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Highlights Ocracoke

  • Seaside rentals
  • Coastal destination
  • Family getaway
  • Spring break destination
  • Natural landscapes
  • Hiking trails

Best Vacation Rentals in Ocracoke

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Ocracoke, Pamlico Sound
Vacation Rental • 6 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
5.0
'It's hard for me to put into words why I like the beach so much. Everything about it is renewing for me, almost like therapy...Beach Therapy' ~ --Amy DykensThis comfortable two bedroom, two bath cottage offers a spacious open kitchen, living and dining area with cathedral ceilings and access to either of the connected screened porches.2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths: 1 Master Bedroom with Queen (private bath with shower/tub), 1 with two Double Beds.Amenities include central air conditioning/heat, ceiling fans, wireless internet service, 3 cable TVs and DVD player. The kitchen offers a microwave and di...
from $260 / night
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Ocracoke, Pamlico Sound
Vacation Rental • 8 Guests • 4 Bedrooms
Enjoy this large, luxurious waterfront home on Pamlico Sound. Professionally designed, featuring exceptional details and decor throughout. As you enter, it is evident that this is truly a special home. The location provides privacy, amazing water views and a sense of tranquility, both inside and out. A private dock with shallow water access is perfect for kayaks or a flat bottom boat. Relax on a screened porch or one of the many decks. Enjoy the exceptional vacation experience that this home has to offer. A wonderful vacation retreat! Still Point features two story living with views from ev...
from $521 / night
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Ocracoke, Pamlico Sound
Vacation Rental • 9 Guests • 4 Bedrooms
This well appointed Ocracoke Island home is a 'full catch' for the whole family. Fine details and generous amenities make this the place to stay! There's even a distant ocean view. The reverse floor plan and convenient location are an added bonus.4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths: 2 Master Bedrooms with King bed, 1 with a Queen and a Daybed (twin) and 1 with a Bunk Bed and a Pyramid Bunk Bed (double on bottom and twin on top). Sleeper Sofa in the den. Two of the bathrooms have a whirlpool tub.Amenities include central air conditioning/heat, ceiling fans, wireless internet access, 6 TVs, and 2 DVD playe...
from $211 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Ocracoke

$191for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
$214 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Ocracoke

47%for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
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Vacation rentals in Okracoke

Spectacular rental locations in Okracoke

Organize your next trip to the coastal town of Okracoke. You will be able to find this town located in the southern part of Ocracoke Island, which is situated within the Hyde County of North Carolina, in the United States of America. If you are looking for a tranquil and peaceful destination by the coast, this is the place for you. With a population of just 948 inhabitants year-round, you will be able to fully enjoy the beauty of this place without any crowds. This location is ideal if you want to enjoy water sports, lay on the beach and sunbathe, as well as if you are looking for a location to relax with family and friends.

Vacation Rentals in Okracoke

Situated right on the coast, you will find that plenty of the rental locations have a gorgeous view of the beach. However, you will be able to choose between a more secluded location as well as the ones which are closer to the center of the town. Take the chance to be immersed in nature with a rental property by the beach. Imagine waking up in the morning and having your breakfast on a porch where you feel the fresh sea breeze. Invite friends over for dinner on your patio or for a swim in your private pool. Take advantage of these and plenty more opportunities in Okracoke.

Vacations in Okracoke

The area and getting around

By boat or plane

The only way to arrive at Ocracoke is by boat or with a small plane. However, you will be able to find free ferries that depart from Hatteras Island and continuously run throughout the day, every hour or two, with a destination in Ocracoke Island. This ferry trip usually lasts about 40 minutes. The closest cities to arrive in are Norfolk, Raleigh and Greenville, all just a couple of hours drive from Hatteras Island.

Where to eat in Okracoke

Being a small and remote island, you will find it impressive the number of restaurants available in Ocracoke. You will be able to find anything, from fine dining to fast food places. For one of the most loved local eateries, head to The Back Porch. Here you will be presented with an open space area that will provide you with fresh seafood and hand-cut meats. If you are looking for a more unique experience, you will find that Dajio is the place for you. This restaurant is situated in the middle of nature and run by a husband and wife team. Here you will be served with delicious plates of locally caught fish, shrimp and oysters. You will also have the chance to bring your catch and allow them to cook it for you.

Travelers and activities

Okracoke for outdoor explorers

Being situated by the beach, you will find that there are plenty of opportunities to explore the great outdoors. While visiting the area, you will find that Okracoke Beach is ideal for water sports as it's spacious and uncrowded. Here you will find the perfect spot to go surfing and kitesurfing. With its calm waters, beginners and novices will find it just as comfortable to partake. You can always check out the inland area by bike. With flat roads and small hills, you will be able to have an enjoyable ride on your single-speed beach cruiser bike.

Okracoke for family activities

If you decide to take a vacation with the whole family, you will find that these are perfect activities to enjoy all together. The Ocracoke Banker Ponies is one of the most loved family-friendly activities in the area. Many centuries ago, a shipwreck left a herd of Spanish mustangs on Ocracoke Island. Now they have become part of the island and the National Park Service takes care of them in a ranch where you can visit and learn about this species. If you want to go swimming with your younger kids, head over to the Okracoke Lifeguard Beach where you will be able to find public restrooms, picnic areas, as well as lifeguards that will ensure your family is safe.

Did you know that Ocracoke Island was the location of the pirate Blackbeard's death in November 1718?

Top 5 travel tips for Okracoke

1. Portsmouth Island

You will find this place located just across from Ocracoke. Portsmouth Island was once the largest settlement on the Outer Banks.

2.Okracoke Lighthouse

Visit some local history while in the area. This lighthouse was built in 1823 and it's known to be the oldest lighthouse in North Carolina, as well as being in continuous service.

3. Springer's Point

Explore the local flora and fauna. In this location, you will be able to walk through more than 120 acres of maritime forest, tidal red cedar forest, salt marsh, tidal ponds, and grasslands.

4.Ocracoke Preservation Society Museum

Another great location to learn about the Ocracoke community is in this museum. Here you will have the chance to take a glimpse into the early times of Okracoke while visiting the historic residence of Coast Guard Captain David Williams.

5. British Cemetery

A popular historical landmark in Okracoke can be found here. This cemetery will tell you all about the history and downfall of the British soldiers from the HMS Bedfordshire.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Ocracoke

How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Ocracoke?

Our data shows that Ocracoke had an average price of $234 per night, a relatively high one for a city in the USA.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Ocracoke?

Those who want to be budget-friendly should travel to Ocracoke in December, November, or January, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of $168, $179, and $180 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Ocracoke?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Ocracoke, the months that cost the most are, in order of highest to lowest, July, August and June, with average prices per night of $295, $278, and $271, respectively.

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Ocracoke well in advance?

So you don't run out of accommodation options in Ocracoke, it is necessary to be proactive as 98% of rentals are usually booked, according to the data from last year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

The months that offer the most accommodation options are, on average, February (with an availability of 6%), March (4%), and December (4%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

Are there many rentals in Ocracoke?

In Ocracoke we collaborate with 2 different providers to give you a choice of 100 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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