2 Feb 2023
Here is our list of the best, coolest pools of our Outer Banks vacation rentals. From rooftop pools to paw-shaped pools, swim-up bars and more, our OBX rentals have some amazing pools that will make you want to jump right in! Still searching for the perfect Outer Banks Rental for your next vacation? Browse all of our Outer Banks rentals with Private Pools. Stick around to the end for pools with amazing views!
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To start, here are a few of our most unique pools. But make sure you scroll all the way to the end so you don't miss out on some amazing pools with features that just may have you updating your "must-haves" vacation home list.
Paw Print Shaped Pool - Happy Dog Days in Nags Head
Dog lovers can treat their dog-loving family to this 5 bedroom, 4 full (plus 3 half) bathroom semi-oceanfront home that allows for multiple dogs so everyone can enjoy time together in Nags Head. Also equipped with a hot tub, volleyball court, elevator, and lots of space for the pups, including a fenced-in backyard and dog play area. View Happy Dog Days here.
The Rooftop Pool - The Thunderbird in Nags Head
This one-of-a-kind Nags Head oceanfront home offers 360-degree views from its rooftop, which includes a hot tub, outdoor bar, sundeck, and 10x20 pool! This 6-bedroom home also has an additional hot tub, a game room, and an oceanfront gazebo along the private path to the beach. View The Thunderbird here.
Soundside Splendor in Duck - Coastal Distancing
Sunsets over the Currituck Sound make for the perfect ending of each day in this fabulous 4 bedroom 2 bathroom sound front home in Duck. This unique property brings new meaning to the word tranquility with a backyard well equipped for relaxation overlooking calm waters, whether it's from the pool with perimeter bench seating, the hot tub, patio, decks, or gazebo over the water. View Coastal Distancing here.
Joshua’s Tiki Hut in Nags Head
Guests in this 8-bedroom oceanfront Nags Head home will find it difficult not to spend the entire stay in the pool, with the swim-up bar, and elevated sitting area inviting you to stay just a little while longer. This home also has an elevated 6-person hot tub with ocean views. Located just south of the Nags Head fishing pier makes for a great reason to take a break from all the pool fun, for a stroll up the beach for drinks with lunch or dinner on the pier, or for some fun fishing and crabbing. View Joshua's Tiki Hut here.
Pier View Oasis in Nags Head
This event-worthy oceanfront estate is named due to its proximity to and incredible view of Jennette's Pier in Nags Head. With 9 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms, this home is one of the few that allow events and more than one dog. So when the occasion calls for gathering the whole family, fur babies included, this home is the answer! View Pier View Oasis here.
Pools with Shallow "Baja" Shelves
Here are some pools that have built-in areas great for playing with young kids or for simply lounging when a full plunge isn't desired. "Tanning Shelves", "Baja Shelves", "Tanning Legdes", or for the kids, simply the "Shallow End" or "Kiddie Pool". Whatever we want to call it, it's a great feature to have, and here are just a few to choose from:
Outside-In in South Nags Head
This 8 Bedroom Oceanfront home in South Nags Head features upscale Bali-inspired furnishings throughout, with sliding glass doors on the top level, bringing the outside in, hence the name. This impressive home offers panoramic views of the Atlantic from the top and middle floors, easily accessible from the elevator. When the indoors are calling, the theater room and rec room will not disappoint. Your backyard oasis features a cabana overlooking the private beach access over the dunes, a hot tub, and pool with a shallow inset perfect for the younger kids. View Outside In here.
Good Karma Retreat in Nags Head
This Oceanfront home in Nags Head has 8 Bedrooms, an elevator, theater room AND a 16-PERSON HOT TUB. The pool also has a shallow wading feature perfect for kids not ready for a swim in the deep end. View Good Karma Retreat here.
Just For Fun in Duck
This 5-bedroom oceanside home in Duck is located in the Schooner Ridge community with amenities including an oceanfront community pool, heated indoor pool, playground, tennis courts, game room, and fitness center. Back at the house, enjoy the private saltwater pool with a shallow baja shelf great for lounging, a hot tub, and ribbon views of the ocean from the decks and family room. View Just for Fun here.
Carolina Kai in Kitty Hawk
This oceanside 4-bedroom home in Kitty Hawk has a saltwater pool with tons of deck space to soak up some sun or chill in the shade. No ladder is necessary. Enter this pool by stepping into the shallow tanning deck, with wide steps for easy access when you're ready for a swim. This home also has a hot tub on the top level with a private gazebo! View Carolina Kai here.
Jessea in Corolla
If the waves are too big for a dip in the ocean, head back and rinse off in the outdoor shower, and then take a plunge in this Corolla homes private oceanfront 18'x25' pool with a 12-foot shallow wet deck leading entrance. Great for lounging on a hot summer's day or at night under the stars. This 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms home books quickly. So grab it while you can!! View Jessea here.
Pools With Waterfalls
Big Mama’s in Nags Head
If you grow tired of listening to the ocean waves crashing on the beach, relocate poolside and relax to the sounds of this 8-bedroom oceanfront home's waterfall feature. Also included in this backyard oasis is a hot tub and tiki bar, perfect for entertaining the crew! View Big Mama's here.
