Explore the Outer Banks

The Northern Beaches

Book a tour to see the wild horses in Carova. Learn about history and local lore at Historic Whalehead and the Maritime Museum or climb the Currituck Beach Lighthouse in Corolla. Walk and shop along the soundfront boardwalk in Duck. Exciting watersports activities and fishing opportunities abound. Slightly less hustle and bustle, the northern Outer Banks towns offer many family-friendly activities in addition to their spectacular beaches.

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Carova / 4x4 BeachesCorollaDuck
The Central Beaches

Where man first took flight, and home to the largest living sand dune on the East Coast, the areas of Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head offer history, nature, and plenty of outdoor activities! If you’re an active family looking for things to do throughout the year, this is the place for you! Our central beaches offer plenty of local restaurants, shopping, indoor and outdoor activities, and museums and historical sites.

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Kill Devil HillsKitty HawkNags HeadSouthern Shores
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
The Southern Beaches

Set among wildlife refuges and the National Seashore, the string of villages that are dotted along Hatteras Island are truly an Outer Banks getaway. Enjoy Charter fishing, visit the famous Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, explore unique local shops and restaurants, or try your hand at a variety of watersports like kiteboarding. Ever seen a shipwreck? Learn why the OBX is called the Graveyard of the Atlantic! Get away from it all on the southern Outer Banks.  

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Your Best OBX Vacation Begins with Sun

Sun Realty is committed to creating exceptional Outer Banks experiences and providing the perfect backdrop for wonderful vacation memories.
  • Over 44 years of experience and expertise in Outer Banks vacation rentals.
  • Local professionals in hospitality and guest experience. We know the Outer Banks because we live here!
  • 7 offices and in-house support services. Our team is ready and able to assist if there's a need while you're here visiting.
  • A large variety of Outer Banks vacation rentals, from Carova to Hatteras Village.
Why Book with Sun?

All Sun Realty guests receive a hospitality starter kit, including laundry detergent, dish soap, dishwashing liquid, sponge, toilet paper and paper towels.

A large selection of pet-friendly homes. No need to leave your four-legged friend at home! We even provide a welcome gift for your pet. See property amenities for participating homes.

Discounts to local restaurants, shops, and activities. Our Guest Portal provides our favorite recommendations and special offers from our partners.

Select homes include beach gear credit from VayK Gear. Most homes provide discounts on beach gear rentals. See property amenities for participating homes.