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20 Jun 2023
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Are you dreaming of an Outer Banks beach vacation that involves waking up to the soothing sound of waves crashing against the shore and stepping outside your door to feel the soft sand beneath your feet? Picture magnificent sunrises over the water and beautiful, quiet nights watching the stars appear over the sea. If this seems like the ideal way to spend a week, then booking an oceanfront or semi-oceanfront vacation rental might be the perfect choice for you. Oceanfront vacation rentals offer a unique and unforgettable experience, allowing you to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the beach right at your doorstep. Here are several reasons that you may want to book an oceanfront or semi-oceanfront vacation rental and why it's an excellent option for your next getaway.

Spectacular Views

One of the most obvious advantages of staying in an oceanfront or semi-oceanfront vacation rental is the breathtaking views it offers of the Atlantic ocean and the sun rising up over it at dawn. Imagine sipping your morning coffee or enjoying an evening glass of wine while gazing out at the vast expanse of the brilliant blues of the Atlantic. With a beachfront rental, you'll have front-row seats to stunning sunrises and sunsets, creating unforgettable memories and photo opportunities. It creates the perfect romantic escape or starting place for a new creative venture. Either way, each moment of your vacation will be filled with joy and rejuvenation. 

Convenience and Accessibility

Unlike many beaches throughout the United States, the Outer Banks is unique for its free beach accesses and ease of access to the sea. But if you're looking for the ultimate convenience and accessibility, look no further than an oceanfront or semi-oceanfront Outer Banks vacation rental. Forget about packing up the car and driving to the beach or dealing with crowded parking lots during the peak months of summer. With an oceanfront or semi-oceanfront rental, you can step out of your door and have immediate access to the bright surf, sand, and sun of the Outer Banks. Whether you want to take a leisurely walk along the shoreline, indulge in a refreshing swim, or simply relax under the sun, everything is just a few steps away. This also ensures ideal stargazing and the chance to look for ghost crabbing in the evening surf.

More Relaxation

As we've said before, visiting the beach for an Outer Banks vacation is not only relaxing, but it can dramatically improve your phsyical and mental health. Staying in an oceanfront or semi-oceanfront rental multiplies this, ensuring that you have the sound of the nearby waves to lull you to sleep every night and the smell of the salt air coming in through the open windows to refresh you. Enjoy the fresh air and the extra oxygen that comes with staying by the Atlantic. The convenience and ease of access adds to your relaxation, meaning that you don't even have to get in the car if you don't want to! Spend your vacation in the splendor of one of our amazing oceanfront or semi-oceanfront vacation rentals and let your worries all wash away with the ocean foam!

Unforgettable Experiences

Staying in an oceanfront vacation rental opens up a world of unforgettable experiences. You can take long walks along the shore, build sandcastles, collect seashells, or simply relax and soak up the sun. Many beachfront locations also offer various water activities such as swimming, surfing, or kayaking, allowing you to make the most of your beach getaway. And if you're staying on Hatteras Island, enjoy quick and easy access to some of the best kiteboarding and windsurfing this side of the Atlantic. So whether you're seeking adventure or tranquility, an oceanfront or semi-oceanfront rental serves as the perfect base for creating cherished memories.

Staying in a Vacation Rental is Just Better!

Whether you choose to stay in an oceanfront or semi-oceanfront rental or one of our hundreds of other options up and down the Outer Banks, staying in an Outer Banks vacation rental instead of a hotel ensures you a much better, unforgettable experience. A beach house offers lots of extra privacy for you and your family to enjoy the best of the surf, sand, and sun. Plis, these rentals are often equipped with all the amenities and facilities you need for a relaxing stay. From fully-equipped kitchens to spacious living areas, you'll have the freedom to cook your meals, unwind in comfortable lounges, and enjoy quality time with your loved ones. Additionally, having multiple bedrooms and bathrooms ensures everyone has their own space, making it an ideal choice for families or groups.

Give our wonderful Guest Services Team a call today at (866) 884-0267 or take a look at our available rentals to get started planning your next historic adventure to the Outer Banks. And don't forget about our layaway plan, which makes booking your dream vacation easier than ever. So don't wait. We're booking Outer Banks vacation rentals year round and we're excited to help you create memories to last a lifetime. We're here to help make your OBX vacation fun, exciting, and hassle-free. Give us a call today! Be sure to provide accurate information and make any necessary payments. 

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 About the Author:  Lauren is an Outer Banks local, mom, trained historian, and travel enthusiast. When she isn’t writing for the Seaside Vacations Travel Blog, Lauren can usually be found with her nose in a book or cuddling with her cats.