6 Homes to Rent for an Outer Banks Christmas

As the seasons change, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season starts to ramp up. To escape the dropping temperatures and the hectic task of decorating, planning and hosting a grand affair, why not escape with your family to the beach? With fewer crowds and just as gorgeous coastline views, the Outer Banks is a magical spot for a coastal Christmas vacation. Stroll along the sand looking for treasure or cozy up indoors to stunning views of the water and sunsets. You can still set up a tree and enjoy a home cooked holiday dinner in these six Hatteras Island and Corolla rental homes:

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5 Knots

For those who love all things Hatteras, 5 Knots is just the house to hunker down in during the holiday rush. This seven-bedroom home sits right on the soundfront in historical Hatteras Village. Relax on the furnished waterfront decks to views of the fishing boats cruising by or a stunning sunset. Skip over to the local shops just across the boardwalk for last-minute holiday gifts or book a fishing charter at the marina next door. You’ll enjoy a relaxing holiday experiencing the Hatteras lifestyle.

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Pura Vida

For comfort and relaxation during the holiday, Pura Vida is a magnificent oceanfront retreat for families and friends. Enjoy stunning ocean views from all levels of the house and luxury amenities while spending time with your loved ones. The chef’s kitchen with double appliances, top-of-the-line cookware, and an extra-large island sets just the scene to get everyone involved in cooking up a seasonal feast.

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Carolina Bliss

With 10 bedrooms, Carolina Bliss has everything you need to keep the family busy during a week at the beach. Soak in one of two bubbly hot tubs, snuggle up for your family’s favorite holiday flick in the theater room, or challenge the crew to a round of pool in the game room. Don’t forget to bring along your furry family members too! It wouldn’t be a holiday gathering without them.

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Wings on a Prayer 410

This sprawling coastal home features 12 bedrooms with private baths, a theater room, a rec room with a pool table and a card table, and a gourmet kitchen with double appliances. It’s the ultimate spot for extended families to meet, especially if you’re all traveling from different states. Make the Outer Banks your meeting place, and enjoy awesome views of the Atlantic Ocean – it’s just two lots away from beach access.

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Fun in Paradise 498

This beautifully decorated oceanside estate is a nice change of scenery for travelers looking to celebrate the holidays away from home. Equipped with two hot tubs, a pool, and a pool table, everyone can spread out and take advantage of the home’s amenities before coming together for a holiday meal. It’s dog-friendly too, so you can bring Fido along for the festivities.

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Blue Lady PI94

Located in the premiere Pine Island community, Blue Lady PI94 is a great holiday getaway for families seeking the comfort of an Outer Banks home with the added convenience of hotel-like amenities. Enjoy hot tubs, a glass elevator, a theater room, and a grand piano – just to spot to gather for some group renditions of your favorite holiday tunes. To top it off, the pristine sandy beaches and breathtaking ocean views are just outside the door.

Get some tips for spending the holidays away from home here.