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Recent Whalehead Beach reviews
"As usual, our vacation at "Wish you were here" was fabulous. The house is immaculate, very we'll equipped, and the "perfect" location! My favorite is the pool & hot tub with mini-fridge on pool deck. We also enjoyed pool basketball and the bicycles. Julie, the owner called the first evening to make sure that everything was okay. A very nice touch!!"
Guest: Cathy T.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 1, 2015
"This house was perfect for our multi family vacation. The rental company (Elan Vacations) was very helpful and we were able to rent a gas grill as well as a stroller. Its pretty close to the beach (maybe a 10 minute walk) and the pool was awesome. Its real close to shopping and dining places, but once the sun sets its a quite place."
Guest: Eric B.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 20, 2015
"We came away saying that this was the best beach house ever! It had one more bedroom than the house we had rented for the past three years, but there were SO many other differences that made this house not just bigger, but so much better. The supply of equipment inside and out is amazing. The owners have done so so much to make renters have a great vacation. I can't say enough about how impressed we were to find so many things that we've had to bring, rent, buy, or do without in the past--bicycles, beach towels, cooking equipment. For a small example, there was an herb I needed but had forgotten to purchase in the spice rack! For a big example, people in our group said: "It was so nice to have beach chairs for everyone this year." "It was great to have so much comfortable furniture around the pool." "And there were so many toys for the [wonderfully large] pool." We definitely plan to go back to this house!"
Guest: Anita B.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 24, 2015
Simply wonderful (and better than that for families)
"I almost never post online reviews, but feel compelled to do so for Castle by the Sea. I had never been to the Outer Banks - and with twin toddlers and an infant i had serious worries about whether we would all be comfortable at a seaside house. Castle by the Sea was simply perfect for us. It is spacious and smartly laid out. The pool is beautiful. And it simply could not be more accommodating for little people. There is a child-proof gate on the top floor; a nursery with crib and pack-and-play and best of all a kiddie pool attached to the big pool. It made keeping the children safe and happy so easy - which made mom and dad's vacations. And having said all of that - what really matters about Castle by the Sea is it's breathtaking views and direct access to a gorgeous, never crowded (at least while we were there in mid-August) beach.
Anyway, i could go on and on - but bottom line is that it is hard to imagine a better place for a family to spend a week in summer. You can't go wrong with this house."
Guest: Parent of 3 young onesDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 24, 2015