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Highlights Oak Island (NC)

  • Historic sites
  • Outdoor sports
  • Sandy beaches
  • Pro golf
  • Family adventure
  • Hiking

Best Vacation Rentals in Oak Island (NC)

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Oak Island (nc), Brunswick County
Vacation Rental • 10 Guests • 3 Bedrooms
(12 reviews)
Oceanfront luxury! Benny's on the Beach is a pet-friendly paradise!Completely renovated and professionally decorated 3 bedroom, 3 bath beach home combines modern luxury with Oak Island charm. No expense was spared to make your “Benny's on the Beach” experience the best it can be.From the kitchen with all-new stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, professional cookware, and a well-stocked pantry (complete with seasonings and spices, and staples like flour and sugar) to the elegantly appointed bedrooms each with their own bathroom, luxurious mattresses and bedding, and tv with Netfli...
from $422 / night
Oak Island (nc), Brunswick County
Vacation Rental • 1959 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(4 reviews)
Hang ten at Sun & Waves, this sweet, chill pad has a lot of gnarly feature including 2 king suites with twin sun room day beds. BUT THAT'S NOT ALL this vibe'n beach house has. Come soak up the Oak Island sun and catch some waves and see it for yourself. Up to 2 pets are welcome in this home ($100/ pet)SUN & WAVES INDOOR ACCOMMODATIONS INCLUDE:- 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom including sun rooms- 2 King suites with private bathrooms & sun rooms- 1 bunk bed room with private bathroom for the kids! - Linens included with reservations: bed sheets, bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths &...
from $463 / night
Oak Island (nc), Brunswick County
Vacation Rental • 11 Guests • 4 Bedrooms
(6 reviews)
"Shore Thing" it will make your heart sing, it will make everything groovy for your Oak Island vacation. Conveniently located on E Dolphin Dr, this 'Thing' has 4 bedrooms & 3 1/2 Bathrooms for any size family stay. Enjoy the smell of the salt air while looking at ocean views from one of the 2 large front decks. Don't worry about tiny humans or your bare feet while enjoying the views because these porches have been redone with awesome trek. You really can't go wrong with this "Shore Thing." To be "Shore" this house has everything including 2 King Suites with private bathrooms, 1 King roo...
from $355 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Oak Island (NC)

$692for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
$588 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Oak Island (NC)

22%for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
45% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Oak Island (NC)

Visit the hidden island next to the famous Myrtle Beach

This quiet little gem is sandwiched between Myrtle Beach and Wilmington. Because it isn’t well known, you can have this slice of heaven all to yourself for a relaxing getaway with family and friends. It’s a beachcomber's paradise, full of sandy beaches and turquoise ocean like a picture-perfect postcard! You can take a day trip to Myrtle Beach and still have supper on the famous Oak Island Pier. Your days will be filled with adventure and family friendly activities. Thrill seekers will find their fix here too. You’ll feel right at home among the community-oriented businesses and restaurants.

Classic coastal NC rentals

These charming, gorgeous rentals are just what you need to start your vacation off on the right foot. Whether you choose beach accommodations, or the fresh atmosphere that a rental in the nearby woods can offer, there is a rental just right for you! Staying in one of these architecturally classic, Southeast coast rentals will give you a 360-degree, laid-back NC experience! Perfect for families, couples or big groups, some of the amenities include a full-sized kitchen, large living room space with a TV, gardens and a terrace.

Vacations in Oak Island (NC)

The area and getting around

Oak Island is a fun-loving island full of adventure

There are two famous fishing piers worth visiting, Ocean Crest Pier and Oak Island Pier. Both have exciting fishing right on the pier and fine dining. Ocean Crest is especially popular for its special events and angling competitions. There’s also plenty of action on the ocean. You can charter sailing vessels and fishing boats for deep sea sport fishing. Or, rent kayaks, paddleboards, and anything else that goes on the water. Of course there’s also relaxing shell picking and quiet walks on the beach with soft white sand. Also, there are tons of unique shopping and nightlife to enjoy while you’re here!

