Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Holden Beach, 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 kitchens. Prices start at $160 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Holden Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience Holden Beach at vacation home rentals

Holden Beach offers small-town charm and unspoiled beauty, drawing families to its beaches year after year. Whether you want to soak up the sun or spend your time enjoying the water, Holden Beach vacation home rentals give you all you need for a memorable vacation experience.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Holden Beach vacation rentals

Holden Beach is filled with fun attractions for the whole family. Close to your vacation rental, you could visit the Holden Beach Fishing Pier to cast some lines or visit Mary’s Gone Wild to check out local folk artwork and crafts. You’ll also like Fort Apache, a roadside museum with an eclectic collection of artifacts.

Activities

Activities near Holden Beach vacation homes

Holden Beach is a natural playground for adventurers. You can kayak or paddleboard along the picturesque Intracoastal Waterway, watch for dolphins playing in the water, try out surfing or bodyboarding on the water, and more. On land, you can bike and hike for wildlife sighting, or you can just simply soak up the sun on the beach and build sand castles near your Holden Beach vacation rental.

Day trips

Day trips from Holden Beach vacation homes

Holden Beach is the ideal base camp to explore the wonders of Ocean Isle Beach. Vacation rentals are close to attractions like the Museum of Coastal Carolina, a museum with art and local history exhibits, a planetarium, and a touch tank with live animals, and Ocean Isle Beach Park, a public park with playgrounds, tennis courts, and sports fields. You could also visit Mulberry Park, a recreational park with an amphitheater, community garden, and nature trails, or Bird Island Reserve, a coastal marine reserve with diverse wildlife and shorebirds.

Weather

Climate for your trip to Holden Beach vacation homes

Like much of North Carolina, the climate in Holden Beach is warm and temperate. The balmy weather is perfect for long days in the sun and nights near the beach. July is the warmest month of the year, with temperatures averaging in the 80s, and January is the coldest month. The best time to visit Holden Beach is in the spring and summer, though the summers can attract more crowds.

Natural features

Explore the stunning island of Holden Beach

Holden Beach is an island positioned along the coast of North Carolina. Expect amazing views as you look out across the Atlantic Ocean and a good chance of seeing dolphins frolicking in the surf. The Intracoastal Waterway not only provides fun activities to partake in, but also the chance to see wildlife like sea turtles during the warmer months. The beautiful beach of Holden Beach is clean and safe, and has even been voted the best family beach in the U.S.A.

Family friendly

Family attractions near Holden Beach vacation homes

Kids will love the array of attractions in Holden Beach. Vacation rentals can be found near family-friendly places like the Swamp Park, a recreational site with zip lines, boat tours, and elevated rope courses, and Magic Mountain Fun Park, a water park with waterslides, pools, and other family amusements. You'll also enjoy Ferry Landing Park, a waterfront park with a sandy beach, gazebo, picnic areas, a fishing pier, and bench swings.

How many vacation rentals are available around Holden Beach, NC?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,898 vacation rentals around Holden Beach. From 1,305 house rentals to 480 condo and apartment 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 Holden Beach?

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 Holden Beach:

  • Cherry Grove Beach: 970 vacation rentals
  • Long Beach: 648 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Drive Beach: 2,120 vacation rentals
  • Tranquil Harbour: 612 vacation rentals
  • Yaupon Beach: 225 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 Holden Beach?

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

  • Cherry Grove Pier: 9,103 vacation rentals
  • Members Club at St. James Plantation: 3,060 vacation rentals
  • Brick Landing Plantation Golf Club: 5,005 vacation rentals
  • Bald Head Island Conservancy: 2,474 vacation rentals
  • Panther's Run Golf Links: 5,879 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Holden Beach 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 Holden Beach?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 1,305 Houses in Holden Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Holden Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 480 rentals available
  • Cottages: 58 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 58 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 Holden Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 866 vacation rentals with pool available in Holden Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.