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Luxury Outer Banks vacation rentals are our speciality. Whether you are seeking a cozy cottage in Corolla or a magnificent luxury beach house on Nags Head or Kill Devil Hills, we have the best of the best. View our world class luxury Outer Banks beach vacation rentals in  Manteo Hatteras Island, Duck, Seven Shores, Corolla. Call our Villa Specialist today. 
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The North Carolina Outer Banks offer a magnificent vacation location for beach lovers and families that are looking for that kick back, laid back beach location.  Boasting over 100 miles of unspoilt, wide-open sandy beaches anchored by a rich variety of seaside villages and charming towns. The Outer Banks is made up of a string of beautiful barrier Islands each offering a unique charm and seaside setting.  

Visitors regularly ask us, which are the best Outer Bank Islands to vacation on and where are the best vacation beach homes and accommodations?

Corolla offers a tremendous family beach vacation location with an array of activities (besides mile after mile of beautiful sandy beaches). Corolla has developed over the years into a sophisticated beach destination with amazing beach houses for rent. Local fun activities include shopping and dining in Corolla Village. Our Corolla wild horses attract visitors from all around the world mesmerized by these majestic mustangs.Tim Buck 2 shopping center offers an array of shopping and dining options as well as a movie theatre and water sport rental and activities.  Whether you are seeking golf, sophisticated spas and shopping, world class beaches, fine dining or an array of water sports then Corolla is the place for you. For the best vacation rentals reach out to Emerald Kite Outer Banks Rentals who not only provide the finest accommodation options but all guests receive VIP complimentary concierge service prior to and during their visit. 

The charming seaside town of Duck offers one of the finest destinations on the Outer Banks. Award winning beaches, easy access to both the beach and soundside of the Island makes and an array of fine dining establishments will ensure a world class vacation experience. First time visitors that are torn between vacationing on Duck or Corolla have a tough choice to make however for those that prefer a little more night life and easier access to Kitty Hawk and Nags Head then Duck wins hands down. 

Duck could be a much better option if you have older children or if you are looking for nightlife and/or for access to Nags Head / Kitty Hawk etc. The beaches in Duck are narrow but the shopping is probably better than in Corolla. 

Kitty Hawk:
Kitty Hawk enjoys an array of shops, casual, fine dining and chain restaurants. While Duck and Corolla offer a more beachy laid back environment Kitty Hawk marches to a different beat. More uptown in vibe Kitty Hawk appeals to those that want a little more action! Kitty Hawk has some great vacation rentals and if you are bringing your furry friend with you then check out Kitty Hawk Woods Reserve, and Sandy Wood Park. All in all Kitty Hawk restaurants, shops, beaches, and beach access points will delight everyone from Children to Grandpa and Grandma and everyone in between. Enjoy an array of activities from water sports to hiking the trails and miles of sandy beaches. For the best vacation rental options in Kitty Hawk look at beach houses with pools, wonderful sounds and water views. 

Kill Devil Hills:
Kill Devil Hills offers a wonderful blend of relaxed old beach time vibe and evening pulse. Dining and bars stay open a little later on KDH and as such this location is ideal for those with large groups of varying ages. KDH has something for everyone. Naturally the main draw is the fabulous beaches, exceptional rental homes and cottages and view after view of the islands natural beauty. Don't forget however the array of dining establishments and mini golf, laster tag, tennis, sailing and go-cart riding. For kids that want to keep going even after the sun goes down then Kill Devil Hills could be the ideal North Carolina seaside destination. 

Nags Head:
Nags Head and Kill Devil Hills both enjoy a year round supply of fun family activities, dining and shopping. However, Jockey's Ridge, hand-gliding, hiking in Nags Head Woods, Nags Head Adventure Park and Jennette's Pier offers some unique family fun. Nags Head offers that much sought after combination of seaside charm and apres beach activity. 

South Nags Head: 
South Nags Head is located along South Old Oregon Inlet Road and enjoys just one restaurant (Fish Heads Bar & Grill) however there is a wide selection of more private, secluded beach houses and the beach is wider and less crowded. Staying in the South Nags Head area allows easy access to Manteo and Bodie Island or drive a little farther south, and you can find yourself climbing the lighthouse at Bodie Island Lifesaving Station. South Nags Head offers a true beach destination offering seclusion and access to find dining and entertainment a 15 minute drive away. Many luxury vacation rentals can be found in South Nags Head and Emerald Kite Villa Specialist will be delighted to present the finest options.