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Oceanfront-Modern-Romantic Getaway

(39 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:3
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Condo, Studio + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3)

Oceanfront efficency located in OBX, Hatteras Island in Hatteras Village. Everything has just been remodelled and ready for guests. Our full kitchen has granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and is very well equipped. We have everything from martini glasses to a coffee press. Our full bath has a walkin 48' shower with plenty of storage. The queen captains bed has a comfy pillow top mattress, for a great nights sleep. The queen sleeper sofa is great to just stretch out on and read a good book. We have 2 bar height chairs on our upper deck for star gazing and a dining table with 4 chairs on our lower deck. The front balcony is perfect to just kick back and sip some of your favorite adult beverage. There are plenty of grills and a fish cleaning station, just in case you reel the big one in. Come spend your vacation at our cozy romantic cabana. Life is just better on the island!
Terri & Kelly

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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 290 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 3
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Queen Captains bed...moreless

  • Queen bed and queen sleeper sofa. We supply sheets (1 set) and your bed is made for you when you arrive....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Walkin 48' shower. We supply shampoo/conditioner/body soap in a dispenser. First roll of toilet paper....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Our Cabana is located on Hatteras Island in Hatteras Village. It is in The Hatteras Cabana complex, and is a stand alone structure with parking under the cabana. The Cape Hatteras National Seashore is right out front. Great for surf fishing,swimming, shelling, or just sit back and read a book.Our beach has been rate top 19 by Zagat for many years. If you want to experience the thrill of hooking a big games fish look nofurther than our top notch marinas. Hatteras's Island is becoming a very popular destination wedding spot. If you want a beach wedding you should consider coming to this very special place. ...moreless


  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Basic Cable...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Beautiful views of the ocean and dunes....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Cabana with beautiful views on the ocean and dunes....moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided:

    Queen sheets provided.Comforter, pillow shams and pillow cases provided.Towels not provided....moreless

  • Parking:

    Under cabana...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:


  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything from can opener to oyster knife....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Stainless steel built in....moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    With ice maker stainless steel....moreless


  • Outdoor Grill:

    Grills are not allowed on the decks or under the cabana. Several community grills are located in the center of the complex and at the end of the 2 outside rows. All grills are charcoal....moreless



from 39 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 21 - Jun 3, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Sunday

Jun 4 - Aug 26, 2017
7 night min stay

Mid Summer
Aug 27 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay

Early Fall
Sep 10 - Oct 7, 2017
3 night min stay
Mid Fall
Oct 8 - Oct 28, 2017
3 night min stay
Late Fall
Oct 29 - Dec 16, 2017
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $75
  • Tax Rate 12.75%


Rate includes sheets, bed made,shampoo/conditioner/body soap dispenser,1 roll of toilet paper, and 1 trash bag.The 12.75% N.C. Sales/ldg. tax is NOT INCLUDED.NO admin. or cleaning fees. Half payment is due at booking , the remaining balance is due 30 days prior to your arrival. There is a refundable $150.00 damage/security deposit that we hold(your check is not cashed) until departure.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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Car: Necessary

Hatteras Island is a true hidden treasure. From the moment you drive over the Bonner bridge you will experience nature at her finest. The drive through Pea Island refuge to all the little towns on the way to Hatteras are filled with many sights. Check out the Hatteras Lighthouse along the way or stop and see the kiteboarders at The Canadian Hole. The drive is never boring. The atlantic ocean on one side and the sound on the other.This is a must see for everyone!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: My husband and I have been going to the Outer banks for many years. We tried the northern beaches but found them to be crowded and too much traffic. We wanted to have an affordable vacation but found that most of the homes were too big. Once we found Hatteras, and the cabanas that was it. We purchased our first cabana in 2001 'Haynies Hideaway', and have enjoyed many years of just hanging out on the island, fishing, beach combing, and relaxing. In 2012 we purchased 'Sea La Vie' because we found our other cabana was booked so much we didn't get a chance to come down and enjoy it. Our daughter was 6 years old when we purchased our first cabana and still LOVES coming down and enjoying close family time. (She's 21 now)We love the beach, and Hatteras has the most amazing sunsets!!!We want our guests to enjoy our little place and take home awesome memories of the little cabana on the beach. Our plan is to one day move to Hatteras and become 'islanders'. Gotta have a plan :) Life is better on the island!!!

Why the Owner Chose Hatteras, NC, USA:
The meaning of 'Sea La Vie' 'La Vie' meaning 'Life' the name was inspired from our daughters love of the french language. Romantic, and spiritual. The HISTORY of 'Sea La Vie' In 2003 Hurricane Isabel pounded our cabana community and after 3 long days of pounding seas, 29 cabanas where wiped completely out. Some where found by the water tower, several scattered around the town, some just washed out to sea. Out of the 40 cabanas 11 stood up to Isabel's pounding seas. 'Sea La Vie' was the last cabana standing in the outside row. It sat vacant, unkept and in desperate need of new owners for 10 years. After alot of negotiation we purchased and closed October 2012. For the next 5 months we completely replaced EVERYTHING from the outside in. 'Sea La Vie' is now ready for new guests, and new memories. We have tried to put everything possible that we love into 'Sea La Vie' and take pride in keeping our place clean and well equipped. Terri & Kelly & Hunter

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Our little slice of heaven....that's what we say about our cabana everytime we go. Whether it's sitting out front on our beach (our backyard)or just hanging out on the decks, it's fabulous! My husband loves to get up early, and I love to sleep in. He grabs a coffee and his fishing rod and goes fishing. Our place is so close to the Hatteras Lighthouse, fishing piers, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum , and the Ocracoke ferry too. The village has many locally owned art galleries and restaurants. We love supporting the locals! If you are looking for beautiful beaches, that are not crowded, world class off shore fishing, no outlet have found it! Take a day trip to Ocracoke Island, and check out the horses, and the lighthouse. So much to do, if you love nature at it's finest.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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  • stars at night on upper deck

    stars at night on upper deck

  • Hatteras Lighthouse

    Hatteras Lighthouse

  • Our walk over.

    Our walk over.

  • Our beaches have been in the top 10 according to Zagat for many years.

    Our beaches have been in the top 10 according to Zagat for many years.

  • Enjoy a day of fishing in Hatteras.

    Enjoy a day of fishing in Hatteras.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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