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Recent Southern Shores reviews

  • Perfection!

    "The Dolphin Inn is a very fun and family-friendly vacation home. It's close to the beach, but you don't even need to leave to have a great time! The private pool, free Netflix, and volleyball court in the back yard kept us thoroughly entertained. We slept great each night in the comfy beds with mattress toppers...after winding down in the hot tub of course! But perhaps the best part of our experience was working with the owners. We have never dealt with more sincerely kind hearted people in all our years of coming to the Outer Banks. We're so glad we are part of the Dolphin Inn family!"
    Guest: Sandra G. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 23, 2014
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  • A place of Tranquility

    "Our family had the opportunity to stay at Mike's View and had a wonderful time. It's location cannot be beat and the beach is perfect and quiet compared to other areas of the OBX. The owners and manager of the property are amazing people, answered all questions we had and put a lot of care into the property. This one cannot be beat! We will definitely recommend this property to everyone. Furthermore the house was immaculately clean!!! Additionally we have 3 small children 1,3, and 4 and never had to worry about them escaping to the beach or anywhere as there are safety gates and locks on the screened in porch!!!! Don't look any further, if you looking for a home to stay in in the outer banks this is the one."
    Guest: Fleming's Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 31, 2014
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  • nice house, perfect location

    "We were pleased with the efficiency and thoroughness of booking and arrival arrangements. Beth was very considerate and prompt in her responses. The house itself was ideally located--close to the beach, but in a location whee you could use back roads to shopping and the beach parking lot to avoid that weekend traffic. The house was quiet and the decks provided a beautiful vista of treetops and the ocean in the distance. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen area large, with plenty of utensils and tableware. The great room was bright and airy, with excellent cross-ventilation and plenty of natural light. The ceiling fans throughout the house were a big plus--most of our two-week vacation, we never used air conditioning. Checkin and checkout was easy and quick, using the detailed and clear instructions that Beth provided. We had a lot of fresh seafood during our stay--I highly recommend the local tilefish and red drum in particular. We found the best quality fish at Teeter Harris and at Dockside 'n' Duck."
    Guest: Charles Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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  • outstanding time

    "Just a note to let you know how much we enjoyed out time at your home. We have been going to Outer Banks for the last 5 years, and this is the first time the kids didn't keep asking what are we doing next. They had plenty to keep them happy. We made use of everything there and enjoyed all of it. The highlight of the week, we were all out by the dock fishing and two members of our family had taken the canoe out right out in front of us, when 5 dolphins appeared and circled the boat twice and then went on there way. The kids loved it. Thanks again for the use of your home. Shiffletts from Shenandoah, Va"
    Guest: c1y2s3 s. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 2014
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Southern Shores Travel Tips

Take a Resort Vacation in Southern Shores, NC, Vacation Rentals

Outer Banks vacation rentals in Southern Shores are located in a beautiful resort community on the North Carolina coast, where much of the natural vegetation remains and wide beaches invite you to enjoy an Outer Banks beach vacation. Southern Shores beach rentals offered by owner are spacious and comfortable, perfect for your vacation group or family gathering. When you stay in Southern Shores rentals, you have access to Southern Shores private beaches, and you’ll be close to the area’s great restaurants and shops. Southern Shores vacation homes are near the Albemarle Sound’s shallow, calm waters – perfect for families with kids, for swimming, kayaking and water sports. Oceanfront Southern Shores rentals are next to some of the prettiest beaches in the nation. Plan your Outer Banks beach vacation and find the perfect Southern Shores lodging here on VRBO!

Things to Do Near Southern Shores Beach House Rentals

The laid-back pace of Southern Shores is perfect for a relaxing beach vacation, and the recreation near Southern Shores vacation homes is all about enjoying the outdoors on your Outer Banks getaway. Bike on the paved path that runs along Duck Road (NC Highway 12). Local outfitters will equip you to explore the sound by kayak or provide surfing or sailing lessons – this is a great place to get out on the water. Golfers can hit the links at the semi-private Duck Woods Country Club. Take relaxation and refreshment even further at Diva’s Day Spa in Southern Shores Crossing.

Restaurants and Shopping Near Southern Shores Vacation Rentals

Finding something delicious to eat near your Southern Shores vacation rental won’t be a problem – there are restaurants here to suit every taste. Enjoy fresh baked bagels and gourmet sandwiches at Bagels to Beef Café in the Marketplace in Southern Shores; feast on seafood at the casual, waterfront Sunset Grille and Raw Bar on Duck Road in Duck. Meridian 42 in Southern Shores Crossing blends Mediterranean influence and fresh local seafood, plus creative tapas and entrees for an elegant night out. Ask your Southern Shores cottage owner for a few favorite restaurant recommendations.

With a great selection of local and unique shops near Southern Shores cottage rentals in Southern Shores and in nearby Duck and Kitty Hawk, this is a shopper’s dream destination. The Southern Shores Crossing shopping center and The Marketplace both feature vacation necessities and a variety of shops for gifts and souvenirs: Ocean Threads will get your family ready for the beach; Savvy Home has an array of gifts; the Barr-ee Station 2 Warehouse Store has everything from swimwear to home décor. Head north to Duck for renowned shopping, and Kitty Hawk has large chain retailers for necessities just south of Southern Shores vacation houses.

Transportation To and Around Southern Shores Beach Rentals

Southern Shores Outer Banks rentals by owner are just north of Kitty Hawk and near Highway 158, the bridge that connects the Outer Banks to North Carolina’s mainland. Highway 12, or Duck Road, links Southern Shores rentals to Duck on the north and Kitty Hawk on the south. Biking is a popular way to get around Southern Shores and paved trails make it easy to bike around the shopping areas – check with your vacation rental owner on equipment included with your beach home and for the best resources for renting bikes and beach gear. Southern Shores, NC, beach rentals are about two hours from Norfolk International Airport.

Best Time to Book Rentals by Owner in Southern Shores NC

The top beach vacation season in Southern Shores runs from mid-April to mid September, when the weather is in the 80s and perfect for enjoying the Outer Banks beaches. October and November have lingering warm weather and are a great time to take advantage of vacation values in Southern Shores. Many Southern Shores vacation rentals owners offer their homes year round; winter is a great time for a peaceful Outer Banks retreat or a holiday gathering for your family. Choose the time of year for your Southern Shores vacation and book the perfect beach house on VRBO today!

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