Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Ocean Isle 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 $103 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Ocean Isle Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore the Ocean Isle Beach from vacation home rentals

Situated by the sea on the far southern coast of North Carolina, Ocean Isle Beach sits just above South Carolina, and is part of the Myrtle Beach metro area. This scenic and relaxing vacation spot is the perfect escape, offering low-key beach time paired with the recreational activities at Ocean Isle Beach Park, and easy access to the hustle and bustle of the nearby cities. Book an Ocean Isle Beach vacation rental with sea views, and spend each day taking in the sparkling sights of the Atlantic coast.

Things to do

Attractions near Ocean Isle Beach vacation rentals

Though most people visit Ocean Isle Beach with the plan to spend most of their time outdoors, there are a few museums for you and the kids to enjoy, too. Make sure to hit up the Museum of Coastal Carolina, a natural history museum exploring the region's past, and including a planetarium and live sea animals enclosed in a touch tank. If the planetarium at the museum only tickled a bit of your stargazing fancy, head to the Ingram Planetarium, which, like the museum, is also managed by the Ocean Isle Museum Foundation.

Activities

Activities near Ocean Isle Beach vacation homes

Ocean Isle Beach is one part of 58 acres of recreational area. When you're not swimming, surfing, and sunbathing on the beach, spend your days at the ballparks, on the tennis courts, or enjoying the events and concerts held at the festival grounds and in the amphitheater. There are biking trails ensuring you can explore the area easily on two wheels, but with a car, you can easily access even more of the great outdoors at Myrtle Beach State Park, or go fishing from the Surfside Beach and Pier.

Day trips

Best excursions from Ocean Isle Beach vacation homes

Ocean Isle Beach is the ideal base camp for exploring Wilmington. Vacation rentals are close to attractions like Battleship North Carolina, a museum on a World War II battleship with historic artifacts and exhibits, and Airlie Gardens, a massive garden space with walking trails and freshwater lakes. You could also visit the Bellamy Mansion Museum, an antebellum home with a Victorian garden and restored historic slave quarters.

Weather

Local weather for your stay in Ocean Isle Beach vacation homes

Thanks to its southern climate, booking an Ocean Isle Beach vacation rental is an excellent idea for most of the year. Late March through early June offers sunny and warm days, perfect for sunbathing and swimming. July and August tend to be extremely hot and humid, so if you head down with the rest of the summer vacationers, bring your SPF! September and October are also a fabulous time to visit, but keep in mind that hurricane season can extend through November. December through February might not make for great beach weather, but you'll still find some winter sun.

Natural features

Where the locals are wild, waveriders, or both

Separated from the mainland by the Intracoastal Waterway, Ocean Isle Beach is a barrier island just north of the South Carolina border. The island boasts miles of sandy beaches, perfect for starting each morning with a cup of coffee from your Ocean Isle Beach vacation rental. If you're eager to get up close to the wildlife, book a tour kayaking through the marsh, or go ziplining above at the Shallotte River Swamp Park. Look for baby turtle hatchlings as they make their journey back into the sea, or catch some waves and hang ten with the local surfers.

How to get there

How to get to and around Ocean Isle Beach

The nearest airport is in North Myrtle Beach, SC (CRE-Grand Strand), located 17.2 mi (27.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR), which is 31.3 mi (50.4 km) away.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly fun near Ocean Isle Beach vacation homes

Ocean Isle Beach has numerous kid-friendly attractions to enjoy during your trip. Vacation rentals are available near family-focused attractions like the Swamp Park, a recreational site with elevated ropes courses, zip lines, and boat tours, and Ocean Isle Beach Park, a vast park with playgrounds, tennis courts, and an amphitheater.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ocean Isle Beach, NC?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,178 vacation rentals around Ocean Isle Beach. From 1,062 house rentals to 856 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 Ocean Isle 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 Ocean Isle Beach:

  • Cherry Grove Beach: 972 vacation rentals
  • Crescent Beach: 3,554 vacation rentals
  • Windy Hill: 3,766 vacation rentals
  • Long Beach: 649 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Drive Beach: 2,121 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 Ocean Isle Beach?

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

  • Brick Landing Plantation Golf Club: 5,018 vacation rentals
  • Panther's Run Golf Links: 5,888 vacation rentals
  • Leopard's Chase Golf Club: 5,606 vacation rentals
  • Silver Coast Winery: 5,334 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Ridge Plantation: 5,857 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ocean Isle 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 Ocean Isle Beach?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 1,062 Houses in Ocean Isle Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ocean Isle Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 856 rentals available
  • Cottages: 41 rentals available
  • Villas: 110 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ocean Isle Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,245 vacation rentals with pool available in Ocean Isle Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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