Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Waves

The island views and parks create a pretty picture of Waves. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Waves

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Waves a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rodanthe Pier (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Avon Fishing Pier (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Waves

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Waves is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Salvo Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Hatteras Island (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Waves

The nearest airport is in Manteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional), located 27.4 mi (44.2 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Waves?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 389 vacation rentals near Waves. From 335 Houses to 29 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Waves for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Waves?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Waves:

  • Palisade Acres: 106 vacation rentals
  • South Nags Head: 363 vacation rentals
  • Wind Over Waves: 151 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Isle Estates: 214 vacation rentals
  • Kinnakeet Shores: 198 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Waves?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Waves. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Salvo Beach: 933 vacation rentals
  • Rodanthe Pier: 942 vacation rentals
  • Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge: 1,887 vacation rentals
  • Bodie Island Lighthouse: 2,290 vacation rentals
  • Oregon Inlet Fishing Center: 2,248 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Waves listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Waves?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 335 Houses in Waves. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Waves include:

  • Cottages: 29 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 29 rentals available
  • Cabins: 29 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Waves?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 246 vacation rentals with pool available in Waves. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.