Looking for some beachfront bliss? Look no further than Holden Beach vacation rentals in North Carolina, where relaxation meets excitement along the stunning coast of this barrier island. Located in Brunswick County, Holden Beach houses offer more than just your standard beach getaway. Get ready to soak up the sun and dig your toes into the sugary sands of this picturesque haven while staying at one of these Holden Beach oceanfront vacation rentals — some even with private pools!

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1. Panoramic Views Steps From the Beach

Take in breathtaking sunrises from this property’s rocking chairs on the covered front porch and catch beautiful sunsets from the private pool. This spacious four-bedroom, four-bathroom rental in Holden Beach features an open floor plan, a wet bar, and a well-equipped kitchen. Perfectly situated in a gated oceanfront community, you’ll have private access to the beach, inlet, and Intracoastal Waterway. Plus, the community provides additional amenities such as tennis, pickleball, and basketball courts.

2. Oceanfront Home in Holden Beach

Settle into a classic beach cottage that offers mesmerizing views of the Atlantic Ocean with five bedrooms and five bathrooms. Take in the sun and sea air on the spacious private beach boardwalk before relaxing on one of the covered or uncovered oceanfront decks. There is something for everyone in the family to enjoy, from playing games and puzzles to grilling your favorite meals on the charcoal grill. Inside, you will appreciate the natural light and fantastic ocean views from the large, open-concept living room, dining room, and kitchen area.

3. East End Home Near the Beach

Located in the private Dunescape community, this six-bedroom, five-bath reverse floor plan home has stunning ocean views, three balconies, and access to community amenities such as tennis courts, basketball courts, and a community pool. Enjoy a dip in the heated pool, or walk down the private nature trail to the beach and take in the beautiful sights of Lockwood Folly Inlet. With plenty of seating and a fully-equipped kitchen, you can enjoy all of your home-cooked meals while admiring the stunning ocean views, making this the perfect house for a family beach trip.

4. Lone Palm

This spacious home comes fully stocked with everything you need and more for the perfect seaside escape. Relax in the private pool or at the tiki bar with a large outdoor TV, or shoot some pool on the first floor. You’ll find all the comforts of home with a fully equipped kitchen, large quartz countertops, and premium hybrid memory foam mattresses. Plus, you’re just a two-minute walk from local restaurants, ice cream shops, and the beach! With plenty of room for up to 22 people, Lone Palm is the perfect vacation rental for you and your family or friends.

5. Shore Thing

Enjoy the convenience of a private pool, tiki bar, and outdoor shower. Smart TVs are located in every bedroom and in the main living areas on both floors, and the elevator makes this vacation rental handicap friendly. There is also a propane gas grill and six beach chairs for your party to enjoy. With plenty of space for the entire family and additional gathering areas with plenty of seating, you will be able to make unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

6. The Salty Pink Flamingo

Stunning ocean views, a private pool, and private beach access only minutes away combine to provide a little something for everyone at the Salty Pink Flamingo, so named for its impossible-to-miss pink exterior. Enjoy your time in the pool or at the beach with six beach chairs included for your convenience. Cooking is easy with a fully stocked kitchen and a propane gas grill. After a long day, relax in the hot tub while taking in the beautiful ocean views. This home also offers Smart TVs in every bedroom and in the living areas.

7. Coastal Retreat With Private Pool and Ocean & Marsh Views

You and your family are going to love Holden Beach thanks to this property’s private beach access located across the street from this rental. When not at the beach, you can lounge in the private pool in the backyard. With beautiful ocean views from the front and sweeping marsh views off the back of the house, this five-bedroom retreat offers modern convenience and family-friendly comfort. After a long day of soaking up the sun, kick back and relax in the living room and watch your favorite shows or movies on the smart TV.

8. Amazing Ocean Views With Large Pool

This new construction provides stunning views of the Intracoastal on one side and the ocean on the other. During the day, you can take advantage of the private beach access across the street or spend time in the large saline pool featuring color-changing lights and an abundance of seating. At night, gather together in the family room to watch a movie on the large 55-inch Smart HDTV or retreat to one of five bedrooms that come with their own 32-inch flat-screen TVs.

Discover the Perfect Vacation Rental in Holden Beach

Ready to embark on an unforgettable coastal getaway to Holden Beach? Don’t miss out on the chance to experience this small town firsthand with one of these house rentals. Trying to bring Fido with you? Make sure you check out these Holden Beach pet-friendly rentals before you book.