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Recent Southern Shores property reviews

  • Pleasantly Surprised!!

    "This rental property was in the perfect location in OBX. 20-30 minutes to Duck, Corolla and Currituck one way and 15-30 minutes to attractions in Kitty Hawk and Mateo Island. Then only short walk (2 blocks under 10 minutes) to the beach. The house was very clean, along with the pool and hot tub. The view of the ocean was an added bonus! Bring beach chairs and umbrellas as there were none at the house. Also, the house was short on cooking utensils. Otherwise, it had all you needed that comes with a rental home. Would definitely return and recommend to others!"
    Guest: hiner Date of Stay: August 2012 Review Submitted: August 15, 2012
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  • Wonderful week at Miracle Happens

    "My family and I want to thank you for sharing your wonderful home to us. The house and property were beautiful!. The home was very spacious and comforting. We loved the double dishwashers and stoves and multiple toasters. The large kitchen table was great for games and putting together puzzles. When not at the beach, we enjoyed the pool!! You provided everything a family would need which helped make our stay great. We hope to be back next year!!"
    Guest: Paul Date of Stay: July 2011 Review Submitted: August 1, 2011
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  • Very Spacious House with Lots of Amenities-Great Location

    "This house was very spacious! Had a great pool and deck area with hot tub and bar. Part of the bar area was under cover, which was nice for those who couldn't be in the sun too long! There is a game room for the kiddos and adults alike, although no seating (there is only one chair in this room). The kitchen/living room/dining area is very spacious and open - 16 of us cooked and ate dinner together every day in the living area and were not on top of each other. There was plenty of room all throughout the house and on the many decks if you wanted to be alone or do whatever. The beach was within walking distance, although we would have one person drop off all our beach stuff in a vehicle so we didn't have to lug it back and forth (there is no parking at or near the beach). The house is close to the food market, fishing, crabbing, mini-golf, bike trail, restaurants, etc.Overall the house and our stay was amazing....just thought some minor areas of the house need some TLC!"
    Guest: Theresa M. Date of Stay: August 2013 Review Submitted: August 28, 2013
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  • Good Choice

    "Our family of 8 plus a baby had the pleasure of spending a week here. It was our first visit to the Outer Banks, so we weren't sure of which location to choose. We were so happy with our choice! This home was clean, roomy, and provided us with all we needed for a fun week. There are bedrooms on every floor, providing everyone a little space of their own. The kitchen was well equipped (minus measuring cups and spoons). It was a short walk to the beach right across the street. The pool was great, and we liked that there were so many chairs, chaises, and tables around the pool for relaxing. There were many rockers on the upper deck for sitting at night or enjoying your cup of coffee in the morning watching the ocean. There were 6 flat screen TV's, but not one of them was turned on all week! We liked Southern Shores as it was a little less congested, the houses are a little more spread out, and still a very short drive to all the restaurants. The only negative of this property, was the mattresses in 2 of the bedrooms really need upgraded and weren't very comfortable. We definitely would consider this property again, but maybe 2 weeks next time!"
    Guest: Linda Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 15, 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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