workspace. This OBX vacation rental comes equipped with a modern kitchen and a comfortable dining room, as well as a games room with a billiards table and wet bar. Outside, enjoy a large swimming pool and 6-seater jacuzzi tub, as well as ample lawn space for kids or pets to run around. This huge family vacation home in Corolla is available for around $579 a night.
Modern, Family-Ready Vacation Rental In Corolla OBX
Another attractive option in popular Corolla, Outer Banks, is this large family-ready OBX vacation rental with a whopping 11 bedrooms. Add to that 10 full bathrooms and you have space to accommodate up to 29 guests with ease! Perfect for large family gatherings and reunions, or even pre-wedding events, this gorgeous Outer Banks VRBO is ready to welcome your group from around $625 a night.
Enjoy access to the exclusive amenities of the Currituck Club community, including a stunning 18-hole golf course, fitness center and kids club. You might never want to leave though, what with the home’s gorgeous backyard complete with a large lanai, swimming pool, hot tub, outdoor bar and open-sided cabana! Inside this enormous home is loads of space, so everyone can enjoy a bit of privacy in any of the beautiful bedrooms or unwind all together in the movie theater, living room, or dining spaces.
Absolute Beachfront Property With Pool & Ocean Views
This stunning beachfront vacation rental in OBX is located in Kill Devil Hills, close to shops, grocery stores, and attractions like the Wright Brothers Memorial. The property is beautifully designed and laid out to maximize natural light and blissful beach views from nearly every room. With 14 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms, there’s space to accommodate a large group of up to 28, ideal for a fun-filled weekend with friends or family. This stylish abode books for around $609 a night, on average; a fantastic deal when split amongst a group.
Inside, enjoy a light and airy, open-concept floor plan with the main living space located on the top floor boasting some of the very best ocean views. There are two separate game rooms, too, ideal for keeping kids and teenagers entertained while the grownups enjoy a glass of wine (or three) on any of the gorgeous outdoor decks. The private swimming pool and hot tub are attractive if you happen to tire of the beach, while the fenced backyard is well-equipped for entertaining with a BBQ grill and outdoor dining area.
Quirky, Oceanfront Nags Head Cottage Complex With 2 Pools
This unique OBX vacation rental is actually two homes in one! An original restored 1940s beachfront cottage is connected by covered walkway to a modern, 9-bedroom house to create an enormous oceanfront estate in Nags Head, NC. With 13 bedrooms and 12.5 bathrooms in total, this unique home can easily accommodate a group of 30-33 guests. All of this is yours for around $719 a night, right in the heart of one of the best places to stay on the Outer Banks, the trendy Nags Head artists area.
There’s a lot to love about this Outer Banks VRBO rental, perfect for a big group getaway to North Carolina’s coast. Inside, enjoy tons of space to relax and spread out, including 8,500 sq.ft. of living space and 2,000 sq.ft. of sundecks, covered decks, and porches. Take a dip in not one, but two private swimming pools — one partially enclosed and one larger, heated outdoor pool. This incredible property is truly a rare find in popular Nags Head, and one of the best Outer Banks VRBO rentals available!
Ultra-Luxury Outer Banks VRBO In Kill Devil Hills
You know what they say, “go big or go home.” Well, this ultra-luxury Outer Banks VRBO takes that old saying to a whole new level with enough space to accommodate a stunning 60 guests across 24 master-style bedrooms! Yes, you read that correctly: 60 guests! 24 bedrooms! We didn’t even mention the 22 full bathrooms and three half-baths… Booking this jaw-dropping OBX vacation rental is basically like getting your own private hotel, all for around $3,000 a night.
Centrally located in desirable Kill Devil Hills, this unique property sits opposite the Wright Brothers Memorial on a generous-sized, beachfront lot. Don’t be intimidated by the property’s size, there are still plenty of cozy little corners to curl up with a book in private. Enjoy family-style meals together in the huge dining room, just off the gourmet kitchen. Relax and lounge in style in any number of living spaces, including a movie theater and huge recreation room with billiards, ping-pong, and arcade games. This exceptional home is certainly one of the biggest and best Outer Banks VRBO rentals around.
Big, Bright Oceanfront Estate With Elevator & Pool
Located in desirable Kill Devil Hills, this magnificent oceanfront Outer Banks estate blends 21st-century amenities with authentic antebellum charm. Frankly, my dear, there’s no better place for you and 30 of your closest friends to stay on the Outer Banks! Indeed, with 12 bedrooms, 12 full bathrooms, and three half-baths, this fantastic OBX vacation rental can easily accommodate a group of up to 33 guests. This warm and inviting home is ideal for family reunions or even pre-wedding celebrations on the Outer Banks.
The large, open-concept main level floor plan includes plenty of space to entertain or unwind with the whole group and enjoy stunning views over the sand dunes to the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. You can even see the Wright Brothers Memorial! Pop some popcorn and relax with a movie night in your private home theater or shoot a few rounds of pool in the fully-fitted games room. You’ll never be bored when you book this exceptional Outer Banks VRBO for your next OBX vacation.
Fun-Filled Avon Luxury Vacation Rental With Pool & Tiki Bar
Designed with a glamorous, Tuscan vibe in mind, this beautiful oceanfront vacation property in Avon, NC is just a sand dune away from the Atlantic Ocean. This 6,700 sq.ft. home can easily accommodate up to 23 guests with eight bright bedrooms and 9.5 bathrooms. Some of the bedrooms are even equipped with comfy bunk beds, perfect for a few families traveling to OBX together with their kids. The property is ideal for entertaining all ages, with a fabulous Tiki bar set up by the swimming pool as well as a kid- and teen-friendly rec room with pool table, books, and board games.
Available for around $680 a night, this oceanfront property also happens to be in one of the most peaceful, beautiful places to stay on the Outer Banks. Avon looks like something out of a Nicholas Sparks novel but is far from a sleepy seaside town. Some of Hatteras Island’s best shops and restaurants are just minutes from this spectacular Avon vacation rental, while the allure of excellent kitesurfing and sailing will keep you coming back year after year.
Seaside Cabin Vibes At This Loft-Like Hatteras Vacation Home
Like booking your own seaside cabin, this loft-like oceanfront vacation rental in Hatteras OBX is a sure crowd-pleaser. Just steps away from the beach in pretty Hatteras, Outer Banks, this incredible property can accommodate up to 17 with seven bedrooms and six bathrooms. Even though the home itself is huge, this lovely abode has a warm, inviting cabin/loft vibe for those who are seeking a peaceful seaside retreat in OBX. Located on a prime beachfront lot in one of the best places to stay on the Outer Banks, this vacation rental can be yours for around $980 a night.
Enjoy unfettered beach access from your own boardwalk and cool off with a refreshing dip in your private swimming pool or spa. The interior spaces feature beautiful wood siding and soaring loft-like ceilings, creating an airy, rustic feeling throughout. Lovely views of the beach and the Atlantic Ocean are framed by sliding glass doors, which also connect the living room to a large private balcony. This is the perfect spot to kick back and relax with a cup of coffee in the morning or a glass of wine during as the sun slips below the horizon. This is surely luxury Outer Banks living at its finest!