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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Ocracoke reviews

  • The perfect getaway

    "My wife and I spent our 12 year anniversary in this amazing house, it was everything and more than we expected. Thank you for making our vacation so special."
    Guest: Pepicek Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 24, 2014
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  • Beauty and bliss - exactly where you'll want to be

    "This is a perfect place to enjoy Ocracoke at its best. Can't say enough about the location and space. The studio and fenced patio space are private, pretty, and relaxing. (Clean and comfortable too. Love that outdoor shower.) It's like living there, if you were so lucky. There are plenty of good places to eat on Ocracoke, or you can utilize the full kitchen to enjoy your own meals and snacks. (We did both.) Parking is right at the garden gate, with many of the island's best attractions within super easy walking or cycling distance. The owner, Debbie, was available but unobtrusive, which was great as we just wanted time alone Couple of details: * We loved sleeping in the loft but you have to be comfortable with ladder climbing to use it. * The studio offers A/C climate control, a fan or natural ventilation. We used all three as needed to suit conditions, with a preference for going natural when possible. * Speaking of natural, Ocracoke has biting insects. Choose your own coping mechanism, but expect to deal with that! * Try to arrive with a minimum of extra packaging that will end up as trash. It's a remote island. Everything has to be hauled in and hauled out. It's a good idea to treat your visit as upscale camping, with a little extra attention to what you bring and the kind of impact your stay will have on the surroundings. This was a great way to enjoy a special place. We came off-season in September and would recommend that as an excellent travel month. No crowds. Outstanding beaches and the swimming is still delightfully warm."
    Guest: Happy Camper Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 25, 2014
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  • 10 and Counting

    "My husband and I just returned from the Second Wind cottage a few days ago. We realized that we just finished our 10th visit to this property. While the recent reviews contain all the details about the great amenities, I believe having visited 10 times speaks volumes! We never get tired up of pulling up to this house and staying in the same place. We know it will always be comfortable, clean and full of the simple things you might need to enjoy a place away from home. Here's an example... a pair of scissors. Most of us can't keep a pair handy in our own homes, but when you need them, they're available. (Crazy, but other reviewers have described the normal stuff) It's the simple things in this beautiful cottage that will keep you happy. The owners deserve the biggest compliment though, as they are wonderful people who are truly concerned about your comfort and maintaining a beautiful place to vacation. Thank you for sharing a little piece of Paradise on Ocracoke Island!"
    Guest: Julie79 Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 10, 2014
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  • Treasure Chest is a real treasure!

    "This cozy little, romantic cottage for two, was just what we wanted. It had beautiful sunset views over the sound and everything we needed. Absolutely spotless and the best rental agency ever. What a wonderful vacation!"
    Guest: Ali Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 2, 2014
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Ocracoke Travel Tips

Outer Banks Vacation Rentals in Ocracoke, NC, are Surrounded by a Natural Playground

Ocracoke vacation rentals on the southern tip of the Outer Banks are surrounded by Cape Hatteras National Seashore designated areas, preserving 14 miles of undeveloped beaches – this is a dream destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Without bridges to connect it to the mainland, Ocracoke rentals are accessible only by ferry, making for a vacation that truly feels away from it all. You won’t feel isolated here, however: the village provides all the services you’ll need at your Ocracoke lodging. Ocracoke Island is the perfect spot for honeymoons, getaways and family beach vacations. Escape to your private Ocracoke cottage rental for a refreshing vacation like no other.

Things to Do Near Ocracoke Beach House Rentals

Your number one priority on Ocracoke Island will be relaxing, and Ocracoke rentals are near plenty of diversions to help you do just that. Ocracoke village offers guides, tours and rental shops for bikes, ATV tours, dolphin cruises, sailing tours and more. Take a boat tour to Blackbeard’s hideout with Austin Boat Tours, or take surfing lessons from Ride the Wind Surf Shop. Surrounded by all this water, you’ll be tempted to try your luck fishing, and Tradewinds Bait & Tackle has everything you need. The main attraction near Ocracoke Island rentals is miles of pristine beaches, perfect for soaking up the sun and sea air, strolling, sea-shelling, and living the laid-back beach lifestyle Ocracoke Island is famous for.

Restaurants and Shopping Near Ocracoke Vacation Rentals

Fresh seafood, family favorites and picnic fare will fuel your activities, and Ocracoke restaurants offer these and many other tempting dishes along with a friendly and casual atmosphere. Get super-fresh seafood at Howard’s Pub & Raw Bar, Jolly Roger Pub & Marina on the waterfront, and at Capt. Ben’s Restaurant. Get a sandwich for the beach or a treat at the Back Porch Lunchbox; start the day or treat yourself at Ocracoke Coffee Co. & Island Smoothie, near your Ocracoke vacation rental.

Take a stroll through the shops and galleries near Ocracoke Island vacation rentals: shop for souvenirs and eclectic gifts at Captain’s Cargo and The Gathering Place; pick up a beach read at Java Books and Books to be Red. Find something special to commemorate your Ocracoke vacation at the Ocracoke Restoration Company or Over the Moon. The village of Ocracoke has convenience stores, tackle shops and Zillie’s Island Pantry gourmet market to stock your beach rental on Ocracoke Island.

Transportation To and Around Ocracoke Cottage Rentals

Vehicle ferries link Ocracoke Island to the rest of the Outer Banks and to North Carolina’s mainland. A free ferry shuttles passengers and their vehicles between Hatteras Island and Ocracoke; the ferry routes Swan Quarter-Ocracoke and Cedar Island-Ocracoke require reservations and a fare. On Ocracoke Island, one road, Highway 12, runs along the narrow island from the northern end to the southern village. You can drive on Ocracoke Island beaches with a 4-wheel-drive.

Best Time to Book Rentals by Owner in Ocracoke NC

Summer is the top Ocracoke beach rental season, and most businesses are open from mid-April through September on Ocracoke Island. Mild temperatures linger in the fall and early spring, and many Ocracoke vacation rentals offered by owner are available year round, for a peaceful and relaxing Outer Banks getaway anytime of year. Find the Ocracoke lodging that’s perfect for your vacation right here on VRBO and get away to this peaceful island that’s miles away from ordinary!

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