Hit the “golf coast” for exemplary greens

Oak Island is part of Brunswick Isles, the golfing capital of the southeast. You’ll have the opportunity to play a round of 18 holes on Arnold Palmer’s famous designed course, as well as other popular golf stars. Join Oak Island Gold Club to get the best experience from this pro-golfer’s dream destination. For a less professional venue check out Oak Island Jungle Golf and Arcade featuring 18 holes of mini-golf in a jungle themed park. There’s also classic arcade games like Pac-Man and games with prizes for the competitive ones. Be sure to stop by the nearby ice-cream shop for its unusual flavors like “Birthday Cake” and “Bubblegum”.

Travelers and activities

Oak Island (NC) for Outdoor fanatics

If you love fish and the idea of grilling a fresh catch while drinking a smooth brew, head out to Ocean Crest Fishing Pier at the tip of Cape Fear Coast. You’ll be glad you did, just for the friendly atmosphere and interesting people you’re likely to meet. And, the Spanish and King Mackerel are to die for! For a nature immersion take a hike to the Oak Island Nature Center and do the Talking Trees Walking Trail alongside the spectacular river with birds singing in the lush trees. They have fossils and interesting animal displays that are educational for the whole family.

Oak Island (NC) for History enthusiasts

Centuries before European settlers arrived in North Carolina, it was home to tribes related to the Sioux and Cherokee nations. You can purchase their baskets, pottery and jewelry at select shops. Visit historic Fort Caswell, built in 1838, and discover its importance to the Civil War and both World Wars. Oak Island Pier is another historical site offering excellent fishing and recreation. The Flying Fish Café has beautiful sunset views overlooking the ocean and delightful fresh cuisine like Hoisin salmon and corn crab cakes that go well with their signature wines. For extra adventure, visit the historic lighthouses and climb the iconic Oak Island Lighthouse’s 131 steep steps for a spectacular view!

Hurricane Hazel devastated Oak Island in 1954 and was the worst category 4 hurricane to hit North Carolina on record.

Top 5 travel tips in Oak Island (NC)

1. See the starry night sky at Ingram Planetarium

The Ingram Planetarium is the place to learn about our universe. They have the Paul Dennis Science Hall and the Sky Theater Library with lots of interactive information for the family. Then, there are programs with laser light accompanied by music shows and ancient geological history. Lots to do for the curious mind!

2. Find something whimsical

Everyone loves shopping while on holiday because you never know what cool things you’ll find. The Hoarders is perfect for your treasure hunting collection. They offer art, antiques, sculptures, and many unusual trinkets to add to everyone’s collection.

3. Get a bird’s eye view of the neighborhood

Hop on a helicopter and take one of four sightseeing flights like the ‘Beach Lovers’ or ‘Historic Lighthouse Tour’. But if you’re really daring you can get a Discovery Flight package where you’ll be the pilot. Now that’s worth writing home about!

4. Discover a hidden natural treasure

The Environmental Overlook Trail takes you across the Davis Canal at Oak Island Drive. It has a swamp area filled with fascinating herons, egrets and other beautiful birds and unusual wildlife. There are also bridges and boardwalks leading into the forest and ending at the beach.

5. Explore Fort Fisher’s significance in American History

Fort Fisher from the mid 1800s harbors details of the Civil War which determined the fate of the Confederacy. You’ll have a unique opportunity to view its underwater Archeology Headquarters Museum featuring artifacts that divers have brought up from the sea floor of shipwrecks from the Civil War, Blackbeard, and many more plus details of current projects.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Oak Island (NC)

How much did it cost for a vacation rental in Oak Island last year?

Oak Island is one of the most expensive cities in the USA. The costs for a vacation rental here amount to around $423 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Oak Island?

According to the previous year, the months with the cheapest prices in Oak Island are April, October and May, with average prices of $334, $345, and $379, respectively.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Oak Island?

When booking a vacation rental in Oak Island, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of January (with an average of $515 per night), followed by February ($504), and then August ($450).

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Oak Island well in advance?

In order to not have problems finding accommodation in Oak Island, it is necessary to plan ahead as 77% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

When are more vacation rentals available?

Last year, the months with the most vacation rentals available of the year in Oak Island were January, December and February, with average availabilities of 49%, 47%, and 42%, respectively.

How many rentals are there in Oak Island?

In Oak Island we work with 3 different providers to give you a choice of 500 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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