Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

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:
September 23, 2017



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! 4.6/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

66% Complete
25% Complete
8% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Beach Retreat at 'The Villas at Corolla Bay'
average rating of 4.5833335 based on 12 reviews

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: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

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: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

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
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
Northern Virginia

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: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

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: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Convenient, great for active families

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice in a quiet neighborhood with great amenities (pool, volleyball court, hot tub, basketball court, short walk to the beach). We were able to bike to the grocery store and the lighthouse as well. The neighborhood was perfect for our 4 year old to practice riding his bike without much traffic. Owner was prompt at addressing needs and inquiries. Would highly recommend for active families.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0


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.

You might like these similar properties