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Beach Retreat at 'The Villas at Corolla Bay'

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Beautiful beach house built in 2012 in the Outer Banks, NC. The house is in Corolla, NC. Its about 300 yards from the beach (walking distance). The house is about 2,400sq, 4 beds, 3.5 baths, and two living rooms with cable flat screen TV. There is free WiFi internet. There are washer and dryer in the house, and a grill outside. The house is in the community of 'The Villas at Corolla Bay'. The community has a volleyball court, basketball court, and a pool. There is a private hot tub in the yard. The house has a beautiful view of the sounds. Check in is after 4PM and check out is by 11AM. For any question, please send email.

Hank Dao
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018


Whalehead Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Free Wifi
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • limited accessibility


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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Beach Retreat at 'The Villas at Corolla Bay'
average rating of 4.4615383 based on 13 reviews


  • 3 of 5

The Villa is a true rental. Everything in the Villa was purchase with a rental in mind, in other words cheap. The most uncomfortable mattresses I have slept on in a long time (cheap), and the linens and towels provided left a lot to be desired. The Villa backs up to Rte. 12 and the master bedroom does as well, so expect to hear the traffic going by until late at night. For the cost, I will stay somewhere else on our next visit. Oh, and we received the door code 32 minutes before the 4:00 pm check-in time, so we had to travel from Richmond, Va without the code or communication from the owner whom I had contacted early that morning. A little dicey.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The new mattresses have been purchased.
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Great for couples.

  • 4 of 5

My family and I stayed here last week. This house is great for couples. Not so great for families with small kids or if you have to cook a lot. We have stayed at two other houses in the Villas at Corolla Bay that were perfect for our family of 5 with all the needs one would ask for with 3 small kids. Right before we got there Hank told us the oven was broken and a new one could not be delivered until after we left. He was very responsive and reimbursed us for buying a toaster oven and also a trash can with a lid. I did have to make the 20 mile drive back to Walmart the day after we got there to get one. This house has very very basic amenities. If you cook, bring your own tools and cooking ware. It is also one of the furthest away from the beach. Our kids made the walk each day although we did have to carry our youngest most of the time. Also there is no grass yard for kids to play on as you can see from the pictures. Just a rock yard. The window shades on the street side are nice but let the street lamp light in. Luckily when our kids went to bed it was dark but if your kids are use to blackout shades bring them. There is also no wagon to load your stuff to walk to the beach. We used our backpack to bring some snacks, and water bottles and everyone carried their own towels and boogie boards. The beach chairs provided are very basic and rusty. Bring your own or just use a towel. There is also a charcoal grill which was annoying to use but we made it work. The bunkbeds were on the ground level instead of the bedroom level so our kids shared a bed. Which is fine since it was a king bed. There are also no dressers, just nightstands with two small drawers in each room. My husband and I used the shelves in our kids bathroom for our clothes. Because Hank was very responsive and worked with us I do give 4 stars and we booked last minute. If you go in with the mindset of everything is VERY basic and you are at the beach you'll be fine. If you go in thinking everything will be top notch you will be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good times!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year staying at this property. We feel the location is great and the house is very comfortable. Lots to do nearby with easy access to the lighthouse and a 0.5 mi walk to the beach. Pool is great for new swimmers (our son is 5 and the shallower depth was great for learning).

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great honeymoon stay. . !!!!

  • 5 of 5

It is very clean. Beautiful place if you want peace. The community is quiet, very clean community pool. We jus loved it there. . Definitely 5 star.. Thank You for such a nice property. .

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Girls Week in Corolla

  • 5 of 5

Thanks so much Hank! It was the perfect home. The house was clean - the beds were great (new and sleep inducing) and the community pool was perfect. Make sure you get your boil on at the Outer Banks Boil Company.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We were extremely satisfied with our stay at the Beach Retreat. The house was well equipped/suited for multiple families with children. We enjoyed the community pool and easy access to the beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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