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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks reviews

  • Can't wait to go back!

    "This was my first visit to this property and we are already signed up for next year, as its hard to find such a perfect house and location when you have dogs. Views of the beach from the multiple decks, great screened porch, swing, pool and hot tub, a 2-minute walk to ocean, short walk into town with restaurants and bars, clean, near bike paths, extremely comfortable beds (our dogs especially loved them), well-appointed kitchen, informal and comfortable - just what we wanted. We even saw a seal resting on the beach for 2 days. Cindy was a pleasure to work with, and went out of her way to accommodate our (last-minute) needs and answer our questions. Rare customer service for sure and I much prefer working directly with owner than with an agency. No need to look further..."
    Guest: Laura R. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 7, 2015
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  • A Great Trip!

    "We (couple plus 4 month old) went with two other couples and their (total) sons. This was a great house for all our needs. The kids and adults loved fishing off the pier (though part was not in use due to the big storm a few weeks before) and using the kayaks in the cove. The boys jumped right in the water! The house was a very quick walk to the playground/pool/sound area which made it easy with kids. Fishing and crabbing were awesome and the house was well-equipped with pots, pans, etc. The layout was great for spreading out the whole group and quiet family time. A really peaceful environment and easy 10 minute drive to the ocean, we would stay here again...and again. The only complaint was the beds - a little soft for our taste, but not a problem for most. Oh, enjoy the jetted tub. Sweet bonus! The owner was EXTREMELY friendly - a testament to the charm of the South."
    Guest: T Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: December 1, 2014
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  • Best Family Vacation Ever!!!!!!!!!

    "We rented Rodanthe Paradise during the last week in August. This was our first time vacationing in the Outerbanks. We were looking forward to a fun week with our family and friends (in all - we stayed in the house with 3 other families; 8 adults and 8 kids under the age of 7). We are from out of town - so relied mainly on the internet - and looked for a large house on the water (specifically the ocean side). We were so thankful to find this amazing house!!! The owner, Paul, is the greatest person!!!! He was so helpful and provided us with great contacts before we left (it definitely helps to know where to find good pizza in the area!). Paul also provided us with a great contact that had answers to all of our questions - which was so helpful!!! Once we arrived at the beach house - we were beyond impressed with the location of the house - and the size of the house!!! We actually had a hard time deciding where each family would stay - because each room is amazing - great sizes and all with large beautiful bathrooms! The house is in amazing condition - the kitchen is amazing (and fully stocked!!!) - and opens up to a impressive great room (and the largest kitchen table we have ever seen!!!). The views are AMAZING!!!! With lots of little kids in the house - it made walking to the beach easy (it was literally steps away!!!) - and the best part - the Pier (which is the shortest walk from the house - you can literally see it from the house!!) !!! Paul has an agreement with the pier owners that anyone that stays in his house has access to the pier (otherwise - it cost $ to site see/fish on the pier). With lots of kids looking for fun things to do - it was great to walk to pier and enjoy the view while fishing (our little 6-year old even caught a fish!!! Highlight of his trip!!!). The pier also has live music on certain nights during the summer and a fun little game/arcade area for the kids! The beach house is in an amazing location - at the end of the street (short walk!) is a great little shop area - great coffee House, fun bead store for the kids - and even a few shops to get some fun souvenirs! We enjoyed many nights in this beautiful house!!!! Paul is amazing - and his house is beautiful!!!!! We definitely highly recommend this house for your next family vacation!!!! Thank you, Paul!!!!!!!!!"
    Guest: Sullivan Family Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
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  • Wonderful!

    "We had such a great and relaxing vacation at the Escape Hatch. Pictures do not do it justice! Enjoyed every day of our vacation just relaxing at the beach (which is only a short walk away), cooking out on the grill, hanging out on the deck at night listening to the ocean and walking down to the local ice cream shop! Would come back again for sure, cant wait for our next trip :) Thanks again Dale, you were very on top of everything and it is much appreciated!"
    Guest: Jenni P. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 26, 2014
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Northern Coast & Outer Banks Travel Tips

The Outer Banks is a glorious stretch - 200 miles, to be exact - of barriers islands and peninsulas along the North Carolina coast. Though it boasts magnificent beaches, there’s plenty to do here year-round.

What to Do

The options are nearly endless in the Outer Banks.

- Take a hike at the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site on the northern end of Roanoke Island and visit the beautiful Elizabethan Gardens - a memorial to the first colonists.

- Immerse yourself in the history of flight at the Wright Brothers National Memorial and Museum in Kill Devil Hills, just south of Kitty Hawk.

- Visit the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island to feed stingrays, pet an alligator, learn about sea turtle rescues and be wowed by the largest group of captive sharks in North Carolina.

- Go Kayaking or take stand up paddleboarding lessons in Kitty Hawk Bay from Kitty Hawk Kites or Kitty Hawk Surf Company.

- Do something extreme at Jockey’s Ridge State Park. There are awesome sand dunes here - if you know how to sand-board, get a permit and come here between October 1 and March 31. You can also take hang-gliding lessons from Kitty Hawk Kites and soar over Jockey’s Ridge, or go windsurfing in the shallow Roanoke Sound.

- Play a game of golf at any of the excellent courses, from the Currituck Club up in Corolla all the way down to Nags Head Golf Links.

What to See

The Outer Banks offer miles of scenic beauty and historic treasures.

- See the many historic lighthouses on the coast. Make sure you have your walking shoes on when you climb Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on Hatteras Island - it has 248 stairs on an iron spiral staircase, the equivalent of climbing 12 stories! After all of your work, you’ll be rewarded with a stunning view of the Atlantic. You can also visit the Ocracoke Lighthouse on Ocracoke Island at the very southern point of the Outer Banks, or head to the northernmost point to learn the sordid and mysterious history of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse in Corolla.

- Visit the Roanoke Settlement Site, the first English colony in the New World and learn about the mysteries of The Lost Colony. It’s an educational experience with games and woodworking to show what life was like back then. You can also visit and board a replica of the Elizabeth II, one of the boats that arrived in the New World in 1585. There’s plenty of activities for both kids and adults to enjoy here. In the summer, the play “The Lost Colony” is performed to educate and entertain.

- Check out the views from Jockey’s Ridge and Jennette’s Pier, both in Nags Head. Sunsets here are simply unmatched.

Events

There are plenty of festivals in the Outer Banks that harness its unique heritage and location. Check out the Bluegrass Island Festival, a newer addition to the fall lineup held the first weekend in October. It features Bluegrass by traditional artists as well as younger revival artists. Don’t forget to come for the homey Southern-style cooking!

The Outer Banks Seafood Festival is another fest celebrating coastal heritage. It’s held for one weekend in mid-October every year in Nags Head across the Roanoke Sound. Aside from enjoying various local seafood and cooking demonstrations, visitors can participate in the Fish House Olympics, including a Mullet Toss - the fish, not the hairstyle - and crab races. There’s also live music and a Dock & Dine event hosted by The Dunes Restaurant.

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