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Ocean Front Get-A-Way

Relax with the whole family at this peaceful slice of heaven located ocean front in the heart of Nags Head! This 4 bedroom fully stocked duplex/townhouse unit offer all you need for a most memorable vacation.

$136 per night
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Turtle Tides - Oceanfront Penthouse Retreat

When you enter this newly renovated, luxury, oceanfront, penthouse condo on the Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head border, the view of the Atlantic Ocean is breathtaking. Turtle Tides is the ultimate getaway – ideal for a couple or family looking to relax and enjoy the gorgeous oceanfront that this retreat has to offer. Perfectly located with direct beach access, this oceanfront gem is just steps away from multitudes of dining options that are sure to tempt your taste buds.

$127 per night
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5212 Vacation Daze * 2 Min Walk to Beach * Pool & Hot Tub * Pool Table

New to Seaside for 2020! Prime Location With Ocean Views Vacation in Outer Banks luxury when you book Vacation Daze! With an open-style floor plan, private pool, and a great ocean view, this charming oceanside cottage is designed help your family spend each day in a state of relaxation.

$164 per night

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7081 Southern Breeze * Oceanfront * Dog Friendly * Pool & Hot Tub
$239 per night
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7150 Almost South I * Oceanfront Duplex * 5 Min Drive to Lighthouse
$98 per night
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7100 Pelican Oasis * 1 Min Walk to the Beach * Dog Friendly
$121 per night
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6129 Lady Jane * Semi-Oceanfront * Hot Tub * Ocean Views
$102 per night
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6060 All Decked Out * Private Pool * Widows Walk
$111 per night
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5210 Salty Dog * 1 Min Walk to Beach * Dog Friendly * Pool & Hot Tub * Walk to Restaurants
$98 per night
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7151 Almost South II * Oceanfront Duplex * 5 Min Drive to Lighthouse
$98 per night
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5215 - Edwards * 3 Min Walk to Beach * Dog Friendly * Walk to Local Restaurants
$76 per night
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6118 Ferrari II *3 Min Walk to the Beach *Pool & Hot Tub
$154 per night
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BB31 Beach Please * Community Fitness Center & Pool w/ Lazy River, Water Slide & Splash Pad
$143 per night
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6090 * Seas The Day * Dog Friendly * 3 Min Walk to Beach * Foosball * Ping Pong
$114 per night
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6154 Little Sushi * 2 Min Walk to Beach * Community Pool * Tennis
$93 per night

Nags Head cabin rentals

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Endless Oceanfront Days and Nights at Perriwinkle
$489 per night
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Sea Spray Cottage #3
$300 per night
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Sea Spay Cottage #4
$275 per night
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A Different Frame of Mind - OBX A-Frame For Rent
$246 per night
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  2. Manteo
Charming, Vintage Cabin in the Woods; Great WiFi!
$165 per night
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Sea Spray Cottage #2
$357 per night
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  2. Kitty Hawk
Maritime view12min walkbeach.Private entrance,bath
$184 per night
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Super-Cute Sea Spray Cottage #5
$325 per night
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  2. Manns Harbor
Cabin in the woods at the beach
$157 per night

Nags Head beach vacation rentals

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Beautiful Townhouse on the Beach!
$150 per night
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Dunstan Place -150ft to Beach Access, Pet Friendly
$250 per night
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Ocean Villas II - 2BR - Oceanfront Condo
$213 per night
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Beachfront Nags Head Condo w/ Private Balcony!
$275 per night
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TSC404 Seaclusion * Oceanfront * Community Pool * Elevator
$142 per night
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SHELL SHACK-Private guest suite Nags Head
$149 per night
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6200 Savannah * Oceanfront * Pool & Hot Tub
$382 per night
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Casa de Olas-Unique Beach Bungalow
$304 per night
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Atlantic Oasis, Steps To The Beach &Covered Porch!
$219 per night
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Charming Oceanside Retreat - Steps from the Beach
$184 per night
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Close to BEACH ! Cove Studio~Outer Banks~Nags Head
$175 per night
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Robin’s Nest- Beach Road Cottage
$161 per night

Your guide to Nags Head

Introduction

Typical American beach towns got into the tourism groove in the 1940s and ’50s, but Nags Head is anything but typical. Located in the heart of North Carolina’s barrier islands known as the Outer Banks (or OBX), Nags Head has been a popular resort area since the 1830s, drawing visitors with its colossal sand dunes and long, sandy beaches. Those pioneering vacationers’ oceanfront cottages are now among the many national historic landmarks in Nags Head, where old traditions live side by side with an impressive concentration of watersports and recreation, including the world’s largest hang-gliding school.


How do I get around Nags Head?

The Outer Banks area is served primarily by Norfolk International Airport (ORF), approximately two hours from Nags Head. Alternatively, Raleigh/Durham International (RDU) is a 3.5-hour drive, but often has more flight options. If you’re arriving on a Saturday during the summer, as many tourists do, beware of major traffic delays getting into OBX from the north. Alternate routes from the south may add mileage, but can potentially save time. Car travel is a must for arriving into Nags Head, and for navigating the miles-long sandbars that comprise the town and neighboring Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk. Locally, biking is a great option for getting around; there are several rentals along the beach.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Nags Head?

Given its location along the Gulf Stream, Nags Head experiences a humid subtropical climate, in that there is little variance in precipitation from season to season. Summers are hot and humid, with extremities reaching 100 degrees Fahrenheit, though cooling sea breezes can offer some welcome relief. Winters in Nags Head are very mild, with temperatures seldom dropping below the 40s, and typically bottoming out around 50 degrees. It should be noted that the entire Outer Banks region is susceptible to hurricanes from June through November, so any visits planned during that time should be made with caution, paying close attention to local weather forecasts.


What are the top things to do in Nags Head?

Nags Head Woods Preserve

Open from dawn till dusk with family-friendly (and pet-friendly) trails, Nags Head Woods is a living ecosystem just west of the sunny beach strip. Featuring 1,400 acres of maritime forest, marshes, and wetlands, the entire area is protected by the bank of sand dunes along its eastern border, allowing rare plants to thrive despite the nearby salty air.

Jockey’s Ridge

Situated in a vast 426-acre park with two self-guided trails, Jockey’s Ridge is arguably the most famous natural attraction in OBX. This is the mother of all sand dunes — the largest on the East Coast. Climbing it in time for sunset is a rite of passage, and hang-gliding off the top of it is how the sport got its start.

Jennette’s Pier

There are a half-dozen piers up and down the OBX, but Jennette’s is the longest at 1,000 feet, and one of the most popular. Built in 1939 as a concrete structure, it had taken beatings over decades of hurricanes, but eventually reopened as a state-of-the-art facility and educational center in 2011.