The Good Life in Nags Head
The ambiance is undeniable in this pool area, and it's one of our many pools that offer FREE pool heat too so this pool can be enjoyed in Spring, Summer, and Fall. View The Good Life here.
Doggone Perfect In Nags Head
The Outdoor space at Doggone Perfect is delightful. Not only does it have a beautiful pool with waterfalls, it has a tiki bar, outdoor fireplace, hot tub, picnic area and gazebo to enjoy the beautiful views of the Sound and golf course! View Doggone Perfect here.
Enclosed & Indoor Pools
Enjoy dips in the pool year-round in these four Kill Devil Hills 10 bedroom estate homes with Indoor Glass Enclosed Private Pools! Great for taking a break from the sun, or keeping the fun going in chillier months or inclement weather. It also keeps the noisy pool fun enclosed so other guests can enjoy some quiet time in the hot tub or outdoor spaces!
By The Sea in Kill Devil Hills
Oceanside in Kill Devil Hills: View By The Sea here.
The Sea Spirit in Kill Devil Hills
Semi-oceanfront in Kill Devil Hills. View The Sea Spirit here.
Silver Lining in Kill Devil Hills
Semi-oceanfront in Kill Devil Hills: View Silver Lining here.
Glad Tidings in Kill Devil Hills
Oceanside in Kill Devil Hills. View Glad Tidings here.
Pools with a View
Going to Carolina in Nags Head
French doors lead from the rec room to the backyard with private pool, covered cabana with tiki bar, and grilling area with two charcoal grills. The sound system in the rec room is also wired to poolside outdoor speakers. The bubbling hot tub is located conveniently next to the pool. View Going to Carolina here
Sawyers Lodge in Powell's Point
This 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom home is located on its own private peninsula on the Currituck Mainland, once a hunting and fishing lodge in the 1920s. The saltwater pool and surrounding deck are tucked into the marsh enveloping guests in privacy and serenity with incredible views of wildlife and passing boats. This home has been lovingly restored while keeping elements that make it a wonderfully unique vacation option on the Outer Banks. View Sawyer's Lodge here.
Beach Royalty in Nags Head
Enjoy the luxury of your private pool in this Nags Head oceanfront 6-bedroom home with a recessed hot tub, tiki bar, and glorious views of the ocean! View Beach Royalty here.
Fantastic Community Pools
Barrier Island Station 2 in Duck, NC
In addition to its wonderful oceanfront location, Barrier Island Station offers a wide array of amenities including: large outdoor pool & baby pool, indoor pool & hot tub, steam room, game room, fitness room, tennis courts, basketball, shuffleboard, grill areas, handicap ramp to the beach and fish cleaning tables (see a complete list on the property pages). Additionally, there is a large sundeck and an ocean view snack bar that is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. View our Barrier Island Station 2 properties here.
Schooner Ridge Community Pool in Duck, NC
Located in the village of Duck, Schooner Ridge, and its high elevation gives guests captivating views. The clubhouse has a recreational room offering video games, air hockey, and pool table. Maintain any workout routine with the exercise facility, including aerobic machines, free weights and much more. There is an outdoor pool that is oceanfront and a heated indoor pool. Many shops, restaurants, and entertainment are conveniently located outside the community. View All Our Schooner Ridge Properties here.
Colington Harbour Community Pool in Kill Devil Hills (Colington Island)
Colington Harbour is a quiet sound side community located on the Albemarle Sound. Boating enthusiasts will enjoy the boat ramp and access to the sound. Kayaking, paddle boarding, crabbing, fishing, and swimming are a few of the favorite activities available in Colington. Amenities include a community pool, tennis court, sound-side beach with playground, picnic area, bathhouse, and boat ramp. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the amazing sunsets at the soundside beach! View All Our Colington Harbour Properties here.
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Even More Really Cool Pools!
Raspberry Duck in Duck, NC
Raspberry Duck's pool area has so much to do you'll never get bored! Tiki Bar, Volleyball, Hot Tub, Picnic Table & much more. You'll understand why this home has so many return guests year after year!
Yeti V in Corolla
14’ x 25’ Pool, Hot Tub, 15x16 Poolside Cabana, Outdoor Shower, Poolside Furniture includes a 4 Person Table, 4 Lounge Chairs, and 4 Adirondack Chairs, Gas Grill, 2 Basketball Hoops (7ft and 10ft), Covered Deck with Porch Swing, Furnished Sun Deck (6 Adirondack Chairs) and Upper Deck with String Lighting
After Math in Corolla
This home has it all! Including a fantastic outdoor space with a gorgeous pool, hot tub and cornhole boards. 8 Bedrooms on the Oceanfront with elevator & more. This home is a popular choice!
Seaside Dunes in Corolla
Did someone say Pool Furniture? Who wouldn't want to lounge poolside all day at this amazing Oceanfront home in Corolla with top of the line pool furniture for the whole family.