Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Topsail Island, 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 $123 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Topsail Island. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Beach fun in Topsail Island vacation home rentals

The serene beaches and small-town charm of Topsail Island make it an ideal spot for a laid-back beach getaway. Whether you’re looking to explore maritime forests, get out into the water, or experience the dining and shopping in town, Topsail Island vacation home rentals put you close to all you need for a coastal retreat.

Things to do

Best excursions near Topsail Beach vacation homes

From outdoor adventure to coastal shops and culture, Topsail Beach has a diverse range of attractions to suit any traveler. Vacation rentals are available near such sites as the Surf City Ocean Pier, Inc., a premier fishing spot on the edge of the island, and the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, a wildlife facility that focuses on the huge population of sea turtles in the area. Soundside Park, a quaint area with a playground, fishing pier, picnic shelters, and boat launch, is great for families, and the Seaview Pier has some of the best fishing spots on the island.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor adventure near Topsail Island vacation homes

With its beautiful waters, diverse landscape, and long stretches of shoreline, Topsail Island offers a range of outdoor recreation opportunities for both land and sea. Swimming, kayaking, canoeing, boating, waterskiing, and paddleboarding are popular options for the water, while nature walks, hiking, biking, and outdoor sports are great on land. With the abundance of fish in the area, Topsail Island is a premier destination for anglers.


Best beaches near Topsail Island vacation homes

Topsail Island and its neighboring towns have beautiful stretches of shoreline for playing, sunbathing, and swimming near your summer rental. Sea Haven Beach, an Outer Banks strand with white sand and numerous seaside shops and amenities, is a lovely spot for an ocean retreat, and West Onslow Beach, a quiet spot with gentle surf and soft sand, is ideal for families. Ocean City Beach, a historic area near a Marine Corps base, is a popular spot for swimming and sightseeing. North Topsail Beach Town Park is a family-friendly destination with a sandy shore, calm waters, a playground, and picnic areas.

Restaurants and bars

Best restaurant areas near Topsail Island vacation homes

When it’s time to refuel, Topsail Island has endless dining options to choose from. Fresh seafood with waterfront views, authentic Low Country fare, craft beer, and Southern favorites can be found in restaurants throughout the area, turning your breakfast, lunch, or dinner into a unique local experience. No matter your craving, vacation homes are available near the best restaurants the island has to offer.

Family friendly

Family fun near Topsail Island vacation homes

Topsail Island is a prime spot for family-friendly beach vacations, complete with many educational and natural attractions near vacation homes. The Missiles and More Museum is a seasonal history museum in a former missile plant with exhibits on local heritage and military history, and the Hampstead Kiwanis Park, a community green space with a large playground, ball fields, picnic areas, and nature trails is a great way to take in the scenery. Alligator Bay, a swamp lagoon, has endless opportunities for fishing and kayaking in a unique environment. Permuda Island, an unspoiled spot with a history that dates back to 300 BC, is home to many sea birds and wildlife, which can be viewed from the water by boat or kayak.

How many vacation rentals are available around Topsail Island, NC?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,919 vacation rentals around Topsail Island. From 1,451 house rentals to 33 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.