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Recent Whalehead Beach reviews
OMG!!! It was perfect!!
"I rented this fantastic home so that my extended family could celebrate the many "holidays" that occur during the month of May. Our vacation started on Mothers' Day and was soon followed by my mom's 74th birthday. My parents' 50th anniversary and my father's birthday are May 22nd and May 25th respectively.
Our group included family members from Georgia, NC (Goldsboro), DC and Maryland. I arrived with my mother, my 92-year-old grandmother, and two 2.5-year-olds (grandniece and granddaughter). My father, uncle, 3 brothers, sister, sister-in-law, 3 additional nieces and a nephew (all pre-teen), and an older family friend arrived later in the week.
The house was perfect for our group. Each bedroom having a private bath was awesome! The amenities were great, from the pool table to the hammock on the deck to the big-screen TVs. The hot tub, pool and grills were all given proper workouts. The stairs and the mini-sized grills were a little challenging - but any complaints were tempered by the excellence of everything else. Having two refrigerators was extremely helpful.
Getting to the beach from the house was a short walk and well worth it. The nearby shopping options came in very handy considering our frequent trips. I will (and already have) recommend this property and Elan Vacations to everyone I know. Thank you so much for the role you played in making wonderful memories for my family."
Guest: Renea E.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 20, 2015
"The house was perfect for a large family's beach vacation. With plenty of room for everyone to gather and eat family meals, we never felt cramped. The house is conveniently located adjacent to the public beach entrance and comes with a great pool and hot tub."
Guest: JonathanDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 18, 2015
"There was only 11 of us but This home was very good in so many ways. It was clean and had all you need to have an enjoyable stay. Plenty of bikes, chairs, boogie boards. Although the house is on Corolla drive , it is located close to the walkway for real easy access to the beach. I loved the giant wagon to bring everything down. The pool and hot tub were perfect , the BBQ was oversized, making cooking easier and faster. TV was perfect for the kids , decks were nice. Everything about this house we found sufficient. We had a good time :)"
Guest: Ken and CathyDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 19, 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