Discover a selection of 421 vacation rentals in Carova Beach, Corolla that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $93 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Carova Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Take the road less traveled to Carova Beach

The very definition of 'off the beaten track', the remote North Carolina coastal community of Carova Beach is only accessible by 4x4 or boat, with no paved roads connecting it to the nearby town of Corolla. Famously one of North America's most secluded beaches, it's also among the most spectacular _ a dramatic expanse of golden sand, where wild horses can often be sported roaming alongside the sun-worshippers, swimmers, and shell-collectors. Carova Beach vacation rentals range from compact condos to opulent beachfront houses, so you can tailor your getaway to your precise needs.

Things to do

Kid-friendly fun in Carova Beach

For a thrill-packed family day out near Carova Beach vacation rentals, head to H20BX, a state-of-the-art waterpark stuffed with twisting flumes, nerve-shredding slides, shimmering pools, and colorful kids' rides. For more youngster-friendly fun, visit the Outer Banks Children @ Play Museum. This immersive attraction allows children to charter a fishing boat, work a shift in a teddy bear hospital, and test their balance skills through interactive games. And swing by the Wild Horse Museum to learn all about the herd of wild mustangs you may have spotted hanging out on the beach.


Life on the open waves at Carova Beach

Base yourself in a Carova Beach vacation rental, and you'll have the deep blue Atlantic Ocean as your own adventure playground. Carova, and indeed the whole string of narrow barrier islands that make up the Outer Banks, is a world-renowned sport fishing hotspot, with the local crystal-clear waters teeming with yellowfin tuna, mahi mahi, wahoo, marlin, and other highly-prized catches. Ocean breezes and crashing waves often provide ideal conditions for adrenalin-pumping activities like surfing and kiteboarding. If you'd rather take in your sensational surroundings at a gentle pace, hire a kayak or paddle board and explore the coastline at your leisure.


Sunny summer days on Carova Beach

Carova Beach vacation rentals are in particularly high demand during the peak summer months of June to August. The weather at this time is generally hot and dry, with plenty of sunshine. Winters, by contrast, can be chilly, although much milder than many other regions of the United States. Spring and fall are perhaps the best times to visit, with more space to yourself thanks to fewer out-of-towners, and agreeably warm weather, ideal for outdoor pursuits like fishing, windsurfing and kiteboarding.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Carova Beach

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carova Beach is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sandbridge Beach (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Corolla Beach (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Currituck Beach (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • False Cape State Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Swan Beach (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Carova Beach

Fly into Norfolk Intl. Airport (ORF), the closest airport, located 32.6 mi (52.5 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Carova Beach?

Whatever vacation experience you're seeking, you'll find a rental property in or around Carova Beach that suits your style. Why not try these on for size?:

  • "Corolla Village Nc Obx Easywalk2 Beachpoolhottuboceanside" is a guest favorite. Around 10 miles from Carova Beach, it has 6 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities, including a playground and an ice maker.
  • "Carova Beach Canal Front Cottage 4x4 Required Beach Parking Pass Provided" also promises an awesome stay, offering 2 bedrooms, a coffee grinder, towels and more. It's around 1 mile from Carova Beach.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Carova Beach vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Carova Beach?

Forget about catching up on chores, because weekends were made for fun. Escape to one of these weekend getaways in and near Carova Beach and make the most of all the terrific things to do nearby:

  • Located 5 miles to the south of the center of Carova Beach, "Beautiful Oceanfront Views Obx 4x4 Area Corolla Horses 2023 Calendar Open" appeals to nature lovers and adventure seekers. Get out and see nearby attractions, including Children at Play Museum and Aycock Brown Welcome Center. Then, try your hand at activities like surfing and boogie boarding or fishing.
  • Alternatively, leave your cares behind at "Secret Paradise Carova 4x4 Beach". Use it as a base to relax, or head out for some kayaking and snorkeling. When you're ready to explore some nearby attractions, plan a visit to Kilmarlic Golf Club and Dismal Swamp State Park. This popular vacation rental is around 1 mile north of Carova Beach.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Carova Beach?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish choice, ideally suited for traveling couples or solo adventurers. Spend your days getting to know your surroundings and your nights relaxing in your comfy hideaway. These properties in or near Carova Beach will tick all the boxes:

  • Enjoy some time out on your own or take a few buddies along to "Charming Tiny Cottage". You'll have plenty of amenities to make your stay comfortable, including coffee and tea making facilities and a TV.
  • "1010 Sea The Light Private Pool And Hot Tub Dog Friendly 9 Min Walk To Beach" is another top choice, providing all you could need for the ideal Carova Beach retreat. Convenient amenities here include heating and WiFi.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Carova Beach?

