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Mai Tai - short walk to the beach!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps a maximum of 6 people

You will love Mai Tai beach cottage! The cottage is located in the heart of Kill Devil Hills at milepost 6.5. One of the best public beach with a lifeguard is an easy and flat and only few minutes walk to the end of the street. There are no dunes or stairs to climb to get to the beach. The cottage is perfect for that one family beach vacation or for two to three couples. If you are looking to be close to the beach without paying the high beach front prices, you will enjoy staying here. It is located on a quiet street and is very safe for children to play in the big back yard. Mai Tai is filled with a lot of amenities to make your vacation an enjoyable stay. Includes premium cable TV and dvd, central air, large outside shower with hot and cold water, large deck with views from the crow’s nest, covered parking, and a charcoal park style grill. WiFi is available should you want to relax and surf from the crow's nest and take in the panaromic views.

For safety reasons: Smoking is NOT allowed INSIDE the house and NO pets are allowed. Must be a minimum of 25 years of age and a guest of the party to book the cottage.

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Kill Devil Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hallway
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Oahu
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Kauai
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Maui
  • Oahu (master bedroom) has a private bathroom, private entrance to deck, ceiling fan, cable TV and a Queen Sized Bed. The master has a Full Private bathroom. The Kauai Room has a full sized bed with a large closet and cable TV with a Full size Bed. The Maui Room has two twin beds, ceiling fan and cable TV. Guests are responsible to bring all linens (bed sheets and pillow cases) for their stay. Linen services are provided at an additional charge of $125 rental fee for the week. This includes bed sheets, pillow cases and bath and hand towel sets.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Crow's Nest
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Large outdoor shower is located downstairs with hot and cold water for rinsing after a day at the beach. WiFi is available for internet surfing. The living room has a DVD player and flat screen TV. Washer and Dryer is located downstairs. There are games, books, and puzzles for those rainy days. The large deck has a large picnic table and enjoy the sunbathing on the crows nest. There is a beach cart should you want to use it to carry things to the beach. The downstair has a picnic table next to the charcoal grill plus a prep table and a sink.


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Mai Tai - short walk to the beach!
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
San Diego, CA

Great location. Very nice house

  • 5 of 5

Overall loved it. Only suggestion is for new mattress in master bedroom.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Perfect long weekend get away stay!

  • 5 of 5

Four adults went for 2 nights. Perfect for our short stay. Short walk to the beach and convenient to everything. And the beach was nice and wide at this location. Very nice. Comfortable sleeping arrangements and nice bathrooms. Everything we needed for the weekend. Easy to reserve and good communication with owner.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Awesome House!!!

  • 5 of 5

The Mai Tai is a great place to stay. It is affordable, convenient location to the beach, restaurants, & stores. I will definitely rent this house again!!! The owners are awesome to deal with and are very helpful.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The property was exactly as described and despite being in a busy area, was very quiet. The house is in very clean condition. We especially enjoyed the outdoor shower and beach chairs, toys and wagon. John was very easy to communicate with. John and Donna went above and beyond and provided a pack n play and high chair for our one year old and we are so appreciative - it made our vacation that much more easy and relaxed. I highly recommend the Mai Tai for your Kill Devils Hill, OBX vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
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Very nice!

  • 5 of 5

The Mai Tai was great! Location was perfect for us. The owners were very helpful with everything. The house was very clean.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
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Perfect Trip!

  • 5 of 5

From the first contact I made with John, this house was the best vacation decision of the year. He was helpful every step of the way and very accomodating. When we arrived at the house, it was actually bigger than it appeared in the photos and everything was very clean and new. The location to the beach was only a few blocks and a quick walk. The neighborhood was nice and quiet and even though it is a populated area, we never felt like we were in a crowded place. There are several restaraunts you can walk to (Awful Arthur's has great drinks and food!) and all stores were close. Mai Tai is thoughtfully decorated on the inside and has everything you might need. By the end of the week the 6 of us felt like we were leaving our home and did not want to go. It was a great meeting place for us since we were coming from NC, MD, and NY and we will definitely consider renting Mai Tai next year!!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018


Car: not necessary

Mai Tai is located on milepost 6.5 between the highways. There are no busy roads to cross when you want to head to the beach. It is an easy walk to the fifth street public beach with a lifeguard during the peak season!! The street is not a pass thru and the homes are occupied with some full time residents. Mai Tai cottage is perfect for relaxation and very safe for kids because it is not on the beach road with traffic and noise during the summer months. It is a short walk to major shops, movie theaters, and Avalon pier. Besides all of the nearby restaurants, Awful Arthur is only a ten minute walk to enjoy the fine food and drinks overlooking the pier/ocean. Enjoy a nice breakfast at Jolly Rogers which is a two minute drive. It is a short drive to the famous Wright Brothers Memorial or climb Jockey's Ridge. Kill Devil Hills is centrally located in the Outer Banks where you can head north to Duck or south to Nags Head.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fees $90

Rates excludes any all Homeaway or VRBO service charges.
All rates include taxes but does not include the security deposit and cleaing fees.

Linens are not included but are optional for rental for your entire stay at a charge of $125.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund