Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Rodanthe, NC 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 $138 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Rodanthe. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Days and nights in peaceful Rodanthe

Rodanthe, North Carolina is a tiny village on the Outer Banks with fewer than 300 residents. Escape to your own romantic little paradise of sand and sun. From Rodanthe vacation rentals you can frolic and play in the sand dunes, kayak in the ocean, fly a kite or visit the local family-owned restaurants where you’ll welcomed with open arms. Visit the birthplace of the U.S. Coast Guard or spend the day on a gorgeous beach. Later on, create your own Nights in Rodanthe when you take a romantic stroll among the dunes.

Things to do

Much to see in romantic Rodanthe

History lovers, beach-goers and solitude seekers alike will adore everything about this picturesque village. The Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site commemorates the founding of the U.S. Coast Guard. Take a self-guided tour through the exhibits including two original station buildings as well as replica boats and equipment. If you’re lucky, you may even catch a reenactment of a rescue using rescue cannons and artifacts! Fans of the book and movie “Nights in Rodanthe” will love Rodanthe vacation rentals as you can stroll around the village taking in the famous filming locations from the movie adaptation.


Nature, beaches, and tradition in Rodanthe

odanthe vacation rentals are perfect for seeing this lovely coastal town where you can enjoy relaxing on the sands of secluded beaches all day. For a slice of aquatic action, take to the waves and hire equipment for the local water activities including fishing, kayaking (hire tandem, single or even fishing kayaks!), and kiteboarding. Evenings can be spent sampling the local produce in Rodanthe’s restaurants which are mainly family-owned. In Rodanthe, the locals are famous for celebrating "Old Christmas" on January 6, formerly Christmas on the Julian Calendar, a custom which was inherited from the original English settlers.


Enjoy the magic of Rodanthe all summer long

With average summer highs of about 84°F and a cool ocean breeze, what’s not to love about this beautiful village? Rodanthe vacation rentals are the perfect places for taking in this wonderful weather and stunning scenery. 210 sunny days a year will ensure you get to spend as much time as possible basking in the sun. Winters are fairly mild with average January lows of 40°F and with yearly snowfall at 1 inch, you can enjoy those beach views for most of the year.

Natural features

Rodanthe: Preserved and peaceful on Hatteras Island

Rodanthe, North Carolina, is located on Hatteras Island and is served by North Carolina Highway 12, which runs north/south through town. This quiet little village is also of the Chicamacomico area, which is bordered by nature on all sides. To the north lies Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, and to the south, Cape Hatteras National Seashore. You’ll find the Atlantic Ocean to the east and Pamlico Sound to the west. Rodanthe is located in Dare County, home to the middle part of the Outer Banks and Roanoke Island.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Rodanthe

The nearest airport is in Manteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional), located 25.7 mi (41.3 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Rodanthe?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to go on vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and take off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Rodanthe:

  • "Four Seasons, Top Amenities, Fully Stocked" is a favorite with guests. Around 35 miles from Rodanthe, it has 6 bedrooms and loads of amenities to help you feel at home, including a DVD player and a fenced pool.
  • Another enticing choice is "Bright And Beachy 3 Bed/2 Bath Soundside Mp6", which is around 25 miles from Rodanthe. Offering 3 bedrooms, optional golf privileges and spa and beauty services, it has everything you need to keep you happy and comfortable.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Rodanthe?

You need only open the door to our tiny house vacation rentals in Rodanthe to discover that great things really do come in little packages. Expertly designed to maximize space, these pint-sized digs deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Take a couple of days off to clear your mind at "Upscale 1926 C And O Train Caboose Tiny House Minutes To Waynesville And Asheville". Located in Waynesville, coffee and tea making facilities and spa and beauty services are just a couple of the amenities you can expect here.
  • Alternatively, base yourself at "Tiny House Downtown New Bern". Located in New Bern, this little abode comes with a fridge and internet services.

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

Clock off on Friday afternoon and then forget all about work. If it's time for some fun and relaxation, these rentals in and near Rodanthe promise an awesome weekend getaway:

  • Leave the hustle and bustle behind at "The Starry Banner Classic Yacht Docked In Historic Downtown Manteo Marina", which is around 19 miles to the northwest of Rodanthe. There's lots of nature and adventure to keep you on the go here. Try golf and cycling or simply enjoy the sights of Jockey's Ridge State Park and Currituck Heritage Park.
  • "Beautiful Lakefront Beach Property" is another great setting for a fun few days away. Around 25 miles south of Rodanthe, use it as a base to try some tennis or horse riding. Hatteras Village Welcome Center and Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site and Museum should also be on your itinerary if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Rodanthe?

Typically small in size, affordable and well located, it's not difficult to fall for the charms of a studio apartment. Escape to one of these options and experience the energy of Rodanthe up close:

  • Get out and explore from the comfort of "The Starry Banner Classic Yacht Docked In Historic Downtown Manteo Marina". This vacation rental is a terrific base for sightseeing and offers amenities including a nearby waterfront and nearby hunting activities.
  • Another appealing choice is "Caroline Cottage Located Historic Waterfront District". Make the most of a boat, free toiletries and other convenient amenities during your vacation.

There are loads of sights around Rodanthe to put on your must-do list. Nourish your inner culture vulture by visiting Burning Coal Theatre and Memorial Hall.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Rodanthe?

Every now and then, you've just got to take a well-earned breather, even if it's only for one or two days. Experience the ideal combination of relaxation and sightseeing at one of these short-term rentals in or around Rodanthe:

  • Nice and close to the heart of Rodanthe, "Beautiful Lakefront Beach Property" is a terrific base for a whirlwind getaway. While you're in the area, make sure you visit leading sights like Jordan Lake State Recreation Area and The Preserve at Jordan Lake.
  • "Carolina Cottage - Cozy Family Friendly Cottage In The Outer Banks" is another appealing option. Remember to add Cloer Family Vineyards and McIntyre's Fine Books and Bookends to your list when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Rodanthe?

Whether spent in a cottage, a cabin or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is a wonderful way to add some zing to your relationship. Whisk your sweetie away for a couple of days at one of these sought-after escapes in or near Rodanthe:

  • Located around 25 miles from Rodanthe, "Bright And Beachy 3 Bed/2 Bath Soundside Mp6" is a perfect place for doting couples. Beauty services and a nearby bay are some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • Otherwise, spend your break drinking wine and canoodling at "Where The Beach And Nature Collide", around 30 miles from Rodanthe. A nearby bay and a fireplace will help set the scene for romance.

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

Sneak a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Rodanthe where you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list:

  • Providing privacy, comfort and space, you'll get everyone's nod of approval at "Seaclusion' For All, An Ocean Front Luxury Home". Up to 14 people can be accommodated at this property which has 5 bedrooms, a beach view and a fireplace. This top pick is around 9 miles to the south of Rodanthe.
  • Nothing is more important than being with the people you love, and "K1421 Acqua. Ocean Views; Semi" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 25 miles to the north of Rodanthe, as many as 14 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A water view and an ocean view are among the many amenities at hand here.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can offer, a pool is one of the most desired. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Rodanthe and spend your days splashing about. Just don't forget your flamingo floatie:

  • Round up your crew and enjoy a memorable break at "One Of A Kind Oceanfront Beach House With Million Dollar Views And A Hot Tub". There's a lot to love about this retreat besides its pool, such as a stair gate and a nearby bay.
  • Spend lazy vacation days splashing about or catching a few peaceful moments beside the water at "Great Beach House - Kill Devil Hills". This vacation home is another guest favorite and offers pet-friendly facilities, daily housekeeping services and more.

Rodanthe has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 75 ºF and 80 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Rodanthe vacation rental and organize your getaway for any time of year.

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

Every family get-together should be memorable. Whether you're planning a break with the kids or a celebration with relatives, these large family vacation rentals in or near Rodanthe offer a home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Invite your nearest and dearest to "Beautiful Lakefront Beach Property", which has 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests. This getaway is located 25 miles to the south of Rodanthe and features amenities such as a TV and on-site watersports.
  • Another great choice is "Beautiful Waterfront Home Features Private Dock And Use Of Two Tandem Kayaks". This large rental is 25 miles northwest of Rodanthe and features childrens activities, outdoor furniture and more. With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 9 people, you won't need to leave anyone off your guest list.

If you're after family-friendly attractions in the area, there's no shortage of choice. North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Frankie's Fun Park and Triangle Town Center promise lots of fun for all ages.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Rodanthe?

Spending time with family is important, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Book one of these family cabin rentals in or near Rodanthe and create wonderful memories with the people you love:

  • "Kdh Cozy Log Cabin Near Wood Preserve" - This popular place offers free toiletries and towels and is located around 25 miles to the northwest of the center of Rodanthe.
  • "Cabin In The Woods On The Water Hidden Away At The Beach" - Another fabulous choice, this property comes with a garden, a nearby laundromat and more. You'll find it around 25 miles to the northwest of Rodanthe.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Rodanthe vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.