Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in 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 kitchens. Prices start at $162 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Corolla. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Explore history and beaches with a Corolla house rental

Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Currituck Sound, Corolla is a unique location for Outer Banks house rentals. You could explore such historic attractions as the Currituck Beach Lighthouse or the Whalehead Club, a restored hunting retreat from the 1920s. Visitors can also enjoy the wild horses that roam the beaches in the area.

Things to do

Attractions near Corolla vacation rentals

Whalehead, a stunning Art Nouveau manor covering 39 acres along the Currituck Sound, was built in 1925 as a gift from Edward Collings Knight Jr. to his wife Mary Louise. The home was completely restored in the 1990s and is now a resplendent tribute to the glamour of this bygone era. Guided tours give you a thrilling insight into the history of this storied building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and some visitors have even reported seeing spooky specters as they roam the halls.


Things to do near Corolla vacation homes

Retail therapy isn't just a pastime in Corolla—it’s a passion. Residents flock to the shopping centers that dot the region on rainy days to engage in some bargain-hunting; several malls even offer activities designed to keep kids entertained while their parents are busy browsing. The TimBuck II Shopping Village has watersports and go-carting, while the Monteray Shores Shopping Plaza has a climbing wall and movie theater to occupy the little ones. Most stores are locally owned and operated, meaning that a laid-back Outer Banks beach vibe and Corolla sophistication is on full display wherever you go.

Day trips

Best excursions near Corolla vacation rentals

Corolla is a great base camp to explore the wonders of Knotts Island. Vacation homes are just a short distance from places like Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge, a marsh preserve with migratory waterfowl and other wildlife, and Carova Beach, a sandy shore with wild mustangs and an untamed atmosphere. You could also spend time on Knotts Island Bay, a tranquil bay area with seaside amenities and beaches.


Local weather for your stay in Corolla vacation homes

Corolla vacation rentals are in perennial demand, in large part thanks to North Carolina’s consistent year-round climate. Like most beach towns, prices spike in the warm summer months, when average temperatures hover in the high 70s, so booking early is necessary if you're after a beachfront vacation rental in Corolla. Winters are mild, meaning that many outdoor activities are still an option, so why not search for a deal in this off-season period? You can enjoy a festive shopping break and avoid the lines at the top attractions, while also nabbing the best deals on rentals in the area.

Natural features

Corolla—a wild ride

Located in Historic Corolla Park, the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education is the go-to spot to discover this region’s natural heritage. A 5,000 sq. ft. gallery explores the wildlife and ecology of the Corolla area, while an enormous aquarium showcases a wide variety of specimens from the Currituck Sound. If you’re fortunate enough to get a Corolla vacation rental near the park, you’ll have the chance to visit the Corolla Wild Horse Museum or, even better, see these majestic creatures on the beach outside your front door, providing a perfect photo op to commemorate your stay.

How to get there

How to get to and around Corolla

The nearest airport is in Manteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional), located 29.3 mi (47.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Norfolk, VA (ORF-Norfolk Intl.), which is 44.8 mi (72.1 km) away.

Family friendly

Family fun near Corolla vacation home rentals

Corolla is the ideal destination for a family trip. Vacation homes are available near places like the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, a wildlife center with educational exhibits and sanctuary animals, and the Corolla Wild Horse Fund, a sanctuary for Colonial Spanish Mustangs with tours and a museum. Kids will also like Currituck National Wildlife Refuge, a vast sand and marsh waterfowl habitat with shorebirds and sea turtles.

How many vacation rentals are available around Corolla?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,085 vacation rentals around Corolla. From 1,916 house rentals to 34 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Corolla?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Corolla:

  • Whalehead Beach: 1,105 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Sands: 795 vacation rentals
  • Corolla Light: 635 vacation rentals
  • Pine Island: 561 vacation rentals
  • Monteray Shores: 448 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Corolla?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Corolla. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Currituck Outer Banks Visitor's Center: 2,638 vacation rentals
  • Currituck Golf Club: 2,403 vacation rentals
  • Corolla Adventure Golf and Bumper Cars: 2,265 vacation rentals
  • Corolla Raceway: 2,273 vacation rentals
  • Currituck Beach: 2,079 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Corolla listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Corolla?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 1,916 Houses in Corolla. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Corolla include:

  • Cottages: 34 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 74 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 34 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Corolla?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,813 vacation rentals with pool available in Corolla. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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