Just because you only have a handful of days off work doesn't mean you need to spend it in a dull hotel room. Go on vacation but still have the home comforts you love at one of these short-term rentals in or around Carova Beach:

  • "Ocean View, 5 Master Bedroom House" is near the center of Carova Beach, so you'll have plenty of things to keep you on the go. Find your way to leading attractions like Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Whalehead when you're not enjoying the comforts of your cozy digs.
  • Hop out of bed, pour yourself a coffee and then start planning what to see around "Charming Cottage 2 Blocks From The Beach". Corolla Adventure Golf and Bumper Cars and Wild Horse Museum should be on your radar if you stay at this popular vacation rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Carova Beach?

Nothing says "I love you" like planning a romantic weekend together. If you're eager to spend a couple of nights away with your sweetheart, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Carova Beach that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Around 10 miles from Carova Beach, "Corolla Village Nc Obx Easywalk2 Beachpoolhottuboceanside" is a perfect place for adoring couples. A restaurant dining guide and a dining table are some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • Another option where you can spend a few relaxing days together is "Carova Beach Canal Front Cottage 4x4 Required Beach Parking Pass Provided". Around 1 mile from Carova Beach, a nearby bay and air conditioning add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Carova Beach?

Peep these large group vacation rentals in or near Carova Beach where you won't have to leave anyone off your invite list:

  • You'll have enough space to move around at "Corolla Village Nc Obx Easywalk2 Beachpoolhottuboceanside". Around 10 miles south of Carova Beach, this generously sized property has 6 bedrooms accommodating up to 15 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including a water park and a kitchen.
  • "Beautiful Oceanfront Views Obx 4x4 Area Corolla Horses 2023 Calendar Open" is another impressive option. It's around 5 miles to the south of Carova Beach, has 6 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 16 guests. A beach view and a fireplace are just a couple of things that'll help make your group vacation more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Carova Beach?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool is one of the most desired. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Carova Beach and spend your time splashing around. Just don't forget your inflatable pizza slice:

  • Pack your swimming gear and make a booking at "Ocean View, 5 Master Bedroom House". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including a balcony and free toiletries.
  • Spend leisurely days splashing about or simply unwinding by the water at "4x4 Obx Beach House With Pool And Hot Tub". This vacation rental is another top pick and comes with a foosball table, a dining table and more.

Not sure what to pack for your Carova Beach getaway? This impressive destination has a humid subtropical climate. In the summertime, expect average temperatures of between 70 ºF and 85 ºF. Scroll through our selection of Carova Beach vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Carova Beach?

A family get-together should be one to remember. Whether you're planning some time off with the kids or a celebration with relatives, our large family vacation rentals in or near Carova Beach offer a comfy home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Sleeping up to 15 guests in 6 bedrooms, "Corolla Village Nc Obx Easywalk2 Beachpoolhottuboceanside" is the ideal place for some family time. This popular getaway is 10 miles to the south of Carova Beach and has creature comforts such as a smart TV and a microwave oven.
  • "Beautiful Oceanfront Views Obx 4x4 Area Corolla Horses 2023 Calendar Open" is also popular with families. It's about 5 miles to the south of Carova Beach, has 6 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 16 guests. Useful amenities here include a microwave oven and a separate dining area.

When it's time to get out and explore, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone happy. Corolla Adventure Golf and Bumper Cars, Estuarine Nature Walk and Whale Head Bay should be top of your must-do list.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Carova Beach?

Nothing says fancy-schmancy like having an indoor pool. Pack your swimwear and take a dip in the comfort and privacy of one of these spacious vacation homes in or near Carova Beach:

  • With 5 bedrooms that can sleep up to 12 people, "Oceanside Family Home In Center Of Corolla Light Resort" is the perfect place to take a break with close friends. Make use of this property's many amenities, such as a swimming pool and a fireplace.
  • Alternatively, escape to "Oceanside Home In Corolla With Private Pool", which has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. Along with that swish pool at your beck and call inside, a swimming pool and a sauna will help keep everyone comfortable and happy.

If you're curious about other options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Carova Beach vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Carova Beach?

At Vrbo, we've got rental places in or near Carova Beach to suit the most choosey of guests. Here are some of our favorite two-bedroom options to get you started:

  • Offering a kitchen and a nearby waterfront, "Carova Beach Canal Front Cottage 4x4 Required Beach Parking Pass Provided" has all you'll need for a superb stay. Unpack your luggage and then venture out and explore the neighborhood.
  • "Live Amongst Wild Horses Roaming Free Along Miles Of Ocean Beach" is another lovely two-bedroom escape. It has a kitchen, a garden and much more.