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Recent Hatteras Island reviews

  • Perfect cozy cottage!

    "My parents, husband, and one year old daughter stayed here for a week, and it was a wonderful experience! The house was the perfect size for our small group and really felt like a home away from home! It was well stocked with kitchen essentials, and the pool and hot tub were immaculately clean and such a wonderful amenity to have! There is one bedroom downstairs, which was perfect for my aging parents to not have to attempt the climb up the small spiral staircase, but you can also reach the upstairs using an external staircase from the back deck. Our daughter had no problem avoiding the stairs, but more adventurous little ones should be monitored, as the staircase could be a hazard. The beach is a comfortable walk away, but be warned that there is a large dune to climb over--it took my mother a bit longer with her trick knee to join us at the beach! The house is also in walking distance of a small deli/grocery store, which was very convenient. All in all a wonderful stay, and I would not hesitate to recommend it!"
    Guest: Kathryn T. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 9, 2014
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  • WONDERFUL OBX WEEKEND!

    "We had a great time at Dancing Gull. It's a great house and very comfortable. All the amenities are exactly as described and the house was very clean and inviting. The location was great and the owner was a pleasure to work with. We could not have asked for a better OBX retreat!! We will definitely be staying at this house again. Thank you so much!!"
    Guest: Kimberly M. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 15, 2014
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  • really nice house on northern part of hatteras island

    "We're used to dumpy old houses on hatteras but this one is like a diamond in the rough. its in the older subdivision of course but this one is quite luxurious and cool inside. beach is nice and clean here, plenty of space here don't have to worry about storms washing this area away like in some other areas. fishing was fantastic here, we definitely recommend doing a charter boat out in the ocean!"
    Guest: jeffrey shortday Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: January 11, 2014
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  • Nice Place

    "Everything was great other than there is no community bathroom. You must go through one of the bedrooms in order to get to a bathroom. Other than that, it was great."
    Guest: Ron Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 16, 2014
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Hatteras Island Travel Tips

Outer Banks Vacation Rentals on Scenic Hatteras Island

Hatteras Island vacation rentals sit among some of the most picturesque natural beaches. Located on this largely protected island, vacation houses offered by owner on Hatteras Island offer you luxurious accommodations near an outdoor recreation paradise. Hatteras Island rentals are family friendly and roomy enough for reunions and groups. From pet-friendly Hatteras vacation homes to rentals with pools, you’ll find just what fits your group on VRBO. Our owners look forward to welcoming you to Hatteras Island condo rentals and beach houses.

Things to Do Near Hatteras Island Beach House Rentals

Hatteras Island beach houses are surrounded by a landscape that is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream; Hatteras Island is a major destination for windsurfing and kite-surfing. The Cape Hatteras National Seashore encompasses 72 miles and is almost completely in its natural state; Hatteras Island is a great place to see wildlife, hike, kayak, or join a ranger-led program. You won’t want to miss the iconic black and white Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, open mid April to mid October for tours to the top and a great view of Cape Hatteras. Cape Hatteras is also renowned for its offshore fishing, and Hatteras Village has six marinas to choose from for chartering a deep sea fishing adventure. The hiking is great at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, on northern Hatteras Island and in the Buxton Woods Coastal Reserve.

Hatteras Island has miles and miles of undeveloped beaches to enjoy. The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse beach has lifeguards, and the Palmico Sound-side beaches have calm waters, perfect for enjoying the water with children. Take a horseback ride tour on the beach with Equine Adventures, located in Frisco. Drop a fishing line in the water from the Hatteras Island Fishing Pier in Rodanthe. Divers can explore World War II era shipwrecks off Hatteras Island: Outer Banks Diving has expert guides to get you there. Launch a boat at one of the soundside marinas, or take to the air on a tour over the Outer Banks with Burrus Flying Service.

Restaurants and Shopping Near Hatteras Island Vacation Rentals

Hatteras Island restaurants feature fresh local seafood, a variety of family favorites and the casual, laid-back atmosphere the island itself is famous for. In Rodanthe, try Hot Tuna Grub & Pub for family-friendly lunches or dinners, or check out Uncle Pauly’s @ the East Coast Surf Club for a laid-back grill atmosphere by day and live music and karaoke by night. Start your day in Waves at the Atlantic Coast Café or in Buxton at the Orange Blossom Bakery. Satisfy a burger craving at the Top Dog Café in Waves. In Salvo, treat yourself to an ice cream break at the Village Conery. Enjoy award-winning coastal cuisine at Coastal Blue Waterfront Dining in Avon, where the affordable prices and comfortable atmosphere keep with Hatteras Island’s laid-back lifestyle.

Hatteras Island’s villages, from northern-most Rodanthe to Hatteras Village at the southern end, have great shopping – plus all the necessities you’ll need while staying in Hatteras Island rentals. Shop for gifts and souvenirs at The Old Gray House in Buxton for handcrafted and unique items; check out This Little Cottage in Frisco, and head to The Salty Gourmet in Hatteras Village for specialty foods, food gifts and kitchenware. Askins Creek Store in Avon, near Canadian Hole has necessities and souvenirs. Gear up for fishing at Hatteras Jack in Rodanthe. Village Grocery in Avon has a great selection of regular market items plus gourmet goodies. Risky Business Seafood Market, in Avon and Hatteras Village has super-fresh seafood for you to cook up in your Hatteras beach house, or they sell ready-to-eat take-out.

Transportation To and Around Hatteras Island Beach Rentals

NC Highway 12 runs down the length of Hatteras Island from the Bonner Bridge that links it to the northern Outer Banks. The drive from Raleigh Durham Airport to vacation rentals in Rodanthe is about four and a half hours. You can also drive to Hatteras Island beach vacation houses from the south by way of Oracoke Island and the drive-on ferry that connects Ocracoke to Hatteras. The villages are separated by long, narrow stretches of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, so a car is a necessity for getting around Hatteras Island. Biking in the villages is popular, and bike rentals are available near Hatteras Island vacation rental homes.

Best Time to Book Rentals by Owner in Hatteras Island NC

Mild temperatures make Hatteras Island a vacation destination for all seasons, and many of VRBO’s vacation rentals on Hatteras Island are available year round. The top vacation rental season runs from mid April to September, when the weather is beach-perfect and in the 80s. Temperatures remain in warm into November, and fall is another favorite time for Hatteras Island vacationers to enjoy smaller crowds and some good vacation deals. Check with your Hatteras Island rental owner for information on what services and attractions are open in the off season, if you choose to visit in the winter months, as this can be a quiet and peaceful time for an Outer Banks getaway. In every season, you’ll bask in the natural beauty surrounding your Hatteras Island vacation rental home.

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