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Top 11 Kure Beach, NC Vacation Rentals

Hassle is nowhere to be found in tiny Kure Beach. This town is the favorite coastal retreat for Wilmingtonians (the downtown is just 15 miles away) and a perfect escape for connoisseurs of laid-back travel. Don’t come looking for parties and non-stop entertainment. Here it’s all about the peaceful, unhurried savoring of the Atlantic Coast delights. The sandy beach is glorious, you’ve got a fine selection of seafood-serving restaurants, and the Fort Fisher State Historic Site nearby provides a window into the maritime history of North Carolina. These are the top Kure Beach vacation rentals to duly enjoy the Atlantic breeze.

"Beacon" Luxury Apartment Suite with a View
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"Beacon" Luxury Apartment Suite with a View

Your Kure Beach vacation goes deluxe with this fantastic lighthouse-styled property just off the sandy shoreline. The rounded living room with front-row ocean views is the ultimate design moment. You’ll have all-new appliances, contemporary decor, and lots of natural light inside. Guests loved the well-stocked kitchen, the proximity to the beach, and the overall comfort of this Kure Beach Airbnb. The accommodation capacity is six people here so you will have plenty of space for an ideal family holiday in North Carolina. The unit has a sizeable QLED TV, free Wi-Fi, and a common scenic lounge area with a fire pit. 

"Serenity" Oceanfront Apartment with Scenic Patio
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"Serenity" Oceanfront Apartment with Scenic Patio

If you value aesthetics, you’ll feel at home at Serenity. Part of the Lighthouse condo, it delivers a modern living experience with stunning ocean views. Inside, you’ll find all-new furnishings, a tasteful selection of furniture, and impeccable cleanliness. There are lots of positive reviews naming it the best Airbnb in town. The sandy dunes are directly in front of the property and the historic wooden pier is a few minutes away on foot, as are numerous oceanfront restaurants.

Kure Beach Home near Private Beach Access Kure Beach Home near Private Beach Access
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Kure Beach Home near Private Beach Access

Get a taste of local Kure Beach living by staying at this classy rental house. An incredible perk noted by guests is the private beach with a gazebo that comes with your booking. The beach appliances are also included. Apart from that, you’ll get a pleasantly designed home with a fireplace, a scenic outdoor deck, and a jacuzzi tub. Just perfect for a chic family holiday in Kure Beach. 

Peach on the Beach 1-Bedroom Condo Peach on the Beach
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Peach on the Beach 1-Bedroom Condo

When you’re next to the ocean, you want to properly enjoy nature’s spectacles. The deck of this Airbnb gives you such a chance. You’re one on one with the Atlantic here, and the view is unobstructed and sublime. One of the top Kure Beach vacation rentals, the condo is excellent for two people. You will have a fully equipped kitchen inside, the beach right in front, access to three community outdoor pools, an indoor pool with a hot tub, a gym, and a tennis court. Guests fell in love with the stunning views and noted the comfort of the condo.

Modern 3-Bedroom Cottage One Block from the Beach Modern 3-Bedroom Cottage One Block from the Beach
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Modern 3-Bedroom Cottage One Block from the Beach

Boasting a homey feel and cheerful decor, this Airbnb gives you a chance to have an authentic coastal holiday at one of North Carolina’s best off-season beaches. One of the best Kure Beach vacation rentals for families, it is dog-friendly (with no size restrictions), comes with three bedrooms, and features a spacious open-concept kitchen. Cute is a great word to describe this property. Every detail is set to get you into a happy mood. Guests proved that fact in overwhelmingly positive reviews. And you will absolutely enjoy the location in the heart of town.

Oceanfront Retreat at Ocean Dunes Oceanfront Retreat at Ocean Dunes
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Oceanfront Retreat at Ocean Dunes

Nothing beats having an all-encompassing ocean view. With this property, you’re in luck. The balcony here is fantastic for observing the Atlantic without any limitations. Add the modern design inside, well-furnished amenities, unanimous love from previous guests, and a convenient location, and you’re getting one of the best Kure Beach vacation rentals. The property has an accommodation capacity of seven people and features three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. In other words, space won’t be a problem here. It’s very airy. The setting in a condo gives you access to three outdoor pools and charcoal grills for proper relaxation.

Oceanfront Ground Floor Condo with Pool Oceanfront Ground Floor Condo With Pool
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Oceanfront Ground Floor Condo with Pool

One of the best Kure Beach rentals for families, this Airbnb is everything you’d desire from an oceanfront property. You will literally be staying on the beach. That means easy access to all the sea fun, a direct vista of the water from the property, and the sound of waves to accompany your vacation. Your condo features a fully equipped kitchen, modern furnishings, a Keurig coffee maker, and free WiFi. Watch your favorite shows on TV with cable and Netflix. Be sure to visit the Fort Fisher State Historic Site nearby (one of the top historic sites in North Carolina) to learn more about the Civil War-era naval history, and head to Fort Fisher State Recreation Area for some scenic hiking. 

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Boho Chic Palm Paradise

This property takes a carefree beach house concept and upgrades it with a luxurious touch. The result is a bright, contemporary home that is a hit among the vacation rentals in Kure Beach. Multiple five-star reviews rave about the incredible location, fantastic outdoor deck, superb new amenities, and the easygoing atmosphere of the Airbnb. Three bedrooms are perfect for eight guests. You’ve got a modern kitchen, two Smart TVs, two beach cruiser bikes for cycling adventures, and a gas grill for outdoor fun. The beach is just a block away, so you’re never too far from the swell.

"The Corner PharmaSea" Oceanfront Condo with Pool
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"The Corner PharmaSea" Oceanfront Condo with Pool

“Breathtaking,” “one of a kind,” and “surreal” are some of the words used to describe the view from this top Kure Beach vacation rental. It’s right on the beach, with the waves in your front yard. The balcony is a gem here. Sit back and enjoy the sunrises and sunsets, have family dinners, spot dolphins, or contemplate with wine in hand. The ultimate rental for a family vacation, it comes with a living space for four, a functional kitchen, well-illuminated rooms, and a cozy living area. There are two Smart TVs, Keurig and drip coffee makers, and WiFi. You can also access the seasonal pool of the complex. 

Destiny Condo with Ocean View Destiny Condo with Ocean View
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Destiny Condo with Ocean View

All things for a quintessential Kure Beach retreat come together at this awesome Vrbo. It’s budget-friendly, incredibly scenic, and undeniably romantic. You will listen to the music of the waves while enjoying sunsets from the stunning balcony. The funky furniture accentuates the laid-back vacation atmosphere, the fully equipped kitchen provides extra comfort, and direct beach access gets you close to water fun. It’s a great rental for families or for a couple looking for a romantic North Carolina getaway in quiet Kure Beach.

Beach Vacation Condo at Ft Fisher Beach Vacation Condo at Ft Fisher
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Beach Vacation Condo at Ft Fisher

Live straight on the beach with this dreamy beachfront Airbnb in Kure Beach. Your patio leads to the dunes, and the ocean views are there for you to enjoy. Great for a romantic Kure Beach outing, it’s an Airbnb for two with a large living area, a fully equipped kitchen, and the perfect location next to Fort Fisher State Recreation Area. The unique coquina outcrop (the only such formation in North Carolina) is a few steps away from your living room. For more splashy fun, check out the community swimming pool in the complex.

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